Coronavirus remains active on human skin for 9 hours: Study

The coronavirus remains active on human skin for nine hours, Japanese researchers have found, in a discovery they said showed the need for frequent hand washing to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. The pathogen that causes the flu survives on human skin for about 1.8 hours by comparison, said the study published this month in the […]


PM Modi has abdicated his responsibility in tackling Covid-19 pandemic: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the alleged atrocities on women, Dalits, passing three “anti-farmer black laws” and “demolishing” the economy while claiming that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has “abdicated his responsibility” in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic. “Atrocities on Dalits have reached a new zenith. Instead […]


Small and medium units face new challenge

Several entrepreneurs are unable to pay their employees festival advance and bonus With the festive season drawing near, businessmen and entrepreneurs in the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector are facing a new challenge: paying their employees festival advance and bonus. With trade yet to revive and reach pre-COVID-19 levels, businessmen are worried. While […]


News updates from Hindustan Times: Gyms in Maharashtra will reopen after Dusshera but conditions apply and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. Gyms in Maharashtra will reopen after Dusshera. But conditions apply Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has said that gyms and fitness centres in the state will be allowed to restart operations after Dusshera but […]


Life as a Covid-19 Long-Termer

On a damp and unseasonably cool late-March day in Southern California, Nicole Batenhorst looked around the triage tent and realized that getting a folding metal chair made her one of the lucky ones. She had just arrived at her local hospital in an ambulance after her heartbeat had become dangerously erratic, and was still wearing […]