Heavy rains in Mumbai: 10 killed in rain-related accidents

Heavy rains in Mumbai: 10 killed in rain-related accidents

Incessant overnight rains have thrown many parts of Mumbai out of gear on Sunday, with the city witnessing severe water logging, disruption of local train services and vehicular traffic. According to reports, 11 people have been killed after a wall collapsed on some shanties in Chembur’s Bharat Nagar area due to a landslide, the National […]

ICMR study finds majority of clinical cases of COVID-19 breakthrough infection due to Delta variant

ICMR study finds majority of clinical cases of COVID-19 breakthrough infection due to Delta variant

NEW DELHI: The Delta variant of SARS-COV-2 was behind the majority of clinical cases of breakthrough infection of COVID-19 but only 9.8 percent cases required hospitalisation and fatality were observed in only 0.4 percent cases, according to a new ICMR study. Breakthrough infection is if one gets infected even after immunisation. The study, the largest […]

HC rejects anticipatory bail pleas in dowry abuse case, says matrimonial homes are becoming dangerous place to live

HC rejects anticipatory bail pleas in dowry abuse case, says matrimonial homes are becoming dangerous place to live

KOCHI: The High Court said that mental and physical abuse towards married ladies are increasing day by day in our country to pressurize them to bring more wealth to the family of the bridegroom to improve their financial situation. Justice V Shircy said that despite several cases filed against the husband and family in such […]

WHO experts warn of ‘strong likelihood’ of more dangerous Covid variants

WHO experts warn of ‘strong likelihood’ of more dangerous Covid variants

Geneva: The World Health Organization’s emergency committee warned Thursday that new concerning variants of Covid-19 were expected to spread around the world, making it even harder to halt the pandemic. “The pandemic is nowhere near finished,” the committee said in a statement, highlighting “the strong likelihood for the emergence and global spread of new and […]

Health dept to conduct mass testing; 3.75 lakh people to undergo Covid test on Thursday, Friday

Health dept to conduct mass testing; 3.75 lakh people to undergo Covid test on Thursday, Friday

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George has informed that the health department has issued augmented testing strategy to intensify Covid resistance by identifying the infected people rapidly. The department plans to subject 3.75 lakh people to Covid tests on Thursday and Friday. 1.25 lakh people will be tested on Thursday and 2.5 lakh people will be […]