PM Modi congratulates Lee Hsien Loong for winning Singapore polls

PM Modi congratulates Lee Hsien Loong for winning Singapore polls

Saturday, 11 July 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated his Singaporean counterpart and leader of the People's Action Party Lee Hsien Loong for securing a clear mandate in the general elections. Singapore Prime Minister Loong's party won 83 of the 93 contested parliamentary seats in the general election. "Congratulations to Prime Minister Lee Hsien...

Trump rules out phase 2 trade deal with China

Trump rules out phase 2 trade deal with China

Saturday, 11 July 2020 | PTI | Washington

US President Donald Trump has for the time being ruled out a second phase trade deal with China, saying the relationship between the two countries has been severely damaged with Beijing's handling of the coronavirus outbreak. The relationship with China has been severely damaged. I don't think about it now, Trump...

Singapore records 191 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore records 191 new COVID-19 cases

Friday, 10 July 2020 | PTI | Singapore

Singapore on Friday reported 191 new coronavirus cases, including 16 in the community, taking the country's total count to 45,613. The vast majority of Friday's infections are work permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said. There are seven Singaporeans (citizens) or permanent residents (foreigners) among the...

Coronavirus death toll in Pakistan crosses 5,000-mark

Coronavirus death toll in Pakistan crosses 5,000-mark

Friday, 10 July 2020 | PTI | Islamabad

The coronavirus death toll in Pakistan crossed the 5,000-mark on Friday with 75 new fatalities, the health ministry said. According to the Ministry of National Health Services, another 2,751 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the national tally to 243,599. The ministry data showed that Sindh became the...

China warns of 'unknown pneumonia' deadlier than COVID-19 in Kazakhstan

China warns of 'unknown pneumonia' deadlier than COVID-19 in Kazakhstan

Friday, 10 July 2020 | PTI | Beijing

China has warned its citizens living in Kazakhstan of a local "unknown pneumonia" which, it said, has a "much higher" fatality rate than the COVID-19 disease. The "unknown pneumonia in Kazakhstan caused 1,772 deaths in the first six months of the year, including 628 people in June alone", the Chinese embassy...

Nepal's ruling communist party's meet to decide PM's future deferred for a week over floods

Nepal's ruling communist party's meet to decide PM's future deferred for a week over floods

Friday, 10 July 2020 | PTI | Kathmandu

A crucial meeting of Nepal's ruling communist party to decide the political future of embattled Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli was on Friday postponed once again, this time for a week, citing floods in the country, amidst calls for his resignation over his style of functioning and anti-India statements. The...

Australia's Victoria state has record 288 cases

Australia's Victoria state has record 288 cases

Friday, 10 July 2020 | AP | Canberra

Australia's Victoria state on Friday reported the new daily record of 288 coronavirus cases, which also reflects a record number of tests exceeding 37,500. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that the number of citizens and permanent residents allowed to return to Australia each week will be reduced by more than...

Japan braces for more heavy rain as death toll rises to 66

Japan braces for more heavy rain as death toll rises to 66

Friday, 10 July 2020 | AP | Tokyo

Parts of Japan still searching for missing people and evacuating those stranded by deadly floods and mudslides were bracing for more pounding rains through the weekend. The death toll has risen to 66 as of Friday morning, with 16 others still missing, the Fire and Disaster Management Agency said. Most of...

State Editions

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