Gautam Adani chairman of Adani Group.
Gautam Adani chairman of Adani Group.
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PM Modi to focus on prevailing COVID-19 situation in 'Mann Ki Baat' today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will address the 63rd edition of his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat' at 11 am amid nationwide lockdown in the country in the view of novel coronavirus. Today's episode will focus on the situation prevailing in the country in the wake of COVID-19. "Tune in tomorrow at 11. Tomorrow's episode will be focused on the situation prevailing due to COVID-19. #MannKiBaat," the Prime Minister tweeted on Saturday.

COVID-19 cases in Turkey climb to 7,402, with 108 deaths

In the past 24 hours in Turkey, 16 more people lost their lives due to COVID-19, raising the death toll to 108, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. The total number of novel coronavirus cases rose to 7,402 in Turkey, the minister tweeted on Saturday night, Xinhua news reported.

COVID-19: Odisha govt to provide Rs 3,000 to 65,000 vendors amid lockdown

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced that 100 to 200 destitute will be provided cooked food in every Gram Panchayat daily and Rs 3,000 as financial assistance to 65,000 registered street vendors in 114 urban areas of the state amid nationwide lockdown. He has also requested the Chief Ministers of other states to extend necessary assistance to stranded Odias in their state.

28-day paid leave for COVID-19 patients; factory, shop workers to get daily wage for lockdown period: Noida admin

Any worker or employee infected with coronavirus and in isolation for treatment will get 28 days of paid leave from their employer across Noida and Greater Noida, the Gautam Buddh Nagar district administration has ordered. In an order passed late on Saturday night, the administration also said that shops, industries and factories closed because of the lockdown will have to give daily wage along with leave to their workers and labourers during the closure period.

US reports more than 2,000 COVID-19 deaths

The United States has reported more than 2,000 COVID-19 deaths, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE). As of 6.40 p.m. on Saturday (2240 GMT), there were more than 121,000 confirmed cases in the United States, with 2,010 deaths, an interactive map maintained by the CSSE showed, Xinhua news agency reported.

Global death toll crosses 30,000-mark, over 10,000 dead in Italy

The number of coronavirus cases across the world rose to 640,589 as on Saturday evening, with the US leading with 115,547 cases, while the global death toll rose to 30,249 according to data from the Johns Hopkins University's Coronavirus Resource Centre. Italy, with 10,023 fatalities, comprised over one third of the death toll, and was followed by Spain with 5,812 and China's Hubei with 3,177. Iran with 2,517 deaths, and France with 2,314 were joined in the four-figure category by the UK, where the toll is now 1,019. As regards the total number of cases, the US was followed by Italy (92,472), China (81,999), Spain (72,248), Germany (56,202), Iran (35,408), France (33,450) and the UK (17,301).

Second COVID-19 death in Jammu and Kashmir

The unfortunate demise of a Coronavirus patient has been reported from Srinagar this morning: Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary(Planning), J&K Govt Two people have died in Jammu and Kashmir till now due to Coronavirus.

Princess Maria Teresa of Spain becomes first royal to die from COVID-19

3 more people test positive for Coronavirus in Ahmedabad

3 more people test positive for Coronavirus in Ahmedabad, a total of 58 people have tested positive till now in the state: Gujarat Health Department

Total number of COVID-19 in India rises to 979

Total number of Coronavirus cases in the country rises to 979(including 86 cured/discharged and 25 deaths): Union Health Ministry

I apologize for taking harsh steps, says PM Modi

I apologize for taking these harsh steps which have caused difficulties in your lives, especially the poor people. I know some of you would be angry with me also. But these tough measures were needed to win this battle: PM Narendra Modi

There are many soldiers who are fighting Coronavirus, not from their homes but from outside their homes: PM Modi

There are many soldiers who are fighting Coronavirus, not from their homes but from outside their homes. These are our front line soldiers-especially our brothers and sisters on duty as nurses, doctors & paramedical staff: PM Modi

PM Modi interacts with Ashok Kapoor of Agra who along with his entire family was tested positive for COVID-19

PM interacts with Ashok Kapoor of Agra who along with his entire family(6 ppl) tested positive for COVID-19 but all have now fully recovered. Kapoor tells PM 'Thankful to authorities& staff in Agra. I am equally grateful to hospital authorities in Delhi.The doctors were prompt

World is celebrating 2020 as the international year of the nurse: PM Modi

I was extremely hurt when I came to know that some people are misbehaving with those who are being advised home quarantine: PM Modi

I was extremely hurt when I came to know that some people are misbehaving with those who are being advised home quarantine. We need to be sensitive and understanding. Increase social distancing but reduce emotional distancing: PM Narendra Modi

Poonam Mahajan donates Rs 1 crore to PM Relief Fund

To support the call of Hon. PM Shri @narendramodi ji in our fight against COVID 19, I have contributed Rs one crore from my MPLAD fund & one month's salary to PM Relief Fund.

Our employees have raised Rs 20 crore as an initial contribution to the PM CARES fund: Airports Authority of India

Our employees have raised Rs 20 crore as an initial contribution to the PM CARES fund to fight the menace of COVID19: Airports Authority of India

CBSE to donate Rs 21 lakh to PM Cares fund

CBSE has decided to contribute Rs 21,00,000 from all employees who have voluntarily come forward to donate their salaries. Accordingly, Group 'A' employees have donated two-day salary and Group 'B' and 'C' employees one day salary to #PMCARES fund: Anurag Tripathi, CBSE

5 more people tested positive in Kashmir

5 more people test positive in Kashmir- 2 from Srinagar, 2 from Budgam and 1 from Baramulla: Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary(Planning), J&K Govt

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5 more people tested positive in Kashmir

5 more people test positive in Kashmir- 2 from Srinagar, 2 from Budgam and 1 from Baramulla: Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary(Planning), J&K Govt

Maharashtra farmer distributes wheat harvest from 1 acre land to needy people

Maharashtra: A farmer from Nashik is distributing wheat harvested from 1 acre of his 3-acre land to needy.Datta Ram Patil says,"I am a small farmer.We're not financially stable but if we have 1 chapatti then we can give half to others who are in dire need".

Farooq Abdullah releases additional amount of Rs 1.5 crore to Srinagar based hospitals

Party President and MP Dr. Farooq Abdullah today released an additional amount of Rs 1.5 crore to Srinagar based hospitals. The amount is to be equally distributed among three hospitals: National Conference

Woman dies of coronavirus in Mumbai: Maha toll reaches 7

The test reports of a 40-year-old woman who died in Mumbai on Saturday have come out positive for coronavirus, taking the death toll of COVID-19 patients in Maharashtra to seven, a civic official said on Sunday.

The woman was admitted to a civic hospital here on Saturday after she complained of severe respiratory distress, the official said.

There have been 979 COVID-19 confirmed cases in India, including 25 deaths

In the last 24 hours, 106 new positive cases and 6 deaths have been reported, said Lav Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

-ANI

Rajnath Singh approves proposal to contribute one day salary of Defence Ministry employees to PM-CARES Fund 

According to All India Radio, the Defence Minister approved the proposal which would see an estimated Rs 500 crore be collectively provided by the Ministry to the fund from various wings.

20 more test positive in Kerala

According to the Kerala Health Minister's Office, 18 of them have foreign travel history and 2 have had contact history with positive cases. Total number of cases in the state rise to 202, of which 181 are active. 4 people under treatment tested negative today.

- ANI

Adani Foundation contributes Rs 100 crore to PM-CARES Fund

MHA issues addendum to lockdown guidelines

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