EXPLAINED: New Cricket Rules Which Will Come Into Force From October 1

The Marylebone Cricket Club made a few changes to its Code of Laws pertaining to international cricket in March, which will come into effect from October 1, 2022.

Asia Cup: India’s Head Coach Dravid Tests COVID-19 Positive

India’s head coach Rahul Dravid has tested positive for COVID-19 and has not travelled with the team to Dubai for the Asia Cup. He is kept under supervision and will join the team once he recuperates. “Team India Head Coach Rahul Dravid has tested positive for COVID-19 in a routine test conducted ahead of the […]

Cooperative Federalism Got Us Through COVID Pandemic: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: The collective efforts of all the states and the spirit of cooperative federalism got us through the COVID-19 pandemic, said Prime minister Narendra Modi at the 7th NITI Aayog Governing Council meeting in Delhi on Sunday. “Every State played a crucial role according to its strength and contributed to India’s fight against COVID. […]

Be Alert Against Covid, Monkeypox: Raj Health Min 

JAIPUR: Ringing the warning bell against COVID and Monkeypox viruses, Rajasthan Health minister Parsadi Lal Meena on Wednesday directed the officials to be vigilant against the two. Calling for an extensive sampling of seasonal diseases, Meena said that patients with fever, cough and cold should also be tested for Covid. For the prevention of seasonal […]

Delhi CM Requests People To Get Booster Dose

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has appealed to the people to get their booster dose as soon as possible if they have completed their six months of the time period of administering the second dose. He also informed that the booster or precautionary dose is being given free of cost by the government. […]

COVID Rising: Docs Say People Are ‘Self Doctoring’

NEW DELHI: While Union health minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya directed officials to focus on surveillance and Genome Sequencing and to monitor hospitalisation amid rising cases of COVID-19 in the country, health experts feel that the actual numbers may be much more as people are self-doctoring. Dr Mandaviya held a high-level review meeting following an escalation […]

Covid Not Over, Warns Union Health Minister

NEW DELHI: With reports of a surge in COVID cases, Union health minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday said that the COVID is not over yet. The ministry has registered 8,084 new cases in the last 24 hours. Speaking at a review meeting with the state health ministers on the present status and progress under […]

Survey Finds COVID Cases Underreported By 40% In Delhi-NCR

  NEW DELHI: A survey in the Delhi-NCR found that there is a 40% undercounting in COVID cases reported in April. The survey also showed that 42% of Delhi-NCR residents who had symptoms and took the COVID test in the last 30 days took only the at-home Rapid Antigen Test. The survey conducted by LocalCircles, […]

Smashed Remotes, Broke Water Bottles: Ponting On Isolation Period

NEW DELHI: The head coach of Delhi Capitals Ricky Ponting on Wednesday revealed he is relieved and elated to be back after completing the 5-day isolation. The 47-year-old had to isolate himself after one of his family members tested positive for COVID-19. According to the Delhi franchise, though he tested negative, he was isolated as […]

Blow To Cong In Punjab As Ex Min Phillaur, Son Damanvir Join BJP, SAD Rebels

CHANDIGARH: In a major political development ahead of the Punjab Assembly elections, former Jail Minister in the SAD-BJP government Sarwan Singh Phillaur and his son Damanvir Singh Phillaur resigned from the Congress on Monday and joined the SAD (Sanyukt). The move is expected to boost the poll prospects of the SAD (Sanyukt)-BJP-PLC (Punjab Lok Congress) […]