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Delhi govt seals 20 Coronavirus hotspots

The Delhi government announced sealing of 20 coronavirus hotspots comprising small pockets of settlements and apartment complexes, and made it compul...

Apex Court orders free coronavirus testing at private labs

The Supreme Court directed the Centre to issue orders to make tests for COVID-19 at private laboratories free of cost. Passing an interim judgement, ...

Pakistan boycotts India-led meeting of SAARC trade officials

Pakistan boycotted a video conference of trade officials from the SAARC countries, saying such meetings could only be effective if spearheaded by the...

COVID-19 crisis may push 40 cr Indians into poverty: Report

The coronavirus crisis may push 40 crore Indians working in the informal sector further into poverty, a report by the United Nations said. The Intern...

Wearing masks must in public places in Mumbai

Amidst growing cases of COVID-19, the Mumbai civic body on Wednesday made wearing of masks at public places compulsory, an official release stated.Is...

COVID-19 outbreak: PM hints at extending lockdown

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hinted that the Centre in all likelihood will be extending the nationwide lockdown that is supposed to end on April 14.A...

Centre to release another Rs 34,000 cr compensation to states soon

In a bid to provide further relief to states amid the coronavirus outbreak, the finance ministry is planning to soon release another about Rs 34,000 ...

BSNL extends availability of Rs 499 'Bharat Fiber' plan

BSNL introduced the Rs 499 Bharat Fiber broadband plan in India in February, and it offers 100GB data benefits with up to 20Mbps speeds. This plan wa...

UP orders complete shutdown of 15 districts till Apr 13

The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered complete shutdown of 15 districts to check the spread of novel coronavirus. The order will come into effect ...

India's gold imports plunge 73% in March

India's gold imports plunged more than 73% year-on-year in March to their lowest in 6-1/2 years as record domestic prices and a lockdown to curb the ...

COVID-19 death toll rises to 149 in India

The total number of coronavirus positive cases in India has risen to 5,194, which includes 4,643 active cases and 401 cured/discharged people, Health...

SBI cuts savings rate to 2.75%

Country's largest lender SBI said it has cut savings rate by 0.25 per cent to 2.75 per cent on all deposits.The new rate will come into effect from A...

India's unemployment rate spiked to 23% post lockdown

The overall unemployment rate may have surged to 23 per cent, with urban unemployment standing at nearly 31 per cent, amid the countrywide lockdown d...

India receives 1.7 lakh PPEs donated by China

India received 1.70 lakh personal protection equipment (PPE) coveralls donated by China, the Union Health Ministry said. Along with the domestic sup...

India reports 354 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs

As per ministry of health and family welfare data on Tuesday, India recorded 354 confirmed cases of COVID-19 taking the total number of cases in the ...

Collins offers free access to textbooks for classes 1-8

In some good news for parents, Collins Learning has made free online access to student textbooks that combine all subjects in a single grade e-book, ...

MRPL reduces production of diesel, petrol

With the number of vehicles on roads falling sharply in the lockdown period due to the coronavirus spread, the public sector Mangalore Refinery and P...

FIR against 150 Tablighi event attendees for negligence

Mumbai Police have registered an FIR against 150 people who attended the religious congregation of Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin in New Delhi last mo...

Railways sets target to make 1000 PPE/day in 17 workshops

Railways, which has got a nod from the DRDO for making personal protection equipment (PPEs), has now set a target of manufacturing around 1000 of the...

Odisha reports first COVID-19 death

Odisha reported its first COVID-19 fatality as a 72-year-old man infected with coronavirus died, officials said.The victim had died on Monday and the...

Mohanlal donates Rs 50 lakh to CM's COVID-19 relief fund

The novel coronavirus pandemic has claimed over 85,000 lives across the globe and it has brought the entire world to a standstill. Many celebrities d...

9 more test positive for COVID-19 in Kerala

Kerala panel suggests 3-phase plan to lift lockdown

Malayalam actor Sasi Kalinga no more

Kerala Governor hails pay cut decision

Pakistan boycotts India-led meeting of SAARC trade officials

Pakistan boycotted a video conference of trade officials from the SAARC countries, saying such meetings could only be effective if spearheaded by the...

U.K records highest daily death toll from coronavirus

Legendary singer John Prine dies of COVID-19

Trump announces to put a hold on WHO funding