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Delhi Police registers case against Tablighi Jamaat Maulanas

AMN Delhi Police has registered a case against Maulana Saad and others of Tablighi Jamaat Nizamuddin Markaz. The case was registered against them for violation of government directions given to the management of Markaz of Basti Nizamuddin regarding restriction of social, political, religious gathering and for taking safety measures for prevention and treatment of COVID-19 … Continue reading Delhi Police registers case against Tablighi Jamaat Maulanas

COVID-19 in India: Number of cases rise to 1251

AMN / New Delhi Government is using cluster containment strategies and doing rigorous contact tracing in COVID 19 hotspots to check the virus from further spreading. Briefing media here today, Joint Secretary in Ministry of Health Lav Aggarwal said, with over 1,200 cases of COVID-19, the number of hotspots in the country has increased. Mr … Continue reading COVID-19 in India: Number of cases rise to 1251

Railways to modify 20,000 coaches to accommodate COVID-19 patients

WEB DESK As part of COVID-19 preparedness, Railways is ready to modify 20 thousand coaches which can accommodate over three lakh beds for isolation needs. Ministry of Railway said, isolation coaches being prepared for COVID-19 patients will be equipped with all necessary facilities. Five Zonal Railways have already prepared prototypes for the quarantine or isolation … Continue reading Railways to modify 20,000 coaches to accommodate COVID-19 patients

Markaz gathering an irresponsible move: CM Kejriwal

VINIT WAHI / NEW DELHI Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, any lapse in performance of the officers related to the Nizamuddin case will not be tolerated and government will not hesitate in taking stringent action against anybody responsible for it. In a digital press conference today, Mr Kejriwal termed Markaz gathering a irresponsible move … Continue reading Markaz gathering an irresponsible move: CM Kejriwal

24 people, who took part in Tabilighi congregation in Delhi tests positive for COVID19

AMN Twenty-four people, who took part in a religious congregation in Nizamuddin West earlier this month, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain today said around 1500 to 1700 people had assembled at Markaz building in Delhi’s Nizamuddin area, which has thrown up several corona cases. Mr Jain He told … Continue reading 24 people, who took part in Tabilighi congregation in Delhi tests positive for COVID19

‘No community transmission yet in India’

WEB DESK Even as the number of Covid-19 cases in India crossed 1,070, the Union Health Ministry today, Monday reiterated that COVID-19 is still in the local transmission stage in India and that there has been “no community transmission as of now”. “If there will be a community transmission we will want to covey it … Continue reading ‘No community transmission yet in India’

Vice President lauds people’s cooperation amid lockdown

AMN Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has lauded the efforts of the Centre and State governments and the resolve, response and cooperation of the people leading to successful implementation of the first week of the nationwide lockdown announced to contain the spread of Corona virus in the country. Summing up the outcomes of the first … Continue reading Vice President lauds people’s cooperation amid lockdown

Parts of Delhi’s Nizamuddin West cordoned off after reports of few Covid-19 cases

WEB DESK Delhi Police have sealed portions of Nizamuddin West area — a day after six of the 23 fresh COVID-19 cases in the Capital were traced to the area. They had attended an event held at a mosque in the area last month. DCP (Southeast) RP Meena said, “All of Nizamuddin West has not … Continue reading Parts of Delhi’s Nizamuddin West cordoned off after reports of few Covid-19 cases

100 COVID-19 patients cured and discharged in India

AMN India’s Health Ministry has confirmed that total number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus climbed to 1,071 in the country. It has also confirmed that 100 patients have been cured and discharged and 29 deaths have been reported in the country so far. Indian Council of Medical Research, ICMR has given approval to 123 government … Continue reading 100 COVID-19 patients cured and discharged in India

All arrangements in place to ensure cargo flight operations for medical supplies

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Government is ensuring that cargo flight operations for medical supplies reach various parts of the country. Civil Aviation Ministry is coordinating with State Governments for supply of medical equipment and related essential items needed for protection against and testing of COVID-19. Based on requirements received from various states on urgent … Continue reading All arrangements in place to ensure cargo flight operations for medical supplies

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SPORTS

Covid-19 outbreak: Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021

AMN Japan's Prime Minister and the head of the International Olympic Committee Shinzo Abe today agreed to ...

Olympics will be postponed due to coronavirus outbreak: IOC member

According to USA Today, veteran International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound said that the 2020 Tokyo Gam ...

Sports administrator BVP Rao resigns from Governing Body of SAI

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Protesting the decision to merge the Special Area Games Scheme ( SAG) with ...

ART & CULTURE

President Kovind confers 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi awards

AMN President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday conferred 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi's awards on 15 artistes a ...

V P asks people to conserve linguistic heritage of India

"Studies by the experts suggest that teaching in mother tongue at the initial stages of education gives impetu ...

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MARQUEE

India, Maldives sign MoUs for establishing Tourism zone 

AMN India and Maldives today signed five MoUs for establishing the Addu Tourism zone in five islands of Add ...

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Filmi Tidbits: Sooryavanshi to be postponed amid Coronavirus

Entertainment Desk Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi, directed by Rohit Shetty is set for March 24 release for no ...

Irfan Khan to take health break after Angrezi Medium

Ailing actor Irfan Khan is unlikely to sign any new film in the near future as want health break. Angrezi Medi ...

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CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

COVID-19: US death toll higher than China

US death toll - 3,415 - now larger than China The United States has become the Epicenter of Coronavirus ...

No shortage of medicines in country to combat COVID-19 outbreak: Govt

Staff Reporter / New Delhi Government of India today said that there was no shortage of medicines in the co ...