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Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 caseload tops 50,000

Colombo, Jan 21 | Sri Lanka's overall coronavirus caseload surpassed the 55,000 mark on Thursday after over 700 people tested positive for the disease,...

Amazon urges Biden to prioritise its workers for Covid-19 vaccine

San Francisco, Jan 21 | In a letter addressed to US President Joe Biden, Amazon has said that its essential workers who cannot work...

Global Covid-19 cases top 96.8 mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Jan 21 | The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 96.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.07...

France’s daily Covid-19 cases hit two-month high

Paris, Jan 21 | The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in France hit a two-month high at 26,784, health authorities said on Wednesday.A higher...

Russia adds 21,152 new Covid-19 cases

Moscow, Jan 20 | Russia confirmed 21,152 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the country's total to 36,33,952, the country's Covid-19...

China’s Jilin reports 46 new confirmed, 7 asymptomatic Covid-19 cases

Changchun, Jan 20 | Northeast China's Jilin Province reported on Tuesday 46 new confirmed Covid-19 cases and seven new asymptomatic infections, the provincial health...

Brazil sees 1,192 new Covid-19 deaths

Rio de Janerio, Jan 20 | Brazil registered 1,192 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, raising the nationwide tally to 211,491, the...

Thailand Open: Praneeth tests Covid-19 positive, Srikanth withdraws

Bangkok, Jan 20 | Indian shuttler B. Sai Praneeth has been withdrawn from the Thailand Open after testing positive for the Coronavirus, the Badminton...

Turkey extends Covid-19 vaccination to nursing homes

Ankara, Jan 20 | Turkey's vaccination campaign has been extended to the people staying and working in care and nursing homes and the citizens...

US Covid-19 deaths top 400,000: Johns Hopkins University

New York, Jan 20 | The US reached the grim milestone of 400,000 coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, according to the Center for Systems Science...

1,000 Covid-19 vax doses found ‘frozen’ in Assam medical college

Guwahati/Silchar, Jan 19 | Authorities in Assam are probing how the 1,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine Covishield were found "frozen" in the vaccine...

Expert panel recommends Phase 1 trial of nasal Covid-19 vaccine (IANS...

By Aakanksha KhajuriaNew Delhi, Jan 19 | The Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) on Tuesday recommended Bharat...

Over 47k sampled for Covid-19 testing in Beijing

Beijing, Jan 19 | Beijing's Daxing district has sampled over 470,000 people for nucleic acid tests as part of an extensive testing campaign against...

Brazil launches mass Covid-19 vaccination campaign

Brasilia, Jan 19 | Brazil, currently one of the hardest-hit countries in the world by the pandemic, has launched its mass vaccination campaign against...

Global Covid-19 cases top 95.5 mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Jan 19 | The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 95.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.03...

US Covid-19 catastrophe is Biden’s problem now

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 19 | At noon on January 20, 2021, almost a full year after the first coronavirus case was...

Covid-19 vax: WHO warns of ‘catastrophic moral failure’

Geneva, Jan 19 | The world faces a "catastrophic moral failure" because of unequal Covid-19 vaccine policies, the head of the World Health Organization...

France registers 403 new Covid-19 deaths

Paris, Jan 19 | France on Monday reported 403 new Covid-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, the heaviest daily toll since November 24,...

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...

Chinese mainland reports 109 Covid-19 cases (Ld)

Beijing, Jan 18 | The Chinese mainland has reported 109 new confirmed Covid-19 cases, of which 93 were locally transmitted and 16 arrived from...

Brazil to begin mass Covid-19 vaccination this week

Brasilia, Jan 18 | Brazil will begin a mass vaccination drive against the novel coronavirus starting from Wednesday onwards, according to Health Minister Eduardo...

Global Covid-19 cases top 95 mn mark: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Jan 18 | In yet another grim milestone, the total number of global coronavirus cases has topped the 95 million mark, while the...

India rises to the occasion in world war to defeat Covid-19

By SPS PannuNew Delhi, Jan 17 | India has risen to the occasion in the war against the deadly coronavirus pandemic by not only...

LA becomes first US county to top 1 mn Covid-19 cases

Los Angeles, Jan 17 | The Los Angeles County became the first in the US to surpass 1 million Covid-19 case since the onset...

Covid-19 altered cultural, entertainment scenario of Goa: Amit Satija, IAS

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Jan 17 (IANSlife) The cultural and entertainment scenario of Goa is definitely changed due to Covid-19 pandemic, says...

