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NSW announces funding for vulnerable temporary visa holders

Today, the government announced $4 million in support funding to be used to help Temporary Visa Holders in need during the pandemic.

Indian Navy brought back 3,992 citizens from various countries

The Indian Navy has brought back 3,992 citizens from various countries stranded due to the Covid pandemic,...

‘Covid’ is top word of 2020

The term 'Covid' - the commonly used shorthand for Covid-19 or Coronavirus disease caused by the SARS...

Victorians, and anyone else at risk, should now be wearing face...

Promoting face masks could be a powerful addition to our armoury.After early success in suppressing COVID-19, we...

COVID-19: India becomes third worst-hit nation globally

After reporting an increase of almost 25,000 cases in 24 hours, India has overtaken Russia to become...

No seasonal variation in Covid, immunisation only defence: Harvard scholar

Dr. Mrinalini Darswal. (Photo: twitter@MDarswal)SARS-COV-2 has not shown any seasonal pattern so far, although higher incidence and...

When a 103-year-old Indian man defeated the coronavirus

Sukha Singh Chhabra receiving a warm send-off from the hospital upon recovery.In a huge relief for his...

WHO hopes 2 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses by next year

Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organisation. (Photo: FAO/IANS)Dr Soumya Swaminathan, who is the chief...

Rediscovering travel

When I saw my neighbour’s pug dog exhausted, belly up with legs wiggling in the air, I asked his owner “I’ve seen...

Hold-off pregnancy plans till virus is contained: Expert

If you are planning for pregnancy, now is certainly not the time to do so as pregnant...