Hyderabad floods: What caused deluge in 2000 and GSI’s suggestions for future prevention

In August 2000 also, the city had been flooded. (Image: PTI) Hyderabad floods: Hyderabad is currently witnessing severe floods, with over 80 people having lost their lives and about 40,000 families being displaced. This is not the first time the city has faced severe deluge, however. In August 2000 also, the city had been flooded, … Read more

Ramnagar ki Ramlila: The unchanged 200-year-old Ramlila and its significance

The Ramnagar ki Ramlila is the country’s largest moving theatre performance. (Representative image) Ramnagar ki Ramlila: The month before Dussehra in pre-COVID times was usually lined with local productions of Ramlila being staged in every locality. As technology developed, the productions of Ramlila also started relying on it to make their renditions bigger and better. … Read more

Climate Change is real and now: TEDxCountdown brings together eminent personalities to preserve environment

Countdown is a collaboration of each and every individual who wishes to take part in reversing climate change. Climate change: For a long time now, climate change has been a cause of concern among experts. There have been numerous studies and warnings urging people to bring a change in their lifestyles to sustain the environment. … Read more

Serum Institute, Merck & IAVI tie up to develop Covid-19 treatment therapy

Under IAVI’s agreement with Merck and Serum, the partners will conduct an accelerated, integrated program of preclinical and clinical research to evaluate the antibodies for treatment of Covid-19. Serum Institute of India has joined hands with Merck KGaA, Germany, and IAVI, a non-profit research organisation, to develop SARS-CoV-2 neutralising monoclonal antibodies (mAbs). This has been … Read more

After Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh announces free Covid-19 vaccine for all

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced the news on the microblogging site Twitter. Hours after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) promised free Covid vaccinations in Bihar once it is available, as part of its manifesto for the upcoming Assembly polls in the state, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced that his … Read more

Weather Alert: After Hyderbad floods, IMD predicts heavy rainfall in coastal districts of West Bengal

The government has also issued instructions to suspend all water-related activities at Digha, Mandarmani, Shankarpur and the Sagar Island between the aforementioned period. After severe rainfall and flooding in Hyderabad, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forewarned of heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of the state of West Bengal. The IMD tweeted that severe … Read more

This Diwali, buy gold, silver products on India’s biggest online Jewel Utsav Diwali Sale! Details

The shopping festival is set to begin on the occasion of Dussehra on October 25, and it would continue till Diwali. (File image: IE) Jewel Utsav Diwali Sale: The biggest Jewel Utsav Diwali Sale is coming your way! The only omnichannel marketplace for jewellery, eJOHRI, is launching the biggest Diwali sale for jewellery this year. … Read more

Gautam Buddh Nagar: 180 fresh COVID-19 cases take tally to 16,489; death toll 66

The recovery rate of patients in the state stood at 92.25 per cent on Thursday, slightly up from 92.17 per cent on Wednesday. The COVID-19 death toll in Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddh Nagar rose to 66 on Thursday with one more fatality, while 180 fresh cases pushed the infection tally to 16,489, official data showed. … Read more

Gujarat’s Gir National Park lion safari reopens, but tourists remain skittish

The tourism in Gir in October-November usually remains the highest during the Diwali festivities. Lion Safaris in Gir: The Gir Sanctuary and two lion safari parks in Gujarat have been reopened for tourism after remaining shut for a long time due to the coronavirus pandemic-induced lockdown. However, tourists are yet to return. According to a … Read more

Coronavirus in Delhi: Over 55 per cent of under-40 age group who died of Covid had no co-morbidity

Out of the total deaths recorded during the period between March and September, only 12 per cent belong to the age group of 40 years and less. (Reuters image) Coronavirus deaths in Delhi: More than half of the age group of under-40 years who were succumbed to highly contagious Coronavirus in Delhi, did not have … Read more