China coronavirus: Toll climbs to 2,744

BEIJING: The virulence of the novel coronavirus continues to show a declining trend in China which reported 29 new fatalities, the lowest in weeks, taking the death toll to 2,744 while the confirmed cases climbed to 78,497, officials said on Thursday. The country’s National Health Commission (NHC) said it received […]

Times Now journo heckled for questioning Mishra

NEW DELHI: A Times Now reporter was heckled on Thursday when she tried to question BJP leader Kapil Mishra on violence in Delhi. Kapil Mishra is in the dock for allegedly giving inflammatory speeches and inciting the crowd for violence. In a speech on February 23, Kapil Mishra had threatened […]

Kapil Mishra supporters attack Times Now journo

NEW DELHI: A Times Now reporter was heckled on Thursday when she tried to question BJP leader Kapil Mishra on violence in Delhi. Kapil Mishra is in the dock for allegedly giving inflammatory speeches and inciting the crowd for violence. In a speech on February 23, Kapil Mishra had threatened […]

348 Koregaon Bhima cases withdrawn: Maha govt

MUMBAI: Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh on Thursday told the Legislative Council that 348 cases related to the Koregaon Bhima violence have been withdrawn by the state government so far. He said this in response to a query by Congress legislator Sharad Ranpise. “Of the total 649 cases filed against […]

Delhi violence: India slams global bodies’ remarks

NEW DELHI: India on Thursday hit out at the “inaccurate, misleading and irresponsible” remarks made by some foreign agencies and individuals on the Delhi violence that has claimed at least 34 lives so far. Reacting strongly to the comments made by Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), ministry of external affairs […]

Live: China coronavirus toll up to 2,788

55,785 screened for coronavirus at Mumbai airport so far The Maharashtra health department said on Thursday that a total of 55,785 travelers have been screened for possible novel coronavirus infection at the Mumbai international airport so far. Passengers arriving from 12 Covid-19 affected countries/regions — China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, […]

Coronavirus live: Japan orders closure of schools

Air France cuts costs as coronavirus stings: Letter Air France is taking new cost-cutting measures, including a partial hiring freeze, to offset the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the travel sector, according to an internal letter obtained by AFP. The impact on airline passenger traffic from the COVID-19 virus […]

Sonia meets President over Delhi riots: Key points

NEW DELHI: Communal violence in northeast district of Delhi claimed 34 lives with tension smouldering in the national capital caused by pitched battles in localities triggered by the contentious amendment made in the Citizenship Act in December 2019. The continuing protests against and in favour of the amendment resulted in […]

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