Two pairs of Red Pandas restocked in the wild by Darjeeling Zoo
Gujarat reports over 21K Covid cases
  • Gujarat reports over 21K Covid cases(00:06)

    Gandhinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) Gujarat on Wednesday reported 21,966 new Covid infections, taking the overall caseload to 9,77,078, officials said.

100% vaccination completed in 8 districts of Rajasthan
Covishield, Covaxin cleared for regular market approval
K'taka logs in 40,499 Covid cases; 21 deaths
  • K'taka logs in 40,499 Covid cases; 21 deaths(23:14)

    Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Karnataka on Wednesday logged in 40,499 cases against 23,209 discharges. Besides, 21 deaths reported in the last 24 hours and positivity rate for the day stood at 18.80 per cent.

India, Denmark to jointly carry out R&D on green fuels
  • India, Denmark to jointly carry out R&D on green fuels(22:28)

    New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) India and Denmark have agreed to initiate joint research and development on green fuels, including green hydrogen, as part of the already adopted Green Strategic Partnership - Action Plan 2020-2025, an official statement said on Wednesday.

Delhi reports marginal rise in Covid cases
  • Delhi reports marginal rise in Covid cases(22:24)

    New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Delhi on Wednesday reported a marginal growth in fresh Covid cases at 13,785, while there were 35 fresh deaths, down from 38 the previous day.

R'than reports 13,398 new Covid cases; 12 deaths
Cinema, music, sports celebs urge people to follow Covid Appropriate Behaviour
Air pollution rises in Maha, Guj after brief lull due to lockdowns: CSE
  • Air pollution rises in Maha, Guj after brief lull due to lockdowns: CSE(21:48)

    New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Most cities in Maharashtra and Gujarat indicated a rising trend in annual PM2.5 levels with a drop through 2020 (during lockdowns) followed by a rebound and a rising trend visible in 2021, an analysis by the Centre for Science & Environment (CSE) said on Wednesday.

'Why not sensitive to the cause', SC to AP on failure to disburse Covid compensation (2nd Lead)
Hospital staff hit hard by third wave in Bengaluru, services hit
  • Hospital staff hit hard by third wave in Bengaluru, services hit(21:02)

    Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Covid's third wave has hit the doctors and medical staff hard hard, paralysing medical services, especially in designated and specialised hospitals of Bengaluru where patients with comorbidities come from across the state and south India.

J&K sees new high in daily Covid tally at 5,818
Gurugram reports over 2K Covid cases; 2 deaths
Australia may soon inoculate 29mn pets against Covid: Report
Kids with Kawasaki-like disease post Covid recover within 3 months: Study
Andhra's daily Covid count surpasses 10K mark
Mild cases of Covid can lead to 'brain fog' for nine months
Kerala logs 34,199 new Covid cases as TPR jumps to 37%
  • Kerala logs 34,199 new Covid cases as TPR jumps to 37%(18:50)

    Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) The trend of new Covid cases in Kerala has been on a high for the past one week and on Wednesday it recorded a staggering 34,199 cases taking the daily test positivity rate to 37.17 per cent, said a statement from Health Minister Veena George.

Cured of Covid? Wait for 1-3 months to buy life policy (Lead)
Doctors remove mobile phone swallowed by Tihar inmate
  • Doctors remove mobile phone swallowed by Tihar inmate(18:32)
    By Ujwal Jalali and Mohammad Suaib Khan

    New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Doctors at Delhi's GB Pant Hospital have successfully removed a mobile phone from the stomach of a Tihar inmate who had swallowed it in a bid to hide it from the authorities during a surprise check.

Parkash Singh Badal tests Covid-19 positive
  • Parkash Singh Badal tests Covid-19 positive(18:32)

    Chandigarh, Jan 19 (IANS) Just ahead of the assembly polls, the grand old man of Punjab politics and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patriarch, Parkash Singh Badal, 94, on Wednesday tested positive for the Covid-19.

Big relief for borrowers, as Cabinet sanctions Rs 973 cr for loan moratorium
  • Big relief for borrowers, as Cabinet sanctions Rs 973 cr for loan moratorium(18:26)

    New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) In a major relief for borrowers, especially of home loans, hit by the outbreak of Covid and the lockdown, the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved the payment of ex-gratia amount of Rs 973.74 crore to the SBI as reimbursement related to loan moratorium.

TN to develop alternatives to single use plastic
  • TN to develop alternatives to single use plastic(18:18)

    Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) As part of its ambitious Meendum Manjapai (return of cloth bag) campaign, the Tamil Nadu government is to develop alternatives for single-use plastics. The state is also planning an extensive campaign among youth and children against the bad effects of plastic and how to get rid of it and instead use alternatives.