Wuhan official urges vigilance as China plans to mourn coronavirus ‘martyrs’

WUHAN, China: The top official in Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic in China, warned residents to strengthen self-protection measures and avoid going out as Beijing preaches vigilance to avoid a resurgence of infections. China, which appears to have

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Covid 19: Health officials attacked in Indore during contact tracing

Indore : In what could be a shocking news, the health workers and officials engaged in India’s fight against coronavirus were brutally attacked by a mob in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday. The video of the incident has gone viral since then.

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China logs fewer coronavirus infections but limits some movement

BEIJING/SHANGHAI: China, where the coronavirus outbreak first erupted in December, logged fewer new infections on Thursday, but measures restricting movement across the country have tightened in some places due to fear of imported cases. China had 35 new cases of

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Lim: Muhyiddin should announce an economic rescue package for SMEs

We begin today the two-week extension of the Movement Control Order (MCO) till April 14. Although the outcome is still uncertain, the Covid-19 statistics during the MCO give hope that JP Morgan’s grim projection of Malaysia peaking at 6,300 Covid-19

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India and Pakistan crack down on Muslim group emerging as COVID-19 cluster

NEW DELHI/LAHORE, Pakistan: India and Pakistan sealed off centers belonging to a Muslim missionary group on Tuesday and began investigating how many coronavirus cases were linked to its activities. Tablighi Jamaat is a Deobandi Sunni Muslim missionary movement that preaches

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With Japan on brink of coronavirus emergency, Tokyo could keep schools closed until May

TOKYO: Japan remains on the brink of a state of emergency as the rate of new coronavirus cases accelerates across the country, its top government spokesman said on Wednesday, amid reports the capital may order public schools to stay closed

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From Akshay Kumar to Salman Khan, Bollywood stars contribute to fight COVID-19

Even as India entered day six of the 21-day lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, celebrities are doing their bit to be of assistance in this time of distress. Besides exhorting people to stay indoors and help in curbing

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Yoga based breathing can boost immunity against Covid-19, says Modi’s yoga consultant

KUALA LUMPUR: Simple deep breathing techniques along with hand stretching incorporated in yoga can help raise the immunity within our body to fight against the spread of Covid-19, said Dr H. R. Nagendra, who is Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s

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Asia shares edge up, China factories show flicker of life

SYDNEY : Asian shares managed a tentative rally on Tuesday as factory data from China held out the hope of a rebound in activity even as other countries across the globe all but shut down. China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’

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Coronavirus: Video of man stealing sanitiser from ATM goes viral

A video of a man stealing sanitiser bottle from an ATM vestibule has gone viral. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, people are trying every possible way to protect themselves from falling ill. From wearing masks to cleaning hands with soap and

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