Twitter responds to legal notice by UP police over Loni incident, says available for questioning

Days after a legal notice was sent to the Managing Director of Twitter India Manish Maheshwari regarding the viral video of the assault on an elderly man in Loni, Ghaziabad Police has received a reply from Twitter officials, stating that they are ready to be available for questioning via video conferencing, according to Senior Superintendent of Police […]

Covid-19’s third wave peak expected around September-October: IIT Kanpur study

An IIT Kanpur study done by Prof. Rajesh Ranjan and Mahendra Verma, along with their team, on Monday said third wave peak of COVID could be around September – October this year. “There is a significant anxiety among policy makers and public about the third wave. For the same, using SIR model, we have […]

Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for not paying compensation to kin of those who died of Covid-19

Terming the Central government’s decision of not paying the ex-gratia compensation to kin of those who died of COVID-19 as the “cruelty”, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that the government’s compensation is only a small help for the people and the Modi government is not ready to even do that. “It is impossible to evaluate […]

Delhi: 4 shooters held following encounter, 3 suffer bullet injuries

Four shooters affiliated with the notorious Nandu gang were arrested from the Jaffarpur Kalan Police Station area following an encounter with Delhi Police Special Cell, the police said. Three of them sustained bulletin injuries during the encounter. Deputy Commissioner of Police Sanjeev Yadav said that the accused had come to Najafgarh’s Malikpur to murder a businessman after […]

India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage crosses 28-crore mark

India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded the 28-crores mark, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Monday. According to the ministry, a total of 28,00,36,898 vaccine doses have been administered through 38,24,408 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today, out of which 30,39,996 vaccine doses were […]

Study evaluates reason behind increased transmission in SARS-CoV-2 variants

Recently a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine study found that although two SARS-CoV-2 variants are associated with the higher transmission, patients with these variants show no evidence of higher viral loads in their upper respiratory tracts compared to the control group. The emergence and higher transmission of the evolving variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes […]

Here is your horoscope for 21 June, 2021

Aries The Sun has just begun its transit of your family and home sector, dear Aries, stimulating your need to go inward or for activities revolving around the home. This month-long cycle is excellent for reconnecting with a deep need for inner peace and comfort, enjoying quieter and perhaps emotionally […]

Uttarakhand SIT notice to three firms in alleged Covid testing scam in Kumbh

In the backdrop of allegations over irregularities in COVID-19 testing in Uttrakhand during the recently-concluded Kumbh, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday issued notices to three firms. According to SIT sources, notice has been issued to Max Corporate Service New Delhi, Nalwa Laboratories Pvt Ltd of Haryana, and Dr. Lalchandani Lab for […]

High-flying battery makers have much to win and lose: S&P

S&P Global Ratings said on Monday the world’s biggest battery producers globally face substantial upside and downside risks to ratings. While their growth opportunities are significant, they will need to navigate fast-moving technology, heavy expenditure, geopolitical forces shaping trade lines and environmental strains, it said. The demand for batteries that power light electric vehicles (including battery electric vehicles […]