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India Lockdown


ExplainSpeaking: Why the Indian economy is struggling to recover its growth momentum despite lockdown relaxations

July 13, 2020 7:41 am

The uncertainty about Covid's spread has made businesses and consumers jittery and unsure. There seems to be neither capacity nor appetite for consumption -- and in the absence of demand, industry has little incentive to ramp up production.

Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: 19 states have COVID-19 recovery rate higher than national average of 63.02%, says Centre

July 13, 2020 8:07 pm

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Tracker, India Lockdown News Live Updates: With 28,701 new infections, the number of total coronavirus cases in the country is over 8.7 lakh. After 500 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the toll now stands at 23,174.

As Covid cases spike, half of Srinagar locks down

July 13, 2020 10:28 am

The lockdown announcement follows a spike in Covid-19 cases over the last three weeks. The number of active cases in Srinagar climbed from 572 on June 27 to 1075 on July 11.

Maharashtra Coronavirus Highlights: Mumbai's cases up by 1,174 to 93,894; 47 die

July 14, 2020 12:14 am

Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune, Thane Coronavirus (Covid-19), Lockdown News Highlightse: As many as 173 more people succumbed to the virus, taking the overall toll to 10,289 on Sunday.

Pune admin refuses to relent: 'Strict lockdown needed to halt chain of transmission'

July 12, 2020 3:41 pm

District Collector Naval Kishore Ram said the administration was holding discussions on whether to allow grocery shops and vegetable vendors to operate for limited hours during the lockdown.

Four more deaths in Punjab, 59 patients on oxygen support, 9 on ventilator

July 11, 2020 5:54 pm

The deaths were reported from Amritsar (65-year-old man), Mohali (57-year-old man), Fatehgarh Sahib (56-year-old woman) and Jalandhar (67-year-old man).

India Coronavirus Updates, July 11: Cases rising, Meghalaya, Karnataka and Arunachal announce mini lockdowns

July 11, 2020 10:17 pm

Coronavirus (Covid-19) India Updates: Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appreciated efforts of the Centre, state and local authorities in containing the COVID-19 situation in Delhi and directed that similar approach be adopted with other state governments.

India coronavirus numbers explained: Lockdowns return, but to what effect?

July 12, 2020 2:19 pm

India Coronavirus Cases Numbers: In the last two weeks, a re-imposition of lockdown has been tried in Chennai and nearby towns in Tamil Nadu, in Guwahati and neighbouring areas in Assam, and in Bengaluru and Hyderabad as well, all with limited success.

Shutdown of schools hits dairy and poultry farmers: Loss of mid-day meal market for milk and eggs

July 11, 2020 4:49 pm

An example is the Karnataka government’s Ksheera Bhagya scheme, which offers free milk over and above the MDM food entitlement.

A reality check

July 11, 2020 7:26 am

Economic indicators signal the worst may be over. But a recovery is some distance away


Life is getting back on track for Bengal

June 30, 2020 6:45 pm

Bengal recorded the highest single-day spike of 624 fresh Covid cases on Monday, taking the state's tally to 17,907, while 14 more people succumbed to the disease raising the death toll to 653.

India ramps up Covid testing, now tests over 2 lakh samples a day

June 28, 2020 11:04 pm

With nearly 20,000 fresh infections reported in the past 24 hours, India now has over 5.28 lakh COVID cases. As many as 410 deaths were reported, taking the number of casualties to 16,095.

Amid coronavirus lockdown, Kolkata's boi para seems lifeless

June 27, 2020 7:58 pm

Books shops in Kolkata's College street wear a deserted look amid the ongoing coronavirus lockdown.

In Pics | The DRDO tech being used to sanitise uniforms of security forces

June 14, 2020 6:39 pm

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a sanitizing chamber called ‘GermiKlean’ to sanitise uniforms of security forces.

With no way out, parcels and mails pile up at post offices

June 10, 2020 10:23 pm

With movement restrictions in containment zones at Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad, mails and couriers are piling up at different post offices as mail carriers are unable to visit houses for doorstep deliveries.

Glimpses of life before and after 'Unlock 1.0'

June 09, 2020 8:29 pm

Shopping malls and places of worship across the country, barring states like Maharashtra and Goa, are ready to throw their doors open to people from Monday after remaining closed for nearly two-and-a-half months due to the lockdown prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Religious places, malls reopen on a prayer

June 09, 2020 4:43 pm

As part of the "unlockdown 1" phase the MHA has permitted these places to open up from today with a certain level of precautionary measures to control the spread of coronavirus.

Mumbaikars step out to walk and jog as lockdown eases

June 07, 2020 10:43 pm

With relaxations amid unlocking of coronavirus induced lockdown guidelines, locals were seen strolling and jogging at Mumbai's Marine Drive on Sunday after a gap of nearly three months.

India readies for Unlock 1.0: Malls, religious places to reopen from June 8

June 07, 2020 5:01 pm

According to the fresh SOPs for Unlock 1.0 released by the Health Ministry, shopping malls, restaurants and places of worship will be allowed to open from June 8.

Day 3 of unlock India, coronavirus cases cross 2 lakh-mark

June 03, 2020 7:19 pm

ndia's total case count now stands at 2,07,614 which includes 5,815 deaths. While the number of cases has been rising steadily, over 8000 a day for the past few days, the growth rate has been coming down, nationally as well as in most of the states with major caseloads.