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A viral photo floating about on the microblogging site Twitter 'features' Rahul Gandhi alongside Hollywood actress Dakota Johnson in an intimate moment.
On May 13, Gregory Raymond Raphael and his wife Soja learned through a phone call that their son Joefred Varghese Gregory had passed away due to the coronavirus. Joefred's twin Ralphred was undergoing treatment at the same hospital in Meerut. Though he was not informed about his brother's death, the parents say he sensed something was wrong. Ralphred died just hours later.
(Eds: Coalescing related stories) Kolkata, May 17 (PTI) Angry retorts by TMC leaders and violent protests by party supporters became commonplace in West Bengal on Monday, after two state ministers among others were held in the Narada case, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seeking her arrest when asked to leave the CBI office here, officials said.
Saudi Arabia plans to soon reopen to foreign tourists, a senior tourism official said on Monday after the kingdom announced the lifting of quarantine restrictions for certain foreign arrivals. Those new measures, however, only apply to residents, government and business travellers or those visiting friends and family but not foreign tourists, according to the Saudi Tourism Authority (STA). STA Chief Executive Fahd Hamidaddin told Reuters the kingdom would reopen to foreign tourists this year with an announcement expected to be made "very soon."
New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): As Cyclone Tauktae continues to impact several states on the Western Coast including Gujarat, damaging structures, electricity lines, and uprooting trees, the India Meteorological Department on Tuesday informed that the cyclone is continuing to show a weakening trend.
The CoWIN platform has been reconfigured to provide online appointments for the second dose of Covishield after 84 days. The change in the online appointment app was done after the Union government extended the gap between two doses of the vaccine to 12-16 weeks. Additionally, already booked online appointments for 2nd dose of Covishield will remain valid and are not being cancelled by COWIN.
The online application form can be submitted up to June 30 at jmi.ac.in
Shailaja, who is also a retired teacher, became popular after doing stellar work in containing the spread of COVID-19 in the initial phase of the pandemic.
Andrea Meza finished first ahead of the Brazilian and Peruvian finalists in the 69th instalment of Miss Universe, held in Hollywood, Florida.
As per an expert group at the University of Michigan, India’s R count as on 15 May stood at 0.99 mark.
This year, the theme of World Hypertension Day is ‘Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer’
New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): The DRDO's new anti-COVID drug, 2-DG, reduces a patient's average recovery time by two and a half days and oxygen demand by upto 40 per cent, the union health ministry informed on Monday.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 17 (ANI): Actor Rajinikanth on Monday met Chief Minister MK Stalin at the secretariat here and donated Rs 50 lakhs to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Relief Fund as the state battles the second wave of coronavirus.
"Over a period of time I realised that besides preparing physically for a game, you have to prepare yourself mentally also," Tendulkar said on Sunday while addressing an online session on e-learning platform Unacademy. The anxiety levels were very high. Last month, Tendulkar was released from a hospital in Mumbai a week after he was admitted when he contracted COVID-19.
New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): Amid concerns of a third wave of COVID-19 in the country, which according to many heath experts is likely to target children, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said a new COVID variant detected in Singapore is said to be deadly for children and may bring in third wave in the country.
Single day spike of 2,63,533 COVID-19 infections, 4,329 fatalities push India's tally of cases to 2,52,28,996, death toll to 2,78,719.
Deliveries of the 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 300 motorcycle, which was launched in India this March, have commenced. As for the highlights, the bike has a sporty look and comes with a full-LED lighting setup as well as a semi-digital instrument console. It is offered in three shades and is powered by a BS6-compliant 296cc, parallel-twin engine. Here's our roundup.
New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that Cyclone Tauktae is expected to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm. The weather department also said that the cyclone will cross Gujarat coast by May 18.
Mira Rajput shared a picture of a distraught child wearing an oxygen mask, saying she is heartbroken at the situation.
New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): The Defence Research and Development Organisation's (DRDO) new anti-COVID drug 2-DG should work against various strains of the COVID-19 virus, DRDO chairperson Dr G Satheesh Reddy said on Monday.