Monday, May 25, 2020

Satya Pal Malik is an outright liar: Omar Abdullah
Srinagar | Saturday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Vice President of the National Conference (NC), Omar Abdullah took strong exception on Saturday to a comment made by former state governor Satya Pal Malik in which Malik accused the NC and the PDP of succumbing ... read..

J-K govt brings back 87,948 stranded residents till date
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 23, 2020 10:41:45 PM IST
Around 87,948 residents of Jammu and Kashmir, who were stranded in other states due to the lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus, have been brought back to the Union Territory. ... read..

Woman recovers from COVID-19, gives birth to twins
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | May 23, 2020 10:41:43 PM IST
A woman, who was a COVID-19 positive, gave birth to twins at Maharaja Tukojirao Hospital (MTH) hospital in Indore on Saturday. ... read..

Hyderabad airport all set to resume flight operations
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 23, 2020 10:41:40 PM IST
The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is ready with all safety and precautionary measures as domestic flight operations to begin from May 25 in the country after two months of stoppage due to the COVID-19 induced lockdown, officials said on Saturday. ... read..

CM Jagan Mohan Reddy came to power with clarity to take Andhra forward: YSRCP General Secy Sajjala
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | May 23, 2020 10:41:39 PM IST
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has taken over the charge with clarity to face challenges and take Andhra Pradesh forward, said YSRCP general secretary and advisor to the government on public affairs Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy here on Saturday. ... read..

Reimagining businesses for a post-coronavirus world
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
The disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic will entail a drastic reimagining of business models in going forward says a new book on the subject that proposes frameworks with Design Thinking as the backbone for creating win-win situations. ... read..

Fire at Delhi's Covid dedicated hospital doused, patients evacuated safely
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 10:11:56 PM IST
All eight patients, who were in a Covid hospital in Delhi, were evacuated after a broke out in the complex on Saturday. ... read..

MHA releases Rs 500 crore relief fund to Odisha within 24 hours of PM's announcement
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | May 23, 2020 10:11:51 PM IST
The Ministry of Home Affairs has released financial assistance worth Rs 500 crore to Odisha for the relief and rescue operations in the cyclone Amphan affected areas in the State. ... read..

Odisha allows home delivery of liquor outside containment zones
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | May 23, 2020 10:11:49 PM IST
Odisha government on Saturday allowed home delivery of liquor by the existing "ON and OFF shop licensees" of IMFL and beer from May 24 outside COVID-19 containment zones and shopping malls. ... read..

Odisha sends team of fire personnel, ODRAF teams for rescue operations in West Bengal
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | May 23, 2020 10:11:48 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minsiter Naveen Patnaik on Saturday extended support to West Bengal to overcome the destruction caused by the super cyclone Amphan. He stated that Odisha has sent a team of 500 members, including 300 fire personnel and 10 Odisha Disaster Rapi ... read..

Punjab Dairy Development department sets up free milk testing labs across the state
Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 23, 2020 10:11:46 PM IST
The Punjab government on Saturday announced that special laboratories have been set up at the district level to test the quality and adulteration of milk. ... read..

PGIMER develops low cost automated robotic trolley for COVID-19 patients
Chandigarh | May 23, 2020 10:11:43 PM IST
In order to minimise healthcare workers' contact with infected patients and contaminated surroundings, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) has developed a state-of-the art low-cost automated robotic trolley for COVID patients ... read..

COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra Police reach 1,671
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 23, 2020 10:11:42 PM IST
The total number of COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra police has reached 1,671. ... read..

Auto-drivers in Chennai urge TN govt to allow plying of three-wheelers in the city
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 23, 2020 10:11:39 PM IST
Auto-rickshaw drivers in Tamil Nadu's capital, Chennai, requested the state government to allow them to resume plying of vehicles on the road as they are facing hardships due to the continued prohibition even during the fourth phase of COVID-19 induced lo ... read..

Small is beautiful
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Architect Nisha Mathew Ghosh will represent India at London Design Biennale 2020, which was scheduled to take place in September this year, but has now been rescheduled to be held in June 2021 due to Covid-19. ... read..

Congress writes to Yogi to open places of worship
Lucknow | Saturday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Congress party has written to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday to open all places of worship which are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. ... read..

