Day: April 8, 2020

Kejriwal calls meeting with ministers, top officers to discuss COVID-19 containment measures

New Delhi, Apr 8: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called an urgent meeting with his deputy Manish Sisodia, Health Minister Satyendar Jain and top officers on Wednesday evening to discuss measures to contain the COVID-19 spread, an official said. The official said that Chief Secretary Vijay Dev, the […]

Air pollution linked to higher COVID-19 death rates: US study

Boston, Apr 8: Living in areas with higher levels of air pollution is associated with an increased risk of death from COVID-19, claims a study conducted in the US. The research is the first to look at the link between long-term exposure to fine particulate air pollution (PM2.5) — […]

COVID-19 cases rise to 158 in JK after 33 test positive

Srinagar, Apr 8: Thirty-three people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, the largest single day rise in COVID-19 cases in the Union Territory, officials said. The total number of coronavirus cases is now 158 in Jammu and Kashmir, of which 149 are active, […]

Chinese property tycoon and Xi critic under investigation

An outspoken Chinese Communist Party critic and millionaire property tycoon, Ren Zhiqiang, has been placed under investigation for “serious violations of discipline and law”, an anti-graft watchdog said. The Beijing Commission for Discipline Inspection announced late on Tuesday that the 69-year-old former chairman of the state-owned real estate […]

Trump holds support of political base in virus-prone states

Earl Kerr, a 57-year-old electrical contractor in Jacksonville, Florida, says he fears for his 80-year-old mother, who entered an assisted living facility just before the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States. And he says he worries that the tanking economy will sink his small business. But he has […]

UK PM Johnson 'clinically stable' in intensive care battling COVID-19

LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was “clinically stable” in intensive care on Wednesday and responding to treatment for COVID-19 complications, amid questions about how key coronavirus crisis decisions would be made in his absence. Johnson, who tested positive nearly two weeks ago, was admitted to St […]

India considers narrowing lockdown to coronavirus hotspots

NEW DELHI – India is considering plans to seal off coronavirus hotspots in Delhi, Mumbai and parts of the south while easing restrictions elsewhere as a way out of a three-week lockdown that has caused deep economic distress, officials said on Wednesday. The sweeping clampdown in the country […]

Dr. Jitendra Singh hands over 2200 Essential kits prepared by Kendriya Bhandar for distribution to needy families in Delhi in the wake of COVID-19.

open view news desk NEW DELHI, APRIL 08: Responding to the call of the Hon Prime Minister of India in the wake of the COVID 19 pandemic, Union Ministries of Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions and DoNER have been taking a series of measures after the declaration of the […]

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