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Canada expects coronavirus deaths to soar; job losses hit 1 million

Canada expects coronavirus deaths to soar; job losses hit 1 million

Canada's coronavirus death toll is set to soar from the current 435 to as high as 22,000 by the end of the pandemic, health officials said on Thursday, while the economy lost a record 1 million jobs last month.
4/9/2020 5:53:54 PM
India says lockdown has spared it from overwhelming number of coronavirus cases

India says lockdown has spared it from overwhelming number of coronavirus cases

The Indian government on Thursday claimed initial success in its fight against the coronavirus epidemic, saying it would have been hit with 820,000 cases by next week had it not imposed a nationwide lockdown.
4/9/2020 5:43:14 PM
Kuwaiti Health Ministry announces 55 new confirmed coronavirus cases, tally at 910

Kuwaiti Health Ministry announces 55 new confirmed coronavirus cases, tally at 910

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health on Thursday announced 55 new cases with Coronavirus (COVID-19) during the last 24 hours, bringing the total of cases registered in the country to 910 cases.
4/9/2020 5:20:19 PM
Motorist sent to Public Prosecution for stunt driving

Motorist sent to Public Prosecution for stunt driving

The Traffic Department has referred a motorist to the Public Prosecution after a video showed him perform a type of stunt driving known as 'sidewall skiing' at a roundabout in Al Sailiya.
4/9/2020 2:27:25 PM
MoPH announces 166 new coronavirus cases, 28 recoveries

MoPH announces 166 new coronavirus cases, 28 recoveries

Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) announces 166 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 as well as 28 more cases of recovery ...
4/9/2020 1:27:57 PM
QRCS, UN raise virus awareness in Yemen

QRCS, UN raise virus awareness in Yemen

The representation mission of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) held an introductory workshop on the risks and prevention of coronavirus (Covid-19), amid public uncertainty and lack of information about the disease.
4/9/2020 1:59:51 AM
Empowering young and aspiring filmmakers

Empowering young and aspiring filmmakers

Women filmmakers in Qatar and the region have taken remarkable strides in empowering others as they continue to break down barriers and level the playing field for future generations of strong female leaders, Doha Film Institute (DFI) CEO Fatma al-Remaihi has said.
4/9/2020 1:57:28 AM
M7 launches a series of online workshops

M7 launches a series of online workshops

M7, a creative startups hub dedicated to innovation and entrepreneurship, established by Qatar Museums for the nation’s growing fashion and design industry, has announced a biweekly series of online coaching sessions by leaders in the field, intended to guide and encourage aspiring designers.
4/9/2020 1:53:14 AM
QF alumni at frontline of Covid-19 battle in US

QF alumni at frontline of Covid-19 battle in US

Several alumni of the Education City of Qatar Foundation (QF) are at the frontline fighting against the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in various hospitals in the US.
4/9/2020 1:48:23 AM
Ooredoo Group backs customers in challenging Covid-19 situation

Ooredoo Group backs customers in challenging Covid-19 situation

Ooredoo Group is supporting customers across its global footprint with both digital solutions and relief measures, as Covid-19 continues to impact communities and businesses around the world, it was announced yesterday.
4/9/2020 1:44:33 AM
Mental Health in Time of Crisis

Mental Health in Time of Crisis

Now more than ever, we need to be responsible with the information that we share and forward. There is so much misleading information circulating online about coronavirus – from bogus health tips to speculation about government plans.
4/9/2020 1:32:35 AM
Do you monitor your bowel movements?

Do you monitor your bowel movements?

Did you know that one of the best ways to gauge and analyse your health is through your bowel movement? Just to clarify for today’s article, we will be talking about your bowel movement as the action of passing stool; in more causal terms, when you ‘go to the bathroom.’
4/9/2020 1:31:46 AM
How to talk to your kids about coronavirus

How to talk to your kids about coronavirus

No matter how normal you make things seem, things get difficult when you are trying to explain the whole situation caused by Coronavirus to your kids. No matter how naive and innocent children are, they will always pick up the vibe from their parents. Coronavirus has spread chaos around the world
4/9/2020 1:30:47 AM
Go Vegan in Quarantine

Go Vegan in Quarantine

There has never been a better time to go vegan than right now. Yes, now. For most of our country, and most of the world, the safest place to be right now is our homes, hence our country leaders have urged us to stay inside, keep safe, and by doing this we will be ‘doing out bit’ in limiting the spre
4/9/2020 1:29:52 AM
Human activity to blame for virus spread: study

Human activity to blame for virus spread: study

Diseases such as the Covid-19 pandemic sweeping the globe could become more common as human activity destroys habitats and forces disease-carrying wild animals into ever-closer proximity with us, a major study showed yesterday.
4/9/2020 1:25:55 AM
Forgot your keys? Scan your face, says Canadian firm amid privacy concerns

