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India's Covid cases - which have sparked a global concern - rose by a record 4,14,188 infections, taking the active caseload to 36,45,164; 3,915 people died in a day. Shortage of resources to tackle...
DMK chief MK Stalin has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, along with 34 members of his cabinet, in Chennai by Governor Banwarilal Purohit
A mathematical model prepared by advisers to Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggests India's coronavirus outbreak could peak in the coming days, but the group's projections have been changing and were...
The pharmaceutical companies hate it. The Biden administration is embracing it. Now, finding common ground for wider distribution of Covid-19 vaccines in poorer countries falls to the World Trade...
A girl opened fire at a school in the northwestern US state of Idaho on Thursday, injuring three people before being disarmed by a teacher, police said.
Indian-origin doctors in the UK are sending the largest consignment of advanced ventilators yet to India from Britain. This includes more than 100 non-invasive ventilators.
At least 25 people were killed in a shootout between suspected drug traffickers and police in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, one of the state's deadliest police raids, police said.
A top American civil rights leader has urged President Joe Biden to release 60 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses for India, which is battling a devastating second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Thursday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi's phone call to him on the COVID-19 situation in the country as the PM's "Mann Ki Baat", instead of business.
Three Indian-American CEOs Sunder Pichai from Google, Punit Renjen from Deloitte, and Shantanu Narayen from Adobe have joined the steering committee of the Global Task Force on Pandemic Response,...
Four astronauts just returned from the International Space Station described on Thursday their reentry into Earth's atmosphere and ocean splashdown after more than 160 days in space.
Doctors at a leading private facility here are seeing a rise in the number of COVID-triggered mucormycisis cases, according to a statement from the hospital.
A small turboprop aircraft carrying remdesivir injections meant for critical COVID-19 patients crashed landed at Gwalior airport today, sources have said.
Veda Krishnamurthy revealed that her sister died on Wednesday, around two weeks after she lost her mother to COVID-19.
The German government on Thursday stressed the importance of keeping patent protections intact, after the United States voiced backing for a waiver for Covid-19 vaccines.
Moderna said Thursday its Covid-19 vaccine is 96 percent effective among youths aged 12 to 17, according to the results of its first clinical trials.
Makkal Needhi Maiam vice president R Mahendran on Thursday resigned from the party, saying "there seems to be no democracy" in the Kamal Haasan-led organization.
A suspected bomb blast injured former Maldives president and current parliament speaker Mohamed Nasheed on Thursday and he has been rushed to hospital, officials and residents said.
An air ambulance made an emergency landing at the Mumbai airport on Thursday after its landing gear failed.
The Northern Railways has cancelled over 20 trains to and from Delhi because of the coronavirus surge and low occupancy. These include special premium trains like Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto...