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Fodder For Mumbai's Aarey Colony's Cattle To Last 8 Days Amid Lockdown

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 3:20am
The 21-day lockdown to fight the deadly coronavirus has not only impacted people but also livestock. In Mumbai's Aarey colony, which was in the news over a metro car shed being built by cutting down...

Army Evacuates Critically Ill Pregnant Woman From Snow-Choked J&K Valley

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 3:15am
Racing against time, an Army brigade utilised a small window of clear weather in the snow-choked Gurez Valley in Jammu and Kashmir to airlift a critically ill pregnant woman to a hospital in Srinagar...

"Worst Moment Of My Life," Says Spanish Coronavirus Survivor

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 2:53am
Coronavirus: After 10 difficult days laid up in hospital, 29-year-old Javier Lara has finally managed to fight off the virus that has so far killed more than 10,000 people across Spain.

960 Foreigners Linked To Islamic Sect Blacklisted, Ministry Orders Action

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 2:39am
The home ministry has blacklisted 960 foreigners currently in India on tourist visas for their involvement in the activities of the religious group Tablighi Jamaat, whose event in Delhi last month...

In African Forest, Research Project To Save Endangered Pangolin

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 2:37am
The prehistoric shape is hard to make out as it moves slowly through the gloomy forest, so trackers listen for the rustle of scales against the leaves to pick up its trail.

60-Year-Old Man Spends Quarantine On Boat in West Bengal Village

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 2:36am
Niranjan Halder, a resident of Nabadwip of Nadia district has been staying on a boat at the Dobapara area under Habibpur block in the Malda district.

UK Government Advises Premier League Footballers To "Take Pay Cut"

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 2:28am
Clubs like Tottenham, Newcastle and Norwich have said they will use a government scheme to guarantee 80 percent of salaries for staff up to a maximum of 2,500 pounds.

Assam's 24-Hour Manhunt To Trace 500 Linked To Delhi Mosque Event

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 2:21am
With a non-stop 24-hour operation, Assam has been able to trace nearly 500 people from the state who took part in the religious congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin area last month that has emerged as...

Nizamuddin-Like Event Near Mumbai Averted In March: Maharashtra Minister

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 2:18am
Thanks to the alertness shown by Maharashtra's home department, a congregation similar to the one held in Delhi's Nizamuddin area, now linked to COVID-19 spread, was averted near here following...

France Records 471 More Coronavirus Hospital Deaths In Single Day

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 2:16am
France today reported 471 more deaths in hospital from COVID-19, bringing the total number of fatalities in the country from the coronavirus epidemic to 4,503.

Delhi Top Cop Gives "Five Simple Mantras" To Free India From Coronavirus

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 1:59am
Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava on Thursday urged people in the national capital to follow "five simple mantras" -- self-isolation, social distancing, self-hygiene, self-quarantine and...

Defence Research Body Develops "Bio-Suit" For Medics Treating COVID-19

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 1:50am
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a "bio suit" to protect doctors and paramedics engaged in treating coronavirus-affected people from getting infected.

Test, Protect, Inform: What HIV Can Teach Us About COVID-19

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 1:44am
From being a killer in the shadows, to having its own international day and UN programme, HIV's emergence into a global reality can offer many lessons in how to respond to COVID-19, the head of the...

COVID-19: Google Pledges USD 6.5 Million To Fight Misinformation

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 1:37am
In the current scenario, it is imperative to have access to accurate and reliable information, and for this, Google has pledged new funding to ensure people receive accurate information related to...

COVID-19 Pandemic: IGNOU Reaches Out To Students Through FM Radio Broadcast

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 1:32am
With the help of IGNOU's Gyan Vani and Gyan Dhara, which is being operated through the web nowadays due to the COVID-19 lockdown, broadcasting is being held from 8 am to 8 pm every day.

10 Arrested In Noida For Gathering To Offer Namaz, Violating Lockdown

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 1:28am
A man, who organised a group namaz, and nine others were arrested in Noida on Thursday for allegedly gathering for the prayer and violating the lockdown restrictions imposed, the Noida Police said.

FIFA Boss Gianni Infantino Says "Nobody Knows" When Football Can Resume

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 1:19am
FIFA boss Gianni Infantino said that because of the deadly coronavirus pandemic, for once football "is not the most important thing".

Government Gives Stranded Foreigners Exemption From Lockdown

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 1:18am
The government on Thursday allowed transit arrangements for stranded foreign nationals and also evacuation of those foreigners, who arrived in India post-February 15 after their quarantine period and...

Nizamuddin Evacuees Creating Trouble, Need Security: Delhi Government

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 1:10am
The Delhi government has asked the police to provide extra security to hospitals and quarantine centres where hundreds of people evacuated from the religious centre in the city's Nizamuddin area that...

20,000 Litres Of Disinfectant Sprayed In Delhi's Nizamuddin Area

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 1:06am
Delhi Fire Services personnel on Thursday sprayed 20,000 litres of disinfectant in a four-hour operation in south Delhi's Nizamuddin area which has emerged an epicentre for spread of the coronavirus.