COVID-19: ‘My job is to save and help people’

The Sikkim government enforced a lockdown of the state even before the central government did so and till today we don’t have a single COVID-19 positive case. The state government has also made all the arrangements to satisfy people’s needs of essential goods and services.

Comment: Trump’s majestic plan to tame coronavirus woes — seize new planets

But instead of employing stringent measures as advised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and his own team of experts -– to produce and distribute test kits and essential protective gear, to help states to add more hospital beds, and recruit more healthcare workers – Donald Trump did the unthinkable: he waited.

Destiny – how the makers of Halo plan to change the future of shooters

Beyond strikes, we also find out about Patrol missions, which are effectively open-ended exploration opportunities. Players touch down in a specific area, then get to simply hunt the landscape for treasure and easter eggs, or take on mini-tasks for the various factions that exist within the guardian city. At E3, Bungie is likely to tell […]

Disney+ Originals and Hotstar Premium new releases to watch: ‘Mrs America’, ‘Run’, ‘Bad Education’ and more

Mrs America tells the story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, aka ‘the sweetheart of the silent majority.’ Through the eyes of the women of the era – both Schlafly and second wave feminists Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, Shirley […]

2018 Lincoln Navigator Looks Elegant In New York

It’s an attractive – if conservative – update for Lincoln’s big SUV. There aren’t too many surprises to be found with the all-new 2018 Lincoln Navigator, the luxury brand’s revamped flagship SUV debuting at the New York Auto Show. We’ve seen plenty of spy photos in recent months depicting its basic shape, and with the coverings […]

Irish restrictions likely in place for weeks: health minister

“What’s highly likely tomorrow is that the National Public Health Emergency Team will recommend that we continue with the very strict restrictions … I expect that to be a period of weeks,” Simon Harris, who ordered citizens on March 27 to stay home until at least Sunday, told broadcaster Virgin Media.

Maria Sharapova announces retirement

Sharapova made her tennis debut with a victory at Wimbledon in 2004 at the age of 17. However, her last years were fraught with losses, a doping scandal and injuries. She only played two matches this season and lost both, while she served a 15-month ban from the sport after testing positive for meldonium at the […]

The best settings for Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord

We’re mostly set up for GPU testing here. That said, as mentioned our testbed uses an Intel Core i7-8700K processor. It’s a pretty stock-standard recommendation for modern gaming PCs (and a generation old at that), but if you’re running an older processor with fewer cores, your results might suffer. And the reverse applies, as well. […]

India needs a common minimum relief plan. Here is a road map

The coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), and the challenges that it has presented, have made it clear that any comprehensive and effective response must be based on the three pillars of prevention, testing and economic fortification. While the first two can be contained through uniform international practices, the third requires a solution that addresses India’s unique and […]

Collapsing Greenland glacier could raise sea levels by half a metre, say scientists

“Even if we have some really cool years ahead, we think the glacier is now unstable,” said Jeremie Mouginot at the University of California, Irvine. “Now this has started, it will continue until it retreats to a ridge about 30km back which could stabilise it and perhaps slow that retreat down.”