Over 675,000 Turkish health workers get Covid-19 jab

Ankara, Jan 17 | More than 675,000 health workers in Turkey have received the Covid-19 vaccine developed by China's Sinovac during the first three...

UK records this year’s lowest daily Covid-19 cases

London, Jan 17 | The UK's daily increase of coronavirus infections dropped to its lowest level since December 27, 2020, but the country recorded...

Africa’s Covid-19 caseload surpasses 3.2 mn

Addis Ababa, Jan 17 | The African continent's overall coronavirus caseload has surged to 3,207,639, according to health authorities.In its latest update on Saturday,...

Portuguese Finance Minister tests Covid-19 positive

Lisbon, Jan 17 | Portuguese Minister of State for Finance Joao Leao has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, his Ministry announced in a...

Chinese mainland reports 109 new Covid-19 cases

Beijing, Jan 17 | The Chinese mainland has reported 109 new Covid-19 cases, of which 96 were locally transmitted and the rest 13 arrived...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 94.4 mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Jan 17 | The overall global coronavirus caseload has topped 94.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.02 million, according...

Advisor Bhatnagar kick starts Covid-19 vaccination in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 16: On the occasion of e-launch of massive Covid-19 vaccination drive across the country by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, Advisor to Lieutenant...

JK reports 109 new positive cases, 120016 recovered so far

JAMMU, JANUARY 16- The Government on Saturday informed that 109 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 55 from Jammu division and 54...

UK Covid-19 variant could be dominant US strain by March: CDC

Washington, Jan 16 | The more transmissible Covid-19 variant which was first detected in the UK late last year and has now spread to...

US retail sales keep dropping amid Covid-19 spikes

Washington, Jan 16 | US retail sales dropped by 0.7 per cent in December, marking the third monthly decline in a row, as the...

LA County to hit 1mn Covid-19 cases this weekend

Los Angeles, Jan 16 | Los Angeles County is about to hit another grim milestone this weekend as the overall number of Covid-19 cases...

NYC running out of COVID-19 vaccines’ supply: Mayor

New York, Jan 16 | New York City is on course to run out of Covid-19 vaccine supply next week and has asked the...

Canada’s Covid-19 conditions worsening

Ottawa, Jan 16 | Canada will witness up to 796,630 Covid-19 cases and 19,630 deaths by January 24, as the coronavirus pandemic is worsening...

US CDC projects 90k new Covid-19 deaths in next 3 weeks

Washington, Jan 16 | Nearly 90,000 people in the US may die from Covid-19 in the next three weeks, according to the latest projections...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 93.7 mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Jan 16 | The overall global coronavirus caseload has topped 93.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2 million, according...

Turkish president reports no side effects after Covid-19 vaccine

Istanbul, Jan 16 | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he did not see any side effects of the Covid-19 vaccine that he received...

Russia reports 24,715 new Covid-19 cases

Moscow, Jan 16 | Russia recorded 24,715 more Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, roughly the same as in the previous day, the...

Punjab CM writes to Modi on free Covid-19 vaccine for poor

Chandigarh, Jan 15 | Even as he prepared to kickstart the process of vaccination of 1.74 lakh health workers, with 40,000 to be covered...

Odisha set to start Covid-19 vaccinations at 161 sites

Bhubaneswar, Jan 15 | Odisha is all set to start Covid-19 vaccinations at 161 centres across 30 districts on Saturday, officials said.A total of...

LA County sees nearly 2,000 Covid-19 deaths in a week

Los Angeles, Jan 15 | Los Angeles County, the most populous in the US, recorded nearly 2,000 Covid-19 deaths in one week as the...

Chinese mainland reports 144 new Covid-19 cases

Beijing, Jan 15 | The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 144 new Covid-19 cases, of which 135 were locally transmitted and the rest nine...

Oxford Covid-19 vaccine boss warns Aus against delaying rollout

Canberra, Jan 15 | A scientist who led the development of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine on Friday warned Australia against delaying its rollout.The Australian...

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...

New Covid-19 strains threat to Africa’s public health system: WHO

Nairobi, Jan 15 | The new Covid-19 variants that have been reported in several African countries could undermine efforts to contain the pandemic and...

5 countries account for 69% of Africa’s total Covid-19 cases

Addis Ababa, Jan 15 | The Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has revealed that five countries account for about 69...

Business

Hero MotoCorp surpasses 100 mn cumulative production milestone

New Delhi, Jan 21 | Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp has surpassed the significant milestone of 100 million (10 crore) units in cumulative production.The 100...