New Delhi/IBNS: India on Thursday witnessed the second day of nationwide lockdown of its 1.3 billion people to fight the spread of coronavirus pandemic as the death toll from the deadly virus touched 16 with an official tally of 697 infected cases so far.
Patna/UNI: Former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLC Rabri Devi on Wednesday announced to donate her one month salary in the CM relief fund to fight against coronavirus.
New Delhi/IBNS: As the number of fatalities and infected cases in India is steeply rising, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a complete lockdown for 21 days starting midnight in the country to combat the deadly Novel Coronavirus.
Highlights of PM Modi address to the nation: He said from 12 midnight, the entire country will be under lockdown- every corner of India for 21 days. He said: This is beyond Janta Curfew. This is our final battle against Corona. The country has to pay a heavy price economically for this lockdown. But we have to save all of you, all Indian. This will be a 21 day lockdown to break the cycle. Forget going out. Corona means "Koi Road Pe Na Nikle".
New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the spike in the number of Coronavirus positive cases and fatalities in India, cricket-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir on Monday urged people to follow the rules of lockdown seriously and avoid being a threat to the society.
New Delhi/IBNS: India on Sunday reported the 6th Covid-19 death as a 38-year-old man from Munger passed away on Saturday due to kidney failure in Bihar.
New Delhi/IBNS: Millions of people in India are staying indoors on Sunday to observe the 'Janata Curfew' called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to combat the spread of Novel Coronavirus, which has so far claimed four lives and infected 324 across the country.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation in the wake of the unprecedented world crisis from the outbreak of coronavirus urged all Indians to go for social distancing, obseve a Janata Curfew on March 22 by not going out of homes and observing a shutdown nationwide. He also announced that an economic task force has been formed to deal with the economic challenge from the pandemic.