COVID-19 CRISIS

India is committed to ensuring accessibility and affordability of vaccines for all: Dr. Jitendra Singh

AMN / WEB DESK Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences, Dr Jitendra Singh has said that India is committed to ensure accessibility and affordability of vaccines for all. Addressing the Seventh Annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals of UN, Dr Jitendra Singh said, India has been … Continue reading India is committed to ensuring accessibility and affordability of vaccines for all: Dr. Jitendra Singh

ICMR questions WHO’s inflated covid mortality estimates for India

AMN / WEB DESK Director-General of the Indian Council of Medical Research ICMR Dr Balram Bhargava has questioned WHO’s excess covid mortality estimates for India. Talking to the media, Dr. Bhargava said, when COVID deaths were occurring, no one had the definition of deaths and even WHO did not have one. He said, defined that … Continue reading ICMR questions WHO’s inflated covid mortality estimates for India

India objects methodology adopted by WHO to project estimates of COVID death

WEB DESK India has strongly objected the methodology adopted by World Health Organisation to project excess mortality estimates of COVID death based on mathematical models. Union Health Ministry in a statement said that despite India’s objection to the process, methodology and outcome of this modelling exercise, WHO has released the excess mortality estimates without adequately … Continue reading India objects methodology adopted by WHO to project estimates of COVID death

Real death toll from Covid 19 is 15 million Globally, three times official figure, WHO

AMN / WEB DESK The Covid pandemic has caused the deaths of nearly 15 million people around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) new report says. According to a new World Health Organisation (WHO) report, the most comprehensive look at the true global toll of the pandemic so far. There were 14.9 million excess … Continue reading Real death toll from Covid 19 is 15 million Globally, three times official figure, WHO

Recent spike of COVID-19 is confined to certain geographical regions; ICMR Rules out 4th wave

AMN / WEB DESK The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said the recent rise in COVID-19 cases can not be described as the fourth wave of the pandemic. Speaking to AIR News, Additional Director General in ICMR, Samiran Panda said the recent data shows surges of cases are at the district level which … Continue reading Recent spike of COVID-19 is confined to certain geographical regions; ICMR Rules out 4th wave

China: COVID-19 cases surge in Beijing

Increase in prices of essential commodities AMN/ WEB DESK Chinese capital Beijing is closing many public venues, canceling large events, shifting schools to online mode as fears of surge in COVID cases loom large over the city. There are reports of price rise too, as authorities scrambled to stabilize supply and keep the delivery chain … Continue reading China: COVID-19 cases surge in Beijing

COVID challenge is not yet over, PM appeals people to remain alert

PM Modi Interacts with state CMs on Covid situation in the country Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the COVID-19 challenge is not over yet and stressed the need to remain alert. In his virtual interaction with State Chief Ministers on the COVID-19 situation in the country, Mr. Modi said … Continue reading COVID challenge is not yet over, PM appeals people to remain alert

India’s 86% adult population is now fully vaccinated: Minister

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya said that over 86 per cent of the adult population is now fully vaccinated in the country. The Ministry said, the country’s COVID vaccination coverage has crossed 188 crore mark. It said, more than 19 lakh vaccine doses were administered today. The … Continue reading India’s 86% adult population is now fully vaccinated: Minister

DCGI allows Covaxin, Corbevax and ZyCov-D COVID vaccines for children of different age groups

AMN Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has given restricted emergency use authorization to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin for children. The approval has been given for the children between the age of six to twelve years. It has also granted emergency use authorization to Corbevax for those aged between five to twelve years. In a tweet, … Continue reading DCGI allows Covaxin, Corbevax and ZyCov-D COVID vaccines for children of different age groups

Covid-19: Delhi reports over 1,000 cases again; positivity rate jumps to 6.42%

WEB DESK Delhi on Monday reported 1,011 fresh COVID-19 cases and one death, while the positivity rate rose to 6.42 per cent, according to the health department. The infection tally in the national capital now stands at 18,75,887 and the death toll at 26,170, the bulletin stated. A total of 15,642 COVID-19 tests were conducted … Continue reading Covid-19: Delhi reports over 1,000 cases again; positivity rate jumps to 6.42%

SPORTS

History Created: India beat Indonesia 3-0 to lift maiden Thomas Cup trophy

AMN Indian Men's Badminton team on Sunday scripted history by winning the Thomas Cup for the first time eve ...

Thomas Cup Badminton: India to face Indonesia in summit clash

India play first-ever final in 73-year-history BangkoKIn Badminton, rejuvenated Indian male shuttlers s ...

Thomas Cup: Srikanth wins second singles, India leads 2-1

In Thomas Cup Badminton Tournament in Bangkok, India's ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth registered a thumping win ...

MARQUEE

National Museum to celebrate International Museum Day 2022 from 16th-20th May

By SUDHIR KUMAR National Museum New Delhi will celebrate International Museum Day 2022 for five day from to ...

Indian Railways introduces separate seats for newly-born children in trains

AMN Indian Railways has introduced separate seats for newly-born children in trains. The facility has been ...

Finland tops world’s happiest country for fifth straight year

A family tests the water at Pyynikki Beach, just a short walk from downtown Tampere. Photo: Laura Vanzo/Visit ...