Tag: India

Little Recognition and Less Pay: These Female Healthcare Workers Are Rural India’s First Defense Against COVID-19

Little Recognition and Less Pay: These Female Healthcare Workers Are Rural India’s First Defense Against COVID-19

Archana Ghugare’s ringtone, a Hindu devotional song, has been the background score of her life since March. By 7 a.m. on a mid-October day, the 41-yea [...]
India logs record 83,883 Covid-19 cases in day

India logs record 83,883 Covid-19 cases in day

India reported a record daily rise of 83,883 coronavirus infections on Thursday, taking its total to 3.85 million cases, just as the country pushed ah [...]
India sets world record of highest single-day spike of Covid-19 cases

India sets world record of highest single-day spike of Covid-19 cases

India has registered a record new 78,761 coronavirus cases, the world’s highest single-day increase since the pandemic began, just as the government b [...]
Global report: India sets new national daily case record

Global report: India sets new national daily case record

India has set a new national record of daily coronavirus infections, reporting more than 77,000 cases in 24 hours, just shy of the global one-day reco [...]
Global report: July’s terrible toll revealed as coronavirus cases double every six weeks

Global report: July’s terrible toll revealed as coronavirus cases double every six weeks

July was the worst month of the coronavirus pandemic so far for many countries, with more than 8 million cases recorded – nearly as many as the first [...]
Coronavirus: India’s big city outbreaks lead to record rise in cases

Coronavirus: India’s big city outbreaks lead to record rise in cases

India has overtaken Russia to claim the third highest number of coronavirus cases in the world after recording almost 25,000 new infections a day, mai [...]
Global report: India becomes third worst-affected country as giant Covid-19 hospital opens

Global report: India becomes third worst-affected country as giant Covid-19 hospital opens

India has passed Russia as the country with the third-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world after recording a record number of cases for on [...]
Mumbai discovers life isn’t so sweet without the workers it once ignored

Mumbai discovers life isn’t so sweet without the workers it once ignored

As the monsoon lashes Mumbai and black clouds darken the skyline, the city is in the grip of nostalgia for the men who used to keep daily life ticking [...]
Global report: China hails coronavirus response as world death toll tops 400,000

Global report: China hails coronavirus response as world death toll tops 400,000

The number of confirmed deaths from coronavirus globally has topped 400,000, as the Chinese government released a report lauding its own response to t [...]
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