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None of my staff has undermined coronavirus messaging: UK PM Johnson

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he believed that none of his staff had undermined the public health message for how people can help tackle the coronavirus outbreak, adding he regretted the anger over his senior adviser’s movements.

25 May 19:04 Reuters 8334514180122931672.html
Austria president 'sorry' for breaking curfew

Austrian president Alexander Van der Bellen has publicly apologised after breaking the country's new curfew rules by staying in a restaurant until after 11PM. "I went out for the first time since the lockdown with two friends and my wife. We then lost tra...

25 May 05:21 EUobserver 625925298397765057.html
Japan PM Abe: to lift state of emergency for all of Japan today

TOKYO- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that the state of emergency will be lifted for all of Japan and that the country managed to get the spread of the virus under control in under two months.

25 May 09:37 First Post Of India 844080066920755127.html
Five new COVID-19 cases in Lebanon

So far, 1119 cases were officially recorded with no new deaths, rendering the total number of deaths at 26.

25 May 12:12 An-Nahar 2220466263786982539.html
Four more COVID-19 deaths in Rajasthan take toll to 167, state tally at 7,100

Four more people succumbed to COVID-19 in Rajasthan on Monday, taking the death toll to 167 as 272 fresh coronavirus cases were reported in the state, officials said. With these fresh cases, the

25 May 13:04 Deccan Herald 2027555797176430590.html
Japan PM Abe: to lift state of emergency for all of Japan today

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that the state of emergency will be lifted for all of Japan, and that the country managed to get the spread of the virus under control in under two months.

25 May 10:06 Reuters 8334514180403411115.html
Talks on Lufthansa aid not concluded yet: ministry

BERLIN (Reuters) - Negotiations on a government bailout for coronavirus-stricken airline Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) are in their last phase but have not been concluded yet, a spokeswoman of the German economy ministry said on Monday.

25 May 12:12 Reuters 8334514181563168412.html
Japan lifts state of emergency for Tokyo, 4 other prefectures

Japan lifted a nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus on Monday, gradually reopening the world's third-largest economy as government officials warned caution was still necessary to prevent another wave. "We had very stringent criteria for lifting the state of emergency. We have judged that we have met this," Prime…

25 May 10:15 Japan Today 8582716286877259663.html
Pakistan COVID-19 cases steadily go up to 56,349; death toll at 1,167

So far 1,167 people have died of the COVID-19 including 34 who lost their lives in the last 24 hours. A total of 17,482 patients have recovered from the deadly contagion.

25 May 14:08 The Financial Express 1288289580229594373.html
White House brings forward Brazil travel restrictions by two days

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Monday brought forward by two days restrictions on travel to the United States from Brazil that were announced after the Latin American country became the world’s No. 2 coronavirus hotspot.

25 May 22:53 Reuters 8334514181271804297.html
Fmr Dem Rep. Edwards: Trump 'Looks More Incompetent and More Incoherent'

Monday on MSNBC, former Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) accused President Donald Trump of being "incompetent" and "incoherent" in his messaging. | Clips

25 May 23:01 Breitbart 3148363492131934502.html
Syria eases coronavirus curbs, new cases jump after expats return

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syria said on Monday it would lift an overnight curfew starting Tuesday and allow movement between governorates, easing coronavirus lockdown measures even as the health ministry reported the largest single-day increase in cases.

25 May 20:58 Reuters 8334514179955964728.html
Lockdown 5.0 in Himachal Pradesh: Hamirpur, Solan district magistrates extend lockdown till June 30

Hamirpur and Solan districts in Himachal Pradesh will continue with the coronavirus lockdown for a month after the current nationwide phase ends on May 31.

25 May 12:40 Free Press Journal 9080771788527995123.html
French nursing homes employees take to streets in protest

Facing anger from healthcare workers, President Emmanuel Macron promised a "massive" investment plan for France's public health sector.

25 May 19:52 The Age 7967730561413368550.html
COVID-19 deaths in Sweden top 4,000: Public Health Agency

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The death toll from the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Sweden has topped 4,000, statistics published by the Public Health Agency showed on Monday.

25 May 12:10 Reuters 8334514180166205720.html
Liverpool vs Atletico Champions League game may have led to 41 additional coronviarus deaths: Report

The second-leg last 16 tie at Anfield on March 11 was the last major football fixture played in England before the coronavirus lockdown.

25 May 12:13 Scroll.in 8669301693999457925.html
Under fire over lockdown trip, close aide to British PM Johnson refuses to resign

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest aide refused to resign on Monday, saying he had done nothing wrong by driving 250 miles from London to access childcare when Britons were being told to stay at home to fight COVID-19. Dominic Cummings has faced calls to quit from lawmakers, Church of…

25 May 21:20 Japan Today 8582716287082813137.html
Liverpool-Atletico match linked to '41 additional' virus deaths: report

Match was the last major footba­ll fixtur­e played in Englan­d before the corona­virus lockdo­wn.

25 May 11:13 The Express Tribune 1105816786025644951.html
Reports | Shehan Madushanka held by Sri Lanka Police for drug possession

Reports have emerged that Sri Lankan police have detained pacer Shehan Madushanka on a charge of possessing heroin in the town of Pannala on Sunday. As per the reports, Madushanka was stopped in the town while driving with another person in a car during a nationwide coronavirus curfew.

25 May 12:25 SportsCafe 5688863087376432305.html
Coronavirus Outbreak: Japanese baseball season to commence from 19 June with matches to be played behind closed doors

Japan’s professional baseball season will open on 19 June under a plan that excludes fans.

25 May 10:07 Firstpost 4760741712598669383.html
Manipur jolted by two back-to-back earthquakes

Two back to back earthquakes strike Manipur on Monday evening, according to the National Centre for Seismology. The two earthquakes were reported within 13 minutes of each other. The first one,

25 May 21:04 Deccan Herald 2027555795961162914.html
South Korean clubs will use QR codes to log visitors amid coronavirus

South Korea will now require places like nightclubs and bars to use QR codes to log customers’ visits as part of its coronavirus contact tracing efforts. Starting next month, those types of

25 May 12:54 New York Post 7654946768893418953.html
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe lifts nationwide coronavirus lockdown

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted the state of emergency imposed to combat the coronavirus in Tokyo and remaining four other areas, thus ending nationwide restrictions.

25 May 11:55 Free Press Journal 9080771787670777019.html
Nepal reports highest single-day coronavirus surge; total cases cross 650-mark

Twenty-six people from the Rautahat district, three each from Kathmandu, Dhanusha and Kapilvastu districts were tested positive for the virus, the health ministry said in a statement.

25 May 14:41 The Financial Express 1288289580863616212.html
Chile's hospitals under strain as coronavirus cases near 70,000, president says

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile’s healthcare system is under strain and “very close to the limit,” President Sebastian Pinera said on Sunday, as the number of confirmed novel coronavirus infections approaches 70,000 after a rapid increase in recent days.

25 May 02:14 Reuters 8334514180251086682.html
Akshay Kumar commences shoot for next with R Balki amid lockdown?

With stringent measures still in place during Lockdown 4.0, it is reported that Akshay Kuamr has commenced shoot for his next, helmed by R Balki. KoiMoi reports that Kumar who reunited with Balki after the success of ‘Mission Mangal’, got the required permissions to get shooting for a commercial underway. The report adds that all […]

25 May 11:34 BizAsia 5200304998649269959.html
Japan airs strong concern after Hong Kong rally over security law

Japan is watching the situation in Hong Kong "with strong concern" after demonstrators took to the streets to protest China's plan to enact a controversial security law, the top government spokesman said Monday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a press conference that a free and open system ought to…

25 May 21:00 Japan Today 8582716286849232651.html
"What planet are they on?" No respite for UK's Johnson and aide

London: Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced mutiny in his party and fury across Britain on Monday for refusing to sack his closest aide Dominic Cummings who is accused of flouting the coronavirus lockdown by driving 250 miles from London.

25 May 11:50 The Peninsula 1202843882610281052.html
Zoom has temporarily removed Giphy from its chat feature

Facebook acquired Giphy earlier this month.

25 May 14:47 The Verge 1337119303843464336.html
U.S. limits travel from Brazil amid worsening coronavirus outbreak

WASHINGTON/BRASILIA (Reuters) - The White House on Sunday said it was restricting travel from Brazil to the United States, two days after the South American nation became the world’s No. 2 hotspot for coronavirus cases.

25 May 02:57 Reuters 8334514180490592417.html
Liverpool-Atletico match linked to '41 additional' virus deaths – report

The Liverpool-Atletico match was the last major football fixture played in England before the coronavirus lockdown

25 May 11:02 Rappler 1882105642136836127.html
Australia's most populous state urges parents to work from home as schools reopen

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s most populous state on Monday urged locals to continue working from home despite schools reopening as the number of coronavirus cases slows.

25 May 09:24 Reuters 8334514181640000087.html
Lyon take Ligue 1 appeal to Council of State

Lyon will challenge the decision to end the Ligue 1 season early because of the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 20:28 Sport 682566035796979926.html
Covid-19: France reports 36 deaths, infections minimal

First long weeken­d of summer offers up dose of hope for recove­ry

25 May 05:16 The Express Tribune 1105816787269656237.html
Oil falls as US-China tensions take toll

Oil prices have risen sharply in recent weeks as an easing of coronavirus restrictions has led to increased demand, but the tensions between the United States and China are beginning to weigh on sentiment.

25 May 03:11 The Indian Express 2885715104995702028.html
Scotland Govt Demands Boris Open the Borders to 'Enrich Society'

Scotland needs mass, low-skilled immigration to ‘enrich’ society and grow the economy, according to the country’s government.

25 May 10:30 Breitbart 3148363491247706259.html
Man arrest for double murder in Mysuru

The police arrested a man for killing two people in connection with a minor accident. The accused killed the duo on Sunday and the police arrest him early on Monday. Jayapura police arrested Yogesh,

25 May 11:58 Deccan Herald 2027555797461265336.html
Man arrested for double murder in Mysuru

The police arrested a man for killing two people in connection with a minor accident. The accused killed the duo on Sunday and the police arrest him early on Monday. Jayapura police arrested Yogesh,

25 May 11:58 Deccan Herald 2027555797362720337.html
UK to introduce 14-day quarantine for international arrivals

UK to introduce 14-day quarantine for international arrivals

25 May 20:40 The Independent 5308065341735429214.html
China reports 11 new mainland COVID-19 cases vs 3 a day earlier

BEIJING — China reported 11 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the mainland as of end-May 24, up from three a day earlier, the National Health Commission reported.

25 May 01:07 National Post 4816958591856045957.html
Georgetown coach and NBA legend Patrick Ewing home from hospital recovering from COVID-19

Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing has been discharged from the hospital and is home recovering after being diagnosed with COVID-19.

25 May 18:05 WBTV 6439870257976285284.html
Bars, gyms reopen as Iceland exits emergency coronavirus alert

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Iceland eased its national alert against the coronavirus on Monday, allowing for public gatherings of up to 200 people and night clubs and gyms to reopen as the country nears complete recovery from the outbreak.

25 May 13:25 Reuters 8334514181090443562.html
Japanese baseball season to start on June 19 without fans

TOKYO — Japan’s professional baseball season will open on June 19 under a plan that excludes fans.

25 May 08:15 Sportsnet.ca 4293652946200029704.html
California opens places of worship, in-store retail businesses -health officials

California retail with in-store shopping and places of worship that were closed under one of the most restrictive coronavirus containment rules in the United States may now open, health authorities announced on Monday.

25 May 23:34 Financial Post 2379081492717045993.html
Soccer Game Shows What Pumped-In Fan Noise At Games Sounds Like (VIDEO)

2020 has provided us with something we haven't seen before in the sports world where fans will likely not be…

25 May 13:35 Total Pro Sports 5536572204890096036.html
UK schools will open June 1: Boris

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed primary schools will open on June 1 and secondary schools will “provide some contact” from June 15 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

25 May 11:51 Nagalandpost 3019528212223149298.html
Government’s ‘Job Maker’ plan to be revealed today

The Prime Minister is today expected to unveil plans of the new ‘Job Maker’ program, as part of plans to reignite the Australian economy. The program will encourage small, medium and large businesses…

25 May 20:55 myGC.com.au 214966661862788233.html
‘What planet are they on?’ No respite for Johnson and Cummings

LONDON – Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced mutiny in his party and fury across Britain on Monday for refusing to sack his closest aide Dominic Cummings who is accused of flouting the coronavirus lockdown by driving 250 miles from London.

25 May 09:40 First Post Of India 844080066809928474.html
German business expectations pick up as lockdown is lifted

Monthly survey finds improving outlook despite pessimism over current effect of pandemic

25 May 10:07 Ft 707176890084156288.html
Funding the private hospitals

Sir, – The nationalisation of our private hospitals to increase capacity in the midst of a pandemic was a bold and well-intentioned initiative.

25 May 23:05 The Irish Times 8204772967941671114.html
Over 250,000 people sign petition for Dominic Cummings to be sacked

The storm around Dominic Cummings’ position at the heart of Government has sparked a furious petition from the public, with a quarter of a million people signing in just two days.

25 May 11:06 Metro 970161747798421871.html
Spain reopening for tourism 1 July

Tourists can return to Spain from 1 July, its prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, said Saturday. Tourists "do not run a risk or bring a risk of contagion to Spain", he said, amid scattered anti-lockdown protests in Madrid. "The hardest is behind us ... we've o...

25 May 05:06 EUobserver 625925299482423108.html
Trump ‘would like’ RNC to stay in Charlotte despite threatening to pull if space can’t be ‘fully occupied’

President Donald Trump threatened to pull the Republican National Convention out of Charlotte if North Carolina can’t commit to full attendance at the convention, the president said in a tweet Monday morning.

25 May 13:26 WBTV 6439870258298902151.html
China reports 11 new mainland COVID-19 cases vs three a day earlier

BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported 11 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the mainland as of end-May 24, up from three a day earlier, the National Health Commission reported.

25 May 01:09 Reuters 8334514181701631702.html
BJP playing dirty politics over COVID-19 figures: Aam Aadmi Party

The Aam Aadmi Party accused the BJP on Sunday of playing dirty politics over the number of deaths in Delhi due to the novel coronavirus pandemic after the high court refused to entertain a plea in

25 May 07:44 Deccan Herald 2027555797973108627.html
COVID-19: Hamirpur district continues to have over one-fourth cases in HP

The number of infected people in Hamirpur district has risen to 63 out of total 210 in the state as of Monday morning, as per state government data.

25 May 11:30 The Financial Express 1288289580749778798.html
Coronavirus lockdown extended till June 30 in Himachal’s Hamirpur, Solan

Hamirpur and Solan districts in Himachal Pradesh will continue with the coronavirus lockdown for a month after the current nationwide phase ends on May 31

25 May 17:57 The Financial Express 1288289580198518488.html
Eight new coronavirus infections in Cyprus

Cyprus announced eight new coronavirus cases on Sunday, mostly from repatriated Cypriots, a day after the island celebrated zero COVID-19 cases for the first

25 May 04:13 Greek City Times 1506177377860802226.html
Hospital in English tourist town stops taking patients due to COVID spike

LONDON (Reuters) - A hospital in southwest England has temporarily stopped admitting new patients, including to its emergency department, because of a high number of coronavirus cases, it said on Monday.

25 May 10:34 Reuters 8334514180556753350.html
Lockdown Level 3: What’s in store

South Africa’s response to Covid-19 will significantly change under Alert Level 3 as all but high-risk sectors of the economy will be allowed to resume operating. The National Coronavirus Command Council is due to unpack its plans on Tuesday but here’s what we know so far.

25 May 22:26 Daily Maverick 2373996788822632349.html
Jim O’Neill in talks to help boost Boris Johnson’s ‘levelling-up’ agenda

Former Treasury minister linked with chairing new body to drive economic growth in north of England

25 May 11:00 Ft 707176889409828853.html
What does Dominic Cummings have over Boris? Piers Morgan asks

The Good Morning Britain host was disappointed the PM had backed his chief adviser.

25 May 16:34 Metro 970161748117646763.html
'Eid Mubarak!': PM Modi extends greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr, wishes for 'compassion, brotherhood and harmony'

Jama Masjid in the national capital would remain closed for devotees today owing to the fourth phase of the COVID-19 lockdown.

25 May 03:33 DNA India 7533428660865353264.html
Boris Johnson’s decision to back his own top aide who broke lockdown rules means ‘more people will die’ from the coronavirus, according to one of his own scientific advisers

A scientist who advises the UK government on the coronavirus says Boris Johnson’s support for an aide who breached lockdown rules has undermined efforts to fight the pandemic and warned that “more people are going to die” as a result.

25 May 11:46 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046884180886147.html
Netanyahu appears in court as corruption trial begins

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared in court Monday as his trial began on charges of bribery as well as fraud and breach of trust, making a combative statement aimed at the country's

25 May 12:18 TheHill 355432919362468069.html
Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying mother due to lockdown measures

Mark Rutte today announced the recent death of his 96-year-old mother in a care home in The Hague.

25 May 21:10 TheJournal.ie 6446904418134942385.html
Ghaziabad DM issues order to seal border with Delhi; essential services to be allowed

On Monday, Ghaziabad District Magistrate Ajay Shankar Pandey has issued an order to seal the border with Delhi due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases.

25 May 13:06 Free Press Journal 9080771788505433427.html
Bayer, Lufthansa drive gains in Europe amid holiday-thinned trading

European stocks rose to kick off the week on Monday, albeit with the action thinned by holidays in the U.K. and the U.S.

25 May 13:00 MarketWatch 8975941549921557884.html
Care home sets up drive-through for families to see residents in lockdown

Residents were reunited with family members they had not seen in a while.

25 May 19:53 Metro 970161748748936149.html
Coronavirus update: Turkey reports 1,141 new cases; tally reaches 156,827

Turkey ranks ninth in a global tally by Johns Hopkins University but experts believe the number of infections could be much higher than reported

25 May 02:55 Business Today 1145527430729364162.html
Pelosi on Mail-In Ballot Push: ‘We’re Now calling It Voting at Home’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Wednesday evening signaled that Democrats are going to push for more expanded mail-in voting by referring to it now as “voting at home.” |

25 May 06:42 Breitbart 3148363491309854818.html
UK official death toll rises to 36,914 after 121 die

The updated figure includes deaths in care homes.

25 May 17:56 Metro 970161747113037955.html
With suitcase and bikini emojis, Spain urges tourists back from July

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spain revised down its coronavirus death toll on Monday and urged foreign holidaymakers to return from July as it eases one of Europe’s strictest lockdowns, though tourism businesses were sceptical about salvaging the summer season.

25 May 19:01 Reuters 8334514181411829681.html
Trump gives himself 'great reviews' on 'The Chinese Virus' on Memorial Day

The cruelty is the point.

25 May 22:26 Boing Boing 4601305169605524232.html
Palestinians easing coronavirus restrictions in West Bank

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Mosques, churches and businesses in the occupied West Bank will reopen on Tuesday in an easing of coronavirus restrictions, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Monday.

25 May 11:52 Reuters 8334514180756400943.html
Boris Johnson's decision to back his own top aide who broke lockdown rules means 'more people will die' from the coronavirus, according to one of his own scientific advisers, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Professor Stephen Reicher said Boris Johnson had "trashed" his own government's advice on the nationwide coronavirus lockdown.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

25 May 11:46 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757596455555.html
Boris Johnson's decision to back his own top aide who broke lockdown rules means 'more people will die' from the coronavirus, according to one of his own scientific advisers

Professor Stephen Reicher said Boris Johnson had "trashed" his own government's advice on the nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

25 May 11:46 Business Insider 6060062401365213827.html
Hulbert: My stock market forecast for June is likely wrong — but watch out for August

The March lows of the coronavirus crash could still be tested, writes Mark Hulbert.

25 May 21:00 MarketWatch 8975941548034349586.html
Another Chelsea wonder kid is ready to set the Premier League alight

Another Chelsea wonder kid is ready to set the Premier League alight

25 May 20:22 CaughtOffside 8169236756103902543.html
Joe Biden is back – from COVID-19 seclusion

Joe Biden makes first public appearance since March 15 New Castle, United States | AFP | Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, emerged from more than two months of seclusion Monday, wearing a black face mask during a visit to lay a wreath on the day the United States honors its war dead. Biden’s …

25 May 21:55 The Independent Uganda: 5099025989884156928.html
Palestinians easing coronavirus restrictions in West Bank

RAMALLAH — Mosques, churches and businesses in the occupied West Bank will reopen on Tuesday in an easing of coronavirus restrictions, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Monday.

25 May 11:28 National Post 4816958590692463928.html
Ontario offers loan of up to $500M to lottery and gaming agency

Ontario is extending a line of credit of up to $500 million to its lottery and gaming agency.

25 May 17:11 BNN 3833521688481366505.html
Entire Uttarakhand state designated as 'Orange Zone'

The state government assured that spike is registered due to number of tests conducted of the migrants who are returning from other states. 

25 May 20:17 The New Indian Express 4718288654719708252.html
President Trump bans travel from Brazil, new COVID-19 hotspot: White House

The South-American nation has registered more than 22,000 deaths from the virus so far.

25 May 04:01 DNA India 7533428662582921947.html
France to clamp down on illegal motorbike 'rodeo' rides

PARIS — The French government is to step up plans to clamp down on illegal motorbike “rodeo” rides, which often spark conflict between youths and the police in poor areas, it said on Monday.

25 May 11:47 National Post 4816958591306003674.html
Charlotte Hawkins and Ben Shephard slam Cummings on Good Morning Britain

Viewers tell presenters they now consider lockdown over

25 May 07:28 Wales Online 7686550516002977190.html
Jobless benefit requests by Portugal's young spike 52% during pandemic

LISBON (Reuters) - The number of Portuguese young people requesting jobless benefits spiked 52% last month from a year earlier, way above the increase for other age groups, amid the coronavirus lockdown, data showed on Monday

25 May 13:34 Reuters 8334514180607642799.html
Ghaziabad to seal borders with Delhi from Tuesday amid rising COVID-19 cases in capital

Concerned by the spike in COVID-19 cases, Ghaziabad has decided to seal its borders with Delhi.

25 May 11:52 DNA India 7533428662427446898.html
China decides to evacuate its citizens from India amid rise in coronavirus cases

The Chinese embassy put out a notice on its website on Monday, asking those wanting to return home to book tickets in special flights. The move to evacuate its citizens comes in the wake of India emerging as the 10th worst-hit country by the deadly virus, which has infected nearly 1.40 lakh people in India.

25 May 13:10 Oneindia 2023829372206762175.html
Delhi violence: Feminists criticise Delhi Police action against students, anti-CAA protestors

The signatories said the Arvind Kejriwal-led government in Delhi has maintained a ‘stony silence’ about the arrests amid the lockdown.

25 May 12:00 Scroll.in 8669301693387208459.html
Hong Kong and Beijing officials defend security laws, citing threat of terrorism

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China’s foreign ministry office in Hong Kong and the city’s security chief on Monday defended proposed national security laws by describing some acts in mass pro-democracy protests last year as terrorism.

25 May 12:05 Reuters 8334514181297816299.html
Four people have signed petition for Dominic Cummings to keep his job

A petition set up for the PM's chief adviser to keep his job has not got many signatures.

25 May 17:58 Metro 970161748762212213.html
Liverpool-Atletico match linked to 41 virus deaths: report

The decision to let Liverpool’s Champions League match against Atletico Madrid go ahead may have “led to 41 additional deaths” due to the coronavirus, the Sunday Times reported.

25 May 11:54 Nagalandpost 3019528212112590262.html
UK sets up a new inquiry into Huawei security risk

Huawei's involvement in the country's 5G networks as a result of the US sanctions against the Chinese tech giant, it emerged on Monday

25 May 12:26 TechGenyz 5378425016675848187.html
Covid-19: Anand Mahindra says extended lockdown will have damaging psychological impact on people

‘The numbers will continue to rise and the focus must be on rapid expansion of field hospital beds with oxygen lines,’ the businessman said.

25 May 13:45 Scroll.in 8669301694104266563.html
Toyota, Nissan and Honda gear up for Mexico reboot after COVID-19 lockdowns

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Japanese automakers Toyota, Nissan and Honda said they are gradually restarting in Mexico as the nation’s automotive industry reboots in line with a broader economic reopening, despite still-high numbers of new coronavirus cases.

25 May 20:25 Reuters 8334514179830651345.html
Quarantine plan would devastate aviation sector

Sir, – As an island nation and open economy, we are dependent on aviation as a critical artery for the life-blood of trade and tourism for our future prosperity.

25 May 23:12 The Irish Times 8204772967793685679.html
Burundi expected to announce results of presidential election Monday

Burundi's electoral commission is to announce provisional results from last week's presidential election Monday, with the outgoing head of state's handpicked successor Evariste Ndayishimiye poised to…

25 May 01:59 France 24 5635134571074182085.html
‘The Match’ Became The Most-Watched Golf Televcast In Cable TV History

(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images for The Match) This is how starved people are for sports around the country and…

25 May 21:05 Total Pro Sports 5536572206502368005.html
Boris Johnson faces renewed Tory pressure to sack Dominic Cummings

PM’s chief aide to give statement and take questions after outpouring of anger

25 May 13:36 the Guardian 1491978795839450101.html
NYC woman sues Harlem nursing home after dad dies from coronavirus

A Manhattan woman says her dad died from coronavirus in a Harlem nursing home because it failed to implement basic health guidelines including not stopping loved ones from visiting the facility until

25 May 20:12 New York Post 7654946769203567583.html
Lake Burley Griffin gets $3 million in improvements

After half a century, Canberra's iconic lake will receive a $3 million improvement.

25 May 22:58 The Canberra Times 8662394329525179829.html
Number of coronavirus cases at Dutch meatpacking plant jumps to 147

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The number of people diagnosed with the coronavirus at a Dutch pork processing plant near the German border has jumped to 147 since it was closed last week and workers asked to go into quarantine.

25 May 09:09 Reuters 8334514180705127702.html
Coronavirus: Premier League unlikely to restart on June 12 as hoped - sources

The Premier League is increasingly likely to miss their original June 12 target for resuming matches.

25 May 12:17 ESPN 8538773401485404447.html
Japanese baseball season to start on June 19 without fans

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s professional baseball season will open on June 19 under a plan that excludes fans. League commissioner Atsushi Saito made the announcement on Monday after an online...

25 May 01:56 The Seattle Times 9121942838083049398.html
EU Confidential coronavirus edition #11: Reviewing Europe’s response — Challenges ahead — Behind-the-scenes peek

POLITICO’s EU Confidential · Coronavirus edition #11: Reviewing Europe’s response — Challenges ahead — Behind-the-scenes peek Listen to the podcast on Spotify | Apple | Google | Soundcl…

25 May 21:10 POLITICO 2584151346988817176.html
COVID-19: Iran Reopens Religious Shrines; Kremlin Spokesman Leaves Hospital

Here's a roundup of COVID-19 developments in RFE/RL's broadcast regions.

25 May 08:11 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794163622021524.html
Foreign Super Netball players cleared to return to Australia

Five international Super Netball stars have been granted government permission to return to Australia as the postponed season is set to resume.

25 May 22:43 The New Daily 5848147787285940991.html
Gold prices slip on rising dollar, equities; renewed Sino-US trade tensions restrict losses, silver falls 0.7%

Spot gold was down 0.3 percent at $1,729.05 per ounce. US gold futures fell 0.4 percent to $1,729.40.

25 May 12:09 Firstpost 4760741712098749897.html
Coronavirus: There is something positive about Covid-19 management in Nigeria - Jonathan

Former president, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, has warned against the possibility of coronavirus pandemic breeding dictators in Africa as scourge exceeds 5-million.

25 May 21:46 Legit 3764253650769944325.html
In pics: Domestic flights resume after two months of coronavirus lockdown

Domestic flights resume: Passengers would also need to declare that they are medically fit to travel. They can do so by downloading the Aarogya Setu app or filling a self-declaration form

25 May 11:19 Business Today 1145527431452606120.html
Police formally requested to investigate Dominic Cummings over #CumGate

Durham Constabulary have been asked to 'establish the facts' about Mr Cummings' movements.

25 May 11:48 Metro 970161747801429012.html
Asia stocks mostly up on coronavirus lockdown easing but Hong Kong extends losses

Most Asian markets rose Monday as a further opening up of economies from lockdown offset worries over worsening China-US tensions, while Hong Kong sank again after the city was rocked by protests at

25 May 09:12 Deccan Herald 2027555796213707148.html
International air passengers push up Andhra’s case count

On Monday, 62 international passengers who arrived in special Vande Bharat flights to the state tested positive, and a majority of them were from Kuwait.

25 May 20:10 The Indian Express 2885715103980302935.html
Brazil turns to multilateral lenders in coronavirus crisis

BRASILIA — Brazil’s government hopes to borrow $4 billion from multilateral lending organizations to finance expenses related to the coronavirus crisis, including emergency supplementary payments and other social support programs.

25 May 20:10 Financial Post 2379081491758394235.html
France has lowest daily increase in new Covid-19 cases, deaths since lockdown

French authorities reported the smallest daily rise in new coronavirus cases and deaths on Sunday since before a lockdown began on March 17, raising hopes that the worst of the epidemic is over in Fr…

25 May 01:45 France 24 5635134572044827948.html
IPL will help spread positivity: Shikhar Dhawan

The Indian Premier League will help spread positivity and change the mood of the people during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to India opener Shikhar Dhawan, who is hopeful that the glitzy T20

25 May 12:27 Deccan Herald 2027555796940020355.html
Business gives Ramaphosa’s plan to reopen economy the thumbs up

South African business leaders lauded the government’s plan to substantially ease a nationwide lockdown that’s crippled the economy, even as the number of the coronavirus cases grows exponentially.

25 May 13:32 TechCentral 724913819441708283.html
Villas-Boas to stay on as Marseille coach

Andre Villas-Boas will return as Marseille coach for next season, the club announced has announced.

25 May 22:50 Sport 682566035230294537.html
France again ranks No. 4 in COVID-19 deaths as Spain revises tally

France again ranked fourth in coronavirus deaths after the United States, Britain and Italy, as Spain revised its tally down by nearly 2,000 on Monday. The French health ministry reported on its website that the cumulative death toll rose by 65, or 0.2%, to 28,432. But on a separate ministry…

25 May 19:51 Japan Today 8582716286790263022.html
Covid-19: WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine, after study shows it increases mortality rate

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the trial was being suspended ‘while the safety is reviewed’.

25 May 17:29 Scroll.in 8669301693404051432.html
Umahi laments lack of test kits as Ebonyi’s COVID-19 cases hit 33

The call was part of the Governor's live broadcast on COVID-19 update in the State at the Government House, Abakaliki on Sunday

25 May 05:31 The Eagle Online 1463511648869495879.html
Trump threatens to move Republican convention over COVID-19 restrictions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Monday that he may move the Republican National Convention set for August from North Carolina if the event faces state social distancing restrictions due to the coronavirus.

25 May 19:19 Reuters 8334514179927722962.html
WHO pauses hydroxychloroquine study due to safety concerns

The WHO said that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine-the malaria drug U.S. President Trump said he is taking-from its global study into experimental coronavirus treatments, saying that its experts need to review all available evidence to date.

