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  • 'No Indian must be treated like this': Rahul Gandhi slams government over exodus 'No Indian must be treated like this': Rahul Gandhi slams government over exodus

    Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and attacked the government for mismanagement during the lockdown. This comes after thousands of migrants were seen queuing up at the Delhi-UP to get a ride till home.

  • 26,000 people in 24 Punjab villages quarantined at home
    Punjab Crisis26,000 people in 24 Punjab villages quarantined at home

    Around 26,000 people from 24 villages in Punjab have been home quarantined after the authorities learned that out of the total of 38 positive cases so far in Punjab, 28 are directly linked to one man 70-year-old Baldev Singh, the only patient to die of COVID-19 in the state.

  • Ratan Tata donates Rs 500 crores for coronavirus pandemic
    Covid 19 DonationRatan Tata donates Rs 500 crores for coronavirus pandemic

    According to a news report, the provided funds will be used to buy testing kits, protective gears for the frontline workers and respiratory systems for the increasing number of positive cases.

  • Akshay Kumar donates Rs 25 crores to PM's COVID-19 relief fund
    Coronavirus Relief FundAkshay Kumar donates Rs 25 crores to PM's COVID-19 relief fund

    Akshay Kumar on Saturday pledged to donate nothing less than Rs 25 crores to the Prime Minister's coronavirus relief fund. He shared the news with his fans on social media and wrote, "all that matters in the lives of our people."

  • 3 die in Kanyakumari government hospital, Health dept tests for COVID-19
    Covid 19 cases3 die in Kanyakumari government hospital, Health dept tests for COVID-19

    Tamil Nadu Health Secretary Beela Rajesh on Saturday confirmed three deaths in the Coronavirus Isolation ward in the Kanyakumari Medical College. She however claimed that all the three patients had underlying medical conditions and that the results of their COVID-19 tests are awaited.

  • Indian Railways turns coaches into isolation wards for Covid-19 patients
    Isolation ward in trainsIndian Railways turns coaches into isolation wards for Covid-19 patients

    Indian Railways has transformed its some of the coaches into isolation wards to keep Covid-19 patients if required by the state authorities. For this, the middle berth has been removed on one side and all three berths have been removed from the other side to increase the cabin space.

  • Air pollution plunges in European cities amid coronavirus lockdown: Report
    Air Pollution decreasesAir pollution plunges in European cities amid coronavirus lockdown: Report

    Coronavirus has definitely thrown human life out of gear in European cities, but even then the positive thing that is coming is the air pollution the major cities has plunged to almost 40 per cent during the Covid 19 lockdown, according to a satellite data released by the European Space Agency (ESA).

  • Coronavirus Lockdown: Anushka Sharma gives Virat Kohli a hair cut
    New HaircutCoronavirus Lockdown: Anushka Sharma gives Virat Kohli a hair cut

    Actress Anushka Sharma and cricketer Virat Kohli are making the best use of their isolation period during the lockdown due to coronavirus. On Saturday, she shared an adorable video in which she became and hairdresser and gave her husband Virat a haircut.

  • Virologist Minal delivered coronavirus testing kit first then her baby
    Indian WarriorVirologist Minal delivered coronavirus testing kit first then her baby

    When it comes to serving the nation, Indians set examples that deserve huge respect for unmatched dedication and efforts. The latest example of such warrior is virologist Minal Dakhave Bhosale who works as research and development chief at MyLab.

Science

390m asteroid set to flyby Earth safely at speeds of 53,000mph390m asteroid set to flyby Earth safely at speeds of 53,000mph

A huge size rock, named Asteroid 2012 XA133, is all set to flyby Earth safely at an approximate speed of 53,000mph tomorrow. It has been on NASA's radar since 2012 at the Centre for Near Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) in California.

US Space Force begins first national security mission amid coronavirus outbreakUS Space Force begins first national security mission amid coronavirus outbreak

The United States Space Force started its first national security mission on scheduled March 26, 2020 despite coronavirus outbreak in the nation. A hyper-secure military communications satellite has been successfully placed into orbit.

NASA's Perseverance to carry 10.9 million names to Mars this summer
NASA's Perseverance to carry 10.9 million names to Mars this summer

Over 10.9 million names will be sent to Mars after NASA, under "Send Your Name to Mars" campaign, asked people around the world to submit their names to ride aboard the agency's next rover to the Red Planet.

