With more hospital beds, better oxygen supply mechanism, and a formidable vaccination coverage against coronavirus, the country is offering hope that we will do better if another variant or a new virus were to hit. But there are also areas that need a total reboot.
As the efficacy trials of the intranasal COVID-19 vaccine from Bharat Biotech begin this week, there are hopes that if successful, such a vaccine may finally bring the pandemic to an end
From testing to treatment, Pune-based Mylab believes the time has come to adopt an integrated approach and deliver products needed from the patient’s perspective. MD Hasmukh Rawal lays out the company’s plans.
There have been concerns that COVID vaccines may not be good enough to prevent infection but the growing body of scientific evidence continues to show their utility in preventing serious disease and deaths.
The Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana is aimed at encouraging firms to hire more and improving social security for job holders
PMMY was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in on April 8, 2015, with the aim of aiding micro entrepreneurs to access credit from the formal financial system.
While some cities like New York made it possible for couples to be married over videoconference in the beginning of the pandemic, many couples have still opted to have some sort of wedding celebration in person, whether it is a socially distanced gathering outside or a livestreamed, pared-down ceremony.
The report of the Independent Panel on Pandemic Preparedness and Response opens a new chapter in our understanding of COVID-19
Residents will, however, need to wait to get liquor delivered at their doorsteps as the facility can only be started once the L-13 licences are issued to the interested vendors.
6,148 deaths in a day is the highest number of COVID-19 fatalities reported in 24 hours in any country, so far, in the pandemic. The United States of America had reported 5,444 daily COVID-19 deaths, a previous global record, on February 12.
COVID Vaccine Prices: The rates announced by the government are based on the current prices declared by manufacturer of Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik vaccines and could be suitably modified in future if manufacturers change the prices
The country has overtaken the United States of America in terms of number of people who have received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, as per Our World in Data, Dr VK Paul, NITI Aayog member said.
The letter comes close on the heels of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arresting four leaders, including two ministers in the Mamata Banerjee cabinet, in the 2016 Narada sting operation case.
This comes at a time when Delhi reported about 3,500 infections daily for past two days with a positive rate of above 5 percent.
The body suggested that farmers should now call off the protest after fresh proposal of putting the farm laws implementation in abeyance for nearly 18 months by the Centre.
The provisional data released by the government shows that the centre's gross tax revenues contracted by 3.4 percent to Rs 20.1 lakh crore in FY 2020, from Rs 20.8 lakh crore in FY 2019
The Centre had earlier withdrawn two I-T returns (ITR-1 and ITR-4), which were notified in January, to allow for the changes due to COVID-19. It extended various timelines under the Income-tax Act, 1961, through the Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 2020