Modi, Trump discuss Indo-China border issues, Covid-19 over phone

The border standoff between India and China, the ongoing civil disturbances in the US and need for reforms in the WHO were among a host of issues that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump discussed during a telephonic talk on Tuesday. Continue Reading

COVID-19 cases cross over 2 lakh in India; toll touches 5,815

India registered a record jump of 8,909 novel coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 2,07,615 today, while the toll rose to 5,815 with 217 more deaths, the Health Ministry said. Continue Reading

Mumbai on tenterhooks as cyclone Nisarga approaches

Cyclonic storm Nisarga, set to make landfall at Alibaug in Raigad district in the afternoon, hovered over the Arabian Sea around 165 km south-southwest of the coastal town and 215 km south-southwest of Mumbai at dawn, a senior IMD official said today. Continue Reading

Yoga, music, holy books help frontline workers to stay cool

From doing yoga routines to listening to music and reading literature to holy books—this is how many doctors and nurses working in the frontline of the war against Covid-19 are coping with the tremendous stress and anxiety that comes with their critical jobs. Continue Reading

HC slaps Rs 10,000 fine on couple for not wearing masks during marriage

The Punjab and Haryana High court has imposed Rs 10,000 as costs on a couple after learning that they did not wear masks during their marriage function. Continue Reading

Condoms given to migrant labourers going home after quarantine

To prevent unwanted pregnancies, the Bihar government is distributing free condoms to migrant labourers going home after completing 14-day institutional quarantine and those in home quarantine, an official said. Continue Reading