Schools for Classes 1-8 in TN to start from Nov 1
  • Schools for Classes 1-8 in TN to start from Nov 1(22:24)

    Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday further relaxed the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions allowing shops, restaurants and other establishments to function beyond 11 p.m. and also allowed contact and non-contact sporting events from immediate effect.

Vaccine manufacturers played big role in India's success story: PM Modi
Russia reports record numbers of daily Covid cases, deaths
Discussed enhancing capacities to prepare for future pandemic: Poonawalla
States asked to speed up coverage of second Covid vax dose
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Kerala sees 8,909 new Covid cases, 65 deaths
  • Kerala sees 8,909 new Covid cases, 65 deaths(18:36)

    Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Kerala on Saturday registered 8,909 new Covid cases was registered after 86,111 samples were tested in the past 24 hours and the test positivity rate was 10.34 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement.

Modi quotes from Thirukkural to thank healthcare, frontline workers
K'taka man commits suicide along with 4 children after wife dies of black fungus
Agha Khan trust to help Gujarat vaccinate 400 villages under 'Project Pratiraksha'
100 cr vax will boost trust among tourists, Goa to benefit: Modi
  • 100 cr vax will boost trust among tourists, Goa to benefit: Modi(14:26)

    Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) India's achievement of completing 100 crore Covid vaccinations earlier this week will boost confidence among domestic and international tourists, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, while adding that Goa's tourism sector would benefit from the feat.

Covid vax recipients may have lower non-Covid death rates
India logs 16,326 fresh Covid cases, 666 deaths
Pfizer says its Covid vax 90.7% effective in kids aged 5-11
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 242.9 mn
  • Global Covid-19 caseload tops 242.9 mn(08:26)

    Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 242.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.93 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.76 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

Why couldn't India vaccinate 100 cr people earlier, asks Sisodia
Gurugram ranks first in Haryana in administering Covid vaccines
  • Gurugram ranks first in Haryana in administering Covid vaccines(22:20)

    Gurugram, Oct 22 (IANS) As the Covid vaccination drive in the country has crossed 100 crore, Gurugram became the first district in Haryana in administering the vaccines with 34,56,378 doses, of which 21,52,399 people have received the first vaccine dose and 12,83,462 have been given the second dose.

Delhi sees 38 fresh Covid cases, one death
  • Delhi sees 38 fresh Covid cases, one death(22:16)

    New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The national capital reported 38 fresh cases of Covid on Friday, taking its tally to 14,39,526, while there was one more death in the last 24 hours, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Delhi Health Department.

Snapdeal lauds man who facilitated 64 registrations for Covid vax
Kerala now logs 9,361 new Covid cases
  • Kerala now logs 9,361 new Covid cases(19:26)

    Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 (IANS) The daily new Covid cases in Kerala continued to fluctuate as on Friday 9,361 people turned positive after 80,393 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, and the test positivity rate was 11.64 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement.

NIH admits US funded gain-of-function research in Wuhan lab: Report
'Molnupiravir may be a game changer in fight against Covid-19'
Covid pandemic killed 80K-180K health workers till May 2021: WHO
US CDC approves Moderna, J&J shots, mix-match doses
  • US CDC approves Moderna, J&J shots, mix-match doses(12:16)

    Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended Moderna and Johnson & Johnson's Covid booster doses and has given the freedom for people to mix and match the third shot.

K'taka takes up block, lane-level special Covid vax drive