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PPP in the Space Sector is in the right direction, says Surendra M Vaidya, Executive Vice President and Business Head, Godrej Aerospace

Currently, ISRO support is limited due to their own schedules and targets. Now the new policy and two organisations like NSIL and INSPACe are taking shape.

14 Aug 2020 3:30 pm
Kerala likely to witness 10,000 to 20,000 cases per day during August-September: Health Minister KK Shailaja

Practitioners of modern medicine as well as ayurveda, homeo, dental along with lab technicians, pharmacists and nurses can join the brigade.

14 Aug 2020 3:24 pm
What is Salmonella bacteria infection that has seen over 640 cases in U.S?

The efforts at tracking all the stock of contaminated onion shipped from the company is meeting little success as the vegetable had also been shipped in packages of multi ingredient food products making the job difficult.

14 Aug 2020 3:17 pm
Coronavirus India Live: 64,553 COVID19 cases, 1007 deaths in last 24 hours; Total tally over 24.61 lakh

Coronavirus COVID19 cases Vaccine Live Unlock Lockdown news: Among the states, Goa, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, and Odisha have recorded the highest daily cases.

14 Aug 2020 9:52 am
During Covid lockdown, each degree rise in heat index led to 187 MW increase in power demand: CSE

As per Avikal Somvanshi, programme manager with CSE's Urban Data Analytic Lab, Delhi is a big energy guzzler and makes an important case study.

13 Aug 2020 9:24 pm
Maharashtra Covid count up by 11,813; 413 die, 9,115 recover

The number of active cases in the state is now 1,49,798.So far, 3,90,948 COVID-19 patients have been discharged across Maharashtra and 29,76,090 people have been tested, it said.

13 Aug 2020 9:11 pm
Fighting coronavirus: As COVID-19 positivity rate increases, Kerala ramps up testing

In the past few weeks, the Test Positivity Rate (TPR) in Kerala has increased significantly, with the state reporting 25 per cent of its coronavirus cases in the first week of August alone.

12 Aug 2020 3:39 pm
Russia COVID-19 vaccine: Global health agency urges vaccine safety trials

The organisation's deputy director, Jarbas Barbosa, said in an online news conference Tuesday from Washington that any vaccine should be carefully evaluated to ensure the product is safe and effective.

12 Aug 2020 3:36 pm
COVID-19: US Health Secretary Alex Azar says vaccine is not a race, doubts Russia

Azar's comments during a visit to Taiwan on Wednesday follow Russian President Vladimir Putin's announcement that his country was the first to approve a coronavirus vaccine, prompting doubts about the science and safety behind that purported achievement.

12 Aug 2020 3:14 pm
Pranab Mukherjee continues to be critical: Hospital

Shri. Pranab Mukherjee's health condition continues to remain critical. Presently he is haemodynamically stable and on a ventilator, a statement from the hospital said.

12 Aug 2020 3:09 pm
Covid-19 vaccine COVAXIN update: Phase 2 human trials begin at Nagpur Hospital

COVAXIN vaccine latest news, Coronavirus vaccine in India: It took 30 days for COVAXIN to successfully complete the Phase 1 trial in India. As many as 12 sites have been selected for the human trials of COVAXIN.

11 Aug 2020 3:18 pm
Is it safe to ride public transit during the coronavirus pandemic?

The main way that the virus spreads is through droplets people spray when they talk, cough or sneeze.

11 Aug 2020 3:07 pm
Covid-19: Over a quarter of deaths in just the last 15 days

Fresh deaths have slowed down in cities like Delhi; as compared to over 15% a month ago, Delhi accounts for around nine percent of Indias deaths right now.

11 Aug 2020 3:00 am
Covid quarantine period of doctors to be treated as on duty: Health ministry

Joint Secretary in the health ministry Lav Agarwal has said the quarantine period of doctors and health workers for their duties related to COVID-19 shall be treated as on duty.

10 Aug 2020 8:57 pm
Honeywell starts production of N95 face masks at Pune plant

Honeywell is a global manufacturer of leading personal protective equipment (PPE) and intelligent safety solutions.

10 Aug 2020 3:40 pm
Tamil Nadu: Over 5,725 COVID-19 patients successfully treated through Siddha

Chennai's Siddha CCC facilities at Jawahar Vidyalaya and Dr Ambedkar Government Arts College in Vyasarpadi, offering Siddha-based treatment for asymptomatic patients, handle high caseloads and they have treated nearly 3,200 patients as on August 7.

10 Aug 2020 3:26 pm
More than 500 people, 100 elephants die every year due to conflict with each other: Officials

Elephants have to be kept in forests for which fodder and water augmentation programme has been initiated, the minister said, adding that by next year results will start showing.

10 Aug 2020 3:20 pm
COVID-19: BMC starts second phase of sero-survey in Mumbai

The survey will cover F-North (Dadar, Matunga and Dharavi), M-West (Deonar and Govandi) and R-North (Dahisar) wards, where a similar study was conducted last month, a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official said.

10 Aug 2020 3:05 pm
Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh may see temperature rise of 7 degrees by 2100: Study

The study, published in the journal Climatic Change on July 29, predicted the impact of future climate change in the Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh Himalaya, by the end of the twenty-first century using an ensemble of 11 models under three greenhouse gas emission scenarios.

7 Aug 2020 3:23 pm
Earthquake near Jaipur: Low intensity tremors felt near Rajasthan capital in midnight

The intensity of the earthquake measured 3.1 on the Richter scale which is used to gauge the intensity of Earthquakes.

