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Face masks compulsory in Delhi for people stepping outside their homes: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Face masks compulsory in Delhi for people stepping outside their homes: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Announcing the decision after a high-level meeting, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, "Wearing of facial masks can reduce the spread of coronavirus substantially. 

Apr 08, 2020, 21:06 PM IST
UP declares 104 coronavirus COVID-19 hotspots across 15 districts: Check full list

UP declares 104 coronavirus COVID-19 hotspots across 15 districts: Check full list

The districts where these hotspots have been identified are--Agra, Lucknow, Ghaziabad, Noida, Kanpur, Varanasi, Shamli, Meerut, Bareilly, Bulandshahr, Basti, Firozabad, Saharanpur, Maharajganj and

Apr 08, 2020, 19:02 PM IST
People asked to avoid panic buying as Yogi govt identifies coronavirus COVID-19 hotspots in 15 districts of Uttar Pradesh

People asked to avoid panic buying as Yogi govt identifies coronavirus COVID-19 hotspots in 15 districts of Uttar Pradesh

District Magistrate of Gautam Buddha Nagar and Ghaziabad SP have advised people to avoid panic buying. They took to social media to inform people in this regard. 

Apr 08, 2020, 17:55 PM IST
West Bengal government to allow home delivery of alcohol amid COVID-19 lockdown

West Bengal government to allow home delivery of alcohol amid COVID-19 lockdown

The state’s excise department said that there was a provision for home delivery of alcohol as there is no prohibition of sale of alcohol in the state. 

Apr 08, 2020, 17:32 PM IST
BMC makes wearing masks compulsory in Mumbai to combat coronavirus, says those who don’t comply will be arrested

BMC makes wearing masks compulsory in Mumbai to combat coronavirus, says those who don’t comply will be arrested

Maharashtra CM on Wednesday urged people to use masks while going out of their homes and appealed to former defence health services personnel, retired nurses and ward boys to join the "war" against

Apr 08, 2020, 16:05 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh to seal 104 hotspots in 15 districts till April 30 after coronavirus COVID-19 surge

Uttar Pradesh to seal 104 hotspots in 15 districts till April 30 after coronavirus COVID-19 surge

The districts to be sealed are--Agra, Lucknow, Ghaziabad, Noida, Kanpur, Varanasi, Shamli, Meerut, Bareilly, Bulandshahr, Basti, Firozabad, Saharanpur, Maharajganj and Sitapur.

Apr 08, 2020, 15:29 PM IST
Ram Mandir trust releases its logo on Hanuman Jayanti in Ayodhya

Ram Mandir trust releases its logo on Hanuman Jayanti in Ayodhya

The logo has a photograph of the sun with a photograph of Lord Ram encircled with the logo in Sanskrit language stating "Ramo vigrahavan dharmah" (Lord Rama is the embodiment of religion).

Apr 08, 2020, 15:23 PM IST
Regret inconvenience due to COVID-19 lockdown but there’s no other option: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

Regret inconvenience due to COVID-19 lockdown but there’s no other option: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

While urging people to wear masks while stepping out of their homes, Uddhav Thackeray stressed on following social distancing norms and staying indoors as much as possible.

Apr 08, 2020, 15:17 PM IST
Sanitisation chamber put up at Delhi 's AIIMS to control COVID-19 spread - WATCH

Sanitisation chamber put up at Delhi 's AIIMS to control COVID-19 spread - WATCH

The sanitisation chamber has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), which installed it at the AIIMS in the national capital to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

Apr 08, 2020, 14:27 PM IST
Two new coronavirus COVID-19 cases reported in Mumbai's Dharavi, total climbs to nine

Two new coronavirus COVID-19 cases reported in Mumbai's Dharavi, total climbs to nine

Two more persons tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19 in Mumbai's Dharavi area on Wednesday (April 8), taking the total number of such cases in the densely-populated slum area of Mumbai to nine,

Apr 08, 2020, 11:25 AM IST
Delhi Police ASI tests positive for coronavirus, shifted to AIIMS for treatment

Delhi Police ASI tests positive for coronavirus, shifted to AIIMS for treatment

The ASI is posted in Delhi Police Traffic department and cops are now ascertaining how he contracted coronavirus. 

Apr 08, 2020, 10:11 AM IST
India's oldest coronavirus COVID-19 survivor Thomas, wife Mariyamma discharged from Kerala hospital

India's oldest coronavirus COVID-19 survivor Thomas, wife Mariyamma discharged from Kerala hospital

In what is being called a 'miracle cure' by the health workers, a 93-year-old man Thomas and his 88-year-old wife Mariyamma have recovered from coronavirus COVID-19 after undergoing treatment at the

Apr 08, 2020, 10:07 AM IST
4 Para commandos' last photo shows them marching on to take down terrorists in Kashmir's Kupwara

4 Para commandos' last photo shows them marching on to take down terrorists in Kashmir's Kupwara

An image of the squad of 4 Para Special Forces Commandos being deployed on what turned out to be their final mission, in Kupwara, Kashmir. They eliminated five terrorists, at times fighting hand to

Apr 08, 2020, 09:21 AM IST
CM Mamata Banerjee identifies 7 coronavirus COVID-19 hotspots in West Bengal

CM Mamata Banerjee identifies 7 coronavirus COVID-19 hotspots in West Bengal

She said that her government has identified seven COVID-19 hotspots in the state and was taking necessary measures to break the cycle of transmission, adding that the death toll in the state has

Apr 08, 2020, 00:28 AM IST
AIIMS suggests re-use of PPE for treating COVID-19 patients to resolve shortages

AIIMS suggests re-use of PPE for treating COVID-19 patients to resolve shortages

According to a statement, "Decontamination and reuse of PPEs may provide another solution by extending existing on-hand supplies."

Apr 08, 2020, 00:05 AM IST
Only three private hospitals in Delhi will treat coronavirus COVID-19 patients: Delhi government

Only three private hospitals in Delhi will treat coronavirus COVID-19 patients: Delhi government

The Kolmet Hospital will have 36 beds, Max hospital 42 beds, and Apollo Hospital 50 beds. The government has asked other hospitals to be ready if required.

Apr 07, 2020, 23:43 PM IST
Delhi govt announces Rs 1 crore for kin of healthcare staff if they die with COVID-19 while on duty

Delhi govt announces Rs 1 crore for kin of healthcare staff if they die with COVID-19 while on duty

The healthcare staff will include any person attending a COVID 19 patient.

Apr 07, 2020, 23:22 PM IST
No new case of coronavirus COVID-19 case found in Sector 8 of Noida, says District Magistrate

No new case of coronavirus COVID-19 case found in Sector 8 of Noida, says District Magistrate

"Families are being only quarantined and are only kept under observation, for their welfare and welfare of their surroundings," the DM said. 

Apr 07, 2020, 21:35 PM IST
COVID-19 lockdown: Manohar Khattar assures farmers that every grain will be procured

COVID-19 lockdown: Manohar Khattar assures farmers that every grain will be procured

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday assured farmers that every grain of their produce will be procured and purchase centres have been increased this time to allow ?staggered?

Apr 07, 2020, 21:15 PM IST
Punjab govt sets 24-hr deadline for Tablighi Jamaat attendees to report to authorities

Punjab govt sets 24-hr deadline for Tablighi Jamaat attendees to report to authorities

The Punjab government on Tuesday gave a 24-hour deadline to all those who attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Nizamuddin in New Delhi last month, but went into hiding, to report to the

Apr 07, 2020, 21:07 PM IST