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Indian Railway to modify 20,000 coaches

New Delhi/UNI: The Indian Railways has decided to modify 20,000 coaches into isolation coaches to augment the quarantine facilities being created in the country as part of COVID-19 preparedness.

31-Mar-2020
PM Modi earns kudos from world for his 2

New Delhi/IBNS: Several international experts and think thank groups have appreciated Indian PM Narendra Modi's 21-day lockdown move to combat COVID-19 outbreak in India with many calling the process as a step in the right direction.

31-Mar-2020
Covid-19: Shopian youth distributes food

Shopian/IBNS: In a positive move at a time when the country, including the Kashmir Valley, is witnessing a COVID-19 outbreak, a group of volunteers in South Kashmir’s Shopian district led by advocate Owais Khan distributed essential commodities to the people.

31-Mar-2020
Activist slams Pakistan government for r

Islamabad/IBNS: A Kashmiri political activist has flayed the Pakistan government for raking up the Kashmir issue at a time when the entire world is combating the COVID-19 outbreak.

31-Mar-2020
COVID-19 positive cases cross 300-mark i

Pune/UNI/IBNS: Raising concern and threat, Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 72 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the state to 302.

31-Mar-2020
Covid19: West Bengal on lookout for 73 p

Kolkata/IBNS: After at least 24 people evacuated from Markaz Nizamudding were found positive for Covid-19, West Bengal government has directed its authorities to trace out and isolate all the people who had reportedly attended Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi's Nizamuddin weeks ago, officials said on Tuesday.

31-Mar-2020
Indian Railway to modify 20,000 coaches

New Delhi/UNI: The Indian Railways has decided to modify 20,000 coaches into isolation coaches to augment the quarantine facilities being created in the country as part of COVID-19 preparedness.

31-Mar-2020
COVID-19's local transmission is under c

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said local transmission of COVID-19 is under control in the national capital.

31-Mar-2020
Coronavirus Lockdown: Supreme Court advi

New Delhi/IBNS: Migrant workers stopped while journeying back home and sent to government shelters amid coronavirus lockdown should be provided with medical aid, food and counselling from religious leaders, the Supreme Court told the Centre on Tuesday, said media reports.

31-Mar-2020
Not the time to find faults, says Health

New Delhi/IBNS: Reacting to the recent development around the mass gathering of Tableeghi Jamaat preachers at a religious event which was held at Alami Markaz Banglewali Masjid in Nizamuddin area of New Delhi, following which twenty-four people have tested positive for COVID-19, the Indian government on Tuesday said it was not the time for fault finding.

31-Mar-2020
West Bengal: 57-year-old man tests posit

Kolkata: A 57-year-old man from Kolkata on Tuesday tested positive for novel coronavirus, taking the tally in West Bengal to 27.

31-Mar-2020
Yogi Adityanath cancels his Meerut, Agra

LucknowUNI: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday cancelled his Meerut, Agra visit and rushed to the state capital to review the situation arising from Coronavirus scare after reports of 157 people recently attending a religious gathering at Nizamuddin in Delhi surfaced.

31-Mar-2020
India calls for affordable access to med

New Delhi/UNI: India has called for working towards creating a global framework for further enhancing affordable access to medicines for fighting pandemics and facilitating easier movement of health professionals across national borders.

31-Mar-2020
COVID-19: Delhi govt identifies more tha

New Delhi/UNI: Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday informed that more than 20,000 homes have been identified by the Delhi Government for home quarantine as part of the steps being taken to contain the spread of COVID-19.

31-Mar-2020
Villagers construct eco-friendly makeshi

Guwahati/IBNS: At a time when COVID 19 outbreak has gripped the nation, villagers of a remote village in Assam’s Dima Hasao district have taken some preventive measures to save themselves from the deadly virus.

31-Mar-2020
Coronavirus: After UP's bleach spray con

New Delhi/IBNS: After the shocking images of migrant workers in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly being forced to take an open bath in group with chlorinated water before their entry into the district featured, fire department officials in Kerala have said that they used a jet of soap and water as part of disinfection drive.

30-Mar-2020
India registers over 1300 COVID-19 cases

New Delhi/IBNS: Even as the Indian government said the country is witnessing only 'local transmission' of the COVID-19 disease at present, the number of infected cases took a steep rise on Monday to reach 1315 and deaths mounted to 36, as per update at 9:45 pm.

