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

Delhi faces shortage of oxygen, hospital beds as city records 24,000 cases in 24 hours: Kejriwal

Kejriwal also admitted that while the situation seemed in control a few days ago, the sudden surge has made the situation spiralling out of control in the capital now

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'Please delay pregnancies', Brazil urges local women amid coronavirus surge

The request has come as Brazil is experiencing one of the worst waves of coronavirus, with the country marking one of the highest death tolls in the world

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Booster shots could be needed. Drug companies are planning for it.

Vaccine-makers are getting a jump-start on possible new rounds of shots, although they sound more certain of the need for boosters than independent scientists have

via The New York Times
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Sonu Sood tests positive for COVID 19

Sonu Sood has won millions of hearts as he has worked tirelessly over the pandemic period to send people in need during the COVID-19 lockdown.

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India's vaccination coverage nears 120 million

According to the Ministry, cumulatively, 11,99,37,641 vaccine doses have been administered through 17,37,539 sessions

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COVID-19 double mutant now most prevalent variant in India: Report

The database has revealed that the double mutation virus, which has been found in several countries, was the most common in the samples sequenced in the 60 days prior to April 2 at 24 per cent

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In Brazil, graveyard shift reveals staggering cost of pandemic 

In addition to hiring more personnel and vehicles, night shifts have been added in four of the 22 municipal cemeteries, where 600 graves are dug every day

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US setting up $1.7B national network to track virus variants 

The new effort relies on money approved by Congress as part of President Joe Biden's coronavirus relief package to break what experts say is a feast-or-famine cycle in US preparedness for disease…

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Canada's Ontario gives police sweeping powers to enforce stay-at-home orders

Ontario is Canada’s most populous province and has witnessed a record number of coronavirus cases, with health experts worried about the effects of healthcare system being overwhelmed

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Densely populated cities not necessarily prone to coronavirus infections, study finds

Researchers found that population density alone cannot be considered a risk factor

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India witnesses biggest spike with 2,34,692 coronavirus cases in 24 hours

This is the third consecutive day that the country has registered over 2 lakh Covid cases

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Italy health chief distances himself from scandal over spiked WHO report 

Dr Silvio Brusaferro was drawn into the scandal after a leaked document from Bergamo prosecutors last week revealed transcripts of WhatsApp chats between Brusaferro and a WHO official, Dr Ranieri…

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Global COVID-19 caseload tops 139.6 million

The US is the worst-hit country with the world`s highest number of cases and deaths at 31,575,138 and 566,212, respectively

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Global coronavirus infections approaching highest rate seen so far, says WHO

Cases and deaths are continuing to increase at worrying rates, and some countries that had previously avoided widespread transmission are now seeing steep increases in infections

Read Article

Paraguay's Covid crisis gives China diplomatic opening

Beijing’s one-China principle forces countries to choose between having full diplomatic relations with Beijing or Taipei

via The New York Times
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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.

Global coronavirus deaths cross 3 million as countries observe surge

The US has now recorded more than 32 million coronavirus cases, making it the worst-hit country in the world

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Delhi faces shortage of oxygen, hospital beds as city records 24,000 cases in 24 hours: Kejriwal

Kejriwal also admitted that while the situation seemed in control a few days ago, the sudden surge has made the situation spiralling out of control in the capital now

Read Article

'Please delay pregnancies', Brazil urges local women amid coronavirus surge

The request has come as Brazil is experiencing one of the worst waves of coronavirus, with the country marking one of the highest death tolls in the world

Read Article

Booster shots could be needed. Drug companies are planning for it.

Vaccine-makers are getting a jump-start on possible new rounds of shots, although they sound more certain of the need for boosters than independent scientists have

via The New York Times
Read Article

Sonu Sood tests positive for COVID 19

Sonu Sood has won millions of hearts as he has worked tirelessly over the pandemic period to send people in need during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Read Article

India's vaccination coverage nears 120 million

According to the Ministry, cumulatively, 11,99,37,641 vaccine doses have been administered through 17,37,539 sessions

Read Article

COVID-19 double mutant now most prevalent variant in India: Report

The database has revealed that the double mutation virus, which has been found in several countries, was the most common in the samples sequenced in the 60 days prior to April 2 at 24 per cent

Read Article

In Brazil, graveyard shift reveals staggering cost of pandemic 

In addition to hiring more personnel and vehicles, night shifts have been added in four of the 22 municipal cemeteries, where 600 graves are dug every day

