Death toll from Corona Virus rises to 1500: India is keeping a tight vigil to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the country. Flyers from South Korea and Japan have been added to the list of countries who will be put through screening at the country’s 21 airports. In China, the number of new cases of infection jumped by nearly 5,000 on a single day taking the total number beyond 65,000..The death toll has also crossed 15,00..here’s the latest.
J&K: Visiting foreign envoys meet NSA Ajit Doval: A group of 25 foreign envoys concluded a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir and met National Security Advisor Ajit Doval in New Delhi on Friday.
SC rejects Nirbhaya case convict Vinay Kumar`s plea: Another delaying tactic to evade the hangman’s noose by one of the Nirbhayagangrape and murder case convicts Vinay Sharma bit the dust on Friday in the Supreme Court. It dismissed the plea where President’s rejection of the death row convict’s mercy petition had been challenged..here’s more..
Conspirators of Pulwama attack neutralized: Spl CRPF DG J&K Zone Zulfiquar Hasan:Special CRPF DG J&K Zone Zulfiquar Hasan today said that Conspirators of Pulwama Attack were neutralized few months after the incident.
Nation remembers martyrs of Pulwama terror attack on its first anniversary: Nation remembers martyrs of gruesome Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF jawans on its first anniversary.
India, Portugal exchange seven documents in various fields: India and Portugal today exchanged seven documents in various fields including maritime transport , audio/visual cooperation cooperation in the field of industrial and intellectual property rights.
SC issues notice to J&K administration on Omar Abdullah’s detention: Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Jammu and Kashmir administration on the plea of Sara Abdullah Pilot, former J&K CM Omar Abdullah’s sister.
Chennai port temporarily bans crew entry from China, Thailand and Singapore: The Chennai Port has temporarily decided to ban the entry of crew on board ships from China, Thailand and Singapore into the port by stopping the issue of landing permit or shore leave pass.
PM, Raksha Mantri pay tribute to Pulwama terror attack martyrs: PM Narendra Modi paid homage to the martyrs of Pulwama on the first anniversary of the dastardly attack.
Portugal President, on his first visit to India, meets PM Modi: Portugese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa is in India on a 4-day visit.
Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra renamed Sushma Swaraj Bhawan as tribute to the late leader: In a solemn tribute to late external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, the government has renamed Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra as Sushma Swaraj Bhawan, and Foreign Service Institute (Delhi) as Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service, on the eve of her 68th birth anniversary on Friday.
SC dismisses plea challenging rejection of convict’s mercy petition: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the petition of death-row convict Vinay Kumar Sharma challenging the rejection of the mercy petition by President Kovind.
India remembers her Pulwama Terror Attack martyrs: Nation remembers the martyrs of the gruesome Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF jawans on its first anniversary.
Coronavirus: Government geared up; PM praises Wuhan Rescue Operation: Government is fully prepared through its various timely measures and sturdy systems of surveillance to prevent and contain outbreak of coronavirus in India.
Rocket hits Iraqi base hosting US troops: A rocket slammed into an Iraqi base where American troops are stationed in the remote province of Kirkuk on Thursday night.
US senate passes resolution against waging Iran war: The U.S. Senate has passed an ‘Iran War Powers resolution’ on Thursday, to limit the U.S. President Donald Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran.
Coronavirus: China struggles as toll reaches 1,487: China and the world continue to grapple with the spread of coronavirus.
FM holds session on Budget & Beyond at NITI Aayog: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday held at an interactive session on ‘Budget & Beyond’ with professionals from asset management, wealth advisory, tax consultancy and other related industries at NITI Aayog.
India struggle to 263/9 against NZ XI on Day 1 of warm-up game: Batting first, India finished at 263 for nine on the opening day of the three-day warm-up game against New Zealand XI on Friday.
Pele says he’s ‘fine,’ after son spoke of depression: Brazilian football legend Pele sought to reassure fans that he was doing fine, after his son alluded to depression and said the ageing star now barely leaves home.
Hockey India congratulates Manpreet for winning FIH Player of the Year: Hockey India congratulated Indian men team captain Manpreet Singh for bagging the FIH Player of the Year award.
Ronaldo scores yet again to rescue cup draw in Milan: Cristiano Ronaldo’s controversial late penalty rescued a draw for below-par Juventus in the first leg of their Coppa Italia semi-final at AC Milan.
Virtual reality may help relieve pain during childbirth: Researchers: In a half-hour test among 40 hospitalized women in labour in Texas, those who used VR headsets that provided relaxing scenes and messages reported pain reductions compared with those who didn’t get headsets, researchers said in a presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine in Grapevine.
Optimism reduces stroke severity, inflammation: Study: Stroke survivors with high levels of optimism had lower inflammation levels, reduced stroke severity and less physical disability after three months as compared to those who are less optimistic, says a recent study.
Antarctica registers record temperature of 20.75 Celsius: Scientists in Antarctica have recorded a new record temperature of 20.75 degrees Celsius (69.35 Fahrenheit), breaking the barrier of 20 degrees for the first time on the continent, a researcher said Thursday.
After hottest temperature, now iceberg breaks off in Antarctica: A large iceberg has broken off from Pine Island Glacier on the edge of Antarctica.