- ICJ moves UNHRC against China for Covid-19 reparation(5 minutes ago)
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The International Council of Jurists (ICJ) and All India Bar Association have moved the United Nations Human Rights Council seeking compensation from China for "surreptitiously developing a biological weapon capable of mass destruction."
- Gujarat corona toll 9, total positive cases 95(7 minutes ago)
Gandhinagar, April 3 (IANS) One more person died on Friday in Ahmedabad due to corona virus infection, taking the death toll in Gujarat to 9. Till Friday, 95 persons have been found positive in the state.
- MHA sets up two new Covid-19 helplines(9 minutes ago)
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has introduced two new helpline numbers in its control room to help needy amid the coronavirus crisis.
- Covid-19 fears: No bail for Rana Kapoor(9 minutes ago)
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) A Mumbai court refused to grant bail to Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor, and he will continue to remain in judicial custody till April 16, his lawyer said here on Friday.
- UNESCAP suggests removal of tariffs on essential medical supplies(27 minutes ago)
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) As the world reels under the scourge of coronavirus pandemic, a report by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) says that countries should remove tariffs and unnecessary non-tariff measures on the import of essential medicines, medical equipment and related inputs.
- Tablighi Jamaat members misbehaved with Delhi doctors too(27 minutes ago)
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Not just Ghaziabad, the members of the Tablighi Jamaat admitted to Delhi hospital also misbehaved with the doctors, however, with enhanced security and counselling, the behaviour improved.
- Railways transports over 4L wagons of essential items in a week(21:58)
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) In the first week of the 21-day nationwide lockdown to fight the coronavirus outbreak in the country, the Indian Railways transported over 4 lakh wagons of essential items across India to meet the damands, officials said on Friday.
- Medical tourism suffers badly in India amid lockdown(21:51)
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) NITI Aayog and Ministry of Commerce had recently included medical travel industry in one of the 12 'champion sectors' they wished to promote under the services promotion council. But the $9-billion India's health & medical tourism industry stands still under the severe blow of corona outbreak.
- COVID-19 system in place, AP eyes rescuing its people from other states(21:51)
Amaravati, April 3 (IANS) With COVID-19 infrastructure in place, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is now intensifying efforts to aid people of the state, stranded in other states. He has also called for effective monitoring and quarantine measures for the persons who returned to the state from the Tablighi Jamaat event at Delhi in March.
- Telangana CM backs PM's call to light lamps(21:26)
Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday urged the people in the state to light lamps on April 5 at 9 P.M. as desired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
- MHA directs states to implement agriculture exemptions(21:26)
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Taking note of failures in implementation of lockdown exemptions in agriculture sector, the Home Ministry on Friday directed the states to communicate with all field agencies about the move.
- SC employees contribute their salaries to raise Rs 1 crore for PM-CARES(21:12)
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Supreme Court employees, except class IV employees, donated their salaries to form a corpus of Rs 1.06 crore to contribute to PM Citizens' Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation (PM CARES) fund to provide relief to the poor and destitute patients in need of food and shelter, as the country fights the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Gathering of migrant workers, Tablighi Jamaat causes setback: Prez (Ld)(21:12)
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) In his second unpresidented communication with all Governors, Lieutenant Governors (LGs) and Administrators, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday expressed concern that gathering of migrant workers and Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi caused a setback to the efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.