2 FIRs lodged against Arnab Goswami in Punjab

  Batala/Fazilka,  Two FIRs were lodged against senior journalist Arnab Goswami on Thursday for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Congress president Sonia Gandhi and targeting a particular community during a debate on a TV show, police said. The FIRs were registered at Batala and Abohar (Fazilka) police stations based on complaints filed by Congress workers […]

52 fresh cases of coronavirus in Rajasthan

52 fresh cases of coronavirus in Rajasthan

  Jaipur,  Rajasthan recorded 52 fresh coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the state’s virus tally to 1,628, an official said. The state has so far seen 25 deaths due to the virus, with Jaipur accounting for 13 deaths. “52 fresh cases have been reported in nine districts of the state, including 34 in Jaipur,” Additional […]

Seoul sees no suspicious activity in North amid Kim concerns

  Seoul,  The South Korean government said Tuesday no unusual activity has been detected in North Korea after unconfirmed reports described leader Kim Jong Un as in fragile condition after heart surgery. The presidential Blue House says it had no information about the rumors on Kim’s health. Speculation often surfaces about North Korea’s leadership based […]

South Korea says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un not gravely ill

Speculation about Kim’s health was raised after he missed the celebration of his late grandfather and state founder Kim Il Sung on April 15. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was not gravely ill, two South Korean government sources said on Tuesday, following reports he had undergone a cardiovascular procedure and was now in “grave […]

Trump says he’s close to a deal with Congress on virus aid

  Washington,  The Trump administration and Congress are nearing an agreement on an aid package of up to USD 450 billion to boost a small-business loan program that has run out of money and add funds for hospitals and COVID-19 testing. President Donald Trump said Sunday, We’re getting close to a deal. Along with the […]

Guidelines out for non-coronavirus health facilities

New Delhi,  The Union health ministry has issued guidelines to be followed on detection of suspect or confirmed COVID-19 cases in non-coronavirus health facilities and said hospitals located in proximity or catering to COVID-19 containment zones should treat all patients as suspect cases until proven otherwise. The move comes after a few hospitals closed down […]

Over 3,600 people detained for violating lockdown in Delhi

  New Delhi,  Over 270 cases were registered and 3,608 people detained in Delhi on Saturday for violating lockdown orders, police said. According to the data shared by the police, 271 cases were registered under section 188 (for disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the Indian Penal Code till 5pm. A total […]

Global virus deaths pass 150,000 as Trump endorses lockdown protests

  Washington,  Coronavirus deaths have surged past 150,000 worldwide with nearly a quarter of them in the United States, where President Donald Trump lent his support to protesters rallying against lockdown orders. Evidence is mounting that social distancing successfully slowed the pandemic after more than half of humanity — 4.5 billion people — were confined […]