Video analysis: Coronavirus impact - strategic competition and beyond

Major General S B Asthana (Retd) analysis the strategic situation in the Indo-Pacific region as the coronavirus fear grips the world. Read Article

Italy records highest coronavirus cases amid tough COVID-19 regulation

The latest health ministry figures fuelled a national debate over whether Italy should further tighten measures to slow down the virus, despite bringing in new rules just days ago.

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UK pitches for 'tiered' approach as northern England braces for restrictions

British foreign secretary Dominic Raab said the country's "tiered" approach looked to be working in combating the virus.

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India increases engagement with Myanmar, Bangladesh on Covid-19 vaccine

Earlier this month an Indian delegation visited Bangladesh from 17th to 19th October with Ministry of External Affairs saying that both sides had 'fruitful discussions' on the 'current stage of…

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COVID-19 lockdown in France causes massive traffic jams

Macron said the country fears the risk of being 'overwhelmed by a second wave that no doubt will be harder than the first'

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Covid toes: Scientists discover red and swollen feet as new symptom

However, the study also adds that the symptoms are largely mild and the feet return to normal condition in weeks

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Moderna says preparing for Covid-19 vaccine launch

The company said it is preparing to distribute the vaccine, known as mRNA-1273, and expects to be able to produce 20 million doses by the end of the year, and between 500 million and 1 billion in…

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Coronavirus: India records over 48,000 cases; death toll climbs to 121,090

India has the second-highest coronavirus caseload, but in recent weeks, the daily coronavirus figures are on a decline

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This app can detect asymptomatic COVID-19 cases, scientists say

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US found that people who are asymptomatic may differ from healthy individuals in the way that they cough.

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White House backtracks on listing 'ending coronavirus' as Donald Trump's achievement

The said press release was published on Tuesday and also had a 62-pages long report which had technological and scientific accomplishments that the US has achieved under the presidency of Donald…

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US records more than 90,000 coronavirus cases in 24 hours

This recent surge in the cases has taken the total tally to 8.94 million cases, which is still the highest number of recorded cases in the world

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India's vaccine production, delivery capacity to help all humanity in fighting COVID-19: MEA

Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said that as part of such efforts, India organised two training modules for its neighbouring countries in which about 90 health experts…

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FBI warns of 'imminent' cyber crime threat to hospitals in US

The threat comes as US hospitals grapple with rising numbers of coronavirus cases, during a pandemic that has so far killed more than 226,000 people in the country

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England could test 10% of their population every week: Report

If the plan gets implemented successfully, it would result in about 5 million tests each week, which is significantly more than nearly 300,000 PCR daily tests that are carried out

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Anthony Fauci lauds Australia's Covid-19 response, says people 'ridiculed' in US for wearing masks

However, people were 'ridiculed' for wearing masks in the US, Fauci said 

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Coronavirus: India crosses grim milestone of 8 million cases; death toll climbs to 120,527

As many as 7.3 million people have recovered from the deadly virus in the country, taking the recovery rate to about 91 per cent

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'Coronavirus', which literally translates into 'the virus with a halo' has alarmed the whole world after China quarantined the epicentre of the outbreak, Wuhan shutting down essential services in the city. 

With the number of cases rising daily, the virus threatens millions of people, especially in developing regions. Several countries have cancelled or suspended flights to China as the country grapples with the deadly virus.

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo recovers from COVID-19

Meanwhile, Ronaldo, who has shaved his head, has been seen training in his house as per Instagram activities while flexing his finely crafted physique. 

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Italy records highest coronavirus cases amid tough COVID-19 regulation

The latest health ministry figures fuelled a national debate over whether Italy should further tighten measures to slow down the virus, despite bringing in new rules just days ago.

Read Article

UK pitches for 'tiered' approach as northern England braces for restrictions

British foreign secretary Dominic Raab said the country's "tiered" approach looked to be working in combating the virus.

