COVID-19 pandemic

Positive narrative to deflect Opposition attack a must: BJP President JP Nadda

He specifically pointed out that the Narendra Modi government was pursuing a development agenda despite the Opposition working with a negative mindset. 

published on : 19th October 2021

CMCH’s protocol shields orthopaedic care team from Covid

In 2020, the Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology launched 'Coimbatore orthopaedic surgical fixation protocol in Covid-19 pandemic' to attend to emergency and closed fracture cases.

published on : 18th October 2021

'Crisis of credibility' challenge before judiciary, says newly appointed SC judge Justice Oka

Members of the legal profession should work towards restoring faith of the country's citizens in the judiciary, Justice Abhay S Oka said.

published on : 12th October 2021

Teenage pregnancy cases on the rise in Krishnagiri district

830 teenage pregnancy cases were registered in 2020 amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, which is significantly higher than the 650 registered in 2019.

published on : 9th October 2021

New trends pedal into Tiruchy city as cycling sees more takers, ride modes

From looking at cycling as a basic means of transportation it seems to have evolved into a part of the daily routine among Tiruchities, thanks to the Covid-19

published on : 4th October 2021

Over 66,000 idols immersed on fifth day of Ganpati festival in Mumbai

Of the total immersed idols, 1,193 were of Ganpati 'Sarvajanik' (public) mandals, 59,153 household Ganesh idols and 5,953 idols of Goddess Gauri.

published on : 15th September 2021

Uddhav Thackeray says gatherings should be avoided, asks political parties to set example

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was addressing, through video link, an event to dedicate several public projects of the Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation in the district.

published on : 7th September 2021

Weight gain in pandemic increased type 2 diabetes risk: UK study

The National Health Service estimates that weight gain of one kg, or 2.2 pounds, can increase someone's risk of diabetes by around 8 per cent.

published on : 4th September 2021

Pakistan writes to UK on moving India from red to amber COVID travel list

Pakistan's Special Assistant on Health Faisal Sultan juxtaposed the country's pandemic statistics with those of other countries in the region in a letter to his UK counterpart.

published on : 11th August 2021

COVID-19: Hazards of not reopening schools too serious to be ignored, says parliamentary panel

The committee has noted that the closure of schools has not only impacted social fabric of families in a negative manner, it has also increased involvement of children in household chores.

published on : 8th August 2021

Rs 1,481.87 crore pension to be distributed to over 48 lakh poor ahead of Onam: Kerala CM

Vijayan said that withOnam just round the corner it was necessary that poor people have money in their hands and therefore, the Social Welfare Pension will be given for the months of July and August.

published on : 8th August 2021

Pandemic leaves Indians mired in massive medical debts

The pandemic has devastated India's economy, bringing financial calamity to millions at the mercy of its chronically underfunded and fragmented healthcare system.

published on : 26th July 2021

COVID-19: Maharashtra CM urges PM to frame national policy to stop gatherings

Thackeray made this suggestion in a virtual meeting held by the PM, during which he took stock of the coronavirus situation.

published on : 16th July 2021

Puducherry extends validity of building permit due to Covid-19 pandemic

The permits which have expired during the period from June 1to  June 30, 2021 has been extended up to June 2022, according to an order issued by Chief Town Planner S Mahalingam.

published on : 13th July 2021

In a first, mangoes, black rice, bottle gourd from Varanasi make it to global markets despite COVID-19

The officials said the exports were made possible as they connected the Fresh Vegetables and Fruits Exporters Association in Mumbai with the farmer groups in Varanasi.

published on : 6th July 2021
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