More than 8,000 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Maharashtra after four months
The state reported 8,807 cases on Wednesday, taking its total infection count to 21,21,119. It had reported 8,142 cases on October 21 last year, after which the numbers had declined.
SC rejects plea for extra chance in UPSC exam to those who exhausted last attempt amid Covid-19
The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a plea ...
Joe Biden marks 'heartbreaking' 500K Covid-19 deaths
U.S. President Joe Biden marked the "truly grim, heartbreaking milestone" of 500,000 dea...
Pre-pandemic norms to resume for international meets
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Monday decided to resume accepting requests for political clearances for holding international conferences, workshops and seminars in both physical and virtual formats following the improvement in Covid-19 related situations in India.
Mission Indradhanush 3.0 to focus on children, pregnant women who missed vaccination during COVID-19
Intensified Mission Indradhanush 3.0 will have two rounds starting from February 22 and March 22 and will be conducted in 250 pre-identified districts and urban areas across 29 states and Union territories.
Mumbai Covid-19 Surge: Civic Body monitoring situation; decision on lockdown to be taken after Feb 22
As the entire country is trying to retu...
Covid-19: India records 12,194 new cases
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,06,11,731 which translates to a national COVID-19 recovery rate of 97.31 per cent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.43 per cent.
India at forefront in global efforts to forge decisive response to COVID-19: Prez Kovind
Addressing an event, he said under the government of India's vaccine maitri initiative, highly affordable vaccines made in India have already reached several countries, re-enforcing its reputation as the “pharmacy of the world”.
Cash flush Americans buying shares as pandemic limits spending options
The Conference Board's quarterly U.S. Consumer Dynamics Report showed 20% of consumers surveyed in the fourth quarter of 2020 invested in shares of stocks or mutual funds, up from 15% in the second quarter. No data was available for the third quarter.
Container shipping sector navigates Covid pandemic
The pandemic did also spark a overall 4.1-percent decline in world maritime trade last year, according to recent estimates from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
Under PM Modi, India effectively tackled COVID-19: Amit Shah
Targeting the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA-comprising the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress) in Maharashtra, Shah claimed it is a"three-wheel autorickshaw government which has failed on all fronts".
Pre-call COVID-19 awareness messages critical in fight against pandemic: Sanjay Dhotre
The coronavirus-related awareness messages aimed at leveraging pre-caller tunes for maximum public outreach is considered "indispensable" in the fight against COVID-19, and the ministry would consider removing this message at "appropriate time", Minister of State for Communications and IT, Sanjay Dhotre said in a written reply
Indians abroad celebrate Republic Day amidst COVID-19 pandemic
In Beijing, Ambassador Vikram Misri unfurled the national flag at the Indian embassy where the celebrations were restricted to officials of the mission and their families in view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the Chinese capital and surrounding areas.