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Zooming profits for general insurers in FY21

Zooming profits for general insurers in FY21

🕔19:34, 21.Sep 2021

Chennai, Sep 21  Coronavirus eating into the Indian general insurance industry’s business and profits? You must be joking. The 32-player industry’s net profit last year zoomed to Rs 3,868.77 crore from a net loss of Rs 1,402.53 crore in 2019-20,

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Australia records worst day of pandemic

Australia records worst day of pandemic

🕔15:35, 25.Aug 2021

Canberra, Aug 25  Australia on Wednesday reported a new record number of coronavirus cases for the third time in a week. There were 973 new locally acquired cases of Covid-19 reported across Australia on Wednesday, taking the total number of

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MP govt to pay Rs 5,000 monthly pension to pandemic hit families

MP govt to pay Rs 5,000 monthly pension to pandemic hit families

🕔17:48, 13.May 2021

Bhopal, May 13  The Madhya Pradesh government has announced Rs 5,000 pension per month to families hit by the pandemic where poor and destitute children have lost their parents or guardian to coronavirus. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, referring to

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Goa may make Covid-19 negative test compulsory for visitors

Goa may make Covid-19 negative test compulsory for visitors

🕔21:16, 22.Mar 2021

Panaji, March 22 (IANS) Visitors to Goa may soon have to carry Covid-19 negative certificates or get themselves tested on arrival at the state’s only airport, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said, adding that neighbouring states like Karnataka and Maharashtra have also

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New lethal Covid variant puts world on high alert

New lethal Covid variant puts world on high alert

🕔22:20, 21.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) While several countries are still struggling to tame the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), the emergence of the new and deadly mutated variant of the “pandemic coronavirus” has put the world once again on high alert as 2021

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World’s highest post office in Himachal hit by coronavirus

World’s highest post office in Himachal hit by coronavirus

🕔11:29, 15.Dec 2020

Shimla, Dec 15  World’s highest post office Hikkam located in Himachal Pradesh’s Spiti Valley at the height of 15,000 feet above sea level and currently marooned in a thick blanket of snow has been hit by the coronavirus, officials said

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Pfizer’s record breaking 9 month sprint to Covid-19 vaccine: A timeline

Pfizer’s record breaking 9 month sprint to Covid-19 vaccine: A timeline

🕔20:10, 20.Nov 2020

New York, Nov 20  Pfizer announced Friday it is seeking emergency approval from US regulators for its Covid-19 vaccine, which has shown 95 percent efficacy in a totality of two data sets released in the last 10 days. The chief

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Manipur CM Biren Singh tests positive for Covid-19

Manipur CM Biren Singh tests positive for Covid-19

🕔18:10, 15.Nov 2020

Imphal, Nov 15 Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Sunday said that he has tested positive for Covid-19. “I have tested positive for Covid-19. I request all those who came in close contact with me recently, to self isolate and

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As spike continues, India’s Covid tally crosses 78L-mark

As spike continues, India’s Covid tally crosses 78L-mark

🕔10:47, 24.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 24 After dipping below 47,000 four days back, a spike in daily fresh corona cases has once again been recorded. A total of 53,370 new infections and 650 deaths reported in the last 24 hours has taken

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Avoid fasting: Doc’s advice to high-risk Covid candidates

Avoid fasting: Doc’s advice to high-risk Covid candidates

🕔10:47, 19.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 19  As the festive season begins with the coronavirus pandemic still lingering, doctors have advised people to avoid fasting during Navratri or Karwa Chauth and make necessary changes to safeguard their health, especially if they are recovering

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Trump tests negative for Covid-19: WH doctor

Trump tests negative for Covid-19: WH doctor

🕔12:28, 13.Oct 2020

Washington, Oct 13  Donald Trump has tested negative for the novel coronavirus “on consecutive days”, White House doctor Sean Conley said in the first public disclosure about the US President’s health status after his October 2 announcement that he and

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55,342 new cases recorded as India shows declining trend of daily spike

55,342 new cases recorded as India shows declining trend of daily spike

🕔12:16, 13.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 13  India’s tally on Tuesday mounted to 71,75,880 with a spike of 55,342 coronavirus cases, the lowest since August. India recorded around 55,000 cases on July 31 (55,078), August 4 (52,050) and August 18 (55,079). India is

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Himachal CM tests positive for coronavirus

Himachal CM tests positive for coronavirus

🕔20:22, 12.Oct 2020

Shimla, Oct 12  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has tested positive for coronavirus on Monday. His condition is stable. “This morning he showed some symptoms of the virus and a test was conducted. He has been diagnosed positive

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One in 10 in world may have had Covid: WHO

One in 10 in world may have had Covid: WHO

🕔07:13, 6.Oct 2020

Geneva, Oct 6  In a special meeting, the leaders of the World Health Organization (WHO) said that one in 10 people around the world may have contracted Covid-19. A top official said the estimate meant “the vast majority of the

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President Trump, wife Melania test Covid-19 positive

President Trump, wife Melania test Covid-19 positive

🕔11:25, 2.Oct 2020

Washington, Oct 2 US President Donald Trump on Friday announced that he and his wife Melania have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for Covid-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately.

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With 81K new cases, India’s corona tally nears 64L

With 81K new cases, India’s corona tally nears 64L

🕔10:44, 2.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 2 With a spike of 81,214 coronavirus cases and 1,095 deaths in 24 hours, India’s tally on Friday mounted to 63,94,069 cases. Out of the total cases, 9,42,217 are currently active, 53,52,078 have been discharged, while 99,773 lost

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US hails India partnership as crucial for global recovery from Covid-19

US hails India partnership as crucial for global recovery from Covid-19

🕔08:46, 1.Oct 2020

New York, Oct 1  The US on Wednesday hailed its partnership with India on protective equipment and medical supplies during the “desperate” early days of the Covid-19 pandemic as the “clearest example” of positive global collaboration rising from one of

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Covid woes: India’s core industrial output down 10% in July

Covid woes: India’s core industrial output down 10% in July

🕔08:20, 1.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sept 01  The deceleration in the production rate of India’s eight major industries narrowed on a sequential basis in July, but remained deep in the red on a year-on-year count. As per the official data, the Index of

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Maha crosses 7-lakh cases, deaths again shoot up

Maha crosses 7-lakh cases, deaths again shoot up

🕔07:41, 26.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 26  Maharashtra’s Covid-19 tally crossed the 7 lakh-mark with another spike in the number of casualties above the 300-mark, health officials said here on Tuesday. With 10,425 new cases, below the August 22 record of 14,492, the state’s

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Maha Covid tally hits new record for 2nd consecutive day

Maha Covid tally hits new record for 2nd consecutive day

🕔07:18, 21.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 21  Maharashtra recorded the highest Covid-19 new cases for the second consecutive day on Thursday, with the death toll soaring above the 300-mark, health officials said. The state recorded a new high of 14,492 cases – up from

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