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18 Apr 2020Air India
Air India opens domestic flight bookings from May 4 onwards
National carrier Air India has decided to open bookings for select domestic flights scheduled to travel from May 4 onwards.
18 Apr 2020India
Why government banned alcohol sale during the 40-day lockdown?
When the Centre released a new set of guidelines for the second bout of lockdown, it clearly stated that the sale of alcohol would be banned till May 3. This decision was taken despite some state governments mulling the option of re-opening liquor shops to generate revenue.
18 Apr 2020Delhi Police
Jamia violence: Sharjeel Imam charged with sedition for 'abetting riots'
Jawaharlal Nehru University PhD student Sharjeel Imam has been slapped with sedition charges in the Jamia Millia Islamia December violence case.
18 Apr 2020Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal: Amid lockdown, bank manager raped inside her home
A lockdown has been imposed across the nation to curtail the spread of coronavirus but that has clearly not stopped crimes against women.
18 Apr 2020India
20 sailors of Indian Navy test positive for coronavirus
In a worrying piece of news, 21 serving personnel of the Indian Navy tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai.
18 Apr 2020Maharashtra
Coronavirus: 486 dead in India; 70% deaths in 5 states
India on Friday reported 14,300 cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), including 486, data compiled from official state government statistics showed.
17 Apr 2020Vaccine
India to produce 10 lakh testing-kits next month: Health Ministry
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday said that India plans to manufacture 10 lakh testing kits a month for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) staring May.
17 Apr 2020Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
More services to be allowed after April 20: Details here
The Centre has revised the list of what will be allowed after April 20 in areas where the impact of coronavirus is the least. Non-banking finance corporations and micro-finance institutions will be allowed to resume.
17 Apr 2020Twitter
I'm not Zaira Wasim: Babita Phogat, after tweets spark controversy
Wrestler Babita Phogat, who joined Bharatiya Janata Party in 2019, slammed her critics on Twitter this morning after one of her posts regarding Tablighi Jamaat sparked a controversy.
17 Apr 2020Narendra Modi
Coronavirus: Stimulus 2.0 in mind, Modi and Sitharaman hold talks
With economic activity coming to a standstill for almost a month due to the coronavirus pandemic, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss a package that could keep the wheels churning.
17 Apr 2020Madhya Pradesh
Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 460; Maharashtra cases cross 3,000
In a week's time, the coronavirus cases in India doubled, reaching 13,500, data compiled from state government statistics showed.
16 Apr 2020Maharashtra
Coronavirus: How Kerala is 'flattening the curve'
Kerala was notably the first Indian state to report a case of coronavirus infection and remained one of the worst-hit regions in the early stages of the outbreak.
16 Apr 2020Ministry Of Home Affairs
Indian government says Zoom is 'not safe' to use
Zoom, the video conferencing app that shot to fame before being embroiled in several privacy-related debacles, has been red-flagged by the Indian government.
16 Apr 2020Madhya Pradesh
India receives 5 lakh testing kits from 2 Chinese firms
India on Thursday received a total of five lakh rapid testing kits from two different Chinese companies, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.
16 Apr 2020Vadodara
In Vadodara, theft-accused passes coronavirus infection to head constable
A head constable deployed at Dabhoi police station of Vadodara district, Gujarat, tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, two days after he nabbed a thief who was apparently infected, reports Indian Express.
16 Apr 2020India
Coronavirus: Thousands of Chinese PPE kits fail India's safety tests
Facing a dearth of personal protective equipment (PPE), India ordered thousands from China, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, but a large chunk of these items didn't pass safety tests, a report in ET said on Thursday.
16 Apr 2020Zomato
Pizza delivery agent tests positive, 72 families told to quarantine
A 19-year-old teen, who delivered pizzas for a famous outlet, tested positive for coronavirus in Delhi after which 72 families were asked to self-quarantine themselves, media reports said on Thursday.
16 Apr 2020Narendra Modi
All six metros of India deemed as coronavirus red zones
On Wednesday, the Centre identified 170 hotspot districts and the list covered all the six metros and almost all major cities.
16 Apr 2020West Bengal
Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 426; Rajasthan cases cross 1,000
As the Centre on Wednesday issued guidelines for the extended lockdown in India, the number of coronavirus cases reached 12,400.
15 Apr 2020India
Coronavirus: Health Ministry identifies 170 hotspot districts, 207 non-hotspots
As India's nationwide lockdown has been extended till May 3, districts across the nation will be divided into three categories, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
15 Apr 2020Ministry Of Home Affairs
Sit 6-feet apart, no large meetings: Lockdown guidelines for offices
The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday issued a lengthy list of guidelines for the extended nationwide lockdown in India.
