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Two men arrested in A'bad for ferrying alcohol in ambulance

The Naroda police in Ahmedabad has arrested two men for allegedly ferrying alcohol in the private ambulance during 21 days of shutdown. According to reports, police recovered 11 polythene bags of country made alcohol. Gujarat being a dry state, saw 80% reduction in liquor trafficking during lockdown. However home delivery of alcohol at higher prices is still active, said police. Src: https://bit.ly/2VkQ3zJ

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Nearly a third of Bihar's COVID-19 cases from one family

Nearly a third of Bihar's 60 coronavirus cases have been reported from one family in Siwan district, a COVID-19 hotspot about 130 km from state capital Patna. The chain of infection started with one man who returned from Oman last month. The man on March 16 and tested positive for coronavirus on April 4, had travelled to several parts in the district during this period. Twenty-two others in the family including women and children tested positive later; most of them did not show symptoms of the highly contagious disease. Src: https://bit.ly/3c6CH0R

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Punjab Govt to lift lockdown for farmers ahead of harvest season

Amidst Coronavirus lockdown, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh said that lockdown in the state will be lifted only for farmers. "We are going to offer lockdown relief only for farmers for their crop. We have a very good crop but the figures are frightening as far as projection is concerned till November. Things are not good and we must keep the people safe and will decide in the cabinet in the afternoon what we are going to do as far as lockdown is concerned," he added. Src: https://bit.ly/39ZT7a3

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Asian Development Bank to provide INR 16,700 crore assistance for India to fight COVID-19

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has assured USD 2.2 billion (over ₹16,700 crore) assistance for India to fight coronavirus. President Masatsugu Asakawa said, "ADB is committed to supporting India's emergency needs. We are now preparing USD 2.2 billion in immediate assistance to the health sector and to help alleviate the economic impact of the pandemic on the poor; informal workers; micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises; and the financial sector.” Earlier, World Bank had approved USD 1 billion in emergency funds for India to fight the outbreak. Src: https://bit.ly/2JUtM6F

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