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Israel PM Netanyahu and His Staff in Quarantine After Aide Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Israel PM Netanyahu and His Staff in Quarantine After Aide Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Israel: Israeli media said the aide was present at a parliament session last week attended by Benjamin Netanyahu as well as opposition lawmakers Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his close aides have been placed under quarantine after a staffer within his office tested positive for COVID-19, a statement and Israeli media said. “Before the […]

Israeli PM’s aide tests positive for COVID-19

Israeli PM’s aide tests positive for COVID-19

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s adviser on ultra-Orthodox affairs, Rivka Paluch, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, local media reported Monday. Paluch reportedly spent the last few days “in the vicinity” of Netanyahu, Knesset members and other advisers, The Jerusalem Post reported. Israeli Channel 12 reported that Netanyahu will act according to the Health […]

This 101-Year-Old Italian Man Has Survived a World War and Now, Coronavirus

This 101-Year-Old Italian Man Has Survived a World War and Now, Coronavirus

Rome: A 101-year-old man in the coastal Italian city of Rimini has recovered from the novel coronavirus, the disease which has infected a total of 80,589 people in the country and has claimed the lives of 8,215 others. Italian news reports said that the man, referred to only as “Mr P”, is believed to be […]

Coronavirus cases in Pakistan rise to over 1,400 as Punjab emerges as new epicentre

Coronavirus cases in Pakistan rise to over 1,400 as Punjab emerges as new epicentre

Islamabad: The coronavirus cases in Pakistan on Saturday reached 1,408, including 11 deaths, with the Punjab province emerging as the new epicentre of the deadly viral infection in the country. Seven of the total infected are in a critical condition, the Health Ministry said. Most of the infected people had returned from Iran, where the […]

China’s coronavirus epicentre Hubei to resume domestic flights from Sunday

China’s coronavirus epicentre Hubei to resume domestic flights from Sunday

Beijing: China has said the domestic passenger flights will resume operations in the coronavirus epicentre Hubei province, except for its capital Wuhan, from Sunday as part of a plan to ease lockdown in the region after it reported zero COVID-19 cases for several days. No new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease were reported in […]

China to share coronavirus data with US: Trump

China to share coronavirus data with US: Trump

Washington: China will share its data related to the novel coronavirus pandemic with the US and the country will learn from Beijing’s experience, President Donald Trump has said, a day after he held an hour-long conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Trump spoke to Xi over telephone, days after the US president angered Beijing […]

3 journalists test positive for COVID-19

3 journalists test positive for COVID-19

Reporters risking their lives to keep people updated in time of pandemic LAHORE: At least three Pakistani reporters have tested positive for coronavirus, it has been revealed. The news was broken on Twitter yesterday and then confirmed during the day that two journalists with News 24 HD TV and one with AbbTakk TV had contracted […]

Saudi Arabia to impose Curfew in Madina & Mecca from Evening

Saudi Arabia to impose Curfew in Madina & Mecca from Evening

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has announced a nationwide dusk-to-dawn curfew from Monday in a bid to limit the spread of the new coronavirus, the latest in a series of restrictions. The curfew — from 7 pm until 6 am — will be imposed for 21 days, the official Saudi Press Agency reported, citing a […]

Little upset with China, says Trump, claims Xi Jinping govt refused US help in early stages

Little upset with China, says Trump, claims Xi Jinping govt refused US help in early stages

Washington: Trump said soon after he received information about the spread of the deadly viral infection in China, he wanted to send US medical team there. However, China did not allow. President Donald Trump has said he is “upset” with China over its late sharing of information on coronavirus. “They should have told us about […]

Coronavirus wipes $50 billion off global exports in February

Coronavirus wipes $50 billion off global exports in February

United Nations: UN economists announced a likely USD 50 billion drop in the worldwide manufacturing exports in February alone as the extent of the damage to the global economy caused by the Covid-19 novel coronavirus moved further into focus. Citing the China Manufacturing Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI), Pamela Coke-Hamilton, who heads UNCTAD’s Division on International […]

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OPINION

An open letter to the PM Modi about the restoration of high-speed internet in the UT of J&K

Eqbal Khan: Respected Honorable Prime Minister of India Sir, With due respect and reverence, I would like to state that the internet is the most important tool in the globe. It has played an important role in our daily life. The importance of the internet in our life is similar to oxygen and it’s very […]