Washington |Saturday, 2021 9:15:06 AM ISTThe global coronavirus caseload has topped 231.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.73 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.04 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 25, 2021 3:46:29 PM ISTIn view of reopening all the religious places in Maharashtra from October 7, all the strict COVID protocols will be followed, said Kishori Pednekar, Mumbai Mayor on Friday.... read..
Washington |Saturday, 2021 3:45:06 PM ISTThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky, in an unusual decision overruled her agency's recommendation and endorsed Covid booster shots for people who work in healthcare, schools and other settings where they are ... read..
Washington |Saturday, 2021 3:15:06 PM ISTNearly one-third of coronavirus cases could have been avoided if people had a healthy diet that includes lots of fruit and vegetables, claims a new study.... read..
Asia | September 25, 2021 2:46:06 PM ISTIslamabad [Pakistan], September 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Pakistan reported 2,060 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Saturday.... read..
By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi | September 25, 2021 1:16:20 PM ISTThe Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has appointed a central COVID-19 testing agency in the UAE to ensure test reports of every player and support staff in the second leg of the league reaches the board along with the respective franchises.... read..
Dublin |Saturday, 2021 12:45:06 PM ISTChildren aged below 14 now account for the highest Covid-19 infection rates among all age groups in Ireland, according to the figures released by the country's Central Statistics Office (CSO).... read..
Washington | September 25, 2021 12:46:06 PM ISTNew experiments by indoor air researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have shown that certain circumstances will result in poor mixing of room air, meaning airborne contaminants may not be effectively dispersed and removed by b... read..
Washington |Saturday, 2021 12:15:06 PM ISTMandatory school mask requirements lowered Covid-19 infection outbreaks among children, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).... read..
Washington | September 25, 2021 12:16:11 PM ISTThe US Agency for International Development (USAID) has reached more than 56 million Indians with COVID-related health training, risk mitigation and vaccine information, and essential equipment since the beginning of the pandemic, White House statement sa... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 11:45:06 AM ISTIndia on Saturday reported 29,616 fresh Covid cases in the past 24 hours. Of these, the highest number was reported from Kerala with 17,983 new infections and 127 fatalities.... read..
Bangkok |Saturday, 2021 11:45:05 AM ISTThailand has started administering Covid-19 booster shots to people who have been fully vaccinated, according to a statement by the Ministry of Public Health.... read..
Tokyo |Saturday, 2021 11:45:05 AM ISTJapan's Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi said that the country's state-run Covid-19 vaccination centres plan to lower the minimum age for inoculation to 16 years old or younger from 18 amid the spread of the virus among younger people.... read..
New Delhi | September 25, 2021 11:16:07 AM ISTIndia reported 29,616 new COVID-19 infections and 290 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday.... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 4:45:05 PM ISTCalling attention to the problem of infodemic, especially in terms of Covid-19, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur on Saturday said that during pandemic, India has faced a dual information challenge which affected both the urban... read..
Washington | September 25, 2021 4:46:14 AM ISTIndia will make available 8 million doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine by the end of October under the Quad vaccine partnership, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday informed.... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 25, 2021 1:16:05 AM ISTPlaces of worship in Maharashtra will be allowed to open for the public from October 7, months after being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, informed the state government.... read..
Washington | September 25, 2021 1:46:03 AM ISTNoting that Quad will work in the role of "force for global good", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that that the Quad vaccine initiative will help Indo-Pacific nations as the world is battling with COVID-19.... read..
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 25, 2021 2:16:07 AM ISTTamil Nadu reported 1,733 fresh COVID-19 cases and 27 deaths on Friday, as per the health bulletin released by the state government.... read..
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 25, 2021 3:16:02 AM ISTA total of 789 new cases of COVID-19, 23 deaths and 1,050 recoveries were reported in Karnataka in the last 24 hours, said the state's health department on Thursday.... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 3:15:06 AM ISTThe massive vaccination needs to be complimented with Covid-appropriate protocols during festive season, said Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health.... read..
Seoul |Saturday, 2021 10:45:06 AM ISTDaily coronavirus cases in Seoul has surpassed the 1,000 mark for the first time following this week's 'Chuseok' (harvest festival) holiday, South Korean health authorities said on Saturday.... read..
Washington | September 25, 2021 3:46:01 AM ISTDuring his first in-person meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden appreciated the decision of the Government of India to resume exports of COVID-19 vaccines from October, said Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla.... read..
Washington | September 25, 2021 10:46:18 AM ISTThe Quad countries - United States, India, Japan and Australia - have pledged to donate more than 120 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses globally, in addition to the vaccines financed through COVAX.... read..
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 25, 2021 5:46:04 AM ISTKarnataka Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr K Sudhakar on Friday slammed the Congress for using COVID-19 deaths to its political advantage.... read..
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 25, 2021 6:15:58 AM ISTCinema halls and auditoriums in Karnataka will be allowed to operate at full capacity from October 1, months after being run at half capacity due to the COVID-19 pandemic, informed the state government.... read..
