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Over 2,000 Virus Cases In India, PM To Share Video Message At 9 am Today

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 10:08am
The number of COVID-19 cases in the country crossed 2,000 today - with 235 fresh cases being detected within the last 24 hours. The total number of cases across the country is 2069.

UK's Worst Day For Deaths Is Projected To Be Easter Sunday: Report

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 8:29am
The British government's worst case scenario envisages a coronavirus death toll of 50,000 if self isolation is not fully adhered to, but the United Kingdom is not right now on course for a toll of...

Google To Allow Some Coronavirus Ads, Starting With Hospitals

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 8:16am
Alphabet Inc's Google will begin to allow some clients, including hospitals, to run advertisements relating to the coronavirus on its platforms, in a change to its rules on ads around "sensitive...

Wrong To Blame Religious Minorities For Coronavirus Spread: US Official

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 7:54am
The US has described it "wrong" to blame religious minorities for the spread of coronavirus, asserting that the "blame game" over the origin of COVID-19 should be aggressively pushed back by the...

Virus-Hit Cruise Ship Arrives In Florida -- And Another On Way

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 7:29am
A virus-hit cruise ship with dozens of ill passengers and crew docked in Florida on Thursday after being barred from several South American countries, concluding a harrowing time at sea for those...

Global Coronavirus Cases Top 1 Million As Pandemic Spreads

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 7:22am
The number of officially reported coronavirus cases worldwide topped the one million mark on Thursday, signifying a sharp acceleration in the number of infections and deaths over the past few weeks as...

Donald Trump Announces He Tested Negative On New Coronavirus Test

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 7:12am
President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he has taken his second coronavirus test at the White House since the outbreak began and it was again found to be negative.

Government Launches Mobile App To Help People Track Spread Of Coronavirus

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 7:02am
The Government on Thursday launched a mobile app developed in public-private partnership as part of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus.

Pawan Kalyan Urges S Jaishankar To Help Stranded Indian Students In UK

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 6:41am
Jana Sena Party (JSP) chief Pawan Kalyan on Thursday wrote to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, urging him to take steps to assist the Indian students stranded in the United Kingdom due to...

BJP Leaders Knowingly Twisted Sonia Gandhi's Msg On Lockdown: Ashok Gehlot

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 6:20am
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot accused BJP leaders, including Union Home Minister Amit Shah, on Thursday of knowingly twisting Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's message to party workers on the...

Coronavirus: World Bank Approves $1 Billion Emergency Financing For India

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 6:00am
The World Bank on Thursday approved USD 1-billion emergency financing for India to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, which has claimed 53 lives and infected over 2,000 others in the country.

Delhi Fair Price Shop Owner Arrested For Misappropriation Of Foodgrains

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 5:51am
A 40-year-old fair price shop owner was arrested for alleged misappropriation of foodgrains in Delhi's Dwarka, police said on Thursday.

UK Health Minister Back At Work After COVID-19 Recovery, Pledges More Tests

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 5:44am
The UK's Health Secretary Matt Hancock, who had been self-isolating after his COVID-19 diagnosis last week, returned to the frontline to address the daily Downing Street briefing on Thursday, during...

Government Reaches Out To Actor Nafisa Ali Who Is Stranded In Goa

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 5:30am
The Goa government today sent its officials to help actor Nafisa Ali who is stranded in the coastal state since lockdown was announced to contain coronavirus.

Indian-Origin Shopping Complex In Singapore Confirms Coronavirus Cluster

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 5:18am
Singapore's 24-hour Indian-origin shopping complex Mustafa Centre was confirmed a coronavirus cluster on Thursday, after the city-state reported 49 new cases, including seven Indians.

Buses With Foreign Tourists Allowed To Pass After Verification: Cops

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 5:03am
The Delhi Police intercepted two buses with foreign tourists at the India Gate on Wednesday, but allowed them to pass after they furnished the permission to go to the airport, from where a special...

Uber To Start Shipping Car Disinfectants To Drivers

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 4:00am
Uber Technologies Inc will begin shipping disinfecting car spray to selected drivers in areas most affected by the coronavirus outbreak, an executive said on Thursday.

Indian Students Stranded In Ukraine Seek Government Help In Evacuation

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 3:41am
Indian students stranded in various universities of Ukraine have appealed for help and evacuation in the wake of the threat of the spread of coronavirus in the country and said the Indian embassy...

Fodder For Mumbai's Aarey Colony's Cattle To Last 8 Days Amid Lockdown

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 3:20am
The 21-day lockdown to fight the deadly coronavirus has not only impacted people but also livestock. In Mumbai's Aarey colony, which was in the news over a metro car shed being built by cutting down...

Army Evacuates Critically Ill Pregnant Woman From Snow-Choked J&K Valley

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 3:15am
Racing against time, an Army brigade utilised a small window of clear weather in the snow-choked Gurez Valley in Jammu and Kashmir to airlift a critically ill pregnant woman to a hospital in Srinagar...