Bus services back to normal even as fares remain high

Kollam: Though buses have started allowing more number of passengers after the relaxation ..

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Over 33 lakh children in India malnourished, 17.7 lakh of them severely malnourished: govt data
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Kerala: 7,124 new Covid-19 cases, 7,488 recoveries, 21 deaths on Sunday
Lakshadweep close to achieving full COVID-19 vaccination coverage
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SC declines plea against Karnataka govt's restriction on inter-state travel

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday declined a plea against the Karnataka government's decision to restrict entry from Kerala ..

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Kerala to submit Rs 2,000 cr expatriate rehabilitation package to Centre

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said the state would soon submit a Rs 2,000 crore proposal ..


TPR falls below 10 percent as Kerala reports 7,163 cases on Tuesday

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 7,163 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, informed the health department in a press release. As many ..


NCDC report on Covid variant AY.4 in India raises concern

New Delhi: The National Centre for Disease Control genome sequencing report which has found Delta variant sub-lineage cases in India ..


Kerala reports 6,664 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, death climbs to 28,873

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 6664 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, informed the health department in a press release. As many as ..


Schools for Classes 1-8 in Tamil Nadu to start from November 1

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday further relaxed the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions allowing shops, restaurants ..


India hits 100 cr vaccine doses, worries about gap between shots

New Delhi: India has administered 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine, officials said Thursday, passing a milestone for the South Asian ..

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Centre to release song to celebrate 100 crore vaccination mark

New Delhi: As India is set to achieve the target of 100 crore vaccination dose, the Health Ministry has planned several events to mark ..


Covid vaccine for kids, teenagers can be 'a game changer', say experts

New Delhi: Covid vaccinations for children and adolescents can turn out to be a game changer and enable return to normalcy among the ..

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CPM member attends branch committee meeting in Palakkad despite testing COVID +ve

Palakkad: A COVID-19 patient has allegedly participated in the CPM branch committee meeting held at Kannadi Panchayath in Palakkad ..


Active COVID-19 cases in country lowest in 199 days

New Delhi: India added 22,842 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,38,13,903, while the active ..

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Persons who test Covid negative must undergo dengue test

Kollam: Considering the increasing reports of Dengue cases in the state, the Department of Health said that those who turn negative ..


28,326 new Covid infections recorded in India. 260 fatalities

New Delhi: India saw a single-day rise of 28,326 new coronavirus infections, taking the country's total tally of cases to 3,36,52,745, ..


One dose administered to two-thirds of India's adult population: Govt

New Delhi: India has administered one Covid dose to around two-thirds of the adult population, officials said on Thursday. Addressing ..


HC questions Kerala govt rationale behind fixing rates for treating post COVID complications

Kochi: When deaths even after 30 days of a person turning negative for coronavirus is treated as a COVID death, then by the same rationale ..


Kerala logs 19,675 new COVID cases, 142 deaths, TPR at 16.45%

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 19,675 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, informed health department in a press release. With 142 ..

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IPL 2021: Natarajan tests COVID-19 positive, SRH-DC game on

New Delhi: Sunrisers Hyderabad player T Natarajan tested positive for COVID-19 at a scheduled RT-PCR test. The player has isolated ..


Kerala logs 15,768 new COVID cases, TPR at 14.94%, 214 deaths

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 15,768 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, informed health department in a press release. With 214 new ..

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Restrictions imposed on Keralites visiting Kollur Mookambika

Kollur: Restrictions were imposed on Keralites arriving at Kollur Mookambika temple just like on the Karnataka borders. The devotees ..

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77 million children have spent 18 months out of class: UNICEF

New York: The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said the world is facing an education crisis due to the COVID pandemic, which has ..


BJP to make PM Modi's birthday historic by administering record COVID-19 vaccine doses

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) aims to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday on Friday historic by setting ..

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COVID quarantine: Kerala govt approves 7-day special casual leave for govt employees

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has issued an order granting 7-days long special casual leave for employees belonging to the government, ..


