First flight with 181 passengers from Abu Dhabi lands in Kochi as part of Vande Bharat Mission:The first flight with passengers from Abu Dhabi landed in Kochi as part of Vande Bharat Mission. A total of 181 passengers were flown home. This includes four children and 49 pregnant women.
77 prisoners, 26 Policemen in Arthur Road Jail infected with Covid 19: Maharashtra HM:Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh today said that 77 prisoners in Arthur Road Jail along with 26 Policemen, posted there, have been found infected with Covid 19.
Tamil Nadu: 8 workers sustain burn injuries in boiler blast in Neyveli:Eight workers sustained burn injuries in a boiler blast at NLC India Limited’s thermal power station in Neyveli in Tamil Nadu today.
Six dead, hundreds sick after gas leak from Polymers plant in Vishakhapatnam:Six persons died and hundreds fell ill in a gas leak from a private polymers company in Vishakhapatnam on Thursday morning.
India constantly working to help other countries says PM Modi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that while India is making every effort to save the life of every citizen from coronavirus, it is also taking its global obligations during the pandemic very seriously.
Govt begins ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ to bring Indians stranded abroad:In one of the largest evacuation exercises named the Vande Bharat Mission, the government will operate 64 flights from today till May 13 to bring home nearly 14,800 Indian nationals stranded abroad due to the coronavirus lockdown.
Bangladesh gets $500 million ADB loan to manage Covid-19 impact:The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday approved an additional loan of dollar 500 million to Bangladesh to manage the impact of Corona virus on its economy and public health.
Bangladesh: Firing on protesting workers of Padma Rail link project, 8 injured:At least 8 workers of the Padma Bridge rail link project in Bangladesh were injured in a firing by the private security personnel of the company in Munshiganj’s Louhajang on Wednesday.
Maldives to further restrict movement to control spread of Covid-19:Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has called to further restrict movement of people across the country as part of efforts to control the spread of Covid-19.
Lankan President expresses optimism as govt prepares to resume economic activities from next week:Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has expressed optimism that the economy adversely affected by COVID-19 could be re-built as government prepares to resume economic activities from next week gradually.