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Health Anxiety Common as COVID Restrictions Loosen

July 14, 2021 — As restrictions lift and mask mandates become scarce, Americans are filling their social calendars and booking vacations. While some are...

Squandered great opportunity to vaccinate people in time due to Centre’s missteps: Manish Sisodia

Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Monday accused the central government of “mismanaging” the coronavirus vaccination programme, saying it has asked states to float global...

Palestinians go on strike as Israel, Hamas trade fire

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians across Israel and the occupied territories went on strike in a rare collective action against Israel’s policies on...

India’s next phase of virus crisis likely to be localised outbreaks

Experts say that the relatively low hospitalisation and fatality rates in India suggest the coronavirus pandemic is approaching its next phase – largely manageable local...

EPFO: Net new enrolments rise by 24% to 12.54 lakh in December

Net new enrolments under the retirement fund body Employees Provident Fund Organisation grew by 24% to 12.54 lakh in December compared to the same month...

India to come out of Covid-19 pandemic as one of the global winners: Danish envoy | India News

NEW DELHI: Denmark on Sunday said India is going to come out of the coronavirus pandemic as one of the “global winners”, and it was...

Biden arriving in Washington with big plans, big problems

WILMINGTON: It’s hardly the grand entrance Joe Biden might have dreamed of. The president-elect is arriving in the nation’s capital Tuesday, ready to assume power...

Angela Merkel’s party chooses new leader ahead of German election

BERLIN: Chancellor Angela Merkel‘s center-right party is choosing a new leader this weekend, a decision that will help shape German voters’ choice of a successor...

india news: Rising input costs put India Inc in a bind

Mumbai|New Delhi|Kolkata: Weeks after the festive bump in demand and with re-emergence of optimism a few months ahead, India Inc is worried it may have...

Next four to six months could be worst of pandemic: Bill Gates

WASHINGTON: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, whose foundation has been part of the effort to develop and deliver COVID-19 vaccines, warned on Sunday that the next...

Kubernetes, React Native the fastest-emerging IT skills: Report

Mumbai: As the coronavirus pandemic created digital transformation across industries, it also increased the demand for IT professionals, with expertise in programmes such as Kubernetes,...

Covid-19 could push number of people living in extreme poverty to over 1 billion by 2030: UN | India News

UNITED NATIONS: An additional 207 million people could be pushed into extreme poverty by 2030 due to the severe long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic,...

Coronavirus crisis to dominate Saudi-hosted G20 summit

Saudi Arabia hosts the G20 summit Saturday in a first for an Arab nation, with the virtual forum dominated by efforts to tackle the coronavirus...

People thought Election Commission was being ‘fool-hardy’ by holding Bihar polls, but we lived up to challenge: CEC Sunil Arora

NEW DELHI: When the Election Commission began preparing for Bihar assembly polls amid the coronavirus pandemic, some felt it was being “fool-hardy”, but the safe...

nestle india: Smaller towns emerged as ‘heroes’ for Nestle India during coronavirus pandemic: Suresh Narayanan

New Delhi: Smaller towns have emerged as ‘heroes’ for FMCG major Nestle India during the coronavirus pandemic, playing a significant role in the company’s growth,...

High food prices hurting India’s poor, pain to persist

NEW DELHI: India’s retail inflation may stay elevated for at least three more months after hitting a six-year high in October, as excess rain has...

Ageing champions, coronavirus pandemic & Augusta National’s call

The men met for dinner at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday night. They donned their green jackets, asked after grandchildren, cracked wise, drank wine...

Church always a source of strength and place for reflection for me: Kamala Harris

Washington: Democratic Party’s vice-presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris on Sunday said the church has always been a source of strength and a place for reflection...

Final debate offers Trump a late chance to regain ground in presidential race

Behind in opinion polls, U.S. President Donald Trump gets a late chance to make his case for re-election before a vast audience of Americans when...

Slamming Donald Trump, GOP Senator warns of a ‘Republican bloodbath’

By Nicholas Fandos Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., castigated President Donald Trump in a telephone town hall with constituents on Wednesday, accusing the president of bungling...

Covid-19: Oxford vaccine phase three results by November-December | India News

NEW DELHI: The results of phase three trials of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine being conducted in India could be available by “end-November-early December”, raising hopes that...

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India working on entry motorcycles to shore volumes

NEW DELHI: The country’s second largest two-wheeler maker Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) is looking at launching more products at the affordable end of...

The myth of Donald Trump’s political genius, exposed

By Jamelle Bouie It sounds counterintuitive, but it’s true: Donald Trump is bad at electoral politics. Yes, he is the president, which by itself would...

‘India had far more Covid cases than official count’

New Delhi: India had an estimated 6.4 million coronavirus cases in early May, according to a survey conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research...

Immense self-discipline, caution exercised at places of worship during pandemic: Naqvi | India News

NEW DELHI: Immense self-discipline and caution were exercised at places of worship in India during the coronavirus pandemic, setting an example for the entire world,...