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Disaster Response Force personnel deployed in Madurai

An 80-member Tamil Nadu Disaster Response Force has been deployed in Madurai city for emergency requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic. Several tea

5 Apr 2020 3:19 pm
IAF official, who visited Nizamuddin area during Tablighi Jamaat, quarantined

A Sergeant was placed under quarantine after the Delhi Police found that he was in the area during the congregation. Two other personnel, who came in contact with him, were also quarantined.

5 Apr 2020 3:13 pm
Coronavirus: PM Modi calls up former Presidents, Prime Ministers and Opposition leaders

The Prime Minister has called a video conference on April 8 with floor leaders of parties whose combined strength in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha adds up to five MPs

5 Apr 2020 3:09 pm
Andhra Pradesh reports 34 new COVID-19 positive cases overnight

Total goes up to 226; number of new cases have increased manifold ever since the government began testing hundreds of samples of Nizamuddin returnees and their contacts

5 Apr 2020 2:10 pm
As people prepare to light a candle, its a windfall for sellers in Kolkata

In Gariahat market, in south Kolkata, a reasonably robust candle costs 30, which was 10 a week back, according to a civil engineer

5 Apr 2020 2:08 pm
21 police personnel found to be living within containment zone asked to remain at home

The police department has directed as many as 21 police personnel found to be living within the containment zone, where some positive symptomatic cas

5 Apr 2020 2:08 pm
Shoppers ignore advisory on COVID-19 at vegetable market

In spite of the governments repeated appeals to comply with the lockdown, people continued to throng temporary market at the New Bus Stand on Sunday,

5 Apr 2020 1:58 pm
COVID-19: Pune records third death as Maharashtras tally surges to 661

The 60-year-old woman, who had difficulties in breathing, was brought dead to the hospital a couple of days ago and later her tests samples returned positive

5 Apr 2020 1:25 pm
Unending ordeal for Iran-returned 230 Kashmiri students in Rajasthan quarantine centres

Despite the report of tests being negative, we are huddled together and at times mixed with positive cases. Many of us have started taking medicine for the panic attacks, says a student

5 Apr 2020 1:15 pm
Telangana Govt. allows Civil Supplies Corp. to borrow 25,000 cr. for rabi procurement

Government to ensure MSP payment; as a precautionary measure, it will procure paddy village-wise to prevent overcrowding at market yards

5 Apr 2020 12:19 pm
Don't violate prohibitory orders during lighting of candle, Bengaluru Police Commissioner warns

People can light candles in their colony or inside their homes to support the call given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

5 Apr 2020 11:32 am
The climate in class

Are we to leave our successors a scorched planet of advancing deserts, impoverished landscapes and ailing environment? Or, should we factor in climate change as a core subject?

5 Apr 2020 11:25 am
To kill or cut?

What is the correct pronunciation of vase? (J Deepthi, Mysuru)There are two different ways of pronouncing the word. The Americans tend to rhyme it w

5 Apr 2020 11:21 am
5 militants, soldier killed in Kupwara gunfight

The terrorists were attempting to infiltrate across the LoC taking advantage of the bad weather, says Srinagar-based Army spokesman

5 Apr 2020 11:17 am
How we think vs how to think

Remaining curious and open is the key to developing a mindset that can help us act more effectively

5 Apr 2020 10:58 am
Coronavirus: Two more deaths in Tamil Nadu, toll goes up to five

A man from Ramanathapuram and another from Washermenpet have succumbed to the disease

5 Apr 2020 10:56 am
Switching careers

Do you feel uncertain about a career? Do you lack the freedom to choose a subject that you really want to pursue? Do you always feel low on self-confidence? Are you constantly doubting yourself? A Q&A column to assuage your doubts

5 Apr 2020 10:32 am
Get down to the basics

March on to the gateway to the elite defence services, armed with a strategic study plan and a focus on your fitness levels

5 Apr 2020 10:27 am
COVID -19 | Testing, treatment now available for free under Ayushman Bharat Scheme

Now, more than 50 crore Ayushman beneficiaries can avail free testing and treatment in designated private hospitals across India

5 Apr 2020 10:25 am
Jamia PhD student falsely implicated in anti-CAA case

JMI panel says it will fight a legal battle

5 Apr 2020 10:18 am
59 fresh cases in the Capital

Over 40 are people from centre run by Tablighi Jamaat

5 Apr 2020 10:16 am
IRDAI directive applies to policies whose due date was in March or falls this month

An additional grace period is over and above the 30-day grace period, from the due date, that usually is available to pay the premium without any interest charges and thus ensuring continuity of the policy without any break.

5 Apr 2020 10:14 am
No pay cut but help poor near you, Assam govt. employees told

Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has asked the lower grade employees to help three families and their higher grade counterparts to help five.

