Govt has formed seven-member panel to work on a contingency plan for higher education sector disrupted by Covid-19 pandemic. Announcement expected after 14 April.
Addressing the media, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia says nobody will be allowed to enter or exit these areas, govt will ensure delivery of essential items.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced the decision following a high-level meeting, stating that face masks can reduce the spread of coronavirus substantially.
Punjab govt officials said, considering the extraordinary circumstances, wheat procurement at mandis & purchasing centres will be done under heavy police security.
According to the Union Health Ministry report, a total of 485 people tested positive for Covid-19 and 25 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
In meeting with floor leaders of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, PM says final decision on extending lockdown will be taken after consulting CMs on 11 April.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has thanked PM Narendra Modi for easing restrictions on the export of hydroxychloroquine to fight Covid-19.
The bench said that tests must be carried out in NABL accredited labs or agencies approved by WHO or ICMR and asked Centre to immediately issue directions.
2019 World Air Quality Report published in February said India was home to 14 of world's 20 most polluted cities. Number down to just two as on 7 April.
Former Maharashtra CM said the people who attended Nizamuddin event can cause infection in the largescale population and hence, it's imperative to trace them.