Fifty-two new coronavirus cases were detected in Mumbai on Friday while four COVID-19 patients died in the city during the day, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.
As the Trump administration on Friday began processing financial aid for small businesses under the $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief legislation that the president signed into law last week, some large businesses and corporation are waiting for more clarity on the conditions attached to these payments.
‘What is this boss? ‘ was what Rahul Dravid asked Shreyas Iyer when he left the crease and smashed a six in the last over of a four-day match, recalled the young Mumbai batsman.
With more classes and conferences going online with video-conferencing app Zoom, a few bad actors are using social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter to organise harassment campaigns on Zoom. These harassment campaigns are more popularly known as zoomraiding or zoombombing.
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The Sikh community in Australia is working tirelessly to deliver free meals daily and groceries to people struggling with self-isolation and financial hardship amid the coronavirus crisis. In a recent Facebook post, the Sikh Volunteers Australia (SVA) has called upon families in Victoria to reach out to the group for free meal deliveries.
Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan has shared a picture of herself, wearing a pasta necklace made by her son, Taimur Ali Khan. Kareena had previously shared a painting made by Taimur on Instagram.
The notoriously controversial Israeli security firm, the NSO Group, has released court documents that show Facebook tried to buy Pegasus, the spyware created by the group, in 2017. Pegasus can be used to jailbreak a device and load malware onto it.
Amid curfew in state to stop further spread of coronavirus, villagers of Bathinda district have launched war on drugs as well.
Air India recently found a rather unexpected praise from an Air Traffic Controller (ATC) of- Pakistan.
Lyricist and poet Javed Akhtar has congratulated Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for his government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic in the state. Akhtar offered his appreciation on Twitter on Saturday.
Australia coach Justin Langer believes resuming cricket behind closed doors when it is safe to do so will have “great value” for the public, deprived of action by the coronavirus shutdown.
The coronavirus pandemic has killed at least 60,000 people worldwide, nearly three quarters of them in Europe, since it emerged in China in December, according to a tally compiled by AFP at 1330 GMT Saturday from official sources.
The countrywide lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus has left Goa’s fishermen all at sea and taken fish, a staple of the state’s diet off dining tables, leading to calls that traditional fishermen be allowed to continue operations to protect their livelihoods as well as help locals get fish on their plates.
The Pakistan Cricket Board on Saturday said due to the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, it will not issue NOCs for any cricket during the holy month of Ramadan.
The Thane collector had asked district authorities to permit pre-monsoon works. With most government offices working less than its total capacity, the pre-monsoon work might get delayed. Monsoon preparedness usually starts from April every year. Thane district collector Rajesh Narvekar said, “Pre-monsoon works such as road repair, sewage work, nullah cleaning, strengthening the power network, repair of utility cables and maintenance work are carried out before monsoon. The department can carry out these works but the contractors and labourers hired should carry a valid identity card with them.”
The total number of Covid-19 positive patients in Assam rose to 25 on Saturday with five new cases being reported. Twenty four of them are connected to the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi last month, but the focus is on the lone patient not linked to that meet.
As the entire nation is under lockdown, netizens are keeping busy by tracking surprising phenomenas taking place all over the world through videos and pictures. From animals fearlessly stepping out from forested areas into city streets to striking pictures of the Himalayas seen from Jalandhar, Punjab, social media is flooded with some interesting events. Adding to this list is a stunning video of the City of Joy, Kolkata, captured during the lockdown.