india

Maharashtra shifting from lokshahi to lockshahi: Fadnavis

LoP criticises MVA govt. for mismanagement of COVID-19 situation Criticising the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government for allegedly mismanaging the COVID-19 situation in Maharashtra, former Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition (LoP) Devendra Fadnavis said the State was moving from a democracy to a “lockdown tyranny”. Speaking at a campaign rally for the […]

cities

Mumbai: 54-year-old sub-inspector dies of Covid-19

When asked why he had been asked to report despite being above 50 years and a diabetic as last year the police administration asked those above 50 years with comorbidities to stay home, a senior official said, “After the vaccination drive began, we allowed them to resume their duties. A 54-YEAR-OLD sub-inspector (SI), posted at […]

india

Film industry upset at 50% limit on seating

Producers, exhibitors feel they have become a ‘soft target’ when it comes to COVID-19 restrictions The Tamil Nadu government’s decision to restrict the occupancy at theatres to 50% to curb the spread of COVID-19 has frustrated the stakeholders of the film industry. The restriction was announced a day before the release of the Dhanush-starrer Karnan, […]

india

126 COVID-19 cases in Salem

Kalyanaraman, a BJP functionary who was arrested recently for his anti-Islam speech has tested positive for COVID-19 and is undergoing treatment at the Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College Hospital here. According to officials, Kalyanaraman, who has been detained under the Goondas Act at Gobichettipalayam prison complained of illness and was referred to the Salem hospital. […]

world

COVID-19 patient receives lung transplant from living donors

Kyoto University Hospital said it was the world’s first transplant of lung tissue from living donors to a person with COVID-19 lung damage Doctors in Japan announced Thursday they have successfully performed the world’s first transplant of lung tissue from living donors to a patient with severe lung damage from COVID-19. The recipient, identified only […]

world

Countries worldwide hit new records for virus cases, deaths

More than 90 million Indian health workers and Indians older than 45 have received at least one shot, and 11 million of them have received both doses. Nations around the world set new records Thursday for COVID-19 deaths and new coronavirus infections, and the disease surged even in some countries that have kept the virus […]