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As coronavirus cases spike, India starts easing lockdown restrictions

01 Jun 2020

As coronavirus cases spike, India starts easing lockdown restrictions

As the fourth phase of India's nationwide lockdown ended, the number coronavirus infectious surged past 1.9 lakh.

'Mahabharat' actor Satish Kaul (Lord Indra) appeals for financial help

22 May 2020

'Mahabharat' actor Satish Kaul (Lord Indra) appeals for financial help

Veteran actor Satish Kaul, who has acted in more than 300 Hindi and Punjabi movies and shows including BR Chopra's iconic series Mahabharat, has been severely affected by the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown.

TV actor Ashiesh Roy hospitalized, seeks financial aid on Facebook

19 May 2020

TV actor Ashiesh Roy hospitalized, seeks financial aid on Facebook

Veteran television actor Ashiesh Roy is admitted to the ICU (Intensive care unit) of a Mumbai hospital.

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 2,542; Maharashtra tally crosses 25,000

14 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 2,542; Maharashtra tally crosses 25,000

India on Wednesday reported 3,700 new cases of COVID-19, taking its total tally past 78,000. The nationwide death toll also stood at 2,542 on Wednesday.

Former PM Manmohan Singh stable, shifted out of ICU: Reports

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.

People must learn to live with coronavirus, says Health Ministry

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.

Mumbai: Doctor sexually assaults 44-year-old male COVID-19 patient

04 May 2020

Mumbai: Doctor sexually assaults 44-year-old male COVID-19 patient

In a shocking incident, a 34-year-old doctor has been accused of sexually assaulting a 44-year-old male coronavirus patient in Mumbai's Wockhardt Hospital on May 1. The accused has now been sacked by the posh medical facility.

Irrfan Khan, 53, passes away after battling illness for long

29 Apr 2020

Irrfan Khan, 53, passes away after battling illness for long

Irrfan Khan, Bollywood's celebrated actor whose was the favorite of one and all, passed away on Wednesday, a day after he was admitted to the ICU unit of Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai.

Irrfan Khan admitted to ICU of Mumbai hospital

28 Apr 2020

Irrfan Khan admitted to ICU of Mumbai hospital

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Mumbai's Kokilaben Hospital, after his health suddenly deteriorated, various media reports said on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: India 'flattens the curve'; COVID-19 growth now 'linear'

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.

How Telangana put together a 1,500-bed hospital in 20 days

22 Apr 2020

How Telangana put together a 1,500-bed hospital in 20 days

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Telangana government has established a 1,500-bed hospital dedicated to patients of COVID-19.

Elon Musk says he delivered ventilators, hospitals disagree

20 Apr 2020

Elon Musk says he delivered ventilators, hospitals disagree

A month ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk had promised ventilators, the life-saving equipment required for pumping breathable air into sick patients' lungs, to hospitals overwhelmed with COVID-19 cases in California.

Yogi Adityanath won't attend father's funeral due to coronavirus lockdown

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.

Coronavirus: No relaxation of lockdown in Delhi, says Kejriwal

19 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: No relaxation of lockdown in Delhi, says Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that there will be no relaxation of the lockdown in the national capital.

Bill Gates on COVID-19 response: We are in 'uncharted territory'

13 Apr 2020

Bill Gates on COVID-19 response: We are in 'uncharted territory'

From Italy to India, several countries are reeling due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kanika Kapoor discharged from hospital after testing negative for COVID-19

06 Apr 2020

Kanika Kapoor discharged from hospital after testing negative for COVID-19

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor (41) has been discharged from a Lucknow hospital.

Kanika Kapoor tests COVID-19 positive for fifth time; condition stable

31 Mar 2020

Kanika Kapoor tests COVID-19 positive for fifth time; condition stable

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) disease for the fifth consecutive time.

Coronavirus: How Railways plans to use train coaches as isolation-wards

28 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: How Railways plans to use train coaches as isolation-wards

With all passenger trains suspended amid a 21-day nationwide lockdown, the Indian Railways has converted a train coach into a prototype isolation ward in New Delhi for patients of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

AIIMS likely to use prototype ventilators for COVID-19 patients

26 Mar 2020

AIIMS likely to use prototype ventilators for COVID-19 patients

As COVID-19 pandemic continues to claim lives around the world, one major problem has come to the fore - shortage of ventilators.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Italian club Roma to fund ICU ventilators and beds

21 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Italian club Roma to fund ICU ventilators and beds

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a worldwide catastrophe with over 11,000 deaths reported.

How China acted against whistleblowers who spoke against coronavirus handling

20 Mar 2020

How China acted against whistleblowers who spoke against coronavirus handling

China, the home to coronavirus, wants to hijack the narrative surrounding the deadly disease, that has killed over 8,000 globally and infected over 2 lakh. President Xi Jinping wants the world to believe his regime had control of the situation.

Coronavirus: Study predicts 22L deaths in US, 5L in UK

18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Study predicts 22L deaths in US, 5L in UK

A week ago, United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson's message to countrymen regarding coronavirus was to wash hands and he suggested isolation for seven days to those who developed symptoms.

