Monday, March 30, 2020

India under 21-day lockdown, Modi says social isolation only option against Coronavirus

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a 21-day lockdown in the entire country effective from midnight to deal with the spread of coronavirus, saying that "social distancing" is the only option...

India condemns attack on Gurdwara in Kabul, offers possible assistance

NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday strongly condemned the "heinous terror attack" on a Gurdwara in Afghanistan's capital Kabul that killed at least 11 people and injured as many. In a statement, the Ministry...

Omar Abdullah appeals to people to help authorities in combating Corona

SRINAGAR: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah, who was released earlier in the day from detention, has urged people to extend support to the authorities in the battle against coronavirus. Abdullah said...

Modi discusses global situation amid coronavirus with Prince Mohammad

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a telephonic conversation with the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, and the two leaders discussed the global situation regarding the outbreak of coronavirus.

Kashmir traders meet Amit Shah, seek financial assistance, bail out

By Pragya Kaushika NEW DELHI: The representatives of various trade organisations from Kashmir on Tuesday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Minister of State for PMO Jitendra Singh in the Parliament...

J&K Govt announces measures to stop spreading Coronavirus

SRINAGAR: As a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, the entry of foreign tourists in Kashmir has been banned, District Magistrate Shahid Choudhary tweeted. The administration on Tuesday extended J&K Epidemic...

137 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in India, Qutub Minar, Red Fort other monuments closed

NEW DELHI: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday said that total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has reached 137. As per Ministry figures, the highest number of cases are from...

Barry Gardiner MP discusses issues of concern with Modi

NEW DELHI: Barry Gardiner, UK MP from Brent North in the British Parliament called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday evening and discussed India-UK bilateral relations and other various issues of mutual concern....

Pashtun activists protest outside UN office in Geneva for KPK rights

GENEVA (Switzerland): Pashtun activists held a demonstration against Pakistan Army’s action in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA (tribal areas) at the Broken Chair during the ongoing session of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

India says US politicising Delhi violence as death toll hits 32

NEW DELHI: India accused a US government commission of politicising communal violence in New Delhi that killed at least 32 people and injured more than 200. Protests against a contentious citizenship law...