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75% give thumbs up to vaccination: Study

New Delhi: According to LocalCircles survey, 75 per cent of citizens gave a thumbs up for vaccination and were in favour of the Government providing vaccination and also allowing private labs and hospitals to vaccinate people. The survey was...

Few countries suspend AstraZeneca vaccine

Following reports of several suspected deaths from clotting after inoculation of Covid-19 vaccine developed by British company AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford, many countries halted the use. Denmark suspended the use of AstraZeneca vaccine for 14 days due to...

90% of Covid-19 patients in Mumbai from buildings

Mumbai: As many as 90 per cent patients in Mumbai, who tested positive for Covid-19 in January and February this year, were residents of high-rise buildings, while the remaining 10 per cent were from slums and chawls, the the...

Mermaid shaped baby dies within hours

Hyderabad: Medical science terms it as the ‘mermaid syndrome’. A baby born with a shape of a mermaid passed away within hours due to deformities at the Petlaburj Maternity Hospital in Hyderabad on Wednesday. The rare condition is called...

Healthy plant-based diet linked with lower stroke risk: Study

Chicago: According to a new study, a plant based diet has several health benefits. The findings of the study published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology states that by decreasing the intake of refined...

2.6 crore register for Covid-19 vaccinations

New Delhi: Across India more than 2.6 crore people had registered for Covid-19 vaccinations till Tuesday. A majority of the appointments (around 75%) being booked online on Co-Win or through the Aarogya Setu app. Men accounted for 58.5% of total...

Highest new Covid cases in Maharashtra

Mumbai: There seems to be no respite of Covid cases in Maharashtra as the state is reporting the highest number of ‘daily new cases’. Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 13,659 (almost 60% of the daily...

Big Boost to Health Sector in Delhi Budget

New Delhi: The Arvind Kejriwal government has given a major fillip to the health sector by allocating Rs 9,934 crore in the Delhi budget 2021. It amounts to 14 per cent of the total outlay for the health sector. The...

Vaccination rate has been increased to 15 lakhs per day: Health Minister

New Delhi: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said over 2 crore COVID-19 vaccine shots have been administered so far and the vaccination rate has been increased to 15 lakhs per day. He was speaking at the at the Delhi Medical...

Kerala CM takes the first shot of Covid-19 vaccine

Thiruvananthapuram: Joining the list of high-profile politicians who have taken the first shot of Covid-19 vaccine is Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan who took the first jab of Covid-19 vaccine in Thiruvananthapuram here on Wednesday. Soon after taking the...
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Punjab Agricultural University comes up with vegetables of high nutritional value

• Developed two carotene rich cherry tomato varieties called Punjab Sona and Punjab Kesar and two anthocyanin rich brinjal...
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Novavax pushes timeline to hit production

Owing to supply shortages, Novavax has pushed back the timeline to start production with a target of 150 million Covid-19 vaccine doses per month....

India’s first floating LNG storage and regasification unit at H-Energy’s Jaigarh Terminal in Maharashtra

Ratnagiri: In a first, the JSW Jaigarh Port in Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra has received the first Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU). The...

CBSE postpones Class 12 exams, cancels Class X exams

New Delhi: The CBSE has decided to postpone Class 12 exams and cancelled Class 10 exams, the Education Ministry said on Wednesday. The...

Uttarakhand Govt elevates Anand Bardhan IAS to ACS Grade

The Uttarakhand Government has elevated Anand Bardhan, IAS to the Grade of Additional Chief Secretary. An order to this effect was released by the...