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Punjab: Fresh curbs on indoor, outdoor gatherings from March 1

Punjab: Fresh curbs on indoor, outdoor gatherings from March 1

Chandigarh: Amid the growing concern over the rising COVID-19 trend in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered fresh restrictions on indoor gathering to 100 and outdoor to 200 people from March 1 and also issued a slew of directions to curb the further rise of the...

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India detects two new variants of COVID-19: Health Ministry

India detects two new variants of COVID-19: Health Ministry

New Delhi: Even as the country's COVID-19 trajectory is declining, India has detected two new variants of the virus -- namely N440 K and E484Q -- in Maharashtra, Telangana and Kerala, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.The Centre, however, noted that there is no scientific evidence to believe...

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IMA demands govt explain nod for Ramdev's Coronil

IMA demands govt explain nod for Ramdev's Coronil

New Delhi: The IMA on Monday expressed shock over the "blatant lie of WHO certification" for Patanjali's Coronil tablet, which the company claims is an evidence-based medicine to fight COVID-19, and demanded an explanation from Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan in whose presence the medicine was l...

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IMA demands govt explain nod for Ramdev's Coronil

IMA demands govt explain nod for Ramdev's Coronil

New Delhi: The IMA on Monday expressed shock over the "blatant lie of WHO certification" for Patanjali's Coronil tablet, which the company claims is an evidence-based medicine to fight COVID-19, and demanded an explanation from Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan in whose presence the medicine was l...

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India's active COVID-19 cases increase to 1,50,055

India's active COVID-19 cases increase to 1,50,055

New Delhi: India's total tally of COVID-19 cases surpassed 1.10 crore with 14,199 new infections being reported in a day, while active cases registered an increase for the fifth consecutive day, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Monday.The total coronavirus cases have increased ...

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India's active COVID-19 cases increase to 1,50,055

India's active COVID-19 cases increase to 1,50,055

New Delhi: India's total tally of COVID-19 cases surpassed 1.10 crore with 14,199 new infections being reported in a day, while active cases registered an increase for the fifth consecutive day, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Monday.The total coronavirus cases have increased ...

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Hunar Haat has turned COVID-19 pandemic into opportunity for 'vocal for local', says Rajnath

Hunar Haat has turned COVID-19 pandemic into opportunity for 'vocal for local', says Rajnath

New Delhi: Hunar Haat has turned the coronavirus pandemic into an opportunity for 'vocal for local', said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday after inaugurating the 26th Hunar Haat of indigenous artisans and craftsmen from across the country at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi."Every regio...

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Covid-19: India witnessing 'stochastic spread', say experts

Covid-19: India witnessing 'stochastic spread', say experts

New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Saturday that a few states are witnessing an uptick in the number of new Covid-19 cases reported daily for the last one week.While Kerala and Maharashtra continue to report a surge in cases, a trend of rise in infections is also ...

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India has administered over 1.08 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses

India has administered over 1.08 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses

New Delhi: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered to healthcare and frontline workers crossed over 1.08 crore on Saturday in the country, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).Briefing the reporters, Mandeep Bhandari, Joint Secretary, Union Health Ministry said...

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Kumbh Mela to be held for 28 days amid Covid-19

Kumbh Mela to be held for 28 days amid Covid-19

New Delhi: In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Kumbh Mela in 2021 would be held in Haridwar for a span of 28 days which includes four Shahi Snans. The Uttarakhand government has taken this decision after discussions with Hindu sages and saints.Kumbh Mela 2021 would be organised from April 1 to 28,...

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