India is extending ongoing lockdown in containment zones till June 30

New Delhi: India is extending its lockdown in containment zones until June 30 but will allow economic activities to restart outside these areas even though coronavirus cases continue to rise in major cities. Migrant laborer with their families walk with their belongings after arriving from Maharashtra, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, Saturday, May 30, More...

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India extends lockdown in high-risk zones, to allow partial reopening elsewhere

New Delhi: India extended its coronavirus lockdown until June 30 in high-risk zones but permitted restaurants, malls and religious buildings to reopen elsewhere from June 8 despite a record high number of cases More...

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Centre to allow all activities in non-containment zones from June 8

New Delhi: A day before the end of the fourth phase of lockdown, the central government on Saturday issued new guidelines for the phased reopening of all activities outside containment zones till June 30. People More...

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Lockdown in MP will be extended till June 15: CM

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Saturday that the lockdown in the state to contain coronavirus will be extended till June 15. MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan He was speaking More...

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Lockdown to continue in Containment zones only till June 30

New Delhi: A day before the fourth phase of nationwide lockdown ends, Union Home Ministry Saturday said it will be in place in containment zones only till June 30. Migrant workers and their families stand in queues More...

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Delhi-Moscow Air India flight returns midway after pilot found COVID-19 positive

New Delhi: An Air India flight from Delhi to Moscow was asked to return midway on Saturday after its ground team realized that one of the pilots onboard the plane tested positive for coronavirus, officials in the More...

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18 test positive after attending COVID-19 patient’s funeral

Thane: At least 18 mourners, who attended the funeral of a COVID-19 patient, have tested positive for the infection in Ulhasnagar town of Maharashtra’s Thane district, a civic official said on Saturday. The More...

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India reports record jump in coronavirus cases, PM says ‘long battle’ ahead

New Delhi: India reported a record daily jump of 7,964 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, with a recent surge in cases as lockdown restrictions start to ease raising the possibility that Prime Minister Narendra More...

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Trump cuts ties with WHO as pandemic grips Latin America

Washington: US President Donald Trump said he is severing ties with the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, as the death toll from the disease spiked again in the United States More...

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With highest spike of 7,964 in last 24 hrs, India’s COVID-19 tally reaches 1,73,763

New Delhi: India witnessed the highest ever spike of 7,964 coronavirus positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 1,73,763, according to the Union Health Ministry. Health More...