India PM Modi orders one-day nationwide virus curfew

India PM Modi orders one-day nationwide virus curfew

NEW DELHI: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (Mar 19) appealed to the 1.3 billion population to follow a one-day curfew alongside a ban on international flight arrivals to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Modi said in an address to the nation that the curfew on Sunday from 7am to 9pm would test the giant country’s […]
London stations close as UK tries to halt virus spread

London stations close as UK tries to halt virus spread

LONDON: Transport officials in the British capital closed dozens of London Underground stations on Thursday (Mar 19), as the city tries to stem the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. The move, alongside other measures to scale back public transport across London,...
Delhi bus gang-rapists to hang on Friday: Lawyer

Delhi bus gang-rapists to hang on Friday: Lawyer

NEW DELHI: Four men convicted of the 2012 gang-rape and murder of a New Delhi student will be executed on Friday (Mar 20), the victim’s lawyer said after a court dismissed a final last-minute petition to delay the hangings. The brutal attack on Jyoti Singh...