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

Rajasthan reports 11 more COVID-19 deaths, over 1,100 fresh cases

So far, 36,310 of the infected have been discharged after treatment. The state now has 13,810 active COVID-19 cases.

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COVID-19 fatality rate in Bengal highest among people over 75 years: Health department

The department, however, did not mention the total number of COVID-19 deceased in the respective age groups.

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Georgia school seen in photo of a crowded hallway reports 9 cases of COVID-19

According to the letter, the school is set to hold digital learning on Monday and Tuesday. By Tuesday evening the parents will be informed if the students will return to school or not. 

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At least 97,000 kids contracted coronavirus in the last two weeks of July in US

The infections were recorded in the time period between July 16-30

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Only half of Britain's population would get vaccinated against coronavirus: Study

A new study claims that only half of Britain’s population would be up for getting vaccinated against COVID-19

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UK might stop official Covid death count over claims of 'exaggeration', says report

The conclusions of the investigation, which was ordered by Health Secretary Matt Hancock after it emerged officials were "exaggerating" virus deaths, are expected this week, the newspaper said.…

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India records 62,064 fresh cases, over 1,000 deaths in last 24-hours

The rise in daily caseload took the tally to 22, 15,075 including 6, 34,945 active cases, 15, 35,744 cured or discharged and total 44,386 deaths.

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Israeli jeweler makes world’s most expensive coronavirus mask; Chinese businessman to buy

The 18-karat white gold mask is decorated with 3,600 white and black diamonds and fitted with top-rated N99 filters at the request of the buyer.

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Australia extends border closure after highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases

Morrison assured that the government is aware that some people are stranded away from home and promised help in reaching them back home

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Global Covid-19 cases near 20 million; death toll exceeds 720,000

According to the latest data, the world has witnessed a total of 19,773,447 confirmed coronavirus cases.

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US hits 5 million virus cases as Trump criticised over relief package

Nearly 20 million cases have been registered worldwide -- probably reflecting only a fraction of the actual number of infections.

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Indian army gifts 10 ventilators to Nepal army amidst COVID

The ventilators are designed for many applications including advanced invasive or non-invasive respiratory support.

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COVID-19: India's tally crosses 21 lakh mark with 64,399 new cases

India's COVID-19 recovery rate now stands at 68.32 per cent

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Brazil coronavirus deaths reach 100,000 and continue to rise

Brazil reported its first cases of COVID-19 at the end of February. The virus took three months to kill 50,000 people, and just 50 days to kill the next 50,000.

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US sets a grim record as coronavirus cases top 5 million

With one out of every 66 residents infected, the United States leads the world in COVID-19 cases, according to a Reuters analysis. The country has recorded more than 160,000 deaths, nearly a…

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Coronavirus

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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.

Coronavirus: Tamil Nadu case count breaches 300,000-mark, toll surges past 5,000

With 5,914 new cases, the infection tally touched 3,02,815 and the 100 plus deaths for the eighth consecutive day took the toll to 5,041

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Rajasthan reports 11 more COVID-19 deaths, over 1,100 fresh cases

So far, 36,310 of the infected have been discharged after treatment. The state now has 13,810 active COVID-19 cases.

Read Article

COVID-19 fatality rate in Bengal highest among people over 75 years: Health department

The department, however, did not mention the total number of COVID-19 deceased in the respective age groups.

Read Article

Georgia school seen in photo of a crowded hallway reports 9 cases of COVID-19

According to the letter, the school is set to hold digital learning on Monday and Tuesday. By Tuesday evening the parents will be informed if the students will return to school or not. 

Read Article

At least 97,000 kids contracted coronavirus in the last two weeks of July in US

The infections were recorded in the time period between July 16-30

Read Article

Only half of Britain's population would get vaccinated against coronavirus: Study

A new study claims that only half of Britain’s population would be up for getting vaccinated against COVID-19

Read Article

UK might stop official Covid death count over claims of 'exaggeration', says report

The conclusions of the investigation, which was ordered by Health Secretary Matt Hancock after it emerged officials were "exaggerating" virus deaths, are expected this week, the newspaper said.…

Read Article

India records 62,064 fresh cases, over 1,000 deaths in last 24-hours

The rise in daily caseload took the tally to 22, 15,075 including 6, 34,945 active cases, 15, 35,744 cured or discharged and total 44,386 deaths.

Read Article

Israeli jeweler makes world’s most expensive coronavirus mask; Chinese businessman to buy

The 18-karat white gold mask is decorated with 3,600 white and black diamonds and fitted with top-rated N99 filters at the request of the buyer.

