4 April 2020 – Coronavirus in India Today

India reported six fresh deaths in the last 24 hours due to novel coronavirus (Covid-19) taking the total death toll to 68 and the... Read more »

For a change, Yamuna flows cleaner and full

April 3 (IANS) After a long while, river Yamuna is flowing full and cleaner at this time of the year. “When US president Donald Trump... Read more »

Marijuana use may impair female fertility: Study

April 4 (IANS) Female eggs exposed a psychoactive ingredient in marijuana have an impaired ability to produce viable embryos and are significantly less likely to... Read more »

About 50 Qantas airline staff infected with COVID-19

April 4 (IANS) Some 50 staff members from Australian flag carrier Qantas and its subsidiary airline, Jetstar, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a... Read more »

China observes national day of mourning for COVID-19 victims

April 4 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping led the country on Saturday in observing a national day of mourning for those who lost their lives... Read more »

S.Korea extends social distancing drive for 2 more weeks

April 4 (IANS) South Korea on Saturday decided to extend its social distancing campaign for another two weeks amid a slowing but still continuing coronavirus... Read more »

Trump fires intel official who handled whistleblower complaint

April 4 (IANS) US President Donald Trump told Congress that he has fired Michael Atkinson, the Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) who first notified lawmakers... Read more »

Afghan presidential guard killed in Kabul attack

April 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen attacked two Afghan Presidential Protective Service (PPS) members, killing one and injuring the other on the outskirts of capital Kabul,... Read more »

3rd SpaceX prototype spacecraft blows up during pressure test

April 4 (IANS) A third prototype of Elon Musk-run SpaceXs next-generation rocket Starship ‘SN3’ broke apart during a pressure test at the companys test site... Read more »

Spot-fixers should be hanged, says Miandad

The 62-year-old also said that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) was not doing the right thing by forgiving people involved in spot-fixing. April 4... Read more »

COVID-19: England players agree for pay cut

April 4 (IANS) England cricketers, both male and female, who have a central contract with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), have agreed to... Read more »

FIFA U-17 Women’s WC 2020 India postponed due to COVID-19

April 4 (IANS) The FIFA U-17 Womens World Cup, scheduled to be played in November in India, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.... Read more »

CONCACAF suspends Nations League finals due to COVID-19

April 4 (IANS) The final phase of its inaugural Nations League tournament has been suspended by North American, Central American and Caribbean Football Confederation (CONCACAF)... Read more »

Neymar donates $1 million to curb coronavirus

April 4 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has donated $1 million to help combat the coronavirus outbreak in his native Brazil. The funds were divided... Read more »

Amidst Covid-19, AP exports 1,530 MT of aqua products

April 4 (IANS) Despite the overall lull in all economic sectors due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Andhra Pradesh government is sparing no effort to... Read more »

Toyota discontinues Etios series, Corolla Altis in India

In a statement, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said that the company manufactured the last batch of the Etios series as well as the Corolla Altis... Read more »

OYO reaches out to embassies to accommodate stranded foreigners

April 3 (IANS) Hospitality major OYO has reached out to embassies of over 15 countries to accommodate foreign nationals stranded in India amid the coronavirus... Read more »

Revv to offer over 1,000 cars to healthcare workers at zero fee

April 3 (IANS) Self-drive car rental startup Revv on Friday said it will offer over 1,000 cars at zero fee to assist healthcare workers amid... Read more »

M&M not to inject any fresh equity into SYMC

April 3 (IANS) Automobile major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has decided not to infuse fresh equity into its South Korea-based subsidiary SsangYong Motor Company (SYMC)in... Read more »

4 militants killed as Kashmir gunfight ends

April 4 (IANS) Four militants who may have been involved in three civilian deaths earlier in th week, were killed and three soldiers were also... Read more »