Bharat Sharma

Opinions/Stories

Could a coronavirus vaccine be ready by the beginning of 2021? A major company claims so!

To reach the time-period goal, J&J has begun manufacturing already

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Antarctica records its first-ever heatwave!

Heat waves refer to three consecutive days of very high maximum and lowest minimum temperatures recorded at a particular place

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How badly is the Indian e-commerce sector going to be hit by the coronavirus pandemic?

The growth rate for most companies is expected to dip to a single-digit, with a lot of monetary loss in the process

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Amazon workers stage walkout demanding better protective measures against killer virus in NYC

Almost 50 - 60 per cent of Amazon employees recently staged a walkout in the borough of Staten Island

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Facebook pledges $100 million to support news outlets suffering due to COVID-19 pandemic

Zuckerberg has pledged help to local news outlets, and has promised an additional $25 million through the Facebook Journalism Project

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California reaches out to retired healthcare workers as coronavirus hospitalisations double in four days

The state of California alone witnessed a 100 per cent increase in hospitalisations

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Local Iraqi bodies refuse to bury victims of COVID-19 as mass-hysteria about potential infection spreads

Many cemetery workers fear that they may contract the respiratory illness from the corpses

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Ireland to roll out application that can track potential coronavirus cases

The app will detect and notify when devices come in close contact with each other

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How much aid do developing countries need to ride out the COVID-19 wave?

The UN body has requested all to freeze the debt of developing countries

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As cases cross 1,500 mark, Russia starts building a dedicated COVID-19 hospital

Currently, the country has over 1,500 active coronavirus cases, while the virus has killed over eight people

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'Super large missiles': While the world grapples with a pandemic, North Korea continues its military tests

In classic North Korea style, mission tests are undertaken during the springtime

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Australia to jail people for breaking lockdown rules as COVID-19 fury rages on

During his recent public address, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced new quarantine measures

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'Drink vodka, attend saunas': A world leader's advice on fighting COVID-19

Analysts have continuously pointed out how lockdown measures can effectively control the community spread of the virus, which is the most critical stage of the pandemic

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Are Trump and Biden heading for a 'near-tie' situation in presidential polls?

The COVID-19 pandemic has killed over 1000 people in the United States

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Domestic violence cases in Australia shoot up amid coronavirus-induced lockdown, PM announces relief package

Australia, like most countries in the world, has shut down non-essential services to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.

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