Ahemdabad

Covid-19 treatment gets cheaper in Vadodara

In a major respite to the citizens, the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) has reduced the Covid-19 hospitalisation charges in private...

Rajkot woman shoots dance video during curfew, booked

A 25-year-old woman associated with event management business was booked for violating Covid norms for recording a video of herself...

Guj crosses 5,000 deaths, Ahd’s share is half

Gujarat on Thursday crossed 5,000 total Covid deaths, becoming the 10th Indian state to get past this grave figure. While the last...

HC flays Gujarat govt for ‘tsunami of corona’

The Gujarat high court rapped the state government for not heeding its earlier directions to remain cautious about an anticipated...

8 Pakistanis held with 30 kg of heroin off Guj

A fishing boat with eight Pakistani nationals and 30 kg of heroin was seized in a joint operation off the Jakhau coast by the Indian...

Five bodies cremated on single pyre in Surat

At a Surat crematorium on Wednesday night, five bodies were cremated on a single makeshift pyre built to speed up the disposal of...

No Covid impact on Surat's diamond industry

Even as several migrant workers have left Gujarat's Surat city due to the Covid-19 surge and anticipation of a lockdown, people associated...

Provide actual data on Covid-19 tests: HC

Stressing on the need to be honest and transparent in the wake of a sudden spike in coronavirus cases in Gujarat, the high court has...

Ahd: ‘Drove 9km in five minutes to save 4 lives’

Dr Rohit Joshi, a director of Aarna Hospital, was recently in a race against time to save patients on oxygen. “I got a call from my...

Covid: Ahd has highest fatality rate among major cities

On Thursday, Gujarat crossed the grave milestone of 5,000 mortalities during the ongoing pandemic. A day before, Ahmedabad had become...

Home-based oxygen demand also shot up in Ahd

Fifteen days ago there were few Covid patients in hospitals, but the number of patients now has shot up dramatically. “Suppose a small...

Guj: Parents’ bodies seek 50% cut in school fees

Parents associations in Gujarat have demanded 50% cut in school tuition fees for the academic year 2020-21.

Cremations begin along Saraswati riverbank in Siddhpur

The mounting death toll of Covid-19 patients has left pyres and cremation furnaces incessantly burning across crematoriums in Gujarat....

Ahd: Nearly 80% patients come to hosps needing O2

Sudhir Jadav, 50, a resident of Prabhat Chowk, succumbed at Civil Hospital on Friday morning. “His RT-PCR report was negative. But...

Covid medicines fly off pharmacy shelves in Gujarat

It is not just antiviral Favipiravir but almost all medicines used in Covid-19 treatment and management are flying off pharmacy shelves.

Vaccinations nosedive as nCov cases head northward

At a time when vaccination is said to be the most effective weapon to fight Covid-19, apart from wearing face masks and maintaining...