Texas passes 10,000 confirmed new virus cases in single day

Texas passes 10,000 confirmed new virus cases in single day

Wednesday, 08 July 2020 | AP | Austin (US)

Texas surpassed 10,000 new coronavirus cases in a single day Tuesday for the first time, crossing a sobering milestone rarely seen since the pandemic first hit the U.S. in March. The record high of 10,028 new cases in Texas served as another alarming new measure of the swift resurgence of COVID-19...

TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises worries

TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises worries

Tuesday, 07 July 2020 | AP | Hong Kong

TikTok said Tuesday it will stop operations in Hong Kong after the city enacted a sweeping national security law last week. The company said in a statement that it had decided to halt operations in light of recent events. TikTok's departure from Hong Kong comes as various social media platforms and...

France: Macron ousts security chief after police protests

France: Macron ousts security chief after police protests

Tuesday, 07 July 2020 | AP | Paris

French President Emmanuel Macron ousted his top security official Monday following protests over police brutality, as part of a government shakeup aimed at focusing on France's post-pandemic economic recovery for the remaining two years of Macron's term. The man named as France's new interior minister, Gerald Darmanin, is facing a preliminary...

N. Korea rejects talks ahead of US envoy's arrival in Seoul

N. Korea rejects talks ahead of US envoy's arrival in Seoul

Tuesday, 07 July 2020 | AP | Seoul (South Korea)

North Korea on Tuesday repeated it has no immediate intent to resume dialogue with the United States hours before US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun was to arrive in South Korea for discussions on the stalled nuclear diplomacy. In a statement released through Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency, senior...

Brazil's Bolsonaro tested for COVID-19, feels well

Brazil's Bolsonaro tested for COVID-19, feels well

Tuesday, 07 July 2020 | AP | Sao Paulo,

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was tested for COVID-19 after having an X-ray of his lungs. He didn't say whether he was showing symptoms of the new coronavirus. Brazil's presidency said in a statement that the result of the test will be known on Tuesday. Earlier Bolsonaro, who has repeatedly downplayed the...

Singapore reports 5 imported COVID-19 cases from India, tally reaches 44,983

Singapore reports 5 imported COVID-19 cases from India, tally reaches 44,983

Monday, 06 July 2020 | PTI | Singapore

Singapore has reported five imported COVID-19 cases from India, the Ministry of Health said, as the country's total infections rose to 44,983 after 183 new patients were detected on Monday with majority being foreigners living in dormitories. Singapore reported seven imported cases on Sunday, the ministry said. Out of these, five imported...

Pakistan's health minister tests positive for COVID-19

Pakistan's health minister tests positive for COVID-19

Monday, 06 July 2020 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan's health minister Dr Zafar Mirza said on Monday that he was tested positive for the novel coronavirus, becoming the latest senior minister in the country to be hit by the deadly virus. Mirza, the special assistant to the prime minister on health services, said that he was experiencing "mild symptoms"...

Director Bhansali reaches police station to record statement

Director Bhansali reaches police station to record statement

Monday, 06 July 2020 | PTI | Mumbai

Bollywood filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali went to the Bandra police station here on Monday to record his statement in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide, an official said. Bhansali had offered films to Rajput but they could not work together apparently due to date issues. The filmmaker reached the Bandra police...

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