- Bengaluru top cop warns social media hate mongers(20:24)
Bengaluru, April 6 (IANS) City-based social media enthusiasts have been warned not to spread hate amid the Covid pandemic. "Lot of unwanted hate is being created on social media. Pray don't be party to share, forward and liking such messages," tweeted Bengaluru Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao, here on Monday.
- Commoners come out to serve cops, other corona warriors(20:23)
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) To mitigate the misery faced by the people due to the 21-day lockdown, announced by the government to contain the coronavirus infection, the common people have come out in large numbers and are extending helping hands to those in need.
- Railways attended 1.25 lakh calls on its helplines in 10 days(18:04)
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Indian railways has attended over 1.25 lakh calls from its newly formed Railway Control Office during the first 10 days of the 21-day nationwide lockdown amid the coronavirus crisis, officials said on Monday.
- AIIMS RDA urges PM to protect healthcare workers(17:06)
By Sfoorti Mishra
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Resident Doctors' Association of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, here on Monday, wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing concern over targeting of doctors and other healthcare professionals for raising genuine issues related to Covid-19.
- Medicines run dry as coronavirus lockdown hits Kashmir pharmacies(12:38)
By Zaffar Iqbal
Srinagar, April 6 (IANS) Although people in Kashmir are strictly abiding by the social distancing norms in order to keep coronavirus infection at bay and help prevent its spread, but those locked up in their homes cannot miss to go out to buy life saving drugs.
- Multiplex association calls for deferring rent, CAM(19:51)
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) With screening of films suspended, the Multiplex Association of India (MAI) has urged malls and their developers to waive rent dues and common area maintenance (CAM) charges during the lockdown and the recuperating period.
- Keep gadgets on during 'blackout', Karnataka citizens told(21:29)
Bengaluru, April 4 (IANS) Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation (KPTCL) has urged people to switch on their gadgets and other electrical appliances when they switch off lights for 9 minutes at 9 p.m. on Sunday, an official said here on Saturday.
- Govt advocates homemade face-masks for personal hygiene(20:56)
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) In an advisory, the Union Health Ministry, here on Saturday, suggested use of homemade masks for the people living in densely-populated areas for protecting self as well as others in the community.
- West Bengal govt tightens its belt amid lockdown(19:11)
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) The West Bengal government has stayed new recruitments, reduced expenditure and put a bar on starting new schemes to meet the huge financial needs of tackling the Covid-19 pandemic.
- BJP good governance cell feeding 1,700 people a day in Delhi(19:04)
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Amid the 21-day nationwide lockdown to combat Covid-19, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) good governance cell has distributed food to over 15,000 people living in shanties and slums of east Delhi in the last 10 days.
- Railways gears up to resume services from April 15(14:49)
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Indian Railways, which had announced closure of all passenger, mail and express train services from March 24 to April 14 in a bid to stop the chain of transmission of novel coronavirus (Covid-19), has started preparation to resume all its services from April 15, sources said on Saturday.