West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee highlights Covid-19 vaccine shortage, says state needs 14 crore more doses

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday took a potshot at the Centre by highlighting the shortage of COVID-19 vaccines and said that the state requires 10 crore more vaccine doses as it has administered 4 crore doses till yesterday with zero wastage. She stated that in accordance with the number of vaccine doses received […]

Telemedicine appointments reduce risk of further illness

According to results of a new study, telemedicine appointments combined with in-person visits significantly reduced the risk of further illness for children with medically complex cases. The study by researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) was published in Pediatrics. Children with medically complex cases require intense care supervision for conditions […]

Under Taliban rule, Uyghurs in Afghanistan fear deportation to China

Uyghurs population in Afghanistan fears that they will be extradited to China after the Taliban takeover of the war-ravaged country. “The Uyghurs in Afghanistan are just so scared. The Taliban has been dealing with China a lot behind closed doors,” Mohammed Umar, the Pakistan-based chairman of the Umar Uighur Trust, told New York Post. “Now that the Taliban has full power, maybe they will be […]

5 electrocuted to death in UP’s Ghaziabad

Five people including three children and a woman died due to electrocution in Ghaziabad on Wednesday. “Five people including three children and a woman died due to electrocution in Ghaziabad today. Two of them belong to a single family. They touched a pole that had a running electric current at a shop,” said Ghaziabad ADM (City) Shailendra Kumar. “After getting […]

Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurates first direct flight between Gwalior, Indore

Union Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia on Wednesday inaugurated the first direct flight between Gwalior and Indore. He virtually flagged off two flights strengthening the international and domestic aerial connectivity of Madhya Pradesh. According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the event marked the commencement of Indigo’s new direct flights on the […]

MIT-WPU invites aspiring candidates to apply for their BA (Hons) in Government & Administration program

MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU) has recently announced the commencement of applications for BA (Hons) in Government & Administration program under its School of Public Policy. BA Hons (Government & Administration) or BAGA is a unique 3-years degree program that aims to prepare students for various competitive examinations including the UPSC Civil […]

Ayushmann Khurrana opens up about ‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan’ as film clocks 4 years

Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana, widely known for choosing films that are offbeat, unique as well as socially relevant, recently opened up about one such movie that broke taboos with its storyline. The actor reflected on his film ‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan’ as it clocked four years today. The actor, who made his Bollywood debut with ‘Vicky Donor’, […]

Tokyo Paralympics: Suyash Narayan Jadhav gets disqualified in Men’s 100m breaststroke – SB7

India’s Suyash Narayan Jadhav was disqualified in the Men’s 100m breaststroke — SB7 here at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on Wednesday in the ongoing Paralympic Games. Jadhav’s timing in the event was not registered as he was disqualified. The Indian was disqualified based on the technical issue as he performed more than […]

Al Qaeda praises Taliban’s ‘historic victory’ in Afghanistan

A few hours after the last US troop left Kabul, Al Qaeda’s senior leadership released a congratulatory statement on Tuesday on the occasion of the “Taliban’s victory” in the war-ravaged country. Al Qaeda’s leaders said it “soothed” their hearts to hear verses from the Quran recited in the “Presidential Palace” in Kabul, reported FDD’s Long War Journal, […]

Former Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam’s wife Vijayalakshmi passes away

Vijayalakshmi Panneerselvam, wife of former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) coordinator O Panneerselvam died of a heart attack at a private hospital in Chennai on Wednesday. According to the statement issued by Gem hospital in Chennai, Vijayalakshmi (66) who was undergoing treatment at the hospital for […]