After protests, Goa Dental College's steep fee hike rolled back

Panaji |Saturday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST

The state government on Saturday rolled back a steep fee hike for various postgraduate courses at the Goa Dental College after protests by students.

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India's Covid-19 caseload crosses 96L mark with 36,652 new cases

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST

With 36,652 new Covid-19 infections and 512 deaths in the past 24 hours, India's overall tally stood at 96,08,211, while the toll touched 1,39,700, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday.

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US sets record with 225,201 single-day Covid-19 cases

Washington |Saturday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST

Setting a new grim record, the US reported 225,201 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike since the onset of the pandemic in the country, currently the worst-hit in the

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K'taka mulls cancelling all celebrations between Dec 20 to Jan 2 fearing Covid resurgence

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST

Following the expected Covid -19 second wave scenario in month of January or February, Karnataka Health and family welfare minister K. Sudhakar on Friday said that the government is mulling over susp

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With over 85K samples, Delhi conducts highest tests till date

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST

With more than 85,000 tests for Covid-19 in a single day, the national capital conducted a record number of tests on Friday since the pandemic struck the city, as per the health bulletin issued by the

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'Blood donations improve upto 80% of pre-Covid level' (IANS Special)

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST

The Covid-19 pandemic ensued a significant reduction in blood donation across the globe due to a pan-lockdown, panic, cessation of blood donation camps and disruption of transport services, which lead

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Haryana Minister Vij tests corona positive

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST

Days after voluntarily taking a test dose of Covid-19 vaccine, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Saturday tested positive for the virus.

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LA County breaks daily Covid-19 cases record 3rd time in a week

Los Angeles |Saturday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST

For the third time in a week, the Los Angeles County in the US broke the record for the number of single-day confirmed coronavirus cases amid an unabated resurgence.

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People with rare autoimmune diseases at death risk during Covid: Study

London |Saturday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST

Researchers have now found that people with rare autoimmune rheumatic diseases are at a greater risk of dying at a younger age amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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NZ reports 9 new Covid-19 cases in managed isolation

Wellington |Saturday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST

New Zealand on Saturday reported nine coronavirus cases in managed isolation, health authorities said, adding that there were no fresh community infections.

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Recoveries outnumber fresh Covid-19 cases in T'gana

Hyderabad |Saturday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST

Recoveries from Covid-19 touched 2.62 lakh mark in Telangana with 921 people being cured of the disease on Saturday as against 596 fresh infections.

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Airflow inside car may be Covid transmission risk: Study

New York |Saturday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST

Airflow patterns inside a car's passenger cabin offers some suggestions for potentially reducing the risk of Covid-19 transmission while sharing rides with others, say researchers, including one of In

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