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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 in

World  /  Published 21.01.20

China virus toll 6 as new cases surge

The death toll from a mysterious flu-like virus in China climbed to six on Tuesday as new cases surged beyond 300 and authorities fretted about the added risk from millions of Chinese travelling for t...
By Reuters in Beijing

Opinion  /  Published 09.06.20

Collateral damage

Politics has become part of the pandemic discourse. In the United States of America, anybody against a lockdown is identified as a Donald Trump supporter because he has opposed the lockdown. We are no...
By Anup Sinha in

Health  /  Published 03.09.19

How to take care of your elderly parents

With growing life expectancy across the world, people are living into their 70s and well beyond. According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Health and Aging Report, the number of peop...
By Chandana Chandra in

World  /  Published 21.04.20

No proof virus lab-made: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that all available evidence suggests the novel coronavirus originated in animals in China late last year and was not manipulated or produced in a la...
By Reuters in Geneva

India  /  Published 15.04.20

India differs with Donald Trump

India on Wednesday appeared to echo UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres’s position that now was not the time to freeze funds to the World Health Organization after US President Donald Trump announ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 16.04.20

Assam discharges first 2 Covid-19 patients

Assam on Wednesday discharged its first two Covid-19 patients after two successive tests found them to be negative. The number of Covid-19 patients has reached 32 in the state with the detection of a ...
By Rajiv Konwar/ Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

World  /  Published 15.04.20

Lockdowns should be lifted in 2-week stages: WHO

Countries that ease restrictions imposed to fight the spread of the coronavirus should wait at least two weeks to evaluate the impact of such changes before easing again, the World Health Organisation...
By Reuters in Geneva

North East  /  Published 08.04.20

Voice of the people combats coronavirus fear

Radio Brahmaputra, a community radio, is working hard to assist people during the lockdown period and check the spread of coronavirus in Assam’s tea gardens and riverine villages by generating aware...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.03.20

Beware of the virus trap

Curious about Covid-19 updates? Follow only government websites and reliable sources to avoid falling in the trap of digital frauds, say cyber professionals.Last week, Mumbai-based Avhijit Gavali lost...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur


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