Pandemic could cause deepest economic recession 'of our lifetimes': WTO chief

Pandemic could cause deepest economic recession 'of our lifetimes': WTO chief

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | AFP | Geneva

The COVID-19 pandemic could provoke the deepest recession in living memory, World Trade Organisation chief Roberto Azevedo warned on Wednesday. "As we face what may well be the deepest economic recession or downturn of our lifetimes, we should aim to make the most of all potential drivers of sustainable growth to...

Global death toll from coronavirus tops 75,000: AFP tally

Global death toll from coronavirus tops 75,000: AFP tally

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 | AFP | Paris

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 75,000 people people worldwide, the majority of them in Europe, since it emerged in China in December, according to a tally compiled by AFP from official sources at 0945 GMT Tuesday. A total of 75,538 deaths have been recorded, including 53,928 in Europe, the...

Spain daily virus deaths rise to 743 after drop

Spain daily virus deaths rise to 743 after drop

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 | AFP | Madrid

Spain's daily coronavirus death rate shot up to 743 on Tuesday after falling for four straight days, lifting the total toll to 13,798, the health ministry said. The number of new infections in the world's second hardest-hit country after Italy also grew at a faster pace, rising 4.1 per cent to...

Pakistan's coronavirus cases sharply rise to 3,864; death toll at 54

Pakistan's coronavirus cases sharply rise to 3,864; death toll at 54

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 | PTI | Islamabad

Islamabad, Apr 7 (PTI) The total number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan has sharply increased to 3,864 with more than 500 fresh infections while the death toll reached 54, the health officials said on Monday. The Ministry of National Health Services, in an early morning update on its website, reported that...

FATF to review Pak's performance on global commitments to fight terror in June in China

FATF to review Pak's performance on global commitments to fight terror in June in China

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 | PTI | Islamabad

Global anti-money laundering watchdog FATF will review Pakistan's performance to meet international commitments in the fight against terror financing during a meeting scheduled to be held in China in June. Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an inter-governmental body established in 1989 to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and other...

Cardinal Pell to walk free from Australian jail after winning appeal

Cardinal Pell to walk free from Australian jail after winning appeal

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 | AFP | Brisbane

Cardinal George Pell will walk free from jail after winning a long-running battle to overturn his child sex abuse convictions in Australia's High Court on Tuesday. The 78-year-old was acquitted on all five counts of sexually abusing two 13-year-old choirboys in the 1990s, when the court overturned earlier decisions of a...

US coronavirus deaths top 10,000: Johns Hopkins tracker

US coronavirus deaths top 10,000: Johns Hopkins tracker

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 | AFP | Washington

More than 10,000 people have died of coronavirus complications in the United States since the outbreak began in late January, Johns Hopkins University said Monday. The Baltimore-based school, which has been keeping a running tally of global coronavirus numbers, said there are at least 347,003 confirmed infections in the US with...

Japan PM Abe declares state of emergency over virus

Japan PM Abe declares state of emergency over virus

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 | AFP | Tokyo

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday declared a month-long state of emergency in Tokyo and six other parts of the country over a spike in coronavirus cases. "As I decided that a situation feared to gravely affect people's lives and the economy has occurred... I am declaring a state of...

State Editions

MP roads made better in last 15 years: Chouhan

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Pioneer’s ex-editor passes away

09 April 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

CBSE set to introduce three new subjects for grade 11 students

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Power workers demand insurance cover

09 April 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

CM pats Revenue Dept officials for corona fight

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

Sleep in the times Of Corona

05 April 2020 | Kerry Bajaj | Agenda

Article 370: A fresh perspective

05 April 2020 | Prof K Warikoo | Agenda

Stories that inspire action and change

05 April 2020 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf : Be ready to combat evil forces

05 April 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Corona-led leadership challenges for Trump

05 April 2020 | Manan Dwivedi | Agenda

Why poor migrants need to fend for themselves

05 April 2020 | Rahul Jayaram | Agenda