Karnataka ranks third among larger States in administering first dose

Govt. starts survey to identify people who are yet to get the first dose Karnataka has administered the third highest number of first doses among larger States in the country. In terms of coverage per million population, Karnataka is in the fifth position. Contributing 6.2% of the total 100 crore doses administered in the country … Read more

Fresh Downpour In Parts Of Kerala; 65 Killed Due To Rains In Uttarakhand

More than 40 people have been killed in Kerala. (File) New Delhi: Heavy rains lashed several parts of Kerala after a brief lull prompting the authorities to issue fresh alerts on Thursday, while the deaths in Uttarakhand which has been battered by a heavy spell of precipitation this week rose to 65 with the death of … Read more

Navjot Singh Sidhu says Amarinder Singh ‘architect’ of farm laws, former CM calls ex-cricketer ‘fraud’

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday called Amarinder Singh the “architect” of the Centre’s three farm laws, drawing a sharp reaction from the former chief minister who dubbed the ex-cricketer a “fraud and a cheat”. Sidhu’s remark came two days after Amarinder Singh said he would launch his own political party and … Read more

COVID vaccine is safe & effective: AIIMS Director on India’s 100 crore vaccination feat

New Delhi: Terming the country crossing landmark of administration of 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses as a “historic moment”, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr Randeep Guleria on Thursday said the achievement proves that vaccine is safe and effective. “Historic moment for India to complete one billion doses, not only in terms … Read more

Supreme Court has physical hearing after 18 months

Nearly 18 months after the pandemic forced it to go virtual, the Supreme Court opened its courtrooms for its first day of full-fledged physical hearings on Thursday. The court’s long corridors once again saw some brisk activity. Additional waiting rooms had lawyers sitting patiently for their cases to be called from inside the courtrooms. Entry … Read more

UP NHM Recruitment: Apply for 2,455 staff nurse posts, check official link here

The National Health Mission (NHM) has sought application for the recruitment of staff nurse on contractual basis across Uttar Pradesh. There are 2,445 posts to fill up. Candidates who are interested and eligible can apply for these posts online at upnrhm.gov.in – the official website of NHM UP. One can apply until 11am on November … Read more

“After Many Decades…”: PM’s Pat For Haryana Chief Minister, Dig At Media

Haryana has got a honest government under Manohar Lal Khattar, the Prime Minister said.File Chandigarh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was all praise for Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today as he said that after many decades, the state has got a honest government that thinks about its bright future round the clock. The Prime … Read more

Who’s your ‘father’ who is putting pressure: Nawab Malik attacks NCB’s Sameer Wankhede again

Pune (Maharashtra): Maharashtra Minister and senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik has once again hit out at the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). Calling the NCB Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede a ‘puppet’, Malik on Thursday (October 21), challenged the officer that he will lose his job within one year. Malik was addressing his party workers in Maval … Read more

Noida Metro sees highest single-day footfall post COVID-19 lockdown

Noida: The Noida-Greater Noida metro has achieved its highest single-day ridership of nearly 23,000 passengers post COVID-19 lockdown while the average daily ridership stood over 17,000, officials said on Thursday. The Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) credited the rise in ridership to cleanliness measures and increased confidence of the people in the public transporter. “As … Read more

‘Aamir Khan’s ad has hurt Hindu sentiments,’ claims BJP MP Anant Kumar Hegde

New Delhi: Another brand finds itself in a soup over an advertisement, this time it is the tyre manufacturing major CEAT Ltd. The Mumabi-based company received backlash from former union minister and BJP MP from Karnataka Anant Kumar Hegde who raised an objection stating that the ad hurt ‘Hindu sentiments’. The advertisement featuring Bollywood megastar … Read more