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'Check out popular fiction in India': Tharoor's swipe at government over tackling Covid

Tharoor also took a swipe at the government by comparing the prices of food items during the current NDA rule and the UPA era.

published on : 20th May 2022

Sri Lanka closes schools, asks officials not to report to work amid fuel shortage

State- and government-approved private schools also closed Friday amid the worsening fuel shortage, with thousands of people waiting in queues at fuel stations across the country for days at a time.

published on : 20th May 2022

No place like home

Organisations pushing employees to return to offices stands in conflict with Gen Z who have found comfort in remote working

published on : 20th May 2022

Partygate scandal: Scotland Yard completes investigation, total tally of fines at 126

The Metropolitan Police said the total number of referrals for fixed penalty notices, or fines, in the so-called partygate scandal stand at 126 and about events between May 2020 and April 2021.

published on : 19th May 2022

Active COVID-19 cases dip to 15,419 

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,89,841, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.22 per cent.

published on : 19th May 2022

Japan's economy contracts as energy prices soar 

Japan's real gross domestic product, or GDP, the sum of the value of a nation's products and services, contracted 0.2 per cent in January-March compared to the previous quarter.

published on : 18th May 2022

Doctor-turned-civil servant pens Covid experiences

Dr Raza recalled, “I was one of the field officers at the time of Covid and I myself was undergoing major challenges – especially during the second wave."

published on : 18th May 2022

Shadow of long Covid: Road to recovery taking years for many

For some people, life has not been the same post-Covid, said Dr M S Kanwar, senior consultant, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi.

published on : 17th May 2022

China's economy takes Omicron hit as big cities reel under lockdowns 

The city reported 69 confirmed locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and 869 local asymptomatic cases on Sunday.

published on : 16th May 2022

Most of Shanghai has ended virus spread, one million left in lockdown

Supermarkets, malls and restaurants were allowed to reopen Monday with limits on the numbers of people and mandated "no contact" transactions.

published on : 16th May 2022

Active COVID-19 cases dip to 17,317: Union Health Ministry data

It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

published on : 16th May 2022

Active COVID-19 cases in country dip to 17,692

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,79,693, while the case fatality rate was 1.22 per cent.

published on : 15th May 2022

Those travelling abroad can take precaution dose 3 months after second jab

The vaccine administered as a precaution dose is a homologous vaccine that is the same which has been administered as first and second doses.

published on : 13th May 2022

EU Commission to end relaxed COVID-19 state aid scheme

During the pandemic, the EU approved a multi-billion rescue package and member states agreed on a 1.8 trillion euro recovery plan and long-term budget for the 2021-2027 period.

published on : 12th May 2022

Summer heat gives early start to cherry season in Kashmir valley

With summer arriving early in the Kashmir Valley, the local markets are filled with fresh harvest of cherries.

published on : 12th May 2022
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