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Prime Minister had a telephonic conversation Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait. He underlined the importance that India attaches to its relations with Kuwait, a valued member of India’s extended neighbourhood.
??The state added 67 new cases out of which Mumbai alone has added 43 cases, Pune has added nine new cases, while Ahmednagar has added 3. ??The total death toll in the state has now gone up to 29 as six more people succumbed on Saturday. Worryingly four of the six did not seem to have had any foreign contact according to the data issued by the state Health Ministry.
Of the 384 cases in Delhi so far, 58 had recent foreign travel history and 38 contracted the virus after coming in contact with them, Kejriwal said. The Delhi chief minister added that community spread of the virus is not taking place in Delhi yet and there is no need to panic as the situation is under control.
As decided earlier Ministry/North Eastern Council (NEC) has already sanctioned Rs.25 crores to North Eastern States for gap funding to fight the COVID-19 outbreak effectively. This fund would be in the nature of untied fund, which can be utilized on any activity relating to COVID-19 Pandemic, and not covered under existing central packages.
Among the fresh cases too, 77 were from the Nizamuddin Markaz, the department said in a statement. By Thursday night, the number of cases of the deadly virus in the city stood at 293, including four deaths.
The shield can be used along with the protective gear by healthcare personnel while entering the wards housing COVID-19 patients. The spectacle-type design of the protection shield provides ease of replacement as the transparent sheet is not bound to a reusable frame.
According to data shared by Delhi police, 53 cases of robbery, 181 cases of snatching, 27 cases under sections of grievous hurt, 55 cases of burglary, 1,243 cases of motor vehicle theft, 66 case of house theft, 72 cases under sections of outraging modesty of women, 150 cases of kidnapping, while 112 cases of accidents with no casualties were reported.
The number of cases of the novel coronavirus across the globe crossed the 1 million- mark as the global death toll rose to over 45,000. In India, the number of cases climbed to 2,547 and the death toll to 62. Stay with TOI for live updates:
The Muzaffarnagar police has announced the home delivery of FIR in the city while appealing to the people to stay back at home to cut the transmission of Covid-19. Senior Superintendent Abhishek Yadav said the police will video-record the people moving on the streets and identify them. The decision is aimed at telling people to follow lockdown instructions.
As many as 647 Covid-19 positive cases found in 14 states in the last two days are linked to the Tablighi Jamaat congregation, the Union health ministry said on Friday. Out of the 12 deaths reported in the last 24 hours some are related to the Tablighi Jamaat congregation, Joint Secretary in the health ministry Lav Agarwal said in a daily media briefing.
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Bione is well-equipped to supply 20,000 kits per week and intends to build its manufacturing facilities in the coming months to sufficiently cater to the high demand.
The central government has released in advance its share of the first installment of State Disaster Risk Management Fund for 2020-21 with a view to augment funds available with the state governments.
Residents of Jalandhar are nowadays able to see white snowy mountains amid blue sky due to the closure of trains, factories in the city.
Born in 1914 to Parsi parents in British India, Sam Manekshaw was the fifth of six children of his parents. He acquired his school education at Sherwood College, Nainital, and then studied at the Hindu Sabha College in Amritsar.
Last month, the poll panel had deferred the March 26 Rajya Sabha elections citing threat of coronavirus, saying a decision will be taken after reviewing the situation.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that a total of 384 cases have been found in Delhi, following a rise of 91 cases in the last 24 hours in the capital.
The move comes a day after the assurance given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday during his video conference meeting with chief ministers of the states.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday had a telephone conversation with Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel.
A study conducted by the Japanese government panel revealed that a full-scale volcano eruption of Mount Fuji in Japan would rain so much ash in the capital city of Tokyo that it would disrupt the transportation network of trains and highways.It would spread to the entire metropolitan area by the second day.
Recently, Jacqueline and Badshah's song 'Genda Phool' came under the scanner for not giving credit to the original composer Ratan Kahar.
Apart from this, the producer has already made donations to various relief funds to fight the effects of the pandemic.