25 May 19:24 ABC7 New York 7327811149117615838.html
Covid-19 crisis: WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine on safety concerns

Hydroxycholoroquine has been touted by Donald Trump and others as a possible treatment for the disease caused by the novel coronavirus

25 May 17:43 Business-Standard 1502508926356134563.html
China accuses US of triggering 'new Cold War'

FM Wang says fast-spread­ing 'politi­cal virus' in US is using every opport­unity to 'smear' China

25 May 17:36 The Express Tribune 1105816787900639709.html
California reopens churches 3 days after Trump threatened to 'override' states

The governor gave California churches the green light to reopen, three days after the president threatened to "override" states that continued to block in-person religious services due to the pandemic.

25 May 20:51 POLITICO 3493784591618817988.html
Cyprus to deport 17 migrants suspected of terror links

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus will deport 17 migrants who are being held on suspicion of having links to extremist groups or involved in acts of terror, the country's interior...

25 May 10:33 The Seattle Times 9121942837064716504.html
Madagascar to send troops to town where two died of coronavirus

Madagascar's government has announced it will dispatch troops and doctors to an eastern town after several bodies were found in the streets and where two people died from the novel coronavirus.

25 May 20:02 France 24 5635134570991377570.html
Covid-19: India now among 10 worst-hit countries

India is the tenth most affected nation by the pandemic after US, Russia, UK, Spain, Italy, Brazil, Germany, Turkey and France.

25 May 22:44 The Financial Express 1288289580877410476.html
States will have to seek permission to employ workers from Uttar Pradesh, says Adityanath

The chief minister also announced a migration commission to ensure employment for workers within Uttar Pradesh.

25 May 07:05 Scroll.in 8669301692983108128.html
Coronavirus Entente Cordiale Between the UK and France is Cancelled

The exemption from quarantine for travellers between the UK and France is now definitely in the column of killed ideas, as France has announced there's to be a 14-day quarantine requirement for all arrivals from the UK.

25 May 11:30 Gizmodo UK 8363059001481762073.html
California Hospital Records More Suicides Than Coronavirus Deaths During Lockdown

Doctors at a hospital in California say they have recorded more deaths from suicide than coronavirus, with a year’s worth of suicides and suicide attempts being recorded in a 4 week period.

25 May 12:10 Infowars 1950426314522969079.html
Taiwan promises ‘necessary assistance’ to Hong Kong’s people

Number of Hong Kong immigrants to Taiwan jumped 150 per cent in first four months of 2020 compared to same period in 2019

25 May 03:24 The Globe and Mail 68426409796396521.html
Australia suspends Olympic bid

Australia’s Queensland has suspended its bid to host the 2032 Olympics recently as the state government focuses on economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

25 May 11:53 Nagalandpost 3019528212885601680.html
Alpine skiing: 2021 World Championships in Italy may be pushed back a year

ROME (Reuters) - The Italian winter sports federation (FISI) will ask to push back the 2021 Alpine skiing World Championships in Cortina d’Ampezzo by a year because of uncertainties linked to the coronavirus, the head of the country’s Olympic committee said.

25 May 07:24 Reuters 8334514181687518535.html
Manoj Tiwari's cricket show leaves saffron party red-faced; Twitter asks 'how many times will he embarrass BJP'

On Monday, BJP MP Manoj Tiwari was seen flouting the lockdown norms which are laid down to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Tiwari was seen playing cricket in an academy in Haryana.

25 May 11:55 Free Press Journal 9080771788285863007.html
Direct primaries in Edo, only way to go — APC National VP

Wambai, however, stated that the national headquarters of the party decided a direct primaries for the upcoming election in Edo State because there were factions in the state.

25 May 20:30 The Eagle Online 1463511650044414677.html
'People will die' after Boris defends Cummings for 'undermining lockdown'

People observed lockdown because they thought 'we're all in this together', a government scientist has said.

25 May 11:29 Metro 970161748467733501.html
Government 'quietly starts removing stay at home adverts from websites'

The government messaging changed at the start of May.

25 May 09:29 Metro 970161749041757120.html
US President Donald Trump criticised after videos of him golfing surface online

Trump was seen on the golf course a day after saying houses of worship are "essential" and asking governors to reopen them during the weekend.

25 May 09:29 The Indian Express 2885715105839516359.html
Donald Trump Lays Wreath at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

President Donald Trump recognized Memorial Day on Monday, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

25 May 15:34 Breitbart 3148363491937752585.html
‘I don’t regret what I did’: Dominic Cummings defends 260-mile car trip during coronavirus lockdown

Dominic Cummings, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s most senior adviser, said he has not offered to resign as he explained his actions during lockdown

25 May 16:55 MarketWatch 8975941549225433516.html
Greece Restarts Ferries to Islands, Reopens Cafes, Restaurants

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece restarted regular ferry services to its islands Monday and cafes and restaurants were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage its tourism season.

25 May 08:28 Breitbart 3148363491982975200.html
President Erdogan calls PM Imran, offers condolences over Karachi plane crash

Two leader­s also agree to enhanc­e bilate­ral cooper­ation agains­t Covid-19 pandem­ic to jointl­y addres­s the situat­ion

25 May 17:07 The Express Tribune 1105816787554999662.html
Couples looking to be reunited in Denmark asked to show love letters

Denmark has eased its coronavirus restrictions and is now allowing in visitors seeking to be reunited with their better halves  — so long as they can prove their romance is real. People who

25 May 22:15 New York Post 7654946769045879497.html
Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem did not open on Sunday as planned

Two months after the doors were shut to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem remained closed to the public on

25 May 05:27 Greek City Times 1506177377838091152.html
Coronavirus in India: Record 6,977 new cases confirmed in past 24 hrs, death toll crosses 4,000

New cases of coronavirus in India: India has reported its biggest-ever single day spike of 6,977 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours. The death toll due to Covid-19 infection in India has surged to 4,021.

25 May 03:53 India Today 4286117812780753619.html
Trump warns he may move Republican convention over COVID-19 restrictions

U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Monday that he may move the Republican National Convention set for August from North Carolina if the event faces state social distancing restrictions due to the coronavirus. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Trump and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden to halt campaign rallies. Some…

25 May 20:45 Japan Today 8582716286674492004.html
Basketball’s EuroLeague cancels season because of coronavirus

Europe’s top basketball league cancelled the remainder of its season Monday because of the coronavirus pandemic, saying health concerns had to be paramount despite numerous attempts to find ways to resume play.

25 May 09:41 Sportsnet.ca 4293652947289981773.html
Ohio governor urges people to wear face masks: ‘This is not about politics’

“This is one time when we truly are all in this together. What we do directly impacts others,” says Gov. Mike DeWine.

25 May 17:21 MarketWatch 8975941550019310361.html
India moves to ban Zoom over privacy concerns

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, Zoom has gained popularity around the world but the company has been under a microscope due to a number of security

25 May 11:30 MSPoweruser 1651641549578083318.html
WHO warns of 'second peak' in areas where COVID-19 declining – media

Many European countries and U.S. states have taken steps in recent weeks to lift lockdown measures.

25 May 23:59 UNIAN 6863008971568145263.html
Hundreds cram into football stand for 'outdoor religious ceremony' in lockdown

Police were called after members of the public reported the large gathering of people not adhering to lockdown rules.

25 May 10:14 Metro 970161749057962600.html
Delhi records 13,418 covid cases, CM Kejriwal says situation is still under control

Delhi government directed private hospitals with a capacity of 50 beds to reserve 20% of their total bed strength for coronavirus patients

25 May 11:41 Deccan Chronicle 7881006364316593898.html
International flights to Greece will only land at Athens Airport until June 30

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) extended the notice to Airmen (NOTAM) that states all international flights to Greece will only land at Athens

25 May 03:33 Greek City Times 1506177376621854869.html
Trump threatens to pull RNC from Charlotte if space can’t be ‘fully occupied’

President Donald Trump threatened to pull the Republican National Convention out of Charlotte if North Carolina can’t commit to full attendance at the convention, the president said in a tweet Monday morning.

25 May 13:26 WBTV 6439870257922644978.html
Coronavirus outbreak: India records biggest surge of COVID-19 cases for fourth day

The Union Health Ministry on Monday said that the number of coronavirus cases has hit a new high in the country as India reported 6,977 new cases in the last 24 hours. The total number of COVID-19 cases in India stands at 1,38,845.

25 May 04:55 Oneindia 2023829371416765943.html
Virus obstructs US and UK bids for $800m South Korea helicopter deal

Travel restrictions and spending cuts muddy defence sector outlook

25 May 04:54 Ft 707176888321086053.html
Is Britain REALLY the sick man of Europe? We've had the most deaths but figures reveal there's more to the story than meets the eye

We take a look at the numbers coronavirus-related numbers we do have and the stories behind the statistics of some of the countries 'apparently' faring better or worse than the UK.

25 May 21:31 Mail Online 124328112170250839.html
WHO halts study of Trump-touted hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19

The World Health Organization said Monday it had temporarily suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19 being carried out across a range of countries as a p…

25 May 21:03 France 24 5635134570414979997.html
Japan's small clinics driven to brink as virus-wary patients stay home

As Japan eases coronavirus curbs following its first wave of cases, many small medical clinics are scrambling to stay afloat and the doctors who run them are calling for government support as patients keep away for fear of infection. Such clinics are the backbone of a healthcare system short of…

25 May 21:30 Japan Today 8582716285836666626.html
China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War'

Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Washington had been infected by a “political virus”.

25 May 08:23 TheJournal.ie 6446904418486697840.html
Japan set to lift coronavirus emergency as cases slow

Japan was poised to lift its nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus on Monday, gradually reopening the world's third-biggest economy after new cases slowed to a crawl. Compared to

25 May 08:52 Deccan Herald 2027555796819392681.html
China to evacuate its citizens from India amid rising coronavirus cases

The Chinese embassy put out a notice on its website on Monday, asking those wanting to return home to book tickets in special flights

25 May 14:11 Business-Standard 1502508924743206519.html
JK Rowling pledges to pay salary of rogue civil servant for viral tweet

Harry Potter author Rowling was impressed.

25 May 13:04 Metro 970161747538875946.html
MPs Demand New Laws to Stop State-Owned Companies Investing in UK Infrastructure

A group of Conservative MPs are asking the prime minister to bring forward legislation to limit the involvement of state-owned companies in our national infrastructure, in yet another thinly-veiled attempt to get Huawei out of our future mobile phone networks.

25 May 09:31 Gizmodo UK 8363059001200284072.html
Hong Kong's security, police chiefs warn of growing 'terrorism' as national laws loom

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s security and police chiefs said “terrorism” was growing in the city, as government departments rallied on Monday behind Beijing’s plans to introduce national security laws after thousands took to the streets to protest against the move.

25 May 10:20 Reuters 8334514180131539974.html
Eight people arrested as Victoria police enforce order to clear tent encampments

Closure of the camps is part of the province-wide response to the COVID-19 pandemic

25 May 13:42 The Globe and Mail 68426411515824714.html
Joe Rogan: $100 million Spotify deal ‘feels gross’ during a time ‘when people can’t work’

Joe Rogan podcast deal with Spotify, worth $100 million, "feels gross" for the UFC color commentator, who recently became "weirdly richer."

25 May 20:01 MMAmania.com 5892512947715168523.html
It’s very important that some sports return, IPL will help spread positivity: Shikhar Dhawan

Cricket boards across the world are working out ways of resuming the game, which includes matches being held behind closed doors without spectators.

25 May 07:40 Scroll.in 8669301692941247834.html
Coronavirus: Government publishes 'phase two' contact training guidelines

The government publishes new guidelines for elite athletes returning to contact training when individual sports deem it safe.

25 May 10:14 BBC Sport 3883826127844119687.html
Gambari, Mustapha reportedly bicker over sack of TCN boss

The recent sack of the former managing director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr Usman Mohammed, has reportedly pitted the SGF with the CoS.

25 May 12:07 Legit 3764253649885923249.html
This Morning viewers slam ‘irresponsible’ travel expert for revealing quarantine ‘loophole’

People arriving in the UK have to quarantine for two weeks

25 May 13:33 Entertainment Daily 8392972515936248716.html
Trump warns he may move Republican convention site from North Carolina

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump warned on Monday that he may move the Republican National Convention from North Carolina set for August if the event faces state social distancing restrictions as a result of the coronavirus.

25 May 16:48 The Peninsula 1202843881700595026.html
What your gym could look like when it reopens after coronavirus lockdown

UK Active is working on a 'framework' for how our gyms could reopen - here's what they could look like.

25 May 12:45 BBC Sport 3883826128010070066.html
BDO tops initial list of top taxpayers in 2019

A subsidiary of embattled ABS-CBN also makes it to the initial list of the top 500 taxpayers

25 May 09:05 Rappler 1882105642917667067.html
New Covid-19 Update: Ghana Records 125 New Cases With 72 Recoveries

A new update on the Covid-19 case in the country as provided by the Ghana Health Service says that Ghana has recorded an increase of 125 new coronavirus infections taking the country’s total number to 6,808 as of Monday, May 25, 2020. The total of the country’s cases now stands at 6,808. 13 of the […]

25 May 12:18 GhBase.com 8689748847130606433.html
Coronavirus update: Delhi private hospitals to reserve 20% beds for COVID-19 cases

The Delhi Chief Minister also said that coronavirus cases in Delhi have increased due to the relaxation in lockdown

25 May 14:47 Business Today 1145527431035249523.html
‘Biodiversity protection key to post-COVID-19 recovery’

In a bid to recover greener and better planet for the people, the Minister of State for Environment, Mrs Sharon Ikeazor has stressed the need for stakeholders in the sector and Nigerians to stay on track with the climate targets.

25 May 02:00 The Guardian 7580308504295688181.html
Lufthansa, German govt agree on rescue package amid travel slump: Report

Rivals such as Franco-Dutch group Air France-KLM and U.S. carriers American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines have also sought state aid

25 May 14:49 Business-Standard 1502508924961572386.html
‘Pure fabrication’: Wuhan lab head on Trump’s virus leak theory

Most scientists say the pathogen that has infected 5.3 million and killed more than 342,000, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, was passed from bats to humans via an intermediary species likely sold at a wet market in Wuhan late last year

25 May 01:30 Free Press Journal 9080771788742244139.html
Hong Kong Security Chief Warns of Growing ‘Terrorism’ as Govt Backs Beijing’s Planned Laws

A masked anti-government protester holds a flag supporting Hong Kong independence during a march against Beijing’s plans to impose national … Hong Kong Security Chief Warns of Growing ‘Terrorism’ as Govt Backs Beijing’s Planned Laws Read More »

25 May 09:18 ISSCNC 6824315490477927157.html
Long lines outside NYC bike stores as people avoid public transportation

Forget Trader Joe’s — long lines are snaking around the corners of Big Apple bicycle stores as transit-averse New Yorkers seek a safe way to get around during the coronavirus

25 May 21:14 New York Post 7654946769334832385.html
French nursing homes employees take to streets in protest

Facing anger from healthcare workers, President Emmanuel Macron promised a "massive" investment plan for France's public health sector.

25 May 19:52 Brisbane Times 2314609338432441062.html
‘The Match’ was most-watched golf event in cable history

Looks like Michael Jordan just gained another rival. While “The Last Dance” averaged 5.6 million viewers (6.3 million at its peak) and captivated sports-starved fans for five straight

25 May 22:06 New York Post 7654946767744986638.html
Coronavirus: Arvind Kejriwal says situation under control despite rise in infections

The chief minister said that 117 private hospitals across the Capital have been asked to keep 20% of their beds reserved for coronavirus patients.

25 May 10:09 Scroll.in 8669301692259392286.html
Another knife attack victim in Lesvos migrant camp

The island of Lesvos has reported another knife attack on the weekend, this time a 21-year-old Afghan male.

25 May 01:10 Greek City Times 1506177377968869106.html
DV Sadananda Gowda arrives from Delhi, skips quarantine, says he’s exempted

Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda, who flew into Bengaluru from the ‘high-risk’ Delhi, was not subjected to the mandatory institutional quarantine on Monday. Both Gowda

25 May 20:02 Deccan Herald 2027555796577443962.html
Tony Blair Hits Trump over Coronavirus: Seeks More Global Government

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has airily dismissed U.S. President Donald Trump's leadership during the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 08:50 Breitbart 3148363491314180437.html
'Double standards and hypocrisy': Hong Kong gov't rebukes foreign criticism over national security law plan | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

The Hong Kong government has rebuked concerns from foreign politicians over Beijing’s plan to impose national security laws in the city, calling it “alarmist speculation.” It came after a chorus of international criticism of China’s National People’s Congress decision to draft a law prohibiting secession, sedition and subversion in Hong Kong. The controversial laws may […]

25 May 10:18 Hong Kong Free Press HKFP 3845645663866952572.html
Coronavirus lockdown: First flight arrives in Jaipur from Bengaluru

After the restart of domestic flight operations, the first aircraft arrived at the Jaipur airport from Bengaluru on Monday morning. The Air Asia flight with 23 passengers on board landed at 0830 hrs,

25 May 11:22 Deccan Herald 2027555797888193668.html
Muslim World Largely Ignores Social Distancing Rules During Eid Celebrations

In Bangladesh, India and Pakistan, people ignored physical distancing rules to celebrate Eid, the most important Muslim holiday.

25 May 18:06 Infowars 1950426315015694619.html
Ashok Chavan is second minister in Uddhav cabinet to test positive

Chavan is currently admitted at a hospital in Nanded. His condition is stable, sources said, adding that he was reportedly under home quarantine for the last few days.

25 May 02:48 The Indian Express 2885715105437039784.html
Japan lifts Tokyo’s state of emergency

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency for Tokyo and four remaining areas on Monday after the number of infections fell across the country, but warned that it could be reimposed if the virus started spreading again.

25 May 11:52 Nagalandpost 3019528213432350166.html
Liverpool match against Atletico Madrid led to 41 Covid-19 related deaths says report

Liverpool match against Atletico Madrid led to 41 Covid-19 related deaths says report

25 May 18:26 CaughtOffside 8169236757341852726.html
Coronavirus: Djokovic kept lockdown training quiet to avoid riling rivals

World number one Novak Djokovic said he was able to use a tennis court almost every day during lockdown in Marbella.

25 May 20:06 sportskeeda 1601194028552201385.html
COVID-19 prompts Quebec to put off premiers' meeting

Quebec is postponing the Council of the Federation meeting it was set to host this summer because of COVID-19.

25 May 21:44 BNN 3833521689535875027.html
The GOP Convention Is Facing a Potential Shakeup

The 2020 Republican National Convention is slated to take place in Charlotte, North Carolina from August 24th to 27th, less than one week after the Democratic National Convention is scheduled to take place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

25 May 19:00 Townhall 6083908947474124806.html
United Kingdom may remove all Huawei equipment from its 5G networks

Huawei has been in hot water for over a year now, with the United States blocking most trade with the company and various countries ripping out

25 May 12:00 Android Police 6171356413832951650.html
Rivers records 27 new cases of coronavirus, total now 116

Rivers State recorded 27 new coronavirus infections, one of the highest so far in the oil-rich state. The state recorded 52 cases between May 13 and 20.

25 May 18:35 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299542573330.html
France to clamp down on illegal motorbike 'rodeo' rides

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government is to step up plans to clamp down on illegal motorbike “rodeo” rides, which often spark conflict between youths and the police in poor areas, it said on Monday.

25 May 11:48 Reuters 8334514181138185061.html
Denmark to let cross-border couples meet – if they show photos, love letters

COPENHAGEN – Denmark eased its border controls with other Nordic countries and Germany on Monday, allowing cross-border couples separated by the coronavirus lockdown to meet again if they can prove they have been in a relationship for at least six months.

25 May 12:48 First Post Of India 844080067159836462.html
Video: Priceless Cristiano Ronaldo reaction as he nails trick shot in Juventus training session

So happy with himself!

25 May 20:01 CaughtOffside 8169236756534973460.html
WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization has suspended testing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday.

25 May 23:53 Reuters 8334514179990452871.html
Shinzo Abe lifts Tokyo's state of emergency, eyes fresh economic stimulus

The move meant that the whole country would now have the social distancing curbs loosened, after an initial lifting of restrictions for most areas on May 14

25 May 11:23 Business-Standard 1502508926511446102.html
Bolsonaro’s populism is leading Brazil to disaster

If life were a morality tale, the COVID-19 antics would turn Brazilians against the populist president. But it's not that simple.

25 May 23:47 Australian Financial Review 3974284487732903699.html
Three-day-old baby succumbs to COVID-19 in Chandigarh, state death toll rises to 4

A three-day-old girl died of coronavirus in Chandigarh on Sunday, taking the COVID-19 death toll in the union territory to four, a medical bulletin said. The sample of the child was taken after death

25 May 09:06 Deccan Herald 2027555796040034394.html
Trump wants Republican National Convention to stay in North Carolina

President Trump said Monday that he’d like the Republican National Convention to remain in North Carolina — despite noting headwinds from Democrats who lead state and local governments — and

25 May 19:35 New York Post 7654946768781079584.html
'Focus is fighting COVID-19': Kiren Rijiju says Indian government will decide fate of IPL, not cricket board

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been postponed due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, however, fans and the cricket board are hoping that the cash-rich event could take place during the October/November window.

25 May 06:35 DNA India 7533428660776393209.html
Did not violate social distancing, lockdown norms by playing cricket: Manoj Tiwari

Manoj Tiwari said he went for the game only after the Union home ministry allowed the stadiums to reopen.

25 May 11:33 India Today 4286117814026102456.html
Today’s coronavirus update: A masked Memorial Day; WHO pauses hydroxy trials

Americans commemorated a socially-distant Memorial Day on Monday due to the coronavirus pandemic. With much of the nation on lockdown, grieving kin of late military veterans — including some who

25 May 21:44 New York Post 7654946767655827869.html
UK employers to be asked to pay 'up to 30% of wages from August' as furlough winds down

Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has said the furlough scheme will be in place until at least October, however, companies will be asked to start sharing the cost from August

25 May 07:31 mirror 675785260050629509.html
Many left in the lurch as 82 flights are cancelled

Flights to and from Mumbai, West Bengal and Telangana were among those cancelled.

25 May 20:16 The Indian Express 2885715105157450879.html
Worry about citizens, not airlines: SC pulls up govt on middle seat bookings

The Supreme Court has pulled up DGCA India and Air India for allotting middle seats in international flights. It has said that the government should be worried more about health of citizens than the health of the airlines.

25 May 06:27 Oneindia 2023829371797219372.html
Kolbe's Toulouse begin training return protocol

South African Rugby World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe's Toulouse announced their players had returned to the club's facilities for medical tests.

25 May 20:08 Sport 682566035170775895.html
Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu: COVID-19 cases in Chennai crosses 10,000 mark

The tally of COVID-19 patients in Chennai crossed 10,000 on Sunday. With this the capital city accounts for nearly 60% of the Tamil Nadu’s tally of 16,277 cases.

25 May 01:25 Free Press Journal 9080771787010604725.html
WATCH: Trump Campaign Hits Back at Biden's Racist Takes In a New Ad

Former Vice President Joe Biden put his foot in his mouth when he told Charlamagne tha God that African Americans who decide to support President Donald Trump "ain't black." The Trump re-election campaign used the opportunity to highlight the numerous instances the former veep lied to blacks as a means of pandering.

25 May 22:00 Townhall 6083908948614347300.html
Care workers should be better paid and valued after Covid-19 – poll

Fawcett Society survey shows support for income-tax increase to fund pay rise

25 May 23:01 the Guardian 1491978795466822204.html
FPJ Fun Corner: Best WhatsApp memes and jokes to lighten your mood amid COVID-19 on May 25, 2020

With some relaxations, offices have begun with limited workforce. Domestic flights and trains are also beginning to resume amid Lockdown 4.0 enforced due to novel coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 10:34 Free Press Journal 9080771787339529353.html
Despite public health crisis, it is courts’ duty to protect rights of citizens: Justice Chandrachud

The Supreme Court judge also said an open-court hearing is the ‘spine’ of the justice system, and cannot be substituted by virtual courts.

25 May 05:05 Scroll.in 8669301693301363002.html
Beaches packed on sunny Bank Holiday Monday

Large crowds of people have gathered again on beaches up and down the UK.

25 May 13:45 Metro 970161747081955074.html
Sindh appeals to recovered coronavirus patients for plasma donations

Over a 100 patien­ts across the countr­y are in need of plasma therap­y, says Dr Tahir Shamsi­

25 May 13:33 The Express Tribune 1105816787052320790.html
Karan Johar confirms two household members test positive for coronavirus

Filmmaker Karan Johar has confirmed that two members of his household have tested positive for coronavirus. Taking to Twitter, Johar said that his domestic staff had been diagnosed with the illness. However, he did inform his fans that his family was fine, including mother Hiroo and children, Yash and Roohi. He said, “I’d like to […]

25 May 19:00 BizAsia 5200304999771174570.html
Jacinda Ardern's Live TV Interview Interrupted By Earthquake: ‘Quite A Decent Shake Here’

'I’m not under any hanging lights and I look like I am in a structurally strong place.'

25 May 02:48 HUFFPOST 6665507018164064837.html
Jacinda Ardern's Live TV Interview Interrupted By Earthquake: ‘Quite A Decent Shake Here’

'I’m not under any hanging lights and I look like I am in a structurally strong place.'

25 May 02:48 HUFFPOST 6665507018279076787.html
Coronavirus Is Killing Brazil's Isolated Indigenous Peoples at a Staggering Rate

The mortality rate among indigenous people is twice that of the rest of the population.

25 May 13:16 Vice 3037582866850602171.html
Delhi's Rail Bhavan to be shut again after staffer tests positive for COVID-19

Rail Bhavan will be closed for two days for sanitisation starting May 26 after a staffer tested positive for COVID-19

25 May 17:35 DNA India 7533428662311745467.html
Oil jumps as coronavirus lockdowns ease, boosting hopes for demand pickup; rising Sino-US tensions likely to cap gains

Amid quiet trading, with financial centres Singapore, London and New York all closed for holidays, Brent was up 6 cents, or 0.2 percent, at $35.19 a barrel.

25 May 08:51 Firstpost 4760741711921305131.html
U.S. Imposes Travel Restrictions On Brazil Due To COVID-19

The entry ban affects foreigners who have been in Brazil 14 days preceding their entry into US territory.

25 May 10:27 League of India 8067868026374386839.html
Assam: Five men allegedly beat vegetable vendor to death in Kamrup district

Two of the five have been arrested, while the rest are absconding.

25 May 12:37 Scroll.in 8669301694190291223.html
Some corps members serving in Ekiti to get certificate after lockdown – Coordinator

The Ekiti State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps, Emmanuella Okpongete, made this known on Monday in a statement by the Ekiti NYSC Public Relations Officer, Rose Onoja

25 May 20:47 The Eagle Online 1463511649256961143.html
Ibuprofen does NOT make coronavirus symptoms worse, insist scientists - as desperate arthritis patients use industrial lubricant WD-40 on their aching joints

Arthritis patients are putting industrial lubricant WD-40 on their joints because they fear, wrongly, that ibuprofen will make Covid -19 symptoms worse, a leading pharmacist has warned.

25 May 21:03 Mail Online 124328112510310865.html
Coronavirus impact: India's retail trade lost Rs 9 lakh crore of business amid lockdown, says CAIT

CAIT Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal said during the span of 60 days of national lockdown, the domestic trade has lost business to the tune of about Rs 9 lakh crore, causing a revenue loss of about Rs 1.5 lakh crore to both the central and state governments on account of GST

25 May 06:19 Business Today 1145527431142072076.html
Australia PM pushes jobs, Victoria to resume tourism as virus eases

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia’s prime minister stressed the need to create jobs as a way to minimise government welfare spending, while the country’s second-most populous state Victoria set out measures to resume tourism to regions ravaged by bushfires and virus-linked curbs.

25 May 04:01 Reuters 8334514181591821979.html
Need to know: Monday

The coronavirus pandemic is dominating global markets, business and politics. Here's our daily take on the most important stories, and some things to watch out for.

25 May 09:26 Australian Financial Review 3974284486297136160.html
Authorities: Bear attacks mountain biker in southern Montana

BILLINGS, Montana (AP) — A mountain biker was attacked by a grizzly bear Monday near the southern Montana community of Big Sky, according to authorities. Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks...

25 May 21:43 The Seattle Times 9121942837363382800.html
Hong Kong security chief warns of growing 'terrorism'

More than 180 people were arrested on Sunday as authorities fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse anti-government protesters

25 May 09:14 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363339294434.html
States wanting migrants from Uttar Pradesh may soon need to seek permission as CM Yogi Adityanath moots 2-point strategy

In a two-pronged strategy to secure migrant workers, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up a Migration Commission for employment of such labourers in the state and made it clear that any

25 May 11:35 Deccan Herald 2027555797301047540.html
Germany stamps authority on Lufthansa with $9.8 bln lifeline

FRANKFURT/BERLIN — Germany threw Lufthansa a 9 billion euro ($9.8 billion) lifeline on Monday, agreeing a bailout which gives Berlin a veto in the event of a hostile bid for the airline.

25 May 21:49 Financial Post 2379081491896137756.html
Japan's small clinics driven to brink as virus-wary patients stay home

TOKYO (Reuters) - As Japan eases coronavirus curbs following its first wave of cases, many small medical clinics are scrambling to stay afloat and the doctors who run them are calling for government support as patients keep away for fear of infection.

25 May 07:51 Reuters 8334514179909906357.html
As India resumes domestic operations partially after two months of shutdown, 82 flights cancelled on Day 1

The Centre had only allowed limited flights of about one-third capacity of the summer schedule to operate between metro cities and other destinations.

25 May 05:22 The Statesman 1191309781646573875.html
Did your father give you a job?: JD(U) MLA’s reply to a migrant worker’s query on employment

Randhir Kumar Soni defended himself saying that his remarks were directed at an individual he had known for a long time.

25 May 11:29 Scroll.in 8669301692533413519.html
India among 10 worst-hit Covid-19 nations as coronavirus cases near 1.40 lakh

The country registered 154 deaths and a record jump of 6,977 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 1,38,845 and death toll to 4,021 on Monday with some experts attributing the spike in cases to the lockdown relaxations.

25 May 17:32 India Today 4286117813159347227.html
Novelist Fang Fang’s Covid-19 diaries chronicle personal and political struggles in China

In over 60 entries, we see a personal account of public memory and national trauma.

25 May 12:00 Scroll.in 8669301693261386816.html
Yogi Adityanath: States will have to seek nod before employing UP workers

The Chief Minister said that the government will carry out skill mapping of the migrant workers and will stand by them wherever they go, be it other states or countries.

25 May 07:05 The Indian Express 2885715104861703484.html
Premier League Productions vote to use artificial fan noise if football returns

Premier League Productions have reportedly voted in favour of using artificial fan noise for broadcasting games abroad if English football gets going again. Many leagues are currently suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, with Ligue 1 and the Eredivisie also among those to completely cancel the season. MORE: Two more Premier League players test positive for […]

25 May 09:40 CaughtOffside 8169236757508956986.html
List of countries where there are no coronavirus cases across the world

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has since labelled Covid-19 a pandemic but there are still a handful of countries that have not yet reported any cases.

25 May 08:42 Legit 3764253650913256449.html
China decides to evacuate its citizens from India amid rise in coronavirus cases

The Chinese embassy put out a notice on its website on Monday, asking those wanting to return home to book tickets in special flights.

25 May 13:48 India Today 4286117813050300745.html
Spike in COVID-19 cases expected, ready to deal with it: Assam Health Minister

A total of 35 more COVID-19 cases have been reported from Assam on Monday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 427.

