Coronavirus Outbreak: Neeraj Chopra donates Rs 3 lakh to assist battle against COVID-19 pandemic
Neeraj Chopra on Tuesday donated a total of Rs 3 lakh to the central and Haryana state relief funds to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
New Delhi: Asian Games gold medal-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Tuesday donated a total of Rs 3 lakh to the central and Haryana state relief funds to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
Chopra is currently in self-isolation at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) in Patiala after flying back from a training trip in Turkey.
"I have donated a sum of Rs.2 Lakh to #PMCARES fund and Rs.1 Lakh to the Haryana Covid Relief Fund. I hope we all can come together in our own individual capacities to bring relief during this time and help our nation overcome this pandemic," the Commonwealth Games gold-medallist tweeted.
Chopra, who hails from Panipat, has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics and is considered a strong medal contender.
India's tally of COVID-19 cases has surpassed 1000 with over 40 deaths reported so far.
A haunting silence pervades cafes, restaurants in Greece as the country's second lockdown continues for six months
Restaurants, bars and cafes, whose nature it is to gather groups of people closely together, have remained shut since November when the Greek government imposed a second lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 infections
Air India sale: Centre begins process of inviting financial bids; deal likely to conclude by September
Last month, civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said there is no choice but to either "privatise or close" the airline which has a debt of 60,074 crore
Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said the AAP government is alert on the pandemic situation and keeping a "close watch" on it