Day: April 23, 2020

Jaishankar, Pompeo talk over phone; discuss cooperation to contain COVID-19

Washington, Apr 23: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his American counterpart Mike Pompeo on Thursday spoke over phone and discussed bilateral and international cooperation to contain and mitigate the novel coronavirus. “Spoke with Indian Minister of External Affairs @DrSJaishankar today on positive steps that the United States and […]

Have cut transmission, minimised spread, increased COVID-19 doubling time during lockdown: Govt

New Delhi, Apr 23: The government said on Thursday that it has been able to “cut coronavirus transmission”, minimise its spread and increase the doubling time of COVID-19 cases in the country during the 30-day period of the nationwide lockdown. While asserting that the growth of coronavirus cases in […]

26 million have sought US jobless aid since virus hit

WASHINGTON — More than 4.4 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week as job cuts escalated across an economy that remains all but shut down, the government said Thursday. Roughly 26 million people have now filed for jobless aid in the five weeks since the coronavirus […]

U.S. House meets to pass $500 billion in coronavirus relief as unemployment soars

WASHINGTON – Hundreds of members of the U.S. House of Representatives gathered in Washington on Thursday to pass a $484 billion coronavirus relief bill, bringing the unprecedented total of funds approved for the crisis to nearly $3 trillion. The measure is expected to receive solid bipartisan support in […]

Cong leaders lodge complaints against journalist Arnab Goswami in Rajasthan

Bikaner, Apr 23: Two local Congress leaders have lodged police complaints in Rajasthan’s Bikaner and Hanumangarh districts against journalist Arnab Goswami , who is facing the ire of the party after his verbal attack on Sonia Gandhi One complaint was lodged at the Nayashahar police station in Bikaner district […]

People in Covid-19 red zones should step out for medical emergencies only: Expert

open view news desk SRINAGAR, APRIL 23: Public Health Expert at Red Zone Surveillance Divisional Control Room, Kashmir, Dr Rouf Hussain Rather Thursday advised people in Covid-19 red zones to not to venture out of their homes except under medical emergencies. He said that red zones become vulnerable […]

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