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Criticise PM, bear coronavirus consequences: Maha BJP leader

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:07 AM IST
The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party in Maharashtra faced flak when one of its leaders made a statement suggesting that if anyone criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then they should face the consequences of COVID-19.... read..
 

Coronavirus death toll exceeds 3000 in France

Asia | March 31, 2020 1:41:31 AM IST
Paris [France], March 31 (Sputnik/ANI): Over 400 people have died from the coronavirus in France's hospitals over the past 24 hours, with the death toll exceeding 3,000, Jerome Salomon, the head of the national public health service, said on Monday.... read..
 

UK mission in India asks its citizens to send details for evacuation amid coronavirus lockdown

New Delhi | March 31, 2020 3:11:28 AM IST
The United Kingdom's mission here on Tuesday asked its nationals stranded in India amid coronavirus lockdown to send their details as London announced worldwide flight package to evacuate British people from different countries.... read..
 

Israeli PM, family test negative for coronavirus

Tel Aviv | March 31, 2020 3:41:28 AM IST
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tested negative for the novel coronavirus on Monday after an adviser and her husband diagnosed with the infection a day earlier. However, he will remain in quarantine.... read..
 

Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for any coronavirus-related death of LPG supply chain staff

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 11:41:39 PM IST
Oil marketing companies Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum on Monday announced an ex-gratia amount of Rs 5 lakh in case of coronavirus-related death of any liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) delivery boy or other personnel involved in the sup... read..
 

Germany, Switzerland treating nearby European nations' coronavirus patients

Lyon, | March 30, 2020 4:41:34 AM IST
Germany and Switzerland are treating foreign coronavirus patients who are being flown in from nearby European nations that have been worse hit by the pandemic.... read..
 

Former Turkey goalkeeper Rustu in hospital with coronavirus

Istanbul |Monday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Former Turkey goalkeeper Rustu Recber, the country's most capped player, is in a "critical period" in hospital with coronavirus.... read..
 

60 coronavirus positive cases in Rajasthan: Health Minister Raghu Sharma

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | March 30, 2020 2:41:37 PM IST
Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma on Monday said that the total number of positive coronavirus cases in the state is at 60.... read..
 

Darya Ganj vegetable mandi takes a hit amid coronavirus lockdown

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 1:11:35 PM IST
The crowd at the vegetable markets in the national capital has thinned down as several inhabitants, including vendors and customers, have left for their hometowns due to the country-wide lockdown, which has been in place since March 24 to curb the spread ... read..
 

Boost immunity and don't fret over pH level of coronavirus

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Amid the new coronavirus scare are several health myths going viral on social media platforms and one of those is: Improve your pH levels as "the pH for coronavirus varies from 5.5 to 8.5".... read..
 

Songs of relief: Elton John hosts coronavirus benefit concert

Washington D.C. | March 30, 2020 2:11:28 PM IST
Singer Elton John, with a view to bring relief amid the coronavirus pandemic, hosted a star-studded 'iHeart Living Room Concert for America' on Sunday that featured musicians like Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Camila Cabello and Alicia Keys.... read..
 

Indian evacuee from Iran tests positive for Coronavirus

Jodhpur (Rajasthan) | March 30, 2020 2:41:29 PM IST
A 41-year-old Indian, who was evacuated from Iran last week and quarantined at the Army Wellness Facility in Jodhpur, has tested positive for COVID-19.... read..
 

'Coronavirus ko hatana hi hoga': Sanjay Dutt urges people to stay home

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 2:41:31 PM IST
Urging people to adhere to the instructions given by the government and stay indoors amid the rising coronavirus cases in the country, actor Sanjay Dutt on Monday shared a video message for his fans.... read..
 

China develops nanomaterial to combat coronavirus: Report

Beijing |Monday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
A team of Chinese scientists has reportedly developed a novel way to combat the new coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 disease which has killed over 32,000 people globally.... read..
 

Coronavirus pandemic may hit rural America 'harder'

Washington | March 30, 2020 6:11:37 AM IST
The coronavirus pandemic is expected to hit rural regions in the United States harder as these areas do not have full-time doctors and are not connected by roads.... read..
 

Actor Kunal Khemu raps coronavirus precautions in multiple languages

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 1:11:40 PM IST
After actors Kartik Aaryan and Varun Dhawan, Kunal Khemu on Monday shared his multi-lingual coronavirus-themed rapped.... read..
 

No lives should be lost in the name of fighting coronavirus: HC on Karnataka-Kerala border block

Kochi (Kerala) | March 30, 2020 7:11:35 PM IST
Kerala High Court, while hearing a petition filed against Karnataka's decision to block the border with Kerala, on Monday said that no lives should not be lost in the name of fighting coronavirus.... read..
 

