India  

Combating Covid-19: Punjab CM announces to extend curfew for two more weeks

IndiaTimes Wednesday, 29 April 2020
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced to extend the curfew for two more weeks to check the spread of coronavirus in the State. "Though the curfew has been extended by two more weeks, there will be relaxation from 7 am to 11 am every day. During this time, people can come out of their houses. Shops will also be allowed to open," said chief minister Singh in a video address to the State's people.
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Video credit: ABC 2 News WMAR - Published
News video: Two more VEIP stations to offer drive-thru COVID-19 testing

Two more VEIP stations to offer drive-thru COVID-19 testing 00:54

Two more Maryland VEIP stations will be opening to serve as drive-up COVID-19 testing sites.

You Might Like


💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Amarinder Singh Amarinder Singh 15th and current Chief Minister of Punjab, India

Amarinder Singh backs Rahul Gandhi for Parliament debate on China after Amit Shah's remark [Video]

Amarinder Singh backs Rahul Gandhi for Parliament debate on China after Amit Shah's remark

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on June 29 replied to Home Minister Amit Shah's acceptance of Congress' Rahul Gandhi's parliament debate challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Singh said that the party is confident that Gandhi will hold his position and bring home the points that are being raised in this discussion. "Parliament is a forum for debate so let there be a debate. We are quite confident that Rahul Ji will hold his position and bring home the points that are being raised in this discussion," said Singh. Congress had earlier challenged PM Modi to speak in Parliament on Ladakh stand off with China.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:36Published

Decision on further extension of lockdown depends on situation: Punjab CM

Chief minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said the decision on further extension of the coronavirus lockdown in Punjab beyond June 30 would depend on the..
IndiaTimes
CM Amarinder Singh comes out to help ailing elderly woman facing hardship [Video]

CM Amarinder Singh comes out to help ailing elderly woman facing hardship

An elderly woman, living with her two grandchildren at a rented house in Ludhiana and facing financial hardships due to COVID-19 pandemic, had urged Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for financial assistance. Now the CM has directed Ludhiana administration to help the family going through financial crisis. Singh has directed authorities to pay her pending and advance house rent for a year and provide free treatment for tuberculosis.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 02:24Published
Amritsar Bus Terminal wears deserted look on weekend lockdown [Video]

Amritsar Bus Terminal wears deserted look on weekend lockdown

The bus terminal wore deserted look amid weekend lockdown in Punjab's Amritsar on June 13. Punjab imposed a stricter lockdown on weekends and public holidays to keep the coronavirus count in check. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh approved new guidelines of state government on June 12. The guidelines permitted restaurants for takeaway and home delivery and liquor shops to remain open till 08:00 pm on all days, including Saturdays and Sundays.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:14Published

Coronavirus disease 2019 Coronavirus disease 2019 Infectious respiratory disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Dozens killed by floods in southern Japan [Video]

Dozens killed by floods in southern Japan

Some people are believed to have ignored evacuation advice amid fears they would catch COVID-19 in emergency shelters. View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 00:50Published

BJP leader Narayan Rane revives his President's rule demand, cites 'failure' of Maharashtra CM in tackling Covid-19

BJP leader Narayan Rane on Monday reiterated his demand for imposition of President's rule in Maharashtra over "failure" of chief minister Uddhav Thackeray in..
IndiaTimes
COVID care centre: ITBP deploy 30 doctors at Radha Soami Satsang Beas in Delhi [Video]

COVID care centre: ITBP deploy 30 doctors at Radha Soami Satsang Beas in Delhi

A team of 30 freshly inducted doctors of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has been deployed at Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre and Hospital in Delhi. They have been deployed at Radha Soami Satsang Beas in Chattarpur on July 06. These doctors have been deployed at the centre as their first posting in service. Total confirmed coronavirus cases in the national capital is about to touch 1 lakh mark. While speaking to media, the Medical Officer (Assistant Commandant) of ITBP, Dr Sagardeep Grewal said, "We are extremely proud to be serving the nation at the time of COVID-19 crisis. We will put our best efforts to save the country and its people."

