Former Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia joins BJP

Following Mr Jyotiraditya Scindia's announcement of his exit from the Congress, there was a spate of resignations from his supporting legislators and party officials. Shivakumar has taken charge in Bangalore. The surprising move came on the day whe... More..

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Italy extends COVID-19 measures amid deadly outbreak
by | Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Italy extends COVID-19 measures amid deadly outbreak

Authorities first positioned pockets of the nation in lockdown prior to slowly broadening the so-called red zones. Public gatherings are banned and all sporting events , including Serie A football matches, a...More..

by | Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Washington state governor announces restrictions on nursing home visits during coronavirus outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has heightened its recommendations for those at higher risk for severe illness due to the disease. Gov. State workers will be able to work from home with normal ...More..

US starts troop pullout, seeks end to Afghan leaders’ feud
by | Wednesday, March 11, 2020

US starts troop pullout, seeks end to Afghan leaders’ feud

In exchange, the Taliban would release up to 1,000 Afghan government prisoners, according to Reuters . Representatives of the Taliban signed a peace accord with the U.S.at the end of February, with the T...More..

UK Health Minister Nadine Dorries Has Tested Positive For Coronavirus
by | Wednesday, March 11, 2020

UK Health Minister Nadine Dorries Has Tested Positive For Coronavirus

She has also thanked the NHS for providing her with advice and support. Dorries is one of five health ministers serving under Health Secretary Matt Hancock, who is leading Britain's response. Global Positio...More..

Putin Says No Need to Do Away With Presidential Term Limits
by | Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Putin Says No Need to Do Away With Presidential Term Limits

Russian Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov, on the podium, speaks during a session prior to voting for constitutional amendments at the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament in Moscow, Ru...More..

Maritime cruise ship ports concerned about COVID-19 impacts
by | Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Maritime cruise ship ports concerned about COVID-19 impacts

A flight with 228 Canadians from a coronavirus-hit cruise ship off the coast of the US state of California landed Tuesday at a military base here in Trenton. Finance Minister Bill Morneau also sought to reassur...More..

by | Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Men Escorted Out of Bernie Sanders Rally After Waving Trump Flag

An unidentified man disrupted a Bernie Sanders rally in Phoenix, Arizona by waving a large Nazi flag from the upper stands as the politician who could potentially become the nation's first Jewish president spok...More..

St Patrick's: What's cancelled and what's still on?
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

St Patrick's: What's cancelled and what's still on?

Sligo town announced this afternoon that they have also cancelled their parade. A Sinn Fein councillor has called on Council to cancel all local St Patrick's Day parades in the borough. Patrick's Parades ea...More..

Democrats must get Robert Mueller's secret grand jury testimony, court rules
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Democrats must get Robert Mueller's secret grand jury testimony, court rules

In a two-to-one decision , a three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the law requires the Justice Department to produce grand jury material from Mueller's investi...More..

IWD2020: Google dedicates doodle to fight for women's rights
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

IWD2020: Google dedicates doodle to fight for women's rights

The mandala's black-and-white internal layer depicts ladies world wide from the late 1800s to the 1930s. And the outer layer symbolizes women from the 1990s to the present day, highlighting the progress made ...More..

Reps. Matt Gaetz, Doug Collins Self-Quarantine After CPAC Coronavirus Exposure
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Reps. Matt Gaetz, Doug Collins Self-Quarantine After CPAC Coronavirus Exposure

Gaetz made headlines last week when he donned a gas mask on the House floor amid the outbreak of the virus. Gaetz recently wore a gas mask in Congress to call attention to what he said was lawmakers' uniqu...More..

Death toll in Italy from coronavirus rises to 463
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Death toll in Italy from coronavirus rises to 463

The restrictions will last until 3 April. It was the largest daily increase for both readings since the contagion came to light on February 21. Italy has recorded the most deaths of any country outside China ...More..

Imran Khan greets Hindus on Holi
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Imran Khan greets Hindus on Holi

Be sure to read up on the festival and its importance if you decide to give the colourful easter egg a try. Although COVID-19 largely failed to dampen the spirits of revellers, the number of people to come ou...More..

Putin could rule Russian Federation until 2036 under proposed constitutional reforms
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Putin could rule Russian Federation until 2036 under proposed constitutional reforms

The proposed amendments to the Constitution will transfer some of the presidential powers to the parliament, thus raising the question: " Does this State Duma in its current composition have the right to take o...More..

President Trump Only Wants 'Good News' About Virus Outbreak, Says Report
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

President Trump Only Wants 'Good News' About Virus Outbreak, Says Report

Trump remains in excellent health, and his physician will continue to closely monitor him ", the statement concluded. The payroll tax cut could cost between $55 billion and $75 billion per year for each perc...More..

Body had 'exact clothing' as missing Tennessee toddler, report says
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Body had 'exact clothing' as missing Tennessee toddler, report says

Investigators found clothing matching the description of the clothes Evelyn was last seen in, as well as other child's clothing, toys and diapers. Authorities had expressed concern at the time that the long gap...More..

Biden looks to grow lead over Sanders with more primary wins
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Biden looks to grow lead over Sanders with more primary wins

Looming over the primaries is the coronavirus and the accompanying market plunge, the biggest since the 2008 financial crisis. "If you want to talk about large gatherings in a place where you have community...More..

