East Coast Park Singapore is a serene beach park that surrounds the prominent planning areas of Singapore including Marine Parade, Bedok and Tampines, along the southeastern coast of Singapore. Read more
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East Coast Park Singapore is a serene beach park that surrounds the prominent planning areas of Singapore including Marine Parade, Bedok and Tampines, along the southeastern coast of Singapore. Read more
Paya Lebar North used to a swamp. The word Paya means swamp and lebar means wide in Malay. Pig and poultry rearing used to be the major source of income for the locals. All this changed after Singapore became Read more
Located in Singapore's Kampong Glam neighborhood, Haji Lane is a happening lane in Singapore. With its irresistible indie vibe, this is a popular hangout place among the youth. Haji Lane is lined by several independent Middle Eastern cafes and fashion boutiques that have been established in the shophouses located in this area. Read more
No city or state is spared when it comes to occurrences of paranormal activities, not even ‘God’s own country’. Kerala has its own share of spooky stories of mysterious places that will give you major goosebumps. And why not, history speaks for itself in this ancient region.Read more
As the world gets ready to bounce back after the pandemic, Dubai is attracting the Globetrotters with its enthralling experiences. Being one of the first few countries that reopened after the coronavirus outspread, Dubai came up with exquisite experiences while keeping the safety of the visitors in mind. If you are a cinephile for Bollywood movies and looking for a filmy escape from the mundane then it is time to visit Bollywood Parks Dubai. The one and only of its kind in the world, it boasts celebrating the legendary film industry of Mumbai. There is everything from romance to comedy, Read more
Travel while you’re still young. Lose yourself to find your own self. Live like there’s no tomorrow. And whatever you’ll explore today will last a lifetime with you.Read more
The country of Singapore is renowned all over the world for its numerous places of interest that attract people from different regions who love to spend some quality time here. Read more
Singapore is a country which has something for every kind of traveler. Whether it's the nature lovers who can spend a day in the Botanical garden or the adventure junkies who can head to the famous Universal Studios. While you’re here at this Lion city, there are chances that you might get tired but the places to explore will still not run out. Read more
Nightlife in Singapore is something which every party lover must experience at least once in their lifetime. With a wide array of bars and pubs locateHarry's @ Boat Quayd all around the Merlion city, this place will never disappoint a person looking for a place to loosen up, drink and dance. Read more
Located on the Circle Line, Lorong Chuan MRT station is an underground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station in Serangoon. The station is situated at the western end of Serangoon Avenue 3 and receives its name from a nearby road called Lorong Chuan. Lorong Chuan MRT station was opened on 28 May 2009 along with the other stations on the Stage 3 Circle Line. Read more
Singapore has some of the funkiest and quirkiest cafes. And you would find cafes for budgets, from high-end boutique cafes to small shophouses that have been turned into the same. The cafe culture of Singapore can be best experienced at the popular hangout places like Boat Quay, Clarke Quay, Robertson Quay, and Haji Lane. Read more
There is no doubt that Malaysia is one of the best destinations to visit when it comes to exploring the marvelous places and the incredible beauty of nature. It is always one of the most awaited places to visit in every traveler’s wishlist. Starting off from the best beaches to the rainforests, there are many attractions which just leave the travelers baffled with their beauty. Whether someone is planning a trip with family, friends or a special someone, there is everything for every kinda travelers. While there are many places to visit around in Malaysia, but some places are just famous landmarks which are worth a visit. And one of them is Kuantan Malaysia which is the capital city of Pahang. Famous for a lot of attractions which also includes the Sungai Pandan waterfall and the Pantai Balok, there are also many exciting things to do in Kuantan Malaysia which keeps the travelers high on their toes as they experience some fun and adventure at one go.Read more
While a Malaysian vacation is never enough for someone as there are so many things to do around and attractions, but some places just set the experience apart. Among all the places, Kuching is one of the attractions which hold a special place in Malaysia's map. It is the capital of Sarawak state located in Borneo. Situated at the East part of the country, this city is part of Borneo island. Read more
