Coronavirus

Employees' well-being: Various organisations set their top agenda for COVID-19

To ease the burden of the health-and-economic crisis brought upon by the pandemic on their employees, several companies have come forward with initiatives for their workforce.

published on : 24th June 2021

Third wave: Delhi University hostel to become COVID care centre

After facing difficulties and losing several members of its faculties and non-teaching staff to the Covid-19 second wave, Delhi University is preparing for the third.

published on : 24th June 2021

Humans have endangered the earth

We are witnessing climate change, rampant forest fires, the coming of new viruses, etc. We will witness worse pandemics if we don’t wake up.

published on : 24th June 2021

MP: Two found infected with 'Delta plus' variant of COVID in Ujjain, one of them dead

'Delta plus' has been declared a variant of concern by the Centre.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Mobile recharge coupons, sarees, make-up boxes: Gifts galore to boost COVID vaccinations in MP

Bhopal district administration is offering mobile recharge coupons worth Rs 200 through lottery while an organisation in a village in Betul district is distributing umbrellas and sarees.

published on : 23rd June 2021

First case of Delta plus COVID variant detected in J&K: GMC principal

Shashi Sudhan Sharma said authorities are verifying the details to ascertain if the patient is a traveller or a local.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Assam government frontline employees to receive salaries only if they are vaccinated

The order came two days after the state administration said that it is mandatory for all workers of government and private enterprises, who have taken both doses of the vaccine, to attend office.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Amid worry over Delta plus variant, Maharashtra sees 10,000 COVID cases; over six lakh vaccinated in a day

Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope on Wednesday expressed concern over statewide daily cases not remaining below 7,000-8,000 on a consistent basis.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Delta plus variant: A day after raising concerns, scientists say no need to panic

An independent virologist said that in the wake of the new findings, the government should also reveal it's future strategy.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Sham, misleading, unacceptable: Uttarakhand High Court slams govt for vague Covid deaths audit

Notably, in most case the cause of death is posted as 'cardiopulmonary arrest' to which the bench raised questions. 

published on : 23rd June 2021

England tracks 41 cases of Delta K417N variant, extra measures taken

Public Health England said K417N, which is being dubbed as Delta plus in some quarters, is an additional 'spike mutation of interest'.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Only one student in each desk, no gatherings: Karnataka releases SOP to conduct SSLC in July

While releasing the SOP, the Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar said those in charge of the exam centres should abide by the SOP.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Preparations for third wave: Genome sequencing lab likely to start at LNJP Hospital by July

A genetic sequencing machine for the laboratory has been procured from Singapore after issuing a global tender for it, officials said on Wednesday.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Director of Odisha firm, two other staff arrested over spurious Covid-19 drugs trade

Crime Branch sources said Medilloyd Medicament had procured Favimax-400 tablets from Max Relief Healthcare whose proprietor Sudeep Mukherjee was earlier arrested by the Mumbai police

published on : 23rd June 2021

Hawaii detects community spread of COVID-19 delta variant 

The state Department of Health said it is 'investigating to determine the extent of household and community transmission.'

published on : 23rd June 2021
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