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Covid pandemic

Diabetes found in 1/3rd of samples sent for routine, blood sugar check in Delhi

According to the statistics shared in the report, a total of 536,164 blood samples were tested for diabetes at Tata 1mg labs across the country between March-October 2022.

published on : 12th November 2022

Left-right divide in a new colonial world

On the global stage, we are seeing the classical, post-colonial class divide between the haves and the have-nots.

published on : 2nd October 2022

SpiceJet shares fall over 4 per cent

The company's shares declined 4.01 per cent to settle at Rs 41.85 apiece on the BSE. During the day, it fell 4.24 per cent to Rs 41.75.

published on : 21st September 2022

Investments shy over growth worries

If it’s not one thing, it’s another holding back private investments.

published on : 17th September 2022

Lufthansa back in private hands as Germany sells rescue stake

To save Lufthansa from bankruptcy during the pandemic, the German government took a 20-percent stake in the group under a nine-billion-euro (dollar) state aid package.

published on : 14th September 2022

Pet care industry grows after pandemic; attracts FMCG companies

According to a media reports, the overall dog food market in India is projected to rise at a 15 per cent current value CAGR in the next 5 years.

published on : 31st July 2022

'Red alert for child health': 25 million kids missed routine vaccinations in 2021 because of COVID pandemic

Scientists said low vaccine coverage rates had already resulted in preventable outbreaks of diseases like measles and polio.

published on : 15th July 2022

Free Covid booster doses for all adults from July 15 till next 75 days; camps likely on pilgrimage routes, offices

‘Covid vaccine Amrit Mahotsav campaign’ to be launched at 8,000 government centres for those between 18 and 59 years, while it is already free for those above 60, health care, and frontline workers.

published on : 15th July 2022

Health guru in Khaki uniform

This IPS officer began his yoga sessions during the Covid-induced lockdown; his inspiration has now become a guiding force for many, writes Ejaz Kaiser

published on : 3rd July 2022

Covid patients at higher risk of serious neurodegenerative disorders, find Danish researchers

Apart from ischemic stroke, most neurological disorders do not appear to be more frequent after COVID-19 than after influenza or community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, a researcher assured.

published on : 28th June 2022

Chennai corporation to increase contact tracing as Covid cases increase

The Greater Chennai Corporation has also commenced an awareness drive among the 60 plus categories of people for taking the third dose of vaccine.

published on : 26th June 2022

Long Covid risk higher with Delta variant than Omicron: King's College researchers

Analysis of data from ZOE Covid Symptom study app shows 4.4 per cent of Omicron cases were long Covid, compared to 10.8 per cent of Delta cases.

published on : 17th June 2022

Why is now the right time to buy a home?

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only made people realize the importance of having a contingency plan for emergencies, but also changed some other rules of the game.

published on : 6th May 2021

As courts went virtual due to pandemic, law ministry pitched in with necessary infrastructure

As part of its push to improve India's ranking in the ease of doing business, the ministry also brought in an ordinance to amend the arbitration law.

published on : 31st December 2020

Centre 'lets down' Puducherry without sanctioning funds to battle COVID-19: CM

Narayanasamy said he would bring to the notice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi the hardships caused by the Centre without sanctioning funds to tackle the pandemic situation.

published on : 14th June 2020