May 06, 2021 12:06 PM IST
India is struggling with a second wave of the pandemic with more than 3,00,000 daily new coronavirus cases being reported in the past few days, and hospitals are reeling under a shortage of medical oxygen and beds.
- May 06, 2021 11:57 AM IST
According to the Union health ministry's latest update, India reported a record single-day surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths, with 4.12 lakh new cases and 3,980 deaths.
- May 06, 2021 10:55 AM IST
India reported more than 4.12 lakh COVID-19 new cases, according to the May 6 update, recording the highest ever single day spike. Active cases rose to 35.66 lakh mark; over 16.25 crore vaccinations administered till date.
- May 06, 2021 10:24 AM IST
PhRMA which represents America's leading innovative biopharmaceutical research companies has said that the "decision will sow confusion between public and private partners, further weaken already strained supply chains and foster the proliferation of counterfeit vaccines.
- May 06, 2021 10:10 AM IST
Registering a steady increase, the active cases have increased to 35,66,398 comprising 16.92 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has dropped to 81.99 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed.
- May 06, 2021 09:36 AM IST
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has sent additional critical lifesaving supplies to India, including 2 million face shields and 200,000 surgical masks.
- May 06, 2021 09:30 AM IST
The industry already has an unsold inventory of 7.05 lakh units, which would take four years for the developers to sell
- May 06, 2021 09:18 AM IST
The university report has recommended a cash transfer of Rs 5,000 for three months to as many vulnerable households as can be reached with the existing digital infrastructure, including but not limited to Jan Dhan accounts.
- May 06, 2021 09:04 AM IST
Google will also offer its employees the option to work remotely completely, based on their role and team needs.
- May 06, 2021 07:47 AM IST
For the past several weeks, India's Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu, along with the diplomats from South Africa, had been meeting US lawmakers and officials regarding the proposal.
- May 06, 2021 07:36 AM IST
Biden voiced his support for a waiver - a sharp reversal of the previous U.S. position - in remarks to reporters, followed swiftly by a statement from his top trade negotiator, Katherine Tai, who backed negotiations at the World Trade Organization.
- May 06, 2021 07:16 AM IST
Coronavirus India News Highlights: Passengers entering West Bengal via long-distance trains, inter-state buses must carry RT-PCR negative report, says CM Mamata Banerjee.
- May 05, 2021 10:41 PM IST
Since vaccination for the 18-44 age group started on May 1, less than two percent of the beneficiaries got their jab.
- May 05, 2021 08:48 PM IST
The last sero survey that was conducted in India has revealed that over 21 percent of the country’s adult population have been exposed to the novel coronavirus.
- May 05, 2021 08:39 PM IST
The project will involve a global collaboration of countries and partners worldwide.
- May 05, 2021 06:46 PM IST
Such doctors and other healthcare professionals may be hired directly from the panels made for Mohalla clinics/ DSHM, or through walk-in interviews by the CDMOs, the Delhi government said in a statement.
- May 05, 2021 06:01 PM IST
"The production process for this biologic medicine is very complex and Roche, as one of the largest biologics manufacturers in the world, was selected by its partner Regeneron to expand worldwide production capacity," Roche said.
- May 05, 2021 05:04 PM IST
As per Raghavan, a third wave is almost inevitable given the higher levels of circulating virus in the country.
- May 05, 2021 04:35 PM IST
The Kohinoor Parking Lot at Dadar West, Mumbai has been converted into a COVID-19 vaccination centre.
- May 05, 2021 04:27 PM IST
The Indian company says it has offered 7% royalty to the US drugmaker for Baricitinib. Natco has filed for compulsory licensing, arguing that Eli Lilly’s small distribution network won’t be able to serve India’s population and the 14-day, Rs 42,000 per-patient treatment regimen for the US drug is too expensive.
- May 05, 2021 04:05 PM IST
A partial lockdown has been imposed in West Bengal as the state continued to add over 17,000 fresh coronavirus infections over the past few days.
- May 05, 2021 03:56 PM IST
MCA also clarified that companies, including government companies, may undertake the activities or projects or programmes using CSR funds, directly by themselves or in collaboration as a shared responsibility with other companies.
- May 05, 2021 03:48 PM IST
Dismissing media reports that the N440K variant is responsible for the second wave, CCMB scientists have said the B1617 strain is dominating in most parts of the country.
- May 05, 2021 03:05 PM IST
The Chief Justice NV Ramana-led Supreme Court bench directed that the Centre's plea be listed before another bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud.
- May 05, 2021 02:52 PM IST
In a post, Facebook said it is “partnering with the Government of India” and that the app will be available in 17 languages “to help people identify places nearby to get the vaccine”.