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Gurugram sets record with over 1 lakh vaccinations
Gurugram, June 21 (IANS) Gurugram health officials said that they have administered corona vaccines to a record 1,04,178 people during the mega vaccination drive on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Bengaluru sets single-day record by administering 1.68L vax jabs
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Bengaluru civic body -- the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) -- administered a record 1,68,958 vaccine doses in eight zones of the city on Monday, surpassing its own target of 1 lakh doses as part of the Accelerated Vaccination Campaign (AVC), officials said.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
After 80 lakh vax jabs in a day, PM says 'Well done India!'
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the people of the country for a record single day vaccination drive on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
J&K reports 362 new cases, 1,224 recoveries
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Recoveries continued to stay ahead of new cases in J&K on Monday, as 1,224 persons were discharged from different hospitals after recovery while 362 new cases and 10 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
UN leaders emphasise yoga's role in helping world recover from pandemic
United Nations, June 21 (IANS) Yoga, which provided a 'lifeline' during the Covid-19 pandemic, can help the world recover from its ravages, leaders at the United Nations said on Monday on the occasion of the 7th International Day of Yoga.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Covid patients, soldiers, CMs perform yoga across northeast
Guwahati/Agartala, June 21 (IANS) Covid patients, armed forces personnel, Chief Ministers, Governors and people from different walks of life participated in the events organised to mark the 7th International Yoga Day in different northeastern states on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Dedicated cancer hospital to come up in Thane
Thane (Maharashtra), June 21 (IANS) Spelling relief for the citizens of the city and surroundings, the Thane Municipal Corporation will set up a state of the art dedicated cancer hospital, officials said here on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana's Warangal Urban district to be renamed Hanamkonda
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday announced that Warangal Urban district will be renamed Hanamkonda and Warangal Rural district Warangal.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Karnataka to relax Covid norms in six more districts
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Hours after relaxations on Covid curbs came into effect in 17 districts, Karnataka on Monday decided to lift restrictions in six more districts where it has allowed hotels, gyms, and public transport bus services to resume operations.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Class 12 exams of Assam, Tripura, Karnataka boards cancelled, SC told
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Assam, Tripura and Karnataka governments informed the Supreme Court on Monday that they have cancelled their Class 12 state board exams in view of the ongoing Covid-19 situation.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rajasthan govt gears up for possible third wave of coronavirus
Jaipur, June 21 (IANS) Rajasthan is gearing up for a possible third wave of coronavirus and 200 ICU beds have been made ready for children in Jaipur's 800-bed JK Lone hospital while 600 beds can be converted into ICU facilities if required.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Delhi vaccination in 16 months at Centre's vax supply rate: Sisodia
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday said the Central government will be supplying only 15 lakh Covid vaccine doses to the national capital in July, and it will take around 16 more months to inoculate the city's entire population at this rate.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India to have 257 crore vaccine doses by December: Nadda
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party national president J.P. Nadda has said that by December, India will have about 257 crore vaccine doses. The country is fully prepared to provide both doses of the vaccine to everyone, he said.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Kerala's active Covid cases drop below 1 lakh, TPR below 10%
Thiruvananthapuram, June 21 (IANS) For the first time in two months, Kerala on Monday saw its active Covid cases drop below the one lakh mark, while the test positivity rate (TPR) fell below 10 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Unlock has begun but don't lower guard, warns Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) With the second round of unlock process commencing across Karnataka, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday appealed to people not to lower their guard and strictly adhere to the Covid safety protocols in order to defeat the dreaded virus still lurking out there.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Bengaluru hospital treats septuagenarian with rare double cancer
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Doctors here have successfully treated a 74-year-old patient from Afghanistan diagnosed with stage II oesophagus cancer along with a tumour in the kidney. While cancers of the esophagus are not uncommon, double cancers such as synchronous oesophageal and kidney cancer have been rarely reported in medical history, said the doctors at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 can lead to cognitive, behavioural problems: Study
Rome, June 21 (IANS) Patients hospitalised for Covid-19 are likely to suffer from cognitive and behavioural problems for months after being discharged, according to a new study presented at the seventh Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) on Monday, asserting the need for a longer-term follow up.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
