India on Wednesday recorded as many as 44,281 fresh coronavirus cases and 512 deaths in a day, pushing tally above 86 lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total coronavirus cases mount to 8,636,011 while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 8013783, pushing the national recovery rate to 92.69 per cent. For the first time, the number of active cases skids below 5 lakh.
BREAKING: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 6 PM today. In a tweet, the prime minister urged the countrymen to hear out his address in the evening. He said he would “share a message” with the citizens during the address.
Two members of an alleged peoplesmuggling gang stood trial on Wednesday accused of being responsible for the deaths of 39 Vietnamese men, women and boys found suffocated in a stifling, airtight shipping container near London last year.
The S&P 500 Index Committee added Etsy, Teradyne and Catalent to the index, but stopped short of including Tesla.