30-Mar-2020
Coronavirus: 300 people admitted in hosp

New Delhi/IBNS: Over 300 people in Delhi have been admitted to different hospitals across the city after a gathering at a mosque which hosted visitors from Malaysia, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and Kyrgyzstan.

30-Mar-2020
West Bengal: 45-year-old coronavirus sus

Kolkata/IBNS: A 45-year-old woman from Bongaon in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, who had been admitted to Kolkata's Nil Ratan Sarkar (NRS) Medical College and Hospital for possible exposure to Covid-19, died on Monday afternoon, but her test reports are still awaited, officials said.

30-Mar-2020
Fight against COVID19: Delhi govt to pro

New Delhi/IBNS: With India continuing to fight against COVID 19 outbreak, the Delhi government on Monday said all students from nursery to class eight in Delhi will be promoted to the next class under “no detention policy."

30-Mar-2020
Migrant workers in Bareilly forced to ta

Bareilly/IBNS: In a shocking incident, migrant workers in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly were forced to take an open bath in group allegedly with chlorinated water before their entry into the district.

30-Mar-2020
COVID-19: Govt ensures Cargo flight oper

New Delhi/UNI: The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) is coordinating with state governments for the supply of medical equipment and related essential items needed for protection against and testing of COVID-19.

30-Mar-2020
COVID-19: Delhi people likely to get new

New Delhi/UNI: In all probability, Delhiites are likely to get their daily newspapers in the morning from April 1.

30-Mar-2020
West Bengal government considers setting

Kolkata/UNI: The West Bengal government is considering setting up exclusive and dedicated Coronavirus-related hospital, one each in the 23 districts of the state for any eventuality.

30-Mar-2020
Ensure lockdown effectively: Shah to sta

New Delhi/UNI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday directed all States and Union Territories to ensure effective implementation of the lockdown measures by maintaining social distance along with mitigating the economic hardship of the migrant workers.

30-Mar-2020
Kolkata: Fire breaks out at residential

Kolkata/IBNS: A massive fire broke out at a high-rise building at Bhawanipore area in south Kolkata on Monday.

30-Mar-2020
West Bengal reports second COVID 19 deat

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal on Monday reported second death due to Coronavirus pandemic when a 44-year-old woman passed away at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital.

30-Mar-2020
Reports that 21-day lockdown may be exte

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government on Monday said reports that the 21-day lockdown period to fight COVID 19 might be extended is 'baseless'.

30-Mar-2020
Fire breaks out at furniture shop in Sha

New Delhi/UNI: A furniture shop in Shaheen Bagh area on Sunday evening caught fire, wherein second-hand furniture estimated to be around Rs four lakh, got damaged.

29-Mar-2020
Jammu Kashmir Workers Party asks it’s

Srinagar/IBNS: Jammu Kashmir Workers Party has asked its panchs, Sarpanch, BDC’s and its workers to mobilize and volunteer for people of the UT during these distressing times.

29-Mar-2020
Stay wherever you are, will pay your ren

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged the migrant workers to stay wherever they are, citing risk of coronavirus infection spreading to villages where the contagion has not reached yet.

29-Mar-2020
Lockdown:Industries,brick kilns can resu

Chandigarh/UNI: To address the problem of migrant labourers and prevent their exodus amid ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has asked all industrial units and brick kilns to commence operations if they have adequate provisions to accommodate them safely within the premises.

29-Mar-2020
COVID-19: Cheaper, faster test to be rea

Pune/IBNS: Virologist Minal Dakhave Bhosle brought a ray of hope to the nation, struggling to contain the deadly coronavirus with its meagre screening resources, just a day before delivering a baby girl on March 19.

29-Mar-2020
SpiceJet operates special flight for 136

Gurugram/IBNS: Aviation major SpiceJet operated a special flight from Delhi to Jodhpur on Sunday for 136 Indian nationals evacuated from COVID-19 hit Iran who have been taken to a Government quarantine facility in the city.

29-Mar-2020
Assam man wishes to donate 10 bigha land

Guwahati/IBNS: At a time when India along with the rest of the world is fighting against the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and over 30,000 people have already lost their lives, a man from Assam has wished to donate his lands to the government to build a COVID-19 treatment hospital.

