Tag: India coronavirus

Indian diaspora struggles to help a homeland ‘gasping for air’ | India News

Jaspreet Rai is desperately trying to do her part for the country she left more than 30 years ago: help its people breathe. Rai, 53,...

india coronavirus update: What you need to know about India’s coronavirus crisis

A deadly second wave of coronavirus infections is devastating India, leaving millions of people infected and putting stress on the country’s already overtaxed health care...

243 cases every minute: India’s Covid ‘tsunami’ in 10 grim charts

(This story originally appeared in on Apr 24, 2021) NEW DELHI: India’s catastrophic Covid crisis is deepening by the day with the country consistently reporting...

Young and infected: Covid-19’s new patients as India battles huge surge | India News

NEW DELHI: Ajay Singh Yadav only managed a final video call with Raj Karan before his close friend became the latest of an alarming number...

Covid strain: Govt says focus on enhanced genomic surveillance; taskforce suggests no change in treatment protocol | India News

NEW DELHI: In the wake of a mutated variant of coronavirus detected in the UK, a genomic surveillance consortium has been formed for laboratory and...

Narendra Modi: View: Despite all problems, why is Modi still the most popular leader?

By Mihir Sharma India’s Covid-19 cases continue to climb, even as the economy tanks. China is pressing forward on the two countries’ disputed Himalayan border,...

India tally over 1.5 lakh, last 50k in 9 days | India News

NEW DELHI: India crossed the grim milestone of 1.5 lakh Covid-19 cases by registering 6,366 fresh cases on Wednesday, taking the country’s total caseload to...

Spanish flu: An unwanted shipment: The Indian experience of the 1918 Spanish flu

By Amit Kapoor The Indian experience of the deadly Spanish flu of 1918 shows how pandemics interact with social divide across communities. A ship carrying...