14 Jul, 23:36 (IST)

Shops, including ration shops (PDS), dealing with food, groceries, fruits and vegetables, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish, animal fodder to open from 5 am to 12 pm. Home delivery of essential items shall be encouraged: Karnataka govt.See Full List of Guidelines

14 Jul, 23:28 (IST)

Rajasthan Congress in-charge Avinash Pande dissolves State Executive unit, all other departments and cells of Rajasthan PCC. He says, "The new State Executive unit, all departments and cells will be constituted after new PCC chief (Govind Singh Dotasara) was appointed today."

14 Jul, 23:17 (IST)

Jammu & Kashmir: Today at about 7:45 pm, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and shelling with mortars along LoC in Akhnoor Sector. Indian Army retaliated.

14 Jul, 22:58 (IST)

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for "free and fair" Hong Kong elections after China warned Opposition party against holding primaries.

14 Jul, 22:39 (IST)

1524 COVID-19 positive cases, 1161 discharged and 10 deaths in Telangana today. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 37,745 including 24,840 discharged and 375 deaths, said a statement issued by the Government of Telangana.

14 Jul, 22:15 (IST)

Tamil Nadu: Madurai Police is creating awareness among the people regarding COVID-19, with the help of three drones with speakers from which announcements are being made.

14 Jul, 21:43 (IST)

Sanjay Jha Suspended from Congress Party With immediate Effect for Anti-Party Activities and breach of discipline.

14 Jul, 21:41 (IST)

PM Narendra Modi will deliver a video address on World Youth Skills Day tomorrow. The day marks the 5th anniversary of the launch of Skill India Mission. A Digital Conclave is being organized by the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship to mark the occasion.

14 Jul, 21:36 (IST)

BJP to hold a meeting tomorrow in Jaipur, over the current political situation in the state. The meeting to begin after the arrival of senior leader Vasundhara Raje. She is currently in Dholpur.

14 Jul, 21:31 (IST)

Dharavi slum sprawl adds 11 new COVID-19 cases, taking tally to 2,392: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

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July 14, Mumbai: For the second day in a row today, a Congress Legislative Party (CLP) meeting would be held amidst the political crisis that has erupted in Rajasthan. World Health Organization on Monday warned that the pandemic is worsening globally and that “there will be no return to the old normal for the foreseeable future.”

The WHO director-general further added that while numerous countries have now brought COVID-19 outbreak under control, namely those in Europe and Asia, “too many countries are headed in the wrong direction.”

Maharashtra reported 6,497 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday, taking its tally to 2,60,924 the health department informed. Out of the new cases, 1,158 were from Mumbai where the tally has risen to 94,146. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country have inched closer to 9 lakh mark. However, the recovery rate in India has improved to 63.02 per cent on Monday with 19 states having a recovery rate higher than the national average.

Amid all the gloomy news of job cuts, salary cuts and furlough, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) said that it plans to hire 40,000 freshers this year from Indian campuses, which is the same level of hiring as last year, despite a revenue loss in the last quarter due to the novel coronavirus crisis.

All offices at Rail Bhawan will remain closed on today and on Wednesday for sanitisation after some officials of Railway Board tested positive for coronavirus. Keep an eye on this space for all the latest news and updates that take place throughout the day.