Consensus among states to extend lockdown, says Narendra Modi during interaction with CMs, terms next 3-4 weeks critical

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stated there appears to be a consensus amongst states at the extension of lockdown by means of any other two weeks whilst emphasising that the next three-four weeks can be vital to decide affect of steps taken until now to curb unfold of the radical coronavirus. Modi made the remarks whilst talking with leader ministers of states by way of video convention on Saturday. Though an reliable affirmation on extension of a national lockdown remains to be awaited, and two states — Odisha and Punjab — have already prolonged restrictions, on Saturday Maharashtra introduced that the constraints on motion of folks will stay in position until 30 April. Maharashtra has been worst-hit by means of the radical coronavirus outbreak with its tally nearing 2,000 and 110 folks reported to have died up to now. During his assembly with leader ministers of states, the top minister additionally recommended explicit measures […]

Foreigners break lockdown order, made to write apology 500 times

A walk alongside the Ganges and a dip within the holy river throughout the lockdown became embarrassing for a bunch of overseas nationals who have been made to put in writing down an apology no less than 500 instances through the police in Uttarakhand. A walk alongside the Ganges and a dip within the holy river throughout the lockdown became embarrassing for a bunch of overseas nationals who have been made to put in writing down an apology no less than 500 instances through the police in Uttarakhand. Caught at Sai Ganga Ghat in Tehri Garhwal district’s Tapovan space, the six males and 4 girls from Israel, Australia, Mexico and Latvia apologised, announcing they sought after to meditate close to the Ganga throughout the comfort duration. “I informed them that the comfort duration is just for transferring out to shop for very important items,” mentioned Vinod Kumar, the in-charge of […]

Who are the Nihangs, the ‘Laadli Fauj’ of the Sikh Guru and Original Akalis?

Chandigarh: The brutal assault on an assistant sub-inspector and a few others at a sabzi mandi in Patiala district through a bunch of guys in Nihang apparel shook Punjab early on Sunday. The ASI’s hand was chopped off with a sword and two different policemen had been injured when the Nihangs attacked them after being requested to turn curfew passes on the vegetable marketplace. Later within the day, docs at Chandigarh’s PGIMER effectively reattached an ASI’s hand. Seven folks, together with 5 attackers, had been arrested hours later after an alternate of fireplace at a gurdwara the place the gang fled after the 6.15 am incident in Sanaur the city. Political leaders reducing throughout birthday celebration traces condemned the incident and sought strict motion in opposition to perpetrators of the crime. As common grievance poured in, many sought after to grasp extra in regards to the group. Balkar Singh, a […]

Julian Assange fathered two children with his lawyer in UK’s Ecuador embassy: Report

WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange leaves Westminster Magistrates Court in London. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange reportedly fathered two youngsters with considered one of his legal professionals whilst holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London. In a video launched by means of WikiLeaks, Assange’s spouse Stella Morris selected to expose their dating and the lifestyles in their sons as a result of “she fears his lifestyles is at critical chance if he stays in Belmarsh”, because of the unfold of coronavirus. The 48-year-old Australian is allegedly the dad of 2 boys — Gabriel, elderly two and Max, elderly one — born to South African-born attorney Stella Morris, the Mail on Sunday reported. Assange reportedly started a dating with Morris in 2015, and the couple has been engaged since 2017. In an interview to the Daily Mail, Morris added that she is talking out as a result of she will be able to […]

ASI’s hand severed in attack by Nihangs outside Patiala ‘mandi’, seven arrested

Chandigarh, Apr 12 (PTI) An assistant sub-inspector’s hand used to be severed and two of his Punjab Police colleagues injured in Patiala district on Sunday when a gaggle of Nihang Sikhs allegedly attacked them with swords after being requested to turn curfew passes outdoor a wholesale vegetable marketplace, police stated. Hours after the incident in Sanaur the city round 6.15 am, police arrested seven males, together with 5 of the attackers, from a gurdwara in within sight Balbera village. I’ve asked Punjab DGP {that a} chargesheet be filed inside of 2 days, trial be finished inside of 10 days. The accused will have to be awarded lifestyles imprisonment in order that a message is distributed around the country: Senior suggest HS Phoolka on Punjab ASI’s hand chopped off in Patiala, Punjab pic.twitter.com/MOizUH0ckD — ANI (@ANI) April 12, 2020 With a lockdown in position to comprise the unfold of COVID-19, barricades […]

