February 25, 2021 2:09 pm
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has said that the single-dose vaccine for Covid-19 manufactured by Johnson & Johnson is safe and effective against the novel coronavirus. How does the shot work?
February 25, 2021 12:53 pm
The announcement comes days after Health Minister J Radhakrishnan expressed concerns over the increase in the number of Covid-19 positive cases in the Tamil Nadu.
February 25, 2021 11:37 am
India's coronavirus cases, numbers: Maharashtra now has the highest number of active Covid-19 cases in India, thanks to the steep rise in the last one week, and also the fact that Kerala has been slowly, but steadily, slowing down.
February 25, 2021 10:40 am
The PMC has directed the private hospitals to increase the bed capacity for treatment of Covid19 patients.
February 25, 2021 10:04 am
A variant first discovered in California in December is more contagious than earlier forms of the coronavirus, two new studies have shown, fueling concerns that emerging mutants like this one could hamper the sharp decline in cases over all in the state and perhaps elsewhere
February 25, 2021 12:59 pm
Coronavirus India Live News Updates: On Wednesday, India reported 13,742 new Covid-19 cases and 104 deaths, according to data released by the Union Health Ministry. With this, the country's total caseload rose to 1,10,30,176, while the death toll surged to 1,56,567.
February 25, 2021 7:43 am
While the vaccine will be available for free at the 10,000-odd government healthcare facilities, the beneficiaries will have to pay at the estimated 20,000 private facilities that are expected to be roped in.
February 25, 2021 2:29 pm
All day in his lab, Sudhi Payyappat leads a team of 20 in carefully examining dozens of sewage samples collected from wastewater treatment plants across New South Wales (NSW) state in Australia.
February 25, 2021 1:33 am
The five states to be included in the new norm are Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, sources said.
February 25, 2021 1:21 am
The family, which tested negative for coronavirus, had in their plea described the institutional quarantine as “illegal confinement”, and sought compensation from authorities.
January 22, 2021 7:40 pm
Owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the Republic Day celebrations are likely to be truncated. Last year’s Independence Day celebrations had been scaled down as well.
January 13, 2021 4:04 pm
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January 08, 2021 9:48 pm
A second dry run for the Covid-19 vaccination rollout was conducted in select hospitals across the country on Friday, five days after the first mock drill was held. The nationwide exercise was done to understand the best way to administer the vaccine and plug loopholes in logistics and training.
January 02, 2021 4:48 pm
November 11, 2020 4:07 pm
Passengers expressed happiness over the resumption of the local train services, saying it will not only reduce their journey time but also save money.
October 29, 2020 11:30 pm
Artisans at Kumartuli say they had made far fewer idols than usual this year, but are still struggling to sell them. Some of the unsold Durga idols are now being repurposed into Lakshmi idols.
October 22, 2020 11:11 am
The pandal, organised by Barisha Club Durga Puja committee in Behala, Kolkata, features a migrant worker mother in place of the goddess.
September 17, 2020 1:06 pm
Here's a list of all the Union Ministers who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus infection.
September 07, 2020 6:25 pm
Barring Maharashtra, all states with metro connectivity began operations today in a limited manner.