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61% Indians sceptical about Covid vax even if it came in...

New Delhi, Oct 23 | About 61 per cent of people have claimed they are sceptical about the Covid-19 vaccine and will not rush...

Telangana’s Covid tests cross 40 lakh-mark

Hyderabad, Oct 23 | In its fight against Covid-19, Telangana crossed a milestone on Friday with 40 lakh tests, health officials said.During the last...

‘Dark winter’, ‘ineptitude’: Biden slams Trump’s Covid response in final debate

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Oct 23 | Democratic nominee for president, Joe Biden, currently leading in national and battleground polls, waded into a...

Covid: France extends overnight curfew as cases surge

Paris, Oct 23 | France will extend an overnight curfew to dozens more areas in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus, Prime...

Covid like a forest fire, says Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 | Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday compared Covid to a forest fire, stressing on maintaining vigilance to prevent the...

Andhra reports 3K new Covid cases, tally reaches 7.96L

Amaravati, Oct 22 | Andhra Pradesh on Thursday reported 3,620 new Covid-19 cases, raising the state's tally to 7.96 lakh, even as 3,723 more...

Covid awareness drive in Andhra to guard against complacency

Amaravati, Oct 22 | The Andhra Pradesh government has kicked off a 10-day coronavirus awareness campaign at a time when it has observed complacency...

Maha Covid recoveries gallop, active cases drop to 1.5L (Roundup)

Mumbai, Oct. Oct 22 | Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths and new cases continued to be on decline and as recoveries improved, the number of active...

1,136 new cases swell Gujarat’s Covid tally to 1,64,121

Gandhinagar, Oct 22 | Gujarat on Thursday reported a daily spike of 1,136 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state's tally to 1,64,121, while 7...

IAVI, Merck, and Serum Institute of India to develop monoclonal antibodies...

New Delhi, Oct 22 | IAVI, a non-profit scientific research organisation and Serum Institute of India announced an agreement with Merck to develop SARS-CoV-2...

Tokyo’s Covid tally reaches 29,520 with 185 new cases

Tokyo, Oct 22 | Tokyo reported 185 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, taking the total number of infections in the capital to 29,520. According to...

Google web searches can help predict Covid hotspots: Study

New York, Oct 22 | By analysing Google web searches for keywords related to Covid-19, researchers have said that web-based analytics have demonstrated their...

Philippines reports 1,664 new Covid cases

Manila, Oct 22 | Philippines on Thursday reported 1,664 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the country's tally to 363,888, health officials said.The Philippines' health...

China beefs up Covid prevention in autumn, winter

Beijing, Oct 22 | China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism has called on tourism authorities across the country to tighten Covid-19 prevention and control...

Covid vax trials can’t tell if the shots save lives: BMJ...

New York, Oct 22 | Vaccines are being hailed as the solution to the Covid-19 pandemic, but the trials currently underway are not designed...

Telangana’s Covid tally crosses 2.27 lakh

Hyderabad, Oct 22 | Telangana's Covid-19 tally crossed 2.27 lakh on Thursday as the state reported 1,456 new cases during the last 24 hours.Health...

Recoveries continue to exceed new Covid cases in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Oct 22 | For the third consecutive day, recovery of 9,289 patients from the pandemic exceeded 5,872 new Covid cases in Karnataka on...

1,137 new cases take Gujarat’s Covid tally to 1,62,985

Gandhinagar, Oct 21 | Gujarat on Wednesday reported 1,137 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state's coronavirus tally to 1,62,985, while nine fatalities in the...

Flout Covid SOPs, face action, poll panel warns parties

New Delhi, Oct 21 | The Election Commission on Wednesday shot off a letter to the Presidents and General Secretaries of all recognised national...

Lucknow Covid team’s data includes US couple & one long dead

Lucknow, Oct 21 | The district health department in Lucknow has released Covid reports of two persons who are in the US and one,...

FB moderators ‘pressurised’ to join office amid Covid surge in India...

New Delhi, Oct 21 | Amid the surge in Covid-19 cases in India, third-party firms working for Facebook allegedly pressurised the content moderators to...

Covid vax stir doubts among many worldwide: Study

London, Oct 21 | Scientists have found that many people around the world are 'hesitant' about a Covid-19 vaccine and the reason is strongly...

Tocilizumab improves survival in critically ill Covid patients: Study

New York, Oct 21 | In a major breakthrough, researchers including one of Indian-origin have found that tocilizumab drug reduced mortality by 30 per...

FB moderators ‘pressurised’ to join work amid Covid surge in India

New Delhi, Oct 21 | As Covid-19 cases surged in India, third-party content moderators working for Facebook allegedly pressurised them to get back to...

Telangana’s Covid recovery rate crosses 90%

Hyderabad, Oct 21 | In a remarkable development, Telangana's Covid-19 recovery rate has crossed 90 per cent as the state continued to see more...

Agra Covid cases show downward trend

Agra, Oct 21 | Agra reported 42 fresh Covid-19 cases and one death in the last 24 hours, the health department said on Wednesday....

