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'Enjoy mentoring young players in team', says Indian women's hockey team striker Vandana Katariya
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'Enjoy mentoring young players in team', says Indian women's hockey team striker Vandana Katariya

With training activities shut because of the coronavirus-forced national lockdown, Vandana said currently their focus is on physical fitness and analysis of opponents.

Unilever withdraws growth outlook; says India business impacted by slowing market, coronavirus-forced lockdown
Business

Unilever withdraws growth outlook; says India business impacted by slowing market, coronavirus-forced lockdown

Unilever witnessed a major impact on the businesses in China and India, two of its major markets where restrictions were imposed by the respective governments to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Coronavirus India Roundup April 20: Over 500 deaths, Goa declared COVID-19 free, states ease out of lockdown
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Coronavirus India Roundup April 20: Over 500 deaths, Goa declared COVID-19 free, states ease out of lockdown

A total of 1,553 cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, along with 36 deaths. The death toll is now at 559 and the total number of cases is 17,656.

Coronavirus India Roundup April 14: 1,211 new cases, UP gets approval for pool testing, SC limits free testing by private labs
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Coronavirus India Roundup April 14: 1,211 new cases, UP gets approval for pool testing, SC limits free testing by private labs

Per the ICMR, over 2.3 lakh tests have been conducted so far, and 33 lakh test kits along with 37 lakh rapid test kits are arriving shortly.

Hockey India postpones all national championships indefinitely after country-wide lockdown extended
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Hockey India postpones all national championships indefinitely after country-wide lockdown extended

'These tournaments have been postponed indefinitely and we will announce new dates basis the evolution of the COVID-19 situation in India,' Hockey India president said.

COVID-19 update: ICMR rolls out rapid antibody tests in hotspots as number of cases rise to 3374 across India
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COVID-19 update: ICMR rolls out rapid antibody tests in hotspots as number of cases rise to 3374 across India

CoroFlu — a potential COVID-19 vaccine — may be ready for human clinical trials by autumn 2020, Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech said Friday.

COVID-19 updates: Antibody testing begins in some Indian states, exit from lockdown may be staggered and more
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COVID-19 updates: Antibody testing begins in some Indian states, exit from lockdown may be staggered and more

There are now over a million cases of COVID-19 across the world. At last count, the figure was 1,017,567, including over 53,200 deaths.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Still reeling from August 2019 flood damage, a Maharashtra village struggles under lockdown
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Still reeling from August 2019 flood damage, a Maharashtra village struggles under lockdown

In the August 2019 floods, Arjunwad (population: 5,641) was among the villages in Maharashtra that was completely submerged. A mere seven months later, before they could recover from the devastation of the deluge, Arjunwad’s residents are grappling with the consequences of the coronavirus outbreak.

COVID-19 updates: WHO says it is deeply concerned, confirmed cases in India rise to 2,032, surge attributed to Tabligh congregation
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COVID-19 updates: WHO says it is deeply concerned, confirmed cases in India rise to 2,032, surge attributed to Tabligh congregation

India saw the largest jump in cases in a day yesterday - 437. There are now 2,032 total cases and 58 deaths.

COVID-19 update: India reports 146 new cases in just one day, ICMR maintains rate of infection in the country is still low and more
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COVID-19 update: India reports 146 new cases in just one day, ICMR maintains rate of infection in the country is still low and more

The ICMR chief Dr Gangakhedkar maintained that the rate of infection in the country is still low, especially when compared to the United States.

Here are some key takeaways from the health ministry's press briefing on COVID-19
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Here are some key takeaways from the health ministry's press briefing on COVID-19

Lav Agarwal stressed throughout the press briefing that India is not in the phase of community transmission yet.

1,071 coronavirus cases in India, schools extend leave until mid-June and global death toll crosses 34,000
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1,071 coronavirus cases in India, schools extend leave until mid-June and global death toll crosses 34,000

At last count, India had 1,071 infections and 29 deaths. About 99 people have also been declared recovered.

Notes from the lockdown: How we view and experience consequences of coronavirus outbreak reveals society's schisms
India

Notes from the lockdown: How we view and experience consequences of coronavirus outbreak reveals society's schisms

Circulating better and faster than any other commodity in global markets; the coronavirus has outpaced human responses in a world in which borders are policed as vigorously as in previous eras; anti-immigrant politicians more popular than ever before; and most importantly, where the border between the rich and poor is worse than it has even been in global history.

Coronavirus Outbreak: SAIL facing order cancellations, re-scheduling due to lockdown; JSW Steel suspends manufacturing operations
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Coronavirus Outbreak: SAIL facing order cancellations, re-scheduling due to lockdown; JSW Steel suspends manufacturing operations

SAIL faced a marginal hit to production and some of its inventory was piled up at ports, the source said, declining to be identified due to the sensitive nature of operations.

Coronavirus: 4,23,000 global cases and death toll reaches 18,900 as all of India enters lockdown for 21 days
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Coronavirus: 4,23,000 global cases and death toll reaches 18,900 as all of India enters lockdown for 21 days

So far, India has reported over 560 cases and 11 deaths. There has been a gradual increase in recoveries as well, with around 50 people declared virus-free.

PM Narendra Modi announces a national lockdown for 21 days starting midnight of 24-25 March
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PM Narendra Modi announces a national lockdown for 21 days starting midnight of 24-25 March

These 21 days are crucial to mitigate the spread of the disease and that the decision was taken after consulting with various health experts and WHO.