Malaysia, a land of flourishing cities, scrumptious cuisines, magnificent islands, exotic wildlife, and pristine beaches blankets everything one craves and more. Hiding experiences for every kind of travelers is Malaysia’s famous hill station, Genting Highland.Read more
Singapore’s Little India is the center of life for the Indian community living in Singapore. You just cannot leave without taking a trip to this buzzing neighborhood that is sure to rekindle your senses with all its desi avenues.Read more
Malaysia, popularly known as the “Land of Mountains” is loved and visited by almost all the tourists all over the world. It exhibits numerous mountains, beaches, towering cliff sides and rain forests. If you are a nature lover, it is a destination meant for you as it has eminent flora and fauna. Overall, it is definitely worth visiting once! Read more
Katong in Singapore is a charming, heritage-rich hub that is famous for Laksa - a delectable Singaporean noodle dish, among various other quaint cafes, high-end restaurants, and quirky home decor stores.Read more
When it’s time for a unique holiday, we say, Singapore! The fact that this nation-state has so many things on board for every kind of tourist makes it one of the most preferred destinations by travelers from all over the globe. Be it beaches, cafes, bars, Read more
Blessed with a tropical climate, Singapore is an island nation which is counted among one of the most visited countries in the world.Read more
Get the latest updates on what’s going around the world amidst Coronavirus Pandemic. Learn what’s best to do to reduce the spread of Covid-19. Practice social distancing.
After the lockdown is over, commercial flights will begin operations from Terminal 3 at Deljhi Airport. Self check-in bays and machines will be allocated to airlines to avoid crowding. All food, beverage, and retail shops will remain open in order to avoid overcrowding. Ultraviolet disinfectation tunnels will also be in place.
The Central Government has given a green signal to launch 64 special flights from May 07 that will bring back 14,800 Indian nationals stranded in 12 different countries.
Chhattisgarh Begins Home Delivery Of Liquor In Green Zones In order to avoid long queues at the liquor shops in bid to fight coronavirus, the Chattisgarh government has decided to begin home delivery services of liquor in green zone states. A person can place an order online for a maximum of 5000 ml liquor at a time with a delivery charge of INR 120.
Rajasthan Transport Minister Pratap Singh Khachariyawas announced on Tuesday that no migrant workers were charged of train fare by the state. This came after Sonia Gandhi announced that she would bear the cost of train tickets for migrant workers traveling back home.
Get the latest updates on what’s going around the world amidst Coronavirus Pandemic. Learn what’s best to do to reduce the spread of Covid-19. Practice social distancing.
The drug remdesivir developed by Gilead Sciences has shown tremendous impact over Corona patients. Early clinical trials show that it helped patients recover 31% faster than normal. Anthony Fauci calls the drug 'highly significant'.
A free flu clinic has been built in Ganderbal as a precaution against Covid-19.
Meghalaya has declared 10 out of the total 11 districts to be green. The government has also allowed inter-district movement within these districts.
Gujarat-based Cadila Pharmaceuticals has revealed a drug for Covid-19 that could be available in the next 2 months. After trials, the Cadila immunomodulator called Sepsivac has helped 4 critically-ill patients in the trial. After further testing in conjunction with Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, the drug will be put to mass use.
In a country which has kept the infections at bay will be testing even more. Health minister Greg Hunt has confirmed that testing will be ramped up in order to make sure that the virus has been defeated.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will only allow streamed films to be chosen for the prestigious awards. In a first, this has been the direct consequence of Covid-19 on the entertainment industry.
As the virus spread at snail's pace in Australia, the country has decided to open its beaches and encourage houses visits as part of easing lockdown.
A report by the WHO has verified that doubling rates in Brazil and Russia have been as low as 2 days. It also said that these 2 countries are becoming the next epicentre for Covid-19.
As the cases have dropped in Beijing, the authorities have decided to shut the covid-special hospital. The Beijing to shut coronavirus special hospital which was also used as a special hospital during SARS outbreak in 2003 has been shut.
