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Doctor, cop attempting to screen suspected COVID-19 positive patient attacked in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal/IBNS: A doctor and a police officer were reportedly attacked in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday when they tried to screen a probable Covid-19 patient, with the incident occurring hours after the Modi government passed an ordinance to mete out stringent punishment to those assaulting health workers.  

Bill Gates 'commends' PM Modi's leadership in combating Coronavirus

New Delhi/IBNS: Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi praising his 'commendable' role in combating the deadly Coronavirus, which has infected more than 20,000 people in India including 652 deaths.

Jharkhand police register 997 FIRs, arrest 2057 for lockdown violation

Ranchi/UNI: The Jharkhand Police have so far registered 997 FIRs and arrested 2057 culprits for lockdown violation.

Coronavirus lockdown: Flights, train services unlikely to resume after May 3

New Delhi/IBNS: Train and flight services are unlikely to resume after May 3, the period till which the second phase of lockdown in India has been announced to combat against the deadly coronavirus spread, media reports said on Sunday.

Centre bans supply of non-essential goods by e-commerce during lockdown 2.0

New Delhi/IBNS: In a revised list of activities permitted during the Coronavirus lockdown, the Centre on Sunday announced that supply of non-essential goods by e-commerce platforms will be prohibited.

Zoom not safe to use: Indian govt warns amid Coronavirus lockdown

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian Government on Thursday declared that the Zoom App is not a safe platform for video conferencing and issued a set of guidelines for the users.

#IndiaFightsCorona: Delivered as promised, now your turn, Gautam Gambhir tells Kejriwal

New Delhi/IBNS: Cricketer-turned-Parliamentarian Gautam Gambhir on Friday took to Twitter to continue his virtual spat with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and informed that said he kept his promise of providing a thousand PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) kits for health workers.

Coronavirus lockdown: Three lakhs trucks loaded with goods and no drivers stuck across country

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the global crisis created as a result of Coronavirus outbreak in India nearly three lakh trucks with payload worth Rs 35,000 crore have been stranded across the country due to the 21-day lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month to contain the spread of the infections.

India enters 11th day of lockdown, death toll from COVID-19 reaches 77

New Delhi/IBNS: As India entered the 11th day of nationwide lockdown, the Union Health Ministry on Sunday informed that 77 people died of the deadly novel Coronavirus in the country so far amid registration of 472 new cases in the last 24 hours.

Responding to PM Modi's call, India to showcase solidarity tonight by lighting candles, flashlights amid Coronavirus scare

New Delhi/IBNS: Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for solidarity, many Indians are likely to switch off lights at their houses, stand at the doorsteps or balconies and light candles or switch on mobile flashlights for nine minutes on Sunday night to stand united as a nation.

Indian Railway to modify 20,000 coaches to accommodate 32,000 beds for isolation needs

New Delhi/UNI: The Indian Railways has decided to modify 20,000 coaches into isolation coaches to augment the quarantine facilities being created in the country as part of COVID-19 preparedness.

Indian Railway to modify 20,000 coaches to accommodate 32,000 beds for isolation needs

New Delhi/UNI: The Indian Railways has decided to modify 20,000 coaches into isolation coaches to augment the quarantine facilities being created in the country as part of COVID-19 preparedness.

India registers over 1300 COVID-19 cases, 36 deaths so far

New Delhi/IBNS: Even as the Indian government said the country is witnessing only 'local transmission' of the COVID-19 disease at present, the number of infected cases took a steep rise on Monday to reach 1315 and deaths mounted to 36, as per update at 9:45 pm.

Apologise to nation for lockdown but this is only way to fight COVID-19: PM Modi on Mann Ki Baat

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday apologised to the nation for taking such a hard decision like 21-day lockdown to combat the spread of Coronavirus, while also warning those who are violating the norms stating they "playing with their own life."

'Tune in' to Mann Ki Baat, episode to focus on COVID-19: PM Modi

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will address the nation on the prevailing situation due to novel Coronavirus outbreak through his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann Ki Baat' amid the fifth day of lockdown called by him to fight the pandemic.