CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

COVID-19: Japan to impose emergency for several regions

WEB DESK Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today proposed a state of emergency for several major regions seeing a sharp rise in coronavirus cases. He also announced stimulus package worth one trillion US dollar to cushion the impact on the world’s third-biggest economy. Shinzo Abe told reporters that the official declaration of the state of … Continue reading COVID-19: Japan to impose emergency for several regions

Bangladesh govt instructs people to offer daily prayer at home

WEB DESK The Religious Affairs Ministry of Bangladesh today instructed people to offer their daily prayers at home. In a notice issued on Monday the Ministry said that only five people including Imam, Muazzin, Khatib and Khadim will be allowed to offer their daily prayer at the mosque. On Fridays, only 10 people will be … Continue reading Bangladesh govt instructs people to offer daily prayer at home

PM Modi, King of Bahrain discuss COVID-19 health crisis

WEB DESK Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephonic conversation with Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain today. The two leaders discussed the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis and its consequences, including on logistics chains and financial markets. They agreed that their officials will remain in regular touch and ensure all possible support to … Continue reading PM Modi, King of Bahrain discuss COVID-19 health crisis

14 new COVID 19 cases reported today in Bhopal, toll rises to 54

AMN 14 new COVID 19 cases were reported today in Bhopal taking the total number of infected patients to 54 in the state capital. The number of corona infected people in the state has crossed two hundred marks. So far 16 people have died due to this disease in the state.

Number of Covid-19 patients in Tamil Nadu rises to 621 with 50 new cases

AMN The number of Covid-19 patients in Tamil Nadu has risen to 621 with fifty new cases confirmed today. 48 of the new patients are those who attended the Delhi-conference, taking the total from the single source to 573. The state health secretary Dr Beela Rajesh told reporters this evening in Chennai that the results … Continue reading Number of Covid-19 patients in Tamil Nadu rises to 621 with 50 new cases

COVID-19 confirmed cases in Andhra Pradesh rises to 303

AMN The total COVID-19 Positive cases have gone up to 303 in Andhra Pradesh. Atleast 37 new positive cases have been recorded from 9 am to evening today. In this, 18 positive cases from Kurnool. Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore 08, West Godavari 05, YSR Kadapa 04 and one each in Krishna and Prakasam Districts in … Continue reading COVID-19 confirmed cases in Andhra Pradesh rises to 303

Singapore announces additional 3.5bn to support economy

WEB DESK Singapore today announced an additional budget of 3.5 billion US dollar to support jobs and mitigate the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic on the country’s economy. It comes days after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced the closure of most workplaces as part of his decisive move to contain the spread of … Continue reading Singapore announces additional 3.5bn to support economy

Global coronavirus death toll crosses to 70k mark

WEB DESK The Noval Coronavirus has killed more than 70,000 people across the globe, the majority in Europe. According to figures compiled from official government data and the World Health Organisation, out of a total of 70,009 killed in the pandemic, 50,215 are in Europe. Italy is leading the global death toll with 15,877 fatalities, … Continue reading Global coronavirus death toll crosses to 70k mark

Nepal extends lockdown until April 15 to prevent COVID-19 outbreak

WEB DESK Nepal government has decided to extend nationwide lockdown until April 15 to prevent outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in Kathmandu today. The government had first enforced week-long lockdown from March 24 which was later extended until … Continue reading Nepal extends lockdown until April 15 to prevent COVID-19 outbreak

Govts to consider protecting women as part of COVID-19 pandemic response: UN chief

AMN United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has urged governments around the world to consider protecting women as part of their response to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic. He said in a statement and a video released with subtitles in several languages that the threat looms largest for many women and girls in their own homes, … Continue reading Govts to consider protecting women as part of COVID-19 pandemic response: UN chief

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SPORTS

Covid-19 outbreak: Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021

AMN Japan's Prime Minister and the head of the International Olympic Committee Shinzo Abe today agreed to ...

Olympics will be postponed due to coronavirus outbreak: IOC member

According to USA Today, veteran International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound said that the 2020 Tokyo Gam ...

Sports administrator BVP Rao resigns from Governing Body of SAI

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ART & CULTURE

President Kovind confers 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi awards

AMN President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday conferred 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi's awards on 15 artistes a ...

V P asks people to conserve linguistic heritage of India

"Studies by the experts suggest that teaching in mother tongue at the initial stages of education gives impetu ...

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MARQUEE

India, Maldives sign MoUs for establishing Tourism zone 

AMN India and Maldives today signed five MoUs for establishing the Addu Tourism zone in five islands of Add ...

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Filmi Tidbits: Sooryavanshi to be postponed amid Coronavirus

Entertainment Desk Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi, directed by Rohit Shetty is set for March 24 release for no ...

Irfan Khan to take health break after Angrezi Medium

Ailing actor Irfan Khan is unlikely to sign any new film in the near future as want health break. Angrezi Medi ...

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CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

COVID-19: Japan to impose emergency for several regions

WEB DESK Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today proposed a state of emergency for several major regions se ...

Bangladesh govt instructs people to offer daily prayer at home

WEB DESK The Religious Affairs Ministry of Bangladesh today instructed people to offer their daily prayers ...