All personnel boarding warships and aircraft belonging to the Seventh Fleet of the US Navy will be required to undergo checks for COVID-19 coronavirus, as officials fear the highly contagious disease may enter their ranks.
New Delhi (Sputnik): There has long been speculation that US President Donald Trump might offer to mediate between India and Pakistan. This intensified after Trump used his Ahmedabad address to suggest that New Delhi should promote peace in South Asia through dialogue with its neighbours, including Pakistan.
New Delhi: (Sputnik): As Day 1 of US President Donald Trump’s visit comes to a close amid widespread media attention on, netizens are having a field day online. From tweeting about Modi and Trump’s hugs to the latter’s signature at Sabarmati Ashram, it was quite a day for the Twitterati to put their creative juices to work.
China is the epicentre of the novel strain of pneumonia-like virus, known as SARS-CoV-2. The country has put extensive travel restrictions in place to curb the spread of the virus; Monday's move is the first time the parliamentary session has been delayed in decades.
The airline launched its weight management programme in 2015 to "maintain its image as a premium airline".
New Delhi (Sputnik): US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner are part of a high-level US delegation on a 36-hour visit to India. They are accompanying Trump and his wife Melania on a visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra.
New Delhi (Sputnik): POTUS and FLOTUS were greeted by a crowd of over 100,000 in India’s Gujarat state during a mega event ‘Namaste Trump’ during the first leg of their state visit to India.
Israel has been embroiled in a political crisis since the 2019 April and September elections when Netanyahu's Likud Party twice failed to obtain the majority needed to form a government.
New Delhi (Sputnik): US President Donald Trump arrived on a 2-day official visit to India on Monday along with first lady Melania Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump, who were welcomed by thousands of traditional dancers and a crowd who cheered the president’s motorcade as it passed them.
New Delhi (Sputnik): In Bollywood movies and even in real life, it is common for people to climb water towers or mobile towers to protest but in one Indian village, a few young men climbed a mobile tower for an entirely different reason.
Earlier, six Chinese provinces have lowered their coronavirus emergency response measures from the highest level.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Equity markets across Asia witnessed a sharp fall on Monday as concerns grew among the investors that global economic growth could receive a more sustained hit than expected. The rising number of cases in South Korea, Italy and Middle East have been denting the growth prospect in already struggling world economy.
New Delhi (Sputnik): After deploying “monkey police” (langurs) to protect US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump from aggressive monkeys that harass tourists visiting Taj Mahal, the authorities in the city of Agra removed stray cattle, oxen, and dogs from the roads.
New Delhi (Sputnik): A nationwide strike was called by the Bhim Army, a Dalit ('untouchables') organisation working for the rights of scheduled castes and tribes on Sunday – a day ahead of US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump’s visit in the country.
Earlier in the day, Reuters reported, citing two sources with direct knowledge of the matter, that Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has submitted his resignation to the king.
New Delhi (Sputnik): US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump are arriving in India for a two-day visit on Monday. The couple is expected to make a trip to the city of Ahmedabad, Delhi and the Taj Mahal in Agra.
MOSCOW, February 24 (Sputnik) - New Zealand has extended its travel ban on foreign citizens from mainland China for a further eight days but will review the restrictions every two days, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday.
An outbreak of pneumonia caused by a new strain of coronavirus was first registered in the Chinese city of Wuhan, Hubei province, and has since spread to more than 30 countries worldwide.
An outbreak of pneumonia caused by a new strain of coronavirus originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan and has so far claimed the lives of more than 2,440 people in mainland China. As of today, cases of coronavirus have been identified in more than 30 countries worldwide.
Stories of people encountering sharks are surfacing every now and then on the Internet with different plots as to how people managed to escape a deadly incident. A fisherman in South Africa, Theodore Prinsloo recently told about how he was dragged by a shark for 20 minutes before he managed to escape.