covid pandemic

Pandemic sees rise in online consultations; users mostly women, young adults

The data also showed that people between the ages 25-45 majorly booked consultations for their kids or for issues related to sexual or mental health.

published on : 7th February 2023

Housing sales in 2022 hits 9-year high; fall marginally in second half

While housing sales rose 34 per cent to 3,12,666 units in 2022 across eight major cities, the gross leasing of office space increased 36 per cent to 51.6 million square feet.

published on : 10th January 2023

Institutional investments in retail real estate jump over 6-fold to USD 492 million in 2022

In 2021, retail real estate attracted only USD 77 million in institutional investments because of the adverse impact of the COVID pandemic on businesses in shopping malls.

published on : 10th January 2023

Retired civil servant in Kolkata makes life-like sculpture in memory of dead wife

The love for his wife, 65-year-old Tapas Sandilya’s act has drawn attraction of curious neighbours and visitors from outside the locality of his residence in Kaikhali.

published on : 5th January 2023

Bengaluru: Health, the greatest wealth of a nation, says Manipal Hospitals Chairman

Another saying that I would like to emphasise is that ‘An ounce of prevention is better than a ton of cure’.

published on : 1st January 2023

Pandemic panic returns as ‘normal’ 2022 winds up and new year rings in 

The phenomenon, being linked to Covid, is now being studied by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

published on : 30th December 2022

For booster, rely on own data

However, there continued to be lower, but good, protection from severe disease and death.

published on : 29th December 2022

Guest lecturer in Odisha moonlights as porter for education of poor kids

As the day begins Patro attends a private college as guest faculty, later in the day he attends classes at a coaching centre run by him for poor students for free. At night he moonlights as porter.

published on : 11th December 2022

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
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