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Tuesday 7 April 2020
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Category: Corona Pandemic

New Delhi: MoS for Housing & Urban Affairs, Civil Aviation (Independent Charge) and Commerce & Industry Hardeep Singh Puri flag off the India Plog Run, on the occasion of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, in New Delhi on Oct 2, 2019. Also seen PepsiCo India President Ahmed ElSheikh, United Way Worldwide International President Jose Ferrao, CEO Manish Michael, India Beverage Association President CK Japuria, GEM Enviro Director Sachin Sharma and Varun Beverages Executive Director Vivek Gupta. (Photo: IANS)

PepsiCo India Provides 25,000 Testing Kits

Extending its support to the fight against coronavirus pandemic, PepsiCo India has committed to provide 25,000 testing kits to healthcare...

(160901) -- SINGAPORE, Sept. 1, 2016 (Xinhua) -- A worker sprays insecticide at a residential area in Singapore, Sept. 1, 2016. Singapore reported the first case of pregnant woman with Zika virus infection, among 24 newly reported cases of locally transmitted Zika virus, the country's Health Ministry said on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Then Chih Wey) (axy)

Singapore Quarantines 20,000 Migrant Workers

Singapore has told 20,000 foreign workers, a lot of them from South Asia, to stay in their dormitories for 14 days as coronavirus cases...

UK Locations Dazzle in SRK’s Dilwale-media-3

Daughter of Top Bollywood Producer Tests Positive

Bollywood went into a tizzy after it emerged that the daughter of a top producer, the name behind Shah Rukh Khan films like Ra.One and...

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi lights diyas at his residence after he urged people in a video message to the nation to turn off their lights for nine minutes at 09:00 pm on April 5 and light a candle or a 'diya' or even use the flashlight to mark the country' fight against COVID-19 pandemic in New Delhi on April 5, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Prime Minister Urged to Focus On All Social Classes

Actor-cum-politician Kamal Haasan, President of Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to focus on all...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

Tesla’s Ventilators Won’t Arrive in Time

The ventilators that Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised to make wont be ready in time for the coronavirus pandemic, according to New York...

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel talks to press after meeting State Governor Anusuiya Uikey regarding I-T officials raids at the house of his Deputy Secretary Saumya Chaurasia, in Raipur on Feb 28, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Chhattisgarh CM: Plan Needed Before Lockdown is Lifted

Chhatisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that before allowing interstate travel after the...

Boris Johnson.

Boris in Hospital with “Persistent Symptoms”

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson continues to remain in a hospital here after he was admitted due to “persistent coronavirus...

United States Surgeon General Jerome Adams. (Photo: White House/IANS)

Americans Told to Brace for “Saddest” Week Ahead

With a dire warning from Surgeon General of the US Jerome Adams, the country braced for the “saddest” week ahead even as it saw...

United States Vice President Mike Pence (Photo: White House/IANS)

Drug to be Trialed on 3,000 in Detroit

The anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine will be used in a trial covering 3,000 patients at a hospital in Detroit, Michigan, and the...

Chennai: People queue up to collect foodgrains at a ration shop during the 21-day nationwide lockdown (that entered the 10th day) imposed as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of coronavirus, in Chennai on Apr 3, 2020. The Tamil Nadu Government had announced Rs 1000 assistance for all ration cardholders in the state from April 2 to 13. (Photo: IANS)

Tamil Nadu Orders 1 Lakh Rapid Testing Kits

With the demand for quicker testing for Coronavirus infection Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palanswami on Monday said orders have been...