7 Aug 2020 9:17 am
Mumbai Bangalore rains, Karnataka flood Live: Landslides in Karnataka; Heavy showers predicted in Mumbai

Mumbai rains, Bangalore Karnataka weather news: IMD has predicted that in Mumbai, there will be generally cloudy sky with moderate to heavy rainfall city and suburbs with the possibility of gusty winds reaching 60 kilometres per hour to 70 kilometer per hour.

7 Aug 2020 9:13 am
The fitness industry continues to bear the brunt of COVID-19

The movement aimed at encouraging Indias 130 crore population to remain healthy and fit by including physical activities and sports in their daily lives, carving an opportunity for several national and international fitness brands to expand and grow.

6 Aug 2020 3:33 pm
COVID-19: Herd immunity may be developing in Mumbais slums

Even if the numbers are taken at face value, most of Mumbais slum dwellers venture regularly into the rest of the city for work or other reasons, putting them at risk of transmission to or from people elsewhere.

30 Jul 2020 3:37 pm
COVID-19 treatment: Delhi nurses go beyond the call of duty; donate plasma to COVID-19 patients

Coronavirus in Delhi: Recovered nurses from several hospitals in the city are donating their plasma for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

30 Jul 2020 3:35 pm
Plan to increase COVID-19 tests to 10 lakh per day in 1-2 months: Harsh Vardhan

There was a time when exports related to COVID-19 were stopped to meet the requirements within the country.

30 Jul 2020 3:29 pm
Delhi records 1,075 fresh COVID-19 cases; tally rises to 1,30,606: Authorities

The death toll from the coronavirus infection has risen to 3,827 in the national capital and the total number of cases has climbed to 1,30,606, it said.

26 Jul 2020 3:46 pm
Soon, DRDO to set up 500-bed COVID hospital in north Bihar

The DRDO team, accompanied by district administration officials, explored four sites in Muzaffarpur on Saturday --Chakkar Maidan, Muzaffarpur Institute of Technology (MIT), Patahi airport and CRPF camp at Jhapahan, District Magistrate Chandrashekhar Singh said.

26 Jul 2020 3:34 pm
Uttar Pradesh Lockdown: Liquor shops outside containment zones allowed to open during these hours check timings

UP Lockdown Latest News Today: Uttar Pradesh government has relaxed liquor shop opening rules during the weekend lockdown in the state.

24 Jul 2020 6:26 pm
Kolkata West Bengal lockdown updates: Stringent curbs in parts of state, Kolkata; Total lockdown on Saturday

West Bengal Kolkata lockdown latest news Coronavirus updates: Banks, Post offices, and Ration Shops will not be allowed to open on July 24 i.e Saturday.

24 Jul 2020 3:43 pm
Coronavirus vaccine news update: Battle is on to develop affordable COVID vaccine; Here are top contenders

Coronavirus COVID vaccine India Oxford UK WHO Moderna Russia US News Update: We are tracking the latest status from Oxford-AstraZeneca, Moderna, Russia, US, India.

24 Jul 2020 3:15 pm
Bangalore Karnataka Lockdown COVID latest news: Sunday lockdown to continue; Record surge in Coronavirus cases

Bangalore Karnataka Lockdown news COVID case latest updates: The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has started a mobile rapid antigen testing drive in 18 zones across Bengaluru.

24 Jul 2020 2:38 pm
Potentially hazardous Asteroid 2020 ND to pass in close proximity to the Earth today

Apart from its giant size, the speed at which it is moving was also flagged by the space agency as one of the reasons why the asteroid could prove dangerous to the Blue planet.

24 Jul 2020 1:49 pm
Independence Day 2020: No large gatherings on 15 August; Invite and honour COVID survivors, warriors Centre to states

Therefore, all programmes should be organised in a way that large congregation of people is avoided and technology is used in a best possible manner for celebration befitting the occasion, the advisory said.

24 Jul 2020 1:40 pm
Sero-prevalence survey Delhi: Heres why survey result in the capital is remarkable

With a significant surge in the number of Coronavirus cases in Delhi, the government (state and central) decided to conduct a sero-prevalence survey which has highlighted the number of Coronavirus cases in the National Capital.

24 Jul 2020 1:36 pm
SpiceJet to operate flights on India-UK routes

On Thursday, the airline was allowed to fly on India-US routes by the governments of the two countries under the bilateral air services pact.

24 Jul 2020 1:33 pm
COVID-19: How coronavirus changes shape in human body and decoys immunity

In SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus which causes COVID-19, the spike protein is the part that begins the infection process in a human cell.

24 Jul 2020 1:32 pm
Protein Week 2020: Role of nutrition and protein in building immunity

Typical Indian is undergoing a nutritional shift, resulting in a diet that is high in fat, high salt and high sugar (HFSS) , low fiber and low protein intake with sedentary lifestyle.

24 Jul 2020 12:18 pm
Coronavirus protein redesigned in lab, may enable fast, stable vaccine production, says study

Scientists have redesigned a key protein from the novel coronavirus which it uses to enter and infect human cells, an innovation that may lead to much faster and more stable production of vaccines against COVID-19.

24 Jul 2020 12:03 pm
Coronavirus cases in India: Close to 50,000 cases in 24-hours! COVID-19 tally in India racing towards 13 lakh

India saw a record single-day spike of 49,310COVID-19 cases taking the country's virus tally to12,87,945 on Friday, while the recoveries surged to 8,17,208,according to the Union Health Ministry data.

24 Jul 2020 10:52 am