News18 Afternoon Digest: 3rd Covid-19 Wave May Peak in Oct But Experts Point to Silver Lining; Gold Price Today Sees Huge Drop and Other Stories

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Covid in Kerala Continues Upward Trend; Zero Vaccine Wastage in Bengal Since May 1, Reveals Data

With 1 Lakh Daily Cases, 3rd Covid-19 Wave May Peak in October But Experts Point to Silver Lining Astudy by a group of researchers led by Mathukumalli Vidyasagar and Manindra Agrawal at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Hyderabad and Kanpur have predicted that India is likely to witness another rise in Covid-19 cases … Read more

Cyberattacks on Organisations in India Grew Significantly: Check Point

Cyberattacks on Organisations Up by 29 Percent in Last 6 Months, India Among Most Affected Markets: Check Point

Cyberattacks on organisations have grown globally by 29 percent in the last six months, with the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region showing the highest growth followed by the US and Asia Pacific (APAC), according to cybersecurity firm Check Point. The number of ransomware attacks on organisations are also said to have increased by … 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

Pilgrims flock to Mount Arafat in high point of pandemic-era hajj – Times of India

Pilgrims flock to Mount Arafat in high point of pandemic-era hajj - Times of India

MECCA, Saudi Arabia: Muslim pilgrims gathered at Saudi Arabia’s Mount Arafat on Monday in the high point of this year’s hajj, being held in downsized form and under coronavirus restrictions for the second year running. Just 60,000 people, all citizens or residents of Saudi Arabia, have been selected to take part in this year’s hajj, … Read more

Water Levels in Yamuna at Lowest Point in 56 Years: Delhi Jal Board VC Raghav Chadha

Water Supply in Delhi to be Affected on Sunday Due to High Algae, Ammonia Levels in Yamuna

Delhi Jal Board (DJB) Vice-Chairman Raghav Chadha on Monday said the water levels of the Yamuna river at the Wazirabad barrage have hit the lowest point in 56 years as Haryana has withheld Delhi’s legitimate share of water. Chadha, who reviewed the situation at the Wazirabad pond, said Haryana has not been releasing at least … Read more

Joined Sangh at Age 12, Did Extensive Work in J-K: Who is Arun Kumar, RSS’ New Point Person for BJP?

Arun Kumar. (Twitter)

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Sunday introduced a key organisational change by making its joint general secretary Arun Kumar the interface for political issues and also coordinator with the BJP. He replaced another joint general secretary Krishana Gopal who held the charge since 2015. The change was announced in an ongoing meeting of RSS … Read more

Experts Point Out The Impacts of Covid Pandemic on Nutrition

Over 18,000 Children in Meghalaya Suffer From Acute Malnourishment: Minister Kyrmen Shylla

Malnutrition is creating a void in the overall health of the population during the Covid-19 pandemic, experts have pointed out. According to the World Health Organization, malnutrition is directly or indirectly responsible for 35% of deaths among children under five. The women and child welfare department ministry had revealed that as many as 9,27,606 severely … Read more

Cheap Tech, Pakistan’s Role: Why First-ever Drone Attack is Pivotal Point in Kashmir Terror

Terror Attack at Jammu Air Force Station: What We Know So Far About The Twin Explosions

From one morning in November 2014, FedEx delivery vans began pulling up every few weeks outside a nondescript apartment in the Turkish city of Şanliurfa, nestled in the valley where humankind’s Neolithic ancestors had begun practising agriculture around 5,000 BCE. Inside the boxes were remote controls, programme pads, simulator software, antennae, camera pods, micro-turbine engines: … Read more

Euro 2020: Lacklustre England held as Scotland make their point | Football News – Times of India

Euro 2020: Lacklustre England held as Scotland make their point | Football News - Times of India

LONDON: England missed a chance to book their place in the last 16 at Euro 2020 as Scotland kept their own hopes alive with a well deserved 0-0 draw on Friday. Gareth Southgate‘s side would have been guaranteed to advance from Group D with a win over their old rivals at Wembley. But lethargic England … Read more

We were more determined after change in WTC point system: Virat Kohli | Cricket News – Times of India

We were more determined after change in WTC point system: Virat Kohli | Cricket News - Times of India

SOUTHAMPTON: India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said his team became more hungry and determined after the points system of the inaugural World Test Championship was changed midway due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The game’s governing body ICC had changed the qualification criteria for the World Test Championship from maximum points earned to percentage points … Read more

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