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  • WHO sets up independent panel to review its handling of COVID-19 pandemic

    World Health Organization (WHO) has set up an independent panel to review its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the response by governments. The announcement follows strong criticism by US President Donald Trump, which accused the WHO of being China-centric. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark and former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf have […]

    Sri Lanka: 87 people at Treatment Centre tested positive of COVID19

    In Sri Lanka, another 87 people at a Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre have tested positive of COVID bringing the total infected to 339. Earlier, 196 inmates and staff at the Kandakadu Centre were found positive this morning while 56 inmates and a counsellor had tested positive yesterday in first instance of community transmission after a […]

    All major rivers of Bangladesh rising

    All the major rivers of Bangladesh are showing an increase in water levels following heavy rain upstream during the last 24 hours. According to the Bangladesh Water Development Board all the major rivers in the country including  Dharla, Teesta, Brahmaputra and Jamuna may show increasing water levels over the next 72 hours. Teesta and Dharla […]

    Prince Charles lauds India’s ‘sustainable’ way of life amid Covid-19 crisis

    Britain’s Prince Charles has lauded India’s ‘sustainable’ way of life amid coronavirus pandemic saying that the country’s diversity and resilience is a personal inspiration for him and much to teach all. Addressing India Global week 2020 through video link, he said India’s philosophies and values have emphasised a sustainable way of life and a harmonious […]

    India, UAE to operate special flights from Jul 12 to help stranded citizens

    India and UAE have agreed to operate special flights between the two countries between 12-26th July 2020 to help facilitate stranded citizens and residents of the UAE to get back to their places of stay . Minister Hardeep Puri in a tweet said that this is part of the close strategic partnership between the Govts […]

    Shipping Ministry issues draft ‘Aids to Navigation Bill 2020’ for public consultation

    The Shipping Ministry has issued a draft of ‘Aids to Navigation Bill, 2020’ for suggestions from the stakeholders and public. Suggestions and opinions can be sent by 24th of July. The draft bill is proposed to replace the Lighthouse Act, 1927 to incorporate the best global practices, technological developments and India’s International obligations in the […]

    Gangster Vikas Dubey killed in an encounter near Kanpur in UP

    Gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter this morning after he tried to flee when the vehicle carrying him met with an accident near Bhauti area close to Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh. Vikas was the main accused in the killing of eight policemen in Kanpur. A team of Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force was […]

    COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 62.42 pct

    Government today said, the COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 62.42 per cent and four lakh 95 thousand 513 people have recovered in the country so far. In the past 24 hours alone 19 thousand 135 people have recovered from the highly infectious disease. Presently, the total number of active corona cases in the country […]

    56 people tested positive for COVID 19 in Sri Lanka rehabilitation center

    In Sri Lanka, a total of 56 people were tested positive at a rehabilitation center registering the largest number of COVID cases in over a month. These people are from Kandakadu treatment and rehabilitation centre, where a prisoner was kept for treatment and who had tested positive on Sunday. Over 450 inmates and staff at […]

    Govt expresses concern over possibility of return of large number of F-1 visa Indian students from US

    India has expressed concern over the possibility that F-1 visa students attending online-only classes in the US may lead to the return of large number of Indian students studying there. In reply to a media query, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said India has conveyed the concern to the US side. He said, the […]