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App to manage anxiety during COVID-19 pandemic

New York, April 4 | To help panic attack sufferers during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers have developed an application 'PanicMechanic' that adapts...

COVID-19: CDC advises wearing cloth masks, says Trump

Washington, April 4 | US President Donald Trump has said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends that Americans wear cloth...

Haryana bans fees collection by private schools

Chandigarh, April 3 | The Haryana government on Friday directed all private schools in the state not to pressurise the parents of the students...

Australian researchers begin testing COVID-19 vaccines

Canberra, April 2 | Researchers from Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) on Thursday announced that they have begun testing vaccines for...

Plea in SC for WHO-graded gear for medical professionals treating corona...

New Delhi, April 1 | The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought Centre's response to a plea seeking direction to ensure availability of World Health...

Heartfulness helpline to cope with lockdown stress

Hyderabad, April 1 | The Heartfulness Institute with its global headquarters near here has set up a 24X7 helpline for citizens to deal with...

Complete mapping of markaz attendees on war footing: Govt

New Delhi, April 1 | In a frantic search of thousands of people who were participants of Tablighi Jamaat congregation here in Nizamuddin area,...

AI to predict future diabetes cases with 94% accuracy

Tokyo, April 1 | Researchers have revealed that with the help of artificial intelligence (AI) their trained computer model predicted the future incidence of...

Use firefighters to disinfect hot-spot areas: Delhi LG

New Delhi, April 1 | Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday advised officials to deploy firefighters to disinfect vulnerable neighbourhoods, especially the hot...

Doval visited Nizamuddin, took stock of situation amid evacuation (Lead)

New Delhi, April 1 | Even as the Delhi Police was evacuating hundreds of people from Tablighi group's international headquarters Nizamuddin Markaz, National...

1st coronavirus death in UP

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), April 1 | A 25-year-old man from Basti district, who died on Monday evening in Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College, has become...

UP lawmakers give funds for journos’ masks

Lucknow, April 1 | Several politicians in Uttar Pradesh have allocated money from their respective MLA LADS funds to provide face masks and sanitizers...

Premji foundation donates Rs 1,000 crore to fight COVID-19

Bengaluru, April 1 | The Azim Premji Foundation has donated Rs 1,000 crore for a comprehensive on the ground response to contain the COVID-19...

US, Italy strain more virulent than one in India: Top Indian...

New Delhi, April 1 | The strain of new coronavirus in India is not as virulent as the ones which are devastating Italy, Spain...

Coronavirus droplets could travel up to 27 feet: MIT scientist

New Delhi, April 1 | New coronavirus droplets could travel up to 27 feet as a sneeze or a cough results in a turbulent...

BHU women scientists develope corona testing kit

Varanasi, April 1 | Women researchers at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) have developed a new testing method for COVID-19. The team has already...

Migrants in anxiety, they need healing touch: Govt

New Delhi, April 1 | The Union Health Ministry has issued guidelines to deal with the crisis of migrant labourers who are facing harsh...

Uber launches 24/7 service to transport frontline healthcare workers

New Delhi, March 31 | To help contain the spread of COVID-19 in India, ride-hailing giant Uber said on Tuesday that it has launched...

Delhi police detain, let off over 3,000 for violating lockdown

New Delhi, March 31 | Delhi Police has started acting tough against lockdown violators, detaining as many as 3,763 people so far under the...

11 million children at cancer death risk by 2050: Lancet

New Delhi, March 31 | Without additional investment in childhood cancer care, 11 million children aged 14 years and younger are expected to die...

Lockdown: Home delivery of liquor in Kerala announced (Lead)

Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 | Even as the Kerala Government Medical Officers Association (KGMOA) on Tuesday said that they will observe a statewide black...

Paper-based device to soon detect COVID-19 in sewage

London, March 31 | Researchers are working on a new paper-based device that can be used to detect SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus) within the wastewater of...

8 pvt labs to conduct corona tests in Delhi, three in...

New Delhi, March 31 | A total of 13 hospitals/laboratories are now authorised in Delhi to conduct tests on suspected coronavirus patients, including five...

Live Coronavirus found in spit and poop even after recovery

Beijing, March 31 | In an alarming find, Chinese doctors have recovered live coronavirus in spit and human excreta in samples from recovering COVID-19...

Private hospitals, clinics to reopen in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, March 31 | The Yogi Adityanath government has allowed private hospitals and clinics to reopen across Uttar Pradesh.Most of the private medical facilities...

