With Tripura reporting its 1st COVID-19 case, total cases hit 4,421 as death toll in India rises to 114. Stay with EastMojo for latest updates, particularly from Northeast India
In th video conference with all regional directors of SAI to review arrangements for athletes Sports minister Kiren Rijiju congratulated athletes for following strict discipline and the rules of the lockdown. Athletes staying at SAI camps have ensured they maintain social distancing and stay in
In a bid to raise awareness on the coronavirus pandemic, several personalities from different film industries of India have come together for a unique short film titled Family.
The film, virtually directed by Prasoon Pandey, features veterans such as Amitabh Bachchan, Rajnikanth, Chiranjeevi, Mohanlal, Mammootty, Shiva Rajkumar and Prosenjit Chatterjee, along with young actors such as Ranbir Kapoor, Diljit Dosanjh, Alia Bhat, Priyanka Chopra and Sonalee Kulkarni. READ MORE
Those above 60 years of age make up just 19% of coronavirus patients in India but account for 63% of the fatalities so far, with those having pre-existing health conditions being even more vulnerable, according to data released by the health ministry.
The Central Zoo Authority (CZA) has written to all chief wildlife wardens to take precautionary measures in the wake of confirmation of COVID-19 in a tiger housed in the Bronx Zoo in New York. Following the circular, the State Zoo authorities here have intensified sanitisation measures and disinfection drives, using fogging machines and other equipment.
The State is likely to suffer a loss of an estimated 3,571 metric tons of fruits and vegetables in 16 districts due to the lockdown.
This is around 0.06 per cent of total horticulture production and includes products such as tomato, brinjal, cabbage, cauliflower, banana and strawberry.
Indicating a phased lifting of the current nationwide lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked the Union ministers to prepare a “graded plan” to slowly open departments in non-hotspots of the COVID-19, and work on a war footing to mitigate the adverse impact of the pandemic on country’s economy
Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi took stock of the coronavirus situation in the State at a meeting held with the Chief Secretary, Director General of Police and senior officials of different line departments in the durbar hall of Raj Bhavan
The Centre has directed the states to give special attention on keeping the supply of medical oxygen smooth and hassle-free.
Up to 82 designated points have been earmarked for delivery of vegetables through mobile vans on alternate days in Guwahati, starting April 8 (Wednesday), amid COVID-19 lockdown, says new notification. Here’s the full list:
1st confirmed case of COVID-19 reported from Tripura after 45-year-old woman from Udaipur tests positive at Agartala Government Medical College & GBP Hospital. READ MORE