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No gathering of more than 5 people to be allowed in Delhi in view of Coronavirus outbreak: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that no gathering of more than five people will be allowed in Delhi in view of Coronavirus outbreak. In his first digital press briefing on COVID-19, Mr Kejriwal said in view of Coronavirus outbreak, people in the national capital sh

V-P asks every citizen to guide and motivate others in facing Coronavirus challenge

New Delhi, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi in appealing to the people to confine themselves to homes on Sunday so as to effectively contain the spread of Coronavirus.He urged political parties, civil society organisations and all other concerned to

Cabinet OKs inclusion of AYUSH Health & Wellness Centres under Ayushman Bharat in National AYUSH Mission

New Delhi, The Union Cabinet on Saturday cleared the inclusion of AYUSH Health and Wellness Centre (AYUSH HWC) component of Ayushman Bharat in the National AYUSH Mission (NAM) at a cost of Rs 3399.35 crore . Of this amount, Rs 2,209.58 crore will be Central share and Rs 1,189.77 crore the state s

COVID-19: Three more people in Karnataka tested positive

Bengaluru, With the three more persons tested positive for the dreaded COVID-19 virus, the total number of people infected for the coronavirus rose to 18 on Saturday.In a tweeter message, the Health minister B Sreeramulu, who is also heading the task force against the menace of the spread of

Rajini, Kamal release video messages supporting PM's Janata Curfew

Chennai, Actors Rajinkanth and Makkal Neethi Maiam (MNM) Founder Kamal Haasan today released video messages in support of the Nation-wide Janata Curfew called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow to combat coronavirus. Rajini, in a video address, said with the Prime Minister calling for Jana

Naveen declares complete lock down of five districts and eight towns in Odisha till March 29

Bhubaneswar, In a major decision Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today declared complete lock down of five districts and eight major towns in the state from tomorrow till March 29 next.In a statement here, Mr Patnaik said time has come for us to take the extraordinary step and sacrifice, to

Coronavirus: Railways relaxes refund rules for PRS counter generated tickets

New Delhi, To avoid crowding and practice social distancing, in the wake of spread of coronavirus, the Railway Ministry on Saturday relaxed refund rules for PRS counter generated tickets.However, all rules for e-ticket remain same as passenger does not need to come to station for refund of ticket

COVID-Watch: Spike in cases or no spike? Query remains

New Delhi, Notwithstanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi showering 'praise' on the country's authorities, including media, for taking 'all required measures' in countering the dreaded Novel Coronavirus in his March 19 address to the Nation, confusion about the exact 'status

Coronavirus: Curfew-like restrictions in Kashmir, markets shut

Srinagar, Curfew-like restrictions remained imposed for the third successive day on Saturday to contain the spread of coronavirus in the summer capital, Srinagar, and many other areas of Kashmir valley.Meanwhile, shops and business establishments remained closed and traffic was off the roads in t

Oral diseases pose a major health burden

Kolkata,Oral diseases pose a major health burden for many countries and affect people throughout their lifetime, causing pain, discomfort, disfigurement and even death.The majority of oral health conditions are: dental caries (tooth decay), periodontal diseases, oral cancers, oral manifestations