New Delhi, May 12 (PTI) Following are the top stories at 1 pm: TOP STORIES DEL22 PM ADDRESS PM to address nation on Tuesday night New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 8 pm on Tuesday, the Prime Minister's Office said.
DEL4 HEALTH-VIRUS-CASES COVID-19 death toll rises to 2,293, no. of cases climbs to 70,756 in India: Union health ministry New Delhi: The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 2,293 and the number of cases climbed to 70,756 in the country on Tuesday, registering an increase of 87 fatalities and 3,604 cases in the last 24 hours since Monday 8 am, according to the Union health ministry.
NATION BOM3 GJ-LOCKDOWN-FLIGHT-STUDENTS 139 Indian students stranded in Philippines arrive in Gujarat Ahmedabad: A special flight from Manila carrying 139 Indian students stranded in Philippines due to the travel restrictions landed at the Ahmedabad airport on Tuesday morning, the Gujarat government said.
MDS4 TL-VIRUS-FLIGHT Vande Bharat Mission: 331 stranded Indians from UK reach Hyderabad Hyderabad: As part of the biggest ever off-shore evacuation drive of Indian citizens under the Vande Bharat Mission, an Air India flight carrying 331 people stuck in the UK, landed at the international airport here on Tuesday.
DEL13 VIRUS-RAIL-BOOKINGS Over 45,000 bookings worth Rs 16 crore so far for special trains: Rlys New Delhi: Over 80,000 passengers have booked tickets worth over Rs 16 crore on the special trains so far, the Indian Railways said on Tuesday, hours before the first such train is scheduled to depart from the New Delhi station for Bilaspur in Madhya Pradesh.
DEL7 VIRUS-RAIL-AAROGYA SETU Rlys makes installing Aarogya Setu mobile app 'mandatory' for travel New Delhi: The Indian Railways, which had on Monday 'advised' the passengers availing the special trains that started operating on Tuesday to install the government's Aarogya Setu mobile application, has now made it 'mandatory' to do so.
MDS5 KA-VIRUS-NAL-VENTILATOR NAL develops non-invasive ventilator for coronavirus patients Bengaluru: The National Aerospace Laboratories said it has developed a non-invasive BiPAP ventilator to treat COVID-19 patients, in 'record' 36 days DEL10 HR-MIGRANT-KILLED Migrant labourer walking to Bihar killed near Ambala after being hit by car Ambala: A migrant labourer was killed while another seriously injured when a car hit them on the Ambala-Jagadhri highway near Ambala Cantonment on Tuesday morning, police said.
CAL5 WB-VIRUS-OFFICIAL West Bengal replaces health secretary amid row over COVID-19 data Kolkata: The West Bengal government has transferred Health Secretary Vivek Kumar to the Environment Department and named Narayan Swaroop Nigam as his replacement, officials said on Tuesday.
DEL14 AVI-VIRUS-AI-SEALED Air India HQ sealed for two days after employee tests positive for coronavirus New Delhi: Air India has sealed its headquarters in Delhi for two days to conduct a thorough sanitisation of the building after an employee tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said on Tuesday.
DEL24 LOCKDOWN-KEJRIWAL Delhi CM seeks suggestions of people, experts on lockdown relaxations post May 17 New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal sought suggestions from people on lockdown relaxations post May 17 on Tuesday and said his government will send a proposal on the same to the Centre on Thursday.
DEL26 NAQVI-ISLAMOPHOBIA Minorities flourishing in India; Islamophobia allegations attempt to defame country: Naqvi New Delhi: Minorities are 'flourishing' in India and have been an equal partner in development without discrimination under the Modi government, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday, dismissing allegations of Islamophobia as an attempt to defame the country.
LEGAL LGD1 VIRUS-DL-HC-LAB ASSISTANT HC stops job termination of lab assistant with Delhi health mission, says his services required New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has come to the aid of a lab assistant under the Delhi State Health Mission, which did not extend his contract, by directing his job will not be terminated till August 13 as his services would be required during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
FOREIGN FGN1 VIRUS-US-INDIANS Visa, OCI card suspension prevents several Indians in US from flying back home Washington: Several Indians in the US, either on the H-1B work visa or Green Card having children who are American citizens by birth, are being prevented from travelling to India aboard the special repatriation flights being run by Air India amidst the coronavirus-linked global travel restrictions. By Lalit K Jha FGN5 VIRUS-CHINA China reports 16 new coronavirus cases amid fears of second wave Beijing: China reported one new coronavirus case and 15 asymptomatic infections, a day after a fresh COVID-19 cluster emerged in Wuhan, where the virus first emerged. By K J M Varma BUSINESS DCM3 BIZ-LOCKDOWN-MARUTI-MANESAR PLANT Maruti resumes operations at Manesar plant on single shift basis New Delhi: The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Tuesday said it has resumed operations at its Manesar plant in Haryana after around 40 days of closure due to the coronavirus-led lockdown.
SPORTS SPF13 SPO-CRI-ICC-POSTPONEMENT Women's ODI and men's U-19 World Cup qualifiers postponed due to COVID-19 Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday postponed the qualifying events for the 2021 Women's World Cup and the 2022 men's Under-19 showpiece in July owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. PTI RC