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Singapore warns kids susceptible to Covid virus variants, shuts schools

Singapore warns kids susceptible to Covid virus variants, shuts schools

Singapore: Singapore shuts all primary, secondary and junior colleges and focuses on full home-based learning as it warns against the new coronavirus variants, such as the one first detected in India – were affecting more children. The city-state also draws up plans to vaccinate youngsters. The country prepares to shut

Cyclone Tauktae may hit Gujarat in evening, Mumbai airport shuts

Cyclone Tauktae may hit Gujarat in evening, Mumbai airport shuts

New Delhi: Cyclone Tauktae, an “extremely severe cyclonic storm”, is “very likely” to rip through Gujarat’s Bhavnagar between 10 pm and 11 pm, with winds up to 165 km/hour. At 11.30 am it was 145 km west of Mumbai and moving at 15 km/hour. Although the storm has bypassed Mumbai, it

Rajnath Singh releases first batch of DRDO’s anti-Covid drug 2DG

Rajnath Singh releases first batch of DRDO’s anti-Covid drug 2DG

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Monday released first batch of Anti-Covid drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). An anti-COVID-19 therapeutic application of the 2-DG drug has been developed by Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS),

Top virologist Shahid Jameel quits as head of govt Covid panel

Top virologist Shahid Jameel quits as head of govt Covid panel

New Delhi: Senior virologist Shahid Jameel resigned from a panel of scientific advisers set up by the Government of India to detect variants of the coronavirus days after questioning the authorities’ handling of the pandemic, the top scientist told media on Sunday, “It’s correct and I shall have nothing more to

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