With 16 new cases today, Punjab's COVID-19 tally rises to 2,045
Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 23, 2020 9:42:17 PM IST
With 16 new COVID-19 cases reported in Punjab on Saturday, the total number of positive coronavirus cases in the state has risen to 2,045. ... read..

MP bound train ferrying 2,206 migrants departs from Jammu's Katra
Jammu and Kashmir | May 23, 2020 9:42:13 PM IST
A train with 2,206 migrant labourers departed from Katra railway station for Chhatarpur in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, said the Jammu and Kashmir administration. ... read..

Water level of Brahmaputra rises due to incessant rainfall
Guwahati (Assam) | May 23, 2020 9:42:02 PM IST
Following incessant rainfall in the area, the water level of the Brahmaputra river is gradually rising. ... read..

Uttarakhand CM gives Rs 10 lakh as ex gratia to constable's wife, who passed away on COVID-19 duty
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | May 23, 2020 9:42:01 PM IST
Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat on Saturday handed over a cheque of Rs 10 lakh here to the widow of constable Sanjay Gurjar who died in the line of duty. ... read..

Indian Army undertakes restoration work in Kolkata after damage caused by cyclone Amphan
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 23, 2020 9:41:58 PM IST
The Indian Army has taken up restoration work in Kolkata on the request of the state government. The cyclone Amphan caused extensive damage in several regions of West Bengal claiming 86 lives. ... read..

Railways plans to run 2,600 trains in next 10 days
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 9:41:56 PM IST
Railway Board on Saturday said that there are plans to run 2,600 trains in the next ten days to carry passengers to their destinations. ... read..

Timeline to affix HSRP on vehicles extended till June 30 in Punjab
Chandigarh | May 23, 2020 9:41:55 PM IST
Punjab government on Saturday extended the time limit for vehicle owners to get High-Security Registration Plates (HSRP) affixed on their vehicles till June 30 this year. ... read..

2,608 new cases take Maharashtra's COVID-19 count to 47,190
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 23, 2020 9:41:53 PM IST
Maharashtra on Saturday reported 2,608 new cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of people infected with the coronavirus in the state to 47,190. ... read..

'Kangra Tea could lower COVID-19 activity better than HIV drugs'
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 9:41:52 PM IST
Chemicals in Kangra tea could be effective in boosting immunity as they can block coronavirus activity better than anti-HIV drugs according to scientists at the Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), based in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh. ... read..

Odisha: Woman inspector suspended for assaulting youth in police station
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | May 23, 2020 9:41:50 PM IST
Odisha DGP Abhay on Saturday suspended Patna police station Inspector-In-Charge (IIC) Sandhya Rani Jena for allegedly resorting to third degree on a youth, video of which went viral earlier this week. ... read..

People in Guwahati gear up to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr keeping in mind lockdown guidelines
Guwahati (Assam) | May 23, 2020 9:41:44 PM IST
People here are all set to celebrate the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr following social distancing and other health guidelines amid COVID-19 restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus. ... read..

17 new coronavirus cases in Jharkhand, total count rises to 350
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | May 23, 2020 9:41:42 PM IST
After 17 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Jharkhand on Saturday, the total number of cases in the state has risen to 350. ... read..

DOOT to deliver medicines, food in COVID-19 ward at PGIMER
Chandigarh | May 23, 2020 9:41:41 PM IST
The Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here on Saturday launched delivery, observance and orchestrated telecommunicator (DOOT), a low cost interactive robotic trolley, designed and developed with an intent to minimise the r ... read..

Once flourishing Madurai flower market now facing severe losses
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | May 23, 2020 9:41:38 PM IST
The Madurai flower market which once used to be bustling with people has been suffering losses after it was shifted to a new location as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus. ... read..

PM speaks to Sri Lankan President, Mauritian PM
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind K. Jugnauth on Saturday and praised their efforts in handling Covid-19 outbreak. ... read..

Opposition meet condoles death & devastation due to cyclone
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
The opposition meet, convened by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and attended by 22 political parties, here on Saturday, condoled the death caused by cyclone Amphan and extended sympathy and support to the governments and the people of West Bengal and Odisha. ... read..

RSS worker dead in UP hit-and-run
Lucknow | Saturday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
A RSS worker succumbed to his injuries after being hit by a speeding vehicle in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district, police said on Saturday. ... read..

Chandigarh's COVID-19 tally stands at 225, active cases 43
Chandigarh | May 23, 2020 9:11:53 PM IST
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Chandigarh is now 225 including 43 active cases of the infection, as per the Health Department. ... read..

