Day: March 19, 2020

LIVE: President Trump & Members of the Coronavirus Task Force Hold News Conference 3/19/20

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Wealthy flock to private jets as pandemic spreads and airlines tank

With commercial airlines engulfed by the maelstrom of the coronavirus pandemic one sector of the industry favoured by the wealthy is thriving: private jets. Fears of massive bankruptcies and calls for emergency bailouts have swept global carriers in recent days with one top US official warning that the […]

COVID-19 mortality was 1.4% in outbreak epicentre: study

The novel coronavirus proved deadly in 1.4 percent of all people infected in the Chinese outbreak city of Wuhan, far lower than global estimates of the killer pandemic, researchers said Thursday. COVID-19 cases are soaring, with more than 200,000 confirmed since cases emerged in Wuhan late last year. […]

Israel’s Netanyahu accused of exploiting virus crisis

JERUSALEM — With the Israeli government enacting a series of emergency measures to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing growing accusations that he is exploiting the crisis to entrench himself in power and undermining the country’s democratic foundations. Amid a wave […]

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

There’s a rare glimmer of hope for the rest of the world as it battles the coronavirus pandemic: Chinese authorities said Thursday that Wuhan, the former epicenter that initially suffered thousands of cases a day, and its surrounding province had no new cases to report. It also underscores just […]

Media Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19)

open view news desk JAMMU, MARCH 19: The Government Thursday informed that 356 persons have completed their 28-day surveillance period and, so far, only four cases have been tested positive in Jammu and Kashmir. According to the daily Media Bulletin on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 3146 travellers and persons […]

ISRO to launch 36 missions including 10 earth observation satellites in 2020-21: Dr Jitendra Singh

open view news desk Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has planned 36 missions including satellites and launch vehicles for the fiscal year […]

Ministry of Defence signs Rs 880 crore contract for Light Machine Guns with Israeli firm

open view news desk The Indian Armed Forces’ long-standing requirement of a modern state-of-the-art Light Machine Gun (LMG) has finally fructified. The Acquisition Wing of Ministry of Defence has signed the capital acquisition contract with Israel Weapons Industries for procurement of 16,479 LMGs at a cost of Rs […]

Additional Advisory for Novel Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19)

open view news desk No scheduled  international  commercial  passenger  aircraft  shall  be allowed to land in India from March 22, 2020 for one week. State Governments shall issue appropriate directions so that all citizens above    65 (other than for    medical    assistance)   except    for    public representatives/govt. servants/medical professionals are advised to remain […]

Explainer: What’s in the U.S. coronavirus aid bill that just passed Congress?

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate passed a more than $100 billion coronavirus aid package on Wednesday, sending it on to President Donald Trump who is expected to sign it into law. Lawmakers are already working on another stimulus effort in response to the widening outbreak in the country. […]

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