25 May 17:58 The New Indian Express 4718288653893281190.html
Hydroxychloroquine trial suspended over safety fears

Donald Trump said he had been taking the anti-malarial drug which may have a benefit in treating Covid-19.

25 May 17:35 Metro 970161748342675055.html
RSM, BDO staff return to the office amid strong demand

The mid-tier accounting firms say despite the downturn, clients are increasingly seeking advice, including on how to access stimulus packages.

25 May 22:29 Australian Financial Review 3974284487201596327.html
UK to reopen thousands of shops in easing of coronavirus lockdown – Johnson

LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) - Britain will reopen thousands of high street shops, department stores and shopping centres next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday, setting out a timetable for businesses as part of moves to ease the coronavirus lockdown.

25 May 19:29 Daily Maverick 2373996787773407554.html
China plans to begin shifting its citizens stranded in India from June 2

China will ply flights to help its citizens stranded in India and facing difficulties to return to the mainland from June 2, as per a tentative schedule published on the website of the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi on Monday.

25 May 13:07 First Post Of India 844080066148181182.html
Outdoor markets and car dealerships will reopen from next Monday

The prime minister announced that from from June 15 non-essential shops will also be allowed to reopen.

25 May 19:11 Metro 970161749040253011.html
India welcomes Afghan government, Taliban Eid ceasefire

Earlier, India had expressed concern over the violence in the country despite a deal between the US and the Taliban that would allow for the US to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan after a more than 18-year long stay.

25 May 05:25 The Indian Express 2885715105195281938.html
Japan's baseball league to start on June 19

Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) league will begin its 2020 season on June 19, the league announced on Monday, as the government lifts restrictions aimed at stopping the novel coronavirus outbreak. Games will initially be played without spectators, NPB Commissioner Atsushi Saito announced, without saying when fans may be able…

25 May 05:55 Japan Today 8582716285567370728.html
'Beyond an insult': fury of those who stuck to lockdown rules

Dominic Cummings’ actions outrage people who made sacrifices to stick to guidelines

25 May 18:23 the Guardian 1491978795340314409.html
Lyon boss asks PM to reconsider early end of French season

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas is asking French authorities to backpedal on their decision to end the football season prematurely amid the coronavirus pandemic. The men’s league was canceled four weeks...

25 May 08:45 The Seattle Times 9121942837981725061.html
Cities and the coronavirus

Economic revival strategies and welfare measures must keep the urban dynamics and complexities in mind

25 May 23:40 The Telegraph 2864094127940465008.html
Djokovic starts own tournament as world tennis remains suspended

A few big names have been revealed and the door is open for rule changes, with only four games needed to win a set.

25 May 22:20 Brisbane Times 2314609338486462683.html
Djokovic starts own tournament as world tennis remains suspended

A few big names have been revealed and the door is open for rule changes, with only four games needed to win a set.

25 May 22:20 The Age 7967730561467390171.html
As US edges toward reopening, a mixed picture takes shape

As US edges toward reopening, a mixed picture takes shape

25 May 20:00 The Independent 5308065342674718979.html
States wanting migrants from Uttar Pradesh will need to seek permission from UP govt: CM Yogi Adityanath

Facing flak from different quarters over the plight of the migrant workers returning home from other parts of the country, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, in an apparent bid to douse

25 May 11:35 Deccan Herald 2027555796074257129.html
Renault must join French-German battery project: minister

Paris: Renault will have to join a French-German project developing batteries in order to receive a five billion euro ($5.4 billion) government rescue loan, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Monday.

25 May 12:11 The Peninsula 1202843882177652611.html
India among 10 worst-hit COVID-19 nations as cases jump; air travel reopens

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India on Monday posted its biggest single-day jump in cases of COVID-19, overtaking Iran to become one of the 10 worst-hit nations, even as the government allowed domestic air travel to restart.

25 May 07:36 Reuters 8334514179756187133.html
UK records lowest number of hospital deaths since lockdown began

NHS England today recorded 59 more deaths in hospitals. Across all settings, Scotland announced three more deaths, while Wales had seven and Northern Ireland had eight.

25 May 14:11 Metro 970161747832084594.html
Hong Kong security chief warns of growing 'terrorism'

More than 180 people were arrested on Sunday as authorities fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse pro-democracy protesters

25 May 12:45 The Asian Age 2126266544847488738.html
Gathering limits make 'great time to be building a pipeline': Alberta minister

Alberta's energy minister says it's a good time to build a pipeline because public health restrictions limit protests against them.

25 May 20:43 BNN 3833521688879779334.html
Djokovic starts own tournament as world tennis remains suspended

A few big names have been revealed and the door is open for rule changes, with only four games needed to win a set.

25 May 22:20 WAtoday 6806590898932652251.html
SA Rugby hopes to convince government with a return-to-play protocol

The South African rugby fraternity is pinning its hopes on SA Rugby being able to convince government of a return-to-play protocol by the end of the week.

25 May 11:21 Sport 682566034406193900.html
Report: Ighalo to leave United at week's end

Odion Ighalo's time at Old Trafford is coming to its end. The Guardian's Jamie Jackson reports parent club Shanghai Shenua of the Chinese Super League is unwilling to extend the 30-year-old striker's loan with Manchester United and Ighalo will depart the club on Sunday when it expires.

25 May 16:01 TSN 865919180559410570.html
German economy starting to see light at end of tunnel - Ifo economist

BERLIN — The German economy is beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel after the passing of the severest phase of the lockdown imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus epidemic, Ifo institute’s economist Klaus Wohlrabe said on Monday.

25 May 08:23 Financial Post 2379081492445525022.html
Kerala: CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s Hometown In Kannur District Turns Coronavirus Hotspot

With ‘Pinarayi’ turning a hotspot along with three more places on Monday, at present there are 59 hotspots in Kerala.

25 May 18:49 Swarajya 4977622829675688026.html
States need to ask for permission if they want UP workers back: Adityanath

As per feedback received from migrant workers who reached Uttar Pradesh, Adityanath said safeguarding their rights should get utmost attention and importance

25 May 05:18 Business-Standard 1502508926036955941.html
IPL will help spread positivity: Shikhar Dhawan

There is speculation that the 13th IPL might be conducted in October-November if the T20 World Cup in Australia is postponed.

25 May 10:59 The Indian Express 2885715104084370517.html
Rain wipes out Florida women's exhibition event

The final day of a women's exhibition tournament in Florida featuring several WTA players was washed out by rainstorms on Sunday, organizers announced.

25 May 06:57 Sport 682566034612409970.html
PH coronavirus cases climb to 14,319, deaths at 873

The Department of Health counts 284 new cases, 5 more deaths, and 74 more recoveries

25 May 08:47 Rappler 1882105642136110643.html
Bengaluru: Operation of BMTC buses to be increased to 3,500; new bus fares start from Rs 5

Apparently to make up for the losses it had suffered during the lockdown, the BMTC had stopped selling the bus tickets from one destination to another and sold only the bus passes of ₹70 each, which people had opposed. The move comes days after BMTC faced flak for forcing travellers to buy daily passes worth Rs 70 for

25 May 12:11 Oneindia 2023829371652141633.html
Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: Two more deaths in state; Ramangara reports first coronavirus case

Karnataka reported 93 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total tally to 2,182, of which 705 have recovered while 17 patients are in the ICU.

25 May 20:17 The Indian Express 2885715104619239379.html
COVID-19 situation in Delhi under control, no unusual rise in cases due to relaxations: Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal has said that his government has managed to keep the situation in Delhi under control.

25 May 10:47 DNA India 7533428662544783261.html
China warns US of countermeasures over Hong Kong trading threats

China warns US of countermeasures over Hong Kong trading threats

25 May 20:20 The Independent 5308065342406462566.html
Boris Johnson facing scandal after standing by Dominic Cummings in pandemic travel controversy

The U.K. Prime Minister’s top political aide admitted to travelling more than 400 kilometres north of London with his wife and son days after the lockdown was initiated, while sick

25 May 23:58 The Globe and Mail 68426411325398408.html
US Coronavirus Response Fatally ‘Chaotic,’ Says Noam Chomsky

File photo of Noam Chomsky (Courtesy: Facebook) Here are edited extracts from an AFP interview with the 91-year-old leftist intellectual, … US Coronavirus Response Fatally ‘Chaotic,’ Says Noam Chomsky Read More »

25 May 07:19 ISSCNC 6824315490472420770.html
Feds probing Ahmaud Arbery slaying, family lawyer says

The US Justice Department has launched an investigation into the shooting death of unarmed black jogger Ahmaud Arbery by two white men in Georgia, a lawyer for the victim’s family said

25 May 23:04 New York Post 7654946768296346494.html
Air India to resume operation on Kolkata-Imphal-Aizawl route from Thursday

All scheduled commercial passenger flights have been suspended since March 25 when the government imposed a nationwide lockdown to curb the coronavirus pandemic. The flights resumed on Monday.

25 May 21:03 The Financial Express 1288289579675655743.html
Uniqlo to make face masks using underwear fabric

Japanese casual clothing chain Uniqlo, owned by Fast Retailing, said it plans to sell face masks made of fabric used for its Airism underwear line in response to strong demand for protective gear for the coronavirus. The company had previously been wary of making face masks, but a spokeswoman said…

25 May 21:00 Japan Today 8582716285870561942.html
Pakistan’s COVID-19 cases steadily go up to 56,349; death toll at 1,167

Pakistan's coronavirus cases on Monday reached 56,349 with 1,748 new patients while the death toll climbed to 1,167, the health ministry said.

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566899952336.html
Patrick Ewing out of the hospital after being treated for coronavirus

Patrick Ewing is getting the upper hand in his fight against coronavirus. Three days after the Knicks legend announced he tested positive for COVID-19, his son Patrick Ewing Jr. said Monday the

25 May 17:10 New York Post 7654946768808453889.html
COVID-19 Crisis Impact on Youth - Depressed, Lonely and Anxious

People in the EU aged 18-34 report being more likely to feel depressed, lonely, and anxious than those aged 35 and over. They also indicate lower levels of resilience in dealing with problems in life, and a significant decrease in life satisfaction compared to before the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

25 May 10:06 novinite.com 4235039570316428545.html
Foreign stars cleared to return for Super Netball season

Super Netball CEO Chris Symington says plans for the season are nearly complete.

25 May 04:45 Brisbane Times 2314609338410049600.html
Foreign stars cleared to return for Super Netball season

Super Netball CEO Chris Symington says plans for the season are nearly complete.

25 May 04:45 The Age 7967730561390977088.html
Domestic flight services resume in India after two months

NEW DELHI: After a gap of two months, domestic passenger flight operations resumed on Monday amid reluctance by various states … Domestic flight services resume in India after two months Read More »

25 May 06:42 ISSCNC 6824315490362114551.html
Three deaths, 1193 recoveries and 1751 new Covid-19 cases in Qatar on May 25

Ministry of Public Health today announced  1751 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 1193 new recoveries in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of recovered people in Qatar to 10363. The Ministry today also reported 3 deaths due to the virus.

25 May 14:27 The Peninsula 1202843882985535718.html
Foreign stars cleared to return for Super Netball season

Super Netball CEO Chris Symington says plans for the season are nearly complete.

25 May 04:45 WAtoday 6806590898856239168.html
Manchester United given boost over signing £40m-rated France star

They're ready to sell.

25 May 17:42 Metro 970161747954882164.html
WHO pauses hydroxychloroquine study due to safety concerns

Other treatments in the study, including the experimental drug remdesivir and an HIV combination therapy, are still being pursued.

25 May 19:24 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010441477549790.html
How Germany contained the coronavirus

In addition to a properly funded health system, technological edge and decisive leadership, public trust played a key role.

25 May 10:56 The Japan Times 6673764366920029065.html
The Offload: Philip Browne’s grave outlook should be taken seriously

Sexton determined to Play On, Plan C and D, word of mouth and by the numbers

25 May 09:00 The Irish Times 8204772969115669707.html
Domino Park Introduces Social Distancing Circles to Adapt to the COVID-19 Crisis

Domino Park has introduced a series of painted social distancing circles.

25 May 05:30 ArchDaily 6219750954262449501.html
Domino Park Introduces Social Distancing Circles to Adapt to the COVID-19 Crisis

Domino Park has introduced a series of painted social distancing circles.

25 May 05:30 ArchDaily 6219750954843662912.html
CBSE class 10,12 board exams to be held at 15,000 centres across country: HRD Minister

Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced on Monday that the pending class 10 and 12 board exams which were postponed in view of the coronavirus lockdown, will be conducted at 15,000 centres across the country instead of 3,000 centres planned earlier.

25 May 09:03 The Statesman 1191309781220658613.html
Asia stocks rise as countries ease lockdown restriction, Hong Kong extends losses

Hong Kong sank again after the city was rocked by protests at the weekend over a controversial proposed security law

25 May 11:51 The Asian Age 2126266544942090534.html
Man Who Threatened To Murder CM Yogi Adityanath In A Bomb Blast Handed Over By Maharashtra ATS To UP Special Task Force

The accused from Nashik has already accepted to have made the threat call against CM Adityanath.

25 May 09:44 Swarajya 4977622829800702099.html
Americans defy Covid-19 social distancing rules to celebrate Memorial Day holiday

Hundreds gather at pool party at Lake of the Ozarks and at Daytona Beach in Florida, defying safety restrictions

25 May 12:00 the Guardian 1491978794368328610.html
Tori Amos ‘grieving’ for music industry during pandemic

Musicians face a ‘complex conundrum’, according to the US singer-songwriter.

25 May 21:48 Express & Star 7324224459686209838.html
Premier League clubs set to vote on contact training proposals on Wednesday

Players and managers are to be consulted as Project Restart plans gather pace.

25 May 10:30 Shropshire Star 3480199992255884915.html
Muslims Around the World Defy Coronavirus Lockdowns to Celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Reports from across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia this weekend described Muslims ignoring lockdowns to celebrate Eid al-Fitr.

25 May 17:37 Breitbart 3148363490905067693.html
Teachers win hearts and minds as returning students show appreciation

Staff at Chatham Primary stepped over chalk scrawled love hearts and rainbows on their way through the school gates on Monday.

25 May 09:30 Brisbane Times 2314609338125972542.html
Teachers win hearts and minds as returning students show appreciation

Staff at Chatham Primary stepped over chalk scrawled love hearts and rainbows on their way through the school gates on Monday.

25 May 09:30 The Age 7967730561106900030.html
J&K Govt Says Covid-19 Testing Rose By 350 Percent

Jammu and Kashmir administration said on Monday that the coronavirus testing rate has increased by 350 percent , making Union Territory number one in the country to test 10,000 people per million.

25 May 18:17 Kashmir Observer 1268422869147366237.html
Assam: Two held for beating vegetable vendor to death

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has announced a one-time financial relief of Rs 2 lakh for Deka’s family.

25 May 20:45 The Indian Express 2885715103906579953.html
Salons may reopen soon, but health measures must be in place

Barbershop and salon employees show that they can safely cut hair by wearing protective wear. The government, however, is still assessing the risks.

25 May 08:07 Rappler 1882105641811430797.html
China reports 51 new coronavirus cases, mostly in Wuhan

China has reported 51 new coronavirus cases including 40 asymptomatic infections, majority of them in the contagion's first epicentre Wuhan, where over six million tests have been conducted in the

25 May 07:45 Deccan Herald 2027555797480150768.html
Tori Amos ‘grieving’ for music industry during pandemic

Musicians face a ‘complex conundrum’, according to the US singer-songwriter.

25 May 21:47 Shropshire Star 3480199992140032302.html
Japan to End Tokyo’s State of Emergency, Eyes Fresh $930 Billion Stimulus

A customer wearing a protective mask enters an internet cafe at night in the Shibuya district of Tokyo, Japan, on … Japan to End Tokyo’s State of Emergency, Eyes Fresh $930 Billion Stimulus Read More »

25 May 10:15 ISSCNC 6824315491989701408.html
Bournemouth keeper Aaron Ramsdale tests positive for coronavirus

The Cherries said a player contracted the virus after the latest round of tests for top flight clubs.

25 May 23:56 Express & Star 7324224460158212092.html
'We can do it quite easily': V'landys' plan to get fans in the stands

In a detailed pitch to the government, the ARLC plans for spectators to be scanned by a thermal camera before heading into venues, with fans also required to download the government's COVIDSafe app to be allowed in to venues.

25 May 07:45 WAtoday 6806590899997540126.html
Battling Covid-19: Denmark keen to share best practices with India

Both countries to share best practices, exchange information in medical research, testing kits, vaccine development

25 May 13:50 BusinessLine 5283601835493066.html
Patriotic Poles led astray by mis-labelled Ukrainian cucumbers

WARSAW – Seeking to appeal to patriotic Poles, local supermarket Biedronka has been mis-labelling goods including Belgian carrots and Ukrainian cucumbers as homegrown, Poland’s anti-monopoly office said on Monday, as it launched an investigation.

25 May 11:08 First Post Of India 844080066380516652.html
Coronavirus Lockdown: Middle Seats Must Be Kept Empty On Flights For Stranded Indians: Supreme Court

Air India can operate flights with middle seats occupied only for the next 10 days, the court said. New Delhi: … Coronavirus Lockdown: Middle Seats Must Be Kept Empty On Flights For Stranded Indians: Supreme Court Read More »

25 May 07:09 ISSCNC 6824315490749998101.html
India among worst-hit nations: health minister says time to forget Tablighi incident

Coronavirus infections are now growing at nearly 7000 per day and deaths by three-digit increases

25 May 09:44 Deccan Chronicle 7881006362828607994.html
The poor world must be the rich world’s pandemic imperative

Assisting poorer countries is not just the right thing to do; it is also the only way to contain the pandemic.

25 May 22:36 Daily Maverick 2373996787314352064.html
Coronavirus: I'd rather cancel them – Kvitova against grand slams without fans

World number 12 Petra Kvitova would rather see grand slams cancelled than be played behind closed doors.

25 May 21:38 sportskeeda 1601194028423322150.html
Americans make low-key Memorial Day tributes, coronavirus overshadowing events

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans paid a low-key tribute to those who died serving in the U.S. Armed Forces on Monday, with many Memorial Day events canceled because of the coronavirus epidemic that has killed nearly 100,000 people in the United States alone.

25 May 21:08 Reuters 8334514180428866510.html
MMRCL to set up two COVID-19 care facilities

Amid the rising number of coronavirus cases in the city, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRCL) said it is setting up two COVID care facilities. MMRC on Sunday said it is constructing two COVID care

25 May 05:34 Deccan Herald 2027555797751528591.html
Man blames coronavirus ‘stress’ for attacking women with razor: cops

A Georgia man accused of assaulting two women with a razor blamed coronavirus stress to the “unprovoked” attack, police said. Eric Keith Mitchell, 39, of Athens, was arrested late Sunday in the

25 May 19:21 New York Post 7654946768410839971.html
Coronavirus Update: Death Tally Crosses 4K Mark, Total Cases Reach 1,38,845; Here’s The Latest State-Wise Data

A record 6,977 new coronavirus cases and 154 more fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours in India, taking the total number of such cases on Monday (25 May) to 1,38,845, a Health Ministry data revealed.

25 May 11:04 Swarajya 4977622828559174523.html
Seven citizens arrested in South Al Sharqiyah Governorate

Seven citizens were arrested in South Al Sharqiyah Governorate for violating the decisions of the Supreme Committee in charge to deal with COVID-19

25 May 14:38 Times of Oman 5168079155088701646.html
Russia records its highest daily death toll from the coronavirus as its number of new cases appears to decline

Russia recorded 8,599 new cases 153 new deaths on Sunday linked to the coronavirus, raising its overall death toll to 3,541.

25 May 02:34 Pulse Live 3606876834723342582.html
Reuters Exclusive: Ukraine's anti-graft bureau probes state tender for medical suits

NABU gave no further details, saying that divulging information could harm its investigation.

25 May 19:35 UNIAN 6863008970807807864.html
Premier League clubs set to vote on contact training proposals on Wednesday

Players and managers are to be consulted as Project Restart plans gather pace.

25 May 10:31 Jersey Evening Post 6141642775025997589.html
Premier League clubs set to vote on contact training proposals on Wednesday

Players and managers are to be consulted as Project Restart plans gather pace.

25 May 10:30 Express & Star 7324224459802062451.html
Bad experiences in Derbyshire supermarkets during coronavirus lockdown

Staff and customers have revealed the problems they've faced

25 May 05:00 Derbyshire Live 9061707930542736661.html
AP govt to disburse financial aid of Rs. 5000 to Priests, Pastors and Imams tomorrow

Andhra Pradesh: With the coronavirus taking the toll of mankind throughout the world, people are confined to homes amid lockdown without income.

25 May 10:13 The Hans India 817019415072420477.html
Xi Jinping to Coronavirus Origin Province: Fix 'Weak Links' in Public Health

Chinese dictator Xi Jinping once again made public remarks admitting major shortcomings in Communist Party public health management.

25 May 13:21 Breitbart 3148363491393297107.html
Nigeria confirms 313 more COVID-19 cases, total infections now 7,839

Coronavirus cases in Nigeria have continued to increase with the confirmation of 313 new cases of COVID-19 by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Sunday.

25 May 12:16 Legit 3764253650428546441.html
Lockdown hinders construction of road to Chhattisgarh's Maoist hot spot

Security forces had taken up the 35-km road project on a war footing, at least three CRPF camps had been set up on the stretch to create a security blanket for workers engaged in its construction

25 May 10:58 Business-Standard 1502508924986454707.html
COVID-19: Shehu Sani says it is dangerous to reopen schools

Popular activist, Shehu Sani, has said it is unsafe to reopen schools across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sani said it is dangerous reopen schools.

25 May 17:12 Legit 3764253649719276711.html
Hungary bows to EU court on migrant prisons

Hungary has backed down in its clash with EU courts on asylum seekers, after letting people out of barbed-wire compounds called "transit zones" on its southern border in line with a court ruling. "I might start running for kilometres. It's so good to feel...

25 May 05:05 EUobserver 625925299589468476.html
Baseball teams hold practice games as season nears start

Two Japanese teams held intra-squad practice games in empty ballparks on Monday as the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) league nears a return from the COVID-19 shutdown. The NPB season was supposed to start on March 20 but has been delayed due to the pandemic. Earlier this month, NPB Commissioner Atsushi…

25 May 05:27 Japan Today 8582716287103008995.html
More Americans turning to anxiety medication amid coronavirus pandemic

Health-research firm IQVIA found that prescriptions for anti-anxiety drugs spiked 10.2 percent in March, to 9.7 million, compared with 8.8 million during the same month last year.

25 May 18:58 New York Post 7654946768743633941.html
Spain Reopening Foreign Tourism from July

The Spanish government has hinted at a possible reopening to foreign tourism this summer. It comes as a raft of lockdown measures were eased in Madrid and Barcelona on Monday.

25 May 17:29 novinite.com 4235039571095773229.html
Subway resumes work in Kyiv, Kharkiv: new safety rules, explained (Photo)

In the City of Dnipro, local authorities are yet to decide on the expedience of subway relaunch given the current COVID-19 situation.

25 May 09:20 UNIAN 6863008971225885027.html
Mexican auto industry groups urge Puebla state to allow operations to restart

MEXICO CITY — Mexican auto industry groups on Sunday urged the governor of the state of Puebla to allow a gradual restart of operations after economic activity was curbed to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

25 May 03:58 Financial Post 2379081492434527011.html
Out of the house: Biden makes first public campaign stop in weeks

 Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday made his first campaign trip outside his Delaware home since quarantining himself due to the coronavirus pandemic 10 weeks ago, visiting a nearby veteran's

25 May 22:04 Deccan Herald 2027555797621774898.html
Covid-19: Maharashtra says passengers flying into state must go into 14-day home isolation

On Sunday, the Maharashtra government had said that only 25 flights will be allowed to land and take off from the Mumbai airport.

25 May 16:56 Scroll.in 8669301692382116052.html
White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

Trump had already banned certain travelers from China, Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland and, to a lesser extent, Iran.

25 May 06:15 The Indian Express 2885715104156992995.html
Ewing 'getting better' in battle with coronavirus

Georgetown men’s basketball coach and Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing is recovering at home and “getting better” in his battle with the coronavirus, his son said Monday.

25 May 19:21 Reuters 8334514179933335647.html
LIVE- “Eid Mubarak”: PM Modi greets Muslims on Eid-ul-Fitr

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted Muslims celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr that marked the end of 30 days of fasting in the Holy month of Ramadan.

25 May 01:44 Janta Ka Reporter 5554720207388081648.html
Taiwan promises ‘necessary assistance’ to people of Hong Kong

Taiwan will provide the people of Hong Kong with “necessary assistance”, President Tsai Ing-wen said, after thousands in the Chinese … Taiwan promises ‘necessary assistance’ to people of Hong Kong Read More »

25 May 09:02 ISSCNC 6824315491104087742.html
IDFC First Bank’s senior management takes 10 per cent pay cut in FY21

With economic uncertainty due the national lockdown, IDFC First Bank announced on Monday that its senior management has volunteered to take a 10 per cent cut in compensation in the current fiscal.The

25 May 09:00 BusinessLine 5283601090783737.html
Exclusive: Ukraine’s anti-graft bureau probes state tender for medical suits

Kiev– Ukrainian anti-corruption officials are investigating a tender for 71,000 hospital protective suits during the coronavirus pandemic after the government for the first time bypassed its own procurement rules in the health sector.

25 May 11:54 First Post Of India 844080066009423592.html
Rangers star Borna Barisic admits he’s reluctantly accepted Celtic being crowned Premiership champions

RANGERS star Borna Barisic admits he’s reluctantly accepted Celtic being crowned Scottish champions, despite insisting he was desperate to play on this season. The Hoops were awarded the Prem…

25 May 09:43 The Scottish Sun 6609127672636086965.html
Passing out of corps members, issuance of CNS gets date

Adenike Adeyemi, the Director, Press and Public Relations of NYSC, said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday.

25 May 20:26 The Eagle Online 1463511650019550467.html
Coronavirus Live Tracker: India records highest ever spike of 6,977 COVID-19 cases, 154 deaths in 24 hours

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker India

25 May 03:23 Business Today 1145527431305283865.html
Russia records its highest daily death toll from the coronavirus as its number of new cases appears to decline, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Russia denies that it has manipulated coronavirus data and maintains that its mortality rate from the virus is among the lowest in the world.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

25 May 02:31 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755819087478.html
NHL eyes voluntary small group training in Phase 2

The NHL and NHL Players’ Association are targeting a date in early June for their transition to Phase 2 of their return to play initiative in a memo distributed to all teams and players late Sunday.

25 May 17:20 Reuters 8334514181351905099.html
China defends tariffs on barley

In the latest salvo in the ongoing barley tariff war, China's Commerce Minister claims Australia was "subsidising" the grain and says the tariffs were based on evidence.

25 May 11:21 Australian Financial Review 3974284486845427899.html
BBC's Simon McCoy slams colleague Gary Lineker for 'abusing his position'

The Match of the Day host defended himself

25 May 17:46 Entertainment Daily 8392972517753895786.html
Flights resume but be prepared for cancellations, rescheduling, delays

Maharashtra agrees to 50 flights and Telangana 30 after much haggling between Centre and states

25 May 06:23 Deccan Chronicle 7881006362774607950.html
Lorraine Kelly asks if Brits can appeal lockdown fines amid Dominic Cummings scandal

Dominic Cummings broke lockdown rules to drive to his parents' home

25 May 08:50 Entertainment Daily 8392972516866692948.html
IHCL extends meal distribution for COVID-19 workers by a month

Indian Hotels Company Ltd. (IHCL) of the Tata Group has announced extension of its free-of-cost TajSats meal distribution programme for COVID-19 frontline workers by another month. Puneet Chhatwal, MD

25 May 17:08 The Hindu 6679535024787455652.html
Japan lifts Tokyo’s state of emergency, eyes fresh stimulus

TOKYO, May 25 (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that Japan will lift a state of emergency for Tokyo and four remaining areas later in the day but that it could be reimposed if the pace of infections picked up.

25 May 11:59 Daily Maverick 2373996787726035444.html
Germany approves 9 billion euro aid package for Lufthansa

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany on Monday approved a 9 billion-euro ($9.8 billion) aid package for stricken airline Lufthansa to keep a major employer going through the turbulence of the...

25 May 08:19 The Seattle Times 9121942837931236493.html
Holiday destinations abroad Scots could visit this year as countries ease lockdown

Popular tourist hotspots abroad are slowly easing lockdown measures.

25 May 10:46 dailyrecord 552235480715458579.html
Everything you need to know about the NBA’s impending return to play

The NBA appears to be nearing a return, with all teams playing at a single location beginning in late July. Here is everything we know so far.

25 May 23:38 FOX Sports 4135141642609371375.html
Over 500 flights take off, but states create plane confusion at airports

Maharashtra clears air, says short-term visitors exempt from isolation

25 May 20:30 Business-Standard 1502508925256103390.html
Another staff member of AIIMS dies due to coronavirus in Delhi

A staff member at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), Delhi died from coronavirus on Monday. This is the third case of death from AIIMS.

25 May 12:04 The Statesman 1191309782536034139.html
Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham offered the chance to battle it out for £70m world star

Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham offered the chance to battle it out for £70m world star

25 May 21:50 CaughtOffside 8169236756134053451.html
Americans spend holiday at beaches and parks as virus death toll nears 100,000

The New York Times filled its entire front page with the names and select­ed detail­s of 1,000 victim­s on Sunday­

25 May 13:41 The Express Tribune 1105816787827834381.html
Dybala & Pjanic respond to offer of Man Utd transfer in Pogba swap deal

United asked about the Juventus duo.

25 May 10:46 Metro 970161748738943657.html
Lockdown: Audiences willing to return to cinemas provided safety protocols in place, says survey

Ormax Media released a survey on expected movie-going patterns in India once restrictions are lifted.

25 May 12:08 Scroll.in 8669301693305497201.html
Covid impact: Icra pegs GDP growth at 1.9% in Q4 and 4.3% in FY20

Earlier, the second advance estimates of the government pegged the growth at 5 per cent in 2019-20, but analysts had doubted that number

25 May 14:28 Business-Standard 1502508925836066449.html
Coronavirus: Tampa Bay Rays open Tropicana Field for limited workouts

MLB franchise the Tampa Bay Rays took part in a voluntary and very light workout on Monday.

25 May 23:16 sportskeeda 1601194028479247522.html
Coronavirus lockdown: UPSRTC to restart operations soon, MHA nod awaited

"The start of operations and modalities will depend on the directions of the MHA and state government regarding the lockdown and its opening after May 31," he added

25 May 10:17 Business Today 1145527432060281854.html
Coronavirus: Bournemouth star tests positive ahead of Premier League resumption next month

Coronavirus might force the return of Premier League to be delayed. Bournemouth star is the latest to contract the virus after the club carried out second test.

25 May 09:47 Legit 3764253650252516980.html
Domestic air travel resumes with confusion at airports, cancelled flights

Chaos will make it even harder for airlines to recover from the impact of a two-month lockdown to contain the coronavirus, said analysts.

25 May 09:20 Business-Standard 1502508925398479471.html
Cancellation of flights creates chaos at airports

PTI New Delhi India’s domestic flight services resumed on Monday after a gap of two months but a large number of last-minute cancellations by airlines t

25 May 19:11 The Navhind Times 3656927215038319691.html
NBA great Patrick Ewing released from hospital

The New York Knicks legend is recovering from Covid-19.

