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COVID-19: Confirmed cases rise to 3,374 with 77 deaths and 266 cured so far

Agencies, New Delhi

Confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the country on Sunday rose to 3,374, with two fresh reported casualties since Saturday evening. Around 246 fresh active cases were added to the total number of by the evening with 3,030 active cases at present.


Diagnostic kits export banned completely

Agencies,New Delhi

The government has completely banned the export of test kits and related diagnostic equipment used in laboratories in the wake of the Corona epidemic.

The Union Commerce and Industry Ministry said on Sunday that the Directorate General of Foreign Trade issue

Light up diyas on Sunday to present unified India : PM

Agencies, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked Indians to switch off lights at 2100 hrs on April 5 for nine minutes and light lamps, candles, torches outside their door or balcony of the house to 'end the darkness' and to present a unified face of India during

No alternative to constant testing to combat COVID-19: Sonia

Agencies, New Delhi

Expressing concern on the rapid spread of Coronavirus in the country as well as across the world, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday stressed that there is no alternative to constant testing to combat the deadly virus.

Addressing a meeting

COVID-19 : Railways gears up to meet demands for Parcel Trains for long & short haul movement

Agencies, New Delhi

With an aim to meet the demands of the state governments to maintain the supply of chain for essentials goods, the country’s life line Indian Railway(IR) has geared up to run the long and short haul movements of the parcel trains.

So far, Indi

COVID-19 : Kejriwal announces Rs 1 cr compensation for kin of healthcare staff, in case of casualty

Agencies, New Delhi

The Delhi government has announced an honorary compensation of Rs one crore to the kin of doctors, nurses, paramedical staff, sanitation workers engaged in the treatment and service of patients suffering from coronavirus, in case of any casualty while dealing with Co

COVID-19 : MHA shares details of 2100 foreigners, who visited India for Tablighi activity

Agencies, New Delhi

Sharing the details of 2100 foreign nationals, who visited the country for Tablighi activities since January, the Centre on Tuesday said the Government is determined to identify all COVID-19 positive Tablighi Jamaat (TJ) members, who had attended the religious congre

IMF can develop innovative methods to meet COVID-19 related financing requirements : FM

Agencies, New Delhi

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday suggested that IMF can develop innovative and ingenious methods to meet COVID-19 related financing requirements given that policy space is severely constrained in most countries in these unprecedented circumstances

Migrant labourers : SC orders Centre, states to entrust management work to volunteers

Agencies, New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed all the state governments and the Centre to entrust the management of migrant workers' shelters to volunteers and not to police.
"You should ensure that you bring volunteers. There shouldn't be use of force or

Lockdown Day 5 : COVID-19 cases near 1000-mark, PM apologises for difficulties to citizens

Agencies, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday averred the importance of social distancing to fight the Novel Coronavirus, yet apologised for the inconvenience caused to the people of the country in the lockdown period, as the total infectious cases soared to 979 with six fr