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Yuvraj stands with Afidi in fight against COVID-19

Yuvraj stands with Afidi in fight against COVID-19

New Delhi, March 31:  With the world coming to a standstill due to the coronavirus outbreak, sportspersons are trying their best to donate and help the needy as much as they can in these trying times. And former India all-rounder has joined hands with former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi to…

COVID-19 tests in US reach 1mn, total cases increase to 164,274

COVID-19 tests in US reach 1mn, total cases increase to 164,274

Washington, March 31: The US has tested 1 million people in its stepped-up effort to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, while the total number of cases has increased to 164,274. “Today we reached a historic milestone in our war against the coronavirus. Over 1 million Americans have been tested,” Xinhua news agency…

COVID-19: India reports 1,071 positive cases, 942 active

COVID-19: India reports 1,071 positive cases, 942 active

New Delhi, March 30: The total number of coronavirus positive cases in India has reached 1,071 on Monday, including the foreign nationals, with 942 active cases, the Union Health Ministry said. The Health Ministry said in the 10.30 a.m. update that 29 deaths have been reported in India so far,…

What exactly is Kashmir’s ‘Tabligi group’?

What exactly is Kashmir’s ‘Tabligi group’?

Srinagar, Mar 29: Tabligi group, a Kashmiri voluntary preaching group known locally and outside as ‘Allah Wallay’, has been in the news for all the wrong reasons after one of its prominent members died of coronavirus infection in Srinagar last week. So, who exactly comprise the Tabligi group? What do they…

Coronavirus: Total tally stands at 979 in India, 25 people Death

Coronavirus: Total tally stands at 979 in India, 25 people Death

New Delhi, Mar 29: The total number of positive coronavirus people in India so far, reached up to 979 on Sunday. Of this at least 867 are active coronavirus cases, 86 people have cured and discharged from hospitals while 25 people succumbed from the highly infectious COVID-19 disease. The data was…

UN chief Guterres warns of losing COVID-19 war

UN chief Guterres warns of losing COVID-19 war

United Nations, March 27: While UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has told the Group of 20 (G20) leaders on Thursday, “We are at war with a virus — and not winning,” UN entities around the world are unrelenting in providing aid to fight COVID-19. “This war needs a wartime plan to…

Coronavirus deaths top 1,000 in France

Coronavirus deaths top 1,000 in France

Paris, March 25:  French Director General of Health Jerome Salomon has announced that 1,100 people diagnosed with the COVID-19 have died, an increase of 240 in one day, as the country entered the second week of a nationwide lockdown.…

No pay cut for Central govt contract workers during lockdown

No pay cut for Central govt contract workers during lockdown

New Delhi, March 24:  In a major relief for outsourced professionals and contractual workers in central government offices, ministries and departments, the Finance Ministry’s Department of Expenditure on Monday announced that all contractual worker in such departments would receive their full pay during the lockdown period in several states amid…

Soldier in Ladakh tests positive for COVID-19

Soldier in Ladakh tests positive for COVID-19

New Delhi, March 18: An Indian Army soldier has been placed in an isolation ward at a hospital in Ladakh after he was found infected with coronavirus, sources in Army stated. It is a first positive case of coronavirus in the Indian Army. The soilder is from the Ladakh Scouts, an…

Global coronavirus death toll crosses 7,000

Global coronavirus death toll crosses 7,000

New Delhi, March 16: The total number of deaths due to coronavirus across the world crossed the 7,000 mark on Monday. According to worldometers.info, the total number of deaths across the globe were recorded at 7,071, out of 179,814 total cases.…