25 May 19:36 The42 5369852630792651380.html
Taiwan promises necessary assistance to people of Hong Kong

Taiwan has become a refuge for a small but growing number of pro-democracy protesters fleeing Hong Kong, which has been convulsed since last year by anti-Beijing and anti-Hong Kong government protests.

25 May 03:19 India Today 4286117814067667035.html
The impact of COVID-19 on Africa

Global solidarity with Africa is an imperative.

25 May 10:55 The Japan Times 6673764366697546712.html
Air New Zealand reopen Koru lounges: What airport lounges will be like after coronavirus pandemic lockdown

New hospitality rules designed to prevent the spread of Covid-19 will make lounges a different experience for travellers.

25 May 01:01 Traveller 679876629181349018.html
Opposition leaders likely to decide next course of action against Modi government's handing of COVID-19 on Tuesday

A core group of top Opposition leaders on Tuesday are likely to take a call on the next course of action on the government's "faulty" COVID-19 response after 22 non-BJP parties joined hands to target

25 May 23:20 Deccan Herald 2027555797026478005.html
Economists See China Holding Stimulus in Check Amid Uncertainty

(Bloomberg) — Economists broke down China’s annual policy-document dump and concluded that Beijing is holding stimulus measures in reserve in case the global impact of the coronavirus pandemic worsens significantly.

25 May 02:39 Financial Post 2379081492410640059.html
Coronavirus devastates travel, tourism! 40% firms staring at complete shutdown risk in next 3-6 months, says report

About 49 per cent are deferring their capital expenditures and interestingly, 41.6 per cent companies are introducing new services.

25 May 14:52 The Financial Express 1288289579557796889.html
This Morning in lockdown blunder as Ruth Langsford is forced to correct psychologist telling viewer to socialise

THIS Morning suffered a lockdown blunder today as Ruth Langsford was forced to correct psychologist Emma Kenny for telling a viewer to go out and socialise. In a phone-in, a woman said to be at …

25 May 12:44 The Sun 7379604592161760748.html
Bournemouth keeper Aaron Ramsdale tests positive for coronavirus

The Cherries said a player contracted the virus after the latest round of tests for top flight clubs.

25 May 23:56 Shropshire Star 3480199992005640704.html
Trump restricts travel from Brazil as its number of coronavirus cases spike

President Donald Trump's order, set to take effect Tuesday applies to noncitizens who were in Brazil within 14 days of trying to enter the US.

25 May 22:30 Business Insider 6060062400248780951.html
Justice Chandrachud: ‘Irrespective of curbs, courts’ duty to protect rights of citizens’

It is the duty of courts to ensure accountability and protect rights of citizens, Supreme Court judge Justice D Y Chandrachud said.

25 May 06:36 The Indian Express 2885715105083591947.html
Hospital closes A&E and stops accepting patients after new virus outbreak

Weston General Hospital in Somerset is treating a 'high number of patients with coronavirus' and cannot take on any new admissions.

25 May 12:24 Metro 970161747975345885.html
Denmark to let cross-border couples meet again

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark eased its border controls with other Nordic countries and Germany on Monday, allowing cross-border couples separated by the coronavirus lockdown to meet again if they can prove they have been in a relationship for at least six months.

25 May 17:03 Reuters 8334514180559880865.html
People warned not to test eyesight by driving after Dominic Cummings' statement

Dominic Cummings admitted making a 60-mile round trip to test his eyesight.

25 May 18:39 Metro 970161748934114671.html
EDITORIAL: Reform to benefit farmers

Agriculture contributes 26 per cent of the gross domestic product.

25 May 21:59 Daily Nation 7421817125214558411.html
Tokyo stocks rally on hopes for economic restart amid pandemic

Tokyo stocks rebounded Monday on hopes that Japan's economy will soon restart as the government is set to lift a state of emergency in the capital declared over the coronavirus pandemic. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended up 353.49 points, or 1.73 percent, from Friday at 20,741.65. The broader Topix…

25 May 07:00 Japan Today 8582716285545013400.html
Art galleries a picture of caution as lockdown restrictions ease

Victorian galleries aren't rushing to open their doors despite being given the official go-ahead for June 1.

25 May 13:45 The Age 7967730561528166677.html
Fearing COVID-19, pregnant woman refused treatment by doctors at two government hospitals in Andhra

The woman, Gouramma (30), a daily wage worker from Billehal village in Halaharvi mandal, had migrated to Goa along with other villagers before the lockdown.

25 May 21:34 The New Indian Express 4718288653480488453.html
Nikkei rises, but Hong Kong shares slip as tensions with China heat up

Hong Kong stocks fall as demonstrators take to the streets to protest proposal by China to supercede city government’s authority.

25 May 07:08 MarketWatch 8975941549780025408.html
Two hairstylists in Missouri may have exposed more than 140 clients to the coronavirus, health officials say

A Great Clips hair salon in Springfield, Missouri, has become a potential hot spot of COVID-19 transmission after two hairstylists came into work while symptomatic, potentially exposing more than 140 people to the virus, according to local officials.

25 May 01:02 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883774456947.html
JobKeeper to be reviewed – but Treasurer rules out expansion

The Treasurer has hinted there might be more support for the tourism sector after a $60 billion accounting error in JobKeeper payments was uncovered.

25 May 08:30 The New Daily 5848147786572572040.html
Global stock markets confused as US and China spar, bring trade-tension to the forefront again

Asian stocks began the week in mixed fashion as traders weighed more signs of economies reopening around the world against the rise in U.S.-China tensions.

25 May 10:42 The Financial Express 1288289580913739972.html
No parent will be forced to send a child to school in level 3

President Cyril Ramaphosa has reassured parents they will not be forced to send their children back to school when on-site learning resumes for grade 7 and 12 pupils on 1 June.

25 May 07:19 The Citizen 410802301125833289.html
Art galleries a picture of caution as lockdown restrictions ease

Victorian galleries aren't rushing to open their doors despite being given the official go-ahead for June 1.

25 May 13:45 WAtoday 6806590898993428757.html
Hong Kong police embrace China's security law plan

The statement is part of a flurry of coordinated messages from the city's different security services embracing the law

25 May 09:31 Rappler 1882105642008635350.html
Italian Government Wants Unemployed To Become Social Distancing Snitches

An army of “civic assistants” will be embedded in the population

25 May 08:57 Infowars 1950426315435667919.html
Hispanic vote in Florida may come down to Biden’s ability to overcome socialism stigma

LITTLE HAVANA, MIAMI — One does not have to walk far from the outdoor coffee window at Versailles Restaurant in the heart of Little Havana to hear impassioned words about politics, socialism, and Cuba.

25 May 04:01 Washington Examiner 4625792332837779743.html
Viewers fume as Paddington pushed from TV schedule due to Dominic Cummings

The feel-good film was meant to air on Bank Holiday Monday.

25 May 21:11 Metro 970161747433659555.html
Donald Trump spends Memorial Day weekend attacking female opponents and golfing

'Presidency is about a lot more than tweeting from your golf cart,' Trump's likely opponent in the 2020 election, Joe Biden, said.

25 May 23:02 Metro 970161748702074442.html
China's national legislature starts 2nd plenary meeting of annual session

China's National People's Congress convenes second plenary session

25 May 15:10 Global Times 7829414519868810506.html
Fury and frustration among Tory MPs as Cummings fights on

Backbenchers speak out over damage done to party and to viability of lockdown rules

25 May 19:14 the Guardian 1491978795604680577.html
Over 3,000 COVID-19 cases in two weeks as Nigeria’s toll exceeds 8,000

Nigeria’s COVID-19 toll exceeded 8,000 on Monday, with more than 3,000 cases recorded within two weeks. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 229 new COVID-19 cases on Monday,

25 May 22:37 TheCable 7513571675135903769.html
The Pandemic Is Exposing the Limits of Science

The financial crisis tarnished the field of economics. Will the coronavirus do the same for medicine?

25 May 05:00 Bloomberg.com 4032480120843538681.html
Spain revises coronavirus death toll down by nearly 2,000

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s health ministry revised the country’s coronavirus death toll down by nearly 2,000 to 26,834 on Monday after checking data provided by regions.

25 May 18:43 Reuters 8334514181318114262.html
Spain to welcome foreign tourists back from July

Madrid: Spain urged foreign tourists on Monday to return from July as one of Europe's strictest lockdowns eased, with streets gradually filling again and some pupils returning to school.

25 May 12:29 The Peninsula 1202843881456970693.html
HK security, police chiefs warn of growing 'terrorism'

Protests are expected to resume on Wednesday, when the city's legislature is scheduled to give a second reading of a bill that would criminalise abuse of China's national anthem.

25 May 07:32 Australian Financial Review 3974284487956960380.html
What now for cricket in 2020? 4 key questions

The coronavirus may have struck shortly before the English cricket season was due to start, but it threatens to have major implications for the game worldwide.

25 May 11:50 Sport 682566035992399662.html
Huawei seeks stable supply of memory chips as US pressure grows

Huawei has asked Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix for a stable memory chip supply despite apparently mounting pressure from the US to isolate the Chinese telecommunications company.

25 May 08:01 TechCentral 724913819294250702.html
Should we really be blaming second home owners during coronavirus crisis?

One of the things that has occurred to me while the country has been dealing with the single largest health crisis for more than a generation is that number of column inches dedicated to the ownership and use of second homes in Suffolk and across the UK seems disproportionate.

25 May 09:37 East Anglian Daily Times 681138150884408101.html
First there was JobSeeker, then JobKeeper - now it's JobMaker

Scott Morrison has signalled more federal control over skills training, accusing the states of running a system that is complex, clunky and unresponsive.

25 May 13:30 The Canberra Times 8662394329804127400.html
Indian hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr passes away at 95

The talismanic player was 95 and is survived by his daughter Sushbir and three sons Kanwalbir, Karanbir, Gurbir.

25 May 02:59 DNA India 7533428660925378224.html
Hong Kong security, police chiefs warn of growing 'terrorism' as Taiwan promises assistance to people

Hong Kong's security and police chiefs said "terrorism" was growing in the city, as government departments rallied on Monday behind Beijing's plans to introduce national security laws after thousands took to the streets to protest against the move. The security legislation, which could see Chinese intelligence agencies set up bases…

25 May 05:30 Japan Today 8582716287088990369.html
Cops warn of stern action against violators of home quarantine

NT NETWORK Panaji Even as many travellers to the state are being ordered on a daily basis to remain home-quarantined, the Goa Police has warned that stric

25 May 19:10 The Navhind Times 3656927214877308388.html
'Sad times': Bernard Collaery laments 'now fragile democracy' as pre-trial hearing takes place in secret

Barrister charged with breaching national security laws vows to "fight on for justice".

25 May 02:00 The Canberra Times 8662394328968546451.html
'Sad times': Bernard Collaery laments 'now fragile democracy' as pre-trial hearing takes place in secret

Barrister charged with breaching national security laws vows to "fight on for justice".

25 May 02:00 The Canberra Times 8662394330153314023.html
Residents celebrate Eid Al Fitr, maintain social distancing

Residents made their Eid Al Fitr festivities memorable by celebrating the festival at home with their family members. By celebrating Eid at home and following social distancing, they made significant contribution in government’s effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

25 May 08:56 The Peninsula 1202843881035827955.html
Why It's Too Soon To Re-Open Borders For Australian States With Coronavirus

This week, we’ve seen state governments in heated debate over the question of reopening borders between Australian states and territories.

25 May 17:39 Lifehacker Australia 3742423169453322754.html
People Online Helped A 12-YO Stranded In Dwarka Reunite With Family Amid Lockdown

The power of social media

25 May 12:35 Storypick 1893184248449484382.html
Push India towards the Quad to deter China

A regional bulwark against Beijing is an idea whose time has come. To make it work, New Delhi must be persuaded to participate on its own terms.

25 May 03:59 Australian Financial Review 3974284487743429304.html
EU must present united front to shield pandemic-hit banks: regulator

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European countries need to join forces to shield their banks from the coronavirus outbreak, one of the bloc’s top regulators said on Monday, potentially using a 500 billion euro ($545 billion) EU recovery fund to do so.

25 May 13:47 Reuters 8334514179695308636.html
Want to buy car or bike for social distancing? These points will guide you

A recent survey by Capgemini’s Research Institute shows that 57 per cent of Indian consumers are considering a car purchase to avoid future public transport.

25 May 13:12 The Financial Express 1288289581249431894.html
Domestic flights resume today: Here are the quarantine rules for passengers in different states

The Maharashtra government has allowed Mumbai airport to handle 50 domestic flights per day. Kolkata and Bagdogra airports to not operate any domestic flights between May 25-27.

25 May 06:43 The Indian Express 2885715104811321777.html
Venezuela celebrates docking of tanker with Iran gasoline

The first Iranian ship to arrive is trailed by four other tankers. The shipments, however, only carry enough fuel for two or three weeks, analysts say.

25 May 20:24 Brisbane Times 2314609338145745705.html
Venezuela celebrates docking of tanker with Iran gasoline

The first Iranian ship to arrive is trailed by four other tankers. The shipments, however, only carry enough fuel for two or three weeks, analysts say.

25 May 20:24 The Age 7967730561126673193.html
Covid toll touches 200 in West Bengal, cases record biggest jump

Most infections were detected in Kolkata (52), followed by Howrah (48), Malda (31), North 24 Parganas (21), Hooghly (20) and Uttar Dinajpur (13).

25 May 02:01 The Indian Express 2885715104140132829.html
Wheat procurement by govt agencies surpassed last year's figures

It surpasses last year's total by about 25,000 tons.

25 May 09:17 DNA India 7533428662195217955.html
NHL: June target for return to ice in small group training plan

TORONTO (Reuters) - North America’s National Hockey League inched closer to resuming play with the release of coronavirus health and safety protocols that allow players to return to clubs for small-group workouts.

25 May 18:42 Reuters 8334514181330517066.html
New Zealand PM unfazed as earthquake hits during interview

Jacinda Ardern impressed viewers when she barely skipped a beat.

25 May 08:09 Metro 970161747128631139.html
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo set to return to China next week

Manchester United face losing Odion Ighalo when his loan deal expires at the end of the month.

25 May 20:28 independent 5894610846316385836.html
Ben Shephard and Charlotte Hawkins fume at Dominic Cummings

They addressed the scandal on today's show.

25 May 08:49 Metro 970161748403073514.html
Politician Visits Woman, Jumps Off Her 2nd Floor Balcony To Escape When Man Enters Her Home

The man is recovering in the hospital.

25 May 12:47 Storypick 1893184248422314566.html
Exclusive: Ukraine's anti-graft bureau probes state tender for medical suits

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian anti-corruption officials are investigating a tender for 71,000 hospital protective suits during the coronavirus pandemic after the government for the first time bypassed its own procurement rules in the health sector.

25 May 11:41 Reuters 8334514181231231213.html
India should immediately start cash transfers of 1,000 per person: Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo

The cash transfer of Rs 1,000 per person each month is expected to make a big difference as it would help the common man to pay for all the emergency needs, Banerjee said

25 May 11:09 Business Today 1145527430883656979.html
How to throw a virtual party for Wednesday's historic launch with space food

Check out the guide Space Center Houston created to host the ultimate virtual watch party. 🚀👨‍🚀

25 May 20:36 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010441220645392.html
Hong Kong and Beijing officials defend security laws, citing threat of terrorism

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China’s foreign ministry office in Hong Kong and the city’s security chief on Monday defended proposed national security laws by describing some acts in mass pro-democracy protests last year as terrorism.

25 May 11:00 Reuters 8334514180001835007.html
UK sport a step closer as contact training gets government go-ahead

Professional sport in Britain moved closer to a resumption when the government published 'stage two' of its guidance allowing for close-contact and competitive training.

25 May 07:11 Sport 682566034232845905.html
States plead for cybersecurity funds as hacking threat surges

Cash-short state and local governments are pleading with Congress to send them funds to shore up their cybersecurity as hackers look to exploit the crisis by targeting overwhelmed government offices. 

25 May 20:55 TheHill 355432917842702358.html
Bodies of three PIA plane crash victims handed over to families in Islamabad

The victim­s were identi­fied as Rawalp­indi Police Head Consta­ble Raja Asif Fayyaz, Malik Zeesha­n and Syed Danish­

25 May 09:39 The Express Tribune 1105816786657212647.html
Quebec cautiously optimistic as COVID-19 trends improve, Montreal retail reopens

MONTREAL — Quebec reported its sixth consecutive daily decrease in the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 on Monday, as retail stores across the Montreal area reopened following weeks of shutdowns to slow the spread of the virus.

25 May 21:43 KitchenerToday.com 52741010438785273.html
Strictly star addresses rumours show will be taken out of studio amid pandemic

Would the show be as magical?

25 May 23:37 Metro 970161747123318322.html
MotoGP, FIM reduces the minimum number of races for the award of the World Championships

MotoGP: It was decided by the Board of Directors via video conference call. Previously the FIM-Dorna contract provided for a minimum of 13 Grand Prix. In F.1 the limit is 8

25 May 15:48 GPone.com 6834222759702260048.html
Southbank Centre at risk of closure until April 2021 due to financial pressure

The arts organisation has called for further Government support.

25 May 10:32 Express & Star 7324224460161400522.html
Italy reports 92 coronavirus deaths on Monday, just 300 new infections

ROME (Reuters) - Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy climbed by 92 on Monday, against 50 the day before, the Civil Protection Agency said, while the daily tally of new cases dropped to just 300 from 531 on Sunday.

25 May 16:03 Reuters 8334514181566789401.html
‘He used his talent to serve the nation’ — Buhari mourns late journalist

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the media industry, particularly Nigeria Union of Journalists and Nigeria Guild of Editors, over the passing of Waheed Bakare, Saturday editor of New Telegraph.

25 May 21:57 TheCable 7513571675144633126.html
Bayer, Lufthansa drive gains in Europe amid holiday-thinned trading

European stocks rose to kick off the week on Monday, albeit with the action thinned by holidays in the U.K. and the U.S.

25 May 16:00 MarketWatch 8975941547955954656.html
Safety concerns: WHO halts clinical trial of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19

The World Health Organization said Monday that it had "temporarily" suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for Covid-19 being carried out across a range of countries as a precautionary measure.

25 May 17:00 India Today 4286117813750500576.html
Togadia’s outfit ransacks church film set near Shiva temple in Kerala

After an uproar over social media against the film set, a group affiliated to the Antarashtriya Hindu Parishad (AHP) and its youth wing Rashtriya Bajrang Dal reached the set with hammers and ransacked it.

25 May 20:37 The Indian Express 2885715105159132512.html
Two new cases of COVID-19 detected at FMC Abeokuta

Barely 24 hours after the confirmation of three new coronavirus cases and one death at he Federal Medical Centre , Idi- Aba Abeokuta, the the facility again

25 May 22:15 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299481670478.html
Symone Sanders: Biden 'Committed to Putting a Black Woman on the Supreme Court'

Presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden's senior advisor Symone Sanders on Sunday revealed Biden is "committed to putting a black woman on the Supreme Court" should he get elected. | Clips

25 May 02:15 Breitbart 3148363492252987442.html
Watch the Captivating Riverdance "Together Apart" Video That's Bringing Fans to Tears

Riverdance performers around the world united to pay tribute to frontline workers — including some of their own dancers.

25 May 02:00 POPSUGAR Fitness 1694745615483395416.html
Rural Ahmedabad: 35% of Covid cases from industries

Two employees, one each from Intas Pharmaceuticals and Zydus Cadila tested positive for the virus, taking the number of positive cases to 170 in rural Ahmedabad, where 35 per cent of the infected are working in industrial clusters, according to officials.

25 May 23:31 The Indian Express 2885715104176537762.html
People more worried about economic crisis than health issues from coronavirus, finds study

The study - conducted by Centre for Marketing in Emerging Economies (CMEE) at IIM Lucknow - revealed that majority (79 percent) of people are worried and surrounded by a feeling of fear (40 percent) and sadness (22 percent).

25 May 05:23 Firstpost 4760741713665706405.html
RHOA’s Nene Leakes accused of kissing ‘friend’ during husband’s cancer battle in years-long ‘inappropriate relationship’

REAL Housewives of Atlanta star Nene Leakes has been accused of “getting closer” with long-term pal Rodney White, amid claims her own husband has been cheating on her. Sources close to …

25 May 21:17 The Scottish Sun 6609127674556339997.html
Calls for Cummings to release phone's GPS data to prove where he's been

The data would show exactly where the senior aide has travelled over the last few months.

25 May 10:12 Metro 970161748827030214.html
Trust chiefs lead unprecedented criticism of ‘disgraceful’ Cummings

Three trust chief executives have openly attacked the prime minister’s chief adviser Dominic Cummings for allegedly flouting the lockdown rules.

25 May 10:37 HSJ 961429418477375975.html
Coronavirus: Invest in health to end pandemic - WHO charges world leaders

As the world faces the challenges of coronavirus crisis, the World Health Organisation says 106,000 cases were reported on Tuesday, May 19 - the most in a day.

25 May 13:49 Legit 3764253649444103979.html
NHL plans to open small-group workouts in June as Phase 2 of return

The NHL hopes to have players back in team facilities soon -- with plenty of precautions.

25 May 23:08 FOX Sports 4135141643066437598.html
Joe Biden makes 1st in-person appearance in more than 2 months, lays wreath at veterans park

Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans park near his Delaware home.

25 May 22:29 ABC7 New York 7327811147961000333.html
LaLiga could return with a Seville derby

The Spanish top flight is edging towards a resumption.

25 May 13:04 Jersey Evening Post 6141642774142636256.html
LaLiga could return with a Seville derby

The Spanish top flight is edging towards a resumption.

25 May 13:03 Express & Star 7324224460292161995.html
Russia records its highest daily death toll from the coronavirus as its number of new cases appears to decline

Russia recorded its highest daily spike in coronavirus deaths on Sunday as its number of new daily cases appears to be on the decline.

25 May 02:31 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882403518070.html
GoI extends validity of vehicle documents till July 31

NEW DELHI: The Government on Sunday said it has extended the validity of various motor vehicles related documents till July 31. No additional or late fee will be charged for delays in validation of documents pending from February 1, it said. “In order to facilitate citizens during COVID–19, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH) […]

25 May 01:08 Northlines 6096227021834316140.html
Intuit Posts 8 Pct Q3 Revenue Hit

Intuit, the maker of financial software TurboTax, QuickBooks and Mint, posted an 8 percent decline in revenue for the quarter ending April 30.

25 May 18:48 PYMNTS.com 7357138825500170733.html
Lockdown 'dead in the water' because Boris won't sack Cummings, ex-top cop says

Mike Barton, ex-chief constable of Durham Police, said: 'How on earth are the police supposed to enforce the rules now?

25 May 15:37 Metro 970161747553045654.html
Citi warns that coronavirus may push 31 million women into unemployment and knock $1 trillion from world GDP

Global GDP could shrink as much as $1 trillion if a predicted 31 million women lose their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, Citi has warned.

25 May 10:58 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883206511355.html
British PM says schools will reopen on June 1

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday said that schools will reopen on June 1 as the UK enters phase two of lockdown exit, The Independent reported.

25 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187900515191327.html
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo set for China return next week

Ighalo has scored four goals in three starts for United.

25 May 18:56 Express & Star 7324224458944543276.html
'Own goals' cost Abe support even as coronavirus emergency lifted

TOKYO (Reuters) - A string of controversial missteps has slashed public approval ratings for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to levels that could threaten to end his term early, even as he lifted a state of emergency after the rate of coronavirus infections declined.

25 May 10:52 Reuters 8334514181041749822.html
Joe Biden made his first appearance outside of his home in two months to honor Memorial Day at a veterans park in Delaware

Biden and his wife, Jill, wore black face masks in their first public appearance during the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 18:31 Business Insider 6060062400157786952.html
Americans pass pandemic holiday on beaches, in parks as death toll nears 100,000

All 50 states in the US have relaxed coronavirus restrictions to some degree

25 May 07:18 Deccan Chronicle 7881006363958393789.html
Wheat procurement surpasses last year’s target

:A spectacular 55 per cent increase in wheat procurement in Madhya Pradesh as compared to the previous rabi marketing season has helped government agencies to surpass the total procurement of 341.3 la

25 May 10:20 BusinessLine 5283601182184914.html
Ikea introduces new shopping rules as 19 stores reopen to the public

The furnishings retailer will reopen 19 stores across England and Northern Ireland on Monday, June 1, with click & collect services alsoopeningin a phased approach

25 May 13:33 mirror 675785261587828681.html
Resumption of domestic flights to help in reviving aviation industry: SOTC Travel

The resumption of domestic passenger flight services after a gap of two months is a favourable move in reviving the aviation sector, SOTC Travel said on Monday.

25 May 18:19 The Financial Express 1288289581349221598.html
Coronavirus Pandemic: Africa mounts a robust response to COVID-19

The jury is still out as to whether the African states will be successful in containing the COVID- 19 pandemic.

25 May 14:31 The Financial Express 1288289580702986808.html
Over 9,000 left homeless, 30,000 affected in floods in Assam, Meghalaya amidst coronavirus pandemic

The flood triggered by heavy rains since Friday affected over 30,000 people in Assam and neighbouring Meghalaya and left more than 9,000 homeless on Monday. The daily flood bulletin issued by Assam

25 May 22:37 Deccan Herald 2027555796877635757.html
Coronavirus: Cab driver dies from Covid-19 after passenger spat at him

A black taxi driver, Trevor Belle, has died from Covid-19 when a passenger who claimed he has the virus spat on him when they were fighting over £9 (N4,263.55).

25 May 13:47 Legit 3764253650268911156.html
Air Canada, Transat deal faces intense EU antitrust scrutiny

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Air Canada’s (AC.TO) bid for Canadian tour operator Transat AT Inc (TRZ.TO) may result in higher prices and less choice for flights between Europe and Canada, EU antitrust regulators said on Monday as they opened a full-scale investigation into the deal.

25 May 20:58 Reuters 8334514180648114895.html
New Zealand's Ardern stays cool as earthquake strikes during live interview

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was unflustered by an earthquake that struck the capital Wellington on Monday while she was doing a live TV interview, and calmly continued with the programme.

25 May 06:11 Reuters 8334514180751609614.html
New Zealand's Prime Minister Deals With Earthquake on Live TV (Video)

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern smiled her way through an earthquake during an interview on Monday -- and it was all captured on live TV.

25 May 23:53 TheWrap 2361432281459764824.html
UK PM struggles to shift attention from aide’s trip

Plans by the British government to announce a further easing of lockdown measures are being overshadowed by an outcry over a senior aide

25 May 00:00 Afternoon Voice 1450959143462794454.html
Law Soc. condemns attack on lawyer at national security law demo as ex-Hong Kong leader offers HK$300k reward | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

The Law Society of Hong Kong has “strongly condemned” an assault on a lawyer at the anti-national security law protest on Sunday, saying that people with opposing political views must not be “silenced” by violence. According to a police post shared on Facebook, a 41-year-old man was beaten by dozens of protesters with umbrellas on […]

25 May 10:16 Hong Kong Free Press HKFP 3845645663798958242.html
Bushfire-hit Australians still in tents as virus slows recovery

Six months after Australia's bushfire crisis and some 6 hours away from Sydney, scores of people still live in limbo

25 May 08:42 Rappler 1882105642854671956.html
COVID-19 cases in Assam cross 400-mark

The number of coronavirus cases in Assam rose to 427 on Monday after 35 more people tested positive for the disease, state Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568455683098.html
Horse racing-Britain's racing authority 'confident' of June 1 return

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) is confident racing will resume on June 1 after it was suspended in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, its chief regulatory officer has said.

25 May 04:00 National Post 4816958590306370410.html
The workers that make your food put their lives on the line during pandemic. Whether they're protected now is up to you.

The American food supply chain relies on people working low-paying jobs that put them at risk for harassment, injury, and even death.

25 May 12:37 Business Insider 6060062401193534053.html
Activists call for health tax

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) attending a virtual meeting on health financing on Monday highlighted the need for having a separate tax to finance health emergencies without straining the health system. They said though the government has over the years put up taxes on different commodities to fund …

25 May 17:50 The Independent Uganda: 5099025989437973289.html
Rail Bhavan to shut down for 2nd time in fortnight after another Coronavirus case

The multitasking staff is responsible for taking files from one official to another and come in contact with a lot of people throughout the day. These files can go to the Chairman, Railway Board or even the Railway Minister, thereby spreading infection, an official said.

25 May 12:05 Oneindia 2023829372725168905.html
Sassoli: EU parliament will not have 12 Strasbourg meetings

EU Parliament president David Sassoli said he "does not think it is possible" to have 12 plenary sittings in Strasbourg this year, as set out in the EU treaties. "We won't have so many plenaries in the little time left this year," he told journalists Mond...

25 May 14:12 EUobserver 625925298890672530.html
Russia records its highest daily death toll from the coronavirus as its number of new cases appears to decline

Russia denies that it has manipulated coronavirus data and maintains that its mortality rate from the virus is among the lowest in the world.

25 May 02:31 Business Insider 6060062399587845750.html
Manager of demolished Rivers hotel reportedly tests positive for COVID-19

The Rivers government on Sunday, May 24, disclosed that manager of the demolished Prodest Hotel, Eleme has tested positive for COVID-19 along with 26 others.

25 May 08:14 Legit 3764253649208770727.html
UK’s NatWest Reports Significant Increase in Local Businesses Accepting Payment Cards, as they Move Away from Cash Due to COVID-19

Consumers across the globe continue to increasingly use digital payments options instead of physical cash, due to COVID-19. NatWest claims that it has witnes

25 May 12:16 Crowdfund Insider 6834688072109577691.html
Southbank Centre at risk of closure until April 2021 due to financial pressure

The arts organisation has called for further Government support.

25 May 10:32 Shropshire Star 3480199992615222986.html
Tow truck turf wars: Toronto sees rise in violence likened to organised crime

A fourth murder in two years has shone a light on the danger for drivers in a highly lucrative – and highly cut-throat – industry

25 May 09:00 the Guardian 1491978795379589579.html
'We can do it quite easily': V'landys' plan to get fans in the stands

In a detailed pitch to the government, the ARLC plans for spectators to be scanned by a thermal camera before heading into venues, with fans also required to download the government's COVIDSafe app to be allowed in to venues.

25 May 04:12 Brisbane Times 2314609339551350558.html
'We can do it quite easily': V'landys' plan to get fans in the stands

In a detailed pitch to the government, the ARLC plans for spectators to be scanned by a thermal camera before heading into venues, with fans also required to download the government's COVIDSafe app to be allowed in to venues.

25 May 04:12 The Age 7967730562532278046.html
Coronavirus India Update, May 25: Cases near 1.40 lakh; lockdown extended till June 30 in Himachal’s 2 districts

Coronavirus (Covid-19) India Latest Update, May 25: The total number of infections in India rose to 1,38,845 on Monday. Of these 77,103 are active, while 57,720 patients have been discharged.

25 May 17:07 The Indian Express 2885715104750185069.html
Compression

Risk assets are compressing to Treasuries. Part of this has been the Fear Factor as coronavirus pushed Treasury prices higher as a run towards the safest of hav

25 May 10:56 Seeking Alpha 5725634556368693849.html
COVID-19: WAANSA Nigeria urges FG to provide special packages for security agencies

WAANSA Nigeria, a foremost civil society group focused on security issues, peace and national development, made the call via a statement on Monday, May 25.

