HC asks AAP govt if sufficient ICU beds vacant for non-COVID patients

The queries were posed by a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan while issuing notice to the Centre and the Association of Healthcare Providers seeking their stand on Delhi government's plea challenging its single judge order staying
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IIT Delhi research finds more effective drug in treating COVID -19 virus; Check details

Clinically approved drug "Teicoplanin" is a potential therapeutic option against COVID-19 and can be ten times more effective than several drugs being currently used, a research by Indian Institute of

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Can coronavirus travel in air? If so, how far? Hyderabad scientists launch study to find out

The CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) here has launched a study in hospital environment to assess how long and far the coronavirus can stay in air from an infected person, in a bid

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Coronavirus cases in India cross 60-lakh mark, over 50-lakh covid-19 patients recover

India's coronavirus tally galloped past 60 lakh on Monday with 82,170 new cases, while the number of recoveries surged to 50.17 lakh after 74,893 more people recuperated, the Health Ministry said.

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Travelling to India’s Himalayan frontiers? Here’s why you see fluttering colored flags and stone stacks

A part of the Buddhist religion similar to the one practised in neighbouring Tibet, these sights while making up for pleasant roadside views, also hold great cultural and historical significances.

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Does Coronavirus spread during flight journeys? Here is what we know about in-flight transmission of COVID-19

Coronavirus transmission: While the risk of transmission on an aircraft is low, flyers can take additional precautions to further lower risk, said IATA.

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Delhi hospital doctor claims patient, her attendant assaulted him when asked to wear mask

The resident doctors' association at the hospital also wrote a letter to the medical superintendent, demanding action under the Disaster Management Act.

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Prepare plan to run public movement to make people follow COVID protocols: Ashok Gehlot to officials

Chairing a review meeting on the COVID-19 situation, the chief minister expressed concern over the carelessness shown by people in following COVID-19-related protocols and stressed that the situation

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How to disinfect N95 masks for reuse? Researchers find a new way!

"This is really an issue, so if you can find a way to recycle the masks a few dozen times, the shortage goes way down," said Stanford physicist Steven Chu, a senior author on the new paper.

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Coronavirus infections in Delhi rising faster than its health infra

Delhi Coronavirus cases: An FE analysis of state-wise health facilities shows the active cases have been rising faster than state’s addition to health infrastructure; while active cases have risen 2

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Covid-19: A fourth of all deaths are in rural, semi-urban India

Daily deaths in older hotspots like Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru and Pune are still growing faster than infections in the rest of the country.

In fact, rural and semi-urban regions accounted for 25% of India's total deaths on September 27, up from 20% a month ago and 13% on July 27.

From Kolkata to Vadodara, people appeal to govt to connect Patna collectorate with tourism

The centuries-old Patna Collectorate, parts of which were built during the Dutch era, is an "untapped tourism goldmine" which if leveraged to full potential can help tell the untold stories of the cit

Delhi records over 40 COVID-19 deaths for second straight day; cases rise to 2,71,114

The health authorities have conducted around 5.55 lakh tests in the last 10 days -- an average of more than 55,500 per day. The number of total tests conducted was 23,69,592 on September 17. It rose t

Weather update: Fresh floods affect 2.25 lakh in Assam; southwest monsoon set to retreat from parts of north India

Incessant rains in the last few days has triggered this year's third wave of floods in the state, claiming one life in Nagaon district on Saturday, said the Assam State Disaster Management (ASDMA).

COVID-19: Kerala witnesses highest single-day spurt of 7,445 new cases; total cases rise to 1.74 lakh

Kozhikode district reported 956 fresh cases, the highest in the state on Sunday followed by Malappuram with 915 and  Thiruvananthapuram 853. The state also saw 21 deaths on Sunday, taking the toll

Northeast can become major centre of tourism: Home Minister Amit Shah

'Destination North East' is a calendar event of the Ministry of Development of Northeastern Region conceptualised with the objective of taking the region to other parts of the country and bringing the

World Tourism Day: Embark on a Virtual Vacation to Australia

Keeping in mind the varied sights, sounds and experiences that travellers look forward to, a host of diverse virtual experiences were developed to enable people to continue exploring.

Apart from this, with 360-degree videos, travellers can traverse through a plethora of stunning landscapes and experiences.

Future explorers of Moon will be subjected to 2 to 3 times harmful radiations, new study explains

As a consequence of more hazardous radiations, astronauts will also have to protect themselves with thicker shelter walls for their safety.

ICMR’s 2nd sero-survey shows Indians far from achieving herd immunity against COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan

The health minister also dispelled fears regarding the phased opening of schools, and advised on proper protocol to be followed while visiting salons and hair spas, the ministry said.

He asked everyone to always raise awareness regarding COVID appropriate behavior which he himself does by stopping his car and asking non-compliant people to wear their masks, the statement said.

Kolkata cinema hall owners awaiting govt notifications to resume functioning from October 1

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced on Saturday that movie theatres are set to reopen in the state from October 1.

The chief minister said in her tweet that there can be a maximum of 50 people during a show.

Odisha govt to reopen tourist destinations from October

Tourism Minister J P Panigrahi said his department has prepared a master plan to promote various destinations in the state to attract tourists.

Urging people to come to the state, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said all precautionary measures have been taken for the health safety of travellers, amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Delhi’s COVID-19 fatality rate less than 1% in last 10 days: Satyendar Jain

In the national capital, the number of containment zones has breached the 2,000-mark, which Jain said is a part of Delhi's strategy to tackle the spread of the virus.

About 46 deaths reported during the same period, which has been the highest in nearly 70 days, Jain said, "We do not look at the figures for a single day. The average fatality rate of the last 10 days has been 0.94 per cent.

WBTC to launch river cruise for just Rs 39

The cruise, traversing many landmarks and hidden gems of the city of joy, will be launched on October one, he said.

The cruise will travel past the Armenian ghat, Nimtala ghat, Chandpal ghat, the Eastern Railway headquarters which came into being in 1952, Binoy Badal Dinesh Bagh, among several landmarks of the city along the river, Kapur told PTI here.

Give up mindless eating, says Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu

From time immemorial, our elders thoughtfully included various health-enhancing spices and other ingredients in our meal to suit each season and region, he observed.

"A silver lining of this pandemic is the fact that more and more people are resorting to freshly cooked home-made organic food," he wrote. (Representative image)
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