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Muslim driver allegedly tortured, told to go to Pak by cops...

Hyderabad, May 19 | A Muslim driver was allegedly tortured by traffic police personnel at a police station in Shamshabad near the Hyderabad Airport...

Covid vax to be deferred by 3 months after recovery: new...

New Delhi, May 19 | The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday announced that Covid vaccination should be deferred by three months after recovery from...

Tauktae: Goa oppn attacks government’s handling of cyclone

Panaji, May 19 | Goa suffered a loss of nearly Rs 40 crore due to the damage caused by Cyclone Tauktae, whose impact was...

PM announces immediate relief package of Rs 1,000 cr for Tauktae-affected...

Gandhinagar, May 19 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced an immediate relief package of Rs 1,000 crore to Gujarat after cyclonic...

UP govt taking away teachers’ honour after death: Priyanka

New Delhi, May 19 | Upping the ante against the Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh over the deaths of teachers and workers who...

Delhi HC declines to stay Covaxin clinical trial on children

New Delhi, May 19 | The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the Centre's response on a plea seeking to set aside the permission...

CBI arrests 3 Custom officials for demanding bribe

New Delhi, May 19 | The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested three officials of the Customs department in connection with a...

Telangana floats global tender for 1 cr Covid vaccine doses

Hyderabad, May 19 | The Telangana government on Wednesday floated a global e-tender for procurement of 10 million doses of vaccine for Covid over...

Delhi govt to set up task force to save children from...

New Delhi, May 19 | The Delhi government has decided to set up a special task force to protect children from a possible third...

Gurugram deploys teams for door-to-door Covid screening in rural areas

Gurugram, May 19 | To identify Covid-19 patients in the rural areas of Gurugram, the district administration has set up around 164 teams...

233 inmates in 16 Assam jails are Covid positive: IG (Prisons)

By Sujit ChakrabortyGuwahati, May 19 | In all 233 inmates of 16 of the total 31 jails in Assam are currently under treatment after...

Four of Bihar-based gang cheating people by promising O2 cylinders held

New Delhi, May 19 | An oxygen cylinder racket carried by Bihar-based "Chhote Choudhary" gang has been busted with arrest of four of its...

Palaniswami calls for special assistance to unorganized sector

Chennai, May 19 | Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly and former Chief Minister E. Palaniswami has called upon the government to...

Chacko made NCP chief in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 | Former senior Congress leader P.C. Chacko was on Wednesday appointed as the NCP's new Kerala President by party supremo Sharad...

TN govt starts selling Remdesivir directly to pvt hospitals

Chennai, May 19 | The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday started selling Remdesivir, the anti viral drug useful in treating Covid-19 patiemts, directly to...

139 inmates in Gopalganj jail infected with Covid-19

Gopalganj (Bihar), May 19 | There may be a slight decline in Covid-19 cases reported in Bihar but as many as 139 prisoners...

22 die in Tauktae Cyclone fury in Arabian Sea

Mumbai, May 19 | In a gruesome tragedy, at least 22 persons on board the drifting Barge Papaa-305 met...

Telangana CM visits Gandhi Hospital, interacts with Covid patients

Hyderabad, May 19 | Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on...

Karnataka announces Rs 1,111 cr Covid relief package

Bengaluru, May 19 | Amidst speculations about extending lockdown due to rising Covid cases in rural parts of the state, Karnataka government on Wednesday...

Gurugram reports 1st death due to suspected black fungus

Gurugram, May 19 | The city has reported first suspected death due to black fungus infection (Mucormycosis).A 28-year-old man allegedly died due to suspected...

JAP demands Rudy’s arrest after ‘confession’ about keeping ambulances

Patna, May 19 | A day after Rajiv Pratap Rudy, the BJP MP from Saran held a media conference in Delhi, the Jan Adhikar...

Elderline becomes operational UP

Lucknow, May 19 | The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has become one of the first states in the country to successfully operationalize...

Govt directs WhatsApp to roll back new privacy policy, warns of...

New Delhi, May 19 | The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has again directed WhatApp to withdraw its much controversial revised privacy policy...

Covid cases decline in UP, recovery rate is 91.4%

Lucknow, May 19 | With the Covid condition in the state improving by the day, the recovery rate in the state has gone up...

Centre more worried about image abroad than children back home: Sisodia

New Delhi, May 19 | A tweet by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, in which he asserted that a new variant of Covid -19...

Andhra to set up 16 teaching hospitals

Amaravati, May 19 | With the Covid pandemic putting pressure on manpower resources, Andhra Pradesh has turned its attention to improvement of medical and...