No fresh case of the novel coronavirus has been reported in 80 districts since last 7 days, according to a press briefing by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.
The capital city of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram has been converted into a green zone after cases dropped significantly.
One of the most successful states handling Covid-19 maturely, Kerala, has indeed been blessed with good hearts. The police in the state are helping with delivery of items including cakes, oxygen cylinder and giving cheer to people battered in the crisis.
Researchers From Shiv Nadar University in Greater Noida have developed a molecule with potential to treat Covid-19. The research is awaiting patent and then will go forward for clinical and animal trials.
Trials for plasma therapy to treat Coronavirus was pretty successful in Delhi. The same is now being done in Indore. A private hospital in the city will start trials from tomorrow.
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant would write a letter to PM saying the lockdown should continue. He would also write about not continuing rail and flights in the state.
New Zealand CM Jacinda Ardern has decided to ease the lockdown restrictions in the country. She said the country has done enough to combat the virus spread. So, after 5 weeks of Level Four restrictions, the country will go down into Level Three restrictions.
The Tamil Nadu government has decided to completely lockdown in Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem and Tirupur corporations. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced in a press release.
An IIT Roorkee Professor has developed a software for detecting Covid-19 in patients usingan X-Ray scan. It only takes 5 minutes to provide results whether the suspected person is a Covid-199 carrier or not. It toook him 40 days to develop the software that will reduce the test of costing and risk of exposure to healthcare professionals.
The South Korea administration will keep a track of people who have been ordered to follow strict home-quarantine with the help of electronic wrists bands. These bands will keep a track of their whereabouts. those who refuse to wear the band will be sent to shelters.
Char Dham Temples To Reopen Char Dham temples of Gangotri, Yamunotri and Kedarnath will be opened in a low-key ceremony amidst the coronavirus pandemic. It is an important inaugural event that takes place in summer after the temples are closed during the long winter season. However, no pilgrims will be allowed to enter to avoid spreading of the virus.
The much anticipated drug, Remdesivir for treatment of coronavirus has failed human trials. The drug developed by Gilead Sciences was a lead against the virus but has failed the first set of trial.
Good news related to corona is coming in phases as Tripura, a state in the north-eastern part of India has zero cases. The second patient in the state has tested negative after repeated tests.
Jammu & Kashmir
2 districts, Kishtwar and Pulwama become coronavirus-free as all patients in the region have recovered. It seems J&K has managed to effectively slow the virus with effective measures like tracing, testing and treatment
United Kingdom will be testing 20,000 random households to check the prevalence of the virus within the general population. This is an effort to see the level of community spread in UK.
The downward slump in New Zealand's infection rate continues to be observed. The country has reported only 3 new infections taking the total infected tally to 1451.
The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra will not be taking place this year due to the coronavirus outbreak, Sikkim Tourism Minister B S Panth said. Border trade between India and China through the Nathula pass will also not take place.
The prestigious spelling bee tournament has officially been cancelled for the first time since World War 2. The event has now been rescheduled to June 1, 2021.
Division Commissioner of Kashmir in a new press release has claimed that all contamination sources of the infected have been traced. The government is keeping surveillance on them 24x7. The statement also claimed that this might help in curbing the spread in J&K.
Australia will partially open its most popular beach in Sydney from April 28 onwards. The beach will be open to locals from 7 Am to 5 PM on weekdays. However, land activities like jogging, sunbathing, and gathering will be prohibited.
A potential vaccine for Covid-19 developed by researchers at Oxford is going to be tested on people this week. Lead scientist Sarah Gilbert said in a statement. She believes if the vaccine shows the right results, then it could be available as early as September for public.
Goa is the first state in the country to go corona-free as the 7th patient recovered. However, the state government is still keeping the areas under lockdown with regular surveillance.
Australia is on the road to recovery with very few new coronavirus infections. The hospitals will resume many elective surgeries and schools will be reopened for more children. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday that Australia could relax some more restrictions from next week.
