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Haven’t fully recovered from Covid-19: KKR’s Chakravarthy

New Delhi, May 22 | Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spin bowler Varun Chakravarthy said he still hasn't recovered completely from Covid-19 and is feeling...

IMF proposes $50bn to fight Covid-19 pandemic

Washington, May 22 | The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has proposed $50 billion to speed up vaccinations, boost testing and tracing, and maintain adequate...

TN CM proposes 2 week complete Covid-19 lockdown

Chennai, May 22 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday proposed complete lockdown without any relaxations in the state for two weeks...

Trump sued for calling Covid-19 ‘China virus’

Washington, May 22 | Former US President Donald Trump has been sued by a Chinese-American civil rights group for calling Covid-19 the "China virus".The...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 165.8mn

Washington, May 22 | The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 165.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.43 million, according...

DRDO develops Covid-19 antibody detection kit

New Delhi, May 21 | The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed an antibody detection kit known as Dipcovan, which is expected...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 165.2mn

Washington, May 21 | The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 165.2 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.42 million, according...

Ravi Dubey tests Covid-19 negative, shares photo

Mumbai, May 20 | Television actor and producer Ravi Dubey has tested negative for Covid-19. Ravi took to social media to share the news...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 164.6mn

Washington, May 20 | The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 164.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.41 million, according...

Gurmeet Choudhary joins free tele-consultation initiative for Covid-19 patients

Mumbai, May 19 | Actor Gurmeet Choudhary is collaborating with 19 young doctors across India to launch a free tele-consultation service for Covid patients...

New portable Covid-19 test detects virus within one second

New York, May 19 | A team of researchers has developed a sensor system that helps detect SARS-CoV2, the virus causing Covid-19 infections, within...

Haryana employee tasked to cremate Covid-19 victims, succumbs to virus

Chandigarh, May 19 | An employee of the Municipal Corporation in Haryana's Hisar town, who performed the last rites of Covid-19 patients, succumbed to...

Prior dengue infection can double Covid-19 risk: Study

Sao Paulo, May 19 | People who have had dengue in the past are twice as likely to develop symptoms of Covid-19 if they...

139 inmates in Gopalganj jail infected with Covid-19

Gopalganj (Bihar), May 19 | There may be a slight decline in Covid-19 cases reported in Bihar but as many as 139 prisoners...

Facebook expands Covid-19 announcement tool to India

New Delhi, May 19 | Social media giant Facebook on Wednesday expanded its Covid-19 Announcement -- a tool for the health departments of...

New antiviral with 99.9% efficacy against Covid-19 developed

Sydney, May 19 | An international team of scientists, from Australia and the US, has developed an experimental direct-acting antiviral therapy that can reduce...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 163.9mn

Washington, May 19 | The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 163.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.39 million, according...

South Africa announce squads for 1st ‘A’ tour in Covid-19 pandemic

Johannesburg, May 18 | Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday announced squads for South Africa A team's tour of Zimbabwe. The team will play...

New RT-PCR kit to detect Covid-19 across various mutant strains

New Delhi, May 18 | An Institute of National Importance under the Ministry of Science and Technology has developed a new RT-PCR kit with...

Saha recovers from Covid-19, to join team on May 24

New Delhi, May 18 | India wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha reached Kolkata on Monday night after recovering from Covid-19 and is now fit and available...

Covid-19 can infect cells in eye: Study

New York, May 18 | A team of US researchers has, in an alarming study, found direct evidence that Covid-19 can infect cells in...

Seven children orphaned amid Covid-19: Himachal CM

Shimla, May 18 | Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday said seven children in the state were orphaned due to Covid-19."The...

Covid-19 hit global stock markets, China avoided turbulence

London, May 18 | As Covid-19 spread around the world, stock markets across countries took a major hit, yet markets in China where the...

Kroos tests positive for Covid-19

Madrid, May 18 | Real Madrid will be without German midfielder Toni Kroos for the decisive last game of the season after the club...

Second COVID-19 surge will delay earnings recovery for Indian companies :...

Singapore, May 18 | India's sharp rise in infections will disrupt earnings recovery of companies recorded over the past six months, a research report...

Padma Shri Dr KK Agarwal passes away due to Covid-19

New Delhi, May 18 | Padma Shri awardee Dr K.K. Agarwal passed away on Monday night after a long battle with Covid-19.A statement posted...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 163.3mn

Washington, May 18 | The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 163.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.38 million, according...

Thailand receives China-donated Covid-19 vaccines

Bangkok, May 18 | Thailand on Monday received a batch of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines donated by China.Chinese Embassy official Yang Xin said at the...

3 para javelin throwers recover from Covid-19

New Delhi, May 17 | Para javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary, the 2019 world champion, is among the three throwers who have recovered from a...

Can Covid-19 vaccines get adulterated?

By Rachel V ThomasNew Delhi, May 17 | India is known as the pharmacy of the world, but the country has also been...

Oxford University, Oracle join hands to identify Covid-19 variants

London, May 17 | The Oxford University and cloud major Oracle have created a novel tool that will help medical communities and governments to...

UK further eases Covid-19 restrictions

London, May 17 | People in England, Scotland and Wales can now sit indoors in pubs and restaurants and can hug each other again,...

TN govt warns people against inhaling steam to prevent Covid-19

Chennai, May 17 | Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Monday warned the people of the state not to inhale steam without following...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 162.7mn

Washington, May 17 | The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 162.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.37 million, according...

How to encourage people with Covid-19 vax hesitancy

London, May 16 | You can't be sure, even if you're relatively young and fit, that you won't get seriously ill or struggle with...

Spurred by ‘personal loss’, singer Mohit Chauhan fundraises for COVID-19 equipment

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, May 16 (IANSlife) Bollywood singer Mohit Chauhan, through his NGO Nivesh and its initiative Project Bajrangi, is working to procure...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 162.1mn

Washington, May 16 | The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 162.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.36 million, according...

Myanmar records 24 new Covid-19 cases

Yangon, May 16 | The number of Covid-19 infections rose to 143,059 after 24 new cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours, according...

France hits target of 20mn first Covid-19 vaccinations: PM

Paris, May 16 | France has administered the first doses of Covid-19 vaccines to 20 million people, reaching its target days ahead of the...

Russia records 8,790 new Covid-19 cases

Moscow, May 16 | Russia confirmed 8,790 new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 4,931,691, the official monitoring...

Belarus reports 1,363 new Covid-19 cases

Minsk, May 16 | Belarus reported 1,363 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, taking its total to 374,714, according to the country's health ministry.There were...

Bangladesh sees significant drop in Covid-19 cases

Dhaka, May 16 | Bangladesh recorded 22 deaths from Covid-19 infection on Saturday, the lowest daily death toll since March.Also signaling a possible dip...

110 medical cadets commissioned as officers join battle against Covid-19

New Delhi, May 15 | The medical cadets of the armed forces commissioned as Medical Officers on Saturday have joined the battle against Covid-19....

India’s nuclear and space sectors contributes for fight against Covid-19

By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai, May 15 | Financing the setting up of the oxygen delivery infrastructure/oxygen beds and air conditioned mortuary in hospitals, supply of...

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Kolkata port continues to bear loss as Bangladeshi ship blocks berth...

Kolkata, June 25 | It's been over three months now since a Bangladeshi container ship capsized inside the Netaji Subhas Docks (NSD) in...