May 17, 2021 09:06 PM IST
On May 15, Kerala unit of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) had recommended that the swearing-in be done virtually in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases.
- May 17, 2021 07:32 PM IST
There is no doctor or health facility in Mewla Gopalgarh in India's most-populous state of Uttar Pradesh, a 90-minute drive from the national capital Delhi. There is a government hospital nearby but it has no available beds and the villagers say they cannot afford private clinics.
- May 17, 2021 07:19 PM IST
The doctors were from various regions, including the northeast, and Jammu and Kashmir.
- May 17, 2021 06:32 PM IST
A division bench of Justices S J Kathawalla and S P Tavade was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a professor, Dhananjay Kulkarni, challenging the Maharashtra government's April decision cancelling Class X exams.
- May 17, 2021 06:14 PM IST
The official said adequate manpower had been made available in police stations and traffic posts on the roads of the metropolis.
- May 17, 2021 05:20 PM IST
Majority of sub-roads were closed and police took control of the major roads in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Malappuram districts as part of efforts to arrest the massive spread of the virus infection.
- May 17, 2021 03:21 PM IST
"There is a very miniscule but definitive risk of thromboembolic events" after being vaccinated, the data showed.
- May 17, 2021 03:19 PM IST
The wind speed of 114 kmph was recorded around 2 pm at the weather station based at Afghan Church in south Mumbai''s Colaba area, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in a release.
- May 17, 2021 02:45 PM IST
According to a North Western Railway spokesperson, the 10 train services were cancelled due to a low passenger load.
- May 17, 2021 02:42 PM IST
It said Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh cumulatively account for 75.04 per cent of India's total active cases.
- May 17, 2021 02:39 PM IST
The concentrators were handed over to state Health Minister Raghu Sharma who thanked the WHO for its cooperation in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic.
- May 17, 2021 02:10 PM IST
At the UN Security Council meeting, India condemned the "indiscriminate" rocket firings by Hamas targeting civilian population in Israel.
- May 17, 2021 02:04 PM IST
The drug has been released at a time when India is grappling with a record-breaking wave of the coronavirus pandemic, which has stretched the country's healthcare infrastructure to its limit.
- May 17, 2021 01:47 PM IST
Across England, Wales and most of Scotland, indoor hospitality in pubs, restaurants and cafés returns and cinemas, museums and sports venues are to open their doors for the first time in months.
- May 17, 2021 01:34 PM IST
The case pertains to the ‘Narada tapes’ sting operation shot in 2014 by Narada news portal, purportedly showing 12 TMC leaders accepting bribes from a journalist who posed as a businessman on camera.
- May 17, 2021 01:32 PM IST
Of this, the total consumption, calculated based on average up to May 16 including wastages is 18,71,13,705 doses as per data available at 8 am today.
- May 17, 2021 01:14 PM IST
For months now, nowhere in the world has been hit harder than India by the pandemic, as a new strain of the virus first found there fuelled a surge in infections that has risen to more than 400,000 daily.
- May 17, 2021 01:11 PM IST
Advising the public to refrain from engaging or encouraging such action, which is in contravention to legal provisions, the WCD Ministry has laid out lawful procedure of rehabilitation of children who lost their parents to COVID-19.
- May 17, 2021 01:02 PM IST
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh issued notices to the central government and the two social media platforms, seeking their stand on the petition filed by a lawyer who has claimed that WhatsApp's new policy, which came into effect from May 15, violates users' right to privacy under the Constitution.
- May 17, 2021 12:36 PM IST
A total of 23,12,779 frontline workers and 18,48,358 health care workers have till now been administered vaccines (first and second doses included) in the state, it said.
- May 17, 2021 12:29 PM IST
CBSE class 12th Latest News: The Education Minister said he will consult State Education Secretaries In this meeting, and discuss the COVID-19 situation and its effect on education and the National Education Policy (NEP).
- May 17, 2021 12:12 PM IST
The Kolkata police have launched a dedicated website, where one can apply for an e-pass to commute during state-wide COVID-19 lockdown.
- May 17, 2021 10:55 AM IST
All four leaders were ministers in then Trinamool Congress government when the Narada bribery tapes were released in 2014.
- May 17, 2021 10:47 AM IST
India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Mumbai, warning of very heavy rains at isolated places with strong winds on Monday as cyclone Tuaktae is likely to pass close to the Mumbai coast.
- May 17, 2021 10:30 AM IST
The number of active cases stands at 35,16,997, accounting for 14.09 per cent of the total infections. The national recovery rate has improved to 84.81 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed.