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  • Mumbai’s BKC centre runs out of Covid-19 vaccine stock

    Mumbai’s BKC centre runs out of Covid-19 vaccine stock

    Apr 28, 2021, 09:57 AM IST

    People, who came to take the Covid-19 jab waited outside Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) jumbo vaccination centre after the vaccines ran out of stock. Boards reading 'Vaccine out of stock' were put up outside the BKC centre.

  • Covaxin priced at Rs 600 per dose for state hospitals, Rs 1,200 for private ones

    Covaxin priced at Rs 600 per dose for state hospitals, Rs 1,200 for private ones

    Apr 25, 2021, 08:40 AM IST

    Covaxin, India's indigeniously developmed coronavirus vaccine, will be sold at Rs 600 per dose for state hospitals and Rs 1,200 per dose for private hospitals, vaccine maker Bharat Biotech has informed.

  • SWAMITVA scheme: PM Modi distributes e-property cards to the beneficiaries

    SWAMITVA scheme: PM Modi distributes e-property cards to the beneficiaries

    Apr 24, 2021, 01:13 PM IST

    As many as 4.09 lakh property owners given their e-property cards on this occasion, which will also mark the rolling out of the SVAMITVA scheme for implementation across the country.

  • Is vaccination the only way to save life against COVID-19? Find all your answers here

    Is vaccination the only way to save life against COVID-19? Find all your answers here

    Apr 23, 2021, 01:07 PM IST

    Since the beginning of the coronavirus infection, we all know one thing with certainty that the virus impacts lung health. And for that very reason, doctors advise patients to start monitoring their oxygen levels with the help of oxymeter so any abnormality can be caught and treated in time.

  • In current Covid wave kids younger than 5-yrs and youths among patients, say Doctors

    In current Covid wave kids younger than 5-yrs and youths among patients, say Doctors

    Apr 23, 2021, 11:38 AM IST

    The ongoing Covid-19 surge is taking a toll on children’s health with several hospitals reporting a sharp rise in the number of children between the age of one and five landing up in hospitals. Unlike last year, the virus is affecting infants, with some as young as one-and-a-half months old getting admitted to hospital.

  • PM Modi to chair meet on Covid-19 crisis today

    PM Modi to chair meet on Covid-19 crisis today

    Apr 23, 2021, 08:40 AM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he will not be going to poll-bound West Bengal on Friday due to high-level meetings to review the prevailing Covid-19 situation. According to the PMO, the Prime Minister will chair an internal meeting on Covid-19 management at 9 am on Friday. He will then virtually interact with chief ministers of states reeling under a heavy caseload at 10 am. At 12.30 pm, the Prime Minister will hold a meeting with leading manufacturers of liquid oxygen via video-conferencing

  • Mosques in Mumbai offer free oxygen cylinders to COVID-19 patients

    Mosques in Mumbai offer free oxygen cylinders to COVID-19 patients

    Apr 22, 2021, 11:59 AM IST

    Many mosques in Mumbai and the suburbs have stepped forward to offer free oxygen cylinders to COVID-19 patients in an effort to aid the fight against coronavirus. This service is also provided for COVID-19 patients at home, whose oxygen level is very low.As cases continue to soar in the city.

  • Jind runs out of Covid vaccine after 1,710 doses stolen

    Jind runs out of Covid vaccine after 1,710 doses stolen

    Apr 22, 2021, 10:40 AM IST

    Around 1,710 doses of Covishield and Covaxin were stolen by unknown burglars in the storeroom of the government civil hospital in Jind Wednesday night.

  • SII CEO Poonawalla lauds PM Modi, Sitharaman for boost to vaccine production

    SII CEO Poonawalla lauds PM Modi, Sitharaman for boost to vaccine production

    Apr 21, 2021, 08:40 AM IST

    Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Tuesday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman for what he called a ‘decisive policy changes’ and ‘swift financial aid’ to help Covid-19 vaccine production and distribution in India.

  • Experts suggest ways on how coronavirus can be controlled from spreading

    Experts suggest ways on how coronavirus can be controlled from spreading

    Apr 20, 2021, 02:06 PM IST

    India registered 1,761 Covid deaths in the last 24 hours, the biggest one-day spike, and over 2.59 lakh new cases. The total number of cases, which shows a worrying rise in the second wave of the pandemic, now stands at more than 1.53 crore.

