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Day: March 31, 2020

South Korea shoe cobbler donates for needy amid coronavirus

PAJU, South Korea — Kim Byung-rok survived tuberculosis when he was 23, but was left with one good lung. In his work polishing and mending shoes, he inhaled too much dirt. So when he bought land on a small, quiet mountain in 2014, he wanted to heal, to […]

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Coronavirus: SC asks Centre to prevent migration, set up portal within 24 hrs for real time info

New Delhi, Mar 31: The Supreme Court asked the Centre on Tuesday to prevent migration of people due to coronavirus and set up within 24 hours a portal for disseminating real time information on the pandemic to counter the panic being spread through fake news. “Panic will destroy more […]

Kejriwal says over 1,500 evacuated from Nizamuddin centre, seeks action against organisers

New Delhi, Mar 31: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said 1,548 people have been evacuated from Nizamudddin markaz (centre) here of which, 441 were hospitalised after they showed coronavirus symptoms. In a digital press conference, the chief minister said 1,107 people, who attended religious congregation in Nizamudddin […]

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Countries affected by the novel coronavirus around the world extended restrictions and looked for new measures to aid the virus-hit economies as WHO warned the epidemic is “far from over” in the Asia-Pacific region. DEATHS, INFECTIONS * More than 777,000 people have been infected across the world and […]

India cracks down on Muslim group emerging as coronavirus cluster

NEW DELHI – India sealed off the headquarters of a Muslim missionary group on Tuesday and ordered an investigation into accusations it held religious meetings that officials fear may have infected dozens of people with the coronavirus. India has registered 1,251 cases of the coronavirus, 32 of whom […]

Facing shortages, India bets on China for swift ramp-up of protective health gear: sources

NEW DELHI – India will buy ventilators and masks from China to help it deal with the coronavirus, a government official said on Tuesday, even though some countries in Europe had complained about the quality of the equipment. India has recorded 1,251 cases of the coronavirus, with 32 […]

Great Pyramid in Egypt lights up in solidarity against virus

Egypt’s famed Great Pyramid was emblazoned Monday evening with messages of unity and solidarity with those battling the novel coronavirus the world over. “Stay safe”, “Stay at home” and “Thank you to those keeping us safe,” flashed in blue and green lights across the towering structure at the […]

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