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World  /  Published 06.07.20

Coronavirus lingers in air, experts counter WHO

The coronavirus is finding new victims worldwide, in bars and restaurants, offices, markets and casinos, giving rise to frightening clusters of infection that increasingly confirm what many scientists...
By Apoorva Mandavilli in New York

World  /  Published 27.06.20

AstraZeneca vaccine ahead

AstraZeneca’s experimental Covid-19 vaccine is probably the world’s leading candidate and most advanced in terms of development, the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) chief scientist...
By Reuters in Geneva

World  /  Published 30.05.20

Trump says US terminating relationship with WHO

President Donald Trump has announced that the United States will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organisation, saying it had failed to undertake greatly needed reforms and 'mislead' t...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 21.05.20

China on 'massive disinformation' campaign: Trump

China is on a 'massive disinformation' campaign and is desperately trying to deflect the 'pain and carnage' that it spread throughout the world, US President Donald Trump has said, upping the ante on ...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 20.05.20

WHO: Trump threat to halt funding

US President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to permanently halt funding for the World Health Organisation (WHO) if it did not commit to improvements within 30 days, and to reconsider his country’...
By Reuters in Washington

North East  /  Published 19.05.20

Volunteer for Covid-19 vaccine trial

Dhrubajyoti Saikia, a 27-year-old youth hailing from Folongoni of Upper Assam district of Golaghat, has volunteered for a Covid-19 vaccine trial.In a letter addressed to the deputy commissioner of Gol...
By Ritupallab Saikia in Golaghat

World  /  Published 19.05.20

Trump threatens to 'permanently freeze' WHO funding

In an ultimatum to the WHO, US President Donald Trump has said he would 'reconsider' America's membership of the UN health body and threatened to 'permanently freeze' the funding to it if it failed to...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 18.05.20

Attempt to conceal outbreak: US

The World Health Organisation said on Monday an independent review of the global coronavirus response would begin as soon as possible and it received backing and a hefty pledge of funds from China, in...
By Reuters in Geneva

World  /  Published 16.05.20

US mulls partial funding of WHO

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday his administration was considering numerous proposals about the World Health Organisation, including one in which Washington would pay about 10 per cent of i...
By Reuters in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 15.05.20

Central issue: empowerment of local govts

A strong leader need not lead to the strengthening of governance, especially at the time of a pandemic. This is one of the inferences that can be drawn from the interaction between Abhijit Vinayak Ban...
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