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UK's PM Johnson Avoids Quarantine After Colleague Catches Covid-19

Jul 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

On Friday, Boris Johnson attended a meeting with Health Secretary Sajid Javid, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday

Rupee Falls 12 Paise To 74.61 Against US Dollar In Early Trade

Jul 14, 2021 PTI

At the interbank foreign exchange, the rupee opened at 74.57 against the dollar, then fell further to 74.61, registering a fall of 12 paise over its previous close.


Economic Crisis: Sri Lanka Cuts Back On Imports Amid Mounting Debt

Shortages are pushing prices higher for many consumer goods, from bread to construction materials to gasoline, triggering protests among Sri Lankans fed up with the prolonged crisis.

Pfizer To Seek Authorisation For A Third Covid Vaccine Dose

Jul 09, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Two doses of most vaccines are critical to develop high levels of virus-fighting antibodies against all versions of the coronavirus, not just the delta variant -- and most of the world still is desperate to get those initial protective doses as the pandemic continues to rage.


Cases Of Lambda Covid-19 Variant Found In Canada

The Public Health Agency of Canada is monitoring Lambda to see how it spreads and how it responds to vaccines, Tam said.

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08 July, 2021

South Korea Records Biggest Jump In Covid Cases Since Start Of Pandemic

Associated Press (AP)

South Korea logged in 1,275 new cases in the biggest jump in Covid-19 cases the country has reported since last year.


01 July, 2021

'Not One Dose... ': Africa's Covid-19 Envoy Blasts EU, COVAX Over Vaccine Crisis

Associated Press (AP)

The African continent of 1.3 billion people is now in the grip of a third surge of infections that is 'extremely aggressive'.


27 June, 2021

Covid-19: South Africa Battles Rapid Rise Of Infections In Johannesburg

Associated Press (AP)

Johannesburg, a city of 5 million, and the surrounding Gauteng province account for about 60 per cent of the country's new daily infections.


17 June, 2021

Japan To Ease Virus Emergency Ahead Of Olympics As Daily Cases Fall

Associated Press (AP)

Experts at a virus panel meeting Thursday gave preliminary approval for government's plans to downgrade the emergency


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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