5 Apr 2020 10:03 am
COVID-19 | DRDO comes up with more products to tackle coronavirus

Backpack capable of disinfecting an area up to 300 metres

5 Apr 2020 8:34 am
COVID-19 | Tracing, quarantining Jamaat participants proving tricky

Authorities unable to locate all returnees; those traced are giving police the slip

5 Apr 2020 8:29 am
NY gets 1,100 ventilators with help from China, Oregon

The state got 1,000 ventilators after the Chinese government facilitated a donation from billionaires Jack Ma and Joseph Tsai, the co-founders of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, Governor Andrew Cuomo said.

5 Apr 2020 7:13 am
Trump requests PM Modi to release Hydroxychloroquine ordered by U.S.

Indias Directorate General of Foreign Trade on March 25 banned the export of the anti-malarial drug

5 Apr 2020 6:53 am
Lockdown violators forced to do yoga

Kalaburagi police also distribute candles to them

5 Apr 2020 6:23 am
50 inmates to be released on parol in Vijayapura

The government has directed officials of the District Central Prison to release around 50 convicts/undertrials on parole as per the direction of the S

5 Apr 2020 6:23 am
Lockdown | People who returned from Kerala served food at Erode

They were also given masks, gloves and biscuit packets and a medical examination is to be done after which they would be sent to their native villages.

5 Apr 2020 3:23 am
Cloth masks come to the rescue of these women

Since the start of April, 20 women don masks themselves, work in shifts to make 2,000 double-layer cotton masks a day.

5 Apr 2020 2:45 am
Cementing bond with workers, community in these trying times

Ramco Cements has taken care of about 8,000 workers, including 6,000 from north India.

5 Apr 2020 2:41 am
Lockdown | Push-cart food vendors face the heat

These eateries help to feed hundreds of migrant labourers, bachelors and daily-wage earners.

5 Apr 2020 2:35 am
Human rights activists write to NHRC on police excesses

As many as 48 human rights activists have written to the National Human Rights Commission raising specific concerns over cases of police excesses in t

5 Apr 2020 2:26 am
BEST announces special allowance for its employees

Transport, supply department staff to get 300 a day

5 Apr 2020 1:38 am
BMC sets up 10 screening clinics

To prevent COVID-19 from spreading in the community, the BMC has set up screening clinics at 10 locations in the city. The move will ramp up testing a

5 Apr 2020 1:30 am
Positive cases in Goa rise to 7

Eight Goans who attended Tablighi Jamaat test negative

5 Apr 2020 1:21 am
BEC opens halls to migrants, labourers

Authorities bring in homeless people, provide them food, sanitation

5 Apr 2020 1:21 am
State prepares action plan for nine-minute blackout tonight

MAHATRANSCO says preparation and stabilisation of system will take two hours

5 Apr 2020 1:15 am
15 Tablighi Jamaat members test negative for coronavirus

Officials ask citizens not to make it a communal issue

5 Apr 2020 1:13 am
Chicken safe for consumption, says Goa CM

After advising people in Goa earlier this week not to consume chicken owing to the bird flu scare, Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant on Saturday declar

5 Apr 2020 1:12 am
Buldhana constable lands in trouble for speaking rudely to Home Minister

Stopped staffer at checkpost, made him call Minister at 1.30 a.m. to prove identity

5 Apr 2020 1:08 am
Mumbai Port Trust sets up floating quarantine facility

Cruise vessel can house 2,000 people

5 Apr 2020 1:01 am
Trip to meet daughter proves fatal for woman

Accused doctor jumped red light, rammed into victims auto

5 Apr 2020 12:58 am
Karaga on, but will be low key

The famous Bengaluru Karaga will be held as per schedule on April 8, but will be a low-key event.The State government has instructed Mayor M. Goutham

5 Apr 2020 12:57 am
Clued In #18 | Words mightier than swords

Hey there, and welcome back to Clued In! Heres a word you may scarcely have heard used. Which is ironic, because it happens to be an adjective that d

5 Apr 2020 12:47 am
KSRTC, SWR bookings to resume from April 15

Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) and South Western Railways (SWR) have clarified that advanced booking in buses and trains will be o

5 Apr 2020 12:43 am
Lockdown effect: LPG distributors see increase in domestic refill bookings

Oil companies allay fears; say there is enough stock

5 Apr 2020 12:40 am
Essentials in stock, residents heave sigh of relief

Around 10 days into the lockdown, essentials appear to be back in many areas, resulting in people heaving a sigh of relief. Soon after the 21-day lock

5 Apr 2020 12:38 am
One day after former IL&FS bosses get bail, HC puts a stay

The Bombay High Court on Saturday stayed the temporary bail granted to Hari Sankaran (58), former vice-chairman, and Ramesh Bawa (66), former managing

5 Apr 2020 12:20 am