One-day nationwide janta curfew, India's version of social distancing
New Delhi: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday ordered the country's 1.3 billion population to follow a one-day curfew to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Modi said in an address to the nation that the curfew would be on Sunday from 7:00am to 9:00pm to test the giant country's ability to take tough measures against what he called a growing crisis.
The measure would be "in the interest of the country to follow and prepare us for future challenges."
India has reported 173 positive virus cases and four deaths....