Covid explained: B.1.617.3, a relative of the Delta variant; B.11.318, which contains 14 mutations; Lambda, a variant discovered by Public Health England and classed as a VOI by the WHO; and Kappa or B.1.617.1 are among the variants.
Three cases were reported in Jamnagar, two in Godhra in Pahchmahal district and one in Mehsana, the Gujarat government said
Of these, four cases each are from Alwar and Jaipur, two from Barmer and one is from Bhilwara
Lambda Covid variant explained: The variant, also known as the C.37 strain, was first detected in Peru in August 2020.
Dr. Siddharth Shiv Jaiswal, MD of NHM Tripura had reconfirmed that 91 per cent of 151 samples sent for genome sequencing test outside the state have found Delta Plus variant of the virus
The Lambda Covid variant was identified as a variant of interest by the WHO on June 14 and so far, it has been detected in 25 countries.
According to the Union Health Ministry the Kappa Covid variant is not a new variant and it has been present in the country since February.
Genome sequencing of 109 samples done at King George's Medical College revealed 107 cases of Delta Plus variant and two cases of Kappa Variant.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2021, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
People visit the deserted Chandrabhaga sea beach, amid Cyclone Jawad threat in Puri.PTI Photo
Snow covered peaks of the Dhauladhar mountains range of the Himalayas after a fresh spell of snowfall, in Palampur.PTI Photo
A railway worker repairs a foot-over bridge at Hatia railway station yard in RanchiPTI Photo
Odisha passenger trains parked at Hatia Railway station yard after Indian Railways cancelled trains as a precautionary measure in view of Cyclone Jawad, in Ranchi.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.