Covid Deaths
India  /  Published 28.01.22

Covid: 2.5 lakh cases, 627 deaths

With 2,51,209 people testing positive for the coronavirus infection in a day, India's total tally of cases increased to over 4.06 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Frid...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.01.22

Covid: 3 lakh cases in India

  India logged 3,33,533 new coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 3,92,37,264, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday. The active cases have...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.01.22

Covid: Over 3 lakh new cases in India

India added 3,37,704 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 3,89,03,731, which includes 10,050 cases of the Omicron variant, according to Union health ministry data upd...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.01.22

India Covid death toll could be 6mn: US study

The all-India death toll from Covid-19 could be around 6 million, according to a study that examined extremely closely the number of people who fell sick and who succumbed to the pandemic in the Chenn...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.01.22

Covid: 10 more deaths in state

Recoveries outnumbered new cases in the last 24 hours in Jharkhand, according to the state health department's Covid bulletin on Thursday, but 10 more deaths were recorded during the sam...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


India  /  Published 20.01.22

SC cracks the whip on Covid death ex gratia

The Supreme Court on Wednesday chastised the states for rejecting the monetary claims by thousands of families that had lost members to Covid and ordered the governments to directly reach out to orpha...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.11.21

Covid: Bodies found rotting for 15 months

In a heart-wrenching incident, the bodies of two COVID-19 victims, who died in July 2020, are "rotting" in the Employees' State Insurance Corporation Hospital mortuary in the city for th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bengaluru

India  /  Published 25.11.21

Congress fights for Covid relief

The Modi government had told the Supreme Court it could not pay Rs 4 lakh as Covid compensation in response to a petition seeking the sum assured to victims of disaster under the Disaster Management A...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.21

Bengal reports 854 new Covid cases

Bengal on Thursday reported 854 new Covid-19 infections, 813 recoveries and 13 deaths, resulting in a rise by 28 in its active cases to 7,973. Calcutta reported 236 new infections and two deaths on T...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 24.10.21

Buddha and the breath of death

Prince Siddhartha saw a corpse for the first time when he was 29. He learnt that death is inevitable, a fate that befalls everyone. Thereafter, he went on to change the world as the Buddha. But for or...
By Prasun Chaudhuri


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