29-Mar-2020
Coronavirus : Assam Chief Secretary dire

Guwahati/IBNS: In the wake of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Assam Chief Secretary has directed all districts Deputy Commissioner (DC) to provide relief materials to the daily wage earners in the state for seven days.

29-Mar-2020
Coronavirus Outbreak: UP, Bihar govts to

Lucknow/New Delhi/Patna/IBNS: As thousands of migrant workers from Delhi and its surroundings return to their hometowns, mostly in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, following the 21-day-lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid coronavirus outbreak, a 14-day-quarantine has been made compulsory for them by their native States, reports said.

29-Mar-2020
Apologise to nation for lockdown but thi

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday apologised to the nation for taking such a hard decision like 21-day lockdown to combat the spread of Coronavirus, while also warning those who are violating the norms stating they "playing with their own life."

29-Mar-2020
COVID-19 lockdown: Delivery agent dies w

Bhopal/IBNS: A 38-year-old man died on the way while walking over 200 km from Delhi to reach his home in Madhya Pradesh after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus in the country, media reports said.

29-Mar-2020
Amid COVID-19 lockdown, thousands of mig

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for a 21-day complete lockdown in the country to fight COVID-19, distressing accounts surfaced on Saturday night from the national capital where thousands of migrant workers, even while fearing for their lives due to virus spread, crowded into bus terminals around Delhi to return back to their hometowns and villages in Uttar Pradesh after they were left with no jobs, shelter or money.

29-Mar-2020
'Tune in' to Mann Ki Baat, episode to fo

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will address the nation on the prevailing situation due to novel Coronavirus outbreak through his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann Ki Baat' amid the fifth day of lockdown called by him to fight the pandemic.

29-Mar-2020
PM CARES Fund receives massive response

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund), and soon Bollywood celebrities, large corporates, sportspersons, associations, including the richest cricket board of the world BCCI, and the common people came forward to help the Indian Government in its fight against the coronavirus situation in the country.

28-Mar-2020
Covid-19 tally in West Bengal rises to 1

Kolkata/IBNS: A woman from northern West Bengal, who had a travel history to foreign country, has tested positive for novel coronavirus, taking the tally in the state to 18, sources in the NICED said on Saturday night.

28-Mar-2020
Coronavirus cases reach 18 in West Benga

Kolkata/IBNS: The total number of novel coronavirus cases rose to 18 in West Bengal after a woman, who has been kept in an isolation ward in North Bengal Medical College & Hospital, tested positive for the contagion. 

28-Mar-2020
Coronavirus Outbreak: Set up relief camp

New Delhi/UNI: Union Home Ministry on Saturday directed  all States and Union Territories (UTs) to  set up relief camps along highways to provide food and shelter to the migrant workers returning to their domicile States.

28-Mar-2020
West Bengal reports two more COVID-19 po

Kolkata/IBNS: Two women, aged 76 and 56 years, from West Bengal's East Medinipur district have tested positive for novel coronavirus, taking total number of cases to 17 in the state, officials confirmed on Saturday late evening.

28-Mar-2020
Rijiju contributes Rs 1 cr to PM's Natio

New Delhi/UNI: In the wake of spread of coronavirus pandemic in the country, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday contributed Rs one crore from his MPLAD Fund to the Prime Minister`s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) to fight the disease.

28-Mar-2020
Over 200 arrests in Assam as people cont

Guwahati/UNI: Problem of crowd control continued to plague Assam Police on day four of the 21-day nationwide lockdown against COVID-19 pandemic as police had to restore to firing in the air to disperse a mob.

28-Mar-2020
Narendra Modi announces 'PM Cares Fund'

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced "Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund" or "PM Cares Fund" for donations to fight against the deadly Novel Coronavirus in India.

28-Mar-2020
In response to their plight, GoAir offer

New Delhi/IBNS: India's millions of migrant workers are the most affected sections of our society during the ongoing 21-day lockdown in view of COVID-19. In response to their plight and after seeing scenes of workers trying to walk hundreds of kilometres home with their families, including children, GoAir has reached out to the Ministry of Civil Aviation and offered its services to fly these workers and their families to the airports closest to their homes.

28-Mar-2020
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