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Coronavirus cases in India near 1,400-mark; Toll 35

NEW DELHI: The number of coronavirus cases in India have reached 1,397 on Tuesday, says Health Ministry. Out of these, 38 cases are being assigned to states to initiate contact tracing. Out of these positive cases, 49 are foreign nationals. Over 200 cases related to COVID-19 infection reported from the various states, the highest for a single day so far. The number of deaths due to COVID-19 also surged to a new-single day high as 11 people succumbing to infection in last 24 hours. The death toll in the country has risen to 35. Fresh deaths were reported from Telangana, Maharashtra and West Bengal....more More

441 Have Coronavirus Symptoms after Delhi Mosque Event

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Mininster Arvind Kejriwal today said 441 people from the mosque in Delhi where a religious gathering earlier this month has caused a huge coronavirus scare have shown symptoms linked to the highly contagious virus. Twenty-four people have tested positive for COVID-19, he said, adding that there was a possibility of many more confirmed cases. Over 1,500 people staying in "Markaz Nizamuddin", the Delhi headquarters of the Tablighi Jamaat group, have been quarantined. "It was a highly irresponsible act," the Delhi Chief Minister said, adding that of the 97 coronavirus cases in the capital, 24 were from the same mosque complex....more More

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Solidarity, Hope, Coordinated global response needed to tackle COVID-19 pandemic: UN chief

By Deepak Arora

UNITED NATIONS: As public fear and uncertainty grow around the COVID-19 pandemic, “more than ever before, we need solidarity, hope and the political will to see this crisis through together,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday in his first virtual press conference. Unlike any global health crisis in the 75-year history of the United Nations, the coronavirus pandemic is “spreading human suffering, infecting the global economy and upending people’s lives”, he added....more More

USA's Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds Official China Tally as Global Fatalities Surge Past 40,000

NEW DELHI: A total of 40,057 deaths have been recorded across the world, including 29,305 in Europe, with Italy registering 12,428, followed by Spain with 8,189, USA with 3,415, and China with 3,305. The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 40,000 people worldwide, with nearly three-quarters of the deaths in Europe, according to an AFP tally released on Tuesday using official figures.According to another tally published by the Johns Hopkins University, the number of deaths in the United States from the coronavirus has surpassed those reported by China, where the pandemic began in December....more More

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New York gets hospital ship as US dealth toll crosses 3,000

NEW YORK: A military hospital ship arrived in New York Monday as America's coronavirus epicenter gears up for the peak of the pandemic, with emergency restrictions extended as the national death toll passed 3,000. The navy's 1,000-bed USNS Comfort docked at a Manhattan pier as more US states enforced stay-at-home orders after President Donald Trump abandoned his Easter target for life returning to normal in the United States. The 894 foot-long vessel – which also has space for a dozen operating rooms – was greeted by cheering crowds after departing Norfolk, Virginia on Saturday....more More

Coronavirus epidemic ‘far from over’ in Asia: WHO

GENEVA: The coronavirus epidemic is “far from over” in the Asia-Pacific region, and the current measures to curb the spread of the virus are merely buying time for countries to prepare for large-scale community transmissions, a WHO official said on Tuesday. Even with all the measures, the risk of transmission in the region will not go away as long as the pandemic continues, said Takeshi Kasai, Regional Director for the Western Pacific at the World Health Organization (WHO)....more More

2020 Tokyo Olympics postponed by a year

TOKYO: Japan’s prime minister and the head of the International Olympic Committee agreed to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games by a year Tuesday in an extraordinary move, unprecedented in peacetime, as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic. “I proposed to postpone for about a year and president Bach responded with 100 percent agreement,” Shinzo Abe told reporters referring to Thomas Bach, head of the IOC....more More

