US coordinating with India to bring back its stranded citizens: Official – Times of India

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration is coordinating with the Indian government to evacuate stranded American citizens from India who have expressed interest to return to the US, a top official here has said, amid the rapid spread of coronavirus pandemic that has upended life, disrupted travel and killed over 37,500 people. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of…

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Coronavirus roundup: Developments in India and rest of world – Times of India

TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Updated: Mar 28, 2020, 22:28 ISTNEW DELHI: The Union health ministry on Saturday said it is focusing on high disease-burden hotspots and working in tandem with states to implement rigorous contact-tracing, community surveillance and containment strategies as the number of novel coronavirus cases crossed the 900-mark in the country. Meanwhile, the number of…

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Coronavirus live news: India locks down population of 1.3bn as Hubei eases restrictions – The Guardian

11.32pm EDT23:32 The Nigerian president’s influential chief of staff has tested positive for coronavirus, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday. Abba Kyari, who is in his 70s, is an important figure in President Muhammadu Buhari’s government and his illness could have ramifications for the running of the country. Employees inspect…

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India Shuts Transport, 75 Districts On COVID-19 Lockdown: 10 Points – NDTV News

Coronavirus: The railway board decided to stop the passenger train services till March 31.HighlightsRailway Board stops passenger trains till March 31 Movement of goods trains to continue, said railways Punjab, Rajasthan announced complete lockdownNew Delhi: The country is set to grind to a halt shortly as railway, metro and interstate bus services will be stopped…

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