Day: March 12, 2020

Brazil communications secretary, who met Trump, tests positive for coronavirus: Estado de S.Paulo

SAO PAULO – A Brazilian government official who attended an official meeting at Donald Trump’s resort in Florida on Saturday and posted a photo of himself standing next to the U.S. president has tested positive for coronavirus, the Estado de S.Paulo newspaper said on Thursday. Brazilian President Jair […]

India faces revenue fall as coronavirus bites economy: sources

NEW DELHI – India faces a sharp decline in government revenues and economic growth for at least two quarters as the coronavirus hits economic activity and a fall in investor sentiment impacts privatization plans, government and industry sources said. Officially, the government is still sticking to the target […]

Indian stocks crash to worst day since 2008 as pandemic fuels growth fears

BENGALURU – The Indian stock markets plunged into bear territory on Thursday after the coronavirus outbreak was described a pandemic and the United States suspended travel from Europe, fanning fears of further disruption to the global economy. The Nifty plunged 8.3% to 9,590.15, its lowest close in 2-1/2 […]

Tom Hanks in Australian hospital isolation after getting coronavirus

Hollywood megastar Tom Hanks and his singer-songwriter wife tested positive for the new coronavirus in Australia Thursday, forcing them into hospital isolation and leaving authorities to trace hundreds of contacts at their concerts and film sets. Hanks and Rita Wilson, both 63, are being monitored at the Gold […]

Shock Trump ban on travel from Europe as virus surges

US President Donald Trump announced a shock 30-day ban on travel from mainland Europe over the coronavirus pandemic that has sparked unprecedented lockdowns, widespread panic and another financial market meltdown Thursday. Trump’s unexpected move in a primetime TV address from the Oval Office pummelled stock markets, as traders […]

China shuts down Everest over coronavirus

China has cancelled permits for Mount Everest because of the coronavirus, expedition organisers said Thursday, ahead of the spring climbing season on the world’s highest peak. Last year’s traffic-clogged spring window saw a record 885 people summit Everest, 644 of them from Nepal and 241 from the northern […]

Iraq will investigate attack on base that killed US troops

BAGHDAD — Iraq’s military Thursday said it opened an investigation into a rocket attack hours earlier that killed three servicemen, including two Americans, at an Iraqi base housing coalition forces. At least 12 coalition personnel were also wounded late Wednesday by a barrage of rockets targeting Camp Taji […]

Most coronavirus patients recover, still anxiety, fear loom

SEATTLE — Amid all the fears, quarantines and stockpiling of food, it has been easy to ignore the fact that more than 60,000 people have recovered from the coronavirus spreading around the globe. The disease can cause varying degrees of illness and is especially troublesome for older adults […]

Analysis: Sanders may have learned wrong lessons from 2016

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders pledged to harness the energy from his first campaign to turn out more voters in 2020. He would build a coalition of black, young and working-class voters who were energized by his transformative vision for America to build a broad coalition that would make […]

On the occasion of 130th Foundation Day of National Archives of India an exhibition named “Jallianwala Bagh” inaugurated in New Delhi

open view news desk On the occasion of 130th Foundation Day of National Archives of India (NAI), Joint Secretary of Ministry of Culture Shri P.L. Sahuinaugurated an exhibition Jallianwala Bagh” at the premises of National Archives, New Delhi in the presence of Director General of National Archives of India Shri Chandan […]

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