After Prince Charles, British PM Boris Johnson tests positive for covid-19

LONDON: Coronavirus outbreak is an equalising contagious disease that has negatively impacted every strata of the world. This ruthless virus had only recently impacted British royalty, Prince Charles and has now also taken PM Boris Johnson in its grasp. British Prime minister Boris Johnson recently announced that he has been tested positive for coronavirus in a video clip. He shall remain in isolation in the Downing Street....more More


India forms empowered groups, task force to deal with Covid-19 outbreak

NEW DELHI: The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government on Sunday formed 10 empowered groups and a strategic task force comprising senior civil servants to deal with the Covid-19 outbreak and its aftermath. The setting up of the groups and the task force, which together have 68 bureaucrats, is an attempt to forge a planning and implementation machinery that acts in concert to minimise the impact of the disease the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global pandemic....more More

Kangana Loves Success And Spirituality

NEW DELHI: Kangana Ranaut is very much in touch with her spiritual side and goes on retreats every now and then to rejuvenate herself. In a new video shared by her team on Instagram, the actor urges Indians to embrace spirituality instead of only running after materialistic pleasures. “You must be thinking, ‘Kangana is a superstar, fashionista, and the best actress. So why does she become a hermit or a yogi sometimes?’ I find it weird that you people find it weird. The purpose of life is not only to earn money. Western thinking and capitalism has convinced us to earn money but where are those people today? They are all hiding in their houses and saying, ‘Take all our money but save us from coronavirus.’ People are now understanding that life is not all about their job, their social media profiles, their standing in society or even their relationships. Then what is life? Life is just life,” she says in the clip....more More

Ozone layer heals as humans stay indoors amid coronavirus outbreak

NEW DELHI: The Ozone layer above Antarctica has registered a significant recovery as it healed to create a positive global wind movement. A new study suggests the Montreal Protocol - the 1987 agreement to stop producing ozone depleting substances (ODSs) - could be responsible for pausing, or even reversing, some troubling changes in air currents around the Southern Hemisphere. The study has been published in Nature....more More

DGCA extends ban on international passenger flights till April 14

NEW DELHI: All international commercial passenger flights will remain suspended till April 14, aviation regulator DGCA announced on Thursday, amid a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on March 19 had announced that no international commercial passenger flight operations will take place in India from 1.30 am on March 23 to 5.30 am on March 29....more More

Moody’s cuts India GDP growth to 2.5% from 5.3% in 2020

NEW DELHI: Moody’s Investors Service has slashed its estimate of India’s economic growth forecast to 2.5% during 2020 calendar year from an earlier estimate of 5.3% amid the rising economic cost of the coronavirus pandemic. Moody’s said it expects the growth to bounce back to 5.8% in the calendar year in 2021 and expects a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of negative 0.5% in CY20 at the global level, before bouncing back in CY21....more More

We Have Entered Recession: IMF Chief

WASHINGTON: The coronavirus pandemic has driven the global economy into a downturn that will require massive funding to help developing nations, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said Friday. "It is clear that we have entered a recession" that will be worse than in 2009 following the global financial crisis, she said in an online press briefing. With the worldwide economic "sudden stop," Georgieva said the fund's estimate "for the overall financial needs of emerging markets is $2.5 trillion."...more More



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Mario Bellini Honoured With Lifetime Award At Salone del Mobile.Milano

Mario Bellini, a multifaceted and innovative Milanese designer, has been awarded a Special Lifetime Award during the Salone del Mobile.Milano. The life time award to Mario Bellini is celebration for one of Italy’s most versatile and iconic architects and designers.


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Just continue to help, sustain, wipe tears, listen attentively and carefully repair all the 'leaks' you find

A man was asked to paint a boat. He brought with him paint and brushes and began to paint the boat a bright red, as the owner asked him. While painting, he noticed that there was a small hole in the hull, and quietly repaired it.When finished painting, he received his money and left.

Despite progress in childbirth safety, one woman or baby dies every 11 seconds

Childbirth survival rates are now a “staggering success” compared with the year 2000, but one pregnant woman - or her child - still dies every 11 seconds from largely preventable causes, UN health experts said.


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