• EDITORIAL: Hold China accountable for the coronavirus 30 Mar 2020 12:03 Communist China allowed its domestic coronavirus epidemic to become a global pandemic. It refused to provide accurate and timely information to residents at the epicenter of the outbreak in Hubei province. It denied sufficient access and information- …
  • Global parcel delivery market revenues surge towards US$665 billion by 2023 30 Mar 2020 07:29 The rise in e-commerce is fuelling rapid growth in parcel delivery volumes, with the global market expected to grow to US$665 billion by 2023, according to a new report from global technology research firm Lux. Consumers are increasingly expecting parcels …
  • Sensex, Nifty Down About 3 % 30 Mar 2020 04:17 Indian shares were deep in the red on Monday and the rupee opened lower by 33 paise at 75.18 against the dollar as coronavirus lockdown tightened across the world, fueling fears of a long recession. Globally, there are over 7.2 lakh confirmed cases and 33, …
  • Sensex, Nifty Seen Lower As Virus Worries Mount 30 Mar 2020 03:00 Indian shares may open sharply lower on Monday as the coronavirus crisis deepened. The countrywide tally of confirmed coronavirus cases crossed the 1,000-mark and the death toll reached 27 on Sunday even as the central and state governments try hard to …
  • Violating anti defection law Late but welcome 30 Mar 2020 00:58 Violating anti-defection law : Late but welcome - The Sangai Express Editorial :: March 30 2020 - Violating the spirit and content of the anti-defection law. This is what Th Shyamkumar did the moment he decided to jump fence and sup with the BJP led …
  • Careless talk 29 Mar 2020 20:43 By: Editorial | Published: March 30, 2020 12:22:17 am Doctor-patient confidentiality is being breached and data is shared on digital networks, apparently to contain the pandemic. In times of crisis, governments may curb fundamental rights in the national …
  • Essential protection 29 Mar 2020 20:43 By: Editorial | Published: March 30, 2020 12:26:17 am Given the initial uncertainty and panic following the PM’s announcements, the move to ensure that supply lines for essential items — food, medicine and goods and services essential for agriculture, …
  • March 30, 1980, Forty Years Ago: Bengal Clashes 29 Mar 2020 20:43 By: Editorial | Published: March 30, 2020 1:00:38 am This is the front page of The Indian Express published on March 30, 1980. A violent clash between the police and the Chhatra Parishad (I) workers in Calcutta marked the Parishad’s “economic blockade” of …
  • Iconic ethnic newspaper, India Abroad, ceases print edition 29 Mar 2020 14:22 By PTI NEW YORK: An iconic ethnic Indian newspaper in the US that catered to the Indian diaspora for the last 50 years has announced that it will cease the print edition from Monday due to pre-existing troubles in the publishing industry worsened by the …
  • The most dangerous thing I do 29 Mar 2020 11:12 Michael BalsonUpper Wilsons Creek I’ve just spent a week at home in bed with a Coronavirus. Not that Coronavirus!… just one of hundreds of other flu viruses that have been going around the world forever. I’ve had some bad ones where my body ached so much I …
  • So it begins 29 Mar 2020 07:10 On a personal level, it has started. A friend of a friend died in a New Jersey hospital last week after having tested positive for covid-19 on March 18. His name was Floyd Cardoz, 59 years old, a chef and cookbook author who had competed on and won Bravo…
  • Buenos Aires Times - Planning for a post-pandemic Argentina 29 Mar 2020 02:55 If a defining motto of the Roman Empire two millennia ago was “Si vis pacem, bellum para” (“If you aspire to peace, prepare for war”), the reverse might equally be true for Argentina today – in the midst of a war we already need to be thinking ahead to the …
  • PH to import 300,000 tons of rice 29 Mar 2020 01:32 MANILA, Philippines — The government is prepared to import 300,000 metric tons of rice “if necessary” amid the Luzon-wide quarantine to stop the spread of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles. The Inter- …