25 May 17:42 Legit 3764253649373187248.html
Balochistan reports 101 new coronavirus cases

On May 21, the Balochistan government had decided to extend the ongoing smart lockdown till June 2

25 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559357831130088.html
The return of New York sports is beginning to feel real

Professional sports returning to New York took a step forward Sunday afternoon, with the announcement by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that teams can begin holding training camps immediately. The Nets were the

25 May 01:42 New York Post 7654946767888011489.html
NPB can play ball in Japan from June 19, but minus fans

The Japanese baseball season, which was scheduled to open in late March, will be reduced from 143 games to about 120.

25 May 09:32 The Japan Times 6673764368000980717.html
LaLiga could return with a Seville derby

The Spanish top flight is edging towards a resumption.

25 May 13:02 Shropshire Star 3480199992745984459.html
Under what conditions can you meet family in lockdown?

Just what are the current rules?

25 May 12:10 Metro 970161747012005460.html
Private hospitals’ group asks Duterte to replace Duque as health chief

The Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines says PhilHealth, which is chaired by Francisco Duque III, has given hospitals the runaround when it comes to reimbursements

25 May 12:22 Rappler 1882105643679969256.html
Joe Biden wears face mask in his first public appearance in two months

US president Donald Trump has so far refused to wear a face mask in public.

25 May 19:52 TheJournal.ie 6446904417750937136.html
Centres issues guidelines for domestic air travel; here's what you need to do

The new guidelines listed for domestic air travel are as follows:

25 May 03:06 DNA India 7533428660789318093.html
The workers that make your food put their lives on the line during pandemic. Whether they're protected now is up to you.

The American food supply chain from meat processing plants to fast-food chains relies on people working low-paying jobs that put them at risk for harassment, injury, and even death.

25 May 12:41 Pulse Live 3606876835927500687.html
The workers that make your food put their lives on the line during pandemic. Whether they're protected now is up to you., Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - The American food supply chain relies on people working low-paying jobs that put them at risk for harassment, injury, and even death.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

25 May 12:37 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757618886030.html
Modi 2.0 first anniversary: BJP to hold virtual rallies to mark year of 'historic achievements'

The BJP will hold "virtual rallies" across the country and organise over 1,000 conferences online as it readies to celebrate the first anniversary of the Modi government's second term whose "historic

25 May 23:04 Deccan Herald 2027555797300471500.html
More patients than beds in Mumbai as India faces surge in virus cases

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - When Manit Parikh’s mother tested positive for the new coronavirus, she was rushed by ambulance to Mumbai’s private Lilavati Hospital, but officials told the family no critical-care beds were available.

25 May 09:31 Reuters 8334514180381167603.html
Coronavirus impact: IDFC First Bank's senior management to take 10% pay cut

The bank's chief executive officer (CEO) V Vaidyanathan is taking a 30 per cent cut, including fixed and allowances

25 May 11:52 Business Today 1145527430693587916.html
Coronavirus Lockdown: Tamil Nadu clears air, notifies SOP for domestic air travel

Ending uncertainty over resumption of domestic flight services in Tamil Nadu from tomorrow, the state government late on Sunday said it has allowed flights to Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai and

25 May 11:17 Deccan Herald 2027555797942550390.html
NFL admits pass interference rule was a total disaster

The NFL admitted it got last season’s pass interference rule “miserably” wrong. Troy Vincent, the league’s vice president of football operations, told NBC’s Peter King that the rule,

25 May 22:07 New York Post 7654946768865328180.html
Coronavirus wrap: Women’s football season ends but Silverstone is still on track

The pandemic continues to impact sport.

25 May 16:36 Express & Star 7324224459494011057.html
COVID-19 checkpoints ‘up to them,’ Bonnie Henry says of remote B.C. villages

Support local tourism economy, but only if you’re invited in

25 May 22:00 North Delta Reporter 5327740410741832918.html
Coronavirus lockdown: India Post to home-deliver fruits in some Bihar cities

The partnership has been forged to address the woes of litchi and mango cultivators in the state due to the lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus.

25 May 08:05 The Financial Express 1288289581576057201.html
AP CM YS Jagan directs officials to help Elephantiasis disease victims in East Godavari

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday called on officials at the CM's camp office to discuss the situation where Elephantiasis disease in the East Godavari district.

25 May 11:54 The Hans India 817019414656694444.html
No Drugs, Priyanka’s Stupefying Pic Is Enough

Alongside the sensuous beauty of the pics, the humourous side of the international Indian actress

25 May 12:00 MIRCHI9 6041804860212789227.html
‘Fanatics won’t be allowed to go scot free’: Kerala CM on Hindu right wing members destroying church film set

Reacting sharply to the vandalising of a film set by "fanatics," Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said strict action will be taken against the culprits.

25 May 12:39 The Statesman 1191309780673100087.html
Over 80 flights cancelled in Delhi, passengers slam airlines for no prior intimation

The development comes after few states objected to the Centre’s plan to restart domestic airlines from May 25, following which last-minute changes were amended to the earlier rules on Sunday evening. 

25 May 04:50 India Today 4286117813324244537.html
Coronavirus: French officials stunned as hundreds defy lockdown at football match in Strasbourg

Strasbourg authorities have been stunned as up to 400 people showed "stupidity and irresponsibility" by attending a local football match.

25 May 10:42 sportskeeda 1601194028006407032.html
Kazakhstan Reforms Protest Law Amid Tough Criticism From Rights Groups

Kazakhstan has reformed laws on strictly controlled peaceful assembly that critics say fall short of international human rights standards and amount to window dressing.

25 May 22:18 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794162518009597.html
Kerala monsoon 2020 date: Southwest monsoon expected to reach Kerala coast on this date; check details

The Health department of the state is actively working with several awareness initiatives so that people's participation is leveraged during the Kerala monsoon months.

25 May 14:02 The Financial Express 1288289580221157208.html
COVID-19: House of Reps calls for schools to be fumigated before resumption

The House of Representatives has said all schools in Nigeria whether public or private are fumigated before they are reopened due to the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 20:30 Legit 3764253650269783480.html
Here’s the key to constructing a portfolio for what comes next

Nobody has a clue about what lies ahead, and that won’t change until we get a better sense of how the novel coronavirus will proceed from here, but a few assumptions will put things into perspective

25 May 20:10 The Globe and Mail 68426410966576483.html
New Zealand's Ardern stays cool as earthquake strikes during live interview

Wellington: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was unflustered by an earthquake that struck the capital Wellington on Monday while she was doing a live TV interview, and calmly continued with the programme.

25 May 17:08 The Peninsula 1202843881198890937.html
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo set for China return next week

Ighalo has scored four goals in three starts for United.

25 May 18:56 Shropshire Star 3480199991398365740.html
MSNBC's Dr. Vin Gupta: Make Masks Mandatory Like Smoking Bans

Dr. Vin Gupta suggested wearing masks should be mandatory to combat further spread of Chinese coronavirus.

25 May 19:42 Breitbart 3148363492180864678.html
Bank of Israel leaves rates unchanged, sees less economic damage in 2020

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Bank of Israel left its benchmark interest rate ILINR=ECI at 0.1% on Monday, saying economic damage from the coronavirus outbreak was likely to be less than initially feared.

25 May 13:56 Reuters 8334514181714389242.html
Japan to end Tokyo’s state of emergency, eyes massive new stimulus

World’s third-largest economy has escaped an explosive coronavirus outbreak

25 May 03:50 The Globe and Mail 68426410905248975.html
Coronavirus: Neville believes more Premier League players will drop out

Premier League football is likely to be "back on the menu" soon, delighting Gary Neville, who understands if players opt to drop out.

25 May 11:24 sportskeeda 1601194028460652204.html
Japan’s Abe says COVID-19 vaccine a priority for Olympics | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the swift development of vaccines and effective treatments for COVID-19 are priorities towards achieving the Tokyo Olympics next year.

25 May 15:31 Star-Advertiser 3439335387879136011.html
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 gets ECG approval at long last, but only in Korea

Months after its official announcement last year, Samsung has finally delivered support for ECG readings on the Galaxy Watch Active 2.

25 May 12:46 9to5Google 6197440880786968287.html
BMTC introduces flat bus fare system in Bengaluru to replace daily passes; system aimed at minimising contact during travel

The BMTC's new flat fare system will minimise contact in buses during travel amid the coronavirus pandemic

25 May 11:14 Firstpost 4760741713699327140.html
China’s Big Lenders and Fintech Firms to Distribute Virtual Yuan Tokens, which will be Highly Traceable, Potentially Amplifying Government’s Power: Report

Andy Mukherjee argues in a recently published Op-Ed in the Washington Post that the virtual yuan could potentially transform “the relationship between money,

25 May 23:32 Crowdfund Insider 6834688073386668518.html
China’s border foul play is to divert attention from its internal and international miseries

The pandemic has hit China hard and the country has been facing a severe crisis. There are internal problems, apart from growing pressure from the international community which has accused the country of concealing information relating to the spread of the virus.

25 May 05:47 Oneindia 2023829372244422861.html
Namaz from home, virtual hugs mark Eid-ul-Fitr in city

No mass prayer gatherings at Eidgah Maidan, no handshakes Mysore/Mysuru: Under the shadow of Coronavirus, Muslim community people are taking special precautions to mark Eid-ul-Fitr, the celebration today that breaks the month-long fast for Ramzan. This Eid there was no shaking of hands or no warm embracing for community members because of the stringent social...

25 May 13:15 Star of Mysore 1698039377584712080.html
States must seek permission to hire UP migrants, says Yogi Adityanath; govt sets up Migration Commission

He said all migrants who have returned to the state were being registered and their skills were being mapped by the administration.

25 May 10:25 The Statesman 1191309780878584671.html
Professional clubs can return to New York facilities

New York officials said Sunday that American professional sports teams can return to their training facilities in the state.

25 May 08:07 Sport 682566033996187032.html
Hospitals flush with cash got billions in coronavirus bailouts

The feds have given more than $5 billion in grants to 20 big hospital chains that already had more than $108 billion in cash.

25 May 13:37 New York Post 7654946767525910728.html
PM steps in on vocational education, pushing more federal control

Scott Morrison has signalled more federal control over skills training, accusing the states of running a system that is complex, clunky and unresponsive.

25 May 13:30 The Canberra Times 8662394329991942996.html
Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Jailed for 'Not Made in China' Masks

Hong Kong Customs arrested a member of a local pro-democracy group for allegedly violating a trade descriptions ordinance.

25 May 22:00 Breitbart 3148363492832012869.html
Bournemouth keeper Aaron Ramsdale tests positive for coronavirus

The Cherries said a player contracted the virus after the latest round of tests for top flight clubs.

25 May 23:55 Jersey Evening Post 6141642775303881369.html
Hamilton Ndlovu apologises for showing off sports cars ‘in poor taste’ during Covid-19 crisis

The businessman says reactions to the footage of his fleet of cars caused both anger and anxiety within his family and left them 'vulnerable to unnecessary attention'.

25 May 20:31 The Citizen 410802300746621507.html
UK PM struggles to shift attention from coronavirus infected aide's trip

Johnson said Cummings “followed the instincts of every father and every parent,” traveling so that extended family could care for his 4-year-old son if he and his wife both fell ill.

25 May 14:20 The New Indian Express 4718288653924174885.html
Donald Trump Threatens to Move Republican Convention from North Carolina

President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to move the Republican National Convention from North Carolina.

25 May 13:51 Breitbart 3148363490899677182.html
If States Want UP’s Migrant Workers Back, They’ll Have To Seek Our Permission: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

More than 23 lakh migrant workers have returned to UP from various parts of the country.

25 May 10:27 Swarajya 4977622829328785591.html
Bachem lifts Propofol production to 24/7 as pandemic hikes demand

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland’s Bachem has begun round-the-clock production of Propofol, a drug needed to sedate ventilated patients whose plight during the pandemic — prone, unconscious, hospitalised — has become emblematic of COVID-19’s hit to healthcare systems.

25 May 06:40 Reuters 8334514180259504314.html
Professional clubs can return to New York facilities

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement, saying that sports are allowed to restart in America's most deadly state but it will be limited to just training facilities to begin with and then only behind closed doors.

25 May 07:32 Journal Online 6375127392378636646.html
No e-pass needed to travel to airport from Gurgaon

Gurgaon has recorded 284 coronavirus cases so far, including 13 people who tested positive on Monday. Two people have succumbed to the infection so far.

25 May 20:40 The Indian Express 2885715104070663194.html
Ighalo's Man United loan set to end on May 31 - sources

Man United are facing the prospect of losing Odion Ighalo this week with talks to extend the striker's loan from Shanghai Shenhua at an impasse.

25 May 10:59 ESPN 8538773402607387104.html
Staten Island boat fire injures 5 people, 3 hospitalized

Authorities say a boat caught fire off Staten Island with five people aboard, sending three to the hospital.

25 May 21:15 ABC7 New York 7327811148003540409.html
Coronavirus effect: 40% travel, tourism companies may shut down in 3-6 months, says report

"The travel and tourism sector is going through a very bad phase. It has taken a severe beating due to the COVID-19 outbreak with lakhs of people dependent on it suffering immense losses and job cuts," the report said

25 May 10:25 Business Today 1145527430991801014.html
Juan Williams: Justice Thomas seizes his moment in the Trump era

OPINION: The longest-serving justice on the current Supreme Court is in step with President Trump’s agenda.

25 May 10:00 TheHill 355432919153998904.html
Joe Biden made his first appearance outside his home in 2 months to honor Memorial Day at a veterans park in Delaware, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Biden and his wife, Jill, wore black face masks in their first public appearance during the coronavirus pandemic.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

25 May 18:31 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756389028680.html
As US edges toward reopening, a mixed picture takes shape

One pool party was a crowded bedlam of collective joy and release with no social distancing, while others heading to the beach wore masks: America getting used to scaled-back lockdowns on a big

25 May 07:45 Deccan Herald 2027555797224714280.html
Joe Biden, wearing a mask, makes first campaign stop in months

Former vice president Joe Biden has made his first campaign trip outside his Delaware home since quarantining himself due to the coronavirus pandemic 10 weeks ago.

25 May 17:03 The Age 7967730561531174918.html
The workers that make your food put their lives on the line during pandemic. Whether they’re protected now is up to you.

“Every day we risk our health and the health of our family that await us at home,” said Nelson Santiago.

25 May 12:37 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046884009206373.html
Aaditya Thackeray says state govt may ease restrictions in staggered manner from May 31

Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray on Sunday said that the state government might ease restrictions in a staggered manner from May 31.

25 May 03:46 Free Press Journal 9080771787714103522.html
Air travel resumes with hiccups, schools to open in July as India reports 10th highest Covid-19 cases in world

Domestic air travel resumed on Monday after two months even as India entered the list of 10 countries worst hit by the novel coronavirus after record spike in the number of cases for four consecutive days.

25 May 18:54 India Today 4286117814227451889.html
Cummings Hits Back at Media: If People Are Upset, It's Your Fault

Dominic Cummings has criticised the establishment media for making false reports about his lockdown while suffering from coronavirus.

25 May 17:30 Breitbart 3148363490889463610.html
Kentucky parents killed in car crash after son’s graduation

Nancy and Lyndon Barnett died in a car crash after leaving their son Dalton's high school graduation, school officials and authorities said.

25 May 17:50 New York Post 7654946768608641003.html
Singaporean cooks up Eid feast for migrant workers in lockdown

As Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of the fasting month, thousands of migrant workers in Singapore have had to spend the holiday in quarantine because of outbreaks of

25 May 09:50 Deccan Herald 2027555797270106501.html
EU eyes first face-to-face summit in months to haggle over budget

European Commission to propose blueprint for € 1tn multiannual financial framework

25 May 11:37 The Irish Times 8204772967307778278.html
Dramatic video shows motorcycle passenger shooting teenager in the Bronx

Video released by the NYPD Monday shows a gunman on the back of a motorcycle pull out a gun and fire several rounds at a teenager in the Bronx, striking him twice in the leg, according to police. The

25 May 20:54 New York Post 7654946768728209824.html
Federal government plans to accelerate investments in high-speed internet for remote parts of Canada

Ottawa to launch website that will track broadband infrastructure projects through various stages of progress

25 May 21:34 The Globe and Mail 68426410230425822.html
AFL blockbusters locked in for restart

The AFL has announced a series of heavyweight Thursday and Friday night fixtures as it aims to reopen the 2020 season with a bang next month.

25 May 08:21 Australian Financial Review 3974284487801635249.html
Jharkhand board exam evaluation process to begin from May 28; result to be announced in June

NDTV reports that the JAC will begin the evaluation process on Thursday and the result is expected to be announced by June end.

25 May 05:26 Scroll.in 8669301694184043969.html
Coronavirus outbreak: Govt develops 'intelligent testing strategy' to check spread across states

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is continuously scaling up its testing facilities for COVID-19 by giving approval to government and private laboratories

25 May 13:53 Business Today 1145527431723989580.html
Need to convert development into mass movement: NITI Aayog's Rajiv Kumar

There is a need to convert development into mass movement, and India should aspire to become second or third largest economy in the world by 2047, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said on Sunday.

25 May 05:26 Deccan Herald 2027555796475501776.html
Durham Police confirm they spoke to Dominic Cummings' dad on April 1

'He told the officer that his son and son's wife were displaying symptoms of coronavirus and were self-isolating'.

25 May 16:39 Metro 970161748058760916.html
PML-N's Nehal Hashmi, KP chief secretary Kazim Niaz test positive for coronavirus

Hashmi is under isolation at Karachi residence; Niaz is also at home and will work from there till his recovery

25 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559356949924253.html
Spain revises virus death toll down by nearly 2,000

While the new system cut the number of deaths by 1,918, Spain remains one of the countries worst hit by the virus

25 May 17:52 Rappler 1882105642589714017.html
Coronavirus: Human trial of vaccine shows promising results in China

The early-stage trial was conducted by researchers at several laboratories and included 108 participants aged 18 to 60. ..

25 May 17:39 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729300763324512.html
Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: 35 flights at Chennai airport Monday, state sees 805 new cases

In the highest single-day jump in the state, 805 new cases were recorded in Tamil Nadu on Monday. While briefing the media via video conferencing, state health minister C Vijayabaskar said 88 per cent of the Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu are asymptomatic.

25 May 19:50 The Indian Express 2885715104441183611.html
State govt to come up with new SOP:CS

With three persons testing positive for COVID-19, the State government is working on a new standard operating procedure (SOP) and is expected to be released soon.

25 May 11:36 Nagalandpost 3019528213118015700.html
ANA to require all passengers to wear face masks aboard aircraft from June

One of Japan's major airlines plans to make the wearing of face masks compulsory as the industry shifts toward operating in a new coronavirus pandemic normal. From June, All Nippon Airways Co will require all passengers to wear face masks inside airports and aboard aircraft. Anyone who refuses will be…

25 May 07:03 Japan Today 8582716287047382193.html
Americans pass pandemic holiday on beaches, in parks as death toll nears 100,000

All 50 states in the US have relaxed coronavirus restrictions to some degree

25 May 10:49 The Asian Age 2126266544243346168.html
French Open's original start date passes by in silence

Streets normally packed with tennis fans were mostly empty on Sunday, with the tournament delayed until September

25 May 06:15 The Japan Times 6673764366751180580.html
UK looking to backtrack on Huawei participation in 5G networks: Report | ZDNet

US sanctions and backbenchers that are set to cross the floor and vote against government legislation are reportedly the impetus for the change of course.

25 May 01:06 ZDNet 591556593380593457.html
Canadian Muslims find creative new ways to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, despite COVID-19 restrictions

Mosques around Ontario hosted ‘drive-through Eid celebrations’ handing out goodie bags full of sweets, toys, soft drinks, balloon animals and other treats to members of the community

25 May 02:07 The Globe and Mail 68426409694404346.html
Piers Morgan hits out at Dominic Cummings for 'not apologising' in statement

Piers accused Mr Cummings of 'taking the whole country for morons'.

25 May 17:52 Metro 970161748241416033.html
Eight hundred billion reasons to be careful: SA’s Covid-19 rescue package

The social relief and economic support plan presents a real test of government’s commitment to tackling corruption.

25 May 11:28 Daily Maverick 2373996787564550397.html
Saliva ban would be temporary: Anil Kumble

A recommendation banning the use of saliva to shine a cricket ball when the sport resumes after the novel coronavirus shutdown is only a temporary measure, Anil Kumble, the chairman of the

25 May 10:48 Deccan Herald 2027555796381465647.html
WHO warns of 'second peak' in areas where COVID-19 declining

GENEVA (Reuters) - Countries where coronavirus infections are declining could still face an “immediate second peak” if they let up too soon on measures to halt the outbreak, the World Health Organization said on Monday.

25 May 18:18 Reuters 8334514180128713514.html
I am doing fine after taking a two-week course of hydroxychloroquine: Trump

Trump has spent weeks pushing the drug as a potential treatment or prophylaxis for Covid-19 against the cautionary advice of many of his administration's top medical professionals

25 May 03:38 Business-Standard 1502508924942866667.html
Zelensky calls on Israel to complete ratification of FTA with Ukraine

The head of state noted that in the context of the coronavirus pandemic, support for bilateral trade is especially important for both countries.

25 May 16:20 UNIAN 6863008970972208425.html
How Singapore, India are contributing to a coronavirus vaccine race

Singapore has started to re-open some but limited businesses and social activities ahead of the official "circuit breaker" end date of June 1

25 May 07:44 Business-Standard 1502508926576828390.html
Haiti's Yves Jean-Bart suspended for 90 days by Fifa over sexual abuse claims

Fifa has provisionally suspended Yves Jean-Bart pending an investigation into claims the president of the Haiti Football Federation sexually abused young female footballers at the country’s national training centre

25 May 20:44 the Guardian 1491978795686583546.html
Tiger Brands Weighs Major Job Cuts as Covid-19 Hits Food Demand

Tiger Brands Ltd. could make significant job cuts and asset sales this year as Africa’s biggest publicly traded packaged-food company looks to reduce costs and survive weak consumer demand worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 17:35 Daily Maverick 2373996789286643176.html
Djokovic to host Balkan event after finally returning home from Spain

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic marked his return to Serbia, after being stranded in the Spanish resort of Marbella for two months due to the coronavirus lockdown, by announcing that he has organised an event which will be contested across the Balkans.

25 May 18:39 Reuters 8334514180854322085.html
Japan lifts Tokyo's state of emergency, eyes fresh stimulus

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency for Tokyo and four remaining areas on Monday after the number of infections fell across the country, but warned that it could be reimposed if the virus started spreading again.

25 May 16:21 Reuters 8334514181342776699.html
Seven questions with Stuart Welch

Alphinity's Stuart Welch talks about why Cochlear has been disproportionately hurt during COVID-19, and why he prefers Transurban to Sydney Airport.

25 May 04:06 Australian Financial Review 3974284486828750435.html
SC allows AI to run int'l flights with middle seats filled for 10 days

The top court said that after June 6, Air India will operate its non-scheduled flights in accordance with the interim order to be passed by the Bombay High Court

25 May 08:15 Business-Standard 1502508925302363798.html
El-Rufai blows hot, says parents who enroll children into Almajiri system will be jailed

Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on May 25, sent a warning message to parents who enroll their children into the Almajiri system in the state.

25 May 20:24 Legit 3764253649953189037.html
Premier Mark McGowan lifts intrastate travel restrictions in time for public holiday

Premier Mark McGowan has announced that intrastate borders wold be lifted by the end of this week.

25 May 04:47 The Age 7967730562037231386.html
President Sisi follows up probe into doctor’s death from COVID-19

The investigation has been launched upon President Sisi’s directives.

25 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899166276279.html
Coronavirus in Maharashtra: COVID-19 hits state police; 18 dead, 1,809 infected

Coronavirus continued to target the Maharashtra Police force, claiming the lives of 18 police personnel and infecting another 1,809 in the state, as per latest data released on Monday.

25 May 12:10 Free Press Journal 9080771788091469346.html
Two hairstylists in Missouri may have exposed more than 140 clients to the coronavirus, health officials say

A hairstylist at a Missouri Great Clips salon may have exposed up to 56 clients to COVID-19 after working while symptomatic, health officials said on Saturday .

25 May 01:07 Pulse Live 3606876834736369549.html
Two hairstylists in Missouri may have exposed more than 140 clients to the coronavirus, health officials say

The stylists worked at a Great Clips hair salon in Springfield, Missouri, between May 12 and May 20 while symptomatic.

25 May 01:02 Business Insider 6060062400958784627.html
Pat Riley Was Kicked Out of Presidential Suite In Hawaii Because Michael Jordan Wanted It (VIDEO)

“The Last Dance” documentary, which focused on the Bulls’ 1997-98 season, gave us such an assortment behind the scenes stories…

25 May 02:12 Total Pro Sports 5536572204602961150.html
Japan looking to end Tokyo's state of emergency, eyes fresh $930 bln stimulus

TOKYO — Japan is looking to lift a state of emergency for Tokyo and remaining areas still facing restrictions while also considering fresh stimulus worth almost $1 trillion to help companies ride out the coronavirus pandemic, Nikkei reported on Monday.

25 May 01:39 Financial Post 2379081492026208584.html
Joe Biden, wearing a mask, makes first campaign stop in months

Former vice president Joe Biden has made his first campaign trip outside his Delaware home since quarantining himself due to the coronavirus pandemic 10 weeks ago.

25 May 17:03 Brisbane Times 2314609338550247430.html
Embattled Michigan governor in hot water over hubby’s boat request

The governor of Michigan — whose strict coronavirus lockdown policies have caused infamous revolts in the state — is taking heat after her husband appeared to have flouted some of her own

25 May 23:25 New York Post 7654946767451292304.html
Is today a bank holiday and when is the next one?

Planning ahead can help you get the most out of the next bank holiday.

25 May 05:03 Metro 970161748840585640.html
Suspected cattle thief beaten to death in Tripura

 A Bangladeshi youth, who is suspected to be a cattle smuggler, has been beaten to death in West Tripura along the Indo-Bangla border.

25 May 11:46 Nagalandpost 3019528211571657533.html
'He thinks one step ahead': Suresh Raina says MS Dhoni was gifted 'some special ability' from god

The 33-year-old then went on to add how Dhoni is correct with his assumptions most of the time and he trusts him fully with his decision making.

25 May 01:58 DNA India 7533428661765136896.html
Japan lifts emergency in Tokyo

Stimulus plan to be funded by 2nd extra budget, Abe support at record low

25 May 19:13 The Telegraph 2864094128045537449.html
Hyderabad: Murders of seers reveal sinister designs, says HJS

Hyderabad: The Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) condemning the growing incidents of brutal killings of Hindu Sadhus in different parts of the country has demanded a thorough probe to bring perpetrators...

25 May 21:12 The Hans India 817019414148897422.html
Kim Jong-un Resurfaces for Meeting on 'Nuclear War Deterrence'

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un resurfaced once again this weekend to chair a meeting on the country's nuclear weapons program.

25 May 15:36 Breitbart 3148363491945186397.html
COVID-19: India Now Has 968 Dedicated Hospitals With Over 2,50,000 Beds

India now makes sufficient number of N95 masks and PPE through the domestic manufacturing sector.

25 May 02:01 League of India 8067868024649878746.html
Investing in Spanish Nissan factory cheaper than closing it: Spanish official

(Reuters) - Nissan Motor (7201.T) would find it cheaper to invest in its Barcelona factory than to close it, a senior Spanish industry ministry official said on Monday, pegging the estimated cost of a shutdown at more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion).

25 May 11:21 Reuters 8334514180375403777.html
Premier League clubs to vote on return to contact training proposals

Players and managers are to be consulted on the proposals ahead of a meeting on Wednesday.

25 May 11:09 The42 5369852630431124848.html
AbdulRazaq appoints replacement for Gambari as KWASU Chancellor

The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has approved the appointment of a new chancellor for the Kwara State University (KWASU).

25 May 13:00 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729301008129364.html
Jammu Lawyer Confirmed Covid-19 Positive After Death, J&K Toll 22

The death toll due to the novel coronavirus in J&K has gone up to 22 after a sexagenarian lawyer died at a hospital in Jammu, officials said on Monday

25 May 06:33 Kashmir Observer 1268422870564462975.html
Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and four other remaining areas on Monday, ending

25 May 00:00 Afternoon Voice 1450959144169199925.html
Liam Craig turns spotlight away from himself after signing new St Johnstone deal

The midfielder has agreed a six-month contract with the Perth club alongside Chris Kane and Callum Booth

25 May 21:56 dailyrecord 552235479067965527.html
Jacinda Ardern 'stays cool' as earthquake hits amid live telecast

A moderate 5.6-magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand's North Island early Monday

25 May 10:01 The Asian Age 2126266544420060059.html
German government, regions tussle over reopening from lockdowns

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s central and regional governments sparred on Monday over when and how far to ease social-distancing rules, with allies of Chancellor Angela Merkel warning that scrapping them risks a new wave of coronavirus infections.

25 May 14:21 Reuters 8334514180668469805.html
SC allows Air India to fly for ten days with middle seats filled in scheduled aircraft

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde conducted an urgent hearing on Eid holiday through video conferencing to hear the appeals of the Central government and Air India.

25 May 11:37 The New Indian Express 4718288655011680948.html
WATCH: Reporter Gets Heckled for Wearing a Mask While Covering a Story

Minnesota reporter Lou Raguse was sent to Albany, Minnesota, a town of roughly 2,500 people, to cover a protest/rally outside of Shady's Tavern. The bar's owner was going to open his doors in defiance of Gov. Tim Walz's (D) stay-at-home order. When Raguse and his cameraman showed up donning masks, the crowd began to chant "take it off!"

25 May 12:55 Townhall 6083908947550148889.html
Stay home, use face mask, maintain social distancing on Eid

The Deputy Commissioner, Mukesh Kumar urged the people of Muslim community to pray in their homes on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr at the time of this global calamity. It is necessary to curtail the spread of Coronavirus, he said. “Simultaneously support the administration by following

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783232313083576.html
China's aggressive push for Hong Kong national security laws could lead to US sanctions, White House official says, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - The White House national security adviser, Robert O'Brien, said China's actions indicated the country was "going to basically take over Hong Kong.". Read more at businessinsider.sg

25 May 06:11 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408755709404042.html
Beijing says it will unilaterally impose national laws in Hong Kong 'without delay' as thousands take to the streets in protest, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Critics worry that the new laws could hurt Hong Kong's independence and the city's position as a financial center.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

25 May 14:41 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756653249073.html
'Should I continue racing?': Hamilton reveals lockdown low

Reigni­ng F1 world champi­on says he is strugg­ling to find motiva­tion

25 May 11:09 The Express Tribune 1105816786866773787.html
India resumes domestic flights amid confusion over Covid-19 rules

Individual states apply varying coronavirus restrictions – from 14-day quarantine to case-by-case assessment of symptoms

25 May 07:02 the Guardian 1491978795787419225.html
Israeli plane lands in Turkey for first time in 13 years, says El Al

On Sunday, El Al's Dreamliner aircraft, converted to carry cargo, landed in Istanbul. It was loaded there with 24 tonnes of humanitarian coronavirus equipment, destined for Israel and the US

25 May 05:56 Business-Standard 1502508926338950861.html
Rain washes out final day of UTR Pro Match women’s tennis exhibition event in Florida

The three-day, four player exhibition event was billed by organisers as the first professional women’s tournament in US since the start of coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 12:44 Scroll.in 8669301692751424380.html
‘Return of Goans working overseas will trigger massive unemployment’

NT NETWORK Panaji Admitting that the return of the Goans working abroad, including seafarers to their motherland, following Coronavirus pandemic would res

25 May 18:44 The Navhind Times 3656927214973175098.html
All markets, fairs reopening in Kyiv May 25

Access to open-air sports and playgrounds will be allowed the same day.