With the closure of road traffic and industries, the atmosphere has indeed become cleaner and is being purified every day.
On Thursday, Shah Rukh announced that his companies Kolkata Knight Riders, Red Chillies Entertainment, Meer Foundation, and Red Chillies VFX were contributing to several relief funds
The DSP said as per preliminary examination, the showed no symptoms of coronavirus. Police, along with health officials, were investigating the matter, he added.
A woman from Badlapur died on Friday. She did not have travel history and was bedridden for a long time. She was a diabetic with high blood pressure, bleeding in the brain and spine fracture.
The decision came as the country reported 2,547 cases of the coronavirus infection, including 62 deaths so far.
After walking for about 500km with his friends, the 23-year-old man died at a shelter home in Telangana on Wednesday night. Most of them were also studying at the Government Agriculture Polytechnic College in Wardha.
IMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday said the "country is not an event management company", drawing flak from Telangana.
The cumulative cases stood at 229 in the state as of Friday, while 186 active cases are under treatment in designated hospitals in Hyderabad, Rajender said.
State authorities have so far identified 1,203 people who attended the congregation at the Jamaat headquarter, which has now emerged as a coronavirus hotspot. An official said 897 of them have been already tested.
'This business of monopoly of one family must end.''Here, they picked up a few leaders for him as he needed support which was okay, but later, they became his cronies.'
'While this (Mueller's) report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him" and sets out evidence on "both sides of the question'
A sum insured of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh may have been sufficient seven-eight years ago but would be inadequate today, especially for people living in metros, points out Sanjay Kumar Singh.
Hundreds of new coronavirus cases have been linked to a conference held by the Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi.
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Gita Ramjee, 64, a stellar vaccine scientist and an HIV prevention research leader, had returned from London a week ago but reportedly showed no symptoms of COVID-19.
Three Indian nationals were among the 42 new coronavirus cases reported in Singapore on Sunday, taking the total number of infections in the country to 844, according to the Ministry of Health.
Indian-American hoteliers have come forward to rescue the stranded Indian students in the US following implementation of lockdown measures in the country in response to the rapidly-spreading coronavirus pandemic, offering them free accommodation and free meals.
Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) from across the US has pledged over 2000+ rooms for stranded Indian students in the US as the campuses across the country are closed and stringent travel restrictions are in place.
The patient, being treated by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, had underlying health conditions. It appears the virus was acquired in the UK and full contact tracing has begun."
In California, incumbents Dr Ami Bera and Ro Khanna registered an easy win in their respective seventh and 17th Congressional Districts. Both are from the Democratic party. Bera, the longest-serving Indian-American in the US House of Representatives, is seeking his fifth consecutive term.
Khan was unveiled as among six women to be honoured with blue plaques during the course of 2020, in an effort to address a gender imbalance as only 14 per cent figure of around 950 London blue plaques celebrate women in the UK capital so far. Major Indian figures to be honoured with Blue Plaques in London include Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and BR Ambedkar.
Beela Rajesh rules out community transmission as only three of the 376 persons, who were admitted for severe acute respiratory infection, tested positive for coronavirus.
India’s government has pressured advertisers and even shut down channels to shape the information that 1.3 billion Indians receive. It’s part of a wider assault on dissent.
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The seafarers who deliver gas, food and medicine are being forced to keep working. They cannot leave the ship: ‘We want to go home.’
With four hours’ notice, India’s prime minister announced that no one could leave home for 21 days — the most severe step taken anywhere in the war against the coronavirus.
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The device, Jeevan Lite, offers protection to health care providers as well as it is Internet of Things-enabled and can be operated through a phone app.
BJP's Meghalaya unit chief Ernest Mawrie wrote to Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Friday, seeking permission to open wine shops as alcohol consumption is a "way of life" in the state.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday turned to India's sporting heroes for support in the herculean battle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic and more than 40 accomplished champions such as Virat Kohli and P V Sindhu responded by vowing to raise awareness and spirits amid a national lockdown.