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US Blames China, Russia And Iran For Spreading "Disinformation" On Virus

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 12:21pm
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Russia, China and Iran for spreading "disinformation" on COVID-19 and carrying out coordinated efforts to "disparage" American attempts towards containing...

Ready To Halt Pune Plant If Coronavirus Concerns Deepen: Tata Motors

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 12:16pm
The move by Tata Motors, which owns the British luxury car brands Jaguar and Land Rover, comes as the state recorded the highest number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in India.

On Or off?: Who's Saying What Over Status Of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 12:02pm
The coronavirus pandemic has played havoc with the international sporting calendar, raising doubts about whether the 2020 Tokyo Games can open as scheduled on July 24.

Kanika Kapoor Was Advised Home Quarantine, Say Cops. She Contradicts

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 11:52am
Singer Kanika Kapoor, who shared on social media on Friday that she has tested positive for highly contagious novel coronavirus or COVID-19, has been accused of "negligence" in a first information...

Coronavirus: No Professional Cricket In England And Wales Before May 28

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 11:32am
The ECB approved a seven-week delay to the start of the 2020 season following discussions with the counties and the Professional Cricketers' Association (PCA).

Coronavirus: USA Swimming Calls For 2020 Tokyo Olympics To Be Postponed

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 10:53am
USA swimming federation chief executive requested the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) to "advocate for the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 by one year," to 2021.

300 Million Children Missing School Meals Due To Virus Closures: UN

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 10:34am
Some 300 million children who depend on school meals are missing out due to closures triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, the World Food Programme said Friday.

Passengers From Australia, UK, US To Be Screened At 30 Airports In India

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 10:28am
Amid rising coronavirus cases in India, the government on Friday decided to screen all passengers coming from the US, Australia, and UK at 30 designated airports and also assess their risk profile for...

"Deeply Appreciate": PM On Bhutan, Nepal Contribution To COVID-19 Fund

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 10:25am
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday thanked Bhutan and Nepal for contributing to the COVID-19 emergency fund to tackle the spread of the deadly virus in the SAARC countries.

35% Army Officers To Work From Home From March 23 Amid Virus Scare

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 10:24am
Amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, the army issued a fresh advisory on Friday, saying 35 per cent officers and 50 per cent junior commissioned officers (JCOs) in its headquarters here will take...

24-Hour Lockdown In Shillong Today To Prevent Coronavirus Spread

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 10:23am
With 63 new coronavirus cases reported in a single day, the total number in India rose to 236. As the cases are rising up with each passing days Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the current...

US Praises India's Coronavirus Initiative For SAARC Countries

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 9:55am
US Defence Secretary Mark Esper on Friday held a telephonic conversation with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and praised India's COVID-19 initiative for SAARC countries, the Pentagon said.

UK Government To Pay 80% Workers' Wages In Virus Crisis: Rishi Sunak

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 8:59am
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, who had pledged to do "whatever it takes" to save people's jobs and livelihoods through the coronavirus pandemic, on Friday unveiled an "unprecedented" wage...

US Vice President's Office Staffer Tests Positive For Virus: Report

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 7:36am
A staffer in the office of US Vice President Mike Pence, the pointman for Washington's response to the coronavirus outbreak, has tested positive for the illness, a spokeswoman said Friday.

North Korea Fires Two Short-Range Ballistic Missiles: Report

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 7:15am
North Korea on Saturday fired two short-range ballistic missiles toward the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, Yonhap news agency reported, citing South Korea's military.

Pentagon Successfully Tests Unarmed Hypersonic Missile

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 6:54am
The United States announced Friday it has successfully tested an unarmed prototype of a hypersonic missile, a nuclear-capable weapon that could accelerate the arms race between superpowers.

"You Are Not Invincible": WHO To Young People Across The Globe On Virus

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 6:09am
The World Health Organization said Friday that the original epicentre in China of the coronavirus outbreak at last reporting no new cases gave hope to the rest of the world battling the pandemic.

Warning Of Long Battle As Africa's Coronavirus Numbers Rise

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 5:43am
Sub-Saharan Africa recorded its second coronavirus death on Friday as infections rose in South Africa, where the government warned bluntly of a long haul in the fight against the disease.

"Stop Lying Through Your Teeth": China To Mike Pompeo Over Pandemic Clash

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 5:19am
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday demanded that China share more data on the novel coronavirus as Beijing angrily accused him of lying and said Washington was trying to shift blame.

Share Virus Details With The "Whole World": Mike Pompeo To China

News Feed - Sat, 21/03/2020 - 4:43am
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Beijing Friday to make details of the emergence of the novel coronavirus "available to the whole world" after accusing the communist regime of initially...