Death toll in China's coronavirus climbs to 25
Friday, January 24, 2020, 10:26 AM
The death toll in China's alarmingly new coronavirus afflictions has climbed to 25 with confirmed cases rising sharply to 830, the Chinese health authorities said on Friday. The pneumonia situation had resulted in 25 deaths, including 24 in central China's Hubei province and one in north China's Hebei, the National Health Commission said.
Many People in Pakistan Denied Indian Visa Because of Religion: Pawar
Friday, January 24, 2020, 10:17 AM
At a time when the Centre's contentious Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 is witnessing rising protests across the country, NCP chief Sharad Pawar claimed that during his last visit to Pakistan he met several people who wanted to visit their relatives in India, but they were not allowed to come because they were Muslims.
Niti Aayog seeks Cabinet nod for battery push
Friday, January 24, 2020, 9:58 AM
The Niti Aayog has sought Cabinet approval for a proposal to build up to 10 large factories that would get subsidies to produce lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles. Once it gets the nod, the Aayog will invite bids for setting up these gigafactories, with a total capacity of 50 Gigawatt hours (GWh), over 10 years, a senior government official told.