Army establishes COVID management cell for coordinating assistance to civil authorities

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): The Army, which has deployed considerable medical resources to assist civil authorities in the fight against COVID-19 and is providing medical care to veterans and their dependents, has established an COVID Management Cell under a Director General rank officer to coordinate multiple facets of staffing and logistics support.

Updated: May 06, 2021 23:54 IST

COVID-19 vaccination associated with fewer asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections: Study

Washington [US], May 6 (ANI): Vaccination dramatically reduced COVID-19 symptomatic and asymptomatic infections in St. Jude Children's Research Hospital employees compared with their unvaccinated peers, according to a research letter.

Updated: May 06, 2021 23:43 IST

Goa Government brings COVID-19 under its health insurance scheme

Panaji (Goa) [India], May 6 (ANI): The Goa government has issued notification that COVID-19 treatment in the state will be covered under its medical insurance scheme 'Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana' (DDSSY).

Updated: May 06, 2021 23:34 IST

Pakistan lost 80 pc of its pangolins due to illegal killing, trade with China

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 6 (ANI): Pakistan has lost more than 80 per cent of its pangolins due to their illegal killing for scales and meat and also due to their illegal trade especially with China, reported Dawn.

Updated: May 06, 2021 23:28 IST

Novel biomarker linked to hair loss can determine COVID severity in men

Washington [US], May 6 (ANI): Researchers during a recent study discovered a novel biomarker to identify male patients with COVID-19, who are at the highest risk for ICU admission.

Updated: May 06, 2021 23:21 IST

SC refuses to expunge Madras High Court's oral observation against EC

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to expunge the oral observations made by the Madras High Court against the Election Commission of India (ECI) and said it hopes "the matter can rest with a sense of balance which we have attempted to bring".

Updated: May 06, 2021 23:17 IST

Calcutta HC directs Centre to take instructions about COVID-19 vaccine supply to West Bengal

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 6 (ANI): The Calcutta High Court on Thursday directed the Central government to take necessary instructions about the supply of COVID-19 vaccine to West Bengal.

Updated: May 06, 2021 23:00 IST

Keen to see how I go up against the best in DTM, says Indian racer Arjun Maini

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): Arjun Maini, who is set to race for the Mercedes-AMG Performance Team GetSpeed in the upcoming 2021 DTM season at the wheel of the Mercedes-AMG GT3, expressed that he is looking forward to seeing how he goes up against the best.

Updated: May 06, 2021 22:59 IST

Maldivian FM Abdulla Shahid 'strongly condemn' attack on former President Mohamed Nasheed

Male [Maldives], May 6 (ANI): After Maldives former President Mohamed Nasheed suffered injuries in an explosion, Foreign Minister of Maldives Abdulla Shahid "strongly condemned" the attack and said that cowardly attacks like these have no place in our society.

Updated: May 06, 2021 22:59 IST

Jaishankar expresses concerns over attack on Maldivian ex-president Nasheed, wishes him speedy recovery

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday expressed concerns over the attack on Maldivian former President Mohamed Nasheed and said that the Majlis speaker will "never be intimidated".

Updated: May 07, 2021 00:43 IST