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B’luru civic body to add more ambulances amid pandemic

Bengaluru, July 7 | City civic body, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palika (BBMP), will add more ambulances after it arranged 250 vehicles amid the Covid...

Now, Mumbai overtakes China in corona deaths and cases

Mumbai, July 7 | In yet another disturbing development, the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Mumbai has now oustripped China, where the...

Scindia’s PA tests Covid positive, has long contact trail

Bhopal, July 7 | Anil Mishra, personal assistant to BJP Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia, has tested positive.He has been accompanying Scindia throughout his...

Odisha records worst 1-day surge, tally crosses 10,000 mark

Bhubaneswar, July 7 | Odisha has reported the highest surge of 571 COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours taking the tally to...

Ireland releases Covid tracing app based on Apple-Google API

Dublin, July 7 | Ireland has released a Covid-19 contact tracing app which is based the Exposure Notification API developed by Apple and Google,...

Spanish antibody study shows no herd immunity to Covid-19

London, July 7 | Spanish researchers have found that only five per cent of the population in Spain has developed antibodies, nowhere near the...

Stricter norms for Kolkata hotspots expected

Kolkata, July 7 | West Bengal's largest civic body Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is gearing up to tighten its noose in all the...

Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine advances to key phase-3 trial

Beijing, July 7 | Chinese vaccine maker Sinovac has received approval for starting phase-3 clinical trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, CoronaVac, in Brazil.This...

No manual cleaning of sewage chambers in Rajasthan, says CM

Jaipur, July 7 | No sanitation worker should be forced to enter into sewage chambers to clean the sewer lines, said Chief Minister Ashok...

FDA issues mergency use authorization for COVID-19 antigen diagnostic test

Washington, July 7 | The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for a COVID-19 antigen diagnostic test,...

Music therapy for corona patients in Lucknow hospital

Lucknow, July 7 | Corona patients at the Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences (RMLIMS) in Lucknow, now wake up to a...

425 Coronavirus deaths in India in 24 hrs, more than US

New Delhi, July 7 | India on late Monday evening went past the seven lakh-mark in terms of the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases as...

Atlanta mayor tests positive for coronavirus

Washington, July 7 | Keisha Lance Bottoms, the mayor of Atlanta, the capital city of US state of Georgia, said she has tested...

US Covid-19 cases surpass 2.9 million

New York, July 7 | The number of Covid-19 cases in the US topped 2.9 million on Monday, reaching 2,910,023, according to the Center...

UK Covid-19 deaths rise to 44,236

London, July 7 | Another 16 Covid-19 patients have died in Britain, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,236, the...

K’taka’s Covid tally breaches 25k with 1,843 new cases

Bengaluru, July 6 | , With 1,843 fresh Covid cases over the last 24 hours, Karnataka's positive cases rose to 25,317, including 14,385 active...

Telangana’s Covid tally surpasses 25K, death toll 306

Hyderabad, July 6 | With 1,831 new positive cases, Telangana's Covid tally crossed 25,000 while the death toll surpassed the 300-mark following 11 fresh...

With Covid cases mounting, Assam attains recovery rate of 67.16%

Guwahati, July 6 | With sharp increase of Covid-19 positive cases, Assam has achieved a good recovery rate of 67.16 per cent on Monday...

Yediyurappa urges citizens to maintain social distance to control Covid

Bengaluru, July 6 | Repeating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clarion call to the people, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday urged the citizens...

J&K’s Covid-19 tally rises to 8,675, toll to 138

Jammu, July 6 | A total of 246 more people tested positive for coronavirus in J&K on Monday, taking the Union Territory's total number...

Gujarat sees new high of Covid cases, Surat becomes new leader

Gandhinagar, July 6 | Gujarat saw yet another highest spike of Covid-19 cases as 735 were detected on Monday, taking its tally to 36,858,...

Andhra Covid victim’s body dumped into pit by earthmover

Amaravati, July 6 | Another video has emerged from Andhra Pradesh on Monday highlighting utter disrespect being shown while disposing of dead bodies of...

K’taka MP and actress Sumalatha tests Covid positive

Bengaluru, July 6 | Karnataka's Independent Lok Sabha member and multi-lingual South Indian actress Sumalatha Ambareesh said on Monday that she has tested positive...

Mumbai BJP MP says it with ‘gold’ to Covid warriors

Mumbai, July 6 | Bharatiya Janata Party's Mumbai North MP Gopal Shetty on Monday felicitated 30 Covid warriors, each with a 1 gram gold...

Maha Covid fatalities cross 9K, new cases drop but outstrip Turkey...

Mumbai, July 6 | For the second consecutive day, the Covid-19 cases in the state dropped to below 5K figures, but outstripped Turkey, even...

Covid-19: Ex-state BJP Prez dies; 8th death in Goa

Panaji, July 6 | Former BJP state President and ex-Goa Health Minister Suresh Amonkar, who had tested positive for Covid-19 last week, died on...

