Flash floods in Afghanistan claims 50 lives

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 7 (ANI): As many as 50 people were killed in Afghanistan due to flash floods caused by heavy rainfall in several provinces, reported Afghanistan Times on Wednesday.

Updated: May 07, 2021 04:18 IST

SARS-CoV-2 DNA integration into host genomes

New Delhi [India], May 7 (ANI): A study finds that deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) from the SARS-CoV-2 virus can integrate into host genomes, potentially explaining why some people continue to test positive for COVID-19 via PCR tests without any detectable infectious virus.

Updated: May 07, 2021 04:10 IST

COVID-19: Rajasthan imposes lockdown from May 10 to 24

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], May 7 (ANI): The Rajasthan government on Thursday announced a state-wide lockdown from May 10 to 24 in light of the rapidly increasing COVID-19 cases.

Updated: May 07, 2021 03:55 IST

Goa treating Covid patients for free at all govt hospitals, says CM Sawant

Panaji (Goa) [India], May 7 (ANI): Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said Goa is treating Covid patients for free in all government hospitals, adding that the state is also taking care of up to 80 per cent expense of those being treated for the virus in private hospitals.

Updated: May 07, 2021 03:55 IST

Punjab allocates Rs 10 cr to help needy through NGOs

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], May 7 (ANI): The Punjab Government has allocated Rs 10 crore to the departments of Health, Education, Social Security Women and Child Development, Social Justice, Animal Husbandry and SOSVA (NGO) for helping out the needy in the state through involvement of NGOs during the current fiscal 2021-2022.

Updated: May 07, 2021 03:10 IST

Afghanistan: 80 Taliban terrorists killed, 59 injured in military operations

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 7 (ANI): At least 80 Taliban terrorists were killed and 59 others sustained injuries during a counter attack operation carried out by the Afghan security forces in the past 24 hours, informed the Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Thursday.

Updated: May 07, 2021 03:06 IST

COVID-19: India 'grateful' to Switzerland for consignment of 600 oxygen concentrators, 50 ventilators

New Delhi [India], May 7 (ANI): India on Friday received a consignment of 600 oxygen concentrators, 50 ventilators and other medical supplie from Switzerland as the country continues its fight against COVID-19, informed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Updated: May 07, 2021 03:06 IST

COVID-19: State-run oil companies setting up 100 oxygen generation plants in hospitals

New Delhi [India], May 7 (ANI): State-run oil and gas companies are setting up 100 Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) medical oxygen generation plants in public health facilities across the country to save lives amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated: May 07, 2021 03:06 IST

CPI-M won Vypin constituency due to vote-trading with BJP: Congress

Kochi (Kerala) [India], May 7 (ANI): Members of the United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala have alleged that the Communist Party of India (Marxist) won in the Vypin constituency in the recently held assembly polls due to "vote-trading" between the BJP and the CPI-M-led Left Democratic Party.

Updated: May 07, 2021 02:29 IST

Dominic Raab, Jaishankar discuss ways to boost trade, create jobs through 2030 UK-India Roadmap

London [UK], May 7 (ANI): UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday (local time) discussed the ways to boost trade, create jobs and reinforce maritime and cyber security cooperation through 2030 UK-India Roadmap.

Updated: May 07, 2021 02:16 IST