Pakistan quarantines 20,000 worshippers who attended Tablighi Jamaat event in Lahore

The Government of Pakistan has quarantined 20,000 worshippers who attended a religious event in Lahore last month.According to the AFP reports, "The Health authorities have quarantined 20,000 worshipers and is looking for ten of thousands of others who attended the event help by the Tablighi Jamaat - an Islamic missionary movement between 10th March to 12 March 2020."The report said, "Despite the government

Coronavirus Update: States and Union Territories wise confirmed Coronavirus cases in India

As the confirmed coronavirus cases in India stands at 3,374 and tolling the total deaths at 77. Here are the states and union territories wise confirmed cases as of April 5th, 2020.List of States and Union Territories by April 5th, 2020.State & Union TerritoriesConfirmed CasesMaharashtra661Tamil Nadu485Delhi445Kerala306Telangana269Uttar Pradesh234Rajasthan210Andhra Pradesh190Madhya

Coronavirus Update: Delhi Police files FIR against 66,000 people for lockdown violation

Delhi Police has registered the First Information Report (FIR) against 66,000 people under the Delhi Police Act for violating 21-day lockdown conditions imposed by the government."Briefing the press on Saturday, Delhi Police Public Relations Officer, MS Randhawa said, "Under section 188 of IPC the Delhi Police has logged 3350 FIRs and 10,000 vehicles impounded. It has also logged 40 FIRs against the violators of

Coronavirus Update: Paytm to contribute Rs 500 crore to PM CARES Fund

India-based online payment company Paytm has announced to contribute Rs 500 crore to Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund) to fight against coronavirus.In a statement issued, President of Paytm, Madhur Deora said, "We will also contribute up to Rs 10 for every payment transaction using the Paytm app and instruments. The money would be directly transferred to

Coronavirus: President Trump says, “The peak of death rates is likely to increase in two weeks”

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has said, "The peak of death from coronavirus pandemic is likely to increase in the next two weeks."During the press meeting at the White House, President Trump said, "The selfless efforts, inspirations and efforts of our peoples are saving countless lives.""The modeling estimates, the peak in the death rates are likely to hit in two weeks… and nothing would

Coronavirus Pandemic: the UK commits £75 million to get stranded Britons back home

Briefing the press on Sunday, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Rabb announced that, "The Government would spend up to £75 million to get stranded Britons back home."Adding to the statement, Rabb said, "Where commercial flights are no longer running, the government has partnered with airlines like British Airways, EasyJet, Virgin, Jet2 and Titan to bring our nationals back home.""We've allocated £75 million to

COVID-19 Update: Oppo pledges Rs 1 crore to fight against coronavirus pandemic

A day after the Prime Minister urged the nation to contribute to PM Relief Fund for the novel Coronavirus pandemic, Chinese smartphone maker Oppo on Sunday announced to contribute Rs 1 crore to PM Relief Fund and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister's Distress Fund.Oppo in its statement said, "It is a small step towards ensuring the well-being of those fighting at the frontline and showing our gratitude for the services

Coronavirus update: Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan donates Rs 1 crore to PM CARES Fund

Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan on Sunday announced to donate Rs 1 crore in Prime Minster's CARES Fund to fight against coronavirus pandemic.Sharing the news on Twitter, Kartik Aaryan tweeted, “It is the absolute need of the hour to rise together as a Nation. Whatever I am, whatever money I’ve earned, is only because of the people of India; and for us, I am contributing Rs. 1 crore to the PM-CARES Fund. I URGE all