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Pakistan Boycotts SAARC Video Conference on COVID-19 Strategy

Pakistan said such meetings could only be effective if spearheaded by the group’s secretariat instead of India.

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Trump thanks PM Modi for exporting hydroxychloroquine pills

Washington, Apr 9 (UNI) US President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allowing the export of hydroxychloroquine pills that can potentially be used as a coronavirus cure.

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India's inflation likely fell to a four-month low in March: Reuters poll

By Manjul Paul BENGALURU (Reuters) - India's retail inflation is expected to have dropped to a four-month low in March

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Indian Newspaper Society Slams Sonia Gandhi’s Suggestion of Ad Ban

Indian Newspapers Society asked Sonia Gandhi to withdraw her suggestion in the interest of a “vibrant & free press.”

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COVID-19 | Won’t be Forgotten: Trump Thanks India for HCQ Decision

“I want to thank PM Modi for allowing us to have what we requested... and he was terrific,” Trump said.

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‘Thank you India’: Trump showers praise on Modi for hydroxychloroquine

India said on Tuesday it will allow some exports of hydroxychloroquine after Trump urged New Delhi to release supplies of the drug seen as a possible treatment for Covid-19.

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Covid-19: Govt working on bailout package of up to ₹75,000 crore to revive growth

Covid-19 lockdown: The corpus, which is yet to be finalised, is expected to be partly funded by a cess proposed to be levied on certain commodities such as fuels, and partly from budgetary support, the officials said, requesting anonymity.

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HCQ assurance kept, India seeks US help for cutting-edge Covid-19 test equipment

India had this week eased restrictions on the export of hydroxychloroquine and paracetamol to fulfil existing orders. The relaxation was made after New Delhi received requests from nearly 20 countries including the United States and Brazil.

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Covid-19 in India: Abrupt end to curbs not possible, says PM Modi

Covid-19 lockdown in India: The Prime Minister is scheduled to have a video conference with chief ministers on Saturday, his third such meeting with the heads of state governments since India declared the lockdown starting on March 25.

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Pak skips virtual Saarc meet on overcoming Covid-19 impact on regional trade

The virtual meeting of the trade officials was a follow-up to a video conference of leaders of the eight Saarc states that was convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 15

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SC Directs Free COVID-19 Test; Asks Centre to Provide Medics PPE

Private labs are, at present, allowed to charge Rs 4,500 for screening and confirmation tests for COVID-19.

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India considers narrowing lockdown to coronavirus hotspots

By Sanjeev Miglani and Nidhi Verma NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is considering plans to seal off coronavirus hotspots in

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We must look at mass antibody testing for a calibrated exit from lockdown: T Jacob John

The antibody testing survey has another major benefit. If designed well, it will inform us of the magnitude of the prevalence of Sars-CoV-2 infection.

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92,000 Calls on Abuse and Violence on Govt Helpline in 11 Days

The helpline also got 1,677 calls with questions on the coronavirus and 237 seeking help for those who are sick.

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COVID-19 count balloons to 5274 with 773 fresh cases, Centre asks state to invoke EC Act

New Delhi, Apr 8 (UNI) As India entered the third week of the nationwide lockdown on Wednesday, coronavirus curve steepened with the country reporting over 773 fresh cases in the past 24 hours, taking the tally to 5,274 and casualties to 149, and the Centre asking state governments and Union Territories to invoke Essential Commodities Act.

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Don’t Stop MPLAD Funds, Ready to Give Away Full Salary: TMC to PM

The TMC had earlier said it would not attend Wednesday’s meeting with the PM, but later changed its decision.

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COVID-19: PM to Interact With CMs About Lockdown Extension on Sat

A number of state governments as well as experts have been requesting Centre to extend the 21-day lockdown.

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Politics and pandemics in the age of social media| Opinion

Behind Trump and Modi’s contrasting approaches, there is a similarity. Both are playing to their strengths

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‘Financial censorship’: Indian Newspaper Society reacts to Sonia Gandhi suggestion

The Congress president had on Tuesday given Prime Minister Narendra Modi five suggestions to step up the battle against the coronavirus pandemic.

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PM Modi said pre-corona and post-corona life won’t be same, says BJD MP

PM Modi held a video conference with MPs from several political parties this morning.

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Don’t Bow Down to Threats: Cong Tells Modi After US’ HCQ Remarks

“Whether we should have buckled under pressure is something that history is watching,” Congress said.

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‘Not possible to lift lockdown on April 14’: PM Modi hints at all-party meeting

It came in the backdrop of varying opinions on the crucial question of extending the lockdown beyond April 14 and on fiscal measures taken by the Central government to meet the exigencies arising from the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak.

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