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US woman tests positive for COVID-19 mid-flight, isolates for 5 hours in bathroom

Marisa Fotieo, a teacher from Michigan, said her throat began to hurt halfway through the trip on December 19

31 Dec 2021 1:26 PM

US health officials recommend shorter COVID isolation, quarantine

People with symptoms during isolation, or who develop symptoms during quarantine, are encouraged to stay home

28 Dec 2021 11:54 AM

COVID-19 will not be the last pandemic humanity will face, warns UN chief

The first-ever International Day of Epidemic Preparedness was marked on December 27 last year

27 Dec 2021 9:55 AM

Omicron sweeps across US, now 73 per cent of COVID-19 cases

CDC officials said they do not yet have estimates of how many hospitalizations or deaths are due to omicron

21 Dec 2021 9:53 AM

Surging COVID-19 cases bring a 2020 feel to the end of 2021

Denmark decided to close theaters, concert halls, amusement parks and museums in response to virus cases

18 Dec 2021 11:52 AM

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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

Indian-origin CEO who fired 900 on Zoom call takes time off after widespread outrage

On Dec 1 over a Zoom call that lasted less than 3 minutes, Garg abruptly fired more than 900 employees, about 9% of the company's workforce

11 Dec 2021 2:32 PM

India has highest number of journalists murdered for their work: CPJ report

India has jailed seven journalists in the past year, while five journalists were reported killed because of their work

10 Dec 2021 4:40 PM

Twitter's Parag Agrawal joins other Indian-origin CEOs heading biggest tech firms

Parag Agrawal had joined Twitter 10 years ago when there were fewer than 1,000 employees

30 Nov 2021 11:55 AM

New York governor declares 'disaster emergency' over rising COVID-19 infection rates

'Disaster emergency' declared in New York

27 Nov 2021 12:47 PM

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Elon Musk offloads $5 billion in Tesla shares days after Twitter poll

On Saturday Musk put up a poll on Twitter where he proposed to sell 10 per cent of Tesla stock

11 Nov 2021 12:56 PM

Nirmala Sitharaman stresses need to keep supply chains open for vaccine raw materials to combat COVID

Sitharaman highlighted the need of an international financial architecture to fight the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe

18 Oct 2021 1:03 PM

India re-elected to UNHRC for 6th term with overwhelming majority

Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) TS Tirumurti said that India will continue to further human rights issues

15 Oct 2021 12:41 AM

Jaishankar raises Covid quarantine issue during his meeting with UK counterpart

According to new rules, Indian travellers who have received both doses of the Covishield vaccine will be considered unvaccinated

21 Sep 2021 10:10 AM

US honors 9/11 dead on 20th anniversary of attacks

At New York's Ground Zero, relatives will read out the names of the nearly 3,000 people killed, in a four-hour-long service

11 Sep 2021 10:47 AM

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At least 44 dead as flash floods slam New York area

Ida blazed a trail of destruction north after slamming into Louisiana over the weekend, bringing severe flooding and tornadoes

03 Sep 2021 10:23 AM

Kabul attacks reinforce need for world to stand unitedly against terrorism: India

Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabul's airport on Thursday

27 Aug 2021 10:37 AM

PepsiCo to sell Tropicana, other juices, in $3.3B deal

PepsiCo bought Tropicana in 1998 and the Naked juice brand, also part of the sale Tuesday, about 10 years later

03 Aug 2021 8:02 PM

Delta variant may spread as easily as chickenpox, cause severe infection: Reports

The immediate next step for the agency is to acknowledge the war has changed

30 Jul 2021 12:43 PM

Let the fashion policing begin on opening day of Tokyo Games

Olympic gear makes for lively social media fodder, starting with the hours-long Parade of Nations

22 Jul 2021 11:40 AM

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