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:36Published
Nick Cordero, Broadway Actor, Dies At 41 From COVID-19 Complications [Video]

Nick Cordero, Broadway Actor, Dies At 41 From COVID-19 Complications

Nick Cordero, the Broadway star who publicly battled COVID-19 has died. His wife, Amanda Kloots shared the news on her official Instagram page saying; "God has another angel in heaven now". Kloots posted; "My darling husband passed away this morning. He was surrounded in love by his family". Kloots has been regularly updating her social media accounts with news of her husband's health. Cordero battled COVID-19 for 95 days and had a leg amputated due to complications.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:37Published
Sir Keir Starmer calls on Government to provide support for hospitality and the high street [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer calls on Government to provide support for hospitality and the high street

Labour leader Keir Starmer has called on the Govenrment to provide support for the hospitality sector and the high street during a visit to the Brewdog Pub and Brewery in the City of London.Sir Keir met staff to discuss impact of Covid-19 on the hospitality sector and operating under social distancing.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 00:55Published

Punjab, India Punjab, India State in northern India

Migrant labourers returning back to big cities in search of work [Video]

Migrant labourers returning back to big cities in search of work

The migrant labourers are returning back to big cities in search of work after nearly three months of lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. Shailesh, who is coming back from Uttar Pradesh's Farrukhabad said, "I got the job, they asked to come here." Uma Devi, who came back form Sikandrabad said, "The bus full of commuters no one is following social distancing, what can we do this is the duty of bus conductor and driver." However, another migrant worker, who is going to Punjab in the search of work from Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj said, "There were not many people in the bus."

Credit: ANI    Duration: 02:58Published

Locust swarms reach Punjab's Bhatinda

The farmers tried to get rid of the crop-munching insects by making noise via tractors.
DNA
Amritsar farmers face problems in sowing season due to labour shortage [Video]

Amritsar farmers face problems in sowing season due to labour shortage

Farmers in Punjab are facing problems in sowing crops as majority of the labourers have returned to their hometowns due to COVID-19 pandemic. Farmers are now involving their family members to carry out tedious task of sowing crops. One of the farmers said, "Due to COVID-19, the situation of farmers and labourers has been worse. Because of corona, all the labours from Bihar have returned to their home towns. Government did arrangements for their departure. They got so scared that they returned to their places. Neither did government do any arrangements for labourers nor did they give us any financial support."

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:17Published
Ludhiana police deploys drone to keep an eye on containment zones [Video]

Ludhiana police deploys drone to keep an eye on containment zones

Ludhiana police deployed drone camera to monitor situation in containment zones. Drone is being used to identify violators of social distancing norms. 5,568 confirmed cases exist in the state of Punjab, with 1,557 active cases. Additional deputy commissioner of police (ADCP-1) Deepak Pareek said, "Drone has been deployed to keep a check. People run when they see police, drone acts as a surprise."

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:40Published

Related videos from verified sources

Study finds how American parents are enduring COVID-19 lockdown with their children [Video]

Study finds how American parents are enduring COVID-19 lockdown with their children

Being home with the kids more has seven in ten parents agreeing that being a teacher is harder than their current job, according to new research.Four in five parents confessed to having a newfound..

Credit: SWNS STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published
Covid-19 l 'Curfew extended by 2 weeks, 4 hour relaxation daily': Punjab CM [Video]

Covid-19 l 'Curfew extended by 2 weeks, 4 hour relaxation daily': Punjab CM

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has announced that curfew will be extended in Punjab by 2 more weeks. He added that lockdown will be relaxed for 4 hours between 7 and 11 am every day. This decision comes..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:34Published
British tourist arrested after 'throwing wife off balcony because he was stressed by coronavirus lockdown' [Video]

British tourist arrested after 'throwing wife off balcony because he was stressed by coronavirus lockdown'

A British tourist was arrested yesterday (April 28) after allegedly throwing his Thai wife off a balcony because he was stressed at the coronavirus lockdown. Dave Mitchell, 46, sparked panic after..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 01:45Published

Related news from verified sources

Coronavirus outbreak: Punjab police surprise little girl with cake on her first birthday amid lockdown

Amid the rising number of coronavirus cases across the country, the Punjab Police on Saturday took to Twitter to share a heartwarming video where they can be...
Mid-Day

Pakistan's coronavirus cases rise to 4,474, Punjab remains worst affected

Punjab has the highest number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan with the provincial tally at 2,224, Dawn reported citing official data. Nearly half of the cases...
IndiaTimes Also reported by •Mid-Day

No drug supply, 16,000 Punjab addicts opt for therapy

Scarce availability of illicit drugs due to the coronavirus lockdown has forced drug addicts to get enrolled for treatment at government and private-run centres...
IndiaTimes Also reported by •Mid-Day

Tweets about this