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Coronavirus India Update April 8

India stares at 150th Coronavirus death, Positive cases get past 5000

As the country enters the third week of its 21-day lockdown, the total number of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus surged to 5,194 and the death toll touched 149 on Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. As the country enters the .... More

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IAS heroes at the forefront in war against Coronavirus

This afternoon, there were shocking visuals of long queues of people awaiting their turn for collecting meals being distributed by some NGOs, and though most sported masks, there was little evidence of social distancing in the queues. This afternoon, there .... More

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Coronavirus and Indian Muslims


For Indian Muslims, NPR deadlier than Corona

I believe the COVID- 19 neither a punishment as some religious scholars would like us to believe nor an ordinary disease. It is nature’s invitation to think more, to explore more bounties and cure in the phenomenal world. I believe the COVID- 19 neither a punishment as some religious scholars would like ... More

Tablighi Jamaat Coronavirus Link


Southeast Asia casts its Coronavirus imprint on India

For the first time in 46 years, the sprawling Indian Railway network, including Mumbai's lifeline -- the suburban trains which ferry around 8.5 million commuters daily -- will completely shut down till March 31 for all passengers to avoid the spread of coronavirus. For the first time in 46 years, the sprawling Indian .... More

Is Tablighi Jamaat Responsible for Coronavirus Spread


Govt, not Tablighi Markaz, to blame for Corona Pandemics deaths

Birx explained that the 19 states which are showing a total of only 200 cases are continuing to test and apply mitigation strategies. Most of the high risk cases are concentrated in urban areas. Birx explained that the 19 states which are showing .... More

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22 Coronavirus Horspots in India


India identifies 20 existing, 22 potential Coronavirus hotspots

Birx explained that the 19 states which are showing a total of only 200 cases are continuing to test and apply mitigation strategies. Most of the high risk cases are concentrated in urban areas. Birx explained that the 19 states which are showing a total of only 200 cases are continuing to test and apply mitigation are continuing to test and apply mitigation .... More

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Ramadan Umrah News


Uncertainty over Ramadan Umrah deepens as Saudis ask Muslims to defer Hajj plans

Ramadan Umrah and Hajj 2020: Uncertainty over Umrah travel to Makkah during the holy month of Ramadan Wednesday deepened further after the Saudi ... More

Arafat Day 2019


2.5 mn Muslims to stand on Plains of Arafat today to mark key ritual of Haj

Some 2.5 million Muslims from over 150 countries of the world will today i.e. Saturday August 10, 2019 stand on the Plains of Mount Arafat to seek blessings and forgiveness from the Almighty Allah. ... More

Hajj 2019


Hajj takes Saudi-India economic, cultural ties to new height

Haj has transformed over the years from Islam's holiest religious pilgrimage to a cornerstone of Saudi Arabia's progress. The religious tourism sector in the country ... More

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Honor 9X Review


Honor 9X Review: Sturdy, mid-range smartphone with an 'X' factor

The three camera lenses are housed in a vertical strip, the USB Type-C port, speaker, and 3.5mm jack are at the bottom, while the SIM tray is at the top. The three camera lenses are housed in a vertical ... More

Redme Note 9 Pro


Redmi Note 9 Pro series with ISRO NavIC support launched

Galaxy A51 will be available in Blue, White and Black Prism Crush colours, starting January 31 across retail stores. Galaxy A51 will be available in Blue, White and Black Prism Crush colours, starting January ... More

Galaxy Z Flip in Mirror Gold Colour


Samsung unveils Galaxy Z Flip in mirror gold colour for Indian buyers

The phone comes with accidental damage cover, which includes one-time screen protection, a 4 month YouTube premium subscription and a 24X7 dedicated call centre support in India. .... More

Galaxy Z Flip Review


Galaxy Z Flip Review: Worth your pocket, with same nostalgia

Flip phones are back -- upwards of Rs 1 lakh -- and Samsung which initiated the new-age foldable war with Galaxy Fold is back with Galaxy Z Flip that folds into the size of a wallet, so you can easily fit ... More

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