India  /  Published 13.01.22

Delhi: Jab centres in schools

  The Delhi government has directed its officials to open temporary vaccination centres for children in the age group 15-18 years in its 20 schools where health clinics are operational. The vac...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 11.01.22

Anti-jab protests in Europe

Cities across Germany braced for major protests against coronavirus restrictions on Monday, and a tough new vaccine requirement came into force in Italy as governments across Europe continued to tight...
By New York Times News Service

Opinion  /  Published 10.01.22

Same mistakes: Omicron wave

Something, as the adage goes, is better than nothing. The Election Commission has banned physical rallies in the five-poll bound states till January 15. This decision is welcome, given that India, uns...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 07.01.22

Jab: India crosses 150-cr mark

The Covid vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed the 100-crore mark on October 21, leading to celebratory events in various parts of the country. According to health ministry officials, ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Harry Potter reunion was a missed opportunity

Broken spell Sir — ‘Pottermania’ gripped the world, once again, when the franchise released its reunion special, Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts, on New Year&rsquo...
By The Telegraph


World  /  Published 04.01.22

Covid spike & rays of hope

The coronavirus is spreading faster than ever at the start of 2022, but the last days of 2021 brought some encouraging news about the latest wave of infections. With growing evidence that the omicron...
By New York Times News Service in New York

Opinion  /  Published 03.01.22

Slowpoke: vaccine mess

Yet another promise — or was it a jumla? — made by the Narendra Modi government has been broken. The Centre had pledged, no less to the Supreme Court, that the process of inoculating ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 28.12.21

India may see spurt in Covid growth rate

India may see a spurt in the Covid-19 growth rate within days and head into an intense but short-lived virus wave as the highly-infectious omicron variant moves through the crowded nation of almost 1....
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.12.21

2007 cut-off for kids to get jabs

Children whose birth year is 2007 or earlier will be eligible for Covid-19 vaccines from January 3, the Union health ministry said on Monday, releasing guidelines for kids’ immunisation and boos...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

News  /  Published 27.12.21

Bengal reworks vaccine maths, no estimate of 60-plus people suffering from comorbidities

About 1.05 crore Covid jabs will be required to give booster doses to frontline and healthcare workers, and vaccinate those in the 15-18 age group in Bengal, an official of the state government said o...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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