Kerala reports 2 deaths, 193 new Covid-19 cases

Thiruvananthapuram, July 6 | Kerala reported two deaths and 193 new cases, raising the overnight Covid-19 tally to 5,522, here on Monday.Chief...

Harmful microbes found on sewer pipe walls: Study

New York, July 6 | Researchers have found that the microbe-laden "biofilms" that cling to sewer walls often contain harmful, antibiotic-resistant bacteria and can...

Covid positive scribe jumps from 4th floor of AIIMS, dies (Ld)

New Delhi, July 6 | A 37-year-old journalist, who jumped from the fourth floor of AIIMS' trauma centre on Monday, has been declared...

Goa cop recovers from Covid-19, feted on return to duty

Panaji, July 6 | A Goa Police Constable who recovered from Covid-19 and rejoined duty at South Goa's Mormugao police station was given a...

With record 1,322 new cases in 24 hrs, Andhra tally crosses...

Amaravati, July 6 | With a record 1322 positive cases detected over the past 24 hours, Andhra Pradesh's Covid-19 tally shot past the 20,000...

Delhi’s coronavirus cases cross one lakh mark

New Delhi, July 6 | With 1,379 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the national capital on Monday surpassed the one lakh...

India’s corona positivity rate at 6.73%, Punjab lowest

By Rajnish SinghNew Delhi, July 6 | As India on Monday inches towards 7 lakh cases, the Centre on Monday said the national positivity...

Appoint officer to redress grievances of nurses, suggests HC

New Delhi, July 6 | The Delhi High Court on Monday suggested to the authorities to appoint a Nodal Officer to redress grievances of...

Scribe suffering from Covid jumps off 4th floor of AIIMS, condition...

New Delhi, July 6 | A 37-year-old journalist, who had tested positive for Covid-19 a few days ago, jumped from the fourth floor of...

DCP Eish Singhal resumes duty defeating Covid-19

New Delhi, July 6 | Eish Singhal, deputy commissioner of police, New Delhi district, resumed his duties after defeating the coronavirus and was given...

Siliguri Mayor Bhattacharya cured, discharged

Kolkata, July 6 | West Bengal's Siliguri Municipal Corporation Mayor and veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Ashok Bhattacharya, who had tested Covid-19...

Goa CM orders probe into party organised by BJP MLA (Ld)

Panaji, July 6 | Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, here on Monday, said he would enquire into two parties, one of which was organised by...

K’taka waives institutional quarantine for state returnees

Bengaluru, July 6 | The Karnataka government has waived the requirement of institutional quarantine for returnees from Maharashtra and other states amid further relaxations...

Crack down on people flouting social distancing norms: Goa CM

Panaji, July 6 | People breaking social distancing norms are not fearful of the police anymore, said Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant on Monday,...

Telangana woman councillor dies of Covid-19

Hyderabad, July 6 | A woman councillor in Telangana's Sangareddy district died of Covid-19 on Monday, officials said.The councillor of Sangareddy municipality succumbed at...

AIADMK leader Valarmathi tests corona positive

Chennai, July 6 | Former Minister and Senior AIADMK leader B. Valarmathi on Monday tested positive for the coronavirus infection and has been...

Delhi CM appeals to cured Covid patients to donate plasma

New Delhi, July 6 | Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday appealed to the cured COVID-19 patients to donate plasma to treat those...

Mitigate airborne spread of COVID-19, 239 scientists urge WHO

Sydney, July 6 | It is time to recognise and mitigate airborne transmission of COVID-19, says a plea to the World Health Organization (WHO)...

Corona cases in India inch towards 7L mark, with 19,693 deaths

New Delhi, July 6 | India on Monday recorded over 24,248 new cases and 425 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the...

Private hospital sealed for offering fake corona negative report

Meerut (UP), July 6 | The licence of a private hospital in Meerut district has been suspended after a video showing its staff member...

Chinese mainland reports 4 new confirmed Covid-19 cases

Beijing, July 6 | Chinese health authority said on Monday that it received reports of four new confirmed Covid-19 cases on the Chinese mainland...

US FDA commissioner refuses to offer Covid-19 vaccine timing

Washington, July 6 | Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Stephen Hahn HAS refused to offer a timeline for Covid-19 vaccine,...

UAE reports 683 new Covid-19 cases, 51,540 in total

Dubai, July 6 | The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday announced 683 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country...

Coronavirus cases in Israel nudge 30,000

Jerusalem, July 6 | The Israeli health ministry reported 788 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, raising the total number in the country to 29,958....

Business

Edtech firm Unacademy acquires PrepLadder for $112 crore

Mumbai, July 7 | Bengaluru-based edtech firm Unacademy on Tuesday announced to acquire PrepLadder, a leading post-graduate medical entrance exam preparation platform, for $50...