Read Article

US setting up $1.7B national network to track virus variants 

The new effort relies on money approved by Congress as part of President Joe Biden's coronavirus relief package to break what experts say is a feast-or-famine cycle in US preparedness for disease…

Read Article

Canada's Ontario gives police sweeping powers to enforce stay-at-home orders

Ontario is Canada’s most populous province and has witnessed a record number of coronavirus cases, with health experts worried about the effects of healthcare system being overwhelmed

Read Article

Densely populated cities not necessarily prone to coronavirus infections, study finds

Researchers found that population density alone cannot be considered a risk factor

Read Article

India witnesses biggest spike with 2,34,692 coronavirus cases in 24 hours

This is the third consecutive day that the country has registered over 2 lakh Covid cases

Read Article

Italy health chief distances himself from scandal over spiked WHO report 

Dr Silvio Brusaferro was drawn into the scandal after a leaked document from Bergamo prosecutors last week revealed transcripts of WhatsApp chats between Brusaferro and a WHO official, Dr Ranieri…

Read Article

Global coronavirus infections approaching highest rate seen so far, says WHO

Cases and deaths are continuing to increase at worrying rates, and some countries that had previously avoided widespread transmission are now seeing steep increases in infections

Read Article

Global COVID-19 caseload tops 139.6 million

The US is the worst-hit country with the world`s highest number of cases and deaths at 31,575,138 and 566,212, respectively

Read Article

Paraguay's Covid crisis gives China diplomatic opening

Beijing’s one-China principle forces countries to choose between having full diplomatic relations with Beijing or Taipei

via The New York Times
Read Article

Maharashtra to face shortage of Remdesivir for next 2 to 3 days: Minister 

He said pharma companies manufacturing Remdesivir have stepped up production but it will take time for the new stock to reach the market

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PM Modi calls for increasing production of medical grade oxygen

Prime Minister Modi took a comprehensive review to ensure adequate medical grade oxygen supply in the country, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said in a statement

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Increasing coronavirus infection rate worse in pandemic till now: WHO chief

He raised these concerns while addressing a briefing on growing coronavirus cases in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the western Pacific region

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Patients tied to beds in Brazil as country runs out of sedatives: Reports

A doctor at the Albert Schweitzer municipal hospital said health workers diluted sedatives for days to increase the stock

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Global coronavirus deaths cross 3 million as countries observe surge

The US has now recorded more than 32 million coronavirus cases, making it the worst-hit country in the world

Read Article

Delhi faces shortage of oxygen, hospital beds as city records 24,000 cases in 24 hours: Kejriwal

Kejriwal also admitted that while the situation seemed in control a few days ago, the sudden surge has made the situation spiralling out of control in the capital now

Read Article

'Please delay pregnancies', Brazil urges local women amid coronavirus surge

The request has come as Brazil is experiencing one of the worst waves of coronavirus, with the country marking one of the highest death tolls in the world

Read Article

Booster shots could be needed. Drug companies are planning for it.

Vaccine-makers are getting a jump-start on possible new rounds of shots, although they sound more certain of the need for boosters than independent scientists have

via The New York Times
Read Article

Sonu Sood tests positive for COVID 19

Sonu Sood has won millions of hearts as he has worked tirelessly over the pandemic period to send people in need during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Read Article

India's vaccination coverage nears 120 million

According to the Ministry, cumulatively, 11,99,37,641 vaccine doses have been administered through 17,37,539 sessions

Read Article

COVID-19 double mutant now most prevalent variant in India: Report

The database has revealed that the double mutation virus, which has been found in several countries, was the most common in the samples sequenced in the 60 days prior to April 2 at 24 per cent

Read Article

In Brazil, graveyard shift reveals staggering cost of pandemic 

In addition to hiring more personnel and vehicles, night shifts have been added in four of the 22 municipal cemeteries, where 600 graves are dug every day

Read Article

US setting up $1.7B national network to track virus variants 

The new effort relies on money approved by Congress as part of President Joe Biden's coronavirus relief package to break what experts say is a feast-or-famine cycle in US preparedness for disease…

Read Article

Canada's Ontario gives police sweeping powers to enforce stay-at-home orders

Ontario is Canada’s most populous province and has witnessed a record number of coronavirus cases, with health experts worried about the effects of healthcare system being overwhelmed

Read Article

Densely populated cities not necessarily prone to coronavirus infections, study finds

