Day: May 2, 2021

Roaring tanker fire kills 7, injures 14 in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan — A searing blaze that roared through dozens of fuel tankers on the northern edge of the Afghan capital of Kabul killed seven people and injured 14 others, the Interior Ministry said Sunday. Investigators were combing through the tankers that lay in smoldering ruins and a […]

India’s COVID-19 daily cases hold close to record, another state imposes lockdown

India’s new coronavirus cases dipped marginally on Sunday but deaths due to the infection jumped by a record 3,689, with one more state going into lockdown as the nation’s creaky healthcare system is unable to cope with a massive caseload. Authorities reported 392,488 new cases in the previous […]

Indian scientists flag virus mutations that could ‘evade immune response’

A forum of scientific advisers set up by the Indian government has told authorities about minor mutations in some samples of the coronavirus that could “possibly evade immune response” and require more study, a leader of the forum has told Reuters. However the advisers said while they were […]

Scientists working on SUTRA model for charting trajectory of COVID-19

DELHI, MAY 2: We, the scientists working on the SUTRA model for charting the trajectory of COVID-19, would like to clearly point out some facts related to predictions of our mathematical model, especially since some of these have been misunderstood and misquoted. Recent reports in some media seem […]

Dilip Kumar admitted to hospital for routine check-up, to be discharged today

Mumbai, May 2: Legendary actor Dilip Kumar has been admitted to a hospital for a regular health check-up and will be discharged today, his wife and veteran actor Saira Banu said on Sunday. The 98-year-old actor was admitted to the suburban Khar-based Hinduja Hospital on Friday afternoon, Banu […]