USA troops killed in Iraq during anti-IS operation
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

USA troops killed in Iraq during anti-IS operation

The individuals' names have not yet be released pending notification to next of kin. The bodies of those killed were recovered after six hours with help from reinforcements, Army Col. In January, after a USA ai...More..

Israel to Quarantine All Incoming Passengers Regardless of Country of Origin
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Israel to Quarantine All Incoming Passengers Regardless of Country of Origin

He added that the quarantine policy, which will force people flying into Israel to enter a two-week home isolation period, will be in effect for two weeks. According to the ministry's data, four of the 50 c...More..

Gov. Cuomo unveils NY state-produced hand sanitizer amid shortages, price gouging
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Gov. Cuomo unveils NY state-produced hand sanitizer amid shortages, price gouging

New York state is using inmate labor to produce its own hand sanitizer, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a press conference Monday in which he also announced that the state's Port Authority director ...More..

Saudi Arabia Registers 5 New Coronavirus Cases
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Saudi Arabia Registers 5 New Coronavirus Cases

The Gulf kingdom temporarily suspended travel on Monday to Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Italy, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, South Korea, Syria and the United Arab Emirates . A statement by the Saudi health ministry said th...More..

As Trump Leaves Coronavirus Presser, Reporters Shout Out: ‘HAVE YOU BEEN TESTED?’
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

As Trump Leaves Coronavirus Presser, Reporters Shout Out: ‘HAVE YOU BEEN TESTED?’

White House spokesman Stephanie Grisham said Mr Trump's doctor and secret service staff were taking "every precaution" to protect him. Another official said Trump was reportedly "melting down" from the out...More..

Coronavirus cases in India rise to 56; Karnataka, Kerala worst-hit
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Coronavirus cases in India rise to 56; Karnataka, Kerala worst-hit

With the registration of six positive coronavirus cases in two days in Kerala , authorities here on Monday chose to put in place and follow strict protocols. The minister, while addressing a press conference i...More..

Sudan PM says he survived ‘terror attack’ in capital
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Sudan PM says he survived ‘terror attack’ in capital

According to AlJazeera, members of Hamdok's office confirmed that "he is in a safe place". Officials described the bombing as a "terrorist attack", although no-one claimed responsibility. The transitional gov...More..

Kamloops couple on anniversary cruise among Canadians quarantined
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Kamloops couple on anniversary cruise among Canadians quarantined

The institution, meanwhile, issued guidance on Monday that colleges and universities should consider asking students studying overseas to return to the United States as well as postponing or canceling upcoming ...More..

Saudi Arabia Halts Travel to 9 Countries
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Saudi Arabia Halts Travel to 9 Countries

On Monday, concerns over the virus led Saudi Arabia to cut off air and sea travel with Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Italy , Kuwait, Lebanon, South Korea, Syria and the United Arab Emirates . Four new cases were regi...More..

by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

DNC Changes Debate Qualification Rules, Eliminating Only Tulsi Gabbard from Arizona Stage

The DNC changed guidelines ahead of several of the debates so far, and the latest was anticipated. The lawmaker, who is stated she may not search re-election in the House this yr, has accused the Democrati...More..

Prince Andrew still not cooperating in Jeffrey Epstein investigation despite pledge: prosecutors
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Prince Andrew still not cooperating in Jeffrey Epstein investigation despite pledge: prosecutors

Andrew was a friend of Epstein , the wealthy financier and convicted sex offender whose death while in custody on sex trafficking charges in NY a year ago was ruled a suicide. Buckingham Palace did not immed...More..

by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Scores Killed in Iran after Drinking Fake Booze for COVID-19 Protection

Tajzadeh said that people will go blind or into comas before the Islamic Republic realises that the ban is not efficient. The official number of infected patients until Monday was 7,161 - 237 have died and 2,...More..

Threat of Coronoavirus Becoming a Pandemic 'Very Real' Now, Says WHO
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Threat of Coronoavirus Becoming a Pandemic 'Very Real' Now, Says WHO

However the director-general was optimistic about controlling the virus: "It would be the first pandemic that could be controlled". "The bottom line is we are not at the mercy of the virus", he said. Among th...More..

Protection for Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s rival Benny Gantz after death threats
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Protection for Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s rival Benny Gantz after death threats

A publication called for Gantz to be killed as was former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, killed by a Jewish ultranationalist in 1995. Mr Gantz implored the prime minister to tell his supporters to back down. H...More..

United States politicians who had close contact with Donald Trump under self-quarantine
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

United States politicians who had close contact with Donald Trump under self-quarantine

One of those, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), got onto Air Force One with President Donald Trump just prior to making his announcement. A member of Gaetz staff posted about the congressman on Twitter saying, ...More..

Italian prime minister announces indefinite suspension of Serie A amid coronavirus chaos
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Italian prime minister announces indefinite suspension of Serie A amid coronavirus chaos

By taking such tough measures, Italy, which is suffering the worst outbreak in Europe, sent a signal that restrictive clampdowns at odds with some of the core values of western democracies may be necessary to c...More..

BLACK MONDAY Russian Share Prices Collapse, Ruble and Oil Tumble
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

BLACK MONDAY Russian Share Prices Collapse, Ruble and Oil Tumble

India imports more than 80 percent of its oil demand. Oil prices crashed in Asia on Monday by more than 20% in what analysts are calling the start of a price war. It also cut its target price to 30.80 riyal...More..