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Foreign-bound Indian nationals can get Covishield second dose in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, July 24 | Foreign-bound Indian nationals, who have taken the first dose of Covishield or AstraZeneca vaccine in a foreign country, can now...

K’taka govt eases curbs in places of worship, allows amusement parks...

Bengaluru, July 24 | The Karnataka government on Saturday further eased restrictions in places of worship and also allowed amusement parks and similar...

US purchased extra 200 million doses of Covid jab: Pfizer

New York, July 24 | The US government has purchased an additional 200 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine.This brings the total number...

Colleges gear up to welcome students from Monday in K’taka

Bengaluru, July 24 | After the long Covid-19 hiatus, degree Colleges across the state in Karnataka are gearing up to welcome students to the...

Kerala Minister denies 1mn vax doses lying unutilised

Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 | Kerala State Health Minister Veena George on Friday dispelled media reports that over one million doses of Covid vaccines are...

2 Cr vaccinated from Covid in TN: Govt

Chennai, July 23 | Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian has said that two crore people have been administered vaccines against Covid-19 in his...

Clarify on deaths due to oxygen shortage, Panneerselvam to Stalin

Chennai, July 22 | AIADMK Coordinator and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Thursday hit out at Health Minister Ma Subramanian's statement...

Andhra Covid call centre handled 10L tele-consultations in 2nd wave

Amaravati, July 22 | As many as 10 lakh phone calls were made to Andhra Pradesh government's Covid call centre by people across the...

Yogi govt urged to allow coaching institutes to reopen

Lucknow, July 22 | The Coaching Federation of India (CFI) has urged the Yogi Adityanath government to allow coaching institutes to reopen with Covid...

Traditional Japanese breakfast may be effective against Covid

Tokyo, July 22 | Researchers have found that a fermented soybean dish often served for breakfast in Japan, can prove to be effective against...

Many Covid patients died of O2 shortage in Delhi, need an...

New Delhi, July 21 | Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said many people died due to the oxygen shortage during the...

At 3,998, Covid deaths jump over 10X in India in 24...

New Delhi, July 21 | India on Wednesday recorded 3,998 deaths due to Covid in just 24 hours after it logged 374 deaths.There was...

Only 70 Covid cases in UP in 24 hrs

Lucknow, July 21 | The Covid wave in Uttar Pradesh is receding fast according to government data as only 70 new cases of the...

Punjab schools to open from July 26, with rider

Chandigarh, July 20 | Schools for Class 10 to 12 in Punjab are all set to open from July 26, with Chief Minister Amarinder...

TN BJP leader alleges diversion of vaccines to pvt hospitals

Chennai, July 20 | National President of Mahila Morcha (BJP Woman's wing) and Coimbatore MLA, Vanathi Srinivasan, has called upon the Tamil Nadu government...

At 374, India logs lowest Covid deaths in 4 months

New Delhi, July 20 | India on Tuesday recorded 30,093 new Covid-19 cases and 374 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of...

Delta variant 40-60% more transmissible than Alpha variant: Govt panel chief...

New Delhi, July 19 | Delta variant of Covid-19 virus is around 40-60 per cent more transmissible than its predecessor Alpha variant and has...

Vizag zoo reopens, public allowed from Tuesday

Visakhapatnam, July 19 | Following permission from the Andhra Pradesh government, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Vizag Zoo, reopened on Monday, duly following Coronavirus protocol."It...

India records 38K new Covid cases, 499 deaths

New Delhi, July 19 | India on Monday recorded 38,164 new Covid-19cases and 499 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health...

DDMA bans Kanwar Yatra in Delhi

New Delhi, July 19 | After several northern states, including Uttarakhand, announced restriction on ‘Kanwar Yatra, the Delhi administration too on Sunday prohibited any...

Active Covid cases dip below 30K in Karnataka

Bengaluru, July 19 | With the pandemic's second wave plateauing, active Covid cases in Karnataka dipped below 30,000, as only 1,708 new cases in...

Come out with white paper on vax data: Palaniswami to Stalin

Chennai, July 17 | Former Tamil Nadu chief minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday demanded from the DMK government headed by M.K. Stalin to publish...

India’s Covid recovery rate goes past 97%

New Delhi, July 17 | With fresh Covid cases in India remaining below 40,000 over consecutive days, the Union Health Ministry on Saturday said...

Common Covid antibiotic no more effective than placebo: Study

New York, July 17 | A new study has found that the antibiotic azithromycin was no more effective than a placebo in preventing symptoms...

India reports 38,079 new Covid cases, 560 deaths in 24 hrs

New Delhi, July 17 | India reported 38,079 new coronavirus cases, lower than Friday and 560 deaths in the last 24 hours. According to...

K’taka to train doctors to fight possible Covid 3rd wave

Bengaluru, July 17 | Karnataka would train doctors and paramedics across the state to fight the possible Covid third wave, Health Minister K....

