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