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Railways issues restoration plan asks to prepare for resumption of services

India April 04(IM): Railways has begun preparing to resume all its services from April 15 after a 21-day suspension of its passenger trains in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

04/04/2020 1:58:00 PM

Covid 19 cases near 3000 govt blacklists people from 41 nations

Modis Nine Minute Blackout Call on Sunday Will Keep Indias Power Industry on its Toes


Business

EPFO special facility How to withdraw EPF online

India April 04(IM): The labour ministry has allowed the Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) subscribers to withdraw a portion of their retirement savings with immediate effect amid the novel coronavirus pandemic lockdown. Our country is under 21-day lockdown till 14 April to contain the spread of Covid-19. The request of withdrawal under the new pandemic rules of the pension fund will be honoured within three days. Note that you can use the online withdrawal claim facility only if your Aadhaar is linked with your UAN.

04/04/2020 2:19:00 PM

India Sees a Huge Drop in Visits to Public Places Google Data Reveals

Zomato inches closer to Swiggys valuation at dollar3.25 Bn in fresh round


Sci&Tech


Skype rolls out Meet Now calls that dont need a a sign up or installation

India April 04(IM): With people forced out of their offices and schools to avoid spreading coronavirus, there are more video calls going on than ever. However, a significant chunk of the action has gone to Zoom, and not Skype, Microsoft's product that has been at the center of online voice and video chats since well before smartphones were commonplace. That's mostly because Zoom has made sharing meetings and the necessary software so easy -- perhaps too easy, with some security and privacy compromises -- but Skype is finally ready to fight back with "Meet Now."

04/04/2020 2:35:00 PM

OnePlus 8 Series Price Revealed by CEO Pete Lau OnePlus 8 Pro Breaks 13 Records on DisplayMate

NASAs Perseverance Mars rover gets wheels parachute


Sports

He was magic Rohit Sharma picks best coach he has played under

India April 04(IM): Team India opener Rohit Sharma has named former Australia captain Ricky Ponting to be the best coach he has played under. In 2013, Ponting was captain of Mumbai Indians, but he stepped aside after half way through the season and this gave Rohit the opportunity to take the mantle forward.

04/04/2020 2:09:00 PM

Kaka selects Messi ahead of Ronaldo despite Real Madrid links

England cricketers volunteer salary reduction to fight against COVID 19 pandemic



World

Im Choosing Not To Do It Trump As US Urges Citizens To Wear Masks

India April 04(IM): United States on Friday advised all Americans to wear masks in public to protect against the new coronavirus, fearing the illness that has infected more than one million people worldwide may be spreading by normal breathing.

04/04/2020 2:41:00 PM

Pakistan records 2700 coronavirus cases Punjab crosses 1000 mark

Coronavirus pandemic New York State records highest number of deaths in single day from COVID 19


Entertainment

Priyanka Chopras mom explains why dad didnt approve of actors glamorous western wear We were in Rae Bareli then

India April 04(IM): In a recent interview, actor Priyanka Chopra talked about her relationship with her late father, Dr Ashok Chopra. She recalled how he would not approve of her western style of outfits told her to refrain from wearing tight clothes.

04/04/2020 2:03:00 PM

Disneyplus Hotstar Rolls Out 5.1 Surround Sound Starting With The Mandalorian

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh pledge to donate to PMs coronavirus relief fund In times like these every bit counts


Health

ANTI PARASITIC DRUG KILLS CORONAVIRUS CELL CULTURES IN 48 HOURS

India April 04(IM): A team of Australian researchers at Monash University in Melbourne have found that Ivermectin — an FDA-approved anti-parasitic drug that has been used to effectively fight viruses including HIV, Influenza, and Zika — was able to stop the SARS-CoV-2 virus from growing in cell cultures.

04/04/2020 2:27:00 PM

Old malaria drug Hydroxychloroquine is having some good results on Covid 19 patients says Donald Trump

Trial drug for deadly coronavirus shows promise Study


Government Press Release

Domestic cargo flights strengthen Indias fight against Covid 19

April 04(PIB): The Ministry of Civil Aviation is undertaking continuous efforts at policy level and ground level to add substantially in the country’s fight against Covid-19. The cargo delivered to various parts of the country includes COVID-19 related reagents, enzymes, medical equipment, testing kits & PPE, masks, gloves & other accessories of HLL & cargo requisitioned by State/UT Governments and also postal packets.

04/04/2020 1:58:00 PM

Mask production initiated in wake of COVID 19 Pandemic under NRLM

CSIR IMTECH is also supporting healthcare professionals by providing Personal Protection Equipment

Expresses concern over attacks on doctors and wants people to be sensitized against resorting to such despicable actions

TRIFED writes to States UTs regarding combating impact of COVID 19 on NTFP Trade and Tribal Interests