  • Punjab CM seeks MEA help to rescue Sikhs in Afghanistan 28 Mar 2020 23:48 Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Published: March 29, 2020 3:09:59 am A mourner at a funeral Thursday for the victims. (Photo: Reuters) As Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has sought the intervention of the Minister of External Affairs …
  • Indian Migrant Workers Trudge Hundreds of Kilometers for COVID-19 Lockdowns 28 Mar 2020 22:16 NEW DELHI - Hari Singh, a migrant worker in Mumbai, walked for two days with just a few stops as he tried to reach his village more than 800 kilometers away in northern Rajasthan state after India announced a nationwide lockdown on Wednesday. He spent the …
  • Those who arrived from Chennai after March 14 asked to inform PHIs 28 Mar 2020 12:52 March 28, 2020   05:59 pm - People who arrived in the country from Chennai, India have been instructed to inform to the Public Health Inspector in their respective residential areas. Director-General of Health Dr. Anil Jasinghe announced today (28). …
  • Coronavirus update: US medical staff say they need more equipment, more stores to close 28 Mar 2020 08:24 Updated March 28, 2020 19:15:02 US medical staff are pleading for more protective equipment to use in their in fight against coronavirus, while in Australia more stores will close and infected cruise ship passengers will be treated at WA private hospitals. …
  • Coping with the present Lockdown amid curfew 28 Mar 2020 03:03 Coping with the present : Lockdown amid curfew - The Sangai Express Editorial :: March 28 2020 - Total lockdown for 21 days, that is till April 14. Curfew imposed all over the State to discourage people from congregating. Shops and supply points opened for …
  • ‘Sakrispisyo ug motuman lang ta nga magpuyo sa bay’ 28 Mar 2020 02:04   Wa mapan-os ug wa gyud ko masipyat sa akong  baruganan  nga kinahanglang maglockdown na ta dinhi sa tibuuk Sugbo batok sa coronavirus disease 2019 o COVID-19. Bisan nalangay ang deklarasyon nila ni Governor Gwen Garcia, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, …
  • Unshackle them: Essential supply chains caught in lockdown tangle 27 Mar 2020 21:41 The success of lockdown measures to beat Covid-19 boils down to the availability of essential commodities. Huge supply chain disruptions have occurred since the lockdown announcement, perhaps on account of functionaries lower down the official hierarchy …
  • Whatever it takes: RBI tries to arrest an economic slide 27 Mar 2020 21:40 Reserve Bank of India’s monetary policy committee on Friday lowered the repo rate by 0.75% to 4.4%, supplementing it by measures to enhance the flow of cheap credit along with a three month moratorium on repayment of long duration loans. The far-reaching …
  • A long way from home 27 Mar 2020 19:54 By: Editorial | Published: March 28, 2020 12:27:47 am On Thursday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a Rs 1.7-lakh crore package to alleviate the economic hardship caused by the pandemic. On Friday, this newspaper carried a photograph of a …
  • Forty Years Ago, March 28, 1980: Rajya Sabha vote 27 Mar 2020 19:54 By: Editorial | Published: March 28, 2020 12:30:38 am The Chhatra Parishad (I) and Yuba Congress (I) intensified their “economic blockade” of Assam with violent demonstrations at several points in North Bengal. The Rajya Sabha endorsed the dissolution of …
  • Coronavirus Delays Maintenance Across Oil, Gas Industries 27 Mar 2020 19:27 (Bloomberg) -- The coronavirus pandemic is delaying vital maintenance across the oil and natural gas industries in Europe and North America. Restrictions on the numbers of contractors on rigs, pipelines and production sites are forcing companies to delay …
  • Oil Braces for Biggest Idling of Wells Since 1986 27 Mar 2020 16:00 (Bloomberg) -- Only the old hands at the Coffeyville oil refinery could remember anything like the prices posted this month. The small Kansas plant in the heart of rural America was offering just $1.75 a barrel for Wyoming sweet crude. With more than two …
  • India Cuts Key Rates Unexpectedly 27 Mar 2020 15:12 India's central bank reduced its key interest rates unexpectedly and unveiled measures to improve liquidity, at an unscheduled meeting, to combat the economic downturn caused by the spread of coronovirus. The repo rate was cut by 75 basis points to 4. …