Here is a snapshot of the data released by MHA related to doubling of Covid-19 cases in states:
- Delhi: 8.5 days
- Karnataka: 9.2 days
- Telangana: 9.4 days
- Andhra Pradesh: 10.6 days
- Andaman & Nicobar: 20.1 days
- Haryana: 21 days
- Himachal Pradesh: 24.5 days
- Chandigarh: 25.4 days
- Odisha: 39.8 days
- Kerala: 72.2 days
Indonesia, one of the biggest Muslim-dominated countries has banned the Mass Exodus tradition followed during Ramadan to curb virus spread. Indonesia has around 6,700 active infections with around 750 recovered patients.
Multiple patients in Delhi have started to see a positive impact on their health as doctors are trying the "Convalescent Plasma Therapy." Doctors agreed that this is not a treatment but a good preventive measure. Other states like Kerala and Karnataka are already using this method. While states like Punjab have already written to the ICMR for plasma therapy approval.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has decided to extend the lockdown for five more days till next Monday. The Level 4 lockdown was supposed to end on Wednesday earlier. 1440 coronavirus cases have been reported in the country so far. Of those, 12 have died and 974 have recovered.
Germany is all set to reopen its economy after a long period of ockdown. The situation seems to be under control and the number of new cases are in decline. Europe's largest economic zone, Germany will be the first to methodically reopen its economy.
Ahmedabad Textile Industrys Research Association (ATIRA) in collaboration with Defence Research & Development Organization has produced a high-quality cloth for N-99 masks with 99% filteration rate, highest among all the masks available in India. ATIRA will produce 5 lakh N-99 masks for India.
Toll collection will be resumed from April 20 onwards under the goverment directives across the country. Central Governmnet had suspended operations following the directives by the Ministry of Affairs in the wake of coronavirus.
Those areas that do no come under the radar of Covid-19 hotspots will be given relaxation from April 20. These exemptions include agricultural acivity, employment opportunities for daily wage earners, health services, and continuation of supply of essential goods.
Uber has teamed up with MedLife to deliver medical supplies in five Indian cities. These cities include Kolkata, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Lucknow and Pune. Customers would be able to get access to prescription and other over-the-counter medicines,
A new portable UV racket has been designed that can disinfect surfaces just by waving. You can disinfect anything from from groceries, e-commerce packets, keys, currency notes to vehicles.
A robot named "WardBot" has been designed to deliver food and medicines to patients. There is no human intervention required in the room.
Karnataka government has scaled up the number of coronavirus tests done in a day by five times. Karnataka wants to ramp up testing in order to flatten the curve which is currently moving up in a slow manner.
The Reserve Bank Of India has announced the second stimulus package for India. Here are some highlights:
- Rs 50,000 crore to help SMEs
- Special refinance packages for SIDBI & NABARD
- Fixed reverse repo rate cut by 25 BPS
- Moratorium period has now been excluded from NPA classification
- Under WMA, states' borrowing limit increased to 60%
Indian would be supplying Hydroxychloroquine to 55 other nations including neighbors Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Afghanistan, Maldives and Myanmar. The drug would also be to nations in Africa, South America, Europe and Central Asia.
In an awesome positive news for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, all 11 patients from Andaman and Nicobar Islands have recovered. Out of these 10 were part of "Special Operations" and 1 came in contact with the the 8th victim. Officially, Andaman and Nicobar Islands is free of Coronavirus as of now.
Mobile phones, refrigerators, televisions, laptops, and other stationery items would be sold on e-commerce platforms like Snapdeal, Flipkart and Amazon from April 20.
China on Thursday dispatched 650,000 coronavirus medical kits to India to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Indian Ambassador to Beijing Vikram Misri said. Over two million test kits being procured from China will be sent to India in the next 15 days, he told PTI.
The anti-malarial drug, hydroxychloroquine would be sold to Malaysia for treating Coronavirus. Being the largest producer, sales have soared recently with various exports across the globe.
