Plan to contain the spike, PM Modi says during high level meet with senior ministers

pmmodi-speech1New Delhi, June 14: While flagging concerns over the rising number of COVID-19 cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi noted that it was important to get the capital back on track and also devise a plan to contain the spike.

Amidst Nepal dispute, India sends out subtle reminder on assistance

anurag-srivastavaNew Delhi, June 12: India has subtly reminded Nepal of the humanitarian and development assistance it had provided, including medicines to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Centre all set to re-define migrant workers

migrants-newNew Delhi, May 28: The Centre is all set to re-define migrant workers. This would enable migrants access to social security and health benefits under the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation.

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Will the COVID-19 lockdown be extended: Here is what to expect

lockdown-33New Delhi, May 28: A lockdown 4.0 comes close to an end, the government is working out measures to face the challenge ahead of May 31. Testing will be further ramped up and stringent curbs could be imposed in some cities, which have been reporting a high number of cases.

While there would substantial easing of curbs in many parts of the countries, those areas which are reporting a high number of cases could be further contained.

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Ram Temple trust chief offers prayers at shrine after 28 years

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Mahant Nritya Gopal Das

Ayodhya, May 27: Ram temple trust chairman Mahant Nritya Gopal Das has offered prayers at the Ram Lalla shrine here on what is said to be his first visit to the makeshift temple in nearly three decades.

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India now stands at fifth position globally in terms of active COVID-19 cases

corona-hospNew Delhi, May 25: India, now stands among the world’s top ten countries in terms of COVID-19 cases. The number of cases in India is now over 1,37,000 and the death toll stands at 4,000.

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RBI Governor to address media at 10 am today

shaktikantadasNew Delhi, May 22: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das will address the media at 10 am today.

The briefing comes a week after Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a financial stimulus package in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Banking trojan Cerberus, the new headache for cyber security officials

cybersecurityNew Delhi, May 20: The Central Bureau of Investigation has issued a nationwide alert on the banking trojan Cerberus. The CBI said that this tricks the smartphone users into downloading a malicious link relating to COVID-19.

The advisory was issued by the CBI, following an input from the Interpol. The trojan presents itself as an update related to COVID-19. The trojan primarily focuses on stealing financial data such as credit card numbers. It can use overlay attacks to trick victims into providing personal information and can capture two-factor authentication details, the agency also said.

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WHO gives nod for probe into coronavirus outbreak

corona88New Delhi, May 19: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that it would initiate an independent probe into the COVID-19 response. A majority of the member countries said that it wanted a probe on the issue.

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India joins 62 nations to seek probe into outbreak of coronavirus

corona88New Delhi, May 18: India has joined 62 other nations in backing a EU motion at the World Health Assembly for an independent inquiry into the outbreak of the coronavirus. The meeting will take place today.

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