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Gold, silver rule high on Indian futures trade market
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Riding positive indicators from markets abroad, gold traded on a new record high on the futures trade market in India.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
COVID-19: MB, EB to join campaign encouraging people to stay active
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Mohun Bagan and East Bengal will be taking part in a global United Nations and World Health Organisation (WHO) campaign aimed to encouraging people to remain "active" during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Training of Indian astronauts put on hold temporarily in Russia
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) The training of four Indian astronauts in Russia has been put on hold for some time as a preventive measure against the spread of coronovirus, said a senior official of the Indian space agency.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech
10 early signs of Parkinson's Disease
New Delhi, April 7 (IANSlife) While the focus remains on the pandemic its easy to forget that there are many other illnesses which patients are struggling with.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Myth or Fact: Can Laryngitis lead to loss of voice
New Delhi, April 7 (IANSlife) On World Health Day we look at something as simple as your voice and how essential it is to maintain its health.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
COVID-19: Domestic violence spikes, stakeholders call for action
New Delhi, April 7 (IANSlife) India, like many other countries, is in a complete lockdown owing to the coronavirus pandemic. Not surprisingly, as anxieties rise outside and families are required to stay indoors, pent-up anger and frustration has found a horrifying outlet: Domestic violence.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Jamaati corona patient escapes from UP hospital
Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh), April 7 (IANS) A 65-year-old corona positive patient, who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat meeting in Delhi last month, escaped from the hospital on Tuesday after breaking the glass pane and cutting the wire mesh on the window.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
COVID-19: Rajasthan reports 24 new cases, tally rises to 325
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) Rajasthan on Tuesday reported 24 new novel coronavirus cases, taking the total such cases to 325 in the state, said Additional Chief Secretary Rohit Kumar Singh.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Tata Power Solar bags contract for constructing 300 MW power project
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Tata Power Solar has bagged the contract to build the 300 MW CPSU-II for NTPC at Rs 1,730.16 crore.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Amid lockdown, Yuzvendra returns with home edition of 'Chahal TV'
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal on Tuesday brought back the 'Chahal TV' show ? this time the "home edition" due to the ongoing lockdown period amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
India hiring declines 18% in March, Delhi-NCR most affected
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Overall hiring activity in India declined by 18 per cent in March, with travel and airlines, hospitality and retail industries witnessing a massive 56 per cent drop in offering jobs as compared to March last year, leading job portal Naukri.com said on Tuesday.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
ZEE commits financial relief to its over 5,000 daily-wagers
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Media and entertainment company ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEE) on Tuesday committed itself to a financial relief to over 5,000 daily-wage earners working directly or indirectly for the company in its overall production ecosystem.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Tough times for non corona patients in UP
Lucknow, April 7 (IANS) Even as the Yogi Adityanath government is working overtime to strengthen the healthcare faculties to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak, the non-coronavirus patients are facing a tough time.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
JSW Steel prepares to resume all operations post lockdown
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) JSW Steel on Tuesday said that it is making preparations to restart operations at all its units once the nationwide lockdown is lifted.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Covid-19 cases reach 4,421 in India, Maharashtra worst affected with 52 deaths (Ld, correcting Para 1)
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) With India in the third week of its 21-day nationwide lockdown, the total active cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday reached 3,981 with Maharashtra continuing to be the worst-hit with 868 total confirmed cases and 52 deaths so far, followed by Tamil Nadu.
