Amritsar

Authorities are taking precautionary measures to contain the spread of the virus. Passengers are being screened before boarding the public buses in various cities of the state.

It has become the second government to do so after Odisha. Naveen Patnaik govt has already announced lockdown extension till April 30.

Devotees in the temple were seen offering flowers to the Shivlinga. "Today the festival of Holi is being celebrated with great reverence with flowers due to coronavirus," a devotee, Girish Sharma told ANI.

In order to spread awareness, a special COVID-19 mobile phone caller tune was launched by all telecom operators with basic infection prevention messages played when a caller dials-out

“Mind should be free from stress and tension. You cannot be healthy if the society is full of tension and fear”, Sri Sri said, adding that one should be able to accept criticism without losing one’s smile.

Due to the dip in the temperature and lack of sunlight, the fog has engulfed the region resulting in low visibility.

Air India CMD Ashwani Lohani said that there was a demand to launch a direct flight from Amritsar to London and it was a good opportunity to launch it on the 550th Guru Purab.

Rapid Action Force companies and several companies of paramilitary forces have been deployed across the city to maintain law and order.

Sanjesh Dhanja, President of Pakistan Hindu Sewa Welfare Trust, an NGO, called on Prime Minister Khan to take note of the incident and prove to everyone that minorities were indeed safe and secure in Pakistan.

A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Panchkula acquitted all the four accused in the Samjhauta Express blast case...