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Pranab Mukherjee’s renal parameters “slightly deranged”

The Army’s Research and Referral Hospital on Wednesday clarified that former President Pranab Mukherjee continues to remain in a deep coma. The hospital added that Pranab Mukherjee’s renal parameters are “slightly deranged”. His treating doctors said that the former president is currently being treated for a lung infection. The former president was admitted to the...

Amit Shah admitted to AIIMS for post COVID-19 care

Union home minister Amit Shah has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, on Tuesday. Amit Shah was admitted after he complained of fatigue and body ache. The AIIMS administration has clarified that he is comfortable and carrying on his work from the hospital. Union Home Minister Amit Shah...

Gujarat COVID-19 Update: Case tally inches close to 80k

Gujarat on Monday recorded 1,033 new COVID-19 cases taking the total number of such cases in the state to 79,816. The state has in all recorded 14,435 active cases of which 69 are on ventilator support. The state also saw 15 fatalities due to the disease. Of this, three were in Surat and Ahmedabad each....

Former cricketer & UP cabinet minister Chetan Chauhan no more

Former India cricketer and Uttar Pradesh Cabinet minister Chetan Chauhan died on Sunday after suffering from multi-organ failure. Chetan Chauhan was 73-years-old and had tested positive for coronavirus last month. Chauhan was in critical condition after he developed multi-organ failure, and was on ventilator support at a medical facility in Gurugram. Brother announces death of...

COVID-19: India reports nearly 50,000 deaths

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday informed that 63,490 fresh cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India in the past 24 hours. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the COVID-19 case tally to 25.89 lakh. 49,980 deaths due to coronavirus Also, 944 COVID-19 related deaths were reported by the...

Amit Shah tests COVID-19 negative

Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday announced that he has tested negative for coronavirus. Amit Shah took to Twitter to make the announcement. He, however, clarified that the doctors have advised him to stay in home isolation for some days. Shah tweeted: “Today, my COVID-19 test report has come negative. I am thankful to...

Rahat Indori no more

Noted Urdu poet Rahat Indori on Tuesday breathed his last leaving behind a rich heritage of his literary works that both the young and the old can equally relate to. Rahat Indori, who is known for his sarcasm and deep meaningful couplets, died of a heart attack. He was admitted to Indore’s Aurobindo Hospital where...

Former President Pranab Mukherjee tests COVID-19 positive

Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday informed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Pranab Mukherjee took to Twitter to make the announcement. He has requested people who were in close contact or had come in contact with him in the past few days to self-isolate. He has also requested them to get themselves tested...

Tamil Nadu: Cop arrested in custodial death case dies

A special sub-inspector, arrested in the Thoothukudi police custody violence case, died due to coronavirus at the Madurai government hospital In Tamil Nadu on Monday morning. Pauldurai, the special SI, was one of the ten policemen arrested for the deaths of Jayaraj and his son Benicks. The father-son duo had died allegedly due to custodial...

COVID-19: India’s death toll crosses 43k-mark

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday informed that 64,399 fresh cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India in the past 24 hours. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the COVID-19 case count in the country to 21.53 lakh. 43,379 deaths due to coronavirus Also, 861 COVID-19 related deaths were...

Health ministry issues safety guidelines for gyms, yoga centres

With gyms and yoga institutes all set to open from August 5 under Centre’s ‘unlock 3’, the health ministry has issued fresh guidelines for these businesses. The guidelines are aimed at ensuring the safety of the visitors amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the health ministry said, The guidelines are aimed at minimising the contact between staff...

Unlock 3: No night curfew, gyms to open

The Union government on Wednesday released the guidelines for Unlock 3 to be implemented from August 1. Under Unlock 3, the central government has removed night curfew which restricted the movement of individuals at night. Yoga institutes, gyms to open from August 5 In the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Yoga institutes...