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U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withhold funding to the World Health Organization pending a review of its handling of the coronavirus pandemic is “as dangerous as it sounds,” Bill Gates said Wednesday. “Their work is slowing the spread of Covid-19 and if that work is stopped no other organization can replace them. The world […]
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Grocery workers are putting their health on the line to do the essential work of serving others during the coronavirus pandemic. Some have already died of COVID-19. But if these essential workers get sick or are exposed to the virus, most wouldn’t have enough paid time off to quarantine, according to a new study.  Fifty-five percent […]
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This column is an opinion by Marcus Sixta, a family lawyer, mediator, and founder of Crossroads Law, a family law firm operating in British Columbia and Alberta. For more information about CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ. With courts closed across the country, separated and divorced couples are facing the prospect of not having access to a judge […]
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By: PTI | New Delhi |Published: April 16, 2020 3:21:23 pm The guidelines released on Wednesday did not classify essential and non-essential items. Mobile phones, televisions, refrigerators, laptops and stationary items will be allowed to be sold through e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal from April 20 during the lockdown, officials said on Thursday. […]
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Protesters in several cities are demonstrating against restrictions meant to stop the spread of coronavirus.  The demonstrators in Michigan, North Carolina and Ohio want stay-at-home instructions eased and shuttered businesses reopened despite the ongoing threat of the pandemic, which has so far claimed more than 28,000 American lives.  In one demonstration in Columbus, Ohio on Monday, […]
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TORONTO —As Canada surpasses 1,000 deaths due to COVID-19, the names and faces of victims are piling up. From 34-year-old Shawn Auger, a father of three from Alberta, to 99-year-old Marguerite Mary Adams Miller, a retired nurse from Ontario, COVID-19 has taken so many lives that it’s hard to track the individual stories of each […]
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Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The death toll in Iran from the coronavirus pandemic is likely nearly double the officially reported figures, due to undercounting and because not everyone with breathing problems has been tested for the virus, a parliament report said. Iranian health […]
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WestJet has sent layoff notices to 1,700 of its pilots amid an unprecedented reduction in air travel due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The Calgary-based airline said the layoffs affect pilots with WestJet, WestJet Encore and Swoop, and will take effect either May 1 or June 1.  In an emailed statement, a spokesperson said the move was a last […]
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The more things fall apart, the more they come together. Even now, as so much about our society seems to be unraveling, hope for deliverance is taking shape. Everything is coming together on the Democratic side of the 2020 presidential race. That’s good news, not just for Democrats, but for independents, and even for disaffected […]
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It’s safe to say that Sen. Bernie Sanders and his superfan Cardi B do not like President Donald Trump. Or at least that was the main takeaway from the very fiery conversation the musician and her “Uncle Bernie” had on Instagram Live Thursday night, in which both were extremely critical of the commander-in-chief’s response to […]
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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said Wednesday he has serious concerns about the World Health Organization (WHO) and its relationship with the communist regime in China. Scheer also said he has reservations about the agency’s track record during the pandemic, citing its initial claim that the virus did not spread easily between people, and its warning against closing […]
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Written by Hina Rohtaki| Chandigarh |Published: April 16, 2020 5:53:13 am UT Administrator V P Singh Badnore was informed that 12 active cases are under treatment in Chandigarh (Express Photo: Kamleshwar Singh) THE CENTRE on Wednesday declared Chandigarh as a hotspot. With this, the administration said that there won’t be any relaxation for city residents […]
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Written by Shivam Patel| New Delhi |Published: April 14, 2020 5:23:21 am At Lok Nayak Hospital, where a deputy nursing superintendent tested positive on Monday. At least seven healthcare workers, including three at Max Hospital in Saket, tested positive for COVID-19 in Delhi on Monday. Others include a deputy nursing superintendent at Lok Nayak Hospital, […]
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Prashant Kishor had earlier called the lockdown against coronavirus “botched up”. Patna: Election strategist-turned politician Prashant Kishor — one of the sharp critics of the modalities of the lockdown — today questioned if the government has a plan in case the extension of the restriction proves ineffective. “Do we have an alternate plan or the […]
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Written by Sandeep Ashar | Mumbai |Published: April 15, 2020 12:59:25 am Thousands of labourers dispersed by Mumbai Police near Jama Masjid Bandra who were gathered around a truck which was there to distribute food items.(Express photo) The migrant workers’ protest at Bandra set off a political slugfest in Maharashtra with the Shiv Sena blaming […]
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The shopkeepers were arrested after a complaint, police said (Representational) New Delhi: Two owners of a grocery store were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly shouting religious slurs at two women customers and not allowing them to buy things, police said. The arrest comes after the incident took place in South Delhi’s Gautam Nagar on Saturday, […]
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By: Express News Service | Pune |Updated: April 15, 2020 10:44:01 am About 150 migrant labourers, including some women and children, began to walk on the roads in Kondhwa, suburban Pune, early on Wednesday morning. (Express File Photo by Arul Horizon) Hours after migrant workers’ frustration at the extended lockdown erupted in Bandra, about 150 […]