US advises its citizens to avoid travelling to India due to COVID spike

Washington: The US has advised its citizens to avoid travelling to India, even if they are fully vaccinated as there is a 'very high level' of COVID-19 in the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) on Monday released travel recommendations by destination....


J&J, other drugmakers go to trial in US in $50 bn case over opioid abuse

  Four drugmakers helped cause the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing their drugs and downplaying their addictive risks, a lawyer for several California counties argued on Monday at the start of a multibillion-dollar trial. Those counties accuse Johnson & Johnson, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd,...


Covid-19 pushes India’s middle class toward poverty

  Karan Deep Singh and Hari Kumar Ashish Anand had dreams of becoming a fashion designer. A former flight attendant, he borrowed from relatives and poured his $5,000 life savings into opening a clothing shop on the outskirts of Delhi selling custom-designed suits, shirts and pants....