World  /  Published 10.02.20

Let’s not shake hands, Xi says during tour

When he stepped inside the municipal office five miles north of the Forbidden City, China’s most powerful leader in decades pulled up the sleeve of his black overcoat and held out his wrist. A woman...
By New York Times News Service in Beijing

Health  /  Published 12.03.20

Haryana govt declares coronavirus an epidemic

The Haryana government on Thursday declared the contagious coronavirus infection an epidemic.According to the state health department, 44 samples of suspected cases were sent for tests till Wednesday....
By PTI in Chandigarh

India  /  Published 24.04.20

FIR against IAS officer who resigned

A police case has been registered against Kannan Gopinathan, who resigned from the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) last August, for not joining duty as directed by the government amid the coronavi...

Opinion  /  Published 21.04.20

Managing a pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic found governments in India and the world in varying degrees of unpreparedness. Given the circumstances, state governments and the Government of India reacted reasonably quickl...
By Arghya Sengupta and Biswanath Ghosh Dastidar

Opinion  /  Published 03.05.20

Roll Call: Describing the pandemic

‘The Coronavirus is the black swan of 2020.’ This is how the Covid-19 outbreak and its dire consequences for global health and economy are being widely described. However, we may be using the wron...
By Atanu Biswas


World  /  Published 08.02.20

US waits for nod to join virus fight in China

US experts on infectious diseases, including government officials, are awaiting approval to enter China to help fight the coronavirus epidemic, having been included on a list proposed by the World Hea...
By Reuters in Shanghai

India  /  Published 03.02.20

Kerala reports third virus case

Kerala on Monday reported its third case of the novel coronavirus, with a student who had returned from Wuhan testing positive in Kasaragod district, and declared the outbreak a state disaster.“The ...
By TT Bureau in Bangalore

World  /  Published 12.02.20

First fall in daily cases since January 30

China reported on Wednesday its lowest number of new coronavirus cases in nearly two weeks, lending weight to a forecast by its foremost medical adviser for the outbreak to end by April — but a glob...
By Reuters in Beijing

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.20

Weak links

An emergency is no time for experimentation. The coronavirus — the World Health Organization has declared it to be a public health emergency — has killed more than 350 people in China’s Wuhan di...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 05.05.20

Legislation can protect wages

It’s one of the Covid-19 lockdown’s most tragic side-effects: employers forced to suspend business operations, leaving them without the cashflow to pay their employees. And often, the workers not ...
By Kabeer Shrivastava in New Delhi


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