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CBSE cancels Class 10, 12 exams for affiliated schools outside India

CBSE cancels Class 10, 12 exams for affiliated schools outside India

India’s Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided not to hold any more examinations for Class 10 and Class 12 students of affiliated schools located outside India.

India rolls out coronavirus call centres to stop stampede to hard-pressed hospitals

India rolls out coronavirus call centres to stop stampede to hard-pressed hospitals

Health authorities set up coronavirus call centres in urban centres across India on Friday, scrambling to stop people flooding hospitals demanding immediate tests to see if they have come down with coronavirus.

India outlines $23 billion stimulus to help poor hit by lockdown

India outlines $23 billion stimulus to help poor hit by lockdown

India announced on Thursday a $22.6 billion economic stimulus plan that provides direct cash transfers and food security measures, offering relief to millions of poor people hit by a nationwide lockdown ...

India bans export of drug being tested for coronavirus treatment

India bans export of drug being tested for coronavirus treatment

India said on Wednesday it had banned the export of hydroxychloroquine and formulations of the malaria drug while experts test its efficacy in helping treat patients infected with coronavirus.

India's Flipkart to resume e-commerce sales of essential products

India's Flipkart to resume e-commerce sales of essential products

Walmart Inc's Flipkart will resume e-commerce services for essential products after receiving federal and state government assurances on the safety of its delivery staff and a hassle-free supply chain.

Indians race for supplies as coronavirus lockdown bites

Indians race for supplies as coronavirus lockdown bites

Anxious Indians raced for essentials on Wednesday as an unprecedented 21-day lockdown across the nation of 1.3 billion people all but emptied normally traffic-choked roads.

India shuts down for 21 days as coronavirus spreads across south Asia

India shuts down for 21 days as coronavirus spreads across south Asia

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered a 21-day lockdown of the world's second most populous country on Tuesday, following China's example to halt the spread of coronavirus that has infected tens of thousands across the world.

India's rebel gym goers risk virus to pump iron

India's rebel gym goers risk virus to pump iron

While top gym chains in India are shuttered over the coronavirus pandemic, many workout dens are defying government orders of a lockdown by staying open for their muscle-bound customers.

India enforces lockdown, warns against violations as markets sink

India enforces lockdown, warns against violations as markets sink

Millions of people across the national capital New Delhi and major Indian cities were placed under lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus on Monday, even as bourses plunged over 11 per cent.

Indians clap, ring bells to cheer emergency workers during coronavirus lockdown

Indians clap, ring bells to cheer emergency workers during coronavirus lockdown

Indians came out onto their balconies and stood near open windows to clap, clang metal vessels and ring bells on Sunday to cheer emergency workers battling the spread of the coronavirus during a nationwide lockdown.

India goes under 14-hour lockdown to curb coronavirus spread

India goes under 14-hour lockdown to curb coronavirus spread

Hundreds of millions of Indians stayed indoors on Sunday, heeding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to citizens to self-isolate as authorities battled to contain the fast-spreading epidemic.

Amsterdam-Delhi flight turned back amid corona confusion

Amsterdam-Delhi flight turned back amid corona confusion

A KLM flight from Amsterdam to New Delhi was turned around midair, an official and a passenger told AFP on Saturday, after apparent confusion about India's coronavirus regulations.