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Simple surgery may prevent strokes in heart patients

Toronto, May 15 | A simple surgery can save patients with heart arrhythmia from often-lethal strokes, a new study suggests.The researchers, including Richard Whitlock...

110 medical cadets commissioned as officers join battle against Covid-19

New Delhi, May 15 | The medical cadets of the armed forces commissioned as Medical Officers on Saturday have joined the battle against Covid-19....

TN floats global tender to source 3.5 cr Covid vax doses

Chennai, May 15 | Tamil Nadu government on Saturday issued a global tender to source 3.5 crore units of Covid-19 vaccine.As per the tender...

Don’t be like ostrich with head in sand: Delhi Cong to...

New Delhi, May 15 | The Delhi Congress on Saturday slammed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying that he is behaving like an "ostrich",...

With 2,173 Covid deaths in a week in Delhi, space increased...

New Delhi, May 15 | Delhi reported 6,430 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest since April 7 and the daily...

Haryana to open Covid hospitals

Chandigarh, May 15 | Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will inaugurate two Covid hospitals each with a capacity of 500 beds in Panipat...

ISRO team suggests measures to restart oxygen production at Sterlite Copper

Chennai, May 15 | An expert team from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday visited Vedanta Ltd's copper smelter plant Sterlite Copper...

Hundreds throng Chennai’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium to get Remdesivir

Chennai, May 15 | Hundreds of relatives of Covid-19 infected persons converged at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Saturday to buy the...

Himachal extends Corona curfew till May 26

Shimla, May 15 | The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Saturday decided to extend the statewide Corona curfew till the morning of May 26.However, it...

4.9L Remdesivir vials, 19 foreign oxygen plants delivered to states

New Delhi, May 15 | Nearly 4.9 lakh Remdesivir vials, 11,000 Oxygen Concentrators, more than 13,000 oxygen cylinders, 19 oxygen generation plants and over...

Desperate villagers clash at Bihar health centre over getting vax

Patna, May 15 | In a bid to get the anti-corona jab, villagers fought with each other, sparking a massive clash at a primary...

Go for another test if symptoms persist after RT-PCR: AIIMS

New Delhi, May 15 | If the RT-PCR test comes out negative, but symptoms are present, it is recommended to go for another test,...

IMA-Agra forms panel to address rising complaints against Covid hospitals

By Brij KhandelwalAgra, May 15 | The Agra branch of the Indian Medical Association (IMA)...

After HC order, Andhra ambulances passing freely to Telangana

Hyderabad, May 15 | Ambulance vehicles making their way to Hyderabad with Covid patients from Andhra Pradesh, are being allowed to cross the border...

AAP govt dismantled Covid Centre arranged by our MP: BJP

New Delhi, May 15 | The BJP on Saturday criticized the AAP Government for ordering to dismantle Covid Care Centre arranged by its Lok...

Haryana declares black fungus notified disease

Chandigarh, May 15 | After the surfacing of 27 cases of black fungus, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Saturday said black fungus...

Mamata Banerjee’s brother died of Covid

Kolkata, May 15 | on a day when the state announced a nearly-lockdown condition to fight the spike in covid cases in the state...

Philippines reports more cases with Indian Covid variant

Manila, May 15 | More cases of the coronavirus variant first detected in India have been found in the Philippines, which led to the...

Rupani govt rubbishes Gujarati media’s Covid death figures

Gandhinagar, May 15 | The Gujarat government on Saturday refuted the reports of a Gujarati newspaper which claimed that the number of death certificates...

PM emphasises on door-to-door Covid testing in rural India

New Delhi, May 15 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed on localised containment strategies in states where Test Positive Rate (TPR) in...

India’s nuclear and space sectors contributes for fight against Covid-19

By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai, May 15 | Financing the setting up of the oxygen delivery infrastructure/oxygen beds and air conditioned mortuary in hospitals, supply of...

Many older adults adapted technology during lockdown: Study

London, May 15 | The Covid-19 lockdown led several older adults to adapt and engage with technology -- such as Zoom, WhatsApp or FaceTime...

Tracking variant’s epidemiology a time-taking process: Renu Swarup

New Delhi, May 15 | Tracking a variant, sequencing and analysing its epidemiology and understanding its clinical manifestation is a time-taking process, says Dr...

This Raj town cut down Covid deaths by 50%

By Archana SharmaJaipur, May 15 | Dungarpur, a small Rajasthan town, has scripted a success story by bringing down the Covid death toll...

Dial 1031 for oxygen in Delhi, says Kejriwal

New Delhi, May 15 | Covid patients in home isolation will be provided oxygen concentrators at their homes with recommendation of doctors in the...

Near complete lockdown in Bengal from Sunday

Kolkata, May 15 | Considering the stiff rise in Covid cases, the Mamata Banerjee government imposed near-complete-lockdown norms in...

CDC data show racial disparities in US Covid vaccination

Washington, May 15 | Data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that there are significant racial and ethnic disparities...

$50,555 raised from Anand & 4 GMs Covid relief fund matches

Chennai, May 15 | A sum of $50,555 was raised by online chess game site www.chess.com towards Covid-19 relief in India by organising chess...

China approves another inactivated Covid vax for emergency use

Beijing, May 15 | China has approved one more inactivated Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, according to an announcement by the developer of the...

Airtel rolls out Covid support services on its digital platform

New Delhi, May 15 | Bharti Airtel has rolled out a range of Covid support initiatives for customers by leveraging its digital platforms.Airtel has...

Covid pushes India’s Pharma industry growth to 59% in April

New Delhi, May 15 | The fresh wave of Covid-19 in the country has pushed up sales of medicines and resulted in exponential...

India’s cumulative vaccination coverage exceeds 18 cr

New Delhi, May 15 | The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 18 crore on Saturday under the...

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Verka milk to be costlier now

Chandigarh, May 21 | Punjab State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation Ltd (Milkfed), the state-owned milk procurement cooperative which owns the brand 'Verka', has increased...