September 22, 2020 07:34 (IST)
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IPL 2020: Virat Kohli's RCB face SRH today | Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow amid Opposition's ruckus over suspension of MPs | New farm laws will allow farmers to sell their productions in their own terms: PM Modi | Covid-19: Zero attendance in govt institutions as schools partially reopen in Jammu | Chopper crashes in Azamgarh, pilot dies

Rajasthan clamps Sec 144 in 11 districts after Covid-19 cases surge

Jaipur/UNI: In view of the rising covid-19 cases in the state, Rajasthan government on Sunday imposed Section 144 of the CrPC in 11 districts to prohibit any presence or movement of one or more persons in public places.

PM Modi to hold meeting with chief ministers of 7 states on Covid-19 cases' rise

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a discussion with chief ministers of seven states on Sept 23 regarding the alarming rise in the number of coronavirus cases.

Covid-19: Haryana issues new guidelines to strengthen home isolation care of patients

Laying emphasis on the significance of improvement of home isolation of COVID-19 patients, Arora said that around 60 to 70 per cent of the corona infected persons are in home isolation thus we need to augment the home isolation policy so that the patients are provided appropriate care and treatment.

Newly elected BJP Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka succumbs to Covid-19

Bengalauru/IBNS: Newly elected BJP Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka Ashok Gasti, who was undergoing treatment at the Manipal Hospital in Bengaluru for Covid-19, died late Thursday night. He was 55-years-old.

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari tests positive for Covid-19

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister Nitish Gadkari on Wednesday evening informed that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus following which he isolated himself.

Helicopter service resumes in Andaman for remote and scattered Islands

Port Blair/UNI: Keeping in view the requirement of remote Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the administration of the union territory has decided to recommence the helicopter services between scattered islands from tomorrow.

Maintain two yards distance and wear mask till medicine is discovered: Narendra Modi warns people on COVID-19

New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi on Saturday warned people that they should not be careless about COVID-19.

COVID-19: Sensitization of religious leaders continues in Kashmir

Srinagar/UNI: A massive programme continued to sensitize religious leaders about the steps needed to be taken for controlling of COVID-19 pandemic in Kashmir, an official spokesperson said.

Supreme Court asks state govts to fix reasonable ambulance charge for Covid patients

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the states to fix a reasonable rate for ambulance services to Covid patients and ensure there are sufficient ambulances in each district to take the Covid patients to hospitals, reported media.

'Corona is over, Mamata Banerjee calling lockdown to stop BJP': Dilip Ghosh

Kolkata/IBNS: In another weird statement, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Dilip Ghosh has said the Novel Coronavirus pandemic is over at a time the country is adding over 90,000 Covid-19 cases on a daily-basis.

13.74 lakh Indians have been repatriated so far: MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday informed that  13.74 lakh Indians have been repatriated so far through different modes of the Vande Bharat Mission viz. Air India, private and foreign carriers, chartered flights, naval ships and land border crossings.

Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma tests positive for Covid-19

Kolkata/IBNS: Commissioner of the Kolkata Police force, Anuj Sharma, on Thursday tested positive for novel coronavirus and he is currently in home quarantine with mild symptoms, city police officials said.

Drug stores in Srinagar penalised for sale of Pulse Oximeters without MRP

Srinagar/UNI: The Legal Metrology Department (LMD) on Thursday booked three drug stores in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar for offering the sale of Pulse Oximeters without Maximum Retail Price (MRP) and other mandatory declarations.

Taj Mahal and Agra Fort to reopen from Sept 21

New Delhi/IBNS: The iconic Taj Mahal and Agra Fort will reopen for tourists from Sept 21, District Magistrate of Agra Prabhu N Singh announced on Monday.

Ambulance driver rapes Covid-19 patient on way to hospital in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: A Covid-19 patient was raped by an ambulance driver in Pathanamthitta district in central Kerala late on Saturday night, media reports said.