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Maha Dy CM Pawar reviews ongoing construction work of Pune Metro
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Experts fear voter signature verification issues could affect outcome of Florida's election
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CDC: COVID-19 Puts Pregnant Women, Babies At Risk Of Serious Complications
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Your Chance Of Contracting COVID-19 Rises 54% When You're Deficient In This 'Sunshine' Vitamin
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Covid: Union minister Nitin Gadkari tests positive, goes into self-isolation
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‘Covid vaccine likely by early 2021’: Harsh Vardhan in Rajya Sabha
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Faceoff over Covid: ‘Bhabhi ji ke Papad’ jibe; war over ‘clanging utensils’
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EJ Espresso: Rajnath may answer Oppn questions on China in RS; PM Modi’s 70th B’Day
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Indians return from Pakistan: 400 people stranded amid Covid lockdown back
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Covid-19 testing centre in Sunderland unstaffed
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Sir Keir Starmer makes first in-person visit to Scotland
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Coronavirus in numbers: UK records 3,395 new confirmed cases
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Why Singapore's COVID death rate is world's lowest
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Complaints about access to Covid-19 testing continue
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Runny nose = cold not Covid
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COVID restrictions intensify in North East England amid soaring cases
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Watch: Chhattisgarh teacher straps blackboard to bike, takes school to students
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Why are Covid cases rising in Delhi? Health Minister Satyendar Jain answers
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Minister defends government on Covid-19 testing
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India can get COVID vaccine early next year: Health Minister in Rajya Sabha
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With spike of 96,424 cases, India's Covid-19 tally crosses 52-lakh markIndia's Covid-19 case tally crossed 52-lakh mark with a spike of 96,424 new cases and 1,174 deaths in the last 24 hours, said Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare on Friday. The total case tally..
Covid-19 vaccine may become available early next year: Harsh VardhanResponding to queries about the status of a vaccine for Covid-19 in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, health minister Harsh Vardhan said there are chances of it becoming available in early 2021. He also..
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India crosses 6 crore mark in Covid-19 testing; 11,36,613 samples tested in single day: ICMRIndia has crossed the six crore mark in conducting tests for detection of Covid-19, with 6,05,65,728 samples having been examined till September 16, the Indian Council of Medical Research said on..
Union home minister Amit Shah discharged from AIIMSUnion home minister Amit Shah, who recently recovered from Covid-19 and was admitted to AIIMS for a complete medical checkup, was discharged on Thursday evening, officials said. He was admitted to the..
BJP Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe attends Parliament Session then tests COVID positiveBJP Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, who attended Parliament's ongoing Monsoon Session, on Thursday evening said he has tested positive for the coronavirus infection.
BJP Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe tests COVID positive after attending Parliament SessionBJP Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, who attended Parliament's ongoing Monsoon Session, on Thursday evening said he has tested positive for the coronavirus infection.
Aiming to bring down Covid mortality rate to less than 1%: Health minister tells Parliament
Arunachal CM tests negative for Covid-19
Bills on home, Indian medicine timely for more R&D on COVID 19: Jhansi MP
Less than 3% population in tribal-dominated districts Covid positive: Govt
Nobody cured due to 'Bhabhiji papad': Sanjay Raut attacks Centre over Covid managementTaking a jibe at Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal, who promoted 'Bhabhiji papad' to fight the coronavirus infection, the Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said in Rajya Sabha on Thursday, "Maharashtra has done..
Tirupati MP dies, becomes 2nd sitting parliamentarian to succumb to Covid
India inches closer to 1-lakh mark in daily Covid casesIndia crossed the 98,000-mark in daily Covid-19 infections for the first time by recording 98,100 new cases on Wednesday, inching closer to the one-lakh figure, even as the number of patients..
Asymptomatic Covid+ workers can work: KeralaGuest workers who are Covid-positive but asymptomatic have been allowed by the Kerala government to work in exclusive areas. The guidelines issued by the general administration department, however,..
Opposition slams government over Covid-19, BJP points to MaharashtraA lively debate in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday saw the opposition attacking the government over "mishandling" the migrant situation and an "unplanned" lockdown while the treasury benches countered by..
Over 3 lakh Indian workers returned to India under Vande Bharat Mission: GovtOver 3.08 lakh Indian workers returned from abroad as part of the Vande Bharat Mission, the government said on Wednesday, asserting that not all of them had lost their jobs, but returned on account of..
IMA criticizes Centre for not maintaining statistics of doctors who died due to Covid-19The IMA said this in response against the statement made in Parliament by Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, who acknowledged the contribution of healthcare workers during this pandemic, but the..
PM Modi's 'nudges' were critical in India's COVID-19 battle: Cambridge studyPM Modi's frequent public appearance was "the most significant factor that created nudges" in keeping a country of 1.3 billion people under strict lockdown and social distancing measures.
