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Covid’s deadliest phase may be here soon

If world leaders don’t act now, the end of the Covid pandemic may come with a horrible form of herd immunity, as more transmissible variants...

3rd wave possible if vaccination not ramped up, COVID norms not followed: Scientist

If the vaccination drive against coronavirus is not ramped up and COVID-19 appropriate-behaviour is not maintained, there is a possibility of a third wave of...

Hope or illusion? Covid numbers dip in India but dark clouds still loom

(This story originally appeared in on May 17, 2021) NEW DELHI: A faint glimmer of hope is visible on the horizon as India’s burgeoning Covid...

Covid-19: Fresh cases at 4.13 lakh, deaths near 4,000 in a day | India News

A health worker collects a nasal swab sample from a man to test for the Covid-19 coronavirus along the roadside on the outskirts of Amritsar...

Foreign aid sent to 38 outfits in 31 states and UTs so far | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre has distributed nearly 24 different categories of items totalling around 40 lakh pieces of Covid-19 relief material received from foreign countries...

China deletes social media posts mocking India after backlash

A social media post by China’s top law enforcement body juxtaposing the country’s successful launch of a module into space with grim cremation pyres in...

Indian diaspora struggles to help a homeland ‘gasping for air’ | India News

Jaspreet Rai is desperately trying to do her part for the country she left more than 30 years ago: help its people breathe. Rai, 53,...

Covid-19: Delhi overtakes Kerala, Maharashtra as highest contributor to new cases in 24 hrs | India News

NEW DELHI: Delhi overtook Maharashtra and Kerala by reporting 7,178 Covid-19 cases in a span of 24 hours, becoming the largest contributor to the new...

Delhi sero survey: ‘Useful data obtained, can help in similar surveys elsewhere’ | India News

NEW DELHI: Public health experts say the sero prevalence study in Delhi gives “incredibly useful data” that can be assessed and be useful in comparing...

Centre asks Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Odisha to strengthen efforts to combat Covid-19 | India News

Policemen stand guard outside a residential complex where some residents tested COVID-19 positive in Kolkata (AP) NEW DELHI: With a surge in COVID-19 cases in...

India tops worst-hit countries with ‘no community transmission’ | India News

India is in the company of Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Kuwait, as countries that maintain they have not reached the community transmission stage...

India tally over 1.5 lakh, last 50k in 9 days | India News

NEW DELHI: India crossed the grim milestone of 1.5 lakh Covid-19 cases by registering 6,366 fresh cases on Wednesday, taking the country’s total caseload to...

India’s Covid count set to cross 1.5 lakh, fresh cases dip to 5.5k | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s count of Covid-19 cases was set to cross the 1.5 lakh mark, even as the number of fresh infections reported on Tuesday...

As migrants go home, ICMR ramps up testing | India News

NEW DELHI: Taking cognisance of the expected surge in Covid-19 cases due to influx of migrant workers in states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal...

India now No. 10 among Covid-hit nations; 6,500+ cases on Sunday | India News

NEW DELHI: As the country’s Covid-19 count continued to surge, India overtook Iran on Sunday in total recorded cases of the coronavirus to take the...