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28 May 2020Madhya Pradesh
Locust invasion continues, drones being used, states remain alert
With locusts blanketing a number of states, wiping off vegetation in a matter of hours, and entering urban areas too, the Central government on Wednesday said drones have been deployed to mitigate the effect.
28 May 2020Madhya Pradesh
Coronavirus: 4,533 dead in India; COVID-19 cases reach 1.58 lakh
India on Wednesday recorded a sharp spike in the number of coronavirus infections with over 7,000 new COVID-19 cases.
27 May 2020Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Students can appear for CBSE board exams in home districts
The Ministry of Human Resource Development on Wednesday allowed Class X and XII students to appear for their pending Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board examinations from the district where they are currently present.
27 May 2020Madhya Pradesh
North, central India heatwave to continue till tomorrow, says IMD
Several parts of northern and central India have been reeling under an intense heatwave and according to the India Meteorological Department, there will likely be no respite for the next 24 hours.
27 May 2020Bihar
Migrants' crisis: Video captures toddler trying to wake dead mother
At a train station in Bihar, a toddler was seen playing with the shroud covering his mother's body in a video that has now gone viral.
27 May 2020India
Lockdown 5.0: Centre could extend restrictions for two more weeks
The Central government is mulling extending the lockdown for two more weeks after May 31, when the current bout of restrictions will end, News18 said on Wednesday.
27 May 2020Yogi Adityanath
Cheap shops, houses: What are UP's plans for migrant workers?
Laborers who returned to Uttar Pradesh from other states, after being rendered jobless due to the lockdown, will be given affordable houses and shops, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced on Tuesday.
27 May 2020Karnataka
Waiting for PM's order: Yediyurappa after announcing religious places' re-opening
Hours after he announced that religious places will be re-opened in Karnataka after May 31, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa took a U-turn of sorts, saying he will wait for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's directions.
27 May 2020India
All you need to know about India-China tensions along LAC
For days now, the Line of Actual Control (LAC), has been brimming with tensions, with several violent clashes happening between Chinese and Indian forces.
26 May 2020Supreme Court Of India
Lapses on part of Center, state governments: SC on #MigrantCrisis
The Supreme Court on Tuesday took suo motu cognizance of the plight of migrant laborers stranded across India due to the nationwide COVID-19 induced lockdown.
26 May 2020India
COVID-19: ICMR defends Hydroxychloroquine's use after WHO halts trials
Hours after the World Health Organization (WHO) suspended all ongoing trials of anti-malaria drug Hydroxychloroquine over safety concerns, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has defended its use.
26 May 2020Noida
Residents of sealed Greater Noida society protest against cops
On Monday, a society in Greater Noida was sealed after three members of a family tested positive for coronavirus. However, the residents objected to this move telling cops they have to go to work.
Bhopal: Doctors claim homeopathy cured coronavirus patients, experts unhappy
At a time when the world is scrambling to produce a vaccine for coronavirus, a state-run homeopathy hospital in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, claimed it has treated six patients, drawing fire from health experts.
Double whammy: Amid coronavirus crisis, locusts destroy crops
Just as India battles coronavirus pandemic, it is faced with another problem — locusts — who are destroying crops and entering residential areas.
26 May 2020Arvind Kejriwal
Coronavirus: Delhi wants more beds, but private hospitals are concerned
To ensure that the National Capital is well-prepared as coronavirus cases are surging, the Delhi government asked private hospitals to reserve 20% of their beds.
Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 4,172; Nagaland reports 3 cases
India on Monday recorded over 6,500 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to nearly 1.45 lakh.
25 May 2020Himachal Pradesh
Lockdown extended till June 30 in Himachal Pradesh's 2 districts
Two districts in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh have decided to extend the coronavirus lockdown by a month till June 30.
25 May 2020India
Manoj Tiwari plays cricket; faces allegations of violating lockdown
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manoj Tiwari has come under fire for violating lockdown guidelines after he was seen playing a game of cricket in Sonipat, Haryana.
25 May 2020Hardeep Singh Puri
Five-year-old flies to Bengaluru alone, meets mother after months
As domestic flights resumed in India after weeks, among the first fliers was a five-year-old, who was stuck in Delhi for the past three months.
25 May 2020Supreme Court Of India
Air India can operate flights with full strength, for now
On Monday, the Supreme Court allowed national carrier Air India to operate special international flights with occupied middle seats for ten days, till June 6.