2020-04-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Private players donate generously in combating Covid-19
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The private sector in the country is lending a helping hand at the hour of need in the battle against the deadly coronavirus. It has its own way of sharing the burden at a time when many are looking up to the government for food, shelter and other requirements.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
SWR chips in with 7,295 masks, 1,200 litres of sanitiser
Bengaluru, April 6 (IANS) The South Western Railway (SWR) zone has chipped in with 7,295 masks and 1,200 litres of hand sanitizer to meeting the shortage amid Covid pandemic, an official said on Monday.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
SC issues guidelines for video conferencing across courts
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Courts, at all levels, must respond to the call of social distancing and ensure that court premises do not contribute to the spread of coronavirus, said the Supreme Court on Monday, passing a slew of directions for all courts in the country extensively using video-conferencing as a medium to conduct hearings.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Telangana CM announces gift for healthcare workers
Hyderabad, April 6 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Monday announced 10 per cent incentive on gross salary of the employees of Medical and Health Department as the CM's gift in recognition of their services in combating Covid-19.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Irfan calls for 'fire trucks' after netizens slam him
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) With Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking the citizens to come out and light candles, diyas or torch lights for nine minutes on Sunday night at 9 p.m. to show solidarity against the coronavirus outbreak, there was unusual scenes with people bursting crackers. Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan took to social media saying it was all good till people started bursting crackers and that hasnt gone down well with some who have started abusing him.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Active cases in northeast rise to 31, 26 in Assam
Agartala /Guwahati, April 6 (IANS) With a 45-year-old woman testing positive for coronavirus in Tripura on Monday night, the total number of cases in the northeastern region went up to 31, including 26 in Assam, officials said.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Tripura,National
Odisha's Covid-19 cases rise to 40
Bhubaneswar, April 6 (IANS) The total positive coronavirus cases in Odisha touched 40 after a man from Kendrapada, who had returned from Dubai last month, was confirmed positive for the disease on Monday.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Orissa,National
Bengal Imams appeal to Muslims to stay home in Shab-e-Barat
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) The West Bengal Imam Association on Monday appealed to the Muslim community to abide by the lockdown and stay away from organising processions or gatherings and visiting burial grounds on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat later this week.
2020-04-06
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
More staff test positive at Delhi Cancer Institute
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) One more doctor and 11 nursing staff at the Delhi State Cancer Institute reported positive for coronavirus on Monday.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
Everything used to demonise Muslims: Owaisi
Hyderabad, April 6 (IANS) AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said that everything is being used to demonise Muslims in India.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Differences emerge in Congress over MPLAD funds cut
New April 6 (IANS) Differences have emerged within the Congress over the suspension of MPLAD funds for two years to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, though party leader Jairam Ramesh has supported the governments move.
2020-04-06
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
NHAI constructs 3,979 km of NHs, highest ever in a fiscal
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The National Highways Authority of India on Monday said that it has accomplished construction of 3,979 km of national highways in the financial year 2019-20.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid-19 claims pregnant woman, 7 men in Maha, 868 cases (Roundup)
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Maharashtra on Monday recorded 7 Covid-19 deaths, including a 30-year old pregnant woman, and the total positive cases in the state shot up by 120 from Sunday's 748 to 868, health officials said here.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
'Tablighi Jamaat chief has not shown vision, scientific approach'
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Tablighi Jamaat chief, Maulana Saad Kandhalvi, who is at the centre of the controversy for holding a large global congregation at a time of spreading coronavirus -- despite advice of veterans -- which led to a wider spread of the disease across the country, has been faulted by community leaders and intellectuals for his misjudgements.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
Railways develops disinfectant tunnel to combat Covid-19
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Indian Railways has developed a disinfection tunnel to sanitise people for just Rs 10,000, officials said on Monday.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 cases cross the 300-mark in AP
Amaravathi, April 6 (IANS) The number of persons testing positive for Covid-19 in Andhra Pradesh crossed the 300-mark by 6 p.m. on Monday. The state's nodal officer for Covid-19 stated that 37 new cases have been detected from the tests conducted between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.
2020-04-06
Category: India, New Delhi,National
K'taka bans visit to Muslim shrines, cemetery on April 9
Bengaluru, April 6 (IANS) The Karnataka government banned visit to Muslim shrines and graveyards on April 9 for prayers to mark 'Shab-e-Barat' due to the 21-day lockdown in force to prevent the coronavirus spread, an official said on Monday.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Religion
Covid-19: 525 cases reported so far in Delhi
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The number of coronavirus cases in the national capital went up to 525 on Monday, recording an increase by 22 new cases in the last 24 hours.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
Plea in SC to restrain media from demonising Muslim community
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court by Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind seeking direction to the Centre to stop the dissemination of fake news and take strict action against the sections of the media spreading bigotry and communal hatred in connection with Nizamuddin Markaz.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Lockdown decision will be declared at right time: Javadekar
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Amid apprehensions that the lockdown period may be extended due to the rising number of coronavirus cases across the country, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said that the government would announce its move at the "right time".
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gujarat to be self-reliant to fight Covid-19
Gandhinagar, April 6 (IANS) The Gujarat government on Monday announced that it is confident on readying itself for being self-reliant to fight the battle against the Covid-19 threat. The officials expressed that the state is fully ready to fight against any dire situation with 'Make in Gujarat' health care products.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha govt tells people to wear masks outside homes
Bhubaneswar, April 6 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday directed the people to wear any available form of masks while stepping out of their houses to fight the coronavirus.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Orissa,National
(RELEASE at 7am) Neha Sharma tries T-shirt Challenge, invites sister Aisha
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Amid self-isolation in the time of coronavirus outbreak, "bored" actress Neha Sharma is trying out the new fad on social media called the T-shirt Challenge.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Covid-19: Medical fraternity wants no GST on hand sanitisers
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) In the wake of the increasing threat of Covid-19, the medical fraternity has asked the government to consider withdrawing GST on hand sanitiser and masks in these 'difficult times'.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
BYJU'S witnesses 150% surge in new students
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) As the nation goes through the lockdown, ed-tech major BYJU'S said that it has witnessed a 150 per cent increase in the number of new students learning on its app after announcing free access in March 2020.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Technology
BJP faces uphill task to emerge as alternative to TRS
Hyderabad, April 6 (IANS) A year after dealing a big blow to Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) by bagging four Lok Sabha seats, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) still appears far from reaching its goal of emerging as an alternative to the ruling party.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Covid-19: One more dies in TN, 50 more test positive; total cases 621
Chennai, April 6 (IANS) With one more person succumbing to COVID-19, the death toll in Tamil Nadu due to coronavirus increased to six while 50 more positive cases reported on Monday took the total such cases in the state to 621, the Health Secretary said on Monday.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
COVID-19: Why you shouldn't rush to get hydroxychloroquine
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Even as the National Task Force for COVID-19 constituted by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) recommended the use of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine for prophylaxis (read preventing) for SARS-CoV-2 infection for "high risk population", everyone should not rush to get the medicine, doctors have warned.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
FICCI CASCADE, TRACIT warning on illicit products during coronavirus
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) FICCI CASCADE (Committee Against Smuggling and Counterfeiting Activities Destroying the Economy) jointly with the Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade (TRACIT), has issued a statement warning consumers about the risks and growing availability of fake, falsified and substandard medical, healthcare and other products.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Black day in India's Covid-19 fight, 693 cases and 30 deaths
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) It was a black day in India's fight against the spread of coronavirus cases, as 693 new cases were found in 24 hours - the highest number in a day recorded so far, taking the total count to 4,067. Also, 30 deaths were reported in a day, which is one-third of the total number of deaths in the country so far.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
Top MP bureaucracy courts coronavirus, go into isolation
Bhopal, April 6 (IANS) With several members of the top bureaucracy in Madhya Pradesh testing Covid-19 positive and the number of coronavirus cases rising at an alarming rate, questions have cropped up on the officials attending meetings with the Chief Minister in the war room.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
Dhanraj Pillay donates Rs 5 lakh to PM-CARES Fund
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Hockey wizard Dhanraj Pillay has contributed Rs 5 lakh to the PM-CARES fund as the country fights the coronavirus outbreak. The world has come to a standstill due to the pandemic and sporting events across the globe have either been cancelled or suspended.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
J&K: 5 terrorists, 5 soldiers killed in year's bloodiest gunfight
New Delhi/Srinagar, April 6 (IANS) Five Indian Army special forces soldiers and five terrorists were killed in Sunday's hand-to-hand combat and gunfight on the Line of Control, in this year's bloodiest encounter in any operation against militants in Jammu & Kashmir.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Minerva Academy donates Rs 5 lakh towards Covid-19 relief funds
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) As the coronavirus continues to spread rapidly all around the world, Minerva Academy owner Ranjit Bajaj has donated Ra 5 lakh in 4 different donations towards the Punjab Chief Minister's COVID Relief Fund (Rs 1 Lakh), Haryana CORONA Relief Fund (Rs 1 Lakh), PM Cares Fund (Rs 2 Lakh) and Indian Red Cross Society, Chandigarh (Rs 1 Lakh) to help medical workers and hospitals fight the global pandemic.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Hockey
COVID19: 13 new cases in Kerala, positive patients under treatment 266
Thiruvananthapuram, April 6 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday informed that there are 13 new coronavirus positive cases in the state, taking the total number of cases in the state to 266.
2020-04-06
Category: India, Kerala,National