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Covid-19 Lockdown Live Updates: Massive 2,61,500 new Coronavirus cases in India reported today, 1,501 dead

Coronavirus/Covid-19 Lockdown, Covid cases in India state-wise Live Updates: India has reported 2,61,500 new COVI-19 cases, 1,501 fatalities and 1,38,423 discharges in the last 24 hours

18 Apr 2021 9:39 am
Its a family affair

After a full year of being at homewith some hope in between of Covid cases dwindlingwe are back in the thick of a surge and more lockdowns, night curfews and work from home. This means more time spent at home with family. But is that always a good thing?

18 Apr 2021 3:30 am
World Heritage Day: India has heritage treasure; GoI should broaden safety net for lesser known monuments

It is essential to preserve all these heritages through proper patronage and governance, as they form the roots of any community and culture and account for their survival.

17 Apr 2021 5:14 pm
Coronavirus India Live Updates: Keep Kumbh symbolic, Modi urges seers as India records 2.3 lakh new cases, 1,300 deaths in 1 day

Covid-19 Lockdown Restrictions Live, Coronavirus State-wise Cases, Death Live Updates: The Twitter appeal by PM Modi tagging Juna Akhada chief comes as Haridwar continues to report positive cases from Kumbh Mela.

17 Apr 2021 9:51 am
Transported 81,437 kg of COVID vaccines between Jan 12 and Apr 12: IndiGo

IndiGo airline transported a total of 81,437 kg of COVID-19 vaccines between January 12 and April 12, the budget carrier said in a statement on Friday.

16 Apr 2021 3:54 pm
Thriwe to thrive with its technology-enabled Travel Ambit strategy, says Founder and CEO Dhruv Verma

India has become the third largest domestic aviation market in the world and is expected to overtake the UK to become the third largest air passenger market by 2024.

15 Apr 2021 1:52 pm
India to become Russian Sputnik V vaccines production hub, to start making 50 mn doses per month by summer

RDIF has announced production contracts with five leading Indian manufacturers for more than 425 million people-doses of Sputnik V in a year.

14 Apr 2021 3:36 pm
Govt fast-tracks emergency approval for foreign vaccines: What it means for manufacturers and India

So far, India has approved three vaccines, of which two were approved back in January, days before the vaccination drive started.

14 Apr 2021 3:33 pm
Remdesivir shortage: Centre urges doctors to prescribe vital drug only for severe patients who are on oxygen support

Dr VK Paul who is the head of the country's Covid-19 Task Force has said that use of Remdesivir drug in home settings was unethical and other irrational prescription of the drug was unwarranted.

14 Apr 2021 3:26 pm
Govt fast-tracks approval for vaccines cleared in other countries

A change in the country's regulatory process for fast-tracking emergency approval of Covid-19 vaccines, approved by regulators in the US, UK, EU, Japan or by WHO, will compress the timeline to launch vaccines in India.

14 Apr 2021 3:20 am
Vishu 2021: Significance of Vishu festival and how it is celebrated in Kerala

Vishu 2021 - History, Significance and important facts

13 Apr 2021 3:51 pm
Coronavirus Live Updates: India gets third Covid vaccine as DCGI gives nod to Sputnik V

Covid Live updates: From Mumbai's CST to Delhi's ISBT, migrants can be seen trying to board buses back home amid lockdown fears. Is it 2020 or 2021?

13 Apr 2021 9:45 am
Mylab sees demand quadruple as firms look for on-site RT-PCR tests

Around 112 companies in and around Pune have approached Mylab Discovery Solutions, a molecular biology company, for workplace testing.

13 Apr 2021 3:00 am
COVID-19 vaccine: Russias Sputnik V gets emergency use authorisation in India

Subject Expert Committee approves Dr Reddy's application for emergency use authorisation to Sputnik V, news ANI quoted sources as saying.

12 Apr 2021 3:51 pm
Covid-19 drug shortage: How sudden spike in cases resulted in shortfall, consequent ban on Remdesivir exports

Taking cognisance of the shortage, the Directorate of Foreign Trade in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has released orders to prohibit the export of remdesivir.

12 Apr 2021 3:22 pm
Coronavirus Live: India registers new peak in single-day surge, records 1,68,912 new Covid-19 cases; Maharashtra CM to hold another meeting today

Coronavirus India Lockdown Live, Covid-19 Cases in India Live Updates: Thackeray likely to discuss lockdown SOPs with various departments of the state; Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also warned of a possible lockdown as the national capital recorded 10,774 Covid-19 cases, its highest ever single-day spike.

12 Apr 2021 9:53 am
Coronavirus in India: For better vaccine delivery, Apollo LogiSolutions announces an integrated platform

The aim of the company is to make the distribution model of coronavirus vaccines in india more robust with the help of this platform.

