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Covid-19: Centre to assess Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Surat, Chennai

IndiaTimes Friday, 24 April 2020
These teams will issue necessary directions to state authorities for redressal of the situation and submit their report to the Central government “in larger interest of general public”, said the home ministry. Headed by additional secretary-level officers and comprising public health specialists and disaster management experts, the IMCTs would use their expertise to augment the states’ efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19.
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After actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan tested positive for the coronavirus, now the latter's wife and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan have contracted COVID-19. However, Jaya Bachchan has tested negative for the virus. The information was revealed by Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Twitter.

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Heavy rainfall floods Gujarat's Dwarka

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Surat Surat Metropolis in Gujarat, India

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Hyderabad Hyderabad Capital of Telangana, India

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Chennai Chennai Metropolis in Tamil Nadu, India

Transgender group in Chennai holds 'Avoid Fear: Corona Awareness Rally' [Video]

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Moderate rainfall expected in Tamil Nadu in next 48 hours: IMD [Video]

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Ecstasy pill variants 'Frosch' and 'Lamborghini' worth Rs 16 lakh seized in Chennai

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