COVID-19 death toll in Europe surpasses 21,000

Brussels, March 30 (IANS) The COVID-19 pandemic continued to ravage Europe, with the death toll in the region climbing to over 21,000 out of more than 360,000 confirmed cases.

Trudeau continues self-isolation after wife's recovery Ottawa, March 30 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday that he will continue self-isolating after his wife Sop...

Trudeau continues self-isolation after wife's recovery

Moscow to restrict movements of citizens from Monday Moscow, March 30 (IAN) Authorities in the Russian capital have increased restrictions on movement in a bid to contain the coronavirus spread, allowing...

Moscow to restrict movements of citizens from Monday

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Year of celebrations for us, but now face toughest task of our lifetime, says apex nurses body (IANS Exclusive) Year of celebrations for us, but now face toughest task  of our lifetime, says apex nurses body (IANS Exclusive)

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) As various nurses unions across India were preparing to celebrate 2020 as the "Year of the Nurse and Midwife" declared by World Health Organisation (WHO), the 12 lakh nurse fraternity in the country had to abruptly encounter one of the worst medical crisis of history, the spread of pandemic COVID-19.

Stop movement of people across cities, seal borders: Centre ... New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Centre on Sunday directed the states to strictly follow the nationwide lockdown norms and...

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Priyanka for free call, data services for fleeing migrants

Priyanka for free call, data services for fleeing migrants

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has urged the leading telcom companies, like Vodafone, Airtel, Jio and BSNL, to make phone calls and internet data services free on the "humanitarian grounds" for the distressed migrant workers amid the coronavirus epidemic.

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Despite lockdown, people teeming on the streets

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) On I-Day eve, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking exclusively to IANS just days after his government's decision on Article 370 noted how he was troubled and saddened by the fact that the 73rd Amendment to the Constitution pertaining to Panchayati Raj institutions did not apply to Jammu and Kashmir. He said that in the last few years, panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir got more powers to work towards peoples progress and various subjects transferred to panchayats under the 73rd Amendment were transferred to panchayats of Jammu and Kashmir.

Chennai:  A Chennai cop wearing a 'Corona Helmet' intercepts a lockdown violater on March 29, 2020. The cop wearing the helmet, police Inspector Rajesh Babu in collaboration with a local artist Gowtham had come with this innovative initiative to dissuade people from flouting the curfew and make them undertand the severity of the disease. The helmet that has a scary and eerie appearance, has been designed loosely based on a close up of what a singular representation of the virus looks like. Coronavirus (COVID-19) has a crown-like appearance and the spikes on its surface gives this virus its family name, corona which means crown in Latin. As per the latest statistcs from the World Health Organsation, there are 575,444 cofirmed cases of Coronavirus across 202 nations with 26,654 deaths. Cases across India surged to 974 with 109 new cases on Saturday. The death toll in the country touched 27 with Delhi, Kerela, Telangana, Gujarat and Maharashtra confirming one death each. In order to contain the spead of COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a 21 day nationwide lockdown imposed in 560 districts in 32 states and union territories across the country that came into effect on the intervening night of March 24 and 25 and shall continue till April 14.  (Photo: IANS)
Chennai: A Chennai cop wearing a 'Corona Helmet' intercepts a lockdown violater on March 29, 2020. The cop we...

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A time to lend support

New Delhi, March 29 (IANSlife) While many of us fret about the lack of things to do while we are homebound and in lockdown, heres something you can do, pitch in and help out by donating. It doesnt matter how small or large your contribution is, but every penny counts in...

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Is your toddler consuming added sugar?

New Delhi, March 29 (IANSlife) Nearly two-thirds of infants and almost all toddlers consume added sugars in their average daily diets; primarily in the form of flavoured yogurts and fruit drinks, a study has found....

Is your toddler consuming added sugar?