Taking to Twitter, Kohli said: "Hello, I am Virat Kohli. Today I am speaking to you not as an India player, but as a citizen of the country. What I have seen in the last few days people moving in groups, not abiding by curfew rules, not following lockdown guidelines it shows that we are taking the fight very lightly. But this fight is not as easy as it looks or feels."
The villagers "bring us fresh buffalo milk and vegetables. They refuse to take a single rupee and when my son had a 40-degree fever, they took it in turns to help despite the fear of coronavirus." "They even planted three trees as a souvenir of us," the 44-year-old said.
The largest number of evacuation flights for Indians abroad who want to return home because of disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has been allotted to the UAE in the first phase of the process, Hardeep Singh Puri, India’s Minister for Civil Aviation, has said.
The package — worth about 10 per cent of India's GDP — came as the country was set to mark its 50th day in the world's biggest lockdown as the number of virus cases topped 70,000 with 2,200 deaths.
In several states and territories across the vast nation of 1.3 billion people, fighter jets and transport aircraft in formations took part in low-flying aerial salutes to thank the country's so-called "corona warriors."
The embassy of India, Abu Dhabi, and Consulate General of India, Dubai, launched a dedicated website to prepare a database to register Indians wishing to travel back to India under the COVID- 19 situation late on Wednesday.
A groom pedaled 100 kilometres on a bicycle from Hamirpur to Mahoba district in Uttar Pradesh (UP), India, to get married. And, he brought back his bride on the bicycle too.
India on Sunday extended its nearly 2-month-old lockdown by two weeks after reporting nearly 5,000 new coronavirus cases , but said restrictions could be eased in low-risk areas to boost economic activity.
The government halted all domestic flights — which ferried 144 million passengers as well as cargo across the vast country last year — on March 25, days after suspending international flights.