25 May 10:40 UNIAN 6863008971840702021.html
Women’s Super League in England canceled because of virus

LONDON (AP) — The top women’s soccer league in England was canceled with immediate effect Monday because of the coronavirus outbreak, with no decision reached on which teams have won...

25 May 08:35 The Seattle Times 9121942837800307459.html
Professional clubs can return to New York facilities

New York serves as home to several professional sports teams, among them the New York Knicks, New York Yankees, New York Rangers, and Buffalo Bills

25 May 06:16 Rappler 1882105643724286812.html
PHOTOS: Joe Biden Makes First In-Person Appearance in over 2 Months

Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in over two months by laying a wreath at a veterans park for Memorial Day. 

25 May 16:14 Breitbart 3148363491039573494.html
Springbok lock set to leave England for Japan

Springbok lock Franco Mostert is reportedly set to say goodbye to English club Gloucester.

25 May 06:46 Sport 682566035887059988.html
CBSE board exam 2020: CBSE to hold the remaining exams for Class 10, Class 12 at over 15,000 centres across India

Minister of Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said that the pending class 10, 12 board exams will be conducted at over 15,000 examination centres across India.

25 May 07:41 Free Press Journal 9080771788594363123.html
Nissan and Renault shelve merger plans to repair their alliance - sources

Renault and Nissan have shelved plans to push towards the full merger former leader Carlos Ghosn craved and will instead fix their troubled alliance to try to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, five senior sources told Reuters.

25 May 21:31 Financial Post 2379081493030167415.html
Private doctors refrain from prescribing tests, cite BMC pressure

Since two days, several private doctors are refusing prescription to eligible candidates for the Covid-19 test fearing backlash from the BMC.

25 May 21:19 The Indian Express 2885715104168350487.html
Whistle-blower advocacy group calls for COVID-19 accountability watchdog

Report urges appointment of ombudsperson to probe problems with government’s pandemic response

25 May 09:00 The Globe and Mail 68426409724085382.html
Trust chiefs lead NHS criticism of ‘disgraceful’ Cummings

Three trust chief executives have openly attacked the Prime Minister’s chief adviser Dominic Cummings for allegedly flouting the lockdown rules.

25 May 10:37 HSJ 961429418203760017.html
Pentagon charts its own course on COVID-19, risking Trump's ire

The Pentagon is actively planning on living with the coronavirus well into 2021, putting it at risk of angering President Trump as he expresses confidence that the disease is on the wane.

25 May 12:30 TheHill 355432919067119930.html
Did the Center’s Pressure Work on Telangana?

Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan in her letter to the Telangana chief secretary Somesh Kumar had advised him to “chase the virus rather than the virus chase us”.

25 May 09:00 MIRCHI9 6041804860134724267.html
Outdoor markets and car showrooms can open next week in England

Boris Johnson announces other non-essential retail premises can reopen in three weeks

25 May 19:11 the Guardian 1491978794365371437.html
Japan ends state of emergency, eyes fresh $1.5trn stimulus

Japan's economy minister said the government had received approval from key advisers to remove the state of emergency for Tokyo and all remaining regions.

25 May 03:57 Australian Financial Review 3974284487871324623.html
Beijing says it will unilaterally impose national laws in Hong Kong 'without delay' as thousands take to the streets in protest

Critics worry that the new laws could hurt Hong Kong's independence and the city's position as a financial center.

25 May 14:41 Business Insider 6060062400422007345.html
Video: Woman Driven Out of Grocery Store by Angry Mob For Not Wearing a Mask

Video footage out of Staten Island shows a woman being driven out of a grocery store by an angry mob because she’s not wearing a mask.

25 May 14:44 Infowars 1950426315489414280.html
'Terrace House' star Kimura likely took her own life using toxic gas

Hana Kimura, the 22-year-old female professional wrestler who was among the cast of the internationally popular Netflix reality show "Terrace House," is believed to have killed herself using toxic gas at her Tokyo home where she was living alone, investigative sources said Monday. Kimura, who had been a target of…

25 May 21:27 Japan Today 8582716286323969194.html
As A Business Man, I May Start Cultivating A Weed Farm Soon – Stonebwoy Reveals

Multiple Award-winning Dancehall artiste, Stonebwoy has disclosed his intentions of going into weed farming after the government of Ghana legalised it recently.

25 May 18:14 GhBase.com 8689748847149033798.html
Police Look To Identify Driver

Police investigating the recent homicide in Otaki are looking to speak with a man who gave a ride to a hitch-hiker on Saturday 16 May 2020.

25 May 14:37 SCOOP 5315658999552254931.html
Two hairstylists in Missouri may have exposed more than 140 clients to the coronavirus, health officials say, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - The stylists worked at a Great Clips hair salon in Springfield, Missouri, between May 12 and May 20 while symptomatic.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

25 May 01:02 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408757190026355.html
COVID-19: Nnamdi Azikiwe varsity hospital records first case

Authorities of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi, have confirmed one case of coronavirus. The patient has been moved to isolation.

25 May 13:14 Legit 3764253650140916094.html
Coronavirus Impact: Low advertiser sentiment to impact sports sponsorships

Even though viewers have been starved of live sports and may be awaiting the return of sporting events, advertising revenue is not expected to match up to pre-Covid times.

25 May 07:29 The Financial Express 1288289580484604382.html
Wheat procurement surpasses last year's level of 34.1 MT despite hurdles

Wheat procurement target has been set at 40.7 million tonnes (MT) for the 2020-21 marketing year

25 May 10:29 Business-Standard 1502508925035305865.html
China accuses US of spreading coronavirus conspiracies

IANS Beijing China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi has accused the US of spreading “conspiracies and lies” about the coronavirus pandemic, ratcheting up

25 May 15:10 The Navhind Times 3656927215332799416.html
Opinion: Quarantine was supposed to buy Ontario time. The province squandered it

The government was supposed to develop robust testing, contact tracing and messaging

25 May 19:00 The Globe and Mail 68426410116026287.html
Stock, Forex, Commodity, Currency Markets Shut For EId-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan) 2020

On May 22, the Sensex had ended lower by 0.84 per cent and Nifty was down 0.74 per cent. Domestic … Stock, Forex, Commodity, Currency Markets Shut For EId-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan) 2020 Read More »

25 May 06:05 ISSCNC 6824315491218264365.html
EU: 'End' of U.S. Leadership, Rise of China 'Happening Before Our Eyes'

BERLIN (AP) - The European Union's top diplomat has called for the bloc to have a "more robust strategy" toward China amid signs that Asia is replacing the United States as the centre of global power.

25 May 09:26 Breitbart 3148363491352497474.html
Golf: Woods and Mickelson charity match proves a ratings hit

(Reuters) - The coronavirus relief golf match featuring Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks Tom Brady and Peyton Manning was a TV ratings hit, WarnerMedia’s Turner Sports said on Monday.

25 May 23:06 Reuters 8334514180453707055.html
Wike releases N450m to victims of 2019 ‘bloody’ election

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has released a sum of N450m to victims of the 2019 bloody general elections in Ijaw communities in Abonema, Akuku-Toru LGA.

25 May 14:08 Legit 3764253649547201866.html
Manchester United were ready to promote wonderkid before clinching Bruno Fernandes transfer

Manchester United reportedly had plans in place in case they could not complete the transfer of Bruno Fernandes back in January. The Portugal international joined the Red Devils from Sporting Lisbon and has been a big success, but it came after a lengthy transfer saga that dragged on and never looked certain to go through. […]

25 May 13:34 CaughtOffside 8169236757428562047.html
Americans make low-key Memorial Day tributes, coronavirus overshadowing events

Americans paid a low-key tribute to those who died serving in the U.S. Armed Forces on Monday, with many Memorial Day events canceled because of the coronavirus epidemic that has killed nearly 100,000 people in the United States alone. In some places, scaled-down ceremonies were broadcast over the internet, as…

25 May 20:50 Japan Today 8582716286719813837.html
Group decries depletion of forest reserves

A Non-governmental organisation, International Support Network for African Development said, lockdown has made people to resort to forest reserve for firewood for cooking, and undermine nature conservation, biodiversity and causing deforestation.

25 May 01:58 The Guardian 7580308504163259936.html
ILO concerned over states’ move to ease labour laws, urges PM to intervene

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has expressed ‘deep concern’ over the way some state governments are trying to modify relevant laws to ease labour regulations, and has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and ask states to uphold the country’s international commitments on the labour front.

25 May 23:14 The Financial Express 1288289580196920778.html
Fear of flying: Negotiating the regulations around flights sounds incredibly daunting

The sight of cabin crew kitted out in PPE will be a sight to behold, a vivid and unforgettable reminder of our dystopian new world.

25 May 10:13 The Indian Express 2885715105608162350.html
World War II veteran, 100, beats coronavirus after 58 days in hospital

'I really thought so many times that he was gone, you know, I really did' Lloyd Falk's daughter said.

25 May 18:07 Metro 970161748430457620.html
COVID situation in Delhi under control, says Kejriwal as govt readies more beds across private hospitals

The chief minister also said that the government is pushing to add 2,000 more beds across private hospitals as 75% of the beds earmarked for Covid-19 patients have already been occupied. He said that 509 out of 667 beds across private hospitals have been occupied so far.

25 May 08:50 The Indian Express 2885715104493588849.html
English women’s football season declared over

The 2019/20 season in the top two tiers of English women's football was called to an end on Monday by the Football Association (FA), but no decision has yet been made on how final standings will be decided.

25 May 18:08 The Citizen 410802301920341910.html
What now for cricket in 2020? Four key questions

The coronavirus may have struck shortly before the English cricket season was due to start but it threatens to have major implications for the game worldwide.

25 May 05:22 The Citizen 410802301866170831.html
A longer JobKeeper will keep people in fake jobs

Extending JobKeeper for businesses that can't stand on their own two feet by September, will stop the shift of people out of dead-end illusory jobs that are sadly never returning.

25 May 06:06 Australian Financial Review 3974284486454986760.html
Domestic flight service resumes: Students, migrants take the first flight home after lockdown

Many said they shelled out more to reach the airport as there were limited public transport options available.

25 May 11:56 The Financial Express 1288289579575924096.html
India resumes domestic air travel after two months, several flights cancelled

Aviation industry sources said, around 82 flights -- departures and arrivals -- have been cancelled till now at the Delhi airport.

25 May 10:19 The New Indian Express 4718288655045210295.html
Covid-19: Lockdown makes access to justice for prisoners even more difficult

Leeuwkop trial inmates ‘subjected daily to the control of the people they are suing for torture’.

25 May 13:12 Daily Maverick 2373996787341916559.html
Coronavirus: Nobel winner attacks lack of British leadership

Britain has been left to play catch up and firefight its way through the coronavirus pandemic due to a “desperate” … Coronavirus: Nobel winner attacks lack of British leadership Read More »

25 May 10:00 ISSCNC 6824315491526365165.html
Gerakan, you’re moving in the wrong direction

WHEN Gerakan pulled out of Barisan Nasional (BN) on June 23, 2018 after the 14th general election, there was a glimmer of hope that perhaps the long-marginalised component party finally realised it had been heading in the wrong direction all this time. It was completely wiped out in the past election, losing the only seat it had left in Parliament.

25 May 21:08 The Malaysian Insight 3531883210916829610.html
Reverse migration to villages has set economy back by 15 years, says JNU professor

India risks losing benefits of the demographic dividend by not creating enough jobs for new entrants, warns Professor Mehrotra.

25 May 12:53 The Hindu 6679535025698959897.html
Why Africa can’t afford further delay on AfCFTA -- AFREXIMBANK

The devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Africa’s economy has shown that the continent can ill-afford a further delay in the implementation

25 May 22:52 Premium Times Nigeria 5456729299747728358.html
Ready to deal with rise in coronavirus cases: Uttarakhand CM Rawat

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday said COVID-19 cases have risen in Uttarakhand after the return of migrants but the government was fully prepared to deal with the situation. The chief minister held a meeting with senior officials in Haldwani to review the situation in the state,

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233606822571.html
Dominic Cummings tries to explain when and why of lockdown trip

Key exchanges from press conference given by Boris Johnson’s chief aide

25 May 18:55 the Guardian 1491978796358618796.html
With little state aid, zombie shops in Portugal fear short-lived reopening

LISBON (Reuters) - Leaning over the golden-plated counter of the “Fantastic World of Sardines” in Portugal’s capital, cashier Andre Moureira waited for just a single customer to break the boredom of the morning.

25 May 11:45 Reuters 8334514181628474011.html
Major Japan electronics show CEATEC to be held online in October

One of Japan's major annual electronics shows will be held online in October due to safety concerns arising from the novel coronavirus, organizers said Monday. The Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies, or CEATEC, will take place as scheduled from Oct 20 to 23, said the Japan Electronics and Information Technology…

25 May 21:00 Japan Today 8582716286100862222.html
Premier Mark McGowan lifts intrastate travel restrictions in time for public holiday

Premier Mark McGowan has announced that intrastate borders wold be lifted by the end of this week.

25 May 04:47 WAtoday 6806590899502493466.html
China: Lawmaker Proposes Creation of a National Blockchain Fund

China’s blockchain adoption could go a step further with lawmakers looking at the creation of a national blockchain development fund. Authorities in Beijing continue to push for more involvement of the country’s government in leveraging the emerging technology across several economic sectors.

25 May 21:07 BTC Manager 8549607151785890438.html
China's swoop on Hong Kong autonomy 'utterly offensive'

Several former foreign ministers have criticised Beijing for its proposed new laws aimed at silencing dissent.

25 May 07:48 Australian Financial Review 3974284487881699768.html
Will Social Security Beneficiaries Qualify for a Second Stimulus Check?

Social Security recipients were eligible for an Economic Impact Payment under the CARES Act -- should they expect something similar for stimulus 2.0?

25 May 11:21 The Motley Fool 2231313657517863191.html
Hard times for Boeing, long a symbol of American might

Hard times for Boeing, long a symbol of American might

25 May 20:10 The Independent 5308065341869738605.html
Kim Jong-un makes first public appearance after speculation over health, discusses bolstering of North Korea's 'nuclear war deterrence'

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un hosted a meeting to discuss the country’s nuclear capabilities, state media said on Sunday, marking his first appearance in three weeks after a previous absence sparked global speculation about his health.

25 May 03:32 Firstpost 4760741713738797840.html
Angry shoppers shame woman in NY store for not wearing mask then kick her out

'Get the f*ck out of here,' one of the customers screams at the woman, who throws her hands up in protest.

25 May 21:42 Metro 970161747539445442.html
Heatwave: IMD issues 'red alert' for most North Indian states, asks people to stay indoors

The day temperature in Delhi is likely to touch 46 degrees Celsius by Tuesday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said, warning that a heatwave would predominate most north Indian states, parts of Maharashtra and Telangana this week.

25 May 04:41 Oneindia 2023829370649995168.html
Maharashtra allows 50 flights to and from Mumbai airport today as domestic air travel resumes; U-turn hours after CM seeks more time

After much speculation about the resumption of domestic flight operations in Maharashtra due to the increasing number of coronavirus cases, the state government has allowed 25 flights to land and 25 flights to take-off from the Mumbai airport today, according to several media reports.

25 May 03:50 Firstpost 4760741712340087701.html
Bengaluru airport introduces 'contactless journey' to contain Covid-19

According to the BIAL, the features include pre-entry process, where the passengers have to wear masks and carry e-boarding or printed passes

25 May 03:26 Business-Standard 1502508925518475933.html
Domestic flights resume, passengers complain of flights being cancelled without notice: 10 points

Domestic passenger flights are resuming across airports from today. Most airports are operating 25 flights daily. As passengers queued up outside airports from Sunday night, many complained of flights being cancelled without prior notice.

25 May 04:08 India Today 4286117812609099651.html
Europeans Save Less, Spend More As Economy Lags

European consumers are saving more to safeguard against the pandemic economy, which analysts say will hinder economic recovery.

25 May 19:23 PYMNTS.com 7357138826376049801.html
Kvitova: Cancel Grand Slams if there are no fans

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova said she would prefer canceling the remaining Grand Slam events to playing them without spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 19:23 Reuters 8334514181663412354.html
Migrant woman delivers in bus in UP, twins fail to survive

The woman, her husband, and 42 others had collectively paid Rs 1.2 lakh to return to their home in West Bengal in a private bus where she delivered the twins.

25 May 11:19 The New Indian Express 4718288653914986588.html
Iditarod champ Thomas Waerner stranded in Alaska due to coronavirus issues

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Thomas Waerner won this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in March, but he is still waiting to return to his home in Norway. Waerner and his 16 dogs have been stranded in

25 May 06:42 New York Post 7654946767910350324.html
Coronavirus: Bihar records 180 new COVID-19 cases, tally nearing 2,600

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs 4 lakh each to the families of those who died due to COVID-19.

25 May 10:28 The Financial Express 1288289581146090925.html
Congress weighs choice: ‘Go big’ on virus aid or hit ‘pause’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to “go big,” as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or...

25 May 21:06 The Seattle Times 9121942837705657657.html
Hong Kong and China’s National People’s Congress: The danger of a new cold war

As China gears up to sink its claws deeper into Hong Kong, the world weighs up how best to respond. The pro-democracy movement also has some hard choices to make.

25 May 19:47 Daily Maverick 2373996788978841499.html
COVID-19: Private schools owners cry to FG, States for help

The National President of the Association, Godly E Opukeme, made the appeal in a statement on Monday

25 May 17:04 The Eagle Online 1463511649763232076.html
Steam China alpha leaks

Valve is seemingly getting closer to launching a localised version of Steam in China.

25 May 13:05 VG247 6010161592493074735.html
Head of Service warns against unauthorised circulation of official information

Yemi-Esan, in a statement issued on Monday by Olawunmi Ogunmosunle, Director Information, Office of the HOCSF, warned against such action, saying it could jeopardise authentic information.

25 May 20:39 The Eagle Online 1463511649111164723.html
Rand steadies, stocks open lower

At 0710 GMT, the rand traded at 17.6050 per dollar, compared with its close of 17.5970 on Friday.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610108352051037.html
Carville: 'American People Are Turning' on Trump by the Day -- 'Joe Biden Is Fine'

Sunday on MSNBC's "Kasie DC," Democratic strategist James Carville weighed in on the 2020 presidential election following Democratic presidential nominee frontrunner former Vice President Joe Biden catching flak this week for telling African-American President Donald Trump voters that they "ain't black." | Clips

25 May 02:04 Breitbart 3148363490776837188.html
Algeria announces 4GW plan to grow solar capacity ten-fold by 2025

Algeria plans to grow its solar generation almost ten-fold to support increasing domestic demand while boosting its position as an energy exporter.

25 May 10:46 ESI-Africa.com 2679729878449940265.html
Barcelona under pressure to sell players before June to balance accounts - sources

Barcelona are racing against the clock to bring in €70 million in player sales before the end of June, sources have told ESPN.

25 May 13:43 ESPN 8538773403244588060.html
FLA School District Allows Students to Use Chosen Not Birth Names

A school district in Florida is changing protocol for logging on for online learning to allow trans students to use chosen not birth names.

25 May 23:05 Breitbart 3148363490755570386.html
Nearly 15,000 North Carolina residents have recovered from COVID-19, NCDHHS says

In a Monday update, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported that 14,954 patients are presumed to be recovered from COVID-19.

25 May 22:35 WBTV 6439870258794874042.html
Ilhan Omar Believes Joe Biden Accuser Tara Reade: 'Justice Should Never Be Denied'

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has revealed that she believes Tara Reade's sexual assault claims against presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

25 May 01:40 Breitbart 3148363491193037481.html
China's space programme targets July launch for maiden mission to Mars

China is targeting a July launch for its ambitious plans for a Mars mission which will include landing a remote-controlled robot on the surface of the red planet, the company in charge of the project…

25 May 09:32 France 24 5635134570947087038.html
Russian Prosecutor Seeks Lengthy Prison Term For American On Spying Charges

Russian prosecutors have asked a Moscow court to find former Marine Paul Whelan guilty of espionage -- a charge Whelan and U.S. officials vehemently deny -- and sentence him to 18 years in prison.

25 May 11:56 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794162911062825.html
Five-year-old boy flies back home alone from Delhi as domestic flights resume

The boy was among those who arrived from Delhi as domestic air services resumed after two months of COVID-19 lockdown.

25 May 18:18 The New Indian Express 4718288654180216871.html
Coronavirus does not spread easily on surfaces: CDC

Guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention making the rounds this week on the internet are clarifying what we know about the transmission of the coronavirus, a New York Times report stated.

25 May 11:28 Nagalandpost 3019528212377740107.html
President Trump threatens to pull RNC from NC, says Gov. Roy Cooper 'in shutdown mood'

President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to pull the Republican National Convention from North Carolina if Governor Roy Cooper doesn't guarantee that full attendance will be allowed in the arena.

25 May 14:15 ABC7 Los Angeles 8300010439930393631.html
Premier League return moves closer with clubs to vote on contact training

Uncertainty remains over the protocols for quarantine if player exposed to virus while training

25 May 19:00 The Irish Times 8204772968299559166.html
Kushner tasked with overhauling Republican party platform ahead of election

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has been overseeing a major attempt to overhaul the Republican party platform ahead of the 2020 election, according to a report. The effort is being led by

25 May 16:52 New York Post 7654946768044172336.html
Delhi-Ghaziabad border to be resealed, only essential services allowed

However, the district administration said that those providing essential services, including doctors, paramedical staff, police, bank employees and media personnel are allowed to move across the two cities after showing identity cards. No special pass will be required, it said.

25 May 14:05 The Indian Express 2885715105847965327.html
SC allows Air India to operate non-scheduled foreign flights with middle seats booking for 10 days

The Supreme Court on Monday, while hearing an urgent plea against Bombay High Court's order to keep middle seats vacant in international flights in compliance with social distancing norms.

25 May 08:23 Free Press Journal 9080771788116259907.html
Council to close Blackrock beach tomorrow ahead of planned protest - Talk of the Town

Louth County Council will close Blackrock beach tomorrow afternoon ahead of a planned protest that evening by controversial journalist Gemma O’Doherty. The local authority will close the lower car park from 8am on Tuesday and the beach from 2pm. Both will be reopened on Wednesday. The decision was made on advice from Gardaí. O’Doherty had...Read More→

25 May 16:39 Talk of the Town 6988606398718253531.html
Melon-aires not required as Japan premium fruit prices plunge

Tokyo: A pair of premium Japanese melons sold Monday for just a slice of the five million yen ($46,000) reached at auction last year, as the coronavirus bites hard.

25 May 10:31 The Peninsula 1202843882847134513.html
Coronavirus in India LIVE: Death toll tops 4,000-mark; case tally crosses 1.38 lakh

All domestic flights are also set to resume in India from today

25 May 01:30 DNA India 7533428661023526014.html
Coronavirus impact: Time for employers to up skill employees

For the quantum growth of the economy, investments in education and skilling of informal workers are key, especially because a huge share of population has very little skills

25 May 07:36 Business Today 1145527431774052672.html
Travel to Queensland: Tourism operators face ruin over border closure due to coronavirus

Queensland tourism operators face ruin if they’re unable to target southern Australians for winter holidays due to borders remaining closed.

25 May 08:31 Traveller 679876628564641882.html
Impact of COVID-19: Rethinking The Business Of Fashion

“Fashion is part of the daily air and it changes all the time, with all the events. You can even see the approaching of a revolution in clothes. You can see and feel everything in clothes.” —Diana Vreeland The coronavirus outbreak is first and foremost a human tragedy, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. It […]

25 May 16:55 The Guardian 7580308503695283446.html
Irish players affected as English Women's Super League and Championship cancelled

The 2019-20 English Women's Super League and Championship season has been cancelled, with a high number of Irish players affected by the English FA's decision.

25 May 17:32 independent 5894610845737071461.html
Air Canada’s takeover deal for Transat faces intense scrutiny from EU antitrust watchdog

European Commission says deal could significantly reduce competition on many routes, echoing concerns of Canada’s Competition Bureau

25 May 17:11 The Globe and Mail 68426410689028072.html
Beijing says it will unilaterally impose national laws in Hong Kong ‘without delay’ as thousands take to the streets in protest

As protests continued in Hong Kong, China pledged to impose new national security laws on the city “without the slightest delay,” reported Lily Kuo at The Guardian.

25 May 14:41 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046883237679665.html
Hong Kong Police fires tear gas as protesters resist China's grip, launch first major demonstration after COVID-19 outbreak

Thousands of protesters swarmed some of Hong Kong’s busiest neighbourhoods on Sunday, singing, chanting and erecting roadblocks of torn-up bricks and debris as police repeatedly fired tear gas, pepper spray and a water cannon during the city’s largest street mobilisation in month

25 May 01:16 Firstpost 4760741712433135123.html
Talking Stick Resort, Casino Arizona, and Desert Diamond West Valley to reopen next week

After remaining closed for more than a month due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Talking Stick Resort, Casino Arizona, and Desert Diamond West Valley Casino have confirmed their plans to reopen next week.

25 May 19:19 ABC15 Arizona 911680910007825851.html
NHL plans move to small-group training as Phase 2 of return | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

TORONTO >> The NHL hopes to have players back in team facilities soon — with plenty of precautions.

25 May 22:11 Star-Advertiser 3439335388307651489.html
Coles lifts all purchase limits on grocery items

Toilet paper hoarding stopped a little while ago and now Coles has lifted restrictions on the last of the pantry staples.

25 May 07:55 Australian Financial Review 3974284487464946149.html
Pandemic strands Norway racer in Alaska after Iditarod win

Thomas Waerner and his 16 dogs are waiting to return to his home in Norway after winning this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in March.

25 May 01:51 ESPN 8538773402185227390.html
Tokyo stocks open higher on virus hopes

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday on expectations the state of emergency will be lifted for the whole nation including economic powerhouse Tokyo.

25 May 12:30 manilastandard.net 4715274785208534881.html
COVID-19: Researchers Found Half of Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories Spreading on Twitter Were From Bots

These Twitter bots have also been demanding the United States to reopen for the economy. Social media platforms like Twitter are becoming hotspots for information surrounding the novel coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 18:00 Tech Times 4011848567920587350.html
‘Please don’t come to Goa,’ urges CM Pramod Sawant, says hotels shut

Sawant also said that most of the people arriving in Goa will either be returning to their own homes or second homes or were expected to stay with their relatives in the state.

25 May 09:10 The Statesman 1191309782501315621.html
Alberta minister says it’s a ‘great time’ to build a pipeline because COVID-19 restrictions limit protests against them

Sonya Savage made the comment Friday in a podcast hosted by the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors

25 May 18:08 The Globe and Mail 68426410037513803.html
DDGBA extends support to NGBF fact findings on delay of BSL-3

Dimapur District GBs Association (DDGBA) has extended support to Nagaland GBs Federation (NGBF) fact findings on delay of Bio Safety Level-3 (BSL-3) in Dimapur, considering the threat that is being caused by the COVID-19 and also Dimapur being the only commercial hub of the state and gateway to other neighbouring states.

25 May 11:41 Nagalandpost 3019528211442377495.html
Japan plans to end Tokyo's state of emergency, eyes fresh $930 bn stimulus

Social distancing curbs were removed for most of the country on May 14 as new infections fell, but the government had kept Tokyo and four other prefectures under watch

25 May 04:30 Business-Standard 1502508924820737165.html
Frontline doctor vows to resign if Dominic Cummings doesn’t go first

Dr Dominic Pimenta said the Prime Minister's chief adviser ‘spits in the face of all our efforts’.

25 May 07:50 Metro 970161748696224934.html
New wave of cholera cases hits Turkana West

Governor Nanok said all the cases have been contained and no deaths recorded.

25 May 17:51 Daily Nation 7421817124323424025.html
Australia begins wide-ranging enquiry into deadly bushfires

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia on Monday began the first hearings of a powerful inquiry into the causes of catastrophic bushfires that swept across the country, killing 33 people, destroying some 2,500 homes and razing an area the size of South Korea.

25 May 01:38 Reuters 8334514181550249658.html
Lyon take Ligue 1 appeal to Council of State

An administrative court in Paris had already rejected an appeal from the club.

25 May 18:26 Daily Nation 7421817123880774503.html
'Should I continue racing?': Lewis Hamilton reveals lockdown low

Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton admitted Sunday that he questioned his future in Formula One during the coronavirus lockdown which left him struggling for motivation. "I have days when I wake

25 May 08:19 Deccan Herald 2027555796575274970.html
Greece again calls for the return of the Parthenon Sculptures

On the occasion of World Culture Day last week, Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni reiterated that the British Museum should return the stolen Parthenon

25 May 10:03 Greek City Times 1506177377031602813.html
China's trillions towards tech won't buy dominance

China wants to bring technology into its mainstream infrastructure build-out and, in the process, heave the economy out of a gloom due only partly to the coronavirus.

25 May 05:05 Australian Financial Review 3974284487377174935.html
Covid-19: Rail Bhavan to shut down for second time in fortnight after another coronavirus case

A fourth-grade multitasking staffer who attended office till last Tuesday is the fifth COVID-19 case detected in the building in less than two weeks.

25 May 19:27 The Financial Express 1288289581343696043.html
Karnataka COVID-19 Tracker: 69 new cases reported on Monday; state tally climbs to 2,158

Karnataka reported 69 fresh cases of coronavirus on Monday, taking the state tally to 2,158. So far, 680 people have been cured and discharged while 43 succumbed to the virus, informed the state health department. Out of the 69 cases, 51 are returnees from Maharashtra.

25 May 08:19 Bangalore Mirror 4632149709781768006.html
Military helicopter crash-lands in Russia, kills 4 on board

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian military helicopter crash-landed on an airfield Tuesday in the far eastern region of Chukotka, killing four people, the military said. The crash involving a Mi-8...

25 May 23:59 The Seattle Times 9121942838026279618.html
Memorial Day weekend draws crowds and triggers warnings

Officials in California said most people were covering their faces and keep their distance even as they ventured to beaches and parks.

25 May 07:59 The Indian Express 2885715105768856321.html
Afghan gov't frees Taliban prisoners as truce holds for 2nd day

President Ashraf Ghani says his administration is also ready to hold peace talks with the Taliban, seen as key to ending the war in the impoverished country

25 May 14:03 Rappler 1882105642357156065.html
Pandemic strands Norway racer in Alaska after Iditarod win

Thomas Waerner and his 16 dogs are waiting to return to his home in Norway after winning this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in March.

25 May 01:51 ESPN.com 7331508221842939006.html
India coronavirus dispatch: The chances of catching Covid-19 on a plane

From the role of a constitutional court, to why increasing indebtedness is not the wisest solution, and the chances of catching Covid-19 on a plane - read these and more in today's India dispatch

25 May 10:05 Business-Standard 1502508925612734827.html
Citi warns that coronavirus may push 31 million women into unemployment and knock $1 trillion from world GDP, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore

Business Insider - Overall there are 44 million workers at risk of losing their jobs because of the pandemic, Citi said. 31 million women, and 13 million men.. Read more at businessinsider.sg

25 May 10:58 www.businessinsider.sg 5090408756622080763.html
CNN’s Brownstein: Biden Leading with Older Voters After Republicans Suggested Seniors ‘Had Duty to Die’

CNN political analyst Ron Brownstein on Sunday pointed out that former Vice President Joe Biden has opened up a considerable lead among seniors after Republicans suggested during the coronavirus pandemic that older voters “had a duty to die” for Wall Street and the economy.  | 2020 Election

25 May 06:48 Breitbart 3148363492477442742.html
Maharashtra: In state’s over 52,000 cases, nearly 1,000 are healthcare personnel

According to data from the state Health department, of the total 969 infected personnel, 215 are doctors and 310 are nurses. The maximum number of cases are from the cities with the highest number of cases: Mumbai, Pune and Malegaon.

