Consumers pending, private investments and exports all collapsed during the world's strictest lockdown imposed in late March to combat the pandemic.
One resident has been killed and more than 60 people have been pulled from the rubble after a five-storey apartment building collapsed near a slum district in Mahad.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
With more than 200,000 cases, Covid-19 infections are rising rapidly amongst India's 1.35 billion people as the country reopens following a strict nationwide lockdown imposed in March.
Nisarga comes just two weeks after Cyclone Amphan tore through the Bay of Bengal on India’s east coast and battered West Bengal state, killing more than 100 people in India and neighbouring Bangladesh.
But even though the non-profit's services cost as little as a few dollars, many in the teeming slums of the Indian megacity — ideal breeding grounds for the virus — cannot afford to use it.
India's film industry will take at least two years to recover financially from coronavirus pandemic, putting at risk tens of thousands of jobs, industry experts and insiders say.
The Indian actor who brought versatility and style to the movies he worked in dies after a prolonged battle with cancer, his publicist says. Khan was also a Hollywood regular with movies such as "Life of Pi" and "The Namesake".
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an extended lockdown until May 3, but said there may be some easing of restrictions on people's movement after one week to help daily wage earners and agricultural workers.
World Health Organization figures show the increase in new Covid-19 infections is now about 70,000 per day, up from about 50,000 just a few days ago. Here are the latest updates for March 30:
Most of the country's 450-million-strong workforce in the informal economy have no means of reaching home and staying indoors for the 21 days of shutdown.
Two Muslim architects and a Christian priest are breaking the barriers of hate in Pakistan.
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