Bengaluru-based Ola has partnered with Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to start medical trips across Mumbai. Ola has provided dedicated cars to BMC for every ward. Health workers and paramedical staff would be ferried across wards and their homes.
Over 407 tonnes of medical supplies have been transported using 227 flights till April 13. A total of 2,20,129 kilometers distance has been covered by the flights under the initiative so far, according to a release. AirIndia, Air Force, and other private carriers have been operating on war footing to help the nation in its fight against Covid-19
Due to the nationwide extension of lockdown till May 03, Indian Railways will have to cancel more than 39 lakh tickets that were booked for period between April 15 and May 03. Railways have also stopped advance bookings for the time being to avoid any further cancellations.
Note: These exemptions are not permitted in Covid-19 hotspots.
As the phase 2 of lockdown begins, MHA has issued revised guidelines for industries and people:
Goa CM Pramod Sawant has announced that the state will be declared "green zone" by April 17 if no more cases of Covid-19 are found in the region. Union Health Ministry has already declated South Goa as green zone. Five out of seven patients have already recovered.
A study has revealed that more than a third of health staff in China may have suffered from insomnia during the peak of Covid-19 in China. These workers are more likely to have depression, anxiety, and stress-based trauma.
Here's the gist of PM Narendra Modi's address to the nation.
PM Modi also spoke about a strict phase of lockdown to be followed till April 20. Post evaluation, some areas might be allowed more essential services.
PM Narendra Modi has thanked the entire nation in their participation to follow the lockdown. He applauded the efforts of frontline warriors like doctors, nurses, sanitation workers, police and assured services would be delivered to the poor.
India with a population of 1.3 billion has chosen to extend the lockdown till May 3. The move comes on the backdrop of PM Narendra Modi's rapid efforts to curb the spread of the novel Coronavirus.
PM Narendra Modi will address the nation tomorrow at 10 AM. The decision is likely to be regarding the extension of lockdown in India till April 30. However, there have been talks of a controlled lockdown in which some factories and industries will function to boost economic growth.
An area at Tokyo airport has been dedicated for the international passengers who cannot afford the government-mandated quarantine in hotels as they await their coronavirus test results. Makeshift beds using cardboard have been provided to these passengers where they can take shelter meanwhile.
Thailand's most beloved island destination, Phuket has gone into lockdown to stop the surge in the number of coronavirus cases. All beaches have been closed, a curfew is in place, and people are ordered to wear face masks when leaving their premises.
The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has launched old buses as sanitizer buses for the benefit of police personnel, health workers, and others carrying out services during the lockdown. The buses have been branded as "Sarige Sanjeevini".
Three Indian-American patients who were hospitalized in US under critical conditions of coronavirus have shown tremendous recovery after they were treated by infusing plasma from Covid-19 recovered patients. Since the vaccine may take some time, doctors across the world are testing new methods to cure the novel coronavirus.
"The authorities have identified 43 containment zones in Delhi so far. These areas have been sealed to contain the spreading of virus. Here is the complete list of 43 containment zones:
1. Entire affected street near Gandhi Park, Malviya Nagar
2. Entire affected street of Gali No 5, 6 &7, L 1 Sangam Vihar
3. Affected area around H. No.A-176, Deoli Extension
4. Shahjahanabad society, plot no 1, Sector 11, Dwarka
5. Dinpur Village
6. Gali No. 5 & 5A, H-2 Block, Benagli Colony, Mahavir Enclave
7. Markaz Masjid and Nizamuddin Basti
8. Nizamuddin West (G and D block) areas
9. Area of Street/Gali No. 18 to 22 of Zakir Nagar and nearby area of Abu Bakar Masjid of Zakir Nagar 10 (Core) rest of Zakir Nagar as Buffer Zone
11. H. No. 811 to 829 and 842 to 835 - Khadda Colony, Jaitpur, Extension, Part-II
12. H. No. 1144 to 1134 and 618 to 623 - Khadda Colony, Jaitpur, Extension, Part-II
13. Gali No. 16, Kachhi Colony, Madanpur Khadar, Extension, Delhi
14. Mehela Mohalla, Madanpur Khadar, Delhi
15. H-Block, Near Umra Masjid, Abu Fazal Enclave
16. E-Block, Abu Fazal Enclave, Delhi
17. H No. 97 to 107 and H. No. 120-127 Kailash Hills, East of Kailash
18. E-Block (E-284 to E-294) East of Kailash, Delhi
19. H. No. 53 to 55 & 25, Shera Mohalla, Garhi, East of Kailash
20. B Block Jahangirpuri
21. Gali No. 1 to 10 (1 to 1000) C Block Jhangirpuri
22. H. No 141 to H. No 180, Gali no. 14, Kalyanpuri
23. Mansara Apartments , Vasundhara Enclave
24. 3 Galis of Khichripur including Gali containing H. No. 5/387 Khich ..
