NCRB: 1.54 lakh people killed in road crashes in India in 2019, over-speeding reason in 60% cases: Data

New Delhi: A total 4,37,396 road accidents were recorded across India in 2019, resulting in the death of 1,54,732 people and injuries to another 4,39,262, according to the latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data. Also, the majority (59.6 per cent) of road accidents were due to ‘over-speeding’ which caused…

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Centre concerned about high mortality levels in Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal districts

NEW DELHI: Even as India’s recovery rate in Covid-19 cases rises, the Centre is concerned over the high mortality levels in some districts. The health ministry has started talks with officials in districts where the number of deaths exceeds the state and country averages. The top areas recording high mortality…

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52,972 COVID-19 cases in India in 24 hours, tally crosses 18.03 lakh-mark. Check state-wise list

Image Source : PTI A health worker collects sample of a person for COVID-19 test via Rapid Antigen Testing, at Manipuri Basti in Guwahati, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. India coronavirus cases have crossed 18.03 lakh-mark, taking confirmed cases toll to 18,03,696 including 5,79,357 active cases, 1,186,203 cured/discharged/migrated and 38,135 deaths,…

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52,123 new coronavirus cases in India in 24 hours, tally crosses 15.83 lakh-mark. State-wise list

Image Source : AP Police check credentials of commuters during West Bengal state lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Kolkata. India coronavirus toll has surged to 15.83 lakh mark taking confirmed cases to 15,83,792 including 5,28,242 active cases, 10,20,582 cured/discharged and 34,968 deaths, according to figures released by the Health…

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Burial of coronavirus victims turns a logistical challenge for Bengaluru’s BBMP

BENGALURU: Grieving families of Bengaluru’s Covid-19 victims are facing a challenge in performing the last rites as per their religion. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is cremating the bodies of coronavirus victims irrespective of choices based on religion or communities, according to some people who have lost a family…

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Tamil Nadu reports over 2000 cases again as four districts prepare for a complete lockdown starting on Friday

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported yet another day of over 2,000 cases on Thursday as four districts in the State prepare to move into a complete lockdown starting Friday. With 2141 fresh cases on Thursday, the total tally of cases rose to 52,334 in the State. The number of deaths reported…

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