Day: March 24, 2020

PM Modi coins new term for ‘CORONA’- Koi road par na nikle

24th March 2020

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi coined an acronym “CORONA” – Koi road par na nikle – to advise people not to venture out of their homes as the nationwide total lockdown will be in place for three weeks from 12 o’clock tonight. Emphasizing the need for social distancing in tackling COVID-19, Prime Minister said, […]

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Nationwide total lockdown for 21 days to combat coronavirus: PM Modi

24th March 2020

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the nationwide total lockdown will be in place for three weeks from 12 o’clock tonight. “In view of the current situation, the nationwide total lockdown will be in place for 21 days — three weeks,” said Prime Minister Modi during his second address to the nation. […]

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Combating COVID-19: PM Modi announces total lockdown from 12 o’clock tonight

24th March 2020

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced total lockdown in the country from 12 o’clock tonight in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus. “From 12 o’clock tonight there will be a complete lockdown across the country,” said Prime Minister Modi said during his second address to the nation within days. He […]

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Man dies from hantavirus in China: All you need to know about the virus, and how it spreads

24th March 2020

Even as the coronavirus outbreak takes the world by storm, a number of other diseases are also rearing their ugly heads. Cases of swine flu and bird flu have already been reported in India and other countries. Now, a man from China has tested positive for hantavirus. China’s Global Times tweeted that the man from […]

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What is Hantavirus and how it spreads

24th March 2020

The hantavirus scare comes at a time when the total count of those infected by novel coronavirus is nearing the 400,000 mark . Even when the world is trying to find a cure for the dreaded coronavirus pandemic, a report in Global Times said that a man from China’s Yunnan province died from Hantavirus while […]

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Assam: Boy who came from China; arrested for hiding travel details

24th March 2020

Hailakandi Police registered a case against Hailakandi father-son duo. They father allegedly hid his son’s travel details. The son arrived from China on Monday and tried to hide his travel hisory from the authorities. The boy along with his father have been arrested and sent to the quarantine facility at Silchar Medical College. The boy […]

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First Made-in-India COVID-19 test kit by Mylab gets commercial approval

24th March 2020

Pune-based molecular diagnostics company Mylab Discovery Solutions Pvt Ltd, which specialises in molecular diagnostic kits has developed first made-in-India test kit for COVID-19 in a record time of six weeks. The kit — Mylab PathoDetect COVID-19 Qualitative PCR kit — is the first one to receive commercial approval from the Indian FDA/ Central Drugs Standard […]

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Coronavirus: North-East gets its First Positive case in Manipur

24th March 2020

North-East gets its First Positive case in Manipur as a 23-year-old Girl with a Travel History from the UK has been found Positive. According to reports, The Indian Medical Association(IMA), Assam has posted the result of the Girl who has been now isolated in the JNIMS, Imphal and she is reportedly stable. The Contract tracking […]

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Delhi police files case against man for spitting on Northeastern girl, calling her ‘coronavirus’

24th March 2020

Delhi police has registered a case against a man who allegedly spat on a Manipuri girl and called her “corona”. The incident happened on Sunday night at Vijaya Nagar, Delhi. According to a Twitter user Akhu Chingangbham, the girl was spat on by a middle-aged man before fleeing on his white scooty. Delhi Police has […]

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