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Ganesh festival processions banned in Pune for second consecutive year; Heres what is allowed and what is not

Municipal Commissioner Vikram Kumar order said the festival will be observed in a simple manner as per the states direction.

3 Aug 2021 3:23 pm
To succeed in career one should understand the larger play: Sainath Maharatta Salankey, Founder and CEO, SHN

'We are in a phase of transformation of human societies that youll be left behind if you cant think beyond a job and career.'

2 Aug 2021 4:30 pm
Coronavirus Live Updates: At 41,649, India reports marginal dip in daily caseload; Kerala enters total lockdown from today

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31 Jul 2021 9:44 am
Dont blame the Kerala model, reinforce it & ramp up vaccination, says expert

Here's what eminent virologist Dr Gagandeep Kang has to say about Kerala's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

31 Jul 2021 9:39 am
Covid-19: Sputnik, AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine combination safe, finds RDIF study

The trials, however, will need to be approved by the Drugs Controller General of India. The application to mix the vaccine doses was made by the Christian Medical College, Vellore, which will conduct the clinical trials.

31 Jul 2021 3:30 am
Indian IVF industry on firm growth trajectory to become the IVF capital of the world

Reports show that India is witnessing a high burden of infertility, with an estimated 30 million couples in the reproductive age suffering from lifetime infertility.

29 Jul 2021 8:31 pm
PM Modi greets nation on International Tiger Day, cites healthy increase in tiger number in 2018 census

PM Modi in his tweet mentioned that the country was home to the world's 70 percent tiger population and reiterated the government's commitment to ensuring safe habitats for the species and nurturing their habitat and ecosystems.

29 Jul 2021 3:49 pm
NPPA reports 88% price reduction in one-third of domestic brands of medical devices following trade margin cap

Ninety one per cent of the five medical device brands on which a 70% trade margin cap was imposed have shown a price reduction. NPPA has received price listings from almost 800 brands from these five medical devices manufacturers.

29 Jul 2021 3:30 pm
Covishield effectiveness: 93% reduction in Covid cases among fully vaccinated Armed Forces personnel

The study of effectiveness of Covishield vaccine among healthcare and frontline workers of Indian Armed Forces highlights the impact of protection provided by the vaccine against coronavirus.

28 Jul 2021 3:22 pm
Centre looks to procure 15 crore vaccine doses by August

Paul said the number of daily new positive cases has fallen below 30,000 after 132 days and is expected to drop further. The country reported 29,689 new cases on Tuesday.

28 Jul 2021 3:35 am
World Nature Conservation Day July 28: Persevere to Preserve There is no Plan(et) B

Our efforts to prevent a climate apocalypse are still falling far short of what is required

27 Jul 2021 3:33 pm
Microplastic pollution in river Ganga: Heres all you need to know

Microplastics are said to be among the most harmful plastic debris found in water bodies.

26 Jul 2021 3:27 pm
Whats causing floods in Pune? Check all about number of rivers and dams in the district

Even though the situation is under control, the administration is on high alert as many dams and rivers only make it vulnerable to flood situations.

26 Jul 2021 3:19 pm
Mother to baby transmission of Covid-19 infection before birth possible: Study

The study published in the journal of Indian Pediatrics also found morbidity in infants infected before birth and a significant correlation with premature deaths.

25 Jul 2021 3:48 pm
Theory of Disaster | Book Review Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe by Niall Ferguson

Backed by impeccable research, a magisterial work on catastrophes, written in the backdrop of the outbreak of Covid-19, digresses from its central theme

25 Jul 2021 3:45 am
The Learning Curve | Book Review Skill It, Kill It: Up Your Game by Ronnie Screwvala

A guide to acquiring necessary soft skills to mould ones career, peppered with advice from successful leaders.

25 Jul 2021 3:30 am
Covid-19: AIIMS chief Randeep Guleriasays booster shots required for emerging variants

The AIIMS chief said that the trials of Bharat Biotechs Covaxin on children are in the final phase and results are most likely to be out by September.

24 Jul 2021 3:44 pm
Centre reveals there are no Great Indian Bustards left in Kutch, experts blame power transmission lines

The information left the environmentalists and nature lovers in shock as the species is considered to be one of the biggest attractions of the region and only recently had the Supreme Court asked power companies to take power lines underground to not cause any inconvenience to the critically threatened species.

