Unlock 1.0 rules, Delhi's COVID jump and more: A round-up of the top stories

A brief look at all the news you need to start the day with during the time of social distancing. Follow live updates on COVID-19 here.

A medical worker in PPE gear attends to people outside the COVID-19 ward at the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash in New Delhi. (Photo by Vipin Kumar/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Delhi govt calls for private hospitals to increase capacity

Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that his government's entire focus is on saving people's lives and ensuring adequate facilities for COVID-19 patients who need hospital care. Read More

Kejriwal says Sidhu ‘welcome’ to join Aam Aadmi Party

Speculations are rife that cricketer-turned-politician and former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu is set to leave the Congress. Read More

Health Ministry releases SOPs for restaurants, hotels

The ministry asked employees who are at higher risk - like older staff members or those who are pregnant or have underlying medical conditions - to take extra precautions. Read More

WH urges China to respect human rights on Tiananmen anniversary

The anniversary of China's bloody 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy activists coincides with widespread protests across the United States against racism and police brutality. Read More

Abu Dhabi fund Mubadala to invest Rs 9,093 cr in Jio platforms

Jio Platforms, which runs movie, news and music apps as well as the telecom enterprise Jio Infocomm, has now sold a combined stake of 18.97 percent in six massive fundraising deals. Read More

Unlock 1.0 rules: Religious places in containment zones to stay closed

Common prayer mats should be avoided and devotees should bring their own mat or piece of cloth which they may take back with them. Read More

Akshay Kumar in Forbes 100 list of world's highest paid celebrities

Akshay has outranked international celebrities like Conor McGregor, Jennifer Lopez, Will Smith, Rihanna, Jackie Chan, Adam Sandler, to name a few. Read More

Sangakkara recalls horror of 2009 Lankan bus attack in Lahore

Kumar Sangakkara was captain of the Sri Lankan team that was attacked on their way to the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore during a Test match against Pakistan in 2009. Read More

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