Cyclone Tauktae Wreaks Havoc in Kerala, Covid-19 a Risk Factor For Mucormycosis & Other Top Stories

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Cyclone Tauktae LIVE Updates: Heavy Rain, Winds Wreak Havoc in Kerala; Power Supply Disrupted, Low-lying Area Inundated The deep depression over the Arabian Sea has intensified into cyclonic storm Tauktae and is likely to cross the Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Naliya around May 18, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday. It said … Read more

Google Leads Top US Tech Giants To Seek Work Permits For Spouses Of H-1B Visa Holders

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Google is joined by 30 other tech firms to support the H-4 Employment Authorisation Document programme Washington: Google is leading a determined effort by US tech giants to support a programme that gives work authorisation for spouses of those possessing H-1B foreign work visas, the most sought after among Indian IT professionals. Google is joined … Read more

Top conservative group targeting Democratic senators to save filibuster

Top conservative group targeting Democratic senators to save filibuster

Will not vote to weaken filibuster: Sen. Manchin Senator Joe Manchin goes against Democratic Party, Biden push for passing multi-trillion dollar spending bill without GOP support. West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner weighs in on ‘Fox & Friends First.’ EXCLUSIVE – In his campaign to protect the Senate’s filibuster, Tim Phillips says with the … Read more

Imported Sputnik V to Cost Rs 995 Per Jab; B1.617.2 Variant Spreads Rapidly in Parts of UK and Other Top Stories

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Imported Sputnik V Jab to Cost Rs 995 Per Shot, Made-in-India Doses May be Cheaper As part of a limited pilot, the soft launch Sputnik V vaccine has started and the first dose was administered in Hyderabad on Friday. The supply of the Sputnik V vaccine will start from Indian manufacturing partners subsequently. The imported … Read more

15 More Covid Patients Die at Top Goa Hospital During ‘Dark Hours of 2-6am’, HC Told

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Fifteen more COVID-19 patients died at the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in the early hours of Thursday, the state government told the Bombay High Court, two days after 26 coronavirus patients had succumbed at the same facility here. The Goa bench of the HC said state authorities told it some of the casualties … Read more

Health Min Agrees to Extend Gap Between Covishield Doses to 12-16 Weeks; UPSC Civil Service 2021 Postponed and Other Top Stories

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Health Ministry Accepts Govt Panel’s Recommendation to Extend Gap Between Covishield Doses to 12-16 Weeks The Ministry of Health has accepted the recommendation of the COVID Working Group for extension of the gap between the first and second doses of Covishield vaccine to 12-16 weeks. The panel – the National Immunization Technical Advisory Group – … Read more

ICC Test Rankings: India Retain Top Spot After Annual Update | Cricket News

India remained the number one Test side after the annual update of ICC’s team rankings.© Instagram India remained the number one Test side after the annual update of the ICC team rankings, released on Thursday. India head the table after gaining one rating point for an aggregate of 121, having accumulated 2914 points from … Read more

House GOP ousts Trump critic Liz Cheney from top post – Times of India

House GOP ousts Trump critic Liz Cheney from top post - Times of India

Liz Cheney. AP Photo WASHINGTON: House Republicans ousted Rep. Liz Cheney from her post as the chamber’s No. 3 GOP leader on Wednesday, punishing her after she repeatedly rebuked former President Donald Trump for his false claims of election fraud and his role in fomenting the Jan. 6 Capitol attack. GOP lawmakers gathered privately in … Read more

No RT-PCR Tests For Healthy Individuals During Domestic Travel, Top Doctor Reiterates as Labs Overburdened

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India is conducting 18-20 lakh tests for detection of COVID-19 per day, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Tuesday underlining that despite infection among laboratory staff, the test performance is still being maintained. Addressing a press conference, ICMR director general Dr Balram Bhargava said in the second wave, three initiatives were taken … Read more

Word ‘Indian’ Not Used in WHO Covid Variant Report, Says Govt and Other Top Stories

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Word ‘Indian’ Not in WHO Report on Covid Mutant: Govt on Reports Citing ‘Indian Variant’ The government on Wednesday objected to the labelling of the B.1.617 Covid variant as an “Indian variant” and said that the word “Indian” was never used by the World Health Organisation (WHO). “Several media reports have covered the news of … Read more

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