Tag archive for ‘India’
By admin On Saturday, March 28th, 2020

India sees its biggest daily jump in Covid-19 cases as number of infected nears 900

India’s confirmed coronavirus cases tally hit 873 on Saturday after the country went into a three-week quarantine in the hope of stopping the spread of the deadly Covid-19 disease. An additional 149 people More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

India BANS export of anti-malaria drug touted by Trump as potential Covid-19 cure

New Delhi has outlawed the export of hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug that some believe to be effective in treating coronavirus, save for certain exceptions. The drug has been talked up by US President More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

India to go into COMPLETE lockdown from midnight – PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that the country will go into complete lockdown for a period of 21 days beginning on Wednesday after midnight. “If we are not able to manage the upcoming 21 More...

By admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2020

India grounds all domestic flights in effort to tackle Covid-19 outbreak

India has announced it will ground all domestic flights from Tuesday night in stepped up efforts to battle the Covid-19 outbreak. The latest measure was confirmed by the Ministry of Home Affairs. The restrictions More...

By admin On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

‘Stay indoors & healthy’: India holds nationwide coronavirus ‘self-curfew’ drill

As a part of a trial-run to test social isolation to prevent the spread of coronavirus, India has launched a non-mandatory but strongly-advised ‘self-curfew’ that is supposed to last for 14 hours. “Let More...

By admin On Saturday, March 21st, 2020

Wake-up call for India? Social media split after police press charges against Covid-19-carrying Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor

Indian police have charged Bollywood star Kanika Kapoor, who has tested positive for coronavirus, with endangering public health by attending parties. Her case has sparked fierce debate in India as the virus continues More...

By admin On Friday, March 20th, 2020

India & Russia plan to open new trade route via Iran despite threat of US sanctions

Opening a long-pending multi-modal transportation corridor via Iran will be a big boost for bilateral trade between Russia and India, but it’s not just the economy at stake. This is a bold move against the threat More...

By admin On Friday, March 20th, 2020

New Delhi to impose 1-week ban on commercial flight landings in India as it cracks down on coronavirus

India’s government has announced a temporary halt to all commercial flight arrivals, as part of a series of measures being put in place to contain the spread of coronavirus in the country. The Press Information More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Even ‘small-scale’ nuclear war between India & Pakistan would DEVASTATE global food supply – study

A low-level nuclear exchange between India and Pakistan could wipe out large swaths of the world’s food supply, igniting cataclysmic fires that blot out the sun in a decade-long nuclear winter, according to new More...

By admin On Monday, March 16th, 2020

India closes Taj Mahal, other monuments over coronavirus til end of month

India has closed the iconic Taj Mahal and other monuments to visitors, citing the coronavirus epidemic. The cultural sites will remain closed until the end of the month, the Culture Ministry announced. The ministry More...