  • COVID-19 vaccine for all above age of 18 years from May 1

    COVID-19 vaccine for all above age of 18 years from May 1

    Apr 20, 2021, 08:20 AM IST

    In a significant step, the Indian government on Monday announced that all persons above 18 years of age will be eligible to get COVID-19 vaccine doses from May 1, 2021.

  • J&J seeks permission for phase-3 trial of its single-shot Covid-19 vaccine in India

    J&J seeks permission for phase-3 trial of its single-shot Covid-19 vaccine in India

    Apr 20, 2021, 08:20 AM IST

    Such vaccines will be given emergency use approval mandating the requirement of post-approval parallel bridging clinical trial in place of conduct of local clinical trial under the provisions of the New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules 2019, the health ministry had said.

  • Haqikat Kya Hai: Centre Decides To Give COVID19 Vaccination To All Above 18 Years From May 1

    Haqikat Kya Hai: Centre Decides To Give COVID19 Vaccination To All Above 18 Years From May 1

    Apr 19, 2021, 11:20 PM IST

    Drawling criticism over handling of the second wave of covid-19, the union government on Monday decided to allow vaccination to everyone above 18 years of age starting 1st May.

  •  India registers 2.34 lakh new coronavirus cases, active cases climb to 16 lakh

    India registers 2.34 lakh new coronavirus cases, active cases climb to 16 lakh

    Apr 17, 2021, 10:20 AM IST

    Multiple states from Maharashtra to Uttar Pradesh and Punjab are enforcing stringent restrictions to break the chain of transmission following an unprecedented surge in new confirmed cases of Covid-19. With the central government laying emphasis on vaccination against coronavirus, school examinations across the country have either been postponed or cancelled as a second wave of the pandemic continues to infect tens of thousands each day.

  • Kurukshetra: COVID-19 situation getting critical in India, Many state struggles to cope with rising cases

    Kurukshetra: COVID-19 situation getting critical in India, Many state struggles to cope with rising cases

    Apr 16, 2021, 08:00 PM IST

    The second wave of the recent pandemic that has already started in India points to the need for better quality healthcare infrastructure. watch full debate in kurushetra.

  • Is night-curfew enough to bring down coronavirus cases across the country?

    Is night-curfew enough to bring down coronavirus cases across the country?

    Apr 16, 2021, 12:22 PM IST

    India’s corona situation is turning grimmer with each passing hour as the nation recorded over two lakh new Covid-19 infection for the second consecutive day today. 10 states comprising Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal have shown a steep rise in daily new COVID-19 cases accounting for 79.10 per cent of the new infections.

  • Special News: Delhi CM Kejriwal requests Centre to cancel Board examinations

    Special News: Delhi CM Kejriwal requests Centre to cancel Board examinations

    Apr 13, 2021, 05:20 PM IST

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the decision to conduct the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exams should be reconsidered in view of the rising number of Covid-19 cases across the country......Watch other major news.

  • Chunav Dhamaka: Centre fast-tracks approval for foreign-produced Covid-19 vaccines

    Chunav Dhamaka: Centre fast-tracks approval for foreign-produced Covid-19 vaccines

    Apr 13, 2021, 05:00 PM IST

    With an aim to expand the basket of COVID-19 vaccines and enhance the pace of inoculation in India, the central government on Tuesday said it has fast-tracked emergency approval for foreign-produced jabs that have been granted similar clearances in other countries.

  • Expert panel approves emergency use of Sputnik V vaccine in India

    Expert panel approves emergency use of Sputnik V vaccine in India

    Apr 12, 2021, 04:40 PM IST

    Dr Reddy's, which has collaborated with Russia's sovereign fund RDIF, conducted the bridge trial for Sputnik V and has applied for emergency use. If approved by the DCGI, this will be the third vaccine to be available in India. India is currently using Serum Institute of India's Covishield and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin.

  • Amid rising COVID-19 cases, Delhi CM Kejriwal, Maharashtra CM Thackeray will hold a meeting today

    Amid rising COVID-19 cases, Delhi CM Kejriwal, Maharashtra CM Thackeray will hold a meeting today

    Apr 12, 2021, 12:40 PM IST

    Amid rising COVID-19 cases, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray will hold a meeting today. 10,774 new cases and 48 deaths were reported in the national capital in the last 24 hours while Maharashtra reported around 63 thousand new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours.