articles by Payal Gandhi

India

Explained: What is MIS-C, a post COVID-19 complication in children?

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children is rare and most children can recover with timely treatment

India

Explained: Did more children test positive in the second wave of COVID-19?

Senior doctors said the number of children affected by COVID-19 in the second wave was more as the overall number of coronavirus cases increased

India

Explainer: Will COVID-19 'third wave' impact children more? How to safeguard kids without vaccine?

For protecting children, doctors emphasised on following COVID-appropriate behaviour and insisted that adults must get themselves vaccinated

India

COVID-19 deaths in UP: Queues at cremation grounds, data discrepancies belie state govt's claims

When official claims are scrutinised in the context of long queues at cremation grounds and large-scale discrepancies in data, the picture becomes even more alarming.

Business

IT major Wipro's profit for March 2021 quarter jumps 27.7% to Rs 2,972 crore

The company's revenue from operations rose by 3.4 percent to Rs 16,245.4 crore in the reported quarter from Rs 15,711 crore in the same period last fiscal

India

Muchhad Paanwala drugs case: Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik's son-in-law Sameer Khan summoned by NCB

The agency on Tuesday arrested Ramkumar Tiwari, one of the owners of the famous 'Muchhad Paanwala' shop in Mumbai, which is frequented by celebrities, in connection with the same case

India

Delhi HC seeks NTA's stand on plea claiming discrepancies in NEET OMR sheets by 4 Jan

The plea by 14 candidates also challenges the procedure laid down by the testing agency for challenging the answer key and the OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) sheets

World

At Baku victory parade, Turkish president Recep Erdogan hails Azerbaijan's 'glorious' win over Armenia

Erdogan was in Baku to attend nationwide celebrations marking Azerbaijan's military triumph over Armenia in six weeks of fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Turkey backed Azerbaijan during the conflict that erupted in late September and left more than 5,000 dead.

World

Kamala Harris suspends travel after staffer, flight crew member test COVID-19 positive

Joe Biden's campaign manager said that neither Biden or Harris had come into contact with the two after their diagnosis or 48 hours prior to it. Harris will continue virtual campaigning, including fundraisers scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

India

Despite hurdles, nine child cancer patients reach home from Mumbai during lockdown; parents relieved, but worry about livelihood

While the families of the child cancer patients are grateful to be back at home, some of them faced problems they hadn’t anticipated.

India

In Pune's COVID-19 hospitals, doctors rely on team work and humour to rise above fears, battle virus in sweltering conditions

With Pune witnessing a rising number of coronavirus cases, doctors at various hospitals dealing with the disease have had to battle with their apprehensions and respond to the call of duty.