Here's how long coronavirus can survive on surfaces
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): With the deadly coronavirus having already claimed more than 2,3...
WHO warns of pandemic risk after virus peaks in China
Financial markets have gone into a tailspin after grim news of deaths and outbreaks in ...
Coronavirus-hit China postpones annual Parliament session: Report
The postponement of the NPC, which is often viewed as a rubber-stamp parlia...
Solar power projects delayed by coronavirus in China may get relief
MNRE will soon issue a separate notification allowing developers facing delays extra time to commission their project without inviting any penalties.
Coronavirus outbreak: As fears of a pandemic mount, WHO says world is not ready
The China virus now threatens to become a pandemic that could touch virtually every part of the globe.
"Where's Abe?" critics ask, as coronavirus spreads in Japan
Shinzo Abe, 65, Japan's longest serving prime minister, has failed to take the helm as the public face of the response to the virus, critics say, leaving the task largely to his health minister. Now doubts about Abe's leadership threaten to erode already sagging public support, with a newspaper survey at the weekend showing disapproval for his administration outweighing approval for the first time since July 2018.
Chartered flight being arranged to bring back Indians on board cruise ship: Embassy
A total of 138 Indians, including 132 crew and 6 passengers, were among the 3,711 people, on board the Diamond Princess ship when it docked at the Yokohama port, near Tokyo, on February 3. Passengers showing no signs of the deadly disease started de-boarding the ship after the quarantine period ended last week. Over 1,000 passengers and crew still remain on board the ship after the passengers disembarked.
Virus-hit China set to postpone parliament for first time in decades
Top Communist Party leaders including President Xi Jinping attend each year's gathering of the National People's Congress, but this time much of China has ground to a halt in the battle against an outbreak that has infected nearly 80,000 people and claimed more than 2,500 lives.
China main indexes fall as coronavirus spreads globally; small caps rise
The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.4 per cent to 4,132.84.
Coronavirus impact: Amazon guards shelf from disease
Amazon is turning into a case study of how a giant retailer grapples with the fallout from the coronavirus.
Coronavirus outbreak: India Inc scales the wall as China can’t mask its pain
Companies across the world have been seeking to assess the impact of the coronavirus outbreak that has halted manufacturing in China for global supply chains as well as the domestic market. In India, this has come as a business opportunity for some and a chance to help a neighbour for others.
Aamir Khan addresses Chinese fans in video message amidst coronavirus outbreak, urges them to take precautions, follow govt instructions
The 'Dangal' actor said he was 'extremely concerned' about the situation.
China is likely to see a ‘v-shaped’ recovery: PBOC
China is one of the few major economies in the world that have maintained normal monetary policy,” wrote Chen.
WHO team visits Wuhan city as China's Coronovirus death toll jumps to 2,442
By the end of Saturday, a total of 2,442 people had died of the disease and 76,936 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection had been reported in 31 provincial-level regions, China's National Health Commission (NHC) said in its daily update on Sunday.
Covid-19 outbreak: Non-ferrous metals slip on slow China demand
Aluminium and copper prices have dropped nearly 5% since the outbreak on January 21, to trade at Rs 138.10 per kg and Rs 430.30, respectively, on the MCX as of Friday. Similarly, LME prices of aluminium fell to $1,676 per tonne on Friday from $1,810 on January 21, while copper slipped to $5,701 from $6,158 a tonne in the same period.
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