India has crossed Covid-19 peak: Govt panel

India passed its Covid-19 peak in September and, if current trends continue, there will be minimal cases by February, according to the findings of a modelling study by a seven-member expert panel on the future course of the pandemic, which was commissioned by the Department of Science and Technology. Continue Reading

Global Covid-19 cases surpass 38 million

Global Covid-19 cases have surpassed 38 million, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. Continue Reading

India’s palm oil imports fall in August

India’s import of palm oils declined 13.86 per cent to 7,34,351 tonne in August 2020, on account of tightened norms on the shipment of RBD Palmolien, Industry body Solvent Extractors Association (SEA) said on Thursday. Continue Reading

Covid-19: India records highest single-day cases so far – 26,506

India is heading towards 8 lakh mark coronavirus cases and has reported 26,506 fresh cases – the highest so far since the outbreak. Continue Reading

Covid: Community transmission happening or not in India?

Amid fears expressed by some experts over community transmission of Covid-19 in India, the government has said the country has not yet reached that stage and asserted that there have been localised outbreaks in some geographical areas. Continue Reading

Covid 19: India adds 9,983 new cases, becomes 5th worst affected nation

India registered a record single-day spike for the sixth consecutive day today, with 9,983 new infections taking the country’s tally to 2,56,611, according to the Union Health Ministry. Continue Reading