PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2021 01:52 PM IST
India's total active caseload has reached 37,36,648 and now comprises 16.76% of the country's total infections. A net incline of 13,202 cases has been recorded in the total active caseload in a span of 24 hours.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2021 12:39 PM IST
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee also urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to strengthen the state's health infrastructure and augment supplies of equipment, medicines, and oxygen for the treatment of coronavirus-positive patients.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2021 08:49 AM IST
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By Shishir Gupta, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2021 08:49 AM IST
The nuclear powered attack submarines will give Indian Navy the much needed long legs for deterrent patrols and access denial in the Indo-Pacific without giving away its position.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2021 08:08 AM IST
The High-Resolution Computed Tomography (HRCT) test serves to assess the extent of viral infection in lungs and damage to tissues in a coronavirus disease (Covid-19) patient to decide further treatment line.
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2021 12:19 AM IST
For the second day in a row, India registered more than 4,000 daily Covid-19 fatalities on Sunday, taking the cumulative death toll to 242,362. More than 4 lakh new cases were also recorded, which pushed the infection tally to 22,296,414.
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2021 02:56 PM IST
- The government added that a breakfast must include ragi dosa or a bowl of porridge. Jaggery and ghee are also recommended during or post lunch.
By Shishir Gupta, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2021 01:42 PM IST
The oral drug has been developed by Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences, a lab of DRDO, in collaboration with Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Hyderabad. Phase III clinical trial results have shown that this molecule helps in faster recovery of hospitalised patients and reduces supplemental oxygen dependence.
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2021 01:16 PM IST
- Mamata Banerjee has earlier urged the Centre for free universal vaccination across the country.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 08:51 PM IST
- Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 04:04 PM IST
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 03:57 PM IST
- "We are kind of expecting an update on the EUL listing for Sinopharm in the next hour or so," WHO spokesman Christian Lindmeier told a UN briefing.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 02:09 PM IST
- Rahul Gandhi said that it is important to understand India's responsibility in a globalised and interconnected world.
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2021 11:40 AM IST
- The top court cautioned the Centre and asserted that it has to give 700 MT of oxygen to Delhi every day till this order is reviewed or modified.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 11:05 AM IST
Scientists worry that new virus mutations can become the next blindspot that can stretch the pandemic for the entire world, as strains from countries like India reach other nations.
PTI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 10:09 AM IST
The US and some other wealthy countries lead the world in many areas of research and innovation.
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PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 10:04 AM IST
UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia George Laryea-Adjei had said in a statement that urgent action and steadfast leadership are indispensable to stop the catastrophe.
By R Sukumar
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2021 07:46 AM IST
India needs to resurrect its faltering vaccine drive (which means, most importantly, accepting that it is faltering). It’s the only way to crush the second wave of the pandemic — and prevent (or lessen the impact of) a third wave.
By Yashwant Raj, Rezaul H Laskar, Washington/new Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 01:11 AM IST
The UK and the European Union, too, indicated a change in their posture, but the German government opposed the move, saying it would create “severe complications” for future vaccines.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Avik Roy, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2021 10:10 PM IST
So far, Indian Railways has run 40 Oxygen Express with 161 tankers to deliver a record load of 2,511 metric tonnes of liquid medical oxygen across the length and breadth of the country that battles a deadly second wave of coronavirus that has crippled the healthcare system to a great extent.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Avik Roy, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2021 09:00 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also called up the lieutenant governors of Puducherry & Jammu & Kashmir.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2021 01:55 PM IST
The central government also said that the matter regarding the effective allocation of Covid-19 supplies received from the global community also came up recently during a hearing at the Delhi high court and it was clarified that no such consignment is pending with the Customs authorities.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2021 12:06 PM IST
Kerala Covid-19 news update: The 9-day-lockdown, necessitated by the current wave of the coronavirus, would come into force on May 8 morning and extend up to May 16, according to official sources.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2021 09:16 AM IST
Chaudhary Ajit Singh, the founder and chief of the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD), was the son of the late Chaudhary Charan Singh, former Prime Minister of India. Ajit Singh passed away of Covid-19 at the age of 82, news agencies reported on Thursday.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2021 07:53 AM IST
Bengaluru: The development comes amid a devastating shortage of medical supplies, drugs, and other necessary equipment due to the rapid rise in Covid-19 cases.
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2021 11:56 PM IST
India registered 382,315 new Covid-19 cases in the preceding 24 hours. With hospitals continuing to make a desperate plea for beds and oxygen, a weekly WHO report showed that the country now accounts for nearly half the coronavirus cases reported worldwide and a quarter of the deaths.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2021 05:26 PM IST
- The decision to impose the "corona curfew" in the state was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2021 04:05 PM IST
West Bengal on Tuesday reported its highest single-day deaths of 107 Covid-19-affected patients, which took the state's death toll to 11,744, the health department said in a bulletin. Meanwhile, a record number of new cases were also registered
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2021 03:01 PM IST
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has ordered the suspension of local train services across the state in view of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) situation.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2021 09:48 AM IST
India, battling the more infectious second wave of the coronavirus disease, has now registered over 300,000 daily Covid-19 cases for two weeks straight.