Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicCorona virus

Topic: Corona virus

‘Important to keep up momentum’, says PM as 50% of India’s adult population fully vaccinated

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya Sunday said that the cumulative Covid vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 127.61 crore.

India records 9,765 new Covid infections in last 24 hours, active cases rise to 99,763

The death toll climbed to 4,69,724 with 477 fresh fatalities while the country's total caseload rose to 3,46,06,541, according to the health ministry data.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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