Kerala lockdown Day 10: Dial a doctor from home, pension distribution schedule

The free ration distribution announced by the state government started from Wednesday. Everyday, priority groups will be served the free ration till noon. To prevent crowding in front of the shops, the government had devised card number system for distribution of ration. Those cards with numbers ending in two and three would be given the […]

Coronavirus live updates: U.S. death toll exceeds 5,000

4:23 p.m. ‘Severity’ changed view on coronavirus, Trump says: During a White House briefing, President Trump was asked about shifts in his public messages about the coronavirus. In early March, Trump issued a tweet comparing death totals from the flu with then-data for COVID-19. He was asked Wednesday about ceasing comparisons between the flu and […]

Coronavirus update: India’s MyGov chatbot on WhatsApp gets over 1.7cr users in 10 days

The report mentions that on March 25, the chatbot had over 17 lakh daily active users — on the day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned its availability. However, on the following day, the number of active users grew exponentially to 35 lakh daily users. The sudden spike in users led to a slow response […]

NRL and RLPA come to contract agreement

“It’s a big sacrifice and big decision,” Cooper Cronk said of the decision. “We aren’t a part of the discussions but rugby league and players have copped their whacks and rightly so. But this is a monumental selfless act in my opinion.”

Coronavirus latest: Nearly a million cases worldwide as Spain death toll passes 10,000

Garcetti told reporters the masks can be homemade, like a bandana, and don’t have to be N-95, which are needed for medical personnel. The United States’ second most populous city is also stepping up its attempts to get businesses to comply with a “Safer at home order” and will shut off water and power to […]