World Health Organization
India  /  Published 18.05.20

Questions over December date

There are unanswered questions around the origin, spread and transparency of communications about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the new coronavirus disease that spread out globally from China. The...
By T. Jacob John and Jagdish Rattanani

India  /  Published 09.05.20

Cases will peak in July in India: WHO expert

The government acted quickly on containing the spread of Covid-19 in India and that is why the country has reported a relatively small number of cases, Dr David Nabarro, the World Health Organization‚...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 29.03.20

Corona crisis: gardens in alert mode

With loudspeakers in their hands, the garden managers in Assam are visiting labour lines, announcing the dos and don’ts to workers on tackling the novel coronavirus pandemic.Though there has been no...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

World  /  Published 02.02.20

China’s secrecy epidemic fuelled virus

A mysterious illness had stricken seven patients at a hospital, and a doctor tried to warn his medical school classmates. ‚ÄúQuarantined in the emergency department,‚ÄĚ the doctor, Li Wenliang, wrote ...
By Chris Buckley and Steven Lee Myers/ New York Times News Service in China

India  /  Published 20.02.20

No country doing enough for children: UN report

India ranked 77th on a sustainability index that takes into account per capita carbon emissions and ability of children in a nation to live healthy lives and was placed 131st on a ranking that measure...
By PTI in United Nations


Opinion  /  Published 27.03.20

Terrific panic, unthinking nonchalance

The author is professor of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, and has been working as a volunteer for a rural development NGO for the last 30 years ...
By Samantak Das

Opinion  /  Published 31.05.20

Mind the gap

A term that has received considerable recognition during the coronavirus crisis is ‚Äėsocial distancing‚Äô. Interestingly, the phrase has been in the public domain for at least a century. Metaphorical...
By Nitya Nanda

World  /  Published 28.01.20

Xi fails to stem global alarm

President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China was sure of defeating a ‚Äúdevil‚ÄĚ coronavirus that has killed 106 people, spread across the world and rattled financial markets.Yet despite his confid...
By Reuters in Beijing

India  /  Published 26.03.20

80 new cases on lockdown Day 2

The number of coronavirus cases climbed to 694 in India on Thursday with 80 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours, establishing no clear trend about the rate at which coronavirus was spreading in th...
By Our Bureau and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.03.20

Protective gear shortage

The threat of the coronavirus looms large on doctors and other health workers of the country. In an already stressed and struggling public healthcare system, healthcare officials are bracing themselve...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi


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