May 07, 2021 10:57 PM IST
Pledging that the Biden administration is determined to help India in its hour of need, Harris said that the entire government machinery has been galvanised to help the country in this hour of crisis.
- May 07, 2021 09:32 PM IST
The high court also suggested that patients from lower strata could be given basic medicines like paracetamol along with steamers and thermometers as immediate COVID help.
- May 07, 2021 09:15 PM IST
On the farmers' unions protest against the lockdown, Amarinder Singh asserted that the Kisan Morcha, a body of 32 farmers unions, cannot dictate terms to the state government.
- May 07, 2021 09:08 PM IST
The state government also sought setting aside of the differential pricing mechanism for COVID-19 vaccines and capping the price for COVID-19 vaccines at a uniform price of Rs 150 per dose.
- May 07, 2021 09:08 PM IST
Experts say that a single dose COVID-19 vaccine will help vaccinate twice as many people in the same amount of time, but the long term protection of these vaccines remain unclear
- May 07, 2021 08:34 PM IST
Return on investments (ROIs) for regional OTTs look attractive, thanks to revenue from international markets and low content cost.
- May 07, 2021 08:01 PM IST
The lockdown in Karnataka will continue till May 24, CM BS Yediyurappa said, adding that all hotels, pubs and bars will remain shut during the 14-day period.
- May 07, 2021 07:29 PM IST
The jumbo facility will have a team of expert doctors, and medicines and treatment will be provided free of cost.
- May 07, 2021 06:12 PM IST
The phase 3 vaccination drive was rolled out on May 1, with all citizens aged 18 and above turning eligible for the anti-COVID shots. A number of states have, however, marked their protest over the shortage of doses and the 'differential pricing mechanism'.
- May 07, 2021 05:47 PM IST
The heads of the hospitals providing COVID-19 care will have to update the information on the Delhi Corona App as frequently as possible, maintaining an interval not exceeding two hours. The nodal officers and in-charges at hospitals have been tasked with ensuring compliance.
- May 07, 2021 05:46 PM IST
Though they will now have to look at other sports leagues and events, the IPL traction is incomparable, say experts. The fantasy sports industry could see an 80 percent dip in revenues since most action happens in IPL. This market saw gross revenues growing from Rs 920 crore in FY19 to Rs 2,400 crore in FY20.
- May 07, 2021 05:38 PM IST
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization said people aged 30 to 39 without underlying health conditions should receive an alternative vaccine, where available and only if this does not cause substantial delays in being vaccinated.
- May 07, 2021 04:57 PM IST
Advocates Jyoti Aggarwal, Sanjivani Aggarwal, and Pradeep Shekhawat, who have filed the plea, have said that as per news reports the new strain of COVID-19 was affecting youngsters the most and therefore, the students appearing for the exams need to be vaccinated on an urgent basis if the examinations cannot be held online.
- May 07, 2021 04:54 PM IST
96 oxygen concentrators were recovered from Khan Chacha Restaurant and nine were seized from Town Hall restaurant, both situated in the Khan Market area.
- May 07, 2021 04:41 PM IST
Warning that the COVID-19 situation could deteriorate in the coming weeks, the West Bengal Chief Minister has already started taking preemptive measures and allowed nursing homes and hospitals to increase their bed capacity by 40 percent.
- May 07, 2021 04:21 PM IST
Though Air India flights connecting Mumbai to London Heathrow will operate from May 16 to May 30, flights on this route will not be available on May 17, 19, 24, and 26. Similarly, Air India flights from London Heathrow to Mumbai will operate from May 17 to May 31, except on May 18, 23, 25, and 30.
- May 07, 2021 03:54 PM IST
Chhota Rajan was admitted at the premier hospital since the past month after he contracted the coronavirus infection. The 62-year-old is being considered as a high-risk patient as he suffers from a slew of comorbidities including diabetes, heart problem and kidney failure.
- May 07, 2021 03:25 PM IST
The under-investment in the healthcare infrastructure has never been more telling than it is now.
- May 07, 2021 03:15 PM IST
The State Health Minister warned that strict action would be taken against hospitals and labs which violate rules and charge high prices.
- May 06, 2021 11:00 PM IST
Borosil Limited has decided to pay salary to family for 2 years, and to educate children of employees who die of COVID-19. We caught up with Shreevar Kheruka, Managing Director of Borosil Limited, to know more.
- May 06, 2021 10:38 PM IST
Daily rise in cases in the country's financial capital remained below 4,000 for the sixth day in a row.
- May 06, 2021 10:29 PM IST
U.S. President Joe Biden voiced support on Wednesday for a waiver in a reversal of the U.S. position, and his top trade negotiator, Katherine Tai, swiftly endorsed negotiations at the World Trade Organization.
- May 06, 2021 10:02 PM IST
Gerry Rice said the developments in India, the world's second most populous nation, would have spillover effects for the region and the global economy, depending on how long the crisis lasted, but it was too soon to give specifics.
- May 06, 2021 09:23 PM IST
These drive-in centres will be set up in big ground like- Andheri Sports Complex, Oval Maidan, Wankhede stadium, Shivaji Stadium, Brabourne Stadium, MIG Ground, Reliance Jio Garden, Ghatkopar police ground etc.
- May 06, 2021 09:17 PM IST
The comments come a day after the United States said it would support waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines in order to help speed an end to the pandemic, paving the way for what could be months of negotiations to hammer out a specific waiver plan.