Friday, 10 April 2020

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  • ADB assures India of 2.2 bn US dollar support to fight against COVID-19

    April 10, 2020 2:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Asian Development Bank today assured India of 2.2 billion US dollar support to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.  ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa commended the Indian Government’s decisive response to the pandemic, including a National Health Emergency programme. He commended tax... View Article

  • Israeli PM Netanyahu thanks PM Modi for sending 5 tonnes of medicines and hydroxychloroquine

    April 10, 2020 10:35 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for rushing a five-tonne cargo of medicines, including anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine. In a tweet last night, Mr Netanyahu said, all Israeli thank Mr Modi for sending Chloroquine to Israel.... View Article

  • People should never shake hands again: Anthony Fauci

    April 9, 2020 1:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    US’ top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci has said that People  should never shake hands again, underlining that the practise would not only prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus but also decrease instances of influenza dramatically in the world.... View Article

  • US: Joe Biden becomes Democratic nominee as Sanders drops out of Presidential race

    April 9, 2020 11:47 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Former Vice President Joe Biden is now the Democratic nominee for the American Presidential Race. Biden won the democratic nomination after US Senator Bernie Sanders has dropped out of the Presidential race yesterday. Presidential elections are due in November this... View Article

  • US President thanks India on decision to allow Hydroxychloroquine export to US

    April 9, 2020 10:26 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    US President Donald Trump today thanked India for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to allow the export of anti malaria drug Hydroxychloroquine to the United States. He tweeted that India’s gesture would not be forgotten and said that Prime Minister... View Article

  • Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey to contribute 1 billion dollars to Coronavirus relief fund

    April 8, 2020 2:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Twitter co-founder and chief executive Jack Dorsey has made a commitment of one billion US dollars out of his personal fortune to coronavirus relief through his philanthropic fund. Dorsey said that he would transfer his equity in his digital payments... View Article

  • China: People in Wuhan begins travelling as 73-day lockdown lifted

    April 8, 2020 2:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    In China, tens of thousands of people in Wuhan, the origin point and epicentre for the Corona virus pandemic, began travelling out of the sprawling city today as the 73-day lockdown was lifted. The Chinese Health Authority said today that... View Article

  • Finally British PM Boris Johnson is stable! 

    April 8, 2020 1:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is receiving treatment for Corona virus, is said to be stable as he continues to remain in Intensive Care Unit for second consecutive day. His Spokesman said that the Prime Minister is being kept... View Article

  • US shuts down border with Mexico in view of COVID-19

    March 21, 2020 11:52 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    The US has announced the closure of its southern border with Mexico for all non-essential travel from today. The US – Canada border has already been closed on Tuesday in view of the COVID – 19 outbreak. More than 230... View Article

  • World Bank increases COVID-19 response funding to 14 bln USD

    March 18, 2020 11:21 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    World Bank has announced 14 billion US Dollars to assist companies and countries in their efforts to respond to the rapid spread of COVID-19. It has added 2 billion dollars to the initial package. The announcement came amid fear of... View Article