App May Help Reduce Time Spent Screening

Even as the world is trying to come to terms with the extent of the COVID-19 pandemic, an app developed in Hyderabad could help in significantly reducing the time and resources spent in the preliminary screening of people for the dreaded coronavirus. One of the major problems confronting the authorities and health agencies is the

Indian Fielding Coach Contributes 4 Lakhs

Indias fielding coach R. Sridhar has now joined the battle against the coronavirus outbreak as he contributed Rs 4 lakh to the COVID-19 relief funds. While Sridhar contributed Rs 2 lakh to the PM-CARES Fund, he contributed another Rs 1.5 lakh to the Telangana Chief Minister’s Relief Fund and Rs 50,000 to Secunderabad Cantonment Board.

Man Escapes Quarantine and Commits Suicide

A 23-year-old migrant labourer who escaped from a quarantine centre to meet his family in Lakhimpur, allegedly committed suicide after learning that police were searching for him. The victim, youngest among six siblings, was quarantined at a school on the village outskirts on returning from Gurugram on March 28. According to police, he had escaped

Rahul Ghandi Emphasises Need of Strategy

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi has emphasised that the country needs India specific strategy to combat Covid-19 which has been declared pandemic and number of cases are rising daily. Rahul Gandhi tweeted, “At the Congress CWC meeting today I emphasised the urgent need to devise an India specific strategy to combat the #COVID19 Pandemic &

Domestic Abuse Rises During Lockdown

The 21-day lockdown following the novel coronavirus outbreak has resulted in an increase in domestice violence cases, the National Commission of Women said on Thursday. “There have been different kinds of complaints related to the domestic violence, in which husbands are abusing them (women) and calling them COVID-19,” NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma told the media.

11 More Followers of Jamaat Test Positive for Corona Virus

Eleven of 91 Tablighi Jamaat followers who returned to Karnataka from the Delhi headquarters of the group have tested positive so far for coronavirus, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa said on Thursday. “Of the 91 Jamaat members who returned from Nizamuddin Markaz in March, 11 tested positive at Bidar in northern Karnataka, while 80 tested negative,”

COVID19: Top Tips to Avoid the Virus

As the deadly coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) spreading rapidly, people are doing everything to keep themselves safe but what about your own abode? To make your home coronavirus free, health experts have shared some tips such as cleaning all kitchen surfaces every time you finish cooking and keeping separate pairs of footwear for outdoors and indoors

20 Existing and 22 Potential Corona Hotspots Identified

The Union Health Ministry on Thursday identified 20 existing and 22 potential hotspots in the country while also asserting that there is no evidence of widespread community transmission of COVID-19. The ministry stated this in an advisory issued to the states on mobilisation and training of human resource for management of the viral outbreak. “Although

“Lockdown Necessary, but Unplanned” says Sonia

The Congress working committee met on the backdrop of country facing the coronavirus pandemic and took feedback from the congress-ruled states, as party has been suggesting various measures to help the marginalised sections and daily wagers. Party president Sonia Gandhi slammed the lockdown as “unplanned” and emphasised that testing could only combat this disease which