Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

Topic: recoveries

Covid cases in India cross 53 lakh, death toll climbs to 85,619

According to the health ministry data, 95,880 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours.

At 42.08 lakh, India records most Covid recoveries in the world, US comes second

India now accounts for close to 19% of total global recoveries with a recovery rate of 79.28%, the Union Health Ministry said Saturday.

Delhi’s Covid recovery rate at 66.03% is higher than national average

In June, the national capital added over 64,000 fresh cases to its tally, while over 47,357 patients recovered, were discharged or migrated.

Delhi sees highest recoveries from Covid-19 in single day while cases rise to 3,314

No death was reported for the third consecutive day in the national capital.

On Camera


Overcrowding of India’s mental health centres are disasters waiting to happen. Bring in reform

Implementation of the Mental Healthcare Act has been sluggish with Maharashtra having only 8 District Mental Health Review Boards, and UP just one.
The LIC India headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

LIC shares slump in market debut after record Rs 205.6 billion India IPO

The shares fell as much as 9.4% to Rs 860 versus their IPO price of 949, before paring about half of the losses. LIC is the fourth-largest deal among global IPOs priced this year.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

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.