8 Lions at Hyderabad Zoo Test Positive for Covid-19, First Such Case Reported from India

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​In what can be confirmed as first incident of animals contracting Coronavirus in India, eight Lions at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. RT-PCR tests of the infected animals were conducted by the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology in Hyderabad, examined the nasal and throat samples(oropharyngeal swab) … Read more

India Accounts for 53% of Covid Cases Reported Across the World in Last 24 Hours: 10 Points

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India on Tuesday breached the 2-crore mark by registering 3.57 lakh fresh Covid-19 cases and over 3,400 deaths. With this India now accounts for 53% of the new cases and 33% of the death cases reported in the last 24 hours in the world. Here are 10 points on the ongoing Covid situation: India on Tuesday … Read more

116 Districts in India Reported Zero Malaria Cases in 2020: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

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As many as 116 districts in India reported zero malaria cases in 2020 and the country has been able to achieve remarkable success in reducing the disease burden in terms of cases by 84.5 per cent and deaths by 83.6 per cent, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Friday. He also said that the … Read more

Police Firing and Stray Violence Reported in 6th Phase; 79% Turnout

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Isolated incidents of violence, including police firing, were reported in the sixth phase of polling in 43 assembly constituencies of West Bengal, which recorded 79.09 per cent voter turnout on Thursday, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Aariz Aftab said. Seven persons, including two policemen, were injured in two incidents of violence in Bagdah and Barrackpore constituencies … Read more

Jammu and Kashmir Govt Issues Covid-19 Restrictions as 1,526 New Cases Reported

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Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday announced a slew of restrictions as the union territory recorded 1,526 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total of infected people to 1,46,692. The government has decided to close all educational institutions till May 15, except for some courses/programs. “All Universities and Colleges in J&K … Read more

Testing Delays Reported in UP as Second Wave of Covid-19 Rages, Labs Cite Administration Orders

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Several pathology facilities have been ordered to “disallow” conducting tests by the administration in Uttar Pradesh even as the second wave of the Covid-19 infection continues to rage in the country. In a report by the Economic Times, many diagnostic laboratories alleged that they have received orders from the administration to reduce testing and block … Read more

Delhi Reported Two Covid-19 Related Death An Hour on Sunday, Three Per Hour on Monday

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As the number of coronavirus cases continued to rise across India, New Delhi has also been contributing to the distressing tally as it reported, on an average, two deaths per hour on Sunday that increased to three deaths per hour on Monday, official data suggests. The number of deaths reported on Sunday was 48 — … Read more

Vaccinated Indian National Among 20 New Covid-19 Cases Reported in Singapore

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A 23-year-old Indian national with a work permit who had received both doses of COVID-19 vaccine was the sole locally transmitted case among 20 infections confirmed on Sunday. The Health Ministry has warned that an individual can get infected even after vaccination. The Indian, who worked as a lashing specialist, was detected as COVID-19 positive … Read more

No Fresh Covid-19 Case Reported in 149 Districts in Last Seven Days: Vardhan

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No fresh Covid-19 case has been reported in 149 districts in a week, while eight have not registered any new infection in a fortnight, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Friday even as daily cases hit a record high of 1.31 lakh. Chairing the 24th meeting of the high-level Group of Ministers (GoM) on … Read more

Sachin Waze posted in CIU on Param Bir Singh’s orders, reported to him directly: Mumbai Police | India News – Times of India

Sachin Waze posted in CIU on Param Bir Singh's orders, reported to him directly: Mumbai Police | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh used to give orders directly to suspended cop Sachin Waze and had him posted in the Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU), according to a report by the Mumbai Police. In a report submitted to the Maharashtra home department, Mumbai police chief Hemant Nagrale said that Singh had … Read more

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