Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Home remedies boom as India pandemic cases soar

New Delhi housewife Sashi scoops Covid-19 "immunity-boosting" powder into a jug of water every morning for her family, joining a growing number of Indians...

COVID-19 death toll rises to 775, cases climb to 24,506 in India

The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 775 and the number of cases climbed to 24,506 in the country on Saturday, according to...

India’s migrant workers face long walk home amid coronavirus lockdown

After India imposed a 21-day nationwide lockdown on Tuesday to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the plywood factory near Uttar Pradesh's state capital Lucknow where Surendra...

Rich nations have cornered half of future Covid-19 vaccine supply: Oxfam

A group of wealthy nations representing 13 percent of the global population have already bought up more than half of the promised doses of...

India travel and tourism sector likely to lose Rs 5 trillion due to COVID-19...

The coronavirus pandemic has dealt a crippling blow to the Indian travel and tourism industry and the entire value chain linked to the sector...

Soccer suspended and shoppers fill trolleys as coronavirus bites in Britain

British shoppers stripped some supermarkets of pasta, toilet paper and canned food on Friday and major soccer matches were suspended just hours after Prime...

No annual growth target for virus-hit China, a first in years

China's communist rulers avoided setting an annual growth target for the first time in decades Friday, as they struggle to deal with the "immense"...

UK announces more flights to evacuate stranded Brits from India

The UK on Thursday announced seven further charter flights to bring over 2,000 British travellers stranded in India due to the coronavirus pandemic lockdown back...

PM Johnson faces growing rebellion over aide’s lockdown trip

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday faced a mounting internal rebellion, including a ministerial resignation, over a scandal around his top aide Dominic...

Modi urges ramped up testing and tracing to beat coronavirus

India's ability to rein in a surging coronavirus outbreak hinges on its 10 most populous states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, urging...