The probable reason for the dip was the public holiday on Friday (October 2) that led to lower processing of cases and fatalities. For the same reason, cases dip every Monday, a trend that has held with exception since early May.
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NGOs Reprise Hunger Heroes Role To Feed Daily Wagers, Poor
Mumbai: Appeals for food are being made by daily-wage earners as jobs have dried up.
Man Waits 15 Hours For Ambulance, 6 Hrs More In Queue For Covid-Bed
Ahmedabad: When Sirajulalam Shaikh heard the sound of the ambulance siren, 15 hours after his family made their first call to 108 for help, he thought his ordeal would be finally over.
Won't Spare The Killers, Mamata At Sitalkuchi
Cooch Behar: Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday met the families of the five Sitalkuchi residents killed during polling in north Bengal’s Cooch Behar last Saturday, including four in CISF firing, and appealed to people to not be “instigated and provoked” if they wanted “the five souls to rest in peace”.
Don't Forget Air Pollution: Beyond Covid There Are Many Silent Killers Posing Grave Threat To Public Wellbeing
Even as a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is sweeping across India with surges in rates of infections and number of mortalities, a recently released report by Assocham and the Thought Arbitrage Research Institute, on the risks posed by noncommunicable diseases in the country, draws our attention to this underreported but important healthcare issue.
The New Cold War And US
India’s strategic conundrums are multiplied in the US-China faceoff, compared to the one with Russia
PM: Despite Local Constraints, India Sent Vax To 80 Countries
New Delhi: India will continue to share its experiences, expertise and also resources with entire humanity in the fight against the pandemic as while we may be used to having 'plan A' and 'plan B' but there is no Planet B and only Planet Earth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday.
Gloom To Glory: Sakariya Walks The Rocky Path
Mumbai: If cricket can be a balm to soothe pain, Chetan Sakariya can vouch for it. The left-arm seamer from Saurashtra made a dream start to his IPL career, for the Rajasthan Royals, when he took 3-31 on a flat wicket at the Wankhede Stadium, standing out as his team were pipped in a thriller by Kings XI Punjab on Monday night.
End Of The Digital Divide
Fast-spreading digital revolution offers a new growth path for India and other emerging nations
Soon, E-Courts May Let Cases Be Filed 24/7
New Delhi: Limiting the registry’s role in prioritising cases, Phase 3 of the e-Courts project, currently in the draft stage, has proposed a 24/7 digital window to litigants and lawyers to file cases from anywhere, anytime with the provision of scheduling digital hearings in an open court, ensuring compliance of timelines by both judges and litigants.
Tope For Oxygen Concentrators At Small Hosps
Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Topehas proposed the use of oxygen concentrators to ease a shortage of medical oxygen in the state. Oxygen concentrators draw in room air and pass it through filters that remove dust, bacteria and other particulates. They then deliver this supplementary oxygen to patients experiencing breathing trouble.
An Exclusive Interview With Nandakumar Narasimhan
The Little Red Train
A Room for Dad
Before Mom passed, I made a promise to her
THE DANGAL IN THE JUNGLE, PART 1
YOU KNOW YOU’RE SOMEBODY WHEN YOU’VE APPEARED ON AN INDIAN DANGAL POSTER — IN OTHER WORDS, IN A WRESTLING ADVERTISEMENT.
WOUNDS AND THE WOMB
JULIE PETERS explores how to heal a relationship with the sacred womb, a place of death, life, and possibilities.
Giant squirrels, giant lessons? Animal chaplain SARAH BOWEN explores what squirrels can show us about mindfulness.
E8 Caste and the Indian Tech Ivies
IIT grads are highly sought after in Silicon Valley. Are they bringing deep-rooted prejudices with them?
I was happily married, happily employed, just plain happy. Until the accident
IN SEASON Chickpeas (GARBANZO BEANS)
Chickpeas appear in early recordings in Turkey well over 5000 years ago. India produces the most chickpeas worldwide but they are grown in more than 50 countries. An excellent source of carbohydrates, protein, fiber, B vitamins, and some minerals, they are a nutritious staple of many diets. The name chickpea comes from the Latin word cancer, referring to the plant family of legumes, Fabaceae. It is also known by its popular Spanish-derived name, the garbanzo bean. Kidney beans, black beans, lima beans, and peanuts are other familiar foods found in this legume family.
When the Signal Goes Out
Government-ordered internet shutdowns are becoming more frequent
Giving More, Taking Less
FRANCOIS BOUDERLIQUE learnt about the basic principle of Nature – to give more than you take – when he left a high-powered banking job in Paris to live and farm in Kutch, India. He realized that his understanding of eco farming was colored by his past and he needed to open his eyes to a new reality.