Tag: Covid 19 Pandemic

COVID-19 Updates From Around The Globe Today

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis from around the globe on Tuesday. Global COVID-19 cases top 7 mn: Johns Hopkins University The global number of COVID-19 cases has increased to over 7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 406,000, […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
India's Economy To Shrink By 3.2% In 2020-21, Worst Since 1979: World Bank

United Nations: As India reels from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Bank projects the country’s economy to shrink by 3.2 per cent in the current fiscal year, the worst performance since 1979. The Bank said on Monday that the world was facing its worst recession since World War II and per capita […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Indian Football
Indian Football Domestic Season To Begin On August 1

New Delhi: Indian football’s domestic season will begin from August 1 when the transfer window opens, two months later than normal times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a circular sent on Tuesday to all the state units, the AIFF said it has got clearance from the world body FIFA to hold the season from […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Coronavirus Pandemic: Latest Updates From Around The World

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the world like never before. Here are some updates on the COVID-19 cases and death toll from around the world on Thursday. Global COVID-19 cases top 7.3 mn: Johns Hopkins University The global number of COVID-19 cases has increased to over 7.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
COVID-19 Updates From Around The Globe

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis from around the globe on Tuesday. Global COVID-19 cases top 8 million The number of global confirmed COVID-19 cases has topped 8 million, reaching 8,003,021, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Covid-19 cases in India
Coronavirus Tally In Odisha Goes Past 4500-Mark, 174 More Test Positive For Covid-19

Bhubaneswar: Covid-19 cases continued its upward trend in Odisha with detection of 174 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the last 24 hours, the State I & PR Department informed on Thursday. The total number of coronavirus cases in the State has risen to 4512 which includes 1451 active cases. While 3047 patients have recuperated […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
WHO On Covid-19 Pandemic
Covid-19 Pandemic Entering 'New And Dangerous Phase', Warns WHO

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Covid-19 pandemic is entering a “new and dangerous” phase. Thursday saw the most cases in a single day reported to the WHO. Director-General of WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the day had seen 150,000 new cases with half of those coming from the Americas and […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
170 Signatories Endorse UN Ceasefire Appeal During COVID-19 Pandemic

United Nations: A total of 170 signatories have endorsed the UN’s appeal for a global ceasefire, and stand united against the global threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative, prompted by Malaysia, shows that a large majority of nations were now standing shoulder-to-shoulder with the global ceasefire call that Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made back in […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
'Harassed' By Police In Abduction Case, Man Commits Suicide In Cuttack
Suicides In Odisha: Collateral Damage Of Prolonged COVID19 Crisis?

Bhubaneswar: As Odisha is battling with the Covid-19 pandemic, another disconcerting pattern underscores the dark realities in these times of pandemic. In the last two months, the State has witnessed many cases of suicide as vulnerable individuals, unable to cope with the loss of near and dear ones are taking the extreme step. Subhadra Bhol […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Woman Health Worker Stabbed To Death By Husband In Odisha

Cuttack: Though tributes and gratitude are pouring in for health workers in these times of COVID-19 pandemic, a shocking incident was reported from the State after a nurse was allegedly stabbed by her husband in broad daylight at Mahura under Sadar police limits of Cuttack district. The victim, who was posted at Mahidharpada medical, has […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Downgrading Credit Rating Amid Pandemic Limits Policy Options: FM Sitharaman

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday made a strong case for rating agencies to refrain from frequent rating downgrades during the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic, which has put economies across the globe under stress and raised the need to increase spending even at the cost of enlarging deficits. Participating in the 3rd G20 […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Odisha doctor Tahseen Anwar
Frontliners In Pain: How Covid Crisis Hitting Doctors Amid Pandemic

Bhubaneswar: Like darkness beneath the lamp, video of a doctor in Odisha emotionally pleading the government to help his ailing mother struggling with Coronavirus is a perfect example of humanitarian crisis faced by these frontliners who are leading the battle against the pandemic. Tahseen Anwar, a doctor of Rourkela admitted her mother to a hospital […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
COVID-19 Scare In Odisha: Shunned Bodies Carried On Trolley For Cremation

Berhampur: Distancing among humans is the shield against the Coronavirus, but distancing ourselves from humanity will be our undoing; and it is arguably a disconcerting realisation that some are choosing this path oblivious of its pitfalls. Instances of bodies being carried on trolleys or ambulance denying service in Odisha underscores the importance of awareness in […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Winter Session Of Odisha Assembly Before Dec 31
Odisha Assembly Next Session Likely In September, Venue Change Also On The Cards

Bhubaneswar: As uncertainty looms large over holding the monsoon session of the Odisha Assembly amid COVID-19 pandemic, Speaker S N Patro on Tuesday said that plans are being made to conduct a session in September and if the situation does not permit, the proceedings might have to be carried out in an alternative venue. The […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
COVID-19 Pandemic: India Nears 13 Lakh Mark With Over 49K New Cases

New Delhi:  India on Friday recorded the highest single-day spike of almost 50,000 fresh Covid-19 cases in 24 hours taking the total tally to 12,87,945, with the death toll also crossing 30,000 mark, the Union Health Ministry data revealed. India recorded 49,310 fresh Covid-19 cases with 740 fresh deaths, the overall toll reached 30,601. But […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021