25. Gali No 9, Pandav Nagar
26. Vardhaman Apartments , Mayur Vihar, Phase I , Extension
27. Mayurdhwaj Apartments , I P Extension, Patparganj
28. Gali no. 4, from H. No. J- 3/115 (Nagar Dairy) to H. No. J- 3/108 (towards Anar wali Masjid Chowk), Kishan Kunj Extension
29. Gali No. 4, from H. No J- 3/101 to H. No. J - 3/107 Krishan Kunj Extension
30. Gali No. 5, A Block ( From H No. A- 176 to A-189), West Vinod Nagar
31. E-Pocket, GTB Enclave
32. J & K, L and H pock ..
33. G, H, J, Blocks old Seemapuri
34. F- 70 to 90 block Dilshad Colony
35. Pratap khand, Jhilmil Colony
36. Shastri Market, including J.J. Cluster of South Moti Bagh
37. Bengali Market/ Babar Road adjoining area of Todarmal Road, Babar Lane and School Lane Sadar Bazaar
38. Chandni Mahal
39. Nabi Karim
40. In and around area of G-174, Capital Greens, DLF, Motinagar
41. In and around area of B- 1/2, Paschim Vihar
42. In and around area of 11/3, 2nd Floor Ashok Nagar
43. In and around area of H. No. A-30, Mansarovar Garden"
Haryana Government has made wearing mask in public places mandatory across the state to avoid the spreading of coronavirus.
The BMC has confirmed that they will be supplying door to door essential items to the Dharavi slums. Experts fear that there are high chances of community transmission in the slum. So, the area has been sealed completely.
Odisha government has planned to increase the lockdown till April 30 as an additional measure. CM Naveen Patnaik has requested the centre to curb complete movement of trains and flights till April 30.
The Australian health ministry has reported less than 100 new infections, the lowest in 3 weeks. The decline is pretty dramatic. With the lockdown in place, the government expects the cases to decrease.
With hotspots identified and sealed, the governments of Delhi and UP would soon begin rapid testing. This model is similar to that followed in South Korea and China. The government is confident of the results as it helps in data research.
Due to an increase in number of coronavirus cases in Mumbai, BMC has made wearing masks in public places, hospitals, and offices compulsory for everyone.
Health officials in Chandigarh have started door to door campaigns in the risk zones. Details are being collected about travel history, flu symptoms, etc. The campaign is successful until now.
After remaining under lockdown for more than two months, Wuhan - coronavirus epicentre in China is resuming to normal life. Trains and flights will resume operations except to and from Beijing. More than 55,000 passengers will leave Wuhan to their respective destinations. People have to screen their QR Codes at the airport and will only be granted entry if it's green.
Japan has pledged to support the International Monetary Fund (IMF) trust to offer debt relief to low-income countries hit hard by Covid-19. The funds are part of the $990 billion package announced by Japan for dealing with the pandemic.
A sizeable number of more than 29 millions doses of hydroxychloroquine have been bought by US. After last week's conversation with PM Modi, US President Donald Trump has acknowledged the contributions made my India.