Governor lauds West Bengal govt for taking Army's help in conducting relief works post-cyclone
By Syeda Shabana Parveen

Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 23, 2020 9:11:52 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Saturday lauded the state government for taking the help of Army to conduct relief works post-cyclone Amphan, which has claimed 86 lives so far. ... read..

Bihar bound Shramik Special train carrying 1,520 passengers departs from Bengaluru
General News | May 23, 2020 9:11:50 PM IST
A Shramik Special train carrying 1,520 passengers departed from the Bengaluru Cantonment Railway Station on Saturday. ... read..

Himachal Pradesh cabinet allows schools to charge only tuition fee
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | May 23, 2020 9:11:48 PM IST
As schools continue to remain shut due to the coronavirus situation, Himachal Pradesh state cabinet on Saturday allowed schools to charge only tuition fees from the students. ... read..

Fire breaks out in Surat's GIDC area
Surat (Gujarat) | May 23, 2020 9:11:47 PM IST
A massive fire broke out at a chemical factory in the Sachin GIDC area of Surat on Saturday. ... read..

Centre releases Rs 1,000 cr for relief works in West Bengal
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 9:11:45 PM IST
The Centre on Saturday released Rs 1,000 crore from the National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF) to West Bengal for relief works in view of the destruction caused by cyclone Amphan. ... read..

Yoga a powerful tool to improve mental health during COVID crisis
Melbourne | May 23, 2020 9:11:44 PM IST
A recent research has pointed out that movement-based yoga can significantly improve mental health during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. ... read..

GoAir to open ticket bookings for May 25-31 after clarity from state govts
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 9:11:42 PM IST
Low-cost airline GoAir on Saturday said that it will open its site for ticket bookings for the period May 25-31 after getting clarity from states governments with regard to acceptance of flights. ... read..

6 new COVID-19 cases in CRPF
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 9:11:39 PM IST
Six more cases of coronavirus have been reported among Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, taking the COVID-19 count in the force to 350. ... read..

Minor UP girl hangs herself after being scolded for talking on phone
Ballia | Saturday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
A 16-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in her house after her mother scolded her for talking to someone on the phone, the police said on Saturday. The incident took place in Majhauan village under Haldi police station in Uttar P ... read..

COVID-19 patient succumbs, death toll 21 in J&K
Srinagar | Saturday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
A 55-year-old COVID-19 patient succumbed on Saturday in J&K's Srinagar district taking the toll of those killed by the dreaded virus to 21 in the union territory. ... read..

DMK calls meeting of party's MPs, MLAs to discuss cases and arrests
Chennai | Saturday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President M.K.Stalin has called a meeting of the party's MPs, MLAs and district secretaries on Sunday morning. ... read..

SHO commits suicide in Rajasthan
Jaipur | Saturday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
An SHO (Station House Officer) posted at Rajgarh police station in Churu district committed suicide, police said on Saturday, adding his body was found hanging with the ceiling at his government residence today. ... read..

Indian Immunologicals working on Covid-19 vaccine
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Leading vaccine maker Indian Immunologicals Limited (IIL) is developing a vaccine for coronavirus in a cross-continental collaboration. ... read..

Muslims help perform last rites of Kashmiri Pandit in Tral
Srinagar | Saturday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
The Muslim neighbourhood in south Kashmir's Tral area helped perform the last rites of an elderly Kashmiri Pandit on Saturday. ... read..

Railway Ministry produced 1.2 lakh PPE kits, 1.4 lakh litre sanitiser; 200 Mail Express trains from June 1
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 8:41:49 PM IST
Ministry of Railway has produced 1.2 lakh coveralls and 1.4 lakh litres of sanitiser, said Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav here on Saturday, adding that 200 Mail Express trains will be run from June 1. ... read..

Migrant labourers in Delhi face problems due to lack of awareness about online registration system
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 8:41:48 PM IST
Due to lack of awareness about the process of online registration, migrant labourers in the national capital have been facing problems to register themselves for transport to go back to their native places. ... read..

Fire breaks out at COVID-19 hospital in Delhi; seven patients rescued
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 8:41:46 PM IST
Fire broke out at a COVID-19 dedicated hospital in the Hauz Khas area here on Saturday. ... read..

