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COVID-19 ravages Nepal: 214 new deaths recorded in past 24 hours 

Kathmandu: Nepal's battle against COVID-19 continues as the Himalayan nation registered 214 fatalities due to coronavirus and 9,198 fresh cases.

Cyclone Tauktae: IMD predicts moderate to intense rain in Mumbai, Thane and Raigad

Mumbai/UNI: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) department on Monday morning predicted moderate to intense spells of rain accompanied by strong winds reaching 75-85 kmph for the districts of Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Raigad and Ratnagiri during the next few hours.

Ajit Pawar reviews Cyclone Tauktae situation

Mumbai/UNI: Against the backdrop of cyclone Tauktae on the west coast of the state, state Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar visited the emergency management and control room of the ministry on Monday morning and took stock of the storm situation, rescue and relief work in the state.

Second dose of Covishield already booked online will be honoured : Health Ministry after changes in Co-WIN

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union health ministry on Sunday said that the online appointments, already made for the second dose of the Covishield vaccine, will not be cancelled on Co-WIN platform.

Slight dip: India records 2.81 fresh COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: Giving a slight ray of hope, India's COVID-19 daily count dropped below the 3 lakh mark for the first time since Apr 21.

Share excess COVID-19 vaccines now, UNICEF chief says ahead of G7 summit

New York: The deadly increase in COVID-19 cases  in India could potentially occur elsewhere if vulnerable countries do not have access to vaccines, the head of the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, warned on Monday in a bid to get richer nations to share their excess doses.

India will complete administering 51.6 crore vaccine doses by July-end

New Delhi/IBNS: India will complete administering 51.6 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses by the end of July, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday.

Cyclone Tauktae: One fisherman dies and five others go missing after a tug boat capsizes near Mangaluru

Mangaluru/UNI: One fisherman died and five others missing, after a tug boat that was assisting a ship at MRPL’s Single Point Mooring, drifted about 10 nautical miles off Mangaluru.

Delhi records 6,456 Coronavirus cases, 262 deaths

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi recorded 6,456 cases of COVID-19 and 262 deaths from the virus in the past 24 hours, a health bulletin said here on Sunday.

India records 3.11 fresh Covid cases, 4,077 deaths in last 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India reported a slight dip in the Covid cases with 3.11 lakh fresh infections in the last 24 hours. With these, the overall caseload in the Asian country touched 2.46 crore.

India receives second batch of Russia's Sputnik-V Covid vaccine

New Delhi/UNI: The second batch of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine arrived in Hyderabad on Sunday, Russian Ambassador to India, Nikolay Kudashev, said.

Covid-19: Misuse of steroids responsible for growing mucormycosis cases, says AIIMS chief

New Delhi/IBNS: AIIMS director Dr. Randeep Guleria on Saturday said misuse of steroids is the main cause behind the cases of mucormycosis infection  commonly known as the 'Black Fungus' as he warned against the rise in the rare infection.

Uttar Pradesh records 12,547 COVID-19 cases, 281 deaths

Lucknow/UNI: Uttar Pradesh recorded 12,547 COVID-19 cases and 281 deaths from the virus in the past 24 hours, a health bulletin said on Saturday.

Jammu and Kashmir: First of multiple SMC COVID wellness centers getting ready in Srinagar

Srinagar/UNI: The first of multiple Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) wellness centers with all facilities is getting ready for augmenting the bed capacity of summer capital of Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir.

Delhi witnesses fresh 6,430 COVID-19 cases

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi recorded 6,430 cases of COVID-19 and 337 deaths from the virus in the past 24 hours, a health bulletin said here on Saturday.