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Worried about Covid19 pandemic, German minister commits suicide

Frankfurt: Thomas Schaefer, the finance minister of Germany’s Hesse state, has committed suicide apparently after becoming “deeply worried” over how to cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus, state premier Volker Bouffier said Sunday. Schaefer, 54, was found dead near a railway track on Saturday. The Wiesbaden prosecution’s office said they believe he died […]

Cyber chief's warning as hackers target PM's Covid fund

In a stern warning to Cyber Criminals, India’s National Cyber Security Coordinator (NCSC) in Prime Minister’s Office, Lt General Rajesh Pant has issued a cautioning statement to cyber criminals not to take advantage of the present COVID-19 crisis and commit financial frauds against unsuspecting citizens and enterprises. Talking to ET Online, in a telephonic interview […]

3 admitted to isolation ward

Three patients were admitted to the isolation ward at the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital here on Sunday. A brother and sister who had travelled to Dubai and a 26-year-old man from Pudukottai who had travelled to Singapore are currently under observation at the isolation ward. Throat swabs have been lifted and the results will […]

Rising to the occasion in testing times

What can any one do during the forced holidays of coronavirus? Watching movies, browsing net, reading books, playing games and sparing quality time with family members! Anything beyond that? Ask Syed Amjad, a resident and tea powder vendor from Sadashivapet mandal headquarters and his answer is a firm Yes. For the past one week, his […]

Lockdown hits housemaids and newspaper boys

The lockdown period has come like an unofficial ban on daily wage earners despite assurances from various quarters. They find the times tough. Following fears over possible spread of coronavirus and due to social distancing, many people are discouraging house maids, laundry workers and paper vendors from carrying on their routine duties. They are being […]

About 100 Telugus stranded on inter-State border

A piquant situation has developed at the inter-State border that Adilabad district in Telangana shares with Yavatmal district in Maharashtra at Penganga river bridge on NH 44 on Sunday, as about 100 Telugu speaking people were denied entry by both Telangana and Maharashtra authorities. The group of people in question comprised 65 students of agriculture […]