Day: April 1, 2020

Dr. Jitendra Singh launches DARPG’s National Monitoring Dashboard on COVID 19 Grievances

open view news desk NEW DELHI, APRIL 1: Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions launched DARPG’s National Monitoring Dashboard on COVID 19 Grievances today. The National Monitoring Dashboard was developed and implemented at where COVID 19 related grievances received in CPGRAMS with all […]

Racing to stop coronavirus, India scours mosques to trace contacts with Delhi gathering

NEW DELHI – As coronavirus cases rose across densely-populated South Asia, authorities scoured mosques in northern India on Wednesday trying to trace people who attended the gathering of a Muslim group in New Delhi that later emerged as an infection hotspot. Thousands of people from across India and […]

Harry and Meghan embark on new life in Los Angeles

Every starry-eyed ingenue arriving in Los Angeles faces the same question: how to catch that big break in Hollywood? For Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, it’s far more complicated. The pair, who formally stepped down as senior members of the British royal family this week, have reportedly […]

Wimbledon set to be cancelled for first time since WWII

Wimbledon looks certain to be scrapped for the first time since World War II by tournament chiefs on Wednesday as the coronavirus wreaks further havoc on the global sporting calendar. The cancellation of the only grasscourt Grand Slam tournament at the All England Club would leave the tennis […]

Europe toll hits grim milestone as UN warns of humanity's worst crisis since WWII

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed more than 30,000 lives in Europe alone, a global tally showed Wednesday, in what the head of the United Nations has described as humanity’s worst crisis since World War II. Italy and Spain bore the brunt of the crisis, accounting for three in […]

Asia virus latest: Japanese business sentiment negative; April pranks off

Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic: – Japan business sentiment negative – Confidence among Japan’s biggest manufacturers has plunged into negative territory for the first time in seven years, a key survey showed, as the coronavirus pandemic hits demand and disrupts […]

Mass testing, empty ICUs: Germany scores early against virus

BERLIN — Late last year — long before most people had heard of the new coronavirus now sweeping the globe — scientists in Germany sprang into action to develop a test for the virus causing an unusual respiratory disease in central China. They had one by mid-January — and labs around […]

Fake news or the truth? Russia cracks down on virus postings

MOSCOW — Two weeks ago, an opposition-leaning radio station in Russia interviewed political analyst Valery Solovei, who alleged the government was lying when it said no one had died in the country from the coronavirus. Solovei told radio station Echo Moskvy at least 1,600 people might have died […]

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