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modi could impose lockdown trump doesn t have that power fareed zakaria on why us failed to control covid 19

Modi could impose lockdown, Trump doesn't have that power: Fareed Zakaria on why US failed to control Covid-19

According to American foreign affairs analyst Fareed Zakaria, the failure is essentially due to the federal structure of the country. Fareed Zakaria maintained that the decentralised nature of US federalism is its weakness and having a strong central government at the time of a crisis is important -- a strength India has. "Modi is able to put a national lockdown in place, Trump does not even have the authority to do that," Zakaria said comparing the two countries.........

coronavirus in maharashtra 11 cisf jawans posted at mumbai airport test positive for covid 19

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: 11 CISF Jawans Posted at Mumbai Airport Test Positive For COVID-19

In an official statement, the CISF said, “A total of 11 CISF jawans posted at the Mumbai airport tested COVID-19 positive. In all, 142 were under quarantine since last a few days. Out of which four were tested positive yesterday and others were tested positive today.” The security personnel who test for the infection subsequently will be shifted to isolation wards in Kasturba Hospital in Mumbai for treatment, along with the four jawans who tested positive today. They will be kept th........

not just china new york too has over 80 wet markets that sell and slaughter live animals

Not Just China, New York Too Has Over 80 'Wet Markets' That Sell & Slaughter Live Animals

Reportedly, New York City too has over 80 wet markets that sell ten animal species, including goats, sheep, chickens, guinea hens, rabbits, pigeons, Muscovy ducks, and quail, as per a report by These establishments, just like China’s live markets, are ill-famed for being unhygienic and cruel to animals–a recipe for disaster.........

dhoni did not want kohli to play for india in 2008 dilip vengsarkar

Dhoni Did Not Want Kohli to Play For India in 2008: Dilip Vengsarkar

“I and my colleagues decided that we will take the U-23 boys and at that time we had won the U-19 World Cup, Virat Kohli was the U-19 captain and I selected him in the team. He (Kohli) was technically sound and I thought he should be played. We were going to Sri Lanka and I felt that this is the ideal situation that he should be in the team. My four colleagues said ‘As you say Dilip Bhai’. However, Gary and Dhoni were saying ‘No, we haven’t seen him and we will continue with the same team’. ........

coronavirus lockdown ec defers rajya sabha polls yet again fresh dates awaited

Coronavirus Lockdown: EC Defers Rajya Sabha Polls Yet Again, Fresh Dates Awaited

In a statement, the Commission said the electoral process necessarily involves movement and gathering of polling officials, agents of political parties, support officials and members of respective legislative assemblies on the poll day, which may put public safety at risk and create public health hazard. ........

10th day of lockdown with 478 cases in 24 hours india records highest spike jamaat event blamed

10th Day of Lockdown: With 478 Cases in 24 Hours, India Records Highest Spike; Jamaat Event Blamed

India witnessed the highest spike ever in the number of the active coronavirus cases as a total of 478 cases were reported on Friday from all across the country. The number of total cases now stands at 2547, while the death toll reached 62. The Tablighi Jamaat meet held early in March in the headquarters in Nizamuddin is being blamed for the sudden spike. ........

amber fossil shows two trapped flies that died while mating 41 million years ago

Amber Fossil Shows Two Trapped Flies that Died while Mating 41 Million Years Ago

A recent discovery of a fossil in Victoria, Australia has revealed a pair of flies, which were engulfed by a blob of sticky amber while mating. The findings were recently published in the journal Scientific Reports. While in the middle of the act, the prehistoric flies got trapped in a gluey resin of the tree. The resin that hardened over the years, turned into a frozen amber. It is being estimated that the flies have remained that way for almo........

coronavirus lockdown restrictions in india may extend till september says study

Coronavirus: Lockdown Restrictions in India May Extend Till September, Says Study

The ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in the country may be extended till the middle of September, according to a new study by American consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Moneycontrol on Friday quoted the report as saying that India will most likely begin to lift the nationwide lockdown only between the fourth week of June and the second week of September. ........

centre to release rs 11 092 crore for all states to deal with coronavirus spread

Centre to Release Rs 11,092 Crore for All States to Deal with Coronavirus Spread

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday approved release of Rs 11,092 crore to all states under the State Disaster Risk Management Fund (SDRMF) for setting up quarantine facilities and arranging other facilities for checking the spread of coronavirus. The Home Ministry said the fund has been approved following assurance given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to chief ministers during his video conference on Thursday. ........

