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Hyderabad Airport becomes Indias first airport to start e-boarding facilities for international flights; Check process

The International E-boarding service will help reduce queue waiting time for flyers at the Hyderabad Airport

28 Oct 2020 9:44 am
Covid-19 vaccine update: Covaxin in 3rd phase of human trials, says ICMR director

While the Covaxin has been approved to undergo the final phase of the human trials, the vaccine developed by Zydus Cadila and AstraZeneca are in the second phase of human trials, he said.

27 Oct 2020 9:44 pm
COVID-19 lockdown helped my book become a bestseller: Saranya Umakanthan

Saranya Umakanthan opens up to The Financial Express Onlines Swapna Raghu Sanand in an exclusive interaction .

27 Oct 2020 3:28 pm
Workout routine post lockdown: Be cautious while heading back to the gym

I believe that gyms are the Laboratories of Life. They teach us the ethics of hard work, pain tolerance, consistency and patience.

26 Oct 2020 3:51 pm
Medical marvel: IBM, Pfizer studies may help detect onset of Alzheimers and delay the the disease

Although such tests lack accuracy, they do help in early detection or even nudging people to get themselves tested.

26 Oct 2020 3:45 am
Black alkaline water all set to fuel a new wave of well-being: Aakash Vaghela, Co-founder, AV Organics (Evocus H2O)

Alkaline water and its benefits are one of the newer trends to have made its way into the already overcrowded wellness and healthy eating world.

23 Oct 2020 3:22 pm
How can restaurants align with the UNs theme to fight malnutrition

Thinking sustainably, it should be a motto of every citizen of the nation not wasting the food resources and helping the one who is failing to afford them due to any reasons.

21 Oct 2020 3:54 pm
How nutritious is your chocolate? Balance between great taste and proper nutrition is critical: Harshavardhan, LiL Goodness

One of the toughest challenges facing most Indian parents across all walks of life is how to convince their children to eat healthy and nutritious meals.

21 Oct 2020 3:16 pm
Historic event for NASA! OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully completes touch-and-go maneuver on Asteroid Bennu

Back in September 2016, NASA launched the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft to orbit the asteroid and subsequently collect samples from its surface.

21 Oct 2020 9:49 am
Delhi Air Quality Index falls: October is here! Check factors behind Delhis rising Air Pollution

Delhi Air Quality, Air Pollution level: Stubble-burning or farm-fires has been the most highlighting point behind the Delhi pollution.

19 Oct 2020 3:38 pm
How will Coronavirus behave in the winter? Read what experts have to say

Coronavirus India update: Even though there is no concrete trend that can give us the answer to How will Covid-19 behave in the winter, it has been observed that most of the seasonal viruses show more activeness during the winter.

19 Oct 2020 3:30 pm
Coronavirus in India: Festivals are super spreaders

West Bengal is already showing a spike in infectionsthe state recorded its highest daily addition of 3,677 cases on Friday. If the situation is not to deteriorate, the state administration needs to be strict with devotees during the Pujas.

19 Oct 2020 6:10 am
Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech to begin trial of intranasal COVID-19 vaccine soon: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Dr Harsh Vardhan said the late stage trial generally involves thousands of participants, sometimes 30,000 to 40,000.

18 Oct 2020 9:54 pm
Between sips: For the love of coffee and coffee machines

Theres something to be said about the convenience of those nifty machines, which spew out coffee and dont leave any residue that needs special cleaning

18 Oct 2020 1:30 am
Hong Kong bars Air India, Vistara flights till October 30 after passengers test positive for COVID-19

Vistara's flights are being banned for the first time by the Hong Kong government during the coronavirus pandemic. Passengers from India can arrive in Hong Kong only if they have a COVID-19 negative certificate from a test done within 72 hours prior to the journey.

16 Oct 2020 9:30 pm
The Yudhishthira Trilogy! Exploring the King in Yudhishtira took over five years, says Seemanti Chakraborty

This festive season, readers who enjoy mythological fiction are in for a real treat - yes, the first book in the Yudhishthira Trilogy is out!

