Johnson leads the government despite hospitalisation

On Sunday 5th April, following Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s televised speech, reports surfaced of Prime Minister Boris Johnson being rushed to an undisclosed hospital as he continued to show “persistent symptoms” of coronavirus.

Nandy appointed the Shadow Foreign Secretary

On Sunday 5th April, the MP for Wigan was appointed as the Shadow Foreign Secretary by newly elected Labour leader Keir Starmer. Indian-origin MP Lisa Nandy came third in the Labour leadership election and has replaced Emily Thornberry in a...

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?

A little over seven years after a 23-year-old medical student died following her brutal gangrape in a moving bus in south Delhi, four of the culprits were...



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