- UN official warns of COVID-19 spread in Gaza Strip(26 minutes ago)
Gaza, March 30 (IANS) A senior official of UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) on Sunday warned of the consequences of the spread of the novel coronavirus in the Gaza Strip.
- British doctor dies of coronavirus(00:26)
London, March 30 (IANS) Amged El-Hawrani, an ear, nose and throat trainer at Queen's Hospital Burton in Staffordshire, died with coronavirus in the UK on Sunday.
- Missed delivering groceries again? Say thank you than sorry(18:05)
New York, March 29 (IANS) If you have missed delivering groceries or milk once again in these social distancing and lockdown times, learn to regain consumers trust again, by just saying a polite thank you at the end of your conversation.
- Pakistan deploys army to fight Covid-19(17:49)
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan Army has deployed troops across the country, including Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), to assist civilian authorities in containing the spread of Covid-19.
- Thai prison set ablaze following riot(15:28)
Bangkok, March 29 (IANS) A prison in Thailand was set ablaze on Sunday following a riot between inmates over the coronavirus pandemic, police said.
- Netanyahu, Gantz make 'significant progress' in coalition talks(14:53)
Jerusalem, March 29 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main rival Benny Gantz wrapped up an all-night meeting on Sunday in terms of a unity government, which they were hoping to finalize later in the day, a media report said here.
- British-Iranian woman's prison leave extended(14:26)
London, March 29 (IANS) Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman who was sentenced to five years in jail in Tehran for alleged spying, has had her temporary leave from prison in extended by two weeks, her husband has said.
- Abuse victims still allowed to leave home: Priti Patel(14:20)
London, March 29 (IANS) UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has said that domestic abuse victims were still allowed to leave their homes to seek help despite restrictions on people's movements imposed by the British government due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was reported on Sunday.
- More Chinese tourist sites resume operations(13:18)
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) More Chinese tourist sites reopened on Sunday after remaining closed for almost two months due to the coronavirus pandemic, which originated in the city of Wuhan last December.
- Philippines accuses Communist rebels of violating ceasefire(13:08)
Manila, March 29 (IANS) The Philippines government on Sunday accused the Communist rebels of the New People's Army (NPA) of violating a ceasefire announced by their leader last week following the UN's call for a global halt to armed clashes amid the coronavirus pandemic.
- Trudeau's wife gets 'all clear' after COVID-19 diagnosis(13:04)
Ottawa, March 29 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau said on Sunday that she has received clearance from her doctor after she was tested positive for the novel coronavirus earlier this month.
- 108-yr-old becomes 'UK's oldest' coronavirus victim(12:33)
London, March 29 (IANS) A 108-year-old woman, who survived the two World Wars and the outbreak of the Spanish flu, died within hours of testing positive for coronavirus, becoming the UK's oldest fatality due to the disease, a media report said.
- Strict isolation effective in lowering mortality rates: Study(12:28)
New York, March 29 (IANS) Amid the fast-spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers have revealed that strict and early isolation and other preventative mandates may be really effective in minimising the spread and impact of a disease outbreak.
- Indian-origin UK Minister provides update on PM's health(12:23)
London, March 29 (IANS) Alok Sharma, the UK's Indian-origin Secretary of State for Business, has insisted that Prime Minister Boris Johnson continues to play the leading role in the countrys fight against the coronavirus pandemic even after he was diagnosed with the disease, it was reported.
- Australia announces $678mn health support package(12:08)
Canberra, March 29 (IANS) The Australian government on Sunday announced an A$1.1 billion ($678 million) funding package to support the country's most vulnerable amid the coronavirus pandemic.