  • Tech Mahindra Joins DLT-based Trade Finance Network Marco Polo 27 Mar 2020 15:02 Tech Mahindra Ltd. joined the Marco Polo trade finance network to use the platform's distributed ledger technology (DLT) for developing improved international trade finance solutions for its customers. Singapore-based DBS Bank acted as Tech Mahindra…
  • What to make of the US's $2 trillion coronavirus bailout 27 Mar 2020 13:19 On Wednesday, the United States Senate overwhelmingly approved a $2 trillion rescue bill to address the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy. Will it make the US and world economies better than otherwise? Yes. Perhaps, even significantly …
  • Deep Dive with AKB - How Coronavirus may spoil Budget 2020 maths 27 Mar 2020 11:59 On 24 March, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day national lockdown to check the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. With people staying indoors and only essential services being allowed, economic activity in the country has taken a major hit. …
  • Sensex, Nifty End Choppy Session Mixed 27 Mar 2020 11:46 Indian shares gave up early gains to end mixed on Friday as coronavirus worries persisted and Moody's Investors Service slashed India's economic growth projection for 2020 to 2.5 percent from 5.3 percent earlier, saying the 21-day lockdown would …
  • UTStarcom Posts Wider Loss In Q4 - Quick Facts 27 Mar 2020 10:34 UTStarcom (UTSI) reported a fourth-quarter basic net loss per share of $0.10, compared to a basic net loss per share of $0.04, a year ago. The company said the net loss for the quarter was attributable to foreign currency losses and a slight operating loss …
  • India Cuts Key Rates Unexpectedly To Mitigate Covid-19 Economic Impact 27 Mar 2020 09:54 India's central bank reduced its key interest rate unexpectedly and unveiled measures to improve liquidity to combat the economic downturn caused by the spread of coronovirus and preserve financial stability. The Monetary Policy Committee of the …
  • We Now Know Who Society’s Essential Workers Are. And They’re Among The Lowest Paid. 27 Mar 2020 08:11 Nation by nation, state by state, officials are urging us all to stay home. After watching the coronavirus crisis unfold in China, Italy and Spain, shelter-in-place ordinances are being issued from New York to California to Washington state, in Quebec and …
  • Indian Rupee Appreciates To 1-week High Versus U.S. Dollar After RBI Rate Cut 27 Mar 2020 07:45 The Indian rupee drifted higher against the U.S. dollar in morning deals on Friday, after the Reserve Bank of India reduced its key interest rates unexpectedly and unveiled measures to improve liquidity to mitigate the economic downturn caused by the …
  • Overkill or overabundance of caution? 27 Mar 2020 07:09 Mar 27, 2020 Editorial 0 The walls are closing in from all directions and rapidly. The metaphors usually associated with forces of nature are summoned and put to work to describe the feared anticipations of the effect of COVID-19. India is bracing for an “ …
  • Busting coronavirus myths for cancer patients 27 Mar 2020 05:01 Express News Service NEW DELHI: At a time when oncologists are worried over the emerging challenges to cancer care delivery in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, an editorial published in Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention has detailed the …
  • Sensex Climbs Above 31,000; Nifty Nears 9,000 27 Mar 2020 04:12 Indian shares opened higher on Friday, extending gains for the fourth straight session on hopes that policymakers across the world will roll out additional stimulus measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic. RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das will address a …
  • Afghanistan terror attack: Child, wife killed, gurdwara sewadar says, ‘Time to leave Kabul’ 27 Mar 2020 04:04 Written by Divya Goyal | Ludhiana | Updated: March 27, 2020 8:59:48 am Tanya was three. (express photo) In 10 days, Tanya Kaur would have turned four. She was planning her birthday cake, said her father, Harinder Singh Soni (40), kirtan sewadar at the …
