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India battles black market in used gloves and masks

Indian police are battling a booming black market in used face masks and surgical gloves scavenged in some cases from hospital refuse tips, as...

UK becomes the first country to roll out the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

BRITAIN began vaccinating its population with the Covid-19 shot developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca on Monday(4), touting a scientific “triumph” that puts it...

India passes Brazil for world’s second most virus cases

India overtook Brazil on Monday as the country with the second highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases, even as key metro train lines re-opened...

Southern star Raai Laxmi contracts Coronavirus

Popular Indian actress Raai Laxmi, who predominantly appears in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada movies, is the latest showbiz celebrity to have contracted the...

R Madhavan tests positive for Covid-19

Yesterday, Aamir Khan’s spokesperson confirmed that the actor has been tested positive for Covid-19, and he has self-quarantined himself at his house. Now, today,...

‘Kung Fu nuns’ deliver aid, health advice in pandemic-hit Himalayas

Trekking for hours in the thin air of the Himalayas, hundreds of maroon-robed Buddhist nuns are carrying vital aid - and health advice -...

UK has pulled together, not apart, during the pandemic, says survey

A NEW survey has revealed that society in the UK has pulled together, not apart, during the Covid pandemic. The Talk/together survey titled ‘Our Chance...

Insurers, drugmakers sail into unknown with COVID vaccine rollout

Speedy global delivery of COVID-19 vaccines by air and sea in ultra cold conditions will lead to a jump in cargo insurance rates and...

Volunteers provide oxygen as India’s COVID tally nears 20 mln

India's tally of coronavirus infections rose on Monday to just short of 20 million, propelled by a 12th straight day of more than 300,000...

Indian cine bodies to organise mass vaccination drive for members

The Producers’ Guild of India, the Indian Film & Television Directors’ Association (IFTDA), and the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE), the three...