India  /  Published 24.03.20

India under lockdown from midnight

Prime Minister Narendra clamped a draconian, nationwide 21-day curfew on the country during which people must not step out of their homes as part of a desperate bid to stamp out Covid-19. In his secon...
By TT Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

IB Class XII exams cancelled

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Class XII exams, scheduled for May, have been cancelled as countries across the world fight the coronavirus pandemic. At least three city schools — Calcutta Inte...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.03.20

Most of India under lockdown

Much of the country was locked down on Monday with the Centre warning of legal action against those violating the restrictions enforced to curtail the pandemic, which has claimed more than 14,500 live...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.03.20

Places of worship heed threat

The doors of the Pahari Baba temple in the capital were closed for visitors from Saturday “till further orders”, and Ma Bhadrakli temple at Itkhori, Chatra, till March 31, while the Ranchi Catholi...
By TT Bureau in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.03.20

Scramble to ramp up coronavirus tests

The state health department is desperately trying to ramp up testing facilities for novel coronavirus after the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) revised its strategy to fight the global pande...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi


India  /  Published 20.03.20

Major cities in lockdown mode

India reported 50 fresh cases of COVID-19, highest in a day, taking the tally to 223 on Friday, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed with chief ministers ways to check and prevent the spread of c...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.03.20

Chandigarh reports 1st coronavirus case

A 23-year-old woman, who returned from London, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the first confirmed case of the deadly infection in Chandigarh, an official said on Thursday.The sample of...
By PTI in Chandigarh

World  /  Published 18.03.20

NY looks at total lockdown

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"New Yorkers should be prepared for an order, a drastic and unprecedented measure that would impose a blanket quarantine on the city's 8.6 million inhabitants, in order ...
By PTI/Reuters in New York

India  /  Published 18.03.20

Army reports its first case

The Indian Army reported its first case of the coronavirus when a 34-year-old soldier of the Ladakh Scout regiment tested positive for Covid-19, prompting the force to strengthen its check-and-prevent...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.03.20

137 cases in all, India toll 3

The number of novel coronavirus cases in the country rose to 137 on Tuesday after fresh cases were reported from several states, the Union health ministry said on Tuesday, adding that these included 2...
By Our Bureau and PTI in New Delhi


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