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Regular Ivermectin Use May Cut Risk Of Contracting Covid: Study

Regular Ivermectin Use May Cut Risk Of Contracting Covid: Study

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 11, 2021, New Delhi

Regular use of the oral antiparasitic drug ivermectin may significantly reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19, according to a review of available data by researchers who claim the medicine can help end the pandemic.

3.29 Lakh Fresh Covid Cases In India, 3,876 Deaths In 24 Hours: 10 Points

3.29 Lakh Fresh Covid Cases In India, 3,876 Deaths In 24 Hours: 10 Points

Reported by Parimal Kumar, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Tuesday May 11, 2021, New Delhi

Covid has infected 2.29 crore people in India, with 3.29 lakh fresh cases in the last 24 hour amid growing concerns of patients contracting a deadly fungal infection. The death count has touched 2,49,992 with 3,876 more people dying of the infection.

Encounter Breaks Out At Anantnag In Jammu And Kashmir

Encounter Breaks Out At Anantnag In Jammu And Kashmir

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 11, 2021

An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said.

Foxconn iPhone India Output Drops 50% Amid COVID Surge: Report

Foxconn iPhone India Output Drops 50% Amid COVID Surge: Report

Reuters | Tuesday May 11, 2021, Taipei

Production of the Apple iPhone 12 at a Foxconn factory in India has slumped by more than 50% because workers infected with COVID-19 have had to leave their posts, two sources told Reuters.

All 77 BJP MLAs In Bengal To Have Central Security Cover: Report

All 77 BJP MLAs In Bengal To Have Central Security Cover: Report

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 11, 2021, New Delhi

All the newly elected 77 BJP MLAs in West Bengal are being provided a cover of central security forces in view of potential threats to them, official sources said on Monday.

On National Technology Day Today, Quotes Of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam To Share

On National Technology Day Today, Quotes Of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam To Share

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Tuesday May 11, 2021

2021 National Technology Day: Today is National Technology Day. On this day in 1998, India carried out the Pokhran nuclear tests - a series of five explosions at the Indian Army's Pokhran Test Range. Dr APJ Abdul Kalam spearheaded the programme

'No Water For Husband... My <i>Dupatta</i> Yanked': Woman's 'Hospital Ordeal'

'No Water For Husband... My Dupatta Yanked': Woman's 'Hospital Ordeal'

Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Tuesday May 11, 2021, Patna

A woman trying to get her husband treated for COVID-19 at a private hospital in Bihar's Bhagalpur has accused a staff of harassment and doctors at the city's Glocal Hospital and two others - in Mayaganj and Patna - of negligence leading to his death

Mumbai Plans To Import Millions Of Vaccines To Avert Third Covid Wave

Mumbai Plans To Import Millions Of Vaccines To Avert Third Covid Wave

Dhwani Pandya, Bloomberg | Tuesday May 11, 2021

Authorities inMumbai are seeking to import millions of vaccine doses to help avert a third potential coronavirus wave.

Twitter Donates $15 Million For COVID-19 Relief In India

Twitter Donates $15 Million For COVID-19 Relief In India

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 11, 2021, Washington

Microblogging giant Twitter has donated USD 15 million to help address the COVID-19 crisis in India which is battling the unprecedented second wave of the deadly pandemic.

India Covid Latest News LIVE Updates: India Records 3,29,942 New Infections, 3,876 Deaths In 24 Hours

India Covid Latest News LIVE Updates: India Records 3,29,942 New Infections, 3,876 Deaths In 24 Hours

Tuesday May 11, 2021, New Delhi

The single-day rise in new coronavirus infections in India fell to 3.29 lakh after 14 days taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,29,92,517, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

Odisha Reports First Case Of 'Black Fungus' In Covid Patient: Official

Odisha Reports First Case Of 'Black Fungus' In Covid Patient: Official

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 11, 2021, Bhubaneswar

Odisha has detected its first case of mucormycosis or ''black fungus'' in a 71-year-old Covid patient with a known history of uncontrolled diabetes, officials said on Monday.

Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray On "Vaccinating Mumbai In 3 Weeks"

Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray On "Vaccinating Mumbai In 3 Weeks"

Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday May 11, 2021, New Delhi

Maharashtra - the state where COVID-19 took the maximum toll - is considering looking at the possibility of importing vaccines directly for the use of citizens in Mumbai, state minister Aaditya Thackeray told NDTV on Monday.

8,900 Oxygen Concentrators, 5,043 Cylinders Received As Foreign Aid: Centre

8,900 Oxygen Concentrators, 5,043 Cylinders Received As Foreign Aid: Centre

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 11, 2021, New Delhi

A total of 8,900 oxygen concentrators, 5,043 oxygen cylinders, 18 oxygen generation plants and about 3.4 lakh Remdesivir vials received as aid from foreign countries.

Hospital Chief In Jabalpur And VHP Leader Held For Fake Remdesivir Racket

Hospital Chief In Jabalpur And VHP Leader Held For Fake Remdesivir Racket

Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Tuesday May 11, 2021, Bhopal

The director of a hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur is among four persons arrested for procuring and administering fake Remdesivir, a drug used in the treatment of COVID-19.

Madhya Pradesh Village Barricades Itself From Outsiders To Stall COVID-19

Madhya Pradesh Village Barricades Itself From Outsiders To Stall COVID-19

Press Trust of India | Monday May 10, 2021, Indore

People of a village in Indore in Madhya Pradesh have come in for praise for disallowing the entry of outsiders as a measure to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, with videos of a minister and the district collector talking to them at a barrier point goin