COVID-19: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari tests positive, isolates himselfUnion Minister Nitin Gadkari tests COVID-19 positive and has isolated himself. The minister informed about this development on micro-blogging site Twitter.
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Russia confirms deal with Dr. Reddy's for COVID-19 vaccine 'Sputnik V' trials in India, to supply 100 million dosesRussia's sovereign wealth fund on Wednesday agreed to supply 100 million doses of world's first COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik-V to Indian drug company Dr Reddy's Laboratories as Moscow speeds up plans to..
Mitra the robot helps Covid patients in India speak to loved onesA hospital in India has deployed a customer-service robot to patrol its wards, connecting coronavirus patients to friends and relatives. Its piercing eyes are equipped with facial recognition..
Russia to sell 100 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine to IndiaRussia's sovereign wealth fund said on Wednesday it will supply India's Dr Reddy's Laboratories with 100 million doses of the Sputnik-V vaccine against Covid-19 once it receives regulatory approval...
Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai tests COVID-19 positive"A staff at our residence tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday. Following this, a COVID-19 test was also conducted on me, the results for which came back positive," Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj..
Rajya Sabha to hold discussion on statement made by Dr Harsh Vardhan regarding Covid-19 pandemic
Manoj Jha gives zero hour notice in RS over 'Covid-19 and its impacts on migrant workforce'
Serum Institute of India to resume Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trials; gets DCGI nodThe Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has allowed the Serum Institute of India (SII) to resume its phase two and three clinical trials for the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
2 Noida, 4 Mumbai healthcare workers are confirmed cases of reinfectionTwo healthcare workers from a Noida hospital could be the country’s first genetically proven cases of Covid-19 reinfection, according to the preprint of a research paper submitted by the prestigious..
Bill Gates: 3 of 6 vaccines in trials may workA vaccine for Covid-19 is expected early next year and of the six leading ones which are undergoing trials probably three of them will work, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has said asserting..
India’s Covid cases cross 5 million, last million came in 11 daysIndia has become the second country in the world after the US to record 5 million Covid-19 cases, with the last 1 million coming in a world-record time of 11 days. The grim milestone was reached on..
100 CAPF personnel have died due to Covid so far, over 25,000 infected: Govt
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Insurance scheme for frontline health workers fighting Covid-19 extended for 6 monthsThe Rs 50-lakh insurance cover to frontline health workers fighting Covid-19 has been extended for six months and till date, 61 claims have been processed and payments made, the Union health ministry..
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National Task Force, JMG will decide on continuing plasma therapy for treatment of Covid patients: ICMRHe said that plasma therapy has been used for more than 100 years now in some form or the other for various virus infections. It was used during ebola and it was also being used amid the Covid-19..
COVID-19: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh's condition stableKalyan Singh is afebrile and maintaining 100 per cent oxygen saturation on room air. He doesn't have fever and his blood pressure is also normal. He has been shifted to private room and is under..
Covid-19: IMA issues 7-day ultimatum to Maharashtra on price cap moveThe Indian Medical Association on Tuesday said it would stop work and hand over hospitals to the Maharashtra government to operate if the latter does not reverse a price cap decision in seven days.
Lok Sabha passes Bill to reduce salaries of MPs by 30%The Salary, Allowances, and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Bill, 2020, will replace an ordinance brought earlier by the government as part of measures to mobilise resources for fighting..
Covid-19: India gifts 2,000 vials of Remdesivir to Nepal"On September 15, Ambassador Vinay M.Kwatra handed over 2,000 vials of Remdesivir to Foreign Affairs Minister of Nepal Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on behalf of the Government of India," Indian Embassy said..
Focus on saving lives as well as livelihoods, India lists out its COVID strategy at UNWhile India has now the second largest numbers of COVID cases in the world after US, it also continues to post high recoveries according to government data which says recovery rate has touched 78.28..
Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: PM Modi inaugurates projects under 'Namami Gange', 'AMRUT' yojanaPM Modi said that even during the times of COVID-19, the work on various development projects progressed uninterrupted in Bihar.
India's Covid-19 recovery rate rises to 78.28%India's Covid-19 recovery rate has risen to 78.28 per cent as a total of 38,59,399 people have recuperated, exceeding the active cases of coronavirus by 28,69,338 as on date, the Union health ministry..
40 lakh people kept under surveillance as part of Covid contact-tracing: CentreAround 40 lakh people have been kept under surveillance as a part of the contact-tracing efforts in the country and 5.4 crore samples were tested for coronavirus till September 10, Union minister..
Covid-19: Demand made in RS for using term physical distancing instead of social distancingA demand was made in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday for using the term 'physical distancing' for fighting Covid-19 on the grounds that the use of the term 'social distancing' was promoting social stigma of..
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India’s Covid toll tops 80,000; September deaths world’s highestThere were 1,070 deaths reported on Monday, taking the total toll to 80,737, as per data collated by TOI from state governments. In the 14 days of September, the daily death toll dipped below 1,000..