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
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Study find links to genetic disorders in walking patterns
  • Study find links to genetic disorders in walking patterns(20:06)

    New York, Oct 23 (IANS) A team of researchers has linked the genetic disorders Fragile X and SHANK3 deletion syndrome -- both linked to autism and health problems -- to walking patterns by examining the microscopic movements of those wearing motion-sensored sneakers.

States asked to speed up coverage of second Covid vax dose
MNS chief Raj Thackeray, mom, sis test Covid-19 positive, CM calls up (Ld)
MNS chief Raj Thackeray, mom, sis, test Covid-19 positive
  • MNS chief Raj Thackeray, mom, sis, test Covid-19 positive(19:20)

    Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray - who never wore a face mask - has tested Covid-19 positive and has been taken to Lilavati Hospital for treatment, party officials said on Saturday.

Breastfeeding may help prevent cognitive decline
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.

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Agha Khan trust to help Gujarat vaccinate 400 villages under 'Project Pratiraksha'
NZ reports 106 new Covid cases
  • NZ reports 106 new Covid cases(15:12)

    Wellington, Oct 23 (IANS) New Zealand reported 106 new cases of Covid-19, which increased the overall infection tally to 5,554, the Ministry of Health said on Saturday.

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.

Mutation of Delta variant may be more transmissible: UK health agency
Germany braces for seasonal Covid spike
5-day week work in MP govt offices till next March
Covid vax recipients may have lower non-Covid death rates
Make full-screen Apple Watch Series 7 your perfect lifestyle partner
  • Make full-screen Apple Watch Series 7 your perfect lifestyle partner(11:26)
    By Nishant Arora

    New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Smart Watches have made our lives easier with their constant health/fitness monitoring, seamless work-home connectivity and more. While Indians are fast embracing smart watches of all kinds and sizes, Apple Watch is still the gold standard among the wearables.

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.

Iran reports 11,064 new Covid cases; 5,844,589 in total
'Infuse funds for capacity creation in health sector'
  • 'Infuse funds for capacity creation in health sector'(02:50)

    New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) While we have to infuse lots of funds into infrastructure, we also have to infuse more efforts and activities for capacity creation - both from public as well as the private sector, said Dr K Madan Gopal, Senior Consultant, NITI Aayog, on Friday here. Talking about capacity building, he expressed concern on the present health infrastructure in the country.

Canada lifts advisory against non-essential int'l travel
  • Canada lifts advisory against non-essential int'l travel(01:26)

    Ottawa, Oct 23 (IANS) The Canadian government has lifted its advisory against all non-essential international travel by Canadians outside the country which were in place since the onset of Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020.