Thursday, October 21, 2021

covid 19 second wave

Editorial: Tempering expectations

IMF scaling down India’s growth forecast is yet another grim reminder of the ongoing crisis and the tough recovery road ahead

Infographs: See how India fares in Covid-19 second wave

While the covid positivity rate in the second wave increased by many folds in most States compared to the first one, the number of deaths have also hit the roof

Policing in the midst of pandemic

It is up to the police to enforce the lockdown in its true spirit and they are on the job as always.

Karnataka to take care of children orphaned due to COVID-19 second wave

Woman and Child Welfare Minister Shashikala Jolle said the government has set up a helpline '1098' to ensure that such children are taken care of.

Akshaya Tritiya begins on sombre note; jewellers expect 10-15 pc sales

Usually, 30-40 tonne gold is sold on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya. However, this time sales are not likely to reach even 1 tonne.

Covid-19 second wave under control in Telangana, says Chief Secretary

For the last 10 days, the epidemic curve is clearly flattening with obvious signs that cases are coming down, Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar said.

SBI allocates Rs 71 crore for fight against Covid-19 second wave

Besides, Rs 10 crore will be used to supplement the government's effort in genome sequencing.

Hyderabad-based NGOs join hands to help frontline workers

Give Hope Foundation and Orka Cafe have started a campaign as part of which protective gear, masks and nutritious healthy meals are being provided to frontline staff

Don’t be a ‘Covidiot’

Scant respect for Covid-19 precautions, new variants of SARs-CoV-2 push infections to a new high in the State

Delayed move

Govt must now work out a mutually agreeable pricing and procurement strategy for a smooth rollout of the foreign vaccines

Watch: Where are we now with Covid -19 pandemic?

On April 5, India recorded over one lakh cases, the highest since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic. Where are we now with Covid -19?

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