Cocktail of flu, HIV drugs appears to help fight coronavirus: Thai doctors

Thai doctors have seen success in treating severe cases of the new coronavirus with combination of medications for flu and HIV, with initial results showing vast improvement 48 hours after applying the treatment, they said on Sunday. The doctors from Rajavithi Hospital in Bangkok said a new approach in coronavirus treatment had improved the condition…

3 rockets strike US Embassy in Baghdad; dining hall among areas hit

3 rockets strike US Embassy in Baghdad; dining hall among areas hit (Representational) The US Embassy in Iraq’s capital Baghdad was hit by 3 rockets in the wee hours of Monday. As per media reports, one of the rockets hit the dining hall of the embassy. Iraq’s Al Sumaria TV, citing a source, said that…

Aadhaar, dabba, hartal, shaadi make it to Oxford dictionary

The Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary features 26 new Indian English words, including Aadhaar, chawl, dabba, hartal and shaadi in its latest edition. The 10th edition of the dictionary, which was launched on Friday, has 384 Indian English words and incorporates over 1,000 new words such as chatbot, fake news and microplastic. According to Oxford University…