16 Oct 2020 3:20 pm
Red Light On, Gaadi Off: Delhi CM Kejriwal launches campaign to urge residents to turn off vehicles at Red lights

The campaign named 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' will sensitise people to turn off the ignition of their vehicles while they are waiting at the traffic signals across the city.

15 Oct 2020 3:32 pm
Depression Explained: From symptoms, diagnosis, to treatment, how one can overcome and live life to the fullest

Researchers have been going on developing blood tests or brain scans to ascertain depression symptoms. However, researchers have detected altered metabolite levels and blood flow patterns using sophisticated brain scans, Sonawalla told IE.

15 Oct 2020 3:31 pm
Hand-washing for personal hygiene: A new global phenomena

This simplest and effective practice of hand washing will change human behavior for a long time with control of spread of infection in coming time.

15 Oct 2020 9:38 am
Disaster management plan in schools: A wake-up call

Sometimes it is found that schools are doing mock drills even more than 4 times in a year. But see drill is nothing but a practice of a vetted plan.

15 Oct 2020 9:31 am
COVID-19: India among countries with lowest cases, deaths per million; Heres a look at how the states are faring

Though higher than the global average, Indias tally is much lesser than countries like the UK, Russia, France, South Africa, the US and Brazil.

14 Oct 2020 2:54 pm
Tackling COVID-19: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu credits physical fitness and desi food for his speedy recovery

I could overcome COVID-19 infection because of my physical fitness, mental tenacity, regular physical exercise like walking and yoga, apart from eating only desi (traditional) food, the Vice President wrote in his blog.

14 Oct 2020 2:41 pm
Coronavirus reinfection cases in India: What we know so far; Here is what Centre, ICMR, WHO revealed

Coronavirus reinfection in India: Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan categorically stated that it is pivotal to differentiate mislabeled reinfection from 'actual' cases of Coronavirus reinfection.

14 Oct 2020 9:29 am
Coronavirus India update: Citizens behaviour during festival seasons may determine fight against Covid-19

Coronavirus India update: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has already launched Jan Andolan for COVID-19 appropriate behaviour. The campaign was launched keeping in mind the upcoming festivals

13 Oct 2020 3:49 pm
Covid-19 latest: Herd Immunity debate continues! What do WHO, scientists say

However, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has a different view. He said that herd immunity has never been used as a strategy for responding to an outbreak, let alone a pandemic in the history of public health. He said that it is scientifically and ethically problematic.

13 Oct 2020 3:49 pm
Kumbh Mela 2021 Haridwar: Uttarakhand hopes to revive tourism hit by Covid-19

For years, Uttarakhands economy has thrived on religious tourism, which has now become the states backbone also. However, as the lockdown was imposed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the tourism sector in the state was jolted.

12 Oct 2020 3:38 pm
Cyclone brewing in Bay of Bengal? Depression created 280 km southeast of Vishakhapatnam; Red Alert in 6 Andhra districts

Cyclone, Andhra Pradesh weather alert: A Red alert has been issued with a forecast of heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy will occur at isolated places over the districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, Yanam, and West Godavari.

12 Oct 2020 3:27 pm
Role of GIS in management of Vector Borne Diseases

As per World Health Organization (WHO), Vector-borne diseases (VBD) account for more than 17% of all infectious diseases across the world.

12 Oct 2020 3:12 pm
UNs Global Biodiversity Outlook report: A wake-up call

Its high time we stepped up efforts to conserve and restore biodiversity using approaches that suit the local context

11 Oct 2020 3:30 am
Astronauts of the first Latin American Space Mission look to work with ISRO for future programs

LATCOSMOS is an initiative from EXA adopted by the International Astronautical Federation's Latin American and Caribbean Regional group committee, and as such, is a supra-national and private program.

9 Oct 2020 9:46 am
Medical tourism in India sees recovery amid Covid-19 pandemic

Medical tourism in India: In 2015, the number of Foreign Tourist arrivals for medical purpose in India were 2,33,918, in 2016, the figures went up to 4,27,014, in 2017, the numbers were 4,95,056, as per information provided by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

9 Oct 2020 9:16 am
Covid-19 vaccine tracker: US regulator issues stricter guidelines, Russia is developing 2nd vaccine

Covid-19 Coronavirus vaccine tracker: While Pfizer has claimed that it hoped to release a reliable data on the efficacy of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate BNT162 in the month of October itself, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, have categorically said that their vaccine would be ready by early 2021.

