The Delhi government has directed the hotels providing paid quarantine to those who returned from abroad to refund a week's balance as the Centre has reduced the period for institutional quarantine.

2 passengers who had travelled with SpiceJet from Ahmedabad to Guwahati on May 25 have tested positive for #COVID19. Passengers had travelled on SG-8194 (Ahmedabad-Delhi) & SG-8152 (Delhi-Guwahati): SpiceJet Spokesperson

1044 new COVID-19 positive cases & 32 deaths have been reported in Mumbai today. Total positive cases rise to 33,835 and death toll stands at 1097: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corp issues revised testing guidelines for COVID-19: COVID test not mandatory for emergency surgery, pregnant women (even asymptomatic) who are likely to deliver in next 5 days, to be tested and COVID test not mandatory for treating Hemodialysis patients

Yes Bank case: Mumbai’s Special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) Court has sent businessmen Kapil Wadhawan and Dheeraj Wadhwan to judicial custody till June 11

Organising Committee to Prepare & Support Russia’s SCO Presidency in 2019–2020 & BRICS Chairmanship in 2020 decided to postpone BRICS leaders’ meeting & meetings of SCO Heads of State Council, scheduled to take place on July 21–23, in St Petersburg: President of Russia

Annual salary increment payable to state govt employees from July 1, 2020 and January 1, 2020 has been postponed until further notice. However, this order will not be applicable on government employees retiring before January 1, 2021 & July 1, 2021: Finance Dept, Chhattisgarh govt

COVID-19 cases in Mumbai's Dharavi go up by 18 to 1,639; no death due to infection reported there in last 24 hours: Official

West Bengal: Rainfall lashes parts of Kolkata. India Meteorological Departement (IMD) had predicted that moderate thunderstorm and lightning, accompanied with squall with wind speed 50-60 kmph and light to moderate rainfall is likely to affect some parts of Kolkata today.

As many as 817 people test positive for coronavirus, the highest single day increase in TN, pushing the tally to 18,545 cases; Six more fatalities reported, toll now 133: Govt

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Mumbai, May 27: On Tuesday, United States became the world's first country whose COVID-19 death toll has crossed the 100,000-mark. According to Worldometer trackerthe number of fatalities jumped to 100,046. as per Tuesday late night figures.

Mercury levels soared across Northern India on Tuesday. The maximum temperature of 50°C was recorded in Churu, which was the highest recorded temperature in the country for the day.

In a shocking incident from Rajasthan, a man allegedly attempted suicide by consuming poison near the Chief Minister's residence in Jaipur. ACP Ashok Gupta said, "He attempted suicide by consuming poison, he is out of danger now."

The locust swarms have been causing extreme inconvenience to farmers across Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and other areas. The insects have already caused damage to standing crops and farmers have been beating utensils to make noise and drive the locusts away. "Locust swarms can be repelled by making loud sounds and spraying. All such arrangements have been made in the district if locust swarms attack we will be ready for it, " said Bharat Yadav, Jabalpur District Magistrate.

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