Covid-19 cases in Russia surpass 674,000

Moscow, July 5 (IANS) Russia recorded 6,632 Covid-19 cases since Friday, raising its total number of infections to 674,515, the country's coronavirus response centre said on Saturday.


‘Have provided more information to ICC ACU Chairman on 2011 WC final’

Colombo, July 4 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said that he has provided the International Cricket Council (ICC) with more evidence on his claim that the 2011 World Cup final was fixed. Aluthgamage said that he had provided ICC's Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) chairman Alex Marshall with more evidence when the latter had contacted him via e-mail.

WHO first got virus outbreak info from its office, not China

Geneva, July 4 (IANS) China did not come forward on its own to report to the World Health Organization (WHO) that it had a problem in Wuhan following the virus outbreak late last year, according to the updated information the UN health agency posted about how it has handled the Covid-19 crisis so far.