15 Apr 2020Mumbai
Bandra chaos: 'Labor leader' arrested for spreading rumors; journalist booked
Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an extension of nationwide lockdown till May 3, horrifying images emerged from Bandra, Mumbai.
15 Apr 2020Ministry Of Home Affairs
Lockdown guidelines released: Details about what's allowed and what's not
A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation declaring that the countrywide lockdown — imposed to contain coronavirus spread — has been extended till May 3, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday released revised guidelines where it was underlined that all agricultural activities will be allowed from April 20.
14 Apr 2020Mumbai
Mumbai: Unhappy with lockdown extension, thousands protest at Bandra station
Mumbai, one of the worst coronavirus-hit cities in India, witnessed a massive protest on Tuesday by migrant workers who demanded transport arrangements to return to their native places after PM Narendra Modi extended the nation-wide lockdown till May 3.
14 Apr 2020Padma Shri
What's it like to live in coronavirus hotspot? Residents reveal
Caught in a war with a microorganism, capable of wiping out countries, the Centre is taking extreme steps, like announcing a nationwide lockdown.
14 Apr 2020Shashi Tharoor
Lockdown extended: Amit Shah assures there's enough food and medicines
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the nationwide lockdown for almost three more weeks today, Home Minister Amit Shah, the second-most important man in the BJP-led government, put out a series of tweets saying that the country has enough stock of food, medicines, and other essential commodities.
14 Apr 2020Delhi Police
Tablighi Jamaat chief's quarantine period ends, to join probe
Maulana Saad Kandhalvi, the chief of Islamic sect Tablighi Jamaat, will join the probe related to the event which happened in New Delhi last month since his quarantine period has ended.
Coronavirus lockdown: Railways, flights to remain suspended till May 3
Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the nationwide lockdown till May 3, Indian Railways toed the line.
Restrictions toughened, lockdown extended: Takeaways from PM's speech
Indians will not get a respite from the lockdown, just yet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a short while ago. The lockdown, which originally started on March 25 for 21 days, has been extended till May 3, after considering all the factors.
India's lockdown extended till May 3, announces PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation today where he said the dedication shown by countrymen helped India minimize the effect of the pandemic.
14 Apr 2020West Bengal
Coronavirus: Over 350 dead in India; cases cross 10,000
On Monday, the total number of cases due to the coronavirus outbreak surged past 10,000 in India.
13 Apr 2020Coronavirus
Lockdown in India: Will liquor stores be reopened?
Since India was placed under lockdown on March 25, there have been reports of liquor stores being looted and black marketing of alcohol in several states.
13 Apr 2020Narendra Modi
Coronavirus: Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh extend lockdown till April 30
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday announced that the ongoing nationwide lockdown will be extended in the state till April 30.
13 Apr 2020India
Testing kits from China to arrive on April 15: ICMR
The order of rapid testing kits India placed will be delivered from China by April 15, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Monday.
13 Apr 2020Union Health Ministry
Coronavirus: Here's a list of Delhi's 43 containment zones
Delhi has emerged as the second worst-affected region in India amid the coronavirus outbreak.
13 Apr 2020West Bengal
Coronavirus: West Bengal is testing the least among Indian states
India is not testing as much as it should. For a population of over one billion, we tested merely 1,95,748 samples until yesterday, April 12.
13 Apr 2020Odisha
Coronavirus: Narendra Modi to address nation at 10 am tomorrow
Amid a lot of noise surrounding India's lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation tomorrow at 10 am where he will most likely announce that the restrictions will be extended.
13 Apr 2020Chandigarh
Coronavirus outbreak: Chandigarh launches app to track quarantined people
In a bid to keep people indoors amid the outbreak of COVID-19, the Chandigarh administration has launched a dedicated tracker.
13 Apr 2020Karnataka
Lockdown blues? Mangalore teen tries smuggling friend inside a suitcase
The 'Stay At Home' rule to fight coronavirus is having varied effects on different people. While some are working, some are honing new skills like cooking to keep themselves engaged.
13 Apr 2020India
Over 1,000 have recovered from the deadly coronavirus in India
To say that the world is going through gloomy times would be an understatement since the coronavirus pandemic has taken 114,247 lives and infected 1,848,503. However, just like the COVID-19 disease, even humans aren't giving up.