Collectively, these seven countries will receive a total of 1.7 million face masks, 1,65,000 test kits as well as protective clothing and medical equipment such as ventilators, forehead thermometers.
On March 4, a day before the scheduled launch GISAT-1 onboard the GSLV-F10 and hours before the start of the launch countdown, Indian space agency announced postponement of the mission owing to some technical glitch.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that he and all railway employees will donate a total of Rs 151 crore for the PM Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) Fund.
Princess Maria Teresa, of the Bourbon-Parma Royal Family, was born in Paris, France on July 28, 1933 to Prince Xavier and Madeleine de Bourbon.
A 108-year-old woman, who survived the two World Wars and the outbreak of the Spanish flu, died within hours of testing positive for coronavirus, becoming the UK's oldest fatality due to the disease, a media report said.
Amid the fast-spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers have revealed that strict and early isolation and other preventative mandates may be really effective in minimising the spread and impact of a disease outbreak.
He also said, 'I was extremely hurt when I came to know that some people are misbehaving with those who are being advised home quarantine. We need to be sensitive and understanding.'
'The Prime Minister is showing mild symptoms. He continues to lead the government's effort in combatting COVID-19 and this morning he held a video conference call and will continue to lead right from the front on this,' Sharma was quoted as saying by the newspaper.
A Kerala couple under treatment for coronavirus infection have since been cured and have a message for others to sail through the crisis: Be calm and just listen to and follow the instructions of health professionals.
Tripura government has constituted a three-member group headed by L H Darlong, principal secretary for transport; Apurba Roy, secretary P&C and R Gopal Rao, DIGP (crime) police headquarter to tackle the situation of stranded people.
Former Indian batsman and Lok Sabha MP Gautam Gambhir said that he has released Rs one crore out of his MP Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) towards the relief efforts amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Kanika, who was hospitalized on March 20 after she tested positive for Coronavirus, had returned form London on March 9 and then travelled to Kanpur and Lucknow and during her stay she developed cough and fever.
On March 2 test, the North launched two missiles presumably from the multiple rocket launcher from the Wonsan area toward the East Sea. They flew around 240 km on an apogee of 35 km.
A fortnight after giving a rocking new medical anthem to the country, 'Go, Corona Go', Union Minister of State for Social Justice Ramdas Athawale has retreated a couple of steps, albeit temporarily.
Johns Hopkins University tweeted on Saturday late night clarifying that the study was done by a faculty of JHU and states that the use of strong scientific modeling based on available data and clear assumptions to help inform the COVID-19 response in India.
As regards the total number of cases, the US was followed by Italy (92,472), China (81,999), Spain (72,248), Germany (56,202), Iran (35,408), France (33,450) and the UK (17,301).
The northeastern states battled with issues of curbing the novel coronavirus pandemic while maintaining a non-stop supply of essentials, vegetables and medical necessities, all for which the region is largely reliant on the rest of India.
The BCCI on Saturday decided to contribute Rs 51 crore to the Prime Ministers Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund as the government fights against the coronavirus outbreak.
Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has donated Rs 25 crore to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative PM CARES Fund to lend support to the ongoing battle against the coronavirus pandemic.
In one of the biggest gestures of corporate benevolence, Tata Sons and Tata Trusts on Saturday jointly announced an amount of Rs 1,500 crore to fight the COVID-19 pandemic raging around the world.
Several NGOs in northeastern states have come forward to feed the stray animals, specialy dogs, cows and monkeys, who are facing starvation due to the countrywide lockdown following coronavirus.
The safety kits are brought from Kolkata by ATR flight of Air India flight today. The flight landed at around 01:40 PM carrying a total of 77 cartoons of medical kits and life-saving drugs weighing to 457 kgs.
The total number of global coronavirus cases has increased to 601,478, while the death toll stood at 27,862, the latest update by the Washington-based Johns Hopkins University revealed on Saturday.
Acknowledging that currently social distancing remains the best defence against nCov infections, the UoH stated that vaccination will take some time as further work is needed on the candidate epitopes.