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15 Members Of Maharashtra Family Caught Violating Home Quarantine Norms

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 1:05am
The police caught 15 people of a family, who were stamped for home quarantine, at a checkpost on Pune-Mumbai Highway amid the COVID-19 lockdown, police said on Thursday.

"Dear Elon...": Ukraine Asks Tesla Chief For Ventilators To Fight Virus

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 1:04am
Ukraine has taken to Twitter to ask Elon Musk to send it ventilators after the billionaire chief executive of Tesla Inc offered to ship them across the world during the coronavirus pandemic. Musk said...

UP Police Beating Migrants Instead Of Supporting Them: Priyanka Gandhi

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 12:56am
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday said that Uttar Pradesh residents, who live and work in other parts of the country, have suffered the maximum at the hands of the state administration...

Gary Lineker Slams Tottenham's Decision To Furlough Non-Playing Staff

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 12:40am
Tottenham Hotspur are one of four Premier League clubs to implement this measure which involves a reduction in the staff members salaries to 80% and paid by the British Government -- however the...

WhatsApp Group Admin, Member Arrested Near Delhi Over COVID-19 Rumour

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 12:36am
Two people were arrested in Greater Noida today after one shared a coronavirus rumouron a WhatsApp group, police said.

9,000 Islamic Sect Members, Primary Contacts Quarantined Across India

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 12:30am
About 9,000 Tablighi Jamaat members and their primary contacts have been quarantined till now across the country in view of the coronavirus infection, a senior home ministry official said on Thursday.

Paris Hospitals Use 3D Printing To Produce Medical Devices Amid Shortfall

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 12:29am
With the coronavirus outbreak predicted to peak in France in the coming days, hospitals in Paris are racing to make up for urgent shortages of equipment to protect staff and patients by printing them...

Atletico Madrid Players Accept Pay Being Slashed By 70 Percent

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 12:28am
Atletico Madrid had already announced last week that they had asked labour authorities to slash player pay through a partial unemployment scheme.

IIT Jodhpur Develops Masks Using 3-D Technology For Health Workers

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 12:28am
An IIT-Jodhpur team has developed a face mask using the 3-D technology for healthcare workers and professionals attending to coronavirus patients.

24-Hour Curfew In Muslim Holy Cities Mecca, Medina Over COVID-19

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 12:25am
Saudi Arabia imposed a 24-hour curfew today in the Muslim holy cities of Mecca and Medina, extending measures to combat coronavirus, while other Gulf Arab states locked down districts with large...

Calling Army To Enforce Rules Can Only Be Last Resort: Sharad Pawar

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 12:25am
Seeking the Army's help to enforce discipline during lockdown for coronavirus can only be a measure of last resort, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar said during an online interaction on...

"Takes Your Breath Away": US Confronts Growing Costs Of Coronavirus

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 12:23am
The coronavirus pandemic triggered a record 6.6 million jobless claims in a week and killed nearly 1,000 Americans in a single day, the latest data show, as the crisis led officials to order more than...

Olympic Chiefs Bracing For Extra Costs In Rescheduling Tokyo Games

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 12:14am
According to the latest budget, the Games were due to cost $12.6 billion, shared between the organising committee, the government of Japan and Tokyo city.

Belgium's Top League Agrees To Cancel Current Season Due To COVID-19

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 12:05am
The decision is set to be formally validated at a General Assembly on April 15, meaning that Club Brugge would be declared champions.

IIT-Roorkee Develops Low-Cost Ventilator

News Feed - Fri, 03/04/2020 - 12:00am
IIT-Roorkee has developed a low-cost portable ventilator that can be useful in the fight against COVID-19.

Thailand Imposes Nationwide Curfew To Curb Coronavirus Spread

News Feed - Thu, 02/04/2020 - 11:57pm
Thailand will introduce a six-hour night curfew in a bid to control the spread of coronavirus, authorities said Thursday, warning anyone who breached the order faced a two-year jail term.

Contact Tracing, Testing As Per Protocol Being Conducted: Health Ministry

News Feed - Thu, 02/04/2020 - 11:53pm
In the wake of the death of a COVID-19 patient from Mumbai's Dharavi, one of the biggest slums in Asia, the Health Ministry on Thursday said contact tracing and testing as per protocol is being...

Need To Prepare For Economic Devastation: Rahul Gandhi Amid Lockdown

News Feed - Thu, 02/04/2020 - 11:45pm
There is an urgent need for an India-specific strategy to combat the coronavirus outbreak, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Thursday, and asserted that the country must prepare for "economic...

Navya, Agastya Did Full Justice To Shweta's "Progeny Appreciation" Post

News Feed - Thu, 02/04/2020 - 11:42pm
Shweta Bachchan Nanda's post got lots of love from her friends

Saudi Arabia Seeks Urgent OPEC+ Meeting To Stabilise Oil Market

News Feed - Thu, 02/04/2020 - 11:37pm
Saudi's announcement drove oil prices as much as 25 per cent higher on Thursday, adding to growing signs that Riyadh and Moscow may be ready to end their battle for market share and cooperate again,...