India records 30,570 COVID-19 cases, 431 deaths

New Delhi: With 30,570 more people testing positive for COVID-19, India's overall infection tally has risen to 3,33,47,325, while ..


71 percent of children in sero survey show antibodies, says PGIMER Director

Chandigarh: Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGMER) Director Dr Jagat Ram on Monday said that 71 percent of ..


India records 25,404 COVID-19 cases, 339 deaths

New Delhi: India saw a single-day rise of 25,404 new COVID-19 cases, taking the infection tally in the country to 3,32,89,579, while ..


Ease in restrictions: Saturday to be working day for Govt employees

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government has decided to give more relaxations to Covid restrictions in the state. The government offices ..


India reports 27,254 new COVID-19 cases

New Delhi: India reported 27,254 new infections in the last 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 3,32,64,175, the Ministry of Health ..

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Goa makes 5-day quarantine mandatory for travellers from Kerala

Panaji: The Goa government has made five-day quarantine compulsory for people, specially students and those coming for work purposes ..


Digital funerals during Covid times: Kerala man invents device to lit pyre online

Kannur: At a time when digital funerals are becoming the only solace for individuals who lose their loved ones amid Covid-19 induced ..

Mask making at a factory in Ahmedabad

Surgical masks more effective at curbing Covid spread than cloth: Study

New York: Widespread wearing of surgical masks can limit the spread of coronavirus in communities, more than masks made of cloth, finds ..

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Imposing complete lockdown in Kerala not practical: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday stated that imposing a complete lockdown to curb covid spread is not ..


Kerala faces severe vaccine shortage in six districts, only 1.4 lakh doses left in stock

Thiruvananthapuram: For the first time in three weeks, the state is facing uncertainty on the vaccination drive due to the shortage ..


Abu Dhabi lifts compulsory quarantine for fully vaccinated passengers

Abu-Dhabi: Abu Dhabi has lifted the mandatory quarantine for all passengers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The National ..


WHO warns new 'Mu' variant of COVID-19 could be more vaccine-resistant

Geneva: The World Health Organisation has said that it is closely monitoring a new coronavirus "variant of interest" named ..


Covid: Delta plus variant AY.1 rising in Kerala

New Delhi: It has been found that the sub-lineages of the Delta variant responsible for the second wave of Covid in the country are ..

Google search, maps to give more info on Covid vaccine

Google search, maps to give more info on Covid vaccine

New Delhi: Google on Wednesday announced to help users with more detailed information on the availability of Covid vaccines and appointments ..

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Masked up and ‘distanced', students in several states get back to school

New Delhi: With trepidation and some excitement too, thousands of students returned to their classrooms to face a new Covid reality ..

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Kerala vaccinates 88 lakh people within a month : Health Minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George hailed the vaccination drive in the state as a great success. In August, 88,23,524 ..

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Dr. Abdul Gafoor continues COVID duty despite contracting the virus 4 times

Kozhikode: Due to the scare of covid 19, we will do everything in our power to stay away from places and people who are deemed dangerous ..

Veena George

Some people and media are trying to undermine Covid resistance activities in state: Veena George

Thiruvananthapuram: Health minister Veena George said that there are murky attempts to undermine the Covid resistance activities in ..


Covid recovery doesn't guarantee antibodies, immunity to re-infection, says study

New York: Prior exposure to SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19, neither guarantees a high level of antibodies nor immunity to re-infection ..


Shortage of ICUs, ventilators in Govt hospitals in 5 districts

Kozhikode: As the number of Covid cases is rising uncontrollably in the state, there are concerns about the medical facilities available ..

Basavara Bommai

Karnataka CM urges parents to send their children to schools

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday urged the parents to send their wards to schools which are scheduled ..


Kerala Govt to charge for post-Covid treatment of children

Thiruvananthapuram: Children who are likely to be affected by Covid-19 in the possible third wave will not receive free post-Covid ..