Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday criticised the Union government over differential pricing of Covishield vaccine, saying the Centre getting it at Rs 150 per dose and states at Rs 400 is no cooperative federalism.
The Uttarakhand High Court has asked the state government to publish the standard operating procedures for the forthcoming Chardham yatra in view of the rising COVID-19 cases.
Shankha Ghosh, legendary Bengali poet and litterateur, died on Wednesday. An era in Bengali literature came to an end with the death Shankha Ghosh. He was suffering from COVID-19 for about a week
Twenty-two COVID-19 patients died today due to lack of oxygen in Nashik, the district's collector told NDTV, after an oxygen tanker leaked outside a hospital in the Maharashtra city causing oxygen supply to be halted for around 30 minutes.
India has become the fastest country to administer 13 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses, taking just 95 days to do so, the Union Health Ministry said today.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday held the BJP responsible for the "medical catastrophe" in the country and urged the people of West Bengal to speak for the entire nation while voting in the ongoing assembly polls.
After the centre announced Rs. 4,500 crore to boost production of the Covaxin and Covishield vaccines, Serum Institute of India says it has borrowed from banks to begin ramp-up of its vaccine immediately instead of waiting for the government's aid.
Made-in-India COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin, neutralises multiple variants of SARS-CoV-2 and effectively works against the double mutant strain as well, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said today.
A 51-year-old Mumbai doctor died of COVID-19 late on Monday night merely hours after posting a parting message on Facebook. Dr Manisha Jadhav was the Chief Medical Officer at Sewri TB Hospital in the city.
Uttar Pradesh is facing oxygen shortage because of Delhi government's move to take extra oxygen from supplier INOX, sources in Uttar Pradesh government has told NDTV.
Ram Navami 2021: Few devotees were seen at the Ashtabhuja Mata Mandir in Varanasi on Wednesday to offer prayers on Ram Navami. Chaitra Navratri comes to an end with Ram Navami today
As Sushil Kumar Srivastava's breathlessness worsened, his family bundled the 70-year-old into a car and drove him to a hospital in Lucknow, where he tested positive for the coronavirus.
Covishield will be sold at Rs 400 a shot to states and Rs 600 to private hospitals, the Serum Institute of India (SII) said today, days ahead of a new round of vaccinations from May 1 that will include all above 18.
Amid the COVID-19 surge, Air India has cancelled all its flights from and to the United Kingdom from April 24 to 30 after the UK added India to its travel "red list".