Lausanne | January 27, 2021 1:13:17 PM ISTThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) said that its president Thomas Bach held consultation calls with the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) on Friday, as the Olympic Movement enters the final stretch in preparations for the postponed Olympic and Par... read..
Dhaka | January 27, 2021 2:43:27 PM ISTWest Indies leg-spinner Hayden Walsh Jr has been released from isolation and cleared to travel after he returned two negative COVID-19 PCR tests.... read..
Seoul |Wednesday, 2021 9:45:05 PM ISTSouth Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun on Wednesday said that the country is planning to help microbusiness owners, who were forced to stop or halt business under the tightened quarantine rules to tackle the Covid-19 resurgence here.... read..
Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:06 PM ISTFormer Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J. Jayalalithaa's close aide, V. K. Sasikala was released from Bengaluru's central prison -- Parappana Agrahara Central Jail -- on Wednesday after prison authorities completed the release formalities.... read..
| January 27, 2021 10:43:13 PM ISTGurgaon (Haryana) [India], January 27 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Concentrix Corporation, a leading global provider of customer experience (CX) solutions and technology, today announced its plans to reimburse the cost of COVID-19 vaccinations to all Indian ... read..
Gandhinagar |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:06 AM ISTGujarat on Tuesday reported 380 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state's coronavirus tally to 2,59,867, while two deaths in the past 24 hours mounted the state's Covid death toll to 4,381.... read..
US | January 27, 2021 5:13:02 AM ISTWashington DC [US], January 27 (ANI/Sputnik) US Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday took her second dose of the coronavirus vaccine in a televised setting at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and urged Americans to get vaccinated.... read..
Washington DC | January 27, 2021 5:43:03 AM ISTThe Joe Biden administration is working to purchase additional 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to reach 600 million doses this summer, in a bid to vaccinate 300 million people, said the White House on Tuesday.... read..
Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:06 AM ISTMaintaining the trend, 738 patients recovered on Tuesday while 529 new Covid cases were registered in Karnataka on Monday.... read..
Pacific | January 27, 2021 8:13:08 AM ISTCanberra [Australia], January 27 (ANI/Xinhua): Australian women who are pregnant have been advised against receiving COVID-19 vaccines until more data is available.... read..
New York |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 AM ISTGlobal Covid-19 cases topped 100 million on Tuesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, the Xinhua news agency reported.... read..
London | January 27, 2021 9:13:17 AM ISTAs the United Kingdom on Tuesday crossed the grim milestone of 100,000 deaths due to COVID-19, Prime Minister Boris Johnson extended condolences to the kin of victims and said it was hard to "compute the sorrow contained in the grim statistic".... read..
Others | January 27, 2021 10:13:06 AM ISTGaborone [Botswana], January 27 (ANI/Xinhua): Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI) has confirmed the presence of the COVID-19 new variant 501Y.V2 first detected in neighbouring country, South Africa.... read..
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 27, 2021 9:43:18 PM ISTIn light of the increasing number of COVID-19 cases being reported in Kerala, the state government on Wednesday decided to impose tight restrictions and deploy police to monitor compliance with COVID-19 protocol.... read..
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 11:43:20 AM ISTIndia reported 12,689 new COVID-19 cases, 13,320 discharges and 137 deaths in last 24 hours, as per Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Wednesday.... read..
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 9:13:10 PM ISTAs many as 23,28,779 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for COVID-19 till 6 pm today across the country, including 2,99,299 people vaccinated today, said Manohar Agnani, Additional Secretary, Union Health Ministry on Wednesday.... read..
Hyderabad (Telangana) | January 27, 2021 1:13:18 PM ISTTelangana reported 147 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 2,93,737.... read..
Asia | January 27, 2021 1:43:22 PM ISTTokyo [Japan], January 27 (ANI/Xinhua): The Tokyo metropolitan government reported 973 new daily COVID-19 cases in the capital on Wednesday, bringing the city's total tally of people testing positive for the virus to 96,507, according to preliminary figur... read..
New York |Wednesday, 2021 1:45:05 PM ISTGlobal Covid-19 cases surpassed 100 million on Tuesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.... read..
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi | January 27, 2021 2:13:08 PM ISTAn Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) study on Covaxin shows a comparable neutralization activity of the vaccinated individuals against UK-variant strain.... read..
Asia | January 27, 2021 2:13:10 PM ISTMoscow [Russia], January 27 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia's single-day coronavirus cases increase fell below 18,000 for the first time since October 29, as 17,741 new cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours (down from 18,241 the day before), the response center... read..
Middle East | January 27, 2021 10:43:46 PM ISTTehran [Iran], January 27 (ANI/Xinhua): Iran's health ministry reported 6,608 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday taking the total nationwide infections to 1,392,314.... read..
Moscow |Wednesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM ISTAfter a gap of three months, Russia has reported the daily new Covid-19 cases below 18,000, pushing the tally to 3,774,672, health officials said on Wednesday.... read..
Paris |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:06 PM ISTThe number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in France spiked by 22,086 over the past 24 hours and a further 612 patients succumbed to the disease, according to official data released on Tuesday.... read..
Beijing |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:06 PM ISTThe Chinese mainland on Tuesday reported 75 newly confirmed Covid-19 cases, including 55 locally transmitted and 20 arriving from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday.... read..