Researchers found that population density alone cannot be considered a risk factor

Read Article

India witnesses biggest spike with 2,34,692 coronavirus cases in 24 hours

This is the third consecutive day that the country has registered over 2 lakh Covid cases

Read Article

Italy health chief distances himself from scandal over spiked WHO report 

Dr Silvio Brusaferro was drawn into the scandal after a leaked document from Bergamo prosecutors last week revealed transcripts of WhatsApp chats between Brusaferro and a WHO official, Dr Ranieri…

Read Article

Global COVID-19 caseload tops 139.6 million

The US is the worst-hit country with the world`s highest number of cases and deaths at 31,575,138 and 566,212, respectively

Read Article

Global coronavirus infections approaching highest rate seen so far, says WHO

Cases and deaths are continuing to increase at worrying rates, and some countries that had previously avoided widespread transmission are now seeing steep increases in infections

Read Article

Paraguay's Covid crisis gives China diplomatic opening

Beijing’s one-China principle forces countries to choose between having full diplomatic relations with Beijing or Taipei

via The New York Times
Read Article

Maharashtra to face shortage of Remdesivir for next 2 to 3 days: Minister 

He said pharma companies manufacturing Remdesivir have stepped up production but it will take time for the new stock to reach the market

Read Article

PM Modi calls for increasing production of medical grade oxygen

Prime Minister Modi took a comprehensive review to ensure adequate medical grade oxygen supply in the country, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said in a statement

Read Article

Increasing coronavirus infection rate worse in pandemic till now: WHO chief

He raised these concerns while addressing a briefing on growing coronavirus cases in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the western Pacific region

Read Article

Patients tied to beds in Brazil as country runs out of sedatives: Reports

A doctor at the Albert Schweitzer municipal hospital said health workers diluted sedatives for days to increase the stock

Read Article

Pints and Primark: Britons mark lockdown easing with a sup and a shop

Britons on Monday toasted a significant easing of coronavirus restrictions, with early morning pints, and much-needed haircuts, as the country took a tentative step towards the resumption of normal

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In pics: Famous people who've tested positive for coronavirus

Let's have a look at the list of famous people diagnosed with the deadly virus:

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Culture deficiency: A French city's Mayor reopens museums defying coronavirus rules

As cases on a rise in the European country of France, a Mayor has decided to satisfy the culture deficiency of its locals and reopen museums

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What is the new coronavirus strain discovered in Japan about?

Japanese officials say the new coronavirus strain differs from highly infectious variants first found in Britain and South Africa that have driven a surge in cases.

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Europe celebrates subdued Christmas amid coronavirus

Europe celebrated Christmas amid the virus epidemic sweeping the continent 

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Countries that have blocked travel from UK after the emergence of new strain of coronavirus

Countries around the world have begun banning flights and travellers from Britain as London said Sunday the spread of a more-infectious new coronavirus strain was now "out of control”, stoking fear

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The truth about coronavirus vaccines - 8 myths busted!

The COVID-19 pandemic has induced economic slowdowns, mass hoarding of goods, lockdowns, and very naturally - a series of conspiracy theories.

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Wuhan virus: 10 steps on how to be China and make most of the pandemic

Almost a year since China's Wuhan reported the world's first cases of COVID-19 in a wet market, and even as several other countries remain firmly in the grip of the subsequent pandemic, life in thi

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From coronavirus to CAA: Top searches on Google in 2020

Google has released its anticipated ‘Year in Search’ results to detail the top trending searches in India and around the globe this year. From fairly practical to downright absurd, the most popular

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Future of air travel: New York to Rome in COVID-tested flight

The first "COVID-tested" flight arrived in Rome from New York on Wednesday, an initiative designed to open up air routes between Europe and the United States

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Russia begins large scale vaccination as coronavirus cases surge

Russia has started larger scale vaccination as th

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Germany brings in Christmas spirit with drive-in markets amid pandemic

As the world is battling the second wave of the novel coronavirus, Germans have decided not to let the pandemic dampen Christmas

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Brazilian artist makes masks for those who don't want to hide their face!

To let people not lose their identity, a 65-year-old Brazilian artist is painting masks that look like the person who is wearing it. 

Let's check it out via some amazing clicks.  

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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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With Macron as the latest addition, here's full list of world leaders who contracted Covid-19

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday became the latest head of the state who contracted Covid-19. 

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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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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