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A low number of tourists are seen at Taj Mahal amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, in Agra on March 16, 2020. Photo: AFP/file NEW DELHI: Top tourist attraction in India, the Taj Mahal, will remain shut and inaccessible to tourists, keeping in view the high tally of the coronavirus cases in the country, officials said on Sunday.
Asian markets rallied out of the blocks Monday, with further signs of economic recovery continuing to resonate with investors more than a surge in coronavirus infections across the planet. The easing of lockdowns is providing hope the global economy will bounce back from an expected recession this year. Better-than-forecast data on US jobs creation and factory activity have also provided a boost to confidence, as are hopes for a vaccine, which observers say is key to kickstarting any major recovery.
Kate Middleton appears ?more relaxed and accessible? after lockdown Many across the globe have taken the lockdown in their own unique ways. However, with COVID-19 restrictions currently loosening up in the UK it appears this forced break worked as some much needed R&R for the Duchess of Cambridge. Body language expert Judi spoke to Express.UK
Findings showed the irresponsible role of the police, which seemed to be hiding the real characters involved in the mass killing of innocent people. Photo: File KARACHI: The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in its conclusive report of the Baldia Town factory has revealed that the factory was torched by assailants over non-payment of Rs200 million as extortion money, reported The News.
ISLAMABAD: In a step to facilitate its customers, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has announced further reduction in its fares on domestic routes with immediate effect, ARY News reported. According to PIA spokesperson, the national flag carrier has fixed Rs 9,572 for one-way ticket for any local destination, including Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi.
At least eight people have died after two planes collided with each other mid-air over a United States (US) lake. A report carried by a US media outlet quoted Kootenai County Sheriff?s Office Lt. Ryan Higgins that the two planes collided over Coeur d?Alene Lake in Idaho and then sank.
Two planes collided mid-air in US state Idaho-- File photo Two bodies were recovered and six other people are believed to have been killed when two planes collided in the air and crashed into the Coeur d?Alene Lake in United States' Idaho, local police said late on Sunday. ?Initial reports are, there were a total of eight passengers and crew on the two planes, but that is still being verified.
ROME: A plant in Italy owned by U.S. group Catalent will help produce the potential COVID-19 vaccine being developed by drugmaker Johnson & Johnson, Italian Health minister Roberto Speranza said on Monday. “It is today’s news that the vaccine Johnson & Johnson is working on will also be completed here,” the minister said during a visit to the site in Anagni, a town 70 km from Italian capital Rome.
KARACHI: The United States (US) dollar gained 0.19 paisa against the Pakistani rupee at the start of day’s trading on Monday, ARY News reported. According to forex dealers, the greenback is trading at 166.40 against the domestic currency at the interbank foreign exchange market. Last week on Thursday, the exchange rate of Pakistani rupee strengthened by Rs1.45
LONDON: More than a third of the world’s countries say they are at risk of running out of life-saving AIDS drugs because of disruptions to supply lines and other problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization said on Monday. Twenty-four out of those 73 nations have already reported critically low supplies of the vital antiretroviral drugs, the agency said.