‘Killer’ jumbo to be shifted to Dudhwa

Varanasi, May 19 | Mithu, an elephant, will soon join the elephant patrol team at Dudhwa national park.The elephant has been confined to Kashi...

Global record, India conducts 20L Covid tests in one day

New Delhi, May 19 | India has set another landmark by conducting highest ever -- 20 lakh tests in a single day --...

Amid pandemic, tributes paid in Assam’s Silchar to 11 language martyrs

Silchar, May 19 | Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, corona curfew and heavy pre-monsoon downpour, tributes were paid on Wednesday to the 11...

CM Mamata made a party in transfer of Narada case outside...

Kolkata, May 19 | In a dramatic turn of events, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Law Minister Moloy Ghatak and MP Kalyan Banerjee have been...

CBI books ex-IFFCO boss Awasthi, others in graft case

New Delhi, May 19 | In a massive action, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday said that it has registered a case...

Task force to be formed for black fungus treatment in MP

Bhopal, May 19 | A dedicated task force will be set up in Madhya Pradesh to oversee arrangements for the treatment of black fungus...

4.87-cr vax doses to be available by June-end for states, UTs

New Delhi, May 19 | A total of 4,87,55,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines will be available for direct procurement by states and Union Territories...

Attendants of Covid patients stage protest outside Chennai hospital

Chennai, May 19 | Attendants of Covid-19 patients carried out a protest outside the Rajiv Gandhi general hospital here on Wednesday. The protest continued...

Isotopes in horn to prevent poaching of African Rhinos

Chennai, May 19 | A global collaborative and innovative project using nuclear science to prevent/reduce rhinoceros poaching has been launched recently in which Russia's...

Use gram flour for skin and hair problems

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, May 19 (IANSlife) Besan or gram flour has long been used in India for its many benefits for skin and...

Bursting male fertility myths

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, May 19 (IANSlife) Over the last 3 to 4 decades, average sperm count in men as well as sperm quality,...

Bengal Ex-CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharya tests Covid positive

Kolkata, May 19 | Former West Bengal Chief Minister and eminent Left Front leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, who has been suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary...

Is it safe to mask kiss in a partially vaccinated world?

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, May 19 (IANSlife) Mask to mask kiss – a new trend popularized by celebrities. Recently Kamala Harris, Vice President of...

Unseasonal rain in Delhi-NCR as weak Tauktae approaches

New Delhi, May 19 | Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) witnessed overcast sky and continuing drizzle on Wednesday with the weather department...

Travails of a wife to cremate husband amid pandemic

Patna, May 19 | A heart breaking incident came to light in Bihar's Munger district where a woman fled from a quarantine center to...

Delhi, adjoining cities receive light spells of rain

New Delhi, May 19 | Delhi and adjoining cities witnessed light rain on Wednesday, lowering down soaring temperature, as the intensity of cyclone Tauktae...

Did Shailaja dig her own grave?

By Sanu V. GeorgeThiruvananthapuram, May 19 | The decision is now final that people's 'shero' outgoing Kerala Health Minister K.K.Shailaja is not going to...

Vax drive for 18 and above from Thursday in Tamil Nadu

Chennai, May 19 | The vaccination drive for those in the age group of 18-44 years will start in Tamil Nadu from Thursday. Auto...

Covid patients’ attendants can turn superspreaders in TN

Chennai, May 19 | With the government hospitals in Tamil Nadu insisting on attendants with Covid-19 patients in wards and ICU's the possibility of...

Tauktae is to weaken further in next 12 hours

New Delhi, May 19 | Cyclone "Tauktae" is very likely to move north-eastwards and weaken gradually into a well-marked low-pressure area during next 12...

Thunderstorms, rain likely in J&K

Srinagar, May 19 | Weather remained mainly dry in J&K on Wednesday as the meteorological (MET) department forecast a brief spell of thunderstorm and...

Search on for 89 missing from barge during Cyclone Tauktae

Mumbai, May 19 | The Indian Navy (IN) and Indian Coast Guard (ICG) continued their search for missing 89 personnel from a barge...

Vedanta restarts O2 production at Sterlite Copper plant

Chennai, May 19 | Oxygen production at Vedanta Ltd's copper smelter plant or Sterlite Copper located in Thoothukudi was restarted on Wednesday, said a...

DMDK Founder Vijayakant admitted to hospital

Chennai, May 19 | Actor-turned-politician and DMDK Founder Vijayakant on Wednesday was admitted to a private hospital here, the party said.According to DMDK, Vijayakant...

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DiagRight focuses on last mile connectivity in diagnostic process to reduce...

Mumbai, Nov 30 | The Indian diagnostics industry has been evolving at a rapid pace over the years proving to be one of the...