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      More European leagues set to return to action
      May28

      More European leagues set to return to action

      BERN: European football will continue its cautious return to play following the COVID-19 stoppage over the next week as a number of the continent’s smaller leagues restart with some novelties and one team in serious trouble for breaking coronavirus rules. Portugal, Denmark, Poland, Serbia, Austria, Croatia and Ukraine are among the...

      Worldwide coronavirus cases pass 4 million, death toll over 276,000
      May10

      Worldwide coronavirus cases pass 4 million, death toll over 276,000

      More than 4.02 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 276,894 have died, according to a Reuters tally. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019. The following table lists countries that have reported...

      World with or without nuclear power plants
      May07

      World with or without nuclear power plants

      Nuclear energy, either for electricity generation or for manufacturing nuclear weapons, is a burning issue and will remain controversial for decades to come. This form of energy follows the equation of Einstein and uses a small mass of radioactive material like uranium or plutonium as fuel to produce energy by nuclear fission. Some countries like...

      75 years after WWII, search continues for missing soldiers
      May05

      75 years after WWII, search continues for missing soldiers

      KLESSIN: Thomas Siepert looks across the verdant grain field, glowing in the sun after a spring thunderstorm, as windmills slowly churn in the distance. Wild boar piglets trundle across the road into town and a hare pops out and dashes away. Yet the serene scene belies the slaughter there 75 years ago as German troops fought furiously — and...

      Worldwide coronavirus cases over 3.19 million, death toll crosses 226,800
      Apr30

      Worldwide coronavirus cases over 3.19 million, death toll crosses 226,800

      More than 3.19 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 226,880 have died, according to a Reuters tally. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019. The following lists show countries and territories, total...

      Russia sees record rise in coronavirus cases, deaths
      Apr28

      Russia sees record rise in coronavirus cases, deaths

      MOSCOW: Russia saw a record daily rise in new coronavirus cases and related deaths on Tuesday, its coronavirus crisis response centre said, with data suggesting the world’s biggest country by territory has overtaken China and Iran in confirmed infections. The number of new coronavirus cases in Russia rose by 6,411 on Tuesday, bringing its...

      Worldwide coronavirus cases exceed 2.89 million, death toll crosses 201,000
      Apr26

      Worldwide coronavirus cases exceed 2.89 million, death toll crosses 201,000

      Some 2.89 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 201,833 have died, according to a Reuters tally. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019. The following table lists countries that have reported deaths...

      Handwashing: A brief history and method
      Apr22

      Handwashing: A brief history and method

      In 1846, when doctors and medical students delivered babies after coming back from the autopsy lab, the death rate of the postpartum women was found to be 18 per cent. This was drastically different when midwives (who did not go to the autopsy lab) performed these deliveries. The mortality rate with the midwives was only 1 per cent. View this...

      Indian police order ‘cave-dwelling’ foreign tourists into quarantine
      Apr20

      Indian police order ‘cave-dwelling’ foreign tourists into quarantine

      Rishikesh, India, April 19 Six foreign tourists who tried to sit out the coronavirus pandemic in an Indian cave have been sent to quarantine at an ashram near a town made famous by the Beatles after running out of money, police said today. The four men and two women — from France, the United States, Ukraine, Turkey and Nepal — had been living in...

      Worldwide coronavirus cases exceed 2.31 mln, fatality toll crosses 158,300
      Apr19

      Worldwide coronavirus cases exceed 2.31 mln, fatality toll crosses 158,300

      KATHMANDU: More than 2.31 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally while 158,384 have succumbed to the infection, according to a Reuters tally. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019. United States of America...