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92 countries post request for Made-in-India vaccines

By Atul Aneja, SPS Pannu & Ateet Sharma New Delhi, Jan 21 | Ninety-two countries have approached India for Covid-19 vaccines, bolstering New Delhis credentials...

CM Gehlot worried over slow vaccination in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Jan 21 | The vaccination drive in Rajasthan has been slow to take off ever since it began on January 16.As per health...

AI-based technique may detect prostate cancer from urine

Seoul, Jan 21 | A novel Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based technique may help in diagnosing prostate cancer from urine within only twenty minutes with almost...

Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 caseload tops 50,000

Colombo, Jan 21 | Sri Lanka's overall coronavirus caseload surpassed the 55,000 mark on Thursday after over 700 people tested positive for the disease,...

Pharmacopoeia Commission proposes reduction in tests on animals for drug manufacturing

New Delhi, Jan 21 | The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC), responsible for setting standards for drugs, has proposed a significant reduction in required tests...

Diabetes among women under 55 may up heart disease risk

New York, Jan 21 | Women, who are under 55, with Type-2 diabetes are at greater risk of developing coronary heart disease, a new...

With 226 new cases, T’gana Covid tally reaches over 2.92L

Hyderabad, Jan 21 | Telangana recorded 226 new Covid cases and reported one death during the last 24 hours, health officials said on Thursday.The...

Chinese mainland reports 144 new Covid cases (Ld)

Beijing, Jan 21 | The Chinese mainland has reported 144 new coronavirus cases, of which 126 were locally transmitted and the 18 others arrived...

Japan to receive Pfizer vaccine for 72 mn people

Tokyo, Jan 21 | The Japanese government has signed agreements with US pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. to receive the drugmaker's Covid-19 vaccine doses enough...

Brazil records 2nd highest daily Covid deaths since Aug

Brasilia, Jan 21 | Brazil registered more that 1,340 coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, marking the second highest single-day spike since August...

Gurugram’s Covid recovery rate improves to 98.68%

Gurugram, Jan 21 | The recovery rate of coronavirus infected patients in Gurugram has increased to 98.68 per cent from the 95 per cent...

Global Covid-19 cases top 96.8 mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Jan 21 | The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 96.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.07...

Chinese mainland reports 126 new locally transmitted Covid cases

Beijing, Jan 21 | The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 144 newly confirmed Covid-19 cases, including 126 locally transmitted and 18 arriving from outside...

France’s daily Covid-19 cases hit two-month high

Paris, Jan 21 | The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in France hit a two-month high at 26,784, health authorities said on Wednesday.A higher...

UK medical experts urge caution as Covid toll tops 90K

London, Jan 21 | British medical experts have called on the public to remain cautious despite the progress in vaccine rollout as Britain is...

Three days on, Telangana yet to roll out ‘local’ vax Covaxin

By Mohammed ShafeeqHyderabad, Jan 20 | Telangana has still not rolled out Covaxin, developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, apparently due to fact that the...

No Covid-related death, 113 recover in J&K in 24 hours

Jammu, Jan 20 | A total of 113 patients recovered while 109 new coronavirus cases came to light in J&K on Wednesday while no...

Beneficiary dies after taking vaccine in K’taka, report awaited

New Delhi, Jan 20 | A total of four people have died following immunisation against coronavirus till now, but the death of three...

Vijayawada railway station launches luggage UV sanitization, wrapping

Vijayawada, Jan 20 | The South Central Railway (SCR) zone's Vijayawada division has opened a luggage sanitisation kiosk to treat bags...

6,815 more test corona positive in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 | As many as 6,815 new coronavirus cases were detected in Kerala on Wednesday after tests on 61,532 samples, with the...

Russia adds 21,152 new Covid-19 cases

Moscow, Jan 20 | Russia confirmed 21,152 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the country's total to 36,33,952, the country's Covid-19...

Possible allergic reactions to Moderna Covid vaccine under probe

New York, Jan 20 | US-based drugmaker Moderna has confirmed that it has received a report from California's health department that several individuals at...

Experts critical of White House after record Covid deaths

Washinton, Jan 20 | The Trump administration's incompetence in handling Covid-19 has drawn harsh criticism from the academia as the country's death toll from...

Turkey starts vaccination at nursing homes

Istanbul, Jan 20 | Turkey started vaccinating citizens residing or working in nursing homes against Covid-19 on Tuesday, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced...

Being obese may up mental health issues in teens

London, Jan 20 | If you are obese, there are chances that it may lead to some mental health issues, as a new study...

Bird flu reaches 32 districts in MP, emphasis on containing it

Bhopal, Jan 20 | Bird flu is fast becoming a new problem in Madhya Pradesh, posing a major threat not only to the birds...

