Covid-19

Karnataka government set to postpone taluk and zilla panchayat elections amid COVID spike

"These elections involve at least 3.5 crore people which is not advisable at present," said RDPR minister KS Eshwarappa

published on : 19th April 2021

BJP MLA files complaint against NCP's Nawab Malik over 'false' statement

Atul Bhatkhalkar said that the Maharashtra minister's statement has sparked panic in people.

published on : 19th April 2021

Saravana Stores outlet in Chennai shut after 39 employees in dorm test positive for COVID-19

Officials said the cases were from the dormitory of the store but since both are in the same building, the store also has been shut

published on : 19th April 2021

Only 1 in 5 doctors who died of COVID may have benefited from Centre's Rs 50 lakh insurance

The IMA has demanded that the insurance scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package, which was announced last year, but has now come to an end, be extended for at least 6 more months

published on : 19th April 2021

Goa CM urges Maharashtra govt to take back 'Places of Sensitive Origin' order

Maharashtra government has categorised five states -- Kerala, Goa, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Uttarakhand and Delhi-NCR (UT) as 'places of sensitive origin' amid the recent surge in COVID-19 cases.

published on : 19th April 2021

Sanjay Raut demands special Parliament session to discuss grim COVID-19 situation across country

Earlier in the day, the Shiv Sena MP e has said that it is an unprecedented and almost a war-like situation in the country.

published on : 19th April 2021

COVID-19 spike: Kerala PSC examinations and interviews postponed indefinitely

The revised schedule will be announced later. The decision was taken by the PSC chairman on Monday

published on : 19th April 2021

COVID-19: Odisha records highest single-day spike with 4445 fresh cases, four deaths

The daily caseload surpassed the highest single-day spike of 4356 cases recorded on September 25 during the first wave of the pandemic

published on : 19th April 2021

Kodaikanal traders stage protest demanding that TN govt lift ban on entry of tourists

In view of the increasing number of COVID-19 cases, the Tamil Nadu government has banned the entry of visitors at major tourist spots like Ooty, Kodaikanal and Yercaud.

published on : 19th April 2021

Depressed after being admitted to COVID-19 hospital, Jharkhand man dies by suicide

According to the other COVID patients admitted there, his behaviour had changed since Sunday night and he was shouting, coughing and walking here and there out of restlessness

published on : 19th April 2021

Congress leader Chennithala meets Kerala Governor, urges relook at COVID-19  strategy

He said there is a compelling need to revisit the state's management protocols and strategies so that the pandemic is controlled effectively without affecting the livelihoods of the general public

published on : 19th April 2021

Canada to roll out big spending in pandemic recovery budget

Spending on health care, as well as on support for households, firms and vulnerable groups through cash transfers, already soared to record levels, amounting to almost 15 percent of GDP.

published on : 19th April 2021

COVID-19: Rajasthan announces 15-day lockdown with exemptions

In smaller cities where the infection is less, the weekend curfew can be reduced to two to three days.

published on : 19th April 2021

Mayiladuthurai villagers oppose burial of COVID patient's body

Locals of Thirukulambiyam village staged a road blockade and opposed the burial of a man who had died after being treated for Covid-19 on Saturday.

published on : 19th April 2021

Government to put to use app to monitor vax campaign

Meanwhile, the state has received another consignment of two lakh doses of Covishield vaccine from Serum Institute, Pune.

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