COVID-19: IMF to deploy full USD 1 trillion lending capacity to support countries

Mentioning the COVID-19 outbreak as “a crisis like no other,” IMF’s Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has said the international lender is planning to use all its USD 1 trillion lending capacity to assist countries battling the deadly outbreak of Coronavirus. Around 102 member nations are seeking assistance from the organization to fight the coronavirus, the … Read more

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) In India

What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Coronavirus comes from the Latin word ‘CORONA’ which means ‘Crown’. The virus has a number of crown-like shape and spikes on its surface. Coronavirus is an infectious virus that can cause both in animals and humans.  In 2019, it was identified as the cause of mysterious diseases that originated in China. … Read more

LOCKDOWN : EXTENDED TILL 3 MAY IN INDIA

The Prime Minister of India addressed public on 14th April at 10:00 am about the extension of lockdown. which was initially a 21 days lock on 24 March nationwide that has now been extended till 3rd OF MAY. the extension of the lockdown has been requested by chief ministers of several states. which was further … Read more

India announces Lockdown 2.0 till May 3

On Tuesday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the nationwide lockdown by another 19 days to 3 May. The lockdown, effective 25 March, aiming to contain the spread of deadly COVID-19, was scheduled to end on 14th April. Highlights of PM Modi’s Speech: • Suggestions from various stakeholders including states and people were in favor … Read more

SC dismisses plea against PM CARES fund

On Monday, the Supreme Court refused to entertain a plea that challenged the legality of the PM CARES Fund’s constitution. Advocate ML Sharma had filed the PIL or Public Interest Litigation, saying that the authority to form contingency relief funds lies with the Parliament only. The hearing was conducted through video conferencing. The bench termed … Read more

Hydroxychloroquine: A remedy for Covid19?

Hydroxychloroquine: a drug used to treat malaria is said to have proven to be a boon in the fight against the nearly fatal coronavirus, However, the question arises is it a way out to wipe off the disease from this planet completely? Highlights: It is sold under the name Plaquenil famously. It is also called … Read more

China ends 73-day lockdown in Wuhan

  As per the health authorities of mainland China. 62 new confirmed cases were reported on Tuesday after the end of the lockdown. From these cases, 59 were those who returned from abroad, taking the total active cases above 1,000. Wuhan: As China ends the 73-day lockdown, many people started traveling in and out from … Read more

Corona attacked the tiger !!

Coronavirus pandemic is now not only limited to humans it has also started affecting the wildlife,a tiger at New York’s Bronx Zoo has tested positive for Covid-19 and is believed to have contracted the virus from a caretaker who was asymptomatic at the time.The four-year-old Malayan tiger named Nadia along with her sister Azul, two … Read more