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Delhi govt declares coronavirus an epidemic; shuts cinema halls, schools and colleges

Delhi govt declares coronavirus an epidemic; shuts cinema halls, schools and colleges

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday declared coronavirus an epidemic and shut all cinema halls, schools and colleges, except those where exams are on, till March 31.The government also made it compulsory to disinfect all public places, including government and private offices and shopping ma...

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Telangana shuts schools, bans public gatherings

Telangana shuts schools, bans public gatherings

Hyderabad: In a precautionary move to check spread of coronavirus, the Telangana government here on Saturday ordered closure of all educational institutions and banned public gatherings till March 31. However, various board examinations will be conducted as scheduled.The government also announced cl...

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COVID-19: Bengaluru kindergarten schools shut

COVID-19: Bengaluru kindergarten schools shut

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Monday declared holidays in all kindergarten schools as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus infections."Further to the advice received from the Health Commissioner, holidays have been declared for KG/UKG classes in Bengaluru north, south and ...

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NGT disposed off Aarey Colony case 'arbitrarily': Activists

 NGT disposed off Aarey Colony case 'arbitrarily': Activists

<br>The matter of Aarey Eco Sensitive Zone and other cases from the Western Region's Video-Conferencing Bench, were scheduled for a regular hearing on January 24.However, on around 4.pm. on January 23, the lawyers of all petitioners were telephonically informed from the NGT Registry, Pune (Tel...

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Media should restrain from creating coronavirus panic: Lancet

 Media should restrain from creating coronavirus panic: Lancet

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) As much is yet to be known about the new coronavirus that has killed over 100 people in China, an editorial in the medical journal Lancet has advised news media to exercise the utmost caution while reporting on the virus."News media that worsen fears by reporting a 'killer v...

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Indian online food delivery market to hit $8bn by 2022

 Indian online food delivery market to hit $8bn by 2022

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Rapid digitisation and growth in both online buyer base and spending will help India's online food industry to become a $8 billion market by 2022 -- growing at a CAGR of 25-30 per cent, a new report said on Tuesday.The report by Google and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) revea...

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Shortness of breath, cough may be early signs of lung cancer

 Shortness of breath, cough may be early signs of lung cancer

London, Jan 28 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that there are two symptoms which could act as potential predictors of the lung cancer.The study, published in the British Journal of General Practice, found that shortness of breath and a cough were becoming more common as the first symptoms in diagno...

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Delhi chill likely to return

 Delhi chill likely to return

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) An early morning spell of light rain rejuvenated the Delhi winter on Tuesday and the minimum temperature was recorded at 11.4 degrees Celsius.The Indian Meteorological Department forecast thunderstorm with hail throughout the day. Till 8.30 a.m., Delhi witnessed 4.4 mm of ra...

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WHO identifies novel coronavirus as 'high risk'

 WHO identifies novel coronavirus as 'high risk'

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO), which is yet to declare the novel coronavirus as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) despite over 100 fatalities in China, identified the disease as "high risk".In a statement on Monday, the WHO also claimed to be i...

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SC allows introduction of African Cheetah in India

 SC allows introduction of African Cheetah in India

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the introduction of African Cheetah on a carefully choosen location in India.A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde, modifying an earlier order, said the cheetah from Namibia could be introduced in Kuno, park in Madhya Pradesh, or any...

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