Vaccines Give 94% Protection Against Covid-19, Cut Hospitalisation Risk by 80%: Govt

News18 Daybreak | Goa, Sikkim and Himachal Top 3 States by Vaccination Rate; Possible Third Covid Wave Unlikely to Affect Kids

Vaccination against the COVID-19 gives at least 94 per cent protection from the infection and reduced the chances of hospitalisation by 75-80 per cent, NITI Aayog member VK Paul said in a Health Ministry briefing on Friday. He further cited studies on efficiency of vaccine in healthcare workers which show that the possibility of needing … Read more

WTC Final: Ajinkya Rahane Says “I Always Want To Give My Best Whether People Criticise Me Or Not” | Cricket News

India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane said criticism over his record in England doesn’t bother him even as he and Team India prepare for the final of the World Test Championship (WTC) against New Zealand starting Friday in Southampton. Rahane, who led India in the last three Tests of their historic series win in Australia in … Read more

US student visa rush: Embassy says resolving ‘technical issues’; will give thousands of appointments in coming weeks – Times of India

US student visa rush: Embassy says resolving ‘technical issues’; will give thousands of appointments in coming weeks - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The US embassy on Tuesday sought to allay apprehensions of thousands of Indian students who have to join colleges there this fall (July and August) but faced a tough time in booking appointments slots when visa processing resumed on Monday. The Embassy has begun fixing technical issues faced by students and has assured … Read more

Coronavirus fact check: Can COVID-19 vaccines give you ‘magnetic’ powers? Here’s the truth – Times of India

Coronavirus fact check: Can COVID-19 vaccines give you 'magnetic' powers? Here's the truth - Times of India

While we’re all aware of the vaccine side effects and have learnt to cope with them, recent claims of having developed ‘magnetic’ powers post COVID vaccination have taken social media platforms by storm. In a latest report, a man from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand has claimed to have developed magnetic powers after taking his COVID shot. … Read more

Did a Delayed Second Dose of Covid-19 Vaccine Give the Delta Variant an Evolutionary Helping Hand?

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The delta coronavirus variant, which was first detected in India, is now the dominant variant in the UK. Some experts warn that the delta variant may be 100 per cent more transmissible than the previously dominant variant, alpha. But we don’t think that transmissibility alone explains delta’s dominance. Successful variants often have a biological advantage … Read more

Malti Chahar And Deepak Chahar, Give Sibling Goals | Cricket News

Model-turned-actress Malti Chahar, on Friday, posted a picture with her brother and Chennai Super Kings pacer Deepak Chahar on Instagram. In the photograph, the duo is wearing black t-shirts and making a horn gesture with their hands. “New Taporis in the town,” Malti wrote in the caption box along with a couple of … Read more

Pakistan National Assembly Adopts Bill To Give Right Of Appeal To Kulbhushan Jadhav


Kulbhushan Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court in April 2017 (File) Islamabad: Pakistan’s National Assembly has approved a bill allowing Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav to appeal his conviction in the high courts of the country. The bill seeks to provide further right of review and reconsideration in giving effect to the … Read more

Mumbai Building Collapse: Maharashtra To Give Rs 5 Lakh To Victims’ Families


Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray condoled the loss of lives in the incident Mumbai: The Maharashtra government today announced a compensation of Rs five lakh each to the families of those who lost their lives in the house collapse incident in Mumbai’s Malwani area. It also said that the medical expenses of the injured will … Read more

Give Top Priority to Young Patients in Treating Black Fungus: Centre to States

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: After Covid Cases, Maharashtra Tops List of Black Fungus Deaths; 5,500 Affected in India So Far

New Delhi: The Centre has asked states to give top priority to “young patients” in treatment of mucormycosis or black fungus, a disease with high mortality rate. News18 has the copy of an advisory sent last week by the ‘National Task Force on Covid-19’, specifying the same. This follows the Delhi High Court asking the … Read more

Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, J&K, Ladakh to give tap water connections to each rural household by 2022 | India News – Times of India

Andhra Pradesh media house moves contempt plea in SC | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh will provide tap water connections to all rural households by the end of the year, the Jal Shakti Ministry said on Saturday. Rs 50,000 crore has been allocated in this year’s Budget for the Jal Jeevan Mission that aims to provide tap water connections … Read more

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