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  • Prez tells Guvs to rope in pvt doctors, relief workers to combat COVID-19
    NEW DELHI, MARCH 27 (IANS): In an unprecedented interaction over the emerging COVID-19 crisis in India, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday suggested all the Governors and Lieutenant Governors of the country to make all out efforts to supplement…
  • Rahul writes to HRD minister for well-being of students
    NEW DELHI, MARCH 27 (IANS): Congress leader and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi has written a letter to Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and has asked for safety of students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya who are currently…
  • TN appoints 530 doctors, 1,000 nurses and 1,508 lab technicians
    TN appoints 530 doctors, 1,000 nurses and 1,508 lab technicians
    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam. (IANS Photo)   CHENNAI, MARCH 27 (IANS): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Friday ordered filling up of vacancies by appointing 530 doctors, 1,000 nurses…
  • Festivals without colour, Navratri sans celebrations
    Festivals without colour, Navratri sans celebrations
    Devotees throng Kalkaji temple on the first day of 'Chaitra Navratri'. (IANS Photo)   NEW DELHI, MARCH 27 (IANS): While the festivals have arrived, this time they feel colourless without celebrations and joy as the entire national capital is…
  • Man commits suicide as Kerala liquor vends shut
    THRISSUR, March 27 (IANS): With liquor vends in Kerala shut since Wednesday amid a national lockdown, a 37-year-old man allegedly committed suicide at his home near here on Friday due to unavailability of liquor, police said.   Sanoj, said his…
  • COVID-19: 121 labs approved for testing in India, says ICMR
    COVID-19: 121 labs approved for testing in India, says ICMR
    As many as 121 government laboratories have been approved by the Indian Council of Medical Research to conduct tests for deadly novel coronavirus, the ICMR said on its website on Friday. (IANS Photo)   NEW DELHI, MARCH 27 (IANS): As many as 121…
  • Labourers lug belongings, trudge back home 700 km away
    Labourers lug belongings, trudge back home 700 km away
    Migrant workers, labourers stuck at Delhi/Uttar Pradesh border near Anand Vihar. (IANS Photo)   NEW DELHI, MARCH 27 (IANS): It's 11 a.m. and raining in Greater Noida. A group of 20 labourers trudge along lugging at their belongings with one…
  • Fact-check: Holding breath for a minute is no test for corona
    NEW DELHI, MARCH 27 (IANS): As the coronavirus scare buffets the country, a desi technique has gone viral, claiming that if one can hold one's breath for a minute, the person could be free of coronavirus. How true is it? Experts debunk it and call…
  • Leopard mauls girl in UP
    LAKHIMPUR, March 27 (IANS): A 10-year-old girl was mauled to death by a leopard in Isanagar area of Lakhimpur on Wednesday night.   The girl, a resident of Chakdaha village, went missing in the night and her body was later recovered from a field…
  • Railway coaches to be turned into isolation wards
    Railway coaches to be turned into isolation wards
    Indian Railways. (IANS File Photo)   PRAYAGRAJ, MARCH 27 (IANS): The Indian Railways is preparing to convert train coaches into isolation wards to prepare for a fight against coronavirus pandemic.   North Central Railway (NCR) General Manager…
  • Corona warriors spread awareness on social distancing
    Corona warriors spread awareness on social distancing
    Corona warriors spread awareness on social distancing. (IANS Photo)   NEW DELHI, MARCH 27 (IANS): As coronavirus cases continue to rise in India, social distancing is the only way to fight this calamity. To drive home this point, some groups of…
  • India proposes online platform for SAARC to jointly combat coronavirus
    ​​​​​​​New Delhi, March 27 (PTI): India has proposed setting up of a common electronic platform for all SAARC nations to share expertise and best practices to jointly combat the spread of coronavirus, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi strongly…
  • Community kitchens begin in UP for homeless
    LUCKNOW, MARCH 27 (IANS): The Uttar Pradesh government has now launched the much-needed community kitchen to feed the poor and those stranded due to the lockdown.   The community kitchens began partially on Thursday but became fully functional on…
  • Anti-malarial drug currently only remedy for COVID-19: Experts
    Anti-malarial drug currently only remedy for COVID-19: Experts
    ICMR Director General Dr Balram Bhargava. (IANS FIle Photo)   NEW DELHI, MARCH 27 (IANS): The health experts in India staunchly believe that hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug, is currently the only remedy against the novel coronavirus,…
  • India's coronavirus tally: 724 cases, 17 deaths, 66 cured
    India's coronavirus tally: 724 cases, 17 deaths, 66 cured
    A policeman gives hand sanitiser to a child as a group of migrant labourers are made to stay under a flyover on the Hapur Road by the administration for their safety during the complete lockdown in view of the novel coronavirus pandemic in Ghaziabad…
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