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COVID-19 case surge: Centre bans on-board catering on flights with less than 2 hrs of flying time
India

COVID-19 case surge: Centre bans on-board catering on flights with less than 2 hrs of flying time

The ban will come into effect from Thursday, the Civil Aviation Ministry said in its order

Kumbh Mela: Thousands gather to take dip in Ganga river on Shahi Snan amid rise in COVID-19 cases
India

Kumbh Mela: Thousands gather to take dip in Ganga river on Shahi Snan amid rise in COVID-19 cases

Marching barefoot to their destination, thousands of saffron-clad seers and ash-smeared Nagas flouted COVID-19 norms and took a dip in the river as they were showered with flower petals from helicopters flying above on behalf of the Uttarakhand govt

IMF projects India’s growth rate to jump to 12.5% for 2021, stronger than that of China
Business

IMF projects India’s growth rate to jump to 12.5% for 2021, stronger than that of China

The Washington-based global financial institution said that the Indian economy is expected to grow by 6.9 percent in 2022

COVID-19 News Update: Prepare for lockdown in Maharashtra if rules aren’t followed, warns Uddhav Thackeray
India

COVID-19 News Update: Prepare for lockdown in Maharashtra if rules aren’t followed, warns Uddhav Thackeray

The chief minister has asked officials to prepare a detailed plan for implementation of a lockdown which will have a 'minimum impact' on the economy

COVID-19: Over 470 children below age of 10 years infected in Bengaluru since 1 March
India

COVID-19: Over 470 children below age of 10 years infected in Bengaluru since 1 March

As per official data, a total of 244 boys and 228 girls have been infected from 1 to 26 March

AstraZeneca revises COVID-19 vaccine efficacy to 76% after US panel flags issues
World

AstraZeneca revises COVID-19 vaccine efficacy to 76% after US panel flags issues

The revised figures comes a day after an independent panel in the US accused AstraZeneca of cherry-picking data in determining the protection offered by its vaccine

Maharashtra sees highest single-day jump with 31,855 COVID-19 cases; over 5,000 test positive in Mumbai
India

Maharashtra sees highest single-day jump with 31,855 COVID-19 cases; over 5,000 test positive in Mumbai

Mumbai's two neighbouring cities Navi Mumbai and Kalyan-Dombivli reported 566 and 929 new cases respectively

COVID-19: Miami Beach imposes curfew, declares state of emergency over 'uncontrollable' crowds
World

COVID-19: Miami Beach imposes curfew, declares state of emergency over 'uncontrollable' crowds

Authorities announced that visitors must be off the street and that restaurants would close their doors at 8:00 pm in South Beach, the epicentre of the city's nightlife, following an increase of violence and vandalism over recent days

Coronavirus news update: From lockdown in Nagpur to 'janata curfew' in Jalgaon, Maharastra imposes restrictions as cases spike
India

Coronavirus news update: From lockdown in Nagpur to 'janata curfew' in Jalgaon, Maharastra imposes restrictions as cases spike

Amid a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Mumbai, the city's civic body, BMC tightened norms for housing societies and quarantine rules in order to curb the spread of the virus

COVID-19 in US: Masks not mandatory in Texas anymore; Governor says time to 'open state 100%'
World

COVID-19 in US: Masks not mandatory in Texas anymore; Governor says time to 'open state 100%'

In a speech at the the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce, Greg Abbott said, "Too many small business owners have struggled to pay their bills. This must end. It is now time to open Texas 100%."

COVID-19 cases surge in India: 6 states including Maharashtra, Kerala account for 87.25% of total active cases
India

COVID-19 cases surge in India: 6 states including Maharashtra, Kerala account for 87.25% of total active cases

India's total number of active COVID-19 cases was recorded at 1,68,627, comprising 1.52% of the total infections, the ministry said highlighting five states that account for 84% of the total active cases in the country

'PM never hides true self': Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad praises Narendra Modi
Politics

'PM never hides true self': Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad praises Narendra Modi

Azad's remarks come a day after he and other 'G-23' Congress leaders, pressing for a leadership change and organisational overhaul, at an event in Jammu said the party is 'weakening'

COVID-19: After a gap of 75 days, Maharashtra reports more than 5,000 new cases
India

COVID-19: After a gap of 75 days, Maharashtra reports more than 5,000 new cases

The state had reported 5,229 infections on 4 December, after which it had been registering a gradual but steady drop in number of new cases

India reports 11,831 new COVID-19 cases, toll goes up by 84 to 1.54 lakh; recovery rate now 97.2%
India

India reports 11,831 new COVID-19 cases, toll goes up by 84 to 1.54 lakh; recovery rate now 97.2%

The daily deaths due to the virus fell below 100 for the fourth time this month, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Monday

India has administered one million COVID-19 vaccines in just six days, says health ministry
India

India has administered one million COVID-19 vaccines in just six days, says health ministry

In a span of 24 hours, close to two lakh people were vaccinated across 3,512 sessions. A total of 27,920 sessions have been conducted so far, the ministry said

Malaysia declares COVID-19 state of emergency amid political turmoil, suspends Parliament till August
World

Malaysia declares COVID-19 state of emergency amid political turmoil, suspends Parliament till August

Critics say the emergency appeared to be aimed at halting the collapse of Muhyiddin Yassin's govt, amid threats by the largest party in his ruling coalition to withdraw support and force an early general election

Tamil Nadu to reopen schools for Classes 10, 12 from 19 Jan; classrooms to not exceed more than 25 students
India

Tamil Nadu to reopen schools for Classes 10, 12 from 19 Jan; classrooms to not exceed more than 25 students

The government had earlier planned to reopen schools on 16 November, but this was put off as parents feared a second wave of COVID-19

CoWIN to auto-disable syringes: Centre to launch COVID-19 vaccination drive from 16 January; all you need to know
India

CoWIN to auto-disable syringes: Centre to launch COVID-19 vaccination drive from 16 January; all you need to know

More than 61,000 programme managers, two lakh vaccinators, and 3.7 lakh other vaccination team members have been trained so far as part of training at states, districts, and block levels

No Winter Session of Parliament this year due to COVID-19, Budget Session in January, says Centre
India

No Winter Session of Parliament this year due to COVID-19, Budget Session in January, says Centre

Earlier this year, the Monsoon Session of Parliament was delayed due to coronavirus and held in September instead of July. It was also cut short by 10 days due to the COVID-19 situation

US scientists decode how coronavirus hijacks and damages human lung cells in new study
Health

US scientists decode how coronavirus hijacks and damages human lung cells in new study

The researchers believe the findings provide insights into disease pathology and new therapeutic targets to block COVID-19