COVID-19: IOA raises ₹71 lakh, MyTeam11 to give ₹5 lakh as donation

The IOA has helped raise ₹71 lakh through donations from its state affiliates and National Sports Federations (NSF) as contribution towards the country's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

India’s COVID-19 count rises to 2,547, toll at 62 on Day 10 of lockdown

India’s COVID-19 numbers stand at 2,547 cases and 62 deaths, according to the Union health ministry, on Friday, the Day 10 of nationwide lockdown. To display the country’s collective resolve to defeat the crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now made a special appeal for the citizens.

Mosques remain open in Pakistan as coronavirus cases near 2,500

Several mosques remained opened on Friday across Pakistan and people offered prayers there despite a government ban on big congregational gatherings in order to curb the spread of coronavirus.

India’s oldest COVID-19 survivor, wife discharged from Kerala hospital

A 93-year old man, India's oldest COVID-19 survivor, and his wife were discharged from the government Medical College Hospital in Kottayam, days after they fully recovered, the officials said.

GRE, TOEFL aspirants to take exams at home due to COVID-19 situation

Good news for those aspiring to take global exams like GRE and TOEFL! Now, these exams will be taken at home in view of the COVID-19 situation across the world, according to the Educational Testing Service (ETS). However, this does not apply to mainland China and Iran.

COVID-19: India’s tourism sector may lose ₹5 lakh cr, 5 cr jobs to be cut

The coronavirus outbreak is impacting every sector of the country, including India’s tourism industry which can incur an overall loss of ₹5 lakh crore and affect jobs of about 4 to 5 crore people.

Cremation of COVID victims poses no risk of transmission: WB health dept

There’s no risk of virus transmission during cremation or burial of coronavirus victims as officials are taking necessary precautions, said the West Bengal health department in an advisory. It said there was no chance of airborne transmission as the disease spreads through droplets coughed or sneezed out by an infected patient.

Tablighi Jamaat members harass nurses, UP govt to invoke NSA

Tablighi Jamaat members quarantined at a hospital here allegedly misbehaved with the nurses, making lewd remarks and dro...

China to launch communications satellite named after Wuhan

China will launch the first two communications satellites for its space-based Internet-of-Things project this month with...