After Prince Charles, now British PM Boris Johnson confirms testing positive for coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating but will still lead the U.K. government’s response to the outbreak. “Over the last 24 hours, I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus,” Johnson said. “But be in no doubt that I can continue, thanks to the wizardry of […]

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Indian scientists reveal images of SARS-CoV-2 virus causing COVID-19

New Delhi: Indian scientists have revealed a microscopic image of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, and the findings have been published in the latest edition of the Indian Journal of Medical Research (IJMR). The image is stated to have been taken from the throat swab sample of the first laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 case in India, […]

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Worst 24 hours of fighting coronavirus; most deaths, cases in a day; 3,462 dead, 66,571 positive

New Delhi: As the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic continues to dig its vicious claws worldwide killing thousands and infecting lakhs of people, the total number of positive cases across the globe reached 576,859 and 26,455 people died according to figures by Johns Hopkins University on Friday midnight. The last 24 hours have been the worst in terms […]

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Let’s put humans at centre of our vision for global prosperity: PM at virtual G20 meet on coronavirus

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday pitched for ‘humans at centre’ vision to the global leaders at the G20 virtual summit on the COVID-19 pandemic hosted by Saudi Arabia, which holds the G20 presidency in 2020. “Let’s put human beings rather than economic targets at centre of our vision for global prosperity, cooperation,” said PM […]

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DGCA suspends all international passenger flights till April 14 amid coronavirus scare

New Delhi: Aviation regulator (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) DGCA on Thursday (March 26) announced that all international commercial passenger flights will remain suspended till April 14, amid a 21-day nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of novel coronavirus. According to the DGCA circular, “In continuation of circular-II dated 19.3.2020 issued on the subject cited-above, […]

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Centre announces Rs 1.7 lakh cr package for poor, Rs 50 lakh medical cover for coronavirus fighters

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday (March 26, 2020) announced Rs 1.7 lakh crore financial package for the poor to help them deal with the ongoing crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic. Addressing a press briefing, the FM said, ”A package is ready for the poor who need immediate help like migrant workers […]

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India records 17 deaths, total rises to 694 as Covid-19 lockdown enters Day 3

The death toll due to coronavirus COVID-19 rose to 16 in India and 88 fresh cases were reported, taking the tally to 694, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday but asserted that the rate of increase in the positive cases was “relatively stable” in India. “The cases are increasing, but there is a stable […]

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Know all about the new streamlined, expanded COVID-19 benefits program here…

The federal government has streamlined the COVID-19 emergency benefits program and says Canadians struggling financially can now expect payments within weeks. The application process is scheduled to open in early April, with individual income support payments amounting to about $2,000 a month expected to flow about 10 days later. The benefits will be available for four months. […]

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Brampton MP Kamal Khera tests positive with COVID-19, PM gives tips on work-from-home

Brampton, March 25: Brampton West Member Parliament Kamal Khera has been tested positive with Covid-19. Disclosing this fact herself, Kamal Khera said she began experiencing symptoms Saturday night and went into self-isolation. She  got her test result last night. Khera, a former nurse, was first elected to Parliament in 2015. Kamal Khera, who is also a […]

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India under lockdown: Only Narendra Modi could have taken such a bold, progressive decision

In a very bold and progressive decision, the Prime Minister of India’s has sent 1.3 billion people of the country under “total lockdown” from midnight of March 24 for three weeks to fight the spread of coronavirus. The world is watching in awe and shock together. “From midnight, the entire country will be in lockdown, total […]

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