Modi orders complete lockdown for 1.3 billion people in India

Modi said the lockdown would start at midnight local time, would last for a minimum of 21 days, and would apply to all of India’s 36 states and territories. “You have seen the worldwide situations arising from the coronavirus pandemic in the news. You have also seen how the most powerful nations have become helpless […]

Coronavirus latest news: Italy orders complete lockdown

Dr David Nabarro, the World Health Organisation special envoy for coronavirus has been on Radio 4 this morning. He says: “It’s in our hands, whether we’re going to be pushed under by this outbreak or actually be able to say that we managed to ride through it and we came through it well.” “As we […]

Amie Harwick death: Restraining orders falling short of protecting victims, experts warn

Amie Harwick’s death has proven more can be done to strengthen restraining orders when they’re protecting the victim from their abuser, experts say.  The Hollywood therapist and ex-fiancee of comedian Drew Carey was murdered in her Hollywood Hills apartment during the early hours after Valentine’s Day, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.  At the time, […]

U.S. Army orders 30mm automatic chain guns – Defence Blog

The U.S. Army has awarded a contract to Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC, part of Northrop Grumman, to deliver 30mm automatic chain guns and bevel gears. The contract, from U.S. Army Contracting Command and announced by the Department of Defense, is valued at more than $8 million. According to a statement issued Friday, Alliant Techsystems Operations was […]