Top headlines of the day 1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that the COVID-19 outbreak is far from finished and that there can be no room for complacency or carelessness as 'frightening' photographs of people thronging the markets and hill stations emerged in the media. 2. Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's restructured cabinet's first meeting on Thursday, the Union Cabinet approved a new emergency response package costing Rs 23,123 crore to combat the Covid-19 epidemic. 3. Rakesh Tikait, the leader of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), has asked the Union government to resolve the farmers' protest with discussions rather than bullets. 4. Kerala confirmed 13 instances of mosquito-borne Zika virus for the first time on Thursday, amid attempts to manage coronavirus illness (Covid-19). 5. Anitha Radhakrishnan, Tamil Nadu's Minister for Fisheries, Fisherman Welfare, and Animal Husbandry, was photographed being carried by fishermen to keep his slippers from getting wet. 6. Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh was taken to the ICU (intensive care unit) of a Lucknow hospital this week, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on Friday to wish him a speedy recovery.
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