Andhra logs 3k new Covid cases as recoveries outnumber

Amaravati, Oct 20 | Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday registered 3,503 new Covid positive cases, increasing the state's tally to 7.8 lakh, even as 5,144...

Gujarat records four-digit Covid tally again with 1,126 cases

Gandhinagar, Oct 20 | Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 1,126 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,61,848, while the death toll rose to 3,654...

Recoveries overtake new Covid cases in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Oct 20 | Recoveries at 8,500 were more than 6,297 new Covid cases registered for the second consecutive day in Karnataka."With 8,500 discharged...

Covid to reduce profits of hospitals by 35-40% this fiscal: Crisil

Mumbai, Oct 20 | Postponement of elective surgeries, revenue loss from the highly profitable medical tourism segment, and increasing safety and sanitisation costs amid...

Boost SOPs to prevent crimes against women in Covid centres: NCW

Mumbai, Oct 20 | Alarmed by cases of rapes and molestations reported at Covid-19 centres in Maharashtra, the National Council for Women on...

Covid 19 caused 78% MSMEs & startups in India to reduce...

New Delhi, Oct 20 | Seventy-eight per cent MSMEs and startups in India have reduced workforce in the last 8 months since the Covid-19...

1,486 new Covid cases, 7 deaths in Telangana

Hyderabad, Oct 20 | Telangana on Tuesday reported 1,486 new Covid cases, while seven more people succumbed to the infection.The state's Covid tally rose...

3 in 4 brands cut marketing budgets post Covid in India:...

New Delhi, Oct 20 | Over three in four brand marketers (76 per cent) in India have reduced the marketing budgets post Covid-19, shifting...

Odisha witnesses declining trend in Covid cases

Bhubaneswar, Oct 20 | The Covid-19 positive cases continue to show a declining trend in Odisha as the state recorded 1,904 fresh cases in...

Premier League: 8 positive Covid cases in latest round of testing

London, Oct 20 | The Premier League has informed that eight people had returned positive results in its latest round of coronavirus tests conducted...

Recoveries up, new Covid cases down in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Oct 20 | Maintaining an upward trend, 8,005 patients recovered while new Covid cases moderated to 5,018 across Karnataka in the last...

Gujarat’s daily Covid tally comes down to three digits

Gandhinagar, Oct 20 | For the first time in three months, Gujarat's daily coronavirus case tally fell below a thousand, with 996 cases detected...

Andhra registers 2,918 new Covid cases, tally 7.8 lakh

Amaravati, Oct 19 | Andhra Pradesh on Monday registered 2,918 new Covid positive cases, increasing the state's tally to 7.8 lakh, even as 4,303...

Maha Covid tally crosses 16L; deaths and cases plummet (Roundup)

Mumbai, Oct 19 | Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally crossed the 16 lakh mark even as deaths and new cases continued to plummet, health officials said...

K’taka floods: Health minister asks officials to brace for Covid, communicable...

Bengaluru, Oct 19 | In the wake of floods across as many as 10 districts of the north-Karnataka region, Karnataka Health and family welfare...

427 new cases take J&K’s Covid tally to 88,369

Srinagar, Oct 19 | Jammu and Kashmir on Monday reported 427 new Covid-19 cases, taking the Union Territory's coronavirus tally to 88,369, while nine...

WHO warns against complacency in view of declining Covid cases

New Delhi, Oct 19 | The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday cautioned against any relaxation of response actions following the recent slight decline...

UK records another 16,982 new Covid cases with 67 deaths

London, Oct 19 | Another 16,982 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country...

Gujarat registers 1,091 new Covid cases, nine more deaths

Gandhinagar, Oct 19 | Gujarat on Sunday recorded 1,091 coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,59,726, while the death toll climbed up to 3,638...

Maha’s Covid toll crosses 42K, but deaths and cases fall (Roundup)

Mumbai, Oct 18 | Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths and new cases again nosedived on Sunday, but the state's toll crossed the 42,000 mark even as...

B’desh Covid cases rise to 388,569; death toll touches 5,660

Dhaka, Oct 18 | Bangladesh on Sunday reported 1,274 new Covid-19 cases and 14 new deaths, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.With...

Bengal: With onset of Durga Puja, two police personnel succumb to...

Kolkata, Oct 18 | As West Bengal gears up for its biggest festival, the Durga Puja, which starts next week, the spectre of Covid-19...

Multi-million dollar Covid lifeline for England’s small clubs

London, Oct 18 | A multi-million dollar lifeline was announced on Sunday by the United Kingdom's Culture and Sports Secretary Oliver Dowden to help...

J&K reports 578 new Covid cases, tally at 87,942

Srinagar, Oct 18 | J&K reported 578 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, pushing the Union Territory's tally to 87,942, health officials said.A statement issued...

Business

AISAM likely to take key decisions on Air India divestment on...

New Delhi, Oct 23 | The Centre's top group of ministers looking into Air India divestment is slated to meet on Saturday with the...