coronavirus

Facebook to give $100M for corona-hit news industry

Post Date: April 1, 2020

San Francisco: Facebook has pledged to invest an additional $100 million to support journalists at a time when ad revenues are declining due to the economic impact of the new coronavirus. The social networking giant said the investment will include $25 million in emergency grant funding for local news through the Facebook Journalism Project, and...

Coping with Coronavirus through humor


by Mahendra Shah Most of my admirers  enjoy my creations thru cartoons infused with satire, humor, and message in a non-offensive way, along with other mediums. However, during this grim Coronavirus period, some people might say, “This is not a time for laughter.” We are getting hundreds of thoughts a day and many of them might be...

My Case has been denied!!! What to do now?


Motions to Reopen and Motions to Reconsider By Dev Banad Viswanath, Esq. In this phase of coronavirus and quarantines and shelter in place orders, life is a mere shell of its former self. In the immigration world many people have questions related to all the shutdowns, and suspensions and delays. One other question that has come...

From fitness moves to Tambola, Indians balconies come alive


New Delhi: As Netflix streaming became monotonous and Facebook a dreadful exercise, millions of Indians are taking to balconies across cities during the 21-day COVID-19 lockdown to stay fit, read books, play Tambola and finish homework in a community session. Fitness trainers fixed smartphones on tri-pods in balconies early in the morning and began training...

NY shop sells doughnuts featuring face of doctor leading coronavirus battle


Rochester: An upstate New York doughnut shop is featuring the likeness of the doctor leading the country's battle with the novel coronavirus on its sweet treats. Donuts Delite in Rochester began selling hundreds of doughnuts with Dr Anthony Fauci's face, surrounded by white frosting and topped off with patriotic sprinkles. The exclusive treats have been...

India sees highest spike in cases, Nizamuddin becoming epicenter


New Delhi: India is witnessing one of the sharpest spike in the number of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) as 227 people tested positive in 24 hours, taking the country's total to 1,251 with 32 deaths. However, 102 people have been cured. The Union Health Ministry in its updated report said that 32 deaths have been reported...

Status of Repatriation Flights from India for U.S. Citizens

Post Date: March 31, 2020

Update from US Mission - India U.S. Mission India is coordinating closely with the U.S. Department of State and airlines to facilitate flights to India. We anticipate several flights departing from New Delhi and Mumbai returning to the United States this week. We remain ready to assist U.S. citizens with emergency situations resulting from the country-wide...

No, Coronavirus is not a bioengineered weapon


Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor, Forbes magazine, cites the research that debunks the conspiracy theory Love conspiracy theories? Especially when two groups of people have pretty much the same conspiracy theory about each other? Some folks including politicians in both the U.S. and China have suggested that the COVID-19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV2) that’s causing the pandemic may...

SARS COV-2 PANDEMIC: Staying informed with the new enemy


By Dr Arun K Dubey, MD and J. Joseph PhD The symptoms this virus causes usually start with sore throat and fever, becoming worse with dry cough and respiratory distress. Corona viruses (CoV) are a large family of human and animal viruses. Milder human corona virus types cause common cold. Others such as the SARS-CoV and...