World no closer to answer on COVID origins despite WHO probe: Expert

Despite a high-profile visit to China by a team of international experts in January, the world is no closer to knowing the origins of COVID-19, according to one of the authors of an open letter calling for a new investigation into the pandemic. “At this point we are no further advanced than we were a … Read more World no closer to answer on COVID origins despite WHO probe: Expert

MYSUN plans Rs 600 crore investment to develop 200MW solar portfolio in next 3 years

Rooftop solar firm MYSUN plans to invest Rs 600 crore in the next three years to develop a 200MW solar portfolio of the first phase of its recently launched asset vehicle. This new venture will provide bespoke solar energy solutions to large corporate, industrial, and commercial establishments on a built, own, operate, and transfer (BOOT) … Read more MYSUN plans Rs 600 crore investment to develop 200MW solar portfolio in next 3 years

New Coronavirus strain: COVID symptoms that may never subside, according to studies | The Times of India

According to a new study published in the journal JAMA, a group of 234 participants with COVID-19 were approached between August and November 2020 and were asked to fill up a single questionnaire between three and nine months after the detection of the illness. However, in the process, the follow-up and/ the progress reports of … Read more New Coronavirus strain: COVID symptoms that may never subside, according to studies | The Times of India

IMA urges Centre to provide free Covid-19 vaccines to all | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday requested the Central government to provide Covid-19 vaccination free of cost to healthcare workers (HCWs) and people of the country. In an official release, the IMA said: “Vaccination is an effective way of protecting people against harmful diseases. We request the Government of India to make … Read more IMA urges Centre to provide free Covid-19 vaccines to all | India News – Times of India

Credit demand to pick up post vaccination roll-out : RBI

Credit demand is set to accelerate with the rollout of vaccination and the government’s investment thrust, the RBI said in a report. The collapse in loans demand is more due to Covid related issues like lockdown and that would get rectified as unlock trade progresses. “Credit offtake is expected to pick up as the economy … Read more Credit demand to pick up post vaccination roll-out : RBI

Telangana Minister urges BCCI to include Hyderabad as venue for coming IPL season

Telangana IT and Industries Minister K T Rama Rao on Sunday appealed to the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) to include Hyderabad as one of the venues for the upcoming season of Indian Premier League (IPL). The BCCI is looking at four to five venues for holding the next edition of the IPL … Read more Telangana Minister urges BCCI to include Hyderabad as venue for coming IPL season

I Gained a Lot of Weight Over Covid, Says Gwyneth Paltrow

Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow confesses binging on pasta and alcohol after she had Covid and blames it for her weight gain. Paltrow, who has been battling long Covid, where symptoms for last weeks or months after the infection has gone, said: “I’ve noticed over the past couple of years that my metabolism is slowed down. … Read more I Gained a Lot of Weight Over Covid, Says Gwyneth Paltrow

After 2nd dose of jab, docs say after-effects are relaxed mind, lighter heart | India News – Times of India

It’s not because his father has spent the last 11 months tending to Covid and non-Covid patients at Bombay Hospital that Dr Gautam Bhansali’s five-year-old son, Aarav, calls him Superman. The unofficial title was conferred on the physician on February 15 when he returned home, exhausted from a long day’s work yet radiant from receiving … Read more After 2nd dose of jab, docs say after-effects are relaxed mind, lighter heart | India News – Times of India

Does the Covid-19 vaccine stop transmission?

How to understand the difference between vaccination to prevent covid-19 and shots to halt infection. The purpose of the Covid-19 vaccines is to prevent death and serious health complications that strain our overburdened health care system. All the vaccines authorized for emergency use do this, and their safety and effectiveness in clinical trials have surpassed … Read more Does the Covid-19 vaccine stop transmission?

Upward spiral of diesel and petrol prices likely to continue

Fuel prices, which rose to fresh highs on Tuesday, are expected to continue their upward spiral with crude oil rising above $66 a barrel in the international market and no hint of tax cuts from the government. Wider vaccine roll out, falling Covid cases, increased economic activity and artificial supply restrictions by key producers are … Read more Upward spiral of diesel and petrol prices likely to continue