25 May 18:29 The Indian Express 2885715105064783693.html
Beijing seeks to reassure business over Hong Kong security law

But investors fret about threat to city’s autonomy from law that has sparked new pro-democracy protests

25 May 11:25 Ft 707176890095605226.html
PMPML to hit PCMC roads with odd-even seating from tomorrow

With the lockdown being slowly relaxed, Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) is eyeing to resume operations in Pimpri-Chinchwad from May 26.

25 May 00:30 Pune Mirror 6353030400154677977.html
JEE Main, NEET 2020 admit card, exam timing details revealed by NTA

For NEET, NTA had earlier extended the last date to make corrections in applications. As per an IE report, HRD Ministry had also asked the NTA to double the number of test centres so that one can maintain the social distancing norms.

25 May 11:02 The Financial Express 1288289580368143222.html
Stock, commodity, bond, forex markets closed today for Eid ul Fitr; to resume trading tomorrow

Wholesale commodity markets, including metal and bullion, will also remain shut

25 May 04:56 Firstpost 4760741711865803191.html
CAS issue update on Man City's UEFA ban appeal as Arsenal, Chelsea and Spurs await verdict

Manchester City are appealing a two-year ban from UEFA competition issued by Europe's governing body this year

25 May 19:30 football.london 6804128268534943232.html
NHL hoping to move to second phase of return-to-play protocol in early June

There’s no exact date for the start of Phase 2 or a timetable for how long it will last, document says

25 May 16:17 The Globe and Mail 68426410253295313.html
Coronavirus crisis: Uddhav Thackeray snubs BJP, says no need for state economic package

Meanwhile, the CM said the "Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Jan Aarogya Scheme" of the state government will now cover all the people, provided they seek treatment in the registered hospitals

25 May 06:40 Business Today 1145527431446283618.html
Could now be a good time to buy a house? Suffolk housing market after coronavirus explained

A leading Suffolk estate agent has explained why now could be a good time to buy a house for some people – but has warned that, for others, things could be more difficult.

25 May 12:47 East Anglian Daily Times 681138151590161273.html
'Will miss playing in front of huge crowd': Shikhar Dhawan

Dhawan was doing an Instagram live chat with former Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews and it was then that the Indian batsman was asked to give his take on playing behind closed doors.

25 May 03:20 DNA India 7533428662209718012.html
China’s aggressive push for Hong Kong national security laws could lead to US sanctions, White House official says

The White House national security adviser, Robert O’Brien, on Sunday said China’s aggressive move to force national security laws on Hong Kong might result in US sanctions.

25 May 06:11 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882293834634.html
Reports of sexual abuse of children triple during lockdown

The justice department receives nearly 280,000 reports from March to May. It blames telecommunications companies for not proactively blocking access to forms of online sexual exploitation of children

25 May 10:13 Rappler 1882105643898576100.html
The Nigerian fraudsters ripping off the unemployment system

"Scattered Canary" group is scamming vital benefits programs amid the pandemic.

25 May 10:54 Ars Technica 5028555106239851605.html
Uttarakhand BJP releases ‘Modi Aarti’, party MLA says will erect PM Modi statue too

Amid coronavirus outbreak, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) functionaries in Uttarakhand have come up with ‘Modi Aarti’ in praise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

25 May 06:55 Free Press Journal 9080771787813176188.html
INSIGHT-More patients than beds in Mumbai as India faces surge in virus cases

The Indian government estimates it spends only about 1.5% of its GDP on public health. That figure is higher than it was - about 1% in the 1980s and 1.3% five years ago - but India still ranks among the world's lowest spenders in terms of percentage of GDP.

25 May 08:50 The Financial Express 1288289580186901503.html
Twitter Struggles To Label Misleading COVID-19 Tweets

Automated technology that Twitter began using this month to label tweets containing coronavirus misinformation is making mistakes, raising concerns about the company's reliance on artificial intelligence to review content. From a report: On May 11, Twitter started labeling tweets that spread a consp...

25 May 11:29 slashdot.org 7963433142275826816.html
Terrorism growing in HK: Police

'In just a few months, one of the safest cities in the world has become one shrouded in the shadow of violence'

25 May 19:17 The Telegraph 2864094128317549723.html
Players are desperate to get back to normality and contact training, confesses Andros Townsend

With the Premier League working towards a June restart, Crystal Palace star Andros Townsend has admitted that players across all twenty clubs are desperate for things to go back to normal. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire football community but things are slowly getting back to normal.

25 May 10:31 SportsCafe 5688863087026919085.html
English woman calls Welsh 'a bunch of b*****ds' after being told to leave beach

The mother admitted she 'didn't realise Wales wasn't in England' and that different lockdown rules apply.

25 May 10:43 Metro 970161748102345160.html
UK may remove Huawei from its 5G infrastructure by 2023

Earlier this year, we had reported on the UK government allowing Huawei to work on bringing 5G networking to the country, albeit in a limited capacity and non-core areas. But now, it seems like the government is working towards phasing out the Chinese tech giant’s equipment by 2023, as conservative members have pressured the UK …

25 May 07:39 Gizmochina 1751854814734411750.html
Joe Biden made his first appearance outside of his home in two months to honor Memorial Day at a veterans park in Delaware

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made a public appearance outside of his home for the first time in over two months on Monday to observe Memorial Day at a veterans park in Delaware.

25 May 18:31 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882973459272.html
Denigrating Goa in SSC English paper: BJP suspects conspiracy

NT NETWORK Panaji Stating that the pro-Portugal tendencies in the educational sector, especially existing in teachers, are dangerous for the future of you

25 May 18:45 The Navhind Times 3656927215026256916.html
Is Conor McGregor a lock for the UFC's Fight Island debut? Not all experts agree

Do you go with title bouts or Conor McGregor's star power? Check out how each of our experts booked the main card.

25 May 11:37 ESPN 8538773401283677102.html
Emmerdale denies claims that some staff won't have same safety measures on set

There had been reports of a 'revolt'.

25 May 13:45 Metro 970161748544148557.html
Patrick Ewing Jr. Offers Promising Update On His Father

The sports world got quite a scare last week when basketball legend Patrick Ewing was hospitalized with the coronavirus. Here is the latest update.

25 May 17:19 The Spun 9122471847856029414.html
Misbah-ul-haq believes decision on T20 WC should not be taken in haste

ICC T20 World Cup, currently scheduled to be held from October 19 to November 15 in Australia, is under a cloud of uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

25 May 10:37 Business-Standard 1502508926554183142.html
WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trial for coronavirus amid safety fears

Malaria drug taken by Trump could raise risk of death and heart problems, study shows

25 May 17:30 the Guardian 1491978796294464719.html
Renault could disappear without a bail out – report

The French brand's 122-year history could be at stake according to a key decision maker.

25 May 04:57 CarAdvise 772235094084811908.html
Covid-19 patients not infectious after 11 days: Singapore study

The latest findings may have implications on the country’s patient discharge policy. The discharge criteria is currently based on negative test results rather than infectiousness.

25 May 05:29 The Indian Express 2885715104884288436.html
Mandatory COVID-19 test at Chandigarh airport for all travellers bound for Punjab

With the Centre resuming domestic flight services from May 25, the Mohali district administration said on Sunday that all air travellers bound for Punjab shall be tested for COVID-19 upon their

25 May 05:19 Deccan Herald 2027555796822159340.html
Coronavirus outbreak: Toll crosses 1,000 in Mumbai

An analysis by the Medical Education department of 25,000 active cases in the state has shown that 1,166 were critically ill and another 5,899 had mild to moderate symptoms.

25 May 22:36 The Indian Express 2885715103932250669.html
Fate of final semester exams in Maharashtra still in limbo

On Monday, Minister for Higher and Technical Education Uday Samant held a meeting, through videoconferencing, with vice-chancellors of state’s non-agricultural universities to discuss the possibility of cancelling exams.

25 May 21:49 The Indian Express 2885715105407630279.html
Premier League: Crystal Palace's Andros Townsend eager to restart contact training

Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend says players are “desperate” to return to contact training and that he is encouraged by the results of the Premier League’s testing regime for the new coronavirus.

25 May 06:16 Firstpost 4760741713088296870.html
Huddersfield owner says 50 or 60 clubs could go bust in next year

English professional soccer has been suspended since March.

25 May 08:34 The Indian Express 2885715105772793238.html
Tata Motors' JLR seeks COVID-19 support package in UK: Reports

Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is said to be in talks with the UK government for an estimated one-billion pounds support package to tide through the coronavirus pandemic, according to British media reports.

25 May 00:55 Free Press Journal 9080771787843574868.html
JNU strongly advises students stranded in hostels to return home

This is to underline that the Government of India updates daily about the COVID-19 pandemic situation. At present, the number of cases in Delhi is increasing swiftly day by day, the circular asking students to return home said.

25 May 10:27 The Indian Express 2885715105458050823.html
Frydenberg moves to shield boards from class action lawsuits

Directors will be relieved from strict obligations to keep investors updated after the Morrison government eased disclosure rules to shield boards from lawsuits.

25 May 08:43 Brisbane Times 2314609339261176961.html
Frydenberg moves to shield boards from class action lawsuits

Directors will be relieved from strict obligations to keep investors updated after the Morrison government eased disclosure rules to shield boards from lawsuits.

25 May 08:43 The Age 7967730562242104449.html
Virus restrictions leave Norwegian winner of Iditarod stranded in Alaska

Thomas Waerner won this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in March, but he is still waiting to return to his home in Norway. Waerner and his 16 dogs have

25 May 02:13 The Japan Times 6673764368155773059.html
JNU urges students in campus to go home, says return after varsity opens on June 25

Earlier in March, several students had left campus after they were asked to vacate hostels by the administration and had taken temporary residence in the national capital.

25 May 09:33 The Indian Express 2885715103797715741.html
Video: Ex-Liverpool ace on his key doubt over potential £55m swoop from Reds

Does he have a point or could it happen regardless?

25 May 21:32 CaughtOffside 8169236756788507394.html
Coronavirus Outbreak: EuroLeague cancels remainder of season without winners' trophy being awarded

The EuroLeague, which is composed of 18 teams across 10 European nations, had been suspended since 12 March. League officials said they “explored every possible option” in trying to find a way to resume the season.

25 May 16:35 Firstpost 4760741712838780054.html
Hamburg privacy boss calls for overhaul of EU privacy rules

Johannes Caspar said the failure of EU agencies to cooperate had undermined GDPR.

25 May 04:00 POLITICO 2584151346788280504.html
Dominic Cummings lockdown row: Boris Johnson defies calls to sack senior advisor from Conservative Party, risks backlash

British prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser Dominic Cummings on Sunday, despite calls from within his own Conservative Party for the aide to resign for driving 250 miles during the coronavirus lockdown.

25 May 02:19 Firstpost 4760741712268724991.html
Trump praises America’s ‘towering spirit’ in Memorial Day speech

President Trump likened the coronavirus pandemic to war during a Memorial Day visit to Fort McHenry in Maryland, saying the “towering spirit” that spurred American resistance to a British

25 May 17:23 New York Post 7654946768339632538.html
Japan to end Tokyo's state of emergency, eyes fresh $930 bln stimulus

TOKYO — Japan will lift a state of emergency for Tokyo and remaining areas still facing restrictions on Monday, while the Nikkei reported a plan for new stimulus worth almost $1 trillion to help companies ride out the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 03:13 Financial Post 2379081492963217391.html
Frydenberg moves to shield boards from class action lawsuits

Directors will be relieved from strict obligations to keep investors updated after the Morrison government eased disclosure rules to shield boards from lawsuits.

25 May 08:43 WAtoday 6806590899707366529.html
German gov't to climb aboard at Lufthansa in virus rescue

(UPDATED) To help Lufthansa, the German government offers a 3-billion-euro loan and 5.7 billion of 'silent' capital. It also seeks to buy 20% of the company for 300 million euros.

25 May 13:55 Rappler 1882105642766046035.html
Large crowds gather for Memorial Day as US braces to surpass 100,000 deaths

People packed bars and restaurants in Missouri and beaches in Georgia and Florida, while other places remained closed or followed social distancing rules

25 May 17:46 the Guardian 1491978795286602035.html
Joe Biden made his first appearance outside of his home in two months to honor Memorial Day at a veterans park in Delaware

Former Vice President Joe Biden honored veterans on Memorial Day in an event which saw him appear outside his home for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic shut down the US in March.

25 May 18:36 Pulse Live 3606876836364479728.html
Coronavirus updates: Record 6,977 new cases in India in last 24 hours, tally now 1,38,845

Death toll climbs to 4,021; PPEs, masks procurement ramped up

25 May 05:23 The Telegraph 2864094128337743756.html
President Trump threatens to pull RNC from NC, says Gov. Roy Cooper 'in shutdown mood'

President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to pull the RNC from Charlotte, North Carolina if Governor Roy Cooper doesn't guarantee that full attendance will be allowed at the arena.

25 May 14:15 ABC7 New York 7327811147570459679.html
Charles Barkley Shares ‘100 Percent Sure’ NBA Prediction

Charles Barkley's latest "100 percent" sure NBA prediction offers an optimistic outlook on the NBA resuming the 2019-20 season.

25 May 20:36 The Spun 9122471848656448775.html
Train should reach station: Sena leader taunts Piyush Goyal over tweets

In a dig at Railway Minister Piyush Goyal over the diversion of the Vasai Road-Gorakhpur Sharmik Special train via Odisha, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday said their only request is that train carrying migrants should reach its destination as announced.

25 May 09:43 Oneindia 2023829371476462832.html
Sanity, at last, in government’s lockdown plan

Compare the draft regulations leaked over the weekend to the original “framework for sectors” published for comment and it's clear that these are level 3 in name only; we’ve all but skipped right to level 2.

25 May 05:57 TechCentral 724913819731858452.html
How SpaceX and NASA are launching astronauts into space during a pandemic

Kennedy Space Center is closed to the public for the launch

25 May 13:00 The Verge 1337119305218906592.html
BS Yediyurappa lauds corona warriors for their efforts to contain COVID-19

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday expressed his gratitude to the corona warriors for their efforts in containing the spread of the deadly virus. "Bengaluru has set an example & is

25 May 16:47 Deccan Herald 2027555797746714567.html
COVID-19: We don’t have money to import food, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria no longer has money to import food due to the impact of the COVID-19 on the nation’s economy...

25 May 08:35 TheCable 7513571675015432659.html
Dawn Meats reopens plant supplying McDonalds burgers

Production resumes in Waterford after 10 weeks as fast food group starts phased reopening of outlets

25 May 11:34 The Irish Times 8204772967997483809.html
China demands US withdraw sanctions against blacklisted firms

China urged US officials Monday to undo new sanctions against nearly three dozen companies amid growing tensions between the two nations. The demand came three days after the US Department of Commerce

25 May 16:23 New York Post 7654946767678504586.html
'Bhai Bhai': Salman Khan gives fans Eidi with song on spirit of brotherhood and unity

On the occasion of Eid, Salman Khan released his new song titled 'Bhai Bhai'.

25 May 16:42 DNA India 7533428662480243679.html
Vizag gas leak was disaster in waiting as LG Polymers worked in populated area with no clearances for 2 years

The industrial unit of LG Polymers was operating right in the middle of a thickly populated area in Vishakhapatnam without due Environmental Clearance (EC) from authorities.

25 May 09:56 India Today 4286117814133831674.html
‘Project Birch’: Treasury draws up last resort bailout plan to rescue Britain’s largest companies

‘Project Birch’ could see Britain’s Treasury step in to support key British companies whose failure will “disproportionately harm the economy

25 May 11:59 MarketWatch 8975941547997798119.html
Malawi Learners Get School Meals at Home

The young learners receive hot porridge made from maize or soya bean flour mixed with salt and sugar.

25 May 18:34 VOA Zimbabwe 262570845739863847.html
Flight resumption paves way for Parliamentary committee meetings in June

Monsoon session of Parliament likely to be on schedule, though social distancing challenges remain

25 May 08:41 Business-Standard 1502508925162431794.html
Greece reopens cafes, restaurants as summer season nears

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece allowed cafes and restaurants to reopen on Monday as part of a gradual lifting of its coronavirus restrictions to reboot its tourism-dependent economy and help draw in foreign visitors ahead of the summer season.

25 May 18:58 Reuters 8334514181626395741.html
Brands, local and global, get vocal about their Indian roots

According to senior people in several companies The Indian Express spoke with soon after the Prime Minister said that every Indian “has to become vocal for their local, not only to buy local products, but also to promote them proudly”, C-level executives scrambled to come up with a plan to get the brand’s messaging across.

25 May 01:32 The Indian Express 2885715105700451262.html
White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet

Nearly two weeks ago the White House urged governors to ensure that every nursing home resident and staff member be tested for the coronavirus within 14 days. It's not going to happen. A review by

25 May 09:50 Deccan Herald 2027555797892598506.html
Larijani Departs From Top Economic Council

Outgoing Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Saturday made his last appearance in the meeting of a top-level economic body, which brings together heads of the three branches of government along with

25 May 19:30 Financial Tribune 7109125995765866972.html
China warns of new Cold War as US blacklists more firms

The US decision to add 33 Chinese entities to a trade blacklist risks potential retaliation from Beijing as tensions between the world’s two biggest economies deteriorate further.

25 May 11:10 TechCentral 724913820177391297.html
Meghalaya notifies officials to travel outside the state

SHILLONG: Meghalaya government has notified a dedicated team of officers to make necessary transport arrangement on payment basis for residents who need to travel outside the state.Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said, “To ease our people who

25 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999878918676495.html
Cancelled flights, miffed passengers galore on reopening domestic flight services

Several flights still ended up getting cancelled, much to the hassle of the customers.

25 May 08:10 DNA India 7533428662544346755.html
Q&A with MLB Insider Bob Nightengale

Tuesday, the league will present an economic plan to the players association as the two sides try to reach an agreement to get the MLB season underway.

25 May 23:56 ABC15 Arizona 911680910131071038.html
Thousands without power in Western Australia after once in a decade storm

Emergency services began cleaning up in Perth on Monday as wild weather downed trees and left around 50,000 citizens without power

25 May 12:56 The Asian Age 2126266544307706349.html
Free Ground And Venue Hire For Sport And Recreation Groups

Use of Wellington City Council facilities will be free for sports clubs until the end of June 2020, and there will be an extended winter season for sportsfields.

25 May 09:45 SCOOP 5315658999801269170.html
'Very weak': Labor warned over Victoria's credit status

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's is worried about post-COVID debt, deficit and public sector wage bill.

25 May 08:48 Brisbane Times 2314609339872287020.html
'Very weak': Labor warned over Victoria's credit status

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's is worried about post-COVID debt, deficit and public sector wage bill.

25 May 08:48 The Age 7967730562853214508.html
Russian mediation reopens major highway in NE Syria

Turkish troops and allied Syrian fighters captured parts of the highway known as M4 in October, when Ankara invaded northeastern Syria to drive away Syrian Kurdish fighters.

25 May 13:19 An-Nahar 2220466263193621879.html
Communities unite to fight COVID-19

Government’s efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 in Qatar, have received overwhelming support from the community in the form of volunteering work and contributions like cash, logistic and services by individuals and companies. Qatari youth became the source of inspiration by becoming volunteers.

25 May 08:38 The Peninsula 1202843881788003157.html
Dobson: Stormers to implement 'two-squad' training system

Stormers coach John Dobson says they will enforce a "two-squad" system to combat any possible positive Covid-19 infections once they return to training.

25 May 08:26 Sport 682566034597267972.html
Trump demands immediate answer from governor on RNC capacity

President Donald Trump demanded Monday that North Carolina's Democratic governor sign off “immediately” on allowing the Republican National Convention to move forward in August with full attendance despite the ongoing...

25 May 06:28 The Seattle Times 9121942837499178349.html
Trump threatens to move Republican National Convention out of North Carolina unless ‘full attendance’ allowed

Trump’s tweets about the RNC, planned for Charlotte, come just two days after North Carolina recorded its largest daily increase in positive coronavirus cases yet

25 May 14:49 The Globe and Mail 68426411304850861.html
Princess Eugenie thanks artists whose uplifting work has been shown on Times Square billboards to encourage 'solidarity' during the coronavirus crisis

Princess Eugenie, 30, took to Instagram and re-shared American artist Hank Willis Thomas's post thanking global artists for bringing messages of public safety to Times Square.

25 May 10:21 Mail Online 124328111260270275.html
Thailand enters global race for vaccine with trials on monkeys

More than 100 candidate vaccines are currently in various stages of development around the world, at least eight of which are in clinical trials with humans, according to the World Health Organization. 

25 May 16:25 The Jakarta Post 7678601104234139348.html
Mixed reactions to move to level 3 lockdown

On Sunday night, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the whole country would enter level three from the first of next month.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610106778330048.html
Early take-off: On resumption of air travel

With no consensus on health monitoring of passengers among States, travel remains risky

25 May 18:32 The Hindu 6679535025849197134.html
'Very weak': Labor warned over Victoria's credit status

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's is worried about post-COVID debt, deficit and public sector wage bill.

25 May 08:48 WAtoday 6806590900318476588.html
Meghalaya notifies officials to facilitate travel to outside

SHILLONG: Meghalaya government has notified a dedicated team of officers to make necessary transport arrangement on payment basis for residents who need to travel outside the state.Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said, “To ease our people who

25 May 00:00 The Shillong Times 2998999879921134614.html
Should I continue racing? Lewis Hamilton reveals struggle for motivation during coronavirus lockdown

The British driver is hoping to equal Michael Schumacher’s record of seven world titles this season.

25 May 05:09 Scroll.in 8669301693270222590.html
Cotabato City mayor's top aide shot dead

Police are investigating the motive behind the killing of Aniceto 'Boy' Rasalan, the executive secretary and spokesperson of Mayor Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi

25 May 04:46 Rappler 1882105643926273455.html
Labour Laws: Legal hurdles, trade union opposition force some states to pull back major changes

The move also comes close on the heels of the Madhya Pradesh government last week amending its proposed changes to labour laws, citing the need for legal consent before workers are asked to work overtime.

25 May 21:35 The Indian Express 2885715104425430201.html
Covid-19 claims 8th life in Nagpur, cases at 426

Nagpur: A Mominpura based man succumbed to the novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) while an SRPF Jawan deployed under Lakadganj Police Station and another pregnant woman reportedly tested positive for the virus borne disease on Monday. With the latest development, the cases of Corona Virus have surged to 426. Though, over 300 patients have successfully treated […]

25 May 00:00 Nagpur Today 7783904107059387196.html
Govt asks RBI to remove sugar from negative list as virus hits consumption

Such a move would spur infusion of fresh liquidity and working capital in sugar mills, facilitating speedy settlement of cane arrears

25 May 11:53 Business-Standard 1502508926577245380.html
Southwest monsoon expected to reach Mumbai between June 15-20

The monsoon season is upon Maharashtra and the state is bracing for its impact amid the coronavirus pandemic. The head of Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre, Rajendra Kumar Jenamani informed that the city will likely witness monsoon between June 15 and 20.

25 May 07:17 Mumbai Mirror 1209961192493725921.html
China's aggressive push for Hong Kong national security laws could lead to US sanctions, White House official says

The White House national security adviser, Robert O'Brien, said China's actions indicated the country was "going to basically take over Hong Kong."

25 May 06:11 Business Insider 6060062399478162314.html
Are you allowed to go to the beach during lockdown and are toilets open?

The beaches have been packed in the hot weather.

25 May 18:21 Metro 970161748021099649.html
Taliban Prisoners Freed As Afghan Truce Holds For Second Day

Afghan authorities say they have released 100 Taliban prisoners as part of the government's response to a three-day cease-fire the militants called to mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

25 May 09:37 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty 5891794162919996973.html
China's aggressive push for Hong Kong national security laws could lead to US sanctions, White House says

White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien said on Sunday that China's aggressive move to force national security laws on Hong Kong may result in US sanctions.

25 May 06:14 Pulse Live 3606876836291087053.html
Fury as youths spotted spitting and vandalising social distancing sign

Residents near Fens Pool Nature Reserve have slammed the 'disgusting' behaviour

25 May 10:50 birminghammail 8288260686762821589.html
Delta to provide passengers with hygiene kits

The complimentary “care kits” consist of a face mask, sanitiser gel pouches and an information card…

25 May 00:00 Business Traveller 900610882300584088.html
State has been a huge let-down

A minimalist state is all very well, but what about providing services such as health and education?

25 May 02:33 BusinessLine 5283600112905970.html
Egypt's Local development min. halts issuing building permits in Cairo, Alex, capitals of governorates

Local Development Minister Mahmoud Sharawi instructed governors nationwide to halt the issuance of building permits.

25 May 00:00 Egypt Today 1963187899141138252.html
Once-in-a-decade storm hits Australia

In the Perth metropolitan area, electricity supply to about 37,000 homes and businesses was impacted by the storm

25 May 01:30 Free Press Journal 9080771788338562279.html
Out of the house: Democrat Biden makes first public appearance in weeks

NEW CASTLE, Delaware (Reuters) - Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday made his first public appearance outside his Delaware home since quarantining himself due to the coronavirus pandemic 10 weeks ago, visiting a nearby veterans memorial to mark the U.S. Memorial Day holiday.

25 May 19:55 Reuters 8334514181521918079.html
Over 130 people face action for various violations in Oman

The Royal Oman Police ( ROP), has arrested or issued notices to more than 136 people on the first day of Eid Al Fitr for violating the decisions of the Supreme Committee to deal with COVID-19

25 May 09:32 Times of Oman 5168079156250312382.html
Blood & Water Has a Lot of Explaining to Do, So Netflix Should Definitely Order Season 2

It's too early for Netflix to announce any plans to renew Blood & Water for season two, but fans are already eager for the next chapter!

25 May 20:30 POPSUGAR Entertainment 1694745614990000536.html
Bid to 'save lives' with $21m boost for domestic violence services

Women's refuges, men's behaviour change programs and a pop-up safe house will all benefit from a $21 million domestic violence funding boost.

25 May 14:00 Brisbane Times 2314609338300610862.html
Bid to 'save lives' with $21m boost for domestic violence services

Women's refuges, men's behaviour change programs and a pop-up safe house will all benefit from a $21 million domestic violence funding boost.

25 May 14:00 The Age 7967730561281538350.html
Andrew Cuomo managed to kill Grandma — and New York’s economy too

So Gov. Andrew Cuomo killed Grandma and cratered New York’s economy. But he looked good doing it. Too harsh? Well, report cards are snapshots, and the pandemic is an evolving event. Numbers are

25 May 22:36 New York Post 7654946767719940873.html
Russia's Aeroflot reports 95% passenger drop in April 2020

Aeroflot Group expects to gradually increase the number of flights across Russia in June 2020

25 May 12:45 Rappler 1882105642444847956.html
Rajasthan govt withdraws order increasing daily working limit to 12 hours

Congress-ruled Rajasthan was the first state to increase the working hour limit to 12 hours from 8 hours through an order issued on April 11

25 May 08:32 Business-Standard 1502508926255188836.html
Greek PM: We have left the difficulties behind, but the danger is not over

During an interview on STAR TV on Monday, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis drew attention to Greece's Covid-19 success story, stated there is "no

25 May 22:29 Greek City Times 1506177376623492397.html
Suriname votes with convicted-killer president's future at stake

(UPDATED) With a partial lockdown in effect due to the coronavirus, Suriname's 380,000 eligible voters will head to the polls to elect the 51 members of the National Assembly, which will then elect its president

25 May 06:01 Rappler 1882105643824922324.html
AOC: Trump Making Illegals ‘Afraid to Go to Doctor’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) argued this week that President Donald Trump is targeting illegal immigrants during the coronavirus pandemic and making them afraid to go to the doctor if they have SARS-CoV-2 symptoms. |

25 May 06:43 Breitbart 3148363490778265838.html
Despite risks, we're not too fussed about facial recognition

Survey finds most Australians are comfortable with the rise of software that can spot a face in the crowd despite lingering concerns about the dangers.

25 May 07:59 Brisbane Times 2314609339254636345.html
HomeToGo CEO: Why COVID-19 Will Change Summer Vacation, But Not Cancel It

HomeToGo Co-founder and CEO Patrick Andrae talks about how COVID-19 has changed consumers' appetites for travel and vacation rentals.

25 May 08:00 PYMNTS.com 7357138825225984980.html
MG’s Knight named Gatorade state baseball player of year

Despite not having a season, the star junior was recognized as the top overall player in Washington.

25 May 08:30 HeraldNet 3867135407891578590.html
Powerlifter gives back to Surrey healthcare workers during COVID-19 pandemic

Sumeet Sharma aims to visit all Lower Mainland hospitals, including Peace Arch, to deliver food

25 May 18:21 North Delta Reporter 5327740410771855047.html
Would Muller Undo Labour’s Rental Property Errors?

Since any promises made by former National Party leader Simon Bridges are effectively void, the new leader, Todd Muller, should tell New Zealand’s 290,000 residential rental property owners whether he supports Labour's disastrous experiments or whether he intends to restore some sanity to the sector.

25 May 12:39 SCOOP 5315658999822855982.html
JEE Main 2020 and NEET UG 2020 admit card to be released 15 days ahead of tests, says National Testing Agency

The JEE (Main) 2020 will be held in two shifts. The first shift will be from 9 am to noon, while the second will be from 3 pm to 6 pm.

25 May 09:50 Firstpost 4760741713410551419.html
Bennett University webinar: Need to tap Artificial Intelligence to fight Covid, says IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

“This world will not remain the same as it was till now. Your life habits, your approach to life, maybe your over-aggrandizement of the world as a nation will change. In this light, do we need to reflect on the application of AI in a completely different way?” Prasad said.

25 May 19:40 The Economic Times 7653256036760042662.html
Thirty six more detected Covid-19 positive in C’garh

Chhattisgarh continued to see a spike in the number of coronavirus cases on Sunday, with 36 more patients detected across the state. "With the 36, the tally of active cases in the state increased to 185. Three patients have been discharged after recovery," a press release from the Health

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233409532960.html
Chief Scientist clashes with Lucy Turnbull over 'shipping sunshine'

Former Lord Mayor Lucy Turnbull and Chief Scientist Alan Finkel debated Australia's energy future on Q+A. They agreed on the end goal but not how to achieve it.

25 May 13:04 Brisbane Times 2314609338589759247.html
Chief Scientist clashes with Lucy Turnbull over 'shipping sunshine'

Former Lord Mayor Lucy Turnbull and Chief Scientist Alan Finkel debated Australia's energy future on Q+A. They agreed on the end goal but not how to achieve it.

25 May 13:04 The Age 7967730561570686735.html
President Trump says he is no longer on hydroxychloroquine

President Trump said that he is no longer on hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malarial drug he has been taking for several weeks as a treatment to ward off the coronavirus. “Finished, just finished,”

25 May 06:34 New York Post 7654946769049400041.html
UFC’s Dana White made $15K bet on Tom Brady-Phil Mickelson

UFC president Dana White posted an image on Twitter of a $15,000 wager on Tom Brady and Phil Mickelson at +170 odds against Peyton Manning and Tiger Woods.