UP CM orders to open all private hospitals immediately

Lucknow, March 31 | Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered to immediately open all private hospitals which are closed due to the...

AI tool predicts which COVID-19 patients develop respiratory disease

New York, March 30 | An Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool has accurately predicted which patients, newly infected with the COVID-19 virus, would go on...

Migrant workers sprayed with disinfectant in UP

Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), March 30 | In a shocking incident, migrants who were returning to their homes in Uttar Pradesh were sprayed with ‘chemical...

Iran’s COVID-19 cases surpass 38,000; Turkey’s 10,000

Cairo, March 30 | Iran announced 2,901 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday as the total number of confirmed cases soared to 38,309; Meanwhile, the...

France reports 2,599 new coronavirus cases

Paris, March 30 | The coronavirus outbreak has infected 2,599 more people and killed 292 others in France, as the country was struggling to...

UN official warns of COVID-19 spread in Gaza Strip

Gaza, March 30 | A senior official of UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) on Sunday warned...

Coronavirus cases in New York surge by 7,195: Governor

New York, March 30 | New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday said 7,195 new COVID-19 cases were reported across the state, bringing the...

British doctor dies of coronavirus

London, March 30 | Amged El-Hawrani, an ear, nose and throat trainer at Queen's Hospital Burton in Staffordshire, died with coronavirus in the UK...

Health Minister contributes to PMCARES fund

New Delhi, March 29 | Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan on Sunday announced to contribute 1 crore rupees from his...

Isolation, less migration key factors for less corona spread in N-E:...

By Sujit ChakrabortyGuwahati/Agartala, March 29 | Northeast India's topographical isolation, less congestion of people and fewer international migration, largely due to the mountainous region...

UK local authorities not ready for deaths from COVID-19

London, March 29 | As the coronavirus outbreak intensifies across the globe as well as in the UK, British experts have made stark warnings...

Fresh guidelines issued on containment of coronavirus

New Delhi, March 29 | The central and state governments on Sunday issued consolidated guidelines for the containment of coronavirus in the wake of...

Knicks owner tests positive for coronavirus

Washington, March 29 | New York Knicks owner James Dolan has tested positive for coronavirus, the team confirmed in a statement on Saturday.The Knicks...

UP COVID-19 tally reaches 61, no fresh case from Lucknow

Lucknow, March 29 | The COVID-19 tally in Uttar Pradesh touched 61 on Saturday night with 11 new cases reported from different districts --...

COVID-19: British PM warns Britons, things to get worse

London, March 29 | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned the coronavirus crisis "will get worse before it gets better", in a letter...

COVID-19: UN donates 250,000 surgical masks to US

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, March 29 | In a reversal of the common image of UN health aid going to poor nations, the world...

COVID-19 cases in Turkey climb to 7,402, with 108 deaths

Ankara, March 29 | In the past 24 hours in Turkey, 16 more people lost their lives due to COVID-19, raising the death toll...

US records first infant death due to COVID-19

Washington, March 29 | The US has recorded its first death from an infant who tested positive for coronavirus.The baby died in Chicago,...

Inaccurate info on social media, don’t stop your pills: Scientists

New York, March 28 | Amid the fast-spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers have advised that heart and kidney patients should keep taking their medicines...

Tata Trusts announces Rs 500 cr to fight COVID-19

Mumbai, March 28 | In one of the biggest gestures of corporate benevolence, the Tata Trusts on Saturday announced an amount of Rs...

Oxford invites 500 volunteers for Covid-19 vaccine trial

London, March 28 | Researchers at the University of Oxford have sought over 500 healthy volunteers to test the efficacy of their vaccine, ChAdOx1...

COVID-19 may cause cardiac injuries in patients without heart conditions

New York, March 28 | Researchers now claim that COVID-19 can have fatal consequences for people with underlying cardiovascular disease and cause cardiac...

Some COVID-19 patients still have virus even after symptoms go

Beijing, March 28 | Amid the fast-spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that half of the patients they treated...

Iran’s COVID-19 cases surpass 30,000

Cairo, March 28 | Iran announced 144 new deaths from COVID-19 and 2,926 new cases of infection. Meanwhile, Turkey's number of COVID-19 infections kept...

Wuhan reports zero increase in COVID-19 cases

Wuhan, March 28 | No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported on Friday in Wuhan, the former hardest-hit city...

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Agra’s truck repair shops shut, drivers stuck

Agra, April 5 | Teeming with both people and vehicles during normal times, the Transport Nagar and Baluganj in the city of the Taj...