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Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Waiting for the dawn after world faced a difficult year

A revolt against the Kremlin was predicted. Some warned of a military mutiny. President Vladimir Putin was reported to be dead or dying

31 Dec 2022 12:00 AM

K.C. Singh | Amid Beijing’s overtures, Delhi needs to stand firm

Chinese President Xi Jinping has just six months left for the Communist Party’s quinquennial national conference

27 Mar 2022 11:21 PM

US scientists detect Omicron variant for first time in deer

The yet-to-be peer-reviewed study also found neutralising antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in one of the Omicron-infected deer

07 Mar 2022 2:01 PM

Omicron BA.2 will not cause another COVID-19 surge, says expert

The Expert further said that BA.2 will be more transmissible than BA.1 and has mutated to increase its transmissibility

21 Feb 2022 4:55 PM

Omicron enters community transmission, metros in grip

It also said BA.2 lineage, an infectious sub-variant of Omicron, has been found in a substantial fraction in the country

23 Jan 2022 12:38 PM


Omicron a 'deviant' from Covid pandemic progression script: Virologist T Jacob John

Omicron, the highly infectious variant of coronavirus, is driving the third wave of COVID-19 pandemic in India

16 Jan 2022 2:35 PM

Omicron more infectious than Delta variant: Medanta Hospital senior surgeon

Omicron shows higher vaccine unresponsiveness and vaccine failure, the surgeon said

13 Jan 2022 4:42 PM

Single day rise of 2,47,417 Covid cases reported in India, Omicron tally at 5,488

The country saw a single day jump of 620 cases of the Omicron variant, the highest so far

13 Jan 2022 10:09 AM

Centre tells states to keep oxygen ready as COVID cases near 2 lakh a day

Rajesh Bhushan urged the chief secretaries to direct their departments to ensure adequate buffer stocks of medical oxygen

13 Jan 2022 1:41 AM

Omicron quickly overtaking Delta globally in terms of circulation: WHO

Omicron is becoming the dominant variant that is being detected

12 Jan 2022 10:05 AM


New coronavirus variant 'Deltacron' emerges in Cyprus

In total, 10 of the mutations from Omicron were found in the 25 samples taken in Cyprus

09 Jan 2022 2:33 PM

Vaccine skeptics slammed across Europe as Omicron rages

Amid a seemingly unstoppable surge in infections, officials are focusing restrictions on unvaccinated people

09 Jan 2022 1:11 PM

India records over 1.5 Lakh new Covid infections, 3,623 cases of Omicron

Maharashtra accounts for the highest number of Omicron cases, followed by Delhi and Karnataka

09 Jan 2022 9:53 AM

7-day self-isolation mandatory for international fliers from January 11

The guidelines released on Friday come into force from January 11 and will remain effective till further government orders

07 Jan 2022 10:36 PM

India reports its second Omicron death from Odisha

The deceased, identified as a 50-year-old woman, was suffering from a brain stroke

07 Jan 2022 11:28 AM


India records 1,17,100 new Covid cases, highest after 214 days

3,007 cases of Omicron have been reported across 27 states and UTs

07 Jan 2022 10:20 AM

Omicron is highly transmissible but mild variant, says expert

The country has reported 2,630 cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19

07 Jan 2022 8:14 AM

Don't let your guard down thinking Omicron is mild infection, warns AIIMS expert

Dr PS Chandra further said the Omicron virus is highly infectious and it is going to increase the herd immunity

06 Jan 2022 3:32 PM

Over 90,000 new Covid infections, 495 Omicron cases in India

Of the total cases, Maharashtra has the maximum at 797, followed by Delhi, Rajasthan, Kerala, Karnataka, Gujarat, and Tamil Nadu

06 Jan 2022 10:01 AM

India reports first Omicron death in Rajasthan

Union health ministry on Wednesday released revised guidelines for home isolation for mild and asymptomatic infections

05 Jan 2022 1:47 PM