Read Article

Australia extends border closure after highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases

Morrison assured that the government is aware that some people are stranded away from home and promised help in reaching them back home

Read Article

Global Covid-19 cases near 20 million; death toll exceeds 720,000

According to the latest data, the world has witnessed a total of 19,773,447 confirmed coronavirus cases.

Read Article

US hits 5 million virus cases as Trump criticised over relief package

Nearly 20 million cases have been registered worldwide -- probably reflecting only a fraction of the actual number of infections.

Read Article

Indian army gifts 10 ventilators to Nepal army amidst COVID

The ventilators are designed for many applications including advanced invasive or non-invasive respiratory support.

Read Article

COVID-19: India's tally crosses 21 lakh mark with 64,399 new cases

India's COVID-19 recovery rate now stands at 68.32 per cent

Read Article

Brazil coronavirus deaths reach 100,000 and continue to rise

Brazil reported its first cases of COVID-19 at the end of February. The virus took three months to kill 50,000 people, and just 50 days to kill the next 50,000.

Read Article

US sets a grim record as coronavirus cases top 5 million

With one out of every 66 residents infected, the United States leads the world in COVID-19 cases, according to a Reuters analysis. The country has recorded more than 160,000 deaths, nearly a…

Read Article

Boris Johnson to ask schools to reopen by September: Reports

This news was not well received by health experts and parents who worry that the schools might pose a danger of rapid spread of the novel coronavirus

Read Article

Taiwan airlines offer sight-seeing flights during coronavirus pandemic

The flights, operating from the headquarters of Taiwan's China Airlines in Taoyuan, are part of an innovative attempt by airlines to scramble up some extra cash at a time when their business has…

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Chronic fatigue syndrome a possible long-term effect of COVID-19, experts say

ME/CFS is a chronic disease that can last for decades. It often takes root following some form of viral infection, for instance Epstein-Barr virus or Ross River virus. 

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Abhishek Bachchan tests negative for Covid-19, 'I told you guys I'd beat this'

Bachchan family's four member were tested positive for the virus

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Coronavirus: Tamil Nadu case count breaches 300,000-mark, toll surges past 5,000

With 5,914 new cases, the infection tally touched 3,02,815 and the 100 plus deaths for the eighth consecutive day took the toll to 5,041

Read Article

Rajasthan reports 11 more COVID-19 deaths, over 1,100 fresh cases

So far, 36,310 of the infected have been discharged after treatment. The state now has 13,810 active COVID-19 cases.

Read Article

COVID-19 fatality rate in Bengal highest among people over 75 years: Health department

The department, however, did not mention the total number of COVID-19 deceased in the respective age groups.

Read Article

Georgia school seen in photo of a crowded hallway reports 9 cases of COVID-19

According to the letter, the school is set to hold digital learning on Monday and Tuesday. By Tuesday evening the parents will be informed if the students will return to school or not. 

Read Article

At least 97,000 kids contracted coronavirus in the last two weeks of July in US

The infections were recorded in the time period between July 16-30

Read Article

Only half of Britain's population would get vaccinated against coronavirus: Study

A new study claims that only half of Britain’s population would be up for getting vaccinated against COVID-19

Read Article

UK might stop official Covid death count over claims of 'exaggeration', says report

The conclusions of the investigation, which was ordered by Health Secretary Matt Hancock after it emerged officials were "exaggerating" virus deaths, are expected this week, the newspaper said.…

Read Article

India records 62,064 fresh cases, over 1,000 deaths in last 24-hours

The rise in daily caseload took the tally to 22, 15,075 including 6, 34,945 active cases, 15, 35,744 cured or discharged and total 44,386 deaths.

Read Article

Israeli jeweler makes world’s most expensive coronavirus mask; Chinese businessman to buy

The 18-karat white gold mask is decorated with 3,600 white and black diamonds and fitted with top-rated N99 filters at the request of the buyer.

Read Article

Australia extends border closure after highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases

Morrison assured that the government is aware that some people are stranded away from home and promised help in reaching them back home

Read Article

Global Covid-19 cases near 20 million; death toll exceeds 720,000

According to the latest data, the world has witnessed a total of 19,773,447 confirmed coronavirus cases.

Read Article

US hits 5 million virus cases as Trump criticised over relief package

Nearly 20 million cases have been registered worldwide -- probably reflecting only a fraction of the actual number of infections.

Read Article

Indian army gifts 10 ventilators to Nepal army amidst COVID

The ventilators are designed for many applications including advanced invasive or non-invasive respiratory support.

Read Article

COVID-19: India's tally crosses 21 lakh mark with 64,399 new cases

India's COVID-19 recovery rate now stands at 68.32 per cent

Read Article

Brazil coronavirus deaths reach 100,000 and continue to rise

Brazil reported its first cases of COVID-19 at the end of February. The virus took three months to kill 50,000 people, and just 50 days to kill the next 50,000.

