January 19, 2022 10:01 (IST)
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No alternative to lockdown if Covid cases continue at the same speed: Maharashtra Health Minister

Mumbai/UNI: Maharashtra health Minister Rajesh Tope said Saturday that doubling of Covid-19 cases just in two days is a cause of concern for the state government, and if corona cases continue increasing in the next couple of days, there is no alternative to a lock down.

Announce package for houseboat industry: Soz to J&K Lt Governor Sinha

Srinagar/UNI: Former Union Minister Prof Saifuddin Soz on Thursday urged Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha to announce a financial package for the houseboat industry which has suffered tremendously due to the fall in tourist arrivals in Kashmir valley and the COVID-19 pandemic.

I share the grief of all families affected by COVID-19: President

New Delhi/UNI: President Ram Nath Kovind here on Saturday said he shared the grief of all families affected by the COVID-19 and cautioned that the pandemic is not over yet and precautions need to be continued.

Economy derailed before pandemic, over 12 cr job lost during lockdown, says Congress

New Delhi/UNI: Congress lawmaker Deependra Singh Hooda on Wednesday said that economy had derailed well before the Covid pandemic and over 12 crore jobs were lost during the lockdown and after.

Covid-19: Bihar govt gives Rs 71 lakh subsidy to distressed weavers

Patna/UNI: Bihar Industry Minister Syed Shahnawaz Hussain today said the government has sanctioned Rs 71.20 lakh as subsidy to 712 weavers, who have been affected by the lockdown enforced during COVID-19 pandemic in the state.

Covid-19 impact : Padmanabhaswamy Temple unable to pay Rs 11.7 crore to Kerala govt for security and maintenance

New Delhi/IBNS: The Padmanabhaswamy Temple is not able to reimburse Rs 11.7 crore Kerala government for security and maintenance related expenses due to Covid-19 impact.

Covid awareness caller tune in Amitabh Bachchan's voice gets replaced

New Delhi/IBNS: The public service announcement to raise awareness in regards to coronavirus in the voice of superstar Amitabh Bachchan as the caller tune for every call in India is getting replaced.

UP: Allahabad HC refuses to allow Muharram processions

Prayagraj/UNI: Allahabad High Court on Saturday rejected petitions seeking permission to allow Muharram procession and burial of Tazias in Uttar Pradesh.

PM Modi chairs review meeting on Covid-19 pandemic preparations

New Delhi: Amid rising cases, Indian PM Narendra Modi reviewed the Covid 19 situation in the country on Saturday.  

PM Narendra Modi holds COVID-19 meeting with CMs via video conference 

New Delhi/IBNS: The crucial meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Ministers of different states over the issue of COVID-19 outbreak and the lockdown imposed to control its spread has begun.

Covid-19 lockdown: Over 2,00,000 H-1B visa holders fear losing legal right to stay in US

New York/IBNS: Over 2,00,000 H-1B visa holders, many of whom are Indians, are having sleepless nights over fears of losing legal status to stay in the US.

Indian students stranded in COVID-19 hit US asked to stay put

Washington/IBNS: At least 500 Indian students in the United States who were seeking government assistance to return back to India have been asked to stay put wherever they are, said media reports.

Coronavirus: All visas to India suspended till Apr 15, WHO declares virus outbreak 'pandemic'

New Delhi/IBNS: In the wake of the sudden spike in the number of cases related to the novel Coronavirus, the Indian government on Wednesday issued a new travel advisory in which it suspended all visas to India till April 15.