South Korea’s Patient 31, Punjab Priest, Bhilwara Doc, Tablighi Jamaat: Infamous Covid-19 Super-Spreaders

What is not unusual between the northernmost district of Kerala and the South Korean town of Daegu? And what’s the connection between them and the Pink City of India and Chicago? Also, what hyperlinks them to Malaysia and a small the town in japanese France? All those puts have change into notorious for the fast unfold of COVID-19 via the ones described as “tremendous spreaders”. A perfect spreader is extensively outlined as a person or team who spreads the an infection to many of us. This thought isn’t distinctive to COVID-19. Super spreader circumstances associated with different illnesses were documented way back to the early 20th century. The maximum notorious amongst those was once in all probability Typhoid Mary (Mary Mallon), an Irish cook dinner who inflamed 51 other people of typhoid within the early 1900s. One of the primary reported tremendous spreaders of COVID-19 was once ‘affected person 31’, […]

6 more cases in 24 hrs, random testing across state soon, says CM

Residents observe tar on a platform to prevent other people from sitting there in teams in Belgachia, Kolkata, on Saturday. (Photo: Partha Paul) Stating that six extra coronavirus instances have been reported within the final 24 hours, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday stated that random checking out will quickly be carried out around the state. “We have already requested the Centre to ship 50,000 kits for random checking out and now we have additionally positioned an ordered of 30,000 checking out kits. The checking out will probably be performed in keeping with the tips of ICMR,” the Chief Minister informed mediapersons right here. The state has seven checking out labs accepted through the ICMR and feature examined 2,286 other people until date, in step with a bulletin launched through the state well being division. With six extra instances, the whole collection of lively instances within the state […]

Delhi Govt to Sanitise City’s Red and Orange Zones from Tomorrow, Says Kejriwal

The Delhi govt will release a large sanitisation force within the town’s COVID-19 containment spaces, declared as crimson zones and high-risk zones, recognized as orange zones from Monday onwards, leader minister Arvind Kejriwal stated. The leader minister stated spaces the place certain COVID-19 circumstances are being discovered, might be declared as containment zones. Till Sunday afternoon, 34 hotspots within the nationwide capital had been recognized as COVID-19 containment zones. Addressing an internet briefing, Kejriwal stated, “We have declared COVID-19 containment zones as crimson zones and high-risk zones as orange zones. We have recognized extra containment zones within the nationwide capital.” The leader minister stated he was once involved concerning the expanding collection of coronavirus circumstances within the town. However, he confident that steps had been being taken to comprise the unfold of the fatal virus. Talking concerning the sanitisation force, Kejriwal stated 10 technologically-advanced machines from Japan in conjunction with […]

WHO corrects FALSE report that India has entered community transmission stage

New Delhi, Apr 11: The World Health Organisation (WHO) had stated in its scenario file on April nine that India used to be in the neighborhood transmission degree of the coronavirus. The file used to be revealed, regardless of India’s Health Ministry mentioning that the rustic used to be no longer in the neighborhood transmission degree of the pandemic. On Friday, all over the day-to-day briefing, Joint Secretary within the Health Ministry, Lav Agarwal stated that India is within the native transmission degree. We would be the first to tell you when India enters stage-3, he additionally had stated. Govt gears up for post lockdown scenario, hints at possible relaxations However, WHO later clarified via issuing a corrected file. Prasar Bharti News Service contacted WHO to inquire about this alteration in standing. The WHO spokesperson stated, ” please check with the corrected model of the placement file.” Later, file used […]

India says UN remarks on ‘stigmatization’ during COVID-19 are ‘highly objectionable’

BMC officers at the side of police seek for individuals who had attended Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi, on Monday. (Photo: Ganesh Shirshekar) Coronavirus (COVID-19): India on Saturday reacted strongly to the United Nations’ name for the federal government to battle “stigmatization of sure sects of other people”, with an Indian consultant to the frame pronouncing the commentary used to be “extremely objectionable” as “such issues are being sorted through the federal government, enlightened electorate and the civil society within the nation.” J S Rajput, India’s consultant within the UNESCO Executive Board, additionally stated that many of the world our bodies had been “untenable and flawed” for the present duration and that India would play a key position in them put up COVID-19 generation. “In the hot assembly of NITI Ayog, it used to be reported that Renata Lok-Dessallien, UN Resident Coordinator in India, introduced out the problem of sectorial […]