Black fungus: 1,06,300 vials of Amphotericin-B allocated to states, UTs

Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers DV Sadananda Gowda on Monday said that 1,06,300 vials of black fungus drugs Amphotericin B have been allocated to states, union territories, and to the Central Institutions. “Ensuring significant availability of Liposomal #Amphotericin B, additional 106300 vials of the drug have been allocated across all the […]

India reports 70,421 new Covid-19 cases, lowest single-day spike in 74 days

With 70,421 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, India maintained its declining trend of cases and reported the lowest single-day COVID-19 rise in 74 days, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Monday. With this, the total cases have reached 2,95,10,410, and the daily positivity rate stands at 4.72 percent, […]

Memory biomarkers confirm aerobic exercise helps cognitive function in older adults

Until now, systemic biomarkers to measure exercise effects on brain function and that link to relevant metabolic responses were lacking. A recent study shows a memory biomarker, myokine Cathepsin B (CTSB), increased in older adults following a 26-week structured aerobic exercise training. The positive association between CTSB and cognition, and the substantial […]

Sachin Tendulkar’delighted’ to see Vinoo Mankad inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar expressed “delight” to see former India cricketer Vinoo Mankad being inducted into the International Cricket Council (ICC) Hall of Fame. The ICC on Sunday announced a special edition intake of 10 cricket icons into the ICC Hall of Fame to celebrate the prestigious history of Test cricket, and to coincide with the first-ever ICC World Test […]

Bangladesh extends border closure with India till June 30

Bangladesh on Sunday extended border closure with India till June 30 as the COVID-19 situation in neighbouring districts of the country continued to deteriorate. The decision for extending the closure of border areas was taken during an inter-ministerial meeting on June 13, a top official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told Dhaka Tribune. A gazette notification […]

Police seize 190 kg Ganja from relatives of gangster in Madurai; 3 arrested

Madurai City Police on Sunday seized 190 kg of ganja, a pistol, and five rounds of bullets and arrested three persons, including relatives of a gangster, Vellaikali, in Madurai. The police have identified the accused as two brothers, Boominathan and Solai, relatives of Vellaikali and an auto-driver, Marimuthu. The police are on the lookout […]

‘Great comeback’: Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman  laud Novak Djokovic for clinching French Open

Former Indian cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman lauded world number one Novak Djokovic’s heroics in the French Open on Sunday. Djokovic lifted the French Open for the second time in his career after defeating Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas in the men’s finals of the tournament. Djokovic overpowered Tsitsipas 6-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in the […]