Vaccination Drive Called off on Saturday and Sunday

Amid Monsoon Woes, BMC Warns Mumbaikars of Spike in Leptospirosis Cases. Here's What it Means

People cross waterlogged railway tracks next to a parked passenger train during heavy rains in Mumbai, near Thane. Reuters During the day, the district saw some rain-related incidents – a minor boy was electrocuted, and a portion of a house wall collapsed in Mumbra. PTI Last Updated:June 11, 2021, 23:35 IST FOLLOW US ON: All … Read more

2 Farmers Make Bail, Call Of Sit-In Protest At Haryana Police Stations Called Off

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Vikas Sisar and Ravi Azad were released from jail in the early hours New Delhi: The Samyukt Kisan Morcha called off a plan to hold protests at “all” police stations in Haryana after the release of two arrested farmers on bail Monday but said a sit-in at Tohana will continue since another man is still … Read more

Sanjay Manjrekar Says He Has “A Few Problems” With Ravichandran Ashwin Being Called An All-Time Great | Cricket News

Ravichandran Ashwin is part of India’s Test squad for World Test Championship final.© AFP Former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar said off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin isn’t an all-time great on his list as Ashwin’s credentials in SENA – South Africa, England, New Zealand and Australia – countries where Indian cricketers are “out of their comfort … Read more

Twitter Statement on ‘Toolkit’ Case Called ‘Mendacious’ by Delhi Police

Twitter Bans Suspected Iran Account After Post Threatens Donald Trump

The Delhi Police on Thursday said the statements by Twitter on the ongoing enquiry in the ‘toolkit’ case was mendacious and designed to impede the lawful enquiry. The strongly-worded statement by the Delhi Police came after Twitter on Thursday called the visit by Delhi Police to its offices a form of “intimidation” and said it … Read more

B.1.617 Variant of SARS-CoV2 Has Sub-lineages; Nothing Called Singapore Variant: Expert

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The double mutant B.1.617 variant of SARS-CoV2 is further mutating and one of its sub-lineages, the B.1.617.2, reported in India, is more infectious than its parent and fast increasing its footprint, according to Rakesh Mishra, former Director of the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology. He also said there is nothing called the Singapore variant, … Read more

Not ‘Indian Variant’, WHO Clarifies Virus Needs to be Called by Scientific Name

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After media reports referred to B.1.617 variant as ‘Indian Variant’, the World Health Organisation on Wednesday put out a tweet saying it does not identify viruses or variants with names of countries they are first reported from. “WHO does not identify viruses or variants with names of countries they are first reported from. We refer … Read more

Texas Dems refuse resignation of official who called Scott an ‘oreo’: report

Texas Dems refuse resignation of official who called Scott an ‘oreo’: report

The Lamar County Democratic Party said Tuesday that after days of reflection, it will not accept the resignation of its leader who has faced swift backlash for calling Sen. Tim Scott, a Black Republican, an “oreo,” according to a report. The Texas Tribune reported that the group met on Tuesday to discuss the issue and … Read more

Facebook Testing Video Speed Dating App Called Sparked: Report

Facebook Testing Video Speed Dating App Called Sparked: Report

Facebook is reportedly testing a new speed dating app called Sparked. The webpage for Sparked was briefly live, and users needed to register using their Facebook account. It is developed by Facebook’s NPE (New Product Experimentation) team that works on experimental services. The general theme of the Sparked speed dating app is kindness, and during … Read more

HBO star Bill Maher knocks own network’s ‘Allen v. Farrow’ docuseries: Should be called ‘Mia’s Story’

HBO star Bill Maher knocks own network's 'Allen v. Farrow' docuseries: Should be called 'Mia's Story'

HBO star Bill Maher had an ax to grind Friday night over the network’s explosive docuseries, “Allen v. Farrow,” which delves into sexual abuse allegations made against Woody Allen.  “I have one thing to say about it: The title offended me. Not offended me, but was bulls—,” the “Real Time” host began during a panel discussion. … Read more

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