Covid India(Search results - 70)
Top StoriesMay 6, 2021, 11:51 AM IST
Setback for EC, Supreme Court rejects plea against Madras HC's scathing observations
The Apex Court bench comprising Justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah said that the question of expunging the remarks made by Madras High Court recently against the Election Commission does not arise and that no restriction can be put on media from reporting Court proceedings.
Top StoriesMay 6, 2021, 11:21 AM IST
Breather for Delhi, DRDO installs 2 plants that produce 1000 litre of oxygen per minute
These Medical Oxygen Plants are designed for a flow rate of 1,000 litres per minute (LPM). The system can cater to 190 patients at a flow rate of 5 LPM and charge 195 cylinders per day.
Top StoriesMay 6, 2021, 9:52 AM IST
RLD chief and ex-Union Minister Ajit Singh succumbs to Covid-19
A prominent leader from Western Uttar Pradesh, Ajit Singh was the son of ex-Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh. Ajit Singh served as a six-time MP from the Baghpat Lok Sabha constituency and was a part of Cabinets headed by PV Narasimha Rao, VP Singh, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh.
Top StoriesMay 6, 2021, 8:59 AM IST
No imported oxygen concentrators in Customs warehouses, says Govt
The CBIC took to Twitter to clarify, "Refer to CBIC Press Note dated May 03, 2021, clarifying that there is no such pendency with Indian Customs. It is once again clarified that Indian Customs is swiftly clearing all consignments and no such figures of pendency exist across any port of import.
Top StoriesMay 5, 2021, 10:54 PM IST
Third wave of Coronavirus inevitable, says Govt's top scientific advisor
K Vijay Raghavan, the principal scientific advisor to the Centre, said that new variants will arise all over the world, as well as India, but variants that increase transmission will likely plateau.
Top StoriesMay 5, 2021, 10:15 PM IST
India approves Roche antibody cocktail to treat Covid-19
The antibody cocktail comprising Casirivimab and Imdevimab has been permitted by the Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation for the treatment of mild to moderate Covid-19 in high-risk patients.
Top StoriesMay 5, 2021, 2:19 PM IST
Two members of Indian G7 delegation in UK test Covid positive: Reports
External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, who is part of the delegation in the United Kingdom to take part in the G7 summit, acknowledged exposure to possible Covid positive cases.
Top StoriesMay 5, 2021, 1:55 PM IST
PM praises Kerala health care workers and nurses for zero vaccine wastage
"Good to see our healthcare workers and nurses set an example in reducing vaccine wastage. Reducing vaccine wastage is important in strengthening the fight against COVID-19," the Prime Minister wrote.
CoronavirusMay 5, 2021, 11:54 AM IST
Does Covid vaccine cause infertility? Can it change your DNA?
There are many myths being circulated among people with regard to vaccination, especially over Whatsapp. Here's Dr Katherine O'Brien, WHO director of the Department of Immunization, clearing some of these doubts.
CoronavirusMay 5, 2021, 9:43 AM IST
How to deal with stress while in home isolation for Covid?
Home isolation can be a testing period emotionally and psychologically for those who have been infected with Covid-19. Here are some tips to remain positive.
BusinessMay 4, 2021, 4:15 PM IST
Samsung donates a million LDS syringes that prevent vaccine wastage
The Low Dead Space (LDS) syringes minimize the amount of drug left in the device after injection, optimizing vaccine usage.
Top StoriesMay 4, 2021, 12:14 PM IST
Rahul says 'lockdown only option now', BJP reminds him of anti-lockdown tirade last year
Earlier this morning, Rahul posted on Twitter that the "Government of India does not get it. The only way to stop the Coronavirus spread now is a full lockdown... " The BJP was quick to respond and remind Rahul of his April 16, 2020, remarks slamming the imposition of lockdown.
Top StoriesMay 4, 2021, 9:03 AM IST
Jaishankar meets Blinken on G7 sidelines; discuss challenge posed by new Covid wave
S Jaishankar said in a tweet, "Good to meet in person, my old friend @SecBlinken. Detailed discussion on the global Covid challenge, focussing on expanded vaccine production capacity and reliable supply chains."
CoronavirusMay 4, 2021, 8:49 AM IST
Explained: 'Vaccine can protect, can't prevent infection'
While vaccination can ensure that you are safe from severe disease, it does not ensure that you don't get the infection. Here is AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria explaining the difference between the two.
Coronavirus IndiaMay 4, 2021, 8:35 AM IST
Should patients with mild Covid symptoms take steroids?
Often people with mild Covid symptoms resort to taking a high dose of steroids. But the very treatment they think will be effective can be counter-productive and at times complicate the problem.