Delhi logs 38 Covid cases, infection rate drops to 0.06%

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST

Delhi reported 38 fresh cases of Covid on Wednesday, taking its tally to 14,39,709, while there were no new deaths - for the fifth day running, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Health De

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Covid pandemic has hit firecracker business hard, say sellers

Gurugram |Thursday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and ban imposed by the Delhi government have drastically reduced sales of firecrackers by 80 per cent in Gurugram this year, merchants have said.

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$32.1 bn fund to help women, newborns hit by Covid

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

A massive $32.1 billion of funding to help women, newborns, children, and adolescents has been pledged to restore essential health, nutrition and social services for women, newborns, children and adol

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Kerala sees Covid tally go up to 9,445, TPR 11.42%

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

Kerala on Wednesday saw 9,445 people turn Covid positive after 82,689 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, while the test positivity rate was 11.42 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said

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Merck's Covid pill licensed to UN-backed organisation for use in 105 low, middle income countries

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and Merck on Wednesday announced the signing of a voluntary licensing agreement to facilitate affordable global access for Molnupiravir.

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Another rare honour for breast cancer surgeon Raghu Ram

Hyderabad |Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST

Eminent breast cancer surgeon Dr Raghu Ram on Wednesday achieved the rare distinction to become the first surgeon from South Asia to deliver the distinguished lecture of the US Chapter of Internationa

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Class room teaching for Odisha UG, PG students in November

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST

Classroom teaching for 2021-22 first year undergraduate (UG) and first year post graduate (PG) students in universities and colleges of Odisha will start in November, it was announced on Wednesday.

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US FDA panel okays Pfizer Covid vax for kids aged 5-11

Washington |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

The US Food and Drug Administration's advisory committee has endorsed Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11.

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Iran reports 9,096 new Covid cases

Tehran |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 AM IST

Iran's Health Ministry on Tuesday reported 9,096 new Covid-19 cases, taking the country's total infections to 5,877,456.

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Family of Zika virus patient in UP test negative

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) |Wednesday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST

All the samples of family members and close contacts of the Zika virus patient in Kanpur, have tested negative.

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WHO body seeks more clarification to decide on Covaxin EUL

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 7:45:05 AM IST

The World Health Organization (WHO) has sought additional data to decide on much awaited Emergency Use Listing (EUL) to Covid vaccine Covaxin. The Technical Advisory Group of WHO has sought additional

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Singapore reports 3,277 new Covid cases

Singapore |Wednesday, 2021 7:15:06 AM IST

Singapore reported 3,277 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total tally in the country to 179,095.

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