NY Foundation’s Grant to Boost Testing in India

These grants are part of The Rockefeller Foundation’s ongoing Covid-19 response strategy, a global $100 million commitment to improve public health and expand equitable access to testing and contract tracing…reports Asian Lite News New York-based Rockefeller Foundation on Monday announced two new grants totalling $5.5 million (approximately Rs 40.3 crore) to support the expansion of

Cardiac Care Via Tele-Consultation

We are going through a difficult, unique and challenging time because of the Covid-19 pandemic. It has changed our lives remarkably, has affected practically every person, every individual, every professional, every industry. Affected governments across the globe and their functioning in ways more than we could have ever imagined…writes Dr.T.S Kler. Until an effective vaccine

India’s average daily cases declining for five weeks

India’s tally on Tuesday mounted to 71,75,880 with a spike of 55,342 coronavirus cases, the lowest since August. India recorded around 55,000 cases on July 31 (55,078), August 4 (52,050) and August 18 (55,079). India is showing a trend of declining average daily cases over the past five weeks. After a month, on October 9,

Are We Wearing Masks Properly?

When it came to non-compliance towards covering face, breathing problems have emerged as a key reason, with 50 percent listing it in a nationwide survey, followed by discomfort and inconvenience at 44 per cent. Around 45 percent also assume that as long as social distancing was maintained, a mask was not required. The survey, spread

India Targets 500 Mn Doses Of Vaccine

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday that the Centre is working on plans to procure 400-500 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine, which will be administered to up to 25 crore people by July 2021. “Government plans to receive and utilise 400-500 million Covid-19 vaccine doses. Our target is to cover 20-25 crore people

Trump moved to military hospital

US President Donald Trump has been admitted to the nation’s premier military hospital in Washington for several days after testing positive for Covid-19, limiting his campaigning in the crucial month before the November 3 presidential election. His doctor Sean Conley said on Friday night that he had recommended moving Trump to the Walter Reed Military

Trump, Melania Test Covid-19 Positive

US President Donald Trump on Friday announced that he and his wife Melania have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for Covid-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this together,” he said in a tweet. The next course of action for the

Engage Yourself Amid Covid

This year has been a rollercoaster ride and has seen most of us adapting to the “new normal”. Remote working has become the order of the day, and people are spending longer periods of time in front of a screen, be it for work or entertainment…writes Siddhi Jain. Due to this, screen fatigue has become

Shoe Care Trends With Covid

Covid-19 has changed consumer buying patterns across segments, ranging from FMCG, personal care, apparel to footwear. The change has also led manufacturers to take innovative strategies and widen certain product portfolio ranges to attract consumers and gain a competitive edge…writes Siddhi Jain. According to recent reports, the Indian footwear market is growing at a CAGR