SF pressured to help families struggling with day care, preschool

“We are, I guess, in the middle class, but we don’t make enough money to pay for these programs,” said Christine Nevarez, a mother of three who runs an early childhood education program at San Francisco State University. Her two sons attend day care on the university campus, and her daughter goes to transitional kindergarten […]

Lockdown days: Archer Tarundeep Rai builds muscles to stay in shape for third Olympics

He has been forced to change his training due to the worsening COVID-19 pandemic and the 21-day nationwide lockdown. His daily routine now is to search YouTube for videos on “how to build shoulder muscles” and train at the gym for long hours.

Top news of the day: Malaysian Tablighi Jamaat attendees stopped from leaving India, ICMR says no evidence yet of COVID-19 being airborne, and more

Coronavirus | Decision on reopening schools, colleges on April 14 after reviewing COVID-19 situation, says PokhriyalThe Union HRD Minister said safety of students and teachers is of utmost importance and his Ministry is prepared to ensure there is no academic loss to students if schools and colleges needed to remain shut beyond April 14. | […]

Coronavirus deaths in UK rise by 621 in a day to 4,934 – including 29 patients with no underlying health conditions: Infections leap by 5,903 to 47,806 – the largest daily rise yet at 59 per cent – despite hopes that cases had begun to plateau

Professor Alison Pittard, dean of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, which represents 3,500 critical care medics, told The Sunday Times: ’I know there are departments where up to 50 per cent of their medical staff are unable to work because of this.’ 

Letter from London: An equity sales guy’s love (for work) in times of Corona

By Ayon Mukhopadhyay “Hello! How’re you?” “I’m fine!” This routine, inconspicuous exchange between two people, with nil expectation of any other reply, has moved from its mere rhetorical boundaries in the last few days, and developed deeper significance. Now our query is more genuine and full of concern: How are you? How is your family? […]

Trump says ‘a lot of death’ to hit US after 1,497 die in one day and ‘toughest’ two weeks in coronavirus battle coming

The Democratic National Convention – where the Dems will also confirm their nominee for the party – is was pushed forward from July to August amid coronavirus concerns.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Only 1 case detected in 1 day, total at 241

The new patient, a resident of Ho Chi Minh City, is a student studying in the United Kingdom. The 20-year-old student boarded Vietnam Airlines VN0050 flight from London to Can Tho airport in southern Vietnam on March 22.

Our Views: It’s time for the Legislature to put off plans and meet the moment

The budget picture, of late the subject of political gamesmanship between Edwards and Republican lawmakers, is now genuinely unclear. Among the new variables are lost sales tax from shuttered retailers, closed casinos, and sharply reduced oil prices; federal aid to combat the crisis that comes with complicated rules; and the vast, sudden shift in Louisiana’s […]

Zomato, Swiggy orders drop 70% in 10 Days

Bengaluru: Online food delivery orders for Zomato and Swiggy have dropped 70% in the last 10 days to under 1 million a day, as customers step back and top restaurants shut shop amid a lockdown induced by the Covid-19 virus outbreak, said investors, companies and restaurants to ET. “From a steady state of 2.5 million […]

The HP Spectre x360 2-in-1 laptop gets a $250 price cut before Prime Day

The HP Spectre x360 13 with an eighth-generation i5 CPU would normally ring in at $1,150, but HP’s Fourth of July sale lets you score it for less than a grand right now: A $220 discount knocks the price down to just $930. This is the perfect chance to score one of our all-time favorite […]