Indian govt bans domestic flights from Tuesday midnight Indian govt bans domestic flights from Tuesday midnight

But the restrictions will not apply to cargo flights in yet another measure to impose a lockdown in the country fighting the coronavirus spread


Coronavirus: South Korea reports lowest number of new cases in four Coronavirus: South Korea reports lowest number of new cases in four

The country recorded 64 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the total to 8,961 with 111 deaths


Coronavirus to shut India's busiest rail network Coronavirus to shut India's busiest rail network

One of the world's busiest urban rail systems will be shut down for ordinary commuters from Monday 


Suspected COVID-19 passengers on board, pilot exits AirAsia cockpit window Suspected COVID-19 passengers on board, pilot exits AirAsia cockpit window

An AirAsia India spokesperson said, "There was a case reported of suspected Covid-19 passengers aboard I5-732


US Secretary of State Pompeo visits Kabul amid multiple crises US Secretary of State Pompeo visits Kabul amid multiple crises

The agreement established a framework for bringing to an end America's longest war following the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001


Croatia quake injures 17 amid partial coronavirus lockdown Croatia quake injures 17 amid partial coronavirus lockdown

A 15-year-old was reported to be in critical condition and 16 other people were injured


Maoist rebels gun down 17 Indian police Maoist rebels gun down 17 Indian police

Large numbers of reinforcements were sent to the district on Sunday


Russia urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Iran amid COVID-19 outbreak Russia urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Iran amid COVID-19 outbreak

The U.S. sanctions are "inhumane" as Iran is faced with an acute shortage of means to solve urgent healthcare problems


PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif returns from London after 4 months PML-N President Shehbaz returns from UK

The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan increase to 645 on Saunday with three deaths


Quake damages buildings in Croat capital Zagreb Quake damages buildings in Croat capital Zagreb

The 5.3-magnitude temblor's epicentre was seven kilometres north of Zagreb, according to the CSEM Euro-Mediterranean seismological centre


COVID-19: US Vice President Mike Pence tests negative COVID-19: US Vice President Mike Pence tests negative

As of Sunday, the US has reported 26,892 confirmed coronavirus cases in the country, with a total of 348 deaths


Asia steps up virus efforts as second wave of infections strikes Asia steps up virus efforts as second wave of infections strikes

Tighter travel restrictions were imposed in several countries while Malaysia deployed its army to enforce a lockdown 


Australia announces nearly $40 billion in virus relief Australia announces nearly $40 billion in virus relief

The country appears poised to slip into recession as a result of the coronavirus outbreak after a record 29-year run of economic growth


Nearly one billion people confined to homes to curb virus Nearly one billion people confined to homes to curb virus

The fast-spreading pandemic has completely upended lives across the planet, restricting movement, shutting schools and forcing millions to work from home


Crisis-hit Argentines fear for the future over virus Crisis-hit Argentines fear for the future over virus

Buenos Aires and most other cities in Argentina now resemble ghost towns


Kyrgzystan declares national emergency over coronavirus Kyrgzystan declares national emergency over coronavirus

The mountainous country of six million people on Saturday saw its tally rise by two cases


22 MLAs exit sank congress in Madhya Pradesh, join BJP 22 MLAs exit sank congress in Madhya Pradesh, join BJP

The twenty-two former Congress legislators who had resigned from the party following Jyotiraditya Scindia's resignation


What is a pandemic? What is a pandemic?

Seasonal flu is a year-round disease burden across the globe and although the vaccine is effective, deaths from flu-related illness still occur


Imports of medical supplies plummet as demand in US soars Imports of medical supplies plummet as demand in US soars

The critical shortage of medical supplies across the U.S., including testing swabs, protective masks, surgical gowns 


North Korea fires two projectiles into sea North Korea fires projectiles into sea

The US and China have called on Pyongyang to return to talks on ending its nuclear and missile programmes


Moscow workers race to finish 'Chinese-inspired' virus hospital Moscow workers race to finish 'Chinese-inspired' virus hospital

Moscow city authorities are rushing here to construct a medical facility for coronavirus patients styled after a hospital built in record time after China's outbreak


Russia deports Chinese for violating self-quarantine rules Russia deports Chinese for violating self-quarantine rules

Among the reasons given for coming out of home confinement was needing to buy groceries, obtain immigration documents or to pay for studies


New restrictions coming on travel between US, Mexico New restrictions coming on travel between US, Mexico

While halting travel for students, shoppers, families and many workers would be a major blow to border economies, the impact has already been felt


Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath resigns Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath resigns

Kamal Nath has announced his resignation at a press conference called at his residence before the trust vote commenced that was listed in the business of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly at 2 pm


Anxiety grows for Egypt jail inmates at time of virus shutdowns Anxiety grows for Egypt jail inmates at time of virus shutdowns

This has meant relatives cannot bring medicine, clean clothes and fresh food directly to those incarcerated


Finland is again world's happiest country: UN Finland is again world's happiest country: UN

Luxembourg also edged into the tenth spot for the first time this year


At least 24 Afghan security forces killed in insider attack: officials 24 Afghan security forces killed in insider attack

Four other Afghan security forces are missing


Trump calls off June G-7 meeting because of virus Trump calls off June G-7 meeting because of virus

The leaders of seven major industrial nations — Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States — will instead huddle by video conference


India hangs four men over 2012 Delhi bus gang-rape Four men hanged for Delhi rape, murder

Attacked on a moving bus and left for dead on roadside, the victim, a 23-year-old physiotherapy student, clung to life for two weeks before succumbing to her injuries

 


Thailand says all int'l arrivals need virus-free certificate

Thailand says all int'l arrivals need virus-free certificate

Thailand's government has enacted stronger measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus, including postponing the country's biggest holiday, shutting down schools, movie theaters and closing bars


Mexico reports its first coronavirus-related death Mexico reports its first coronavirus-related death

Mexico has confirmed its first coronavirus-related death, the country’s health ministry announced in a tweet 


80% of people in Madrid will get COVID-19, official says 80% of people in Madrid will get COVID-19, official says

Eight out of ten people in the Spanish capital will get COVID-19, according to the president of the Region of Madrid


British government has no plans to restrict travel in and out of London British government has no plans to restrict travel in and out of London

The British government currently has no plans to restrict travel in and out of London or to close down the capital’s underground tube service


US-led coalition in Afghanistan halts troop movement due to coronavirus US-led coalition in Afghanistan halts troop movement due to coronavirus

The US-led international coalition in Afghanistan has implemented a series of restrictions in order to prevent the spread


Meghan and Harry 'desperately hoping' to visit Queen but coronavirus may stop them Meghan and Harry 'desperately hoping' to visit Queen

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are said to be "desperately hoping" to visit the Queen despite the coronavirus outbreak


4 Nirbhaya convicts to hang on Friday 4 Nirbhaya convicts to hang on Friday

Three previous dates of hanging passed as the convicts of Delhi gang rape filed petition after petition to stall their execution


As Covid-19 worries mount, all arriving from abroad may get hand-stamped in India All arriving from abroad may get hand-stamped in India

India is considering stamping with indelible ink the hands of all international arrivals in the country to make it easier


Pakistan continues mortar shelling along LoC in JK's Poonch Pakistan continues mortar shelling along LoC in J-K

This is for the fifth consecutive day that Pakistan violated ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch district


Ex-Indian Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi sworn in amid ‘shame’ chants in Rajya Sabha Ex-Indian CJ sworn in amid ‘shame’ chants in Rajya Sabha

Congress and other opposition parties that believe the appointment of former Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi in Rajya Sabha severely compromises the independence of the judiciary

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