Health

Walking Home From Delhi For Over 200 km, Delivery Agent Dies On Highway

29th March 2020

Agra: A 38-year-old man, who had walked over 200 km from Delhi to reach his home in Madhya Pradesh after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus, died on the way. Ranveer Singh, who worked as a delivery agent in Delhi, was among the thousands of migrants desperately trying […]

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Quarantined Tamil Nadu Man Runs Out Naked, Bites Woman To Death: Cops

29th March 2020

Chennai: A 35-year-old man who was placed under home quarantine amid the COVID-19 pandemic after he returned from Sri Lanka has been charged with killing a woman at a village in Tamil Nadu. The man ran out of his house naked and bit an 80-year-old woman in her neck, the police said on Friday. She was […]

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14-Day Mandatory Quarantine For Lakhs Of Migrants Returning To UP, Bihar

29th March 2020

Lucknow/ New Delhi/ Patna: A 14-day quarantine in state-run camps is mandatory for lakhs of migrant labourers who are returning to their hometowns in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in special buses amid a nationwide lockdown over coronavirus or COVID-19. Thousands desperate to return home had crowded bus stations in Delhi on Saturday after over 500 buses […]

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“Need Of The Hour”: Ratan Tata Commits 1,500 Crores To Fight COVID-19

29th March 2020

New Delhi: Tata Trusts today committed Rs 500 crore to fight COVID-19 disease, which it noted was one of the “toughest challenges the human race will face”. Tata Sons also announced an additional support of Rs 1,000 crore, taking the total commitment to Rs 1,500 crore. The funds will be used for personal protective equipment for […]

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COVID-19 Patients Who Recovered May Still Have Virus After Symptoms Disappear, Say Researchers

28th March 2020

Researchers claim that half of the patients they treated for mild COVID-19 infection still had the novel coronavirus for up to eight days after symptoms disappeared, a finding that explains why controlling the spread of the disease has been difficult. The research, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, assessed 16 […]

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UP Government Arranges 1,000 Buses For Stranded Migrant Workers

28th March 2020

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has arranged for 1,000 buses to ferry migrant labourers who are stranded on the border districts owing to a countrywide lockdown, an official spokesman said on Saturday. Officials of the Transport Department, bus drivers and conductors were contacted on Friday night to help the people who were stranded in Noida, Ghaziabad, […]

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US Pledges $2.9 Million Aid For India To Fight COVID-19

28th March 2020

Washington: The United States on Friday announced $174 million financial assistance to 64 countries including $2.9 million to India to help them fight the coronavirus pandemic. This is in addition to the $100 million aid announced by the US in February. The newly announced assistance is part of a larger American global response package across multiple […]

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Facebook Corona Helpdesk Chatbot Launched in India to Offer COVID-19 Information

28th March 2020

Social media giant Facebook on Friday launched Messenger Chatbot with Health Ministry and MyGov in India to raise awareness around COVID-19 disease. The Corona Helpdesk Chatbot on Messenger will help provide authentic and accurate information and bust fake news about new coronavirus. “We are grateful for the opportunity to support the government across ministries with […]

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First Electron Microscope Image Of COVID-19 Virus From India Released

28th March 2020

Pune: The first images from India of what the coronavirus looks like are out. The images of the coronavirus have been taken by a team of ICMR-NIV scientists in Pune. The images have been captured using a transmission electron microscope and have been published in the Indian Journal of Medical Research. The images of Sars-Cov-2, the […]

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Hima Das donates one month’s salary | Covid2019

28th March 2020

NEW DELHI, March 27: Star Indian sprinter Hima Das has donated her one month’s salary to the Assam government to help the State combat the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic. Das, an Asian Games gold-medallist besides being an under-20 world champion in 400m, is employed with PSU major Indian Oil as an HR officer in Guwahati. “Friends […]

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