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Amitabh Bachchan said along with food packets, the efforts of providing around 3,000 bags of monthly provisions are also on.

salman khan radhe delayed

Due to the shutdown on all television and film production work amid coronavirus outbreak, the last leg of the filming of Radhe is yet to be completed.

Chandramukhi 2 will be another addition to the canon of lowbrow horror comedies that Sun Pictures has been making in collaboration with Raghava Lawrence.

Technology

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Here's how ESRI India has modified the Geographic information system (GIS), which is used to track cyclones, floods and other natural disasters, to detect the Covid-19 pandemic and the unprecedented challenges presented by it.

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ESRI's tech based on geographic information system (GIS) is being used by some states to understand the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic and the unprecedented challenges presented by it.

OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 series, OnePlus 8 leaks, OnePlus 8 leaks, OnePlus 8 Pro specs, OnePlus Pete Lau

The hype around the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro is natural - after all, the brand is well known for churning high-quality smartphones.

Delhi News

Waqf Board allots space for corona graveyard
Waqf Board allots space for corona graveyard

Waqf Board CEO S M Ali wrote to the Delhi Health Department and Delhi Police Thursday conveying the decision, following which the Revenue Department cleared it.

Delhi sees 51 new cases and three deaths, including 2 from Old Delhi
Delhi sees 51 new cases and three deaths, including 2 from Old Delhi

Among the dead, is a 65-year-old woman from Darya Ganj, a 62-year-old man from Farsh Thana, and a 47-year-old man from Laxmi Nagar. While the first two were admitted to RML hospital, the third patient was admitted to Apollo.

Funerals in the time of COVID-19: Families asked to stay away, workers in masks and gloves
Funerals in the time of COVID-19: Families asked to stay away, workers in masks and gloves

Most staff at cemeteries and cremation grounds are of advanced years, making them vulnerable to coronavirus. Still, they say, the hardest thing about their job right now is asking people to not attend the last rites of their loved ones.

23 Delhi areas sealed, CM Kejriwal rolls out measures to contain virus spread
23 Delhi areas sealed, CM Kejriwal rolls out measures to contain virus spread

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also told reporters that a decision on extending the lockdown has not been taken.

At containment zones, police & volunteers brush aside fear to keep supply line going
At containment zones, police & volunteers brush aside fear to keep supply line going

A day after 22 pockets in Delhi were designated as containment zones, the entry to this lane is barred by two police barricades tied with a rope. Outside, 14 men — police and civil defence volunteers — surround the lane from all sides.

New app helps keep track of those under home quarantine
New app helps keep track of those under home quarantine

The tech intervention, devised by the South Delhi district administration, is likely to be adopted across districts in the capital to check home-quarantine violations and contain the spread of COVID-19.

Delhi website for temporary ration cards down, leader of Oppn writes to CM
Delhi website for temporary ration cards down, leader of Oppn writes to CM

As per the plan, the government had decided to accept applications for special coupons, using which those not having valid ration cards would be able to get 5 kg of wheat, rice and sugar, free of cost.

COVID-19 curfew e-pass: How to get one for moving around in Delhi-NCR?
COVID-19 curfew e-pass: How to get one for moving around in Delhi-NCR?

COVID-19 Curfew/Lockdown E-Pass Online Form: In Delhi, curfew passes are being issued to facilitate free movement of such service providers within the city and some neighbouring districts such as Noida, Gurugram, Ghaziabad, and Faridabad during the lockdown.

Fine, jail term for not wearing mask when outside home in Delhi
Fine, jail term for not wearing mask when outside home in Delhi

People violating the order by not wearing masks when outdoors may also have to cough up fines between Rs 200 and Rs 1,000.

Delhi: 30 found living in ‘unhygienic conditions’, shop owner booked
Delhi: 30 found living in ‘unhygienic conditions’, shop owner booked

Eish Singhal, DCP (New Delhi) said, “During verification, we found several workers of the Bengali Pastry shop living either on the rooftop of the shop or behind the shop.”

Man beaten in Delhi on suspicion of conspiracy to spread COVID-19
Man beaten in Delhi on suspicion of conspiracy to spread COVID-19

Police said the man had gone to Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh for a Tablighi Jamaat conference and returned to the national capital in a truck of vegetables after 45 days.

Delhi: FIR against guard after three Covid-19 cases in Def Col home
Delhi: FIR against guard after three Covid-19 cases in Def Col home

Police tracked down the guard to his house in Southeast Delhi’s Okhla, and he has been sent to a quarantine centre.

Delhi: In CM Kejriwal’s chat with MPs, some flag PPE kits
Delhi: In CM Kejriwal’s chat with MPs, some flag PPE kits

East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir said he asked the CM to ensure more quarantine centres are readied: “Till now, the CM was late in reacting; as a result Delhi faced shortage of PPEs. I told him to think ahead and communicate with us timely so that we can fight this together…”

Cases at Delhi cancer institute jump to 22, doctor among 3 more to test positive
Cases at Delhi cancer institute jump to 22, doctor among 3 more to test positive

The Delhi government hospital has reported the highest number of healthcare workers with positive test results in the capital so far, with many nursing officers alleging that they were not given personal protective equipment (PPE).

93 new cases, Delhi corona count at 669
93 new cases, Delhi corona count at 669

On Wednesday, a 44-year-old head constable of the Delhi Police, posted with the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO), also tested positive.

Delhi: Doctors out to buy fruit assaulted, accused of ‘spreading coronavirus’
Delhi: Doctors out to buy fruit assaulted, accused of ‘spreading coronavirus’

After the women, who are sisters, approached the police, the man was arrested.

Gurgaon’s ‘new vegetable market’ switches to ‘odd-even’ for shops to avoid congestion
Gurgaon’s ‘new vegetable market’ switches to ‘odd-even’ for shops to avoid congestion

On Tuesday, the district administration had announced that retail sale will be banned in the market, with only those who sell fruits and vegetables on carts, and those who run retail shops, being allowed purchase from the market.

New Delhi identifies COVID-19 containment zones, areas will face stricter restrictions
New Delhi identifies COVID-19 containment zones, areas will face stricter restrictions

By Thursday, more areas are likely to be sealed, which include Central Delhi’s Sadar Bazar and pockets of West Delhi, district magistrates told The Indian Express.

Coronavirus: Full list of hotspots sealed in Noida
Coronavirus: Full list of hotspots sealed in Noida

The move comes a day after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that there is still uncertainty over the lifting of the lockdown since the number of coronavirus cases has been on an upswing.

Covid-19: Noida, Ghaziabad residents indulge in ‘panic buying’ as UP govt announces sealing ‘hotspots’
Covid-19: Noida, Ghaziabad residents indulge in ‘panic buying’ as UP govt announces sealing ‘hotspots’

According to UP government officials, at the hotspots identified in the districts, the present lockdown will be enforced strictly and movement will be restricted from Wednesday midnight.

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