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India’s COVID-19 case tally crosses 1.45 lakh-mark; death toll tops 4,100

The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in India crossed the 1.45 lakh-mark on Tuesday, while the death toll has topped the...

Students, migrants in India take flight home after weeks of lockdown

Hundreds of people wearing face masks and gloves boarded early morning flights to their hometowns and workplaces from the Delhi airport on Monday as...

India’s among 10 worst-hit COVID-19 nations as cases jump; air travel reopens

India on Monday (25) posted its biggest single-day jump in cases of COVID-19, overtaking Iran to become one of the 10 worst-hit nations, even...

England’s schools will reopen on June 1, says Boris Johnson

PRIMARY SCHOOLS in England are to reopen to some pupils from June 1, Boris Johnson announced on Sunday (24). Only reception pupils aged 4-5 in...

China accuses US of spreading ‘political virus’, warns of ‘new Cold War’

CHINA has accused the US of pushing the bilateral ties to the brink of a “new Cold War” by spreading “lies” about Covid-19, while...

Lockdown imposed in India at right time, acted as potent social vaccine, says Health...

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday (May 24, 2020) has claimed that the decision to impose the nationwide lockdown was taken at the...

UK set to ask employers to pay 20 to 30 per cent of furlough...

THE UK has drawn up plans to require employers to cover 20 to 30 per cent of furloughed employees’ wages from August to reduce...

Covid-19 cases in India rose to 1,31,868 lakh with 6,767 new infections

In the highest-ever single-day spike, India on Sunday morning reported an increase of 6,767 new coronavirus positive cases in the past 24 hours. With...

There is ‘no one-upmanship’ in global Covid-19 vaccine race: Serum Institute CEO

IF the world is to gain access to a vaccine for Covid-19, there’s a good chance it will pass through the doors of Serum...

UK to impose 14-day quarantine for international arrivals from June 8

Travellers arriving in Britain will face 14 days in quarantine from next month to prevent a second coronavirus outbreak, the government announced on Friday,...