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  • How risky is air travel during the coronavirus pandemic?

    How risky is air travel during the coronavirus pandemic?

    June 30, 2020 14:25 IST

    Flying can increase your risk of exposure to infection, but airlines are taking some precautions and you can too.

  • COVAXIN, Bharat Biotech, Human clinical trials, DCGI, Hyderabad

    COVAXIN: All we know about India's first under trial coronavirus vaccine

    June 30, 2020 14:44 IST

    India's first coronavirus vaccine COVAXIN developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech has got approval from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) to start with human clinical trials. The company on its website said it is pleased to announce its 3 COVID-19 vaccines in collaboration with the University of WISCONSIN, ICMR, and Thomas Jefferson University.

  • Jammu and Kashmir administration starts distributing

    Jammu & Kashmir new domicile certificates: All you need to know

    June 29, 2020 15:11 IST

    The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday (June 27) started the process of distributing domicile certificates among people belonging to different sections who had been living in the Union Territory (UT) for the last seven decades but were deprived of their legitimate citizenship rights.

  • Survey, metro, local trains, gyms, hotels

    How willing are people to use metro, local trains, gyms amid pandemic? This survey answers

    June 29, 2020 13:06 IST

    A survey has indicated that 67 per cent citizens will not rush to travel through metro, local trains for another one month even if services resume in the coming days, according to LocalCircles survey.

  • COVID-19 Prevention: Does taking Zincovit daily keep you safe from coronavirus?

    COVID-19 Prevention: Does taking Zinc multivitamin tablet keep you safe from coronavirus?

    June 28, 2020 15:12 IST

    COVID-19 outbreak has infected over 1 crore people across the world and killed over 5 lakh. In such dire times, people are looking for any way possible to keep themselves as far away from coronavirus as they can. Some of the most important measures that are being talked of are obviously social distancing, hand sanitisation, wearing a mask amongst other things.

  • What does rising number of earthquakes in 2020 mean. Is a big one eminent? Experts answer

    What does rising number of earthquakes in 2020 mean. Is a big one eminent? Experts answer

    June 28, 2020 7:44 IST

    India has witnessed 127 miniature earthquakes in the first half of 2020. From the far east of Arunachal Pradesh to the far north of Kashmir Valley, the south to national capital Delhi itself, minute tremors have become a daily affair. A similar trend has been seen across the world. But do they mean that a big one is one it's way? Here is what experts at the United States Geological Survey have to say.

  • Bank fraud, cyber attacks, free COVID19 tests

    Bank ALERT: Cyber criminals to target customers promising free COVID-19 tests

    June 27, 2020 15:00 IST

    Amid pandemic when people are active online more than ever, the risk of them being targeted through cyberattacks has also increased. In order to make people aware, banks are now making aware customers and sending alert messages asking them not to share confidential information.

  • It's not just India, China has border disputes with 18

    It's not just India, China has border disputes with 18 countries. Here's the list

    June 26, 2020 11:45 IST

    The border clash between the Indian Army and the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has sparked an anti-China sentiment in the country. Calls to boycott Chinese goods and reduce import from China can be heard loud and clear from up top in the political elite, to the streets next to our homes. India-China border dispute goes long back. But it is not the only border dispute China has.

  • Noida, unlock, night curfew

    Night curfew timings in Noida, Ghaziabad, Meerut, other UP districts revised. Check details

    June 26, 2020 9:42 IST

    Night curfew hours in Noida, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahr, Hapur and Muzaffarnagar have been revised to 8 pm to 6 am. Earlier, night curfew was being imposed in these districts from 9 pm to 5 am. The move has come amid increasing cases of COVID-19.

  • Coming soon: Goa-style beach shacks in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri, Raigad, Palghar beaches along Konkan

    Coming soon: Goa-style beach shacks in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri, Raigad, Palghar beaches along Konkan

    June 26, 2020 9:14 IST

    In a bid to boost tourism in the state, the Maharashtra cabinet on Thursday approved the "beach shack" policy for eight beaches along the Konkan coast.  

