Battle against coronavirus to be long, India’s efforts have set example to world: PM

Battle against coronavirus to be long, India’s efforts have set example to world: PM

NEW DELHI: India’s battle against the coronavirus pandemic will be a long one, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday while asking people to feel neither tired nor defeated and expressing confidence the country will emerge victorious in its fight. Addressing BJP workers on the party’s 40th foundation day, Modi also responded to the Opposition’s […]

Iran will never ask United States for coronavirus help: Report

Iran will never ask United States for coronavirus help: Report

DUBAI: Iran will never ask the United States for help in the fight against the new coronavirus, Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has rejected offers from Washington’s for humanitarian assistance to Iran, the Middle Eastern country so far most affected by the coronavirus, with 3,603 deaths […]

J&K’s coronavirus count crosses 100 mark

5 children among 14 new cases in Kashmir

J&K’s coronavirus count crosses 100 mark

Srinagar: Coronavirus positive cases crossed the 100 mark in Jammu & Kashmir after 14 more persons tested positive in the last 24 hours, raising the region’s tally to 106, officials said on Sunday. “So far, 106 persons tested positive for novel coronavirus in J&K. This includes two deaths and four recoveries,” said an official. Among […]

PM Modi speaks to Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, other political leaders over coronavirus situation

PM Modi speaks to Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, other political leaders over coronavirus situation

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to several leaders, including his predecessor Manmohan Singh, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and former president Pranab Mukherjee, on the situation arising out of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Sources said that Modi also called up various leaders, including Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav of the Samajwadi […]

Gag order on coronavirus another attempt to throttle information: KPC

Gag order on coronavirus another attempt to throttle information: KPC

Srinagar: The Kashmir Press Club (KPC) on Saturday issued a statement decrying “the attempts by authorities to throttle information on coronavirus”. Highlighting a recent gag order issued by Director Health Services, Kashmir, ordering doctors and paramedics not to share information with media about the ongoing crisis, the KPC said that stopping information flow amid the […]

‘Worst yet to come’ for countries in conflict, says UN chief Antonio Guterres amid coronavirus crisis

‘Worst yet to come’ for countries in conflict, says UN chief Antonio Guterres amid coronavirus crisis

UNITED NATIONS, (UNITED STATES) :UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Friday renewed his call for a global ceasefire, urging all parties to conflict to lay down arms and allow war-torn nations to combat the coronavirus pandemic. “The worst is yet to come,” Guterres said, referring to countries beset with fighting like Syria, Libya and Yemen. “The COVID-19 […]

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