Kerala announces lockdown till March 31 as 28 fresh COVID-19 cases reported
Mar 23, 2020
Over 64,000 people are under surveillance in the state and 383 are in isolation in various hospitals.
Novel Artificial Intelligence to predict tumour response to drugs: Study
Mar 22, 2020
Coronavirus: Tamil Nadu comes to standstill as people observe ‘Janta Curfew’; govt extends it till Monday morning
Mar 22, 2020
Coronavirus: Wash hands after handling currency notes, appeals IBA
Mar 22, 2020
Coronavirus: PM Modi cautions migrants against any travel, urges them to stay put whichever city they are
Modi's appeal on Twitter came amid reports of migrants leaving for their homes from big cities, where several cases of coronavirus have been reported.
Mar 21, 2020
First Coronavirus death in India: 76-year-old man dies in Karnataka
Karnataka State Health Minister B Sriramulu in a tweet said the necessary contact tracing, isolation and other measures as per protocol were being taken.
Mar 12, 2020
Coronavirus: India suspends visa on arrival facility for South Korea, Japan nationals
In the wake of the recent outbreak of Coronavirus, the visa on arrival facility has been temporarily suspended for the nationals of Japan and South Korea, Bureau of immigration which comes under the M
Feb 28, 2020
China reports 29 more virus deaths, lowest since January
The daily tally of fatalities has fallen for three straight days now, hitting the lowest mark since January 29, when 26 new deaths were reported.
Feb 27, 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Revival of old pharma plants to make up for shortfall of life-saving drugs from China
More than 70 per cent of the pharmaceutical imports in the country consists of the Chinese imports and might affect the production of the essential life-saving drugs.
Feb 21, 2020
Have snake phobia? This Indian state records the highest number of snake-bite deaths
0.65 per cent of all snake-bite related cases resulted in death in West Bengal which is almost two times the ratio in Andhra Pradesh.
Feb 12, 2020
Coronavirus is ‘accelerating’, warns Chinese President Xi Jinping
The comments come as Chinese authorities scramble to contain the new virus, which first emerged in central Wuhan city, but has spread to at least 30 regions and provinces in China.
Jan 25, 2020
Coronavirus: PMO reviews India’s preparedness to deal with deadly virus cases
The meeting was held on the instructions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Cabinet Secretary, Home Secretary, Foreign Secretary, Defence Secretary, Health Secretary, Civil Aviation Secretary and se
Jan 25, 2020
Coronavirus scare: India ‘requests’ China to permit Indian students stuck in Wuhan to leave
About 700 Indian students, mostly medical students, are believed to be studying in different universities in Wuhan and its surrounding areas.
Jan 25, 2020
Coronavirus: Three persons kept under observation, health ministry says no positive cases so far
Of the three, two persons have been kept under observation at a Mumbai hospital while one person is under watch at a hospital in Hyderabad for possible exposure to the respiratory virus which has infe
Jan 24, 2020
China shuts down 13 cities as coronavirus death toll climbs to 26
Twenty-nine provinces have reported the cases. China's biggest city Shanghai raised the emergency response of public health safety to level 1, the highest, following Beijing, and Hubei, Hunan, Zhejian
Jan 24, 2020
China’s Coronavirus outbreak: First Indian, belonging to Kerala, tested positive; Govt sets up hotlines
Kerala Chief Minister Pinnarayi Vijayan wrote to Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar urging him to take necessary steps for treatment of the nurses reportedly suffering from the coronavirus in S
Jan 23, 2020
Masks, disinfectants in low supply as China virus spreads
More people than usual were seen wearing masks on the streets and several stores had run out of stock.
