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Trump requests Modi to release Hydroxychloroquine ordered by USRediff.com4 minutes ago
India's Directorate General of Foreign Trade on March 25 banned the export of Hydroxychloroquine but said that certain shipments on humanitarian grounds may be allowed on a case-by-case basis. With more than three lakh confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and over 8,000 fatalities, the US has emerged as the worst sufferers of the deadly coronavirus diseases to which there has been no cure.
Harbhajan thanks doctors, nurses for their services amid COVID-19 lockdownRediff.com8 hours ago
Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh, on Saturday, expressed gratitude towards doctors, police and medical workers who are putting their lives at risk in combating the COVID-19 outbreak.
Liverpool furlough non-playing staff amid COVID-19 pandemicRediff.com9 hours ago
Liverpool added on their website that the furloughed staff would continue to receive 100% of their salaries. Several English top-flight clubs, such as Tottenham Hotspur, Bournemouth and Newcastle United, have already put non-playing staff on furlough, with football's return in England contingent on medical guidance and government support.
What's this boss? Dravid asked Iyer when he flirted with dangerRediff.com9 hours ago
Of late, Iyer has done well to cement his spot as India's number four in the limited-overs formats. He was criticised for recklessness before he matured as a batsman.
Weightlifting: Thailand, Malaysia get Tokyo ban over dopingRediff.com10 hours ago
The International Weightlifting Federation said in a statement that the two countries' lifters shall not compete at the Tokyo Games, regardless of the change of date. The Thai and Malaysian federations can appeal the IWF ruling to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) within 21 days.
Bright side of COVID-19: Halep can be Wimbledon champ for 2 yearsRediff.com10 hours ago
Simona Halep produced a flawless performance to beat Serena Williams in last year's final but this week's cancellation of the grasscourt Grand Slam means she will not get to defend her title this summer.
PM to interact with Oppn leaders over COVID-19 crisisRediff.com10 hours ago
TMC sources said their leaders Derek O' Brien and Sudip Bandyopadhyay are unlikely to attend the interaction.
PM, Trump to deploy 'full strength' in COVID-19 fightRediff.com10 hours ago
The two leaders held an "extensive" telephonic conversation.
Lifting of lockdown depends on people: UddhavRediff.com10 hours ago
Health Minister Rajesh Tope also urged people to observe strict discipline
With 525 fresh cases, India's COVID-19 tally crosses 3000-markRediff.com10 hours ago
As per the ministry's updated data on coronavirus cases Saturday morning, six fresh deaths were reported -- three from Maharahtra, two from Delhi and one from Gujarat.
At halfway point states mull phased easing of lockdownRediff.com11 hours ago
As India reached the halfway point in the 21-day coronavirus lockdown on Saturday, some states and rail and airline operators were considering measures to relax restrictions in phases from April 15. Simultaneously, the Centre has drawn up a cluster containment strategy to contain the coronavirus pandemic within a defined geographic area by early detection of cases, breaking the chain of transmission and thus preventing its spread to new areas.
1,023 COVID-19 cases linked to Tablighi Jamaat: GovtRediff.com11 hours ago
"Rigorous contact tracing is on across the 17 states which have reported cases related to Tablighi Jamaat congregation," the health ministry official said.
How India's power system will be managed during Sunday's lights-outRediff.com11 hours ago
A 9-minute lights-out by most of households on Sunday evening can potentially collapse the grid due to sudden drop and then a quick surge after the event. But to manage the dramatic changes in electricity and its impact on the grid, the government has drawn an elaborate plan to manage it.
Amid coronavirus pandemic, PCB says no to cricket during RamadanRediff.com12 hours ago
As the world grapples with the coronavirus crisis, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), on Saturday, said that it will not issue NOCs for any cricket during the holy month of Ramadan.
Pietersen proposes 'condensed' IPL without fans, says he 'truly believes' it should happenRediff.com12 hours ago
Kevin Pietersen proposed a 'condensed' league behind closed doors for one of cricket's biggest money-spinners, adding the fans shouldn't be risked. The IPL is important not just for players and franchises, but also for the people working behind the scenes, and this was not lost on Pietersen.
Ex-Man Utd striker Berbatov says Liverpool fully deserve titleRediff.com12 hours ago
Former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov said their traditional foes Liverpool deserve to be crowned Premier League champions and it would be unfair on the Anfield side if the season cannot be completed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Lockdown challenge: Archer Rai builds muscles to maintain shape for OlympicsRediff.com12 hours ago
The postponement of the Tokyo Games was a bitter pill to swallow for Indian archer Tarundeep Rai as he will get one year older when he takes the field for his third Olympics. He has been forced to change his training due to the worsening COVID-19 pandemic and the 21-day nationwide lockdown. His daily routine now is to search for videos on "how to build shoulder muscles" and train at the gym for long hours.
Anand, Humpy to play online exhibition event to raise fundsRediff.com13 hours ago
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand and five other leading Indian players will compete in an online chess exhibition on April 11 to raise funds for country's fight against COVID-19. The event will be streamed live on chess.com/tv, where all donations made will be sent to the PM's CARES Fund.
Mamata hits the streets in her fight against coronavirusRediff.com13 hours ago
'At this point of time, West Bengal is doing better than other states in tackling the crisis. We have a chief minister who herself has hit the streets to do what is to be done, and at the same time ensuring a proper lockdown. She is also trying day and night to set up the requisite infrastructure.'
