Dog in Georgia tests positive for virus that causes COVID-19

Dog in Georgia tests positive for virus that causes COVID-19

Saturday, 04 July 2020 | AP | Atlanta

A dog in Georgia is believed to have been the second canine in the US to test positive for the virus that causes COVID-19, health officials said. The 6-year-old mixed breed dog was tested after its owners contracted COVID-19 and the dog began suffering from a neurological illness, the Georgia Department...

Congress passes bill rebuking China over Hong Kong crackdown

Congress passes bill rebuking China over Hong Kong crackdown

Friday, 03 July 2020 | AP | Washington

Congress has approved a bill rebuking China over its crackdown in Hong Kong amid protests against a strict "national security" law that outlaws so-called subversive or terrorist acts, as well as collusion with foreign forces intervening in the city's affairs. Critics say the new law effectively ends the "one country, two...

US issues guidelines but no new rules for safe air travel

US issues guidelines but no new rules for safe air travel

Friday, 03 July 2020 | AP | Washington

Federal officials said Thursday that airlines should consider limiting capacity on planes to promote social distancing, but stopped short of requiring them to do so. The officials also recommended but did not move to require travellers wear face coverings in airports and on planes. All leading U.S. airlines now require passengers...

Akshay, Taapsee, Farah remember Saroj Khan as 'genius' and 'inspiration' to others

Akshay, Taapsee, Farah remember Saroj Khan as 'genius' and 'inspiration' to others

Friday, 03 July 2020 | PTI | Mumbai

Bollywood woke up to the shock news of their beloved 'masterji' Saroj Khan's death on Friday, with many celebrities remembering the veteran choreographer as a "genius" and an "inspiration" to others. Khan, the name behind some of the most famous songs in Bollywood such as "Dhak Dhak" and "Ek Do Teen",...

US reports record daily coronavirus cases at over 50,700

US reports record daily coronavirus cases at over 50,700

Thursday, 02 July 2020 | AP | New York

The United States has reported yet another record daily number of new coronavirus infections, over 50,700 cases, according to a tally being kept by Johns Hopkins University. The US is experiencing a surge of new cases, especially in the South and West, as states have reopened their economies from coast to...

China reports three new COVID-19 cases

China reports three new COVID-19 cases

Thursday, 02 July 2020 | AP | Beijing

China is reporting three newly confirmed cases of coronavirus, and says just one of them involved local transmission in the capital of Beijing. The report Thursday appears to put the country where the virus was first detected late last year on course to eradicating it domestically, at least temporarily. The National Health...

Novak Djokovic and wife test negative for virus

Novak Djokovic and wife test negative for virus

Thursday, 02 July 2020 | AP | Belgrade

Novak Djokovic says he and his wife have now tested negative for the coronavirus. The top-ranked player tested positive for the virus after playing in an exhibition series he organized in Serbia and Croatia with zero social distancing amid the pandemic. His media team says Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena are...

Tokyo cases spike to highest number since May

Tokyo cases spike to highest number since May

Thursday, 02 July 2020 | AP | Tokyo

The Japanese capital has confirmed 107 new cases of the coronavirus, the highest since early May, raising concern about a possible resurgence of the disease just as businesses return to normal. Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike, at a meeting with a panel of experts, said the infections are on the rise and...

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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