Over 30% of India’s total Covid-19 infections could have Markaz link, cases cross 3,500: Key developments

Coronavirus cases in the country have jumped beyond 3,500. On Sunday, the Ministry of Health updated the number of coronavirus cases in the country to 3,577. The figure includes 3,219 active cases and 274 patients who have been cured. As many as 83 people have died from Covid-19 so far. On Sunday evening, […]

Covid-19: Govt discusses preparedness, challenges with industry representatives, global bodies

The Empowered Group number 6, chaired by NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant and formed by the government of India, held a series of meetings on the prevailing coronavirus crisis with international organisations, development partners, civil society organisations and industry associations. As per a government release issued on Sunday, the committee held six […]

Coronavirus lockdown | How to withdraw PF money amid COVID-19 crisis

Need some extra cash during the 21-day coronavirus lockdown? To help the salaried class tide over the economic crisis during the shutdown, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has now made the highly-contagious pandemic another reason to allow subscribers to withdraw funds. The labour ministry issued a notification yesterday amending […]

COVID-19: Dehradun DM orders community surveillance in Bhagat Singh Colony, Kargi-Grant

Dehradun (Uttar Pradesh) [India], April 4 (ANI): Dehradun District Magistrate Ashish Kumar Srivastava has ordered community surveillance in Bhagat Singh Colony and Kargi-Grant areas after five people, who attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi, tested positive for coronavirus. Six more coronavirus positive cases were reported in Uttarakhand on Saturday, taking the total count in the state to 22. A total of […]