Bus falls into canal in Egypt’s Nile Delta, killing 21

HOPE: A bus fell into a canal in Egypt‘s Nile River Delta region on Saturday killing at least 21 people, the country’s Health Ministry said. Dr. Sherif Makeena health ministry official, said three children were among the dead. In a statement, the ministry said the accident happened in Dakahlia province, around 100 kilometers (62 miles) […]

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Health department to scrap bond policy for doctors, issue guidelines | India News

NEW DELHI: The Union health ministry is working to finalise guidelines to do away with the bond policy for doctors based on the National Medical Commission’s recommendations in this regard, official sources said. According to the bond policy, doctors are required to serve for a specific period in state hospitals after the completion of their […]

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India reports 2,430 Covid-19 cases and 17 deaths in last 24 hours | India News

NEW DELHI: India reported 2,430 new coronavirus infections and 17 Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours across the country, according to the Union health ministry. This takes the country’s total tally of Covid-19 infections from the beginning of the pandemic to 4,46,26,427. With an increase of 35 cases from the previous day, India’s active […]

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3,947 new Covid-19 cases in India in 24 hours; active caseload dips below 40k mark | India News

NEW DELHI: India has reported 3,947 fresh cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours, taking the country’s case tally 4,45,87,307, data released by the government on Friday stated. The country has also recorded 18 deathsincluding nine fatalities reconciled by Keralathe data updated at 8 am stated. The death toll thus reached 5,28,629. Meanwhile, India’s active caseload […]

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Malaysia’s ex-PM Najib given medical all-clear to return to prison

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been given medical clearance to return to prison after completing rehabilitative treatment at a Kuala Lumpur hospital, the health ministry said on Friday. Najib, 69, started a 12-year prison sentence on Aug. 23 after Malaysia‘s top court upheld a graft and money laundering conviction against him […]

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India reports 4,510 Covid-19 cases and 33 deaths in the last 24 hours | India News

NEW DELHI: India reported 4,510 new coronavirus infections and 33 Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours across the country, according to the Union health ministry. This takes the country’s total tally of Covid-19 infections from the beginning of the pandemic to 4,45,47,599. With a decline of 1,163 cases from the previous day, India’s active […]

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India reports 5,664 Covid-19 cases and 35 deaths in last 24 hours | India News

NEW DELHI: India reported 5,664 new coronavirus infections and 35 Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours across the country, according to the Union health ministry. This takes the country’s total tally of Covid-19 infections from the beginning of the pandemic to 4,45,34,188. With an increase of 1,074 cases from the previous day, India’s active […]

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