Forgot your keys? Scan your face, says Canadian firm amid privacy concerns

Plans for Canadian residents to use facial scans to enter their buildings have sparked criticism from privacy campaigners calling for changes to the country’s ageing data protection laws.
4/9/2020 1:25:19 AM
Iran plans phased lifting of lockdown

Iran plans phased lifting of lockdown

Iran’s president yesterday described how his country will go about lifting coronavirus lockdown measures as the outbreak is slowly brought under control.
4/9/2020 1:25:16 AM
Sanders quits US presidential race, setting up Biden battle with Trump

Sanders quits US presidential race, setting up Biden battle with Trump

Bernie Sanders, a democratic socialist whose progressive agenda pushed the Democratic Party sharply to the left, ended his White House campaign on Wednesday
4/9/2020 1:24:42 AM
Lockdowns: can we learn from the 1918 influenza pandemic?

Lockdowns: can we learn from the 1918 influenza pandemic?

Lockdowns have brought most of the world’s advanced economies to a near standstill as policymakers fight the coronavirus pandemic by banning all but essential movement outside the home.
4/9/2020 1:24:11 AM
Social distancing worked against 1918 flu. It will work against Covid-19

Social distancing worked against 1918 flu. It will work against Covid-19

Weeks after a mysterious and uncommonly lethal virus began sweeping through the world, the mayor of Los Angeles in the US declared a state of emergency. Though the pandemic had yet to affect the city in large numbers
4/9/2020 1:21:19 AM
In Libya, water cuts add to misery of conflict, pandemic

In Libya, water cuts add to misery of conflict, pandemic

Cuts to Tripoli’s water and power supply on Tuesday and yesterday aggravated conditions for civilians after days of intensified fighting that have undermined preparations to cope with the novel coronavirus.
4/9/2020 1:20:34 AM
Vodafone salutes frontline workers in Covid-19 battle

Vodafone salutes frontline workers in Covid-19 battle

Vodafone Qatar is showing its appreciation and unlimited thanks to the men and women working tirelessly to keep Qatar safe amidst the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, by making sure they have the connectivity they need to do their lifesaving work.
4/9/2020 1:18:19 AM
LuLu Hypermarket Qatar opens mobile stores in Industrial Area

LuLu Hypermarket Qatar opens mobile stores in Industrial Area

A major retailer of the region, LuLu Hypermarket chain has opened temporary supermarkets at various locations in the Industrial area, in co-operation with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs.
4/9/2020 1:16:28 AM
Mourinho admits error in coaching amid virus crisis

Mourinho admits error in coaching amid virus crisis

Jose Mourinho has accepted he was wrong to oversee a makeshift training session with Tanguy Ndombele in north London on Tuesday.
4/9/2020 1:16:00 AM
England’s Stokes is named leading cricketer in the world

England’s Stokes is named leading cricketer in the world

Wisden has named Ben Stokes as its leading cricketer in the world and urged the government to ensure that at the next global event in the UK all England matches are broadcast on free-to-air television – not only the final.
4/9/2020 1:11:48 AM
PM: Cash assistance for poor starts today

PM: Cash assistance for poor starts today

Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced that the provision of cash assistance to poor deserving families under the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme will begin today.
4/9/2020 1:08:48 AM
Tiger enjoys Masters champions dinner ‘quarantine style’

Tiger enjoys Masters champions dinner ‘quarantine style’

Reigning Masters champion Tiger Woods had a relaxed dinner with loved ones on Tuesday instead of the Masters Champions Dinner he was once scheduled to host Tuesday at Augusta National.
4/9/2020 1:08:07 AM
Punjab exported wheat on Umar’s orders: ex-minister

Punjab exported wheat on Umar’s orders: ex-minister

In his first media encounter since resigning as Punjab food minister a day ago, Samiullah Chaudhry has claimed that Asad Umar, when he was federal finance minister, had asked for the export of wheat despite Chaudhry’s opposition.
4/9/2020 1:06:53 AM
Face masks compulsory in Mumbai, Thane, Pune

Face masks compulsory in Mumbai, Thane, Pune

In a first for the country, the Maharashtra government yesterday made face masks compulsory for all in Mumbai, Thane and Pune.
4/9/2020 1:03:22 AM
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4/9/2020 1:01:54 AM
Coronavirus prevents play at Trump-opened world’s biggest cricket stadium in Motera

Coronavirus prevents play at Trump-opened world’s biggest cricket stadium in Motera

There is no larger symbol of the global sports shutdown than cricket’s 110,000-seater Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad, opened by US President Donald Trump, but yet to see a ball bowled.
4/9/2020 1:00:20 AM
Australia star Smith hoping for IPL action ‘at some stage’

Australia star Smith hoping for IPL action ‘at some stage’

Australian cricket star Steve Smith is hoping the Indian Premier League will be held “at some stage” as sports events around the world remain on hold because of the coronavirus.
4/9/2020 12:58:52 AM