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PM Modi reviews Covid situation in Varanasi

New Delhi, April 18 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the district administration of Varanasi should extend all possible help to...

Make vaccines, medicine and oxygen available, Mamata tells PM

Kolkata, April 18 | In view of the steep rise of the Covid cases in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has...

Vaccination key to fight Covid, Manmohan to Modi

New Delhi, April 18 | Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, putting forward five suggestions to the...

UP observes complete Sunday lockdown

Lucknow, April 18 | Uttar Pradesh witnessed a complete lockdown on Sunday and the state government undertook a massive sanitization drive in all...

TN’s 2nd sero survey underway

Chennai, April 18 | The Tamil Nadu public health department is taking blood samples and plasma randomly in 888 clusters for the state's...

Ex-Haryana CM Hooda, wife test positive for Covid

Chandigarh, April 18 | Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Hooda and his wife Asha Hooda tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday.They were admitted to...

Yogi’s helpline comes to aid of Covid patients

Lucknow, April 18 | With the Integrated Command Control Centre (ICCC) failing to respond to the needs of Covid patients, it is now the...

Army pulls out from some areas of western Assam

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, April 18 | With the return of peace in insurgency-affected Assam, the army has started pulling out of areas where normalcy...

Susceptibility to Covid high immediately after vaccination

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, April 18 | The susceptibility to Covid infections appears to be particularly high immediately after vaccination either due to lower...

On mission Telangana, Sharmila ends 72-hour fast

Hyderabad, April 18 | Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's daughter Sharmila, who undertook a 72-hour hunger strike in solidarity with the...

Youth Cong chief sets example by helping people amid pandemic

New Delhi, April 18 | Anybody in the country who is in dire need of some help, be it the requirement for plasma or...

Temporary jails to serve as quarantine for criminals

Lucknow, April 18 | The Uttar Pradesh government is setting up temporary jails for keeping criminals, who are arrested or have surrendered, in quarantine...

Radhika Apte gets candid about mental health

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, April 18 (IANSlife) Actress Radhika Apte, known for her stellar performances and activism for social causes, recently opened up about...

Task force says no to blanket lockdowns

New Delhi, April 18 | Lancet Covid-19 Commission India Task Force has not recommended a blanket national or state lockdown, as opposed to localized,...

Aditi Rao Hydari ‘Stand’s Up’

By IANSlifeNew Delhi, April 18 (IANSlife) It's International Anti Street Harassment Week 11th-17th April 2021, and to mark the occasion, Bollyood actress Aditi Rao...

Less than 100 ICU beds left for Covid patients: Kejriwal (Ld)

New Delhi, April 18 | With the unprecedented surge in Covid-19 cases, the national capital is facing shortage of beds as daily positivity rate...

Covid-19 headwinds to make markets trade with negative bias (Market Watch)

By Arun KejriwalMarkets began last week under tremendous pressure on the back of a massive surge in Covid-19 cases. The stringent norms on movement...

Designer Punit Balana forays into menswear

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, April 18 (IANSlife) Fashion designer Punit Balana believes ''fashion enthusiasts will always find a way to reach...

Vaccinate teachers on priority basis to enable school opening in July

New Delhi, April 18 | Recommending priority vaccination of teachers and school staff, a Covid task force has said that a safe opening for...

Comic relief: Amit Tandon offers online sessions for Covid+ audience

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, April 18 (IANSlife) In an act of support for those who have tested Covid-positive and are currently isolating, noted comedian...

Meet the food enthusiast trying to boost culinary travel in Assam

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, April 18 (IANSlife) Mitali G Dutta is a Guwahati-based entrepreneur whose passion to learn and imbibe knowledge,...

India’s 2nd Covid wave more infectious, lower fatality

New Delhi, April 18 | The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in India is different from the first one in September 2020 as...

Double cornea transplant done on road accident victim at SGRH

New Delhi, April 18 | Dr. S.N. Jha, senior ophthalmologist and his team with Sir Ganga Ram Hospital recently did a life-changing rare double...

Diet drinks, soda might be harming your fertility

By Anju YadavNew Delhi, April 18 (IANSlife) Are you fond of fizzy drinks or diet cola breaks? Do you prefer sugar in your brew...

Pick of the week (April 18)

Infosys -- BuyRecommendation by HDFC Securities We maintain BUY on Infosys (INFY), based on strong growth visibility for FY22 (despite the 4Q revenue miss...

How a holy river degenerated into sewage canal

By Brij KhandelwalAgra/Mathura April 18 | As Sri Krishna-Radha devotees in Braj Mandal celebrate the birthday of Yamuna on Sunday, their hearts are filled...

