News update: PM Modi announces lockdown, shares innovative banner to remind people to stay home. Twitter reacts
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while praising people who are taking to social media to spread awareness in creative ways, showed a banner that is both simple and informative.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed Indians at 8 pm today and announced a complete lockdown of the country for the next 21 days, starting 12 am tonight. In his speech, he asked people to follow social distancing and stay inside their homes at all cost.
While praising people who are taking to social media to spread awareness in creative ways, the prime minister also showed a banner that is both simple and informative.
Written in Hindi, the banner breaks down the syllables of ‘corona’ to create the phrase ‘koi road par na nikle’ which roughly translates to ‘no one should be out on the road’. The banner certainly shows the only way ahead in order to control the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Here’s the image PM Modi showed during his speech:
Read more at: Hindustan Times
Deaths from the coronavirus pandemic have topped 17,000 across the globe, according to an AFP tally. The count of coronavirus cases in India have crossed 500, including 9 deaths. Complete lockdowns have been announced in almost every state in the country. PM Modi will address the nation for the second time in two weeks. Stay with TOI for the latest developments
Updates from: Times of India
The move is in line with UAE’s keenness to support members of society and reduce their burdens during the current situation.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday directed the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department to halt all rental property eviction cases currently underway, along with executive procedures like imprisonment, blocking of bank accounts, seizure of vehicles, stocks and assets for a period of two months.
The decision exempts cases related to alimony and labour disputes.
The move is in line with the UAE government’s keenness to support members of society and reduce their burdens during the current situation.
Source: Khaleej Times