India News – 6 April 2020


PM Narendra Modi asks Ministers to prepare a list of ten major decisions and ten priority areas of focus once lockdown ends

We have ordered 1 lakh testing kits which are expected to be delivered by Friday. We are aiming to test at least 1000 people daily : Arvind Kejriwal – Delhi CM

Over 25,500 Tablighi Jamaat workers have been identified & quarantined; 5 villages in Haryana have been sealed and quarantined : @MoHFW_INDIA

Cabinet approves Ordinance amending the Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament Act, 1954 reducing allowances and pension by 30% w.e.f. 1st April, 2020 for a year. The President, Vice President, the Governors have also voluntarily decided to take a pay cut

Cabinet approves temporary suspension of MPLADS during 2020-21 and 2021-22 for managing health and adverse impact of outbreak of #COVID19 in the country

Further strengthening our fight against #COVID19, a 500 bed Odisha Covid Hospital now ready in just one week. This will be a free of cost facility: @Naveen_Odisha – Odisha CM

769 foreign tourists from all over the country register on ‘Stranded in India’ portal in first 5 days; assistance in various forms being rendered to those requesting for help through the portal: @PIB_India

Greetings to all fellow BJP Karyakartas on the Sthapana Diwas of the Party. Tributes to all those who have toiled hard to build the Party for decades, due to which BJP has got the opportunity to serve crores of Indians across our nation’s length and breadth: PM @narendramodi

BJP National President JP Nadda hoists the Party flag on the occasion of the 40th Sthapna Diwas of the party

My humble tributes to all freedom fighters, who participated in the historic Dandi March led by Mahatma Gandhi ji, which culminated on this day in 1930: @ashokgehlot51 – Rajasthan CM

I have welcomed the MPs’ pay cut by 30% for a year. I also think the Rs.25, 000 crores new Parliament building construction should be postponed for a year too: @Swamy39

As a Member of Parliament , I welcome the government’s decision to cut salaries of MP’s. In this difficult time , this is the least we can do to help fellow citizens : Ahmed Patel – Treasurer – Congress

Kamal Haasan writes an open letter to PM Modi criticising the nation-wide Lockdown

Central Zoo Authority under @moefcc advises Zoos in the country to remain on highest alertness, in view of a Tiger found #COVID19 positive in New York

Yesterday good friend @kiranshaw called me & suggested that we setup a ‘COVID blood bank’ in Telangana; with antibody-rich plasma from patients who had recovered from COVID. Have requested Health Secretary & Commissioner to explore further : @KTRTRS

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