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India records 14K new Covid cases, recoveries cross 1.02 cr

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST

With 14,545 new coronavirus infections reported in the last 24 hours, India on Friday continued with its streak of low single-day cases, increasing the overall tally to 1,06,25,428, the health officia

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J&K lifts ban on import of poultry

Jammu |Friday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday lifted the ban on the import of poultry into the union territory, but imposed a condition that the imported stock of birds must contain a bird flu free certifica

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Bharat Biotech begins dispatch of Covaxin doses to 22 cities (IANS Exclusive)

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST

Vaccine maker Bharat Biotech has started the supply of the second consignment containing over 25 lakh doses of 'Covaxin' vaccine to 22 cities across the country, including Delhi and Mumbai on Friday m

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6,334 new corona cases in Kerala, 6,229 recoveries

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

Kerala on Thursday reported 6,334 new coronavirus cases and 6,229 recoveries, even as 21 more fatalities took the state's COVID-19 death toll to 3,545, Health Minister KK Shailaja's office said.

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5 killed in SII complex fire, but Covishield plant safe (Roundup)

Pune |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

At least five persons suffocated to death in a major fire that engulfed an under-construction building in a plant of global vaccine giant, Serum Institute of India (SII), here on Thursday afternoon, t

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Global Covid-19 cases top 97.4 mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington |Friday, 2021 2:15:06 PM IST

The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 97.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.08 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

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Chinese mainland reports 94 new locally transmitted Covid cases

Beijing |Friday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST

The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 103 newly confirmed Covid-19 cases, including 94 locally transmitted and nine arriving from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said on Frida

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Covid vaccination: No severe AEFI cases reported in NE states

Guwahati/Agartala |Friday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

No serious or severe cases of Adverse Event Following Immunisation (AEFI) have reported from any of the eight northeastern states since the Covid-19 vaccination drive started on January 16, officials

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Africa CDC opens Covid vaccines pre-order programme

Addis Ababa |Friday, 2021 9:15:06 AM IST

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), has announced the commencement of Covid-19 vaccines pre-order program for all African Union (AU) members.

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Plants at home may up positive mental well-being

London |Friday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

If you love having plants at home, then there is a good news for you as a new study suggests that plants at home can keep you mentally healthy.

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Vegan kids may have low level of vitamin D

London |Friday, 2021 7:45:07 PM IST

If your child is fully vegan, then there are chances that they may have a lower level of vitamin D, a new study suggests.

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49.35 kg banned stimulant drug seized by NCB, two held

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

In a joint operation with its counterparts in Chennai zone, Narcotics Control Bureau's Bengaluru Zone officials on Thursday busted a drugs racket by arresting two persons and seizing 49.5 kg banned st

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