Pregnant women are at a higher risk of developing more severe illness from Covid-19, as pregnancy weakens the immune system.
India Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases numbers: Gujarat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh have more than 6,000 confirmed cases each and are still contributing a significant number of new cases, but there is a noticeable decline in their growth rates for the last couple of weeks.
The emergence of over 1.5 million cicadas per acre is expected.
Ethiopia’s mega project on the Nile may just allow the country to control the river’s waters, and this is essentially what concerns Egypt because it lies downstream.
Some private companies have initiated steps to change their work culture in order to adapt to the pandemic.
While many in the U.S. now refer to the 2007-2009 slump as the Great Recession, that term is far from universal. In Anglo financial centers like Sydney and London, the term GFC -- short for Global Financial Crisis -- is more common. Others call it the North Atlantic Financial Crisis, since that’s where it hit hardest.
India Coronavirus (Covid-19) Cases Numbers explained: Bihar, in the meanwhile, has grown at more than 11 per cent (compounded daily growth rate) over the last one week, and its current doubling time is just 6.45 days. The national doubling time for total number of infections is 13.33 days right now.
The new law, which is being described as the most sweeping step at curbing dissent so far, seeks to ban “treason, secession, sedition and subversion”, and could be passed without consulting the Hong Kong legislature.
India Domestic Flights Resume: Is a laptop bag allowed? For how long can you stay at the airport? Who will tag your baggage? What if you feel hungry?
In his address to the state, the Chief Minister urged sons of the soils in the green zone districts to come forward and restart the stalled engines of the industries.
A new concern has emerged around pregnant women who have Covid-19 — damaged placentas.
World Health Assembly has resolved to review WHO response to Covid, and for failing to question China. What is it that WHO could have done, and where do various countries including India stand on this?
Incidentally, 11 per cent of all securities class action lawsuits in 2011 were brought against Chinese-owned companies that misrepresented themselves in financial documents.
RBI Repo Rate: The MPC is of the view that the macroeconomic impact of the pandemic is turning out to be more severe than initially anticipated, and various sectors of the economy are experiencing acute stress.
India Coronavirus Numbers explained: Most of the new cases being detected in Bihar were amongst those who were returning to their hometowns from their workplaces in other parts of the country.
The fact that Indian and Chinese soldiers are in an eyeball to eyeball situation at two places in Ladakh, with strong statements coming from both sides, can’t be construed as a very happy situation.
Schools in a number of European countries have begun to reopen. A look at why it was felt necessary at this stage, how countries have addressed various concerns, and where India stands on reopening schools.
The survey has found a “very strong association between food insecurity & farm size, with landless farmers 10 times more likely to skip a meal in the past month compared to large farmers”.
Even as the move brings a respite to airlines and the various allied sectors, the limited capacity operations with fare regulation and other added costs have left airlines wanting for more.
The lift-off on May 27, with two NASA astronauts, is a flight test to certify if SpaceX’s transportation system can ferry crew to and from the International Space Station regularly.