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The Times of India (TOI) is an Indian English-language daily newspaper and digital news media owned and managed by The Times Group. It is the third-largest newspaper in India by circulation and largest selling English-language daily in the world. It is the oldest English-language newspaper in India, and the second-oldest Indian newspaper still in circulation, with its first edition published in 1838. It is nicknamed as "The Old Lady of Bori Bunder", and is an Indian "newspaper of record".
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1 lakh Covid-19 tests during Kumbh festival fake: ReportJust days after a preliminary probe by the Uttarakhand health department suggested that many of the four lakh Covid test results issued during the Kumbh festival in Haridwar were fake, a detailed..
Monsoon likely to reach northwest India 7 days in advanceMonsoon has made rapid progress over some parts of India so far this season and could reach northwest India almost seven days before time, India Meteorological Department director general Mrutyunjay..
CoWin to block users logging 1k+ searches, 50 OTPs in 24 hoursUsers carrying out more than 1,000 searches for vaccine slots or those generating more than 50 OTPs in a span of 24 hours will be blocked from CoWin. Providing this information, an official with the..
India protests security lapse outside mission in IslamabadIndia has asked Pakistan to probe an alleged security breach outside the Indian high commission in Islamabad, TOI has learnt. Late last month, it is learnt, the Indian mission noticed some..
Speculation over change in UP government a media creation: UP CM Yogi AdityanathMaking light of the speculation about changes in the UP government in view of the recent visits of senior BJP and RSS leaders to Lucknow, CM Yogi Adityanath on Monday said BJP would win with a..
Covid cases falling twice as fast in north India than in south India and MaharashtraSince hitting its peak on May 9, the seven-day rolling average of daily cases in Haryana has declined at an average rate of 8.9% each day (till June 3), the sharpest among 18 major states that TOI..
TOI finds ‘The Seeker’ who made the world rethink Covid’s originsAmong the three Indians – Pune-based scientist couple Monali Rahalkar and Rahul Bahulikar being the other two -- who made the world rethink on the origins of the coronavirus is an enigmatic person in..
India, Pakistan to clear long-pending visas for diplomats, othersIndia and Pakistan seem close to resolving the thorny issue of assignment visas that has plagued bilateral ties for well over 2 years. TOI has learnt the 2 countries have arrived at an agreement that,..
Woman who Mehul Choksi met in ’20 laid trap, says wifeAs a Caribbean court ordered Choksi to face charges of illegally entering Dominica from Antigua, Priti made a sensational claim on Thursday. She told TOI: “This woman, Barbara, laid a trap to bring..
Committed to sending Mehul Choksi back, Antigua PM tells TOI even as mystery deepens over woman
The Times Of India launches '#CutTheShame' initiative to redefine narrative on menstrual healthThe Times of India today launched the "#CutTheShame" initiative to raise awareness about menstrual health, period poverty and to break the silence around the age-old practice of menstrual shame...
Government in talks to boost vaccine arsenalThe government is in talks with global vaccine giants Moderna and Pfizer to source Covid-19 shots on an immediate basis, to increase supply in the next two-three months itself. While the Centre expects..
NHA chief: Vaccine demand-supply gap reduced from 11:1 to 6.5:1The demand and supply mismatch for Covid-19 vaccines remains high at 6.5:1, but has improved from 11:1 a week ago, reducing the waiting time on Co-WIN for people trying to book an appointment, National..
Shopian breaks taboo, gets all 45+ vaccinated“The entire administration worked with the health department. Auqaf committees (mosque administrators) were roped in to motivate people. BLOs, Anganwadi workers were deployed for a house-to-house..
Covid: 'Infection fears, curbs and lack of jabs behind vaccine rate drop’Responding to queries on vaccinatins not matching the available supplies, officials TOI spoke to said there might be a range of reasons, including the lack of mobility due to lockdowns in most states..
‘Centre not in favour of door-to-door vaccine’“We must recognise that Covid vaccination is under emergency use authorisation, requiring vaccination supply chains, local infrastructure and equipment, trained medical manpower and links to AEFI..
Government steps in to expedite WHO approval for CovaxinToI has learnt that foreign secretary Harsh Shringla will hold a meeting with Bharat Biotech, the manufacturer of Covaxin, on Monday to expedite the process of WHO approval for the indigenously..
Delhi high court restrains WhatsApp, Telegram, individuals from illegally sharing e-papers of ToI, NBT
3 teens connect patients with hospital beds and O2"The strategy was simple," Ansh, a resident of Saharanpur and student of Class 12, told TOI. "Good information has the power to save lives. The idea was floated and Avani and Rishay, both from Meerut,..
India's Covid cases fall but deaths remain high; fatality rate rises in MayDaily cases of Covid-19 in India continued to fall after hitting a peak last week but deaths remained high with close to 4,000 fatalities recorded on Thursday. India reported 3,43,122 fresh cases on..
TOI journalist in Odisha succumbs to Covid-19
Assam exit poll 2021: HighlightsThe exit poll results for Assam that went to the polls on April 6 will be out shortly. Stay updated with Times of India to get all the live updates on exit poll results of Assam election 2021
Freedom of speech is most abused right at present: CJI Sharad BobdeChief Justice of India Sharad Bobde, who demitted office on Friday after a 17-month tenure, said in an exclusive interview to TOI on Friday that freedom of speech was the most abused right at present...
