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CtoI News Desk September 21st 2022 Covid-19

Global monkeypox infections cross 50k, shows WHO report

More than 50,000 monkeypox cases have been recorded in the global outbreak, WHO figures showed, though transmission is slowing in the virus...

Global

India logs over 9k new COVID cases, 30 deaths

India has recorded 9,436 new COVID cases in a day, taking the cumulative tally to 4,44,08,132, while the count of active cases has declined...

Covid-19

India logs over 11,500 fresh COVID cases

India has recorded 11,539 new COVID cases, pushing the tally to 4,43,39,429, while the number of active cases came down to 99,879, according...

Covid-19

Cosmetics brand Nykaa appoints Vishal Gupta as executive vice-president

Indian fashion and cosmetics brand Nykaa announced the appointment of Vishal Gupta as Executive Vice President for its Cosmetic Brands.

Corporate

US reports first Monkeypox cases among children

USA News: Two children were diagnosed with the viral disease Monkeypox in the United States (US) for the first time.

USA

Delhi logs India's fourth monkeypox case

India News: Delhi yesterday reported first case of Monkeypox. The patient has been admitted to Maulana Azad Medical College, the Union...

India

Tone up your mind, body and soul: Yoga to go for Singaporeans

Yoga- Tackles chronic pain, even if you are debilitated by osteoporosis, obesity, chronic arthritis or other forms of chronic pain or...

Sports & Fitness

Indian government takes steps to reduce monkeypox risk

India News: The Union health ministry has taken a number of steps to minimise the risk of monkeypox importation as well as to boost...

India

Indian government to offer free COVID booster jabs

India@75: The Union government will administer booster doses against the coronavirus disease free of cost to all adults for 75 days to mark...

Covid-19

Singapore pushes for A+, O+ blood donors to contain stocks crunch

Singapore health authorities have urged the people of the country with A+ and O+ blood group to step in with blood donations as stocks have...

Singapore

COVID-19 cases rising in 110 countries, warns WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday stated that the COVID-19 pandemic is changing but it is not over and warned that the Covid...

Global

In Pics: PM Modi leads Yoga Day celebrations from Mysuru

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that yoga has become a global festival as he participated in the eighth International Day of Yoga...

India

Shiromani Akali Dal chief Parkash Badal readmitted to hospital week after discharge

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Parkash Singh Badal has been readmitted to a private hospital in Mohali after he vomited, a party...

India

Service to poor, good governance was our top priority: Modi on NDA’s eight years

BJP-led NDA government’s eight years service has always been dedicated to the poor, good governance and welfare of the poor, said Prime...

India

Saudi Arabia sets travel curbs for India, 15 other nations amid COVID spike

Saudi Arabia has announced restrictions for those of its citizens travelling to India and 15 other countries after resurgence in COVID...

Covid-19

Jailed Sidhu taken for medical test after special diet plea

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, lodged in Patiala central prison in connection with 1988 road rage death case, was taken for a medical...

India

WHO charts India with 4.74 million 'excess COVID deaths', highest in the world

News: World Health Organisation (WHO) has estimated there were 4.74 million COVID deaths in India in 2020 and 2021, which is the highest in...

Covid-19

India sees 1,150 new COVID cases in a day, four deaths

India has recorded 1,150 fresh COVID cases, taking the country's total tally to 4,30,42,097, while four new deaths pushed the toll to...

Covid-19

India logs first Omicron sub-variant XE case in Mumbai

India has reported first case of Omicron sub-variant XE in Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said in a statement.

Covid-19

India likely to allow normalisation of international flights by April

Are international flights open or still banned in India? Indian government is considering resuming international flights by March-April....

Covid-19

Great to be at forefront of evolving elder care in India: Saumyajit Roy

In an interview with Connected to India, Saumyajit Roy, Co-founder and CEO of EMOHA Eldercare, recalls how his efforts to ensure better...

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Singapore gives nod to Pfizer’s oral drug for treating COVID

In a big boost to health sector, Singapore has finally approved Pfizer's oral antiviral tablet Paxlovid for treating COVID-19, the...

Covid-19

‘India’s Covid situation will soon reach epidemic level’

India’s COVID pandemic will gradually slide into an epidemic stage, said a senior epidemiologist at All India Institute of Medical...

Covid-19

‘India’s Omicron is now in community transmission stage’

India’s government body has said that the country’s Omicron variant is in the community transmission stage and is spreading...

Covid-19

Nine-year-old yoga prodigy Indira Sharma following in her family's footsteps

Nine-year-old Indira Sharma is following in the footsteps of her father Dr Nanjundiah Vishwanath and elder brother Ishwar Sharma as a yoga...

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