India logs 19,000 fresh Covid cases, sees slight increase in last 2 days | India News – Times of India

On Wednesday India saw 19,156 fresh covid cases and 245 deaths. For the past two days, there has been a slight increase in cases. It might be the usual weekday effect (cases tend to increase after Monday) or because of the ongoing Durga puja. Only a handful of districts are now reporting over a hundread …

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No annual reports from 21 of 29 info panels: Study | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Even as the Right to Information Act obligates each information commission to prepare a report on the implementation of the law every year which is to be laid before Parliament or the state legislature, it turns out that 21 out of 29 information commissions (ICs) (72%) have not published their annual report for …

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BSF can now seize, arrest deep inside Assam, West Bengal, Punjab | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In what might raise political hackles of states, the home ministry has extended the area under jurisdiction of Border Security Force (BSF) — where its officers have powers of arrest, search and seizure, on par with their counterparts in police — to a 50km-belt in West Bengal, Punjab and Assam, running along the …

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Fresh Covid cases remain below 20,000, deaths at 206 | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In four of the past six days, India’s Covid tally has remained below the level of 20,000 daily cases. On Saturday, the country saw 17,665 cases and 206 deaths. These number doesn’t include data from UP, Assam, Jharkhand which were yet to come at the time of filing the story. On Saturday, Kerala …

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India reports over 19,000 cases and 241 deaths | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s total Covid cases have remained around 20,000 for the past four days. Friday saw 19,503 cases and 241 deaths reported from across the country. The numbers from Assam, Jharkhand, UP and Uttarakhand were yet to come at the time of filing this story and are likely to push today’s tally past the …

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Myanmar refugee influx blamed for Covid surge in Mizoram | India News – Times of India

GUWAHATI: With Mizoram recording 15,270 active Covid-19 cases as of Monday, the highest among all the northeastern states, border district officials attributed this late surge to the arrival of displaced refugees from Myanmar, amid a fresh offensive launched by the military there, and trading activities across the porous border. While Mizoram health department has admitted …

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mizoram: Probe Assam driver’s death in Mizoram jail: Truckers’ union | India News – Times of India

SILCHAR: The Silchar Truck Drivers’ Association has demanded a high-level investigation into the death of an Assamese driver who was found dead in a Mizoram jail on Friday night. Vanlalfaka Ralte, SP of Kolasib district, told media that Fayaz Rehman Mazumdar, 30, a resident of North Hawaithang village in Cachar district, had hanged himself inside …

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Covid concerns, pension troubles form bulk of calls on helpline for elderly | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Emerging call data trends on ‘Elder Line’ show that at the one end Covid vaccine-related queries have held the attention of seniors after the peak of the second wave, many elderly came forward to share their financial and legal struggles with a significant number of queries pertaining to pensions. But what is worrying …

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myanmar: Since Feb 1 coup in Myanmar, over 15,000 people estimated to have crossed the border into India: UN chief | India News – Times of India

UNITED NATIONS: More than 15,000 people from Myanmar are estimated to have crossed the border into India since the February 1 military coup there, UN chief Antonio Guterres has said, telling the General Assembly in a report that armed clashes have erupted mostly in regions and states along the borders with Thailand, China and India …

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At 28k, India’s daily Covid cases dip for 4th day in a row | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Daily cases of Covid-19 in the country dipped for the fourth day in succession as the worst-hit this month, Kerala, continued to report a fall in cases. India reported 28,171 fresh cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, the number having steadily fallen from this week’s high 32,028 recorded on Wednesday. While daily cases …

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