Total Lockdown Again in Odisha if Covid Norms Continued to Be Flouted, Warns CM

Total Lockdown Again in Odisha if Covid Norms Continued to Be Flouted, Warns CM

Despite the restriction of carrying negative Covid-19 test reports, tourists are still flooding Mussoorie and Nainital. Addressing the people of the state, Patnaik said large crowds are noticed in some markets after the government started to relax the restrictions from August 1. PTI Bhubaneswar Last Updated:August 04, 2021, 23:37 IST FOLLOW US ON: Cautioning people … Read more

Japan Warns Of Unprecedented Covid Spread As Cases Hit Record Amid Tokyo Olympics

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Coronavirus: Tokyo, Japan’s capital city, reported 4,166 new COVID-19 cases. (File) Tokyo: Japan warned on Wednesday that coronavirus infections were surging at an unprecedented pace as new cases hit a record high in Tokyo, overshadowing the Olympics and adding to doubts over the government’s handling of the pandemic. The Delta variant was leading to a … Read more

Centre Urges 10 ‘Hotspot’ States to Implement Stricter Covid Curbs, Warns Against Laxity

6-member Central Team to Visit Kerala as it Still Reports High Number of Covid Cases

At least 10 states are witnessing an upsurge in infections and positivity, the Centre warned on Saturday as it urged districts reporting a Covid-19 positivity rate of over 10 per cent in the last few weeks to consider stricter restrictions to prevent or curtail people’s movement and crowding. With 46 districts showing more than 10 per cent … Read more

Met Dept Warns of Rising Water Levels of Rivers in South Bengal Districts

Met Dept Warns of Rising Water Levels of Rivers in South Bengal Districts

The Met Department on Wednesday warned of a rise in water levels of rivers in South Bengal owing to heavy rainfall in several districts till Friday in the wake of a well-marked low pressure formation over coastal Bangladesh and adjoining West Bengal. Extremely heavy rainfall is also likely to occur in North 24 Parganas and … Read more

UN Warns Of “Unprecedented” Civilian Casualties In Violence-Marred Afghanistan


During the first half of 2021, some 1,659 civilians were killed. (File) Kabul: The United Nations warned Monday that Afghanistan could see the highest number of civilian deaths in more than a decade if the Taliban’s offensives across the country are not halted. Violence has surged since early May when the insurgents cranked up operations … Read more

‘Troubling’ Rise in Neurological Cases Among Post-Covid Patients, Warns Delhi Hospital

Premature to Conclude Health Complications Due to Coivid-19 Rising: Govt

A leading private health facility in Delhi on Saturday said it is reporting a rise in neurological issues among post-Covid patients, including emergency cases of brain haemorrhage. Also, in the out-patient department (OPD), up to 60 per cent of patients are presenting increasing mental health issues like anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, feeling of loneliness, and … Read more

UK Warns Of Increased Risk Of Covid Reinfection With Delta Variant


UK has issued a warning of an increased risk Covid reinfection with Delta variant. (File) London: UK health officials on Friday issued a warning of an increased risk of catching the Delta variant even if someone has had COVID-19 before and urged caution as further investigations remain ongoing. Public Health England (PHE), which monitors all … Read more

New COVID-19 Variant “Probable” This Year, Top French Expert Warns

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A new COVID-19 variant would “probably” emerge this year, top French expert said. (Representational) Paris: The French government’s top advisor on Covid-19 warned Friday that a new variant of the disease would “probably” emerge in the winter months this year. The country is currently battling an unprecedented spike in new cases caused by the more … Read more

Partisan fight brews as forecaster warns US could hit debt limit by fall – Times of India

Partisan fight brews as forecaster warns US could hit debt limit by fall - Times of India

WASHINGTON: The US Treasury Department is projected to exhaust its borrowing authority in October or November, the Congressional Budget Office said on Wednesday, as a fight between Democrats and Republicans over raising the nation’s debt ceiling erupted in Congress. “If that occurred, the government would be unable to pay its obligations fully, and it would … Read more

US Warns Covid ‘Becoming a Pandemic of the Unvaccinated’

5,000 Pakistani Refugees to Get Covid-19 Vaccine Shots in Indore

US health authorities on Friday pleaded with Covid vaccine holdouts to roll up their sleeves and get their shots, as cases, hospitalizations and deaths surged. “There is a clear message that is coming through: this is becoming a pandemic of the unvaccinated,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Rochelle Walensky told reporters. The agency … Read more

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