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Modi lauds Omar Abdullah for avoiding gathering on uncle’s death

New Delhi, March 30 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appreciated former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for avoiding large gathering...

Baseless: Govt on claims Lockdown21 will be extended

New Delhi, March 30 | Debunking viral reports on social media that claimed government will extend the 21-day lockdown, the Centre on Monday denied...

Lives of poor matter or not: Congress on mass exodus

New Delhi, March 30 | Highlighting the mass exodus of migrant labourers from the big cities to their respective states on foot, the Congress...

Lockdown: Vadra exercising, helping in household chores

New Delhi, March 30 | Businessman Robert Vadra on Monday shared his routine during the coronavirus lockdown, saying he is utilising his time in...

Mobile hand-wash facility for slums in Andhra town

Amaravati, March 30 | Authorities in an Andhra Pradesh town are providing mobile hand-wash facility for slum dwellers to help protect themselves from...

Lockdown: Modi shares fitness routine, yoga videos

New Delhi, March 30 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday shared his fitness routine during the coronavirus lockdown with the public, saying practising...

Yogi writes to all CMs to take care of UP people

Lucknow, March 30 | Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has written to all chief ministers, requesting them to take adequate care of people...

Asymptomatic patients as infective as ones with COVID-19 symptoms

Beijing, March 30 | Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients are as virulent and infective as symptomatic ones and those having no clinical symptoms but tested positive...

Food vendor held for offering coronavirus cure

Meerut (UP) , March 30 | A food vendor has been arrested in Meerut for offering a 'miracle' cure for coronavirus, police said.Pawan Yadav,...

Staying at home only way to save nation: Sisodia

New Delhi, March 30 | Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday said even in the most developed nations of the world, the...

COVID-19: UP tally surges to 82; 19 cases in a day

Lucknow, March 30 | With 19 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the tally of Corona positive cases in Uttar Pradesh...

Facing stigma, people in Korauna village want a name change

Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), March 30 | Located about 90 kilometres from Lucknow, this tiny hamlet is in deep distress.Almost overnight, the village and its...

Muslims cremate Hindu neighbour during lockdown

Bulandshahr (UP), March 30 | In a heart-warming gesture, a group of Muslim youth came together to perform the last rites of a Hindu...

Punjab’s 2nd corona dead patient was ‘granthi’ too

Chandigarh, March 30 | Punjab has reported the second death due to coronavirus, officials said on Monday. He was in a close contact with...

Himachal CM donates for COVID-19 relief fund

Chandigarh, March 30 | Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has contributed Rs 1 lakh for the HP COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, officials...

COVID-19: People violating lockdown to buy shampoo, says Goa CM

Panaji, March 30 | Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said that he was irked by some people, who prefer to violate the 21-day...

Agriculture produce markets hit by lockdown

New Delhi, March 30 | The nationwide lockdown to prevent coronavirus spread has majorly hit the agriculture produce markets of almost all the states.President...

Fire in furniture shop at Shaheen Bagh, no casualties

New Delhi, March 30 | A fire broke out in a furniture shop in Shaheen Bagh in southeast Delhi on Sunday night. The shop...

3 kin of Ajmer Covid-19 patient test positive, Raj total 59

Jaipur, March 30 | Three family members of the the man from Ajmer, who was found Covid-19 positive on Saturday, tested positive on Sunday,...

Empowered groups to ensure implementation of COVID-19 activities

New Delhi, March 30 | The Centre on Sunday constituted 11 empowered groups for planning and ensuring implementation of Covid-19 response activities.Each group will...

AIR suspends external services programmes till March 31

New Delhi, March 29 | All India Radio (AIR) has suspended the services of its external service division (ESD) till March on account of...

Send workers, Telangana’s unusual request to Bihar

Hyderabad, March 29 | At a time when migrant workers from several states were returning home due to nation-wide Coronavirus lockdown, Telangana has urged...

J&K govt ropes in pvt hospitals, nursing homes to ramp up...

Jammu, March 29 | The J&K government has roped in private hospitals and nursing homes to create additional isolation facilities across Jammu and Kashmir...

Nobel laureates Banerjee, Duflo to aid Bengal awareness drive

Kolkata, March 29 | Nobel laureate couple Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and Esther Duflo will work with the West Bengal government in increasing awareness about...

Companies should provide food, shelter for outside workers: TN CM

Chennai, March 29 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Sunday ordered companies employing workers from other states tocontinue to provide food, shelter...

Telangana to give Rs 500, rice to every migrant worker

Hyderabad, March 29 | The government of Telangana on Sunday announced that it will provide 12 kg rice and Rs 500 cash to each...

