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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

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

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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

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

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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

ICC confirms it will bid for cricket's inclusion in 2028 Los Angeles Olympics

The ICC has also formed an Olympic Working Group which will work on making the game part of the Olympics starting from 2028

10 Aug 2021 1:24 PM

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Forex reserves up by $135 bn in pandemic

As on July 16, 2021, foreign exchange reserves stood at $612.7 bn against $477.8 billion at the end of March 2020, up by $134.9 billion

03 Aug 2021 8:34 AM

If You Like Sports Podcasts, You’ll Like “D&K in the Lab”

Dex decided to take his love for basketball in a new direction by starting his podcast with Kurt

29 Jul 2021 9:15 PM

Financial bids for Air India likely to be received by September 15: Minister

The Centre had announced in October 2020 that the bidding for Air India would be done based on enterprise value instead of equity value

22 Jul 2021 3:30 PM

Mamata Banerjee calls for united Opposition front, to meet Pawar, Chidambaram

Mamata renewed her call for a united Opposition under one umbrella shunning self-interest to remove the BJP from power at the Centre

22 Jul 2021 1:02 AM

Digital initiatives taken during pandemic will be strengthened: Education Minister

Pradhan reviewed the digital initiatives taken by the ministry including the PM e-Vidya and the National Digital Education Architecture

13 Jul 2021 2:53 PM

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