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COVID-19 cases rose by more than 50%, deaths stable, says WHO

Last week, WHO noted a pandemic record high of 9.5 million new infections in a single week

12 Jan 2022 4:40 PM

Shashi Warrier | How I made peace with my scooter and my life

I tried lots of popular scooters, and they all seemed the same: small and light and cramped, with my knees hitting the apron if braked hard

02 Jan 2022 2:25 AM

Facebook executive blames society, not social networks for COVID-19 misinformation

Facebook's Andrew Bosworth noted that free speech can sometimes be dangerous, but democracy must be able to tolerate it

13 Dec 2021 2:52 PM

COVID-19 pandemic pushed over half a billion into extreme poverty: UN report

The pandemic also triggered the worst economic crisis since the 1930s

13 Dec 2021 9:31 AM

Two unmanned missions to be launched before flying Gaganyaan by end of 2022: Minister

Chandrayana got delayed due to the pandemic and maybe it will be launched by next year, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said

09 Dec 2021 4:12 PM

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Rukmini Banerji and Wilima Wadhwa | Covid effect: Changes in schooling of rural India

The drop in private school enrolment was accompanied by more children not being in school rather than a shift to government schools

01 Dec 2021 1:30 AM

India opens up for foreigners for first time since pandemic began

To encourage travellers to visit India, the government is also planning to issue five lakh free visas through next March

16 Nov 2021 1:26 AM

China’s wildlife is a pandemic ‘waiting to happen,’ study finds

A comprehensive survey of viral pathogens has found they harbor a range of diseases threatening humans and other animals

13 Nov 2021 1:59 PM

COVID-19: Centre issues revised guidelines for international arrivals in India

The order further directed the in-flight crew to ensure that COVID appropriate behaviour is followed at all times

20 Oct 2021 7:23 PM

Highest post-pandemic domestic air traffic seen on Sunday: Scindia

The Centre had suspended all scheduled domestic flights from March 25, 2020, to May 25, 2020, as part of the coronavirus-induced lockdown

18 Oct 2021 3:06 PM

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India permits to operate domestic airlines with 100 pc capacity from Oct 18

Currently, the seating capacity in airlines is restricted to 85 per cent

12 Oct 2021 5:02 PM

US woman who survived 1918 flu, world war succumbs to COVID

The flu pandemic killed about 675,000 Americans — a death toll eclipsed this month by the 2020-21 coronavirus pandemic

01 Oct 2021 11:38 AM

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana | Digital equity for all ages: A success story in Asia-Pacific

Asia and the Pacific is home to the largest number of older persons in the world -- and rapidly ageing

01 Oct 2021 1:26 AM

Political parties should set example, avoid gatherings: CM Uddhav Thackeray

We should set an example for people by observing discipline, said Thackeray, who heads the Sena

07 Sep 2021 8:54 PM

Chandrakant Lahariya | Why primary schools should be the first to resume classes

The individual benefits are in terms of better jobs and increased family earning in the future

01 Sep 2021 1:52 AM

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COVID-19: India gifts medical oxygen plant to Nepal

The embassy said the Indian government will continue to stand with Nepal and its people in fighting the pandemic

26 Aug 2021 3:44 PM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Reopen schools, but keep ground realities in mind

Online education has certainly helped many children but the pandemic has also exposed the glaring fault lines in our Digital India narrative

26 Aug 2021 1:55 AM

Resilience in a riskier planet: Progress made in Asia-Pacific

As of mid-August 2021, the Asian and Pacific countries had reported 65 million confirmed coronavirus cases and more than one million deaths

25 Aug 2021 1:50 AM

Freedom from financial woes

Your household expenses should not be more than 30-35 per cent of your income

16 Aug 2021 9:03 AM

After Olympic gold, Neeraj Chopra eyes World Championships title next year

Before joining national camp, Neeraj was training at Tau Devi Lal Stadium at Panchkula after being shifted from Shivaji Stadium at Panipat

10 Aug 2021 2:53 PM

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