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Centre's vaccination policy 'encouraging' black marketing: Kerala government tells HC

Accusing the private vaccine makers of charging exorbitant prices for vaccines, the state government said the companies cannot be allowed to play in between the pandemic.

published on : 2nd June 2021

COVID impact: Royal Enfield to again shut down manufacturing plants from May 27-29

The TN administration on May 22 had announced extending the ongoing lockdown for another week starting May 24 with more stringent measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

published on : 26th May 2021

Unofficial Rapid Tests, a norm in district private hospitals of Telangana

Hospitals resorting to this measure as testing in rural areas is very low, with just 50 RAT kits given per PHC & labs being located in district headquarters

published on : 22nd May 2021

How lockdown has affected children's speech and what parents can do to help

Impact of lockdowns Parents have done an amazing job through the pandemic to keep their children safe and healthy.

published on : 20th May 2021

Four-fifths of income losses during 1st wave incurred by private sector: Report

The income losses incurred by the Indian government by far was the least at only about 20 per cent, while it was 100 per cent in the US and Canada.

published on : 19th May 2021

Sri Lanka ends 3-day COVID-19 lockdown

The three-day lockdown without imposing a curfew was meant to force people to remain indoors during the long weekend which coincided with the festivities at the end of Ramadan fast.

published on : 17th May 2021

COVID-19: Finance ministry asks states to vaccinate staff of banks, insurance companies on priority basis

Welcoming the move, All India Bank Employees Association general secretary C H Vekatachlam said priority Vaccination is very important.

published on : 14th May 2021

Bihar: About 30 ventilators bought under PM-Cares fund lie unused

As many as 207 ventilators were allotted to Bihar for hospitals in 36 districts in March last year after they were purchased under the PM CARES Fund.

published on : 6th May 2021

Fresh wave of COVID-19 may pull down growth below double digit: Ex Finance Secretary S C Garg

The Economic Survey projected a growth rate of 11 per cent, while RBI retained its growth forecast at 10.5 per cent for the ongoing financial year.

published on : 26th April 2021

ICICI Bank shares gain over 6 per cent after Q4 earnings 

The stock jumped 6.11 per cent to Rs 604.90 on BSE. On NSE, shares of the company gained 6.23 per cent to Rs 605.50.

published on : 26th April 2021

New COVID vaccine policy discriminatory: Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi

Noting that any reasonable person will agree on the benefit of a uniform price for vaccination, she urged prime minister Modi to intervene immediately and "reverse this ill-considered decision".

published on : 22nd April 2021

Ensure labs don't have pending samples before giving them more to test: Delhi CM Kejriwal to DMs

He cautioned that a serious patient could lose his life if it takes three days for the results after sample collection for COVID-19 testing.

published on : 17th April 2021

Tamil Nadu clocks 9,344 new COVID-19 infections, 39 fatalities

Active cases stood at 65,635. A health department bulletin said 39 more deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to13,071.

published on : 17th April 2021

Collectors asked to ramp up rapid response teams in Odisha

Mahapatra made it clear that the district administrations should now singularly focus on containment of coronavirus.

published on : 16th April 2021

3,29,056 more vaccinated against COVID-19 in Maharashtra

The state on Monday vaccinated 6,938 healthcare professionals, 18,854 frontline workers, 1,88,553 people in the 45-59 age group and having comorbidities and 1,14,711 senior citizens (total 3,29,056).

published on : 14th April 2021
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