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Volunteers provide oxygen as India’s COVID tally nears 20 mln

India's tally of coronavirus infections rose on Monday to just short of 20 million, propelled by a 12th straight day of more than 300,000...

Crowned, de-crowned, crowned again; chaos at Sri Lankan beauty pageant

The Mrs Sri Lanka beauty pageant descended into chaos at the weekend when a former title holder declared that the winner was ineligible because she was divorced,...

Put your best foot forward

By Priya Mulji “ARE you ready for a very important question?” he asked, “Yes,” I replied. “Pineapple on pizza, yes or no?” And that was...

Brits turn to champagne to ward off Covid blues during festive season

More Britons than ever are splashing out on champagne to help them through the coronavirus crisis. Three of Britain’s top five supermarket groups – No....

Insurers, drugmakers sail into unknown with COVID vaccine rollout

Speedy global delivery of COVID-19 vaccines by air and sea in ultra cold conditions will lead to a jump in cargo insurance rates and...

Not without India: World’s pharmacy gears up for vaccine race

India, the world's biggest vaccine maker, is getting set for the massive global blitz to contain the coronavirus pandemic with its pharmaceutical industry and...

They got the placebo – should they be next in line for vaccine?

With America poised to become the next country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, authorities find themselves facing an ethical dilemma: when to give trial...

Joaquin Phoenix ‘perfect match’ for black-and-white vegan documentary

Joaquin Phoenix's latest film isn't an easy watch -- and given its stark anti-meat agenda, it isn't meant to be. The "Joker" star and vegan...

New Delhi ambulance group grapples with surging COVID-19 quarantine deaths

Wearing a yellow turban and white overalls, Jitender Singh Shunty and three of his coworkers carefully pulled the body of a 57-year-old COVID-19 victim...

Oxford vaccine can be 90pc effective, results show

AstraZeneca said today its vaccine for the novel coronavirus could be around 90 per cent effective without any serious side effects. The vaccine developed by...