Jan 22, 2020
What caused outbreak of HIV among Pakistani children? Doctors’ study reveals reasons
By the end of July when the study was being completed, only one in three children had started antiretroviral treatment "due to an inadequate supply of drugs and a lack of trained staff", the statement
Dec 20, 2019
Health ministry asks MHRD, state govts to be vigilant about use of e-cigarettes in education institutions
In another letter to chief secretaries of all states, Sudan explained that e-cigarettes includes all forms of electronic nicotine delivery systems, heat not burn products, e-hookah and like devices, b
Oct 03, 2019
‘Will strip you of your uniform’, Union Minister Ashwini Choubey threatens cop during janta durbar; complaint filed | WATCH VIDEO
The cop had reportedly sent a 'Goonda notice' to a local Bharatiya Janata Party worker, who complained about it during a janta durbar (public court) conducted by the minister.
Sep 25, 2019
Ayurvedic medicine to treat dengue to be launched within next 2 years, says Ayush Ministry
Ayush Secretary Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha said the research on this was being carried out by Ayush (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Sowa Rigpa and Homoeopathy) Ministry and the Indian Council
Sep 24, 2019
Congress left red-faced as Milind Deora praises ‘Howdy Modi’ event, PM responds
Taking a contrary stand from the party leadership over the Prime Minister's much publicised event, Milind Deora described it as a "momentous first for India's soft power diplomacy"
Sep 24, 2019
Ayushman Bharat: NHA, IRDAI launch ‘four’ reports to further strengthen AB-PMJAY
Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) and privately paid health insurance cover around 60 per cent of the Indian population today. This makes it a great opportunity for IRDAI and NH
Sep 14, 2019
Ayushman Bharat Haryana: Income limit raised for PMJAY benefits – Here’s how to get
Ayushman Bharat in Haryana: Families with income up to Rs 1.8 lakh will now get 'Ayushman Bharat Card', the state government has decided.
Sep 13, 2019
New Ayushman Bharat-like healthcare scheme in Tripura soon; Details here
Ayushman Tripura scheme: The Government of Tripura will soon launch a new healthcare scheme on the lines of Ayushman Bharat - PMJAY.
Sep 12, 2019
10 crore Ayushman Bharat PMJAY eCards issued in 350 days
Ayushman Bharat PMJAY eCard: As many as 10 crore Ayushman Bharat PMJAY eCards have been issued in around 350 days of the launch of the scheme, said Varun Jhaveri, Officer on Special Duty to CEO, Ayush
Sep 10, 2019
Ayushman Bharat report card: ’41 lakh beneficiaries save Rs 12,000 crore’
Ayushman Bharat report card: As many as 41 lakh people have so far benefitted from the Centre's Ayushman Bharat scheme, according to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.
Sep 03, 2019
Across The Aisle: Govt's steps to fight COVID19 are timid half measures, yet welcome
Johns Hopkins pulls out of Corona study; claims use of its logo in study by CDDEP was not authorised
Curbing climate change: Coronavirus lockdowns can reduce a country’s pollution levels
Tax evaders fill coffers with empty beer bottles
All PSU bank merger schemes to come into force on April 1: RBI
Now, attend a literary festival while in quarantine at home
Inside Track: Even some of Modi’s bitter political critics have appreciated swift measures in COVID19 fight
Payment norms for discoms relaxed: Power companies told to ensure uninterrupted supply
PK Banerjee: The footballing colossus will forever remain part of Indian football’s golden folklore
Reading in defiance: Protest libraries will live on as a memorial
Budget 2020 hasn't violated fiscal discipline: FM Sitharaman
Budget 2020 was disappointing for lacking vision; but fiscal, taxation measures welcome: EAC-PM member Ashima Goyal
Budget 2020: FM Nirmala Sitharaman says govt willing to do more beyond Union Budget to boost growth
Budget 2020: FM says green shoots of recovery visible, points at worse macro-economic fundamentals under UPA
Budget and the economy: What can we expect after this Budget?
Budget 2020: FM Sitharaman takes on P Chidambaram over defence budget allocation
Budget 2020 proposals on DDT, personal tax not to impact MF industry: Franklin Templeton
Budget 2020: Chidambaram slams Modi govt; says economy close to collapse, unemployment making India poorer
Budget 2020: How ESOP tax changes will benefit start-up employees
Economic Survey 2020: Fudging food and fertiliser subsidy
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