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AustralaSian Covid-19 trial starts in India

New Delhi, March 1 | The AustralaSian Covid-19 trial (ASCOT) which aims to discover which existing treatments are most effective in hospitalised patients has...

Pfizer’s Covid vax not allowed yet for emergency use in India

New Delhi, Feb 5 | India's drug regulatory authority has withheld approval of Pfizer's Covid vaccine after the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) said that...

After effects of Pfizer Covid vaccine not serious, shows UK study

London, Feb 5 | A new study in the UK has revealed that while many people have reported after effects of the Pfizer Covid...

Britain to test Pfizer, AstraZeneca jabs combo in 2 doses

London, Feb 4 | Britain on Thursday launched a new clinical study to determine the effects of using different Covid-19 vaccines for the first...

Raj’s Churu becomes Covid free, state’s cases down to double digits

Jaipur, Jan 28 | Churu has become the first district of Rajasthan to become coronavirus free as not a single active case was reported...

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vax neutralises UK, South Africa variants: Study

New York, Jan 28 | Drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech have said that their Covid-19 vaccine has been found in laboratory studies to work against...

Australia gives provisional approval to Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine

Sydney, Jan 25 | Australia's medical regulator on Monday granted provisional approval to Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine, making it the first Covid vaccine to receive...

Pharmacopoeia Commission proposes reduction in tests on animals for drug manufacturing

New Delhi, Jan 21 | The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC), responsible for setting standards for drugs, has proposed a significant reduction in required tests...

With 226 new cases, T’gana Covid tally reaches over 2.92L

Hyderabad, Jan 21 | Telangana recorded 226 new Covid cases and reported one death during the last 24 hours, health officials said on Thursday.The...

Gurugram’s Covid recovery rate improves to 98.68%

Gurugram, Jan 21 | The recovery rate of coronavirus infected patients in Gurugram has increased to 98.68 per cent from the 95 per cent...

No Covid-related death, 113 recover in J&K in 24 hours

Jammu, Jan 20 | A total of 113 patients recovered while 109 new coronavirus cases came to light in J&K on Wednesday while no...

SC: Delhi High Court Chief Justice will do needful on physical...

New Delhi, Jan 20 | On the issue of resuming physical hearings in the Delhi High Court, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said it...

6,815 more test corona positive in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 | As many as 6,815 new coronavirus cases were detected in Kerala on Wednesday after tests on 61,532 samples, with the...

Possible allergic reactions to Moderna Covid vaccine under probe

New York, Jan 20 | US-based drugmaker Moderna has confirmed that it has received a report from California's health department that several individuals at...

Researchers demonstrate success with new therapy for Covid

New York, Jan 20 | A new therapy developed by researchers is showing success as a way to prevent Covid-19 disease.The study, published in...

Loss of smell most relevant sign of Covid: Study

London, Jan 20 | It is due to Covid-19 that a majority of patients with respiratory infections lose their sense of smell, claims a...

India records over 13K new Covid cases, 162 deaths

New Delhi, Jan 20 | With 13,823 new coronavirus infections reported in the last 24 hours, India on Wednesday continued with its low streak...

Gujarat records 485 Covid cases, 2 deaths

Gandhinagar, Jan 19 | Gujarat on Tuesday saw 485 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 2,56,852, while the death toll climbed to 4,369,...

Andhra registers 179 more Covid cases, tally 8.86 lakh

Amaravati, Jan 19 | Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday reported 179 new Covid-19 cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.86 lakh, even as 231 more...

Kerala reports 6,186 new Covid cases, test positivity rate 9.34%

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 | As many as 6,186 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Kerala on Tuesday while 4,296 people recovered from the disease,...

Centre rushes team to Lakshadweep after its first Covid case

New Delhi, Jan 19 | The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has rushed a multi-disciplinary team to assist the Lakshadweep administration in Covid-19...

Delhi students excited to be back in schools

New Delhi, Jan 19 | Delhi schools which have been closed for the past 10 months due to the coronavirus pandemic, reopened on Monday...

Kerala expects Covid cases to fall only by July

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 | The Kerala Health Department, headed by Minister K.K. Shailaja, is sceptical as the number of Covid patients has been on...

Telangana’s Covid recovery rate crosses 98%

Hyderabad, Jan 19 | The Covid-19 recovery rate in Telangana has crossed 98 per cent as the state continued to see more recoveries than...

At 10K, India records lowest Covid numbers since June

New Delhi, Jan 19 | Continuing its low streak of fresh daily cases, India on Tuesday recorded 10,064 new coronavirus infections in the...

South Central Railway’s frontline staff receive Covid vaccine

Secunderabad, Jan 19 | The South Central Railway (SCR) zone has jabbed the first shots of Coronavirus vaccine on its frontline staff at the...

