Pak violates Ceasefire along LoC in J&K; Indian Army retaliates befittingly:Pakistan violates Ceasefire and targeted civilian areas in District Poonch of Jammu & Kashmir Sunday early morning hours.
India expels two Pakistan High Commission Officials on charges of espionage:Govt today declared two officials of the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi as persona non grata on charges of espionage and ordered them to leave the country within 24 hours.
Indian medical team reaches Comoros to provide assistance in fight against Covid-19:As part of Mission Sagar, Indian Naval Ship Kesari entered Port of Moroni in Comoros today. In these difficult times India is providing assistance to Friendly Foreign Countries in dealing with the COVID-19 Pandemic and towards the same INS Kesari is carrying a consignment of COVID related essential medicines for the people of Comoros.
200 special trains to run across country starting tomorrow:More than 1.45 lac passengers to travel on Day 1 of 200 trains starting on June 1.
1149 persons tested positive for novel coronavirus in Tamilnadu today:A record 1149 persons tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Tamilnadu today. They included 1054 residents and 95 who had returned from outside the state.
Vessel MV Nancowry carrying 163 passengers from Port Blair reaches Chennai port:With the resumption of passenger shipping services between Chennai and Andaman on 28/5/2020, the vessel MV Nancowry carrying 163 passengers including 2 infants from Port Blair berthed at Chennai port today.
61 new Covid-19 positive cases detected in Kerala today :61 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in Kerala, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in a release.
Home Ministry issues directives for COVID-19 management at public & work places:Union Home Ministry has issued national directives for COVID-19 management which will apply to public places and work places. Under these directives, wearing of face covers is compulsory, spitting will be punishable with fine, and social distancing is to be followed by all persons in public places and in transport.
International air travel, metro rail services, cinema halls & gymnasiums to remain prohibited:Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has said the suspension of scheduled international commercial passenger flights will continue till midnight of 30th June this year. It came following the Home Ministry’s announcement of fresh guidelines pertaining to the countrywide lockdown to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
Government releases guidelines for Unlock 1.0:Government has announced the first phase of nationwide Unlock starting from Monday after the fourth phase of Lockdown ends on Sunday. Except for the containment zones demarcated by the State and Union Territory governments, the first phase of Unlock for the remaining part of the country will begin from Monday.
PM Modi shares his thoughts in ‘Mann Ki Baat’ today:Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared his thoughts with the people in the country and abroad in his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme on Sunday. PM talked about the current status of COVID-19 in the country and also applauded India’s efforts in combating the virus.
Educational Institutions not to open immediately in Bangladesh: PM Sheikh Hasina:Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that educational institutions in Bangladesh will not open immediately as government wants to move step by step so that students are not infected with Corona virus.
Nepal reports two more COVID-19 fatality; Total number of Corona cases soars to 1567:Nepal has reported two more COVID-19 fatalities. According to the Ministry of Health and Population a two-year girl from Bajura district died of COVID-19 today. She is the youngest victim of corona virus in Nepal.
Shops, offices reopen amid highest death, new Corona cases in Bangladesh:Amid the conditional lifting of the lock-down in the country, Bangladesh on Sunday reported the highest number of deaths and new infections in a single day. In the meanwhile, shops and offices in Bangladesh opened after the government announced the end of ‘general holidays’ on May 30.
Global coronavirus cases surpass 6 million:Global coronavirus cases surpassed 6 million on Saturday, as Latin America reported a grim milestone of 50,000 deaths from the disease.
Brazil records new coronavirus cases, surpasses France in deaths:Brazil reported a record 33,274 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, its health ministry said, and the death toll surpassed that of France and now ranks only below the United States, Britain and Italy.
US President Trump calls for expansion of G7:US President Donald Trump seeks inclusion of India, Russia, Australia & South Korea in order to expand Group of Seven.
Nepal government extends nationwide lockdown till 14th June:Nepal government has extended nationwide lockdown till June 14. Also, international flights have been suspended until 30th June. The decision was taken at the Cabinet meeting held in Kathmandu on Saturday evening.
Algeria suggests bringing forward OPEC+ meeting to June 4:OPEC President Algeria has proposed bringing forward the next meeting of the oil producing group and its allies, known as OPEC+, to June 4 from an earlier plan to hold it on June 9-10, according to a letter from Algeria to OPEC+ members.
Iranian fuel reaches Venezuelan stations as prices set to rise:Fuel shipped from Iran began arriving at Venezuela’s gasoline stations on Saturday, just hours before President Nicolas Maduro announced higher prices at the pump that are set to end more than two decades of almost-free gasoline.
China’s May factory activity cools as weak demand curbs output:China’s factory activity grew at a slower pace in May but momentum in the services and construction sectors quickened, pointing to an uneven recovery in the world’s second-largest economy as businesses emerge from coronavirus-led shutdowns.
Cricket: Sri Lanka begin training on Monday, South Africa to follow suit:A select group of Sri Lanka cricketers, mainly bowlers, will return to training on Monday, amid efforts to restart the game after the coronavirus shutdown, the cricket board said on Sunday.
Competitive sport in England gets green light for Monday restart:After a near three-month shutdown, elite competitive sport in England can resume from Monday behind closed doors provided strict conditions are met, the government said on Saturday.
Millipede from Scotland is world’s oldest-known land animal: Research:A fossilized millipede-like creature discovered in Scotland may represent the oldest-known land animal, a humble pioneer of terrestrial living 425 million years ago that helped pave the way for the throngs that would eventually inhabit Earth’s dry parts.
SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft successfully takes off for International Space Station:SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft successfully took off Saturday night from Kennedy Space Center for the International Space Station (ISS), with two NASA astronauts Behnken and Hurley.
Thailand reports four new coronavirus cases, no new deaths:Thailand reported four new coronavirus cases on Sunday and no new deaths, taking the total number of infections to 3,081 with 57 deaths since January.
Lack of protective gear leaves Mexican nurses battling pandemic in fear:Coronavirus cases are surging in Latin America, which along with the United States is now an epicenter of the global pandemic. Frontline workers in Mexico City’s hospitals have taken to the streets to complain about the conditions. A national march is planned for Monday.
France’s Louvre museum to reopen on July 6:The Louvre museum in Paris will reopen on July 6, as France’s historical and cultural sites emerge gradually from the coronavirus lockdown.