COVID-19 CRISIS

Punjab: Govt commences telemedicine services in wake of COVID-19

AMN In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the Punjab Government has started telemedicine services in 300 Health and Wellness Centres to provide ‘Comprehensive Primary Health Services’ on door steps of people in rural areas. Giving these details, Health Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu said that telemedicine services are being given in the state through hub … Continue reading Punjab: Govt commences telemedicine services in wake of COVID-19

Gujarat: Rapid Antibody Test kits being used to ensure identification of Coronavirus

WEB DESK In Gujarat, the Rapid Antibody Test kits are being widely used in around 30 districts to ensure the early identification of symptomatic people. Principal Secretary of Department of Health Dr Jayanti Ravi said, the state government has decided to scale up the testing capacity in the state. At present more than 3000 samples … Continue reading Gujarat: Rapid Antibody Test kits being used to ensure identification of Coronavirus

41 persons including 30 navy personnel tested COVID positive in Sri Lanka

WEB DESK In Sri Lanka, a record 41 persons including 30 navy personnel were tested positive of COVID today bringing the number of active cases to 300. Another twenty nine Navy personnel were among the 38 people reported positive yesterday. The country has seen a massive jump in positive cases with over 150 cases reported … Continue reading 41 persons including 30 navy personnel tested COVID positive in Sri Lanka

Novel Coronavirus likely to remain for a long time to come: WHO

WEB DESK World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that the novel coronavirus is likely to remain on the planet for a long time to come. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that countries which thought that coronavirus is under control are witnessing a resurgence in the number of cases and the trends in Africa and … Continue reading Novel Coronavirus likely to remain for a long time to come: WHO

France reports 516 new deaths from Coronavirus in last 24 hrs

WEB DESK France reported 516 new deaths from the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, bringing its overall toll to 21,856 fatalities yesterday, the country’s health department said. But the number of patients in intensive care is continuing a two-week decline, falling by 165 over 24 hours to 5,053. Although hospitals across France are … Continue reading France reports 516 new deaths from Coronavirus in last 24 hrs

Singapore reports 1,037 new COVID-19 cases

WEB DESK Singapore yesterday reported 1,037 new COVID-19 cases, more than 1,000 of which are foreign workers, including Indian nationals, mostly working in labour-intensive industries and living in packed dormitories. This is the fourth day in a row that Singapore has reported a daily increase of more than 1,000 cases. Of the 1,037 new cases, … Continue reading Singapore reports 1,037 new COVID-19 cases

COVID-19: China announces additional USD 30 mn grant for WHO

WEB DESK China today announced an additional 30 million US Dollar grant to the World Health Organization, days after Beijing expressed serious concern over US President Donald Trump’s decision to freeze the funding for the global health agency over its handling of the COVID-19 crisis. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Geng Shuang made the announcement at … Continue reading COVID-19: China announces additional USD 30 mn grant for WHO

Two cats in New York test positive for coronavirus

WEB DESK Two pet cats in New York state have tested positive for the coronavirus, marking the first confirmed cases in companion animals in the United States, federal officials said. The cats, which had mild respiratory illnesses and are expected to recover, are thought to have contracted the virus from people in their households or … Continue reading Two cats in New York test positive for coronavirus

UK: Social distancing measures might stay for rest of the year

WEB DESK British government’s chief medical adviser has warned that social distancing measures in the UK may well have to stay in place for the rest of the year. Professor Chris Whitty said at the government’s daily briefing that he’s confident a vaccine will have proof of concept well within a year. But he said … Continue reading UK: Social distancing measures might stay for rest of the year

India may be one of the most successful countriesto control COVID 19

WEB DESK Australian High Commissioner-designate Barry O’Farrell has said India may be one of the most successful developing countries in managing the pandemic. Addressing National Defence College through video-conference, he lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s global outreach to deal with it. He said Mr Modi is also one of the leading voices shaping the G20 … Continue reading India may be one of the most successful countriesto control COVID 19

SPORTS

EURO Cup 2020: Germany thrash Portugal 4-2; Italy to clash with Wales tonight

@EURO2020 In Euro Cup Football, Germany thrashed Portugal 4-2 in the Group F encounter as Kai Havertz and R ...

Obituary: “Flying Sikh” is no more

By Harpal Singh Bedi Legendary runner Milkha Singh passed away late last night at Chandigarh leaving behind ...

India mourns demise of Milkha Singh

Tributes pour in for different quarters after demise of Indian sprint legend Flying Sikh Milkha Singh A ...

خبرنامہ

کورونااورلاک ڈاؤن بھی نفرت کے وائرس کو ختم نہیں کرسکے

مذہبی منافرت اور فرقہ وارانہ بنیاد پر عوام کو تقسیم کرنے کا ی ...

کووڈ کے نئے معاملات ساٹھ ہزار سے بھی کم۔ صحت یابی شرح چھیانوے اعشاریہ دو-سات فیصد پہنچی

وزارتِ صحت نے کہا ہے کہ آج لگاتار تیرہویں دن کووڈ کے نئےمعامل ...

ایران کے نو منتخب صدر ابراہیم رئیسی نے انقلابی اور فعال حکومت بنانے کا وعدہ کیا

ویب ڈیسک ایران کے نو منتخب صدر نے کہا ہے کہ میں انسداد بدعنو ...

TECH AWAAZ

WhatsApp’s new privacy policy violates Indian IT rules: Govt tells Delhi HC

FILE PHOTO AMN Government of India told Delhi High Court that it views the new privacy policy of WhatsAp ...

Abu Dhabi Digital signs partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

WEB DESK The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA)has signed a partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Ente ...

Indian Army develops messaging application ‘Secure Application for Internet’

file phot AMN Indian Army has developed a simple messaging application named the Secure Application for ...

MARQUEE

Taj Mahal reopen, 650 visitors allowed at a time

AMN / Agra The iconic Taj Mahal reopened for visitors today. Only 650 people have been allowed to enter the ...

MoU signed for Development of Sea Plane Services in India

MoU will be a game changer in enhancing seamless connectivity across the nation and give a boost to the touris ...

MEDIA

PEC lauds India for corona compensation to scribes 

by Thakuria Navajyoti Press Emblem Campaign, the Switzerland-based international media rights and safety bo ...

Delhi CM inaugurates vaccination facility for journalists

AMN Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today inaugurated free of cost walk-in vaccination facility for jo ...