Encourage social distancing: Govt to cos

The government has advised companies to implement ”Work from Home” policy for their staff to encourage ‘social distancing’ to curb spreading of coronavirus infections. Continue Reading

Trisha’s special gesture

Trisha, a UNICEF brand ambassador, took to social media to share an advisory against the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue Reading

Stay indoors, says Shahrukh

After the entire Bollywood came together for a video to create awareness around coronavirus, Shah Rukh Khan released a separate video to urge fans to stay indoors and follow precautionary measures. Continue Reading

Release of ”83” put on hold

After Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi, Ranveer Singh-starrer cricket drama 83 is the the latest Bollywood film to indefinitely postpone its release due to coronavirus pandemic. Continue Reading

N Korea fires two ballistic missiles

North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles today toward the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, Yonhap news agency reported, citing South Korea’s military. Continue Reading

Legislations to limit US’ dependency on China-made pharmaceuticals

US lawmakers have introduced legislations in both chambers of the Congress to reduce country’s dependency on China-made pharmaceuticals, arguing that the ongoing coronavirus crisis has exposed America’s vulnerability in this regard. Continue Reading

US shuts down border with Mexico and Canada

The US has announced the closure of its northern border with Canada and the southern border with Mexico for all non-essential travel from 21 March. Continue Reading

Wuhan recovery gives hope to rest of world: WHO

The World Health Organization said Friday that the Chinese epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak at last reporting no new cases gave hope to the rest of the world battling the pandemic. Continue Reading

US slams China for’delay’ in sharing information

The United States on Friday slammed China for the delay in sharing information with its technical experts on the deadly coronavirus. Continue Reading

Coronavirus: Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor booked for negligence

The UP police have booked singer Kanika Kapoor for negligence and committing acts that are likely to spread disease dangerous to life after she attended at least three gatherings in Lucknow, including a party where political leaders were present, and tested positive for the new coronavirus, an official said. Continue Reading