• Culinary nomad: Christine Manfield leads the way – again 30 Nov 2018 02:47 Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Christine Manfield blows through the door on the first hot day of spring like the breeze that's been missing. It's a sweltering 35°C Sydney day, but she looks fresh as a daisy in a baby-doll …
    • India's diplomat shortage leaves it far behind Asian rival China 31 Aug 2018 04:06 People walk past the Indian Mission to the United Nations building in New York December 18, 2013. — Reuters picNEW DELHI, Aug 31 — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Pentagon chief Jim Mattis are heading to New Delhi next week for an inaugural …
    • Trion Global Launches a Series of Smart LED TVs in India 27 Oct 2017 12:54 <HTML> <head> <META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8"> <meta content="text/html; charset=utf-8" http-equiv="Content-Type"> <style type="text/css…
          • Delhi government’s e-Pass during lockdown: How to get via WhatsApp, who can apply 30 Mar 2020 12:50 By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Published: March 30, 2020 4:01:28 pm There is an option to get e-Pass via WhatsApp in Delhi, but the passes are limited only to those engaged in essential services. The government of Delhi is issuing e-Passes to those who need …
          • Parcel trains are expected to be of great utility to E Commerce Companies 30 Mar 2020 07:07 To ensure an uninterrupted and seamless supply chain of goods and essential commodities in the wake of COVID-19, Indian Railways is offering its unhindered services of Parcel Trains for nationwide transportation of essential commodities and other goods …
          • Covid-19- Live updates as more Chinese tourist sites resume operations 30 Mar 2020 00:23 BEIJING: The world is now in a battle against Covid-19 (coronavirus), a disease caused by a previously unknown coronavirus that has spread to over 200 countries and regions. The following are the updates on the contagious illness. JINAN: More Chinese …
          • India’s response to COVID-19 is derived from lessons from earlier epidemics 29 Mar 2020 15:52 Suspected plague cases come for tests to an infectious diseases hospital in Delhi (Express Photo: Ravi Batra) As COVID-19 spreads across the globe, infecting over 6.07 lakh people and killing more than 28,000, India appears to have fared better with 873 …
          • Blog: The exodus or the dignity of the poor 29 Mar 2020 10:42 There is a great dignity in the stoic march of India’s workers as they leave India’s national capital, one of the world’s most populated cities, and head to their villages hundreds of miles away. It is the relatively healthy that have decided to walk their …
          • PM to update nation on COVID-19 as cases fall 29 Mar 2020 07:36 Prime Minister Scott Morrison is updating on Australia’s battle against the coroanvirus after meeting with the National Cabinet, and state and territory leaders. It’s believed the national canvas meeting canvased a number of issues including rent relief …
          • Delhi Police issues WhatsApp numbers for newspaper hawkers 29 Mar 2020 00:43 New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Delhi Police issued WhatsApp numbers for newspaper hawkers so that they can get their movement pass (curfew pass) made from their homes itself. Delhi Police spokesperson Anil Mittal on Saturday said all the station in-charges …
          • The past positives 28 Mar 2020 23:48 Students wear masks during an HINI virus scare in Mumbai. (Express Photo: A Srinivas) As COVID-19 spreads across the globe, infecting over 6.07 lakh people and killing more than 28,000, India appears to have fared better with 873 coronavirus positive cases …
          • Aussie hospitals to shut as Spain records worst day for deaths 28 Mar 2020 23:38 Australian private and Catholic hospitals are about to be closed and their staff stood down, putting 100,000 workers out of a job, just as the hospital system is about to buckle under the weight of coronavirus admissions. The catastrophe is the result of a …
          • Italy's coronavirus death toll passes 10,000: Live updates 28 Mar 2020 21:26 Spain's death toll from the coronavirus pandemic jumped to 5,690 on Saturday, with 832 patients dying in the past 24 hours, according to the health ministry. The announcement came as the number of people infected with the virus in the United States …
