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Coronavirus: Swaminarayan sect closes all temples globally

In view of the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus, the Swaminarayan sect has announced to close all its temples globally and suspend routine...

Air India plans special flights to London to fly out stranded foreigners

Air India is planning to conduct multiple special flights to London between April 4 and April 7 to fly out foreigners stranded in the...

Facebook and Google in talks with Washington to track infections: reports

Facebook and Google are in talks with Washington over potentially using individuals' personal data to track and combat the coronavirus outbreak, US media reported. The...

Coronavirus undermines Indian crop prices, derails rural rebound

Indian farmer Banwarilal Bhardwaj was planning to buy a car after harvesting his winter-sown crops that were promising bumper returns. But coronavirus has shattered that...

UK begins tougher virus action after dire science warning

Britain on Tuesday ramped up its response to the escalating coronavirus outbreak after the government imposed unprecedented peacetime measures prompted by scientific advice that...

India’s migrant workers face long walk home amid coronavirus lockdown

After India imposed a 21-day nationwide lockdown on Tuesday to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the plywood factory near Uttar Pradesh's state capital Lucknow where Surendra...

PM Modi wants citizens to impose curfew on March 22 to prevent spread of...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appealed to citizens to observe a self-curfew on March 22 as part of a trial-run to test...

UK budget pledges £30 billion in coronavirus plan

Britain unveiled a £30 billion economic stimulus plan on Wednesday to tackle the risk of a coronavirus recession, just hours after the Bank of...

India reports 50 fresh cases of COVID-19, highest in a day

India reported 50 fresh cases of COVID-19, highest in a day, taking the tally to 223 on Friday, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed...

Gin makers bottle hand sanitiser for vulnerable as coronavirus spreads

Small gin distilleries across Britain have started producing hand sanitiser to help vulnerable people protect themselves from coronavirus amid a national shortage in a trend mirrored...