April 19, 2021 07:09 AM IST
Called the Jan Anushasan Pakhwada'' (public discipline fortnight), only shops and offices providing essential services will open during the 15-day period, the release issued by Home Secretary Abhay Kumar said.
- April 19, 2021 12:51 AM IST
The COVID-19 caseload of West Bengal, where an eight-phase assembly election is underway, has soared to 6,59,927.
- April 18, 2021 11:18 PM IST
Apart from India, the Hong Kong government has also suspended flights to and from Pakistan as well as the Philippines from April 20 to May 3.
- April 18, 2021 10:06 PM IST
The EG-II has recommended to prohibit the supply of oxygen for industrial purposes by manufacturers and suppliers from April 22 till further orders, with exceptions of nine specified industries.
- April 18, 2021 09:55 PM IST
A record 2,73,272 tests were conducted on Sunday, taking the number of samples tested so far to 2,38,54,185, the department said in a release.
- April 18, 2021 08:49 PM IST
Despite the alarming rise in COVID-19 cases, April 19 is set to be a busy day for both the incumbent Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party as the battle for ballots in the state continues.
- April 18, 2021 08:17 PM IST
A total of 85,620 tests, including 56,015 RT-PCR tests and 29,605 rapid antigen tests, were conducted the previous day, the bulletin said.
- April 18, 2021 08:06 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu government has banned inter and intra-state travel of both private and public vehicles during the night curfew, which will be effective from April 20.
- April 18, 2021 07:38 PM IST
During the curfew, all shops selling vegetables, fruits, eggs, and meat will have to be shut by 6 pm and restaurants and small eateries will be operational only for home delivery and take away services till 9 pm
- April 18, 2021 07:18 PM IST
While the name of the hospitals are yet unknown, Delhi government has cracked down on these hospitals under the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) rules.
- April 18, 2021 06:40 PM IST
With the 129 fresh fatalities, the death toll due to the viral disease stands at 9,830, the official said.
- April 18, 2021 06:40 PM IST
Empty tankers will begin their journey from Kalamboli and Boisar railway stations in and near Mumbai on April 19 to load liquid medical oxygen
- April 18, 2021 05:57 PM IST
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal also requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reserve at least 7,000 central government hospital beds out of the 10,000 in Delhi for COVID-19 patients and an immediate supply of oxygen.
- April 18, 2021 04:48 PM IST
The Delhi Disaster Management Authority has issued guidelines making it mandatory for people travelling by air from Maharashtra to produce a negative RT-PCR report of a test done not more than 72 hours before arrival.
- April 18, 2021 04:26 PM IST
Over 1,700 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Haridwar Kumbh Mela area from April 10 to 14 confirming fears that one of the world's largest religious gatherings may contribute further to the rapid rise in coronavirus cases. The pictures from the gathering has raised the brows of many to wonder about the Kumbh Mela situation and coronavirus spread.
- April 18, 2021 04:14 PM IST
The daily positivity rate in India doubled in the last 12 days from eight percent to 16.69 percent and the national weekly positivity rate increased from 3.05 percent to 13.54 percent in the last one month.
- April 18, 2021 04:07 PM IST
India, on April 18, saw the biggest single-day spike of over 2.61 lakh fresh COVID-19 cases, pushing the country's tally to 1.47 crore.
- April 18, 2021 03:03 PM IST
The Delhi government made the request in view of the mounting coronavirus cases requiring hospitalisation that have strained the National Capital's COVID-19 facilities.
- April 18, 2021 12:04 PM IST
Candidates have been advised to use the extension to prepare better for the examination and practice tests on the NTA Abhyas App without venturing outside.
- April 18, 2021 11:43 AM IST
Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also urged other political leaders to think about the consequences of holding large gatherings amid the current COVID-19 situation.
- April 18, 2021 11:20 AM IST
The Kumbh Mela in Haridwar has been at the centre of controversy amid fears that it could be a superspreader event with lakhs of devotees attending the event as the second wave of COVID-19 surges uncontrollably.
- April 18, 2021 10:50 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel expressed grief over the incident and announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each to the families of the deceased.
- April 18, 2021 09:55 AM IST
While Moderna is 'not keen' to enter India because of its existing supply commitments, Pfizer's entry is conditional upon signing of an indemnity bond, a news report suggests.
- April 18, 2021 09:21 AM IST
The Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly said the state government was harassing the Daman-based pharma as BJP leaders approached him for the supply of the antiviral medication to the state