Read Article

US sets a grim record as coronavirus cases top 5 million

With one out of every 66 residents infected, the United States leads the world in COVID-19 cases, according to a Reuters analysis. The country has recorded more than 160,000 deaths, nearly a…

Read Article

Boris Johnson to ask schools to reopen by September: Reports

This news was not well received by health experts and parents who worry that the schools might pose a danger of rapid spread of the novel coronavirus

Read Article

Taiwan airlines offer sight-seeing flights during coronavirus pandemic

The flights, operating from the headquarters of Taiwan's China Airlines in Taoyuan, are part of an innovative attempt by airlines to scramble up some extra cash at a time when their business has…

Read Article

Chronic fatigue syndrome a possible long-term effect of COVID-19, experts say

ME/CFS is a chronic disease that can last for decades. It often takes root following some form of viral infection, for instance Epstein-Barr virus or Ross River virus. 

Read Article

Abhishek Bachchan tests negative for Covid-19, 'I told you guys I'd beat this'

Bachchan family's four member were tested positive for the virus

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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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Disinfectants, masks, online selection: Hajj 2020 begins amid coronavirus pandemic

Mask-clad Muslim pilgrims on Wednesday began the annual hajj, dramatically downsized this year as the Saudi hosts strive to prevent a coronavirus outbreak during the five-day pilgrimage.

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Accuse, evict, repeat: How it has become a commonly used tactic by US

The technique of accusing, condemning, evicting has been used by the United States before.

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On Chinese Communist Party's 99th anniversary, a timeline of how it became so controversial

The Chinese Communist Party, officially the Communist Party of China, is the founding and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China. The party was established on July 23, 1921.

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Daunting COVID-19 records that US will never forget

A total of 14,845,241 people around the world have been diagnosed with COVID-19, while more than 8,898,749 have recovered and 612,830 have died so far, according to the available data.

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How US-China relationship took a turn for the worse

Tensions are mounting by the day between the United States and China, leading to talk of a new Cold War. Let's take a look at the timeline of the month US-China relationship took a turn for the wor

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Starry affair: Paris heads out to Seine river for open-air "Paris Plages" cinema festival

After the drive-in cinemas, open-air cinemas are the new favourite for the locals of Paris.

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Fight for chair: Countries that held elections amid the pandemic

As large public gatherings are being prohibited in many countries due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, few countries decided to take a leap of faith and hold elections.

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Floods hit Assam's Kaziranga and Bangladesh amid pandemic in South Asia

Almost four million people have been hit by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said Tuesday, with a third of Bangladesh already underwater from some of the heaviest rains in a decade.

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Controversies surrounding the face mask - the benevolent preventer of coronavirus transmission!

As countries begin to reopen their economies, facemasks, an essential tool to curb the spread of COVID-19, is struggling to find acceptance.

Let's take a look:

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Parade, flyovers, masks: France's scaled-down celebrations on Bastille Day

French President Emmanuel Macron hosted a subdued Bastille Day ceremony on Tuesday to honour the country's medical workers amid the coronavirus pandemic, before outlining his response to the countr

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'Reasonable worst-case scenario': Top 5 steps on how to beat coronavirus this winter

UK's Academy of Medical Sciences has projected a "reasonable worst-case scenario"  and said that it was time to "prepare for the worst that winter can throw at us.”

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Countries that were forced to re-impose local lockdowns to curb surge in COVID-19 cases

Fresh outbreaks of the coronavirus have led to renewed, often more localised, lockdowns, such as those announced in the Moroccan city of Tangiers and in Manila on Monday.

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Israelis hug trees to fill void of embracing friends and families during COVID times

Can't embrace friends and family these days? Hug a tree instead.

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'Oldest profession needs help': Sex workers of Hamburg demand reopening of Germany's brothels

Prostitutes demonstrated in Hamburg's red light district late on Saturday evening demanding that Germany's brothels be allowed to reopen after months of closure to curb the spread of coronavirus.

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Mask-less: Political leaders around the world who 'forgot' to wear mask

As the coronavirus cases are on a rise, with some countries fearing a second wave, health experts are urging people to maintain social distance and wear face mask at all time.

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Walt Disney World reopens with distancing measures amid COVID-19 surge

Florida’s Walt Disney World reopened to the public on Saturday for the first time in four months amid a surge of coronavirus cases in the state. 

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No more hugs as schools all over the world reopen in 'new normal'

Schools all over the world are reopening with COVID-19 precautions in place. From maintaining distance to wearing masks, the 'new normal' has changed the fun days of school children.

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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