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  • Indonesian doctor's death exposes heartbreaking risks of coronavirus battle
    Indonesian doctor's death exposes heartbreaking risks of coronavirus battle
    Ratih Purwarini, a doctor who passed away due to coronavirus disease, is pictured at Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park in Pasuruan, East Java province, Indonesia, August 28, 2011, in this handout photo obtained by Reuters on April 10, 2020.…
  • Mumbai police cracks whip on social media, Group Admins
    Mumbai police cracks whip on social media, Group Admins
    WhatsApp. (IANS File Photo)   MUMBAI, APRIL 10 (IANS): The Mumbai Police on Friday cracked the whip on Social Media against fake content and Group Admins of WhatsApp groups as personally liable if such misleading stuff is found circulating.  …
  • Fearing corona, Telangana farmer puts masks on goats
    Fearing corona, Telangana farmer puts masks on goats
    Fearing corona, Telangana farmer puts masks on goats. (IANS Photo)   HYDERABAD, APRIL 10 (IANS): After a tiger in a zoo in the US tested positive for coronavirus, a farmer in Telangana came out with an innovative idea to save his goats from the…
  • IIT-K develops PPE costing less than Rs 100 each
    IIT-K develops PPE costing less than Rs 100 each
    Telangana orders 5 lakh PPEs for healthcare workers. (IANS Photo)   KANPUR, April 10 (IANS): A team of researchers at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, have developed a cheaper alternative to the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kit to…
  • Enough stock of hydroxychloroquine in India: Govt
    Enough stock of hydroxychloroquine in India: Govt
    New Delhi, April 10 (PTI) The government on Friday said that there is enough stock of hydroxychloroquine in the country and it is taking all steps to ensure that there is no shortage of the drug in the domestic market.   India is the biggest…
  • Lockdown should continue, Punjab will allow district-wise relief to farmers:Amarinder
    Lockdown should continue, Punjab will allow district-wise relief to farmers:Amarinder
    New Delhi, April 10 (PTI) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday said the ongoing lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus should continue, while noting that predictions by health experts about the spread of the pandemic are "…
  • India slams China for raking up Kashmir at UN
    New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The government on Thursday slammed China at the United Nations for raking up India's internal matters and its failure to recognize Pakistan's cross-border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir. A spokesman for the Chinese…
  • Ramp up testing in UP to save lives: Priyanka to Yogi
    Ramp up testing in UP to save lives: Priyanka to Yogi
    New Delhi, April 10 (PTI): Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has called for ramping up testing facilities to check coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh, saying it can prove to be a lifesaver in the big state.   In a letter to Uttar Pradesh…
  • Toll due to COVID-19 touches 199; cases climb to 6,412
    COVID19 death toll in India touches 199; cases 6,412
     Doctors consulting patients in special fever desk at Ernakulam General hospital during the nationwide lockdown, in wake of coronavirus pandemic,  in Kochi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)   New Delhi, April 10 (PTI): The death toll due to the novel…
  • India's COVID-19 toll rises to 169; total cases 5,865
    India's COVID-19 toll rises to 169; total cases 5,865
    A health worker checks the temperature of a policewoman during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Coimbatore, Thursday, April 9, 2020. (PTI Photo)   New Delhi, April 9 (PTI): The death toll due to the novel coronavirus…
  • 50,000 tonnes of stale fish seized and destroyed in Kerala
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 9 (IANS): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said in the past one week, 50,000 kgs of stale fish that was being taken for sale across the state has been confiscated and destroyed.   "Strict vigil is being…
  • Corona figures: Gujarat has highest mortality rate, Kerala lowest
    MUMBAI, APRIL 9 (IANS): In the ongoing corona pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home-state Gujarat has earned the dubious distinction of notching the highest mortality rate while Kerala down south has the lowest, though Maharashtra leads both…
  • PPEs not required by all, no need to panic: Govt
    PPEs not required by all, no need to panic: Govt
    The government has roped in 20 domestic manufacturers to meet the growing demand of personal protective equipment (PPE). (IANS Photo)   NEW DELHI, APRIL 9 (IANS): The government has roped in 20 domestic manufacturers to meet the growing demand of…
  • Truck drivers stranded amid lockdown, hundreds await unloading
    Truck drivers stranded amid lockdown, hundreds await unloading
    Trucks stranded on National Highway 2. Hundreds of drivers and cleaners have left their trucks, stranded on various highways for days.Several trucks, loaded with goods or unloaded abandoned as drivers could not get food/water. (IANS Photo)   NEW…
  • 540 new cases, guard against fake news, says Health Ministry
    540 new cases, guard against fake news, says Health Ministry
    Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health. (IANS File Photo)   NEW DELHI, APRIL 9 (IANS): The Union Health Ministry on Thursday emphasised that people should not fall for fake news as it said 540 new cases of coronavirus infection and 17…
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