Tag: New York Times

Seeking global recognition, Taliban take a new approach: Making nice

The Taliban may occupy Afghanistan‘s border crossings and government offices, but what they control falls far short of a fully functioning country. Services like water,...

Vaccinated people may spread the coronavirus, though rarely, reports the American CDC

In yet another unexpected and unwelcome twist in the pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report Friday strongly suggesting that fully...

Delta Variant Covid: Delta variant may be as infectious as chickenpox, cause more severe infection, shows study

NEW YORK: The Delta variant of the coronavirus may cause more severe illness than all other known versions of the virus and spread as easily...

US annual CPI jumps 5.4 per cent in June; biggest since 2008

A key measure of inflation jumped sharply in June, a gain that is sure to keep concerns over rising prices front and center at the...

Facebook unveils ‘bulletin,’ a newsletter subscription service

Facebook debuted a newsletter subscription service Tuesday, an attempt to court influential writers to its platform as more creators branch out from traditional publications and...

Tucker Carlson Outed As Secret Source: Reportedly Dished On Trump, Fox News

Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who routinely rails against the mainstream media, is reportedly a secret and frequent source for reporters in the very organizations...

In 1958 US considered nuclear strike on China over Taiwan: Documents

US military planners pushed for nuclear strikes on mainland China in 1958 to protect Taiwan from an invasion by Communist forces, classified documents posted online...

india covid vaccination: Mass vaccination, India’s COVID-19 escape route, poses a giant challenge

India is the world’s leading producer of vaccines, but over the past week it has also been the global leader in COVID-19 deaths, and it...

How the tiny kingdom of Bhutan out-vaccinated most of the world

The Lunana area of Bhutan is remote even by the standards of an isolated Himalayan kingdom: It covers an area about twice the size of...

Brazil Covid deaths hit new monthly record as France tightens restrictions

The Covid-19 death toll spiraled out of control in Brazil in March, more than doubling the country’s previous monthly record, officials said Wednesday, as French...

Tesla chief Elon Musk, GameStop and the CEO as internet troll

Just weeks before Elon Musk became the richest person in the world thanks to the soaring value of Tesla shares, the eccentric billionaire reflected on...

Sharpshooters, Protesters, a Secret Train Trip: A look at times when the handover of power in US was tense

WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden will take the oath of office on Wednesday at a perilous moment in American history. The country is still being ravaged...

Mike Pence congratulates Harris, offers full co-operation in transition of power

Outgoing US Vice President Mike Pence has called his soon-to-be successor Kamala Harris to congratulate her and offer his full co-operation in the transition of...

People vaccinated against Covid-19 will have to wear face masks, specialists explain why

It is possible that the new vaccines prevent the spread of coronavirus, however, it is not yet known whether those immunized can transmit it. Grow...