Coronavirus live updates | Covaxin’s launch in U.S. to be delayed after FDA requests additional data

June 12, 2021 0 Comments

The seven-day rolling average of daily vaccinations in the country stood at 30.27 lakh on June 10. The last time the figure had crossed the 30-lakh mark was nearly two months back, on April 17. Only 3.4% of the country’s population has received both doses, while 14.6% population has received at least the first shot …

First Oxygen Express train reaches Tamil Nadu

May 14, 2021 0 Comments

The railways had already delivered over 5,735 metric tonnes of medical oxygen to eight States. The first ‘Oxygen Express’ train to Tamil Nadu carrying four containers of 80 metric tonnes medical oxygen departed from Durgapur,West Bengal on the night of May 12 and arrived at the Tondiarpet container depot in Chennai early on May 14. …

Coronavirus live updates | Kejriwal urges Centre to approve COVID-19 vaccine for children

May 8, 2021 0 Comments

India recorded more than 4,000 new COVID-19 related deaths for the first time on a single day, with 4,197 fresh fatalities on May 7. About 24.59 lakh daily vaccine doses were administered in the country in the 24 hours ending 7 a.m. on May 7, about 4.4 lakh doses higher than what was recorded in …

COVID-19 surge: Odisha couple end life following multiple infections in family

April 30, 2021 0 Comments

The State’s daily spike touched an all-time high with 8,681 persons testing positive for coronavirus on Friday. Distressed over multiple COVID-19 infections in the family, a couple in Odisha’s Nayagarh district ended their lives on Thursday evening. The State’s daily spike touched an all-time high with 8,681 persons testing positive for coronavirus on Friday. The …

Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu makes e-pass mandatory as part of fresh restrictions starting April 26

April 24, 2021 0 Comments

Restaurants to have only takeaway services while theatres, shopping malls, and gyms will remain shut. The Tamil Nadu Government on Saturday announced fresh restrictions effective from Monday (April 26) to curb the spread of the second wave of COVID-19. As per the restrictions, e-registration at http://eregister.tnea.org will be mandatory to enter Tamil Nadu from abroad …

Workers demand implementation of policy for migrants

March 18, 2021 0 Comments

They say almost a year after COVID-19-induced lockdown, govt. has not kept its promises A group of hawkers, sex workers, domestic workers, rescued bonded labourers and other unorganised workers gathered at Jantar Mantar here on Thursday, almost a year after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19, setting off …

Coronavirus | Ranbir Kapoor tests positive for COVID-19

March 9, 2021 0 Comments

The Bollywood star’s mother, actor Neetu Kapoor, revealed the news on social media Actor Ranbir Kapoor has tested positive for COVID-19 and is under self quarantine, his actor-mother Neetu Kapoor said on Tuesday. In an Instagram post, the veteran actor said Ranbir was recovering well. Also Read | Get ‘First Day First Show’, our weekly …