Piyush Goyal reviews preparations of Railways in supplementing national efforts for fighting COVID-19:He directed Railway officials to reach out to needy people with food and other assistance to the best of their abilities and resources. Railway Organizations like IRCTC and RPF are already engaged in distribution of free meals to the needy.
UPSC Civil Services Preliminary exam 2020 postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic:Civil Services Preliminary exam 2020 has been postponed and deferred by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country.
Recovery rate of COVID-19 cases improves to over 27.5% in country:A total of two thousand 553 fresh confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours taking the total number to 42,553 . Out of them, 11, 706 patients have recovered so far and 1,074 patients getting well in last 24 hours, which is the highest number of patients recovered in just one day.
PM Modi says NAM can help to promote global solidarity; ensures supply of medicines to all partner countries:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Non Aligned Movement can help to promote global solidarity and it must remain inclusive in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
3rd phase of lockdown with relaxations in green, orange & red zones comes into effect:The third phase of lockdown has come into effect from today and will continue till 17th of this month.
India’s fight against COVID-19 has been exemplary: Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan:Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said that India’s fight against COVID-19 has been exemplary.
Govt extends every possible relief to those in need during COVID-19 lockdown:Amid the nationwide lockdown, Government extended every possible relief to those in need.
India asks Pakistan to immediately vacate all areas under its illegal occupation:India has protested against efforts to bring material change in Pakistan occupied territories and asked the neighbouring country to vacate them.
Govt extends invitation of nominations for Sardar Patel National Unity Award till 30th June:Government has extended the invitation of nominations for Sardar Patel National Unity Award till 30th June.
Pakistani troops violate ceasefire along LoC in Poonch & Rajouri:In Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistani troops on Sunday targeted forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri, a defence spokesperson said.
UP govt makes Arogya Setu app must for those in hotspot areas:Uttar Pradesh government has made it compulsory to download Arogya Setu app for those living in hotspot areas of the state.
Central teams to be deployed to 20 districts with highest number of COVID-19 cases:As many as 20 Central Public Health Teams from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare have been formed and are being sent to the 20 districts that are reporting the maximum number of COVID-19 cases in the country.
PM Modi to participate in NAM Summit through Video Conferencing:Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the Virtual Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit through Video Conferencing today.
Lockdown 3.0 comes into effect today with considerable relaxations:The third phase of lockdown arising out of COVID 19 pandemic comes into effect today.
Curfew lifted in Chandigarh; lockdown continues with some relaxations :Curfew has been lifted from Chandigarh from Sunday midnight( May 3). The city was under curfew since March 23 midnight. The nationwide lockdown will prevail in the city with some relaxations.
Number of Covid-19 positive cases in J&K rises to 701 :The number of Covid-19 Positive Cases in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir has risen to 701 as 35 new positive cases of Novel Corona Virus, 01 from Jammu division and 34 from Kashmir division, have been reported on Sunday.
Record 266 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamilnadu on Sunday:A record 266 persons tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Tamilnadu on Sunday, 203 of them from Chennai alone.
Russia reports steady rise in COVID-19 cases:Russian reported today a steady rise in the number of the new coronavirus infections that raises pressure on the nation’s healthcare system.
Corona infections cross 10,000 in Bangladesh, 5 more die:With 688 new Corona positive cases reported over the last 24 hours since Sunday, the number of COVID-19 infections in Bangladesh has gone up to 10143.
Coronavirus related death toll reaches 3,397 in Turkey:Turkey’s health minister has announced 61 new deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, which is the lowest number in over a month. The country’s total death toll stands at 3,397.
Japan PM extends state of emergency over coronavirus until May 31:Japanese PM Shinzo Abe plans to extend the national state of emergency over the coronavirus outbreak until May 31.
PM Sheikh Hasina: Conditional opening of small and cottage enterprises and shops to be allowed:Bangladesh will allow reopening of small and cottage enterprises in the country with the maintenance of health directives issued by the government.
Donald Trump: US will have coronavirus vaccine by year’s end:US President Donald Trump has said that his administration is confident the United States will have a vaccine for Covid-19 by the end of this year.
COVID-19: Spain makes masks compulsory on public transport:Masks have been made compulsory on public transport in Spain from tomorrow as the second worst affected country by Coronavirus moves to gradually relax its tough lockdown.
Novel Coronavirus is natural in origin, WHO reiterates:The World Health Organisation has said that the novel coronavirus originated in nature.
Masked statues helping to spread health message in France :Masked Parisian statues are helping spread a health message as France is set to enter its last week of strict confinement rules amid a coronavirus crisis.
Sensex dips over 1,500 points in opening trade:Equity benchmark Sensex plummeted over 1,500 points in opening trade today dragged by selloff in index-heavyweights HDFC twins, ICICI Bank and Infosys amid negative cues from global markets.
RBI: Over 90% CKP Co-op Bank depositors to get back money:Reserve Bank of India has said that over 99 per cent of CKP Co-Op Bank’s 1.32 lakh depositors will get full money through Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC).
Mumbai Cricket Association postpones all matches till May 17:With the nationwide lockdown for the coronavirus outbreak extended till May 17, the Mumbai Cricket Association has further postponed its local matches which were scheduled to be played between 14th March and 17th May 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.