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran pledges to donate money for combating coronavirus

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 2:41:28 PM IST
Indian paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran on Monday pledged to donate Rs one lakh to Tamil Nadu CM's Relief Fund and Rs 25,000 to PM-CARES Fund to combat the coronavirus crisis in the country.Taking to Twitter he wrote, "These are testing times for all of us e... read..
 

Amid coronavirus outbreak, Spain faces massive shortage of medical supplies

Madrid | March 30, 2020 3:41:30 AM IST
As the coronavirus crisis continues to widen in Europe, Spain said it was fighting a massive shortage of medical supplies to contain the rapidly increasing death toll.... read..
 

Elizabeth Hurley shares coronavirus quarantine update

Washington D.C. | March 30, 2020 6:41:49 PM IST
English actor Elizabeth Hurley has been a busy bee while stuck in COVID-19 quarantine. She shared an update on her life since beginning self-isolation in her first post in over two weeks.... read..
 

Ellen DeGeneres, Lady Gaga, Ryan Seacrest join from-home coronavirus benefit concert

Washington D.C. | March 30, 2020 6:41:39 PM IST
Celebrities including Lady Gaga, Ellen DeGeneres, Ryan Seacrest, Melissa McCarthy, Ken Jeong and Ben Falcone will appear in 'iHeart Living Room Concert for America'.... read..
 

Several ministries lending support to Centre in fighting against coronavirus: Govt

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 6:41:30 PM IST
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday said that several ministries have come forward to help the central government fight against coronavirus.... read..
 

57.5% believe coronavirus situation will get better over next month

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Amid the rapid increase in the number of positive coronavirus cases in the country, 57.5 per cent people believe the situation will get better over the next month, while 17.6 per cent believe it will get worse. The total positive cases in India have surge... read..
 

Country music icon Joe Diffie dies of coronavirus

Los Angeles |Monday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Grammy-winning country music legend Joe Diffie has died from complications related to the coronavirus. He was 61.... read..
 

Deadly coronavirus makes 87.2 % Indians hygiene conscious

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
An unprecedented 87.2 per cent of Indians have become vigilant towards their personal hygiene at a time when the world is facing the wrath of deadly coronavirus which spreads through coughing and sneezing.... read..
 

3 more test positive for coronavirus in Rajasthan, tally reaches 62

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | March 30, 2020 5:41:27 PM IST
Three more people were tested positive for coronavirus in Rajasthan on Monday, taking the tally to 62 in the state.... read..
 

When coronavirus cancelled their wedding, UK couple went ahead with onion rings

Washington D.C. | March 30, 2020 4:41:38 PM IST
Even as the whole world deals with the unprecedented crisis triggered by coronavirus, a couple in England went ahead with exchanging rings, but in a rather unusual manner.... read..
 

Lockdown helps South Korea in controlling coronavirus growth

Seoul | March 30, 2020 2:41:29 AM IST
South Korea was one of the first countries to impose draconian measures of lockdown which has eventually helped the country in handling the coronavirus crisis which has claimed the lives of nearly 30,000 people globally.... read..
 

14 test positive for coronavirus on Royal Caribbean ship

Miami |Monday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Fourteen crew members aboard Royal Caribbeans Oasis of the Seas have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), reports said.... read..
 

39 positive cases of coronavirus in Punjab so far

Chandigarh (Punjab) | March 30, 2020 7:11:40 PM IST
Thirty-nine positive cases of coronavirus have been reported in the state so far, said a media bulletin of Punjab's Health and Family Welfare Department.... read..
 

Pakistani squash great Azam Khan dies of coronavirus

London |Monday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Great Pakistani squash player Azam Khan has died of novel coronavirus. He was 95.... read..
 

Two Tablighi Jammat participants die of suspected coronavirus

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Two persons have died of suspected COVID-19 in Delhi's Nizamuddin area from a group of people who had come from various parts of the country and abroad to take part in Tablighi Jammat, a religious gathering of the Muslim community.... read..
 

Coronavirus cases in Haryana rise to 22

Chandigarh |Monday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
The total number of coronavirus cases in Haryana rose to 22, with a new case reported from Faridabad on Monday.... read..
 

Andy Cohen returns to host 'Watch What Happens Live' from home despite coronavirus diagnosis

Washington D.C. | March 30, 2020 10:41:44 PM IST
After being diagnosed with the novel coronavirus on March 20, Andy Cohen is returning to host Bravo's 'Watch What Happens Live' from his apartment in New York City.... read..
 

