No Stigma, Please!

Ratul is driving fast as he suddenly halts in front of a busy signal. The red light is flashing. In his head, ...

Tricks to avoid a Delhi Belly

Summer is the season for diarrhoea, not just in India but also across the world. A second resurgence occurs du...

Hands could be the key to better mental health

The hand is the ‘‘tool of tools’’ — Aristotle From a vascular surgeon repairing...

Meet Shivoham the transformer

When an opportunity to chat with fitness coach Shivoham came our way, we Googled him to prep for the interview...

Counter Attack

One of my first memories is the pung ent smell of rubbing alcohol. Every evening, my mother sprayed the kitche...

Moods: good, bad and monthly

I get very bad-tempered and lazy in the 10 days leading up to my period. I fight with everyone. You probably ...

World  /  Published 13.03.20

UK adopts take it easy policy

There was no sugar coating of the message. “I must level with the British public. Many more families are going to lose loved ones before their time,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson said about the im...
By Paran Balakrishnan

World  /  Published 13.03.20

Ohio likely has 100,000 coronavirus cases

The US state of Ohio likely has more than 100,000 people carrying the new coronavirus, the state health department director said.Speaking at a press conference Thursday with state governor Mike DeWine...
By PTI/AFP in Washington

India  /  Published 12.03.20

Covid-19 vaccine months away

Indian scientists have isolated 11 specimens of the novel coronavirus from infected patients in the country and hope to use them to design a vaccine. But even with expedited clinical trials, a home-gr...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 12.03.20

Beijing cancels Everest permits

China has cancelled permits for Mount Everest because of the coronavirus, expedition organisers said Thursday, ahead of the spring climbing season on the world’s highest peak.Last year’s traffic-c...
By AFP in Kathmandu

World  /  Published 12.03.20

Coronavirus outbreak: Iran toll jumps to 429

Iran on Thursday reported 75 new deaths from the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said, bringing the death toll to 429 in the worst-hit country in West Asia.“We have identified ...
By Reuters in Dubai

India  /  Published 12.03.20

Economy panic over pandemic

The S&P BSE Sensex crashed in the wake of India’s tough measures that include effectively closing its borders and state governments ordering the shutdown of schools, colleges and cinemas, as the...
By Paran Balakrishnan

Health  /  Published 12.03.20

First confirmed coronavirus case in Andhra

A man who returned from Italy to Nellore last week has tested positive for coronavirus, making it the first such case in Andhra Pradesh, the medical and health department said in Amaravati on Thursday...

World  /  Published 11.03.20

A standout president on song

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"The coronavirus has brought along much more than death and disease, it has shown us our true colours, and capabilities.From fan-less football matches, to coronavirus me...
By Our bureau and agencies

Delhi  /  Published 11.03.20

Coronavirus: Centre response sought

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the stand of the Centre and the Delhi government on a PIL seeking proper and adequate measures to combat coronavirus.A bench of Chief Justice D. N. Patel and J...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 10.03.20

US private insurers to cover virus: Pence

Private US health insurers agreed to extend coronavirus treatment coverage in all of their plans and waive co-payment fees for testing, Vice-President Mike Pence said on Tuesday, as the White House ca...
By Reuters in Washington


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