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Pandemic shrinks manufacturing by 10% in FY21, reveals Data

New Delhi, May 13 -- The Covid-19 pandemic shrunk India's manufacturing output by almost 10% in 2020-21. This makes 2020-21 the biggest shock to manufacturing activity since 1982-83, the earliest peri... Read More


Kerala woman killed in Gaza air strikes in Israel

Jerusalem, May 13 -- A 30-year-old Indian woman working in Israel was killed in a rocket attack by Palestinian militants from Gaza, officials said. Soumya Santosh, who came from Kerala's Idukki distr... Read More


Grimmest day in HP as 66 more succumb to virus

Dharamshala, May 13 -- Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday witnessed another deadliest day since the outbreak of Covid-19 after 66 patients succumbed to the contagion, highest single-day fatalities. The death... Read More


Blood donation dips in 2nd wave

Shimla, May 13 -- Amid the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic, hospitals in Himachal Pradesh are facing a shortage of blood. Blood donation camps that were slated for the coming weeks have been deferre... Read More


Vaccination drive for 18+ from May 17, says Jai Ram

Shimla, May 13 -- Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday said the third phase of vaccination for the 18-44 age group will begin from May 17. "Vaccination would be done on first c... Read More


Gen Narwane reviews security along LoC in Rajouri, Akhnoor

JAMMU, May 13 -- Indian Army chief General MM Naravane, on a two-day visit to the Nagrota-based White Knight Corps, reviewed security scenario along the LoC in Akhnoor, Rajouri and Nowshera sectors. ... Read More


4,509 fresh infections push J&K's May Covid count past 50,000-mark

Srinagar, May 13 -- May is turning out to be the worst month for Jammu and Kashmir in terms of Covid cases and deaths as the monthly infections passed the 50,000-mark and deaths crossed 600 on Wednesd... Read More


Curfew relaxations scrapped in Srinagar

Srinagar, May 13 -- The Srinagar administration has reversed its decision to let the city's residents step out of their homes to shop for essential items during the coronavirus curfew after complaints... Read More


Covaxin gets nod to begin clinical trials among children as young as 2

New Delhi, May 13 -- Bharat Biotech has received approval from India's drugs regulator to conduct clinical trials on children for its coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine, Covaxin, making it the fir... Read More


why is centre regulating all vaccines: sisodia

NEW DELHI, May 13 -- Delhi has shut over 100 vaccination centres meant for people in 18-44 age group for lack of Covaxin doses, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday, while hitting ou... Read More