          • Ireland records highest daily death toll rise as 14 more die after contracting coronavirus 28 Mar 2020 20:35 Ireland has recorded its highest daily death toll in the coronavirus outbreak. In the last 24 hours, 14 people in the country have lost their lives. The deaths, all in the east of the country, bring the total number of victims in the state to 36. Another …
          • Coronavirus: UK tourists in India complain of being ‘abandoned’ by government 28 Mar 2020 18:26 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Patna airport was overcrowded during the second day of lockdown imposed by the Indian government Britons in India say they have been left "abandoned" with "no help whatsoever" from the UK …
          • COAI writes to Delhi municipal bodies to de-seal telecom towers 28 Mar 2020 16:47 NEW DELHI : The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has written to various municipal bodies in Delhi to de-seal telecom towers in the region in order to boost mobile services during the lockdown to curb the spread of novel Coronavirus. “As the …
          • What to expect from PM Modi's Dhaka visit&amp;quest; columnist, Asia News &amp; Top Stories 28 Mar 2020 13:54 DHAKA (THE DAILY STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - On Mar 5, India's External Affairs Ministry made it clear that the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bangladesh for the "Mujib Borsho" celebration is on. Not that any clarity was required …
          • Amid spike in coronavirus cases, India boosts capacity for tougher challenges ahead 28 Mar 2020 13:42 NEW DELHI: Amid looming fears of coronavirus infection entering the community transmission stage, India is boosting its overall health infrastructure by initiating measures like designating dedicated hospitals for affected patients in states, ramping up …
          • Amid Covid-19 outbreak, Delhi’s sanitisation workers demand safety gear, masks 28 Mar 2020 11:32 Written by Abhinav Rajput | New Delhi | Updated: March 28, 2020 4:51:52 pm Workers sanitise a DTC bus at the NO 3 of Rajghat Depot in New Delhi. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal) As the city went into lockdown on Monday morning, among the essential staff …
          • India’s chaotic cities turn eerily silent as virus fears grow 28 Mar 2020 05:22 By Muneeza Naqvi and Upmanyu Trivedi The bustling streets are silent across much of India as the country heeds Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 21-day lockdown to break the chain of transmission of the coronavirus, but the WhatsApp groups are buzzing. As the …
          • Hapless migrants on road, broken supply chains show glaring gaps in how Centre, states implement lockdown 28 Mar 2020 02:11 A migrant worker and his family on the move in Ghazipur, Delhi-UP border on NH-24, Friday night. They are heading home to their village in UP. (Photo: Gajendra Yadav) Caravans of migrant labourers walking hundreds of kilometres along highways and across …
          • 'Just Want To Go Home': Stuck in Bangladesh, Kashmiri Students Seek Evacuation Amid Covid-19 Fears 28 Mar 2020 01:45 Amid the Coronavirus pandemic and the three-week lockdown in India, hundreds of Kashmiri students studying Bangladesh have demanded immediate evacuation, saying they are gripped in fear and panic. “All I want is to be at home. Even if I have to die, I want …
          • India’s coronavirus lockdown will hit women and migrant workers hardest 28 Mar 2020 01:44 Nitya Rao, University of East Anglia 27 March 2020 In Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, I woke up to an eerie silence yesterday. The night before, India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, announced a 21-day national lockdown would start at midnight. The …
          • Ireland residents told to stay at home unless for supplies, exercise or essential work in new coronavirus clampdown 28 Mar 2020 01:15 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has announced a range of further restrictions on public movement in Ireland, with people required to remain in their homes for the next two weeks amid the coronavirus outbreak.  He said people could only leave their home in a limited …
          • Caritas India, anti-coronavirus campaign for the most marginalized (Photos) 27 Mar 2020 14:54 Health kits distributed to 5 thousand poor people, food to other 5 thousand families of seasonal workers, slum residents, Dalits. The toll of people infected by Covid-19 has risen to 703 and the deaths to 16. Surgical masks packed in the diocese of Miao …
