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South African Market Shut After India-Returned Woman Tests Coronavirus Positive

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 3:57am
The South African government shut down an entire municipal fruit and vegetable market after a woman cashier, who recently returned from India, tested positive for coronavirus.

Centre To Give Rs 11,092 Crore To States To Fight COVID-19

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 3:46am
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday approved the release of Rs 11,092 crore to all states under the State Disaster Risk Management Fund (SDRMF) for setting up quarantine facilities and arranging...

Honda And GM To Jointly Develop Next-Gen Electric Vehicles

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 3:43am
Production of these Honda electric vehicles will combine the development expertise of both companies, and they will be manufactured at GM plants in North America.

Coronavirus: Stones Thrown At Police Over Prayer At UP Mosque

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 3:36am
Two policemen were injured when they came under attack by some people, who were stopped from gathering for Friday prayer at a local mosque in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj district.

German Official Says US Swooped On Masks At Bangkok Airport

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 3:34am
The United States diverted a delivery of Chinese-made face masks bound for Germany at a Bangkok airport, a Berlin city official said Friday, accusing Washington of "modern-day piracy" as competition...

Centre Overturns J&K Job Rules In 2 Days After Fierce Backlash

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 3:16am
After a unified backlash from all political parties in Jammu and Kashmir including the BJP's local unit, the centre has changed a law involving government jobs in the union territory. All jobs will...

Minister Debasree Chaudhuri Criticised For Violating COVID-19 Lockdown

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 3:15am
Union Minister and Raiganj MP Debasree Chaudhuri, who had stepped out into the streets to create awareness on the COVID-19 pandemic, has drawn flak from opposition parties for allegedly flouting the...

Air India Stops Bookings Till April 30

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 2:52am
Air India on Friday said it has stopped bookings till April 30 and is awaiting a decision after April 14, when the nationwide lockdown is scheduled to end.

Madhya Pradesh Man Who Threw A Feast For 1,500 Tests Coronavirus+

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 2:47am
A Dubai-returned man and 11 of his family members have tested coronavirus positive in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district, days after he organised a feast for 1,500 people in the honour of his dead...

England Cricketers Donate 500,000 Pounds In Fight Against COVID-19

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 2:37am
England's centrally contracted cricketers have agreed to make an "initial donation" of 500,000 pound in response to the financial crisis engulfing the game as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

Stones Thrown At Karnataka Cops For Stopping Prayer Meet During Lockdown

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 2:35am
Four policemen were injured when a group of people allegedly attacked them with stones after being asked not to gather for Friday prayers at a mosque in Karnataka's Hubballi, a senior police official...

Former Formula One Boss Bernie Ecclestone To Be Father Again At Age Of 89

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 2:27am
Bernie Ecclestone, who revolutionised Formula One as chief executive from 1978 to 2017, has three adult daughters from two previous marriages.

Bhopal Health Department Director Tests Positive For COVID-19

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 2:26am
Director of Bhopal Health Department, J Vijay Kumar has tested positive for coronavirus on Friday.

First Double Helium-Core White Dwarf Gravitational Wave Source Detected

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 2:25am
Scientists at Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics announced the detection of J2322+0509, a detached binary white dwarf composed of two helium-core stars with a short orbital period. It is the...

Bayern Munich Extend Contract With Coach Hansi Flick Until 2023

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 2:01am
Hansi Flick, a former assistant to Germany coach Joachim Loew, took the reins at Bayern Munich in November after his predecessor Niko Kovac was sacked.

Coronavirus May Spread Through Air Via Normal Breathing: US Scientists

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 2:01am
The new coronavirus might spread through the air via normal breathing and speaking, a top US scientist said Friday as the government was poised to recommend the use of face masks for everyone.

PM Modi, Benjamin Netanyahu Discuss Measures To Fight Coronavirus On Call

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 1:53am
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday spoke to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi over telephone to discuss various steps to deal with the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed over...

1,000 Stranded Foreigners To Be Evacuated From Goa Over The Weekend

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 1:49am
Two thousand foreigners from the UK, Russia, Europe and Qatar who were in Goa for holiday but were left stranded after India went into a lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic were...

Coronavirus: Demand Surge For Hydroxychloroquine Despite Lack Of Evidence

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 1:48am
With US President Donald Trump describing hydroxychloroquine as a "game changer" in the fight against COVID-19 and several countries, including India, approving it for emergencies, pharmacies are...

UK Opens 4,000-Bed Coronavirus Hospital Built In 9 Days

News Feed - Sat, 04/04/2020 - 1:31am
Britain on Friday opened a new 4,000-bed temporary hospital to treat the most seriously ill coronavirus patients, as day-on-day deaths surged to a new record and royal officials said Queen Elizabeth...