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Did China ‘intentionally release’ coronaviruses?

Chinese military scientists allegedly investigated weaponising coronaviruses five years before the COVID-19 pandemic and may have predicted a World War III fought...

Govt must follow suggestions of experts to impose lockdown: Congress

The Congress on Saturday accused the Central government of failing to protect the lives of the people amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid spreading in rural India; record daily rises in infections, deaths

India reported a record 412,262 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday and a record 3,980 daily death toll, as a second wave of...

Prepare for 3rd wave, says Prime Minister’s adviser

As India grapples with a lethal second spell of Covid-19 with daily cases rising on Wednesday after a three-day fall and daily...

International Media Holds Modi and His Govt Responsible for Devastating Covid...

As massive surge of Covid-19 cases has been wreaking havoc in India, international media paid attention to the unfolding mayhem of the...

Indians face ordeal when loved ones die of Covid in Saudi...

It was a most heart-wrenching scene when Bejugam Janaki boarded the flight for India from Saudi Arabia where she had spent most...

Canada to suspend passenger flights from India, Pakistan over Covid-19 fears

Canada's government said it would temporarily bar passenger flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days starting on Thursday as part of...

‘Beg, borrow or steal’: HC asks Centre to ensure oxygen supply...

Issuing unusually strong strictures on the Modi government and private industries, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday ordered the Centre to “forthwith”...

Need complete trust between industry, govt to sustain growth amid Covid...

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said there should be complete trust between the industry and the government to sustain growth amid...

India to open up COVID vaccination for all adults over 18...

India has decided to open COVID vaccinations for all adults starting May 1 with the pandemic surging to record highs and fatalities...

Covid-19: Need of 3rd booster dose based more upon conjecture than...

More data is needed to establish if a third anti-COVID-19 booster dose will be more effective in fighting the surge of infections...

Covaxin production to increase 10 times by September: Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said there will be a 10 times rise in Covaxin vaccine production by September while...

PM Modi calls review meeting on Covid-19, vaccination situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday night hold a high-level review on the emerging COVID-19 situation in the country, which is...

As COVID cases surge, Delhi govt bans political, sports gatherings

With coronavirus cases rising rapidly in the national capital, the Delhi government on Saturday announced stricter curbs, allowing Delhi Metro and DTC...

Managing Covid surge

The unrelenting resurgence of Covid-19 in the worst-affected states, including Punjab, is proving to be a multi-pronged challenge for both the authorities...

Rush supply: 5 states flag Covid vaccine shortage

As India crossed the 100-million mark in vaccine dose administration, Opposition-ruled Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Delhi flagged jab shortage, saying existing...

Scientists predict second Covid wave to peak from April 15-20; decline...

Scientists are now working on a mathematical model to examine the Covid-19 spread and have predicted that the current second wave will...

Curfew no solution

From less than 9,000 Covid-19 patients recorded in a day in early February to an all-time high of over 1.15 lakh new...

One third of COVID-19 survivors suffer neurological or mental disorders: Study

One in three people who overcome COVID-19 suffer from neurological or psychiatric diagnosis six months on, according to the largest study so...

India to launch workplace COVID vaccinations from April 11

The central government is all set to launch workplace COVID vaccinations from April 11 in a bid to significantly boost the ongoing...

IMF projects India’s growth rate to jump to impressive 12.5 per...

The IMF on Tuesday projected an impressive 12.5 per cent growth rate for India in 2021, stronger than that of China, the...

Mumbai Indians players, support staff return negative COVID-19 results after Kiran...

Defending champions Mumbai Indians heaved a sigh of relief on Tuesday as all the players and support staff returned negative for COVID-19...

Universities in Delhi gear up to curb COVID-19 on campuses with...

The increase in coronavirus cases in the national capital has prompted institutions of higher education here including the Delhi University (DU) and...

Centre closes vaccine registration for healthcare, frontline workers following reports of...

The Central government has decided to close the registration of healthcare and frontline workers for COVID-19 vaccination after reports of fake registration...

South Asian Leaders in Bangladesh: A New Diplomatic Outreach?

Bangladesh observed its Golden Jubilee of Independence and the birth centenary of Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, on 17-26...

Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine protects younger teens

Pfizer announced Wednesday that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12, a step toward possibly...

Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh, wife test positive for...

Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19. Confirming the news, Singh told PTI over...

India bounced back big way but not out of woods; real...

ndia's economy has bounced back amazingly from the COVID-19 pandemic and nationwide lockdown over the last one year, but it is not...

Covid: India pushes ahead with vaccination drive to head off new...

Asli Bai Sayat, 72, had to travel for two hours on a camel cart to get her first coronavirus vaccine shot in...

In pictures: Holi celebrations amid Covid-19 pandemic

One of the most popular Hindu festivals, Holi, was celebrated across India despite coronavirus measures imposed by the government.

Security of nuclear materials in India

Amid raging pandemic in the southern Indian state of Maharashtra, the anti-terrorism squad arrested (May 6, 20210) two persons (Jagar Jayesh...

Access to vaccines