Anxiety, more time to study for 40k students stranded in Kota

Kota, April 4 -- Rashi Todani, 19, one of the around 40,000 students stranded in the coaching hub of Kota, sees a silver lining to the nationwide lockdown. "Though I am away from my parents, I am foc... Read More

647 cases in 14 states linked to Nizamuddin conference

New Delhi, April 4 -- India recorded 647 confirmed cases of Covid-19 across 14 states and Union Territories linked to a religious congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin that has emerged as the infection's... Read More

Door-to-door survey at heart of govt's Dharavi strategy

Mumbai, April 4 -- The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said it has a containment plan in place for Dharavi, India's largest slum, after concerns grew on Friday following a third person was de... Read More

Covid-19: What you need to know today

New Delhi, April 4 -- On Friday, news reports in the US said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was considering asking all Americans to wear masks, even if made only of cloth, when t... Read More

Coronavirus-infected woman delivers healthy baby boy

New Delhi, April 4 -- A woman diagnosed with Covid-19 on Thursday delivered a healthy baby boy at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Friday afternoon. She is married to a 28-year-o... Read More

Staff member of US embassy under treatment for Covid-19

New Delhi, April 4 -- An employee of the US embassy in New Delhi has tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and is being provided medical treatment, a spokesperson for the mission said... Read More

Nurses at cancer institute test Covid-19 positive

New Delhi, April 4 -- Two nurses from the Delhi State Cancer Institute (DSCI) in Dilshad Garden tested positive for Covid-19 late Thursday night, just two days after a doctor from the preventive oncol... Read More

Scientists, regulators do double shifts to keep up

New Delhi, April 4 -- In February, a small team of 24 people in the R&D division of Pune-based Mylab Discovery Solutions started working 24x7 to develop a kit to test for Sars-Cov-2, the virus that ca... Read More

'At 9pm on Sunday, light a lamp, candle or flashlight'

New Delhi, April 4 -- In a symbolic move on the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday gave a call to citizens to switch off the lights in their homes and ligh... Read More

135 stranded foreigners in NegOr opt to stay

Manila, April 4 -- The City Tourism Office has said 135 foreigners are stranded in Negros Oriental following the cancellation of trips from here to Metro Manila and Cebu after the declaration of enhan... Read More