• Quarantine or jail: Gambhir proposes ‘lockdown rule’

    Quarantine or jail: Gambhir proposes ‘lockdown rule’
    Published Date : 24-Mar-2020 9:37:22IST

    Gautam Gambhir urged people to strictly follow the rules in place amid lockdown. Many people were seen openly flouting the rules and taking out procession on the streets. “You will also go and take your family too! Quarantine or jail! Do not be a threat to the whole society and stay at home! The battle is not with jobs and business, but with life! Those who provide essential services should not be disturbed. Follow the lockdown!! Jai Hind,’ Gambhir tweeted in Hindi.

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  • Many people still not taking lockdown seriously; please save yourself: PM Modi

    Many people still not taking lockdown seriously; please save yourself: PM Modi
    Published Date : 23-Mar-2020 10:50:32IST

    After several states and Union Territories imposed lockdown over coronavirus outbreak, PM Narendra Modi tweeted, “Many people are still not taking the lockdown seriously. Please save yourself, save your family, follow the instructions seriously.” “I request state governments to ensure rules and regulations are followed,” he said. Coronavirus cases have risen to 415 in India, according to ICMR.

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  • It’s hurting me, says Trump as his business gets affected due to COVID-19

    It’s hurting me, says Trump as his business gets affected due to COVID-19
    Published Date : 22-Mar-2020 11:59:58IST

    US President Donald Trump said that the coronavirus pandemic has affected his family business as his hotels announced cutdown of operations and staff. “I wouldn’t say it’s thriving…It’s hurting me, it’s hurting Hilton and it’s hurting all of the great hotel chains all over the world,” Trump said. Trump Organization has reportedly also closed golf courses in LA and Miami.

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  • ‘Chinese virus’ very accurate term for coronavirus: Trump

    ‘Chinese virus’ very accurate term for coronavirus: Trump
    Published Date : 18-Mar-2020 4:23:26IST

    US President Donald Trump has defended calling the coronavirus “Chinese virus”, claiming it is “a very accurate term”. “I said I had to call it where it came from. It did come from China,” Trump said despite China’s objection to the phrase. “I didn’t appreciate the fact that China was saying that our military gave it to them,” Trump added.

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  • You don’t have to buy so much: US Prez urges people to stop hoarding

    You don’t have to buy so much: US Prez urges people to stop hoarding
    Published Date : 16-Mar-2020 4:01:37IST

    US President Donald Trump urged people not to hoard groceries and other supplies and assured them that grocers in the country would remain open. “You don’t have to buy so much…Take it easy. Just relax,” Trump said. US Vice President Mike Pence urged Americans to only buy groceries and supplies they need for the week ahead.

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  • Coronavirus cases in India rise to 107; 10 recovered

    Coronavirus cases in India rise to 107; 10 recovered
    Published Date : 15-Mar-2020 10:45:04IST

    The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus or COVID-19 has risen to 107 in India, including foreign nationals, the Ministry of Health said on Sunday. Of the total confirmed cases, 90 are Indians while the remaining 17 are foreign nationals who are admitted at quarantine facilities across India.

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  • 120 Telangana school students beaten for washing hair amid water shortage

    120 Telangana school students beaten for washing hair amid water shortage
    Published Date : 11-Mar-2020 3:53:25IST

    Around 120 students of a Telangana government school were beaten for washing their hair when the school was reportedly facing a water shortage. Students from classes 6-9 had injuries on their hands after being beaten with a stick. “If there was water shortage, why did they ask us to wash our clothes after we ate our tiffin?” a student asked.

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  • No need to panic, take small measures to ensure self-protection: Modi

    No need to panic, take small measures to ensure self-protection: Modi
    Published Date : 03-Mar-2020 3:59:55IST

    After new coronavirus cases were detected in the country, PM Narendra Modi tweeted, “There is no need to panic. We need to work together, take small yet important measures to ensure self-protection.” “Had an extensive review regarding preparedness on…coronavirus. Ministries & states are working together, from screening people arriving in India to providing prompt medical attention,” he added.

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  • Man carrying gun tries to enter Amit Shah’s rally through VIP gate in Kolkata

    Man carrying gun tries to enter Amit Shah’s rally through VIP gate in Kolkata
    Published Date : 01-Mar-2020 5:18:12IST

    A man with a licensed gun tried to enter Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s rally venue in Kolkata on Sunday. The man was stopped by volunteers and police, and has been sent back. The man, who reportedly tried to enter through the VIP gate at the rally venue, said that he was carrying the gun due to security reasons.

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  • US will sign defence deals worth $3 billion with India: Trump

    US will sign defence deals worth $3 billion with India: Trump
    Published Date : 24-Feb-2020 3:31:53IST

    The US will sign defence deals worth over $3 billion with India, President Donald Trump said while addressing the crowd at the Motera Stadium in Gujarat. “The US looks forward to providing India with some of the best and most feared military equipment on the planet. We make the greatest weapons ever made,” he added.

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  • Trump coming to boost his economy, not ours: BJP’s Subramanian Swamy

    Trump coming to boost his economy, not ours: BJP’s Subramanian Swamy
    Published Date : 23-Feb-2020 1:37:39IST

    BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said US President Donald Trump’s visit will not benefit India but is aimed at boosting the American economy. “There may be some defence agreements. That’ll also boost his country. Above all, we’re paying for the defence equipment and he isn’t giving it for free,” he added. Trump will come to India on February 24.

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  • Woman shouts ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ at anti-CAA rally, Owaisi snatches her mic

    Woman shouts ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ at anti-CAA rally, Owaisi snatches her mic
    Published Date : 20-Feb-2020 11:56:33IST

    AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday hurried to take the mic from a woman who started chanting ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ on stage at an anti-CAA rally in Bengaluru. He later distanced himself from the incident, saying, “The statement made by her is wrong. My party does not support it.” Owaisi added, “For us, India was Zindabad and will always remain Zindabad.”

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  • Drunk man hijacks Telangana RTC bus carrying 15 passengers, abandons them midway

    Drunk man hijacks Telangana RTC bus carrying 15 passengers, abandons them midway
    Published Date : 18-Feb-2020 12:05:02IST

    A Telangana RTC bus with 15 passengers was hijacked in Vikarabad district’s Tandur by an unidentified man when the driver and conductor went on a dinner break. The man, who was in an inebriated condition, began to drive the bus rashly after which the passengers questioned where the conductor was. The man halted the bus midway and fled.

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  • Cong leaders’ dispute over birthday

    Cong leaders’ dispute over birthday
    Published Date : 17-Feb-2020 7:57:39IST

    Infighting among party leaders is nothing new in the Congress party, but what surprised many on Saturday were objections being raised on birthday celebrations of a senior party leader in Gandhi Bhavan premises. While one veteran leader raised objections saying where is the occasion to celebrate the birthday in party headquarters when Congress has failed to win won any election so far, another found fault with the arrangements being made. However, a calm state unit chief, Uttam Kumar Reddy, managed to calm down nerves saying the event was to commemorate 15 years of reservations of Muslims given by Congress government, and laughed over the objections raised.

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  • Kerala govt fixes bottled drinking water price to ₹13 per litre

    Kerala govt fixes bottled drinking water price to ₹13 per litre
    Published Date : 13-Feb-2020 3:47:10IST

    Kerala government has announced a price ceiling for bottled drinking water being sold across the state to ₹13 per litre. The cap was done after the state recognised bottled drinking water as an ‘essential commodity’. “No private bottled drinking water manufacturers can sell their product at more than the fixed cap,” Kerala’s Food and Civil Supplies Minister P Thilothaman said.

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