Covid-19 pandemic

Local kids don't want to miss farmer 'uncles', stay put on agri laws protest sites

While the farmers await the repealing of the farm laws by Parliament to go home, the local kids, who have been getting full meals three times a day for almost a year, don’t want them to leave.

published on : 27th November 2021

'Covid caseload reduced': Aviation Ministry allows airlines to serve meals on all domestic flights

The carriers had not been allowed to serve meals in flights, which have duration of less than two hours, since April 15 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 16th November 2021

India should harness potential of Artificial Intelligence to improve farm income: V-P Venkaiah Naidu

Spelling out the benefits of Farmer Producer Organization, the Vice-President further said that the FPOs can immensely help farmers in the fields of agro-based initiative.

published on : 8th November 2021

Kurnool drought leads to migrations

They used to work as construction workers in cities and as farm workers in chilli fields. 

published on : 8th November 2021

Right food can help overcome depression, say nutritionists

Mental depression is a serious problem that affects people around the world, and in many, this could be a life changing occurrence.

published on : 26th October 2021

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
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