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Doctors from Lok Nayak, GB Pant hospitals on COVID-19 duty to be housed in Hotel Lalit: Kejriwal

Doctors from Lok Nayak, GB Pant hospitals on COVID-19 duty to be housed in Hotel Lalit: Delhi govt

March 30, 2020 4:22:06 pm

An order by the Health and Family Welfare Department stated that the cost of accommodation at the hotel will be borne by the government.

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1,500 buses bring back workers: You are our responsibility, says UP CM

March 30, 2020 2:48:58 pm

UP CM said those migrants already living in UP or those who had reached here were the state’s responsibility, and food, water and medicines were being arranged for them.

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Free medical consultation app for NRIs stranded in COVID-19 affected countries

March 30, 2020 2:50:18 pm

The TITA has developed the technical infrastructure to ensure end-to-end functionality with the possibility of n-number of parallel connections for video interaction between an expert and possible patient.

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UP govt to private firms: Paid leave for infected persons, no salary cut

March 30, 2020 2:32:33 pm

Gautam Buddh Nagar district administration ordered that any worker or employee infected with coronavirus and in isolation for treatment will get 28 days of paid leave from their employer across Noida and Greater Noida.

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UP: 11 cases in 24 hours; officials in Noida on toes

March 30, 2020 2:19:27 pm

The total number of coronavirus cases in the state, meanwhile, jumped to 72 with four more persons testing positive in Meerut, four in Noida, two in Ghaziabad and one in Bareilly.

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Delhi: AIIMS to convert trauma center for Covid-19 patients

March 30, 2020 11:43:55 am

"Over the last few days, the accidental cases have drastically reduced and the last batch of the patients from the Trauma Centre was shifted to the main AIIMS on Sunday,” Dr Amil Lathwal, medical superintendent of the hospital, said.

Fire breaks out at 17th floor of Kolkata building, 10 engines rushed to spot

March 30, 2020 11:36:01 am

No one is feared trapped and the blaze is yet to be contained. Ten fire tenders have been rushed to the spot.

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Chandigarh: Over 1,000 discharged patients stuck at PGI, authorities ask govts to provide transport

March 30, 2020 9:21:41 am

While most of these patients have been housed at the sarais or affordable resting houses, along with their attendants, many other patients have been camping wherever they get space at the institute.

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Mohali police traces 1,167 NRIs, 35 yet to be found

March 30, 2020 9:13:41 am

About 90,000 NRIs arrived in Punjab after the outbreak of coronavirus around the globe. The NRIs who had symptoms of COVID-19, were directed to remain in quarantine for 14 days.

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Panchkula: Emergency ward vacant, spike in cases of anxiety, common flu

March 30, 2020 9:07:46 am

The hospitals’ doctors say that the number of persons suffering from anxiety regarding coronavirus has sharply risen in the past few days.

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Chandigarh: 29-year-old NRI from Canada arrested for violating curfew

March 30, 2020 8:57:36 am

The accused was identified as Sidhaq Singh Sandhu, whose family resides in Sector 10. He landed in India from Canada on March 19. Sources said he had landed at the Amritsar airport.

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Amarinder allows factories to open with riders, industry questions move

March 30, 2020 6:23:33 am

The move, however, was met with opposition from industry representatives and even the IMA. Both urged the state government to rethink its decision.

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Walking home: Who they are, why they are leaving

March 30, 2020 1:38:17 pm

“I came to Ludhiana just three months ago, but now with the lockdown I have no option but to go back to Sitapur, hoping to stay there three months.”

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Order a blunder, not practical: Industry

March 30, 2020 5:43:14 am

"Just to favour one per cent of industry who have few pending orders, they have passed these orders. Arranging boarding, lodging and safety standards for all workers is not practical and where are we going to sell our product?," said Association of Focal Point Industries President.

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‘Factory’s licence will be terminated if it fails to maintain standards,’ orders Ludhiana DC

March 30, 2020 5:18:01 am

In view of the lockdown in the district, industrial establishments have been closed and some of the workers from other states who were have started their journeys back home on foot, which is a violation of the lockdown orders, said the DC.

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394 rounded up, 207 vehicles detained for curfew violation in Chandigarh

March 30, 2020 5:04:39 am

A total of 5,046 people were rounded up and 95 people were arrested for coming out from their houses despite the imposition of curfew in Chandigarh since March 23.

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Pay salaries without cut: Bengal govt to private employers

March 30, 2020 4:53:05 am

“All industries, shops or other commercial establishments shall pay wages to their workers on the due date without any deduction during the lockdown,” a state government order read.

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Mumbai: In Vile Parle chawl, quiet Gudi Padwa celebrations indoors

March 30, 2020 4:37:33 am

The spring festival, which is marked by the dhol, a small event in the common area of the chawl, was instead celebrated indoors by the residents.

Might allow those in need to seek shelter in schools until the lockdown is over: Maharashtra Education Minister

‘Might allow those in need to seek shelter in schools until the lockdown is over’

March 30, 2020 4:03:55 am

To help maintain social distance, we might allow those in need to seek shelter in schools until the lockdown is over. The power to take a call in this regard will be with the collector and the municipal corporation.

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Maharashtra govt halves ‘Shiv Bhojan’ meal price, to be provided to one lakh people till June

March 30, 2020 3:48:50 am

The ‘Shiv Bhojan’ scheme was rolled out in January to provide food to 18,000 needy persons for just Rs 10. It was later extended to 36,000 people.