Fitch cuts UK's rating on coronavirus debt surge
Fitch downgraded the country by one notch to 'AA-' - the same level as its rating for Belgium and the Czech Republic - from 'AA' and said a further cut could follow as it kept the rating on negative outlook.
Indian students abroad at crossroads
According to data from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, more than 6,20,000 Indians students w...
UK lockdown will last ‘significant’ period: Govt
The measure was introduced amid warnings that infection rates were spiralling, and new figur...
Two more coronavirus positive cases in Tamil Nadu
While a 42-year-old man, a resident of Kumbakonam, had arrived here from the West Indies, the other, a 49-year-old. had come to the city from the United Kingdom.
UK's Boris Johnson warns on coronavirus: Things to get worse before they get better
PM Boris Johnson is warning Britons in a letter to 30 million households that things will get worse before they get better, as he himself self-isolates.
108-yr-old woman, who survived Spanish flu pandemic, becomes oldest in UK to die from coronavirus
She passed away on Saturday at her care home in Salford city - less than 24 hours after testing positive for COVID-19, the daily said. She is believed to be the oldest British victim of coronavirus, which has so far killed over 1,000 people in the UK and infected over 17,000.
UK's Standard Life sells 2.5% stake in HDFC Life
HDFC Life’s stock price gained 39.5% during the three days preceding the transaction, outperforming Nifty by 25.9%.
Italy: Grid operators turn control centres into campsites to keep coronavirus at bay
So far, the hastily-assembled plan at Snam's control centre in Milan, which remotely operates 33,000 kilometres (21,000 miles) of gas pipes across Italy, is working.
You're a fighter, will overcome this challenge: Modi to UK PM Boris Johnson who tests coronavirus positive
Prime Minister Narendra Modi described British premier Boris Johnson as a "fighter"and said he prays for his good health and extends best wishes in ensuring a healthy UK.
US could be next 'virus epicentre', as India locks down, global recession looms
Confirmed coronavirus cases around the world exceeded 377,000 across 194 countries and territories as of early Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, more than 16,500 of them fatal. In Geneva, WHO spokeswoman Margaret Harris said infections in the United States had greatly increased. Over the previous 24 hours, 85 percent of new cases were in Europe and the United States, and of those, 40 percent were in the United States.
As Britain tries to stop spread of COVID-19, Japanese emperor's UK state visit postponed
The decision was taken following consultations between the British and Japanese governments.
No royal treatment: Prince Charles didn't jump queue for Covid-19 test, says UK
The Prince of Wales is in good health and is currently self-isolating.
UK govt takes over railways in Coronavirus outbreak
Several politicians are calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to impose tougher measures to force people to comply. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Monday that some people's behaviour was “very selfish”, warning they must keep two metres apart. “We're willing if we have to, to take more action,” he told BBC radio.
Kumar Sangakkara in self-quarantine after returning from London, says has no symptoms
The cricketer said he is following Sri Lankan government's guidelines.
After UK, Italy hosts biggest Indian diaspora in Europe
While the entire global media attention is on China’s inroads in Italy, it is a lesser known fact that around 200,000 Indians, including students resided in Italy at the time of the virus outbreak.
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