Rajini lauds TN Govt on COVID preventive measures

Chennai, Lauding the preventive measures taken by the Tamil Nadu government against Coronavirus outbreak, actor Rajinikanth today said the government
should provide assistance to those families whose livelihood was affected because of the shut down in the State till March 31. In a tweet, R

MP floor test: Apex court hearing continues

New Delhi,The Supreme Court is considering Bharatiya Janata Party petitions, including one filed by Shivraj Singh Chouhan, seeking an immediate floor test in the state of Madhya Pradesh, where the Kamal Nath dispensation is reported to have lost its majority in the 230-member Legislative Assembly

Three minor girls drown in Nashik lake

Nashik, Three minor girls, including two sisters, died after drowning in a lake near Sapte village of Trimbakeshwar tehsil here, report said on Thursday.Deceased have been identified as sisters Jija (9) and Dhanshri (7), and one Swapnali (5).According to the Harsul Police, the trio girls liv

Pramod Sawant accepts Irani's #SafeHandsChallenge, nominates Fadnavis

Panaji, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday announced to have accepted the #SafeHandsChallenge, a social media awareness campaign to promote precautionary measures against COVID-19, thrown to him by Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani.In a tweet, Dr Sawant said, &

COVID-19 : CPI-M urges govt to close down wholesale and retail liquor outlets

Puducherry, Puducherry unit of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Thursday urged the government to close the wholesale and retail liquor outlets besides arrack shops here to prevent the spread of COVID-19.In a statement here, CPI-M secretary R Rajangam said the Tamil Nadu government had cl

Delhi govt shuts all schools till March 31

New Delhi, As part of efforts to prevent spread of coronavirus in the national capital, the Delhi government on Thursday issued directions to completely close all government, non-government and recognized private schools till 31 March."I have directed all schools, colleges and universities i

Hyderabad traffic police provides green corridor for transport of live heart between hospitals

Hyderabad,  Hyderabad Traffic police on Thursday provided a green corridor for an ambulance for the speedy transport of a live heart between the hospitals in the city.The green corridor has helped the doctors of Apollo hospital in Jubilee Hills here to successfully transplant a live heart in

Seventy-eight quarantined in Srinagar after arrival from Leh

Srinagar, As many as 78 people, who arrived here from Leh in newly created Union Territory of Ladakh, were quarantined on Thursday for two-weeks for suspected coronavirus infection.The administration has made two-week quarantine mandatory for all persons coming to Kashmir from Ladakh, where eight

COVID-19 : 166 confirmed cases in India

New Delhi , The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 166 in India on Thursday morning, Union Health Ministry said.Active cases across the country of COVID-19 at present 148, according to the Health Ministry.There have been three deaths so far due to the Coronavirus while 14 persons have rec

Govt endeavours to make BSNL competitive venture: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi,Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday that the government is making all-out efforts to make Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited competitive.Besides, experienced employees who have taken voluntary retirement in these companies