Brazil Prez seeks HCQ, compares India’s supply to Hanuman’s Sanjivani

Brazil Prez seeks HCQ, compares India’s supply to Hanuman’s Sanjivani

Thursday, 09 April 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, Brazil has urged India to remove restrictions on the export of hydroxychloroquine referring to epic Ramayana and Jesus Christ. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said, “Just as Lord Hanuman brought the holy medicine from the Himalayas to save the...

NBA slams Sonia for asking PM to stop Govt, PSUs’ ads to media

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | PNS | NEW DELHI

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to cut down media advertisements, among other measures, to meet the financial demands to fight corona pandemic. The News Broadcasters Association (NBA) deplored the suggestion, which it said came at a time when journalists risked their lives to cover...

Patient can infect 406 in 30 days if lockdown not followed: ICMR

Patient can infect 406 in 30 days if lockdown not followed: ICMR

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Union Health Ministry on Tuesday cited a study by ICMR to claim that one COVID-19 patient can infect 406 people in 30 days if s/he does not follow lockdown measures, implying that spread of the infection in the country cannot be curbed without strictly adhering to social distancing recommendations.  “The affected...

WhatsApp limits forwards to ‘one at a time’ to curb corona canards

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

With a view to limit the circulation of fake news and misinformation through its platform amid the spread of coronavirus, WhatsApp is reducing its limits on message forwarding even further. It will now allow users to share frequently forwarded messages to only one chat at a time. Increased forwards of fake...

Cases cross 5,000 mark, Maha at top’

Cases cross 5,000 mark, Maha at top’

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

India crossed the 5,000 mark of positive coronavirus cases on Tuesday with Maharashtra becoming the first State in the country to go near 1,000 count. As per tallies from States, the total count of positive cases stood at 5,200 at 9 pm with 150 casualties. The country added more than...

Suffering from several ailments, 73-year-old Delhiite beats corona

Suffering from several ailments, 73-year-old Delhiite beats corona

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

A 73-year-old coronavirus patient, who was admitted at Delhi’s Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Hospital (LNJP) after being diagnosed positive with the life-threatening disease, was discharged on Tuesday after his two tests for COVID-19 came negative. According to hospital administration, patient Manmohan Singh has been further advised to quarantine himself for next 14...

India lifts HCQ export ban after Trump’s threat

India lifts HCQ export ban after Trump’s threat

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

India on Tuesday partially lifted the ban on export of Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to the US after President Donald Trump hinted at “retaliation” if India does not remove restrictions on the anti-malaria drug, which he has often claimed is the “game changer” in fighting coronavirus pandemic there. The Congress, the TMC...

Govt mulls lockdown extension

Govt mulls lockdown extension

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Call likely on States’ exhortation as studies show 21-day model insufficient With chorus growing from States to extend the ongoing lockdown to effectively fight the outbreak of coronavirus, the Centre may also move in the same direction and keep the country in a state of lockdown beyond April 14. Various studies have...

State Editions

MP roads made better in last 15 years: Chouhan

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Pioneer’s ex-editor passes away

09 April 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

CBSE set to introduce three new subjects for grade 11 students

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Power workers demand insurance cover

09 April 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

CM pats Revenue Dept officials for corona fight

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

Sleep in the times Of Corona

05 April 2020 | Kerry Bajaj | Agenda

Article 370: A fresh perspective

05 April 2020 | Prof K Warikoo | Agenda

Stories that inspire action and change

05 April 2020 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf : Be ready to combat evil forces

05 April 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Corona-led leadership challenges for Trump

05 April 2020 | Manan Dwivedi | Agenda

Why poor migrants need to fend for themselves

05 April 2020 | Rahul Jayaram | Agenda