NIH Director Collins: Masks on children under 12 ‘is a really smart thing to do’

NIH Director Collins: Masks on children under 12 'is a really smart thing to do'

National Institute of Heal Director Dr. Francis Collins said that the coronavirus delta variant poses a new threat to the population compared to previous forms of COVID-19, and that all effective measures should be used to slow the spread, including a return to wearing masks indoors in some areas. Speaking to “Fox News Sunday,” Collins … Read more

Graded reopening of schools is advisable: AIIMS director Randeep Guleria | India News – Times of India

Graded reopening of schools is advisable: AIIMS director Randeep Guleria | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) director Randeep Guleria on Friday said schools situated in areas where Covid positivity rate is low can be reopened. He suggested that graded reopening of schools can be done with proper monitoring of the areas where the positivity rate is low. “I think we have to … Read more

Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony Director Fired on Games Eve over Holocaust Joke

Tokyo Summer Olympics is set to start on Friday. (Image Credit: AP)

Tokyo Olympics organisers have fired the opening ceremony director on the eve of the event after reports emerged of a past joke he had made about the Holocaust, while media said former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a strong advocate of the Games, would also not attend. The latest in a series of embarrassments for the … Read more

Shell Firm Director Who Sold Nariman Point Flat to RERA Chief Linked to Group Under ED Lens: Report

Ajoy Mehta currently is the Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) chief.

The Nariman Point apartment of Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Maha RERA) Chairman and CM Uddhav Thackeray’s aide Ajoy Mehta, which is under the Income Tax scanner for alleged benami transactions, was sold to him by director of Anamitra Properties Pvt Ltd Nikhil Ketan Gokhale, official records have revealed. Gokhale is on the board of … Read more

News18 Evening Digest: AIIMS Director Suggests Plan To Reopen Schools & Other Top Stories

Districts should open schools in a staggered manner and bring back children on alternate days, said AIIMS Director Dr Guleria.

Gujarat: 52 BSF Jawans Test Positive for COVID-19 in Two Weeks At least 52 jawans of the Border Security Force (BSF) from a battalion of 433 have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last two weeks at Palanpur in Gujarat’s Banaskantha district, an official said on Tuesday. While 20 personnel were found infected till Monday, … Read more

Blade MCU Reboot Taps Mogul Mowgli Director Bassam Tariq: Report

Blade Taps Director Bassam Tariq for Marvel’s Mahershala Ali-Led Reboot: Report

Blade has found its director. Marvel Studios is reportedly in talks with Bassam Tariq to helm the Mahershala Ali-led Marvel Cinematic Universe reboot of the iconic vampire hunter. The 34-year-old American director is best known for directing Mogul Mowgli starring Riz Ahmed. Like Ahmed, Tariq also has Pakistani ancestry — unlike Ahmed, Tariq was born … Read more

LIC to have chief executive officer, managing director; government does away with chairman post – Times of India

LIC to have chief executive officer, managing director; government does away with chairman post - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) will now have the post of chief executive officer and managing director instead of the chairman position, with the government making changes to relevant rules ahead of the insurer’s initial public offering this fiscal. The changes have been made by the department of financial services under … Read more

Delta+ Causing More Death? AIIMS Director Answers Amid WHO’s Alert on Delta Becoming Dominant Soon

Not Just Adults, Pfizer Coming in India for Kids Too, Says AIIMS Chief Amid 3rd Wave Scare

Even as the Delta variant of Covid-19 continues to spread across globe, the fear over new ‘Delta plus’ mutant is gaining ground with some states reporting deaths. However, AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria has said that there isn’t much data on the new variant to suggest it’s more infectious, causing more deaths, or has developed … Read more

CBI Acting Chief Praveen Sinha Appointed as Special Director for the First Time in 3 Years

CBI Acting Chief Praveen Sinha Appointed as Special Director for the First Time in 3 Years

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday named acting chief of the agency Praveen Sinha as the new special director for the first time in three years. The post had remained vacant since special director Rakesh Asthana was moved out after his infamous spat with the then CBI chief Alok Verma. The Appointments Committee … Read more

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