8 Oct 2020 3:45 pm
GI tag for Basmati rice: Its Madhya Pradesh vs APEDA over Madras High Court order

GI tag for Basmati rice: 'Basmati' and Madhya Pradesh's basmati farmers are now in the legal spotlight! On Monday, the Supreme Court has issued a notice on a plea by the state of Madhya Pradesh and its Basmati farmers.

6 Oct 2020 3:48 pm
Coronavirus vaccine: India hopeful of vaccinating 20-25 crore people by July 2021; check details

Dr Harsh Vardhan also stated that the immunity data on coronavirus is also being scrutinised by the government.

5 Oct 2020 3:24 pm
The promise of prose

In this novel, womens lives told with sobriety manage to hold the reader till the very end

4 Oct 2020 3:30 am
Digital health sessions to raise awareness on health and wellbeing in Gurugram

The sessions planned include topics like Immunity Boosting during COVID-19, Home Isolation Dos and Donts, Getting back to normal Post Covid-19, Stress Management and Work Life Balance, Healthy Heart, Fatty Liver, Anaemia and Blood Disorders, Kidney Disorders and more.

3 Oct 2020 3:24 pm
Teach me how, I will fish: There is an urgent need to re-engage the elderly population

Reserve Bank data on employment indicates that only 6 per cent of the workforce in India is in the organised sector. This includes nearly 2 crore people who are in government.

3 Oct 2020 3:17 pm
Maharashtra Unlock 5.0 guidelines issued! Check what is allowed, what is not

Maharashtra Unlock 5.0 guidelines: The Maharashtra government in its Unlock 5 guidelines stated that schools, colleges, educational and coaching centers will remain closed till October 31. However, online or distance learning must continue.

1 Oct 2020 3:34 pm
Coronavirus testing: Nagpur civic body converts buses into swab collection centres to ramp up mobile testing

The Municipal Corporation has taken hold of a fleet of buses which have the facility of conducting Coronavirus tests on the way while travelling in different parts of the city.

1 Oct 2020 3:28 pm
Jaipur, Goa and Kochi to become Indias top leisure destinations this year; check OYOs travel forecast

As September 2020 wraps up with World Tourism Day being celebrated virtually across the country and globally, OYO has come out with its forecast covering Indias Next Destinations on its official website blog.

30 Sep 2020 3:49 pm
Mumbai: Guided walking tours to heritage sites resume as city tourism reels under coronavirus impact

The decision was confirmed by Principal Secretary of Tourism Valsa Nair-Singh, who said that the government had been approached by private tour operators for help.

30 Sep 2020 3:41 pm
Covid-19 in Delhi: Expert committee suggests increased focus on rural pockets

A member of the expert committee told The Indian Express that the administration has zeroed in on a small rural belt in Delhi where substantial spread of infection has been observed.

30 Sep 2020 3:18 pm
Coronavirus update: Welcome relief for Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu as COVID-19 growth rate dips significantly

Coronavirus India update: Tamil Nadu and Bihar are now growing at less than one per cent per day. Andhra Pradesh is about to hit the mark.

30 Sep 2020 3:13 pm
Covid-19: Delhis third sero-survey shows 33% have antibodies against Coronavirus

A total of 33 per cent of the participants who were part of the sero-survey conducted in September were found to be carrying antibodies against the virus.

30 Sep 2020 3:13 pm
Coronavirus in India: With festive season, elections around the corner, Centre, states spell out roadmap to check Covid-19

Coronavirus India update: The Navratri festival will begin on October 17. It will culminate with Vijaya Dashmi or Dussehra on October 25. While Diwali this year will be celebrated on November 14, the Chhath festival will be held on November 20.

30 Sep 2020 9:49 am
Coronavirus global death toll: Over 5,400 dying each day but scientists yet to figure out death rate metric

Coronavirus update: Now, researchers have started breaking down that risk by age group, as evidence mounts that younger people and children are far less likely to experience severe disease

29 Sep 2020 3:48 pm