25 May 20:37 Las Vegas Review-Journal 8640648837372834287.html
'We are all connected, even if we make our fake borders': Abhay Deol on coronavirus pandemic

Abhay further added that it would take a while for everything to go back to normal.

25 May 08:47 DNA India 7533428661976127612.html
Developer lobby joins immigration scab grab

We truly live in the real estate version of a narco state.

25 May 21:00 MacroBusiness 6890797929179783497.html
Flights Cancelled, No Refunds: Chaos At Airports As India Resumes Air Travel

Several passengers complained that they were not given any prior notice and were only informed of cancelled flights when their boarding pass was scanned.

25 May 08:19 HUFFPOST 6665507018460894649.html
A-League could restart without cast of foreign stars

Contracts are set to expire on Saturday, and 20 foreign players and coaches remain overseas with no guarantee of return.

25 May 07:47 Brisbane Times 2314609338980457552.html
A-League could restart without cast of foreign stars

Contracts are set to expire on Saturday, and 20 foreign players and coaches remain overseas with no guarantee of return.

25 May 07:47 The Age 7967730561961385040.html
Covid-19 Claims 2 More Lives In J&K, Toll Reaches 23

The novel coronavirus toll in Jammu and Kashmir rose to 23 on Monday with two more fatalities, while 47 new infections took the number of cases to 1,668,, officials said

25 May 17:04 Kashmir Observer 1268422869982595173.html
Americans spend holiday at beaches and parks as virus death toll nears 100,000

(Reuters) - Americans sunbathed on beaches, fished from boats and strolled on boardwalks this holiday weekend, even as the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 fast approaches 100,000.

25 May 05:21 Reuters 8334514181295248067.html
Beijing says it will unilaterally impose national laws in Hong Kong 'without delay' as thousands take to the streets in protest

China's foreign minister said that implementing anti-sedition laws in Hong Kong is now a "pressing obligation."

25 May 14:44 Pulse Live 3606876836306613043.html
Delhi sees season's highest power demand on Sunday

Tata Power Delhi Distribution said it met the peak power demand of 1493 MW on Sunday night.

25 May 12:54 The Economic Times 7653256037677302549.html
U.S. Sanctions against China Tailwind for Bitcoin’s Bullish Moves

Bitcoin anticipates market growth as White House National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien threatens China with economic sanctions over Hong Kong national

25 May 04:53 Bitcoinist.com 1696346937024210021.html
Coronavirus: Ewing released from hospital and 'getting much better'

Patrick Ewing's son revealed his iconic father is back at home on the mend just a few days after confirming he had coronavirus.

25 May 18:06 sportskeeda 1601194027668715601.html
A-League could restart without cast of foreign stars

Contracts are set to expire on Saturday, and 20 foreign players and coaches remain overseas with no guarantee of return.

25 May 07:47 WAtoday 6806590899426647120.html
Coronavirus crisis provides fertile ground for online fraudsters

Surge in number of scammers exploiting global scramble for protection equipment

25 May 04:00 Ft 707176888486272393.html
'Japan Model' Has Beaten Coronavirus, Shinzo Abe Declares

Prime minister Shinzo Abe has declared victory for the "Japan model" of fighting coronavirus as he lifted a nationwide state of emergency after seven weeks [Editor's note: the link may be paywalled; alternative source]. From a report: Speaking at a press conference on Monday evening in Tokyo, Mr Abe...

25 May 02:45 science.slashdot.org 3975130316926535475.html
Reopening Trends: Consumers Spending More On Gas, Kids Still Home From School

The U.S. is slowly reopening its facilities, with a variety of upwards and downwards trends emerging in various areas of the retail landscape.

25 May 21:37 PYMNTS.com 7357138826546922807.html
Chief Scientist clashes with Lucy Turnbull over 'shipping sunshine'

Former Lord Mayor Lucy Turnbull and Chief Scientist Alan Finkel debated Australia's energy future on Q+A. They agreed on the end goal but not how to achieve it.

25 May 13:04 WAtoday 6806590899035948815.html
Tamil Nadu Police Cover Bharat Mata Statue In Kanyakumari As ‘Locals In Vicinity’ Complain Their ‘Sentiments’ Are Hurt

The incident has led to protests by cadres of BJP, Hindu Munnani, and RSS, who later removed the cover.

25 May 11:12 Swarajya 4977622829007575383.html
Nokia’s factory in India shuts down temporarily after employees test positive for COVID-19 *UPDATED*

Currently, most of the countries are fighting against COVID-19 and are trying their best to control it, and so is the situation in India. Even the industries are also finding it hard to come back t…

25 May 12:35 Nokiamob 5971751047282479189.html
Eight billion internet records of millions of users in Thailand leaked

The database, containing DNS queries and Netflow data, was lying on the internet without a password

25 May 10:35 Business-Standard 1502508925682863621.html
JNU ‘advises’ students in hostels to leave, invites student union ire

“As per the MHA, Govt. of India and Delhi Government guidelines... the University has announced students can return to campus on or after 25 June 2020 and till then all academic activities are closed,” it added.

25 May 21:54 The Indian Express 2885715105425748948.html
Taiwan considers revoking Hong Kong's special status on law fears

TAIPEI (Reuters) - China’s planned national security law may prompt Taiwan to revoke the special status it extends to Hong Kong, President Tsai Ing-wen said, a move that could anger Beijing and make it harder for Hong Kongers to visit and invest.

25 May 08:11 Reuters 8334514180906991351.html
Japan set to lift coronavirus emergency as cases slow

Compared to hard-hit areas in Europe, the United States, Russia and Brazil, Japan has been spared the worst of the pandemic, with 16,581 cases in total and 830 deaths.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107518201865.html
Chinese Embassy condemns murder of three Chinese in Zambia as ‘appalling and vicious’

The Chinese Ambassador to Zambia made solemn representations to the Zambian foreign ministry on Monday after three Chinese nationals were murdered in the capital Lusaka.

25 May 20:48 Global Times 7829414521611169832.html
Wimbledon winner would 'rather cancel' Grand Slams than play without fans

Two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova says she would prefer Grand Slams did not take place as opposed to playing them behind closed doors.

25 May 21:27 Sport 682566035122683870.html
Moon calls for bold fiscal strategy in light of COVID-19

Addressing the officials responsible for drawing up the national fiscal strategy, President Moon Jae-in on Monday called for bold support measures, saying the state must spearhead efforts to soften the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking at the National Fiscal Strategy Meeting, Moon also downplayed concerns that his administration’s fiscal policies could threaten the country’s fiscal stability, sa...

25 May 06:37 Koreaherald 8029273604772110833.html
Horrific moment 'killer' mother hurls autistic son, 9, into canal

Patricia Riple allegedly became overwhelmed while caring for Alejandro, who suffered from severe autism and could not speak.

25 May 20:46 Metro 970161748654989434.html
Robot barista helps South Korean cafe with social distancing

A new robot barista at the cafe in Daejeon, South Korea is courteous and swift as it seamlessly makes its way toward customers.

25 May 12:03 VentureBeat 6273363636645877825.html
UK's Sunak authorises bailout to rescue strategically important companies

Under the plan, which is named "Project Birch", the finance minister has raised the UK Treasury's capacity to handle bespoke bailouts of "viable" companies which have exhausted all options

25 May 03:09 Business-Standard 1502508924756341041.html
AirAsia India opens domestic flight bookings for passengers; will fly to 21 destinations; details

With the announcement of resumption in domestic flight operations, AirAsia India has resumed its operations and will fly to 21 destinations in the country.

25 May 13:20 The Financial Express 1288289580246128518.html
As Coronavirus Cases Spike, More Patients In Mumbai Than Hospital Beds

More than a fifth of the India's coronavirus cases are in Mumbai.

25 May 06:25 HUFFPOST 6665507018670419042.html
Twitter Verification Purge Targets Mediaite Journalist Who Reported on Obama Spying

Twitter appears to have removed its blue "verified" checkmark from a number of users on the platform over the past few days, a purge that included Rudy Takala, a journalist for Mediaite who reported on former President Obama's abuse of government surveillance powers.

25 May 11:00 Breitbart 3148363492103131429.html
Virus-hit Fiji Airways cuts workforce by half

Fiji Airways lays off 758 staff, while those remaining would face a permanent pay cut of 20%

25 May 05:00 Rappler 1882105643748072921.html
Western Australia Lashed by 'Once-in-a-Decade' Storm

Strong winds and heavy rainfall on Sunday and Monday battered buildings and downed trees in and around the Australian city of Perth.

25 May 18:36 VOA Zimbabwe 262570847571420766.html
Democratic Leaders Condemn Trump’s National Testing Strategy as Plan to ‘Deny the Truth’

Democratic party leaders on Monday condemned the Trump administration’s newly delivered national coronavirus testing strategy as a disappointing denial of reality.

25 May 16:37 Law & Crime 7990899036898768406.html
Australia stalls on emissions target update as UN urges deeper cuts

Angus Taylor responds to question from Labor saying Australia is not due to update target until 2025

25 May 17:30 the Guardian 1491978796184536418.html
Donald Trump at Fort McHenry: 'We Are the Captains of Our Own Fate'

President Donald Trump celebrated Memorial Day on Monday at a special visit to Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland.

25 May 17:21 Breitbart 3148363491631244522.html
Most Celebrities Are Broke Because The Industry Doesn’t Pay – Master Richard

Ghanaian actor, Mikki Osei Berko, otherwise known as Master Richard, has revealed how broke most Ghanaian celebrities are.

25 May 23:07 GhBase.com 8689748847071382208.html
Fiji Airways terminate 775 staff: 'Devastating' airline sackings highlight the need for travel bubble

Fiji Airways' decision to let go nearly 800 staff due to the Covid-19 pandemic highlights the importance of establishing a Pacific "travel bubble" as soon as possible, an aviation expert says.

25 May 03:38 Traveller 679876630250622878.html
China space programme targets July launch for Mars mission

Beijing: China is targeting a July launch for its ambitious plans for a Mars mission which will include landing a remote-controlled robot on the surface of the red planet, the company in charge of the project has said.

25 May 10:27 The Peninsula 1202843882094132838.html
As Titanic Airs On CBS, Americans Compare The Sinking Ship To Donald Trump’s Presidency

23 years since it happened, James Cameron's Titanic is still among the best Hollywood films ever. For the lovers of Romance genre, it is a cult classic that is still as fresh as it ever was. The cha

25 May 06:54 Koimoi 5184275671496724713.html
UFC: Stricter coronavirus testing on tap for return to Las Vegas

The UFC will have stricter coronavirus testing measures in place as the promotion gets set for its return to Las Vegas this weekend.

25 May 13:26 ESPN.com 7331508222740294735.html
You can now order face masks with penises and boobs on them

That's one way of keeping people two metres away from you.

25 May 10:52 Metro 970161748730918419.html
As jobs dry up, some foreign nationals struggle under lockdown

In Brixton, Ralph Sithole said his wife was employed at a restaurant and had not been working for weeks.

25 May 00:00 ewn.co.za 2308610107274558488.html
South Korean cafe hires robot barista to help with social distancing

DAEJEON, South Korea: The new robot barista at the cafe in Daejeon, South Korea, is courteous and swift as it seamlessly makes its way towards customers.

25 May 11:21 The Peninsula 1202843882528205587.html
Nnamdi Azikiwe varsity hospital records first case of COVID-19

Prof. Anthony Igwegbe, Chief Medical Director of the hospital, disclosed this on Monday.

25 May 20:56 The Eagle Online 1463511649517608761.html
Holyfield open to third Tyson fight for charity

(Reuters) - Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield has said he is open to facing one-time rival Mike Tyson in a trilogy fight for charity on the condition that Tyson asks for the bout to be set up.

25 May 19:14 Reuters 8334514179871451988.html
Russo Brothers on how they planned Captain America as the Soul Stone in early days

Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow was supposed to release this summer but was delayed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

25 May 05:20 DNA India 7533428661699680036.html
BA planning to rehire sacked staff on worse terms, union says

Unite accuses airline of using coronavirus crisis as cover for betraying its workforce

25 May 17:59 the Guardian 1491978795509185009.html
English women's football season declared over

The 2019/20 season in the top two tiers of English women's football has been called to an end by the Football Association.

25 May 17:05 Sport 682566035965620704.html
Turkey's Erdogan extends condolences on PIA plane crash

The Turkish president also extends best wishes of the government and people of Turkey for the Pakistanis on the blissful occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr

25 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559356587712588.html
Former Aston Villa loanee Tom Cleverley wary of restart

Tom Cleverley warns the Premier League’s Project Restart could be in ‘jeopardy’ if phase two results in a spike in coronavirus cases.

25 May 07:29 Express & Star 7324224459808466301.html
Post-Covid order should uphold equality, secularism and democratic principles

Keeping the macro perspectives in view, the new world should have unswerving commitment to egalitarianism, secularism and democratic principles.

25 May 03:44 The Indian Express 2885715105698631029.html
Two fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Puducherry, tally rises to 31

Two COVID-19 cases were reported in Puducherry on Monday, taking the number of infections in the union territory to 31. Two patients, both men, were admitted to Indira Gandhi Government Medical College Hospital this morning, Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao told reporters here. The new cases

25 May 00:00 The Pioneer 1146783233440340318.html
PIA pilot ignored 3 warnings to lower altitude before crash: Report

The pilot of the crashed Pakistan International Airlines plane ignored three warnings from the air traffic controllers about the aircraft’s altitude and speed before the landing, according to media reports on Monday. The crash of the national flag carrier’s flight PK-8303 on Friday, in which 97 people were killed and two miraculously survived, is one […]

25 May 22:59 Northlines 6096227021153895158.html
Phase 2 of NHL’s restart plan details voluntary small-group workouts

The NHL has formulated plans to open club training facilities for small-group on-ice and off-ice workouts as soon as next week in what the league is calling Phase 2 of its response to COVID-19. The

25 May 16:14 New York Post 7654946768336412161.html
Zimbabwe Detains 2 Journalists for Breaking COVID Lockdown Rules

Paidamoyo Saurombe of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, who is representing journalists Frank Chikowore and Samuel Takawira, said Saturday the magistrate court would hold the men until it makes a bail ruling Tuesday.

25 May 18:39 VOA Zimbabwe 262570847284376179.html
Virgin Orbit's First Test Launch Falls Short of Orbit

Virgin Orbit's first launch of the LauncherOne rocket failed to reach orbit immediately after release from the carrier jet. Elon Musk expressed his sympathies.

25 May 21:21 Interesting Engineering 7328942541533514819.html
Alec Cleland hopeful that Drey Wright will stay at St Johnstone as three players sign new deals

St Johnstone caretaker manager Alec Cleland remains hopeful that Drey Wright will extend his stay with the club.

25 May 22:30 The Courier 4275302768743820726.html
EU ‘Green’ Agenda Calls For Eating Bugs To Save the Planet

Urges that environmental goals “will not happen without a shift in people’s diets.”

25 May 09:30 Infowars 1950426315190048945.html
Bengal BJP chief again stopped from visiting Amphan-hit Midnapore

Sources in the BJP said Ghosh was on his way to Nandakumar, Haldia and Contai, which were among the worst-affected areas in the district, to distribute relief materials. However, his convoy was stopped midway in Tamluk.

25 May 01:54 The Indian Express 2885715103833044787.html
Moving beyond geopolitics

In the post-COVID world, countries and tech giants should be obligated to share data in the larger interest of mankind

25 May 18:45 The Hindu 6679535024644148282.html
Boris Johnson washes his hands over Dominic Cummings scandal

The prime minister backed his chief adviser but admitted he 'regrets the confusion and pain' the scandal has caused.

25 May 19:27 Metro 970161747518971890.html
Payments for CERB top $40-billion as feds open doors for commercial rent help

Landlords with up to 10 eligible tenants located in Atlantic Canada, British Columbia, Alberta or Quebec could apply online Monday

25 May 18:45 The Globe and Mail 68426410149372078.html
Mumbai: 21-day doubling rate in Dharavi, lower than city’s 14-day average

The doubling rate of number of Covid-19 cases in Mumbai is 14 days, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had said on Saturday during an interaction with doctors of BMC-run hospitals.

25 May 21:13 The Indian Express 2885715105297482396.html
Why Southern Nigeria should sleep with an eye open, by Joseph Udo

From my research, the second group is of the view that individuals arrested in the misadventure to the South do not appear like people who can afford to pay the fare for such trips, which means they have sponsors. And of course, those sponsors have assignments for them to undertake when they settle down in the South

25 May 05:23 The Eagle Online 1463511648264406163.html
Trichy: Boy, 14, murders girl, 9, after sexual assault bid

A nine-year-old girl, who was found with severe injuries on her head in a jasmine farm at Krishnasamudram near Manapparai, died at the Mahatma Gandhi

25 May 22:48 The Times of India 6060938663773258828.html
Dudley Zoo losing £50,000-a-week as coronavirus hits investment plans

Dudley Zoo is losing £50,000 a week while being closed amid the coronavirus crisis with bosses admitting they will have to put plans for a £800,000 new enclosure on hold.

25 May 05:00 Express & Star 7324224460838661940.html
Ibrahimovic suffers potential Achilles injury: reports

Zlatan Ibrahimovic may have picked up an Achilles tendon injury that could put the AC Milan forward's season at risk, according to reports in Italy on Monday.

25 May 18:18 Sport 682566034790419071.html
Covid-19: CBSE board exams to be held in 15,000 centres to ensure physical distancing

Earlier, 3,000 centres were supposed to hold these examinations.

25 May 09:33 Scroll.in 8669301693973414753.html
Mother's Day gatherings boosted COVID-19 cases, health minister says

TORONTO — Mother's Day gatherings contrary to physical distancing rules helped boost Ontario's COVID-19 cases, the health minister said Monday, and those rising numbers — plus concern over a large crowd at a Toronto park over the weekend — are delayi

25 May 21:32 KitchenerToday.com 52741009520013229.html
Bayer, Lufthansa drive gains in Europe amid holiday-thinned trading

European stocks rose to kick off the week on Monday, albeit with the action thinned by holidays in the U.K. and the U.S.

25 May 14:46 MarketWatch 8975941549356021551.html
UK PM's top aide Dominic Cummings under fire

Cummings faces increasing pressure to resign for breaching lockdown rules three times

25 May 01:30 Free Press Journal 9080771787264084693.html
Seven expats arrested in Oman for violations

The Royal Oman Police (ROP) has arrested seven expat workers for violating the decisions of the Supreme Committee in charge of dealing with COVID-19

25 May 10:22 Times of Oman 5168079156440082878.html
Netanyahu becomes the first Israeli prime minister to stand trial over corruption and fraud cases

Last year, Netanyahu was indicted on bribery, fraud, and breach of trust charges as part of three separate corruption cases.

25 May 07:15 Business Insider 6060062401091192077.html
Noah Syndergaard uses MLB coronavirus deal to explain landlord frustration

Noah Syndergaard is now using MLB players’ coronavirus salary deal to explain his stance in his legal battle with a New York City landlord who claims the Mets pitcher failed to pay any rent on the

25 May 06:19 New York Post 7654946768930936908.html
Over 21,000 requests pending after Karnataka bars entry from three states

Out of the total 1.26 lakh approval requests from different states all over the country since May 1, a total of 95,261 were granted till May 18 — Maharashtra (67,518), Gujarat (2,175) and Tamil Nadu (27,743).

25 May 06:37 The Indian Express 2885715105484656776.html
How to help PGH safety officer, sons who were forced to leave home

Santiago takes pride in his work on the front lines. He says the coronavirus pandemic has made work more difficult, but he didn’t expect he would experience discrimination.

25 May 12:00 Rappler 1882105642497835881.html
'Dominic Cummings' leaves review on Barnard Castle Tripadvisor

As the Government desperately struggles to contain a scandal at the heart of Downing Street, you can always count on the British public to take the mick.

25 May 12:59 Metro 970161747942072770.html
UFC: Stricter coronavirus testing on tap for return to Las Vegas

The UFC will have stricter coronavirus testing measures in place as the promotion gets set for its return to Las Vegas this weekend.

25 May 13:26 ESPN 8538773403082583119.html
Household fragility points to post-COVID pain

New data suggesting two in five households have a buffer of less than one month’s pay if they lose their jobs adds to calls for the government to keep stimulus measures in place.

25 May 01:57 Australian Financial Review 3974284486517926910.html
Akinwunmi Adesina: US demands investigation into AfDB's decision on Nigeria's ex-minister

Following the allegations of impropriety against the president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, the US government has demanded a probe.

25 May 18:53 Legit 3764253650157298609.html
Dancing with disinfectant: China's nightclubs back in the groove

Nightclubs in China have mostly come back to life as owners and customers feel increasingly comfortable the novel coronavirus epidemic is under control, but disinfectant, disposable cups and masks

25 May 10:53 Deccan Herald 2027555797882912171.html
Explainer: Emerging get-tough consensus among Trump's China advisers tested by Hong Kong debate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Long divided between those pushing for a hardline stance and others advocating cautious engagement, President Donald Trump’s China advisers - under the shadow of the coronavirus crisis - appear to have moved closer together on a tougher approach to Beijing.

25 May 00:54 Reuters 8334514181191070617.html
Nissan, Renault to disclose plan to slash production due to Covid shutdowns

The moves are set to undo the growth strategy pushed earlier by Carlos Ghosn, former leader of both companies, to sell around 14 million cars by 2022

25 May 07:54 Business-Standard 1502508925155820704.html
Torture, 15-year "sentence" for insulting tweets about Russian-controlled forces in Donbas

Meanwhile, not only have the Russian-controlled forces refused to release her as part of swap efforts, they have not even confirmed the fact they are holding her.

25 May 09:00 UNIAN 6863008971277395009.html
Trump lays wreath at Arlington Cemetery in Memorial Day ceremony

President Trump on Monday presented a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to commemorate Memorial Day. Trump crossed the Potomac River by motorcade to lead the solemn morning ceremony at

25 May 15:55 New York Post 7654946769222946520.html
Thermal scanning, contactless frisking as local flights take-off

Between 40 and 45 flight arrivals and similar number of departures will take place at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport as domestic flights resume

25 May 00:30 Ahmedabad Mirror 2891158804379396455.html
Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in all remaining areas

Abe lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and four other remaining areas on Monday, ending the restrictions nationwide.

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566568499681.html
“I feel pained to raise this over and over again”: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan tells party colleague GVL Narasimha Rao to end debate on Tablighi Jamaat

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that he felt pained to discuss the issue of Tablighi Jamaat and their alleged role in the spread of the COVID-19 in India 'over and over again.'

25 May 01:09 Janta Ka Reporter 5554720207046450154.html
Comedian Vir Das shares video of neighbour threatening, sneezing over him allegedly for breaking social distancing

Das said the man in the video does not own his doorstep, sit-out, or his house and he wondered if what the man did would qualify as harassment.

25 May 08:39 The New Indian Express 4718288653431077945.html
New payment to support Kiwis through COVID - Government

The COVID-19 crisis has had a significant impact on the jobs and livelihoods of New Zealanders.

25 May 11:30 www.voxy.co.nz 6138926315102035888.html
Ontario Premier suggests alcohol delivery via restaurants could continue post-pandemic

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has hinted that alcohol delivery through restaurants could continue even after the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

25 May 18:11 mobilesyrup 1267416330516435145.html
China’s trillions toward tech won’t buy dominance

Big spending numbers are being thrown around in China, once again. This time, it’s trillions of yuan of fiscal stimulus on all things tech. The plans are bold and vague.

25 May 06:21 TechCentral 724913818762162112.html
Heat wave in Delhi, IMD issues red alert! India witnessed highest temperature of the year in last two days

While heat wave conditions prevail across the northern parts of India, it may be recalled that scientists had warned earlier at the beginning of the year that 2020 would rank among the 10 warmest years on record based on the weather conditions of the first two months of the year.

25 May 11:51 The Financial Express 1288289580080232502.html
Japan set to end Tokyo’s state of emergency

Experts on a special government panel have approved a plan to remove a coronavirus state of emergency from Tokyo and four other remaining prefectures.

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025566836241250.html
Court rules $51 million RFS donation cannot be distributed to other charities

The extraordinary sum was raised on Facebook by comedian Celeste Barber during the bushfire crisis.

25 May 04:57 Brisbane Times 2314609339068084343.html
Court rules $51 million RFS donation cannot be distributed to other charities

The extraordinary sum was raised on Facebook by comedian Celeste Barber during the bushfire crisis.

25 May 04:57 The Age 7967730562049011831.html
Everton must focus on two positions if transfer plans are slimmed

Everton have been forced into a rethink of their transfer plans because of the crisis

25 May 04:00 Liverpool Echo 7727211173245510019.html
Vermilion Energy president and CEO Anthony Marino steps down from company

CALGARY — Vermilion Energy Inc. says Anthony Marino has stepped down as president and chief executive and as a director of the company, effective immediately.

25 May 11:18 KitchenerToday.com 52741010514740852.html
Covid-19: Gujarat Deputy CM defends government after HC says Ahmedabad hospital ‘worse than dungeon’

Sixty-four-year-old Nitin Patel said he took a risk by visiting several hospitals to take stock of the situation despite his age.

25 May 03:51 Scroll.in 8669301692912885345.html
Africa Day 2020: Buhari calls for peace and love among continent's leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari has sued for unity and peace among African countries, saying it is a prerequisite for sustainable development as continent unites.

25 May 22:26 Legit 3764253650135756670.html
Vladimir Putin's coronavirus support plan goes off the rails

Some doctors have received visits from police investigators and prosecutors demanding to know why they complained publicly about not getting their bonuses.

25 May 20:59 Brisbane Times 2314609338916048138.html
The lockdown breach questions Dominic Cummings has yet to clarify

Boris Johnson’s aide failed to draw a line under affair that has caused fury across the UK

25 May 19:32 the Guardian 1491978794446092183.html
Climate change ‘killing far more people than we record’, experts warn

Official death records are not reflecting the actual amount of deaths caused by the climate crisis, according to a new study. A team of Australian health experts claim there is a “substantial

25 May 19:24 New York Post 7654946768159962178.html
Karachi: Four succumb to wounds caused by gas leakage explosion

The unfortunate incident took place on May 15 due to gas leakage in a faulty air conditioner

25 May 00:00 www.geo.tv 9037559358050034899.html
World coronavirus dispatch: US bans travel from Brazil; commerce allowed

From Eid celebrations in the shadow of pandemic, to nightclubs opening in China, and the story behind NYT's May 24 front page - read these and more in today's world dispatch

25 May 09:57 Business-Standard 1502508924825817876.html
Victim of Mt. Pleasant boat explosion hospitalized, being treated for burns

One of the three victims of a boat explosion and fire at a Mt. Pleasant marina is being treated for burns at a Georgia hospital, the boat owner said Monday.

25 May 20:43 WBTV 6439870258062348277.html
Indian teacher dies of COVID-19 in Abu Dhabi

A 50-year-old Indian teacher has died of coronavirus in the UAE, according to a media report.

25 May 00:00 Telangana Today 8182025568064418958.html
Rare snow leopards spotted near Kazakh city amid lockdown

ALMATY – Several snow leopards, including a mother and her cub, have been spotted near the Kazakh city of Almaty wandering through a usually popular hiking destination that is now mostly off-limits due to the coronavirus lockdown.

25 May 10:59 First Post Of India 844080066178617622.html
Rural job crisis ‘deepens’

Unemployment rate increases to 25 per cent from 22 per cent

25 May 23:55 The Telegraph 2864094128823428847.html
Football rumours from the media

There is a new obstacle for Manchester United in the club’s pursuit of Jadon Sancho while Kalidou Koulibaly could soon call Old Trafford home.

25 May 06:28 Jersey Evening Post 6141642773952998669.html
Mark Alexander: Keeping RWC stars in SA was a big positive

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander drew massive positives from the retention of World Cup-winning Springboks Pieter-Steph du Toit and Makazole Mapimpi.

25 May 20:09 Sport 682566035096635868.html
UP government to set up migration panel to ensure job security

The UP government has decided to set up a migration commission in a bid to provide employment and social security to migrant workers. The commission,

25 May 01:09 The Times of India 6060938662938085859.html
Tamil Nadu allows domestic flight operations, issues SOP for airports

Tamil Nadu, late on Sunday, gave nod for domestic flight operations in the State from today.Flights to Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai and Trichy are to operate from today. However, incoming flights to b

25 May 04:13 BusinessLine 5283600485165814.html
Several high school students in Georgia tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a drive-through graduation parade

Several high school students in Georgia tested positive for COVID-19 after participating in a drive-through graduation ceremony, school officials said in a letter to students’ families that was first reported by CNN.

25 May 21:51 Business Insider Malaysia 8325046882509609480.html
Feds investigating Ahmaud Arbery killing as possible hate crime: report

Federal prosecutors are investigating the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man shot in a Georgia suburb while jogging, as a possible hate crime, attorneys for Arbery’s family said.

25 May 23:15 TheHill 355432919335676303.html
Time to take economy out of intensive care: PM

Scott Morrison will appeal to a "new sense of common purpose", with $1.5 billion in federal funding to the states as leverage, to deliver an economic recovery he envisages will take between three and five years.

25 May 12:30 Australian Financial Review 3974284486816666833.html
Home appliances remain immune to Covid, lockdown relaxation boosts demand

28% consumers keen on buying home appliances, while other discretionary spending is on hold, says Nielsen survey

25 May 15:43 Business-Standard 1502508925426731116.html
Clusters more likely as Ireland begins to re-open but it wouldn't 'necessarily mean things are not working'

Dr Tony Holohan said it’ll be up to health authorities to interpret data and explain it the public if cases begin to rise again.

25 May 18:49 TheJournal.ie 6446904417730407149.html
Nyandarua abandons theatre project

County Commissioner Boaz Cherutich says 75 people have been quarantined.

25 May 06:00 Daily Nation 7421817125622634811.html
Jharkhand to begin evaluation of Class 10, 12 answer sheets from 28 May; teachers to follow social distancing norms, use masks and sanitisers

The evaluation of matriculation and intermediate examination answer sheets in Jharkhand will begin from 28 May, the Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) decided in accordance with instructions by the state education department

25 May 07:13 Firstpost 4760741712237368827.html
Memorial Day: American Legion Vets Help People Across America

Men and women who have served in the U.S. military have been busy brightening the lives Americans, according to the American Legion website.

25 May 01:26 Breitbart 3148363491601281541.html
South Korean cafe hires robot barista to help with social distancing

DAEJEON — The new robot barista at the cafe in Daejeon, South Korea, is courteous and swift as it seamlessly makes its way towards customers.

25 May 08:31 National Post 4816958590457410807.html
Odion Ighalo set to leave Man Utd this week

The striker's loan ends on May 30.

25 May 12:36 Metro 970161748075737691.html
Delhi gas operators seek tax relief, loan restructuring to deal with lockdown impact

 Pummeled by evaporating demand and fall in business due to the lockdown, city gas operators such as Adani Gas, GAIL and Torrent Gas have sought tax relief and loan restructuring to tide over

25 May 19:38 Deccan Herald 2027555797806061652.html
UP: Yogi Govt Completes Skill Mapping Of 14.75 Lakh Migrant Workers 

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has completed the task of skill mapping of 14.75 lakh migrant workers who have returned to the state during lockdown.

25 May 14:19 Swarajya 4977622829996807701.html
Crowds on Lake Wylie, boaters felt safe social distancing

The only real worry out on Lake Wylie Monday is how fast people could get on the water. A lot of boaters say they feel safest on the lake since there is plenty of space.

25 May 21:01 WBTV 6439870257507495408.html