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Over 70% Covid patients recover in India: Govt

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday said that the country's recovery rate has soared past 70 per cent due to successful implementation of an effective containment strategy, and aggressive and comprehensive testing coupled with...

Covid cases haven’t yet peaked or even plateaued: AIIMS Dir

By Aakanksha Khajuria, Aug 12 (IANS) All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Randeep Guleria, one of India's leading medical experts, has asserted that the coronavirus cases in the country have not yet hit their peak or even...

Rs 6K cr grant released to help 14 states in Covid fight

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) In an attempt to assist states effectively address the situation arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Centre on Wednesday released the fifth instalment of their share of revenue deficit grant, amounting to over...

Daughter entitled to equal property rights under the ameneded HSA

New Delhi, Aug 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that daughters have coparcenary rights on the property of their parents even if the latter died before the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005 came into force.A bench of...

74% in rural India satisfied with Modi govt’s handling of Covid situation

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Almost three-fourth of rural India is satisfied with the manner in which the Narendra Modi government has handled the Covid 19 pandemic.This is as per a first-of-its-kind national survey on the impact of the...

Didn’t hanker for post, wanted self-respect, says Pilot after meeting

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Indicating an end to the rebellion in the Congress’ Rajasthan unit, a meeting took place between Sachin Pilot and his loyalists and the three-member panel formed by interim party chief Sonia Gandhi to look...

Scientists evaluated mask effectiveness by a simple visual approach

New York, Aug 10 (IANS) Scientists have developed a simple approach to visually evaluate how effectively different types of masks prevent the spread of droplets that could contain SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) virus.The results, published in the journal Science Advances, suggest...

India’s COVID-19 death rate down to 2%, decreasing

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) As the total coronavirus patients across the country crossed the 22-lakh mark, India's fatality rate dropped to its lowest two per cent in the last 24 hours whereas the recoveries reached a new peak...

Governance in J&K had no rule, process or system, was badly managed: J&K Chief Secretary

Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Governance in Jammu & Kashmir was “badly managed and broken”, and there was no system, no rule and no process, J&K Chief Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam has said.The whole political system was captured by feudalism, and...

‘Done deal’: Congress hints at understanding with Pilot camp

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Amid speculation of a meeting between rebel Rajasthan leader Sachin Pilot and Rahul Gandhi, top sources in the Congress have claimed that a deal has been struck between the two sides and a formal...

CoronaVirus Updates

Covid-19 pushes down growth of Indian Pharma market to 0.2%

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic is having a mixed bag for the Indian Pharmaceutical Market (IPM)...

Over 70% Covid patients recover in India: Govt

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday said that the country's recovery rate has soared past 70 per cent due...

Covid cases haven’t yet peaked or even plateaued: AIIMS Dir

By Aakanksha Khajuria, Aug 12 (IANS) All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Randeep Guleria, one of India's leading medical experts, has asserted...

Rs 6K cr grant released to help 14 states in Covid fight

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) In an attempt to assist states effectively address the situation arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Centre on...

Scientists believe daily mouthwash can cut Covid transmission risk

London, Aug 11 (IANS) In the fight against the novel Coronavirus, a team of German scientists has claimed that Sars-Cov-2 viruses can be "inactivated"...