Sonu Sood pledges support for over 400 families of deceased, injured migrants

Sonu Sood pledges support for over 400 families of deceased, injured migrants

Monday, 13 July 2020 | PTI | Mumbai

Actor Sonu Sood on Monday said he would provide financial assistance to over 400 families of deceased and injured migrant workers, hit by the coronavirus-induced nationwide lockdown. The "Dabangg" actor got in touch with the authorities of various states, including, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and took relevant information --addresses and bank...

Video calls, separate bedrooms: Bolsonaro's first COVID week

Video calls, separate bedrooms: Bolsonaro's first COVID week

Sunday, 12 July 2020 | AP | Brasilia

After months in which Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro downplayed COVID-19 by flouting social distancing recommendations and mostly shunning masks, both coronavirus precautions became part of his cloistered life this week at the official residence in capital Brasilia. Bolsonaro, 65, announced on Tuesday that he tested positive for the virus and had...

Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic

Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic

Sunday, 12 July 2020 | AP | Washington

President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel coronavirus. Trump flew by helicopter...

US: Coronavirus deaths take a long-expected turn for the worse

US: Coronavirus deaths take a long-expected turn for the worse

Sunday, 12 July 2020 | AP | New York

A long-expected upturn in US coronavirus deaths has begun, driven by fatalities in states in the South and West, according to data on the pandemic. The number of deaths per day from the virus had been falling for months, and even remained down as states like Florida and Texas saw explosions...

5.1-magnitude quake jolts China; tremors felt in Beijing

5.1-magnitude quake jolts China; tremors felt in Beijing

Sunday, 12 July 2020 | PTI | Beijing

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake on Sunday jolted China's north Hebei province's Tangshan city, according to officials. Strong tremors were felt in the nearby regions including Beijing, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The epicentre of the quake, which struck Guye district at 6:38 AM local time, was monitored at 39.78 degrees north latitude...

England World Cup winner Jack Charlton dies at 85

England World Cup winner Jack Charlton dies at 85

Saturday, 11 July 2020 | AP | London

Jack Charlton, an uncompromising central defender who played alongside his brother, Bobby, in England's World Cup-winning side in 1966 before enjoying coaching success with Ireland, has died. He was 85. Nicknamed Big Jack, and celebrated for his earthy beer and cigarettes image, Charlton was Footballer of the Year in England in...

No guarantee Trump will back India against China if tensions escalate: Former US NSA John Bolton

No guarantee Trump will back India against China if tensions escalate: Former US NSA John Bolton

Saturday, 11 July 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Former United States national security advisor John Bolton has said that if the Sino-India border tensions escalate, there is no guarantee that US President Donald Trump will back India against China. China has been behaving in a belligerent fashion all around its periphery, certainly in the East and South China sea,...

COVID-19: South Korea reports 13,373 infections, 288 deaths

COVID-19: South Korea reports 13,373 infections, 288 deaths

Saturday, 11 July 2020 | AP | Seoul

South Korea has reported 35 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing its caseload to 13,373 infections and 288 deaths. South Korea's Centres for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday said 13 of the new cases were in the densely populated Seoul metropolitan area, which has been at the centre of a...

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Panic grips VIMSAR as ICU doc infected

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Ganjam reports 188 new Covid cases, 1 death

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

CM hails octogenarian’s Covid battle win

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Baleswar Covid+ man goes to sorcerer

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Singhania students excel in CBSE exam

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Athagarh declared Containment Zone

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

A case for cobots

12 July 2020 | Pradeep David | Agenda

Hope in the times of pandemic

12 July 2020 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

Covid tales: The joy of homecoming

12 July 2020 | Vandana Srivastava | Agenda

Astroturf | Unlock the mind to heal

12 July 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Online education: Dispel fear of surveillance

12 July 2020 | Madhav Govind | Agenda

Talktime : ‘I’m enjoying working on OTT platforms’

12 July 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer