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

India’s tally crosses 63 lakh-mark with 86,821 fresh cases in last 24-hours

India's coronavirus tally now stands at 63, 12,585 including 9, 40,705 active cases, 52, 73,202 recoveries and 98,678 deaths deaths as per Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data.

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Real coronavirus death toll 'certainly higher' than official 1 million count: WHO

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 1 million on Tuesday, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders’ resolve, pitted science against…

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Israel passes legislation to ban mass protests during lockdown

Demonstrators will be confined to groups of up to 20 people and must stay within 1 km (0.6 miles) of their homes.

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Cinemas, entertainment parks permitted to reopen from Oct 15 under new guidelines by Centre

States and UT governments have been given the flexibility to decide on reopening schools and coaching institutions after October 15 in a graded manner, and permitting social, religious and…

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India: Ayurvedic trials treating coronavirus show groundbreaking results

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken more than one million lives across the globe with no concrete medication or vaccine in sight. But we bring good news!

Read Article

World Bank announces COVID-19 relief initiative worth $12 billion for low-income countries

This initiative could help treat up to 2 billion people across countries that need it the most, and as soon as effective medication to fight the virus shows up.

Read Article

US Elections 2020: Trump defies friendship with PM Modi; questions India's COVID data

Donald Trump defies friendship with PM Modi - 'They don't exactly give you a straight count,' Trump accused India of releasing misleading data on COVID-19

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India reports 80,472 fresh cases, 1,179 deaths as tally crosses 62-lakh mark 

India tally stands at 62, 25,764 including 9,40,441 active cases, 51,87,826 recoveries and 97,497 deaths as per Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data.

Read Article

New York City to fine people who refuse to wear mask as COVID-19 positive rate rises

Officials will first offer free masks to those caught not wearing one. If the person refuses, they will face an unspecified fine, de Blasio told reporters.

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How China's unapproved COVID-19 vaccine drive is putting citizens at risk

China is inoculating its own population. Chinese citizens are the guinea pigs in one of the largest human trials in the world.

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A million deaths due to coronavirus a 'very sad milestone': World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said that one million deaths around the world due to COVID-19 is “a very sad milestone"

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Indians far from achieving herd immunity against COVID-19: ICMR second serosurvey report

The first sero-survey of May 2020 had revealed that the nationwide prevalence of novel coronavirus infection was only 0.73 per cent.

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Serum Institute of India to boost production of COVID-19 vaccine doses to 200 million

The extra funds will help Serum boost manufacturing of the vaccine candidates from AstraZeneca Plc and Novavax Inc, for delivery under the COVAX scheme as early as the first half of 2021.

Read Article

Russian scientist behind COVID-19 vaccine defends 'wartime' roll-out

Russia has pushed ahead with its potential COVID-19 vaccine at top speed with mass public vaccinations alongside the main human trial, raising concerns among some observers that it was…

Read Article

Twin crisis for Bangladesh as Covid-19 affected economy takes a serious hit

At a time when the world is struggling to combat the deadly coronavirus pandemic. Bangladesh faced its worst flood in a decade with persistently heavy monsoon rains that began in June.

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus, Coronavirus news, coronavirus outbreak

'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.

India’s recovery rate improves as daily cases keep rising rapidly

The number of recovered COVID-19 cases in India had crossed 52 lakh, which was the highest number of recoveries anywhere in the world. 

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India’s tally crosses 63 lakh-mark with 86,821 fresh cases in last 24-hours

India's coronavirus tally now stands at 63, 12,585 including 9, 40,705 active cases, 52, 73,202 recoveries and 98,678 deaths deaths as per Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data.

Read Article

Real coronavirus death toll 'certainly higher' than official 1 million count: WHO

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 1 million on Tuesday, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders’ resolve, pitted science against…

Read Article

Israel passes legislation to ban mass protests during lockdown

Demonstrators will be confined to groups of up to 20 people and must stay within 1 km (0.6 miles) of their homes.

Read Article

Cinemas, entertainment parks permitted to reopen from Oct 15 under new guidelines by Centre

States and UT governments have been given the flexibility to decide on reopening schools and coaching institutions after October 15 in a graded manner, and permitting social, religious and…

Read Article

India: Ayurvedic trials treating coronavirus show groundbreaking results

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken more than one million lives across the globe with no concrete medication or vaccine in sight. But we bring good news!

Read Article

World Bank announces COVID-19 relief initiative worth $12 billion for low-income countries

This initiative could help treat up to 2 billion people across countries that need it the most, and as soon as effective medication to fight the virus shows up.

Read Article

US Elections 2020: Trump defies friendship with PM Modi; questions India's COVID data

Donald Trump defies friendship with PM Modi - 'They don't exactly give you a straight count,' Trump accused India of releasing misleading data on COVID-19

Read Article

India reports 80,472 fresh cases, 1,179 deaths as tally crosses 62-lakh mark 

India tally stands at 62, 25,764 including 9,40,441 active cases, 51,87,826 recoveries and 97,497 deaths as per Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data.

Read Article

New York City to fine people who refuse to wear mask as COVID-19 positive rate rises

Officials will first offer free masks to those caught not wearing one. If the person refuses, they will face an unspecified fine, de Blasio told reporters.

Read Article

How China's unapproved COVID-19 vaccine drive is putting citizens at risk

China is inoculating its own population. Chinese citizens are the guinea pigs in one of the largest human trials in the world.

Read Article

A million deaths due to coronavirus a 'very sad milestone': World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said that one million deaths around the world due to COVID-19 is “a very sad milestone"

Read Article

Indians far from achieving herd immunity against COVID-19: ICMR second serosurvey report

The first sero-survey of May 2020 had revealed that the nationwide prevalence of novel coronavirus infection was only 0.73 per cent.

Read Article

Serum Institute of India to boost production of COVID-19 vaccine doses to 200 million

The extra funds will help Serum boost manufacturing of the vaccine candidates from AstraZeneca Plc and Novavax Inc, for delivery under the COVAX scheme as early as the first half of 2021.

Read Article

Russian scientist behind COVID-19 vaccine defends 'wartime' roll-out

Russia has pushed ahead with its potential COVID-19 vaccine at top speed with mass public vaccinations alongside the main human trial, raising concerns among some observers that it was…

Read Article

Twin crisis for Bangladesh as Covid-19 affected economy takes a serious hit

At a time when the world is struggling to combat the deadly coronavirus pandemic. Bangladesh faced its worst flood in a decade with persistently heavy monsoon rains that began in June.

Read Article

India reports 70,589 new cases, 776 deaths as tally crosses 61-lakh mark 

Case tally stands at 61,45,292 including 9,47,576 active cases, 51,01,398 cured/discharged/migrated & 96,318 deaths, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's latest update read.

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‘Take home’ lawsuits over Covid infections could be costly for US employers

The daughter of Esperanza Ugalde of Illinois alleged her mother died of COVID-19 that her father contracted at Aurora Packing Co's meat processing plant.

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Brazil: Bolsonaro's government triggers alarm after revoking mangrove protections

It is the latest in a series of environmental controversies for the far-right president, who has presided over a surge in deforestation and fires in the Amazon rainforest and Pantanal wetlands…

Read Article

Trump announces plan to distribute 150 million rapid coronavirus test kits

The United States has the world’s highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases at more than 7 million and the most coronavirus-related deaths, approaching 205,000.

Read Article

India’s recovery rate improves as daily cases keep rising rapidly

The number of recovered COVID-19 cases in India had crossed 52 lakh, which was the highest number of recoveries anywhere in the world. 

Read Article

India’s tally crosses 63 lakh-mark with 86,821 fresh cases in last 24-hours

India's coronavirus tally now stands at 63, 12,585 including 9, 40,705 active cases, 52, 73,202 recoveries and 98,678 deaths deaths as per Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data.

Read Article

Real coronavirus death toll 'certainly higher' than official 1 million count: WHO

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 1 million on Tuesday, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders’ resolve, pitted science against…

Read Article

Israel passes legislation to ban mass protests during lockdown

Demonstrators will be confined to groups of up to 20 people and must stay within 1 km (0.6 miles) of their homes.

Read Article

Cinemas, entertainment parks permitted to reopen from Oct 15 under new guidelines by Centre

States and UT governments have been given the flexibility to decide on reopening schools and coaching institutions after October 15 in a graded manner, and permitting social, religious and…

Read Article

India: Ayurvedic trials treating coronavirus show groundbreaking results

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken more than one million lives across the globe with no concrete medication or vaccine in sight. But we bring good news!

Read Article

World Bank announces COVID-19 relief initiative worth $12 billion for low-income countries

This initiative could help treat up to 2 billion people across countries that need it the most, and as soon as effective medication to fight the virus shows up.

Read Article

US Elections 2020: Trump defies friendship with PM Modi; questions India's COVID data

Donald Trump defies friendship with PM Modi - 'They don't exactly give you a straight count,' Trump accused India of releasing misleading data on COVID-19

Read Article

India reports 80,472 fresh cases, 1,179 deaths as tally crosses 62-lakh mark 

India tally stands at 62, 25,764 including 9,40,441 active cases, 51,87,826 recoveries and 97,497 deaths as per Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data.

Read Article

New York City to fine people who refuse to wear mask as COVID-19 positive rate rises

Officials will first offer free masks to those caught not wearing one. If the person refuses, they will face an unspecified fine, de Blasio told reporters.

Read Article

How China's unapproved COVID-19 vaccine drive is putting citizens at risk

China is inoculating its own population. Chinese citizens are the guinea pigs in one of the largest human trials in the world.

Read Article

A million deaths due to coronavirus a 'very sad milestone': World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said that one million deaths around the world due to COVID-19 is “a very sad milestone"

Read Article

Indians far from achieving herd immunity against COVID-19: ICMR second serosurvey report

The first sero-survey of May 2020 had revealed that the nationwide prevalence of novel coronavirus infection was only 0.73 per cent.

Read Article

Serum Institute of India to boost production of COVID-19 vaccine doses to 200 million

The extra funds will help Serum boost manufacturing of the vaccine candidates from AstraZeneca Plc and Novavax Inc, for delivery under the COVAX scheme as early as the first half of 2021.

Read Article

Russian scientist behind COVID-19 vaccine defends 'wartime' roll-out

Russia has pushed ahead with its potential COVID-19 vaccine at top speed with mass public vaccinations alongside the main human trial, raising concerns among some observers that it was…

Read Article

Twin crisis for Bangladesh as Covid-19 affected economy takes a serious hit

At a time when the world is struggling to combat the deadly coronavirus pandemic. Bangladesh faced its worst flood in a decade with persistently heavy monsoon rains that began in June.

Read Article

India reports 70,589 new cases, 776 deaths as tally crosses 61-lakh mark 

Case tally stands at 61,45,292 including 9,47,576 active cases, 51,01,398 cured/discharged/migrated & 96,318 deaths, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's latest update read.

Read Article

‘Take home’ lawsuits over Covid infections could be costly for US employers

The daughter of Esperanza Ugalde of Illinois alleged her mother died of COVID-19 that her father contracted at Aurora Packing Co's meat processing plant.

Read Article

Brazil: Bolsonaro's government triggers alarm after revoking mangrove protections

It is the latest in a series of environmental controversies for the far-right president, who has presided over a surge in deforestation and fires in the Amazon rainforest and Pantanal wetlands…

Read Article

Trump announces plan to distribute 150 million rapid coronavirus test kits

The United States has the world’s highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases at more than 7 million and the most coronavirus-related deaths, approaching 205,000.

Read Article

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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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 to Israel- Cinema lovers opt for 'sail-in' experiences in 'new normal'

After the drive-in cinemas, open-air cinemas are the new favourite for cinema lovers in Paris and Israel

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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