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Hry govt asks teachers to deliver mid-day meals to kids at home

ROHTAK, March 22 -- The state elementary education department on Saturday directed all primary teachers to provide mid-day meals or food security allowance to students whose schools have been shut dow... Read More


12 suspected patients test negative in HP

SHIMLA, March 22 -- As many as 12 suspected coronavirus patients have been tested negative after their samples were sent for testing, said RD Dhiman, additional chief secretary (health) who is also th... Read More


Cutting across party lines, leaders in Himachal support janata curfew

SHIMLA, March 22 -- Leaders cutting across party lines are coming together to contain the spread of coronavirus that has created panic among people in the state. Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur preside... Read More


Throwing caution to wind, J&K BJP holds function to welcome new entrants

JAMMU, March 22 -- At a time when deadly Covid-19 has snuffed out over 11,000 human lives across the world and has been staring right in the face of 'resource-deficient and over-populated' India, Jamm... Read More


two fresh cases in Hry, count at 8

Chandigarh, March 22 -- With one positive case each from Panchkula and Sonepat, the total number of Covid-19 cases in Haryana rose to eight on Saturday. While four positive cases have so far been rep... Read More


Naveen writes to Centre for deferment of Census, NPR

New Delhi, March 22 -- Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik has written to the Centre suggesting that both Census 2020 and the exercise of updating National Population Register (NPR), a biometric data... Read More


The urgent need to identify, restrain super-spreaders

New Delhi, March 22 -- It is the second week of February in south Korea. News is trickling in of an exploding coronavirus outbreak in mainland China's Wuhan city that has affected tens of thousands of... Read More


Hostels turn tense as students told to leave

New Delhi, March 22 -- Students living in university hostels in the national capital were tense on Friday after being told they would have to vacate their rooms and leave immediately for home because ... Read More


As panic buying takes toll, government intervenes, eases PDS regulations

New Delhi, March 22 -- Consumers around the country are panic buying household items in stores as well as online, retailers said, prompting the Union government to set up inter-ministerial teams to mo... Read More


India faces shortage of personal protective gear, Centre steps in

New Delhi, March 22 -- As the Covid-19 pandemic spreads, India is staring at an acute shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) like hazmat suits and N95 masks. To offset this, the Centre has in... Read More