High-level GoMs reviews current status, actions for prevention & management of COVID-19: A second meeting of the GoM held at Nirman Bhawan on Wednesday under the chairpersonship of Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare. Hardeep S. Puri, Minister of Civil Aviation, Dr. S. Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs, Nityananda Rai, Minister of State for Home, Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State (I/c), Ministry of Shipping, Chemicals and Fertilisers and Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State, Health & Family Welfare were present.
Govt suspends e-visa and existing visa’s for France, Germany, Spain: The government has asked people to refrain from travelling to China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan, France, Spain and Germany.
Lok Sabha to discuss Delhi violence: Both the houses of Parliament will resume their sittings on Wednesday after four-day break.
Two Corona patients recovering, no new cases detected in Bangladesh: Two Corona patients out of the three detected positive for the virus infection in Bangladesh are recovering.
Sri Lanka suspends visa on arrival for foreigner travelers until further notice: Sri Lanka has suspended visa on arrival for foreigner travelers until further notice in light of COVID 19.
Joy Bangla to be national slogan of Bangladesh: The High Court of Bangladesh has ordered that ‘Joy Bangla’ will be the national slogan of Bangladesh.
Biden wins hard-fought Michigan, deals major blow to Sanders: Joe Biden decisively won Michigan’s Democratic primary on Tuesday, seizing a key battleground state that helped propel Bernie Sanders’ insurgent candidacy four years ago.
Coronavirus cases rise to 19 in Pakistan: Pakistan witnessed a sudden increase in coronavirus cases with the number of patients rising to 19 on Tuesday, officials said.
Crude Oil plunges 30%; Biggest Drop In 29 Years: The price of crude oil has plunged by 30 percent after Saudi Arabia, the world’s top oil exporter, said it would step up production from next month. It is the biggest drop in 29 years.
Markets continue their sharp slide on fears of Covid-19 spread: Sensex plummeted over 1,400 points in opening session on Monday led by deepening rout in global markets amid rapidly-spreading coronavirus and sinking crude prices.
CBI registers case against Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor: Central Bureau of Investigation registers case against Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor and others on charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating, and corruption; Rana Kapoor remanded to Enforcement Directorate custody till 11th March.