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Bus speeds through Maha-Goa border post without Covid check, 3 held

Panaji, Sep 21 | Goa Police have arrested three persons after a passenger bus from Maharashtra sped through the police check-post at the inter-state...

J&K sees 154 Covid recoveries, 145 new cases, 2 deaths

Srinagar, Sep 21 | Recoveries outpaced new Covid cases in J&K on Tuesday with 154 recoveries, 145 new cases, and 2 deaths reported during...

J&J says Covid booster shot shot 94% effective

Washington, Sep 21 | Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced that its booster shot, given two months after the first shot, provided 94 per...

UK begins trial of multi-variant Covid booster vax

London, Sep 21 | the UK has kicked off a trial of what has been described as the world's first multi-variant vaccine booster against...

J&K now sees 159 Covid recoveries, 128 new cases

Srinagar, Sep 20 | Recoveries overtook new Covid cases in J&K on Monday after a week, with 159 recoveries, 128 new cases and one...

Has Covid pandemic contributed to rise in heart disease in India?

New Delhi, Sep 20 | The lockdown-induced sedentary lifestyle, and delay in preventive health check-ups have all contributed to a rise in the cases...

Covid jab to pregnant women, SC issues notice on DCPCR plea

New Delhi, Sep 20 | The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre on a plea by the Delhi Commission for Protection...

New Zealand’s largest city to relax Covid curbs

Auckland, Sep 20 | New Zealand's largest city Auckland will relax restrictions by moving to Covid-19 Alert Level 3 at 11.59 p.m. on Tuesday...

Daily Covid cases in Australia’s epicentre dips

Sydney, Sep 20 | As the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) saw another drop in the single-day acquired Covid-19 cases, authorities in...

India’ Covid vaccine doses cross 80 cr mark

New Delhi, Sep 18 | With the administration of more than 2.5 crore vaccine doses on Friday, India's Covid vaccination coverage on Saturday surpassed...

Covid might shift India’s growth model

New Delhi, Sep 18 | The Covid-19 pandemic could act as an inflection point to shift India's growth model from being consumption driven to...

Japan mulls 3rd Covid vax shots by yr-end

Tokyo, Sep 18 | Japan is considering administering the third shot of Covid-19 vaccines by the end of this year, the Health Ministry said.Studies...

84-year-old Kerala woman gets both dose of Covid vax 30-mins apart

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 | An 84-year-old Kerala woman was administered two doses of the Covid vaccine within a gap of 30 minutes.The incident was...

Cambodia launches Covid inoculation for kids

Phnom Penh, Sep 18 | Cambodia has started a Covid-19 vaccination drive for children aged from six to 12 years.Children, assisted by their parents...

Lions, tigers in US zoo test presumptive positive for Covid

Washington, Sep 18 | All of the lions and tigers living in the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C. have tested presumptive positive for...

Covid rebounds, affects children in China as vaccines turn ineffective

New Delhi Sep 17 | It was just three weeks ago that China announced no new cases of Coronavirus infections, leading the countrys health...

GST Council extends period for concessional rates on Covid medicines

Lucknow, Sep 17 | Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that applicability of concessional GST rates on Covid-19-related medicines has been extended...

‘Australia’s Covid response saved tens of thousands of lives’

Canberra, Sep 17 | Australia's coronavirus response has saved tens of thousands of lives, the government claimed on Friday.According to data released by the...

Pfizer’s Covid booster can cut severe infections in elderly: Study

Jerusalem, Sep 16 | A booster dose of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine can prevent both infections and severe illness in adults older than 60 shortly...

Odisha’s economy bouncing back from Covid’s adverse impact: CM

Bhubaneswar, Sep 16 | Odisha's economy is bouncing back from the adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Thursday.Inaugurating...

Delhi reports a Covid death after 8 days, logs 28 fresh...

New Delhi, Sep 16 | The national capital on Thursday reported a Covid death after eight days, as well as 28 fresh cases.With the...

NYC article on India’s Covid response ‘provocative’, ‘attention-seeking’: Health Ministry

New Delhi, Sep 16 | Addressing a media briefing on the prevailing Covid situation in the country, the Director General of Indian Council of...

Covid vax protection wane over time, boosters important: Pfizer, Moderna

New York, Sep 16 | US drug makers Pfizer and Moderna have, in different studie,s claimed that protection from their mRNA vaccine against Covid-19...

‘Menstrual changes after Covid vax plausible, must be investigated’

London, Sep 16 | Some women say they experienced period changes after getting a Covid-19 vaccination. While the reported changes are short-lived, research into...

