A medic receives the Sputnik-V COVID-19 vaccine in Tver, Russia. Reuters
Apropos with the latest talk in the town about COVID-19 vaccines, I am glad that finally, we have found a suitable remedy. As we all are aware, we have been living with this for a year and the virus still continues to haunt us. There are so many who lost their precious life,
Britain’s government said on Sunday it would give financial aid to airports before the end of March, after the industry called for urgent support as tighter COVID-19 rules for international travellers start on Monday.
The vaccines, which are administered in two doses spaced 21 or 28 days apart, are especially safe because they do not contain the live virus that causes COVID-19.
Fixing the target for fully and partially vaccinated people till the end of March, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has decided to approach Covax to start vaccination of children aged five to 11 years (numbering 43.7 million) against COVID-19.
Trouble began for the second largest Chinese real estate company, China Evergrande in 2021 when it defaulted on its payments, but survived because of the short duration in spurt in the property segment of the economy. But it has reached a deeper critical point as it is unable to offer international creditors a
Three of my favourite things came together as I read Erin Zhurkin’s debut novel, “Plus-Size in Paris.” First, having lived in Pau, in the Pyrenees, and Paris for two very important years of my life — at 12 with my family and 20 as a university student — j’adore la France. Second, one of the most enjoyable times of my
Today I had one of those jarring, uncomfortable moments when I realised I was complicit in the mistreatment of another person. What am I on about? I’m on about my immediate response to the video of Britney Spears dancing with knives that she posted to Instagram. I saw it, and — if social media is anything to
Last spring, my tween was begging for more independence, starting with being allowed to walk home from school alone. The mile-plus walk involves crossing a few busy streets. I was hesitant; she doesn’t have a phone, so she had no way to contact me if something went wrong. But we practiced a few times (with me