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Opinion  /  Published 24.03.20

The poorest have been hit hardest

The Covid-19 pandemic will cause extensive damage to human health. It will take many lives before it subsides, or is brought under control. There will be considerable costs to the global economy too. ...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 21.03.20

Pakistan suspends flights, curtails train services

Pakistan on Saturday suspended the operations of the Pakistan International Airline (PIA,) and curtailed train services as the coronavirus cases surged to 510 in the country after more pilgrims w...
By PTI in Islamabad

World  /  Published 21.03.20

Millions of Americans ordered to stay home

President Donald Trump said the United States had reached agreements with Mexico and Canada to in effect close the borders to slow the spread of the virus and would halt all nonessential travel across...
By New York Times News Service in Chicago

Opinion  /  Published 16.03.20

Chickens come to roost

A week is a long period in the time of pandemics. Around Holi, India was besotted with other issues, including New Delhi’s insinuated communal riots and the Madhya Pradesh political crisis.Late last...
By Jaideep Hardikar

Delhi  /  Published 16.03.20

Shaheen Bagh spurns Delhi ban orders

Protesters at Shaheen Bagh have summarily rejected Delhi government’s order to limit gatherings to 50 people or less, potentially setting up a confrontation with authorities likely to invoke provisi...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi


World  /  Published 11.03.20

Covid-19 update: India count 60

A pneumonia of unknown cause was first detected in Wuhan, China and reported to the WHO Country Office in China on 31 December 2019. Little did the world know then that humanity was headed for a pande...
By Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.03.20

Diligent doctor ‘sacked’

A young doctor in coronavirus-affected Kerala who had followed the rules and informed the health department about a patient who visited her with high fever has allegedly lost her job as the private cl...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 10.03.20

3 more coronavirus cases in Bangalore

Karnataka on Tuesday confirmed three more cases of coronavirus, all in Bangalore, taking the total number to four including a software engineer who had travelled from the US via Dubai.The department o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

World  /  Published 10.03.20

Sanctions bite Iran oil rigs

At least a quarter of Iran’s oil rigs are out of action as US sanctions strangle the Islamic republic’s vital oil industry, according to a Reuters review of financial documents and industry source...
By Reuters in London

India  /  Published 10.03.20

Covid-19 cases: India count breaches 50 mark

Fresh new cases of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) infection were reported in Kerala and Karnataka on Tuesday, taking the total in the country to 55 — a substantial increase from the 44 a day earlier.K...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta


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