New York, July 24 (IANS) The body's first encounter with SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind Covid-19, happens in the nose and throat, or nasopharynx, thus it may help determine who will develop severe Covid disease and who will get through with mild or no illness, according to a study.
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) International air travel should be opened up for at least fully vaccinated air passengers, global airlines' association IATA told IANS.
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Veteran actor Kulbhushan Kharbanda's portrayal of 'Shakaal' in the film "Shaan" goes down in history as the most iconic villain in Bollywood. He says the Hindi film character was inspired by Ernst Stavro Blofeld from the "James Bond" series.
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Anasuyabai Kale played an active role during the freedom movement for which she was jailed and refused to apologise in return for being released. One of Indias first women parliamentarians, she was the inspiration for her great-granddaughter Supriya Kelkars debut novel "Ahimsa".
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) It was a perfect photo-op for the Congress in Karnataka with Rahul Gandhi clicked with former chief minister Siddaramaiah and state president D.K. Shivakumar and it came with an all-is-well sign.