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Famous astrologer Bejan Daruwalla dies at 89

Gandhinagar, May 29 (IANS) Famous astrologer Bejan Daruwalla breathed his last on Friday in an Ahmedabad hospital. Daruwalla, 89, was admitted in the private hospital following complaints of pneumonia like symptoms.Daruwalla was admitted to the hospital about a week...

Lockdown extension likely for two more weeks, Shah meets PM on issue

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The nationwide lockdown - the fourth phase of which ends on May 31 - is likely to be extended beyond this date with more relaxations as most Indian states are in favour of continuing...

Positive sign may come for malls and metro in Lockdown 5.0

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Three days ahead of completing 68-day countrywide lockdown, the Centre is learnt to have come up with a roadmap of an exit plan from the crisis in its fourth extension of the restrictions ''5.0''...

Government may consider direct cash transfer to migrant labourers

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The government may consider direct cash transfers to the poor and migrant labourers if the current crisis deepens and a situation evolves where this exercise emerges as the best solution, a top Finance Ministry...

‘Coronavirus may remain active in high 40s C for 6-12 hours’

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Temperatures in the high 40s Celsius (as in India these days) would not make much difference to the coronavirus. It may still be active at these temperatures for six to 12 hours, said leading...

Railways increased Advance reservation time to 120 days

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) In a major relief to passengers, the Indian Railways on Thursday modified the rules for reservation in Special Rajdhani and Special mail and express type trains as it extended the advance reservation period from...

Almost 80% of COVID cases in India asymptomatic: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said almost 80 per cent of the COVID-19 cases in India are asymptomatic or at best with very mild symptoms.In an exclusive interview to IANS, the Health...

Respite from heat wave likely for Delhi till June 2: IMD

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) For the last few days Delhi and other states of north India have been experiencing extreme heat wave conditions but the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said there will be some respite from...

ICMR to continue using HCQ in Covid 19 cases as per the clinical protocol

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) NITI Aayog member V.K. Paul, here on Thursday, said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) had recommended hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) as prophylaxis with full responsibility, and as per the clinical protocol the drug might...

PM reviews power sector, says state-specific solutions needed

New Delhi, May 28 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emphasised on the need to enhance consumer satisfaction while increasing operational efficiency and improving financial sustainability of the power sector.Reviewing the work of Power, and New and Renewable Energy...

CoronaVirus Updates

Lack of ventilation ups risk of air to air Corona transmission: Study

London, May 29 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that the lack of adequate ventilation in many...

‘Coronavirus may remain active in high 40s C for 6-12 hours’

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Temperatures in the high 40s Celsius (as in India these days) would not make much difference to the coronavirus....

Almost 80% of COVID cases in India asymptomatic: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said almost 80 per cent of the COVID-19 cases in India are...

Kochi’s Maker Village develops decontamination device

Kochi, May 29 (IANS) Maker Village, Kochi, has devised a multipurpose decontamination device ''Lumos'' that can sanitize items like N95 masks and vegetables and...

ICMR to continue using HCQ in Covid 19 cases as per the clinical protocol

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) NITI Aayog member V.K. Paul, here on Thursday, said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) had recommended hydroxychloroquine...