The final call on the extension of lockdown will be taken on 11th April after PM Narendra Modi's meeting will all Chief Ministers via video conferencing. PM has also held a meeting with leaders of various leades to brainstorm on the situation and come up with possible best solutions.
The actor has pledged to financially support 25,000 daily wage workers in the film industry who have been hit due to the coronavirus pandemic and has transferred 3,000 rupees each.
Chandigarh becomes the first Union Territory to make wearing masks compulsory when venturing out of house. "Use of mask or cloth on nose and mouth in public places is mandatory for people in Chandigarh," the Department of Public Relations, Chandigarh stated.
"Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has announced 5T action plan to contain Corona outbreak in the Capital. Delhi govt to follow south korea model of mass testing using Covid test kits.
T1 - Testing
T2 - Tracing
T3 - Treatment
T4 - Team Work
T5- Tracking and monitoring"
"50K masks donated by Guangdong Province of China to its Sister State Gujarat have arrived in India today. Hand in Hand we stand to overcome this difficulty," Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong tweeted.
After several members of medical staff at Mumbais Wockhardt Hospital tested ostive for coronavirus, the hospitali has been declared a containment zone. The source of infection is belived to be a 70-year old man who was admitted in emergency on March 17 due to cardiac arrest.
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has announced that the lockdown in the state will continue from14th April till 3rd June as a measure to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Goa Government will conduct a health survey in its state to track the travel history of the citizens and to check whether anyone is showing symptoms of Covid-19. 7,000-8,000 government servants will be engaged in the state-wde activity.
People can now locate food and night shelters for Covid-19 across 30 cities in India with the help of Google Maps. The feature will aslo be soon available in Hindi. Google India is closely working with state and central government authorities for relief.
Pope Francis held the Palm Sunday mass alone in the St Peters Basilica for the first time ever in history. An important religious festival in Catholic calendar, rites were not held in the Vatican Square as usual, as Italy is under complete lockdown.
As the number of coronavirus cases spikes in the country, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to declare emergency in the country, especially in Tokyo and other cities. The number of hospital beds in Japan will soon reach their capacity.
Germany has recorded 3,677 infections in the last 24 hours. However, this has gradually decreased from 5,936 infections the day before. The curve is going down and health experts say that Germany has passed its peak.
The four-year old Malayan Tiger, Nadia in Bronx Zoo in New York City has become the first animal to test positive for Covid-19 after she showed symptoms of dry coughing and loss of appetite. WHO had ruled out dogs from catching coronavirus but it appear that feline family is not safe from the virus. It is suspected hat she got infected by one of the human visitors at the zoo.
South Korea, the country hailed as one of the best in terms of fighting Covid-19 has detected less than 50 new cases. After they peaked on February 29, 2020, the country has undertaken massive steps to test and has been successfully able to contain the spread.
Amidst growing concerns of the spread of Coronavirus, Singapore will go into lockdown for 1-month from April 7. Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced essential services and key economic sectors will remain open.
The Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha, as an additional measure has decided to impose a 48 hour complete lockdown in Bhubaneswar and Bhadrak. These 2 cities are currently under radar to stop the transmission chain.
Tech giant Google has announced that it will publish user location data of users to allow governments to measure the effectiveness of lockdowns. Google will effectively collate data from 131 countries and put it in a website.
Due to spike in the number of coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours in the Tonk district of Rajasthan, a WHO team has arrived to conduct a survey and take the situation under control
The Mexican-based brewer Corona has suspended operations till April 30 after health emergency was declared in Mexico. The memes did not discourage the world-famous beer producer to stop production but health concerns did. Since it is a non-essential activity, the plant will keep its productioin to bare minimum.
A couple in Raipur, Chhatisgarh gave birth two twins during the coronavirus lockdown and named their baby boy and girl 'Corona' and Covid' to remind of their triumph over all the hardships. God bless their kids as they will have a hard time making friends. LOL
4 MNCs are gearing up to provide 1 million testing kits to India. As India ramps up testing, US-based Thermo Fisher Scientific, Germany's Siemens and Altona, and South Korea's Seegene would be providing kits within a week.
PM Narendra Modi has requested all the citizens of India to turn off the lights for 9 minutes on April i.e. Sunday and light a diya or candle of hope to stand in solidarity against coronavirus. He also requests people to maintain social distancing during the activity.
The third batch of people were released from quarantine, a total of 324 people. They were put in quarantine facilites to make sure that the virus doesn't spread rapidly. The quarantine was successful and such steps are important to contain the virus, said a health official from Srinagar.
Indian Ministry of Science & Technology has released a press release sharing a turorial to create own masks for those who do not have the access to face masks amid coronavirus pandemic.
J&K government has launched an aggressive contact tracing campaign in which nearly 2,000 people have been identified. The hotspots have been isolated and sealed for public safety. The officials said that people would be out under quarantine and health samples would be taken for tests.
After the government has clarified that no extension on 21-day nationwide lockdown will be imposed, commercial airlines like Indigo, Spicejet, and GoAir have begun taking booking for April 15 onwards. Railways have also started accepting bookings, however, no official statement has been made.
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A man in India's largest slum Dharavi was tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday and was announded dead at Mumbai Hospital. He had morbid symptoms like fever, cough, respiratory issues and condition of renal failure.
Wimbledon Tournament that was due to be played between 29 June and 12 July has been cancelled keeping in view of coronavirus pandemic. No tennis matches will be played up until 13 July.
Gurugram's Municipal Corporation has launched a mobile grocery bus for the residents to supply essential food items and medicine. The bus will deliver food items at your doorstep. The residents can contact Residents Welfare Association at firstname.lastname@example.org with requirements to avail the service.
Uber has announced UberMedic, a 24/7 transportation service for doctors and health workers working at frontline to fight coronavirus. It is working with a network of hospitals to facilitate smoother transportation of health workers in the field and help the government in stopping the spread of Coronavirus.
Researchers from IIT Guwahati's electronics and mechanical department are developing robots to assist in hospital work. The robots would be responsible for delivering food and medicines to patients in the isolation wards.
Cuba has decided to ban the arrival of international flights in the country to curb the spreading of virus in the country. It also suspended May Day parade to avoid social gathering amidst fear of Coronavirus.
As the world goes into a lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, nature is blooming at its best. Over 100 endangered sea turtles hatched on the deserted Janga Beach of Paulista. Usually the beach is crowded with humans hindering the hatching of turtles but after the lockdown these vulnerable turtles were able to make into the ocean safely.
The authorities have launched a nationwide search to hunt down participants of the Tablighi Jamaat. It has been noted that nearly 50% of the cases in some states are a direct or indirect result of the religious event.
Rajasthan will be the first state in the country to screen the entire population of 7.5 cr people. This comes in an effort to gather actual transmission data and to check the status of whether there is community transmission in the state.
The tests on 14 samples conducted in the laboratory of state-run Goa Medical College and Hospital have been tested out negative. This is the second batch of samples that has tested negative for coronavirus.
From 1st April, Kerala will distribute free rice through its 14,250 ration shops during lockdown. Priority car holders can purchase ration till noon while non priority card holders can approach the shops in the afternoon.
Keeping in view of the coronavirus pandemic, the Andhra Pradesh administration has decided to defer 10%-100% salaries of the government employees depending on the slab. These include CM/Ministers/MLAs/MLCs, Corporations members, elected representatives of local bodies.Read more
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A quieter and more sophisticated and exciting alternative to its brazen cousin, Kuta, Seminyak offers you the trendiest restaurants, the most hippie fashion boutiques and is the most luxurious resort stay area. Modernity and glamour are what Seminyak stands for and the place offers many places to explore and various activities to try out. With pristine and very beautiful beaches and cutesy cafes, there are several activities to do in Seminyak Bali.Read more