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Wholesale automobile sales grow by 10.6 per cent in July on-demand recovery

Sales of two-wheelers in July 2022 are still below July 2016 numbers and sales of three-wheelers are still below July 2006 numbers.

published on : 13th August 2022

Export restrictions stabilise wheat prices in India 

The government ban wheat export with the purpose to manage the overall food security of the country as well as meeting the needs of the neighbouring and other vulnerable countries.

published on : 11th August 2022

US declares public health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

The urgency in the current response stems from the rapid spread of the virus coupled with the limited availability of the two-dose vaccine called Jynneos, which is considered the main medical weapon.

published on : 5th August 2022

Isolation rooms readied in Delhi hospitals to fight monkeypox

Twenty of these rooms have been set up at the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital, the nodal centre for treatment of confirmed and suspected cases of monkeypox.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Centre forms task force to monitor monkeypox situation in India closely

The announcement from the Union Health Ministry came following samples of a 22-year-old man who died in Kerala last week and came out positive for monkeypox on Monday.

published on : 1st August 2022

Kerala youth who returned from UAE is India's first monkeypox victim

This is reported to be the sixth monkeypox death in the world.

published on : 1st August 2022

Spain, Brazil report first monkeypox-related deaths outside Africa

Early signs of the disease include a high fever, swollen lymph glands and a chickenpox-like rash.

published on : 30th July 2022

WHO chief advises reducing sex partners 'for the moment' to avoid monkeypox

To date, more than 19,000 cases have been reported in more than 75 countries; deaths have only been reported in Africa.

published on : 27th July 2022

Pharma companies initiate discussions with Centre for development of monkeypox vaccine

India has reported four cases of monkeypox so far. The three cases are from Kerala while one is from Delhi.

published on : 27th July 2022

World witnessing unexpected emergence of Monkeypox: WHO's Dr Poonam Khetrapal

The unexpected appearance of this disease globally and in a wide geographic area indicates that the disease may have been circulating below the detection of the surveillance systems. 

published on : 25th July 2022

Monkeypox case in Delhi takes India's tally to 4; Centre holds high-level review meeting

"Public health interventions like identification of the source of infection, enhanced contact tracing, testing, and sensitisation of private practitioners are being carried out," the ministry said.

published on : 24th July 2022

Monkeypox: Experts say no need to panic as disease less contagious, rarely fatal

The virus spread can be contained by isolation of confirmed cases and quarantine of contacts, they said, and underlined that immunocompromised individuals need to take care.

published on : 24th July 2022

Separate isolation ward set up at Delhi's LNJP Hospital for treating monkeypox cases: Kejriwal

Three cases of monkeypox had earlier been reported from Kerala. The WHO had on Saturday declared monkeypox as a global public health emergency of international concern.

published on : 24th July 2022

'Strengthen surveillance, public health measures for monkeypox': WHO official

In the WHO South-East Asia Region, four cases of monkeypox have been reported, three from India and one from Thailand.

published on : 24th July 2022

Jaipur pottery, Kashmir papier mache set to adorn walls of US' Ivy Lodge 

Meet Shaunali Nanda, who is all set to take off to the US as the only Indian among 20 international interior designers picked to decorate a historic home for the Hampton Designer Showhouse next month

published on : 24th July 2022

Zika to monkeypox: How WHO decides a global health emergency

A Public Health Emergency of International Concern was declared for H1N1 swine flu, poliovirus, ebola, Zika, and Covid-19.

published on : 23rd July 2022

UN health agency chief declares monkeypox a global emergency

To date, monkeypox deaths have only been reported in Africa, where a more dangerous version of the virus is spreading, mainly in Nigeria and Congo.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Chicken wholesale price crashes to Rs 70 per kg in Tamil Nadu's Palladam

Sale of birds came down as soon as rains started and buyers in Coimbatore, Nilgris, Dindigul, Erode and Tiruppur reduced orders.

published on : 22nd July 2022

WHO moves to roll out first malaria vaccine in Africa

Scientist say they're mystified by that decision, warning it could leave million of kids at risk of dying from malaria as well as undermine future efforts to solve intractable problem in public health

published on : 21st July 2022

WHO again considers declaring monkeypox a global emergency

But experts elsewhere say the mild version of monkeypox in Europe, North America and beyond makes an emergency declaration unnecessary even if the virus cannot be stopped.

published on : 21st July 2022
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