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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
Andhra Pradesh uses modern technology to keep its people safe from coronavirus

Andhra Pradesh uses modern technology to keep its people safe from coronavirus

Amid the rising coronavirus cases in India, Andhra Pradesh government has adopted a unique and modern idea to curb the spread of the deadly virus in the state and protect the people of the state.

Mar 31, 2020, 12:03 PM IST
Centre to blacklist 800 Indonesian Tablighi Jamaat preachers for violating visa rules during coronavirus lockdown

Centre to blacklist 800 Indonesian Tablighi Jamaat preachers for violating visa rules during coronavirus lockdown

The Union Home Ministry has decided to blacklist around 800 preachers from Indonesia for violating the visa rules. 

Mar 31, 2020, 11:20 AM IST
Coronavirus COVID-19: One killed in Bihar for informing officials about the arrival of migrants from Maharashtra

Coronavirus COVID-19: One killed in Bihar for informing officials about the arrival of migrants from Maharashtra

In a shocking incident, a resident of Madhaul village in Bihar's Sitamarhi was beaten to death on Monday (March 30) because he informed local health officials about the arrival of two migrants from

Mar 31, 2020, 11:17 AM IST
Tablighi Jamaat: Know all about the Muslim outfit under scanner for spreading coronavirus in India

Tablighi Jamaat: Know all about the Muslim outfit under scanner for spreading coronavirus in India

It currently operates in roughly 150 countries around the world, including in Western Europe.

Mar 31, 2020, 11:03 AM IST
Coronavirus COVID-19: Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao announces 75% pay cut for elected representatives

Coronavirus COVID-19: Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao announces 75% pay cut for elected representatives

Amid the rising coronavirus cases in Telangana and other parts of India, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday (March 30) announced a 75% salary cut for himself, state minister and

Mar 31, 2020, 08:49 AM IST
Willing to pay 100% amount borrowed from banks by Kingfisher Airlines, says Vijay Mallya

Willing to pay 100% amount borrowed from banks by Kingfisher Airlines, says Vijay Mallya

Disgraced liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Tuesday (March 31) reiterated that he is still willing to pay 100% of the amount borrowed by his company Kingfisher Airlines to the banks. 

Mar 31, 2020, 07:47 AM IST