Assam COVID-19 Cases Rise To 13, All Attended Delhi Mosque Event

All COVID-19 patients in Assam had attended the Nizamuddin congregation in Delhi (File) Guwahati: Twelve people who attended the Nizamuddin congregation event in Delhi have tested positive for coronavirus in Assam a day after a 52-year-old cleric became the first COVID-19 case in the state. The cases are from different parts of the state and […]

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Coronavirus: Over 300 COVID-19 Cases Linked To Delhi Mosque, 190 In Tamil Nadu Alone

Coronavirus: Hundreds of people from India attended the event in Delhi. New Delhi: The number of coronavirus cases linked to the massive Islamic congregation in Delhi’s Nizamuddin last month shot up to at least 331 on Wednesday, accounting for the sharpest single-day spike in India since the outbreak of the deadly pandemic. Tamil Nadu has […]

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One Tests Positive For Coronavirus In Mumbai’s Dharavi, Building Sealed

Maharsahtra has more than 300 cases of coronavirus, a chunk of them from Mumbai (Representational) Mumbai: One person tested positive for the highly contagious coronavirus in Mumbai’s Dharavi, the largest slum cluster in Asia. Sources said the patient —  a 56-year-old man – has been shifted to the Sion hospital. The other seven residents of […]

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Wimbledon 2020 Cancelled Amid Coronavirus Crisis | Tennis News

Wimbledon 2020 was due to run for two weeks from June 29. © Instagram Wimbledon chiefs on Wednesday cancelled the Grand Slam tournament for the first time since World War II as the coronavirus wreaks further havoc on the global sporting calendar. “It is with great regret that the main board of the All England […]

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BigBasket, Grofers Face Shortage of Delivery Staff Due to Coronavirus

Online grocery delivery platforms BigBasket and Grofers are facing scarcity of operational staff due to the coronavirus outbreak in India. To meet the increasing demands that are in result of the nationwide lockdown and cope with the shortage of delivery partners, BigBasket has started working with third-parties such as cab aggregators and restaurant associations. Grofers […]

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Behind India’s Shortage Of Safety Wear: Delays, Clutch Of Small Firms

Coronavirus: Countries battling COVID-19 are facing shortage of safety wear New Delhi: As the coronavirus advances in India, a mass of evidence points to how crucial delays by the government in placing orders for safety wear may have exacerbated the shortage in India, potentially placing at risk thousands of healthcare professionals. Further, when these contracts […]

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Case Against Islamic Sect Chief Who Allegedly Trashed COVID-19 Warnings

Coronavirus: A gathering in Delhi’s Nizamuddin of Tablighi Jamaat sect led to positive cases New Delhi: After a religious gathering in Delhi at the headquarters of the Tablighi Jamaat sect has emerged as one of the country’s top coronavirus hotspots, its chief cleric Maulana Saad and six others have been charged by the police.  Thousands […]

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Row Over New Rules For J&K Low-Ranking Jobs. Insult, Says Omar Abdullah

Laws regarding reservation to J&K government posts have been changed Srinagar: The centre has notified a controversial new law for appointments to government posts in Jammu and Kashmir, nearly eight months after it withdrew special status to the former state under Article 370 and bifurcated it into two union territories. As per the new law […]

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Rs 1 Crore For Families Of COVID-19 Warriors If They Die: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal this afternoon held a press conference on COVID-19 crisis. New Delhi: Those serving the coronavirus patients are “no less than soldiers protecting the country”, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said this afternoon as he announced Rs 1 crore for the families of health workers if they die while dealing with COVID-19 […]

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After Telangana, Andhra Pradesh Defers Salaries Of Government Employees

Andhra Pradesh has announced deferment of salaries to its employees due to the lockdown. Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government late on Tuesday night announced deferment of salaries to its employees, including the Chief Minister, Cabinet Ministers and IAS officers. In an order issued around midnight, Chief Secretary Nilam Sawhney said that the imposed lockdown have […]

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