Researchers demonstrate success with new therapy for Covid

New York, Jan 20 | A new therapy developed by researchers is showing success as a way to prevent Covid-19 disease.The study, published in...

Alcohol intake up in people with depression amid pandemic

New York, Jan 20 | People with anxiety and depression are more likely to report an increase in drinking during the Covid-19 pandemic than...

Loss of smell most relevant sign of Covid: Study

London, Jan 20 | It is due to Covid-19 that a majority of patients with respiratory infections lose their sense of smell, claims a...

Beijing restricts residents from leaving city

Beijing, Jan 20 | Beijing's Daxing District issued a notification on Wednesday banning all people in the district from leaving the capital in the...

UAE vaccination doses surpass 2mn, covering 21% of population

Abu Dhabi, Jan 20 | The United Arab Emirates has so far administered more than two million doses of coronavirus vaccine, the country's health...

UAE daily Covid tally crosses 200-mark after over a month

Riyadh, Jan 20 | New coronavirus cases in Saudi Arabia crossed the 200-mark for the first time in more than a month with 226...

India records over 13K new Covid cases, 162 deaths

New Delhi, Jan 20 | With 13,823 new coronavirus infections reported in the last 24 hours, India on Wednesday continued with its low streak...

China’s Jilin reports 46 new confirmed, 7 asymptomatic Covid-19 cases

Changchun, Jan 20 | Northeast China's Jilin Province reported on Tuesday 46 new confirmed Covid-19 cases and seven new asymptomatic infections, the provincial health...

Facebook AI now better describe photos for visually impaired

New Delhi, Jan 20 | Facebook has announced new improvements in its artificial intelligence (AI) technology to generate descriptions of photos posted on its...

Brazil sees 1,192 new Covid-19 deaths

Rio de Janerio, Jan 20 | Brazil registered 1,192 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, raising the nationwide tally to 211,491, the...

Chinese mainland reports 88 new locally transmitted Covid cases

Beijing, Jan 20 | The Chinese mainland on Tuesday reported 103 newly confirmed Covid-19 cases, including 88 locally transmitted cases and 15 arriving from...

Turkey extends Covid-19 vaccination to nursing homes

Ankara, Jan 20 | Turkey's vaccination campaign has been extended to the people staying and working in care and nursing homes and the citizens...

US Covid-19 deaths top 400,000: Johns Hopkins University

New York, Jan 20 | The US reached the grim milestone of 400,000 coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, according to the Center for Systems Science...

UK coronavirus-related deaths top 90,000

London, Jan 20 | The number of people who have died within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test has surpassed the grim milestone...

Russia logs 21,734 new Covid cases

Moscow, Jan 20 | Russia recorded 21,734 more Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, down from 22,857 a day earlier, the country's coronavirus...

15,223 more beneficiaries vaccinated in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Jan 19 | Of the 32,205 beneficiaries targetted for vaccination against coronavirus across Karnataka on Tuesday, only 15,223 took the shot, the state...

Gujarat records 485 Covid cases, 2 deaths

Gandhinagar, Jan 19 | Gujarat on Tuesday saw 485 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 2,56,852, while the death toll climbed to 4,369,...

50% patients in need of early liver transplant died during pandemic

Hyderabad, Jan 19 | Nearly 50 per cent patients in need of early liver transplant, but who did not undergo the procedure due to...

Andhra registers 179 more Covid cases, tally 8.86 lakh

Amaravati, Jan 19 | Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday reported 179 new Covid-19 cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.86 lakh, even as 231 more...

Kerala reports 6,186 new Covid cases, test positivity rate 9.34%

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 | As many as 6,186 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Kerala on Tuesday while 4,296 people recovered from the disease,...

K’taka health minister defends Covaxin, says it’s safe

Hubballi (Karnataka), Jan 19 | Allaying fears over the side-effects of Covaxin, Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Tuesday defended the vaccine of from...

1,000 Covid-19 vax doses found ‘frozen’ in Assam medical college

Guwahati/Silchar, Jan 19 | Authorities in Assam are probing how the 1,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine Covishield were found "frozen" in the vaccine...

Telangana vaccinates 52,000 healthcare workers on day 3

Hyderabad, Jan 19 | Nearly 52,000 public healthcare workers in Telangana were vaccinated for Covid-19 on Tuesday, the third day of vaccination drive.Director...

Centre rushes team to Lakshadweep after its first Covid case

New Delhi, Jan 19 | The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has rushed a multi-disciplinary team to assist the Lakshadweep administration in Covid-19...

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Hero MotoCorp surpasses 100 mn cumulative production milestone

New Delhi, Jan 21 | Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp has surpassed the significant milestone of 100 million (10 crore) units in cumulative production.The 100...