The Dalai Lama being vaccinated at a COVID-19 vaccine centre in the city of Dharamshala, India. Reuters
With life-saving oxygen in short supply, family members in India are left on their own to ferry coronavirus patients from hospital to hospital in search of treatment as the country is engulfed in a devastating new surge of infections. Too often their efforts end
This refers to the report ‘Delhi extends lockdown as cases jump; India shaken: PM’ (April 26). Since a record number of positive cases and deaths are reported in the past few days, it seems no immediate end is likely to the crisis. The videos of families of patients
“This is not a wave, this is a tsunami,” exclaimed a Delhi High Court judge. “We are sitting on a volcano which may erupt any time,” said Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of the southern state of Kerala. Their words epitomised the mood in India last week as the second
As an Indian American, I was delighted to vote for Kamala Harris. My children call some of their aunts ‘chittis’. When Harris used that term in her speech accepting her nomination as the Democratic candidate for the vice presidency, my daughter looked wide-eyed.
Top six cities of India have absorbed about 10.3 million squares feet of office space in third quarter of 2021, the highest volume recorded since first quarter of 2020.
United States President Joe Biden in a CNN town hall meeting said that the United States would go to war to defend Taiwan if China were to launch an invasion. The president’s statement created a flutter.
Mark Zuckerberg wants to rechristen Facebook Inc., giving the financial powerhouse — and social media hothouse — a fresh identity. While Zuckerberg’s corporate baby has handily weathered prior crises, boasts an enviable global footprint and continues to rake in massive profits, critics have turned it into a pinata for myriad good reasons. Zuckerberg seems to think the best response to all of this is cosmetic.
President Joe Biden and Congress’ top two Democrats strategised on Friday on how to give fresh impetus to their giant domestic legislation as the party continued scaling back the measure in an effort to break the deadlocks that have stalled it for months.