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Gadkari asks NHAI chief, toll plazas to provide food, water to migrantsRediff.com6 minutes ago
The minister expressed hope that toll operators will respond to his call positively. Earlier, Gadkari had asked NHAI to suspend toll on all national highways to ease transportation of essential goods and supplies.
SAI's online workshop for athletes earns praise from GopichandRediff.com6 minutes ago
The sessions on opening day was attended by athletes and para athletes from all sport, including Olympic probables shooters Divyash Panwar, Apurvi Chandela, Abhishek Verma, Anish Bhanwala, boxers Lovlina Borgohain and Nikhat Zarin along with swimmer Srihari Nataraj. The first session of the 24-series workshop started on Friday with physiotherapist Dr. Nikhil Latey speaking about how to train at home during the time of Corona, getting over 8K views.
UP govt arranges 1,000 buses for stranded migrant workersRediff.com18 minutes ago
Officials of the Transport Department, bus drivers and conductors were contacted on Friday night to help the people who were stranded in Noida, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahar and Aligarh, among other places, he said.
No Kohli, no Gayle: Hogg picks best powerplay batsmen in IPLRediff.com2 hours ago
Former Australian spin wizard Brad Hogg has picked Suresh Raina as one of the best powerplay players in the Indian Premier League as he feels that the left-handed batsman has revived Chennai Super Kings' innings on numerous occasions.
Doping: Russian agency halts testing amid coronavirus outbreakRediff.com2 hours ago
Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA said it was temporarily halting all testing in response to government measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.
Railways manufactures prototype of non-AC isolation coachesRediff.com3 hours ago
To make the modified isolation ward, the middle berth was removed, the lower portion of the compartment plugged by plywood and a provision of partition provided from the aisle side for the isolation of the compartment, the railways said.
SEE: Virat Kohli gets a haircut from Anushka in quarantineRediff.com4 hours ago
On Saturday, Anushka Sharma, shared a video on Twitter in which she can be seen giving a new haircut to her husband. The video ends with Virat Kohli saying, "Beautiful haircut, by my wife."
Akshay in Singham 3Rediff.com4 hours ago
Salman may direct Tiger 3... Katrina drops Vikas Bahl film...
Ongoing break a 'welcome rest' for India players: ShastriRediff.com5 hours ago
Sport coming to a standstill owing to the COVID-19 pandemic is a 'welcome rest' for India cricketers, feels head coach Ravi Shastri, who has spent barely 10-11 days at home since leaving for the World Cup last May.
'In a crisis like this, everybody is in the same boat'Rediff.com5 hours ago
'This is not like a one quarter hit; it will take time.'
India readies for massive testing exercise after lockdownRediff.com5 hours ago
The ICMR is working on a war footing to develop the testing ecosystem -- especially for the screening blood tests. NIV, Pune, is in the process of validating antibody-based screening kits.
Urgently needed: National coronavirus crisis councilRediff.com5 hours ago
'The prime minister's announcement of a nation-wide shutdown was eloquent, but should have been more clearly phrased to avoid police overreach.' 'Migrant labour should have been allowed adequate notice and transport options to get home,' notes Rahul Jacob.
Rs 1 trillion relief for corporate bonds, courtesy RBIRediff.com6 hours ago
The RBI on Friday said it will give banks Rs 1 trillion through targeted long-term repo operations (TLTROs), of up to three-year maturity, to deploy in "investment-grade corporate bonds, commercial paper, and non-convertible debentures over and above the outstanding level of their investments in these bonds as of March 27, 2020."
'I ran as if I was released from jail'Rediff.com6 hours ago
'Mahira took a stand for me for four months in Bigg Boss.' 'So many people tried to separate us in the house.'
Tata Motors to separate passenger car businessRediff.com6 hours ago
The business will also see a change of guard. Shailesh Chandra, president of EV and corporate strategy, will replace Mayank Pareek as president of PV business, including EV, with effect from April 1. Pareek will be superannuating from the company after a six-year stint at the end of February 2021. Chandra and Pareek will work on transition over the next few weeks.
PM's lockdown address best in terms of TV ratingsRediff.com6 hours ago
The telecast was viewed by 197 million Indians, higher than the Indian Premier League final which was watched by 133 million, reports Sohini Das.
EPL chiefs set for 'difficult' coronavirus decisionsRediff.com6 hours ago
The football leagues have set April 30 as a date for a possible return to action but that appears to be optimistic given the country is under restrictions which stop people leaving their homes for non-essential reasons.
Tell us: What games are you playing during this lockdown?Rediff.com6 hours ago
The Italians are playing tennis from their balconies. What are you doing?
Coronavirus cases in India cross 850 mark, death toll at 19Rediff.com6 hours ago
Deaths have been reported from Maharashtra (4) Gujarat (3), Karnataka (2 ) and one each from Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Punjab, Delhi, West Bengal, Jamnu and Kasmir and Himachal Pradesh.
