Vatican City Confirms its First Case of COVID-19. Death toll in Italy has reached 197 amid the outbreak Vatican City has confirmed its first case of coronavirus on March 6, as the epidemic continues to spread in Italy. Matteo Bruni, Vatican’s spokesperson said that the patient who is tested positive for the virus was a part of the Vatican City’s onsite health facility on March 5.
NASA Names its Next Mars Rover Perseverance Perseverance is scheduled to launch in July 2020 and will land on Mars in February 2021. The US space agency’s next rover for the Mars mission will be called Perseverance, a name picked out by the public from a list of shortlisted names submitted by schoolchildren on March 5. A nationwide naming competition organised by NASA last year attracted
COVID-19 in India The Health Ministry has confirmed one positive case of COVID-19 in New Delhi and another detection of the coronavirus in Telangana on March 2. Both the cases have an international travel history. The person from Delhi has a travel history from Italy and the Telangana case has a travel history from Dubai. The two cases are currently stable and are being monitored closely.
Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America arrived in India. Trump's 36 hours maiden visit concludes with major deals and future promises Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America arrived in Ahmedabad as his state visit to India on February 24, 2020. He was accompanied by the first lady Melania Trump, his daughter and senior advisor Ivanka Trump
PM Mahathir Mohamad handed his resignation to the Malaysia’s monarch. PM’s renunciation leaves the country in a political disarray PM Mahathir Mohamad handed his resignation to the Malaysia’s monarch on February 24, 2020. He was however reinstated as the interim Prime Minister of the country as Malaysia faces internal conflicts. His resignation has come as a shock, following the collapse of the ruling party and sparking a
EAM S Jaishankar with German Foreign Mnister Heiko Mass External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met his German counterpart Heiko Mass in Berlin on Wednesday. He tweeted "A very good meeting with FM @HeikoMaas of Germany. Discussed Afghanistan, the Gulf, Indo-Pacific, multilateralism, connectivity and technology issues. Thank him for Germany's strong support for expanded India-EU cooperation." Jaishankar described the India-Germany relationship as a broad-based one - with more
UK government had announced a new two-year post-study work visa. The visa will offer opportunities to students to work or search for work in the UK, after graduating In a major boost for Indian students, the UK government had announced a new two-year post-study work visa, expanding opportunities for international students to build careers in the UK. The new ‘Graduate’ route will be open to
Women officers in the Army can get commanding positions. The Court also directed permanent commission to women officers in armed forces. In a note from a report, the government had told the Supreme Court that "troops are not yet mentally schooled to accept women officers in command of units" since they are "predominantly drawn from a rural background" The Supreme Court announced on February 17, women officers in the
U.S. begins evacuation of Americans from the quarantined cruise ship. Two planes carrying Americans from the quarantined cruise ship, Diamond Princess have left Japan. American passengers quarantined aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan, begun evacuating the vessel on February 16 to be flown back to the United States. Two planes carrying Americans from the quarantined cruise ship, Diamond Princess have left Japan. A letter sent by the
Parties must disclose criminal cases of candidates. A bench of Justices RF Nariman and S Ravindra Bhat asked the Election Commission to come up with a framework that can help curb criminalization of politics. The Supreme Court declared on Thursday, February 14 that political parties must upload details of pending criminal cases against candidates contesting elections on their websites and all other social media platforms.