Coronavirus | Pandemic underlined need for higher budget allocation for healthcare sector

Preetha Reddy said that public spending in healthcare should increase to deal with future pandemics and for sustained preventive care. The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasised the key role of healthcare … Read More

Call for action: On ICMR antibody test study

The results of a serological test conducted across 69 districts by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have indicated that the confirmed numbers of COVID-19 infections reported from the … Read More

Second tranche of economic package to benefit migrant workers, small farmers: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said the second tranche of economic stimulus package will be for the benefit of migrant workers, street vendors and small farmers. At a press … Read More

Coronavirus | Air passengers perplexed over protocols

Two flights returned to India on Thursday with 363 passengers, including nine infants, on board Air India Express flights from Abu Dhabi to Kochi and from Dubai to Kozhikode. A … Read More