61,537 new Covid cases in India, 933 deaths

NEW DELHI: Registering 61,537 more cases in India, the coronavirus tally reached 20,88,611 on Saturday, while the death toll rose to 42,518 with 933 more fatalities, the health ministry said. The number of recoveries surged to 14,27,005 and the recovery rate rose to 68.32 per cent, according to ministry data. There are 6,19,088 active cases […]

‘Fight against injustice, don’t be afraid’: Rahul on Quit India Movement anniversary

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Saturday that on the 78th anniversary of the Quit India movement, Mahatma Gandhi’s slogan of “do or die” will have to be given a new meaning — “fight against injustice, don’t be afraid”. The Quit India Movement was launched by Mahatma Gandhi at the Bombay session of […]

In just 21 days, India adds another million COVID-19 cases to its tally

In just 21 days, India adds another million COVID-19 cases to its tally

NEW DELHI: Registering over 60,000 cases in 24 hours for the first time, India’s COVID-19 tally galloped past 20 lakh on Friday, while the number of recoveries surged to 13.78 lakh, according to Union Health Ministry data. The coronavirus infection tally had crossed 19 lakh just two days ago. It took 110 days for COVID-19 […]

Rahul attacks Modi govt over India’s Covid-19 tally crossing 20-lakh mark

Rahul attacks Modi govt over India’s Covid-19 tally crossing 20-lakh mark

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked the Centre on Friday over the rising coronavirus cases in India, saying the country’s Covid-19 tally has crossed the 20 lakh-mark and the Narendra Modi government is “missing”. India’s Covid-19 tally breached the 20-lakh mark late on Thursday evening, while the number of recoveries surged to 13.70 lakh, […]

Serum Institute to produce up to 100 mn COVID-19 vaccine doses for India, other countries

NEW DELHI: Serum Institute of India?(SII) on Friday said it?has entered into a new partnership with international vaccine alliance Gavi and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate manufacturing and delivery of up to 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for India as well as other low and middle-income countries (LMICs) “The collaboration will provide […]

56,282 new cases push India’s Covid-19 count to 19,64,536; death toll mounts to 40,699

56,282 new cases push India’s Covid-19 count to 19,64,536; death toll mounts to 40,699

NEW DELHI: India saw a single-day increase of 56,282 cases taking the country’s Covid-19 tally to 19,64,536 on Thursday, while the recoveries have surged to 13,28,336 and comprise 67.62 per cent of the total caseload, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The death toll due to Covid-19 climbed to 40,699 with 904 new fatalities […]

India’s COVID-19 recovery rate rises to 67.62 pc; case fatality rate drops to 2.07 pc: Govt

India’s COVID-19 recovery rate rises to 67.62 pc; case fatality rate drops to 2.07 pc: Govt

New Delhi: The total number of recoveries among COVID-19 patients in India has jumped to 13,28,336, pushing the recovery rate to 67.62 per cent on Thursday, while the case fatality rate has further dropped to 2.07 per cent, the Union health ministry said. The recoveries exceeded active cases of the coronavirus infection by 7,32,835, it […]

Trust for building mosque on five-acre land in Ayodhya in process of setting up office

Lucknow: The Trust constituted by the Uttar Pradesh State Sunni Central Waqf Board to construct a mosque on five acres of land in Ayodhya is in the process of setting up an office in the state capital, an official said on Thursday. He said the office of the Trust — Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation (IICF) — […]

Army conducts flag march in Assam’s Sonitpur after clashes over Ram temple celebration

TEZPUR (ASSAM): The Army on Thursday conducted a flag march in the troubled areas of Sonitpur district, which witnessed clashes between two communities after a bike rally was organised by Bajrang Dal activists to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony for the Ram temple in Ayodhya, officials said. An indefinite curfew has been clamped in areas under […]

Plasma therapy trial didn’t show benefit in reducing Covid-19 mortality risk: AIIMS

NEW DELHI: Convalescent plasma therapy did not show benefit in reducing mortality risk among Covid-19 patients, according to an interim analysis of a randomised controlled trial done at AIIMS here to assess the efficacy of this mode of treatment. The therapy involves taking antibodies from the blood of a person who has recovered from Covid-19 […]