Adar Poonawalla Lauds Govt Move to Increase Gap Between Covishield Doses as ‘Good Scientific Decision’

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The chief of Serum Institute of India (SII) that manufactures Covishield, Adar Poonawalla, said the government’s move to increase the gap between two doses of the anti-Coronavirus vaccine to 12 to 16 weeks was a good scientific decision. The Union Health Ministry said on Thursday it agreed to extend the gap between the two shots … Read more

IPL Covid-19 Crisis Live Updates: BCCI Failed to Act on IPL GC’s Proposal to Move IPL 2021 to UAE – Report

IPL Covid-19 Crisis Live Updates: The Covid-19 crisis in the IPL has deepened after two KKR players test positive, two from CSK camp also tested positive along with a few DDCA ground staff. DC have also been asked to quarantine because they played their last game against KKR – the match featured Varun Chakravarthy, who is one of the … Read more

Govt’s Move to Continue with Central Vista Project Grotesque, Says Sitaram Yechury

File photo of CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury.

File photo of CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury. The Opposition parties have been critical of the government over the construction of the Central Vista project, with a brand new parliament building as its centrepiece during the coronavirus pandemic. PTI New Delhi Last Updated:May 03, 2021, 15:14 IST FOLLOW US ON: CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury … Read more

Narrative must move away from demonisation, fear in Assam | India News – Times of India

Narrative must move away from demonisation, fear in Assam | India News - Times of India

BJP and its allies’ comfortable win in the complex state of Assam makes history — it is the first non-Congress party to win back-to-back elections to the 126-seat assembly. Assam, once seen as a Congress bastion, is bisected by the Brahmaputra which divides the land into the north bank and the south bank. The southern … Read more

Wandering cops move from department to department – Times of India

Wandering cops move from department to department - Times of India

Demonstrators block Public Square in Cleveland, during a protest over the police shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. File: AP Photo ST. LOUIS: Timothy Loehmann wanted to be a police officer like his father. He got a job in Independence, Ohio, but his supervisors allowed him to quit after he suffered a “dangerous lack of composure” … Read more

Joe Biden Recognizes Armenian Genocide, Defying Turkey In Historic Move


Joe Biden became the first US president to use the word genocide for 1915 killings of Armenians. (File) Washington: US President Joe Biden on Saturday recognized the 1915 killings of Armenians by Ottoman forces as genocide, a watershed moment for descendants of the hundreds of thousands of dead as he defied decades of pressure by … Read more

Delhi in Critical State, Let Oxygen Tankers Move Freely, Says Apollo Hospitals Joint MD

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Amid a severe shortage of oxygen across the national capital, Dr Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director at Apollo Hospitals urged the central government to declare oxygen tankers as ambulances. Reddy told CNBC-TV 18, “Delhi is in a critical situation, tankers are stuck at the Haryana border. Request the Govt to declare oxygen tankers as ambulances … Read more

BJP MP Dubey Threatens to Move Court After Congress MLA Ansari Prays at Shiva Temple

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member of Parliament from Jharkhand’s Godda, Nishikant Dubey on Friday said he will move court if action is not taken against Congress MLA Irfan Ansari for performing puja at a temple in Deoghar. He said Ansari should be booked under the stringent National Security Act (NSA), which provides for detention without … Read more

Jammu and Kashmir Govt Defers Biannual Darbar Move Due to Covid Threat

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In the wake of the increasing number of Covid-19 cases in the newly carved out Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the UT government has deferred Darbar Move — the biannual practice of shifting the seat of governance from one capital city to another. Jammu and Kashmir is the only place in the country with … Read more

With Centre’s ‘Fast-track Vaccine Approval’ Move, Here are Covid Jabs that May Arrive in India Soon

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Day after Russia’s Sputnik V received expert panel nod for emergency use in India, shots from other countries are expected to get a fast-track approval as infection rates continue to soar to a record high, authorities said on Tuesday. The move to expedite green signals to vaccines comes at a time when exponential surge in … Read more

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