Who is Tucker Carlson and why did Putin talk to him?

NEW DELHI: Tucker Carlson, a polarising figure in American media circles, recently sat down for an interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin. At 54, Carlson made history as the first Western journalist to have such a conversation with Putin since Russia’s involvement in Ukraine nearly two years ago. But who exactly is Tucker Carlson, and […]

India must not let its guard down against Covid-19

India's support for global initiatives ensuring fair and affordable access to vaccines, diagnostics, and therapeutics worldwide is crucial.

Assam CM Himanta most followed X account in Northeast, 9th most followed CM

Himanta Biswa Sarma is the 15th Chief Minister of Assam. On 10 May 2021, Sarma was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Assam, succeeding his colleague Sarbananda Sonowal. His X followers have grown 120% since he assumed the CM office demonstrating the popularity he has enjoyed both online and offline.

India sees spike in JN.1 sub-variant cases amid persistent new year COVID-19 challenges

The total number of active COVID cases in the country has now reached 4,394, with a notable increase in the prevalence of the JN.1 sub-variant.

India reports 798 new COVID-19 cases; JN.1 sub-variant emerges in 9 states

The active caseload now stands at 4,091, according to the ministry's morning bulletin.

Noida reports first case of Covid-19 in Delhi NCR

NEW DELHI: Noida registered its first case of coronavirus when a 44-year-old individual returning from Nepal tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. Given the recent surge in Covid-19 cases across India, his sample has been forwarded for genome sequencing. According to Dr Sunil Sharma, the Chief Medical Officer of Gautam Buddh Nagar, the patient resides […]

Chandigarh Administration mandates masks, self-isolation amid rising cases

NEW DELHI: In response to a surge in COVID-19 cases, particularly the rapid spread of the JN.1 sub-variant in states like Goa and Kerala, the Chandigarh administration has issued guidelines to curb the rising infection rates.   With India reporting 21 new cases of the JN.1 sub-variant, Chandigarh officials have mandated the wearing of masks […]

Kerala reports 292 new COVID cases, 3 deaths

NEW DELHI: Kerala has registered 292 new active cases of COVID-19 and three deaths on December 19, as reported by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The total number of active cases in the state now stands at 2,041, while the cumulative death toll since the onset of the pandemic three years ago has […]

Arunachal student attacked, abused with ‘ching chong’ slur in Delhi

What began as verbal abuse escalated into a physical confrontation when a group of locals arrived on a motorbike and viciously assaulted the student with a knife, targeting his neck, forehead, and face.

All you need to know about Nipah Virus

Nipah Virus does not spread as quickly as the Covid-19 but is more deadly than coronavirus.