25 May 2020South Korea
As coronavirus cases rise, expert says 'June to be worse'
India has witnessed a record spike in daily COVID-19 cases consecutively for the past four days. However, the situation is expected to worsen in June, an expert said.
25 May 2020Rajasthan
Heatwave peaks: Red alert issued in Delhi, most Northern states
A red alert was issued for Delhi, and neighboring states like Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan, for two days as Heatwave grappled large parts of the territory.
25 May 2020Mumbai
India takes to skies again, air travel resumes with precautions
Two months after all air travel was suspended in India, amid coronavirus crisis, domestic operations restarted from today, with a number of precautions.
25 May 2020Maharashtra
Coronavirus: India records biggest spike again; death toll crosses 4,000
India on Sunday recorded roughly 7,000 new COVID-19 cases, marking its highest single-day jump in coronavirus infections for the fourth consecutive day.
24 May 2020Mumbai
Mumbai: Man booked for thrashing wife over cooking 'tasteless' khichdi
In a shocking incident, a 39-year-old man allegedly assaulted his wife over her cooking in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
24 May 2020Maharashtra
Maharashtra lockdown may not end on May 31, says Thackeray
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said that the lockdown may not be lifted on May 31 as the "multiplication of the virus" is picking up.
24 May 2020Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?
As the government has allowed domestic flights to resume from Monday, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has decided to conduct operations from its Terminal 3.
24 May 2020West Bengal
Domestic flights to resume from tomorrow, but confusion persists
Even as domestic passenger flights are set to resume in India from Monday, some states have questioned the move citing issues with rules and their reluctance to accept flights.
24 May 2020Karnataka
Coronavirus: Kerala records biggest spike; Sikkim reports first case
India on Saturday reported over 6,600 new coronavirus infections, marking the highest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases for the third day in a row.
Half of Delhi's containment-zones could turn 'green' in 2 weeks
In a major sign of relief for residents of Delhi, half of the coronavirus containment zones in the national capital have been classified as 'orange' zones.
23 May 2020Coronavirus
35 lakh migrants traveled via 2,600 Shramik Specials, says Centre
The Shramik Special trains have transported 35 lakh migrants between states since they started operations on May 1, the government revealed on Saturday. Till now, 2,600 trains have been run.
Gujarat: 3 employees of Cadila Pharmaceuticals die due to COVID-19
Three employees of the Gujarat-based pharma major Cadila Pharmaceuticals died due to the coronavirus disease on Friday, the company said.
23 May 2020Odisha
UP-bound Shramik train carrying migrants ends up in Odisha
A Shramik Special train ferrying passengers from Maharashtra to Uttar Pradesh landed up in Odisha on Friday, leaving passengers confused.
23 May 2020Delhi Police
Delhi: Thief rapes, attempts to murder, woman inside her home
Even as Delhi Police is manning the National Capital and barricades have been installed on almost every nook and corner, to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, crimes against women aren't stopping.
23 May 2020Supreme Court Of India
For Noida, Ghaziabad residents, flight ticket to act as pass
In what comes as a big relief for commuters from Noida, the administration said on Friday that movement pass is not needed for those who have a valid train or flight ticket.
States could've done much better: NITI Aayog CEO on migrant-crisis
Amitabh Kant, CEO of government's policy think tank NITI Aayog, absolved the Centre of the migrant crisis and said states could have done "much better".
23 May 2020Chhattisgarh
Coronavirus: India records biggest spike for second consecutive day
India on Friday detected roughly 6,500 fresh cases of COVID-19, marking the highest single-jump day in coronavirus infections for the second consecutive day.
22 May 2020Boston Consulting Group
Lockdown prevented 20 lakh COVID-19 cases, 54,000 deaths: Government
India has managed to avert an estimated 20 lakh cases of COVID-19 and saved 54,000 lives due to the nationwide lockdown, the government said on Friday. The government said that the lockdown was timely, proactive, and pre-emptive.
22 May 2020India
Amid lockdown, heart-rending video of man eating 'dog' carcass emerges
In yet another incident highlighting the poor execution of the nationwide lockdown, a video showing a man feeding on an animal carcass on the Delhi-Jaipur Highway has emerged online. The video has sparked outrage online.
22 May 2020Jyotiraditya Scindia
Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha tests positive for coronavirus
Sanjay Jha, a spokesperson of Congress, has tested positive for coronavirus, he informed in a tweet on Friday.