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Coronavirus: Latest updates on cases in India, all you need to know about COVID-19

As the number of coronavirus cases climb in India, here is all you need to know about how the virus spreads, the symptoms, things to do to keep safe, and more.

$50mn for hydroxychloroquine clinical trial to new testing tech — top Covid-19 research news

From an automation technology to process a thousand samples every day to lung CT scans for tracking disease, ThePrint brings you top developments on Covid-19.

China reports 35 new imported coronavirus cases & six deaths in Hubei province

China's Hubei province confirmed 37 fresh asymptomatic COVID-19 patients bringing the total to 721, all of whom had been put under medical observation.

Domestic violence on the rise during lockdown, 69 complaints since 24 March: NCW

The NCW has received a total of 257 complaints related to various offences against women since the nationwide lockdown started.

Kerala HC stays government order on providing lockdown exemption passes to tipplers

Kerala government had earlier issued an order to supply liquor to tipplers suffering from withdrawal, under prescription during the lockdown.

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Is there a risk of Modi govt using Covid-19 to curb media and freedoms or is it necessary?

Surveillance is becoming a key concern during the Covid-19 crisis. The Supreme Court has also directed media to publish the official version of the developments.

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Yamini Aiyar suggests Centre-state solidarity on Covid-19, Jahangir Aziz wants tax & GST cuts

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Dhiraj Nayyar, Sukanta Chaudhuri, and many others.

Jamaat trail still hot on Page 1, Telegraph says don’t forget migrants, BS on ‘Motown’ crash

A round-up of the most important reports in major newspapers around the country – from TOI and HT, Express and The Hindu to The Telegraph, Mumbai Mirror and The Tribune, as well as top financial dailies.

Amit Malviya blames Muslims, Mumbai Police’s humour & a privilege check for actors

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Tablighi Jamaat tells its followers not to pursue political dominance in this world

Tablighi Jamaat is an Islamic religious reform movement. It has emerged as one of the most dominant forms of religiosity in postcolonial India, writes Hilal Ahmed in his book Siyasi Muslims.

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‘For just a bloody cannon’: How a MiG-21 nearly took down a PAF Sabre on debut for IAF in 1965

The story of the debut of IAF’s MiG-21 in the 1965 India-Pakistan war and its memorable encounter with Pakistan Air Force's Sabres on 4 September.

How the novel coronavirus is mutating, and if you should be concerned

Virus mutations are common and expected, but they don’t change the virulence of any strain of the coronavirus.

Forget coronavirus, homoeopathy can’t cure anything. It’s a placebo, at best

Homoeopathy may be very popular in India but global experts dismiss its efficacy. An Australian review found it ineffective, and Spain is considering a ban on it.

Modi govt is shaking the foundation of India’s IAS-led civil service — one reform at a time

Modi govt has forcibly retired officers, pushed for lateral entry & sought to break IAS stranglehold, earning both praise & flak for tinkering of civil service.

RBI’s mega financial package will work only if Modi govt plans for life after lockdown

Govt will need to get both production & consumption back on track quickly after the lockdown is lifted and also have adequate health safety norms in place.

$50mn for hydroxychloroquine clinical trial to new testing tech — top Covid-19 research news

From an automation technology to process a thousand samples every day to lung CT scans for tracking disease, ThePrint brings you top developments on Covid-19.

Modi announced it last Thursday but Covid-19 economic task force nowhere in sight

Pre-Truth — snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.

Turkmenistan ‘avoiding use’ of the word coronavirus, arresting citizens discussing pandemic

According to a report by Reporters Without Borders, the state is saying nothing about coronavirus to prevent any kind of awareness of the global pandemic.

Tablighi Jamaat tells its followers not to pursue political dominance in this world

Tablighi Jamaat is an Islamic religious reform movement. It has emerged as one of the most dominant forms of religiosity in postcolonial India, writes Hilal Ahmed in his book Siyasi Muslims.

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