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Monday, May 23, 2022



Maharashtra: Education dept readies bridge courses to fill learning loss during Covid

May 18, 2022 5:05 am

The module consists of assessment of students to identify learning loss, grade-wise bridge courses and training for teachers for effective implementation.

Covid vaccine coverage: Mumbai, Pune top list of districts with most people yet to take second dose

May 17, 2022 12:38 pm

Mumbai, Pune and Thane top the list of districts with the highest number of persons yet to take the second dose of these vaccines.

Coronavirus News highlights: India records 3,451 new Covid-19 cases; active cases at over 20,000

May 09, 2022 8:31 am

Maha sees 253 COVID-19 cases and one death, 171 fresh infections in Karnataka; WHO Covid death report 'baseless', attempt to 'tarnish' India's image, say health ministers.

Covid XE variant confirmed; no cause for alarm, say officials

May 03, 2022 7:12 am

There was no official confirmation on where the XE sample was obtained from. But of the two unconfirmed cases reported earlier from the two states, the official said the sample from Maharashtra was not of the new sub-variant.

Severe lung infections, kidney injury common in Covid deaths: study

April 29, 2022 2:35 am

The findings of the autopsies conducted on 33 bodies validate previous clinical discoveries and have been published in Indian Journal of Medical Research on April 8.

Vaccinating children up to age 12: what next

April 27, 2022 10:50 am

India has been rolling out Covid-19 vaccines in a phased manner based on scientific and epidemiological evidence.

GTB Hospital adds more beds — strength now 1,500

April 26, 2022 10:00 am

Floating beds are the ones available in areas such as the emergency, outside operation theatres on which patients are kept for a couple of hours but aren’t admitted.

Daily Covid-19 cases shoot past 500-mark

April 18, 2022 7:27 am

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Health Minister Satyendar Jain have maintained that the uptick in cases is not a cause for panic since the number of people admitted to hospitals is still low.

New research: Heart inflammation risk after Covid-19 jabs is very low, finds study

April 13, 2022 8:14 am

The researchers found no statistically significant difference between the incidence of myopericarditis following Covid-19 vaccination and other vaccinations (56 per million).

IMF working paper: ‘In pandemic, food subsidy kept extreme poverty low’

April 07, 2022 11:15 am

"Extreme poverty was as low as 0.8 per cent in the pre-pandemic year 2019, and food transfers were instrumental in ensuring that it remained at that low level in the pandemic year 2020," the paper said.


In pictures: A return to the ‘joie de vivre’ in France

May 22, 2021 1:03 pm

As France reopens, French people flock to bars, restaurants, cafes and theaters. The strict lockdown imposed in France that lasted six months ended on Wednesday.

Amid covid-19 surge, Maharashtra mulls another lockdown

March 30, 2021 9:24 am

While Maharashtra has not yet announced a lockdown, some streets of Mumbai wore a deserted look on Monday as certain markets as well as the Juhu beach was shut down.

Amid Covid-19, Pune's Rambo Circus opens its colourful tent digitally

August 29, 2020 11:52 am

Rambo, one of India’s biggest and oldest circuses, is fighting back the Covid-19 pandemic by taking an hour-long show – “Life is a circus – An Ode to the Greatest Showmanship” – online. It is, possibly, the first circus in India to do so.