PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 04:19 PM IST
A key challenge is that companies propped up by government support measures in 2020 could find themselves in vulnerable financial positions as those programs are withdrawn.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 02:24 PM IST
Big chunks of eastern France, including most of its regions that border Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Italy, face 6 pm-to-6 am restrictions on movement.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 09:08 PM IST
Rich in protein, fat and fibre, they are likely to be the first of many insects to feature on European's plates in the coming years.
By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Berlin
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 03:14 PM IST
Rising global temperatures are tied to the increase in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Chief among them is carbon dioxide, which is released by the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas.
By Reuters | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Veghel, The Netherlands
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 06:51 PM IST
The Dutch government has faced a public outcry after being left behind in the race to defeat the viral pandemic, and finally launched its vaccination drive on Wednesday morning.
By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Amsterdam
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 05:58 PM IST
“The meeting of EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) to discuss Covid-19 vaccine Moderna has started,” the regulator said in a tweet. The CHMP called an unscheduled meeting on Monday to discuss Moderna’s vaccine but failed to reach a conclusion.
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 05:03 PM IST
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By Reuters | Posted by Deepali Sharma | London
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 02:52 PM IST
The bloc’s economy is expected to gain momentum this year on vaccine hopes, a Reuters poll found last month, and will return to pre-crisis levels within two years.
By Reuters | Posted by Deepali Sharma | London
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2021 06:56 PM IST
In a departure from other strategies globally, the government said people could be given a mix-and-match of two Covid-19 shots, for example if the same vaccine dose was out of stock.
By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Dubai, UAE
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 03:38 PM IST
The move comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the US in the waning days of the administration of President Donald Trump, who unilaterally withdrew America from Tehran’s nuclear deal in 2018.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 03:02 PM IST
In a letter to states and Union Territories, Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan stated that the number of active COVID-19 cases has been declining steadily in the country for the last three-and-half months.
By Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Agios Athanasios, Greece
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2020 02:19 PM IST
Gabriel Tachtatzoglou, a critical care nurse, did not feel good about the treatment options available in Greece’s second-largest city when his wife, both her parents and her brother came down with COVID-19 in November.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai | London
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2020 08:42 PM IST
According to the figures from National Health Service (NHS) England, 20,426 patients were being treated in hospitals on Monday, compared to 18,974 recorded on April 12 during the first peak of the pandemic this year.
By Reuters | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Frankfurt
PUBLISHED ON DEC 27, 2020 06:43 PM IST
The 20-year-old pilot mapped out the route he would need to take on a GPS device before taking to the skies near Lake Constance in southern Germany.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Rome
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 06:11 PM IST
Health care workers, the elderly and leading politicians got some of the first shots across the 27-nation bloc to reassure the public that the vaccinations are safe and represent the best chance to emerge from the pandemic.
By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Warsaw
PUBLISHED ON DEC 27, 2020 02:04 PM IST
Altogether, the EU’s 27 nations have recorded at least 16 million coronavirus infections and more than 336,000 deaths — huge numbers that experts still agree understate the true toll of the pandemic due to missed cases and limited testing.
By Reuters | Posted by Srivatsan K C
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 11:07 PM IST
The region of 450 million people has secured contracts with a range of suppliers for over two billion vaccine doses and has set a goal for all adults to be inoculated during 2021.
By Andrea Felsted | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 08:55 PM IST
First, we stocked up on sweatpants, then we made home improvements. Next will we be booking vacations and buying beach bags? It’s not the most outrageous idea.
By Reuters | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 06:34 PM IST
While a lot was heard about older people at risk from Covid-19, this younger generation - born between the late 1990s and the early 2010s - also saw their worlds turned upside down in 2020.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 09:20 AM IST
The presence of a more contagious Covid-19 strain could pose a challenge to Singapore, which has been lauded for its success in quelling the pace of infections in the community.
By Nandita Mathur | Livemint, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 05:39 AM IST
While Infosys didn’t disclose financial details of the contract with Daimler, a person familiar with the development said the outsourcing deal is worth more than a billion dollars.
By Reuters | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Geneva
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2020 04:32 PM IST
The Geneva-based body has cautioned against major alarm over the variant, saying it was a normal part of a pandemic’s evolution and praising Britain for detecting it.
By Reuters | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | London
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 02:28 PM IST
On Monday, Britain’s two biggest supermarket groups Tesco and Sainsbury’s, warned that gaps will start to appear on British supermarket shelves within days if transport ties with mainland Europe were not quickly restored.
By Faisal Malik & Sagar Pillai | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 12:54 PM IST
The decision was taken at a high level meeting called by chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday. It was taken as a precautionary measures considering a mutation of the coronavirus infection found in Britain, which is believed to spread faster than its previous strains. Thackeray said they have to be vigilant for the next 15 days.
By Associated Press | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Milan
PUBLISHED ON DEC 20, 2020 03:43 PM IST
Researchers at Milan’s Bocconi University said in a working paper that blue-collar workers without college degrees paid the heaviest price for Italy’s virus restrictions. Half reported a drop in their salaries, and many did not have the luxury of working remotely.
By Karan Thapar
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 08:36 PM IST
The truth is our Gods have a much better time than us. The Mahant says the Ram Lalla temple has “an air-conditioner to keep the deities comfortable in summer”. So neither the cold nor the heat worries them.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kale | MIlan
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 03:48 PM IST
The Italian Premier has announced that there will be a partial lockdown in the nation for most of the Christmas holiday season, citing concerns that gatherings of families and friends could re-ignite the virus’s spread.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 11:27 PM IST
Accusing Navalny of ties to US intelligence, Putin said Russian agents needed to monitor him. “But this doesn’t mean at all we needed to poison him. Who is he of use to? If we had wanted to, we would have finished the job,” he told his annual press conference on Thursday.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 05:41 AM IST
All parameters show that it has managed to prevent a strong second wave. But be careful