Vendors holding baskets containing ice cream are seen at a crowded beach in Mumbai. Francis Mascarenhas/Reuters
India recorded 45,231 new coronavirus infections, taking its total cases to 8.23 million, the health ministry said on Monday.
New daily cases in India have been falling since September, but experts warn that infections could rise again during the festival season.
The country has the world’s second-highest caseload, behind the United States, which has more than 9 million.
There were 496 deaths in the last 24 hours from the coronavirus, taking total deaths to 122,607.
According to most estimates, the Indian economy will register a record contraction of over 4.5% in the current fiscal year that started on April 1 due to the pandemic.
From Priyanka Chopra to Amitabh Bachchan, some of the Indian film industry's biggest names feature in the short film titled 'Family,' urging people to stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises are ready to quarantine their foreign players for a period of 14 days if the travel advisories issued by the government calls for the same amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of condolences to Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, on the death of Sheikh Mubarak Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
The two-day event will bring together over 3,000 distinguished attendees including influential media personalities, ministers and heads of leading local, Arab and international media organisations, as well as thought leaders, intellectuals and writers.
Murshid, (35), is an accomplished rider, race promoter, a social media influencer promoting responsible biking and an entrepreneur who shuttles between Dubai and Thrissur.