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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...

India to reciprocate if UK fails to recognize Covishield

New Delhi, Sep 21 | India will reciprocate the same discriminatory protocols for the UK nationals if the British government fails to recognize the...

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...

Japan to provide booster shots to elderly in 2022

Tokyo, Sep 21 | Japan will begin to inoculate the elderly with the third dose of a Covid-19 jab early next year, as the...

Myth or Fact: Exercise must be avoided after a heart attack

By Tapan GhoseNew Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) A very common tip to improve heart health is to exercise regularly. But what form of exercise...

The A-Z of beauty ingredients

By IANSlifeNew Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Conventional skincare products rich in preservatives, fragrances, stabilizers, and...

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...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 229 mn

Washington, Sep 21 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 229 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.69 million and vaccinations...

US Covid-19 fatalities surpass 1918 flu estimates

Washington, Sep 21 | US Covid-19 deaths have surpassed 675,000, the estimated US fatalities from the 1918 influenza pandemic.As of 4:21 p.m. ET on...

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...

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...

Let govt take decision, SC on plea seeking reopening of schools

New Delhi, Sep 20 | The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea by a Class 12 student from Delhi seeking directions...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 228.4

Washington, Sep 20 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 228.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.69 million and vaccinations...

Classroom teaching for UG students in Odisha to start from Sep...

Bhubaneswar, Sep 18 | With the improvement in the Covid-19 situation in the State, the Odisha government has decided to start the physical classroom...

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...

High time we speak freely about feminine hygiene: Janhvi Kapoor

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANSlife) Youth icon and actor Janhvi Kapoor says that it is "high time that we speak openly and freely about...

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...

WHO to send experts to Lebanon for health support: Tedros

Beirut, Sep 18 | Visiting World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced that the world body will send a team of experts...

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...

India sets world record of administering over 2.50 cr vaccine doses...

New Delhi, Sep 18 | India on Friday set a new world record of administering highest number of vaccines against Covid-19 in one day.The...

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...

Y chromosome regulates genes on other chromosomes, reveal CCMB studies

Hyderabad, Sep 17 | The Y chromosome regulates genes on other chromosomes involved in male reproduction, reveal studies done at CSIR-Centre for Cellular and...

Is lack of ‘outside exposure’ a reason for mystery illness?

By Rachel V. ThomasNew Delhi, Sep 17 | The Covid-19 pandemic has not only put a curb on children's studies at school and outdoor...

‘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...

Odisha records 628 new cases; 2 govt offices sealed

Bhubaneswar, Sep 17 | Odisha on Friday recorded 628 fresh Covid-19 cases pushing the tally to 10,18,926, and two government offices were closed...

Don’t let your periods come in the way of sports or...

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Sep 17 (IANSlife) Staying fit has become an integral part of our life. Fitness either in the form of sports...

UP doctor held in blood smuggling racket

Lucknow, Sep 17 | The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force has arrested two persons, including an assistant professor at Sefai Medical College in Etawah,...

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...

Bengal gears up to fight unknown fever among children

Kolkata, Sep 16 | West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has convened a high-level meeting with the superintendents of the medical colleges and senior...

Telangana fixes quota for Gouds, SCs, STs in liquor shop allotment

Hyderabad, Sep 16 | The Telangana government has decided to provide reservation to Gouds, Scheduled Castes, and Scheduled Tribes in allotment of liquor shops...

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...

Rajasthan to give Rs 5,000, citation for those rushing injured to...

Jaipur, Sep 16 | The Rajasthan government on Thursday announced a reward of Rs 5,000 along with a citation for those rushing seriously injured...

Fake vax certificates sold for Rs 5,500 on Telegram: Report

New Delhi, Sep 16 | Amid vaccine mandates, fake vaccination certificates and test results are being sold on Telegram for around Rs 5,500 in...

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...

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...

Several patients with Black Fungus detected in SL

Colombo, Sep 16 | Sri Lanka's Health Ministry said patients with the Black Fungus had been detected from several areas of the country amidst...

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...

How AI can help in Covid-19 treatment

London, Sep 16 | A team of international researchers have built an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that can predict how much extra oxygen a...

UP administers 9 Cr vaccines, tops the list

Lucknow, Sep 16 | Uttar Pradesh has become the first Indian state to inoculate more than nine crore people with Covid vaccines.The state has...

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...

Japan’s top Covid-19 adviser concerned about easing restrictions

Tokyo, Sep 15 | Japan's top Covid-19 adviser Shigeru Omi on Wednesday warned against hurriedly relaxing the anti-epidemic measures, saying that restrictions should be...

At 27,176 new cases, India’s daily tally below 30K in last...

New Delhi, Sep 15 | India witnessed a marginal spike in new Covid cases on Wednesday after a few days of continued decline in...

3 kids die of viral fever in Bihar

Patna, Sep 15 | The viral fever is turning out to be deadly in Bihar with three infants dying in Nalanda Medical College and...

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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...