Jaishankar, India team in isolation in London

In London to attend a G7 foreign Ministers’ meeting, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and three members of his delegation went into isolation after had been exposed to ‘possible Covid-19 positive cases’. Continue Reading

Amid rising Covid cases, e-pass system back in TN

With the number of coronavirus cases increasing in Tamil Nadu, the State government has made ‘e-pass’ mandatory for all international and domestic passengers coming from other States/UT excepting Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry. Continue Reading

From Covid to border, India meeting all challenges: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India last year showed it is capable of taking all steps to meet challenges, be it from the coronavirus or at its borders. Continue Reading

UK-based Indian students seek emergency travel options

Indian student groups in the UK on Wednesday urged the Indian government to consider emergency travel options in extremely exceptional cases during the current suspension of air travel imposed contain a fast-spreading mutant strain of coronavirus detected in Britain. Continue Reading

Covid: New strain, new pain

Even as the people in India breathed a sigh of relief due to the reduction in the number of coronavirus cases in the last few days, the news of a new variant of the virus has shocked everyone. Continue Reading

Toilet paper limits, empty shelves are back as virus surges

On World Toilet Day today (19 November), it has emerged that a surge of new coronavirus cases in the US is sending people back to stores to stockpile again, leaving shelves bare and forcing retailers to put limits on purchases. Continue Reading

Covid: Public health facilities overburdened to handle patients

As coronavirus cases continue to rise, public health facilities are overburdened to take care of the large number of patients. Continue Reading

Health Ministry issues revised home isolation guidelines

With many people not showing symptoms for Covid-19, the Union Health Ministry today revised the home isolation guidelines to include asymptomatic positive patients in the list of mild or pre-symptomatic coronavirus infection cases. Continue Reading