coronavirus

Petition seeks action against actor Mansoor Ali Khan for remarks on COVID-19 vaccine

On Friday, while addressing the media outside a private hospital in Vadapalani where actor Vivekh was admitted, he claimed that there was no clarity about the ingredients of the vaccine

published on : 19th April 2021

Rahul Gandhi targets Centre over issue of insurance cover for health workers 

Government sources referred to the ministry's tweet from yesterday and accused Rahul Gandhi of indulging in petty politics without fact-checking information.

published on : 19th April 2021

COVID-19: Chennai hotels fear losses as new restrictions kick in, migrant workers begin to leave

Tamil Nadu Hotels Association President M Venkadasubbu told The New Indian Express that it is difficult to retain migrant workers with the new phase of restrictions announced by the state government

published on : 19th April 2021

Make probe agencies go after medicine hoarders instead of political opponents: Congress tells Centre

Congress leader and ex-Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan said Maharashtra is the worst affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

published on : 19th April 2021

47-year-old Delhi court judge dies of COVID-19

Kovai Venugopal, who was a judge at the Saket Family Court, died at 11 am at the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Naryan Hospital.

published on : 19th April 2021

Over 70 per cent of Covid patients above 40 years in both waves; older population still more vulnerable

Prevalence of shortness of breath is slightly higher in the second wave of COVID-19 but sore throat and dry cough and other symptoms were higher in the first wave, the Centre said.

published on : 19th April 2021

Second Covid wave impacting two-wheeler sales harder: Report

Gudi Padwa, which is a major festival of Maharashtra, fell on April 13 while the 9-day fasting period Navrarati commenced from the same day last week, among other festivals.

published on : 19th April 2021

Adults to be reinfected to study immune response in Oxford University-led Covid human challenge trial

The Oxford University-led human challenge trial will look at what kind of immune response can stop people from becoming re-infected and also how the immune system reacts second time round.

published on : 19th April 2021

Karnataka government set to postpone taluk and zilla panchayat elections amid COVID spike

"These elections involve at least 3.5 crore people which is not advisable at present," said RDPR minister KS Eshwarappa

published on : 19th April 2021

As COVID cases soar, NRAI requests government to vaccinate Olympic-bound shooters at earliest

The NRAI had announced a 15-member Indian shooting contingent for the upcoming Tokyo Games in the first week of this month.

published on : 19th April 2021

Delhi government sets up control rooms to manage COVID-related drugs

The Lawrence Road Zonal Office is the second control room and it will serve the North West, South West, and West districts.

published on : 19th April 2021

Rahul's decision to keep off Bengal campaign over COVID an alibi, he has sensed defeat: Union Minister

As concerns mounted over massive election rallies turning out to be superspreader events contributing to the COVID surge, Ravi Shankar Prasad said the Centre was doing everything to tackle it.

published on : 19th April 2021

Pandemic hurts working cap management, top-500 companies' cash cycles stretched by 6 days: EY

The study said 69 per cent of companies extended their payables to offset the effects of the pandemic on working capital.

published on : 19th April 2021

Saravana Stores outlet in Chennai shut after 39 employees in dorm test positive for COVID-19

Officials said the cases were from the dormitory of the store but since both are in the same building, the store also has been shut

published on : 19th April 2021

European Union to purchase 100 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses

The announcement offers a much-needed boost to the EU’s sluggish and much-criticized vaccine rollout.

published on : 19th April 2021
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