COVID-19: Govt sanctions Rs 15000 crore for Emergency response:The Centre has sanctioned 15 thousand crore rupees for India COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness Package. Out of it, seven thousand 774 crore rupees will be utilized for immediate COVID-19 Emergency Response and rest for medium-term support of one to four years to be provided under mission mode approach.
India assures support to Uganda to fight COVID-19:India on Thursday assured Uganda that it would extend all possible support to Kampala in its efforts to control the spread of the novel coronavirus.
India, Russia to provide Covid-19 medical help to each other:India and Russia on Thursday agreed to facilitate each other’s emergent needs of medicine and equipment to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.
School education through DTH, extends to Tata sky and Airtel:On the request on the HRD Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriya ‘Nishank’ and I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar Tata Sky and Airtel DTH operators have agreed to air three Swayam Prabha DTH channels.
Railways prepares 5.8 lakh face masks, 41k litres of sanitiser:Amid the 21-day nationwide lockdown to combat the transmission of novel coronavirus (Covid-19), the Indian Railways has manufactured over 5.8 lakh reusable face masks and more than 40,000 liters of hand sanitier at its different production units across the country.
Indian Navy provides rations for stranded migrant labourers in Mumbai:In order to provide assistance to those in need during the COVID-19 lockdown in Mumbai, the Indian Navy has provided ration packets consisting basic food items to the State Govt. authorities for distribution amongst stranded migrant labourers on 4th and 8th April.
COVID-19 crisis: PM Modi speaks to South Korean President Moon Jae-in:Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on telephone with H.E. Moon Jae-in, President of the Republic of Korea on Thursday.
Centre asks states to sensitize field agencies on exemptions given to farming activities:Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar chaired a meeting with state agriculture ministers to review relief measures taken for the farmers in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.
President, PM remember CRPF martyrs on its Valour Day:President Ram Nath Kovind led the nation in saluting Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on its Valour Day on Thursday (April 9)
Odisha extends lockdown till April 30; schools shut till June 17:Odisha has extended the lockdown till April 30, state Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced on Thursday after a meeting with the state cabinet.
COVID-19: Toll rises to 166 in India as on 9 April, 8 AM:The death toll in India due to the novel coronavirus rose to 166 as on 9th April at 8 AM.
“India shall do everything possible to help humanity’s fight against COVID-19,” PM Modi tweets:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday tweeted that India will do everything possible to help in the fight against COVID-19.
SC directs COVID-19 tests to be conducted free:The Supreme Court has directed that COVID-19 tests in approved government labs or private laboratories should be conducted free of cost and the Centre should immediately issue directions in this regard.
Delhi: 20 COVID-19 hotspots sealed; wearing of masks made mandatory:20 COVID-19 hotspots in the national capital have been sealed to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Bangladesh President rejects Mujib killer Majed’s mercy plea :President of Bangladesh M. Abdul Hamid on Thursday rejected the mercy plea of Abdul Majed, the fugitive convicted killer of the founder President of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujib in 1975.
United States records 2nd highest COVID-19 deaths globally:The US has recorded nearly 2,000 coronavirus deaths for a second consecutive day, taking the total toll to 14,817, the second highest in the world after Italy which has 17,669 fatalities, according to the latest update by the Washington-based Johns Hopkins University.
UK PM Boris Johnson ‘responding to treatment’ in intensive care:UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was “responding to treatment” for coronavirus at intensive care in a London hospital and remained clinically stable, his official spokesman said.
Dhaka court issues death warrant against captured Mujib killer:A Dhaka court on Wednesday issued death warrant against Abdul Majed, the convicted fugitive killer of Bangladesh’s founder President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1975.
It’s Biden vs Trump after the former Vice President becomes democratic nominee:Former Vice President Joe Biden is now the Democratic nominee for the American presidential race.