Mumbai rains: Heavy showers cause landslide on Western Express Highway in Kandivali, traffic diverted
The Western Express Highway (WEH) is a major north-south arterial road, stretching from Dahisar to suburban Bandra in Mumbai
Mumbai rains: Buses, trains come to a halt as incessant showers lash city; IMD issues red alert till Wednesday
The BMC appealed to all offices and other establishments, except those offering emergency services, to remain shut on Tuesday
Kitchens of restaurants and food court in malls will be allowed to remain open only for home delivery through aggregators, it said
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Delhi govt says no new cases reported in 2 hotspots for 15 days; containment zones rise to 60
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Delhi government on Thursday said that no new coronavirus case has been reported in the last 15 days here from the two hotspots in the National Capital — Vasundhara Enclave and Khichripur — which were sealed on 31 March as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of the virus.
Coronavirus Outbreak: India's toll rises to 420 as confirmed cases jump to 12,759; Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu worst affected
The number of coronavirus cases in India has reached 12,759, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.
Delhi Police books Tablighi Jamaat's Maulana Saad Kandhalvi for culpable homicide after some event attendees die of COVID-19
Tablighi Jamaat leader Maulana Saad Kandhalvi was on Thursday booked for culpable homicide by the Delhi Police after some attendees of the congregation held earlier in March died due to coronavirus
Coronavirus outbreak presents chance for India to strengthen public healthcare system, train grassroots health workers to detect epidemics
What we have at the grassroots level are the frontline health workers like ASHA, ANM, AWW and MPW at the level of a health and wellness sub-centre covering a big chunk of the population.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: WHO reviews impact on operations caused by US funding withdrawal, says will work with partners to fill financial gaps
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the global body was reviewing the impact on its work of any withdrawal of US funding and "will work with our partners to fill any financial gaps we face and to ensure our work continues uninterrupted."
Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre to classify all districts into three categories based on cases reported, 170 hotspots identified so far
Health ministry joint secretary Lav Agarwal said that 1,076 new coronavirus cases have been reported in the last 24 hours, taking the country's tally to 11,439 cases so far.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Assam handloom sector reels under lockdown; zero Rongali Bihu business cripples weavers
For the handloom sector in Assam, the period prior to Rongali Bihu or the Bohag Bihu, which heralds the beginning of the Assamese New Year and the arrival of spring, is a major season to make the bulk of the business for the year.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Delhi Police to prohibit assembly for protests or social events till 31 March in bid to curb COVID-19 spread
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: The Delhi Police said that to prevent the spread of coronavirus, they appeal to the general public to "not assemble at any place for protest, dharna, rally, entertainment or any other purpose, whether in close space or outside" till 31 March.
Maharashtra's rural infrastructure ill-equipped to handle coronavirus; experts say next 15 days critical
Across Maharashtra, there are only three testing centres, in Pune, Mumbai and Nagpur, which are simply ill-equipped to handle a large volume of cases, if the coronavirus infections progress to stage 3 in state
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Social distancing not enough, comprehensive approach required, says WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: While pointing out that social distancing measures can help to reduce COVID19 transmission and enable health systems to cope, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesuscautioned that such measures aren't enough on their own and urged countires to take a comprehensive approach.
'Test, test, test': Amid COVID-19 pandemic, WHO says countries must urgently increase testing, asserts outbreak can't be fought blindfolded
The World Health Organization called on all countries on Monday to ramp up their testing programmes as the best way to slow the advance of the coronavirus pandemic. "We have a simple message to all countries — test, test, test," WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a press conference on Monday.
Podcast, Dr Aiswarya Explains: As coronavirus cases rise, here are the best ways to protect yourself from germs without a mask
The novel coronavirus, recently declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, poses major public health challenges for India. As the country seeks to battle the infection, accurate information is key.
Coronavirus outbreak: Shaheen Bagh protesters must comply with ban on gatherings of over 50 people, says Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced that any gatherings, whether religious, family, social, political or cultural, of over 50 people will not be allowed in the National Capital till 31 March in view of the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus outbreak: Health authorities prescribe 'social distancing' as way to keep spread of COVID-19 in check; what does it entail?
With cases of the novel coronavirus in India increasing to 114 on Monday, the Centre and state governments are doubling down on measures to curb the spread of the flu-like disease that has claimed over 5,000 lives worldwide and has infected at least one lakh people.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Maharashtra closes malls till 31 March, postpones exams up to Class 9 as number of reported cases rises to 26
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates:The government on Saturday put the number of coronavirus positive cases in the country at 84 and issued directives to states specifying list of items and norms of assistance for containment of COVID-19 under their disaster funds
India records second coronavirus death as confirmed cases rise to 82; WHO says Europe now epicentre of COVID-19
India recorded the second death due to the novel coronavirus pandemic on Friday night after a 69-year-old woman passed away in Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia hospital. This is the first death due to COVID-19 in the National Capital, which reported six cases of the flu-like disease that has claimed more than 5,000 lives worldwide and infected more than one lakh people in 116 countries.
Maharashtra govt declares COVID-19 epidemic; shuts theatres, gyms, malls in Mumbai, Pune three other cities
In a drastic step to curb the spread of coronavirus, the Maharashtra government ordered closure of cinema halls, gyms, swimming pools and malls in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad and Nagpur cities from Friday midnight.