Mexico's COVID deaths pass 30,000, world's 5th highest total

Mexico's COVID deaths pass 30,000, world's 5th highest total

Sunday, 05 July 2020 | AP | Mexico City

Mexico has topped 30,000 COVID-19 deaths, overtaking France as the country with the fifth-highest death toll since the coronavirus outbreak began. Officials reported 523 more confirmed coronavirus deaths for Saturday, bringing the nation's total to 30,366 for the pandemic. Mexico's total confirmed infections rose by almost 6,000 to 251,165, about on...

Pak will complete CPEC at all costs, says PM Khan

Pak will complete CPEC at all costs, says PM Khan

Saturday, 04 July 2020 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan vowed on Friday that his government would complete the ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) at "any cost" as the USD 60 billion project is a manifestation of the all-weather friendship between the two countries. Addressing a meeting held here to review progress on the CPEC projects,...

New York state reports 918 new COVID-19 cases

New York state reports 918 new COVID-19 cases

Saturday, 04 July 2020 | AP | New York

New York state reported 918 new coronavirus infections and nine deaths, Governor Andrew Cuomo said. It's the first time more than 900 new infections have been reported since June 12, when 916 people tested positive for the virus statewide. The more than 900 new cases in New York yesterday, while representing just...

I'm in shock: Singer Prince Royce tests positive for COVID-19

I'm in shock: Singer Prince Royce tests positive for COVID-19

Saturday, 04 July 2020 | PTI | Los Angeles

Singer-songwriter Prince Royce has revealed that he has tested positive for coronavirus and urged his fans to strictly follow the social distancing guidelines. The 31-year-old singer posted a video message on Instagram, saying he was diagnosed with COVID-19 almost two weeks ago, even though he has been taking precautions against the...

Pakistan reports 3,387 new COVID-19 cases

Pakistan reports 3,387 new COVID-19 cases

Saturday, 04 July 2020 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan reported 3,387 new coronavirus cases and 68 deaths during the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the country to 225,283 and the death toll to 4,619, according to official figures on Saturday. Most coronavirus cases have been reported from Sindh with 90,721 cases, followed by Punjab...

North Korea says it has no plans for talks with US

North Korea says it has no plans for talks with US

Saturday, 04 July 2020 | AP | Seoul

North Korea on Saturday reiterated it has no immediate plans to resume nuclear negotiations with the United States unless Washington discards what it describes as hostile polices toward Pyongyang. The statement by North Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui came days after President Donald Trump's former national security adviser,...

Trump Jr'.s girlfriend contracts coronavirus

Trump Jr'.s girlfriend contracts coronavirus

Saturday, 04 July 2020 | AP | Washington

Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of President Donald Trump's oldest son, has contracted the coronavirus. Sergio Gor, chief of staff to the Trump campaign's finance committee, says Guilfoyle was immediately isolated after the positive result to limit exposure. He says she will be retested to confirm the diagnosis because she isn't showing any...

WHO urges focus on first wave of coronavirus

WHO urges focus on first wave of coronavirus

Saturday, 04 July 2020 | AP | Geneva

The World Health Organisation's emergencies chief says we need to put up a fight now during a peak in the current wave of the coronavirus pandemic rather than focusing on when a second wave might come. Dr. Michael Ryan said the world will be much better at fighting a second wave,...

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CM hails octogenarian’s Covid battle win

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Baleswar Covid+ man goes to sorcerer

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Singhania students excel in CBSE exam

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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