SpiceJet operated India’s first cargo-on-seat flight, carrying 11 tons of vital supplies in passenger cabin & belly space from Delhi to Chennai
On World Health Day, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal tweets, “I thank the brave warriors who are risking their lives to fight out #COVID2019”
Assam: Inspector Pranjal Baruah, Officer-In-Charge, Rangia PS distributed food items to needy people at Rangia
WhatsApp to limit sharing of frequently forwarded messages to only 1 chat at a time: Statement. New limit aimed at combating the spread of fake news
Union defence minister Rajnath Singh hails Centre’s decision to reduce salaries of all MPs & suspension of MPLADS. Says, the amount saed would be utilised in strengthening India’s fight against coronavirus
Sports minister Kiren Rijiju congratulates atheletes for following strict discipline and rules of the lockdown
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
Indian film fraternity including Amitabh Bachchan, Rajnikanth, Ranbir Kapoor etc come together for made-at-home short film ‘Family’ to raise awareness on COVID-19
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
Assam: Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare Pijush Hazarika distributed 10,000 masks in town area of Jagiroad, oversaw the sanitization process being carried out and urged people to stay indoors
Assam Police in association with Dept of Psychiatry, GMCH & Clinical Psychologists/Psychiatric Social Workers has launched tele-counseling helplines for those in need of mental heathcare & support
Health concerns shall precede over that of economy for post lockdown road map, says Vice President
Third week of lock down crucial for decision making on lock down exit: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu
Maharashtra remains the worst affected state with 868 confirmed cases and 45 deaths, followed by Tamil Nadu (621 cases and 6 deaths) and Delhi (525 cases and 7 deaths).
63% of Covid-19 deaths in India among 60-plus
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.
Arunachal Guv, First Lady laud frontline COVID-19 warriors
Assam State Zoo safe, heavy sanitisation on: DFO
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.
Assam may suffer loss of 3,571 MT horticulture items
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.
Modi hints at phased lifting of lockdown
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
Assam Governor reviews situation in State
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
Govt directive to states on medical oxygen
The Centre has directed the states to give special attention on keeping the supply of medical oxygen smooth and hassle-free.
Police, frontline officials to come under insurance cover in Assam
Assam: Vegetables to be sold at 82 points in Guwahati from tomorrow. Check list here
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:
COVID-19: Tripura reports 1st case, 45-yr-old woman tests positive
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