Tata Trusts brings in CMC, CIHS for Covid critical care training
  • Tata Trusts brings in CMC, CIHS for Covid critical care training(8 minutes ago)
    New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Tata Trusts and the Tata group have tied up with Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore and Care Institute of Health Sciences (CIHS) Hyderabad to assist health care professionals augment skills in critical care in the management of Covid-19.
Music help ease tension in MP quarantine centres
  • Music help ease tension in MP quarantine centres(27 minutes ago)
    Bhopal, May 26 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh public relations department has made arrangements of music and cultural programmes at the quarantine centres here where people coming from outside the state are being kept to prevent the corona spread.
COVID-19: 48 new cases take Andhra active cases to 759, total 2,719
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Furore as Greater Noida society sealed after 3 test positive
Scorching heat and Agra's water woes, same story every year
  • Scorching heat and Agra's water woes, same story every year(12:56)
    By Brij Khandelwal
    Agra, May 26 (IANS) It is the same story this time of the year in Taj city which struggles with water woes as mercury shoots high. Year after year, the scenes are repeated, long queues at hand pumps, women and children waiting for their turn to fill buckets from municipal water tankers.
'With Covid-19 hitting new peaks every day, travelling a big concern'
Domestic flights resume from Vizag, Vijayawada airports
  • Domestic flights resume from Vizag, Vijayawada airports(12:32)
    Visakhapatnam/Vijayawada, May 26 (IANS) Domestic flights resumed from Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada airports in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, a day after Indian skies opened up for domestic passenger services after a gap of two months due to coronavirus-induced lockdown.
Glenmark to start trial combining 2 anti-viral drugs on India Covid patients
WhatsApp helps Himachal farmers amid lockdown
  • WhatsApp helps Himachal farmers amid lockdown(11:28)
    BY VISHAL GULATI
    Shimla, May 26 (IANS) The positive impact of the lockdown, enforced to contain the coronavirus spread, is visible in the agricultural fields and orchards of Himachal Pradesh where almost 80 per cent of rural households possess some land.
No slowing down: As 6,535 cases take India tally to 1,45,380 (Ld)
  • No slowing down: As 6,535 cases take India tally to 1,45,380 (Ld)(11:24)
    New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The spread of the novel Coronavirus has shown no indication of slowing down with the increase mercury, in fact in the last 15 days it has steadily climbed the graph adding in two weeks more cases than it did in the first 100 days. On Tuesday, the Health Ministry Data revealed that there were 6,535 new cases added in 24 hours which also witnessed 146 new fatalities.
Music, yoga and menu of choice, this quarantine centre is different
No slowing down: As 6,535 cases take India tally to 1,45,380
  • No slowing down: As 6,535 cases take India tally to 1,45,380(10:47)
    New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The spread of the novel Coronavirus has shown no indication of slowing down with the increase mercury, in fact in the last 15 days it has steadily climbed the graph adding in two weeks more cases than it did in the first 100 days. On Tuesday, the Health Ministry Data revealed that there were 6,535 new cases added in 24 hours which also witnessed 146 new fatalities.
7 new cases take Agra's Covid-19 tally to 864
  • 7 new cases take Agra's Covid-19 tally to 864(10:35)
    Agra, May 26 (IANS) With daily new cases of Covid-19 patients remaining under ten for over ten days in a row, there was some relief in the health circles and the Agra district administration.
UP migrants resent quarantine posters pasted on houses
  • UP migrants resent quarantine posters pasted on houses(10:31)
    Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Various districts in Uttar Pradesh have now started putting up posters outside the houses of those who have been kept in home quarantine, particularly migrant workers. People in quarantine, however, resent the move because it adds to the social stigma of being the corona carriers.
Raj govt allows opening of parks, cab and auto services
  • Raj govt allows opening of parks, cab and auto services(09:57)
    Jaipur, May 26 (IANS) Amending the guidelines announced during Lockdown 4.0 on May 18, the Ashok Gehlot government in Rajasthan allowed the restoration of taxi, auto and cab services in the Red Zone and also permitted the public parks to open from 7 a.m. to 6.45 p.m.
Amazon engineers behind Kindle, Echo working on Covid-19 testing tools
Heavy traffic as Delhi-Ghaziabad border sealed
  • Heavy traffic as Delhi-Ghaziabad border sealed(09:28)
    New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Commuters had a harrowing time on Tuesday morning after the Ghaziabad district administration sealed its border with the national capital, with the vehicular traffic queuing going up to over one kilometre.
2.90 lakh migrants sent to home states from Haryana
WHO suspends HCQ clinical trial on COVID-19 patients
  • WHO suspends HCQ clinical trial on COVID-19 patients(08:45)
    Geneva, May 26 (IANS) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization's (WHO) Director-General, said that a clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) on COVID-19 patients has come to "a temporary pause", while the safety data of the the anti-malaria drug was being reviewed.
'Human trials for COVID-19 vaccine may begin in at least 6 months' (IANS Exclusive)
Chinese mainland reports 7 new imported COVID-19 cases
WHO appreciates China's openness on identifying COVID-19 source
  • WHO appreciates China's openness on identifying COVID-19 source(07:44)
    Geneva, May 26 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has said it appreciates China's openness to joint efforts by the international science community to identify the source of the virus, and that such a scientific mission should consist of "the right mix of scientific experts from a multinational perspective".
Italy's death toll from coronavirus rises by 92 to 32,877
UK COVID-19 deaths rise to 36,914 as another 121 patients die