George Floyd protests: Donald Trump declares himself 'president of law and order', threatens military force to counter violent protests
Embracing the language of confrontation and war, President Donald Trump on Monday declared himself the 'president of law and order' and signaled he would stake his reelection on persuading voters his forceful approach, including deploying US troops to US cities, was warranted in a time of national tumult and racial unrest.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Donald Trump against doctors' advice on complete shutdown, says such move will affect country's economy
Coronavirus has so far claimed 550 lives and infected 43,700 people in the US, New York is the worst affected state with 157 deaths
Coronavirus Outbreak: Deaths rise by 602 in a day in Italy, taking toll to 6,078; total number of confirmed cases 63,927 till yesterday
On Sunday, 651 people died. That followed 793 on Saturday and 627 on Friday in Italy
'Don't be a threat to society. We are fighting for our existence, not for our livelihood. Follow the government's lockdown guidelines', Gautam Gambhir added
Coronavirus Outbreak: 'Could've told us earlier'; Donald Trump slams China for being secretive about the pandemic
'They should have told us about this', Donald Trump told reporters at a press conference in the White House on Sunday during a briefing on his administration's coronavirus response
Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi Bar Council says high court should consider total shutdown till 31 March
It also suggested that no advocates, their staff or litigants be allowed to enter the court premises, except for urgent matters and said that the entire premises should be sanitised periodically
Coronavirus outbreak: Thailand reports 122 new positive cases, raising total to 721; 52 patients recovered so far, says health ministry
The new cases include 20 patients linked to previous cases, 10 new imported cases, and 92 cases that tested positive and are awaiting investigation into how they contracted the disease
Coronavirus pandemic: All workplaces to remain shut in Mumbai, Pune; Italy supasses China in number of deaths
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced about ‘Janata Curfew’ which will be in place on 22 March from 7 am to 9 pm
Coronavirus outbreak: Punjab to suspend public transport from Friday midnight, postpones state board exams till 31 March
It has also decided to shut marriage palaces, hotels, restaurants, banquets and dining places, except home delivery services and takeaways in the entire state
Thailand records 60 new cases of coronavirus in biggest jump so far; total number of infections rise to 272
Thursday’s cases fall into two groups, the first consists of 43 cases linked to earlier cases, while the second group involves 17 new patients including arrivals from other countries
Coronavirus outbreak: New Zealand shuts border to all foreigners; citizens, permanent residents allowed to return
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told a press conference that citizens and permanent residents can still return, but their options are running out as many commercial airlines are cancelling flights
Australia bans all overseas travel, declares emergency; says COVID-19 crisis could last for six months
The formal declaration gives the government the power to close off cities or regions, impose curfews and order people to quarantine, if deemed necessary to contain the spread of the virus
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Delhi Police to prohibit assembly for protests or social events till 31 March in bid to curb COVID-19 spread
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: The Delhi Police said that to prevent the spread of coronavirus, they appeal to the general public to "not assemble at any place for protest, dharna, rally, entertainment or any other purpose, whether in close space or outside" till 31 March.
Coronavirus outbreak: Epicentre of COVID-19, Wuhan confirms one more case; China reports 13 deaths taking toll to 3,226 in country so far
Wuhan along with the entire Hubei province with over 50 million people was kept under total lockdown since 23 January banning all movement of transportation after the virus first emerged in December
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Social distancing not enough, comprehensive approach required, says WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: While pointing out that social distancing measures can help to reduce COVID19 transmission and enable health systems to cope, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesuscautioned that such measures aren't enough on their own and urged countires to take a comprehensive approach.
'Test, test, test': Amid COVID-19 pandemic, WHO says countries must urgently increase testing, asserts outbreak can't be fought blindfolded
The World Health Organization called on all countries on Monday to ramp up their testing programmes as the best way to slow the advance of the coronavirus pandemic. "We have a simple message to all countries — test, test, test," WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a press conference on Monday.
Podcast, Dr Aiswarya Explains: As coronavirus cases rise, here are the best ways to protect yourself from germs without a mask
The novel coronavirus, recently declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, poses major public health challenges for India. As the country seeks to battle the infection, accurate information is key.
Coronavirus outbreak: Shaheen Bagh protesters must comply with ban on gatherings of over 50 people, says Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced that any gatherings, whether religious, family, social, political or cultural, of over 50 people will not be allowed in the National Capital till 31 March in view of the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus outbreak: Health authorities prescribe 'social distancing' as way to keep spread of COVID-19 in check; what does it entail?
With cases of the novel coronavirus in India increasing to 114 on Monday, the Centre and state governments are doubling down on measures to curb the spread of the flu-like disease that has claimed over 5,000 lives worldwide and has infected at least one lakh people.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Maharashtra closes malls till 31 March, postpones exams up to Class 9 as number of reported cases rises to 26
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates:The government on Saturday put the number of coronavirus positive cases in the country at 84 and issued directives to states specifying list of items and norms of assistance for containment of COVID-19 under their disaster funds