Centre reviews situation in 10 states reporting upsurge in COVID-19 cases

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): The Centre on Saturday reviewed the Covid-19 situation in ten states that are witnessing an upsurge in Covid cases and Test Positivity Rate (TPR).

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 23:02 IST

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury writes to Mamata Banerjee for set up of COVID hospitals at Murshidabad, Kalyani

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): Congress Party leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Saturday urged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to extend her support for setting up of two 250 bedded COVID hospitals at Murshidabad and Kalyani.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 22:57 IST

INS Sumedha embarks on with Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebrations to Port Blair

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): To commemorate 50 years of India's triumph over Pakistan in the 1971 war, INS Sumedha embarked on with Swarnim Vijay Varsh Victory Flame to Port Blair.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 22:57 IST

Viswanathan Anand to lead Indian team in online Chess Olympiad, Adhiban Baskaran included

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): Chess maestro Viswanathan Anand will lead India's charge in the upcoming online chess Olympiad which will be played from September 8-15.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 22:50 IST

Pakistan's women lawmakers demand public hanging of rapists

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 31 (ANI): Pakistan Women Members of National Assembly (MNA) on Friday were in consensus on the issue of public hanging of rapists and killers.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 22:50 IST

Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass 6.67 million: Africa CDC

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], July 31 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 6,678,949 as of Saturday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 22:46 IST

Psychological consequences of COVID-19 on healthcare discovered by researchers

Bonn [Germany], July 31 (ANI): A recent study has discussed the psychological consequences of COVID-19 on healthcare and also highlighted the protective factors that can help people cope with the severe strain caused by the pandemic.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 22:46 IST

Karnataka govt extends Covid guidelines for 15 more days: CM Bommai

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 31 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday informed that the government has extended the Covid guidelines till 16 August.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 22:40 IST

Past climate change 'tipping points' can help us prepare for future: Study

Washington [US], July 31 (ANI): Of all the creatures on Earth, humans manipulate their environments the most. But, how far can we push it before something drastic happens? Scientists are calling for a better understanding of past extreme climate change events in an attempt to anticipate future changes.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 22:40 IST

Andhra illegal mining: YSRCP MLA slams TDP chief, says,'Chandrababu Naidu didn't speak truth'

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 31 (ANI): Slamming Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu, YSRCP MLA Vasanta Krishna Prasad on Saturday said the former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister did not speak even a single truth in his visit to TDP leader Devineni Uma's residence.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 22:39 IST