1.5 million children worldwide lost parents, guardians due to COVID-19: Lancet study

Washington: More than 1.5 million children around the world, including 1,19,000 from India, have lost at least one parent, custodial grandparent, or grandparent, as a result of COVID-19, according to a new study published in The Lancet. Of those, more than 1 million children experienced the death of one or both parents during the first […]

Thousands in brazil protest against President Jair Bolsonaro over COVID-19 pandemic handling

Rio de Janeiro: Protesters took to the streets in Brazil on Saturday (July 3) demanding the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro and more vaccines to fight the coronavirus pandemic, as the country faces the world`s second-deadliest outbreak after the United States. On Friday (July 2), Supreme Court Justice Rosa Weber authorized the opening of an […]

Which are the world’s most liveable cities in 2021? Check top 10 places here

New Delhi: The COVID-19 pandemic caused everyone’s lives to come to a complete standstill and with the rise and fall of cases, made everyone wonder where in the world it would be best to live.  Safety and security in terms of medical care and other essential facilities are the highest priorities on the list when […]

President Biden asks US intelligence community to ‘redouble’ efforts on probe into origins of COVID-19

Washington: US President Joe Biden on Wednesday (local time) said he has asked the US intelligence community to “redouble their efforts” to come to a conclusion on the origins of COVID-19 and report back to him within 90 days. “I have now asked the Intelligence Community to redouble their efforts to collect and analyze information […]

Origin of COVID-19 virus: Dr Anthony Fauci fuels lab leak theory, backs ‘next phase of investigation’ by WHO

Washington: Top US infectious disease expert and the Biden administration`s top medical adviser, Dr Anthony Fauci, has said that the world should continue with the investigation of origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, fueling debate of the lab leak theory. During a briefing on Tuesday, Dr Anthony Fauci said, “We feel strongly that we should continue […]

COVID-19 virus: Dr Anthony Fauci fuels lab leak theory, backs ‘next phase of investigation that WHO has done’

Washington: Top US infectious disease expert and the Biden administration`s top medical adviser, Dr Anthony Fauci, has said that the world should continue with the investigation of origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, fueling debate of the lab leak theory. During a briefing on Tuesday, Dr Anthony Fauci said, “We feel strongly that we should continue […]

केजरीवाल पर भड़के सिंगापुर के नेटीजंस, लगाया गलत सूचना फैलाने का आरोप

Netizens in Singapore accuse Delhi CM Kejriwal of spreading misinformation on COVID-19, seek apology – केजरीवाल पर भड़के सिंगापुर के नेटीजंस, लगाया गलत सूचना फैलाने का आरोप – India TV Hindi News […]

Third wave of COVID-19 pandemic ‘appears to be broken’, says German Health Minister

Berlin: The third wave of the coronavirus pandemic appears to be broken, German Health Minister Jens Spahn said on Friday, as social distancing measures and an accelerating vaccination campaign help lower the infection rate. “The third wave appears to be broken,” Spahn told a regular weekly news briefing on Germany`s pandemic management. The head of […]

Republican lawmakers ask President Biden not to support India’s proposal at WTO amid COVID-19 pandemic

Washington: Twelve Republican lawmakers have urged the Biden administration to not support a proposal by India and South Africa before the World Trade Organisation to temporarily waive some Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) rules amid the coronavirus pandemic. If the US gives up intellectual property rights, it will harm innovation and production, and […]

Maintenance issues delay US flights with COVID-19 aid to India

Washington: The United States Department of Defense has said that the final two flights of COVID-19 aid for India have been delayed and will reach at least until Wednesday (May 5). US Transportation Command on Monday (May 3) said that the delay is due to maintenance issues. This comes as India registered a slight dip […]

Japan to provide 300 oxygen concentrators, ventilators to India amid COVID-19 oxygen crisis

Tokyo: Japanese Ambassador to India Satoshi Suzuki on Friday (April 30) informed that the country will provide 300 oxygen generators and as many ventilators to India which is currently facing the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. Taking to Twitter, Suzuki said that Japan stands with India in its “greatest time of need”. “Japan stands with […]