Covid-19: Most vaccines may cost 700-1,000 per doseMost companies are expected to price the Covid-19 vaccines around Rs 700-1,000 per dose, when they roll out the jabs in the private market later this year, up from the government-mandated price of Rs..
Mamata Banerjee cites Covid, says club remaining election phases; Not possible, replies EC“Clubbing the remaining phases is out of question. The notifications for all the phases have been issued and the nomination process is over. It is not possible to make any changes in the schedule at..
India’s daily cases double in 10 days to just shy of 2 lakhA total of 1,99,620 new cases was recorded, just 380 short of the 2-lakh milestone, a mere 10 days after the single-day case tally had crossed 1 lakh, as per TOI’s data collated from state..
Supreme Court collegium meets but discusses no namesTOI had reported on Thursday that as per convention, no CJI schedules a collegium meeting after the President appoints his successor. President Ram Nath Kovind had appointed Justice Ramana as the next..
Centre, Chhattisgarh govt plan major anti-Maoist operationHit by two Maoist attacks that killed 27 security personnel and injured 46 in less than two weeks, the Centre and Chhattisgarh government seem to be on the same page that a massive anti-Maoist..
Walk-ins for shots four times the no. of online registrationsWalk-in registrations for Covid-19 vaccination have exceeded those done online by a huge margin. Of the over 7 crore registrations till 9pm on Friday, just 1 crore were done online, whereas 3.75 crore..
Covid virus may be getting more infectious, less lethalAn analysis of Covid-19 cases and deaths in the ongoing second wave in India suggests that the virus maybe getting more infectious but less lethal – a course that many experts and epidemiologists had..
Covid deaths rise to 104-day high of 356Daily cases of Covid-19 in the country fell on Tuesday in tandem with lower testing during the Holi festival but deaths from the virus surged to a 104-day high, with 356 fatalities recorded in the last..
Vaccine drive to be widened, jab for 50+ in 3 months: AIIMS Delhi director Dr Randeep GuleriaThe second phase of the nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19 could be expanded within the next three months to include people who are 50 years and above, national Covid task force member and..
Covid -ve report not needed for Kumbh, says new Uttarakhand CMCM Tirath Singh Rawat in one of his first interviews after taking over as Uttarakhand’s new CM, told TOI on Saturday that pilgrims would not need to bring RTPCR Covid-19 test report while coming for..
Most Gulmarg hotels booked till mid-AprilAs many as 29 hotels and resorts in Gulmarg, according to a list accessed by TOI, are fully sold out for most of March, while some have 100% bookings till mid-April. The Khyber is fully booked till..
Registration for next round of Covid vaccination likely to start Monday“Co-Win as well as other IT applications and platforms will go live from Monday morning around 10 am. People will be required to just fill in a few details and upload the identification proof and..
Co-Win is robust, issues are state-specific: NHA chiefAmid concerns about software glitches in Co-Win, the government said the software is robust and the issues are related to data in specific states like Maharashtra. “There are no software-related..
Rs 1,000cr raised for Ram temple in just a monthThe Ram temple trust’s coffers are brimming with Rs 1,000 crore in less than 30 days since the nationwide fund-raising drive was launched by Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Makar Sankranti last month...
Govt overlooks glacier studies, claim experts“We fail as scientists when the government overlooks our suggestions and assessments,” Pradeep Srivastava, senior scientist at Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, who had led the 2017 study, told..
64% vaccine turnout after 2 days, government expects footfall to riseFour states — Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Tripura and Puducherry — recorded low turnout of beneficiaries in the range of 22-34%, whereas other states reported more than 50% attendance of those who were..
Experts question govt vaccine purchase price, say it’s higherAs the Covid-19 vaccine completes its journey from laboratory to hospital, its pricing is being questioned. Public health activists and industry experts to whom TOI spoke said the government’s..
QR-coded ‘vaccine pass’ may help in foreign travelA ‘vaccination certificate’ with a QR code, which acts as a digital pass or a ‘facilitating tool’, can work not just within the country but abroad too, a top public health official said in Pune..
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India sees 18.5k fresh cases, lowest in 6 monthsIndia reported the lowest single-day count of fresh Covid-19 cases in nearly six months on Saturday, as a receding pandemic, as well as lower testing on Christmas day, resulted in less than 19,000 new..
2 virus mutations per month, no need for alarm: GuleriaDelhi AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria, said here on Friday that the coronavirus had undergone several mutations, an average of two per month, and that new strains should not warrant unnecessary..
Want to leave our village: Hathras girl kinWe want to move out of our village,” the victim’s younger brother told TOI on Saturday.The family had approached the Allahabad high court with a plea to secure their relocation to Delhi so they..
India becoming safer for newborns, but primary education a concernWhat are the chances of survival of a child if he/she is born in India? How likely he/she will be able to attend a school? Lately, the government put out data from 22 states and Union territories in..
India has 82 lakh vaccination sites, but phase1 to use PHCs & above facilitiesIn the first phase of Covid vaccination, multiple officials from the national health mission (NHM), which is spearheading Covid vaccination, told TOI, states will use only Primary Health Centres (PHCs)..