Fri, May 29, 2020

  • The development comes a day after another airline major SpiceJet confirmed that two passengers, who had travelled from Ahmedabad to Guwahati via Delhi on May 25, have tested Covid-19 positive.
    IndiGo says few of its passengers have tested Covid-19 positive
    Airline major IndiGo on Thursday said that a few asymptomatic passengers, who travelled on its flights since resumption of services this week, have tested Covid-19 positive.These passengers include three individuals, who traveled on '6E 955' from Delhi to Jammu on May 26, six ferried onboard '6E 6992' from Bengaluru to Coimbatore on May 27 while another two used the '6E 908' service from Delhi to Coimbatore on May 27. The passengers observed all precautionary measures including face mask, face shield and gloves, like other passengers onboard the aircraft, the airline said in a statement. All our aircraft are regularly sanitised as a standard operating procedure and the aircraft operating these flights were immediately disinfected as per protocol. The operating crew has been home quarantined for 14 days and we are in the process of...
  • 49 more deportees from Saudi in Telangana's rising Covid cases 49 more deportees from Saudi in Telangana's rising Covid cases

    The Centre has airlifted 458 deportees from Saudi Arabia. These deportees have been quarantined in government centres in the state, the Health Department said.

  • India sidesteps Trump offer to mediate on China, says in talks with Beijing India sidesteps Trump offer to mediate on China, says in talks with Beijing

    “We are engaged with the Chinese side to peacefully resolve this issue,” Indian Foreign Ministry spokesman Anurag Srivastava told reporters, responding to Trump’s offer. China has not yet made an...

  • Delhi reports 1,024 new cases in 24 hrs, tally crosses 16k mark Delhi reports 1,024 new cases in 24 hrs, tally crosses 16k mark

    The coronavirus cases count in the national capital witnessed a record jump of 1,024 in a day, taking the total tally to 16,281 while the death tally has reached 316, the Delhi Health Department said...

  • 45K Indian nationals evacuated under Vande Bharat Mission so far 45K Indian nationals evacuated under Vande Bharat Mission so far

    The government under the Vande Bharat Mission (VBM) has so far evacuated over 45,000 Indian nationals stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent lockdown.

  • Lockdown: Amit Shah dials all CMs to ask 'What's next?' Lockdown: Amit Shah dials all CMs to ask 'What's next?'

    As the end of Lockdown 4.0 approaches on the midnight of May 31, Union Home Minister Amit Shah dialled up all Chief Ministers on Thursday evening, asking them about the future of lockdown, say...

  • Maha, UP, MP target locust swarms, FAO warns against more invasions in coming weeks Maha, UP, MP target locust swarms, FAO warns against more invasions in coming weeks

    Civic workers sprayed gallons of insecticide and farmers beat ‘thalis’ and played loud music in several areas of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh to drive away swarms of...

  • 15 more die of COVID-19 in Uttar Pradesh, total cases rise to 7,170 15 more die of COVID-19 in Uttar Pradesh, total cases rise to 7,170

    Fifteen more people died of coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday, while 179 fresh infections pushed the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 7,170 officials said.

  • 115 more test positive, J-K's Covid tally crosses 2,000 115 more test positive, J-K's Covid tally crosses 2,000

    Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday reported 115 new Covid-19 cases, taking the Union Territorys tally of coronavirus patients past the 2,000-mark.

  • Entire country heard cries of migrants but not govt: Sonia Gandhi Entire country heard cries of migrants but not govt: Sonia Gandhi

    The entire country has heard the cries of migrants except the government , Congress president Sonia Gandhi said on Thursday, while her party''s leaders hoped that the Centre will wake up from its...