During the pandemic, and the extended lockdown, several people have turned to reading as a way to establish connections and communicate with friends, and often, complete strangers.
Brazil stops publishing coronavirus data; Bolsonaro says website 'not representative' of reality as experts warn against undermining pandemic’s gravity
Brazil's government has stopped publishing a running total of coronavirus deaths and infections in an extraordinary move that critics call an attempt to hide the true toll of the disease in Latin America's largest nation
'PM CARES not a public authority under RTI Act': PMO rejects application seeking fund details; will appeal, says law student
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) rejected a RTI application seeking details on the creation and operation of the PM-CARES Fund, stating that the fund is not a public authority, a Live Law report said
Harsh Vardhan to take charge as WHO executive board chairman on 22 May; 62 countries seek independent probe into body's COVID-19 response
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan is set to take charge as the chairman of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board on 22 May, sources said
Coronavirus Outbreak: Premier League could face at least one year of COVID-19 restrictions; non-contact training resumes on Tuesday
The Premier League has been told by government experts that coronavirus restrictions could endure for at least a year across English football, with players allowed to resume only non-contact training from Tuesday.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Democrats push $3 trillion relief bill through House; Republicans criticise 'bloated wish list'
Democrats have powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House, an election-year measure designed to brace a US economy in free fall and a health care system struggling to contain a pandemic still pummeling the country
Around 93% of employees are stressed about returning to office post-lockdown, finds survey; 85% want safety guidelines enforced
Employees expect their employers to take responsibility to ensure a healthy and safe environment for them as they prepare to return to work post-coronavirus and lockdown.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Cement demand to fall sharply this fiscal, says Crisil; could hit slowing realty sector further
The cement demand in India would contract by an unprecedented 20-25 percent this fiscal if the country is unable to contain the pandemic by May
A team of researchers in the US will be studying sewage water that carries stool to detect the presence of coronavirus