Apr 20, 2021 01:12 PM IST
The lockdown kicked in from 10 pm on Monday and will continue till 5 am on April 26.
- Apr 20, 2021 12:59 PM IST
"The situation is pretty grim. Some 90 drivers and guards are unable to report for duty due to COVID. We have cancelled 56 local trains to ensure mail and express train services are not impacted," Eastern Railway spokesperson Eklabya Chakraborty told PTI.
- Apr 20, 2021 12:52 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government had move the Supreme Court claiming that the Allahabad High Court did not have the domain to issue such directions.
- Apr 20, 2021 12:45 PM IST
How is the Haryana govt. preparing to cope up with the deteriorating situation? To understand the government’s strategy and programs, Mr. Yatish Rajawat, CEO of Center for Innovation In Public Policy (CIPP), spoke to Mr. Anil Vij, the minister for Home and Health in Haryana Government on behalf of MoneyControl.Com.
- Apr 20, 2021 12:27 PM IST
Amid a massive surge in COVID-19 cases, several states have complained of a shortage of Remdesivir.
- Apr 20, 2021 12:19 PM IST
Remdesivir is listed for use in serious COVID-19 patients. In view of a sudden spike in demand of the drug due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, the Centre last week banned its export till the situation improves.
- Apr 20, 2021 12:04 PM IST
Addressing the 54th Commission on Population and Development on the theme ‘Population, food security, nutrition and sustainable development’ here on Monday, he said that the Government of India accords the highest priority to food security and nutrition as evidenced by the various national legal instruments and schemes over the last few years.
- Apr 20, 2021 11:26 AM IST
The Indian drug regulator had approved the Russian-made Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use earlier this month. Dr Reddy's will import and sell the jab in India.
- Apr 20, 2021 11:24 AM IST
The India-EU summit is scheduled for May 8 in Porto, the second-largest city of Portugal.
- Apr 20, 2021 11:24 AM IST
President Joe Biden and his predecessor Donald Trump had invoked the war-time Defence Production Act (DPA) that leaves US companies with no option but to give priority to the production of COVID-19 vaccines and Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) for domestic production to combat the deadly pandemic in America, the worst-hit nation.
- Apr 20, 2021 11:05 AM IST
As Delhi went into a six-day lockdown from Monday night amid the deteriorating COVID-19 situation, hundreds of migrant workers thronged the Anand Vihar Bus Terminal to board the buses for their native places.
- Apr 20, 2021 10:59 AM IST
India reported more than 2 lakh COVID-19 new cases for the 6th consecutive according April 20 update. Active cases rose to 20.31 lakh mark. Over 12.71 crore vaccinations administered till date.
- Apr 20, 2021 10:56 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi's virtual meeting with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers comes a day after the Centre announced that all Indians above 18 years of age will be eligible to get the jab from May 1.
- Apr 20, 2021 10:48 AM IST
Speaking to reporters here, he said, "Bengaluru is the epicentre of Karnataka. If you see the total cases, at least 70 per cent are reported in Bengaluru."
- Apr 20, 2021 10:47 AM IST
'Finally the Central govt has relented & taken decision to allow everyone above 18 to be vaccinated. The Central govt should now ensure adequate availability of vaccines so that people above the age of 18 years can be vaccinated asap, ' he tweeted. 'We look forward to a rational & transparent strategy for vaccine distribution among states in the coming days,' he added.
- Apr 20, 2021 10:35 AM IST
The State Department already listed 34 out of about 200 countries as "Level 4: Do Not Travel," including places like Chad, Kosovo, Kenya, Brazil, Argentina, Haiti, Mozambique, Russia and Tanzania.
- Apr 20, 2021 10:29 AM IST
India has so far granted emergency use authorisation to three COVID-19 vaccines -- Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik V.
- Apr 20, 2021 10:16 AM IST
Coronavirus update: The death toll increased to 1,80,530 with a record 1,761 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
- Apr 20, 2021 09:57 AM IST
They can look at Corona-proof sectors. Investors should remain calm and stay with their investments, and add more on dips. FY22 will be seen as a stock pickers’ market, say experts.
- Apr 20, 2021 09:32 AM IST
The centre, set up within a fortnight, is equipped with beds made out of cardboard which can be easily disposed of after use, MP government's COVID-19 advisory committee member Dr Nishant Khare told reporters on Monday.
- Apr 20, 2021 09:28 AM IST
Online and offline dealers are reportedly citing a waiting period of 10-15 days for the next delivery of oxygen cylinders
- Apr 20, 2021 09:16 AM IST
Chandrasekaran suggested the use of predictive analytics to anticipate pockets where there will be rise in COVID-19 cases, learning from what has happened in Delhi and Mumbai and have a concerted plan to be able to handle those segments.
- Apr 20, 2021 09:13 AM IST
In view of a sudden spike in demand due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, India banned the export of injection Remdesivir and Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) till the situation improves.
- Apr 20, 2021 09:03 AM IST
The night curfew will be imposed in Kerala from April 20. Malls and cinemas will be allowed to function only till 7.30 pm.
- Apr 20, 2021 08:56 AM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government said it would not implement the Allahabad High Court order because it had to protect both lives and livelihoods.