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Japan's Okinawa declares state of emergency after 'explosive spread' of COVID-19

Japan has so far escaped the worst of the epidemic, with around 35,200 infections and just over 1,000 deaths so far

01 Aug 2020 12:59 PM

Hajj 2020: Masked pilgrims throw sanitised pebbles at Satan

Only up to 10,000 Muslims are taking part in the Hajj after millions of international pilgrims were barred due to coronavirus restrictions

31 Jul 2020 2:50 PM

Families join Hajj pilgrims virtually in this year's downsized event

In the first days of the pilgrimage, many were seen holding their phones aloft to livestream their progress to friends and family back home

31 Jul 2020 10:43 AM

Bollywood's daily wage workers battle for survival in coronavirus days

Despite generating billions of dollars, world's most prolific film industry has no established scheme to protect its most vulnerable members

31 Jul 2020 10:28 AM

India-returned woman tests positive for coronavirus in Singapore

Including four imported cases reported today, Singapore has a total of 51,809 coronavirus recorded till date

30 Jul 2020 4:23 PM

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India's economic recovery at risk as COVID-19 surges, dull outlook deepens: Report

In the quarter just gone by, the Indian economy is forecast to have shrunk 20.0%, the first double-digit contraction

30 Jul 2020 1:28 PM

Once a success story, Vietnam is now widely reporting new clusters

Vietnam is the most populous country in the world to have recorded no deaths from the virus

29 Jul 2020 4:53 PM

Hetero launches COVID-19 drug Favivir at Rs 59 per tablet

The product is available from July 29 at all retail medical outlets across the country and will be sold only on prescription, it said

29 Jul 2020 2:04 PM

Moderna to price COVID-19 vaccine at $50-$60 per course

Moderna’s proposed price would apply to the United States and other high-income countries

29 Jul 2020 11:18 AM

Gold soars to record high as dollar drops

The precious metal had stormed almost $40 higher at one point to reach $1,980 an ounce

28 Jul 2020 10:24 AM

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Closing borders not a 'sustainable strategy' against virus: WHO

The organization urged countries to adopt comprehensive strategies based on local knowledge of where coronavirus is spreading

27 Jul 2020 8:20 PM

Papua New Guinea orders lockdown after first COVID-19 death

The country had seen only 11 cases until a week ago but the total now stands at 61, with new cases being found daily

27 Jul 2020 4:52 PM

Saudi's downscaled Hajj season begins with restrictions and caution

Pilgrims are required to be tested for coronavirus before arriving in Mecca and will also have to quarantine after the pilgrimage

27 Jul 2020 9:53 AM

Australia's migration intake to fall by over 2 lakh; Indians affected

India is one of the top sources of skilled immigrants to Australia, with nearly 90,000 students studying in Australian universities

26 Jul 2020 5:44 PM

Fight COVID and China, stop conspiring to topple Congress governments: Maken to Centre

He said to protect Constitution and democracy, Congress workers will stage protests in front of the Raj Bhawans across the country on Monday

26 Jul 2020 5:00 PM

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Maharashtra FDA to buy remdesivir from Gujarat firm

State FDA minister Rajendra Shingne said the government plans to publish the price and availability of the drugs online for transparency

26 Jul 2020 3:55 PM

Rare genetic mutation might be making some people more vulnerable to COVID-19

This discovery may have important consequences for the treatment of severely ill COVID-19 patients

26 Jul 2020 3:42 PM

Sri Lanka successfully curbed virus community spread: COVID task force chief

The country has not witnessed a single community case for the last three months as per official records

25 Jul 2020 2:59 PM

Vietnam bans wildlife trade, markets to prevent animal-to-human infections

Vietnam has been a popular destination for wildlife products often from endangered species used in traditional medicine or exotic cuisine

25 Jul 2020 12:06 PM

Bolsonaro supporters blocked out of Twitter, Facebook after court rule

Brazil’s Supreme Court ordered them blocked as part of a probe into an alleged disinformation campaign by the president’s allies

25 Jul 2020 11:21 AM

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