          • SpiceJet offers to fly stranded migrant labourers home 27 Mar 2020 12:53 New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet has offered its aircraft to operate few flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Patna to fly take migrant labourers, particularly from Bihar, who have got stuck in various parts of the country due to …
          • Indian athletes on cop duty amid COVID-19 lockdown 27 Mar 2020 11:39 IMAGE: Policemen wearing masks stop vehicles for checking at Kailash Nagar during the nationwide complete lockdown, in East Delhi. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI They were at the forefront of pursuing glory for the nation as athletes and now some …
          • Covid live: Delhi prepares for worst case scenario 27 Mar 2020 09:38 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra has announced that there will be no lay-offs in his two organizations Japan's Suzuki Motors suspending vehicle production in home country from April 1 till April 3 Odisha …
          • India’s Trinity of Challenges 27 Mar 2020 08:43 Asia-Pacific, Crime & Justice, Economy & Trade, Featured, Headlines, Health, Human Rights, Humanitarian Emergencies, Religion, TerraViva United Nations Normally bustling streets in cities across India were mostly deserted as the country observed …
          • Coronavirus updates: U.S. now has most cases in world 27 Mar 2020 05:49   11:22 PM JetBlue to fly medical volunteers to New York for free New York Governor Andrew Cuomo commended JetBlue on Thursday for donating flights to medical volunteers heading to New York to help combat the coronavirus pandemic. "So grateful for the …
          • During 21-day lockdown, Delhi govt says grocers can run 24×7 26 Mar 2020 20:57 Not many grocery stores are keen to take up the offer to stay open 24×7. (Representational image) Establishments providing essential services, including grocery shops, will be allowed to operate 24×7, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced Thursday. In a …
          • Coronavirus updates: COVID-19 cases top half a million worldwide 26 Mar 2020 19:28   53m ago Pelosi says House will take up coronavirus relief bill on Friday Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House will vote Friday on a massive relief package responding to the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, after the Senate unanimously passed …
          • Half a million people infected worldwide as economic toll rises 26 Mar 2020 19:12 The human and economic toll of the lockdowns against coronavirus mounted as Italy shut down most of its industry, and more than three million Americans applied for unemployment benefits in a single week. As the number of infections around the globe reached …
          • Coronavirus updates: Millions of jobless seek help as 1,000 die in U.S. 26 Mar 2020 13:38   12m ago Amazon employees fear COVID-19 exposure: "I was panicking" At least 10 Amazon warehouse employees across the country have contracted the coronavirus, according to employee and media reports. However, they are part of a select group of …
          • The Rohingyas: Global threat or national asset? 26 Mar 2020 06:26 DISCLAIMER – The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of The Khaama Press News Agency. We welcome opinions and submissions to Khaama Press Opinions – Please email them to info …
          • Brits in Vietnam hotel among thousands trapped abroad during coronavirus pandemic 26 Mar 2020 04:20 A British tourist has told how he and three friends have been held in “dark, cramped” hotel rooms in Vietnam for a week over coronavirus concerns. Londoner Jake Anderson, 23, said he and his friends have missed their flight home and fear being stranded …
          • Whole of humanity at risk 26 Mar 2020 02:27 The coronavirus pandemic is threatening the entire human race, the United Nations warned yesterday as it launched a humanitarian response plan featuring a $2 billon appeal for the world's poorest people. "COVID-19 is threatening the whole of …
          • No transport and no money, migrants take long road home 26 Mar 2020 00:44 With public transport stopped, migrants start walking home from Ahmedabad Wednesday. (Reuters) Antresh Kumar, 21, started walking at 3 am on Wednesday from Dharampuri in Najafgarh, South West Delhi. Facing the prospect of no work due to the 21-day lockdown …
          • Queen is 'in good health' Buckingham Palace says amid coronavirus fears 26 Mar 2020 00:19 Buckingham Palace last night insisted the Queen was in 'good health' after Prince Charles was diagnosed with coronavirus. It is understood the Prince of Wales met his 93-year-old mother at Buckingham Palace on March 12 – less than two weeks ago. …
          • Capital’s meat shops bear the brunt: ‘We’re essential, police don’t listen’ 25 Mar 2020 21:34 Written by Somya Lakhani | New Delhi | Published: March 26, 2020 2:33:08 am The fish market in CR Park which was ordered shut, Wednesday. Tashi Tobgyal Even though meat shops can remain open during the 21-day lockdown, several meat-sellers alleged that …
          • Nationwide lockdown to impact housing sales, say realtors 25 Mar 2020 18:46 New Delhi: The nationwide lockdown for next 21 days amid spread of coronavirus will severely impact residential real estate as housing sales have almost come to a standstill, which could affect builders' cash flow and lead to default in repayment of …
          • Senate Moves Toward Passing Sweeping $2 Trillion Aid Deal 25 Mar 2020 17:29 The Senate on Wednesday moved toward a vote on a sweeping bipartisan deal to deliver $2 trillion in government relief to a nation increasingly under lockdown, watching nervously as the twin threats of disease and economic ruin grow more dire. Reached after …
          • Coronavirus UK: Could Prince Charles have infected royals? 25 Mar 2020 16:01 Prince Charles has had contact with possibly hundreds of people over the past 16 days, including the Queen and Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The 71-year-old heir to the throne, who has tested positive for coronavirus, carried out at least six engagements …
          • Les Knutson: Hornets were poised for repeat; Section 2A was loaded 25 Mar 2020 14:18 It was a sunny, but somewhat cool day on Feb. 28 when we ventured north on the back roads traveling through small towns like Storden, Lamberton, Wabasso, Delhi, Renville, Raymond, Sunburg, Terrace and Glenwood before reaching Alexandria, Carlos and then …
          • Prince Charles has coronavirus  25 Mar 2020 13:31 Prince Charles has coronavirus and may have been contagious just 24 hours after last seeing his 93-year-old mother the Queen, who is well but has been taking medical advice since her son fell ill, it was revealed today. The Prince of Wales, 71, tested …
          • Spain overtakes China toll with 3,434 COVI9-19 deaths 25 Mar 2020 11:45 By: Express Web Desk | Beijing, New Delhi, Paris | Updated: March 25, 2020 5:05:59 pm Coronavirus global updates March 25: Volunteers wait to check temperatures at the entrance of a street in Beijing. (Giulia Marchi/The New York Times) Coronavirus …
          • Praying in a pandemic: Communal worship hard to resist for some 25 Mar 2020 09:32 For Samuel Heilman, a visit to his local synagogue - in New Rochelle, New York in the United States - has long been part of his daily routine. As an Orthodox Jew, Heilman considers the synagogue more than just his place of worship. It's also a house of …
          • Neeraj Chopra, Vikas Krishan welcome Olympic postponement 25 Mar 2020 07:29 NEW DELHI: His much-awaited Olympic debut has been delayed by a year but star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra is unfazed as he feels humanity needs to focus on the COVID-19 pandemic more than anything else right now. Chopra qualified for the Olympics …
          • Delhi Police clears Shaheen Bagh protest site amid coronavirus threat 25 Mar 2020 06:51 Shaheen Bagh had become the heart of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests since 15 December last year, days after the law was passed by Parliament. FATIMA KHAN 24 March, 2020 Delhi Police in the process of clearing the Shaheen Bagh protest area | By …
          • NCR experiences showers; Maharashtra may witness thunderstorms 25 Mar 2020 05:19 NEW DELHI: The National Capital Region (NCR) experienced light to moderate showers along with gusty winds on Tuesday, as the trend of unseasonal rain continues over the country. Interior regions of Maharashtra are also expected to witness thunderstorms …
          • Coronavirus: India enters 'total lockdown' after spike in cases 25 Mar 2020 00:02 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption India has seen a sharp increase in coronavirus cases in recent days India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has imposed a nationwide lockdown in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The restrictions …
          • Coronavirus: India enter 'total lockdown' after spike in cases 24 Mar 2020 21:47 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption India has seen a sharp increase in coronavirus cases in recent days India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has imposed a nationwide lockdown in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The restrictions …
          • In World’s Most Vulnerable Countries, Coronavirus Pandemic Rivals the 2008 Crisis 24 Mar 2020 20:49 In New Delhi, a fruit vendor whose sales have dropped by half now dilutes the milk she serves to her five children. In central Turkey, a company that runs hot air balloon rides for tourists has banished its 49 employees to indefinite leave while cutting …
          • Arms over masks: India buys weapons from Israel as coronavirus cases spike 24 Mar 2020 19:49 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's handling of the coronavirus crisis has been criticised by activists and rights groups after it emerged his government decided to go ahead with an arms deal with Israel worth hundreds of millions of dollars. …
          • Stranded Britons offered emergency loans by the government to get home 24 Mar 2020 19:25 British tourists stranded abroad as the coronavirus pandemic paralyses international travel will be offered emergency loans to get them home, the Government said today amid fears from some that they will be left to 'live on the streets'. Foreign …
          • Coronavirus: India to enter 'total lockdown' after spike in cases 24 Mar 2020 16:31 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption India has seen a sharp increase in coronavirus cases in recent days India is to impose a nationwide lockdown in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced. The …
          • Coronavirus updates from March 23, 2020 24 Mar 2020 12:08   2:10 AM China eases curbs on one-time virus epicenter Chinese authorities are lifting a lockdown in most of its virus-hit Hubei province. People who are cleared will be able to leave the province after midnight Tuesday. The city of Wuhan, where the …
          • Map: How many coronavirus cases does each Indian state have? 24 Mar 2020 11:36 At least nine people have died in India after contracting COVID-19, which has infected more than 500 people across the South Asian country, and health experts warn that a big jump in cases could be imminent. The world's second-most populous nation has …
          • New tax deadlines, easier business rules in India's coronavirus fight 24 Mar 2020 11:31 Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman government today relaxed a number of tax compliance rules for individuals and firms and also raised the threshold of triggering insolvency cases to Rs 1 crore from Rs 1 lakh. The government will also announce a fiscal …
          • Shaheen Bagh protest site cleared by Delhi Police 24 Mar 2020 07:29 Nearly 100 days after people began their protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at Shaheen Bagh, Delhi Police have got the protest site cleared early morning. Deputy Commissioner of Police (South East) RP Meena said that the step was taken amid …
          • Video: Anti-Citizenship Law Protest Site in Delhi Cleared Amid Coronavirus Outbreak 24 Mar 2020 07:20 India 02:33 GMT 24.03.2020(updated 03:47 GMT 24.03.2020) Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): The protest at Delhi's Shaheenbagh has been going on for almost 100 days. Recently, protesters have been warned to clear the site due to the spread of the …
          • Coronavirus: India case count nears 500-mark 24 Mar 2020 06:16 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Price as on 24 Mar, 2020 11:37 AM, Click on company names for their live prices. India may have 13 lakh confirmed Coronavirus cases by mid-May: Study India could face between around 100,000 and 1.3 million …
          • WHO lauds India's coronavirus response; total positive cases rise to 468 24 Mar 2020 06:06 Image Source : PTI People wearing masks to mitigate the spread of coronavirus in New Delhi (file photo) Amid rise in novel coronavirus cases in India to 468, the World Health Organisation on Monday lauded the measures taken by the Indian government to …
          • Saving India's grand old party 24 Mar 2020 04:36 Saving India’s grand old party In March 2017, the Indian National Congress was poised to win a record fourth term in the state of Manipur. While it had taken a drubbing at the polls, it was still the single largest party in the legislature of sixty with …
          • Novel coronavirus doesn't spread airborne: WHO 24 Mar 2020 02:55 New Delhi [India], Mar 23 (ANI): The World Health Organisation's (WHO) South-East Asia office on Monday said that the novel coronavirus doesn't spread airborne. However, there has been a reported possibility of aerosol transmission in a relatively …
          • Corona lockdown: Over 1,000 cases against violators in Delhi 24 Mar 2020 02:29 New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Delhi Police has registered 1,012 cases in different areas of the national capital on the first day of the lockdown implemented to prevent the spread of coronavirus epidemic that has claimed at least nine lives in India so far. A …
          • Delhi borders sealed: IDs for essential staff, curfew passes for rest 24 Mar 2020 02:23 Even though the lockdown came into effect 6 am Monday and will last until March 31, police said many people had violated it by claiming they were part of “essential services”. (File photo) This was done after police observed that execution of prohibitory …
          • Newspapers not Covid-19 carriers, say top scientists 24 Mar 2020 01:55 NEW DELHI: Scientists at India’s top health research bodies and health experts have said holding newspapers in your hands is safe, and there is no evidence of them or other types of paper being carriers of Covid-19 infection. Over the past week, there have …
          • Technology Of Death: The Not-So-Shocking Report On Israeli Weapons Exports 24 Mar 2020 00:46 The Middle East region, battered by wars and adjoining humanitarian crises that have left millions of people stateless, hungry and diseased, is in urgent need for peace, security and reconstruction. Thanks to the US, Russian, French, Israeli and other …
          • Raja Mandala: China and WHO, a new story 23 Mar 2020 20:16 A man wears a face mask at a metro station in Beijing, China. (Photo: REUTERS/File) One of the casualties of the US-China wrangling over the coronavirus is the World Health Organisation, which is supposed to be at the very heart of the global effort to …
          • First deaths in West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh as total cases in India near 500 23 Mar 2020 19:42 NEW DELHI : Reported cases of the coronavirus pandemic touched 485 in India on Monday, as West Bengal and Himachal Pradesh both reported their first deaths, taking the countrywide toll to nine. The railway employee, who died in Kolkata, did not have a …
          • India ranks 3 in SE Asia region with 467 COVID-19 cases 23 Mar 2020 18:47 New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) India has reported most number of cases of novel coronavirus after Thailand and Sri Lanka in the South East Asia region. According to data released by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Thailand reported most number of COVID-19 …
          • India’s steps comprehensive, robust: WHO 23 Mar 2020 17:02 New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Amid rise in novel coronavirus cases in India to 430, the World Health Organisation on Monday lauded the measures taken by the Indian government to contain the disease. In a statement released to the media, Dr Roderico Ofrin, …
          • Airborne spread of COVID-19 not reported so far: WHO  23 Mar 2020 16:59 By PTI NEW DELHI: Airborne spread of COVID-19 has not been reported so far and it is transmitted mostly through respiratory droplets and close contact, Regional Director of WHO South-East Asia Dr Poonam Khetarpal Singh said on Monday. Her comments came in …
          • Delhi locks down borders, police to issue curfew passes for essential travel 23 Mar 2020 16:36 NEW DELHI: To ensure the smooth continuance of essential services, Delhi Police today decided to issue curfew passes for goods vehicles driving into the city from the national capital region (NCR) carrying essential items. The owners of these vehicles will …
          • Our correspondents heard of these coronavirus 'cures' around the world. We asked experts if any work 23 Mar 2020 07:41 Updated March 23, 2020 17:42:47 With the whole world talking, reading, posting and sharing all sorts of information about coronavirus, it can be hard to sort through what is actually a fact and what is a myth. Maybe you've got a friend writing on …
          • Social distancing a luxury that workers on Rs 152 a day can’t afford 23 Mar 2020 07:11 By Bibhudatta Pradhan and Archana Chaudhary Baby Devi has already lost 80% of her monthly earnings to the spread of the coronavirus -- and the worst in India may be yet to come. The 38-year-old mother of four, who cleans homes for a living, lost jobs with …
          • Daily Briefing: Vehicular emissions down in some cities; Bajrang Punia says better if Tokyo Games postponed; and more 23 Mar 2020 03:45 Top news on Monday morning. A billion plus hunker down: 75 districts in 22 states placed under complete lockdown In a slew of extraordinary measures to contain the spread of coronavirus, authorities announced a complete lockdown of 75 districts in 22 …
          • A billion plus hunker down: 75 districts in 22 states placed under complete lockdown 23 Mar 2020 03:12 Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray suspended the services of state transport and private buses but allowed bus services within cities so that people involved in essential services can get to work. (File photo) As the Janata Curfew called by Prime Minister …
          • A billion plus hunker down 23 Mar 2020 00:59 Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray suspended the services of state transport and private buses but allowed bus services within cities so that people involved in essential services can get to work. (File photo) As the Janata Curfew called by Prime Minister …
          • COVID-19: Deaths Surge Past 13,000 As One Billion Confined To Homes 23 Mar 2020 00:36 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 8Shares Rome – From Italy to India to the United States, governments rolled out tougher measures to halt the rapid spread of the coronavirus pandemic as global cases surged past 300,000 on Sunday and Asia braced for a …
          • Coronavirus Pandemic: Acute shortage of medical supplies adds to crisis 22 Mar 2020 20:27 Italy, Iran and the United States reported soaring new death tolls as the coronavirus pandemic marched relentlessly across the globe yesterday, prompting a scramble in hard-hit regions to set up more hospital beds and replenish the dwindling medical …
          • Europe virus toll soars as Asia braces for second wave 22 Mar 2020 19:27 The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic engulfing Europe catapulted in several hotspots across the continent despite ramped up restrictions to contain the ballooning outbreak, as Asia braced for a possible second wave of infections on its shores. The …
          • COVID-19: As migrant workers return home, how different states are feeling the pinch 22 Mar 2020 16:14 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | Published: March 22, 2020 9:31:43 pm There are about 150 labour ‘addas’ in Hyderabad where hundreds of workers from other states assemble for work. (Express photo by Rahul V Pisharody) Roshid Ahmed has an almost odd, …
          • Govts roll out tougher measures as coronavirus cases surge past 300 000 22 Mar 2020 14:07 From Italy to India to the United States, governments rolled out tougher measures to halt the rapid spread of the coronavirus pandemic as global cases surged past 300 000 on Sunday and Asia braced for a possible second wave of infections. Nearly one …
          • Coronavirus live news: Iran and Germany cases jump overnight; Russian military medics to help Italy 22 Mar 2020 10:14 6.09am EDT 06:09 Sarah Marsh NHS nurses are being made to use various items they can find – including bin bags – in the hospital to help protect themselves, with many using plastic aprons over their head, buying wellies or wrapping clinical waste bags …
          • India; A bridge too far? 22 Mar 2020 07:40 Compassion and people to people interaction may help solve national and international problems by Editor March 21, 2020 By Uttam Sen/newsin.asia An Indian-journalist-turned-politician recently wrote on a subject which continues to flow, in public …
          • Corona confines one billion people to homes worldwide 22 Mar 2020 02:21 Corona confines one billion people to homes worldwide NEW YORK/ROME/PARIS/ LONDON/NEW DELHI: Almost one billion people were confined to their homes worldwide on Saturday as the global coronavirus death toll shot past 13,000 and US states …
          • Most heading home to Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and UP: Nothing to do here, say those at New Delhi Railway Station before leaving 21 Mar 2020 23:05 Written by Shivam Patel | New Delhi | Updated: March 22, 2020 3:31:05 am At the New Delhi railway station’s platform on Saturday. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) Crouched on the floor near the train status screen at the New Delhi Railway Station on Saturday, …
          • COVID-19: Parties shut Delhi offices, MCD staff too head home 21 Mar 2020 21:30 Written by Abhinav Rajput | New Delhi | Updated: March 22, 2020 2:28:13 am The AAP has shut its Rouse Avenue office for public gatherings. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) The BJP, AAP and Congress have called off all public meetings and gatherings of party …
