Day: May 15, 2021

India hopes COVID-19 cases stabilising even as daily deaths stay near 4,000

India reported its smallest daily increase in coronavirus infections in nearly three weeks on Saturday, with deaths still near the 4,000-mark, but federal health officials said cases and fatalities are rapidly stabilising in this wave of the pandemic. The overall rate of positive cases per tests had dipped […]

Div Com inspects progress on 100 bedded Emergency block at GMCH Jammu

Work at its final stage; executing agencies directed to ensure completion by May 31, 2021 JAMMU, MAY 15: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer today inspected the progress on construction of New Emergency Block of Government Medical College Jammu. He was accompanied by Principal GMC Jammu, Dr. Shashi […]

JK Gases supplying 1200 Oxygen Cylinders daily to hospitals

SRINAGAR, MAY 15: While Jammu & Kashmir Government has augmented capacity of oxygen production at different hospitals on war footing; Private Industrial Sector is also lending support to Government in its fight against Covid crisis with the production of Oxygen in their industrial Units. One such unit, JK […]

Israeli airstrike on Gaza home kills 10, mostly children

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — An Israeli air raid on a densely populated refugee camp in Gaza City killed at least 10 Palestinians from an extended family, mostly children, early Saturday in the deadliest single strike of the current battle with Gaza’s Hamas rulers. Both sides pressed for […]

India’s COVID crisis pushes up the cost of living – and dying

Ashok Khondare, a 39-year-old vegetable seller in the western Indian city of Pune, had already borrowed money to pay for his sister’s treatment when she died in a private hospital two weeks after contacting COVID-19. While trying to overcome the tragedy, he also had to deal with money […]

India’s daily COVID-19 deaths near 4,000 as police sent to halt dumping of bodies

India reported on Saturday its smallest daily increase in coronavirus infections in nearly three weeks, but deaths stayed near the 4,000-mark as the World Health Organisation warned that the second year of the pandemic could be worse than the first. In the past 24 hours, India had 326,098 […]

Two main contenders for Iranian president register candidacy for election

The two main contenders to become Iranian president, hardline judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi and former parliament speaker Ali Larijani, registered on Saturday to run in next month’s election. The June 18 election to succeed President Hassan Rouhani is seen as a test of the country’s clerical rulers. Raisi […]

Cyclonic Storm ” Tauktae ” very likely to intensify further into a Severe Cyclonic Storm during next 6 hours

DELHI, MAY 15: According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD):   The Cyclonic Storm “Tauktae” (pronounced as Tau’Te) over east central and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea moved north-north-westwards with a speed of about 11 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centred at 0830 hours […]

AIIMS doctors provide guidance on Medication and Care for Mild COVID-19 Patients

New Delhi / Mumbai, May 15, 2021 The commonly observed symptoms among COVID-19 patients are fever, dry cough, tiredness and loss of taste or smell. Irritation in throat, headache, body ache, diarrhea, rash on skin and redness in eyes are also observed in rare cases. If you observe […]

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