Coronavirus scare

Centre releases Coronavirus helpline numbers for all states, Union Territories

The Health Ministry has released state-wise helpline numbers for COVID-19 queries.

Mar 13, 2020, 08:45 AM IST

Entertainment news: Daniel Radcliffe denies suffering from COVID-19

A tweet from a fake account, which has since gone viral, suggested that  Daniel Radcliffe had been diagnosed with COVID-19, but representatives of the star say the story is "not true".

Mar 11, 2020, 15:05 PM IST

Entertainment news: Chris Hemsworth calls off India visit amid coronavirus scare

Chris Hemsworth was scheduled to visit Mumbai along with director Sam Hargrave on March 16.

Mar 09, 2020, 17:23 PM IST

IndiGo cancels flights to Doha till March 17 amid Coronavirus outbreak

Budget carrier IndiGo on Monday (March 9) said it is cancelling flights to Doha till March 17, following travel ban imposed by Qatar on Indian nationals due to Coronavirus scare. Qatar has temporarily banned entry of people coming from India and 13 other countries in the wake of Coronavirus outbreak, which has infected thousands of people.

Mar 09, 2020, 17:23 PM IST

Coronavirus scare: For Urvashi Rautela, Holi is an intimate affair

Due to the ongoing coronavirus scare, Urvashi said that she is celebrating Holi with her friends and family at home.

Mar 09, 2020, 17:18 PM IST

Qatar suspends travel entry from 14 countries, including India

Qatar Airways had already suspended flights to and from Italy.

Mar 09, 2020, 10:52 AM IST

Aligarh Muslim University postpones exams due to coronavirus scare

Professor Nafees Ansari, Director of the Distant Learning Centre, AMU, said that 6,000 students, who are enrolled in four-degree courses - B.Com, M.Com, Bachelor of Library Science, BSc Computer Application - will now appear for the exams from April 1.

Mar 09, 2020, 09:01 AM IST

Please rescue us: 22 Indians, stuck in Coronavirus-hit Iran, appeal to Centre

All these citizens are from different states, including Jammu, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

Mar 08, 2020, 18:46 PM IST

As coronavirus cases rise, Arunachal Pradesh bans entry of foreigners

The move comes days after Sikkim announced similar curbs on visit of foreigners.

Mar 08, 2020, 18:08 PM IST

3 new Coronavirus cases found positive in India; 2 in Ladakh, 1 in Tamil Nadu, total count reaches 34

All the three individuals are said to be stable and treatment is underway. 

Mar 07, 2020, 19:19 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir reports first case of coronavirus; all primary schools in Jammu, Samba to be shut till March 31

The health department in the state has been put on alert to deal with possible cases of COVID-19 in Kashmir. Trained staff has been mobilised and an isolation ward has been established.

Mar 07, 2020, 15:45 PM IST

Avoid festivals, malls, set up isolation wards — Indian Army gears up to fight Coronavirus

The Army also instructed service hospitals to work in synergy with local civil medical authorities and designated ICMR labs.

Mar 06, 2020, 16:31 PM IST

IIFA 2020 postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

The IIFA awards 2020 were to be hosted by superstar Salman Khan in his hometown Indore.

Mar 06, 2020, 14:19 PM IST

Urvashi Rautela cancels event in Greece due to COVID-19

Urvashi Rautela, who represented India at the Miss Universe 2015 pageant, was supposed to perform at a grand wedding in Athens, Greece.

Mar 06, 2020, 12:53 PM IST

COVID-19 scare: Bollywood plays 'wait and watch'; stars cancel multi-city tours

Bollywood has decided to wait and watch on stalling release of films, although our stars are significantly cancelling multi-city promotional tours.

Mar 04, 2020, 20:34 PM IST

Coronavirus scare: Pop star Khalid postpones India tour

Now, an official statement on behalf of the artist about the rescheduling of the Asia tour has been released.

Mar 04, 2020, 19:11 PM IST

Coronavirus scare: Passengers undergoing screening at 21 airports, 12 seaports, says Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Addressing a press conference, Dr Harsh Vardhan said that over 5 lakh passengers have been screened at airports while 12,431 passengers have been screened on minor and major seaports so far.

Mar 02, 2020, 16:35 PM IST

Global coronavirus death toll passes 3,000 with new China count

The new fatalities were all in the virus epicentre Hubei province, the National Health Commission said, bringing the overall toll in mainland China to 2,912.

Mar 02, 2020, 07:14 AM IST

China reports 47 more coronavirus deaths, death toll reaches 2,835

The National Health Commission also tallied 427 new cases, an increase from the previous day, bringing the total number of infections to 79,251.

Feb 29, 2020, 07:36 AM IST

China prepares ban on eating cats and dogs after outbreak

The proposed regulations from the city government list nine meats that are permitted for consumption, including pork, chicken, beef and rabbit, as well as fish and seafood.

Feb 28, 2020, 13:36 PM IST