Capital catching up to handle inevitable spike

New Delhi, April 4 -- Across ministries in the Delhi government, in hospitals treating Covid-19 patients, and among health experts closely tracking the pandemic and its spread, there is a degree of un... Read More

Women are bearing the brunt of the lockdown

India, April 4 -- Gauri, a lawyer in Mumbai, is grappling with a new problem - how to squeeze 25 hours into a day that already doesn't have enough hours. With a nationwide lockdown, her maid who help... Read More

The tough balancing act

India, April 4 -- Amid speculation that the national lockdown, which ends on April 14, may get extended, Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered the first hint of the government's thinking on the issue i... Read More

Despite Covid-19, why did migrant workers go back?

India, April 4 -- We have all seen disturbing images of migrant workers trying to walk back to their villages after the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19). In response, some state gov... Read More

RBI amends timings for debt markets from April 7

mumbai, April 4 -- The Reserve Bank of India on Friday announced a change in debt money market timings from the existing 9 am-5 pm to 10 am-2 pm, in view of the lockdown. The new arrangement will come... Read More

'Lockdown Monitoring App' to give alerts about violators

AGRA, April 4 -- The district administration has launched an 'Agra Lockdown Monitoring App' to manage crowds and monitor various locations in the city as part of the fight against Covid-19. The app wi... Read More

No donations, stock depletes in blood banks

LUCKNOW, April 4 -- With almost zero voluntary blood donations in first seven days of lockdown to contain coronavirus spread, the stock at various blood banks in Lucknow is fast depleting. The situat... Read More

Shortage at some of Delhi's food camps, excess at others

New Delhi, April 4 -- The free lunch and dinner programme that is being run by the Delhi government for nearly a week now, has grown to 2,800 centres across the city. Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejri... Read More


BEIJING, April 4 -- Mainland China reported 31 new confirmed coronavirus cases, including two locally transmitted infections, the country's National Health Commission said on Friday. Mainland China al... Read More

US reports highest daily Covid deaths in the world

Washington, April 4 -- The number of confirmed coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases around the world has soared past one million and fatalities have topped 50,000 as the United States reported the hig... Read More