New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): Crisil has downgraded the rating on long-term bank facilities of state-owned engineering major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) from AA/negative to AA-minus/negative.
New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has expressed condolences on the demise of track legend Milkha Singh. The former sprinter died of COVID-19 related complications in a hospital in Chandigarh late on Friday night.
New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): With the world trying its hands at yoga on the occasion of International Yoga Day, it is only natural that you are motivated to go for a session (or two) of this ancient form of exercise. Or maybe, you are already into your nth session of yoga.
Moscow [Russia], June 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia has logged 17,906 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, up from 17,262 the day before, taking the cumulative total to 5,299,215, the federal response center said on Saturday.
Washington [US], June 19 (ANI): US top coronavirus advisor Dr Anthony Fauci on Friday (local time) admitted that COVID-19 could be a lab-invented illness as acknowledged by scientists in February 2020.
Geneva [Switzerland], June 19 (ANI): Delegates from 181 countries representing governments, workers and employers at the International Labour Conference (ILC) have adopted unanimously a global call to action for a human-centred Covid-19 recovery that prioritises creation of decent jobs for all and addresses inequalities caused by the crisis.
New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to treat teachers, who are engaged in Covid duties, as "frontline Corona Warriors" in all the States and UTs, at par with other employees.
Manila [Philippines], June 19 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported on Saturday 6,959 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 1,353,220.