Tag: Coronavirus

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Aarogya Setu app mandatory for govt, private sector employees

The announcement came on a day the government extended the nationwide lockdown by two weeks from May 4 with certain relaxations

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Lockdown 2.0 has reduced virus spread

With just a week left for the second phase of the lockdown to end, many states are planning to extend the curbs

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Coronavirus: IIT develops alternative to N-95 masks

Positive Pressure Respirator System (PPRS) is a much safer alternative to the N-95 respirator masks

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Do we finally have treatment for coronavirus disease?

Convalescent Plasma Therapy is an experimental procedure for COVID-19 patients

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China FDI constraints may put tech startups in a spot

The FDI guidelines essentially imply Chinese capital would require prior govt approval

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Oxford researchers' vaccine gives hope against coronavirus

Oxford scientists say their ChAdOx1 vaccine will be available by September. They say they're working with different groups and philanthropists...

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After Goa, another state becomes coronavirus-free

Union Home Ministry notification regarding relaxations in the lockdown has come into effect from today

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Pornography gets a pandemic boost, India reports 95 per...

Data show India, the fastest-growing smartphone market, registered a 20 per cent jump in consuming porn content even before the official...

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Coronaviruses found in two Indian bat species: ICMR study

As per a study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), presence of a different kind of coronavirus has been found in two...

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Amazon, Flipkart and other e-commerce websites allowed...

The government on Wednesday announced that the e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Flipkart and others can resume their services for...

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Aarogya Setu: Govt's coronavirus tracker app gets 5 crore...

Aarogya Setu -- Hindi for Healthcare Bridge -- alerts users if they come in contact with an infected person and informs them about...

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Rupee falls to new all-time low against US dollar

The US dollar has strengthened against other currencies amid risk aversion and flight to safety, say analysts

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Six Indian companies working on coronavirus vaccine

Nearly 70 ‘vaccine candidates’ are being tested and at least three have moved to the human clinical trial stage

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India to get first lot of rapid test kits from China

The first lot is likely to reach India in a day. More kits are expected in the coming weeks, an official said

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India may have a decentralised lockdown strategy ahead

New Delhi: Hinting at a decentralised strategy ahead, Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed India’s lockdown playbook with state...

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Indians with H-1B Visa Holders Can Be Forced To Quit America.

As the U.S. is facing the worst of the effects due to COVID-19 pandemic it’s economy like other nations is in shambles. To cope up...

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Lockdown likely to be extended beyond 14 April, hints PM...

Decision on extending shutdown to be taken after PM holds crucial meeting with CMs on 11 April even as states begin to seal covid-19...

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India Needs 49 Days Lockdown, Say Researchers

As India is going through ’21 days lockdown‘ researchers have said that it’s not enough to contain COVID-19. The study by Cambridge...

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India’s tourism sector may lose ₹5 tn due to Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic would have a debilitating impact on India’s tourism sector with the industry estimating an overall loss of...

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U.S Firm Creates 5 Minutes Detection Device For COVID-19

Testing has been the key in the context of the fight against COVID-19. However, reducing the time of testing is a challenge. U.S healthcare...

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