Monday, 3 October, 2022

Topic: Deaths

US study on drug resistance says it led to 1.27 million deaths in 2019, more than HIV/AIDS

Study involving University of Washington researchers analysed data from 204 countries and territories. It was published in 'The Lancet'.

India records 624 Covid deaths in 24 hours as Goa, Kerala, Chandigarh update data

Kerala, Chandigarh, Goa add 225, 256 and 94 deaths, respectively. India’s 7-day average of daily fatalities has mostly remained below 400 over the last month.

What shocking data on Covid second wave deaths really reveals: Yogendra Yadav

Will the Modi government come clean with the entire data on what is clearly the biggest public health scandal of this century?

Heart disease is leading cause of death in women. All-female-led Lancet group is stepping in

High blood pressure is the single-largest risk factor for cardiovascular diseases in women, followed by high body mass index and high LDL cholesterol.

There’s a gap between govt data & reality of India’s Covid deaths. Local media is bridging it

While UP data says about 300 are dying daily, Dainik Bhaskar documented about 2,000 bodies. In Gujarat, over 65,000 more death certificates were issued than the official Covid count.

Indian cremation rituals are changing because of Covid raging through cities and villages

Young women may be the only ones available to light the funerary pyre. And families in quarantine are forced to use WhatsApp for funerary rites.

Why India is seeing higher deaths despite coronavirus variant not being more fatal

India’s government has blamed people for not following Covid public health directives, but recent data shows mask use has only fallen by 10 percentage points.

India breaches 1,000-death mark in 24 hours, but per-million figure is still a low 32

India has the third highest number of deaths in the world at 44,386 as of Monday morning, with the overall case fatality rate around 2%.

‘Agra model’ to 7% death rate in 3 months — how Covid spiralled in city of Taj

Agra administration & doctors admit death rate is a concern, have increased testing to ensure patients come for treatment before reaching advanced stage.

Delhi man buries ‘father’ twice, after two Moinuddins got mixed up at Maulana Azad mortuary

The other Moinuddin’s family turned up at Maulana Azad mortuary Sunday, discovering the mix-up. The two Covid victims are now buried next to each other.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.