Asia | January 27, 2021 2:43:14 PM ISTBangkok [Thailand], January 27 (ANI/Xinhua): Thailand on Wednesday confirmed 819 new COVID-19 infections, with most of the cases being found in a province that is the epicenter of the latest outbreak first detected in mid-December, official data showed.... read..
Kathmandu | January 27, 2021 2:43:16 PM ISTNepal on Wednesday began its nationwide inoculation drive after receiving one million Covishield vaccines, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII), from the Indian government last week.... read..
Kathmandu | January 27, 2021 2:43:25 PM ISTNepal's caretaker Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed his gratitude towards India for providing one million dosages of Covishield vaccine within a week of its rollout in India.... read..
New York |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:06 AM ISTWithin seven days of taking over as US president, Joe Biden on Tuesday declared that his government is "working to purchase" a total of 200 million additional doses of two authorised vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna which will be enough to vaccinate 300 m... read..
Kathmandu |Wednesday, 2021 6:45:05 PM ISTThe first phase of Covid-19 vaccination drive kicked off in Nepal on Wednesday.... read..
New York |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM ISTPeople with higher omega-3 levels in their blood may have a reduced risk of death from Covid-19 infection, a new study suggests.... read..
Lausanne |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:07 PM ISTThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) has urged the teams competing in the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games, scheduled to be held later in the year in Tokyo, to be vaccinated against novel coronavirus.... read..
Addis Ababa |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:07 PM ISTEthiopia has reported 437 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 134,569, health officials said on Wednesday.... read..
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | January 27, 2021 4:13:12 PM ISTOdisha administered 1,77,000 COVID-19 vaccination shots to frontline health workers so far, Bijay Panigrahi, State Director Health and Family Welfare said here on Wednesday.... read..
Sydney |Wednesday, 2021 4:15:05 PM ISTWorld number two Rafael Nadal has urged his fellow competitors to take a "wider perspective" on Covid-19 safety measures put in place ahead of the Australian Open, as players and staff remained quarantined on Wednesday.... read..
Brasilia |Wednesday, 2021 4:15:05 PM ISTThe Brazilian government is aiming to airlift 1,500 Covid-19 patients in the hard-hit northern state of Amazonas to other states for medical treatment, Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello said.... read..
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 27, 2021 5:43:10 PM ISTAs the COVID-19 pandemic is evolving, the Government of India (GoI) and the Karnataka government have revised discharge policy from time to time based on recent scientific evidence about the virus.... read..
Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM ISTKerala seems to have no respite from the Covid-19 pandemic as the state reported nearly 7,000 fresh infections on Tuesday, according to health officials.... read..
New York |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:07 AM ISTUS President Joe Biden's underpromise-overdeliver strategy on Covid-19 vaccine allocation landed its most optimistic message yet, pointing to vaccination for any American who wants a shot by "this Spring".... read..
New York |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:05 AM ISTIndia is coming back much faster than expected from the Covid-19 restrictions leading to a hike in projections for its economic growth rate to 11.5 per cent for the next fiscal year, Gita Gopinath, the International Monetary Fund's research head said on T... read..
Others | January 27, 2021 4:43:10 AM ISTBrasilia [Brazil], January 27 (ANI/Sputnik): Brazil on Tuesday extended the suspension of flights from the United Kingdom and introduced a fresh ban on arrivals from South Africa.... read..
Bridgetown |Wednesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM ISTWest Indies batsman Shai Hope, and his brother Kyle, have tested positive for coronavirus and have subsequently withdrawn from the Barbados squad ahead of the Regional Super50 Cup.... read..
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 9:43:20 PM ISTAs many as 6,545 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for COVID-19 till 6 pm today across the national capital, said Delhi Government on Wednesday.... read..
Asia | January 27, 2021 6:13:29 PM ISTDhaka [Bangladesh], January 27 (ANI/Xinhua): Bangladesh reported 528 new COVID-19 cases and 17 new deaths on Wednesday, making the tally at 533,444 and death toll at 8,072, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.... read..
Asia | January 27, 2021 7:13:24 PM ISTJakarta [Indonesia], January 27 (ANI/Xinhua): The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 11,948 within one day to 1,024,298, with the death toll adding by 387 to 28,855, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.... read..
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | January 27, 2021 7:13:14 PM ISTAndhra Pradesh reported 111 new COVID-19 cases, 97 discharges, and two deaths due to the disease in the last 24-hours, the state health department informed on Wednesday.... read..
Dhaka |Wednesday, 2021 11:45:05 PM ISTBangladesh on Wednesday reported 528 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the tally to 533,444, while the country's death toll stood at 8,072 with 17 fresh fatalities, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.... read..
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 7:43:15 PM ISTDelhi reported 96 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the first time the city saw less than 100 cases in almost nine months.... read..
Toronto |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM ISTRod Baker, CEO of Great Canadian Gaming, has resigned after allegedly jumping the Covid-19 vaccine queue in the country.... read..
Amaravati |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:06 AM ISTAndhra Pradesh reported 172 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state's tally over 8.87 lakh, while 203 more patients recovered from the virus on Tuesday.... read..
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 7:43:22 PM ISTBJP National President Jagat Prakash Nadda lauded the central government's effort to boost the country's economy and said the foreign direct investment (FDI) in India grew in double digits in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic.... read..