Italy is on knees: Woman's post on coronavirus goes viral

12 Mar 2020

Italy is on knees: Woman's post on coronavirus goes viral

With Italy emerging as the European epicenter of coronavirus, an American named Cristina Higgins, who stays in Bergamo, described on Facebook what the situation looks like on the ground.

Coronavirus: Rajasthan doctor placed in isolation after returning from China

27 Jan 2020

Coronavirus: Rajasthan doctor placed in isolation after returning from China

Amid a global coronavirus scare, a doctor in Rajasthan has been placed under medical supervision after showing symptoms of an infection.

Shabana Azmi is sedated but coherent, says Boney Kapoor

20 Jan 2020

Shabana Azmi is sedated but coherent, says Boney Kapoor

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who is currently admitted in the ICU at Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, is under sedation but coherent and talking normally, shared film producer Boney Kapoor, who visited her at the hospital.

Anaj Mandi: Five tragic fire accidents in Delhi-NCR this year

08 Dec 2019

Anaj Mandi: Five tragic fire accidents in Delhi-NCR this year

On Sunday morning, 43 people lost their lives in a tragic blaze that erupted at a factory on Rani Jhansi road in Delhi's Anaj Mandi area.

Dimple Kapadia quashes health rumors, says her mother is hospitalized

17 Nov 2019

Dimple Kapadia quashes health rumors, says her mother is hospitalized

Veteran actor Dimple Kapadia has dismissed rumors of her ill health, and said that it's actually her mother Betty who has been hospitalized. However, her health has improved now, she added.

At Bachchans' Diwali party, SRK saves Aishwarya's manager from fire

30 Oct 2019

At Bachchans' Diwali party, SRK saves Aishwarya's manager from fire

There are innumerable reasons to love Shah Rukh Khan, and he has given yet another. The Bollywood superstar became a knight in shining armor at a Diwali party recently, hosted by Amitabh Bachchan and his family.

Boxer Patrick Day fights for life after enduring lethal blow

14 Oct 2019

Boxer Patrick Day fights for life after enduring lethal blow

US boxer Patrick Day is in an extremely critical condition after suffering a brutal knockout punch from Charles Conwell in his super welterweight bout in Chicago on Saturday.

BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley passes away at 66

24 Aug 2019

BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley passes away at 66

In a distressing piece of news, former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away today. He was 66.

Veteran music composer Khayyam passes away due to lung infection

19 Aug 2019

Veteran music composer Khayyam passes away due to lung infection

Renowned music composer Mohammed Zahur Khayyam, who is known for his work in Kabhi Kabhie, Umrao Jaan etc., passed away today in Mumbai. He was 92.

BJP minister pays 'homage' to Jaitley, observes 'two-minutes silence'. What?

15 Aug 2019

BJP minister pays 'homage' to Jaitley, observes 'two-minutes silence'. What?

In a shocking incident, a minister of Gujarat state government paid homage to BJP leader and former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at a function on August 10, reports TOI.

Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS; Modi, Shah pay a visit

10 Aug 2019

Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS; Modi, Shah pay a visit

Former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader, Arun Jaitley, was on Friday admitted to Delhi's AIIMS after he complained of palpitations and restlessness.

Veteran music composer Khayyam in ICU, suffering from lung infection

09 Aug 2019

Veteran music composer Khayyam in ICU, suffering from lung infection

Padma Bhushan recipient and renowned music composer Khayyam was rushed to a Mumbai hospital few days back following a lung infection.

Salman pays 'Dabangg 3' co-star's medical expenses, latter overwhelmed

08 Aug 2019

Salman pays 'Dabangg 3' co-star's medical expenses, latter overwhelmed

Salman Khan's Dabangg 3 co-star Dadhi Pandey, who had suffered a heart attack lately, thanked the superstar for his help in the hour of need.

Mumbai: Four men rape 19-year-old on her birthday, case registered

03 Aug 2019

Mumbai: Four men rape 19-year-old on her birthday, case registered

In a horrendous incident, a 19-year-old girl was raped by four men on her birthday in Mumbai, last month.

Explained: Why are doctors protesting the National Medical Commission Bill

30 Jul 2019

Explained: Why are doctors protesting the National Medical Commission Bill

Starting 6 AM on Wednesday, all non-emergency medical services across the nation will remain shut for 24 hours, courtesy a protest called by the Indian Medical Association.

Jailed Saravana Bhavan owner Rajagopal suffers heart attack; condition critical

15 Jul 2019

Jailed Saravana Bhavan owner Rajagopal suffers heart attack; condition critical

Saravana Bhavan restaurant chain owner P Rajagopal, who is convicted and sentenced to a life term in a murder case, suffered a heart attack on Saturday.

Assam: 21 die due to Japanese Encephalitis, hospitals on toes

03 Jul 2019

Assam: 21 die due to Japanese Encephalitis, hospitals on toes

In Assam, 21 people have died due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE), prompting the Union Health Ministry to dispatch a four-member team to take stock of the situation.

No link between encephalitis deaths and skeletons, says Muzaffarpur DM

23 Jun 2019

No link between encephalitis deaths and skeletons, says Muzaffarpur DM

In Bihar's Muzaffarpur, the state-run Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) is dealing with the acute crisis of encephalitis, which has claimed the lives of more than 100 kids.