Plasma Therapy Viable Treatment Option for COVID19

A new trial has found that convalescent plasma therapy is a safe treatment option for patients with severe Covid-19 synptoms, say researchers as globally the coronavirus infection has affected over 6 lakh people and at least half of them have succumbed to the pandemic. For the findings, published in The American Journal of Pathology, researchers

Modi to Initiate Reforms

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that more policy reforms will be implemented to speed-up growth and remove structural bottlenecks in the economy. Accordingly, the country will also implement measures to reduce import dependence and strengthen domestic supply chains. In an online address at the 125th AGM of industry body CII, he said that

Testing 1.3 Billion not Feasible

Testing 1.3 billion people for COVID-19 is neither possible nor feasible, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said in an exclusive interview with IANS on Thursday. Responding to a question on India’s strategy and the status about testing, he said, “The current testing strategy is need-based and gives priority to individuals who are primarily at risk

Modi Greets Leaders of Qatar and Egypt on Eid

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday spoke on the phone with Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the state of Qatar and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, and conveyed greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr. In a series of tweets, Modi informed about the conversation with the two leaders and also with Alexander Van der Bellen, Federal

Heatwave Intensifies

Heatwave conditions intensified in most parts of the northern states on Tuesday, with Churu in Rajasthan scorching at 50-degree Celsius and the mercury breaching the 47-degree mark in parts of the national capital. Kuldeep Srivastava, Head of IMD’s Regional Weather Forecasting Centre, said, “Churu today had the highest maximum temperature at 50-degree Celsius. In the

Global Cases Reach 5 Million

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has increased to over 5.2 million, while the death toll surged past 338,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Saturday morning, the total number of cases stood at 5,210,065, while the death toll increased to 338,142, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed

India Deaths Surpass 3,000

With ,5609 new novel coronavirus cases and 132 new fatalities in the last 24 hours, the total tally of such infections in India stood at 1,12,359 on Thursday the Health Ministry data revealed. The total includes 63,624 active cases, 3,435 fatalities, and 45,300 patients cured of the disease, the Ministry said.  At least 3,002 patients

Global COVID Cases Near 5 Million

The total number of global coronavirus cases has increased to nearly 5 million, while the death toll has surged past 328,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Thursday morning, the total number of cases stood at 4,995,712, while the death toll increased to 328,095, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE)