Strict rules should be in place to control coronavirus: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said strict rules should be in place to control the spread of Covid-19 pandemic in the country. Continue Reading

2,550 foreign Tablighi members blacklisted

The Home Ministry has blacklisted 2,550 foreign Tablighi Jamaat members who were staying in India during the nationwide coronavirus lockdown in violation of visa rules, and they would not be allowed to enter the country for 10 years, officials said. Continue Reading

Community transmission of Covid-19 happening in India: Experts

A group of health experts, including doctors from the AIIMS and two members of an ICMR research group on COVID-19, has said community transmission of the coronavirus infection has been well-established across large sections or sub-populations in the country. Continue Reading

149 flights to bring back Indians from 31 countries

Air India is planning to operate 149 repatriation flights to 31 countries between 16 May and 22 May during the second phase of the Vande Bharat mission to bring back home Indians stranded abroad amid the coronavirus-triggered lockdown, officials said. Continue Reading

Give full refund to tickets booked for lockdown period: Govt to airlines

The Civil Aviation Ministry today said the passengers who had booked flight tickets during the first phase of lockdown for travel up to 3 May must get a full refund from the airlines without any cancellation charges if they ask for it. Continue Reading

India’s economic recovery to be smoother: UNCTAD reports

UNCTAD in its latest report on Covid-19 impact on developing countries has predicted that the major
economies to be least exposed to recession would be China and India. Continue Reading

Modi announces 21-day nationwide lockdown to tackle corona

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a complete lockdown across the country for 21 days from Tuesday midnight, asserting that social distancing is the only way out for the country in its decisive battle against the coronavirus. Continue Reading