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PM Modi, French President Macron agree to share information on measures to deal with coronavirus COVID-19 crisis

PM Modi, French President Macron agree to share information on measures to deal with coronavirus COVID-19 crisis

They agreed that the expert teams of both countries would actively share information on measures to prevent the spread of the virus and research on treatment and vaccines. 

Mar 31, 2020, 23:26 PM IST
Nine coronavirus hotspots under scanner as COVID-19 cases rise across India, say sources

Nine coronavirus hotspots under scanner as COVID-19 cases rise across India, say sources

Delhi`s Nizamuddin has emerged as a hotspot after 1,746 people had assembled at the Markaz building there for a religious congregation earlier in March and 24 positive cases have been detected so far

Mar 31, 2020, 22:44 PM IST
India coronavirus COVID-19 cases rise by 146 to 1,397, 35 dead

India coronavirus COVID-19 cases rise by 146 to 1,397, 35 dead

India witnessed a spike of 146 new cases in the last 24 hours with Kerala reporting the maximum number of positive cases at 234 followed by Maharashtra with 216 cases.

Mar 31, 2020, 21:55 PM IST
Over 2,000 Indian Tablighi Jamaat workers identified across country, under medical exams and quarantine

Over 2,000 Indian Tablighi Jamaat workers identified across country, under medical exams and quarantine

At a time when a lockdown has been clamped across the country due to the rising cases, the event poses a massive danger for Indians, as well as people worldwide as nationals from different countries

Mar 31, 2020, 20:56 PM IST
FIR against Maulana Saad, others for Tablighi Jamaat Nizamuddin congregation during coronavirus outbreak

FIR against Maulana Saad, others for Tablighi Jamaat Nizamuddin congregation during coronavirus outbreak

The order was issued for restriction of social/political/religious gathering and for taking safety measures, including social distancing for prevention and treatment of coronavirus COVID-19 infection

Mar 31, 2020, 20:07 PM IST
Amid coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Maharashtra government warns people against spreading rumours on April Fool's Day

Amid coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Maharashtra government warns people against spreading rumours on April Fool's Day

As the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic continues to infect and kill people nationwide, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday warned against spreading of any rumours on April 1 (April fool's day). 

Mar 31, 2020, 19:33 PM IST
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation occupies vacant buildings to quarantine coronavirus COVID-19 suspects

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation occupies vacant buildings to quarantine coronavirus COVID-19 suspects

The BMC will arrange food and basic facilities for people living in quarantine, adding that these places would be given reasonable rent for using these buildings.

Mar 31, 2020, 19:31 PM IST
Research on coronavirus vaccine rapidly going on in India, we are moving in right direction: Health Ministry

Research on coronavirus vaccine rapidly going on in India, we are moving in right direction: Health Ministry

Joint Secretary in Health Ministry Lav Agarwal said that a total of 227 positive cases have been reported in the last 24 hours. India till now has tested positive for 1,251 cases including deaths of

Mar 31, 2020, 18:49 PM IST
Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami extends services of medical staff for two months amid coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami extends services of medical staff for two months amid coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak

Palaniswami also said that the payment of property tax, water charges, farm loan instalments to cooperatives, housing loan instalments to cooperatives, Tamil Nadu Housing Board, loan instalments to

Mar 31, 2020, 18:22 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi's mother Heeraben donates Rs 25,000 from personal savings to PM Cares Fund to fight COVID-19 crisis

PM Narendra Modi's mother Heeraben donates Rs 25,000 from personal savings to PM Cares Fund to fight COVID-19 crisis

PM Modi’s mother Heeraben has donated this amount from her personal savings.

