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Plasma therapy ‘a ray of hope’ for seriously-ill COVID-19 patients, says Delhi CM

DELHI chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday (24) said that plasma therapy provides a ray of hope to seriously-ill COVID-19 patients. The Indian capital has...

India’s Covid-19 count nears 2,000, with 50 deaths

THE number of Covid-19 cases in India climbed to 1,965, with at least 50 deaths by Thursday (2) morning. The number of active Covid-19 cases...

Indian government asks states to increase vigil as festive season begins

IN view of the upcoming festivals, the Indian government has asked the states and Union territories on Friday to strictly adhere to the ongoing 21-day lockdown...

Bobby Singh urges Midlands-based property owners to offer ‘free home’ to NHS staff

Loveyourpostcode.com founder Bobby Singh has said that his company will offer around 50 properties for free to NHS workers throughout the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Property providers...

India’s record jump of nearly 5,000 new cases in 24 hours

The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 2,872 and the number of total positive cases climbed to 90,927 on Sunday, registering an increase...

India’s COVID-19 cases near 82,000; soon will cross China’s tally

THE death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 2,649 in India and the number of cases climbed to 81,970 on Friday (15), the health ministry...

Modi’s lockdown address was watched by nearly 200mn Indians

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address announcing the 21-day lockdown got more viewership than his previous televised addresses, including the demonetisation speech in 2016, according...

Modi urges Indians to observe ‘janata curfew’ on Sunday

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (19) urged the country to observe "janata Curfew" on Sunday (22) by staying indoors to combat coronavirus. The...

India Nobel winner urges rescue for child workers trapped in virus lockdown

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi urged India on Friday (24) to help rescue child labourers caught in the country’s coronavirus lockdown after a young girl...

No plans to extend lockdown, says top Indian official

India has no plans to extend a 21-day lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the government said this morning. Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered...