Lockdown: ‘Need an unconventional exit strategy’

NOIDA: Talking about the next steps after the lockdown in India, experts at Bennett University‘s global online conference on Covid-19: Fallout & Future on Thursday agreed that social distancing needs to continue in various forms even after the lockdown to control the spread of the virus. Narayana Hospitals chairman Dr […]

India may not face ‘worst scenario’: Vardhan

NOIDA: Union minister of health and family welfare Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said India may not face the “worst scenario” of the Covid-19 situation due to the various steps taken by the government to check the spread of the virus. Speaking at the Bennett University’s global online conference on ‘Covid-19 […]

‘Vultures are often misunderstood; they play a key ecological role providing society with health benefits’

Wildlife scientists think an unprecedented decline in India’s vulture population is spreading zoonosis (diseases from livestock to people). Deepak Apte, director, Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), a 140-year-old wildlife research organisation and India partner of Birdlife International, a global partnership of conservation organisations, talks to Taru Bahl about the role […]

Covid-19: Govt announces Rs 15,000cr package

NEW DELHI: The government on Thursday announced a financial package of Rs 15,000 crore to ramp up the overall healthcare infrastructure in tackling the coronavirus pandemic that has infected nearly 6,500 people and has left at least 196 dead in the country. The government said an amount of Rs 7,774 […]

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