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70% success rate in Goa with Remdesivir, plasma steroid treatment

Panaji, Oct 23 | Health authorities in Goa have achieved a 70 per cent success rate with the combination of antiviral Remdesivir, plasma and...

Videos of packed Goa nightclubs are shameful: Minister

Panaji, Oct 23 | Districts Collectors in Goa have been directed to keep tabs on nightclubs and hotels, which do not follow social distancing...

Increasing sleep time after trauma could ease ill effects: Study

Washington, Oct 23 | Increasing the amount of time spent asleep immediately after a traumatic experience may ease any negative consequences, say researchers. Published in...

Corona milestone: Remdesivir 1st to receive FDA approval for Covid-19 treatment

New Delhi, Oct 23 | The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the antiviral drug Veklury (remdesivir) for use in adult and pediatric...

Corona vaccine free for poor in MP: CM

Bhopal, Oct 23 | Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced that Covid-19 vaccine, when available, will be administered free of cost...

1,793 new corona cases in Odisha, death toll crosses 1,200-mark

Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 | Even as coronavirus cases in Odhisha continued to show a declining trend, the state's death toll surpassed the 1,200-mark when...

Covid-19 lockdown reduced mental health, sleep globally: Study

New York, Oct 23 | A new research is adding to the growing body of evidence that COVID-19 lockdown dramatically altered our personal habits,...

Covid-19 anxiety linked to body image issues: Study

London, Oct 23 | Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that anxiety and stress directly linked to Covid-19 could be causing a number...

European nations tighten anti-coronavirus measures

Brussels, Oct 23 | Amid a resurgence of fresh coronavirus cases across Europe, several countries in the continent have tightened their measures against the...

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...

India’s daily spike again on rise as total mounts to 77.61L

New Delhi, Oct 23 | After dipping below 47,000 new cases three days back, spike in daily fresh corona cases has been on the...

‘Covid-19 vaccine to be available to all Americans by early April’

Washington, Oct 23 | A Covid-19 vaccine could be available to "all Americans" by early April 2021, US Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary...

Over 21mn Italians under curfew amid Covid-19 spike

Rome, Oct 23 | Over 21.7 million Italians, making up over one-third of the country's population, have been placed under curfew amid a spike...

Poor Covid-19 response causes 130k-210k avoidable deaths in US

Washington, Oct 23 | The US' faltering response to the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in 130,000 to 210,000 deaths that could have been avoided,...

Global Covid-19 cases top 41.5mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Oct 23 | The overall number of global coronavirus cases has increased to 41.5 million, while the deaths have soared to 1,135,880, according...

US gives full approval for antiviral remdesivir drug

Washington, Oct 23 | US regulators have given full approval for the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat the Covid-19 patients in hospitals.The US Food...

K’taka recoveries shot up to 13,550; new cases dip

Bengaluru, Oct 23 | Maintaining its upward trend, Covid recoveries shot up to 13,550 on a day, while new cases declined to 5,778 across...

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...

Eating turkey, probiotics may treat people with celiac disease

Toronto, Oct 22 | In good news for people with celiac disease, researchers have found that tryptophan, an amino acid present in high amounts...

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...

Covid-19 patients with spinal fractures twice as likely to die: Study

London, Oct 22 | In a major study, researchers have found that patients with Covid-19 and vertebral fractures are twice as likely to die...

SKorea flu jab: Probe into 13 deaths after vaccine

Seoul, Oct 22 | South Korean authorities have sought to reassure people as the number who have succumbed to death after being vaccinated against...

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...

India breaches 77L cases as daily spike declines

New Delhi, Oct 22 | With a fresh spike of 55,839 coronavirus infections and 702 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Thursday stood...

Global Covid-19 cases top 41.1mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Oct 22 | The overall number of global coronavirus cases has increased to 41.1 million, while the deaths have soared to more than...

Covid-19 cases top 1 million in Spain

Madrid, Oct 22 | Spain has recorded more than one million coronavirus cases, becoming the first western European country to pass that landmark figure,...

K’taka CM surveys flood-hit districts, assures more aid

Bengaluru, Oct 22 | Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Wednesday conducted an aerial survey of flood-hit districts in the state's northern region and...

Shahnawaz Hussain tests Covid-19 positive

Patna, Oct 22 | Former Union Minister and senior BJP leader Syed Shahnawaz Hussain was tested Covid-19 positive on Wednesday.Hussain is a star campaigner...

Coronavirus deaths cross 6,500 mark in Andhra Pradesh

Amaravati, Oct 22 | Coronavirus deaths in Andhra Pradesh have crossed the 6,500 mark to reach 6,508 deaths with 28 more fatalities on Wednesday.Chittoor...

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...

Another plea for release of nurse’s salaries reaches Delhi HC

New Delhi, Oct 22 | The Delhi High Court will, on November 4, hear a plea seeking direction to release the salaries and allowances...

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...

Maha Covid-19 deaths, cases on a downslide, 14L recover (Roundup)

Mumbai, Oct 21 | Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths and new cases again went into reverse gear even as the number of recoveries crossed the 14...

Few takers for wedding invitation cards in corona times

By Ananya Bhatnagar and Mohammad Suaib KhanNew Delhi, Oct 21 | 'The Big Fat Indian Weddings' in India have lost much of the pomp...

624 new corona cases in J&K, 655 more patients recover

Srinagar, Oct 21 | As many as 624 more persons tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, taking its COVID-19 tally past...

High flavanol diet may lead to lower blood pressure: Study

London, Oct 21 | People who consume a diet having flavanol-rich foods and drinks such as tea, apple and berry juice, could have lower...

Shops, other businesses to now open till 10 pm in TN

Chennai, Oct 21 | With the aim to ensure faster state economic recovery as festival season is around the corner, Chief Minister K Palaniswami...

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,...

IIT Kharagpur’s ‘COVIRAP’ gets ICMR certification

New Delhi, Oct 21 | 'COVIRAP,' the diagnostic machine developed by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur researchers, has been successfully validated for...

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...

Effective ventilation key factor to stop Covid-19 spread: Study

London, Oct 21 | New research adds to the growing body of evidence that effective or proper indoor ventilation may be a key factor...

PM’s farsightedness helped lessen corona severity in India (IANS Interview)

By Sandeep PauranikBhopal, Oct 21 | BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia has said that the farsightedness of Prime Minister Narendra Modi had ensured...

US reports over 60k new Covid-19 cases

Washington, Oct 21 | Amid an ongoing resurgence, the US, currently the worst-hit country by the Covid-19 pandemic, has reported a total of 60,315...

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...