  • Is this the world's best Indian restaurant? 27 Mar 2020 02:48 Editor's Note — CNN's series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Our sponsorship policy. (CNN) — On Asia's 50 best restaurants list, …
  • COVID-19: The imperative of reinventing governance, By Jibrin Ibrahim 27 Mar 2020 00:25 I was really shocked when the Government announced that henceforth all Federal Executive Council and National Council of State meetings are postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. NO, NO. NO – they must be meeting daily. Precisely because the pandemic is …
  • Child, wife killed, gurdwara sewadar says, ‘Time to leave Kabul’ 27 Mar 2020 00:08 Written by Divya Goyal | Ludhiana | Updated: March 27, 2020 4:46:11 am Tanya was three. (Reuters) In 10 days, Tanya Kaur would have turned four. She was planning her birthday cake, said her father, Harinder Singh Soni (40), kirtan sewadar at the Gurdwara …
  • Go big on it: Relief package will help the vulnerable but is too limited to revive the economy 26 Mar 2020 23:16 Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a Rs 1.70 lakh crore relief package named Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana yesterday, to mitigate the hardship caused by the 21-day lockdown imposed by the government. The package uses existing government …
  • Hello doctor: Telemedicine has been around. It took a calamity for government to recognise its benefits 26 Mar 2020 23:16 The adage of crisis triggering reform in India is coming true yet again amid the Covid-19 outbreak. The world over, policy shifts hanging fire for years are getting fast-tracked in days. On Wednesday, government issued guidelines for doctors wishing to …
  • Oil Plunges After IEA Says Demand Is in Free Fall 26 Mar 2020 22:06 (Bloomberg) -- Oil resumed its decline after the head of the International Energy Agency warned global demand was in ‘free fall’ as coronavirus lockdowns wreak havoc on consumption while major producers pump more. Futures in New York tumbled 7.7% in New …
  • Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Releases Letter to Investors 26 Mar 2020 21:35 Dear Pershing Square Investor, On March 3, 2020, we disclosed that we had acquired large notional hedges which have asymmetric payoff characteristics; that is, the risk of loss from these hedges was limited, while their potential upside was many multiples …
  • COVID-19 and the great Chinese puzzle 26 Mar 2020 20:05 The pandemic is spreading like wildfire. What started surreptitiously sometime in late 2019 in Wuhan, China, has engulfed 172 countries and regions by March 25, 2020. Globally over 4,35,000 have been reported as confirmed infected, over 19,500 have died, …
  • Here's the Rest of the Best: Our Readers' Picks! 26 Mar 2020 19:20 Our Best of Denver 2020 Readers' Poll went live on January 22 — just two months ago, but it seems like an eternity. Thousands of readers filled out the poll, voting for their favorites in about 150 categories — many of them in industries that have now …
  • In fight against coronavirus, the world gives medical heroes a standing ovation 26 Mar 2020 17:35 There have been standing ovations, too, in Istanbul, Atlanta, Buenos Aires and Tamil Nadu, India. In Britain, droves of people are expected to come out this evening to cheer the staff of the country’s beloved National Health Service, whose intensive-care …
  • Shutdown alone is not enough to break the chain, says Giridhara Babu 26 Mar 2020 17:31 In an unprecedented measure, India on March 25 began a country-wide shutdown for 21 days to cut the transmission chain of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Till Wednesday, India had adopted the containment measures of screening, testing, isolating and …
  • India Unveils Economic Stimulus Package 26 Mar 2020 13:08 India's government unveiled an economic stimulus package worth INR 1.7 trillion as the nation faces complete lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus, or covid-19. Measures were aimed to help low income households, daily wage earners and small …
