Mahesh Babu believes COVID health workers are ‘our true superheroes’

Mahesh Babu believes COVID health workers are ‘our true superheroes’ Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu says he stands in gratitude for all health workers who are working “selflessly and tirelessly” to keep people safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. Mahesh took to Instagram, where he shared a photo-collage of health workers and wrote: “I stand in gratitude…

Over 270 Russians stranded in India fly back amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Over 270 Russians stranded in India fly back amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown A special flight with 271 Russian nationals on board departed from the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi. They flew home by the flight en route Delhi-Saint-Petersburg-Moscow with the assistance of the Russian Embassy in India. Over the last one month,…

More than 2,200 USA coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

More than 2,200 USA coronavirus deaths in 24 hours WASHINGTON: The number of daily deaths from coronavirus rose again in the US Tuesday, a tally from Johns Hopkins University showed, as the country’s total fatalities surpassed those of Americans in the Vietnam War. In a 24-hour period to 8:30 pm (0030 GMT), there were 2,207…

Only 80 of 21,632 active cases need ventilators, say Health Ministry data

Only 80 of 21,632 active cases need ventilators, say Health Ministry data While there were 21,632 ‘active’ COVID-19 cases across the country till Monday, only about 80 of them were on ventilators. Top government sources said this is in line with the daily pattern seen so far. Meanwhile, even as some states have started plasma…

Crammed, corrupted and scary – Coronavirus spreads fear through South America’s unruly prisons

Crammed, corrupted and scary – Coronavirus spreads fear through South America’s unruly prisons SANTIAGO: The spreading specter of the new coronavirus is shaking Latin America’s notoriously overcrowded, unruly prisons, threatening to turn them into infernos. The Puente Alto prison in downtown Santiago, Chile, had the largest of Latin America’s largest prison virus outbreaks so far,…

‘When Thor spoke Bengali’ – Chris Hemsworth’s dialogue in ‘Extraction’ has netizens impressed

‘When Thor spoke Bengali’ – Chris Hemsworth’s dialogue in ‘Extraction’ has netizens impressed The movie ‘Extraction’, starring Chris Hemsworth, Randeep Hooda and Pankaj Tripathi, which recently released on Netflix, has not only left the audience impressed with its action-packed scenes but has also generated much excitement about the Thor actor’s fairly fluent dialogue in Bengali…

After top official replies, Bengal Governor tweets – OMG! where are we heading?

After top official replies, Bengal Governor tweets – OMG! where are we heading? Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Sunday kept up his criticism of the state government, tearing into Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Alapan Bandyopadhyay’s response to the concerns he had raised last week after the police allegedly stopped four BJP MPs from distributing relief materials….

Arun Jaitley calls for Banks to do their contributions

Arun Jaitley calls for Banks to do their contributions The country’s Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley have said that the banks have to play a crucial role to achieve the highest growth rate in India and he has told that the banks will be given sufficient amount to recapitalize them. The Finance Minister was…

Iraq Lifts Suspension of Reuters’ Licence to Work in Country

Iraq Lifts Suspension of Reuters’ Licence to Work in Country Iraqi authorities on Sunday lifted a suspension of Reuters’ licence to work in the country. The news agency’s licence was suspended earlier this month over a report on the number of coronavirus cases in Iraq. The Iraqi Communications and Media Commission (CMC) informed Reuters it…

Stranded Bangladeshi citizens all set to fly back home

Stranded Bangladeshi citizens all set to fly back home New Delhi: India has permitted Bangladesh to fly back nearly 1,000 Bangladeshi citizens who had been stranded in the country in the wake of the national lockdown since March 25. Both the External Affairs Ministry and the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi jointly coordinated this…

US lawyers sue China for trillions of dollars

US lawyers sue China for trillions of dollars Washington: Lawyers in the US have launched a landmark legal action to sue China for trillions of dollars over the coronavirus pandemic, accusing its Communist leaders of negligence for allowing the outbreak to erupt and then covering it up. The class action, which involves thousands of claimants from…