India Covid-19 cases tops 50,000, govt slams Bengal for being lax

The total number of coronavirus cases in the country crossed the 50,000-mark with 3,587 fresh cases. Meanwhile, the Centre slammed the West Bengal government for being lax in dealing with the pandemic. Read More
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Karnataka cancels trains for migrants after meeting builders

Soon after a meeting between the Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa and top property developers, the state government has decided to cancel all Shramik Special trains which the railways started running to ferry migrant workers. Read More
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Congress’s move to sponsor migrants’ train fare stumps BJP

Congress president Sonia Gandhi announced that her party will bear the ticket costs of migrants travelling to their destinations. Following this, the ruling BJP government scrambled to neutralize the huge political point the Congress scored. Read More
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Social distancing goes for toss as liquor shops open around country

Thousands of people thronged liquor shops across the country ignoring social distancing norms after the government allowed standalone liquor shops to open after almost a month and half into the coronavirus lockdown. Meanwhile, Covid-19 cases crossed 46,000 in India. Read More
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India Covid-19 infections cross 42,000, govt says cases steadying

The number of coronavirus infections in the country has crossed 42,000 with 2,806 new cases and the death toll is now approaching 1,400 with 58 new deaths. Meanwhile, the US said there was “enormous evidence” that showed Covid-19 came from a Chinese lab. Read More
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Sharp rise in India Covid-19 cases, PM discusses 2nd stimulus

India recorded over 2,400 new Covid-19-infected people and 100 new deaths from the disease. Among the dead included Lokpal member Justice Ajay Kumar Tripathi. Read More
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India extends lockdown for 2 more weeks, trains start for migrants

India has extended the nationwide lockdown by another 14 days to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Meanwhile, trains carrying stranded migrants, mostly workers, to their homes have started running. Read More
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Rishi Kapoor, Bollywood’s romantic icon, passes away at 67

Rishi Kapoor, veteran actor and Bollywood heartthrob, has died at a Mumbai hospital, on Thursday. He was 67. Kapoor was suffering from blood cancer, which was diagnosed in 2018. Read More
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Covid-19 lockdown: Centre allows travel for stranded people

The Centre has allowed migrant workers, tourists, students and other people, who are stranded in different parts of the country due to the coronavirus, Covid-19, lockdown, to travel to their respective destinations with certain conditions. Read More
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Irrfan Khan, iconic Bollywood actor, passes away at 53

Irrfan Khan, one of India’s best-known and most beloved actors, has died at 53, in Mumbai. He was diagnosed with, neuroendocrine tumour, a rare type of brain cancer in 2018. Read More
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