Strictly implement lockdown, don't allow exemptions: Govt to states

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST

The Union Home Ministry has directed all the states to "strictly" implement the 21-day nationwide lockdown measures and not allow any exemption beyond the guidelines issued by it.

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Health team pelted with stones in MP's Indore (Lead)

Indore |Thursday, 2020 7:45:05 AM IST

A health department team on a visit to locate persons reportedly infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Indore's Tat Patti Bakhal area was pelted with stones. The health team consisted of f

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States asked to earmark dialysis facility in case of rise in corona pandemic

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 6:15:05 AM IST

The Health Ministry has issued guidelines for dialysis of Covid 19 patients asking states and Uts to earmark at least one dialysis facility in case of rise of COVID-19 epidemic.

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Centre to create portal for verifying facts, states urged to follow

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 6:15:05 AM IST

The Centre on Wednesday announced creation of a web portal where people can verify facts and unverified news promptly, and also advised the states and Union Territories (UTs) to create a similar mech

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Covid-19: Railways served food to 1.4 lakh people since March 28

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST

In the wake of the 21-day nationwide lockdown to cut the chain of transmission of novel coronavirus (Covid-19), the Indian Railways has served food to over 1.4 lakh people since March 28.

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Brazil's COVID-19 death toll reaches 240, with 6,836 infected

Brasilia |Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 AM IST

Brazil has reported the number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 rose from 5,717 to 6,836, with the death toll rising from 201 to 240, registering a 3.5-percent mortality rate.

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COVID-19 suspect attempts suicide in Delhi; saved

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST

A patient in Delhi's Rajiv Gandhi Hospital attempted suicide but was saved by doctors, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednsday.

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Chinese 'wet markets' selling bats, dogs start reopening: Report

Beijing |Thursday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST

Despite concerns that "wet markets" selling live animals like cats, dogs and bats, among others, helped spread the novel coronavirus, these markets have started reopening in several regions in China,

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UP doctor claims has corona, resigns

Lakhimpur (Uttar Pradesh) |Thursday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST

A doctor posted at a primary health centre in Dhaurhara tehsil of Lakhimpur district has 'resigned', claiming that he has "contracted coronavirus".

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'Tablighi Jamaat cluster' doubles TN Covid-19 count to over 200

Chennai |Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST

Tamil Nadu on Wednesday announced 110 new Coronavirus positive cases - nearly double than the number a day before - across 15 districts, taking its infected count to 234, with almost all the new patie

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Doc writes to Kerala CJI to withdraw free liquor delivery order

Kochi |Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST

A medical professional attached to the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Wednesday wrote a letter to Kerala Chief Justice S. Mani Kumar seeking his intervention to withdraw the state government's gu

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RSS, VHP helping with corona relief work

Lucknow |Thursday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) will now help the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in checking the spread of coronavirus.

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