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South Asia / The Hindu

Coronavirus | Global cases surge past 12 million

With number of infections doubling since May 31, half of those who caught the virus have recovered.

9 Jul 2020 4:28 pm
COVID-19 | India, U.S. to initiate clinical trials for Ayurvedic formulations

Vast network of institutional engagements have brought scientific communities between the two countries together, says Indian envoy Taranjit Singh Sandhu

9 Jul 2020 9:49 am
Indian trawlers are back, say Sri Lanka's fishermen

Navy might be reluctant to arrest them because of Covid-19 risks, say fishermen

8 Jul 2020 10:46 pm
FBI chief says China has preferences in U.S. election

Wray said that China accounted for nearly half of the 5,000 ongoing counter-intelligence cases being pursued by the FBI

8 Jul 2020 11:48 am
Beijing converts Hong Kong hotel into new national security office

Beijing imposed the law on its freest city last week, pushing the former British colony on to a more authoritarian path

8 Jul 2020 6:36 am
U.S. announces visa restrictions for Chinese officials under Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act

Beijing has continued systematically to obstruct travel to the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) and other Tibetan areas by U.S. diplomats and other officials, said Mr. Pompeo

8 Jul 2020 5:39 am
WHO acknowledges 'evidence emerging' of airborne spread of coronavirus

We wanted them to acknowledge the evidence, said Jose Jimenez, a chemist at the University of Colorado who signed the paper.

8 Jul 2020 12:48 am
TikTok may be banned in U.S., says Pompeo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the U.S. is certainly looking at banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok.I dont wan

7 Jul 2020 10:44 pm
China censors Internet in Hong Kong

Under the new law, police can conduct raids without warrants and surveillance for national security

7 Jul 2020 10:40 pm
U.K. lagging behind on mandatory face masks, warns Nobel scientist Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

The structural biologist believes it is time that face masks in indoor public settings, where physical distancing is tougher, are seen in the same light as not driving when drunk or without seatbelts

7 Jul 2020 5:31 pm
COVID-19: New Zealand to limit returning citizens as quarantine facilities fill up

The country has nearly 6,000 people in 28 managed isolation facilities and was planning to scale up more spaces to manage demand in coming weeks.

7 Jul 2020 9:45 am
Death toll from flooding in Japan rises to 50, dozen missing

Rescue operations have been hampered by the floodwater and continuing harsh weather.

7 Jul 2020 8:42 am
Brazils Bolsonaro tested for COVID-19, feels well

Brazils Supreme Court published documents in May showing that Mr. olsonaro tested negative three times in March after meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Florida.

7 Jul 2020 8:31 am
Nearly 11 million Chinese students take college exam after virus delay

The students and invigilators had to track their health during the 14 days prior to the exam

7 Jul 2020 8:26 am