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Cabinet clears Rs 23,123 cr COVID fund

New Delhi: The Union cabinet Thursday approved a Rs 23,123-crore package for improving health infrastructure to fight COVID-19 as part of which...

Arya Rajendran 21-year-old student set to become Mayor in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The CPI(M) has chosen 21-year-old Arya Rajendran as its Mayor candidate after the party’s district committee and state committee sanctioned her...

Goa casino owner held in Karnataka

BENGALURU: The CBI has arrested an RBI official and a JD-S leader K C Veerendra, who also owns a casino in Goa, in connection...

HC junks plea by Juhi Chawla against 5G, imposes Rs 20 lakh cost

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed the lawsuit filed by actor-environmentalist Juhi Chawla against the setting up of 5G...

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War against COVID has to be fought collectively: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi: Union minister Jitendra Singh, on Saturday, said the war against COVID has to be fought collectively as the optimum results...

SC allows plea to make Health Ministry party to PIL seeking steps to control population

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has allowed a plea to make the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare a party to a...

9 killed in blast at limestone mine in AP

Amaravati (AP): At least nine workers were killed in a blast at a limestone mine in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh on...

Ex-Zambian armyman held with 4 kg of heroin

Mumbai: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested an ex-serviceman of the Zambian Army for alleged possession of 4 kg of heroin...

DCGI approves anti-COVID drug developed by DRDO

New Delhi: An anti-COVID oral drug developed by the DRDO has been approved by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for...

Expert tones down warning on third wave of COVID

New Delhi: There may not be a third wave of coronavirus in the country if strong measures are taken and effectively implemented...

Harsh Vardhan reviews RML preparedness of severe COVID-19 patients

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday visited Dr RML Hospital here and reviewed its preparedness for clinical management of ...

Haryana minister Vij wants all oxygen plants under military control for safety, smooth functioning

Chandigarh: Amid a rise in oxygen demand owing to spiralling COVID-19 cases, Haryana’s Home and Health Minister Anil Vij on Friday said...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

Getting 16 aboard on SAIL

Programmed over 10 months, Sunaparanta Art Initiator Lab (SAIL) is the new mentorship programme for 16 creative practitionerswho will synthesise art together....

Amped up

Brother-sister duo Merak’s latest track ‘Big Fishes’ attempts to protest the status quo and at the same time leaves listeners hooked to...

Protein foods: Choose them right

Rohini Diniz Dietary proteins are derived from foods of animal and plant origin and should provide between 10-15 per...

Living a masked life on campus

Most hoped that mask-wearing would be a provisional phase, but now, it appears that it will linger longer than anticipated