MAPPED: The global spread of coronavirusRediff.com7 hours ago
In just a couple of months the new coronavirus that emerged from the Chinese city of Wuhan has spread around the world, sparking a race to find treatments and vaccines against it. As it continues to spread around the world, bringing panic with it, scientists are striving to develop ways of fighting this previously unknown threat. As of Monday, the outbreak has killed over 1,800 people worldwide and infected more than 77,000 people.
'What will happen to people who work for daily wages?'Rediff.com7 hours ago
'As for people like me, if the virus doesn't get us -- the measures being taken against it definitely will.'
MAPPED: Coronavirus cases across IndiaRediff.com7 hours ago
The number of coronavirus cases in the country rose to 125 on Tuesday after fresh cases were reported from several states. Rediff Labs have mapped state-wise positive coronavirus cases that were detected till March 17.
IMF makes it official: World has entered recessionRediff.com7 hours ago
The world is in the face of a devastating impact due to the coronavirus pandemic and has clearly entered a recession, the International Monetary Fund said on Friday, but projected a recovery next year. "We have reassessed the prospects for growth for 2020 and 2021. It is now clear that we have entered a recession as bad or worse than in 2009. We do project recovery in 2021," IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva told reporters at a news conference.
Scribe, who attended Nath's presser, booked for flouting quarantine normsRediff.com7 hours ago
The journalist's daughter, a post-graduate law student, had returned from London to Bhopal on March 18. She had been asked to observe home quarantine. But two days after her arrival, the journalist attended Kamal Nath's last press conference as the CM on March 20, official sources said.
When coronavirus left this footballer struggling for breath...Rediff.com7 hours ago
Juventus forward Paulo Dybala, one of the highest-profile players to be infected with the coronavirus, has started training again after recovering from the illness which he said left him struggling for breath.
COVID-19: 'I voluntarily stay indoors'Rediff.com7 hours ago
Readers share tips, suggestions and stories of how they are preventing coronavirus.
Trump steps up to fight COVID-19; cases cross 1,00,000Rediff.com7 hours ago
Trump has roped in Army Corps of Engineers to build hospitals all over the country, activated the ready reserve components of the Armed Forces and invoked the Defense Production Act to compel General Motors to accept, perform and prioritise federal contracts for ventilators.
Coronavirus: 'Home collection is ideal way to minimise risk'Rediff.com8 hours ago
'A probable positive patient walking into a centre is not an ideal situation.'
'Most coronaviruses become weak in high temperature and high humidity'Rediff.com8 hours ago
'That way, it will be helpful for India because by April, temperatures will be in the late 30s and early 40s.' 'So, if we are able to sustain these 21 days, and go to that temperature zone, it will be a way of nature protecting us.'
Infosys employee arrested over 'spread-the-virus' post, company sacks himRediff.com9 hours ago
The person identified as Mujeeb Mohammad had made this call in a Facebook post. "Let's join hands, go out and sneeze with open mouth in public. Spread the virus," he wrote.
SP founding member Beni Prasad Verma passes awayRediff.com17 hours ago
The Rajya Sabha member was not keeping well for the past few days and was admitted to a private hospital in Lucknow, where he died around 7 pm.
Sonia urges govt to help migrants walking to villagesRediff.com17 hours ago
The Congress chief said citizens are making tremendous efforts for a better tomorrow, "therefore we must make all efforts to ensure that the purpose of the lockdown is not defeated by making the most vulnerable bear its cost."
MS Dhoni gets trolled, wife Sakshi respondsRediff.com18 hours ago
Social media has been flooded with comments about MS Dhoni's contribution. Sakshi Dhoni tweeted, "I request all media houses to stop carrying out false news at sensitive times like these ! Shame on You ! I wonder where responsible journalism has disappeared!"
Atletico forced to cut wages of players, staff due to coronavirus crisisRediff.com18 hours ago
Atletico Madrid have taken the decision to cut the wages of their staff, including the players, to ease the financial burden on the club as they struggle with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the La Liga club said
India's coronavirus tally: 724 cases, 17 deaths, 66 curedRediff.com18 hours ago
Concern is growing among healthcare experts who believe that if people do not follow the lockdown or social distancing seriously, the situation can quickly go out of control.
SPOTTED: Small civet on city road, thanks to lockdownRediff.com18 hours ago
The authorities feel that the animal must have come out from some far away forest area and moved to the town during midnight.
Up your work-from-home style quotient!Rediff.com19 hours ago
The coronavirus outbreak is changing the way we dress to work... ermmm... from home.
Exodus of workers chokes Delhi-UP borderRediff.com19 hours ago
At the Ghazipur border, they huddled close together, only some with masks -- aware of the coronavirus threat that had led to an unprecedented 21-day lockdown of the country and taken away their jobs, but helpless to do anything about combating the infection.
Olympic champion Whitlock coming to a living room near youRediff.com19 hours ago
Max Whitlock, the 27-year-old Briton, winner of the floor and Pommel Horse events at Rio 2016, is filling his unexpected home time by streaming lessons via YouTube.
Xi offers help to Trump to combat COVID-19Rediff.com19 hours ago
Trump spoke to Xi over telephone, days after the US president angered Beijing by referring to the coronavirus as "Chinese virus" and his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said China's ruling Communist Party poses a substantial threat" to Americans' health and their way of life.