COVID-19: Cluster containment strategy has yielded good results, says Health Ministry

In the last 24 hours, 508 new cases have been reported and the death toll due to the infected has reached 124.

published on : 7th April 2020

Coronavirus deaths top 35,000 worldwide, Europe most hit

More than 740,00 cases have been officially detected in 183 countries and territories, including at least 408,203 in Europe, almost 150,000 in the United States.

published on : 30th March 2020

Corona helmets: Chennai cops' unique way to dissuade lockdown defiers

The police personnel, who are serving 24/7 on the streets, said that the helmet was proving to be useful in making people aware.

published on : 28th March 2020

'First step in right direction': Rahul Gandhi on Centre's 1.7 lakh crore COVID-19 relief package

The comments come after the government unveiled a Rs 1.70-lakh-crore economic package involving free food grain and cooking gas to the poor for the next three months.

published on : 26th March 2020

Lockdown intensified: Restaurants, bars closed in Odisha

Similarly, all liquor on-shops will be closed until further orders. Collectors have been asked to ensure strict adherence of the instructions.

published on : 21st March 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Daily wagers out of work as clients shy away from engaging them 

“Over the past week there has been no work. I come out daily and go home empty-handed, this is crushing us,” said Mithlesh  Kumar Jha, a daily wage labourer. 

published on : 20th March 2020

India and coronavirus: Lucky escape or emergency ahead?

With only about 5,000 Indians tested, some experts doubt the official figures and warn that if there is a major outbreak, the country of 1.3 billion is woefully unprepared.

published on : 14th March 2020