New Delhi, 3 May: India on Monday reported more than 300,000 new coronavirus cases for a 12th straight day, taking its overall caseload to just shy of 20 million, while deaths from COVID-19 rose by 3,417.
New Delhi, 3 May: A forum of scientific advisers set up by the Indian government has told authorities about minor mutations in some samples of the coronavirus that could “possibly evade immune response” and require more study, a leader of the forum has told Reuters.
New Delhi, 23 April: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi emphasized the importance of lifestyle change in climate action on the occasion of Earth Day.
New Delhi, 23 April: Under fire for his handling of the world’s worst COVID-19 surge, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has opened vaccinations for all adults from next month, but supplies are already running short.
New Delhi, 22 April: Multiple funeral pyres of those patients who died of COVID-19 disease are seen burning at a ground in India.Multiple funeral pyres of those patients who died of COVID-19 disease are seen burning at a ground in India.
New Delhi, 22 April: India’s Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has tested positive for COVID-19.
New Delhi, April 21: Authorities said hospitals in the Indian capital of Delhi would start running out of medical oxygen by Wednesday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the country faced a coronavirus "storm" overwhelming its health system.
New Delhi, 20 April: The Delhi government has issued an order making it mandatory for all residents of Delhi who visit the Kumbh in Haridwar to quarantine themselves at home for fourteen days on return.
New Delhi, 20 April: To tackle the surge in COVID-19 cases, a six-day complete ‘corona lockdown’ has been imposed in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
New Delhi, 19 April: New Delhi was being put under a weeklong lockdown Monday night as an explosive surge in coronavirus cases pushed the India’s capital’s health system to its limit.
New Delhi, 18 April: India battled a record surge in COVID-19 cases on Friday as hospitals ran out of oxygen and beds, while politicians held election rallies and hundreds of thousands of Hindu devotees attended a weeks-long festival, infuriating health officials.
Lucknow, 16 April: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has tested positive for COVID-19.
New Delhi, 16 April: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi virtually addressed the inaugural session of the sixth edition of Raisina Dialogue on April 13 about #ViralWorld: Outbreaks, Outliers and Out of Control”.
New Delhi, 15 April: The Delhi government has decided to enforce a weekend curfew to contain the spread of coronavirus.
New Delhi, 15 April: India is concerned about a vacuum developing in Afghanistan following the proposed withdrawal of the United States and NATO forces from the country, the chief of the defence staff said on Thursday.
Indian State of Maharashtra is imposing lockdown from today with the spike in coronavirus cases, of late.
New Delhi, 13 April: India’s top drug regulatory body late on Monday gave the Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine developed by a Moscow laboratory permission for use in an emergency situation, Russia’s sovereign wealth fund said.
India on Day 1 of the ‘Tika Utsav’ administered 27.69 lakh doses of the Covid-19 vaccine till Sunday evening, the Health Ministry said, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling the drive the “beginning of another major war against corona”.
New Delhi, 12 April: As more than 10,000 new infections were detected in Delhi for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal warned on Sunday that the capital may have to be put under lockdown if hospitals start running out of Covid beds.
In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to get a boost.
India reported a record 168,912 COVID-19 infections overnight, data from the health ministry showed on Monday, overtaking Brazil to become the second-most affected country globally by the coronavirus.
A day after India and China concluded their 11th round of discussions at the Corps Commander-level to try and end the nearly year-long military standoff along the Line of Actual Control, the Ministry of Defence said Saturday that “the two sides had a detailed exchange of views for the resolution of the remaining issues related to disengagement along the LAC in Eastern Ladakh”.
In view of increased demand for remdesivir due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Centre on Sunday said the export of the antiviral injection and its Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) has been banned till the situation improves.
With a surge in Covid-19 cases in Gujarat and Maharashtra, and imposition of stricter curfew or other regulations showing a possible out flux of migrant workers, the Western Railways announced that it will introduce 14 summer special trains to UP, Bihar and Assam.
In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to give them a boost.