K'taka aims to be Covid free by year-end: Health Minister
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) As part of the plan to make the state Covid free by December end, Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar said on Monday that the state government has launched a massive vaccination drive to inoculate anywhere between 5 and 7 lakh people on a single day.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
'WHO M-Yoga' app aims to help spread yoga world over
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Termed as a 'great example' of the fusion of modern technology, the 'WHO M-Yoga' app launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the oaccasion of International Day of Yoga on Monday aims to help spread yoga around the world and contribute to the efforts of the 'One World, One Health' motto.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
528 inmates of Mizoram orphanage test positive for Covid
Aizawl, June 21 (IANS) Triggering fresh concerns, as many as 528 inmates of an orphanage-cum-rehabilitation centre in Mizoram have tested positive for Covid-19, officials said on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Health/Medicine
Now NIOS diploma course in Yogic Science opening job avenues
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) On the occasion of International Day of Yoga, the central government introduced National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) Diploma course in Yogic Science to help those who pass out of the course to become a job provider rather than a job seeker.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Active caseload drops below 60K in Andhra, tally 18.5 lakh
Amaravati, June 21 (IANS) The number of active Covid cases dropped below the 60,000-mark in Andhra Pradesh to 58,140 on Monday, even as the state reported 2,620 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking its overall Covid tally past the 18.5 lakh-mark.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Yoga scientific, need not be linked to spiritualism: Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, June 21 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that modern day yoga is a proven scientific activity and need not be linked to spiritualism or to any one religion.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Goa courts to function on normal basis after Covid cases decline
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) The Goa government on Monday directed all courts, state government-appointed commissions and quasi-judicial authorities to start functioning on a "normal basis" in wake of the decline in Covid-19 cases in the state.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Inflammatory syndrome post-Covid rare but possible in adults
Toronto, June 21 (IANS) Multisystem inflammatory syndrome is rare but possible in adults who recover from Covid-19, say researchers. The condition has, so far, been detected only in children.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
MTC resumes bus services in Chennai, occupancy low
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) The Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) resumed operations of its bus services in Chennai on Monday after the government announced various relaxations amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Amarnath Yatra cancelled in wake of Covid-19 pandemic
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) The annual Amarnath Yatra would be symbolic only this year, in wake of the Covid pandemic, but all the traditional religious rituals will be performed at the cave shrine as per practice, the J&K government decided on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Yoga helps improve respiratory health, immunity post Covid: Experts
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Yoga has long been known as a holistic medium to achieve health and wellbeing. The Covid-19 pandemic has further put the spotlight on the myriad benefits of yoga.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
CCMB lab releases guidelines for Covid testing in zoo animals
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) With Covid-19 cases reported in zoo animals in India last month, the Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES) of the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, has released guidelines for Covid-19 investigation in captive animals.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Environment/Wildlife
Researchers discover extraocular light sensing system in flatworms
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) In what could be the light at the end of the proverbial tunnel, a research team from Department of Biochemistry, School of Life Sciences at University of Hyderabad (UoH), has demonstrated that an eye-independent system (extraocular) lining the periphery of the worm's body allows even a headless flatworm to move like an intact worm with incredible coordination.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Hs PM-headed NDMA decided on compensation for Covid victims, asks SC
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Central government, whether the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), which is headed by the Prime Minster, has taken any decision not pay Rs 4 lakh compensation to families of those who succumbed to Covid.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Centre begins Covid vax awareness campaign to allay fears
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) With increasing hesitancy among people towards Covid-19 vaccination in remote and rural areas of the country, the Central government on Monday started a campaign to make aware people and assuage rumours being spread about the ongoing vaccination exercise against the deadly pandemic.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Delta strain predominated during second wave: PGI Chandigarh
