‘Jahan bimaar, wahin upchaar’ PM pitches for ‘doorstep treatment’ for COVID

Friday, May 21st, 2021
PM Modi

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged bringing medical services closer to COVID-19 patients, coming up with a new mantra — Jahan bimaar, wahin upchaar — at a video conference with doctors where he choked up while speaking of lives lost to the virus. Though the pandemic has been checked to an […]

Special hospital wards will be set up to fight ‘black fungus’

Thursday, May 20th, 2021
black fungus

New Delhi’ : Special hospital wards will be set up in India’s capital New Delhi to fight ‘black fungus’, authorities said Thursday as the life-threatening infection surged among coronavirus patients. A rare disease in normal times, authorities say thousands have developed Mucormycosis or black fungus across India as it battles a Covid-19 wave that has […]

‘Corona Devi’ Idol installed to protect people from pandemic at a temple in Coimbatore

Thursday, May 20th, 2021
Corona Devi

Coimbatore : The authorities of Kamatchipuri Adhinam, a temple in Coimbatore, have consecrated ‘Corona Devi’, a black stone idol of 1.5 feet tall, to protect people from the virus. The temple management is planning to organize Maha Yagam soon with special poojas to the deity for 48 days. This comes at a time when when […]

Covaxin trials in children between 2 and 18 years to begin in 10-12 days

Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

New Delhi: The Phase II/III clinical trials of Covaxin, indigenous COVID-19 vaccine, in the 2-18-year-olds will begin in the next 10-12 days, senior NITI Aayog member VK Paul announced Tuesday. The proposal was deliberated in Subject Expert Committee (SEC) (COVID-19) on May 11, the Health Ministry said last week. On May 13, India gave clearance […]

Underworld don Chhota Rajan is alive: AIIMS refutes his death

Saturday, May 8th, 2021
Chota Rajan

New Delhi : Amid rumours, the All India Institute of Medical Services (AIIMS) in Delhi dismissed reports about the death of underworld gangster Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje, who is popularly known as ‘Chhota Rajan’, saying he is still alive. “Underworld don Chhota Rajan is still alive. He is admitted at AIIMS for treatment of COVID-19. Earlier, […]

India beat England by 66 runs in the first One-day International Cricket

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021

Pune : India on Tuesday beat England by 66 runs in the first One-day International in Pune, with debutants Krunal Pandya (58 not out off 31 balls) and pacer M. Prasidh Krishna (4/54) playing key roles with bat and ball on Tuesday. India made 317/5 in their allotted 50 overs while England were bowled out […]

India wins England by 36 runs in 5th T20

Sunday, March 21st, 2021

Ahmedabad : India defeated England by 36 runs in the fifth and final Twenty20 International to claim the series 3-2 at Narendra Modi Stadium, popularly known as Motera Stadium, in Ahmedabad on Saturday. Rohit Sharma’s blistering 64 off just 34 balls laid the foundation for India’s massive total of 224 for two. Skipper Virat Kohli […]

Mumbai ex-police chief alleges Home Minister wanted Rs 100 cr a month from the city’s bars and restaurants

Sunday, March 21st, 2021

Mumbai: The former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh Saturday alleged that state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh had instructed his officers, including suspended cop Sachin Waze, to collect Rs 100 crore from the city’s bars and restaurants every month. Hours after Singh made the allegations in a letter to Chief Minister Thackeray and Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, […]

4th T20 : India beat England by 8 runs

Friday, March 19th, 2021

Ahmedabad : India notched a much-needed 8-run win over England in a do-or-die 4th T20 international at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Thursday. India were limited to a first innings total of 185 after England bowlers picked up late wickets – three in the last two overs. While no England batsman was able […]

Probe launched after Muthoot Finance chairman MG George death

Monday, March 8th, 2021

New Delhi : An inquest proceeding has been initiated in the death of 72-year-old Muthoot Group Chairman MG George Muthoot in East of Kailash, the Delhi Police said on Saturday. As per the police, Muthoot died on Friday evening after allegedly falling from the fourth floor of his house in East of Kailash in South […]