Belarus registers 40,764 coronavirus cases as of May 29, 2020, 224 dead

Belarus registers 40,764 coronavirus cases as of May 29, 2020, 224 dead

🕔11:10, 29.May 2020

MINSK, May 29 – PrimePress. Belarus registered 40,764 coronavirus cases as of May 29, 2020, the Health Ministry of Belarus reports on its official Telegram channel. 17,390 recovered patients have been discharged from hospitals. Yesterday, the ministry reported 39,858 registered

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India records highest single-day spike, surpasses China toll

India records highest single-day spike, surpasses China toll

🕔11:00, 29.May 2020

New Delhi, May 29 India on Friday not only recorded its largest jump in new cases as it added 7,466 new Covid patients in 24 hours, emerging as the ninth worst-hit country in the world by pandemic, but it also surpassed

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Amazon offers 125,000 full-time jobs to temporary employees

Amazon offers 125,000 full-time jobs to temporary employees

🕔10:58, 29.May 2020

Seattle, May 29  Amazon is offering full-time jobs to 125,000 of 175,000 temporary workers it hired since March to deal with the Covid-19 rush, if employees would like to stay at Amazon long term. According to the company, the rest

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Lockdown: Amit Shah dials all CMs to ask ‘What’s next?’

Lockdown: Amit Shah dials all CMs to ask ‘What’s next?’

🕔06:53, 29.May 2020

New Delhi, May 29  As the end of Lockdown 4.0 approaches on the midnight of May 31, Union Home Minister Amit Shah dialled up all Chief Ministers on Thursday evening, asking them about the future of lockdown, say sources. Shah

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FDI inflows rise 18% to $73 bn in FY20: Minister

FDI inflows rise 18% to $73 bn in FY20: Minister

🕔06:52, 29.May 2020

New Delhi, May 29  Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that total FDI into India grew at 18 per cent in 2019-20 to reach $73 billion. Last year, India had received FDI worth around $62 billion.

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RBI slaps penalties on Bank of India, Karnataka Bank

RBI slaps penalties on Bank of India, Karnataka Bank

🕔06:51, 29.May 2020

Mumbai, May 29  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Thursday that it has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 5 crore on Bank of India. According to the regulator, the penalty was imposed for non-compliance with certain norms

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Italy: Over 150,000 COVID-19 recoveries, death toll at 33,142

Italy: Over 150,000 COVID-19 recoveries, death toll at 33,142

🕔06:49, 29.May 2020

Rome, May 29  The novel coronavirus infection trend continued downward in Italy as the number of recoveries jumped by 3,503 on Thursday, bringing the total to 150,604, the Civil Protection Department said. Meanwhile, another 70 people died, bringing the death

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Om Birla nominates 15 Lok Sabha MPs for Delimitation Commission

Om Birla nominates 15 Lok Sabha MPs for Delimitation Commission

🕔06:48, 29.May 2020

New Delhi, May 29  Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has nominated 15 MPs from Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Manipur as Associate Members to assist the Delimitation Commission in re-drawing the Lok Sabha as well as assembly

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Advance reservation time in 230 trains now 120 days: Railways

Advance reservation time in 230 trains now 120 days: Railways

🕔06:47, 29.May 2020

New Delhi, May 29  In a major relief to passengers, the Indian Railways on Thursday modified the rules for reservation in Special Rajdhani and Special mail and express type trains as it extended the advance reservation period from 30 days

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Covid discharge rate up after change in policy

Covid discharge rate up after change in policy

🕔06:46, 29.May 2020

New Delhi, May 29  The discharge rate in Covid-19 cases has accelerated after a change in policy, said V.K. Paul, Member, NITI Aayog and Chairman, Empowered Group-1, said on Thursday. However, he also said, that even in the previous policy,

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FM chairs meet to review financial stability measures amid Covid

FM chairs meet to review financial stability measures amid Covid

🕔17:54, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday chaired a meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) through video conference to review the measures to maintain financial stability amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a tweet, the

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Almost 80% of COVID cases in India asymptomatic: Harsh Vardhan

Almost 80% of COVID cases in India asymptomatic: Harsh Vardhan

🕔17:53, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said almost 80 per cent of the COVID-19 cases in India are asymptomatic or at best with very mild symptoms. In an exclusive interview to IANS, the Health Minister

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UP to sign MoU for employment of 9.5 lakh migrant workers

UP to sign MoU for employment of 9.5 lakh migrant workers

🕔17:52, 28.May 2020

Lucknow, May 28  The Yogi Adityanath government will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Industries Association (IIA) and the National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO) on Friday to ensure employment for 9.5 lakh workers. While the NAREDCO

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Google explores 5% stake in struggling Vodafone Idea: Report

Google explores 5% stake in struggling Vodafone Idea: Report

🕔17:51, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28 In what could alter the Indian telecom scenario, Google is reportedly exploring to buy a 5 per cent stake in financially-stressed Vodafone Idea, a move that would not only pit Sundar Pichai-led tech giant against Facebook which

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Vistara adds more flights to service pent-up essential travel needs: CCO

Vistara adds more flights to service pent-up essential travel needs: CCO

🕔17:50, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28  Full-service carrier Vistara has witnessed a reasonable domestic demand on account of the pent-up travel needs of passengers, the airline’s key executive told IANS. Accordingly, since the start of the domestic services on May 25, the

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Punjab sees COVID-19 recovery rate at 91%

Punjab sees COVID-19 recovery rate at 91%

🕔17:49, 28.May 2020

Chandigarh, May 28  Besides posting the highest Covid-19 recovery rate of 91 per cent in the country, Punjab has also done exceedingly well in keeping all critical mortality rate amongst the lowest at 1.3 per cent, with majority of those

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Testing 1.3 bn people neither possible nor feasible: Harsh Vardhan

Testing 1.3 bn people neither possible nor feasible: Harsh Vardhan

🕔17:46, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28 Testing 1.3 billion people for COVID-19 is neither possible nor feasible, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said in an exclusive interview with IANS on Thursday. Responding to a question on India’s strategy and the status about testing,

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No one-size-fits-all solution, Modi to power ministry

No one-size-fits-all solution, Modi to power ministry

🕔13:24, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28  Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a review meeting with the Ministry of Power and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has said that the ministries should put in place state-specific solutions instead of looking for a

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194 deaths in single day, India reports 1.58L cases

194 deaths in single day, India reports 1.58L cases

🕔13:23, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28 With 6,566 new cases and 194 new deaths India’s total tally of COVID-19 reached 1,58,333 on Thursday, the Health Ministry data revealed. This is the second highest number of deaths reported in 24 hours, it was on

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NASA, SpaceX postpone historic astronauts launch

NASA, SpaceX postpone historic astronauts launch

🕔09:26, 28.May 2020

Washington, May 28  NASA and SpaceX postponed historic launch of two astronauts to space from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday due to bad weather. “Due to the weather conditions, the launch is scrubbing,” NASA tweeted, Xinhua reported.

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