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India enforces lockdown, warns against violations as markets sink

India enforces lockdown, warns against violations as markets sink

Millions of people across the national capital New Delhi and major Indian cities were placed under lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus on Monday, even as bourses plunged over 11 per cent.

 Keeping safe distance at stores made mandatory

Keeping safe distance at stores made mandatory

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued a circular to temporarily close all restaurants, cafes, food outlets and food trucks in sports clubs, Doha Corniche, Al Khor, Lusail, and Aspire Park as of Sunday.

Surveillance intensified against new cononavirus

Surveillance intensified against new cononavirus

Qatar has put in place several additional measures to protect the country's population from the new coronavirus, healthcare officials noted on Sunday.

Qatar takes preventive steps against 'coronavirus'

Qatar takes preventive steps against 'coronavirus'

No case of the new coronavirus infection has been registered in Qatar and all precautionary measures are in place to impede the spread of the disease through travellers coming to the country ...

India's opposition parties hold protests against citizenship law

India's opposition parties hold protests against citizenship law

Opposition parties in India are holding protest rallies on Monday against a controversial citizenship law backed strongly by the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

105,000 persons vaccinated against seasonal flu

105,000 persons vaccinated against seasonal flu

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) announced that a total of 105,000 persons have been administered the influenza vaccine since the launch of the campaign till last week.

'War against nature must stop,' UN chief says before climate talks

'War against nature must stop,' UN chief says before climate talks

The world must stop a ‘war against nature’ and find more political will to combat climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday, the eve of a two-week global climate summit ...

61,000 people vaccinated against flu: health ministry

61,000 people vaccinated against flu: health ministry

The Ministry of Public Health announced that 61,000 people of different age groups have been vaccinated against seasonal influenza until Monday, within a month since the launch ...

EU argues case against Trump's metal tariffs at WTO

EU argues case against Trump's metal tariffs at WTO

The European Union argued on Monday for the withdrawal of tariffs imposed by US President Donald Trump on metal imports in one of the most high-profile and potentially explosive cases ...

Firefighters make gains against Los Angeles wildfire, evacuation orders lifted

Firefighters make gains against Los Angeles wildfire, evacuation orders lifted

More than 1,000 firefighters battled a deadly and fast-moving wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles on Saturday, reinforcing containment lines that allowed thousands of residents under evacuation orders ...

Harry and Meghan take action against tabloids as they end Africa trip

Harry and Meghan take action against tabloids as they end Africa trip

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, on Wednesday wrapped up a 10-day tour of Africa, but their last day on the continent was overshadowed by news that the couple is taking legal action ...

Indian embassy warns against fake websites

Indian embassy warns against fake websites

The Indian embassy has issued an advisory on fake websites claiming to offer Indian e-visa to foreign nationals.