The Land of the Positively Free

by Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya In the towns of America, where knowing all your...

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer talks economic justice for workers

New York: NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer hosted an open discussion Tuesday on fighting for...

In Defense of Liberty

By Kyle Singh As we approach the day to celebrate the birth...

Bollywood’s ‘beloved masterji’ Saroj Khan passes away

Mumbai: Celebrated Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan passed away after a cardiac...

2012 naval dispute: UN court rejects Italy’s compensation claim

New Delhi: A UN court held Italy guilty of breaching India's...

India suspends international flights till July 31

New Delhi: With the coronavirus cases rising, the ministry of civil...

Modi visits Ladakh; takes a dig at China

New Delhi: Days after a violent face-off between the Indian and...

Trump plans huge July 4 celebration in DC

Washington: President Donald Trump’s July 4th celebration filled with military pomp and circumstance...

India races to release first Covid-19 vaccine by Aug 15

New Delhi: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has partnered with Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL) for clinical trials of an indigenous vaccine for the coronavirus disease. BBIL is using the virus strain isolated at ICMR’s National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune to develop the vaccine. The clinical trials will... Read More

The Power of Tulsi, Uninterrupted

By Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya Recently Patanjali, the uber-successful Ayurveda venture of Baba Ramdev and Acharya Balkrishna, released a medicine called Coronil to cure coronavirus disease. Promptly, the authorities have asked Patanjali to stop advertising until data can be shown that substantiates such claims. At the launch, their clinical data, independently verified... Read More

Suraj Patel files lawsuit in vote battle with Rep. Maloney

Indian American candidate Suraj Patel, pitted against Rep Carolyn Maloney for the Democratic Party nomination to run for 12th Congressional district has asked a Manhattan court to supervise the counting of votes in a tight race where he is lagging by just 1.6 per cent of the ballots counted so... Read More

If too many people refuse, Covid-19 vaccine may not get US to herd immunity: Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci says he would "settle" for a Covid-19 vaccine that's 70% to 75% effective, but that this incomplete protection, coupled with the fact that many Americans say they won't get a coronavirus vaccine, makes it "unlikely" that the US will achieve sufficient levels of immunity to quell... Read More

Gilead’s 5-day Covid-19 treatment to cost $2340 as HHS secures doses

Drug maker Gilead has set the price for its coronavirus treatment remdesivir at $390 per vial for the U.S. government and developed countries. That puts the price of a five-day treatment course at $2,340 per patient for people enrolled in federal health programs like Medicare and Medicaid — but private... Read More