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    COVID-19: health care in resource-poor settings

    by Shahidur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2020

    LOW-RESOURCE countries are facing difficulties in healthcare delivery services especially at grass roots. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown additional unprecedented challenges to health and economy...

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    Assassinating irony and truth

    by Finian Cunningham | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2020

    AMAZING isn’t it? Western states vehemently demand sanctions on Russia over unproven and, frankly, tenuous allegations of assassination. Yet the self-declared leader of the western...

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    Interpreting the India-China conversations

    by MK Narayanan | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2020

    THE ground situation in Eastern Ladakh shows little change; other than that, towards the end of August, India effectively thwarted an attempt by China to...

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    The last Stalinist of the Soviet Union

    by David William Pear | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2020

    IN 2005 Belarus president Aleksandr Lukashenko was dubbed ‘the last dictator in Europe’ by president George W Bush’s secretary of state Condoleezza Rice. The name...

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    Govt must ready plans to fight any second wave of COVID-19

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2020

    FEARS that a second wave of COVID-19 infection could begin in October–November, as the winter would set in, ring an alarm bell for all authorities...

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    Govt must make roads friendly to walkers, bicyclists

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2020

    THE government’s not living up to its repeated pledges to make city roads friendly to pedestrians and bicyclists is worrying. About 60 government agencies and...

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    Women and empowerment

    by Saira Rahman Khan | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2020

    IT IS generally recognised that patriarchal practices and misogyny contribute to the factors that have prevented women from attaining equal foothold as men. They are...

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    Bhagat Singh’s India in ferment

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2020

    IT WILL be Bhagat Singh’s birthday next week. The legendary revolutionary was born on September 28, 1907, in Banga village in erstwhile Lyallpur, the current...

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