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Politics

Forex kitty rises $4.6 billion to $471.3 billion

MUMBAI: The country’s foreign exchange reserves swelled by $4.607 billion to $ 471.3 billion in the week to January 31, helped by a rise in foreign currency assets, according to RBI data. In the sixth bi-monthly monetary policy of 2019-20 announced on Thursday, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had said foreign exchange reserves touched …

General

Coronavirus outbreak: Death toll in China rises to 490, Japan confirms 10 fresh cases on ship

Deaths from the new coronavirus rose to 490 in mainland China on Wednesday while new cases on a Japanese cruise ship, in Hong Kong and in Thailand showed the increasing spread of the outbreak and renewed attention toward containing it. Ten people from the cruise ship tested positive and were taken to hospitals, while all …

General

Coronavirus outbreak: Toll in China rises to 259, US imposes border curbs

The number of deaths from a coronavirus epidemic in China rose by 46 to 259 on Friday, the country’s health authority said on Saturday, as the United States announced new border curbs on foreign nationals who have been in China. The province of Hubei, the center of the epidemic, remains under virtual quarantine, with roads …

Health

Coronavirus death toll in China rises to 170, transmission a concern

The death toll rose to 170 in the new virus outbreak in China on Thursday as foreign evacuees from the worst-hit region begin returning home under close observation and world health officials expressed “great concern” that the disease is starting to spread between people outside of China. Thursday’s figures cover the previous 24 hours and …