Domestic, international flight services to remain suspended till May 31 – DGCA

Domestic, international flight services to remain suspended till May 31 – DGCA Hours after the government announced extension of the coronavirus lockdown,The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued a notice extending the prohibition on domestic and international flights till May 31. The regulator on Sunday said the suspension of all domestic and international…

A peek into WHO’s role in the coronavirus pandemic

A peek into WHO’s role in the coronavirus pandemic AFP, The World Health Organization has been at the heart of the battle against the new coronavirus since the first reported outbreak in China. As the WHO’s World Health Assembly gathers on Monday to plot the path ahead, here is a timeline covering the key moments…

Britain fined three million pounds on Zakir Naik’s Peace TV

Britain fined three million pounds on Zakir Naik’s Peace TV The UK has been fined ¬£ 300,000 (Rs 2.77 crore) for spreading hatred and spreading provocative content on the Peace TV network of Islamic evangelist Zakir Naik. Britain’s media watchdog Ofcom has been fined. The London-based information broadcasting services regulator has fined the licensee Peace…

India joins 62 other nations in seeking probe into WHO’s COVID-19 response

India joins 62 other nations in seeking probe into WHO’s COVID-19 response By ANI GENEVA: A total of 62 countries, including India has backed a joint effort by Australia and European Union, calling for an independent inquiry into the WHO’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a draft resolution proposed for 73rd World Health…

Coronavirus updates – cases rise to 39,980, death toll now 1,301

Coronavirus updates – cases rise to 39,980, death toll now 1,301 The death toll due to Covid-19 rose to 1,301 and the number of cases climbed to 39,980 in the country on Sunday, according to the Union health ministry. The number of active Covid-19 cases stood at 28,046, while 10,632 people have recovered and one…

1 million tested for Covid in India; 10k recover

1 million tested for Covid in India; 10k recover The number of people tested for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in India crossed a million on Saturday, up from 38,914 on April 1, which takes the number of tests to almost 770 per million of the population. And the number of recoveries crossed 10,000. On Friday,…

Andhra Pradesh High Court gets 3 new judges

Andhra Pradesh High Court gets 3 new judges Three new judges were appointed to the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Saturday. Chief Justice Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari administered the oath of office to Boppudi Krishna Mohan, Kanchireddy Suresh Reddy and Kanneganti Lalithakumari alias Lalitha. President Ram Nath Kovind appointed the three, thereby taking the total number…