China blames the US for hyping fears of uncontrolled rocket reentry as space race heats up
China blames the US for hyping fears of uncontrolled rocket reentry as space race heats up     For a week, China’s Long March 5B grabbed global attention, as space agencies and experts closely tracked its trajectory, speculating where debris would fall upon the rocket’s uncontrolled reentry. In China, however, the country’s space administration stayed […]
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Fauci joins calls for nationwide lockdown to contain India’s Covid crisis
Fauci joins calls for nationwide lockdown to contain India’s Covid crisis     Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is under increasing pressure to impose a nationwide lockdown as the country grapples with the world’s worst Covid-19 outbreak. On Monday, India reported 366,161 new cases, its health ministry said — the first time daily infections have […]
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It may be time to relax indoor face mask mandates Fauci says
It may be time to relax indoor face mask mandates Fauci says   Dr. Anthony Fauci says federal guidance on wearing face coverings indoors may change soon. Sunday on ABC News, Fauci was asked whether it’s time to start relaxing indoor masks requirements. Fauci replied, “I think so, and I think you’re going to probably […]
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Modi presses ahead with .8 billion parliament renovation even as Covid-19 ravages India
Modi presses ahead with $1.8 billion parliament renovation even as Covid-19 ravages India   While hospitals plead for life-saving oxygen and Covid-19 patients die in their thousands, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing ahead with a $1.8 billion parliamentary revamp — including a new home for the country’s leader. The decision to continue with […]
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Stiliyan Petrov’s dream job was cut short by cancer; now he wants to help soccer stars plan for the future
Stiliyan Petrov’s dream job was cut short by cancer; now he wants to help soccer stars plan for the future     You might gawk at Premier League footballers’ million dollar salaries but playing careers are short and can sometimes be curtailed by injury, illness or poor form. And when a career comes to its […]
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IPL: Australian cricketers scramble to leave India amid Covid-19 crisis
IPL: Australian cricketers scramble to leave India amid Covid-19 crisis   Australian and other overseas cricketers who have been participating in the Indian Premier League (IPL) are scrambling for ways to leave India as it faces the world’s worst Covid-19 outbreak. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will help move Australia’s entire […]
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The world sent India millions in Covid aid. Why is it not reaching those who need it most?
The world sent India millions in Covid aid. Why is it not reaching those who need it most?     As India’s Covid-19 crisis tipped past breaking point last month, dozens of countries pledged critical aid. Planeloads of ventilators, oxygen supplies and antiviral drugs began arriving last week, with photos showing massive parcels being unloaded […]
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