Editorial: ‘Broken’ world

Covid-19 has exposed a broken world that is inequitable, unaccountable, and divided , resulting in its failure to put an end to the pandemic that has so far killed 4.95 million globally, according to a report by a World Health Organisation (WHO) panel. stated that from the time the pandemic began, almost two years ago, the world continues to struggle to mitigate its impact. Continue Reading

Is Covid-19 severity related to sudden death?

A new study comparing the incidence of sudden deaths occurring outside the hospital across New York City’s highly diverse neighbourhoods with the percentage of positive SARS-CoV-19 tests found that increased sudden deaths during the pandemic correlate to the extent of virus infection in a neighbourhood. Continue Reading

More than 1.60 lakh migrant workers ferried on 163 Shramik Special Trains: Railways

The Indian Railways on Thursday said it has operated 163 Shramik Special trains since May 1 and ferried home over 1.60 lakh migrants stranded in various parts of the country due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown. Continue Reading

Many to protest from balconies tomorrow

On Sunday, when people will thank health care providers and emergency responders, many in the national capital will clap, ring bells, and raise slogans from their homes demanding the government to rescind its decision to update the NPR in view of the new coronavirus pandemic Continue Reading

Restrict kid’s travel and contact with strangers, says Dr B Kannan

Coronavirus, now declared by WHO as a pandemic of international concern, can be quite unnerving for anyone. The virus that originated in Wuhan, China, has affected thousands of people worldwide. Continue Reading

Wuhan recovery gives hope to rest of world: WHO

The World Health Organization said Friday that the Chinese epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak at last reporting no new cases gave hope to the rest of the world battling the pandemic. Continue Reading

Trade with China will continue: Pak

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday rejected the impression that there would be any stoppage of trade with China in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Continue Reading

Modi calls for resolve, restraint; Janta curfew on Sunday

Calling for “resolve and restraint” to fight coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked the entire country to observe ‘Janta curfew’ on Sunday. Continue Reading