23 Jul 2021 3:24 pm
Covid-19 3rd wave: Jagan Reddy govt in Andhra sets up pediatric hospitals for children

CM Jagan Mohan Reddy has already directed officials to formulate an action plan to save the children from the feared third Coronavirus wave. The official also said that the health infrastructure is being boosted up to cater to young children and treatment methods for children are also being prepared.

22 Jul 2021 3:38 pm
COVID-19 Vaccination: Role of digital in engaging physicians

Physicians are a key component in the governments drive to spread awareness towards vaccination and influence consumers to receive vaccination.

22 Jul 2021 3:13 pm
Darbhanga Airport sees uptick in traffic; Slated to witness highest-ever number of flights, passengers in July

Bihars Darbhanga Airport: AAI said that the airport had been witnessing record passenger footfall since it started its commercial operations on November 8 last year.

21 Jul 2021 3:34 pm
Eid al-Adha 2021: Know the history, date, and significance of Bakrid

Eid al-Adha 2021, Bakra Eid 2021 Date, History and Significance: The Fiest of the Sacrifice celebrates Prophet Ibrahim gaining favour with Allah after he offered his son as sacrifice

20 Jul 2021 6:10 pm
Ashadi Ekadashi: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray takes part in mahapuja at Vitthal-Rukmini temple

Thackeray, who was accompanied by his wife Rashmi, drove the 360-km distance between Mumbai and Pandharpur in the states Solapur district in his personal car on Monday.

20 Jul 2021 3:37 pm
Covid testing tech pilot by Ease of Doing Business starting at Delhi and Mumbai airports; Check details

'The test has two EU CE-IVD authorizations, one from Belgium and one from Spain. It is also in the process of getting US FDA authorization.'

20 Jul 2021 3:31 pm
Electrical safety tips to avoid unwanted accidents in home

Statistics highlight that 40% of fire accidents in a building happen due to electrical issues, most of which are triggered by loose wiring and connections or its poor maintenance.

20 Jul 2021 3:27 pm
Experts recommend vaccinating around 50% of Indias population on priority to be prepared for Covid third wave

Currently, more than 42.15 crore vaccine doses have been provided to States and UTs so far, through all sources and a further 71,40,000 doses are in the pipeline.

20 Jul 2021 3:19 pm
Work From Home: How to bifurcate your time to imbibe good habits in your children

Most kids don't have the cognitive skills to organize their schedules independently until they are older and hence require guidance on planning and prioritizing their time.

19 Jul 2021 3:53 pm
AHRR achieves another first! Plaque brachytherapy with indigenous Ruthenium from BARC

According to the Indian Army, the R&R Hospital became the second government hospital in the country to achieve this landmark and is going to benefit ocular oncology patients in future. This therapy at the R&R is meant for the Indian Armed Forces and through this procedure their eyes can be saved and their vision preserved.

19 Jul 2021 3:48 pm
Kerala updates COVID-19 travel guidelines, allows exemption from mandatory RT-PCR test to fully vaccinated passengers

Kerala travel guidelines: There is a condition that the state is imposing though.

19 Jul 2021 3:43 pm
Compendium on Atmanirbhar Bharat launched by Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

The compendium is perhaps the only comprehensive study on the various aspects of the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative.

19 Jul 2021 3:33 pm
Special blend: A whisky made by a master Japanese blender inspired by local bars, ahaatas and chakhnas

The Japanese have a way of elevating every exercise to a level of academia that equals almost devotion

18 Jul 2021 3:30 am
As Covid-19 cases recede, Delhi airport to resume operations at T2 terminal from July 22

The airport also said that during the initial weeks only 200 flights (100 arrivals and 100 departures) will be allowed to operate from the T2 terminal everyday.

17 Jul 2021 3:39 pm
Doctors at Max Hospital, Saket successfully use Cryoablation for effective pain management

Cryoablation can also be extremely useful in young patients with arthritis pain who want to avoid or postpone joint replacement surgery.

17 Jul 2021 3:36 pm
First-ever ABO incompatible liver transplant surgery performed at HCMCT Manipal Hospitals, Delhi

The team of doctors led by Dr Shailendra Lalwani - HOD, Liver Transplantation and Hepato-Pancreatic Biliary Surgery and his team performed the complex surgery in a carefully crafted procedure.

