COVID-19

Coronavirus COVID-19: BFI motivates boxers through video conferencing

BFI President Ajay Singh spoke at length on Sunday and checked on the health, training regimen, nutrition and mental well-being of all the boxers.
 

Mar 29, 2020, 18:05 PM IST

Telangana judge opens court premises to feed migrants walking home amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

In a heart warming gesture, a judge at Sangareddy town of Telangana has opened court premises to feed those migrants who are walking their way towards their respective villages in and around Medak, Sangareddy and Zaheerabad districts of Telangana, due to the nation-wide lockdown. 

Mar 29, 2020, 17:50 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi writes to PM Modi says lockdown amid coronavirus COVID-19 scare created 'panic, confusion'

The former Congress party president said that the labourers have been rendered vulnerable without their daily wages or access to nutrition and basic services.

Mar 29, 2020, 17:03 PM IST

Coronavirus outbreak: Cristiano Ronaldo to donate ventilators in Portugal

The latest donation will bring the total number of the ventilators in the region to 99.
 

Mar 29, 2020, 16:15 PM IST

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu lauds Maharashtra virologist for developing coronavirus COVID-19 testing kit

The Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday lauded Maharashtra-based virologist Minal Dakhave Bhosale and her team at Mylab Discovery Solutions for developing COVID-19 testing kit, India's first such kit.

Mar 29, 2020, 15:43 PM IST

BCCI asks fans to spend time like Cheteshwar Pujara family amid coronavirus lockdown

Pujara made his last appearance for the national side during their tour of New Zealand. 

Mar 29, 2020, 14:49 PM IST

Juventus players, coach Maurizio Sarri agree pay cut due to coronavirus

Sarri and the first-team players have agreed what amounts to a four-month pay reduction to help Italy`s most successful club during the coronavirus crisis.

Mar 29, 2020, 09:23 AM IST

Centre asks states to stop mass migration due to coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown, worldwide deaths over 29800

Huge crowds of those wanting to return to their home towns and villages were witnessed in several parts of Delhi, taking the arduous trek of several kilometres on foot even as the coronavirus pandemic infected 918 people across India and over 6.40 lakh worldwide.

Mar 29, 2020, 00:16 AM IST

Amid COVID-19 spread, Maldives Parliament to go virtual from March 30

Amid the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Maldives Parliament on Saturday decided to move its session online from March 30 (Monday) and will continue to meet via video conference till the health emergency is lifted. The rehearsals for the same were done on Saturday in which the Speaker of the House, Mohamed Nasheed, participated. The Maldives has so far recorded 16 positive cases.

Mar 28, 2020, 21:36 PM IST

COVID-19 lockdown: MHA directs states to provide shelter, food to migrant workers under SDRF funds

The ministry has changed the rules for assistance under the SDRF, facilitating the availability of money for food and temporary accommodation for migrant workers.

Mar 28, 2020, 20:40 PM IST

Coronavirus lockdown: Help those in need by directing them to these hunger relief centres in Delhi

Taking to micro-blogging website Twitter, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) announced the government's initiative, adding that anyone can get free lunch and dinner at these centres. The centres have been mapped by the Chief Minister's Office.

Mar 28, 2020, 19:31 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi announces Prime Minister’s-CARES Fund for people to contribute to combat coronavirus COVID-19 challenge

The fund has been set up so that the people who want to contribute can do so by following a few simple steps which will help the government tide over the major COVID-19 hurdle.

Mar 28, 2020, 18:33 PM IST

3-week coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown not enough, sustained periods of shutdown with periodic relaxation will work: Research

A three-week lockdown to contain the rising cases of the deadly coronavirus and combat the COVID-19 is insufficient, according to a recent study by experts. The coronavirus continues to infect people globally even as leaders across the world are implementing measures to contain the rapid-growing outbreak. Till 4.45 pm (IST) the COVID-19 positive cases has crossed 6 lakh and killed over 28,000 globally.

Mar 28, 2020, 17:34 PM IST

We will be stronger than ever in 2021 Tokyo Olympics, says Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka

Coronavirus infections in Japan have climbed to more than 1,400, with 47 deaths.

Mar 28, 2020, 17:15 PM IST

Pakistan Army unwilling to close mosques fearing backlash from fundamentalist clerics

Amid the rising cases of the coronavirus COVD-19 worldwide, the Pakistani Army is unwilling to close the mosques across the country fearing backlash from the fundamentalist clerics. The fact remains that the fundamentalist clerics are crucial for Pakistan's proxy wars in Afghanistan and India, especially Jammu and Kashmir.

Mar 28, 2020, 16:07 PM IST

Google 3D feature: How to bring these animals to your home during coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

In order to use the feature, a person will need to search the name of an animal on google. Following that, they will need to find a little box that says “Meet the (insert animal name) up close.”

Mar 28, 2020, 15:28 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with AYUSH professionals over coronavirus COVID-19

The video interaction was also attended by Union Minister for AYUSH, Cabinet Secretary and Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, also participated in the interaction held through video-conferencing.

Mar 28, 2020, 15:00 PM IST

Mohun Bagan to donate Rs 20 lakh to coronavirus relief fund

On Friday, legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar came forward and decided to contribute Rs 25 lakh each to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund and Chief Minister's Relief Fund in their fight against COVID-19.

Mar 28, 2020, 15:00 PM IST

Sapna Choudhary pens a heartfelt note to god in the testing times of coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak

Fans praised Saona Choudhary for her writing skills in the comment section. 

Mar 28, 2020, 14:06 PM IST

Coronavirus: Rahul Gandhi urges people to provide food, shelter to migrants heading home due to lockdown

The Congress Wayanad MP made a general appeal to all urging them to provide food and shelter to the home-bound migrants moving on foot passing through their towns, cities and villages.

Mar 28, 2020, 13:12 PM IST