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Moody’s downgrades India’s sovereign rating, outlook as negative

New Delhi: Global credit ratings agency Moody's Investors Services has downgraded...

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Mallya to be flown, lodged in Mumbai on extradition

New Delhi: On extradition to India, Vijay Mallya would be flown...

‘One Nation One Ration Card’ to cover India by March 31, 2021

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship 'One Nation One Ration...

Netflix docu ‘Spelling the Dream’ spotlights Indian American kids

Spelling bees — and in particular the Scripps National Spelling Bee...

Indian-American doctors outraged at Floyd’s death, racial discrimination in the US

Washington, DC: An influential community of Indian-American doctors in the US has...

HAF: US police must eliminate systemic racism, excessive use of force in their ranks

Washington, DC: The Hindu American Foundation has stood in solidarity with peaceful...

Top Indian-American ex-officials in Obama rule endorse Joe Biden

Washington, DC: Over half a dozen Indian-American former senior Obama administration officials...

Indian American food science professor’s ‘instant ice cream’ gains patent

New York: One moment, you have a bowl of creamy chocolate liquid....

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UN urges countries to protect people on move during COVID-19

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres asked for protection of people on the move in face of COVID-19. In a video message for the launch of a policy brief on the impact of coronavirus on people on the move, Guterres asked countries to develop a new mindset on human mobility,... Read More

4 factors that can help fight upcoming flu season, coronavirus together

As flu season inches closer, scientists have outlined best defense against influenza from getting it worse, which may also protect against the deadly coronavirus. Dr Benjamin Singer, a Northwestern Medicine pulmonologist who treats COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit, has described four factors that could determine the severity of... Read More

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Russia backing antiviral drug Avifavir for Covid-19 fight good news for India: Scientists

Russia’s approval of the antiviral drug Avifavir to treat Covid-19 is good news for India as it is based on an influenza medication already in advanced clinical trials here, say scientists. Avifavir, described by its developers in Russia as perhaps the most promising anti Covid-19 drug in the world, is... Read More


A pharmacist’s tips for picking up medications during COVID-19 outbreak

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused us all to make some lifestyle changes—and going to the pharmacy is no exception. We’re all trying to stay home to reduce chances of getting the virus or spreading it to someone else, so here are some pointers that could save you a trip or two. 1. Call... Read More


Two-meter distance more effective in reducing Covid-19 risk: Lancet

Keeping at least two-meter distance from other people is significantly more effective at reducing the transmission of Covid-19 than one meter, according to a new study, published in ‘The Lancet’ journal. The systematic review and meta-analysis based on 172 observational studies in 16 countries by the World Health Organization (WHO),... Read More