  • Amar Chitra Katha compiles stories of India’s unheard of, historic women 26 Mar 2020 13:06 Rukhmabai, an educated child bride, went on to question the intolerant society of the 1860s about why a woman cannot chose to leave her husband. She did this by incessantly writing letters to the then-editor of the Times of India. Muthulakshmi Reddy, the …
  • Oil Rally Falters on Demand Dread 26 Mar 2020 11:18 (Bloomberg) -- Oil’s recovery rally went into reverse as mounting evidence of the demand devastation being wrought by the coronavirus outweighed progress on a U.S. economic rescue package. Futures in New York fell around 3% to below $24 a barrel after …
  • Thermo Fisher Receives EU Approval For Diagnostic Test To Detect COVID-19 26 Mar 2020 08:14 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) said that it has received the CE mark in the European Union for its diagnostic test to detect nucleic acid from SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The Thermo Fisher test, which uses Applied Biosystems TaqPath …
  • New York Times Editorial: Coronavirus Is Advancing. All Americans Need to Shelter in Place. 26 Mar 2020 07:32 President Donald Trump needs to call for a two-week shelter-in-place order, now, as part of a coherent national strategy for the coronavirus to protect Americans and their livelihoods. Once he does, and governors follow his request, there will be time to …
  • Onward Security promotes DevSecOps to address challenges in cybersecurity regulatory compliance 26 Mar 2020 05:03 Onward Security promotes DevSecOps to address challenges in cybersecurity regulatory compliance In the IoT era, device manufacturers or brands are strongly promoting network-enabled products while trying their best to shorten time-to-market. In their …
  • Sensex, Nifty Rise About 2% On Stimulus Optimism 26 Mar 2020 04:14 Indian shares rallied on Thursday after the U.S. Senate approved a historic, $2 trillion stimulus package to combat the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Closer home, media reports suggest that discussions are ongoing between the Prime …
  • Sensex, Nifty Seen Opening Lower 26 Mar 2020 03:10 Indian shares are likely to open lower on Thursday after coronavirus cases in the country reached 656, as reported by states, and the death toll increased to 13. India's Q4 GDP growth may not be negative but can go down to 1.5-2.5 percent due to the 21 …
  • 3/25 Coronavirus Tracker: Avoiding Putinism, UK Parliament shutting down 25 Mar 2020 23:51 Welcome to NCR's Coronavirus Tracker, where you can find the latest news about the coronavirus pandemic as it relates to the Catholic Church and other institutions. We hope you find it useful in navigating these complex times and welcome your …
  • Oil Market Fears US is Running Out of Storage Space 25 Mar 2020 22:48 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. oil market is displaying worries that stockpiles are going to run out of storage space, with futures being whipsawed as a growing glut counters economic stimulus measures. While crude in New York rose for a third day as the U.S. …
  • A double atrocity 25 Mar 2020 22:37 By: Editorial | Published: March 26, 2020 3:30:19 am The apparent brazenness with which the government arrested the entire political leadership of J&K under preventive sections on August 5 last year, and then used the PSA, with its draconian provisions …
  • Ray Dalio Commentary: The Changing World Order 25 Mar 2020 22:18 I believe that the times ahead will be radically different from the times we have experienced so far in our lifetimes, though similar to many other times in history. I believe this because about 18 months ago I undertook a study of the rises and declines …
  • Here’s How America Can Safely Restart Its Economy 25 Mar 2020 21:20 As the United States finishes up its second consecutive week where most of the country is shut down over the global coronavirus pandemic, Americans are beginning to get restless. With businesses shut down, unemployment filings surging, and rent due at the …
  • A Pandemic Is No Time for US Economic Sanctions 25 Mar 2020 19:47 NEW YORK – Over the past several years, US President Donald Trump’s administration has unilaterally imposed harsh economic sanctions on several countries whose governments it seeks to punish. These measures are inhumane, violate international law, and …