Mumbai man feeds street dogs amid coronavirus lockdown

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | March 30, 2020 10:41:33 PM IST
Devraj, a man from Lokhandwala, feeds more than 100 street dogs daily in the city during the coronavirus lockdown.... read..
 

Belarus Premier League goes on amid coronavirus pandemic

Minsk (Belarus) |Monday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
The coronavirus pandemic has forced football to come to a halt virtually across the world, also sport for that matter, but not in Belarus.... read..
 

Netanyahu to self-isolate after close aide tests coronavirus-positive

Jerusalem | March 30, 2020 9:41:37 PM IST
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and several other members of his office would self-isolate after a close aide, Rivakh Paluch, tested positive for the coronavirus... read..
 

Pune Police create awareness about coronavirus through song

Pune (Maharashtra) | March 30, 2020 9:11:38 PM IST
With the entire country battling against COVID-19, a team of Dattawadi police station in Pune is seeking to create awareness among the people about the disease through a song.... read..
 

Jefferies Group CFO Peg Broadbent dies of coronavirus complications

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Jefferies Group, Peg Broadbent, has died of coronvirus complications, a company statement said.... read..
 

Coronavirus-driven lockdown will hurt Indian ABS performance

| March 30, 2020 1:41:45 PM IST
The economic disruption caused by a 21-day lockdown in India will hit the performance of the commercial vehicle and small and midsize enterprise (SME) loans in asset-backed securities (ABS), according to Moody's Investors Service.... read..
 

Food vendor held for offering coronavirus cure

Meerut (UP) |Monday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
A food vendor has been arrested in Meerut for offering a 'miracle' cure for coronavirus, police said.... read..
 

Coronavirus surges in Pak, Imran remains defiant to announce lockdown

Islamabad | March 30, 2020 2:41:42 PM IST
With a tag of 'maximum-spreader,' Pakistan is reeling under an alarming situation due to a consistent surge in the active COVID-19 infection in the South Asian region. But Imran Khan is still not in favour of a complete lockdown in the country, fearing th... read..
 

Opera star Placido Domingo hospitalised in Mexico with coronavirus

Washington D.C. | March 30, 2020 4:11:36 PM IST
Spanish opera singer Placido Domingo has been hospitalised in Acapulco, Mexico, with complications related to COVID-19. The singer had tested positive for coronavirus on March 22.... read..
 

Delhi Police lends helping hand to senior citizens amid coronavirus lockdown

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 3:11:39 PM IST
As the national capital battles the deadly coronavirus, the Delhi police personnel have taken it upon themselves to ensure that senior citizens stay safe.... read..
 

8 more coronavirus positive cases reported in Madhya Pradesh

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | March 30, 2020 10:41:35 AM IST
Eight more people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh, informed the Dean of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, Indore on Monday.... read..
 

Congress asks state units to set up control rooms to help combat coronavirus

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 3:11:29 PM IST
All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Monday directed its Pradesh Congress Committees (PCCs) to set up control rooms to co-ordinate the party's efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus across the country.... read..
 

Coronavirus positive patient dies in West Bengal

Siliguri (West Bengal) | March 30, 2020 12:11:32 PM IST
A 54-year-old resident of Kalimpong, who was admitted at North Bengal Medical College and was tested positive for coronavirus, died on Monday morning, said Dr Pralay Acharya, Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) Darjeeling.... read..
 

7 samples of 45 evacuees from Iran test positive for coronavirus in Jodhpur

Jodhpur (Rajasthan) | March 30, 2020 8:41:40 PM IST
Seven samples of 45 of the evacuees from Iran, who were brought to the Army's wellness centre here, have tested positive for coronavirus, said Rohit Kumar Singh, Additional Chief Secretary, Health, on Monday.... read..
 

France reports 2,599 new coronavirus cases

Paris |Monday, 2020 11:45:05 AM IST
The coronavirus outbreak has infected 2,599 more people and killed 292 others in France, as the country was struggling to contain "a deadly severe epidemic with a rapid-spreading contagious virus," General Director of Health Jerome Salomon said.... read..
 

Iran extends furloughs for prisoners amid coronavirus fight

Tehran |Monday, 2020 9:15:06 AM IST
Iran's Judiciary on Sunday announced the extension of furloughs for 100,000 inmates amid the nationwide fight against COVID-19, state TV reported.... read..
 

British doctor dies of coronavirus

London |Monday, 2020 6:15:05 AM IST
Amged El-Hawrani, an ear, nose and throat trainer at Queen's Hospital Burton in Staffordshire, died with coronavirus in the UK on Sunday.... read..
 
 
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