Sikkim reports its first COVID-19 positive case
Gangtok (Sikkim) | May 23, 2020 8:41:42 PM IST
Sikkim has reported its first positive case of COVID-19, confirmed DG-cum-Secretary Health Dr PT Bhutia on Saturday. ... read..

Parents protest after school in Ludhiana announces fee hike amid lockdown
Ludhiana (Punjab) | May 23, 2020 8:41:37 PM IST
Parents of students protested here on Saturday against the hike in fees by a private school at Golf Link Road. ... read..

SIT prepares charge-sheet in northeast Delhi violence case, to file in court soon
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 8:11:48 PM IST
The special investigation team (SIT) of Delhi Police, probing the violence that erupted in northeast Delhi in February this year, has prepared a charge-sheet in the matter and is likely to submit it before a court soon. ... read..

Vaishno Devi Shrine provides 'sehri', 'iftari' to 500 quarantined Muslims during Ramzan
Katra (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 23, 2020 8:11:46 PM IST
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine has been providing sehri and iftari to around 500 Muslims quarantined at Aashirwad Bhawan in Katra during the holy month of Ramadan. ... read..

Case registered against SP MLA, son in UP's Moradabad for lockdown violation
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) | May 23, 2020 8:11:45 PM IST
A case has been registered against Samajwadi Party (SP) MLA Haji Ikram and his son for allegedly organising an event in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad in violation of the lockdown guidelines, police said on Saturday. ... read..

West Bengal Guv questions KMC for not having contingency plan to tackle post-cyclone situation
By Syeda Shabana Parveen

Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 23, 2020 8:11:43 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Saturday questioned the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) for not having any contingency plan to tackle the post-cyclone Amphan situation. ... read..

Two male Indian bison found dead in Pune
Pune (Maharashtra) | May 23, 2020 8:11:40 PM IST
Two male Indian bison were found dead in Adoshi village on Friday night. Pune Forest Department on Saturday said the animals appear to have fallen off from a steep cliff. ... read..

India's coronavirus cases cross 1.25 lakh with record 6,654 new cases; 137 deaths in past 24 hours
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 8:11:37 PM IST
India saw the biggest rise in coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours at 6,654 with the total count of cases going up to over 1.25 lakh on Saturday. ... read..

Rlys red faced as Gorakhpur-bound train reaches Rourkela
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
The Indian Railways was left red faced on Saturday after a Shramik Special train which started its journey from Mumbai for Gorakhpur on May 21 reached Odisha's Rourkela without intimating the passengers about the change in the route. The plight of the peo ... read..

Hours after arrest, DMK MP R.S. Bharathi released on bail (Ld)
Chennai | Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Hours after Rajya Sabha MP and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Organising Secretary R.S. Bharathi was arrested from his residence here on Saturday morning on charges of making derogatory statements against judges and Dalits, a local court released him on ... read..

Franklin Templeton for recovery against Essel after default
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund is evaluating recovery proceedings against Essel Infraprojects Limited (EIL) defaulted on a Rs 92 crore maturity obligation of non convertible debentures (NCD). ... read..

WolfzHowl, Mavcomm launch #ThankYouIndianRailways initiative
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
In an effort to show solidarity with the Indian Railways which has helped lakhs of stranded migrants reach home via 'Shramik special trains, consultant firm WolfzHowl in association with Mavcomm Group have launched a new #ThankYouIndianRailways initiative ... read..

How we will celebrate Eid with our families this year, ask stranded migrants in Delhi
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 7:41:50 PM IST
As Eid, the biggest festival of Muslims, is around the corner, stranded migrants in the national capital queue up outside the screening centre to go to their homes and celebrate the festival with their families. ... read..

Two Naxals killed in encounter with District Reserve Guard in Sukma
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | May 23, 2020 7:41:48 PM IST
At around 12.30 hours today an exchange of fire took place between Sukma District Reserve Guard (DRG) and Naxals in Mankapal jungle of Gadiras area. Bodies of two Naxals have been recovered from the spot, said Inspector General, Bastar, P Sundarraj. The d ... read..

Odisha to send ODRAF, Fire Services personnel to West Bengal to carry out restoration works
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | May 23, 2020 7:41:47 PM IST
Odisha government has decided to send 500 personnel of Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRF) and Odisha Fire Services to West Bengal for assisting in restoration related activities in the aftermath of cyclone Amphan. ... read..