Mar 31, 2020, 17:36 PM IST
Tablighi Jamaat's congregation poses threat as coronavirus COVID-19 hotspot after thousands attend event

Tablighi Jamaat's congregation poses threat as coronavirus COVID-19 hotspot after thousands attend event

At a time when a lockdown has been clamped across the country due to the rising cases of coronavirus COVID-19, the recent religious congregation of the Islamic outfit Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi has

Mar 31, 2020, 17:36 PM IST
Ayurveda's immunity-boosting measures can prevent you from coronavirus COVID 19

Ayurveda's immunity-boosting measures can prevent you from coronavirus COVID 19

Ayurveda, which propagates the gifts of nature in maintaining a healthy and happy living, has an extensive knowledge base on preventive care derived from the concepts of “Dinacharya” - daily regimes

Mar 31, 2020, 16:34 PM IST
Indian Railways to modify 20,000 coaches for isolation of over 3.2 lakh coronavirus COVID-19 patients

Indian Railways to modify 20,000 coaches for isolation of over 3.2 lakh coronavirus COVID-19 patients

In this connection, consultations were held with armed forces medical services, medical department of various zonal railways, and Ayushman Bharat, Ministry of Health, and Centre.

Mar 31, 2020, 16:05 PM IST
Indian Overseas Bank, Indian Bank, UCO Bank, Canara Bank, Punjab & Sind Bank, Syndicate Bank, IDBI Bank grant 3-month moratorium to customers on EMI/interest payment on loans to deal with coronavirus crisis

Indian Overseas Bank, Indian Bank, UCO Bank, Canara Bank, Punjab & Sind Bank, Syndicate Bank, IDBI Bank grant 3-month moratorium to customers on EMI/interest payment on loans to deal with coronavirus crisis

Leading banks like Indian Overseas Bank, Indian Bank, UCO Bank, Canara Bank, Punjab & Sind Bank, Syndicate Bank and the IDBI Bank took to Twitter to inform their customers that have provided a

Mar 31, 2020, 15:24 PM IST
'Minding our mind': Here's the govt guide to handle social isolation during coronavirus lockdown

'Minding our mind': Here's the govt guide to handle social isolation during coronavirus lockdown

The Ministry release said that the lockdown is meant to prevent the spread of infection from one person to another and to protect ourselves and others, adding that one should not step out of the

Mar 31, 2020, 15:21 PM IST
UN says India, China may not face recession, calls for USD 2.5 trillion coronavirus crisis package for developing nations

UN says India, China may not face recession, calls for USD 2.5 trillion coronavirus crisis package for developing nations

The UN report shows that in the two months since the virus began spreading beyond China, developing countries have taken an enormous hit in terms of capital outflows, growing bond spreads, currency

Mar 31, 2020, 13:52 PM IST
Centre extends validity of vehicle permits till June 30 due to coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Centre extends validity of vehicle permits till June 30 due to coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

In an apparent effort to ensure hassle-free transportation of essential goods during the 21-day nationwide lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to curb the spread of coronavirus in

Mar 31, 2020, 13:30 PM IST
Under scanner, Tablighi Jamaat says its members were stuck due to lockdown over coronavirus pandemic

Under scanner, Tablighi Jamaat says its members were stuck due to lockdown over coronavirus pandemic

The group claimed that it had merely followed government's instructions to people to stay put wherever they were.

Mar 31, 2020, 13:11 PM IST
1830 people, including 281 foreigners, evacuated from Tablighi Jamaat's Markaz building in Delhi's Nizamuddin

1830 people, including 281 foreigners, evacuated from Tablighi Jamaat's Markaz building in Delhi's Nizamuddin

Amid the rising controversy over congregation of around 2,000 people at Islamic outfit Tablighi Jamaat's Markaz in Nizamuddin area of New Delhi during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of

Mar 31, 2020, 12:32 PM IST
Tablighi Jamaat’s Delhi headquarter evacuated, 24 coronavirus positive cases among evacuees

Tablighi Jamaat’s Delhi headquarter evacuated, 24 coronavirus positive cases among evacuees

Giving details of the case reported in Nizamuddin, Jain said that the government is not certain of the numbers but it is estimated that close to 1,500-1,700 people had assembled at the Markaz

Mar 31, 2020, 12:25 PM IST