Iranian Parliament Speaker tests COVID-19 positive

Tehran |Friday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST

Ali Larijani, Speaker of the Iranian Parliament, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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Covid-19: Around 50 doctors, medics test positive in India

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST

In India, around 50 doctors and medical staff have tested positive for coronovirus (Covid-19), raising the eyebrows of the Union Health Ministry, sources said on Friday.

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'PM urged us to take active part in Covid-19 activities'

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST

Legendary India athlete P.T.Usha on Friday said the video conference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi was well timed and has given all a big boost.

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COVID-19: India to get $1B emergency funding from World Bank (Ld)

United Nations |Friday, 2020 7:45:05 AM IST

The World Bank has announced that India is to receive $1 billion in emergency financing to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Covid-19 cases near 1 million, death toll cross 51,000 (Lead)

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 7:15:05 AM IST

The global coronavirus toll crossed 51,000 late on Thursday with Italy (13,915) and Spain (10,096) accounting for nearly half the fatalities, while the number of cases were fast approaching a million,

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Covid-19 dents bike, 3-wheeler March sales

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 6:15:05 AM IST

Two-wheeler and three-wheeler offtake receded on a year-on-year basis in March as depressed demand sentiment along with uncertainty regarding Covid-19 dented sales.

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Now, a documentary on COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan

Mumbai |Friday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST

A new documentary film attempts to uncover the story of the novel coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China.

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Tamannaah: Practise compassion towards less privileged amidst COVID-19 crisis

Mumbai |Friday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST

Actress Tamannaah Bhatia urges people to be more compassionate towards the underprivileged people, especially at a time when the world is dealing with the pandemic of coronavirus.

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NCC cadets may be deployed to fight Covid-19

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST

The civil authorities can avail the National Cadet Corps' services in the Covid-19 fight, according to the Ministry of Defence, here on Thursday.

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'It's horrible', says Indian-American doctor on COVID-19 frontlines

New York |Friday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST

"It's horrible, horrible, people are dying in the emergency room (ER)," said an Indian-American doctor on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic describing the grim conditions at hospitals here where

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Two Tablighi Jamaat attendees test Covid-19 positive in Punjab

Chandigarh |Friday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST

Two members of the Tablighi Jamaat, who were at the congregation in Delhis Nizamuddin Markaz in March, tested positive for the coronavirus disease in Punjab, taking the total number of such cases to 4

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COVID-19: VHP jumps into cremation row in Maharashtra

Mumbai |Friday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad lashed out at the Maharashtra government on Thursday for backtracking on an order to compulsorily cremate all those who died of COVID-19. The VHP also accused the NCP-Cong-Sh

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