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COVID-19 fears grip South Asia; India cuts rates

India's central bank slashed interest rates in an emergency move on Friday (27) to counter the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic after the...

COVID-19 deaths reach 17 India; country to participate in WHO solidarity trial for drugs

The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 17 in the country on Friday (27) and the number of coronavirus cases climbed to 724,...

India and US collaborating on combating COVID-19: Taranjit Singh Sandhu

INDIA and the US are working together on combating the deadly coronavirus and collaboration is underway in the areas of diagnostics and therapeutics of...

Islamic body issues fatwa to suspend Friday prayers

A TOP global Islamic body has issued a fatwa (religious edict) on the request of Pakistan President Dr Arif Alvi, empowering the head of...

India announces $23 billion COVID-19 package; offers cash, free food

India announced $22.6 billion (£18.9 billion) economic stimulus plan on Thursday (26) providing direct cash transfers and food security measures to give relief...

India’s COID-19 cases jump to 649; 13 dead

THE number of coronavirus cases climbed to 649 in India on Thursday (26) and the death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 13, with...

Pakistan proposes to host SAARC health ministers’ meet to fight COVID-19

PAKSTAN Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday (24) proposed to host a conference of the SAARC health ministers' to discuss a joint strategy...

COVID-19: 10,000 infected, 130 dead in a single day in US

OVER 10,000 confirmed coronavirus cases and over 130 deaths were reported in a single day in the US. Now, the total number of patients and...

India’s Modi announces 21-day nationwide lockdown

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (24) evening announced a complete lockdown in the counry for 21-days to combat the deadly coronavirus. “The entire...

UK may run out of paracetamol as India cuts exports

IN an alarming situation, UK may run of the painkiller paracetamol by this weekend after India restricted exports of the drug. The UK government is...