second wave

Pat Cummins' post on COVID relief efforts most retweeted tweet in India in 2021: Twitter

The report analysed the number of Retweets/Likes by Twitter accounts in India between January 1 - November 15, 2021.

published on : 9th December 2021

Babu juggling Modi wants jab record, Didi flops in Mumbai

The authorities are also scratching their heads trying to figure the sudden fall in the vaccination pace.

published on : 5th December 2021

Only Punjab, Arunachal provided data on death of Covid patients due to oxygen shortage: Centre

Punjab has sent an email saying that four deaths suspected to be due to lack of oxygen have been reported in a private hospital in Amritsar district, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said.

published on : 4th December 2021

Telangana: Second wave warriors not paid stipend for 4 months

According to the doctors, nearly 1,200 of them have not been paid for the period from May to August, 2021, despite having rendered their services at the critical time.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Covishield was 63% effective in fully-vaccinated persons during second wave: Lancet study

The vaccine effectiveness of complete vaccination against the moderate-to-severe disease was even much higher at 81 per cent, said the study report.

published on : 30th November 2021

Union FM Nirmala Sitharaman to hold meet with CMs on November 15

The interaction to focus on state-specific economy-related challenges and strengths, along with steps required for coordination between the state governments and the Government of India.

published on : 10th November 2021

Sixth sero survey shows Delhi had seropositivity of 97%, women found with more immunity

This is the first survey to be done after Delhi was hit by a brutal second wave of the Covid pandemic in April and May.

published on : 28th October 2021

163 oxygen plants set up during second Covid wave in MP after shortage: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Also, 13,956 oxygen concentrators has been made available in government hospitals and 1,350 in medical colleges of the state, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said.

published on : 19th October 2021

'Please watch your Oct, Nov, Dec,' govt warns people of Covid surge during festival, wedding season

Asserting repeatedly that the second wave of the pandemic is not over, the government said that though the situation is plateauing, the country is still reporting 20,000-odd new infections every day.

published on : 7th October 2021

Easy to criticise government, court unless you are in hot seat: SC on probe into Oxygen supply

At this time when the country is facing a difficult situation, people must be wary of doing anything which may have a demoralising effect on the authorities who are dealing with the crisis, SC said.

published on : 4th October 2021

Banks disburse Rs 7,500 crore under Credit Guarantee Scheme for microfinance institutions

The Credit Guarantee Scheme for Micro Finance Institutions was announced in June as part of a Rs 6.29 lakh crore package to provide relief to various sectors affected by second wave of the pandemic.

published on : 29th September 2021

Govt withdraws COVID-linked expenditure restrictions

All ministries and departments are now permitted to spend as per their own approved monthly expenditure plan or quarterly expenditure plan until further orders during the remaining part of this FY.

published on : 24th September 2021

No evidence of any new variant of coronavirus in country: INSACOG

There is a small but steady increase in AY.1 since June 2021, which is being monitored, the INSACOG noted.

published on : 23rd September 2021

SC indicates recalling extension of limitation period from October 1

A CJI-led bench observed that as the COVID-19 cases have come down and indicated that a buffer period of 90 days will be given with effect from October 1.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Nearly 28 per cent urban Indians plan to spend on gold this Diwali as COVID effects wane: Survey

As per the survey, nearly three in five respondents are planning to buy gold for personal or family use either in physical gold form or through a gold scheme by organised retailers.

published on : 22nd September 2021
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