Coronavirus

Sustaining inoculation rate remains the biggest challenge for government

Officials said that of about 12 crore vaccine doses available for June, 9.5 crore doses have already been exhausted, which leaves only about 2.5 crore doses for eight days.

published on : 23rd June 2021

We can't control crowds in markets: Delhi trader bodies puts onus on administration

Traders' bodies said that shopkeepers can't be expected to manage crowds outside their shops and they condemned AIIMS director's remarks on crowding in markets.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Vaccination low in many states before June 21 record high

Figures from MP, Haryana, Karnataka, UP & others suggest fewer persons were inoculated in build-up to achieve staggering tally on June 21.

published on : 23rd June 2021

COVID-19: Sports activities in TN will take time  

While speaking to this daily, various heads and in-charges of sports bodies welcomed the decision but said it will take time for things to settle.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Fighting COVID-19: Marketing consultant recalls experience of surviving the virus

Vinay K Mayer had to shift to another home despite his mother insisting to take care of him with her home remedies.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Covid takeaways for Odisha edu

The Odisha government’s plan to introduce a periodical assessment system in secondary and higher secondary classes is most welcome.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Foreigners arriving in Davangere to be screened for Covid variant

Foreign travellers to Davangere will be tested for the Delta plus variant of Covid-19 and genome sequencing will be also conducted as per government protocol.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Double amputee, who lost his hands, gets COVID vaccine on left thigh in Jharkhand

He also appealed people come forward for vaccination without any fear in mind  

published on : 23rd June 2021

As passengers return to air travel in US, bad behaviour skyrockets

Airlines have reported about 3,000 cases of disruptive passengers since January 1, according to a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, which began tracking it this year.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Wembley to allow more than 60,000 fans for Euro 2020 semifinals, final

Euro 2020 is seeing the biggest crowds at any event in Britain since the pandemic took hold in the country in March 2020.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Vaccination against COVID-19: Karnataka crosses two crore mark; tops among Southern states

The state on Tuesday reported 3,709 new cases of COVID-19 and 139 deaths, taking the total number of infections to 28,15,029 and toll to 34,164.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Invoke compulsory license provisions to ramp up vaccine production: Congress to government

The party also recommended allocation of vaccines to states based on a "justifiable formula" centered on evidence and providing ex-gratia relief of at least Rs 4 lakh for COVID victims.

published on : 22nd June 2021

CM Yediyurappa mulls vaccination for all students, teachers before colleges reopen in Karnataka

Expert committee on 3d wave of Covid led by Dr Devi Prasad Shetty in its report has asked govt to provide Rs 2 lakh insurance to all children attending school.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Maharashtra reports 8,470 new COVID cases, 188 deaths; over 5.52 lakh vaccinated in last 24 hours

There are now 1,23,340 active cases in the state, where the coronavirus recovery rate is 95.9 per cent, while the fatality rate is 1.98 per cent, the statement said.

published on : 22nd June 2021

COVID-19: Daily vaccinations fall by 40 per cent after record breaking show

Officials said that of about 12 crore vaccine doses available for June, 9.5 crore doses have already been exhausted which leaves only about 2.5 crore doses for 8 days.  

published on : 22nd June 2021
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