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India’s Covid tally crosses 93 lakh-mark

New Delhi, Nov 27 | With 43,082 new cases of Covid infections, India's total caseload reached 93,09,787 on Friday.It is the 20th straight day...

Actively considering lockdown, night curfew: Delhi govt tells HC (Lead)

New Delhi, Nov 27 | The Delhi government on Thursday informed the Delhi High Court that it is "actively considering" the option of imposing...

Gujarat’s daily corona tally rises to 1,560, 16 more deaths

Gandhinagar, Nov 26 | Gujarat on Thursday saw a new high in its daily coronavirus cases, at 1,560, taking its tally to 2,03,509, while...

K’taka reports 1,505 new Covid cases, 12 deaths

Bengaluru, Nov 26 | With 1,505 Covid positive cases and as many as 12 succumbing to this virus on Wednesday Karnataka's total number of...

Be ready to shell out Rs 1K for not wearing mask...

Chandigarh, Nov 26 | The Chandigarh administration on Thursday increased the penalty for not wearing face mask from Rs 500 to Rs 1,000. However,...

Covaxin Phase-3 trials begin in AIIMS

New Delhi, Nov 26 | The Phase-III human trials of indigenous Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin began at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in...

Gujarat deputy CM orders action against those stacking Corona victim’s bodies...

Gandhinagar, Nov 26 | The Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Thursday ordered strict action against all those responsible for treating Corona victims...

Maha crosses 18 lakh Covid cases, infections, deaths rise

Mumbai, Nov 26 | Maharashtra's Covid-19 cases crossed the 18-lakh mark on Thursday even as new infections and deaths continued to rise along with...

Coronaviruses related to pandemic virus found in lab freezers: Study

London, Nov 26 | Researchers have found coronaviruses closely related to SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic, in bats stored in laboratory...

Deadly 3rd wave of Covid in Delhi far from over: Doctors

New Delhi, Nov 26 | As the national capital is battling a resurgence in Covid-19 cases, health experts on Thursday said that Delhi is...

Actively considering lockdown, night curfew: Delhi govt tells HC

New Delhi, Nov 26 | The Aam Aadmi Party government on Thursday informed the Delhi High Court that it is "actively considering" the option...

Delhi Minister Gopal Rai tests positive for Covid-19

New Delhi, Nov 26 | Delhi Environment Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Gopal Rai on Thursday said he has tested positive for...

Drones to track Covid-19 protocol violators in Gurugram

Gurugram, Nov 26 | Amid the spurt in Covid-19 cases, Gurugram police have deployed drones, as a key surveillance instrument, to keep an eye...

Most lungs recover well in 3 months after Covid: Study

London, Nov 26 | Researchers have revealed that lung tissue of patients who suffered severely from Covid-19 shows good recovery in three months in...

Prohibitory orders in Lucknow to stop Covid spread

Lucknow, Nov 26 | To arrest a second wave in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government clamped Section 144 in the state capital, as...

India inches closer to 93L Covid cases

New Delhi, Nov 26 | With 44,489 new cases of Covid infections, India's total cases reached 92,66,705 on Thursday. It is the 19th straight...

Karnataka registers 1,630 Covid positive cases

Bengaluru, Nov 25 | With 1,630 Covid positive cases and 19 deaths Karnataka's total infections rose to 8,78,055 and the toll to 11,714 on...

Andhra logs 831 more Covid cases, tally 8.64 lakh

Amaravati, Nov 25 | Andhra Pradesh has reported 831 new Covid positive cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.64 lakh, even as 1,176 more...

Covid deaths, infections and active cases rise in Maha (Roundup)

Mumbai, Nov 25 | Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths again shot up along with fresh infections and active cases, causing concerns, health authorities said here on...

Gujarat sees 1,540 new Covid cases, Ahmedabad toll crosses 2K

Gandhinagar, Nov 25 | Gujarat on Wednesday saw its highest daily spike of coronavirus cases, at 1,540, taking its tally to 2,01,949, while 14...

Bengal Minister Hakim likely to take part in Covaxin Phase-3 trial

Kolkata, Nov 25 | West Bengal Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Minister Firhad Hakim is likely to participate in the Phase-3 trial of Covaxin...

Bengal’s Leader of Opposition Abdul Mannan tests Covid positive

Kolkata, Nov 25 | Leader of Opposition in the West Bengal Assembly, Abdul Mannan, has tested Covid-19 positive and was admitted to a private...

MHA rejects lockdown possibilities, issues 19 SOPs

New Delhi, Nov 25 | In the wake of ongoing Covid-19 cases, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued a 19-point...

More Indians getting flu vaccine amid Covid -19 spread: Experts

New Delhi, Nov 25 | In view of the winter season and Covid-19, health experts on Wednesday said that many people are taking pneumonia...

