Former PM Manmohan Singh tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to AIIMS

Former PM Manmohan Singh tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to AIIMS

New Delhi:Former prime minister Manmohan Singh tested positive for COVID-19 and was admitted to AIIMS with a mild fever on Monday afternoon. Singh, 88, has been admitted to the AIIMS trauma centre here, which is a dedicated COVID facility, sources said, adding his condition is stable. They said Singh had a mild fever in the […]

Shopian encounter: Two militants killed, search on

  Shopian: At least two unidentified militants have been killed in an encounter that broke out between government forces and militants in Zeipora Mantribugh area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday. A senior police officer said that two unidentified militants have been killed whose identification is being ascertained. He said that the search operation […]

Shopian gunfight: One unidentified militant killed, Operation on

  Shopian: An unidentified militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter that broke out between militants and government forces in Zeipora village of Shopian district on Monday. An official said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants […]

1516 fresh COVID-19 cases in J&K

1516 fresh COVID-19 cases in J&K

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Monday  reported 1516 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the overall tally to 148208 Among the cases reported today, 748 were reported in Kashmir while Jammu division reported 768 infections. Reader correspondentkashmirreader.com

Wearing two fitted masks may double protection against COVID-19: Study

Wearing two fitted masks may double protection against COVID-19: Study

New Delhi:  Wearing two tightly-fitted face masks can nearly double the effectiveness of filtering out SARS-CoV-2-sized particles, preventing them from reaching the wearer’s nose and mouth and causing COVID-19, according to a study. The research, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, shows that the reason for the enhanced filtration is not so much adding […]

British PM cancels India visit due to COVID crisis, to holds talks remotely this month

British PM cancels India visit due to COVID crisis, to holds talks remotely this month

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled his planned visit to India next week due to the coronavirus situation in the country, Downing Street said on Monday. Johnson will instead speak to Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month to launch their plans for the future UK-India partnership, with their physical meeting expected later in […]

PM Modi to interact with leading doctors, pharma companies

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with leading doctors from across the country at 4.30 pm and with top pharma companies at 6 pm on the prevailing COVID-19 situation on Monday via video conferencing, officials said. Earlier in the day, Modi had chaired an important meeting on the situation at 11:30 am. The […]

South Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Shopian

South Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Shopian

  Srinagar:  Gunfight rages between militants and government forces in Zeipora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday. Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Zeipora. As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the […]

Delhi CM announces six day lockdown in Delhi starting Monday night

Delhi CM announces six day lockdown in Delhi starting Monday night

New Delhi:  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a six-day lockdown from 10 pm on Monday night till 5 am next Monday in view of an exponential rise in corona virus cases and the city’s health system being stretched to its limits. In the last few days, the daily cases of COVID-19 have been around […]

Govt working to save lives, livelihood: FM tells India Inc amid COVID surge

New Delhi,:  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said she has taken inputs from various industry chambers on concerns of India Inc with regard to the management of COVID pandemic and the centre would continue to work with state governments to save lives and livelihood. She sought feedback from businesses to deal with the impact […]

1 2 3 602