Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 06:25:36 PM
Japan to lift coronavirus state of emergency

Japan to lift coronavirus state of emergency

The Japanese government was set to end its nationwide state of emergency by lifting the order for Tokyo, its surrounding areas and Hokkaido on Monday, allowing more parts of the economy to re-open as new coronavirus cases tail off.

2020-05-25 16:00:47
Coronavirus: India confirms 6,977 new cases; total 4,024 deaths

Coronavirus: India confirms 6,977 new cases; total 4,024 deaths

India registered highest single day spike of COVID-19 cases for the fourth consecutive day on Monday with 6,977 new infections, reported in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s tally to 1,38,845, while the death toll rose to 4,021, according to the Union Health Ministry.

2020-05-25 13:11:30
Trump, Trudeau send Eid greetings to Muslims across world

Trump, Trudeau send Eid greetings to Muslims across world

United States (US) President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday sent warm greetings to Muslims around the world on the first day of Eidul Fitr.

2020-05-24 17:18:54
Muslims celebrate Eid across world amid curfews, virus fears 

Muslims celebrate Eid across world amid curfews, virus fears 

Muslims around the world on Sunday began celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a normally festive holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, with millions under strict stay-at-home orders and many fearing renewed coronavirus outbreaks.

2020-05-24 16:55:49
Pakistan plane crash claims 97 dead, 2 survivors

Pakistan plane crash claims 97 dead, 2 survivors

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) passenger plane, with an estimated 99 people onboard, crashed in Karachi's Model Colony near Jinnah International Airport on Friday.

2020-05-23 12:32:27
US Senate Passes Bill to Delist Chinese Companies From Exchanges

US Senate Passes Bill to Delist Chinese Companies From Exchanges

The Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation Wednesday that could lead to Chinese companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Baidu Inc. being barred from listing on U.S. stock exchanges amid increasingly tense relations between the world’s two largest economies.

2020-05-22 11:07:59
12 killed as cyclone Amphan hits West Bengal 

12 killed as cyclone Amphan hits West Bengal 

Cyclone Amphan made landfall in West Bengal on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people as it lashed coastal areas with ferocious wind and rain.

2020-05-21 14:50:40
US coronavirus deaths rise by 1,561 in 24 hours

US coronavirus deaths rise by 1,561 in 24 hours

The United States recorded 1,561 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 93,406, according to the latest real-time tally Wednesday reported by Johns Hopkins University.

2020-05-21 14:31:46
Coronavirus: India confirms 3,438 deaths, 112,442 cases so far

Coronavirus: India confirms 3,438 deaths, 112,442 cases so far

India has confirmed 3,438 deaths and 112,442 cases from coronavirus till Thursday, according to latest data from worldometer.

2020-05-21 14:22:50
Cyclone Amphan slams Into West Bengal

Cyclone Amphan slams Into West Bengal

Cyclone Amphan, one of the worst storms over the Bay of Bengal in years, has started making landfall in West Bengal towards Sunderbans, a marshy region famous for its mangroves.

2020-05-20 17:45:58
WHO members agree to independent probe of coronavirus response 

WHO members agree to independent probe of coronavirus response 

World Health Organization (WHO) member states have agreed to set up an independent inquiry into the global response to the coronavirus pandemic.

2020-05-20 13:35:56
Brazil jumps to third in COVID-19 cases worldwide

Brazil jumps to third in COVID-19 cases worldwide

Brazil has the third-highest number of novel coronavirus cases in the world, according to official figures released Monday, a troubling surge for a country struggling to respond to the pandemic.

2020-05-20 13:00:43
Asia's biggest synthetic drugs raid: 200m meth tablets seized in Myanmar

Asia's biggest synthetic drugs raid: 200m meth tablets seized in Myanmar

Myanmar has made south-east Asia’s largest-ever seizure of synthetic drugs in raids that revealed “unprecedented” production of opioids in the area, the UN has said.

2020-05-19 20:43:58
India's COVID-19 cases cross 1,00,000 mark

India's COVID-19 cases cross 1,00,000 mark

The coronavirus cases in India crossed the 1 lakh-mark on Tuesday and reached 1,01,139 after recording 4,970 cases in a span of 24-hours. Subsequently, the death toll in the country also increased to 3,163 with 134 fatalities reported in last 24-hours. 

2020-05-19 14:30:22