Covid

Rath Yatra to be a heavily-guarded affair

About 180 platoons of police force and 1,000 officers will be deployed to maintain law and order situation during Rath Yatra.

published on : 28th June 2022

Reinfections show first Covid doesn’t guarantee lifetime immunity

Compared to those with the first infection, people with reinfection had an elevated risk of all cause-mortality and increased risk of hospitalisation, says a recent US study.

published on : 27th June 2022

Immunisation body likely to consider Corbevax as booster for those jabbed with Covishield, Covaxin 

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on June 4 approved Corbevax as a precaution dose for those aged 18 and above.

published on : 27th June 2022

Amid Maharashtra political crisis, deputy CM Ajit Pawar tests positive for coronavirus

The senior NCP leader (62), whose party is a key constituent of the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government, has tested positive for the infection for the second time.

published on : 27th June 2022

A fourth of MSMEs lost market share to big corporations during COVID-19: Crisil

Rating agency Crisil's research wing analysed MSMEs from 69 sectors and 147 clusters having a revenue of Rs 47 lakh crore or a fourth of India's GDP.

published on : 27th June 2022

DBT studying long-term memory of COVID-19 vaccines

The study is aimed at ascertaining the long-tern impact of the vaccines and will help modulate the schedule of doses, a senior official said on Monday.

published on : 27th June 2022

Mayank Agarwal to join Indian Test squad in England as cover for Rohit Sharma

Mayank Agarwal had missed out on making the 15-man squad for the game, starting July 1, but got an opportunity after KL Rahul got injured just ahead of the South Africa series.

published on : 27th June 2022

India records 17,073 new Covid cases, 21 deaths; daily positivity rate 5.62 per cent

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 5.62 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 3.39 per cent, it stated. The daily positivity crossed 5 per cent after a gap of 139 days.

published on : 27th June 2022

‘Condom sale slumped with Covid onset’

The ministry of Health and Family Welfare in reply to a query, sought by MP-based RTI activist Chandrasekhar Gaur.

published on : 27th June 2022

Delhi remembers the lethal second wave: No cremation of covid scars

As Covid has shown a slight rise in the capital, the memories of the devastating second wave have returned.

published on : 27th June 2022

‘Female Covid patients at higher risk of mortality’

The study on 2,586 hospitalised Covid-19 patients has been published in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, Springer Nature journal, the hospital authorities said in a statement.

published on : 27th June 2022

Construction cost goes through roof

It goes without saying that the increase in prices of different raw materials increases the overall cost of the construction and builders will not bear the additional financial burden.

published on : 27th June 2022

‘Online learning came as solution’: Ramesh Balasundaram

He said that in terms of NEP implementation, various educational NGOs were limited in their capacity until a new NEP National Curriculum Framework was developed.

published on : 27th June 2022

Pandemic and the pass class  

The second PU pass percentage failed to cross the 62 per cent mark for the fourth year, with Arts students failing to cross 50 per cent in these years.

published on : 27th June 2022

More than 68% Covid cases within Madurai city limits

Activists alleged people are failing to follow the health advisories. 

published on : 27th June 2022
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