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Nobel Prize winner: Coronavirus lockdowns cost lives instead of saving them

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Coronavirus lockdowns may have cost more lives than they...

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson to face senior MPs amid Cummings row

Image copyright EPA Boris Johnson will be questioned by senior MPs later amid continued calls for his top adviser to resign. It marks the first...

Australia barley exports: Beijing targets Canberra after calls for a coronavirus investigation

Australian Foreign Minister Marisa Payne initially voiced support for an investigation on a Sunday morning television show in late April. Less than one month later,...

India’s LAC infra upgrade unnerves China | India News

NEW DELLHI: With the tiger no longer crouching, and in fact getting more capable of leaping out of the trenches now, the dragon obviously is...

Missouri partiers who flouted coronavirus social distancing guidelines told to self-quarantine

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Partygoers in Missouri who flouted social distancing guidelines over...

Twitter tags Trump tweet with fact-checking warning

Image copyright EPA Image caption Donald Trump accused Twitter of interfering in the 2020 presidential election in the US A post by US President Donald...

Amy Cooper: White woman who called police on a black man in Central Park has been fired

“I’m taking a picture and calling the cops,” Amy Cooper is heard saying in the video. “I’m going to tell them there’s an African American...

India’s Covid count set to cross 1.5 lakh, fresh cases dip to 5.5k | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s count of Covid-19 cases was set to cross the 1.5 lakh mark, even as the number of fresh infections reported on Tuesday...

Dangerous blood clots pose a perplexing coronavirus threat

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.  First came a high fever, drenching sweats and muscle...

Four Minnesota cops fired after death of unarmed black man

Image copyright Darnella Frazier Image caption Video of the incident in Minneapolis was posted on social media Four Minnesota police officers have been fired after...

Just as Covid-19 cases keep rising in 17 states, holiday revelers cram together without masks

By Tuesday afternoon, more than 1,671,000 Americans have been infected with the coronavirus, and more than 98,400 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University. In...

Domicile rules change lives of two lakh in Jammu | India News

SRINAGAR: For the two lakh population of West Pakistan refugees, Valmiki Dalits of Punjab and Gurkhas, living in the Jammu division of the Union Territory...

Hepatitis drug eyed as possible coronavirus treatment for mild cases, Stanford researchers say

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A clinical trial underway at Stanford Medicine is testing...

Coronavirus: UK authorises anti-viral drug remdesivir

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Experts warn remdesivir shouldn’t be seen as a “magic bullet” A drug treatment called remdesivir that appears to shorten recovery...

Covid-19: PM Modi talks to leaders of Qatar, Egypt and Austria | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday had a telephonic conversation with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, President of Egypt Abdel...

JK Rowling unveils The Ickabog, her first non-Harry Potter children’s book

Image copyright PA Media JK Rowling has surprised fans with the announcement of a brand new children’s book, which she is publishing in daily instalments...

Wuhan performed 6.5 million coronavirus tests in just 9 days, state media reports

Wuhan’s ambitious citywide nucleic acid testing drive came after six new cases emerged in a residential community earlier this month — the first time local...

145 Shramik Special trains planned for Maharashtra, only 13 run so far: Rlys | India News

NEW DELHI: As the feud between the Maharashtra government and the Railways refuses to die down, the national transporter on Tuesday accused the state of...

Dominic Cummings: Minister Douglas Ross quits over senior aide’s lockdown actions

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Boris Johnson said he regretted Douglas Ross’ decision to stand down Junior minister Douglas Ross has resigned after Dominic...

The world sacrificed its elderly in the race to protect hospitals. The result was a catastrophe in care homes

The UK is not alone. Many other nations were slow to respond to the threat at care home facilities, and the consequences have been devastating....

Chardham project: Nitin Gadkari lauds BRO for achieving Chamba tunnel breakthrough | India News

NEW DELHI: Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday lauded the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) for achieving breakthrough in the 440-metre long tunnel below the busy...

Wear gloves, or wash hands to avoid coronavirus?

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. As state-mandated coronavirus lockdowns are slowly ending in the...

Coronavirus: Cummings row latest and retail reopening plans

Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Tuesday morning. We’ll have another update for you at 18:00 BST. 1....

As stark 100,000 deaths landmark looms, Trump pursues his political obsessions

Yet despite, and perhaps because of, his earlier cavalier attitude, Trump spent the long holiday weekend bemoaning everything but the tragic roll call of death...

India China border news: Political-diplomatic talks seen as only way out | India News

NEW DELHI: Direct top-level politico-diplomatic intervention is now likely for de-escalation of the almost month-long military confrontation between Indian and Chinese soldiers in eastern Ladakh,...