May 03, 2021 02:11 PM IST
The Serum Institute has been maligned by politicians and critics over the vaccine shortages, Adar Poonawalla tells Financial Times. "I have been victimised very unfairly and wrongly."
- May 03, 2021 02:00 PM IST
The drive is underway at all government hospitals in the state capital. The third-phase of vaccination is taking place between 8 am and 1 pm, while those above 45 years will receive the shots from 3-6 pm, according to the schedule announced by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation.
- May 03, 2021 01:57 PM IST
The airport has set up a 3,500 square metre dedicated logistics facility, called ''Jeevoday warehouse'', for interim storage and distribution of the relief materials, the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) said in a statement.
- May 03, 2021 01:22 PM IST
The celebrity nutritionist and holistic lifestyle coach, who specialises in Integrative Medicine, is offering free health and wellness programmes to families hit hard by the pandemic
- May 03, 2021 12:39 PM IST
Russia has announced three deals totaling 260 million doses with Chinese vaccine companies in recent weeks. It’s a decision that could mean quicker access to a shot for countries in Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa that have ordered Russia’s vaccine, as the U.S. and the European Union focus mainly on domestic vaccination needs.
- May 03, 2021 12:29 PM IST
"The unfolding of the debate in the court of law is equally important and the media has a duty to report. It's not just our judgments that are significant," says Justice DY Chandrachud.
A bench comprising Justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah said that the reporting of the court discussion brings more accountability.
- May 03, 2021 12:19 PM IST
Last month, the pharmaceutical major had offered a not-for-profit price for its COVID-19 vaccine for the Indian government's immunisation programme.
- May 03, 2021 12:08 PM IST
IPL 2021: The KKR vs RCB match was rescheduled after Kolkata Knight Riders' Varun Chakaravarthy and Sandeep Warrier tested positive for COVID-19.
- May 03, 2021 12:06 PM IST
Australian residents and citizens who have been in India within 14 days of the date they plan to return home will be banned from entering Australia. Those who disobey could face fines and jail terms, the Australian government said.
- May 03, 2021 11:40 AM IST
Let’s have a look at what is allowed and what is not as Haryana goes for a lockdown from May 3.
- May 03, 2021 11:19 AM IST
CDSCO is responsible for approval of drugs, conduct of clinical trials, laying down the standards for drugs, control over the quality of imported drugs in the country and coordination of the activities of state drug control organisations.
- May 03, 2021 11:14 AM IST
India reported more than 3.68 lakh COVID-19 new cases, according to the May 3 update. Active cases rose to 34.13 lakh mark. Over 15.71 crore vaccinations administered till date.
- May 03, 2021 10:15 AM IST
The government set up the vaccination centres at schools to accommodate the large number of beneficiaries, he added.
- May 03, 2021 10:05 AM IST
The death toll increased to 2,18,959 with 3,417 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
- May 03, 2021 09:58 AM IST
COVID-19 vaccination of people above 45 years will not be conducted on May 3 due to the shortage of doses, BMC said
- May 03, 2021 09:55 AM IST
Such a move, he says, is necessary to reduce suffering. Though healthcare workers are putting in their best efforts to tackle the crisis, it might not be enough to manage the escalating caseloads with the medical talent available, he says. CII also lists a number of other suggestions.
- May 03, 2021 09:54 AM IST
A three-judge bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud said the emergency stocks shall be created within the next four days and replenished on a day-to-day basis, in addition to the existing allocation of medical oxygen supply to the states.
- May 03, 2021 09:44 AM IST
Several states have already imposed some form of lockdown that prohibits gatherings in shopping malls, gyms, cinema halls.
- May 03, 2021 09:33 AM IST
Everyone above 18 years of age is now eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Registration for the newly eligible population groups commenced on April 28. Potential beneficiaries can either register directly on CoWIN portal or through the Aarogya Setu app.
- May 03, 2021 09:29 AM IST
Taking to Twitter, the 66-year-old venture capitalist said that there was a need to save lives as further delay may end up in more deaths.
- May 03, 2021 09:18 AM IST
All four-wheeler passenger vehicles, including cars and taxis, will not be allowed to seat more than two passengers in Punjab.
- May 03, 2021 08:58 AM IST
In his letter, the Jannayak Janta Party leader, whose party is a coalition partner of the BJP in Haryana, conveyed his gratitude to the Government of India for slashing the Integrated GST rate on oxygen concentrators for personal use to 12 per cent, from 28 per cent earlier, for two months.
- May 03, 2021 08:28 AM IST
India has reported more than 300,000 daily cases for more than 10 days straight, leaving hospitals, morgues and crematoriums overwhelmed.
- May 03, 2021 07:42 AM IST
Coronavirus News Highlights: In the last 24 hours, India reported 3,68,147 COVID-19 cases.
- May 03, 2021 07:34 AM IST
If the COVID issue gets resolved by say mid-May, then we can still make up for the shortfall in the economic output. However, if this extends beyond May-end, there could be renewed fears on the economy and asset quality front, said Jasani.