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'The uncertainty is unbearable': Indians from coronavirus-hit countries share concerns

Chennai: One day in December 2019, a 34-year-old ophthalmologist named Dr Li Wenliang tried to send a message to other medics warning them about a new virus in...

Singapore to pay up 75 per cent wages of 1.9 million employees

Chennai: SINGAPORE: In yet another far-reaching decision, the Singapore government has decided to pay up to 75 per cent of the wages of all Singaporeans and pe...

Global COVID-19 toll crosses 70000-mark as coronavirus ravages Europe

Chennai: PARIS: The worldwide number of fatalities from the novel coronavirus rose to 70,009 on Monday, according to a tally compiled by AFP. More than 1,277,...

Nepal extends COIVD-19 lockdown till April 15

Chennai: KATHMANDU: The Nepal government on Monday extended the ongoing nationwide lockdown by another eight days till April 15 to contain the spread of the no...

Ex-Taliban spokesman, responsible for attacks on Malala, appeals to Imran Khan to rescue family

KABUL: Former Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan, who escaped from the custody of Pakistani security agencies in February thi...