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Coronavirus

Expert committee on COVID-19 vaccine administration to meet on Wednesday

An expert committee under the chairmanship of NITI Aayog member Dr VK Paul will meet on Wednesday to consider the logistics and ethical aspects...

Coca-Cola to cut 2,200 jobs globally

Coca-Cola said Thursday it will cut 2,200 jobs as part of a restructuring as it prepares for a better post-pandemic market in 2021 following...

India’s COVID-19 tally crosses 12-lakh mark

With the highest-ever single-day spike of 45,720 cases, India's COVID-19 tally crossed the 12-lakh mark on Thursday, while the death-toll mounted to 29,861 with...

Thailand welcomes tourists back after April virus ban

Thailand received a group of tourists from China on Tuesday, its first such arrivals since commercial flights were banned in April to combat the...

Russia seals 100mn-dose vaccine deal with India’s Dr Reddy’s Laboratories

RUSSIA'S sovereign wealth fund will supply 100 million doses of its potential coronavirus vaccine to Indian drug company Dr Reddy's Laboratories, the fund said on...

India may keep COVID-19 deaths to less than 8,000: Public health expert

Kerala, Punjab and Haryana seem to have crossed the peak in coronavirus cases, says a prominent public health specialist, who expects India to keep...

Trump’s COVID bill delay leaves millions of desperate Americans in limbo

President Donald Trump’s threat late on Tuesday to veto the $892 billion coronavirus relief bill approved by Congress this week may delay aid for...

UK Covid report says ‘structural racism’ killing minorities

Ethnic minorities in Britain are paying with their lives after years of government neglect has left them uniquely vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic, according...

Sachin donates over £50,000 for COVID-19 battle

INDIAN cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday (27) donated Rs 5 million (£54,262) to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, which so far claimed 20 lives...

Nearly 23 lakh people in quarantine across India: Govt estimates

Nearly 23 lakh people, who have moved within the country or arrived from international destinations during the ongoing nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19...