  • I can't access coronavirus welfare and this is why 25 Mar 2020 17:22 By Nick Buckley Posted March 26, 2020 04:00:59 I'm one of hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders who live, work and pay taxes in Australia. Right now I'm holed-up in self-isolation without meaningful employment. When my money runs out I will have …
  • India Bans Export Of Anti-malaria Drug Used To Treat Coronavirus 25 Mar 2020 16:22 The Government of India has banned the export of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine, which is touted as effective in the treatment of the coronavirus. "The export of Hydroxychloroquine and formulations made from Hydroxychloroquine are prohibited …
  • Oil Down on Collapsing Demand 25 Mar 2020 14:30 (Bloomberg) -- Oil turned lower on an unprecedented hit to consumption, even as policy makers attempted to kickstart the global economy. Futures in London erased earlier gains to trade down 4.2%. The boss of trading house Vitol Group said demand is down …
  • Trump Aims To Reopen US Economy By Easter Amid Warning By NY Governor 25 Mar 2020 14:08 President Donald Trump has said that he hopes the United States will shake off coronavirus by Easter, terming it as "a beautiful timeline." Addressing a White House news conference Tuesday, he warned that if the country continues to lock down …
  • Opera introduces Opera News Lite - TechCabal 25 Mar 2020 13:33 Since its launch two years ago, Opera News has become one of the most used news and content apps in the world, with more than 160 million users. Today, Opera launches Opera News Lite, a smaller version of the popular Opera News application, designed for …
  • Sensex, Nifty Jump About 7% On US Stimulus 25 Mar 2020 11:19 Indian shares followed global peers higher on Wednesday after U.S. lawmakers reached agreement over a $2 trillion stimulus package to shore up the economy against the coronavirus pandemic. There were also expectations that the Modi government would unveil …
  • Walmart India Promotes Sameer Aggarwal To CEO Of Best Price - Quick Facts 25 Mar 2020 11:19 Walmart India, the Indian arm of U.S. retailer Walmart, Inc. (WMT), announced Wednesday that Sameer Aggarwal has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Best Price, Walmart India, effective April 1. He will report directly to Dirk Van den Berghe, …
  • The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Airbnb - Senators clinch deal on $2T stimulus package 25 Mar 2020 10:52                   Presented by Airbnb     Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Today is Wednesday. We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the daily co- …
  • The problem with Iran’s statement on Delhi’s anti-Muslim violence 25 Mar 2020 08:42 At the expense of sounding morbid, one can say India’s state-abetted anti-Muslim pogrom in New Delhi earlier this month presented an opportunity for Iran. In the context of downward trends in Indo-Iran ties in recent times, the potential for Iran to …
  • European Shares Seen Up After US Stimulus Deal 25 Mar 2020 08:11 European stocks are likely to open higher on Wednesday after the U.S. Senate passed a nearly $2tn stimulus package to help rescue the American economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic. The bill now goes to the House, where Democrats have introduced …
  • Inspired by India, The New York Times calls for similar national lockdown in US  25 Mar 2020 06:36 By PTI WASHINGTON: Citing the 21-day national lockdown announced by India and tough measures by other countries, a top American daily has called for similar steps in the US to combat the coronavirus pandemic as authorities expressed alarm over the sharply- …
  • Sensex, Nifty Marginally Higher In Choppy Trade 25 Mar 2020 04:52 Indian shares were marginally higher in choppy trade on Wednesday after the government declared a 21-day pan-India lockdown to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus pandemic. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex edged up by 34 points to 26,708, while the …
