DM Rajouri designates Health facilities as Category 2 Covid Centres

RAJOURI: With fresh surge in Coronavirus, the District Magistrate, Vikas Kundal has designated Government/private hospitals and clinical establishments as Category 2 Covid Health centres and asked the management to keep their beds in readiness to meet out any emergency. The District Magistrate has asked the seven private hospitals and clinical establishments Orthomaxx Multispeciality Hospital Rajouri, […]

India registers 2,71,202 new Covid cases, active cases highest in 225 days

India registers 2,71,202 new Covid cases, active cases highest in 225 days

NEW DELHI: India added 2,71,202 new coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,71,22,164, including 7,743 cases of the Omicron variant, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday. The country saw 1,702 new cases of Omicron variant, the highest in a single day so far, and an increase of […]

India’s Covid vaccination drive completes 1 year, over 156.76 crore doses administered so far

India’s Covid vaccination drive completes 1 year, over 156.76 crore doses administered so far

NEW DELHI: The countrywide vaccination drive against COVID-19 on Sunday completed one year, during which over 156.76 crore of vaccine doses were administered. According to health ministry officials, over 92 per cent of the adult population have received at least one dose while over 68 per cent have been fully vaccinated. The Centre will issue […]

Vaccination drive added great strength to fight against COVID: Modi

NEW DELHI: Lauding India’s COVID-19 vaccination drive as it completes a year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it has added great strength to the fight against the pandemic and has resulted in saving lives and protecting livelihoods. “When the pandemic first struck, not much was known about the virus. However, our scientists and […]

Omicron ‘deviant’ from Covid pandemic progression script: Virologist

New Delhi: Omicron is a “deviant” from the Covid-19 pandemic progression script and so it must be postulated that two pandemics are going on side by side, one by the Delta and close relatives and the other by the latest variant of concern, said noted virologist Dr T Jacob John. Speaking to PTI on how […]

BJP’s hate politics responsible for unemployment: Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said the BJP’s politics of “hatred” is very harmful for the country and is also responsible for unemployment. The former Congress chief said this a day after he attacked the BJP government by putting out an online quiz. “I also believe that the hate politics of the […]

Indian, Russia navies conduct passing exercise in Arabian Sea

New Delhi: The navies of India and Russia conducted a passing exercise in the Arabian Sea, the Indian Navy said on Sunday. Indian Navy’s indigenously designed and built guided-missile destroyer INS Kochi exercised with Russian Federation Navy’s destroyer Admiral Tributs on Friday, it mentioned. “The exercise showcased cohesiveness and interoperability between the two navies and […]

Lata Mangeshkar continues to be in ICU: Doctor

Mumbai: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar continues to be under treatment in the ICU of a city hospital here, the doctor treating her said on Sunday. The 92-year-old singer tested positive for coronavirus with mild symptoms and was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Breach Candy Hospital in south Mumbai last week. Associate […]

Former UP minister and OBC leader Dara Singh Chauhan joins Samajwadi Party

Lucknow: Former Uttar Pradesh minister and OBC leader Dara Singh Chauhan joined the Samajwadi Party on Sunday, days after he resigned from the Yogi Adityanath Cabinet ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election. On Friday, former ministers Swami Prasad Maurya and Dharam Singh Saini, five BJP MLAs and one from the Apna Dal (Sonelal) joined […]

Shocked by Centre’s move to reject Bengal tableau from Republic Day parade, Mamata writes to Modi

Kolkata: Expressing shock over the Centre’s decision to exclude West Bengal’s tableau, which was set to highlight contributions of freedom fighters, from the upcoming Republic Day Parade in Delhi, Chief Minister Mamara Banerjee on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to reconsider the decision as people of the state would be “pained” […]