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The man at the center of India’s coronavirus war wouldn’t hazard a guess on the 21-day lockdown — whether it should be extended or not. But what Dr Raman Gangakhedkar, the chief scientist at the Indian Council of Medical Research, is sure of is that there’s absolutely no room for complacency in social-distancing measures at
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Though commercial flights stand suspended in India due to the Covid-19 lockdown, the skies are still buzzing with regular cargo flights to transport critical medical equipment and supplies. By 5 pm on September 5, according to a press communiqué released by Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) on Sunday, as many as 116 flights have already
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Air India recently found a rather unexpected praise from an Air Traffic Controller (ATC) of Pakistan. Air India was operating special flights from India to Frankfurt with relief materials and evacuated European nationals, who were stranded in India as coronavirus swept across continents, perishing millions and crippling the system of passenger planes crisscrossing the world.
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While the world is trying to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic in their own countries, international organisations are also working towards coordinating efforts to come up with a response against the spread of Covid-19 which is predicted to have a devastating impact on the global economy. India Today TV spoke with India’s Permanent Representative to
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Even with an inexhaustible collection of national and international shows and movies at our perusal, we found ourselves reaching for ‘Suryavanshi Salman Khan’ in the search bar – Salman’s was with a ‘U’ and not ‘OO’. Self-isolation and lockdown can affect you psychologically. Salman Khan’s Suryavanshi (1992), co-starring a Rekha-inspired Amrita Singh and an expressionless
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A religious congregation organised by the Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi’s Nizamuddin area has turned out to be the super-spreader of coronavirus in India. Around 10 deaths in different parts of the country can be traced to this event held in the first week of March; many others tested positive. More than 2,000 people, including from
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The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has extended the validity of documents like driving licenses, permits and registration that expired since February 1. The ministry has said the validity of all permits, driving licences and registrations or other documents which have expired since February 1 or will expire by June 30, will be treated
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The Covid-19 crisis appeared escalating on Monday with at least 11 new deaths including of six from Telangana who had attended a religious congregation in the national capital’s Nizamuddin area earlier this month, while the government reported 227 fresh cases of infection nationwide — the highest for a day. While the Union Health Ministry maintained
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The state finance minister of Germany’s Hesse region, which includes Frankfurt, has been found dead. Authorities said he appears to have killed himself and the state’s governor suggested on Sunday that he was in despair over the fallout from the coronavirus crisis. The body of Thomas Schaefer, a 54-year-old member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian
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India continued to battle the deadly coronavirus pandemic on Saturday as the country recorded the highest number of Covid-19 cases in a day, taking the tally to 987. The toll climbed to 22 on Saturday with Telangana and Kerala reporting first deaths due to the virus in their states. TELANGANA, KERALA REPORT FIRST COVID-19 DEATHS
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