Washington | September 25, 2021 6:45:56 AM ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi proposed a common international travelling protocol involving mutual recognition of the COVID-19 vaccination certificate at Quad leaders meeting, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Friday, adding that the proposa... read..
Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 6:45:06 AM ISTMinister for Health and Family Welfare and Medical Education, K. Sudhakar has lashed out at the hypocrisy of the Congress party on Covid.... read..
New York | September 25, 2021 1:16:05 PM ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Saturday during which he is likely to focus on "pressing global challenges" including the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to combat terrorism, cli... read..
Tehran |Saturday, 2021 5:45:06 AM ISTIran's Health Ministry on Friday reported 15,294 new Covid-19 cases, taking the country's total infections to 5,508,885.... read..
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | September 25, 2021 3:46:00 AM ISTThe second rank holder in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Examination-2020, Jagrati Awasthi emphasised the importance of maintaining motivation at home during the COVID times is the reason behind achieving her goal to be an IAS o... read..
Perth |Friday, 2021 10:45:05 AM ISTThere are serious doubts on whether the Optus Stadium in Perth would be able to host the fifth and final match of the Ashes series in January next year as a surging Covid-19 pandemic is seeing border controls being implemented more strictly.... read..
Phnom Penh |Friday, 2021 11:45:05 AM ISTCambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has advised the Health Ministry to consider suspending the ongoing two-week Kan Ben festival following a Covid-19 outbreak at a Buddhist pagoda.... read..
Others | September 24, 2021 7:16:06 AM ISTBrasilia [Brazil], September 24 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased by 24,611 to 21,308,178 within the past 24 hours, the national Ministry of Health said on late Thursday.... read..
Washington |Friday, 2021 8:45:05 AM ISTThe global coronavirus caseload has topped 230.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.72 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.02 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.... read..
Washington | September 24, 2021 11:16:27 PM ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden on Friday held their first bilateral meeting since the latter assumed office and discussed progress in ties and issues related to trade, COVID-19, climate change and stability in the Indo-Pacific.... read..
Stockholm |Friday, 2021 10:15:06 AM ISTDue to the uncertainty of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, this year's Nobel Prize laureates will receive their awards in their home countries for the second year running, the Nobel Foundation announced.... read..
New Delhi | September 24, 2021 10:46:13 AM ISTIndia logged 31,382 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 33,594,803, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday.... read..
New Delhi | September 24, 2021 10:46:14 AM ISTIndia's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed the 84 crore mark, the Union Health Ministry informed on Friday.... read..
Dubai | September 24, 2021 3:46:17 PM ISTSunrisers Hyderabad have brought in medium-pacer Umran Malik as a short-term COVID-19 replacement for T Natarajan for their ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 campaign in the UAE.... read..
Washington |Friday, 2021 8:15:05 PM ISTThe current wave of Covid-19 cases, driven by the Delta variant, is going to be the end of Covid, but it may linger around as an endemic, a former US Food and Drug Administration chief has said.... read..
Others | September 24, 2021 3:46:27 PM ISTAddis Ababa [Ethiopia], September 24 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,214,909 as of Friday noon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.... read..
New Delhi | September 24, 2021 11:16:11 AM ISTMore than 81.39 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to states and Union Territories (UTs) and nearly 86 lakh doses are in pipeline, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday.... read..
Manila | September 24, 2021 11:46:05 AM ISTThe coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic's resurgence in recent months has dampened investor sentiment in emerging East Asia even as accommodative policy stances have kept financial conditions stable, according to the latest issue of the Asian Developm... read..
Lisbon |Friday, 2021 2:45:05 PM ISTPortugal announced that October 1 it will advance to the "state of alert", which is the third and final phase of the lockdown decreed in the country to control the Covid-19 pandemic.... read..
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 24, 2021 10:46:10 PM ISTHundred per cent occupancy will be allowed in theatres and pubs in districts having less than one per cent positivity rate, announced the Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday.... read..
US | September 24, 2021 10:46:13 PM ISTDuring the meeting with US President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised him for his efforts in combating the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and promoting Quad.... read..
New Delhi | September 24, 2021 11:16:25 PM ISTLauding the role of the Chemical industry in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Chemicals and Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday said that the industry immensely helps the pharma sector and forms... read..
Pacific | September 24, 2021 2:16:27 PM ISTCanberra [Australia], September 24 (ANI/Xinhua): Australia's COVID-19 vaccine rollout is about to hit a milestone with half of the adult population fully inoculated.... read..
Hyderabad |Friday, 2021 4:15:05 PM ISTAiming to complete vaccination of all marginalised sections in the state, the Telangana government has partnered with IIT-Hyderabad start-up VaccineOnWheels. Under the arrangement 50 mobile vaccination clinics will reach out to those who are in the periph... read..
New Delhi | September 24, 2021 8:16:12 PM ISTUnion Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying Minister, Parshottam Rupala lauded the efforts of Indian Immunologicals Limited (IIL) for their ability to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine drug substance in record time.... read..