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Ban media ads, put on hold foreign visits to divert funds to fight COVID-19: Sonia to PM

Ban media ads, put on hold foreign visits to divert funds to fight COVID-19: Sonia to PM

New Delhi, Apr 07: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggesting five measures to conserve money for the fight against COVID-19, including a complete ban on media advertisements by government and PSUs for two years and suspending the Central Vista beautification project. The suggestions came after Modi reached out […]

Trump says he”d be surprised if Modi didn”t allow hydroxychloroquine export

Trump says he”d be surprised if Modi didn”t allow hydroxychloroquine export

New York, April 07: While India has lifted its ban on exports of hydroxychloroquine to the US, President Donald Trump has said that he would be surprised if Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not allow it. “I would be surprised if he does (ban its export to the US), because, you know, India does very […]

‘Greatest Challenge’: Raghuram Rajan Warns Govt Against Driving All COVID-19 Efforts From PM Office

‘Greatest Challenge’: Raghuram Rajan Warns Govt Against Driving All COVID-19 Efforts From PM Office

New Delhi, Apr 06: Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has suggested to the government to call people with proven expertise and capabilities, including from opposition parties, to deal with perhaps the greatest emergency being faced by the country since Independence following the coronavirus outbreak. He also cautioned that driving everything from the Prime Minister’s Office, […]

Srinagar mayor anguished at crowds at J&K Bank branches

Srinagar mayor anguished at crowds at J&K Bank branches

Srinagar, April 06: Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu on Monday expressed deep concern over the huddling of customers at the branches of Jammu and Kashmir bank. “Deeply concerned at the visuals of huddled crowds at various branches of J&K Bank. I”ve spoken to the Bank officials and asked them to take effective steps. It”s a […]

14 news cases in Kashmir today, toll of active cases reach 106 in JK

14 news cases in Kashmir today, toll of active cases reach 106 in JK

Srinagar, Apr 05 (KNO): The deadly Coronavirus on Sunday crossed the 100 mark as more 14 persons were tested positive today, taking the toll of active cases across Jammu and Kashmir to 106. According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), government spokesman Jammu and Kashmir, Rohit Kansal informed that more 14 persons have been tested […]

Johns Hopkins University reports 1.2 mn COVID-19 cases worldwide

Johns Hopkins University reports 1.2 mn COVID-19 cases worldwide

Washington, Apr 05: The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide has topped 1.2 million, according to a new tally from Johns Hopkins University. A total of 1,204,782 people have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus across the world, with a death toll of 64,849, showed the tally updated by the university’s Center for Systems Science and […]

5 new cases today,Total Positive Cases 75 in JK:Kansal

5 new cases today,Total Positive Cases 75 in JK:Kansal

COVID 19 Awareness and Monitoring Committees shall be set up at Panchayat and Block levels Masks, immune building materials also to be part of new strategy JAMMU, APRIL 03: Principal Secretary Planning, Information and Government Spokesperson, Rohit Kansal informed that with the addition of 5 new cases today the number of positive COVID 19 cases […]

COVID-19 : Five more Test Positive in J&K, Total Cases reach 75

COVID-19 : Five more Test Positive  in J&K, Total Cases reach 75

Srinagar, Apr 03: Five more persons tested positive in Jammu and Kashmir, news agency ANI quoted government spokesman Rohit Kansal as having said. “75 #COVID19 cases have been reported in Jammu & Kashmir, with 5 cases being reported today out of which 70 are active. Four of the new cases are from Kashmir while one […]

After lifting lockdown, Wuhan residents asked to stay home amid fears of rebound of coronavirus

After lifting lockdown, Wuhan residents asked to stay home amid fears of rebound of coronavirus

Beijing, Apr 03: The authorities in China”s Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus, on Friday asked its residents to stay at home and avoid non-essential outings amid fears of a possible rebound of the disease due to the steady rise in the asymptomatic cases, days after the nine-week lockdown was relaxed in the city. […]

COVID-19 can travel 27 feet, stay in air for hours, says MIT researcher

COVID-19 can travel 27 feet, stay in air for hours, says MIT researcher

Washington DC, Apr 02: Staying six feet away from others may not work, an MIT researcher has warned – saying the coronavirus can rather travel 27 feet and can linger for hours. The study was conducted by MIT associate professor Lydia Bourouiba, who has researched the dynamics of coughs and sneezes for years. It was […]

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