World Health Organization holds press conference on coronavirus outbreak

[The stream is slated to start at 10:00 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] World Health Organization officials are holding a press conference at 10 a.m. ET to update the public on the new coronavirus outbreak. As of Thursday, more than 28,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported, resulting in at least 565 deaths. The WHO declared the virus a global health emergency last week, a rare designation that helps the international agency mobilize financial and political support to contain the…

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NEET: TN will continue to press Centre for exemption

Coimbatore The Tamil Nadu Government will continue to exert pressure on the Centre to exempt the state from NEET, education minister K A Sengottaiayan has said. The government’s stand in this regard was clear and it would continue to fight for exemption from NEET for the benefit of the students, he said. Besides, there were plans to release a book containing 54,000 questions being asked at the national-level examinations conducted by the Centre, he said. Stating that new announcements for the benefit of students from economically backward classes would be…

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Meizu Pro 6 With ‘3D Press’ Display, 10-LED Ring Flash, 4GB of RAM Launched

Meizu launched its Pro 5 smartphone back in September last year and has now launched its successor, the Pro 6. The 32GB inbuilt storage variant has been priced at CNY 2,500 (roughly Rs. 25,700), while the 64GB inbuilt storage version has been priced at CNY 2,800 (roughly Rs. 28,800). The smartphones will go on sale from April 23. The USP of the Android-based Meizu Pro 6 is its 5.2-inch Super Amoled full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution display with 3D Press functionality. The feature is Meizu’s take on the 3D Touch pressure…

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