TNI Bureau: Greetings. Here are the Morning news headlines today.
* No direction has been given either by the Odisha Government or the Police to oust tenants, clarifies Commissioner of Police (CP) Sudhanshu Sarangi.
* Covid-19: CBSE Class X and XII exams will be rescheduled after 31st March, 2020.
* Three hotels – Ginger Hotel, Jaydev Vihar; Empires Hotel, Saheed Nagar and Hotel Kalinga Ashok, Kalpana Square in Bhubaneswar to provide quarantine facility.
* Odisha Film Development Corporation decides to stop shooting of stop shooting of films, TV serials/shows, web series etc, from 19 March to 31 March.
* JEE Main-2020 postponed; new dates of would be announced after 31 March, 2020.
* A cop died, 3 others sustained critical injuries in a road mishap in Dhenkanal district.
* Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: Total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India rises to 166 – comprising 141 Indian nationals and 25 foreign nationals.
* PM Modi to address nation on Covid-19 at 8 pm today.
* Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP. Opposition walks out.
* Suspected coronavirus patient jumps off 7th floor of Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi; dies. He had returned from Sydney yesterday.
* Indian Railways cancels 168 Trains from 20th March to 31st March, 2020 in the wake of Corona Virus Outbreak.
* Karnataka Govt puts Home quarantine stamping with indelible ink on palm of international passengers; process started at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru. The stamp indicates last day of quarantine.
* 49 new COVID-19 positive cases in Pakistan. Total goes up to 296 (293 Active Cases, 2 Recovered, 1 Died).
* Nirbhaya convict Akshay’s wife wife files divorce petition in Aurangabad court
* 2 US Congressmen test positive for coronavirus, forcing other lawmakers to self-quarantine.
* President Donald Trump signs emergency coronavirus relief bill into law.
* Italy reports 475 new coronavirus deaths in one day.
* Sensex slumps by 2045.75 points, currently at 26,823.76.
* Rupee slips to record low, nears 75 a dollar mark.