Sumi Sukanya Dutta
Test everyone with Covid symptoms, increase RAT booths: States told amid rising Omicron cases
The Centre said that multiple RAT booths must be set up in identified geographies and operationalised on a 24X7 basis to offer widespread testing and easier access to people.
31 Dec 2021
Bid to make IIT counselling error-free
The decision to make the process friendlier for students was made by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority, the panel responsible for admission counselling.
19 Oct 2021
JEE-Advanced: Slip in successful girl candidate count
JEE-Advanced is the entrance test for admission into IITs and NITs. A total of 1,41,699 candidates appeared in both papers.
16 Oct 2021
COVID-19: Highly mutated C.1.2 variant sparks concern amid third wave fears
The variant is being called the most mutated version of the virus yet, even though a concrete understanding on its clinical characteristics and transmissibility is yet to emerge.
02 Sep 2021
COVID-19: Amid reports of shortage, remdesivir production to be up to 78 lakh vials per month
Last week, the government had put ban on export of Remdesivir for the time being to meet domestic needs.
15 Apr 2021
Budget 2021: 137 per cent hike for healthcare, but experts say read fine print
The budget proposals for 2021-2022 rest on six pillars, said Sitharaman, naming health and well-being ahead of five others.
02 Feb 2021
Government planning emergency use authorisation of Covid-19 vaccine, says Health Minister
The statement by the minister indicates that the government is planning to allow vaccination of a section of people even before phase 3 trials of Covid-19 vaccines are completed.
13 Sep 2020
Along with COVID-19, healthcare sector deals with another crisis: Doctors’ suicides
Over the last two months, at least 11 suicides by doctors have been reported, the latest being the case of a government doctor, Nagendra SR in Mysuru, Karnataka.
24 Aug 2020
COVID-19: To wear or not to wear a mask? Even govt agencies are not on same page
The manual, designed jointly with the health ministry and issued by the PSA’s office, cited an influenza modeling study from the US that noted elimination of infection with 80 per cent use of masks
31 Mar 2020
Coronavirus cases cross 150 mark in India
Coronavirus cases crossed 150-mark in the country, while another 276 Indians got added to the list on Wednesday as they tested positive abroad.
19 Mar 2020
Spadework for population law begins
Congress-era Bill tabled in 1992 being studied to assess its feasibility in present times
15 Feb 2020
One in seven persons in India suffers from mental disorder, finds ICMR survey
This was revealed by the first comprehensive study on disease burden due to mental disorders, conducted by Indian Council of Medical Research.
24 Dec 2019
Fraud cases abound in NDA's health scheme
Sample this: Seven women got added to a family quota to get their Ayushman Bharat cards and the next week they were having delivered babies in a private hospital.
01 Sep 2019
Sex harassment at work cases up 4,000% in 4 years
The figures, accessed by TNIE, show that while 371 cases were reported in 2014, the number shot up to 14,866 in 2018 (till October) — a rise of over 3,907 per cent.
22 Oct 2018
#MeToo: Another woman comes out against Union minister M J Akbar
At least 15 women journalists have called out Akbar so far.
17 Oct 2018
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test