On a bright Friday afternoon, Sushila Devi, a migrant worker, stood under the shade of a tree, waiting nervously for her first meal of the day. Along with thirty-odd people, Devi, who is from Bihar’s Beguserai, had walked over five kilometres from Garhi Chaukhandi village to reach near a temple in Sector 61 after someone told them that a food distributing van that would pass by in the afternoon.
Hydro plant on alert, citizens asked to switch off only lights: Maharashtra prepares for PM’s solidarity call
Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to turn off lights for nine minutes at 9pm on Sunday, Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has put its Koyna hydro-electric power station on alert to ensure electricity supply in the state is not affected.
New Delhi: On March 25 around 9pm, the empty streets outside the gated apartment complexes in east Delhi’s IP Extension — which houses a cluster of high-rise societies — were overwhelmed by scores of migrant workers, many carrying heavy suitcases, backpacks and their children, walking out of the nearby IP Extension industrial area.
PUNE A 36-year-old woman from Wakad was duped of Rs 31,45,226 by cyber fraudsters in a KYC-related case. The incident took place between March 28 and April 3, 2020, according to police.
After West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s warning against spreading fake news, the police in Bengal have arrested 32 people in the past seven days for spreading misinformation and rumours related to Covid-19 and have ‘warned’ another 200 people against sharing unverified news.
When the walls feel like they’re closing in, pull all your family members or roommates away from their screens for a few hours and challenge them to a little friendly competition. That is precisely what our celebrities are doing to banish boredom.
As many as 19 fresh positive cases for Covid-19 were reported in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours, including 16 cases since Friday night, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 180, health department officials said.
Riya Habbu, badminton u17 no. 1, shuttles between training, badminton practice and painting at her Pune home during the lockdown
Riya Habbu, Badminton Riya Habbu, ranked No. 1 in the under-17 category of Badminton Association of India gives priority to her fitness training and badminton during the lockdown. However, with a lot of spare time on her hands, Habbu also paints, is learning how to cook, stitch and sew.
CHANDIGARH: Three people were cured of Covid-19 in Chandigarh on Saturday, bringing down the coronavirus count of the Union Territory from 18 to 15.
At least 41 people, who ventured out for a morning walk in a posh area here early Saturday morning, were caught on night vision cameras of a drone deployed by the city police to enforce social distancing to prevent spread of the novel coronavirus.
Power grid managers have said they are gearing up for ensuring grid stability after Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a call to citizens all across the country to switch off their lights for nine minutes at 9pm on Sunday, April 5.
Some of you may remember being a teen and doing a few things you weren’t meant to be at those late-night hours. You may also remember how your heart would beat faster and how your palms would get clammy when that doorknob softly turned to announce the unexpected arrival of a parent. This doggo is feeling exactly that emotion and has the swiftest reaction to this intruder.
A Kolkata Port Trust worker who was among those who returned from the Tablighi Jamaat conference in Delhi has tested positive for coronavirus while his fellow visitors have been tracked down in Bengal in the last 48 hours even as the Mamata Banerjee government has been silent since April 1 about the people who returned.
A beautiful landscape capturing the clear blue skies, mountains and rivers, block patterns and abstract designs — the coronavirus-led lockdown has allowed celebrities s to explore their artistic side.
Microsoft’s efforts to get back in the browser has worked with Edge becoming the 2nd most popular globally. Microsoft Edge has managed to beat Mozilla Firefox, according to NetMarketShare’s March report.
Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha recorded a four-fold jump in COVID-19 cases, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday appealed to all who attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Nizamuddin to come forward and get tested for coronavirus.
The Central government has amended its two-day-old order and reserved all jobs in Jammu and Kashmir for the domiciles of the Union territory — people who have stayed there for at least 15 years.
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 they went out. As the number of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in the world marched past the 1-million mark, the extent to which the World Health Organization (WHO) messed up was once again brought sharply into focus. On April 1, experts from the US National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine said in a report to the White House that even breathing or talking could release tiny particles carrying the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes Covid-19. This is very different from the earlier understanding that masks weren’t necessary. WHO said they weren’t. Many others concurred. There was even a comic strip explaining why everyone need not wear a mask which did the rounds on social media.