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Chandigarh makes wearing masks mandatory in public

Chandigarh, April 8 -- The UT administration on Tuesday decided to make it mandatory for Chandigarh residents to cover their mouth with a mask or cloth in public places as a preventive measure against... Read More


HP orders mass promotion of Class 1-8 and Class 11 students

SHIMLA, April 8 -- The state government has ordered to promote all students from classes 1 to 8 and of Class 11, in light of the coronavirus lockdown and curfew. The decision was taken in a meeting b... Read More


MPLADS fund should be continued: Virbhadra Singh

SHIMLA, April 8 -- Former six-time chief minister and senior Congress leader Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday supported the Central Government's decision to cut 30% of salary of MPs salaries but suggested t... Read More


Coronavirus: India partially eases restrictions on export of anti-malarial drug

India, April 8 -- India has partially eased restrictions on export of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine and paracetamol, cited by some as key to the fight against Covid-19, to fulfil existing orde... Read More


Kasauli research institute becomes third Covid-19 testing centre in HP

SHIMLA, April 8 -- The Central Research Institute (CRI) Kasauli in Solan district has become the third centre in Himachal Pradesh to carry out tests for Covid-19 after Indira Gandhi Medical College ( ... Read More


Nine more test positive for Covid-19 in Himachal

Dharamshala /Shimla, April 8 -- Himachal Pradesh witnessed a spike in Covid-19 cases after nine more people tested positive in Una district. All of them are primary contacts of Tablighi Jamaat worker... Read More


Test, trace, treat in Delhi's 5T plan

India, April 8 -- Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday laid out a five-point blueprint to contain the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), declaring that testing will be ramped up and the scope ... Read More


Centre considering pleas by states to prolong lockdown

New Delhi, April 8 -- The Centre is considering extending the three-week nationwide lockdown over the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak after some states favoured its enforcement beyond April 14... Read More


Approved PPE kits to have unique code and stickers

New Delhi, April 8 -- Manufacturers of personal protective equipment (PPE) will now need to mark their products with a unique code and tamper-proof stickers, the textile ministry has said. This comes ... Read More


Oppn may raise MPLADS issue at all-party meet with PM Modi

New Delhi, April 8 -- An all party meeting called by the Prime Minister on Wednesday may see opposition parties pushing back against the central government's decision to suspend the Member of Parliame... Read More