All social distancing norms went down the drain on Tuesday night: VirologistMarch 26, 2020 10:29
On Tuesday, March 24, Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi called for a 21-day lockdown of the country in an attempt to curb the spread of coronavirus. Will this lockdown help in the battle against the virus is a question that many are asking.
"From a scientific perspective a 28-day lockdown is good, but, of course, the government has other things to worry about, like the economy and logistics," Dr Shahid Jameel, virologist and chief executive officer at the Wellcome Trust/India-DBT Alliance, a research funding agency supported by the United Kingdom and the Indian government, tells Syed Firdaus Ashraf/Rediff.com.
Teen golfer Bhati sells trophies, raises 4.30 lakh to fight coronavirus
Arjun Bhati has managed to raise 4.30 lakh to fight the COVID-19 pandemic by selling all his trophies, including three world junior golf championship titles and a national championship. Meanwhile, chess players in the country, including...