Coronavirus | Pandemic underlined need for higher budget allocation for healthcare sector

Preetha Reddy said that public spending in healthcare should increase to deal with future pandemics and for sustained preventive care. The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasised the key role of healthcare … Read More

Women, uninterrupted: The Hindu Editorial on access to contraception and abortion services

Among the more serious ramifications of the pandemic has been the rather extensive, even if unintended, disruption of health-care services. Normal life has been crippled by the restrictions flowing from … Read More

Bend it like Italy: The Hindu Editorial on flattening the COVID-19 curve

Five months after WHO declared COVID-19 as a  public health emergency of international concern and three-and-half months after it called the disease a pandemic, its spread does not seem to … Read More

Coronavirus lockdown | Fifth tranche of economic package focusses on reforms, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said reforms will be the focus of the fifth and final tranche of economic stimulus package to deal with the economic fallout of the … Read More

Coronavirus | Air passengers perplexed over protocols

Two flights returned to India on Thursday with 363 passengers, including nine infants, on board Air India Express flights from Abu Dhabi to Kochi and from Dubai to Kozhikode. A … Read More