  • Greta preaches many of the first Earth Day's failed predictions 25 Mar 2020 03:36 More than three decades before Greta Thunberg was born — the Swedish environmental activist on climate change — more than 20 million Americans participated in the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. We now look back at quotes from Earth Day, Then and Now,” …
  • Sensex, Nifty Seen Lower At Open Amid Lockdown 25 Mar 2020 03:20 Indian shares look set to open lower on Wednesday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered all 1.3 billion people in the country to stay inside their homes for three weeks starting today to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and save India from …
  • March 25, 1980, Forty Years Ago: Assam disruptions 25 Mar 2020 02:46 By: Editorial | Published: March 25, 2020 3:05:35 am This is the front page of The Indian Express published on March 25, 1980, Forty Years Ago. Movement of goods from different parts of the country to Assam was disrupted when Chhatra Parishad (I) and Youth …
  • Home & nation 25 Mar 2020 02:46 By: Editorial | Updated: March 25, 2020 7:50:57 am As PM Modi underlined, “stringent social distancing and staying within the Lakshman Rekha of our homes is the only prevention against the coronavirus”, the only way to break its transmission cycle. The way …
  • Other contagions 25 Mar 2020 02:46 By: Editorial | Updated: March 25, 2020 7:52:41 am Now, apprehensions are gaining ground that amid a crisis that underlines inter-dependence, some people, led by a toxic mix of anxiety and prejudice, could be turning on each other. As India inches towards …
  • Indian obduracy threat to regional peace 24 Mar 2020 20:18 Unless the UN resolutions are followed, India will only lose out The joint statement issued at the end of President Arif Alvi’s visit to China revealed that among other things the issue of Kashmir was also raised. China underscored that it was paying close …
  • One Root Cause of Pandemics Few People Think About 24 Mar 2020 17:52 It’s easy for those of us in the Western world to shake our heads at the live wildlife markets in China that appear to be the origin of the coronavirus pandemic now paralyzing the globe. Easy, that is, since such a practice is so literally quite foreign to …
  • Fewer Deaths In Italy From Coronavirus 24 Mar 2020 17:12 Italy reported a fall in the rate of increase in new coronavirus cases and deaths for the second consecutive day. The number of deaths from the COVID-19 breakout in the country rose by 601 on Monday, the smallest increase in four days, raising the total …
  • Imposing lockdown in Pak to cause 'untold misery' to daily wagers 24 Mar 2020 15:13 Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar 23 (ANI): As several countries across the world including China, India and South Korea have gone under lockdowns to stall the spread of the coronavirus, imposing lockdown in Pakistan amid the crisis would cause "untold misery …
  • We must give highest priority to strengthening the public health system 24 Mar 2020 12:06 Written by Abhay Shukla | Updated: March 24, 2020 3:35:19 pm Patients suffering from cough and cold stand in a queue outside an OPD to get checked during coronavirus pandemic, at Government JP hospital in Bhopal, Monday, March 23, 2020. (PTI Photo) A …
  • Sensex, Nifty Rebound As Fed Steps Up QE 24 Mar 2020 11:27 Indian shares rebounded on Tuesday, with firm global markets offering support after the U.S. Federal Reserve launched unlimited bond buying and promised other steps to support the world's largest economy, which is reeling from the coronavirus pandemic. …
  • Oil Prices Soar As Dollar Extends Slide On Fed Stimulus 24 Mar 2020 10:46 Oil prices soared on Tuesday and the dollar fell for a second day running after the U.S. Federal Reserve unveiled fresh measures to supply precious liquidity into funding markets. Meanwhile, if media reports are to be believed, U.S. Senate leaders and the …
  • Opera launches Opera News Lite for phones with limited storage, network. 24 Mar 2020 09:14 Opera Limited has introduced Opera News Lite, a lighter and smaller version of its popular Opera News application. Since its launch two years ago, Opera has become one of the most used news and content apps in the world with more than 160 million users. …
