Health Ministry revises home treatment protocol for mild COVID cases; here’s all you should know

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry has issued revised guidelines for home isolation for patients with mild or asymptomatic symptoms. The new revised guidelines said, "Patient under home isolation will stand discharged and end isolation after at least 10 days have passed from onset of symptoms (or from date of sampling for asymptomatic cases) and no fever for 3 days. There is no need for testing after the home isolation period...

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COVID-19 surge in India heartbreaking; US determined to help: Harris

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Washington: Describing the surge of COVID-19 infections and deaths in India as ‘nothing short of heartbreaking’, Vice President Kamala Harris said Friday that the country's welfare is critically important to the United States. Pledging that the Biden administration is determined to help India in its hour of need, Harris said that the entire government machinery has been galvanised to help the country in this hour of crisis. India is struggling with...

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US financial markets heading for biggest inflation scare since early 1980s: Greed and Fear

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New Delhi: It is interesting that FAANG stocks still look like they have peaked out against the S&P500 despite the fantastic quarterly earnings reported by these companies last week, according to "Greed and Fear". Jefferies analyst Christopher Wood, in his stock market commentary "Greed and Fear" said in a funny kind of way, the better the numbers these companies report, the more it is a sign of their control of the...

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India’s sovereign rating to remain at current level for next 2 years: S&P

New Delhi: S&P Global Ratings Friday said India's credit rating would be retained at the current level for the next two years, and the country will see a slightly faster pace of growth in the next couple of years that will support its sovereign rating. The US-based rating agency, however, said that the second wave of COVID may derail a strong recovery in the Indian economy, but its economic impact would...

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160 illegal migrants voluntarily deported from Libya

Tripoli: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that it has deported 160 illegal migrants from Libya to their home country Bangladesh this week. "IOM this week facilitated the safe return of 160 Bangladeshi migrants stranded in Libya via its Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) program," Xinhua news agency quoted the UN agency as saying in a statement ...

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Canadian city lights up for India as 3,000 ventilators sent to Delhi

Toronto: Authorities in Canada's Ontario province dispatched 3,000 locally made ventilators to New Delhi, even as the Indian-dominated city of Brampton illuminated its city hall with the Tricolour in solidarity with the people of India. Ontario Premier Doug Ford and his economic development minister Victor Fedeli joined Indian consul general Apoorva Srivastava and others in flagging off...

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Naveen exempts rent of Odisha Bhawan in Mumbai  

Bhubaneswar: In a goodwill gesture, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday directed to exempt the rent of Odisha Bhawan at Navi Mumbai, which was being used by the civic body as a quarantine centre for doctors and health workers. Since April 2020, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has been using the Odisha Bhawan as a quarantine centre...

Man dies by suicide, wife succumbs to COVID in Bargarh

Man dies by suicide, wife succumbs to COVID in Bargarh

Bijepur: A man from Bargarh district Friday ended his life after his wife tested positive for COVID-19. Few hours after being shifted to a COVID hospital, the wife too breathed her last. This shocking news was reported from Satabandha village under Bijepur police limits in Bargarh district Friday. The police informed that ‘Nishtha Parivar’, a Bargarh based...

Hockey Olympian Ravinder Pal Singh succumbs to COVID

Lucknow: Hockey Olympian and a member of Indian team that won gold medal at the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games, Ravinder Pal Singh passed away in a Lucknow hospital Saturday morning due to Covid-related complications. He was 65. Singh, who played as centre-half and also represented the country at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, had been in hospital...

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OMCs go on pause mode as petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged

New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices in the country remained unchanged Saturday as oil marketing companies (OMCs) decided to pause the daily revision process and closely study global oil price movement before effecting any change in the domestic market. Accordingly, petrol price remained at previous days level of Rs 91.27 a litre and diesel Rs 81.73 a...

Sans Basudha Yojana, tribals feed on creek water in Sambalpur

Naktideul: With the onset of summer, drinking water crisis has affected many tribal-dominated pockets under Naktideul block in Sambalpur district. As people fail to get adequate quantities of water from tube wells, they are compelled to meet their water requirements from pits in a creek, a report said. Under the Basudha Yojana, drinking water is provided to...

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Hong Kong to reduce quarantine period for vaccinated visitors

Hong Kong: Hong Kong will shorten the quarantine period from May 12 for inbound visitors who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Travellers will face varied arrangements depending on their places of departure as public health authorities have divided overseas areas into five categories based on the severity of the pandemic, the Hong Kong government said on...

Instagram head apologises for bug that deleted story posts

New Delhi: Facebook-owned Instagram has apologised for a technical bug that deleted the story posts by millions of users, including social activists, globally. @@@@@@@ Instagram Head Adam Mosseri said in a tweet Friday that the platform experienced a technical bug, which impacted millions of people's stories, highlights and archives around the world. "For people impacted by this...

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