AURANGABAD: Amid the coronavirus crisis, a housing society in Maharashtra‘s Aurangabad city has converted its two empty bungalows into COVID care centres for asymptomatic patients with the help of its own funds. The idea is to facilitate asymptomatic patients from the housing society stay near their homes and family members and remain stress-free while undergoing…

File photo MUMBAI: MP Gopal Shetty has suggested housing societies set up quarantine centres at their clubs with facilities akin to those at municipal centres or hospitals. Some housing societies and doctors residing in them are already making societies self-reliant in basic care of Covid-19 patients. A posh housing society in Sewri procured two oxygen…

MUMBAI: In a first, a Maharashtra Housing & Area Development Authority (MHADA) vacant multi-storied building in south Mumbai has been converted into a Covid-19 hospital, an official said here on Monday. The 22-storey building, a slum rehabilitation project, is located in the MP Mills Compound, Tardeo, in which 70 1-BHK flats have been developed into…

File photo CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Thursday ordered notice to the Tamil Nadu government on a PIL from CPI-M seeking to restrain the authorities from converting slum clearance board apartments into COVID-19 isolation wards. A Special Bench of Justice MM Sundresh and Justice PT Asha also directed the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board…

MADRID: Spanish rental prices shot up by 10.9% year-on-year in April, one of the largest property portals, Fotocasa, said on Monday as the country slowly reopens after flattening the curve on one of Europe’s severest coronavirus outbreaks. The highest rises were in Navarra region at 25%, Andalucia at 12.9% and Valencia at 12.2%, with the…