Coronavirus

Coronavirus

WHO chief praises efforts to control COVID-19 in Mumbai’s Dharavi slum

The World Health Organisation has praised the efforts taken to contain the spread of the COVID-19 in Dharavi, one of the world's largest slums,...

From scarves to masks: White House’s Birx seeks to make coronavirus fashion pivot

U.S. coronavirus official Dr. Deborah Birx, who attracted a cult following for wearing colorful scarves, on Wednesday sought to convince Americans that wearing face...

India’s ambitious plan to help small businesses does little to save them

India re-opened for business in June after months of lockdown but for thousands of small entrepreneurs in the town of Meerut, near Delhi, the...

UK to announce return of visits to relatives in care homes

British health secretary Matt Hancock said on Thursday he will spell out soon how people will be able to visit relatives in care homes,...

India’s COVID tally nears 800,000

India saw yet another record single-day jump of 26,506 COVID-19 cases pushing its tally to 7,93,802 on Friday, while the death toll climbed to...

Apple rolls out free online coding course for teachers

Apple said on Thursday it was rolling out a free online coding course for teachers, while beefing up its existing school coding programs with...

India plans rental homes to entice migrant workers back to cities

India has approved a plan to develop affordable rental housing for migrant workers after millions of labourers fled the nation's cities for villages amidst coronavirus...

TCS profit misses estimates, pandemic hits client spending

Indian software company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) posted a near 14% drop in first-quarter profit on Thursday, that also missed estimates, as the COVID-19...

Asia Cup postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

This year's Asia Cup tournament, originally scheduled for September, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) said on...

India’s coronavirus death toll hits 20,000 as infections surge

INDIA's death toll from the coronavirus pandemic surpassed 20,000 on Tuesday (7) and case numbers surged as the south Asian nation pushed ahead with...
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