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PM Modi's coronavirus plan: Janata curfew, economic task force

"We are a developing nation and for a country like us, this corona crisis is not an ordinary thing," Modi said Thursday evening in an address to the nation, noting the pandemic had hit India's economy

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BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 



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A notice put up at a barricade reads, 'India Gate closed due to coronavirus', to prevent mass gathering of tourists and locals amid fear of spread of the virus, at India Gate in New Delhi

Prime Minister urged India’s 1.3 billion citizens to put themselves under self-curfew on Sunday to protect themselves from the coronavirus, hours after the government announced it was barring all international flights from landing in the country for a week starting March 22.

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First Published: Thu, March 19 2020. 20:50 IST

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