Covid 19
India  /  Published 26.07.21

TN gears up to face 3rd wave

The Tamil Nadu government has planned to vaccinate the most vulnerable sections soon and also train medical professionals to cope with the possible third wave of coronavirus, state Health Secretary Dr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chennai

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.21

Deeper crisis: Healthcare inequalities

That inequality lies at the root of the ill health of a population is not new; this fact has only been thrown into sharper focus by the Covid-19 pandemic. The findings of the Oxfam report, Inequa...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 26.07.21

ICICI: the boss forfeits salary

Sandeep Bakhshi, the managing director and CEO of ICICI Bank, did not take his salary in Covid-hit 2020-21, the annual report of the private sector lender showed. Bakhshi is perhaps the only instance...
By Our Bureau in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.21

Bengal reports 806 more cases, 9 deaths

Bengal on Sunday completed three consecutive weeks or 21 uninterrupted days of less than 1,000 new Covid-19 cases being detected every day in a further indication that the state had gone past even the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.21

Deadly Gamble: Covid in the UK

“Let the bodies pile high in their thousands,” expostulated Boris Johnson in his private office, but the door was open and a number of witnesses reportedly heard him. This was last October...
By Gwynne Dyer


Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.21

Vial numbers match: Cops

Police probing alleged unauthorised vaccine camps in Sonarpur said the serial numbers on the vials found in possession of the accused, Mithun Mandal, had matched those on Covishield vials in batches s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Sonarpur

Business  /  Published 26.07.21

Infrastructure demand keeps steel prices high

JSW Steel recorded its highest profit (Rs 5,900 crore) and revenue (Rs 28,902 crore) in a quarter marred by the brutal second wave of Covid-19. The company’s joint MD and CFO Seshagiri Rao tells...
By Sambit Saha

World  /  Published 26.07.21

No jab, no domestic air travel in Pak

Pakistan has banned domestic air travel for unvaccinated people as Covid-19 cases crossed the 1- million-mark on Sunday, according to officials. The travel restriction, imposed by the National Comman...
By PTI in Islamabad

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.21

Mind games

A speaker in a television debate was deploring the paucity of hospital beds. A simple soul would have gone on to say, ‘We need more beds.’ This philosopher astutely stressed another logica...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri

World  /  Published 25.07.21

Fauci: US moving in ‘wrong direction’

The United States is in an “unnecessary predicament” of soaring Covid-19 cases fuelled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant, the nation's top infectious diseases ex...
By AP, PTI in Wilmington, Delaware


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