4 things you need to know about bike finance

4 Things You Need to Know About Bike Finance

Bike finance can turn your dream into a reality without hurting your budget. The loan is available for all types of bike in the industry and it has flexible repayment tenure. It is the best way of owning your dream ride.........

apple iphone 9 might be launched on april 15 xitetech

Apple iPhone 9 might be launched on April 15 - XiteTech

Apple may launch the iPhone 9, a successor to the iPhone SE, on April 15, a media report has said. It is said to go on sale from April 22.............

coronavirus related cyberattacks are booming with more than 2 600 new threats each day

Coronavirus-related cyberattacks are booming with more than 2,600 new threats each day

As the world buckles under the weight of a pandemic, hackers, it seems, are coming out to play. Though cyberattacks, overall, have decreased somewhat during the quarantine and subsequent economic downturn, coronavirus-related malware is booming. Since mid-February, researchers at Check Point have seen an escalation in the number of these attacks from a few hundred daily, to more than 5,000 on March 28 alone. We’re now seeing more than 2,600 attacks per day on average.........

covid 19 killed 10 million jobs in us in just two weeks world of work has changed for india too

Covid-19 Killed 10 Million Jobs In US In Just Two Weeks; World Of Work Has Changed For India Too

This sea change in the jobs scenario will impact us too. In less than two weeks, the US has seen unemployment numbers soar close to 10 million, 3.3 million on 21 March, and another 6.6 million yesterday (2 April). A CNN report says this is more than 3,000 per cent of the jobless numbers before the pandemic. To quote the report, “unemployment claims at this level suggest a severe job market decline hardly any American alive has ever seen in their lifetimes. Economists characterized the increase as ‘monstrous,........

as china goes back to work many wonder if the country s coronavirus recovery can be trusted

As China goes back to work, many wonder if the country's coronavirus recovery can be trusted

As the United States and much of the rest of the world locks down over the novel coronavirus pandemic, China is cautiously opening back up. Travel restrictions in place across most of the country are gradually being relaxed, and next week people will be allowed to leave Wuhan -- where the virus was first detected late last year -- for the first time in more than two months. But as China appears to be turning a page on the virus, new questions are being raised about how much the numbers being reported can ........

iit roorkee develops low cost portable ventilator to help coronavirus covid 19 patients

IIT Roorkee develops low-cost portable ventilator to help coronavirus COVID-19 patients

IIT Roorkee has developed a low-cost portable ventilator that can be useful to ensure the survival of coronavirus COVID-19 patients. Named as ‘Prana-Vayu,’ the closed-loop ventilator is developed in collaboration with AIIMS, Rishikesh, and is equipped with state-of-the-art features, said a statement by the top engineering institute. "The ventilator is based on the controlled operation of the prime mover to deliver the required amount of air to the patient. The automated ........

shia leaders demand national ban on tablighi jamaat after spike in coronavirus cases

Shia leaders demand national ban on Tablighi Jamaat after spike in coronavirus cases

After the Dargah Ala Hazrat in Bareilly, it is now the Shia clerics who are demanding a ban on the Tablighi Jamaat in the country. The controversy over holding of Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin in Delhi, during the coronavirus outbreak has upped the ante against the Tablighi Jamaat. Uttar Pradesh Muslim Waqf minister Mohsin Raza described Tablighi Jamaat as an extremist organization while the Shia Waqf Board chief Waseem Rizvi said t........