Covid-19 containment zones on rise, touch 421 in Delhi

As the cases mounted to over 83,000 on Sunday, the number of Covid-19 containment zones in Delhi has risen to 421 after re-mapping of such areas, an increase of 141 in the last two days. Continue Reading

Imran Khan in trouble for calling Osama as martyr

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday called slain al Qaeda chief and 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden a shaheed (martyr) and said that Islamabad faced embarrassment by taking part in America’s war on terror. Continue Reading

Nepal faces shortage of vital medical supplies

Nepal’s Department of Health Services said it does not have a single ventilator in store for hospitals amid a rapid surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Himalayan nation. Continue Reading

Railways’ first isolation coaches deployed for treatment of COVID-19 patients

After almost two months of lying unutilised, the railways’ first COVID-19 care centre consisting of 10 modified coaches with 160 beds has been deployed in Delhi, officials said. Continue Reading

People who arrived from overseas and other States add to TN’s Covid-19 numbers

It looks like a new cluster of people who reached Tamilnadu from outstations is emerging. For, six persons who returned from Maldives, 40 from Maharashtra, two from Gujarat, and one from Karnataka who returned to Tamilnadu have tested positive. Continue Reading

India divided into red, orange, green zones: What’s allowed and what’s not?

India will now be under lockdown till 17 May with a complete ban on air travel, trains and inter-state road transport for the general public while educational institutions, theatres, malls, hotels and bars will also remain shut, the government announced on Friday but gave some relaxations for various business activities and people’s movement within areas with limited or no COVID-19 cases. Continue Reading