Why was the UK first to authorize a…

Britain has been one of the countries hardest hit by the pandemic, with the highest death toll in Europe, and its government has been heavily criticized for its handling of the crisis. But it has…

Why vaccine hunt could yield multiple winners

Why vaccine hunt could yield multiple winners

On Wednesday, the UK approved Pfizer’s vaccine, the first to get the regulatory nod in a western country, and Britons could begin getting the jab next week. Pune-based Serum Institute says it’s going to seek…

Cyclone Burevi slams into eastern Sri Lanka

Cyclone Burevi slams into eastern Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Tropical cyclone Burevi slammed into Sri Lanka's eastern coast on Wednesday night and was expected to damage coastal buildings and power lines, as well as unleash flash floods, officials at the meteorological department said.…