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India to tour South Africa for three Tests, three ODIs, T20Is to be played later: Jay Shah | Cricket News

KOLKATA: The Indian cricket team’s tour of South Africa will go ahead but the team’s departure has been postponed by a week and T20 Internationals are no longer a part of the schedule, the two…

BCCI set to clear Indian team’s travel to South Africa | Cricket News

MUMBAI: Indian cricketers will travel to South Africa later this month despite the threat of new COVID-19 mutant Omicron as the BCCI is convinced that the bio-bubble being created by the CSA will be safe…

omicron: Covid-19: FAQs on SARS-CoV-2 variant Omicron | India News

NEW DELHI: A new variant named Omicron (B.1.1.529) was reported by researchers in South Africa on November 24, 2021, and designated a ‘variant of concern’ by the World Health Organisation two days later. The Union…

Maharashtra rolls back stringent travel curbs in wake of Omicron | India News

MUMBAI: A day after the Centre raised objections to stringent air travel curbs announced by the state, Maharashtra government has rolled back most restrictions including the RT-PCR negative report mandated for inter-state domestic flyers, irrespective…

India’s Omicron cases: What we know | India News

NEW DELHI: The Union health ministry on Thursday confirmed two cases of the new Covid-19 Omicron variant in Karnataka. Both the patients are men, aged 66 years and 46 years, and have showed mild symptoms….

Vaccinated California man first in US to test positive for Omicron

WASHINGTON: A person in California who had been vaccinated against Covid-19 became the first in the United States to have an identified case of the Omicron variant, the White House announced Wednesday as scientists continue…

Kohli’s fate as ODI skipper set to be decided in next few days as SA squad to be named this week | Cricket News

MUMBAI: Virat Kohli‘s future as India ODI captain will be decided this week when the national selection committee, led by Chetan Sharma, selects the squad for the upcoming tour of South Africa. The BCCI top…

BCCI and CSA might have to reschedule India’s tour of South Africa | Cricket News

MUMBAI: With time running out and a number of plans yet to fall into place for India to fly to South Africa, the BCCI is left with no choice now but to sit across the…

Why Omicron spread could be ‘good sign’ for Delta-hit world

NEW DELHI: Health authorities across southern Africa, currently dealing with an outbreak of the Omicron variant, are consistently reporting that the symptoms of the new highly infectious Covid strain are “different but very mild”. Around…

delta: ‘Omicron 6 times more transmissible than Delta, could infect even vaccinated’ | India News

HYDERABAD: The newly emerged variant of concern B.1.1.529 (Omicron) may not respond to monoclonal antibody therapy or cocktail treatment, experts fear. Based on preliminary analysis of Omicron infections in South Africa and elsewhere, experts suggest…