Read Article

India increases engagement with Myanmar, Bangladesh on Covid-19 vaccine

Earlier this month an Indian delegation visited Bangladesh from 17th to 19th October with Ministry of External Affairs saying that both sides had 'fruitful discussions' on the 'current stage of…

Read Article

COVID-19 lockdown in France causes massive traffic jams

Macron said the country fears the risk of being 'overwhelmed by a second wave that no doubt will be harder than the first'

Read Article

Covid toes: Scientists discover red and swollen feet as new symptom

However, the study also adds that the symptoms are largely mild and the feet return to normal condition in weeks

Read Article

Moderna says preparing for Covid-19 vaccine launch

The company said it is preparing to distribute the vaccine, known as mRNA-1273, and expects to be able to produce 20 million doses by the end of the year, and between 500 million and 1 billion in…

Read Article

Coronavirus: India records over 48,000 cases; death toll climbs to 121,090

India has the second-highest coronavirus caseload, but in recent weeks, the daily coronavirus figures are on a decline

Read Article

This app can detect asymptomatic COVID-19 cases, scientists say

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US found that people who are asymptomatic may differ from healthy individuals in the way that they cough.

Read Article

White House backtracks on listing 'ending coronavirus' as Donald Trump's achievement

The said press release was published on Tuesday and also had a 62-pages long report which had technological and scientific accomplishments that the US has achieved under the presidency of Donald…

Read Article

US records more than 90,000 coronavirus cases in 24 hours

This recent surge in the cases has taken the total tally to 8.94 million cases, which is still the highest number of recorded cases in the world

Read Article

India's vaccine production, delivery capacity to help all humanity in fighting COVID-19: MEA

Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said that as part of such efforts, India organised two training modules for its neighbouring countries in which about 90 health experts…

Read Article

FBI warns of 'imminent' cyber crime threat to hospitals in US

The threat comes as US hospitals grapple with rising numbers of coronavirus cases, during a pandemic that has so far killed more than 226,000 people in the country

Read Article

England could test 10% of their population every week: Report

If the plan gets implemented successfully, it would result in about 5 million tests each week, which is significantly more than nearly 300,000 PCR daily tests that are carried out

Read Article

Anthony Fauci lauds Australia's Covid-19 response, says people 'ridiculed' in US for wearing masks

However, people were 'ridiculed' for wearing masks in the US, Fauci said 

Read Article

Coronavirus: India crosses grim milestone of 8 million cases; death toll climbs to 120,527

As many as 7.3 million people have recovered from the deadly virus in the country, taking the recovery rate to about 91 per cent

Read Article

Some COVID survivors have antibodies that attack the body, not the virus

New research found ‘autoantibodies’ similar to those in lupus and rheumatoid arthritis patients. But patients may also benefit from treatments for those autoimmune diseases

via The New York Times
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Germany to go into circuit-break lockdown as virus surges

Germany will impose an emergency month-long lockdown that includes the closure of restaurants, gyms and theatres to reverse a spike in coronavirus cases that risks overwhelming hospitals,…

Read Article

Coronavirus antibodies among recovered patients drop rapidly, British scientists find

Researchers now claim that antibodies among people who once had COVID-19 drop rapidly

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Pakistan battles coronavirus 'second wave', partial lockdown imposed in Islamabad, several other cities

The Pakistan government laid down strict rules making wearing masks compulsory in confined spaces especially in public transport, markets and railways stations.

Read Article

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo recovers from COVID-19

Meanwhile, Ronaldo, who has shaved his head, has been seen training in his house as per Instagram activities while flexing his finely crafted physique. 

Read Article

Italy records highest coronavirus cases amid tough COVID-19 regulation

The latest health ministry figures fuelled a national debate over whether Italy should further tighten measures to slow down the virus, despite bringing in new rules just days ago.

Read Article

UK pitches for 'tiered' approach as northern England braces for restrictions

British foreign secretary Dominic Raab said the country's "tiered" approach looked to be working in combating the virus.

