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  • Covid helpline numbers on social media a boon or bane?(2 minutes ago)

    New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) As the coronavirus pandemic has turned more menacing than last year, there has been a massive increase in the number of people seeking help and those lending support on the social media.

    National THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
  • Hard to come in and adapt quickly: Rahul(2 minutes ago)

    Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Punjab Kings (PBKS) skipper KL Rahul said his team fell short by 10-15 runs on a difficult MA Chidambaram pitch against SunRisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League match on Wednesday.

    Sports IPL-2021
  • 4 lakh Remdesivir injections to be supplied to Telangana hospitals(2 minutes ago)

    Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Telangana's Industry and Information Technology Minister K.T. Rama Rao on Wednesday said that four lakh remdesivir injections will be made available in all the government hospitals within the coming one week.

    National Health/Medicine THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
Amid lockdown, Maha Congress wants 'jab at home' for people
  • Amid lockdown, Maha Congress wants 'jab at home' for people(12 minutes ago)

    Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) In a unique suggestion, the Maharashtra Congress on Wednesday demanded Covid-19 'Vaccination At Home' - on the lines of the polio campaign - for all eligible people as they cannot reach the inoculation centres owing to the ongoing lockdown restrictions.

    National Health/Medicine THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
Anupam Kher shares 'today's headlines'
  • Anupam Kher shares 'today's headlines'(16 minutes ago)

    Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher gave a wonky new meaning to the term 'headlines', with his latest post on Wednesday.

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  • The rise of Islamists in Pakistan(16 minutes ago)

    Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) The Islamic Republic of Pakistan, a country formed on the basis of freedom of religious rights for its citizens, is a Muslim majority state, where religious groups and organisations play a pivotal role in the countrys democratic system and political setups.

    International South Asia
Centre has increased Delhi's oxygen quota: Kejriwal
  • Centre has increased Delhi's oxygen quota: Kejriwal(18 minutes ago)

    New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Amid shortage of oxygen reported in several government and privates hospitals in Delhi since last few days due to sudden increase of Covid-19 cases, the city government found some relief as the Centre has agreed to increase Delhi's oxygen quota, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday.

    National Health/Medicine
A global martial arts champion living in penury
  • A global martial arts champion living in penury(18 minutes ago)

    Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) The glittering collection of over 70 medals karate champion Pathan Jameel Khan has won in championships around the world over the last two decades stands in total contrast to the life of penury this martial arts exponent is living today.

    Sports
ECB abolishes selector's role, head coach to pick teams
  • ECB abolishes selector's role, head coach to pick teams(22 minutes ago)

    London, April 21 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday decided to do away with the post of national selector -- currently held by Ed Smith -- and give complete authority to the men's team head coach who will have overall responsibility for future squad selections.

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Neha Marda: 'Kyun Rishton Mein Katti Batti' taught me a lot about myself
Wickets of Rohit, Pollard were most special: Mishra
  • Wickets of Rohit, Pollard were most special: Mishra(26 minutes ago)

    Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Veteran spinner Amit Mishra was integral in Delhi Capitals (DC) beating defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) at the M.A.Chidambaram Stadium and he said that the wickets of MI captain Rohit Sharma and Kieron Pollard were the most special of the four he took.

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Flushing public toilets propels Covid virus 5 feet up in air
  • Flushing public toilets propels Covid virus 5 feet up in air(19:30)

    New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Respiratory droplets are the most prominent source of transmission for Covid-19. However, flushing a toilet can generate large quantities of microbe-containing aerosols depending on the design, water pressure or flushing power of the toilet at public restrooms, an Indian-origin researchers-led study has warned.

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Papon: It is a treat to sing melodies that have been carefully curated
KKR win toss, elect to bowl against CSK
  • KKR win toss, elect to bowl against CSK(19:20)

    Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the toss and opted to bowl in their match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday.

    Sports IPL-2021
Junk foods may damage your bones
  • Junk foods may damage your bones(19:20)

    Jerusalem, April 21 (IANS) Does your kid love to eat ultra-processed junk foods like packaged chips, soups, hot dogs and fries? Besides the increasing risk of obesity, eating junk foods can also affect your bones, warn researchers.

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Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari postpones launch of debut novel
  • Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari postpones launch of debut novel(19:14)

    Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari has postponed the release of her debut novel "Mapping Love". The novel was scheduled to release on May 21, and the filmmaker took to social media to share the news with fans on Wednesday.

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SRH thump Punjab Kings by nine wickets
  • SRH thump Punjab Kings by nine wickets(19:14)

    Chennai, April 21 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) bowlers put up an inspired performance to lead their team to a comprehensive nine-wicket win over Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the Indian Premier League here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Wednesday.

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'Covaxin demonstrates overall interim clinical efficacy of 78%'
  • 'Covaxin demonstrates overall interim clinical efficacy of 78%'(19:06)

    Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Leading vaccine maker Bharat Biotech and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Wednesday announced interim results from phase 3 clinical trials of Covaxin, which show 78 per cent overall clinical efficacy and 100 per cent efficacy against severe Covid-19.

    National Health/Medicine THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
Nashik: Oxygen leak kills 22 Covid patients on Ram Navami day (Roundup)
Arshi Khan tests positive for Covid-19
  • Arshi Khan tests positive for Covid-19(19:04)

    Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Actress Arshi Khan has tested positive for Covid-19. She says she had mild symptoms and is currently isolated at home.

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Don't hoard oxygen, taking it casually is harmful, warns AIIMS chief
  • Don't hoard oxygen, taking it casually is harmful, warns AIIMS chief(18:58)

    New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Emphasising on judicious use of oxygen, AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria said if a person's oxygen saturation is 93 per cent to 99 per cent, then that person does not need oxygen, and taking it will instead be harmful.

    National Health/Medicine
Purab Kohli and Rasika Dugal return in 'Out Of Love' season 2