Scientists identify 21 existing drugs that block coronavirus in lab studies

Scientists identify 21 existing drugs that block coronavirus in lab studies Scientists, including those of Indian-origin, have identified 21 existing drugs that stop the replication of the novel coronavirus which causes COVID-19 in lab studies, an advance that may lead to the development of new therapeutic combinations against the disease. The researchers, including those from…

Coronavirus – World Health Organisation lauds India’s COVID19 response

Coronavirus – World Health Organisation lauds India’s COVID19 response World Health Organisation (WHO), on Wednesday, lauded India over its handling of coronavirus situation and said that the country is responding “with utmost urgency” to COVID-19 from the beginning. Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, WHO Regional Director, South-East Asia further said that India has been regularly strengthening…

2021 Haridwar Kumbh on schedule, says Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat

2021 Haridwar Kumbh on schedule, says Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat Haridwar Kumbh 20201: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat Wednesday said the 2021 Haridwar Kumbh mela will be held on schedule, according to an official statement. The chief minister met a delegation of the Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad and assured them that the mela…

Aishwarya Rai and Aaradhya Bachchan Admitted To Nanavati Hospital After Mild Symptoms Of Covid-19

Aishwarya Rai and Aaradhya Bachchan Admitted To Nanavati Hospital After Mild Symptoms Of Covid-19 Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan have been admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital after experiencing mild fever, say reports. Her husband Abhishek Bachchan and father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan are already admitted in the same hispital after testing positive…

Terrorists trying to target Amarnath Yatra – Indian Army

Terrorists trying to target Amarnath Yatra – Indian Army Four days ahead of the commencement of the Amarnath Yatra, the Indian Army on Friday announced that terrorists were trying to target the pilgrimage at National Highway 44. Four days ahead of the commencement of the Amarnath Yatra, the Indian Army on Friday announced that terrorists…

International Flights to Begin Soon But Only Through Air Bubbles, Says Hardeep Singh Puri

International Flights to Begin Soon But Only Through Air Bubbles, Says Hardeep Singh Puri International Flights Resumption Date:Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said air bubbles with some foreign countries have already been completed, while some others are at an advanced stage. “Unless the international civil aviation space reclaims its pre-COVID space, air bubbles…

Global hunger and obesity are worsening due to virus fallout

Global hunger and obesity are worsening due to virus fallout Hunger and malnourishment are increasing around the world as the coronavirus crisis pushes more people into poverty and limits access to healthy diets, according to the United Nations. Almost 690 million people were undernourished last year, the most since 2009, and theĀ pandemicĀ could tip as many…

Sourav Ganguly in home quarantine after elder brother tests COVID-19 positive

Sourav Ganguly in home quarantine after elder brother tests COVID-19 positive By PTI KOLKATA: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday went into home quarantine after his elder brother and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) joint secretary Snehasish Ganguly tested positive for COVID-19. Snehasish, a former Bengal first-class player, has been admitted to the Belle Vue…