11 Apr 2021 3:17 pm
Bengaluru calling: How this metros F&B scene has quality worth envying

The F&B scene in the city might not have quantity, but it certainly has quality worth envying

11 Apr 2021 3:30 am
Heres why Residence concept is gaining popularity in Indias hospitality sector

Due to the Covid-19 situation, guests are looking to serviced apartments as it gives them peace of mind; because supplies, safety and security are guaranteed coupled with a hotel experience.

9 Apr 2021 3:43 pm
Coronavirus Lockdown India Live News: Lockdown begins today in Madhya Pradesh cities; check time, other details

Coronavirus India Lockdown Live, Covid-19 Cases in India, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi Night Curfew Live Updates: As India stares at another health crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday held a meeting with chief ministers/administrators of states/UTs. He stressed on creation of micro-containment zones, asked CMs to focus on test and trace

9 Apr 2021 9:38 am
Coronavirus Lockdown India Live News: PM Modi to meet CMs today as Covid-19 crisis deepens

Coronavirus India Lockdown Live, Covid-19 Cases in India, Maharashtra, Delhi Night Curfew Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took his second dose of Covid-19 vaccine at AIIMS Delhi. He urged those eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine shot to take it soon to defeat the virus.

8 Apr 2021 9:09 am
Rise of wellness tourism in Maharashtra

India, being a hub of holistic streams of medicine such as Ayurveda, homeopathy, naturopathy and Tibetan medicine, stands to gain with this trend. International travelers with wellness (or health) in mind are looking for services that are based on local traditions and natural assets.

7 Apr 2021 1:26 pm
Need Rs 3,000-cr grant to boost vaccine capacity beyond 100mn per month: SIIs Poonawalla

Serum Institute of India's capacity ramp-up is critical since the government has already used up 8 crore vaccines so far and, at the current pace of 4-mn a day, has just enough supplies for another five days.

6 Apr 2021 9:31 pm
Beware of violating COVID-19 norms at Delhi airport! Government imposes Rs 2,000 fine on violators

Over the past few days, with the national capital recording upwards of 4,000 cases on Sunday, several air travellers have been complaining that COVID-19 prevention norms like wearing face masks and observing social distancing are being ignored.

6 Apr 2021 1:27 pm
Medical Tourism in Maharashtras set to witness boom post Covid-19

Favourably positioning itself as a leader in healthcare services open to all, the State of Maharashtra is working towards guiding hopeful patients towards a better clinical outcome.

6 Apr 2021 11:33 am
Coronavirus India Live News: Harsh Vardhan to meet health ministers of 11 hotspot states today; Delhi considers night curfew

Coronavirus India Lockdown Live, Covid-19 Cases in India, Maharashtra Night Curfew Live April 6 Updates: The meeting will also set the agenda for Prime Minister Narendra Modis Thursday meeting with state chief ministers and UTs administrators to discuss ways to contain the Covid-19 spike.

6 Apr 2021 9:22 am
Coronavirus Lockdown India Live News: Indias daily Covid-19 cases surpass 100,000 mark; Night curfew in Maharashtra from today

Coronavirus India Lockdown Live, Covid-19 Cases in India Live Maharashtra Night Curfew Lockdown April 5 Updates: India reported 1,03,558 new cases, 52,847 discharges, and 478 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to data from the Union Health Ministry.

5 Apr 2021 9:50 am
Why there is a consistent fall in migratory bird population in Chandigarh

Starting from the year 2018 November census, the total types of migratory bird species that migrated to the city was 98 which fell down consistently to 91 in 2017, 86 in 2019, and only 77 species in November 2020.

4 Apr 2021 3:17 pm
Heat waves likely in for north India between April and June as La Nina conditions weaken

In other parts of the country, however, that is the central, eastern and southern peninsular regions, the normal day temperature would prevail.

2 Apr 2021 3:36 pm
Ways to improve workplace culture for the employees mental well being

The employees mental health was an uncommon topic discussed in the corporate world. After the pandemic hit the world, it has become crucial for employers to encourage their employees to voice their concerns and personal struggles to be at peace.

2 Apr 2021 3:29 pm
As Covid cases spiral, random tests for domestic passengers on arrival at Delhi airport

Delhi Airport Authority will conduct random tests on domestic passengers coming from states with concerning figures of Covid-19 cases, starting from Wednesday.

1 Apr 2021 5:28 pm
Coronavirus in India Live Updates: India begins vaccinating 45+ individuals from today, 100% target set for surge districts

Coronavirus in India Live Updates: A major issue apart from a logistical point of view is the sheer vaccine hesitancy among the masses.

1 Apr 2021 9:46 am
Vaccine Maitri: Fiji receives 100,000 doses of Made in India Covishield

A consignment of around 100,000 doses of Made in India COVISHIELD (AstraZeneca) vaccines reach Nadi International Airport, Fiji.

