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covid-19 pandemic

Chandrakant Lahariya | All vaccines have minimal, but rare risks; don’t worry over Covishield

Historical vaccine skepticism continues to impact public health, emphasizing the importance of accurate information.

04 May 2024 11:46 PM

Aakar Patel| We can’t forget how govt failed to tackle Covid’s 2021 2nd wave

An examination of the events leading up to and during India's devastating second wave of COVID-19.

16 Apr 2024 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Focus on Boris, Rishi as Britain examines how it handled Covid

The inquiry is entrusted with finding out precisely how the virus spread and what the government of the time did or did not do.

25 Nov 2023 12:01 AM

Anup Anvikar | End to malaria in sight: India edging close to the finish line

Malaria has been a major public health concern in the country for decades, with high numbers of cases and deaths reported each year

26 Apr 2023 12:00 AM

Aakar Patel | ‘Fact-checking’ by govt & the truth: Sweeping powers to curb dissent?

Visible action by the State, especially harsh and intimidatory action, against critics and dissenters acts as a deterrent

11 Apr 2023 12:05 AM

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Farrukh Dhondy | Food or warmth? Tough choices on Hedgie’s watch as Christmas nears

The inflation crisis is called the cost-of-living (CoL) crisis as the price of everything is going up by leaps and bounds

24 Dec 2022 12:00 AM

Chandrakant Lahariya | Covid virus hasn’t gone, but risk now is very low

A key question remains — whether Covid-19 is still a cause of worry or not? The short answer is “no”

11 Nov 2022 12:00 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Are days already numbered for Hedgie Sunak? Third cheer soon

Already the unions, railway workers and medical staff, including 80,000 nurses, have declared that they will go on strike. Apocalypse soon?

05 Nov 2022 12:05 AM

K.C. Singh | As world is realigning, India sits on the fence

The world has entered a phase of partial or floating alignments, popularly described as a multi-polar world

01 Nov 2022 12:00 AM

AA Edit | Rishi or Boris? UK’s next PM to need eco wisdom

It is clear as crystal that the Tories need to put on their thinking cap and choose a new leader, regardless of race and migrant background

22 Oct 2022 12:10 AM

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Patralekha Chatterjee | Festivals need to celebrate inclusion, not just diversity

In a fractured and increasingly polarised society, festivals offer a fantastic opportunity to be inclusive in its broadest sense

07 Oct 2022 12:00 AM

Chandrakant Lahariya | Some heart attacks can be prevented with a few steps

As we grow old, with every passing year in life, the accumulation of fat in the arteries of the heart reduces the blood circulation to heart

29 Sep 2022 12:00 AM

K.C. Singh | Mend Pak ties, keep China in check to raise India heft

As the only democracy in SCO, besides a dysfunctional Pak, India must ensure the group is not hijacked by China to forge an anti-West front

20 Sep 2022 12:00 AM

Chandrakant Lahariya | As ‘tomato fever’ emerges, misinformation challenge

It has become clear that what has been reported is not a new virus but rather a form of the “hand, foot and mouth diseases” (HFMD)

08 Sep 2022 12:00 AM

Chandrakant Lahariya | At 75, time to focus on a healthier India@100

While health has got a lot of attention in the pandemic period there is a need for health to continue to be a sustained government priority

16 Aug 2022 12:15 AM

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Farrukh Dhondy | New UK crisis: Chicken tikka masala at risk as prices rise!

Of course, one should be concerned about the thousands of jobs that will be lost if a sizeable number of restaurants close

18 Feb 2022 11:40 PM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Don’t let hopes fall: Make jobs Budget’s top priority

In the pandemic’s third year, jobs must be the top priority. It’s not enough to depend on any trickle-down theory

28 Jan 2022 11:05 PM

Centre likely to issue advisory on reopening schools soon: Sources

Ever since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools have remained by and large shut

28 Jan 2022 8:26 AM

K.C. Singh | How absolutist policy can make a nation less secure

Taking the cue from Jia, one needs to ask whether viewing the region through the prism of 'absolute national security' is any longer useful?

24 Jan 2022 11:47 PM

COVID-19 cases rose by more than 50%, deaths stable, says WHO

Last week, WHO noted a pandemic record high of 9.5 million new infections in a single week

12 Jan 2022 4:40 PM

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