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India chalks out virus war plan as clusters threaten to spill over

The containment strategy would contain the disease within a defined geographic area by early detection.


05 April, 2020, 03:54 AM IST



Case registered against nine clerics who attended Jamaat congregation in Delhi

They have been booked under IPC Sections 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant), 269 (negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life) and 270 (malignant act likely to spread infection of disease).

On last day of BS-IV, dealers rush to register vehicles in their own names

Indian auto dealers registered unsold BS-IV stock in their own nam...

Anti-CAA protest in Lucknow suspended amid coronavirus scare

The women protestors have submitted a letter to the police commissioner, saying ...

  • Employees, currently 42,000, are working 24x7 in both underground & opencast coal mines to produce and despatch enough coal to its linked power plants, so that there should be no disruption in electricity supply in the country at present necessary to combat the menace of COVID-19, WCL said in a press release. Coal Mining activity has been declared as Essential Service.

    "No document is to be collected during the updation of NPR 2020," Rai, the Union Minister of State for Home, said replying to a written question. The NPR data will be collected along with the house-listing phase of the census to be conducted from April 1 to September 30.

    The Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) registered the highest February production of hot metal from two of its blast furnaces, officials said on Sunday.

    "Me, my wife, my entire cabinet don't have birth certificates to prove citizenship. Will we be sent to detention centres?" Kejriwal asked. The chief minister challenged Union ministers to show whether they had birth certificates issued by the government.

    Two gym onwers -- Kanhaiya Lal and Vishal, both residents of Madipur, Punjabi Bagh have been arrested and action against rest of the owners is being taken, they said.

    The CAF is an online form that enables FPIs to register with Sebi, obtain a permanent account number as well as open a bank account and dematerialised securities account in India.

    HUL has resisted the market crash very well and has dipped just 0.81 per cent this calendar.

    As of Thursday, Odisha’s specially created portal for foreign-returned people, saw 2626 registrations, said Information and PR Secretary, Sanjay Singh. This includes Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s sister, author Gita Mehta, and about a hundred foreign citizens.

    Capacity utilisation of coal fired power plants improved on a month-on-month basis to 57.6% in January 2020 (December 2019: 54.4%; November 2019: 51.6%), but fell on a y-o-y basis (January 2019: 59.7%) due to increased generation from hydro renewable power and nuclear power.

    The court agreed with attorney general KK Venugopal’s submission that the Architects Act does not contain a prohibition on the practice of architecture or designing, supervising or construction of buildings by individuals not registered with the Council.

    A way forward will also have to come from the political space. If politics can divide, it can also bridge divisions. And the onus to do so falls on the government as Parliament takes up the issue after Holi. It’s important to realise that the consequences of inaction — or ‘mis-action’ — could be far worse.

    New Delhi, Mar 14 () Police have filed over 700 cases and arrested or detained 3,400 people in connection with the communal violence in northeast Delhi last month, officials said on Saturday.

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