Monthly Archives: March 2020
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), International Paralympic Committee (IPC), Tokyo 2020 organising committee, Tokyo metropolitan government and the government of Japan announced on Monday that the Tokyo Olympic Games will be staged from July 23 to August 8, 2021, and the Tokyo Paralympic Games will run from August 24 to September 5, 2021.
The Nifty was trading at 8,586.05, higher by 304.95 points or 3.68 per cent from its previous close.
They will work wearing black badges to protest the decision of the State government asking to issue certificates for the supply of liquor to those showing withdrawal symptoms.
The markaz has even given proof of communication between police and concerned authorities and has slammed media for misreporting.
The company sent the first batch of employees to the site with "epidemic care packages" that included masks, hand sanitizer and a red envelope, reports GizmoChina.
Five new cases were reported on Monday and with the second death recorded the Government urged the public to comply with COVID-19 countermeasures, while applauding public resilience in the face of hardship, the Daily Financial times said in a report.
With this, the number of total cases in the state rose to 40.
Krishna Allavaru, in-charge IYC, said: "Youth Congress is trying it's bit in ensuring proper and clean supplies to the impoverished. In order to achieve this common goal, various teams have been deployed throughout the country and volunteers are participating in overwhelming number."
"Yesterday the Chief Minister made it very clear that today (March 31st) a good number of officials retire. He has said that even if there is none to take over charge, it will be deemed that the charge has been handed over and the official has retired.
Mallya said that he had made offers to return the outstanding dues many times but neither the banks nor the Enforcement Directorate were cooperating.
On Monday, local administration and health workers sprayed disinfect on the migrant labourers in Bareilly after they arrived in the district.
On Monday, the Council held a briefing via video teleconference on the situation in Syria and was briefed on by UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock and UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen, reports Xinhua news agency.
He was a resident of Pothencode about 20 kms from the capital city.
Delhi: As the country begins the seventh day of lockdown, a total of 1251 people are reported to be infected with the virus. On Monday...
Libya had reported its first case of Covid-19 last Tuesday, a 73-year-old man who had returned from a trip to Saudi Arabia in early March.
The ban will apply to those who have visited one of the designated regions in the 14 days prior to their arrival in Japan, Efe news quoted state broadcaster NHK as saying in a report.
A release from KC Venugopal said "Congress President, Smt Sonia Gandhi has approved the setting up of a Central Control Room' at AICC, comprising, Rajiv Satav, MP, Devendra Yadav, Ex MLA, and Manish Chatrath, Secretary, AICC for the purpose of coordinating all COVID2019, related matters. "
The latest casualty was the first for Pune and ninth for Maharashtra. Mumbai had earlier recorded seven corona deaths and Buldhans one.
The Centre has announced a package of Rs 1.7 lakh crore for assistance to those affected due to nationwide lockdown.
Right from the morning, big queues have been seen in front of the banks and standing in were mostly aged people.
Ahead of the arrest, the district collector announced prohibitory orders under Sec 144 in the Kottayam district.
“I’m surprised to see such reports, there is no such plan of extending the lockdown,” he said.
22 laborers were reported to have died in the attempt to walk back home.
Though the number of cases rose steadily there were encouraging reports about at least seven patients in Jabalpur recovering from infection after they tested positive on return from Dubai almost a week ago.
Mumbai: Indian stock markets opened on a negative note on Monday with the BSE Sensex trading over 700 points lower.The decline was in line with...
As the number of confirmed cases in the US reached 139,675 on Sunday evening, Trump announced at the White House that instead of relaxing soon the guidelines social distancing at their core, he would continue them.
Messages or no messages, the 'guest' laborers of Kerala is insecure and the PR gimmicks of government are not the solution for the same.
He also informed that under Indian Railways, 1.25 lakh wagons transporting essential commodities, such as food grains, sugar, salt, coal, petroleum, etc, have been operated in the last 5 days.
“A complete lockdown and the resulting shutdown of our economic engine will almost certainly ensure the millions of unemployed youth rush back to their villages, increasing the risk of infecting their parents, grandparents and the elderly population. This will result in catastrophic loss of life," Gandhi said in the letter.
“One of our colleagues, a first officer with SpiceJet, has tested positive for Covid-19. The test report came on March 28. He did not operate any international flight in March,” the airline’s spokesperson said.
"On the recommendation of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, and upon consultation with the Governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, I have asked the @CDCgov to issue a strong Travel Advisory, to be administered by the Governors, in consultation with the Federal Government," Xinhua news agency quoted Trump as saying in a tweet on Saturday night.
This marks Sri Lanka's first death from the COVID-19 outbreak, reports Xinhua news agency.
Starting Saturday, the test is available for Mumbai residents for Rs 4,500, and will soon be expanded to the rest of the country, Practo said.
Gandhi shared a tweet from Uttar Pradesh Congress which showed migrants walking back home even in the night
The iPhone maker created the app and website with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the White House coronavirus task force and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
State Agriculture Minister V.S. Sunilkumar told the media that the 69-year-old man arrived from UAE on March 22 and was in isolation.
"After these first 10 days of confinement, it is clear that we are just at the beginning of this epidemic wave. It has submerged eastern France and now it is arriving in the Paris region and northern France," Xinhua news agency quoted Philippe as saying on Friday.
Taking to Twitter, Gandhi said: "Today, hundreds of our brothers and sisters, along with their hungry and thirsty families have to move towards their villages. On this difficult path of theirs, those of you who are capable enough, provide them with food, shelter and water.
The pandemic also claimed 969 lives, a new single-day record high in fatalities registered here since the outbreak hit the country's northern regions on February 21, Xinhua news agency reported.
The kits were dispatched from the National Institute of virology and reached the virology lab housed in the National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED) here on Friday.
The bureau chief of Hindu had alleged that the police had abused him and “held by his neck” in his car while he was on his way back home.
He is currently showing mild symptoms and will be self-isolating in Downing Street.
Speaking at a news conference here, Liu Dongru, deputy head of Hubei province's health commission, said coronavirus risk evaluation for five districts of Xinzhou, Huangpi, Jiangxia, Caidian and Dongxihu have been further lowered to "low risk", reports Xinhua news agency reported
The 30-stock Sensex tumbled after gaining over 1,100 during the initial trade.
Although China reported its first locally-transmitted coronavirus case after three days on Friday, almost all its new cases now come from abroad, the BBC reported.
Early results showed carbon monoxide, mainly from cars, had been reduced by nearly 50% compared with last year.
Australia has come up with an initiative to thank their health workers
The initiative inspired by the book Going On A Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury is gaining popularity.
“This morning, we South Africans wake up with sad news that we now have our first deaths resulting from the Covid-19 outbreak," read the statement.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami to enforce the three-week national lockdown strictly.
The closures announced Thursday "are not a holiday, it is a serious measure to prevent COVID-19," the mayor said in a statement on his website.
This applies to more than two-thirds of the India workforce and the company would review the approach monthly, it said in a statement.
On Thursday, Ahmad Rashid Totakhil, head of the general directorate of prisons, said that the prisoners who will be released do not pose a threat to the society, TOLO News reported.
The accused is a resident of Gajia in Jahagirabad area of Naini in Uttar Pradesh.
The country also has reported 54 imported cases.
Kollam: One of the sub-collector in Kollam district who skipped his 14day quarantine has now been traced back to his hometown in Uttar Pradesh. Though...
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday made the announcement making it clear that the order "shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette".
"Our drones will spray disinfectant on areas specified by the Chhattisgarh government, usually hospital areas, government offices and buildings," Agnishwar Jayaprakash, Managing Director of city-based Garuda Aerospace, told IANS.
"Due to #NovelCoronavirus pandemic, Muslims are recommended to offer Zuhur at home instead of praying Jumah at mosques. DON'T come out for congregational prayers and #StayAtHomeSaveLives. It is mandatory upon all to avoid causing harm to their fellow citizens," tweeted AIMPLB late on Thursday night.
United Nations: While UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has told the Group of 20 (G20) leaders on Thursday, "We are at war with a virus --...
Hyderabad: Ace Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu on Thursday donated a sum of Rs 10 lakh to combat the spread of coronavirus. Sindhu has donated Rs...
Washington: The US Senate has approved a historic $2 trillion fiscal stimulus package, the in the country's modern history, to try and counter the effects...
New Delhi: With the Indian government imposing a nationwide 21-day lockdown to combat COVID-19, leading tech giant Apple's manufacturing partners have temporarily shut manufacturing in...
Kolkata: A 66-year-old man, admitted at a private hospital here, has been detected with the coronavirus infection, taking the total number of positive cases in...
Chennai: Tamil Nadu has reported three more positive cases of Coronavirus taking the total infected cases till date to 26.According to Tamil Nadu Health Minister...
Srinagar: The first COVID-19 death occurred in Srinagar after a patient who had tested positive earlier succumbed on Thursday in the hospital.Doctors said the 65-year...
New Delhi: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has Come up with an easy frequently asked questions (FAQ) to dispel myths and bring out...
Rome: The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 7,503 lives in Italy, while the cumulative number of confirmed cases have reached 74,386, Italian authorities said.Active infections grew...
Thiruvananthapuram: Apart from doing its regular policing jobs, ever since COVID-19 struck, the Kerala Police has now become the cynosure of all eyes, after its...
Our cities might be locked down, and we might be isolated in homes, but it is important to talk and spread support and solidarity.
“We can never ever accept apologists and stooges of the British who undermined our secular fabric. Let’s respect those who gave us our constitution,” Aishee Ghosh tweeted along with the new picture from the site.
The company is known for mixing film with live music, art, theatre, and dance to create cinematic worlds that are open to exploration by the viewers.
Between coronavirus test and mask shortages, business and university closures, home quarantine and isolation wards and the media which at the moment is updating too much, stressed individuals are in need of a distraction from the chaos and it seems most of them have found their resort and peace in online memes.
Though the IAF management decided this year to turn their back at the turbulent political environment in the country, the artists, had found their own ways to express solidarity with the protesting crowd of Delhi.
"Women can sail with the same efficiency as male officers and there should be no discrimination," the court observed.
The line between creativity and insensitivity can be really, really thin. But it is common to mistake both as the same.
WHO in a month's time has turned out to be one of the biggest social media influencers.
The government has already announced the agriculture budget of 2020-21 with an outlay of Rs 19,408 crores.
Chinese people in Italy are being targeted, shamed and attacked as the paranoia over the virus is growing.
“I propose to raise excise duty, by way of National Calamity Contingent Duty,” announced Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during Budget 2020. Smoking had never been the same. It pinches.
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