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In-Depth | How India buckled under the deadly COVID-19 second wave

INDIA

In-Depth | How India buckled under the deadly COVID-19 second wave

The COVID-19 second wave has overstretched India’s inadequate healthcare system to the limit. People took to social media platforms to request for beds, oxygen, antivirals and other essentials. Besides, the vaccination drive did not keep pace with the pandemic.

In-Depth: How panic and politics marred AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Europe

WORLD

In-Depth: How panic and politics marred AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Europe

European countries hastily suspended AstaZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, amplifying safety concerns around the world despite endorsement of the jab by regulators and experts. While Indian authorities have backed the vaccine, some experts say the government should be more transparent with information on adverse effects.

Balakot, two years on: What changed for Indian Air Force since the airstrike

INDIA

Balakot, two years on: What changed for Indian Air Force since the airstrike

Since the Balakot airstrike in 2019, the Indian Air Force has undertaken several reformative measures to bolster its operational capabilities.

New COVID-19 strain reaches India: Does it spread easily? Vaccines won’t work? Here are all your questions answered

INDIA

New COVID-19 strain reaches India: Does it spread easily? Vaccines won’t work? Here are all your questions answered

The Health Ministry on December 29 said that six UK returnees tested positive for the new UK variant genome.

Pfizer COVID vaccine ready for use in UK: What is India's plan on vaccination?

INDIA

Pfizer COVID vaccine ready for use in UK: What is India's plan on vaccination?

India's COVID-19 vaccination drive will be among the largest in the world and is likely to happen in phases.

Coronavirus impact | Nearly 40% more households sought work under MGNREGA this year

BUSINESS

Coronavirus impact | Nearly 40% more households sought work under MGNREGA this year

Demand for work rose by 38.79 percent as 22.49 crore people sought work under MGNREGA this year until September 12

COVID-19 impact | Indian women are 2.7 times more likely to die than white women, says UN report

WORLD

COVID-19 impact | Indian women are 2.7 times more likely to die than white women, says UN report

The impacts of crises are never gender-neutral and COVID-19 is no exception as women and girls are especially hurt by the resulting economic and social fallout.

What would Walmart get from buying Tiktok? The unusual marriage

BUSINESS

What would Walmart get from buying Tiktok? The unusual marriage

In addition to Walmart and Microsoft, Oracle along with a coalition of investors is also bidding for TikTok's US operations.

Who is Kamala Harris? All about Joe Biden's vice-presidential running mate

WORLD

Who is Kamala Harris? All about Joe Biden's vice-presidential running mate

Kamala Harris is only the fourth woman on the presidential ticket of one of the country’s two major political parties and she’s the first woman of color.

In-Depth | Growing chorus against Chinese products and India’s reluctance to restrict imports

BUSINESS

In-Depth | Growing chorus against Chinese products and India’s reluctance to restrict imports

Why the ongoing India-China border dispute should remain at the border and not lead to a trade war. Here is all you need to know:

India’s Most Valuable Brands 2020: Companies worldwide likely to lose $1 trillion due to COVID-19; aviation, hotels, retail among worst-affected

BUSINESS

India’s Most Valuable Brands 2020: Companies worldwide likely to lose $1 trillion due to COVID-19; aviation, hotels, retail among worst-affected

While aviation, airlines and airports are among the worst-affected, home delivery apps and online video conferencing platforms have seen a surge in demand due to the work-from-home revolution

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Here's a complete list of reforms announced by FM Nirmala Sitharaman under Rs 20 lakh crore financial package

BUSINESS

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Here's a complete list of reforms announced by FM Nirmala Sitharaman under Rs 20 lakh crore financial package

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Here's a complete list of reforms announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to reduce the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the resultant lockdown on the Indian economy.

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