Read Article

India increases engagement with Myanmar, Bangladesh on Covid-19 vaccine

Earlier this month an Indian delegation visited Bangladesh from 17th to 19th October with Ministry of External Affairs saying that both sides had 'fruitful discussions' on the 'current stage of…

Read Article

COVID-19 lockdown in France causes massive traffic jams

Macron said the country fears the risk of being 'overwhelmed by a second wave that no doubt will be harder than the first'

Read Article

Covid toes: Scientists discover red and swollen feet as new symptom

However, the study also adds that the symptoms are largely mild and the feet return to normal condition in weeks

Read Article

Moderna says preparing for Covid-19 vaccine launch

The company said it is preparing to distribute the vaccine, known as mRNA-1273, and expects to be able to produce 20 million doses by the end of the year, and between 500 million and 1 billion in…

Read Article

Coronavirus: India records over 48,000 cases; death toll climbs to 121,090

India has the second-highest coronavirus caseload, but in recent weeks, the daily coronavirus figures are on a decline

Read Article

This app can detect asymptomatic COVID-19 cases, scientists say

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US found that people who are asymptomatic may differ from healthy individuals in the way that they cough.

Read Article

White House backtracks on listing 'ending coronavirus' as Donald Trump's achievement

The said press release was published on Tuesday and also had a 62-pages long report which had technological and scientific accomplishments that the US has achieved under the presidency of Donald…

Read Article

US records more than 90,000 coronavirus cases in 24 hours

This recent surge in the cases has taken the total tally to 8.94 million cases, which is still the highest number of recorded cases in the world

Read Article

India's vaccine production, delivery capacity to help all humanity in fighting COVID-19: MEA

Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said that as part of such efforts, India organised two training modules for its neighbouring countries in which about 90 health experts…

Read Article

FBI warns of 'imminent' cyber crime threat to hospitals in US

The threat comes as US hospitals grapple with rising numbers of coronavirus cases, during a pandemic that has so far killed more than 226,000 people in the country

Read Article

England could test 10% of their population every week: Report

If the plan gets implemented successfully, it would result in about 5 million tests each week, which is significantly more than nearly 300,000 PCR daily tests that are carried out

Read Article

Anthony Fauci lauds Australia's Covid-19 response, says people 'ridiculed' in US for wearing masks

However, people were 'ridiculed' for wearing masks in the US, Fauci said 

Read Article

Coronavirus: India crosses grim milestone of 8 million cases; death toll climbs to 120,527

As many as 7.3 million people have recovered from the deadly virus in the country, taking the recovery rate to about 91 per cent

Read Article

Some COVID survivors have antibodies that attack the body, not the virus

New research found ‘autoantibodies’ similar to those in lupus and rheumatoid arthritis patients. But patients may also benefit from treatments for those autoimmune diseases

via The New York Times
Read Article

Germany to go into circuit-break lockdown as virus surges

Germany will impose an emergency month-long lockdown that includes the closure of restaurants, gyms and theatres to reverse a spike in coronavirus cases that risks overwhelming hospitals,…

Read Article

Coronavirus antibodies among recovered patients drop rapidly, British scientists find

Researchers now claim that antibodies among people who once had COVID-19 drop rapidly

Read Article

Pakistan battles coronavirus 'second wave', partial lockdown imposed in Islamabad, several other cities

The Pakistan government laid down strict rules making wearing masks compulsory in confined spaces especially in public transport, markets and railways stations.

Read Article

US election 2020: Trump family finally wears facemasks at the last presidential debate

The family members of US President Donald Trump finally wore facemasks during the third and last presidential debate after getting warned that they could be thrown out if they took them off.

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These jobs are under threat as robots and artificial intelligence takeover amid pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has heightened the threat of humans being replaced by robots and artificial intelligence.

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Future of concerts? 'The Flaming Lips' perform in plastic bubbles in COVID times

In the pandemic era, maintaining a safe distancing is the utmost importance and keeping that in mind, 'The Flaming Lips' held their first COVID-19 concert in a very unique way.

