Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicCoronavirus pandemic

Topic: Coronavirus pandemic

Why coronavirus vaccine confronts humanity with the pandemic’s toughest moral test

The virus has divided humans in countless ways — if citizens opt to stay unvaccinated, the virus and messy ethics of compelling vaccination will create another permanent division.

Effective contact-tracing, testing must if schools are to be reopened, Lancet studies say

From a protein that can contribute to severe forms of Covid-19 to antivirals killing SARS-CoV-2 in infected human cells, ThePrint brings you the latest on the novel coronavirus.

Increasing infections in Capitol Hill, Russia’s data recount and other global Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

The pandemic workday is 48 minutes longer and has more meetings

In a few cities, such as LA and Chicago, the average workday length returned to its pre-pandemic levels. But longer days persisted in New York, San Jose & most of Europe in May.

Internet shutdowns, pandemic have cost Kashmir Rs 40,000 cr, 5 lakh jobs, says industry head

Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad said the 2G internet currently available in the region is not enough for many businesses.

Iran’s death toll ‘cover-up’, state of disaster in Australia’s Victoria & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Indian tourists are finally out. But there’s a bigger headache than coronavirus — red tape

Checking into a hotel is easier. Getting past the innumerable checkpoints where you are asked the same set of questions again, and again, is not.

Investors aren’t just knocking on wood as lumber outshines gold during the pandemic

While lockdowns and stay-in-place restrictions were expected to curb demand for building materials, North Americans stuck inside decided to spend on renovating their home.

On Camera

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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