Amphan toll rises to 86 in West Bengal, CM Banerjee says Cyclone was 'disaster'
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 23, 2020 7:41:45 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday informed that the death toll due to Cyclone Amphan in the state has risen to 86. ... read..

HC suggests DAC, Delhi govt to publish COVID data from hospitals after proper analysis
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 7:41:44 PM IST
Delhi High Court has suggested that the Death Audit Committee and Delhi government should publish the data supplied by the government and private hospitals in the national capital only after proper analysis. ... read..

Karnataka Minister assures to provide transport to migrant labourers at govt expense
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 23, 2020 7:41:42 PM IST
Karnataka Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Saturday interacted with migrant workers at Palace Grounds in Bengaluru and assured to provide them with transportation at government expense. ... read..

Jharkhand's Ranchi in orange zone now
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | May 23, 2020 7:41:41 PM IST
Jharkhand's Ranchi is now included in the orange zone in view of the low incidence of COVID-19 cases being reported in the past few days, said officials on Friday. ... read..

Chhattisgarh CM demands effective guidelines for passengers before resumption of domestic flight services
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | May 23, 2020 7:41:38 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday wrote to Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and raised concern over resumption of flight services without any standard operating procedure (SOP) and asserted that it should be made operational only wit ... read..

Apathy, joblessness driving penniless migrants out of Delhi
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Even as governments urged migrants to stay wherever they are, lack of money, shelter and apathy from the very people they have been engaged with has led to a major exodus of migrant labourers from the national capital. ... read..

Union ministers interact with stakeholders from food processing, auto part sectors; discuss key challenges, reforms
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 7:11:54 PM IST
Several union ministers including Piyush Goyal, Nitin Gadkari, Narendra Singh Tomar and Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday took part in a meeting with stakeholders from three sectors - food and marine processing, ready-to-eat segment and auto parts - and di ... read..

5 deaths, 710 new COVID-19 cases reported in Tamil Nadu on Saturday
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 23, 2020 7:11:53 PM IST
710 new COVID-19 cases and 5 deaths were reported in Tamil Nadu on Saturday, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 15,512, said the State Health Department. ... read..

COVID-19 cases in Himachal Pradesh stand at 185
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | May 23, 2020 7:11:51 PM IST
As many as 185 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Himachal Pradesh till date, according to the state health department. ... read..

3 new COVID-19 cases take Jharkhand tally to 333
Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) | May 23, 2020 7:11:48 PM IST
Jharkhand Health Secretary, Nitin Madan Kulkarni, on Saturday informed that three new COVID-19 cases were reported in Jamshedpur. ... read..

Sanjay Raut pays courtesy visit to Maha Guv Bhagat Singh Koshyari
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 23, 2020 7:11:45 PM IST
Senior Shiv Sena leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut paid a courtesy visit to Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai on Saturday. ... read..

Total active COVID-19 positive cases stand at 2332 in UP
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 23, 2020 7:11:44 PM IST
The total number of active cases of COVID-19 has reached 2332 in Uttar Pradesh while 3335 people have recovered from the disease, said Uttar Pradesh Principal Health Secretary Amit Mohan Prasad. ... read..

No new COVID-19 case in ITBP in last 24 hours
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 7:11:42 PM IST
No new case of novel coronavirus was reported among Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel in the last 24 hours, said ITBP in a statement on Saturday. ... read..

Study reveals yoga may ease depression symptoms, mental health issues
Washington D.C. | May 23, 2020 7:11:39 PM IST
As millions of people are practising yoga amid the COVID-19 induced lockdown to maintain fitness. A recent study concluded with a systematic review and meta-analysis of existing research suggests that yoga may help ease depressive symptoms in people with ... read..

Free buses in Rajasthan for immersion of mortal remains in Ganga
Jaipur | Saturday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Special buses will run from Rajasthan to Uttarakhand for immersion of mortal remains of people who died under different circumstances during the lockdown, said chief minister Ashok Gehlot. ... read..

Compared announcements of other countries before comprehensive economic package was announced: Sitharaman
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 6:41:52 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the Rs 20 lakh crore comprehensive economic package was announced after comparing announcements of other countries and every country has thought of a basket of measures including fiscal and m ... read..

With 115 new COVID-19 cases, Rajasthan's total count moves to 6,657
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | May 23, 2020 6:41:49 PM IST
With 115 new cases of coronavirus, the total count for confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 6,657 in Rajasthan, said the state's Health Department on Saturday. ... read..

