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Covid19

Ashwani Kumar | Amid grief as Covid surges, India needs divine mercy!

Wailing mothers, grieving children and the helplessness of marginalised people mock our politics

13 May 2021 12:00 AM

UN sounds alarm on South Asia child deaths due to COVID-19

The report said that even where health services were not shut down, the number of people visiting them declined

17 Mar 2021 1:11 PM

New Zealand ends snap virus lockdown in largest city

New Zealand has been widely praised for its handling of the pandemic, with just 26 deaths in a population of five million

17 Feb 2021 12:37 PM

Serum Institute begins phase 2 clinical trial of Oxford COVID vaccine

In all 25 candidates will given the vaccine in the next seven days, according to Dr Lalwani

26 Aug 2020 5:01 PM

Former President Pranab Mukherjee tests positive for COVID-19

On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today, he tweeted

10 Aug 2020 1:57 PM

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AIIMS to start human trials of Covaxin today

The Ethics Committee had raised few concerns in the protocol submitted for carrying out of the trial, according to Dr Sanjay Rai

20 Jul 2020 12:20 PM

India registers 8,380 fresh covid cases in a day, toll crosses 5000

India is the ninth worst-hit nation by the Covid-19 pandemic

31 May 2020 3:40 PM

Trump feels 'absolutely great' after taking hydroxychloroquine

India, which is one of the major manufactures of the drug, has sent several millions of doses to the US as part of its humanitarian gesture

29 May 2020 10:18 AM

Himachal BJP chief resigns over state health department scam

Rajeev Bindal said he was tendering his resignation on high moral grounds.

28 May 2020 4:29 PM

Guest workers add to rising number of corona cases in Uttar Pradesh, eastern states

Amidst the political 'tu-tu, mein-mein', the plight of the guest workers continues to trouble the conscience of the Indian nation.

27 May 2020 12:00 AM

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Health ministry makes 14-day quarantine mandatory for international travellers

Only yesterday, Hardeep Singh Puri said that India shall try to restart some international flights by August.

24 May 2020 5:18 PM

24 labourers killed in Uttar Pradesh after their truck collides with another truck

According to the official, the incident occurred at around 3.30 am.

16 May 2020 9:05 AM

Migrants from Uttar Pradesh stopped by police after 1500-km truck journey

The workers said they believed they were not stopped at various checkpoints as police thought the vehicle was carrying vegetables.

12 May 2020 5:58 PM

Start-ups get creative as coronavirus crisis fuels funding crunch, reinvents businesses to survive economic slowdown

A group of the top venture firms warned startups this month that it will be “very difficult” to raise financing anytime soon

11 May 2020 3:01 PM

Covid-19 pandemic: Maharashtra records highest single day jump in cases

Notably, although the cases are rising, the mortality rate in Maharashtra is dipping.

02 May 2020 9:32 AM

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Covid-19: As Europe plans exit strategy, US faces uphill task to curb pandemic

The world continues to reel under the effects of coronavirus pandemic.

29 Apr 2020 10:50 AM

NITI Aayog building sealed for 48 hrs after officer tests positive for Covid19

A director level officer working at NITI Bhawan has been tested positive for Covid-19

28 Apr 2020 1:28 PM

International passenger capacity for India reduced by 89 pc in April: UN

International passenger capacity reduced by 13%, mainly related to traffic from/to States deeply interconnected to China

24 Apr 2020 11:47 AM

Humans responsible spread of coronavirus and other zoonoses

It is human activity that enabled the virus to jump to people, and specialists warn that if nothing changes many other pandemics will follow

21 Apr 2020 11:48 AM

Coronavirus: Trump says US has 'passed the peak', vows to reopen economy

A bullish Trump told reporters his "aggressive strategy" against the virus was working.

16 Apr 2020 10:37 AM

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