Monday, 27 March, 2023
TopicCoronavirus crisis

Topic: Coronavirus crisis

India’s Covid tally rises to 1.04 crore with 18,139 new infections in a day

A total of 1,00,37,398 people have recuperated from the virus while the death toll has increased to 1,50,570 as 234 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours.

Is this a doom loop, Raghuram Rajan asks as economists see more global inequality after Covid

While global growth is widely expected to strengthen as more people are vaccinated, top economists say pandemic has exposed the depth of inequality.

China keeps people ‘in dark’ about vaccine shots, Canada’s ICUs fill up & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

With over 21,000 new Covid infections, India’s caseload increases to 1.02 crore

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 98,60,280, while the death toll increased to 1,48,738 on Wednesday.

What went wrong in 2020? The Covid mistakes that top the list

Epidemiologists and virologists on what would go a long way toward saving lives — and making 2021 more bearable than 2020.

Donald Trump signs $900 billion Covid relief bill

Trump said he’ll send lawmakers a marked up version of the bill and request they remove the funds he deems wasteful from the bill.

What happens when tycoons abandon their giant cargo ships

Covid has wrought havoc everywhere, but in the nominally regulated shipping industry it’s fueling a worrying practice: the abandonment of ships, cargo & seafarers.

Global economic revival could be hurt by uneven recovery in Asia

Asia is an important barometer for world economy because it accounted for more than two-thirds of global growth in 2019 & houses a majority of the young.

India’s Covid tally rises to 97.35 lakh, death toll reaches 1,41,360

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 92,15,581, pushing the national recovery rate to 94.66%, while the fatality rate stood at 1.45%.

Davos WEF 2021 moves to Singapore as Covid cases rise in Europe

The World Economic Forum, which attracts leaders across government, finance and economics, will be held in Singapore from 13-16 May and return to Davos, Switzerland, in 2022.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.