The active cases comprise 0.25 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.38 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the ministry said.
Covid-19: The United States has the highest reported death toll of any country in the world. The US accounts for approximately 4% of the world’s population but about 15% of the 5.3 million known deaths from the Covid-19, since the outbreak began in China two years ago.
On Sunday, the Army, NDRF, police and the Fire Force have embarked on rescue operation along with the locals at Koottickal and Kokkayar panchayats where over a dozen people are reportedly missing.
With one more injured worker in UP’s Shamli firecracker factory explosion succumbing to his injuries, the death toll has mounted to five.
Saturday’s earthquake also left at least 5,700 people injured in the Caribbean nation, with thousands more displaced from their destroyed or damaged homes.
Heavy rainfalls that pounded the Black Sea coastal provinces of Bartin, Kastamonu, Sinop and Samsun on Wednesday caused the flooding that demolished homes and bridges and swept away cars.
Thirty-six bodies have been recovered form landslide spot yet, however the toll is likely to rise, said police
Rainwater has damaged more than 215,200 hectares of crops, causing a direct economic loss of about 1.22 billion yuan (about USD 188.6 million)
No matter what the govt says, the oxygen crisis claimed lives. Denying it means we have not learnt lessons.
Maharashtra revised its Covid data, adding 3,509 new deaths and pushing India's total death toll to over 4.18 lakh on Wednesday.
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray met with officials on Sunday amid an orange alert that has been sounded for the next five days.
The top court also directs the authorities to issue appropriate guidelines for simplification of process of issuance of death certificates for Covid fatalities.
Official data showed about 2,000 COVID-19 deaths per day in Brazil in the past week, representing one-fifth the global total.
A comparison of deaths in April-May before and during the pandemic has raised doubts whether Madhya Pradesh government is undercounting Covid deaths
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.