Recovery rate of COVID-19 rises to 25%; doubling rate improves to 11 days: Health Ministry:A total of 35,043 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the country so far. As per Health Ministry, 8889 patients have recovered after treatment and discharged from the hospitals, while 1147 patients have died.
Centre asks states to identify pockets of critical interventions for COVID-19 management:Centre has asked states to identify pockets of critical interventions for a focused management of COVID-19 at the field level.
Jharkhand 1st state to bring its migrant labourers back home by train from Telangana:Jharkhand becomes the first state to bring its migrant labourers back home through the first train run between Lingampally railway station in Telangana to Hatia railway station in Ranchi today post Lockdown orders.
EC to conduct polls to nine Maharashtra Legislative Council seats on May 21:The Election Commission will conduct polls to the nine Maharashtra Legislative Council seats on 21st of this month.
Ajay Tirkey assumes charge as Secretary, Ministry of Women & Child Development:Ajay Tirkey assumed charge as Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) in New Delhi on Friday.
Exports of Gems & Jewellery from Surat resumes:Exports of Gems and Jewellery from Surat resumed from Wednesday.
Tarun Bajaj takes over as Economic Affairs Secretary:1988 batch IAS officer Tarun Bajaj today assumed charge as the Economic Affairs Secretary.
PM Modi wishes Russian PM Mishustin a swift recovery from COVID-19:0Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given his best wishes to Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin for early recovery from the novel coronavirus and good health.
Total 35,043 COVID-19 cases reported in country so far: Health Ministry:A total of 35,043 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the country so far.
Union Home Ministry asks states to ensure free movement of trucks to maintain supplies:Centre has asked states to ensure free movement of trucks and goods carriers including empty trucks.
G20 Digital Ministers Summit calls for coordinated global Digital response to fight the pandemic:India has called upon the G20 countries to come out with a concrete Digital action plan to fight the Covid-19.
NTA extends application deadline for various examination due to lockdown:National Testing Agency has extended the deadline for submission of online applications for various examinations.
COVID-19: Recovery rate rises from 13% to 25%:A total of 1718 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID 19 cases to 33,050.
PM Modi holds meeting to discuss strategies to attract investments amid pandemic:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed all concerned for a more proactive approach to handhold the investors, to look into their problems and help them in getting all the necessary Central and State clearances in a time bound manner.
Myanmar extends closure of preschools till May 15:Government of Myanmar has extended the closure of pre-schools in the country till May 15. The pre-schools have been closed since March 16 in view of the Corona pandemic.
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa rules out reconvening of the dissolved Parliament:Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has ruled out reconvening of the dissolved Parliament. This was stated in his response to a letter by several opposition parties calling for reconvening of parliament as the elections, scheduled for 25th April, was postponed in wake of COVID19 crisis.
Researchers in Canada using algae to produce low-cost COVID-19 test kits:According to the researchers from the University of Western Ontario in Canada that the new method overcomes shortfalls of existing processes while saving money.
World should follow South Korea on COVID-19 fight: UN Chief:UN Chief Antonio Guterres has expressed hope that many countries in the world will follow the remarkable example of South Korea in addressing the coronavirus pandemic.
US President Trump predicts major economic rebound in coming months:US President Donald Trump tried to dispel economic gloom, saying he is anticipating a major rebound in the coming months and a spectacular 2021.
World observes ‘International Labour Day’ today:International Labour Day is observed on May 1, also known as International Worker’s Day or May Day. The day is celebrated to honour the contribution of working men and women.
1 dead, 5 missing in Canadian military helicopter crash near Greece:One Canadian military member is dead while five others are missing after a helicopter crashed off the coast of Greece, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed on Friday.
UN chief: World should follow South Korea on COVID-19 fight:UN Chief Antonio Guterres has expressed hope that many countries in the world will follow the remarkable example of South Korea in addressing the coronavirus pandemic.
Twitter opens up data for researchers to study COVID-19 tweets:Twitter Inc will grant researchers and software developers access to a real-time data stream of tens of millions of daily public tweets about COVID-19, which they can use to study the spread of the disease or track misinformation, the company said in a blog post on Wednesday.
‘River monster’: Huge African dinosaur Spinosaurus thrived in the water:The huge African predator Spinosaurus spent much of its life in the water, propelled by a paddle-like tail while hunting large fish – a “river monster,” according to scientists, that showed that some dinosaurs invaded the aquatic realm.
Scientists urge Germans to keep social distancing discipline:Germans must persevere with social distancing or risk exponential growth in the number of coronavirus cases, four leading science institutes said on Wednesday.
Musk’s SpaceX, Bezos’ Blue Origin land contracts to build NASA’s astronaut moon lander:NASA on Thursday selected space firms SpaceX, Blue Origin and Dynetics to build lunar landing systems that can carry astronauts to the moon by 2024, the White House’s accelerated deadline under the space agency’s moon-to-Mars campaign.
The White Palace – A Heritage to Behold:The Heritage White Palace, is a display of purity, white and royalty.
The man with the epidemiologist tattoo – a very Swedish tribute:It’s not every day that the face of a chief epidemiologist is inked as a tattoo. But then it’s not every country that has tackled the coronavirus pandemic like Sweden.a
Dancing in the streets: Ballet stars perform in empty Amsterdam:Six dancers from the Dutch National Ballet headed out into the empty streets of Amsterdam this week to perform their parts in a piece of choreography inspired by the coronavirus lockdown.
Bus-stop art gallery lifts spirits in lockdown London:A London bus stop has been transformed into a children’s art gallery by a local resident who wanted to brighten the drudgery of lockdown life, creating a colourful community hub amid the anxiety and isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Novelty toilet roll cakes keep Finnish baker in business:A quick-thinking Helsinki bakery has saved itself from financial ruin due to the new coronavirus pandemic by creating a cake that looks like a toilet roll.
The Awards of an Iconic Jewellery House “ Royalty’s Favourite ”and the Family That Built it:A Veteran Designer of the Nation and a Rajasthani Business Magnate, Sangeeta Boochra has designed more then 10,000 sku’s and her company manufacturers more then 36,000 kg’s of Precious Metal Jewellery studded with Precious , Semi Precious Gemstones , Handmade Paintings every year.