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  • Covid-19 crisis may sink 400 million Indian workers into poverty: ILO report

    Covid-19 crisis may sink 400 million Indian workers into poverty: ILO report0

    Geneva: With 90 per cent of people working in India’s informal economy, about 400 million workers are at risk of falling deeper into poverty during the coronavirus crisis, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said. Current lockdown measures in India, which are at the high end of University of Oxford’s COVID-19 Government Response Stringency Index,

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  • Test for Covid-19 should be free of cost in private labs, SC suggests

    Test for Covid-19 should be free of cost in private labs, SC suggests0

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday suggested that all tests to identify coronavirus positive patients should be conducted free of cost and asked the Central government to look into creating a mechanism for providing reimbursement for the same. A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan, while hearing a PIL via video-conferencing, suggested that the

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  • Donald Trump said- ‘PM Modi is great’

    Donald Trump said- ‘PM Modi is great’0

    WASHINGTON: After the news of receiving hydroxychloroquine medicine (malaria drug), US President Donald Trump said that India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is great and a good leader. Donald Trump has said that at this time India also needs hydroxychloroquine medicine (malaria drug) but still they have helped us. Donald Trump has said that the US

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  • India’s tally of COVID-19 cases rises to 5,194

    India’s tally of COVID-19 cases rises to 5,1940

    New Delhi: With an increase of 773 cases in the last 24 hours, India’s tally of COVID-19 cases crosses the 5,000 mark with 5,194 cases, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday. Out of the 5194 cases, 4,643 cases are reported to be active cases while 401 people have recovered/discharged and one

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  • Wuhan city further eases coronavirus lockdown

    Wuhan city further eases coronavirus lockdown0

    Wuhan: The central Chinese city of Wuhan — where the coronavirus was first reported — started allowing people to leave for the first time since it was locked down on Jan. 23 to contain the outbreak. The first train carrying departing passengers left the city at 5 a.m. local time, Reuters reported, and outbound highways

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  • COVID-19 cases in India reach 4,789, total deaths 124

    COVID-19 cases in India reach 4,789, total deaths 1240

    New Delhi: The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in India has climbed to 4,789, as per the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday. The toll due to the coronavirus has risen to 124 while 353 patients have been cured/discharged/migrated. Maharashtra reported the highest number of 868 cases,

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