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The ‘mystery’ of low Covid-19 death rates in India baffles many

In India there were 825 confirmed deaths as on 25 April, compared to about half or so of that number on 16 April. This report seems to have…

Indian woman part of Oxford University vaccine project get Encouragement through Social Media

As the world races to find a cure for the deadly novel coronavirus, a Kolkata woman is playing a crucial part in the team at the University of…

Over 100,000 Keralites register to return home in just 12 hours

Twelve hours after the Kerala government opened a website, on which all those who want to return from abroad would have to register, over 100,000 of Kerala diaspora…

Gujarat saw highest spike in new infections and deaths over the past week

The number of reported coronavirus cases in India rose 15 percent over the past two days to 23,452, data from the ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW)…

How Kerala became the role model in the fight against coronavirus

Padma Kumar, a Dubai resident, walked straight into quarantine in Kerala when he arrived in the southern Indian state on March 20. At the airport in the state…

The underpaid and unprotected women leading the Covid-19 war

There are approximately 900,000 female community health workers on the frontline as part of India’s battle against Covid-19. Unfortunately  they are poorly paid, ill-prepared and vulnerable to attacks…

Golden Milk Recipe Is Your New Healing Elixir

Turmeric is just about everywhere. This magical spice can transform any dish, offer up serious anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits, and boost the immune system. Turmeric’s starring role, however,…

Coronavirus case count in India by state

Covid-19 cases in India have doubled in the last couple of days and is now close to the psychological 5000 mark. The Ministry of Health has released the…

Aarogya Sethu App-A Weapon against the Coronavirus?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on Tuesday morning urged the countrymen to download the ‘Aarogya Setu App’. This app is designed to help…

COVID-19: ‘Stay where you are,’ Supreme Court to Indians Abroad

The Supreme Court on Tuesday told Indians abroad to stay put where they are. The apex court observed that the central government won’t be able to bring them…

Cheaper valuation of stocks in coronavirus-hit market may be an illusion

Bargain hunters should not rush into buy just because valuations are contracting as share prices fall. While valuations as indicated by metrics like price-to-earnings and dividend yield have…

Mother tweets, Railways delivers Camel Milk to Autistic Child

The railways transported 20 litres of camel milk to a family in Mumbai after a woman tweeted about its non-availability for her three-and-a-half-year-old autistic child, who is allergic…

Tourists violates lockdown rule- forced to write ‘sorry’ 500 times’

Ten foreigners who broke a coronavirus lockdown in Rishikesh were forced to repent by writing “I am so sorry” — 500 times. The travellers — from Israel, Mexico,…

Indian & Chinese gold jewelry demand falling off a cliff

Investment demand will continue to drive gold prices even as physical sales in critical global markets have fallen off a cliff so far this year, according to one…

COVID-19 Spike increases Chyawanprash Sale!

As COVID 19 cases keeps increasing, Chyawanprash, a Rs 700-crore market, has seen an average 30-40% surge in demand over the last one week, industry sources said. Patanjali…

COVID-19 – Kerala, the first state to get nod for trial of plasma therapy

Kerala is the first state to have got the nod from ICMR to go ahead with testing the convalescent plasma therapy on COVID-19 patients. Experts in Kerala will…

Banana Leaves replace Plates at Anand Mahindra’s Factory Canteens

Industrialist Anand Mahindra has opted for a sustainable way to feed workers at his factories during the nationwide lockdown. Instead of plates, food is now being served on…

Smriti Irani’s shares Mask Making Tutorial on Instagram

Union Minister Smriti Irani took to Instagram to urge her followers to stitch face masks while at home during the lockdown. Ms Irani, 44, shared a series of…

India records highest TV consumption in a week spending 1.27 trillion minutes

Indians are spending more time watching television with every passing week of the nationwide lockdown. The latest TV and smartphone consumption report by BARC India and Nielsen shows…

1 COVID patient can infect 406 people in 30 days says ICMR

Lav Agarwal, an official from health ministry, said the study indicated that 1 COVID-19 patient can infect 406 people in 30 days if he/she doesn’t follow lockdown. In…

Pune woman’s death due to COVID-19 leaves Authorities puzzled

A 60-year-old woman from Pune who tested negative for coronavirus died three days after being discharged. Her sample on Sunday tested positive. The woman, who had several other health…