IN PHOTOS | Covid mock drill held at hospitals across India to check preparedness
Amid rising COVID-19 cases, a nationwide mock drill to take stock of hospital preparedness is underway. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has urged state health ministers to visit hospitals and oversee the mock drills.
PHOTOS | Health workers across country take part in mock drills amid China Covid surge
Many hospitals across the country held mock drills on Tuesday to check the preparedness of health facilities to deal with any spurt in COVID-19 cases, with Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya saying it was important to gauge the operational readiness of equipment and human resources.
Fighting bone-chilling cold and hesitancy, Kashmir's vaccine warriors get the job done
Masrat Farid and her colleagues have vaccinated thousands in the last year, mostly in villages that they reach by trekking long distances across rugged countryside.
New Covid variant a cause of concern? What we know so far about 'delta plus' AY4.2 coronavirus
While the 'Delta Plus AY4.2' virus isn't traced in India, British scientists have indicated it may even be more transmissible than the delta strain. Here's all that is known so far about the new variant of the coronavirus.
Tamil Nadu Lockdown: State to continue restrictions till June 7
The Tamil Nadu chief minister, M K Stalin has announced the distribution of COVID-19 relief kits containing 13 grocery items to all rice cardholders in the state free of cost during the month of June.
What is 'deadly' Black Fungus disease and why COVID-19 patients should take extra care against it?
Once the fungal moulds attack human sinuses, it soon spreads to the lungs, the brain and the central nervous system. Here is everything you need to know about the new medical threat that India is up against.
Captured: Cowdung against Covid, liquor before lockdown
Karnataka COVID-19 lockdown: Here are services exempted from restrictions; check out what all will stay shut from May 10-24
Vehicular movement will be strictly prohibited in a bid to stop people from getting on to the roads in Karnataka. While goods vehicles and home delivery service providers are exempted, the use of personal vehicles will be prohibited even to buy essentials or takeaways.
Tamil Nadu COVID-19 lockdown: List of services affected and unaffected from May 10-24
With a view to intensify the measures for preventing further spread of COVID-19, Chief Minister MK Stalin announced that full lockdown will be in force for two weeks in Tamil Nadu from May 10. Here are the major services that will be allowed to function and those prohibited.
Fire at COVID ward of Maharashtra's Virar hospital claims 13 lives
The fire broke out in the intensive care unit on the second floor of the four-storeyed Vijay Vallabh Hospital at Virar in the early hours of Friday, in which five women and eight men died.
Remdesivir injection explained: 8 basic things to know about the high-demand COVID-19 drug
Did you know Remdesivir became the first drug to obtain The US Food and Drug Administration's formal clearance for treating coronavirus? Here are seven other things to know about the life-saving drug against coronavirus.
COVID-19 Delhi weekend curfew: Wedding passes to theatre attendance, here is everything you need to know
The Delhi government has decided to implement a weekend curfew in the national capital to check overcrowding at public places as coronavirus cases continue to rise. According to sources, the curfew will start from 10 pm on Friday and go on till 5 am on Monday. Here is what you should know about the weekend curfew in the national capital amid a massive surge in COVID-19 cases.
Holi 2021: Indians revel in festival of colours as coronavirus cases surge
In a tweet, PM Narendra Modi wished that this festival of joy and celebration infuses new energy and enthusiasm in everyone's life.
How to register on CoWin portal? 6 easy steps to book a COVID-19 vaccine slot online sans Aarogya Setu app
No, you don't have to be tech-savvy or install the Aarogya Setu app to register yourself for the coronavirus vaccination drive. TNIE explains how anybody can register themselves for the jab in six easy steps. All it takes is a speedy internet connection, a mobile phone, a valid ID Proof and 10 minutes of your time!
Mohanlal to Dulquer Salmaan, Malayalam filmstars thank CM Pinarayi Vijayan for 'standing with movie industry'
The Kerala government on Monday announced movie theatres in the state will be exempted from paying entertainment tax till March 2021, taking into consideration the difficulties faced by the industry due to the pandemic outbreak. Following the announcement, a band of Mollywood actors have come forward extending their gratitude to the Pinarayi Vijayan government. From Asif Ali to Mammootty, here are some of the artists who thanked the Kerala government on social media.
A pandemic Christmas: Masked up devotees attend mass, follow social distancing norms
Even as quarantines, border closings and curfews have complicated the joyous Christmas for people across the globe, the day remained special for many thanks to their determination and imagination.
No, Pfizer and Novavax vaccines are not the same. Here are all major companies involved in developing COVID-19 vaccine
As it stands, no country has ordered more vaccine doses than India with 1.6 billion. Here is everything you need to know about developments in the vaccine race against the coronavirus.
Movie halls, theatres to reopen on October 15 after pandemic lockdown: Masks to snacks, here's what filmgoers need to know
As a part of Unlock-5, Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry on Tuesday released the standard operating procedures (SOPs) for cinema halls and theatres, which are reopening from October 15.
IN PICS | Pakistan reopens schools almost after 5 months of coronavirus lockdown. Here's what you need to know
After a break of nearly five months, Pakistan on Tuesday began its phased reopening of schools, in view of the falling number of new coronavirus cases in the country.
Kerala's KK Shailaja tops as women dominate top 10 of Prospect's 'thinkers for the COVID-19 age' list
Kerala continues to be an inspiration in the management of the coronavirus pandemic at the international level. In the latest, a monthly British magazine 'Prospect' has announced that state Health Minister KK Shailaja has been selected as the world's top thinker for the Covid-19 age. She has been selected from a list of 50 personalities which include Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand; philosopher Cornel West; historian of slavery Olivette Otele among others.
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