Govt not to consider lockdown period to review suspension orders, other ‘diverse’ works

Govt not to consider lockdown period to review suspension orders, other ‘diverse’ works

NEW DELHI: The Centre will not consider the lockdown period for diverse purposes, including review of a suspension order before its expiry and accepting voluntary retirement notices by government officials, according to a personnel ministry order. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the nationwide lockdown last week to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus […]

Coronavirus: Next 30 days are very vital, says Trump

Coronavirus: Next 30 days are very vital, says Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has said that the next 30 days are very vital for America in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, as the confirmed cases of those infected by the deadly disease soured to 164,000 and fatalities crossed 3,100 in the country. His remarks came a day after he extended the “social […]

Police detain 33 labourers trying to enter J-K’s Bhadarwah

Bhadarwah/Jammu:The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday detained 33 labourers and sent them to a hospital for check-up after they were found trying to enter Doda district despite a country-wide lockdown, officials said. Two groups of lobourers were trying to sneak into the the  Bhadarwah town from Punjab and Himachal Pradesh, through snow covered Chattergalla […]

Coronavirus cases in Pakistan reach 1,865

Islamabad: The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan reached 1,865 on Tuesday, showing a constant upward trajectory with officials scrambling to contain the spread of the dreaded disease by appealing to the public to remain inside as people in many cities were seen roaming out. The Ministry of Health Services in its update on dedicated website […]

Lockdown: Don’t use tobacco, alcohol to cope with boredom, these affect immunity, says Health min

New Delhi: Using tobacco and drinking alcohol to cope with boredom during the COVID-19 lockdown can affect immunity as well as mental health, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday, amid rising cases of the novel coronavirus. It also urged people not to shun or judge those who are suffering from the infection, which has claimed […]