Coronavirus live updates | Australia recognises Covishield vaccine

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr In a recent development, Australia has recognised Covishield vaccine produced by Serum Institute of India (SII). In a statement to the media, the country’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday said Covishield would be treated as part of the “recognised vaccines” in Australia. However, it is not yet clear if the recognition of […]

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Chhath Puja 2021: Delhi government bans celebration in public places

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr The Delhi government, on Thursday, stated the Chhath puja celebration shall not be allowed in public places, public grounds, riverbanks, and temples citing the COVID-19 pandemic in the national capital. An order issued by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) advised the public to celebrate Chhath pooja at their homes. The DDMA order […]

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No celebrations this year, says Lata Mangeshkar : Bollywood News – Bollywood Hungama

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr As the Nightingale Lata Mangeshkar turns 92 on September 28 she is no mood for birthday celebrations. “What is there to celebrate?” she asks. “It has been one more year of the pandemic. It is my second birthday after Coronavirus hit us. Given the circumstances the greatest gift is that I’ve my loved […]

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Coronavirus live | Active COVID-19 cases lowest in 187 days

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr The U.K. government on September 22 issued an updated international travel advisory to include AstraZeneca’s Covishield among the eligible COVID-19 vaccine formulations but kept India out of the 17 countries on an approved vaccinations list, requiring Indians to follow rules set out for non-vaccinated travellers. Read | Rulings that impact a State’s medical […]

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Breakthrough COVID-19 infections on expected lines: report

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr Vaccines continue to protect against severe disease, says the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium. Amidst reports of rising numbers of “breakthrough infections”, or infections following two doses of vaccine, in India, a government body has said that these numbers are on expected lines, but has not officially quantified the extent of such infections. “The […]

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Can PM-CARES Fund spare money to help children affected by COVID-19 stay in school, asks Supreme Court

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre whether it can immediately release funds from the PM-Cares Fund for the education of children who have been orphaned or have lost legal guardians or either of their parents during the pandemic. A Bench of Justices L. Nageswara Rao and Aniruddha Bose highlighted that education […]

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Goa extends COVID-19 curfew by another week

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr The Goa government on Sunday (August 22) has extended the ongoing Coronavirus-induced curfew till August 30, officials said. The curfew was first imposed on May 9 this year and has been extended many times since then. As per the official notification, restrictions on the opening of auditoriums, community halls as well as a […]

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No Time To Die starring Daniel Craig to now release on October 8 : Bollywood News – Bollywood Hungama

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr One of the the most valuable film franchises in Hollywood, James Bond, will once again see Daniel Craig in the lead role. The world premiere of No Time To Die has been changed once again for the fourth time from its original April 2020 slot since the outbreak of the pandemic in March […]

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Coronavirus live updates | India records 34,457 fresh COVID-19 cases, 375 deaths

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr Elderly people affected with Covid 19 ended up being in a  long Covid situation, where a person who has contracted COVID-19 is cured of the infection, but continues to experience its symptoms for weeks or even months. Dr. Choudhary urged the elderly to not take long COVID-19 lightly and said one should reach […]

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US scales back travel warning for India, cites ‘moderate level of Covid-19’

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblr The U.S. State Department lowered its India travel advisory to the second-lowest level as the virus situation there eases following one of the world’s most lethal resurgences. The shift to advising Americans to “exercise increased caution” when visiting India came after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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