AstraZeneca Covid vaccine protection may last a lifetime: Study

New Delhi, July 16 | The Oxford-AstraZeneca jab gives powerful protection that may last a whole lifetime, a new study has found.Apart from generating...

Delta variant infected even vaccinated people during 2nd wave: ICMR

New Delhi, July 16 | The highly contagious Delta Covid variant infected more than 80 per cent people in India during the devastating second...

Delta variant threat looms large in Karnataka

Bengaluru, July 16 | Amid the increase in the number of cases infected with the Delta variant in neighbouring Maharashtra and Kerala, 725 people...

States reporting more cases should take proactive measures to prevent third...

New Delhi, July 16 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday interacted with the chief ministers of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Odisha, Maharashtra...

Kerala: Cong to start Covid death count campaign, says govt list...

Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 | The Congress on Friday alleged that 20,913 deaths have not been included in the Covid toll list in Kerala and...

UP cannot go ahead with Kanwar Yatra,… 100%, says SC

New Delhi, July 16 | The Supreme Court on Friday pointed out that fear of a third Covid wave looms large over all Indians...

Fresh recoveries beat new Covid cases in India in 24 hrs

New Delhi, July 16 | India reported 38,949 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, when 40,026 people were also discharged from hospital,...

K’taka hospitals told to be equipped by October for third wave

Bengaluru, July 15 | Hospitals across Karnataka have been told by the state government to be better equipped by October 15 to face Covid's...

‘Early stages’ of Covid’s third wave, warns WHO chief

Geneva, July 15 | The world is now in the early stages of a third wave, amid rising cases of Covid's Delta variant, World...

Centre seeks Rs 23,123 cr Covid expenditure proposals from states

New Delhi, July 15 | The Centre on Friday sought the expenditure proposals from all states and the Union Territories (UTs) at the earliest...

Hyderabad hospitals gear up to tackle Covid 3rd wave

Hyderabad, July 15 | With the Indian Medical Association (IMA) warning that a third wave of Covid-19 pandemic is inevitable and imminent, leading hospitals...

IIT-Hyd makes India’s 1st Rapid Electronic Covid-19 RNA test kit for...

Hyderabad, July 15 | Scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH) have developed COVIHOME, an artificial intelligence-powered Covid-19 test that allows self-testing...

Tourists throng Hampi’s open museum after Covid curbs lifted

Hampi (Karnataka), July 15 | The number of tourists is picking up steadily for Karnataka's one of the most important world heritage sites, Hampi,...

Covid disrupted delivery of DTP-1 jab in over 3mn kids in...

Geneva, July 15 | More than three million children in India missed a first dose of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis combined vaccine (DTP-1) in 2020 due to...

TN minister to meet Mansukh Mandaviya for more vaccine supply

Chennai, July 15 | Tamil Nadu Health minister Ma Subraminan will meet the Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in New Delhi on Thursday to...

India’s Covid vaccination coverage crosses 39-cr

New Delhi, July 15 | India's cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage has crossed the landmark of 39 crore that includes 34,97,058 shots administered across the...

K’taka to maintain monthly vaccination target: Dy CM

Bengaluru, July 15 | Despite the uncertainties cropping up over vaccine supply, Karnataka is confident of sticking to its vaccination target, the state's Deputy...

MP to resume classes for Std 11 and 12 students from...

Bhopal, July 14 | After the second wave of the Covid pandemic weakened in Madhya Pradesh, the state government has decided to restart schools...

2,020 families to get compensation for Covid deaths on poll duty

Lucknow, July 14 | Families of 2,020 government employees who died of Covid during the Panchayat poll duty will receive Rs 30 lakh each...

Covid vaccination leads to reduced ICU stay, treatment cost

New Delhi, July 14 | A cohort study on the impact of vaccination among Covid-19 patients by Star Health and Allied Insurance has unveiled...

Despite pandemic, UP sees rise in banking business

Lucknow, July 14 | The decision of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to impose partial curfew in the state instead of complete lockdown...

Countries signal waning confidence in Chinese vaccine against Delta variant

New Delhi, July 14 | Thailand and Indonesia say they will give a booster shot to healthcare workers who received Sinovac, Wall Street Journal...

3rd Covid wave hits world, join hands to avoid it in...

New Delhi, July 13 | Noting that the world has been witnessing the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, NITI Aayog member V.K. Paul...

Bengal will not fully lift Covid restrictions just yet

By Saibal GuptaKolkata, July 13 | Though the spread of coronavirus has reduced significantly in West Bengal, however, considering the upward curve of the...

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IRSDC invites RFQ for redevelopment of Udaipur railway station

New Delhi, July 24 | The Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Ltd (IRSDC) has invited Requests for Qualification (RFQ) to redevelop Udaipur City Railway...