Kerala reports 3 more cases of Zika virus, tally rises to 41

Kerala reports 3 more cases of Zika virus, tally rises to 41

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Wednesday reported three more cases of Zika virus taking the tally of the mosquito-borne infections in the state to 41 in the state.”Out of 41 cases of Zika virus reported, five patients are undergoing treatment,” Kerala Health Minister Veena George said.All three cases have been reported in Thiruvananthapuram, the minister said.”The test […]

3.4M global COVID-19 cases last week, up 12%:WHO

3.4M global COVID-19 cases last week, up 12%:WHO

Geneva:The World Health Organisation says there were more than 3.4 million new global cases of the coronavirus last week, a 12% increase from the previous week.The UN health agency says the number of deaths is continuing to decline, with about 57,000 in the last week.“At this rate, it is expected that the cumulative number of […]

Spyware Pegasus used to snoop on ministers, opposition, journalists

Spyware Pegasus used to snoop on ministers, opposition, journalists

NEW DELHI: Spyware Pegasus, which is sold by the NSO Group of Israel, may have been used to conduct surveillance on about 300 Indians, including two serving Cabinet ministers at the Centre, three opposition leaders, a Constitutional authority, government officials, scientists and about 40 journalists, according to French media nonprofit, Forbidden Stories, and Amnesty International. […]

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 […]