3 brothers in UP die within 24 hrs, Covid not ruled...

Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 | In one of the worst tragedies in recent Covid times, three brothers here died within 24 hours.Though...

Rahul Gandhi suspends all his political rallies in Bengal

New Delhi, April 18 | Amid massive Covid surge in the country, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has suspended all his political rallies in West...

UP man sets own house on fire to implicate rival

Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 | In a bizarre incident, a man set ablaze his own house to implicate a village pradhan candidate and...

Govt claims contrary to reality: Chidambaram

New Delhi, April 18 | Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday lashed out at the government for making claims 'contrary to the reality' in...

UP to set up 10 oxygen plants in a week

Lucknow, April 18 | The Yogi Adityanath government is setting up 10 oxygen plants for unabated supply of oxygen to all the hospitals in...

Yogi’s health condition improves, remains in isolation

Lucknow, April 18 | Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who was tested positive for Covid is improving in home isolation.According to official sources,...

India reports 2.61L new Covid cases, over 1,500 deaths

New Delhi, April 18 | India has reported 2,61,500 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike ever, pushing the...

UP allows medical aid to those testing negative despite Covid symptoms

Lucknow, April 18 | In a major relief to people who have tested Covid negative but are still showing symptoms, the Yogi Adityanath government...

Female constable cremates unidentified woman’s body

Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 | A female constable in Mathura cremated the body of an unidentified young woman, which was found in a...

Erratic weather in J&K, Ladakh, improvement likely from Monday

Srinagar, April 18 | Weather in J&K and Ladakh remained erratic on Sunday as moderate rain in plains and light snowfall occurred on the...

Declare national health emergency: Sibal

New Delhi, April 18 | Amid rising cases of Covid-19 former Union Minister and Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday demanded that the Centre...

Work on Delhi-Meerut RRTS in full swing

By Praveen DwivediNew Delhi, April 18 | Work on the 82 km-long Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) from Delhi's Sarai Kale Khan to Meerut...

Yogi govt to slap NSA against 3 Remdesivir hoarders

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 | The Yogi Adityanath government has decided to invoke the provisions of stringent National Security Act (NSA) against three...

Teen kills grandmother after she refuses money for new phone

Aligarh, April 18 | In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, an 18-year-old boy strangled his grandmother to death after she refused to give...

‘Ram Navmi’ celebrations in Ayodhya scrapped

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 | The Ayodhya administration has decided to call off the 'Ram Navmi Mela' on April 21, which attracts a...

Two held for poisoning cattle in UP’s Muzaffarnagar

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 | Two men have been arrested, allegedly for poisoning cattle and then charging hefty sums of money from their...

Migrants coming to UP to be quarantined

Lucknow, April 18 | All migrant workers coming into Uttar Pradesh, will be required to quarantine.The state government has set up centres in 56...

Ventilation, facial protection best safeguards against airborne Covid: Prof Srinath Reddy

By Sumit SaxenaNew Delhi, April 18 | In a recently published report in The Lancet stated SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, is an...

How ISI sleuths ‘manipulated’ FBI informer to make Dawood’s financier walk...

By Deepak SharmaNew Delhi, April 18 | In a desperate bid to cover up the nexus between the D-Company and ISI from being exposed...

7 top Hefazat-e-Islam leaders arrested in B’desh

By Sumi DhakaDhaka, April 18 | The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (detective branch) has arrested a top leader of militant group Hefazat-e-Islam, Junaid Al Habib,...

Delhi CM urges Harsh Vardhan to increase beds in Centre’s hospitals

New Delhi, April 18 | Hours after warning of shortage of beds and oxygen amidst exponential surge in Covid-19 patients in the national capital,...

Necessary measures must be taken to ramp up beds for Covid...

New Delhi, April 18 | Emphasising that there is no substitute to testing, tracking and treatment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday at...

Gujarat reports record 9.5K new Covid cases, 97 deaths

Gandhinagar, April 17 | Breaking all previous records, Gujarat on Saturday reported its highest ever single-day count of 9,541 new Covid cases, taking its...

Delhi reports over 24K new Covid cases, active tally nears 70K-mark

New Delhi, April 17 | Continuing the recent trend, the national capital on Saturday reported a record single-day spike of 24,375 fresh Covid cases,...

Business

Airtel Payments Bank increases day-end balance limit to Rs 2 lakh

New Delhi, April 18 | In line with the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) guidelines, Airtel Payments Bank on Sunday announced that it has...