PM Modi held detailed meeting to deliberate the potential reforms to ensure a robust&self-reliant defence industry in India that caters to short & long term needs of the armed forces & initiatives to give a boost to the economy in the backdrop of Coronavirus outbreak. (ANI quoted PMO)
Running special trains to transport stranded people: Punya
As of now, the directives are to use buses,” – Punya Salila Srivastava, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) responded when asked if Centre is considering the proposal by many State Govts, for running special trains to transport stranded people like students and migrant labourers.
COVID-19: “1718 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 33050. The recovery rate is now 25.19%. A progressive recovery rate has been observed,” – Lav Agrawal, Joint Secy, Health Ministry.