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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 country to combat COVID-19 outbreak. Chemical and Fertilizers Ministry said, the Department of Pharmaceuticals is continuously monitoring the production of medicines since the outbreak of Coronavirus in China. It said, all efforts are made to ensure … Continue reading No shortage of medicines in country to combat COVID-19 outbreak: Govt

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

Strictest action against those violating Indian visa rules: Govt

AMN Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla has said that strictest action, including blacklisting, will be taken against those who violated visa rules and travelled to India recently. He also said that FIRs will be registered against those spreading rumours related to COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, under the Disaster Management Act.

Social organisations play major role in countering superstitions against COVID-19: PM Modi

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said, social organisations have a big role to play in countering superstitions, wrong beliefs and misinformation. The Prime Minister was interacting with representatives of organizations working for social welfare, via video conference. He appealed to them to spread awareness about the COVID-19 outbreak. Mr. Modi added that people were … Continue reading Social organisations play major role in countering superstitions against COVID-19: PM Modi

Gujarat, TN, Kerala, Punjab, Uttarakhand report increase in COVID-19 cases

The total number of positive cases for COVID-19 rose to 69 in Gujarat today. According to the State Health Department, five new cases were reported in Bhavnagar and one in Ahmedabad today. Principal Secretary (Health) Dr Jayanti said, all the five cases reported in Bhavnagar were due to local transmission. With this, the total cases … Continue reading Gujarat, TN, Kerala, Punjab, Uttarakhand report increase in COVID-19 cases

PM CARES fund witnesses overwhelming support from countrymen

WEB DESK PM CARES fund to collect donations for fight against COVID-19, is witnessing overwhelming support from the countrymen. In line with many organisations and celebrities, Airports Authority of India, AAI employees have raised Rs 20 crore as an initial contribution to the PM-CARES Funds to fight the menace of COVID-19. Central Board of Secondary … Continue reading PM CARES fund witnesses overwhelming support from countrymen

COVID-19: Govt sets up PM-CARES fund

PM Modi appeals people to contribute Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the constitution of the PM’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) fund today. This will be a dedicated national fund with the primary objective of dealing with any kind of emergency or distress situation, like posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister … Continue reading COVID-19: Govt sets up PM-CARES fund

PM Modi interacts with AYUSH professionals to discuss fight against COVID-19

Bisheshwar Mishra / New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said AYUSH sector has a long tradition of keeping the nation healthy and its importance has increased manifold in the ongoing efforts to tackle COVID-19. Interacting with AYUSH sector practitioners via video conference, Mr Modi observed that AYUSH network is spread through the length and … Continue reading PM Modi interacts with AYUSH professionals to discuss fight against COVID-19

President urges Governors to mobilise Red Cross,NGOs to contain COVID 19 spread

AMN / NEW DELHI President and Vice President have expressed hope that the our inherent strength of sharing and caring and the government’s measures will mitigate the sufferings of the most vulnerable sections of the society, particularly the workers of the unorganised sectors and the destitutes. President Ramnath Kovind exhorted the collective strength of the … Continue reading President urges Governors to mobilise Red Cross,NGOs to contain COVID 19 spread

Govt to make arrangements for migrant workers, students to facilitate Social Distancing

AMN The Centre has issued advisory to all States and Union Territories to make adequate arrangements for migrant workers and students from outside the States to facilitate Social Distancing in the wake of COVID-19. In a letter to the States, Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla has asked the States to take immediate steps to … Continue reading Govt to make arrangements for migrant workers, students to facilitate Social Distancing

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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

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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 ...