COVID-19 CRISIS

India registers sharp decline in active and fresh COVID cases

AGENCIES India is registering a sharp decline in active caseload and number of fresh cases. With this, the recovery rate is continuously improving in the country and it now stands at 94.93 per cent in the country. Briefing the media in New Delhi today, Joint Secretary of Health and Family Welfare Ministry Lav Agarwal has … Continue reading India registers sharp decline in active and fresh COVID cases

“No data to show children will be seriously infected in subsequent COVID-19 waves”

Follow COVID Appropriate Behaviour aggressively to avoid future waves: Dr. Guleria Staff Reporter The Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi, Dr. Randeep Guleria has clarified that there is no data – either from India or globally – to show that children will be seriously infected in subsequent COVID waves. “It is … Continue reading “No data to show children will be seriously infected in subsequent COVID-19 waves”

Vaccines, pregnancy, menstruation, lactation and fertility

What is the guidance for vaccination of women with breastfeeding infants, women who are pregnant or planning to get pregnant and women who are menstruating? Can vaccines affect fertility? here is answers from expert…. WHO’s Dr Soumya Swaminathan explains all the myths and facts… Vismita Gupta-Smith Should women who are breastfeeding infants get vaccinated? How about … Continue reading Vaccines, pregnancy, menstruation, lactation and fertility

More than 1 crore 93 lakh COVID vaccine doses still available with states, UTs: Govt

WEB DESK The Union Government today said that more than one crore 93 lakh COVID vaccine doses are still available with States and Union Territories to be administered. Health Ministry said, as part of the nationwide vaccination drive, Union Government has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them COVID vaccines free of cost. … Continue reading More than 1 crore 93 lakh COVID vaccine doses still available with states, UTs: Govt

AYUSH ministry open its Covid-19 counselling helpline

AMN A dedicated community support helpline has been operationalised by the Ministry of Ayush to provide Ayush-based approaches and solutions for the challenges posed by COVID-19. The toll-free number is 14443. The helpline is operational pan-India from 6 a.m. to 12 midnight – all seven days of a week. The National Helpline of the Ministry … Continue reading AYUSH ministry open its Covid-19 counselling helpline

COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India exceed 21.58 Cr

AMN / NEW DELHI The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India exceeded 21.58 Crore today. On the 136th day of the nationwide vaccination drive today, 25 lakh 52 thousand 501 vaccine doses were given. Over 12 lakh 23 thousand beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose and over … Continue reading COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India exceed 21.58 Cr

Health Ministry asks states to maximize use of Near-to-Home vaccination centres

VINIT WAHI / NEW DELHI The Union Health Secretary today assured that the Central Government will provide the states and UTs with the available buffer stock of vaccine to urgently replenish their depleting stocks so that the vaccination drive carries on with a steady pace. States and UTs were urged to increase the number of … Continue reading Health Ministry asks states to maximize use of Near-to-Home vaccination centres

CoWIN chief rejects misinformation on performance of CoWIN platform

WEB DESK Chairman of Empowered Group on Technology and Data Management to combat COVID-19 Dr RS Sharma has dismissed the misinformation on performance of CoWIN platform. He said, there have been some unfounded media reports of the CoWIN platform creating a digital divide and allowing unscrupulous elements to hack the system to benefit a few … Continue reading CoWIN chief rejects misinformation on performance of CoWIN platform

COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 91.25 per cent

AMN Nation continues to march strongly on its path of COVID recovery with gradual decrease in total number of active cases. For the 17th consecutive day today, the number of patients discharged has outnumbered the number of new cases. In the past 24 hours, over 2 lakh 76 thousand COVID patients successfully recovered from the … Continue reading COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 91.25 per cent

Centre allocates over 72 thousand vials of anti-fungal drug to all States

AMN / WEB DESK Centre has allocated over 72 thousand vials of anti-fungal drug Amphotericin-B to all States and Union Territories in a span of just 5 days. Union Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister Sadanand Gowda has informed that the Government is committed towards ramping up the production of anti-fungal drug to meet all requirements. He … Continue reading Centre allocates over 72 thousand vials of anti-fungal drug to all States

SPORTS

EURO Cup 2020: Germany thrash Portugal 4-2; Italy to clash with Wales tonight

@EURO2020 In Euro Cup Football, Germany thrashed Portugal 4-2 in the Group F encounter as Kai Havertz and R ...

Obituary: “Flying Sikh” is no more

By Harpal Singh Bedi Legendary runner Milkha Singh passed away late last night at Chandigarh leaving behind ...

India mourns demise of Milkha Singh

Tributes pour in for different quarters after demise of Indian sprint legend Flying Sikh Milkha Singh A ...

خبرنامہ

کورونااورلاک ڈاؤن بھی نفرت کے وائرس کو ختم نہیں کرسکے

مذہبی منافرت اور فرقہ وارانہ بنیاد پر عوام کو تقسیم کرنے کا ی ...

کووڈ کے نئے معاملات ساٹھ ہزار سے بھی کم۔ صحت یابی شرح چھیانوے اعشاریہ دو-سات فیصد پہنچی

وزارتِ صحت نے کہا ہے کہ آج لگاتار تیرہویں دن کووڈ کے نئےمعامل ...

ایران کے نو منتخب صدر ابراہیم رئیسی نے انقلابی اور فعال حکومت بنانے کا وعدہ کیا

ویب ڈیسک ایران کے نو منتخب صدر نے کہا ہے کہ میں انسداد بدعنو ...

TECH AWAAZ

WhatsApp’s new privacy policy violates Indian IT rules: Govt tells Delhi HC

FILE PHOTO AMN Government of India told Delhi High Court that it views the new privacy policy of WhatsAp ...

Abu Dhabi Digital signs partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

WEB DESK The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA)has signed a partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Ente ...

Indian Army develops messaging application ‘Secure Application for Internet’

file phot AMN Indian Army has developed a simple messaging application named the Secure Application for ...

MARQUEE

Taj Mahal reopen, 650 visitors allowed at a time

AMN / Agra The iconic Taj Mahal reopened for visitors today. Only 650 people have been allowed to enter the ...

MoU signed for Development of Sea Plane Services in India

MoU will be a game changer in enhancing seamless connectivity across the nation and give a boost to the touris ...

MEDIA

PEC lauds India for corona compensation to scribes 

by Thakuria Navajyoti Press Emblem Campaign, the Switzerland-based international media rights and safety bo ...

Delhi CM inaugurates vaccination facility for journalists

AMN Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today inaugurated free of cost walk-in vaccination facility for jo ...