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Coronavirus: India enforces an absolute ban on the export of hydroxychloroquine, several nations send requests for supply as global demand rises
India is the largest producer of hydroxychloroquine in the world. The Commerce Ministry, in a notification dated 4 April, has enforced an absolute ban on the export of the drug.
HRD Minister Ramesh Pokriyal assures students of no academic loss in case of an extension of the nationwide Coronavirus lockdown
HRD Minister said, "The Government will make a decision on April 14 whether to reopen schools, colleges after reviewing COVID-19 situation."
Singapore declares lockdown: Here is why the Wuhan Coronavirus is so deadly and why it is not ‘just the flu’
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong declared a near-total lockdown of the country on Friday to curb the spread of the Wuhan Coronavirus.
Apprehensions about grid instability due to 9-minute blackout on Sunday are misplaced, other electric appliances will be running: Power Ministry
The power ministry assures that adequate arrangements and protocols are in place to handle the variation in demand
India has managed to flatten the Coronavirus curve despite Tablighi Jamaat cases: Here are the facts and charts
Over 95% of the coronavirus cases reported over the last two days in India have been found to have links with the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi
Amidst rising Coronavirus cases, Kerala govt relaxes lockdown norms in the state: Here are the details
Relaxing the lockdown norms, the Kerala state government has extended the online/door delivery of food from hotels by 3 hours 5PM to 8PM daily
The blacklisting order will prohibit them from entering India for at least two years.
Disbursement of cash under Coronavirus relief package to those who hold Jan Dhan account to take place between 3rd and 9th April: Details
The Department of Financial Services appealed to PMJDY women account holders to check the last digit of their account number and follow schedule shared below to visit banks or Bank Mitras to maintain social distancing during the nation-wide lockdown.
PM CARES fund to have up to 13 eminent experts to undertake relief and assistance during emergencies: Report
The PM-CARES will be headed by the prime minister, who will be the chairperson of the Trust. He will have the power to nominate three people to the board of trustees who shall be eminent persons in the field of research, health, science, social work, law, public administration and philanthropy.
In video message, PM Modi asks citizens for 9 minutes on 5th April at 9 PM: Here is what he wants us to do
Prime Minister Modi in a video message announced that on 5th April, the nation has to come together to show their grit and collective strength.
Delhi Riots Chargesheets: Before murdering Ratan Lal, the Islamist mob had held 2 other police constables hostage
The chargesheet filed by Special Investigation Team of Delhi Police in the murder of Ratan Lal and deadly attacks by rioters on IPS Amit Sharma and IPS Anuj Kumar mentions at least 17 accused.
AAP does it again: Arvind Kejriwal supporters hail him for ‘saving life’ of a Modi voter amid coronavirus outbreak
After receiving severe criticism, Arvind Kejriwal supporters have taken it upon themselves to rebuild his lost credibility
Indian and Chinese sides move back at conflict areas along the LAC in Ladakh to create temporary non-patrolling zones
India and China have completed withdrawal from conflict sites along LAC at Galwan Valley, Pangong Tso lake and other conflict areas
Gujarat shows the way in Atmanirbhar Bharat: Morbi, the ceramic tiles hub of India, now looks to take on China’s toy market
150 firms in Gujarat's Morbi have joined hands to create local alternatives to products currently being outsourced from China.
Maharashtra: Thane hospital gives body of wrong Coronavirus victim to family, after cremation hospital informs that their family member is alive
After a family cremated body of Cornoavirus victim, hospital informed they their family member is alive & they were given wrong body
Australian surfer Carmen Greentree abducted and raped for 2 months in a houseboat in Kashmir in 2004, pressurised to convert to Islam
Carmen Greentree has penned a book titled "A Dangerous Pursuit of Happiness" narrating her abduction and rape in Kashmir.
Only Muslims go to heaven, Ravish Kumar-like non-Muslims can only hope for a mild level of hell: Dr Zakir Naik explains
Naik said that virtues like honesty and charity cannot ensure qualifying marks for heaven or Jannah. Only Muslims can go to heaven and non-Muslims will go to hell by default, he says.
Netizens ask Netflix to cancel comedian Kenny Sebastian’s special show after he hurls obscene abuses
Social media users are demanding that Netflix reconsiders special show of Indian comic Kenny Sebastian after he was allegedly found hurling obscene abuses to people on his Instagram page.
Payal Rohatgi’s Twitter account suspended, the actress says she is being targeted by ‘liberals and extremists’
Payal Rohatgi has stated that her efforts to share facts has been projected in a bad light by liberals and extremists who control Twitter.