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CORONANVIRUS NEWS

After 37 years, pandemic could make Chennai’s famous ‘statue man’ move on

September 19, 2020 9:39 am

Having started his career as early as 1985 at the VGP Universal Kingdom Theme Park in Chennai, Aziz is now thinking of quitting and looking for other sources of income.

Global Coronavirus Updates, Sept 18: Emergency tents back as Madrid struggles to curb virus wave

September 18, 2020 10:39 pm

Global Coronavirus Updates: Of the global Covid-19 caseload of more than 30 million, the US has 6,674,458 infections, followed by India, which has over five million cases, and Brazil with 4,455,386 cases.

China to make decision on WHO vaccine program snubbed by Trump

September 18, 2020 12:33 pm

Friday is the final day for governments to decide whether to take part in Covax, an $18 billion initiative that aspires to give lower-income countries the same access to vaccines as wealthier nations.

CDC testing guidance was published against Scientists’ objections

September 18, 2020 8:36 am

The guidance said it was not necessary to test people without symptoms of COVID-19 even if they had been exposed to the virus.

Explained Ideas: How to improve Centre-state relations on a sustained basis

September 18, 2020 7:51 am

Response to Covid-19 shows carving out roles through consensus can address challenges to federal governance, writes Srinivas Chokkakula

IRDAI working on 2 insurance schemes for MSMEs, another for dwelling units

September 18, 2020 9:59 am

In India, only 0.9 per cent of the dwelling units are insured whereas in the US, it is around 90 per cent. People suffer huge economic losses when some catastrophe happens. This risk can be covered by insuring the property, as per the insurance regulator.

Won’t allow Covid to dampen Puja spirit: Mamata Banerjee takes Mahalaya pledge

September 18, 2020 1:58 pm

The Chief Minister’s nephew and Trinamool MP Abhishek Banerjee appealed to the party’s young cadre to extend help to the needy and distressed people.

State rivalries play out in Lok Sabha, raise heat of Covid-hit session

September 17, 2020 7:29 am

A heated exchange broke out between members of the Trinamool Congress and the BJP when Hooghly MP Locket Chatterjee alleged that under the Trinamool Congress government, West Bengal was turning out to be “like old Kashmir”.

Revenues of Indian airlines fell by 85.7% in April-June period due to COVID-19: Hardeep Puri

September 16, 2020 2:31 pm

Scheduled domestic flight services were suspended in India from March 25 to May 24 due to the coronavirus-triggered lockdown. They were resumed from May 25 but in a curtailed manner.

Even as cases rise, Europe is learning to live with the coronavirus

September 16, 2020 1:52 pm

From full-fledged conflict to cold war containment, France and much of the rest of Europe have opted for coexistence as infections keep rising, summer recedes into a risk-filled autumn and the possibility of a second wave haunts the continent.

CORONANVIRUS PHOTOS

Amid Covid-19, Pune's Rambo Circus opens its colourful tent digitally

August 29, 2020 11:52 am

Rambo, one of India’s biggest and oldest circuses, is fighting back the Covid-19 pandemic by taking an hour-long show – “Life is a circus – An Ode to the Greatest Showmanship” – online. It is, possibly, the first circus in India to do so.