Pandemic not law and order issue! Police get the stick

The above incidents, to name but a few, of police high-handedness in the name of enforcing Covid restrictions, have led to massive public outcry in the state.

published on : 1st August 2021

Odisha relaxes COVID curbs; malls, cinema halls to reopen from August 1

Offices, both government and private, are also permitted to function with half the manpower, the SRC said.

published on : 31st July 2021

Tamil Nadu: Devotees banned from visiting temples from August 1 to 3

Aadi Krithigai - the nakshatram (star) day which falls on August 2 this year, is celebrated with religious fervour in all the temples of Murugan, son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi.

published on : 31st July 2021

621 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths in Telangana

A total of 1,13,012 samples were tested on Saturday, taking the cumulative number of specimens examined to 2,20,06,215. The samples tested per million population was 5,91,247.

published on : 31st July 2021

Meghalaya reports 686 new COVID-19 cases, 12 more deaths

The death toll rose to 1,085 as 12 more people succumbed to the infection during the day, Health Services Director Aman War said.

published on : 31st July 2021

Over 46.72 crore Covid vaccine doses administered in India: Government

The cumulative vaccination coverage of 46,72,59,775 doses is segregated based on the population priority groups, the ministry said.

published on : 31st July 2021

82,000 Covid vaccine doses given on Saturday; over 1 crore jabs administered in Delhi so far

According to data on the Cowin portal, 82,75 doses were administered on Saturday, taking the cumulative number of doses to 1,00,46,654 of which 26,64,442 were second doses.

published on : 31st July 2021

Mumbai sees 346 COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths; active tally dips below 5,000

The number of active cases stood at 4,972 on Saturday, as the recovery count reached 7,11,517 after 444 people were discharged, he said.

published on : 31st July 2021

Sikkim logs 237 new COVID-19 cases, 2 fresh fatalities

East Sikkim district registered the highest number of new cases at 127, followed by South Sikkim (66) and West Sikkim (44).

published on : 31st July 2021

French police brace for anti-health pass protests; 3,000 security forces deployed

Legislators have passed a virus bill requiring the pass in most places as of August 9 as virus infections are spiking and hospitalizations are rising.

published on : 31st July 2021

Singapore warns to cancel permit of permanent residents, pass holders not complying with Covid safety measures

Incoming travellers will have to take a COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction test on arrival and before the end of their isolation.

published on : 31st July 2021

In-host mutations in Covid-19 virus reflecting in variants, finds study

Reacting to the findings of the study, virologist Upasana Ray explained that the emergence of viral variants is dependent on its successful reproduction in the host.

published on : 31st July 2021

Pandemic fails to derail projects of Tiruchy's famed Golden Rock Railway Workshop

Officials said this workshop of the Southern Railway is among the few in the world that manufactures steam engines.

published on : 31st July 2021

Assam reports 1,179 new COVID-19 cases, 20 fresh fatalities

With the detection of 1,179 COVID-19 cases against the testing of 1,12,132 samples on Friday, Assam has reported a positivity rate of 1.05 per cent for the day, the NHM bulletin said.

published on : 31st July 2021

COVID-19: Chhattisgarh sees 125 cases, 3 deaths; over 42,000 tested

Over 1.19 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the state till Thursday, with 96.97 lakh people getting the first dose and 22.88 lakh getting the second jab as well, officials said.

published on : 30th July 2021
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