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Risk of rare blood clotting higher after COVID-19 infection than after vaccines, says Oxford study
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Risk of rare blood clotting higher after COVID-19 infection than after vaccines, says Oxford study

Compared to the current COVID-19 vaccines, the risk of developing cerebral venous thrombosis is between 8-10 times higher after contracting the infection, the study said

Bundesliga: Hertha Berlin to move into closed accommodation after coach Pal Dardai, two others contract COVID-19
Sports

Bundesliga: Hertha Berlin to move into closed accommodation after coach Pal Dardai, two others contract COVID-19

Coach Pal Dardai, assistant coach Admir Hamzagic and forward Dodi Lukebakio are all in isolation at home and don't have symptoms, the club said

Haridwar Kumbh Mela: Over 1,700 test positive for COVID-19 in 5 days, authorities say number likely to rise
India

Haridwar Kumbh Mela: Over 1,700 test positive for COVID-19 in 5 days, authorities say number likely to rise

A majority of the 48.51 lakh people who took part in the last two royal baths (Shahi Snan) held on 12 and 14 April were seen openly violating COVID norms

Rana Daggubati, Sai Pallavi’s Virata Parvam postponed amid surge in coronavirus cases
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Rana Daggubati, Sai Pallavi’s Virata Parvam postponed amid surge in coronavirus cases

Initially set to hit theatres on 30 April, Virata Parvam's new release date is yet to be announced

An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'An uncharted territory of travelling through an unperceived threat'
Lifestyle

An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'An uncharted territory of travelling through an unperceived threat'

This account is part of Firstpost’s Oral History Project of the COVID-19 Crisis in India. The Oral History Project aims to be an ongoing compendium of individual experiences of the pandemic, with a focus on one significant day in our respondents’ lives during this time.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Virus could force Games' cancellation, says top Japanese politician
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Virus could force Games' cancellation, says top Japanese politician

Toshiro Nikai, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's number two, said the Olympics must be cancelled "without hesitation" if the virus situation is too severe.

HPBOSE 2021: Himachal Pradesh postpones Class 10, 12 exams in view of rising COVID-19 cases
India

HPBOSE 2021: Himachal Pradesh postpones Class 10, 12 exams in view of rising COVID-19 cases

State education secretary Rajeev Sharma also said that the UG exams, due to start from 17 April, have also been deferred

Double mutant SARS-CoV-2 virus found in over 60 percent of samples in Maharashtra survey
India

Double mutant SARS-CoV-2 virus found in over 60 percent of samples in Maharashtra survey

However, as this is a very small size, experts say it cannot be considered as an indication of spread of the mutated virus.

India records over 2 lakh COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, registering steady increase for 36th consecutive day
India

India records over 2 lakh COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, registering steady increase for 36th consecutive day

The toll increased to 1,73,123 with 1,038 new fatalities, the highest since October last year, while the recovery rate dropped to 88.31 percent

Rahul Roy, family test positive for coronavirus; actor claims they didn't 'leave home for days'
Entertainment

Rahul Roy, family test positive for coronavirus; actor claims they didn't 'leave home for days'

In a post on Instagram, Rahul Roy confirmed he, his sister and brother-in-law have tested positive for COVID-19, but have no symptoms.

IIT Kharagpur model predicts effect of SARS-CoV-2 virus on lungs, post-infection
India

IIT Kharagpur model predicts effect of SARS-CoV-2 virus on lungs, post-infection

The research will lead to a better understanding of metabolic reprogramming, development of therapeutics to deal with the pandemic.

Raisina Dialogue: Modi, Jaishankar back vaccine diplomacy, hail India’s rise as an 'altruistic, responsible' power
World

Raisina Dialogue: Modi, Jaishankar back vaccine diplomacy, hail India’s rise as an 'altruistic, responsible' power

Though there has been visible slowing down of exports, the decision to stick to sharing life-saving vaccines with the poorest nations of the world, despite political pressure at home, speaks of a conviction in India’s self-image as a responsible power

Second COVID wave overwhelms hospitals, crematoriums in several cities; CBSE, state boards postpone exams
India

Second COVID wave overwhelms hospitals, crematoriums in several cities; CBSE, state boards postpone exams

The Kumb Mela in Haridwar emerged as a cause of concern after the city saw more than 1,000 testing positive for the novel coronavirus in a span of 48 hours

Coronavirus Updates: Several states including MP, Rajasthan defer board exams; Delhi, Gujarat record highest single-day spike
India

Coronavirus Updates: Several states including MP, Rajasthan defer board exams; Delhi, Gujarat record highest single-day spike

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: As the CBSE cancelled its exams for class 10 and deferred those for class 12, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Maharashtra have also postponed their state board exams for these classes due to a surge in COVID-19 cases

Crematoriums in Bhopal struggle as COVID-19 deaths mount; questions raised on offical figures
India

Crematoriums in Bhopal struggle as COVID-19 deaths mount; questions raised on offical figures

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the gap between official figures and the bodies coming for a funeral is because the funeral of suspected patients is also being done as per COVID-19 protocols

Euro 2020: Rome's Stadio Olimpico 'fully confirmed' as host venue for tournament, says UEFA
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Euro 2020: Rome's Stadio Olimpico 'fully confirmed' as host venue for tournament, says UEFA

Rome was one of four of the 12 host cities threatened with having its matches removed because it could not give assurances that spectators would be allowed into grounds given the ongoing Covid-19 situation.

Former Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder rues absence of fans
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Former Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder rues absence of fans

Wilder believes the impact of the pandemic had a particularly profound effect on the Blades' dip in results.

Haridwar, site of Kumbh Mela, sees over 1,000 COVID-19 cases in 48 hours
India

Haridwar, site of Kumbh Mela, sees over 1,000 COVID-19 cases in 48 hours

Of some 50,000 samples taken from people in Haridwar, 408 tested positive on Monday and 594 on Tuesday, the Uttarakhand state government said

Filmmaker Sundar C discharged from hospital days after testing positive for coronavirus, informs wife Khushbu
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Filmmaker Sundar C discharged from hospital days after testing positive for coronavirus, informs wife Khushbu

Sundar C, who is recuperating from coronavirus, will remain in isolation for the next seven days, said Khushbu Sundar

In grip of a vicious second wave, India needs to confront more than just the virus
India

In grip of a vicious second wave, India needs to confront more than just the virus

Our society and country is going backwards, to great cheering and flag-waving.