Top 5 News Headlines of The Day | April 20, 2020
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Here are Top 5 Headlines for the Day-
Gunman kills 16 in Nova Scotia in Canada's worst mass shooting
A gunman reportedly killed at least sixteen people during a rampage shooting in a town of Nova Scotia, a small province in Canada. A twenty-year-old veteran of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is also one among those sixteen. The suspect of the accident is under police custody, who opened fired across many areas eluding the police authorities.
NHS Nightingale flags off first recovered Coronavirus patient
NHS Nightingale hospital in London celebrated the discharge of its first Coronavirus patient who recovered recently. The hospital staff flagged off the ambulance, wishing the two men well, as they returned home. NHS England congratulated the hospital staff and thanked them for their efforts and support towards the patients in hospital.
Virgin Airlines Australia to enter voluntary administration
Virgin Australia Holdings is preparing to enter voluntary administration as the cash-strapped carrier is unable to bear the Coronavirus crisis due to its debt. Virgin has various options including asset sales, an agreement with creditors, debt write-offs or winding up of the company. It is Australia’s second-biggest carrier, that requested for a loan of AUD1.4 billion from the government.
BMW India head Rudratej Singh passes away at 46
Rudratej Singh, BMW Group President and CEO for India passed away on 20 April 2020 due to cardiac arrest. 46-year-old Singh led the German automaker brand since August 2019 after working with Royal Enfield. His death came at a crucial time, as BMW India is in midst of plans to consolidate its dealer network.
Switzerland displays UAE flag on Matterhorn to express solidarity
Switzerland’s Matterhorn mountain, located 14,962-metre-high, lit up in UAE flag to show solidarity to all UAE residents amid Coronavirus outbreak. In return to this gratitude, UAE affirmed its support for the international effort, demonstrating unity amid these challenging times. UAE in continuous efforts is resonating global cooperation in this crisis situation.