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) Delta (B.1.617.2) and Alpha variants (B.1.1.7) were found to be present in the second wave of coronavirus among 61 and 30 per cent, respectively, of the samples sent for whole genome sequencing, PGI Hospital Director Jagat Ram said on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Mahoba first UP district to be corona free
Lucknow, June 21 (IANS) Mahoba district in Uttar Pradesh has become the first district in the state to be completely Covid-free.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Edtech startup Testbook preparing millions for top govt, pvt jobs (Ld)
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) With school and college education being offered remotely amid the pandemic in India, the next challenge is to prepare students for the government and private sector jobs from the confines of their homes, and edtech startup Testbook has built an e-learning platform which is now joined by more than 1.8 crore students to explore top-level openings.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine,Education
Covid infections in US will surge if vax rates lag: Ex-FDA chief
Washington, June 21 (IANS) The Delta variant, which currently accounts for at least 10 per cent of all the confirmed coronavirus cases in the US, could spur a surge of infections in the country during fall, if 75 per cent of the country's eligible population is not vaccinated, former Food and Drug Administration chief Scott Gottlieb said.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Brain-dead TN man gives new lease of life to 2
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) A brain-dead young male aged 27 saved two patients at the MGM Healthcare here with his organs.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
China's Guangdong reports new local Covid case
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) China's Guangdong province reported one new locally-transmitted confirmed Covid-19 case, the National Health Commission said on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Andhra opens vaccination for all above 18 from today
Amaravati, June 21 (IANS) Starting Monday, all people above 18 years of age are eligible for vaccination in Andhra Pradesh as the government has made arrangements for the same.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Mask-wearing can increase struggles with social anxiety
Toronto, June 21 (IANS) Masks have become an integral part of life due to Covid-19. However, people who struggle with social anxiety might experience increased distress related to mask-wearing during and even after the pandemic, finds a study.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Canada,National,Health/Medicine
UK scientists warn of 'miserable winter' due to new viruses
London, June 21 (IANS) British scientists have warned of a "pretty miserable winter" in the UK this year due to new respiratory viruses likely to emerge, with further lockdowns a possibility.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Vietnam receives China's Sinopharm vaccines
Hanoi, June 21 (IANS) Vietnam has received a fresh batch of China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines as part of the country's efforts to fight the worst wave of the pandemic.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
India records 53,256 new Covid cases, lowest since March 24
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Covid-19 cases in India continued to witness a declining trend with the country recording 53,256 new cases, lowest since March 24. In the same time span, 1,422 fatalities were reported, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
As curfew eases, Yogi asks cops to be on vigil
Lucknow, June 21 (IANS) As curfew restrictions are being further relaxed from Monday in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked the police to step up patrolling and not let crowds gather in large numbers.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 178.4mn
Washington, June 21 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 178.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.86 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
ITBP performs Yoga at 18,000ft icy heights of Ladakh
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel, deployed at India-China border, performed Yoga at the icy height of 18,000 feet at the snow covered Himalayan peaks on the Indian-China border on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Yoga remains a ray of hope amid Covid crisis: Modi
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) At a time when the entire world has been fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said people's enthusiasm for Yoga Day has not diminished and Yoga remained a ray of hope amid the crisis.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Yoga helps boosting immunity: Haryana Governor
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) Extending wishes on International Yoga Day, Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya on Monday said the immunity of the body can be enhanced by performing regular yoga, exercises and 'pranayama'.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
UK scientists warn of 'miserable winter' due to new respiratory viruses
London, June 21 (IANS) British scientists on Sunday warned of "pretty miserable winter" ahead for the country due to likely emergence of new respiratory viruses, with further lockdowns a possibility.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
UK reports another 9,284 coronavirus cases
London, June 21 (IANS) Britain has reported another 9,284 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,630,040, according to official figures released on Sunday.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine