When voters narrowed House Democrats’ 35-seat majority to just nine in last year’s election, Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s job got harder. Conventional wisdom had it that she’d have to tread carefully with Democrats’ famously restive caucus,
At a time when the world is struggling to make all-out efforts to curb or wipe out the virus from the face of the earth, a revelatory statement from WHO is startling. A senior official of the global health body said it was “premature” and “unrealistic”
Over 60 environmental thinkers, campaigners, activists, journalists and academics from across India jointly released the 2021 State of India’s Environment report online. The SOE 2021 is the annual publication of the Down To Earth (DTE) magazine.
The new cases mark the highest 24-hour figure since Dec.19, according to health data, boosting the caseload of 11.33 million, now third after United States and Brazil, which has overtaken India, according to recent data
The Ministry announced in a statement on Saturday that it conducted 244,459 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
In quest of a suitable solution to curbing the spread of the coronavirus, humans seem to have created an equally, if not a toxic issue — that of improper disposable of face masks (“The disposable face masks that you wear may pose a huge environmental risk, scientists warn,” Mar. 13, Gulf Today).
Italy plans to launch a fund worth up to 40 billion euros ($47.8 billion) this month to help its companies hit by the coronavirus crisis raise capital and strengthen their balance sheets, two sources familiar with the matter said.
One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has seen death, economic hardship and anxiety on an unprecedented scale. But it has also witnessed self-sacrifice, courage and perseverance.
By the end of the week, the chorus had swelled against him. The nation’s top congressional Democrat and his district counterpart joined a growing caucus of New York lawmakers demanding the resignation of Andrew Cuomo, who faces several allegations of sexual harassment,