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Health ministry issues safety guidelines for gyms, yoga centres

With gyms and yoga institutes all set to open from August 5 under Centre’s ‘unlock 3’, the health ministry has issued fresh guidelines for these businesses. The guidelines are aimed at ensuring the safety of the visitors amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the health ministry said, The guidelines are aimed at minimising the contact between staff...

Unlock 3: No night curfew, gyms to open

The Union government on Wednesday released the guidelines for Unlock 3 to be implemented from August 1. Under Unlock 3, the central government has removed night curfew which restricted the movement of individuals at night. Yoga institutes, gyms to open from August 5 In the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Yoga institutes...

Woman accuses doctor of molestation in isolation ward

A Noida-based woman who was availing treatment for COVID-19 in the isolation ward of a private hospital has alleged that she was molested by a doctor. The 20-year-old woman claimed that the incident took place on Monday. Notably, the doctor was also availing treatment for COVID-19 in the isolation ward. The local expressway police station...

Karnataka, Andhra cross 1 lakh COVID-19 cases

Two more states in India—Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh—on Monday crossed the 1lakh-mark in coronavirus cases. Both, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, have reported more than 5,000 cases in the past 24 hours. So far only three states in India have crossed the 1 lakh-mark in COVID-19 cases. These include Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Delhi. These three...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauds Centre for battle against COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India is in a much better position than other countries in the fight against COVID-19. The prime minister asserted that it is the result of the government’s “right decisions taken at the right time”. PM Modi said the country has been also able to expand its health infrastructure amid...

Aishwarya, Aaradhya defeat COVID-19

Aishwarya, 46, and Aaradhya, 8, discharged from Nanavati Hospital Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek to stay in hospital Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has finally defeated coronavirus and has been discharged from Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital. Along with Aishwarya, her eight-year-old daughter Aaradhya has also been discharged. Both have tested negative after a 10-day stay in the...

Kargil Vijay Diwas: PM Modi says Indian Army continues to inspire generations

On the occasion of the 21st Kargil Vijay Diwas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to the Indian Army through his monthly radio address Mann ki Baat. Reminding citizens about the Kargil Vijay Diwas, PM Modi said the valour of Indian Army continues to inspire generations. Notably, the Kargil war was declared over on July...

Sonu Sood, SpiceJet to evacuate 1,500 students from Kyrgystan

Real-life hero Sonu Sood, who helped thousands of migrants to return home amid the coronavirus lockdown, has now joined hands with SpiceJet airlines to evacuate 1,500 students from Kyrgystan. The announcement about Sonu Sood’s role in the major initiative was revealed by SpiceJet on its Twitter handle. The airlines informed that it will be operating...

Amitabh Bachchan refutes reports of him testing negative for COVID-19

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday rubbished reports that he has. tested negative for novel coronavirus and will be soon discharged from the hospital. Amitabh Bachchan had tested positive for coronavirus on July 11 and is currently undergoing treatment at Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital. Rubbishing the media reports, the superstar took to Twitter .to clarify that the...

N-95 masks do not prevent virus from spreading

Raising its concern over the use of N-95 masks with valved respirators by people, the Union government has written against N-95 masks use. Union government has written to all states and union territories against N-95 masks use. Clarifying that such masks do not prevent the virus from spreading out. And are detrimental to the measures...

COVID-19 Report: 37,148 new cases, 587 deaths

COVID-19 Report: India recorded 37,148 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing its tally to 11,55,191, while the total number of recoveries increased to 7,24,577, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed Tuesday. India report 587 deaths in last 24 hours. The death toll due to the disease rose to 28,084 with 587...

COVID-19 records highest single-day spike in Gujatat

Gujarat records highest single-day spike with 998 COVID-19 cases Gujarat on Monday recorded 998 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, just two short of the 1000 per day mark. This is also the highest ever single-day spike in  COVID-19 recorded in Gujarat so far. With this, the total number of cases in the...