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Superstitiously protected: Cambodia installs scare-crows to ward off coronavirus

Cambodia has been one of the few places to have escaped the wrath of the novel coronavirus. However, the reason, locals believe, is a stick figure

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Here's who has tested positive and negative in Trump's circle

A growing number of White House staff and senior Republicans have tested positive for COVID-19 since President Donald Trump revealed he had contracted the respiratory disease.

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Trump joins growing list of world leaders who contracted COVID-19

President Donald Trump has tested positive for the coronavirus, joining a small group of world leaders who have been infected. From Boris Johnson to Jair Bolsonaro, here is a roundup of world leade

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How 'Mitra', a robot became friend of patients, kin in times of Covid-19

An Indian hospital is taking the help of Mitra, which means friend in English, to connect coronavirus patients with their kin. 

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No-mask, anti-lockdown protests gather pace across the globe

An end to the pandemic is nowhere to be seen, with countries who have tackled the deadly virus so far are now witnessing a second wave.

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Unlock 4: Delhi metro resumes services after COVID-19 lockdown

Delhi Metro has resumed services from 7 am on Monday as the part of 'Unlock 4', after being shut for 169 days due to COVID-19.

Take a look: 

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Millions of children return to schools across world: Here's the list of countries

Millions of mask-wearing children headed back to school after summer holidays despite rising numbers of coronavirus infections.

Here's the list of countries:

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Tears, gloves, masks: Thousands Shiite pilgrims come out to mark Ashura in city of Karbala

Thousands of tearful Shiite pilgrims wearing gloves and masks flooded Iraq's holy city of Karbala on Sunday to mark Ashura, in one of the largest Muslim gatherings since the Covid-19 pandemic began

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Scare squad: Japanese try to forget COVID-19 by lying in coffins

A Japanese group is trying to take people's minds off COVID-19 by putting them in coffins surrounded by chainsaw-wielding zombies. Customers are finding it to be 'relaxing'.

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COVID-19, illegal mining, deforestation: Brazil's indigenous protest against Bolsonaro government

Indigenous protesters in Brazil defied a court order Tuesday and resumed a roadblock of a key highway through the Amazon rainforest, demanding help against the new coronavirus and an end to illegal

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Partygoers flood water park in Wuhan, the original epicentre of coronavirus

Thousands of partygoers packed out a water park over the weekend in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus first emerged late last year.

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After coronavirus and power shutoff, heatwave grips California

The temperature in Death Valley broke new records on Sunday as California grappled with the heatwave amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Cars to funeral boxes: Americans protest against reopening of schools

'We cannot teach from body bags' and 'protect the youth' have been some of the slogans that were seen in the US as protestors rallied against government's decision to reopen schools

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From thermal screening to disinfection lamps: Bus stands in South Korea become shelters to battle coronavirus

South Korea has started a new facility, which will give bus travellers high-tech protection not only from rains, but also from novel coronavirus.

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After Russia, these COVID-19 vaccines set to unveil soon!

President Vladimir Putin has announced that Russia has successfully developed the world’s “first” coronavirus vaccine. Many vaccines around the world have reached the final stage of testing.

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From saliva ban to red cards for coughing: Changes brought by COVID-19 in the world of sports

The post-COVID-19 world especially in the sports circuit witnessed a plethora of changes.

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Corporate amid pandemic: Top 6 companies working from home until 2021 or permanently

As the United States continues to struggle with coronavirus, some companies have asked their employees to work from home. 

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Video Opinion: Uncertainty over coronavirus has taken a toll on mental health

Dr Shweta Sharma talks about paranoia, anxiety and depression triggered by uncertainty over coronavirus pandemic. She also lists ways to deal with mental health issues. Read Article
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Video analysis: Coronavirus impact - strategic competition and beyond

Major General S B Asthana (Retd) analysis the strategic situation in the Indo-Pacific region as the coronavirus fear grips the world. Read Article