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The Press Trust of India Ltd., commonly known as PTI, is the largest news agency in India. It is headquartered in New Delhi and is a nonprofit cooperative among more than 500 Indian newspapers and has about 500 full-time employees as of 1 Jan 2020 including about 400 journalists and 500 part time correspondents in most of the district headquarters in the country..

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Vitamin D May Protect Severe Covid Infection, Death: Study

Vitamin D May Protect Severe Covid Infection, Death: Study

PTI  |  Saturday, September 18, 2021, 12:01 [IST]
Good amount of Vitamin D in the body before Covid-19 infection can prevent severe disease and death, according to an international study. A team from Trinity College in Ireland, the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and Zhejiang University in ...
National Eczema Week 2021: What Clothing Triggers Eczema Flare-ups?

National Eczema Week 2021: What Clothing Triggers Eczema Flare-ups?

PTI  |  Friday, September 17, 2021, 13:45 [IST]
Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is a skin condition that causes patches of skin to become red, itchy and inflamed. It is common in children but it can happen at any age. A person with eczema will experience symptoms like dry, itchy skin, ...
COVID-19 May Not Impair Lung Function In Young Adults, Research Shows

COVID-19 May Not Impair Lung Function In Young Adults, Research Shows

PTI  |  Saturday, September 11, 2021, 19:00 [IST]
COVID-19 infection does not appear to impair the lung function of children and adolescents, according to a study presented at the virtual European Respiratory Society International Congress on Tuesday. A team led by researchers at the Karolinska Institute, Sweden, found ...
Viral Fever Cases Among Children Rising In Bihar

Viral Fever Cases Among Children Rising In Bihar

PTI  |  Thursday, September 09, 2021, 14:40 [IST]
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, cases of viral fever among children are rising in Bihar and many of the patients have been hospitalised. Cautioning against unnecessary panic, doctors associated with major state-run facilities have assured people that there is no ...
Avani Lekhara: 19-YO Becomes First Indian Woman To Win 2 Paralympic Medals

Avani Lekhara: 19-YO Becomes First Indian Woman To Win 2 Paralympic Medals

PTI  |  Saturday, September 04, 2021, 11:17 [IST]
Trailblazing shooter Avani Lekhara on Friday became the first Indian woman to win two Paralympic medals by claiming the 50m Rifle 3 Position SH1 bronze to add to an unprecedented gold she had secured earlier in the ongoing Games in Tokyo. ...