• New York State rolls out Covid booster doses(05:56)

    New York, Sep 28 (IANS) New York State announced on Monday that eligible New Yorkers could get Covid-19 booster doses with the launch of a new dedicated website for the purpose.

  • Myanmar reports 1,282 new Covid cases, 56 more deaths(04:22)

    Yangon, Sep 28 (IANS) Myanmar reported 1,282 new Covid-19 cases with a daily test positivity rate of 7.2 per cent, bringing the tally to 459,436 cases in the country on Monday, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health.

Biden gets Covid-19 vaccine booster shot
Africa's Covid cases surpass 8.27 million
  • Africa's Covid cases surpass 8.27 million(01:52)

    Addis Ababa, Sep 28 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 8,275,465 as of Monday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

Cyclone Gulab's influence leaves two dead in Bihar
  • Cyclone Gulab's influence leaves two dead in Bihar(00:30)

    Patna, Sep 28 (IANS) The effect of Cyclone Gulab, which made landfall on the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh on Sunday evening, fell on Bihar too where two siblings were killed and one other injured in a lightning strike in Begusarai district on Monday afternoon.

Indian youth climate leaders join hands with UN to showcase achievements
Jagan calls for expedited relief operations in cyclone-hit area
Telangana declares holiday on Tuesday as heavy rains continue
  • Telangana declares holiday on Tuesday as heavy rains continue(22:36)

    Hyderabad, Sep 27 (IANS) The Telangana government has declared a holiday for all government offices, private institutions, schools and all educational institutions on Tuesday in view of the heavy rains lashing the state under the impact of Cyclone 'Gulab'.

Dengue's D2 strain causes concern for high grade fever, shock syndrome
Congress stages walkout from Guj Assembly over Covid death obituary
Kerala records 11,699 new Covid cases, TPR 14.5%
  • Kerala records 11,699 new Covid cases, TPR 14.5%(21:28)

    Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) Kerala on Monday logged 11,699 people turning Covid positive after only 80,372 samples - as in the norm for weekends - were tested in the past 24 hours.

Twelve people stranded in Himachal's Spiti Valley
  • Twelve people stranded in Himachal's Spiti Valley(21:04)

    Shimla, Sep 27 (IANS) Twelve people, comprising trekkers belonging to West Bengal and porters have been stranded in Himachal Pradesh's remote Spiti Valley, officials said on Monday. Two trekkers died due to high-altitude sickness.

118 Covid recoveries, 117 new cases in J&K
  • 118 Covid recoveries, 117 new cases in J&K(19:36)

    Srinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) Covid recoveries and new cases almost matched each other in J&K on Monday with 118 recoveries and 117 new cases reported during the last 24 hours.

Covid-specific antibodies remain in breast milk for 10 months post infection
'Don't treat doctors as footballs': SC fumes at last minute changes in NEET SS syllabus
  • 'Don't treat doctors as footballs': SC fumes at last minute changes in NEET SS syllabus(18:22)

    New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday pulled the National Medical Commission (NMC) and the National Board of Examination (NBE) over last-minute changes to the syllabus for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) PG Super Speciality exam 2021, emphasising that doctors cannot be left at the "mercy of insensitive bureaucrats" and warned of issuing strictures, if a solution is not found.

Pfizer to soon submit data on Covid vax for kids aged 5-11
Health authorities alert Chennai residents over rising dengue cases
After Moderna chief, now Pfizer says Covid will end in a year
Study on impact of meditation on Covid vaccinated people
  • Study on impact of meditation on Covid vaccinated people(16:12)

    Prayagraj, Sep 27 (IANS) The Motilal Nehru Medical College in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj district will conduct a study on the people who have taken the Covid-19 vaccine, to determine whether meditation can improve the antibody response to the vaccine in adults.

Three-storeyed building collapses in Bengaluru, no casualties reported
Flossing teeth may be good for your cognitive health
  • Flossing teeth may be good for your cognitive health(15:46)

    New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Dentists from all across the world have been recommending flossing teeth at least once a day. Turns out, it not only helps in preventing bad breath, avoiding cavities and gum disease but also boosts cognitive health.

India-US enhanced ties to boost research, health management: Minister
  • India-US enhanced ties to boost research, health management: Minister(15:38)

    New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, on Monday commended the way in which India and the U.S. have enhanced collaboration in research and development which will advance scientific discoveries and the management of global health threats.

India, US CDC well-placed to better respond to most pressing public health challenges
Risk of stroke increases with insulin resistance: Study
  • Risk of stroke increases with insulin resistance: Study(15:14)

    London, Sep 27 (IANS) Insulin resistance is associated with stroke, according to a study of more than 100,000 people with Type 2 diabetes (T2D), presented at the recent annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).