Wednesday, 29 March, 2023
TopicCovid-19. coronavirus

Topic: covid-19. coronavirus

Police book UP BJP MLA Pramod Utwal, 27 supporters for violating poll code, Covid norms

According to the FIR, the action was taken after a video emerged on social media, purportedly showing the distribution of 'khichdi' at his public meeting in Meghna Chandan village.

Hotels shut, taxis sold, guides ‘begging’: How Covid devastated tourism in Delhi, Agra, Jaipur

Lack of foreign tourists has hit tourism sector in Delhi-Agra-Jaipur ‘golden triangle’ hard, while lockdowns have meant even domestic tourist numbers are yet to match pre-pandemic figures. 

Unvaccinated people 29 times more likely to be hospitalised with Covid, CDC report finds

Population-level analysis by the US's Centers for Disease Control makes a powerful case for vaccines as a means not just to reduce serious illness but also reduce chances of infection.

505 paediatric Covid cases in Bengaluru in first 10 days of August, only 3 hospitalised

The remaining 502 were either asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic, with Bengaluru officials also saying proportion of paediatric cases in total Covid pool has been constant for last 2 months., source of ‘legitimate’ Covid data since Feb 2020, decides to shut shop

Analytical platform says those who work for it are volunteers who have to return to normal lives, and hence it will shut down by 31 October. 

‘No more than 6 days to recover’ — Study in Lancet finds ‘long Covid’ rare in children

Adults have reported experiencing prolonged illness after Covid-19 — termed as long Covid — where symptoms persist for four weeks or longer. 

New Karnataka Covid restrictions trigger protest as many refused entry at Kerala border

Karnataka has barred entry of people from Kerala & Maharashtra unless they produce a negative RT-PCR certificate not older than 72 hours, or a vaccination certificate.

India’s Covid cases have plateaued for 37 days. Here’s why this isn’t all good news

Since 21 June, India’s daily Covid numbers have remained in the 30,000-50,000 bracket, even though the number jumped by about 50% Wednesday morning to 43,654 new cases.

No cheering, singing, whistling — All that is different as Tokyo gets ready for Olympics

Already postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic, Tokyo is set to host one of the biggest sporting events even as cases rise in Japan.

Maharashtra’s 23,000 ‘backlog’ deaths skew India’s fatality rate, but it isn’t only offender

While Centre says reporting of backlog deaths helps better understand Covid spread, it wants Maharashtra, other states to provide details such as dates & districts to get a more comprehensive picture.

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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...


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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.