Friday, 3 February, 2023
TopicCoronavirus crisis

Topic: Coronavirus crisis

Covid-hit citizens don’t just blame govt. Buck is passed on to democracy too, survey finds

Researchers from Harvard, Colombia and IE University surveyed 22,500 people from 12 countries to find that bad crisis management can weaken support for democratic norms and institutions.

India records 34,703 new Covid cases, lowest daily caseload in 111 days

According to the Union health ministry, the death toll climbed to 4,03,281 with 553 daily fatalities, the lowest in around 91 days.

Centre taking best efforts to build up vaccine stock, says MEA spokesperson

Govt is engaged with US vaccine manufacturers and the Biden administration to ensure all materials for domestic production in India, MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said.

India records over 4 lakh new Covid-19 cases, death toll climbs to 2,42,362

The number of people who have recovered from Covid-19 has surged to 1,83,17,404, according to health ministry data released Sunday. Fatality rate recorded at 1.09%.

Govt will respond with fiscal steps if required in view of Covid, says Niti Aayog VC

Acknowledging that Covid situation has become far more difficult, Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar remained hopeful that India's economy will grow 11 per cent in the current fiscal.

Many deaths, not enough hearses: Raipur’s Covid toll sees hospitals truck bodies to funerals

With hearses running out, hospitals such as Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar Memorial Hospital are being forced to use trucks to transport as many as 10 bodies at a time to the cremation.

India’s recovery rate at 96.75%, over eight lakh people vaccinated so far

ThePrint’s daily Covid tracker that brings you the numbers that matter — from total cases, tests done and recoveries to positivity rate and deaths.

India’s active Covid-19 cases fall below 2 lakh for the first time since June

ThePrint’s daily Covid tracker that brings you the numbers that matter — from total cases, tests done and recoveries to positivity rate and deaths.

Active Covid cases drop to lowest in six months, test positivity rate remains below 2%

ThePrint’s daily Covid tracker that brings you the numbers that matter — from total cases, tests done and recoveries to positivity rate and deaths.

Nearly half of UK’s critical care staff suffer from depression, anxiety due to Covid — study

The study concluded 'substantial rates' of mental health disorders and thoughts of self-harm among ICU staff in the UK.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.