1 Apr 2021 9:40 am
Flying to Bengaluru, Hyderabad? Vistara extends gate-to-gate luggage delivery service to two southern airports

The pilot phase of this service was started by the airline in partnership with luggage transfer company CarterX on its Delhi-Mumbai flights from March 13.

1 Apr 2021 9:21 am
Solar power in India: SSN College of Engineering research can make India self-reliant in solar cells production

Research lead Prof P Ramaswamy interacted with Financial Express Onlines Bulbul Dhawan to explain more about the research, how it would help Indias solar capabilities and the next step to be taken.

31 Mar 2021 3:39 pm
Covid-19 Lockdown Highlights March 29: Karnataka announces fresh curbs; CM Yediyurappa rules out lockdown; Maharashtra reports over 31,00 new cases

Coronavirus Lockdown in India, Covid Cases Today Latest Update: India registered the biggest jump in the new Covid infections in a single day today. Nearly 70,000 new cases were detected, this is the highest caseload since October 2020.

30 Mar 2021 7:43 am
MICE tourism in MP gets boost with inauguration of Chhatrasal Convention Centre in Khajuraho; Check details

MP CM Chouhan informed the gathering that the UNESCO world heritage site Khajuraho is also one of the 19 Iconic Cities in India.

27 Mar 2021 3:50 pm
Time for India to go for selective lockdown? Country faces dual problem of increasing new cases and new variants

These hot-spots include Pune, Thane, Mumbai, parts of Punjab, Kerala, and Madhya Pradesh etc. where major spikes of Covid-19 are seen.

26 Mar 2021 3:43 pm
Going to Bengaluru? Negative RT-PCR test reports now needed to travel; details

In the view of the recent rise in Coronavirus cases, Bengaluru has added a guideline for interstate travel stating that all travellers coming to Bengaluru from any state will be required to show a negative RT-PCR report from April 1.

26 Mar 2021 1:45 pm
Tiger relocation project: Failure of inter-state tiger relocation explained

To improve the population of tigers in some parts of India, a tiger relocation project had been rolled out among Indian states.

25 Mar 2021 3:32 pm
Coronavirus India Lockdown 2021 Live News: Fresh Covid cases zoom past 50K-mark, India records 53,476 infections today

Covid-19 Lockdown in India, Lockdown in Beed, Maharashtra Live Updates: Mumbai breaks 5K-mark, total lockdown in Beed district from tomorrow

25 Mar 2021 9:52 am
Covid-19 surge in Punjab: Second wave peak to be worse than first, cautions expert

On Tuesday, 81 per cent of the samples sent for genome sequencing turned positive further proving Dr Talwars point about the UK strain being more infectious.

24 Mar 2021 3:36 pm
Love to drink coffee? India is definitely at par with the emerging global trends, says Nishant Sinha, founder of Roastery Coffee

Conversations over coffee are an integral part of lifestyle today. Be it catching up with a loved one, a special friend or just hanging out with a bunch of friends, coffee has a cool vibe to it. I

23 Mar 2021 3:44 pm
Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 Live Updates: Minor dip in fresh cases, India records 40,715 new Covid infections

Corona Lockdown New Today Live UPDATES: With the positivity rate surging in double digits, it's time to look beyond Maharashtra and see other hidden Covid hotspots across India.

23 Mar 2021 9:51 am
World Meteorological Day 2021: Know this years theme, history and significance

What is World Meteorological Day, History and Significance: World Meteorological Day is celebrated every year on March 23.

22 Mar 2021 9:14 pm
Coronavirus Live Updates: India, is it Deja Vu? Covid surge skyrockets on Janta Curfew anniversary; 46,951 fresh cases detected

Follow our live blog for the latest, confirmed updates from across Indian cities and around the world:

22 Mar 2021 9:50 am
Keeping up with the royals

For royals, philanthropy is a double-sided coin, which aims at supporting the underprivileged as well as preserving the culture of their princely states

21 Mar 2021 3:30 am
Uttarakhand Kumbh Mela: Here is why new CM Tirath Singh Rawat doesnt want any restrictions on pilgrims

Uttarakhand, which was earlier in favour of having the Kumbh Mela with many restrictions, does not want any more rok tok (impediments) on people wanting to visit the mela.

20 Mar 2021 3:25 pm
Ayodhya Ram Mandir: Holy stone from Sri Lankas Sita Eliya to be used in Ram temple construction

Sita Eliya is the same place where Goddess Sita is believed to have been held captive in modern-day Sri Lanka after she was abducted by Ravana, as per the Epic tale of Ramayana.

20 Mar 2021 1:50 pm
Covid-19 second wave: Maharashtra issues fresh measures; private offices, theatres to operate at 50% capacity

According to the new order, all private offices, theatres, and auditoriums will have to operate at a maximum capacity of 50 per cent.

19 Mar 2021 3:42 pm