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Health workers attend to COVID-19 patients at a makeshift hospital in New Delhi. (Photo| AP)

Helping Handles: How social media became digital COVID helpline

Where the government machinery failed, India's youth harnessed the power of social media to enable their fellow countrymen to access critical healthcare and survive.


'Congress misleading people, will be remembered for duplicity and pettiness': Nadda hits out at Sonia

The BJP chief's reaction comes a day after the Congress Working Committee hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government over the handling of the coronavirus crisis.

11th May 2021 11:52 AM

More trouble for Anil Deshmukh as ED files case against former Maharashtra Home Minister

Sources said the case registered under sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) has been filed after studying a recent CBI FIR that was filed against Deshmukh.

11th May 2021 11:49 AM

Gujarat won't seeking more oxygen from Centre as task force says only 20 per cent COVID patients need supportive care

In a reply to the Gujarat High Court hearing a suo motu PIL on the COVID-19 situation, Principal Secretary (Health) Jayanti Ravi said the number of daily new cases has seen a decreasing trend.

11th May 2021 11:46 AM

Jal Shakti Minister terms floating corpses incident in Ganga as 'unfortunate'

Around a dozen of corpses were spotted in the Ganga river in Bihar's Buxar on Monday.

11th May 2021 11:43 AM

COVID-infected Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan shifted to ICU of Lucknow hospital

The 72-year-old leader and his son Abdullah Khan were confirmed Covid-19 positive on April 30 and they were admitted to the private hospital from the Sitapur jail on Sunday, May 9.

11th May 2021 11:40 AM

Maharashtra: Cop who accused Param Bir Singh of corruption claims threat to life

Ghadge, who is posted in Akola, has sent letters to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackrey, state Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil, and state Director General of Police (DGP) demanding police protection.

11th May 2021 11:32 AM

Centre files reply on plea seeking to stop construction activity in Central Vista Project

Senior Advocate Sidharth Luthra, who was representing the petitioner, told the court that the issue concerns a specific area where construction is going on unabated.

11th May 2021 11:28 AM

Two Congress MPs, three Punjab ministers express concern over delay in justice in 2015 sacrilege case

These Congress leaders are learnt to have sought early action against the perpetrators of the desecration of a religious text and the police firing in 2015, sources said.

11th May 2021 11:25 AM

Please get vaccinated as COVID mutating rapidly due to availability of large number of hosts: Doctor

Dr Shashi Sudan also urged people to cooperate with health authorities to prevent the spread of the virus.

11th May 2021 11:16 AM

India records 3.29 lakh fresh COVID-19 cases, 3,876 fatalities; recoveries outnumber new infections

The active cases have reduced to 37,15,221 comprising 16.16 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 82.75 per cent.

11th May 2021 11:01 AM