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Explained: What is monkeypox?

In a world grappling with Covid, the emergence of a rare contagion has scientists worried -- monkeypox. Although there are no infections in India yet, cases have been reported from Britain, Italy,......

Modi calls for reforming WHO at 2nd global Covid summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for reforming the World Health Organisation and streamlining its approval process for vaccines and therapeutics, and favoured making flexible the......

Modi Gives WHO Chief New Name: Tulsibhai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave a new name -- 'Tulsibhai' -- to World Health Organization Director-General Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus at his request. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi......

Science does not lie, Modi does: Rahul on WHO report

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday attacked the government over a World Health Organization report which claimed that there were 4.7 million Covid deaths in India, saying "science does not lie,......

4.7 mn Covid deaths in India, says WHO; govt objects

India on Thursday strongly objected to the use of mathematical models by the World Health Organization for projecting excess mortality estimates linked to the coronavirus pandemic in view of the......

Vedantu lays off 424 employees as it expects a scarcity of capital

Edtech unicorn Vedantu has laid off 424 employees, about 7 per cent of its workforce, according to a blog post shared by the Bengaluru-based firm. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com This......

Business can't alone build a country, Nirmalaji

Had Finance Minister Sitharaman thought a little more about the middle class, disadvantaged sections and the poor who are struggling, it would have been an inclusive Budget that would have made......

'Unemployment is unprecedented'

'In May 2020-2021, nearly 10 crores (100 million) lost jobs.''Covid is not the reason for the present crisis. It aggravated the crisis.' IMAGE: Students protest against the alleged erroneous......

When 'national pride' trumps obvious questions

Should we not stop uncritically celebrating NRIs' elevation without regard to what kind of companies they are getting to run, and the nature of their products or business practices, asks T N Ninan.......

SoftBank-backed Ola raises $500-mn term loan

Ola is likely to use the loan to fuel its vision for future of mobility across businesses including ride-hailing, vehicle commerce, delivery with foods, quick commerce & financial services.......

Lata Mangeshkar, Nightingale of India, passes away

Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar, the voice of generations of Indians and one of the biggest music icons of the country, died on Sunday due to multiple organ failure, her sister Usha Mangeshkar and......

'I want to get more work done before my time is up'

'The thought of death doesn't scare me, but the possibility of becoming an invalid does.' IMAGE: Naseeruddin Shah, acting legend, with Ratna Pathak Shah. Photograph: Kind courtesy Naseeruddin......

Timeline: Novak Djokovic's Australian saga

IMAGE: Novak Djokovic, a vaccine sceptic, fuelled widespread anger in Australia last week when he announced he was heading to Melbourne for the Australian Open with a medical exemption from......

13 cases of Omicron variant at Portuguese football club

IMAGE: Benfica's Primeira Liga match at Belenenses on Saturday was abandoned amid extraordinary scenes after their COVID-19-hit opponents were forced to name a team of nine players - including two......

Tokyo kicks off Games amid COVID-19 fears

IMAGE: The Olympic rings are seen on a flag during training. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters The pandemic-postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics began on Wednesday with Japanese women's softball......

Soccer: Antonio sets record as West Ham thrash Leicester

IMAGE: West Ham United's Pablo Fornals celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates against Leicester City at London Stadium in London on Monday. Photograph: David Klein/Reuters Michail......

Olympic sponsor Toyota pulls out TV ads for Games

IMAGE: A banner advertising Coca-Cola beverages, Toyota, Nissay and NTT, Olympic Games partner for Tokyo 2020, in Fukushima prefecture, Japan. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters/Files Tokyo......

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