Archive April 25, 2020

Covid-19: Government guidelines on ACs, coolers and fans

NEW DELHI: The government has issued guidelines addressing concerns associated with air conditioning (AC) and ventilation to control the spread of coronavirus in residences, work spaces and healthcare facilities. According to the guidelines compiled by the Indian Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioner Engineers (ISHRAE), a temperature between 24-30 degree centigrade should be maintained

Coronavirus: TN announces total lockdown in Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem and Tirupur corporations

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday announced total lockdown in Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai corporations from 6am on April 26 till 9pm on April 29. In Salem and Tirupur corporations, the total lockdown will be in effect between 6am on April 26 and 9pm on April 28. Only certain essential services

India opens bridge in Arunachal Pradesh setting stage for China face-off

NEW DELHI: India has opened a new all-weather bridge, which can take 40 tons of weight, in Arunachal Pradesh to enable faster movement of troops and artillery. The new bridge may become another potential irritant in relations between India and China. ‘; var randomNumber = Math.random(); var isIndia = (window.geoinfo && window.geoinfo.CountryCode === ‘IN’) &&

Govt probing if Prashant Kishor took a cargo flight from Delhi to Kolkata during lockdown

NEW DELHI: The Centre is probing if election strategist Prashant Kishor took a cargo flight from Delhi to Kolkata recently during the ongoing lockdown. Aviation authorities are going through CCTV footages of Delhi and Kolkata airports. Meanwhile, Kishor has denied taking a flight to Kolkata during the lockdown. “We expect a report of the ongoing