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Dubai imposes 2-week lockdown as Gulf states battle spread of coronavirus

April 05, 2020 2:36 pm

Saudi Arabia is worst hit in the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) group of Arab oil monarchies. It had reported 2,179 cases of confirmed infections up until Saturday and 29 deaths.

Explained: Why new study wants pregnant women to be closely monitored during COVID-19 pandemic

April 05, 2020 2:11 pm

The WHO has said that there is no evidence yet to show that pregnant women are more vulnerable or are at a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19 than the general population.

Coronavirus India Latest Updates April 5: Modi reminds people to light lamps, Chidambaram calls for aggressive testing

April 05, 2020 3:54 pm

Coronavirus India Latest Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reminded people to light lamps and candles on today night to show the country's collective resolve to fight coronavirus. "#9pm9minute," PM Modi tweeted to remind people of the exercise.

Doctor, son test positive for coronavirus in Gurgaon

April 05, 2020 1:38 pm

Officials said most of these new cases were directly linked to the Tablighi Jamaat gathering at the Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi last month.

Youth accuses Tabhligi Jaamat of spreading coronavirus, shot dead in Prayagraj

April 05, 2020 2:56 pm

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed authorities to charge the accused under the stringent National Security Act (NSA). The Chief Minister also announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh to the family of the deceased.

US President Donald Trump urges coronavirus patients to take unproven drug

April 05, 2020 1:04 pm

Though advisers, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, have cautioned many times that more data is needed on the drug, hydroxychloroquine, Trump, in a White House briefing, went so far as to urge patients to take it.

Kumaraswamy challenges PM Modi to offer 'scientific' explanation over lighting of lamps at 9 pm

April 05, 2020 2:32 pm

Kumaraswamy tweeted "Has the PM slyly asked the nation to observe a candle light vigil on the eve of foundation day of BJP? April 6 being its foundation day, what else can explain the choice of date & time for this event?"

Goa: Labourers to newly-weds, a hostel home to many stranded in lockdown

April 05, 2020 12:25 pm

The hostel with a capacity of 100 has now been re-structured to accommodate the 70-odd people stranded amid the lockdown while following social distancing norms.

Suspected Covid-19 patient attempts suicide at Delhi hospital

April 05, 2020 11:41 am

“The man jumped from the third floor of the hospital and fell on the tin shed below before hitting the ground and fracturing his leg. The doctors said that he is stable now," the doctors said.

Coronavirus Latest Update, April 5: Trump says next two weeks will be tough; China sees 30 fresh cases

April 05, 2020 3:53 pm

Coronavirus Cases Today Latest Updates: The United States crossed over 3 lakh confirmed cases and at least 8,162 deaths. UK's death toll jumped to 4,313. China reported 30 fresh coronavirus cases in its mainland.

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COVID-19: After long walk back home, migrant workers get food and shelter

April 01, 2020 2:06 pm

Migrants recount their plight as they return to the city after the state borders were sealed on Sunday.

'Let's get hope back': Here's how countries are fighting COVID-19

March 30, 2020 10:52 am

People around the world are fighting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease with great hopes of survival.

No work and food, migrants take long walk back home

March 28, 2020 11:25 pm

Amid India's 21-day lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), several migrants have been forced to leave for their hometowns owing to lack of work, food, shelter.

Labourers take long road to home amid nationwide lockdown

March 26, 2020 6:07 pm

Some men said they had borrowed money before leaving. Many said they did not know of the Delhi government initiative to give food at night shelters twice a day.

Working from home during the covid-19 outbreak? Tips to stay positive

March 18, 2020 5:57 pm

To prevent crowding and curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, many offices in India and outside have asked employees to work remotely. As a result, they are now working from home.