Sachin-Jigar’s track ‘Nahi Jana’ a tribute to Covid frontline workers

Mumbai, Sep 16 | Music composer duo Sachin-Jigar released their track 'Nahi Jana' on Wednesday.The renowned music composers say that through this track, they...

Vitamin D may protect severe Covid infection, death: Study

London, Sep 16 | Good amount of Vitamin D in the body before Covid-19 infection can prevent severe disease and death, according to an...

117 school students test Covid positive since Sep 1

Chennai, Sep 16 | Even as the authorities are mulling on the reopening of schools for junior classes in Tamil Nadu, a spike in...

Fourth Covid wave weakens in Pakistan

Islamabad, Sep 15 | Pakistan has been recording a slow decline in its daily Covid-19 numbers over the last two days, with 2,714 fresh...

Kerala magicians to protest, seek relaxation in Covid guidelines

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 15 | Internationally acclaimed Kerala magician 65-year-old Samraj will lead a protest outside the State Secretariat here on Thursday to demand relaxation...

Kerala seeing daily Covid tally, TPR coming down

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 14 | In a respite for Covid-wracked Kerala, its daily cases tally seem to be reducing as 15,876 new cases were registered...

Putin to self-isolate due to Covid cases in inner circle

Moscow, Sep 14 | Russian President Vladimir Putin will self-isolate for a certain period of time in connection with the Covid-19 cases detected in...

Covid lockdown extended in Aus capital

Canberra, Sep 14 | The Covid-19 lockdown in Australia's capital city of Canberra has been extended by a month as the country continues to...

Majority of Australians support Covid vax mandate: Poll

Canberra, Sep 14 | A new poll revealed on Tuesday that a majority of Australians are in favour of Covid-19 vaccine mandates.According to the...

Covid curbs relaxed in Bali

Bali, Sep 14 | The Indonesian government has decided to lower the level of the four-tiered restrictions on public activities on the country's resort...

Covid pushed extra 31 mn into extreme poverty: Report

Washington, Sep 14 | Covid-19 pushed an additional 31 million people into extreme poverty in 2020 compared to 2019, according to a report that...

US doubles down on vax efforts amid Covid resurgence

Washington, Sep 14 | The US federal government is doubling down on Covid-19 inoculation efforts, including an ongoing plan for booster shots, while more...

J&K sees 124 Covid recoveries, 86 new cases

Srinagar, Sep 13 | Recoveries outpaced new Covid cases in J&K on Monday where 124 recoveries and 86 new cases, but no fatality,...

100% Covid vax, a tribal village in MP shows the way

By Sundeep PouranikJhabua (MP), Sep 13 | A remote village in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh has become the first one in the state...

6 US soldiers in S.Korea test Covid positive

Seoul, Sep 13 | Six more American soldiers and three associated members in South Korea tested positive for Covid-19, the US Forces Korea (USFK)...

Drugs mimicking cigarette smoke may help Covid therapy: Study

Tokyo, Sep 13 | Researchers have identified two drugs that mimic the effect of chemicals in cigarette smoke and reduce the ability of SARS-CoV-2...

SL PM calls for greater int’l cooperation to overcome Covid

Colombo, Sep 13 | Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has urged closer international cooperation among all countries so that they can survive the...

India records 27,254 new Covid cases

New Delhi, Sep 13 | India witnessed a slight dip in new Covid cases yet again as in the last 24 hours 27,254 fresh...

Kin of govt doctors who succumbed to Covid yet to get...

Chennai, Sep 13 | The Covid-19 pandemic which created havoc across the globe also claimed the lives of several health professionals. According to...

Health Min, ICMR have issued guidelines for official document on Covid...

New Delhi, Sep 11 | The Centre has told the Supreme Court that the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Indian...

Covid TPR drops in Kerala as 20,487 test positive

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 11 | Even though the daily number of positive cases in Kerala continues to lead the rest of the country, on Saturday...

Denmark lifts almost all Covid restrictions

Copenhagen, Sep 11 | As Denmark reclassified Covid-19 from "socially critical" to a "generally dangerous" disease, almost all the restrictions, including the mandatory use...

India logs 33,376 new Covid cases, 308 deaths

New Delhi, Sep 11 | India logged 33,376 new Covid-19 cases and 308 fatalities in the last 24 hours, which increased the overall infection...

Cuba readies for tourism season amid Covid

Havana, Sep 11 | Cuba is readying to kick start its tourism season in November amid efforts to contain the sharpest spike in daily...

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We have no policing authority over containers: Adani Group

New Delhi, Sep 21 | Adani Group has issued a statement on the "malicious" social media campaign against the group on the seizure of...