          • “Bay of Bengal” study notes development disparity between North-East and South 21 Mar 2020 17:25 [TamilNet, Thursday, 19 March 2020, 21:34 GMT] All the successive regimes after the genocidal onslaught on Eezham Tamils in 2009 have focused on improving the economy of the Sinhala South. The SL State deploys ‘development’ coupled with geopolitics to …
          • Coronavirus | Flyers stuck at Delhi airport for as long as 11 hours 21 Mar 2020 10:56 People travelling to India from abroad on Saturday complained of crowded waiting areas inside the Delhi airport, where those travelling from different countries have to wait together for as long as 11 hours, before they can leave the airport. People said …
          • The sad tale of Delhi: As narrated by its bards – Part 1 21 Mar 2020 09:56 Bad times have befallen Delhi again. The capital of India has been in the news lately because of the widespread protests by citizens and students across the communal, linguistic, cultural and religious divides which have come to the forefront ever since …
          • Coronavirus | Shaheen Bagh protest to continue during Janata curfew 21 Mar 2020 00:30 Women protesters in Shaheen Bagh on Friday said they will continue their sit-in against the amended citizenship law on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged people to remain indoors on March 22 as part of a ‘people’s curfew’ to mitigate the spread …
          • Four hanged in India seven years after bus rape, but questions still linger on gender violence 20 Mar 2020 11:26 The four were sentenced to death by a trial court in 2013. Four Indian men convicted of the gang rape and murder of a student in Delhi in 2012 have been hanged, the BBC has said. They are Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh. The four …
          • Solar, Lunar eclipses 2020: When and where to watch eclipses this year 20 Mar 2020 08:46 By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Published: March 19, 2020 2:24:04 pm Solar and Lunar Eclipses: A list of all eclipses of 2020. (Image: Pixabay) When the Sun, Earth, and the Moon align in a straight line (or form an almost straight configuration), we witness …
          • Home to nearly 2 billion people, South Asia could be the next coronavirus hot spot 19 Mar 2020 21:38 Unlike in China, the Middle East, Europe and the United States, the number of coronavirus cases in the region remains relatively low, at least for now. There are about 600 confirmed cases across the eight countries, most of them in Pakistan and India. …
          • AAP picks select few MLAs for plum posts 19 Mar 2020 05:13 Express News Service NEW DELHI: The recent decision to remove AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj as chairman of the Peace and Harmony Committee comes as an affirmation of the fact that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has rewarded only a few of the newly elected …
          • India does need to step up testing, it is on that path: WHO’s representative 19 Mar 2020 00:18 Written by Abantika Ghosh | New Delhi | Updated: March 19, 2020 4:08:31 am A doctor in a protective suit sits outside an isolation ward for COVIND-19 patients at a hospital in Hyderabad. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A/File) While India is yet to adopt …
          • 10 must-reads for today, Asia News & Top Stories 18 Mar 2020 18:43 WORLD Two bombs exploded in front of a government office in Thailand's insurgency-hit Yala province yesterday, wounding 18 people, a security official said. The explosions took place in front of a Thai government body that oversees the administration …
          • Covid19 scare: As cancellations rise, future looks grim for hospitality 18 Mar 2020 10:45 The coronavirus pandemic has greatly impacted the Indian hospitality industry, with cancellations going up to 75 per cent. The overall business and summer holiday bookings are likely to be impacted by 25 per cent on a year-on-year basis, according to …
          • Dissent in times of COVID-19: NCPCR seeks report on Shaheen Bagh protest 18 Mar 2020 10:33 New Delhi: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Wednesday wrote to the District Magistrate of South East Delhi to submit a report regarding the assembly of people in Shaheen Bagh protest site amidst the coronavirus outbreak. In the …
          • WHO says 'aggressive' action needed in South-east Asia to stop virus 18 Mar 2020 00:48 A Ferry Line Ventures Sdn Bhd employee cleaning the interior of a ferry to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in Langkawi March 11, 2020. — Bernama pic NEW DELHI, March 18 — The World Health Organisation called for “aggressive” action in Southeast Asia to …