Flipkart donates 50K PPE kits to UP govt

Lucknow, Nov 25 | India's indigenous e-commerce company Flipkart along with 'GiveIndia Foundation' on Wednesday donated 50,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits to the...

Over 88% Indians know at least one Covid infected person: Survey

New Delhi, Nov 25 | With over nine million coronavirus cases in India, 88 per cent citizens now have one or more contacts in...

Odisha seeks Centre’s clarity on Class 10, 12 board exams

Bhubaneswar, Nov 25 | Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring clarity on the time frame for...

Apollo to give 1 million Covid vaccines a day

New Delhi, Nov 25 | Apollo Hospitals are gearing up to give one million vaccines a day once it is available across India...

Less than 50K Covid cases in India for 18th day now

New Delhi, Nov 25 | With 44,376 new cases of Covid infections, India's total cases reached 92,22,216 on Wednesday. It is the 18th straight...

Use drones to monitor if people do not wear masks: HC...

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 25 | The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure strict monitoring, and compulsorily implement the...

Karnataka recoveries continue to outnumber positive cases

Bengaluru, Nov 25 | With as many as 1,949 patients getting discharged, Karnataka continued its trend of registering more recoveries than positive cases.Karnataka reported...

Assam CM gives feedback to PM on Covid situation

Guwahati, Nov 25 | Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday provided detailed reports on the ground situation and the state government's Covid-19 management...

Global availability of Covid vaccine for public only by mid-2021: Moody’s

New Delhi, Nov 25 | While recent news about the high effectiveness of two coronavirus vaccines is a promising sign in the effort to...

Andhra CM directs Covid vaccine distribution plan be drawn up

Amaravati, Nov 25 | Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday directed officials to prepare an action plan on storing and...

‘Manohar ji…’: When PM intervened amid Haryana CM’s address

New Delhi, Nov 24 | For Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar, Tuesday's virtual Covid meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in presence of a...

Andhra logs 1K new Covid cases, tally 8.63 lakh

Amaravati, Nov 24 | Andhra Pradesh has registered 1,085 new Covid-19 cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.63 lakh, even as 1,447 more recoveries...

Recoveries again outnumber new cases in J&K

By Sheikh QayoomSrinagar, Nov 24 | Recoveries again outnumbered new Covid-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday with the Union Territory reporting 495...

Covid cases drop in Kerala, but caution should continue: CM

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 24 | Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday asked people to ensure that there is no relaxation of precautionary measures even...

Gujarat’s coronavirus tally crosses 2 lakh, toll at 3,892

Gandhinagar, Nov 24 | Gujarat saw its tally of coronavirus cases climbing over the two lakh figure to 2,00,409, as 1,510 fresh cases were...

K’taka to adopt decentralised models for vaccine delivery

Bengaluru, Nov 24 | Karnataka will adopt decentralised models that are followed during elections and disaster management, as part of its logistical system to...

Rajasthan CM advises PM to conduct RTPCR tests

Jaipur, Nov 24 | During the video conference of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with chief ministers of eight states on Tuesday, Rajasthan Chief Minister...

Telangana ready to administer Covid vaccine: KCR to PM

Hyderabad, Nov 24 | Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao announced that the state government is ready to administer the "scientifically approved vaccine" for...

Corona under control in Chhattisgarh, only 1% fatality rate, says Bhupesh...

New Delhi, Nov 24 | In the meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said the Covid-19 situation...

Gurugram administration launches app for Covid information

Gurugram, Nov 24 | To fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and provide all the necessary information, the Gurugram district administration has launched a portal...

Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine claimed to be 95% effective

Moscow, Nov 24 | Russia's Sputnik V vaccine has been found to be more than 95 per cent effective against Covid-19 in the second...

Mandatory thermal screening of guests mandatory at Goa hotels: CM

Panaji, Nov 24 | Hotel managements in Goa have been directed to mandatorily use thermal guns in order to screen their guests, Chief Minister...

Goa CM criticises Maharashtra’s new Covid SOPs

Panaji, Nov 24 | Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday criticised the new SOPs set by the Maharashtra government, claiming that subjecting symptomatic...

Ganga melas cancelled in UP due to pandemic

Lucknow, Nov 24 | The 'Ganga Snan Mela' and the 'Deepdaan' festival at Garhmukteshwar in Hapur district and at Hastinapur in Meerut district have...

People with eye disease, diabetes at 5-fold risk of severe Covid-19:...

London, Nov 24 | Researchers have revealed that people with diabetes and eye disease have a five-fold increased risk of requiring intubation when hospitalised...

Telangana logs 921 new Covid cases, tally reaches 2.65L

Hyderabad, Nov 24 | Telangana reported 921 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state's tally to over 2.65 lakh, health officials said on Tuesday.The state...

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Risk premium for Basel III instruments to increase: ICRA

Chennai, Nov 27 | The risk premium for Basel III security instruments is expected to increase for weaker banks with the Reserve Bank of...