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Latest coronavirus updates from around the world

More than 2.97 million people have been reported to be infected and 205,948 have died, according to a Reuters tally, as of on Monday

27 Apr 2020 1:47 PM

Britain has no lockdown exit strategy in sight

The number of deaths related to COVID-19 in hospitals across the United Kingdom has risen above 20,000

26 Apr 2020 4:56 PM

Spain witnesses a dip in daily death toll

With 23,190 coronavirus fatalities, Spain has the third-highest number of deaths after the United States and Italy

26 Apr 2020 3:54 PM

Anand K Sahay: Corona shock has laid bare the pretensions of Indians

We may be the fifth largest economy but the only thing shielding migrant workers from hunger is the food provided by volunteers

26 Apr 2020 5:25 AM

AA Edit: Stop micro-managing Covid action in the states

The Union government failed to act when its intervention was needed but chose to act when the job should have been left to the states

26 Apr 2020 3:56 AM

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By May-end, 4 crore Indians may not have a working phone, due to lockdown curbs on sales, repairs

The India Cellular and Electronics Association said phone sales and services should be deemed essential services and allowed during lockdown

24 Apr 2020 8:30 PM

In 30 days of lockdown, online payments dropped by 30 per cent, says Razorpay

This is due to drop in transactions in travel, logistics and real estate, but adoption of digital payments has grown in tier II, III cities.

24 Apr 2020 7:50 PM

Jet set, no-go

When setting off on a 13-day return trip to Antarctica, these seven Hyderabadis didn’t imagine home could be so far

23 Apr 2020 10:20 AM

AirAsia cuts staff salaries by up to 20% for April amid lockdown

Those drawing Rs 50,000 per month or less have been spared from the wage cut

20 Apr 2020 2:31 PM

India's steel demand expected to drop to multi-year lows due to covid lockdown

Most steel companies have faced disruptions and suspended operations at some of their plants

20 Apr 2020 1:20 PM

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Sex workers are starving, would you help them?

Unlike other categories of workers, CSWs have no social support system to turn to

18 Apr 2020 7:50 PM

Fake news being spread in US by conspiracy theorists claiming COVID-19 is a hoax

Group called “QAnon” believes Trump is on a secret campaign against the “deep state” and “Satan-worshiping Democrats who prey on children”

18 Apr 2020 2:04 PM

Bengaluru's IT, BT companies allowed 50% work-from-office

But there will be strict protocols to follow should there be a breakout of infection on the premises

18 Apr 2020 2:39 AM

Wildlife photographer Bhasmang Mehta shares his views on extended lockdown in India

The wildlife photographer who had earlier stated that he spent most of his time in the forests is now making most of his time at home

17 Apr 2020 4:52 PM

Lockdown not enough, test more, says Rahul

Lockdown is just a pause but not a solution, says Cong leader

17 Apr 2020 10:16 AM

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Apple website that uses maps data shows visible impact of coronavirus on movement of people

Apple said the website helps global efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 by giving insights into the movement of people to governments

15 Apr 2020 7:19 PM

Aakar Patel: India could not build medical capacity while on lockdown

This points to a lack of planning, strategy and execution. This is bad governance by definition.

15 Apr 2020 2:22 AM

Mohan Guruswamy: Where's the money? Just shake the tree and pick the fruits that fall

The 1.7 lakh crore economic revival plan is just not enough. The government needs to be bolder than that

13 Apr 2020 10:15 PM

London Diary: Boastful Boris and the not-so-flat sombrero

During his fortnight away, the PM left behind a real vacuum: who''ll do the press conference!

13 Apr 2020 10:11 PM

Sujatha Surepally: What be charity but an old feudal measure to purchase their soul?

Free lunches won't keep the migrant worker from wanting to go home and start over

12 Apr 2020 10:17 PM

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