Lessons from India's Covid tsunami

In four decades of covering Asia as a journalist and writer, I had thought I’d seen pretty much every type of calamity that leads to mass deaths. There was the week of communal violence targeting the Sikh community in November…

Record Covid cases in India but worse yet to come, experts warn

India: Expert says variant and oxygen shortages causing ‘havoc’ When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains…

A Chicken Dish That Makes It Feel Like Christmas

In the days leading up to my first Christmas in America, I felt a bit lost and alone. It was 2002, and earlier that summer, I’d packed my belongings in Mumbai and flown across the world to attend graduate school…

Global coronavirus deaths hit 900,000 as cases surge in India

NEW YORK (REUTERS) – The global death toll from the coronavirus passed 900,000 on Wednesday (Sept 9), as worldwide cases topped 27.7 million, according to a Reuters tally. The United States remains the world’s worst-affected country, with deaths exceeding 190,000…