Karnataka logs in 435 new Covid cases; 973 recoveries

Bengaluru, Jan 19 | In a healthy sign, only 435 new Covid-19 cases were registered in a day across Karnataka, while 973 patients recovered...

Gujarat reports less than 500 Covid cases; toll at 4,367

Gandhinagar, Jan 18 | Gujarat on Monday reported 495 fresh Covid-19 cases, pushing the state's tally to 2,56,367, even as the death toll rose...

Raj govt slashes RT-PCR test cost to Rs 500

Jaipur, Jan 18 | Looking at the sharp fall in Covid cases in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday issued orders to lift...

NIMHANS doctor on Sputnik vaccine advisory board

Moscow/New Delhi, Jan 18 | The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russias sovereign wealth fund) and the National Research Centre for Epidemiology and Microbiology...

Andhra logs 81 new Covid cases, tally at 8.86 lakh

Amaravati, Jan 18 | Andhra Pradesh on Monday reported 81 fresh Covid-19 cases, pushing the state's tally to 8.86 lakh, even as 263 more...

Kerala reports 3,346 fresh Covid-19 cases

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 | Kerala on Monday reported 3,346 new Covid-19 cases, said state's Health Minister K.K. Shailaja, adding that the test positivity rate...

Experts advise people to avoid alcohol during vaccination

New Delhi, Jan 18 | Alcohol intake should be avoided after getting the first jab of the Covid-19 vaccine for some days and abstinence...

India’s low streak continues with below 20K cases

New Delhi, Jan 18 | With 13,788 new coronavirus infections reported in the last 24 hours, India on Monday continued with its low streak...

Covid patient jumps to death from hospital building in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Jan 17 | A 77-year-old Covid-19 patient committed suicide by jumping off from the building of a hospital where he was undergoing treatment,...

Delhi schools to reopen from Monday, parents still hesitant

New Delhi, Jan 17 | After being closed for nearly 10 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, schools in Delhi are set to reopen...

No Covid-related death in J&K again, 182 recover

Jammu, Jan 17 | A total of 182 patients were discharged after recovery on Sunday in J&K where no Covid-related death was reported from...

Third peak of corona in Delhi almost down now: Minister

New Delhi, Jan 17 | Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Sunday that the third peak of coronavirus had almost come down as...

Corona pandemic affected people psychologically as well: Expert (Ld)

New Delhi, Jan 17 | A US-based doctor has asserted that the coronavirus pandemic has affected people psychologically a lot, especially those who tested...

Telangana’s Covid tests per million population cross 2-lakh mark

Hyderabad, Jan 17 | Telangana's tests per million population for Covid-19 have crossed the 2-lakh mark with 33,298 more tests during the last...

India continues with low streak of daily Covid cases

New Delhi, Jan 17 | With 15,145 new coronavirus infections reported in the last 24 hours, India on Sunday continued with its low streak...

Army, Assam Rifles lending support to war against Covid in NE

Itanagar/Aizawl, Jan 16 | The personnel of the Indian Army and Assam Rifles, besides providing...

Covishield maker Adar Poonawalla gets dose of his own vaccine

Pune, Jan 16 | In a huge confidence booster, Serum Institute of India's (SII) Chief Executive Adar Poonawalla also took a life-saving jab of...

5,960 new Covid cases in Kerala on Saturday

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 16 | Kerala reported 5,960 new Covid cases with a test positivity rate of 9.18 per cent while 5,011 people recovered from...

India records 15K new Covid cases, 175 deaths

New Delhi, Jan 16 | With 15,158 new coronavirus infections reported in the last 24 hours, India on Saturday continued with its low streak...

Karnataka logs in 708 new Covid cases, 643 recovered

Bengaluru, Jan 16 | In a reverse trend, Karnataka registered 708 new Covid cases in a day while 643 recovered from the infection across...

Andhra reports only 94 new corona cases, 232 more recoveries

Amaravati, Jan 15 | Andhra Pradesh registered only 94 new coronavirus cases, increasing the state's total tally to 8.85 lakh, even as 232 more...

5,624 new corona cases in Kerala, positivity rate 8.94%

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 15 | As many as 5,624 more persons tested positive for coronavirus in Kerala on Friday while 4,603 patients recovered from the...

India records 15,590 new Covid-19 cases, 191 deaths

New Delhi, Jan 15 | With 15,590 new coronavirus infections reported in the last 24 hours, India on Friday continued with its streak of...

Telangana’s Covid recoveries cross 2.85 lakh mark

Hyderabad, Jan 15 | The Covid-19 recoveries in Telangana crossed 2.85 lakh mark on Friday as the state continues to see more recoveries than...

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Airtel best on smartphones for gaming, HD video calling: Report

New Delhi, March 5 | When it comes to demanding applications such as 1080p video streaming, real-time mobile gaming and HD video calling, Airtel...