Air India plans repatriation flights for Britons

Senior Air India officials have confirmed that they are planning to conduct direct chartered flights operating between India and London. Scheduled between April 4 and April 7 to repatriate Britons stranded in India, these flights follow after...

Birmingham Airport to be turned into mortuary

The work to convert part of the Birmingham Airport into a mortuary which can potentially store at least 1,500 bodies has already begun. The West Midlands Police has reportedly informed that there was "scope to expand" the capacity of this mortuary...

There will be disruptions, but it’s the only way: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the 21-day national lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus was bound to cause disruptions but the choice was stark as social distancing and isolation were the only and best means to ensure the disease...

Railways to make ventilators, coaches to be isolation units

As the government prepares for a long battle against Covid-19, isolation wards in trains for rural and remote areas, and manufacturing of ventilators in its factories are at the top of the agenda for the Indian Railways

Beijing blocks UNSC discussion on coronavirus

China blocked a discussion in the UN Security Council on the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world, sought earlier this week by Estonia, in a sign that reflects the limitations of the apex body of global governance to debate the burning issues...

Do we need artificial humans? Samsung's Pranav Mistry, creator of Neon Life, explains

Is it possible to have a fully virtual, computationally created being that looks and behaves like us?



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