Ganguly helps ISKCON feed 10,000 more people dailyRediff.com14 hours ago
Wearing all protective gears such as mask and gloves, the former India captain Sourav Ganguly visited the ISKCON city centre and promised support. Ganguly had earlier donated 20,000 kilograms rice at the Belur Math, the headquarters of the Ramkrishna Mission.
Coronavirus positive woman delivers healthy baby in DelhiRediff.com14 hours ago
According to WHO, women with COVID-19 can breastfeed if they wish to but should practice hygiene during the feeding, where a mask where available, wash hands before and after touching the baby and routinely clean and disinfect surfaces they have touched.
PM's call to switch off lights won't affect grid: GovtRediff.com14 hours ago
The ministry further said the prime minister's appeal is to simply switch off the lights, and there is no call to switch off either street lights or appliances like computers, TVs, fans, refrigerators and ACs in homes.
'Class act': Rafael Nadal lauds Novak Djokovic for contributing to relief fundRediff.com14 hours ago
Serbian tennis star Djokovic and wife Jelena Djokovic had announced that they will donate a million euros to help the people of Serbia combat the coronavirus. Nadal has expressed gratitude to Djokovic for contributing to his fund to aid the fight against the coronavirus.
What Olympics postponement will cost JapanRediff.com15 hours ago
'The Olympics postponement may not be a political body blow to Abe Shinzo, but it is no denying that the economic cost of the postponement of the Games will be heavy for Japan,' observes Dr Rajaram Panda.
Suspended J-K DSP Davinder Singh sent to custody till Apr 10Rediff.com15 hours ago
The court also extended the custody of Iqbal, Mushtaq and Mir till April 10 on a plea by the police. The Delhi Police said that the accused were required to be interrogated further to identify the other persons involved. "The custody was required to ascertain the identity of other handlers," the police told the court.
At the time of coronavirus, the art of doing nothingRediff.com15 hours ago
'At a time when our world has been rattled in ways we have never encountered before, these mornings have been my window into a universe where all that matters is living in the moment,' says Veenu Sandhu.
'Rohit, Warner world's best T20 openers'Rediff.com15 hours ago
Former all-rounder Tom Moody on Saturday picked India's Rohit Sharma and fellow Australian David Warner as best opening batsmen in T20 cricket.
Why Vishal Dadlani is angry!Rediff.com15 hours ago
'Sadly, the government has completely neglected daily wagers and the poor.'
Serbia's Prijovic arrested for violating coronavirus curfewRediff.com16 hours ago
The Serbian government has imposed a daily 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew during weekdays and a more stringent weekend ban starting at 1 p.m. on Saturdays till 5 a.m. on Mondays in order to curb the spread of the virus. Serbia striker Aleksandar Prijovic was arrested for violating the Balkan nation's coronavirus curfew.
Shoot Tablighis who misbehaved with nurses: Raj ThackerayRediff.com16 hours ago
The MNS chief demanded that videos of such people being thrashed be made viral on social media, to instill sense of "trust" among people.
Govt advises people to wear homemade masks in publicRediff.com17 hours ago
The government said the use of such masks will help in protecting the community at large
Hockey India donates 75 lakhs more to PM-CARES Fund, golfer Lahiri pledges Rs 7 lakhsRediff.com17 hours ago
Hockey India had earlier donated 25 lakhs towards the cause on April 1. The decision to donate an additional 75 lakhs was taken by the Hockey India Executive Board.
Jaffer picks Dhoni as skipper of his all-time ODI teamRediff.com17 hours ago
Former India batsman Wasim Jaffer picked his all-time One-day International team and picked four Indian players including Mahendra Singh Dhoni as its skipper.
If you stay indoors right now, you are fighting the battle for your country: PujaraRediff.com18 hours ago
After helping Saurashtra win their maiden Ranji Trophy title last month, little did he know that he would be spending all his time at home. Pujara is enjoying the 'forced' break and most of his time goes into entertaining his two-year-old daughter.
Latest data: Number of COVID-19 cases in your stateRediff.com18 hours ago
The number of coronavirus cases in the country rose to 125 on Tuesday after fresh cases were reported from several states. Rediff Labs have mapped state-wise positive coronavirus cases that were detected till March 17.
'Felt like I won't get runs': Kohli reveals lowest point of his careerRediff.com19 hours ago
India skipper Virat Kohli has said that the 2014 Test series against England was the lowest point of his career. Kohli made the revelation during a candid Instagram Live session with former England batsman Kevin Pietersen.
How a song taught kids to wash their hands!Rediff.com19 hours ago
'With running water our two hands play, In and out the colourful soap dances away! It bubbles and froths between our fingers Under our nails it cleans and lingers Then all the soap we wash away!'
PM's lights-off call may lead to blackout: Maha MinRediff.com19 hours ago
'If there is a sudden drop or increase in the demand or supply in the grid, there could be disturbance in the grid frequency'
Can you solve this travel puzzle?Rediff.com20 hours ago
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Print Journalism in times of #GoCoronaGoRediff.com20 hours ago
'India's print media appears to be on the ventilator, gasping for breath, cutting staff, cutting salaries, cutting editions, cutting off its hands and legs,' notes Krishna Prasad.