06 Aug 2020
Delhi man arrested for raping 12-year-old; victim in ICU
A man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl was arrested in Delhi, the police said on Thursday. The minor underwent surgery after the brutal sexual assault which reportedly left her bleeding constantly.
04 Aug 2020
AIIMS vaccine trials: 80% volunteers found unfit for study
Nearly two weeks ago, AIIMS Delhi had started the Phase 1 human trial of COVAXIN — the first candidate vaccine developed indigenously in India to fight the spread of COVID-19.
04 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Twitter 'error' keeps users from tweeting, and more
In the updates since last night, Twitter drew flak for an error that restricted tweeting.
27 Jul 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Google sued for shady practices, and more
Over the weekend, another case was added to the list of lawsuits against Google.
26 Jul 2020
COVAXIN: First part of phase 1 trials complete; results encouraging
The first part of phase I trials of India's first indigenous COVID-19 vaccine candidate has completed and the results are said to be encouraging.
25 Jul 2020
As coronavirus cases surge, PM to meet CMs next week
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to convene a virtual meeting with Chief Ministers of all states on July 27, Monday, to discuss the coronavirus situation in their respective regions and the steps taken to mitigate the effect of the biggest health crisis in a century.
24 Jul 2020
AIIMS Delhi starts human trials of India's first COVID-19 vaccine
The All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in Delhi has started human trials of COVAXIN, the country's first indigenously developed vaccine to prevent the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19.
23 Jul 2020
AIIMS Nagpur develops smart band to monitor COVID-19 patients
In a bid to help with COVID-19 containment efforts, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Nagpur, has developed a smart wrist band.
21 Jul 2020
Delhi past its peak, is worst phase of pandemic over?
Delhi, that seemed to have lost the battle to coronavirus in June, changed its fortunes in the last couple of weeks and is showing a great deal of improvement.
19 Jul 2020
You can enroll for AIIMS's COVID-19 vaccine trials: Here's how
India's indigenous COVID-19 vaccine candidate, COVAXIN, is set to go into human trials at AIIMS Delhi.
19 Jul 2020
Coronavirus: 38,900+ cases in 24 hours; community spread feared
India has reported 38,902 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, its highest single-day spike thus far. The national tally now stands at 10,77,618 cases.
09 Jul 2020
Hindu family cremates Muslim-woman, AIIMS punishes staff for swapping bodies
The country's premier medical institute, AIIMS, has been receiving criticism for mixing up two bodies — sending the body of a Muslim woman to a Hindu family and vice versa.
04 Jul 2020
Over 22,000 coronavirus cases reported, India's biggest one-day jump ever
Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc across India, the latest data from Union Health Ministry confirms. In the last 24 hours, a record 22,771 fresh cases were recorded in India, taking the total tally to 6,48,315.
04 Jul 2020
COVID-19 symptoms but tested negative twice, 26-year-old doctor dies
A 26-year-old junior doctor, working in Delhi, passed away on Thursday at his hometown Rohtak, hours after telling his elder brother that he was confident he was infected with coronavirus. Surprisingly, he tested negative twice.
03 Jul 2020
Bihar: Father of groom, who died of coronavirus, booked
A few days ago, a wedding in Bihar turned into a funeral as the groom allegedly died of coronavirus, two days after he tied the knot. And now, in a recent development, the groom's father Ambika Chaudhary has been named in an FIR registered by Patna district administration.
02 Jul 2020
Government allows people above 65 to vote via postal ballots
In light of the coronavirus outbreak, the government has now allowed people over the age of 65 to vote by postal ballots.
02 Jul 2020
Expert committee to decide on conducting NEET, JEE-Main by tomorrow
Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Thursday said that an expert committee will decide on conducting the NEET and JEE exams by Friday.
01 Jul 2020
Rajasthan: Groom's family to pay for treatment after "super-spreader wedding"
A lavish wedding ceremony in Rajasthan's Bhilwara has given sleepless nights to officials, who are toiling day in and out to keep coronavirus cases to a minimum.
29 Jun 2020
Delhi is setting up plasma bank for treating COVID-19 patients
In light of a surge in the number of COVID-19 infections, Delhi is moving to set up a plasma bank.
28 Jun 2020
Delhi won't reach 5.5 lakh cases by July-end: Amit Shah
Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the number of coronavirus cases in Delhi will not reach 5.5 lakh by July-end, as previously estimated by the Delhi government on June 9.