  • Delhi COVID-19 containment zones rise to 263 as govt initiates door-to-door screening. Full List

    Delhi coronavirus containment zones rise to 263 as govt initiates door-to-door screening. Full List

    June 25, 2020 13:57 IST

    The coronavirus containment zones in Delhi have risen to 263 as Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government reinvents its strategy to fight the rising number of cases in the national capital. As per the latest figures, Delhi has over 70,000 COVID-19 cases, making it India's worst-hit city as far as the number of cases is concerned. 

  • Why Kushinagar Airport will be historic and what it aims to achieve

    Why Kushinagar Airport will be historic and what it aims to achieve

    June 25, 2020 12:50 IST

    In what comes as a boost to the Buddhist pilgrimage circuit in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, Kushinagar's airport is being upgraded to facilitate international flights. Kushinagar will be India's 29th international airport and will enhance the connectivity which will in turn increase tourism and hospitality in the region.

  • 45 Years of Emergency: 45 facts to look back at independent

    45 Years of Emergency: 45 facts to look back at independent India's darkest hour

    June 25, 2020 23:04 IST

    It was on this day (June 25), in 1975, that Independent India experienced it's darkest hour. An hour that will live long in infamy as one of grave consequences. It has been 45 years since that day, while the emergency might not exist anymore, neither the prime minister who imposed it, if you speak to those who lived through it, you would realise that the scars of The Emergency linger fresh both in the nation's DNA as well as those who experienced the horrors.

  • 5 COVID-19 treatment medicines being used in India. Check Details

    5 COVID-19 treatment medicines being used in India. Check Details

    June 24, 2020 7:33 IST

    As many as 5 COVID-19 treatment drugs have either been given a go-ahead from the government to treat coronavirus infected patients in India or are in the final stages of the trial being carried out. 

  • Coronil, Patanjali, Coronavirus cure, coronavirus medicine

    What is Coronil?

    June 23, 2020 15:09 IST

    Patanjali Research Institue, Haridwar on Tuesday launched 'Coronil' the first-ever clinically trial approved ayurvedic medicine for curing coronavirus. It is the first medicine based on evidence-based ayurvedic medicine for corona contagion. Here's all you need to know about Coronil.

  • ALERT: Security agency warns of serious attack on your WiFi devices, emails

    ALERT: Security agency warns of serious cyberattack on your WiFi devices, emails

    June 22, 2020 14:59 IST

    The attackers can target your Wifi connections take the remote access of it and bypass security to perform cross-site scripting, CERT-in has warned. The threat comes in wake-off ongoing LAC standoff with China on the borders.

  • Cipremi, Cipla, COVID19 drug, coronavirus medicine

    Cipremi: Cipla also launches COVID-19 treatment medicine, all you need to know

    June 22, 2020 12:34 IST

    Cipla, an Indian multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, has launched its own antiviral drug named Cipremi for treating COVID-19 patients.

  • Migrants, Labourers, coronavirus, COVID19

    Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan: All about PM Modi's project to provide employment to migrants

    June 22, 2020 10:06 IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan (GKRA) to boost employment and livelihood opportunities for migrant workers returning to villages, in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak.

  • 3 COVID-19 treatment drugs available in India today. Check Details

    3 COVID-19 treatment drugs available in India today. Check Details

    June 22, 2020 10:07 IST

    Coronavirus pandemic has killed over 4.7 lakh people across the globe. In India, the death toll is over 13,000. The good news is that DGCI has given nod to 3 companies to roll out their COVID-19 treatment medicine in India. These companies are -- Cipla, Glenmark and Hetero. And the three medicines are called Cipremi, FabiFlu and Covifor.

  • Mumbai: BMC COVID-19 containment zones go past 830. Check Full List

    Mumbai: BMC COVID-19 containment zones go past 830. Check Full List

    June 22, 2020 8:26 IST

    The list of coronavirus containment zones in Mumbai has gone up to 830 as 3 new areas were declared as COVID-19 hotspots. There have been over 66,000 cases of coronavirus in Mumbai while the death toll has crossed 3,600. Maharashtra is India's worst-hit state with over 1.3 lakh COVID-19 cases and 6,000 deaths linked to the novel coronavirus

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