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Opinion  /  Published 06.03.21

Deeper impact

A middle-ranking American diplomat who was posted in Calcutta in the early 1980s after serving in Dhaka had a disarming way of avoiding the risk of infection in the subcontinent. Declining ice or wate...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

Opinion  /  Published 06.02.21

Vaccine conspiracy, a new strain, has gone global

A health official telephoned within hours of my first anti-Covid-19 jab and asked if everything was alright. One reason could have been the controversy over the German and French insistence — wh...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

World  /  Published 28.01.21

UK minorities urged to take vaccine

On a day when Britain marked a grim milestone with the Covid death toll crossing the 100,000 barrier, Asian and black celebrities put out a video urging members of the ethnic minorities not to listen ...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 20.01.21

South Asians wary of Covid Vaccine: UK

My 80-year-old mother received the first dose of her Covid vaccine last week despite advice from her predominantly South Asian friends and peers not to go as the vaccine is “dodgy”. She be...
By Sajeda Momin in

Opinion  /  Published 11.01.21

Bleak age: India's senior citizens

Is a long life necessarily a fulfilling one? This is a key question arising out of the findings of India’s maiden longitudinal ageing study, the world’s largest-ever detailed survey conduc...
By The Editorial Board in

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World  /  Published 30.12.20

UK nod to Oxford vaccine

An independent regulator in the United Kingdom on Wednesday approved the coronavirus vaccine designed by scientists at the University of Oxford and produced by AstraZeneca for human use. The approval...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in London

World  /  Published 03.12.20

UK approves Pfizer vaccine

The vaccine against Covid-19 will be given first to those at greatest risk of dying from the virus, the UK government has said. In the NHS, that would apply to frontline Indian doctors and nurses, ma...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 12.10.20

UK set for 3-tier lockdown

A set of makeshift hospitals built within a record time earlier this year to help deal with an influx of Covid-19 cases are being asked to mobilise in parts of northern England on Monday as coronaviru...
By Aditi Khanna in London

Sports  /  Published 03.07.20

Saying thanks, the Wimbeldon way

Strawberries that would have been traditionally devoured by tennis fans during the Wimbledon fortnight are being sent to London’s National Health Service (NHS) and frontline staff as a mark...
By Agencies in London

World  /  Published 20.05.20

Hooray! Capt Tom is set to be a knight

Captain Tom Moore, the knight in shining armour who has raised almost £33 million for the NHS by walking round and round his garden at the age of 100, is now set to become a knight in real life.The k...
By Amit Roy in London


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