Andhra logs 8,987 infections, active tally breaches 50k mark

Amaravati |Wednesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday reported 8,987 new Covid-19 cases, raising the overall tally beyond 9.76 lakh, while the state's active cases breached the 50,000-mark to reach 53,889.

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108 ambulances serving people in J&K during Covid

Jammu |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

In the wake of surge in Covid-19 cases, the Jammu and Kashmir government has put 108 ambulances into service to facilitate the people round the clock.

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Vedanta offers to supply oxygen from its closed copper plant in Tuticorin

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST

The Vedanta group has offered to supply oxygen from its locked Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin.

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Covid-19 crisis: Delhi HC slams Centre, says "we will be doomed'

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST

Slamming the Centre over the Covid-19 crisis, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday said if medicines and resources are diverted without application of mind, then "people will have blood on their hands".

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Cinema theatres in Telangana to shut down voluntarily

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST

Cinema theatres in Telangana on Tuesday decided to voluntarily close down from Wednesday in view of the continuing surge in Covid-19 cases in the state.

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Karnataka ministers brief Guv about steps to tackle pandemic

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

Karnataka revenue minister R. Ashoka and Law and Parliamentary Affairs minister Basvaraj Bommai on Tuesday met Governor Vajubhai R. Vala at Raj Bhavan and briefed him about the measures taken to tackl

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AP Guv calls on varsities to raise Covid awareness on war footing

Amaravati |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on Tuesday called on the vice-chancellors of all the universities to take up Coronavirus awareness programmes on mission mode to succeed in the fight a

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Businesses remain optimistic despite local curbs amid surge in Covid cases

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

As India announced opening up of Covid 19 vaccination drive for all citizens above the age of 18 amid a surge in cases, industry and business honchos said they expect the situation to come well under

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No plan to impose lockdown in Kashmir: Div Com Kashmir

Srinagar |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir P K Pole while addressing a press conference in Srinagar on Tuesday said that the Covid situation is evolving but it does not warrant imposition of a lockdown in Kashmi

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Yogi announces free vaccination for those above 18 years

Lucknow |Wednesday, 2021 12:45:06 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh will now offer the Covid vaccine free of cost from May 1, as India's vaccine net widens to include all people over the age of 18.

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Maha cancels SSC exams as ministers call for total lockdown (Ld)

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

Amid a clamour by all the Maharashtra ministers on Tuesday to impose a total lockdown, School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad announced that the upcoming state SSC Board exams for 2021 have been can

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Johnson announces new taskforce to find promising new medicines

London |Wednesday, 2021 7:45:06 AM IST

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday announced a new taskforce to find "promising new medicines" to treat coronavirus.

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