Asaduddin Owaisi tweets to PMO over berth for Lord Shiva in Kashi-Mahakal Express
Monday, February 17, 2020, 1:57 PM
A row has erupted over the Kashi Mahakal Express reserving a seat for a Lord Shiva with AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi questioning the move to allot berth for a mini-temple in the train. Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday tweeted a photo of Preamble of the Constitution the Prime Minister Office tagging a report of the temple on wheels.
US evacuates from Japan virus ship as China death toll climbs
Monday, February 17, 2020, 1:56 PM
The US-flew-home its citizens from a coronavirus-infected cruise-ship in Japan Monday, with other nations preparing to follow suit as global concerns grow over the spread of the disease and death-toll at its Chinese-epicentre topped 1,700. More than 70,500 have been infected across China by the COVID-19-virus as the world battles to contain the outbreak that has sparked panic buying and jitters over the global-economic-impact.
Japan suffers worst economic slump in five years
Monday, February 17, 2020, 1:54 PM
Japan has suffered its worst quarterly GDP contraction in more than five years, with a tax hike and a deadly typhoon taking a toll on the world's third-largest economy. The nation's gross domestic product in the three months to December shrank 1.6 percent from the previous quarter, even before the novel coronavirus outbreak in China hit Japan, according to official data published on Monday.