  • The Leader Podcast: UK Gov coronavirus advice is failing the UK; Brits stranded in India; Covid crisis sparks acts of kindness 24 Mar 2020 05:08 Welcome to the Evening Standard's daily podcast, The Leader, bringing you exclusive analysis and insight of the events setting the news agenda tonight. The Leader is inspired by each evening's Evening Standard's editorial column, as it focusses …
  • Giving racial twist to coronavirus Threatening idea of India 24 Mar 2020 03:25 Giving racial twist to coronavirus : Threatening idea of India - The Sangai Express Editorial :: March 24 2020 - Tragically ironic. Even as the world has come together as one under the clarion call to unitedly fight the novel coronavirus, which has so far …
  • EDITORIAL COMMENT: Get to the bottom of Mpilo, UBH US$900k deals 24 Mar 2020 03:01 The Chronicle At a time when the country is grappling with a deficit in machinery for its health centres, the two referral hospitals in Bulawayo have equipment that is unusable but was supposed to be new. When the equipment, worth US$900 000, arrived from …
  • Ford Suspends Production In India, South Africa, Thailand, Vietnam Amid Covid-19 23 Mar 2020 12:25 Ford Motor Co (F) announced Monday that it is temporarily suspending vehicle and engine production at its International Markets Group or IMG manufacturing sites due to the growing impact of the coronavirus or Covid-19 pandemic. The decision will affect …
  • BJP and Israel: Hindu Nationalism is Ravaging India’s Democracy 22 Mar 2020 14:03 It was only a matter of time before the anti-Muslim sentiment in India turned violent. A country that has historically prided itself on  its diversity and tolerance, and for being ‘the largest democracy in the world’ has, in recent years, exhibited the …
  • India's majoritarian turn will not damage its ties with the US 20 Mar 2020 08:36 Since its re-election last year, Narendra Modi's BJP-led government has sought to accelerate India's transition from a state erected on secular principles to one governed by Hindu nationalism. In August last year, it removed whatever remained of …
  • India, Japan Developing Hypersonic Missiles To Counter Looming Chinese Threats - EurAsian Times 20 Mar 2020 05:33 After the US and Russia first began developing hypersonic missiles, China too jumped on the bandwagon and the latest to enter this race are Japan and India. Experts, however, suggest that hypersonic missiles can have a severe impact on the global security …
  • Chorus For High-Speed Internet Grows In Kashmir 20 Mar 2020 01:26 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 15Shares Farooq Abdullah’s letter to PM Narendra Modi seeking restoration of high speed internet in Kashmir Srinagar – The chorus for restoration of high-speed 4G internet services on mobile phones in Jammu and Kashmir has …
  • Nepal's Delicate Balancing Act Between China and India - The News Lens International Edition 19 Mar 2020 22:11 By Ankita Mukhopadhyay The Kathmandu Post, an English-language newspaper in Nepal, ruffled Chinese feathers in February when it published an article criticizing Beijing's handling of the COVID-19 outbreak. The article blamed China's authoritarian …
  • COVID-19 Update: China Hits Milestone, 3 Dead In India, London Mulls Lockdown? 19 Mar 2020 10:57 Here are the latest updates on the COVID-19 outbreak. Since the novel coronavirus emerged some three months back in China, for the first time on Thursday, the country reported zero domestically transmitted cases in the worst-affected Hubei and Wuhan. …
  • Improve the plan: India must act consistently and compassionately in its battle against Covid-19 18 Mar 2020 10:15 For some time, the government had highlighted its success in evacuation of Indian citizens stranded in coronavirus-hit China or Iran. That, however, is inconsistent with its recent action in moving to bar entry to citizens coming in from the UK, European …
  • India Shuts Down Taj Mahal, Ramps Up Measures to Control Coronavirus Outbreak 17 Mar 2020 15:28 NEW DELHI - India has closed the iconic Taj Mahal, one of the world’s most visited tourist sites, as it battles the spread of coronavirus. The Culture Ministry said Tuesday it was “imperative” that people keep away from the monument in the city of Agra, …