26 Jun 2020
Delhi is now India's coronavirus capital: What all went wrong
In numerous media interactions and interviews, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated Delhi won't become New York, the global epicenter of coronavirus, or Mumbai for that matter, where the largest number of cases of COVID-19 were concentrated in India.
23 Jun 2020
CBSE's decision on scrapping pending Class XII exams likely tomorrow
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that a decision on the scrapping of the pending Class XII examinations will be taken by Wednesday evening.
15 Jun 2020
Amit Shah convenes all-party meeting to judge Delhi's coronavirus crisis
Union Home Minister Amit Shah started his week by chairing an important all-party meeting, called to assess the coronavirus situation in Delhi, which isn't making any positive headway.
14 Jun 2020
Kejriwal-Shah meet: Delhi's COVID-19 testing to be tripled
The Delhi and the central governments on Sunday held a crucial meeting as the number of coronavirus cases continue to rise in the national capital.
13 Jun 2020
After spending 18 days on ventilator, four-month-old beats coronavirus
Amid gloomy news items about the coronavirus pandemic, a story of hope and resilience was reported from Andhra Pradesh.
08 Jun 2020
Delhi's hospitals for Delhiites: List of documents needed for treatment
Delhi, which is seeing a worrying rise in coronavirus cases, has taken a "step" towards protecting its overwhelmed healthcare system by reserving beds in state-run and private hospitals only for residents, a move that has earned criticism for the AAP-led government.
05 Jun 2020
Beds and Delhi: Heartbreaking stories debunk Arvind Kejriwal's claims
As coronavirus cases continue to surge in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wants residents to trust the government. He has repeatedly said Delhi won't become the next New York as it's four steps ahead in this battle.
30 May 2020
Pragya Thakur in AIIMS, reveals BJP after 'missing' posters emerge
In Bhopal, the parliamentary constituency of BJP's controversial politician Pragya Singh Thakur, several "missing posters" were spotted on Friday, taking a swipe at her absence from the area when it is struggling with the coronavirus pandemic.
23 May 2020
Salman Khan's 'Ready' co-star Mohit Baghel dies at age 26
Actor Mohit Baghel died on Saturday in his hometown Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.
21 May 2020
Coronavirus: 3,434 dead in India; 5 states record biggest spikes
On Wednesday, the number of coronavirus infections in India surged past 1.12 lakh, with an uptick of over 5,200 new COVID-19 cases. The death toll in the outbreak also stood at 3,434.
11 May 2020
Former PM Manmohan Singh stable, shifted out of ICU: Reports
Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who was admitted to AIIMS last night, is stable and has been shifted out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), multiple reports said on Monday.
10 May 2020
Former PM Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS: Details here
In a recent development, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been admitted to Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), after he complained of chest pain. He is under observation at cardio-thoracic ward of the hospital.
09 May 2020
Coronavirus will peak in India in July end: WHO envoy
According to the World Health Organization's special COVID-19 envoy, Dr. David Nabarro, India's quick decisions helped it contain the coronavirus spread but that doesn't mean the worst is over.
08 May 2020
People must learn to live with coronavirus, says Health Ministry
On Friday, the Health Ministry urged Indians to learn to live with the coronavirus.
08 May 2020
Coronavirus: 1,888 dead in India; Delhi records biggest spike again
India has reported over 56,000 cases of COVID-19 and a death toll of 1,888, as per data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics till late-Thursday.
07 May 2020
Coronavirus outbreak likely to peak in June-July, says AIIMS Director
The Director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Dr. Randeep Guleria, on Thursday said that the coronavirus outbreak will likely peak in India in June-July.
07 May 2020
How the Visakhapatnam gas leak happened: A timeline
A tragic incident unfolded in Visakhapatnam early Thursday morning when a gas leaked from a chemical plant in the city.
26 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Delhi's Hindu Rao Hospital closed after nurse tests positive
A civic hospital in North Delhi was closed on Saturday after a nurse tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
23 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India 'flattens the curve'; COVID-19 growth now 'linear'
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday said that India has flattened the curve of the coronavirus outbreak.
20 Apr 2020
Yogi Adityanath won't attend father's funeral due to coronavirus lockdown
This morning, Anand Singh Bisht, the father of Yogi Adityanth passed away at AIIMS Delhi and the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh has declared he will not be attending the last rites due to the ongoing coronavirus lockdown.