Great Barrier Reef in Australia faces third mass coral bleaching event in five years
Great Barrier Reef in Australia faces third mass coral bleaching event in five years

Australia's Great Barrier Reef is facing the heat of rising ocean temperatures as it registered the third mass bleaching event in a matter of five years, said authorities on Thursday.

India

EPS-95 pensioners donate one day's pension to combat coronavirus, write to PM Modi EPS-95 pensioners donate one day's pension to combat coronavirus, write to PM Modi

EPS-95 Pension holders, under the banner of EPS-95 Rashtriya Sangharsh Samiti, voluntarily offered to deposit their one day's pension into the government treasury to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

Fact Check: Doctored bulletin image circulates to claim internet shutdown ordersFact Check: Doctored bulletin image circulates to claim internet shutdown orders

A 'Breaking News' still with ABP logo and PM Modi's image is being circulated on the social media with a claim that PM has ordered to shut down internet services to stop coronavirus rumours which are being spread on the social media.

149 new coronavirus positive cases in India, total tally stands at 873
149 new coronavirus positive cases in India, total tally stands at 873

With 149 new coronavirus cases registered in India in the last 24 hours, the total tally of cases has reached to 873, said Health Ministry.

Coronavirus: Dead Punjab man infects 23 people with Covid-19, 15 villages sealed
Coronavirus: Dead Punjab man infects 23 people with Covid-19, 15 villages sealed

A Punjab man who died on March 18 has been tested positive to the Coronavirus, it is believed that he was the source of infection for 23 people out of total 33 cases in the state.

World

Donald Trump attempts ban on ad over his lackluster response to coronavirus in USDonald Trump attempts ban on ad over his lackluster response to coronavirus in US

Donald Trump is being portrayed as a deceitful leader of the US in an advertisement on the TV channels, and he is up for a fight against it with legal measures. A 30-second video ad juxtaposes a number of Donald Trump's statements to underline his alleged non-serious behaviour towards the global crisis of coronavirus that has infected around 600,000 people across the world and claimed nothing less than 27,500 lives till Friday night.

UK Prime Minister Borris Johnson tests positive for coronavirusUK Prime Minister Borris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday announced that he has been tested positive for the coronavirus and he has gone under self-isolation to fight against it.

In Italy, around 1000 people die due to coronavirus in a day
In Italy, around 1000 people die due to coronavirus in a day

Italy has recorded around 1000 deaths due to coronavirus on Friday, highest toll for a day in the world. Five weeks after the coronavirus was reported in Italy, the total number of people infected with it has reached 86,500, even more than the United States and China.

Fact Check: Pakistan PM Imran Khan tests positive for coronavirus is false
Fact Check: Pakistan PM Imran Khan tests positive for coronavirus is false

A message is being forwarded on the social media with claims that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been tested positive for coronavirus. This came soon after the news of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson testing positive to the coronavirus. But all thanks to Pak PM Imran Khan's live appearance on TV, the news gets cleared on its own.

Education

BSEB official announcement on Bihar Board Class 10th ResultBSEB official announcement on Bihar Board Class 10th Result

Bihar School Examination Board has released an official statement claiming that the evaluation of exam sheets is still pending so the dates of results cannot be fixed now and any news about the fixed date is not correct.

NEET UG 2020 examination postponed till May endNEET UG 2020 examination postponed till May end

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Under Graduate (NEET UG) 2020 examination that was scheduled for May 3 has been postponed till May end. The admit cards for the examinations, which were scheduled to release on Friday, will now be released on a new date after accessing the situation on April 15, NTA said.

NEET 2020 Medical Entrance Exam postponed due to coronavirus lockdown
NEET 2020 Medical Entrance Exam postponed due to coronavirus lockdown

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2020, Medical entrance exam, has been postponed due to coronavirus lockdown in India. It was scheduled to be held on May 3. The examination is mandatory for admission to undergraduate medical or MBBS, BDS and AYUSH programmes. Through this exam, admissions to veterinary courses are also done.

ICAI CA Exam 2020 Date: Important Notifications for students; Read here
ICAI CA Exam 2020 Date: Important Notifications for students; Read here

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has postponed the CA exam due COVID-19 pandemic. The Exam scheduled to be held in May.