Hundreds of migrants throng Delhi bus terminal

NEW DELHI: With their livelihoods coming to a halt after imposition of the countrywide lockdown, thousands of daily wage workers and labourers thronged the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border on Saturday in the hope of reaching their homes in far-flung areas, notwithstanding the threat of spread of the coronavirus disease. Hordes of […]

Delhi cops to enable newspaper distribution

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police will allow newspaper vendors to distribute papers from 4 am to 9am daily and help them if they face any problem. In an order issued on Saturday, the police asked all their field functionaries to ensure that delivery of newspapers was not blocked. The order has […]

Corona – A message from God ?

I am no statistician or mathematician. I don’t evaluate trends or look at predictability models.  I am just a simple girl who looks at life a bit philosophically and tries to find the meaning behind everything… for, the creator, the master does it all, and I wonder why He has […]

Working to conduct rigorous contact-tracing: Govt

NEW DELHI: The Union health ministry on Saturday said it is focusing on high disease-burden hotspots and working in tandem with states to implement rigorous contact-tracing, community surveillance and containment strategies as the number of novel coronavirus cases crossed the 900-mark in the country. Joint secretary in the ministry Lav […]

Fake: News portal says India in corona Stage 3

CLAIM A leading digital news website put out a news report with a claim that India is now in Stage-3 of Covid-19 transmission. Stage-3 is called ‘community transmission’ when a person who has no travel history has contracted through domestic sources. ‘; var randomNumber = Math.random(); var isIndia = (window.geoinfo […]

Raina donates Rs 52 lakh to help fight Covid-19

NEW DELHI: Indian cricketer Suresh Raina on Saturday pledged to donate a sum of Rs 52 lakh for the fight against the novel coronavirus, joining a list of other Indian athletes in the fight against the pandemic. The left-handed middle-order batsman has donated Rs 31 lakh to the Prime Minister-CARES […]

Set up camps for migrant workers, states told

NEW DELHI: With thousands of migrant workers seeki ng to return to their native places in the wake of lockdown enforced to check the spread of coronavirus, Union home secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla has again written to states and union territories to immediately set up relief camps for these workers […]

PM Modi announces relief fund for corona fight

NEW DELHI: As India grapples with the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced that an “emergency fund” has been constituted as people from all walks of life expressed their desire to donate to the country’s war against COVID-19. Appealing to fellow Indians, the PM asked citizens to […]

States, UTs intensify vigil on foreign travelers

NEW DELHI: In a bid to check the spread of coronavirus, many state and Union Territories have intensified monitoring of international passengers who arrived in their jurisdictions over the past two months, officials said on Saturday. The state and UT administrations have geared up their machinery after Cabinet Secretary Rajiv […]

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