16 Jul 2021 3:13 pm
Coronavirus India Latest Update Live: India reports 38,949 fresh cases, recovery rate improves to 97.28%

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16 Jul 2021 9:47 am
Rotary Club of Delhi signs MoU with Government of Delhi to facilitate placement of skilled individuals in healthcare industry

Chief Guest and Guests of Honour motivated the students present with their inspirational remarks. This programme also included a short presentation on saving water.

15 Jul 2021 3:53 pm
Masina Hospital in collaboration with TISS and MahaArogya Kaushalya Vikas Prashikshan Karyakram launches certification courses

The same was announced over a virtual conference webinar in the presence of Dr Vispi Jokhi, CEO at Masina Hospital, Tanmay Nayak, Project Director at National University Students' Skill Development Programme (NUSSD), TISS and Vijaykumar Ayyer - Project Advisor for NGO (HWARF, Mumbai) and Managing Partner, Sparsh Consultants.

15 Jul 2021 3:26 pm
PM Modi inaugurates JICA-funded Rudraksh convention centre in Varanasi

During his address at the convention centre, Modi thanked the Japanese people, the Japanese countrys government, and Suzuki Satoshi, its ambassador to India.

15 Jul 2021 3:13 pm
Pandemic halts big fat weddings! Post-covid, destination & luxury weddings to get even bigger: Wedding experts

'The most trending thing right now is residential weddings, even with fewer people, the hosts want to celebrate to the fullest, hence they choose to shift to hotels within the city.'

14 Jul 2021 3:50 pm
Covid-19 booster shots: What Israels decision to administer third vaccine dose means for the world

Israel has released a list of people eligible to get booster shots. It has prioritised heart, kidney, and lung transplant recipients and those with weak immunity such as cancer patients.

14 Jul 2021 3:37 pm
NPPA caps prices of Pulse Oximeter, Blood Pressure Monitoring Machine, Nebulizer, Digital Thermometer and Glucometer in wake of increase in demand due to pandemic

With the aim of making these medical devices affordable, it was necessary to regulate their prices as per a prescribed formula in the wake of increase in demand due to pandemic, stated NPPA.

14 Jul 2021 3:31 pm
High Tide Flooding: How will the flooding outlook be in coming years?

Every year, NOAA records changes in high-tide flooding patterns from the previous year.

14 Jul 2021 3:28 pm
Abbott launches Panbio COVID-19 antigen self-test in India to support testing needs at home, work and clinics Our

Aligned with the current Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) advisory on self-use, these tests will be made available to ramp up testing of symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals and contacts of confirmed coronavirus cases.

14 Jul 2021 3:16 pm
Coronavirus India Latest Update Live: Amid 3rd wave concerns, India reports single-day spike with 38,792 new cases today

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14 Jul 2021 9:47 am
India needs to be vigilant as cases continue to rise globally: VK Paul

Lowering the guard and carelessness would lead to a steep spike in cases, he warned. Crowding in hill stations was not going to be good for the country he added.

14 Jul 2021 3:20 am
Stalin urges PM to grant TN special allocation of 1 cr Covid vaccine doses

In a letter to Modi, Stalin pointed out that the ministry of health and family welfare, in its affidavit filed in the Supreme Court of India, had specifically submitted that the states have been allocated the available vaccine quantity in proportion to the population between 18-44 years of age of the respective state so as to ensure equitable distribution of vaccine.

14 Jul 2021 3:15 am
Customs duty waiver for anti-fungal drug, Covid testing kits

APIs for anti-fungus drug Amphotericin B attract 10-15% basic customs duty while the rates vary for raw materials for testing kits.

14 Jul 2021 3:00 am
Richard Bransons space visit, where are Indian billionaires?

Along with other crewmates, all Virgin employees did experience a few minutes of weightlessness and could see the curvature of mother earth. It was an experience of a lifetime for all of them.

13 Jul 2021 3:07 pm
Covid-19: Tourists defy 3rd wave threats, rush at hill stations; 32,000 visited Nainital, 20,000 Mussoorie during weekend

Visuals of hordes of tourists wandering without masks or maintaining social distancing at these popular hill stations hit social media forced the Centre to issue an alert.

13 Jul 2021 2:56 pm
Pune: Covid-19 infections in children witness slight rise in July first week

According to the Pune Municipal Council data, 268 infections were recorded among children out total 2,065 registered Covid-19 cases in the first week of July.

13 Jul 2021 2:32 pm