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

COVID-19 Update: Mr. Khiladi Akshay Kumar donates Rs 25 Crores to PM’s relief fund

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has pledged to donate Rs 25 crore to Prime Minister's relief fund to fight against coronavirus pandemic in India.Sharing the news on Twitter, Mr. Khiladi tweeted, "This is that time when all that matters in the lives of our people. And we need to do anything and everything it takes.""I pledge to contribute Rs 25

Coronavirus Update: Tata Trust commits Rs 500 crore to fight against COVID-19

Tata Trust on Saturday announced to donate Rs 500 crore to fight against the novel coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) in India.Ratan N Tata, Chairman, Tata Trusts in its statement said, "The current situation in India and across the world is of grave concern and needs immediate action. Tata Trusts and the Tata group's of companies have in the past risen to the needs of the nation. At this moment, the need of the

Facebook appoints Robert Kimmitt as lead independent director

U.S. leading social networking giant Facebook Inc on Friday announced the appointment of the U.S. treasury's former deputy secretary Robert Kimmitt as a lead independent director.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in its statement said, "The lead independent director is an important role for us and we have been looking for a leader who can bring significant oversight and government experience.""Jeffrey Zients, CEO

Coronavirus pandemic: Bank Of Canada slices key interest rate to 0.25 percent

In a bid to revive the coronavirus-affected economy, the Bank of Canada on Friday announced its plans to reduce its interest rate to 0.25 percent.Bank of Canada in its statement said, "This unscheduled decision to bring the policy rate to its effective lower bound and is intended to provide support to the Canadian financial system and the economy during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19)"

COVID-19: Prime Minister Boris Johnson test positive for Coronavirus

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, on Friday, confirmed that "He has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus."In a video posted on Twitter, PM Boris said, "Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus.""I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s

COVID-19: Italian Football Federation to open Coverciano national football training center for coronavirus patients

As the numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases are surging across the globe, registering over 75,000 infected people only in Italy, the President of the Italian Football Federation, has announced plans to open its national football training center at Coverciano, Tuscany for local authorities.During the press-meeting, the President of FIGC (Italian Football Federation), Gabriele Gravina, on Thursday said, "Health

COVID-19: This coronavirus test kit developed by Bosch, can give results under three hours

A German-based multinational technology company, Robert Bosch on Thursday said, "It has developed a new diagnostic tool which can detect the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in two and half hours."In a statement issued, Robert Bosch said, "The company has developed a rapid molecular diagnostic test, which runs on its Vivalytic analysis device and can detect a SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection in under two and a half hours,

Ashok Leyland adds more stakes in Hinduja Leyland Finance

India's leading automaker Ashok Leyland has acquired an additional stake in Hinduja Leyland Finance.In a filing with BSE on Thursday, Ashok Leyland said, "The company has acquired 1,70,17,995 shares of Hinduja Leyland Finance Limited at the face value of Rs 10 each, constituting 3.62 percent of the paid-up equity share capital.""Consequent to the aforesaid acquisition, the company’s shareholding in Hinduja

Kerala Government says, “No one will starve during the lockdown, will deliver cooked meals”

As the country is going through the 21 Days lockdown due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Kerala Government on Wednesday said that "No one in the state will starve during the lockdown, as it will deliver cooked meals to the people at their doorstep." Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan on Twitter said, "No one will