All backup COVID-19 data shared by state govt deleted, Sprinklr tells Kerala HC
Kochi (Kerala) | May 23, 2020 6:41:46 PM IST
United States-based company Sprinklr, which was entrusted with handling data related to COVID-19 patients in Kerala, on Saturday submitted before Kerala High Court that it has deleted all backup data shared with it by the state government. ... read..

Case filed against Daati Maharaj for offering prayers at Delhi temple amid lockdown
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 6:41:45 PM IST
A case has been registered against self-styled godman Daati Maharaj for allegedly violating lockdown guidelines by offering prayers at Shani Dham temple in Asola area here, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Atul Thakur said on Saturday. ... read..

62 new COVID-19 cases in Kerala, active cases reach 275
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | May 23, 2020 6:41:43 PM IST
Sixty-two more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Kerala, taking the number of active cases in the state to 275, said the Kerala Health Department on Saturday. ... read..

Amazon India to add 50,000 seasonal jobs as demand surges amid lockdown
Washington D.C. | May 23, 2020 6:41:41 PM IST
E-commerce company Amazon India recently announced that it is hiring around 50,000 seasonal roles to successfully meet the surge in demand from people on Amazon's online shopping services. ... read..

PM Modi discusses COVID-19 impact with Sri Lankan Prez, Mauritian PM
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 6:11:51 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday spoke to Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa over the phone, regarding COVID-19 pandemic and its likely health and economic impact in the region. ... read..

We compared announcements by different countries before announcing relief package for COVID-19 in India: Sitharaman
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 6:11:49 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the Centre had studied stimulus packages by other countries before announcing it in the country to revive the economy. ... read..

200 Mail Express trains to be run from June 1, says Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 6:11:48 PM IST
Two hundred Mail Express trains will be run from June 1, said Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav here on Saturday. ... read..

Facebook announces new feature for India allowing users to lock their profiles
Washington D.C. | May 23, 2020 6:11:46 PM IST
Facebook will be rolling out a new feature for India, allowing users to lock their profiles and limit strangers from getting access to their information and photos. ... read..

17 new COVID-19 cases in Gautam Buddha Nagar; tally at 323
Gautam Buddha Nagar (Uttar Pradesh) | May 23, 2020 6:11:43 PM IST
Seventeen new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Gautam Budhha Nagar district on Saturday, taking the total number of positive cases here to 323, said District Surveillance Officer. ... read..

Manipur's COVID-19 tally stands at 27
Imphal | May 23, 2020 6:11:42 PM IST
One more person has tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Manipur, taking the state count of COVID-19 infection to 27. ... read..

Karnataka's COVID-19 count rises to 1,958
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 23, 2020 6:11:40 PM IST
Karnataka's COVID-19 count surges to 1,958 with 216 new cases of the virus reported in the last 24 hours, said the Health Department in a bulletin on Saturday. ... read..

West Bengal govt calls for Army support for restoration of infra and essential services
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 23, 2020 6:11:38 PM IST
The West Bengal government has called for Army support, while NDRF and SDRF teams are already working, for the restoration of infrastructure and essential services after Cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc in the state. ... read..

PIL seeking publication of real time data of COVID-19 beds availability withdrawn from Delhi HC
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 5:41:45 PM IST
A public interest litigation (PIL) seeking direction to publish the real-time data of availability of beds, etc for COVID-19 treatment on the website of Delhi government in bilingual form was withdrawn by the petitioner on Saturday. ... read..

Over 35 lakh migrants have used more than 2,600 Shramik Special trains: MHA
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 5:41:40 PM IST
Over 2,600 Shramik Special trains have run till date and more than 35 lakh migrants have used these trains to reach their respective destinations, said Punya Salila Srivastava, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), here on Saturday. ... read..

Abdullah, Mufti boycotted Panchayat polls under Pakistan's pressure: Satya Pal Malik
Panaji (Goa) | May 23, 2020 5:41:38 PM IST
Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday said that during his tenure in Jammu and Kashmir he had succeeded in holding panchayat elections, devoid of violence, despite the top leaders of the union territory not cooperating under pressure from Pakistan. ... read..

Immense suffering, say migrants to Rahul in Cong documentary
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
Emphasising on the plight of the migrant workers, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday released a documentary of his meeting with the migrant workers walking back to their native place in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi from Haryana and said that the ... read..

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