Govt Releases Rs 1,000 Crore to West Bengal; Central Team to Visit Soon to Assess Cyclone Damage

People walk past a tree branch fallen in the middle of a road after Cyclone Amphan hit the region in Kolkata. (Image: AP)

People walk past a tree branch fallen in the middle of a road after Cyclone Amphan hit the region in Kolkata. (Image: AP) The rescue-and-relief operations in West Bengal were discussed at a meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC). PTI New Delhi Last Updated: May 25, 2020, 6:16 PM IST … Read more

Swarms of Locusts Take an Unusual Route, Enter Jaipur’s Residential Areas

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Image for Representation. (Reuters) Locusts normally affect districts in western Rajasthan but this time the swarms have travelled as far as Jaipur city. The swarms later headed towards Dausa district. PTI Jaipur Last Updated: May 25, 2020, 5:38 PM IST Swarms of locusts entered some residential areas of the city on … Read more

Covid-19 Cases in Assam Cross 400-mark after 74 More Test Positive, Death Toll Stands at 4

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Image for representation. (AP) Of the total 466 patients in the state, 57 have recovered, while are 402 undergoing treatment. Four people have died due to the disease and three have migrated out of Assam. Trending Desk Guwahati Last Updated: May 25, 2020, 5:15 PM IST The number of coronavirus cases … Read more

Indian Skies Open up to Flights After 2 Months Even as Cancellations Mar Operations

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Passengers at Delhi airport (Naveen Bansal) The airports in Mumbai in Maharashtra and Hyderabad in Telangana will handle 50 and 30 flights respectively everyday from Monday, aviation officials said. News18.com New Delhi Last Updated: May 25, 2020, 5:12 PM IST India saw resumption of domestic flights on a substantial basis on … Read more

Coronavirus Curfew Extended Till June 30 in Himachal Pradesh’s Hamirpur and Solan Districts

Representative image: People maintaining safe distance stand in queue to buy vegetables during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in Himachal Pradesh. (PTI)

Representative image: People maintaining safe distance stand in queue to buy vegetables during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in Himachal Pradesh. (PTI) The two orders did not specifically mention the lockdown itself, but its extension is implied. The state-wide curfew in Himachal Pradesh is meant to enforce the lockdown against coronavirus. PTI Shimla Last … Read more

No Need For State Economic Package

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5 to 6 lakh labourers from other states are being provided food, Uddhav Thackeray said (File) Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday dismissed the opposition BJP’s demand for a package from the state government to tide over the COVID-19 crisis, saying that previous such measures had failed to give any tangible benefits. During … Read more

Delhi Covid-19 Tally Breaches 14,000-mark With 635 Fresh Cases, Death Toll Rises to 276

Medics collect samples from a COVID-19 patient to test the status of his infection. (PTI)

Representative image. The number of active patients of COVID-19 was 7,006 while 6,771 patients have either recovered and been discharged or migrated to other places, according to the Delhi government’s daily health bulletin. PTI Last Updated: May 25, 2020, 4:21 PM IST Delhi recorded 635 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Monday, … Read more

Heat Adds to Woes of Covid-19 Warriors as 6 Paramedics Faint After Donning Thick PPE Kits

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Image for representative purposes only. Bhopal on Sunday recorded a maximum temperature of 44.1 degree Celsius, the highest for this season so far. News18 Last Updated: May 25, 2020, 4:07 PM IST The searing heat has added to the troubles of Covid-19 warriors with at least six paramedics posted at Bhopal’s … Read more

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