Cotton, natural silk, chiffon make best materials for homemade masks against COVID-19: study

As people resort to making their own cloth masks due to shortage of surgical and N95 varieties in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study says a combination of cotton with natural silk or chiffon can filter out aerosol particles provided that the mask fits well. According to the researchers, including those from…

Coronavirus: Restrictions on movement of people continue in Kashmir | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: Restrictions to contain the spread of coronavirus continued in Kashmir for the 38th consecutive day on Saturday, even as Divisional Commissioner Pandurang K Pole appealed to the people to follow lockdown guidelines during the holy month of Ramzan, officials said. The security forces have sealed off main roads in most places in the valley…

60 new coronavirus cases confirmed on cruise ship in Japan

Nearly 60 new cases of coronavirus infections were confirmed among crew members of an Italian cruise ship docked in Japan, domestic media reported on Saturday. With testing of all crew members now complete, the new number, reported by public broadcaster NHK, brings the total infections onboard the Costa Atlantica to around 150, roughly one quarter…

“Not Tried To Replace” Divya Bharti, Says Sajid Nadiadwala’s Wife

“Divya is still very much a part of our lives,” said Warda. (Image courtesy: wardakhannadiadwala ) Highlights Warda Nadiadwala opened up about husband’s late actress wife Divya Bharti “She is a part of my life,” said Warda Divya Bharti died in April 1993 New Delhi: Producer Sajid Nadiadwala’s wife Warda opened up about his late…

Global leaders unite to ensure everyone everywhere can access new vaccines, tests and treatments for COVID-19

GENEVA – Heads of state and global health leaders today made an unprecedented commitment to work together to accelerate the development and production of new vaccines, tests and treatments for COVID-19 and assure equitable access worldwide. The COVID-19 pandemic has already affected more than 2.4 million people, killing over 160,000. It is taking a huge…

Coronavirus lockdown | At least $9.7 billion in state bailouts for Air France, KLM

The French and Dutch governments announced at least 9 billion euros ($9.7 billion) in bailout money to rescue Air France and KLM, which are fighting for survival as most of their planes are grounded by virus lockdowns around the world. The partner airlines had been negotiating for weeks with their respective governments, as carriers worldwide…

Congress: ‘Vanity projects’, DA cut attacks on aam admi | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Criticising the Modi government for freezing dearness allowance (DA) of central government employees, Congress on Friday alleged the Centre was attacking the common man during the coronavirus crisis while continuing with its multi-crore “vanity projects”. It accused the government of giving a signal to the private sector and state governments to cut salaries…

We will build ties in the neighbourhood: Taliban

The Taliban would like to build ties with all neighbouring countries, including India, said its spokesperson Mohammad Suhail Shaheen, and claimed that the group would even enact a law against foreign terror groups conducting operations against any other country, if it comes to power. Also read: No foreign-backed terror in Afghanistan: Taliban “We would like…

Covid-19 death toll rises to 723 in country; cases climb to 23,452: Health ministry | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The death toll due to the novel coronavirus rose to 723 with 37 fatalities reported since Thursday evening, while the number of cases saw a record jump of 1,752 to go up to 23,452 cases on Friday, according to the Union health ministry. The previous highest single day increase was on April 20…

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