One million foreign students risk being frozen out of US colleges. Some might never come back

Now, things are even harder. Currently, Stanford plans to stagger which students are on campus each semester to maintain social distancing. First year students will be on campus in the fall and summer terms — meaning Fang will be studying remotely in one semester and will have to leave the US for that period. Even … Read more

One million foreign students risk being frozen out of US colleges. Some might never come back

Now, things are even harder. Currently, Stanford plans to stagger which students are on campus each semester to maintain social distancing. First year students will be on campus in the fall and summer terms — meaning Fang will be studying remotely in one semester and will have to leave the US for that period. Even … Read more

JK Rowling criticizes ‘cancel culture’ in open letter signed by 150 public figures

“Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling Rob Stothard | Getty Images J.K. Rowling has joined 150 authors and academics in denouncing the so-called “cancel culture,” which refers to the online shaming of individuals who have done or said something that angry social media users consider objectionable or offensive. The world-famous author of the “Harry Potter” series … Read more

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren goes into home quarantine after minister tests positive for coronavirus

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren has quarantined himself at his Ranchi residence. The CM isolated himself after a minister whom he had met recently tested positive for coronavirus. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren. (Photo: PTI) Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has quarantined himself at his Ranchi residence after a minister he had met earlier tested positive … Read more

Gold one of the safest bets for next 5 years: Julius Baer

Absence of new economy stocks a big hindrance for Asia markets outside of China, says Mark Matthews, Head of Research, Asia. I am literally pinching myself. Look at what we were reporting in the month of March versus what we are staring at right now. In March, it was panic and it was fear and … Read more

Pakistan says Kulbhushan Jadhav refused to file review petition, offers second consular access

Pakistan has claimed that Kulbhushan Jadhav has refused to file a petition for review and reconsideration of conviction. Pakistan has now invited India for a second consular access for Kulbhushan Jadhav. File photo of Kulbhushan Jadhav (Photo Credits: PTI) IndiaToday.in has plenty of useful resources that can help you better understand the coronavirus pandemic and … Read more