Karnataka man tests Covid-19 negative after suicide

Bengaluru, March 29 | An Udupi man in coastal Karnataka committed suicide fearing that he contracted Covid-19 but his blood test turned out to...

Senior Delhi officials face action for messing up Covid-19 situation

New Delhi, March 29 | Two senior Delhi government officials were suspended from duty for failing to control the mass exodus of migrant population...

DRDO body suit to protect doctors from Covid-19

Hyderabad, March 29 | A body suit developed by India's premier research and development organisation DRDO can protect doctors and other health workers attending...

Three more Covid-19 cases in Bengal, count now 21

Kolkata, March 29 | Three persons, including an Army doctor, were on Sunday detected with the coronavirus infection here - in the first case...

Odisha seeks PM’s nod for unemployment dole to MGNREGS workers

Bhubaneswar, March 29 | Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow the state to grant unemployment allowance...

Covid-19 positive cases cross 1,000 mark in India, Delhi sees 23...

New Delhi, March 29 | The total tally of coronavirus cases in India crossed the 1,000 mark on Sunday to reach 1,024, with Delhi...

N-E states intensify war against spread of corona

Guwahati/Agartala, March 29 | With two positive coronavirus cases found last week, the northeastern states on Sunday further stepped up their efforts to reach...

Two more Covid-19 cases in Bengal, count now 20

Kolkata, March 29 | Two persons, including an Army doctor, were on Sunday detected with the coronavirus infection here - in the first case...

Bengal orders employers to pay full and timely wages to workers

Kolkata, March 29 | The West Bengal government on Saturday came up with a series of measures to prevent movement of migrant labourers, directing...

Punjab Police taps social media to urge people to follow lockdown...

Chandigarh, March 29 | In a bid to persuade people to follow the 21-day nationwide lockdown to break the transmission chain of coronavirus in...

Two Indian Army men test corona positive

New Delhi, March 29 | After the first case of a soldier testing positive from Ladakh Scouts in Leh, the Indian Army recorded two...

35 of a pilgrim group from UP booked for evading Covid-19...

Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), March 29 | Thirty-five people of a group of 37 that returned from a religious trip from Saudi Arabia, have been...

NITI Aayog chief lauds Indian firm’s COVID-19 test kit

Pune, March 29 | The CEO of National Institute for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) Amitabh Kant has lauded the efforts of a molecular diagnostics...

Kerala CM warns creators of migrant workers’ protest

Thiruvananthapuram, March 29 | Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, here on Sunday, said the protest by migrant labourers in the Kottayam district shouldn't have...

Kerala CM calls up PM, seeks reopening of K’taka border

Thiruvananthapuram, March 29 | Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday first wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then called him up,...

Year of celebrations for us, but now face toughest task of...

New Delhi, March 29 | As various nurses unions across India were preparing to celebrate 2020 as the "Year of the Nurse and Midwife"...

Telangana’s 11 corona patients to be discharged

Hyderabad, March 29 | Telangana on Sunday reported three new Covid-19 positive cases, taking the total to 70 while 11 of them will be...

2 more corona positive cases in Goa; tally reaches 5

Panaji, March 29 | Two more persons have tested positive for Covid-19 in Goa, taking the state's tally of positive coronavirus cases to five. While...

Govt relaxes rules on supply of hygine products, newspapers

New Delhi, March 29 | A fresh Home Ministry guideline on Sunday gave relaxation in interstate movement of grocery items such as hygine products...

A time to lend support

New Delhi, March 29 (IANSlife) While many of us fret about the lack of things to do while we are homebound and in lockdown,...

Health Minister contributes to PMCARES fund

New Delhi, March 29 | Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan on Sunday announced to contribute 1 crore rupees from his...

Covid-19: Two cured and discharged, 8 new cases in TN

Chennai, March 29 | Two Covid-19 patients were discharged from a Tamil Nadu hospital while eight persons were found to be coronavirus positive on...

Bodies of 3 Sikhs killed in Kabul to be back on...

Chandigarh, March 29 | Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday said bodies of three Sikhs killed in the Kabul gurdwara attack,...

Andhra cuts down lockdown relaxation in urban areas

Amaravati, March 29 | The Andhra Pradesh government on Sunday decided to reduce relaxation in the lockdown by two hours in urban areas as...

Business

Steel industry faces inventory build, liquidity issues

New Delhi, March 30 | The performance of domestic steel makers is likely to be adversely impacted in Q1 FY2021 as a result of...