Even as WHO halts hydroxychloroquine study due to safety concerns, Trump says he is no longer taking the drug

May 26, 2020
With the World Health Organization (WHO) halting the testing of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a possible treatment for coronavirus […]

Japan ends Covid-19 state of emergency; US suspends travel from Brazil

May 25, 2020
Japan on Monday has lifted the nation’s state of emergency that lasted about a month and a half, after a […]

India is now world’s 10th worst-hit Covid-19 nation, while domestic flights resume today

May 25, 2020
India on Sunday became the 10th worst-affected nation worldwide, and the curve does not appear to be flattening out, even […]

Pandemic gives rise to online payment fraud

May 23, 2020
Since Covid-19 began spreading around the world, online payments fraud is a bigger business than ever. Far from “self-isolating,” online […]

Lockdown impacts 93 million urban workers, says GoM report

May 23, 2020
A report by an informal Group of Ministers led by Union Social Justice Minister Thawarchand Gehlot revealed that a whopping […]

EMIs to get cheaper as RBI cuts repo rate; PM announces Rs 1,000 crore interim relief for Amphan-hit West Bengal

May 22, 2020
Addressing his third press conference since the nationwide lockdown was imposed on March 25, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor […]

Modi in West Bengal, Odisha today as Amphan leaves 76 dead in India

May 22, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit West Bengal and Odisha today to take stock of the situation in the wake […]

As Covid-19 cases pass 5 million, AstraZeneca set to supply potential vaccine in September

May 21, 2020
British-Swedish drug manufacturer AstraZeneca has said it has the capacity to manufacture 1 billion doses of the University of Oxford’s […]

AAI issues new rules for air travel in India; Aviation stocks rally up to 10%

May 21, 2020
The Airport Authority of India (AAI) today issued a standard operating procedure (SOP) for airports for resumption of domestic flights […]

Centre lifts ban on domestic flights; Cyclone Amphan makes landfall in West Bengal during a lockdown

May 20, 2020
 In further easing of lockdown restrictions, the Government today announced that domestic flights will begin operations from Monday (May 25) […]