Sputnik the third vaccine approved in India will be available through the Apollo system from the 2nd week of June; Twitter today said it was concerned over the "potential threat to freedom of expression" and "core elements" of the new digital rules, while the Centre asked it to stop beating around the bush and comply with the laws; West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will hold a review meeting over impact of Cyclone Yaas with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the state on Friday.
A rare sight greeted residents of Izmir in Turkey recently, scaring some and bewildering others. A green fireball burst in the sky, which had people wondering if it was a UFO, space junk or rocket?
#Turkey #GreenSky #Perseids
Ravi Dahiya assured India of at least a silver medal in wrestling when he booked his place in the final of men's freestyle 57 kg at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday. The 23-year-old wrestler was trailing Nurislam Sanayev of Kazakhstan 7-9 in the semifinal when he pinned his opponent to be declared winner by fall.
#TokyoOlympics #RaviDahiya #NurislamSanayev
Six Trinamool Congress MPs were ordered to leave the Rajya Sabha for rest of the day over grossly disorderly conduct, after they entered the well of the house and displayed placards while protesting over the Pegasus scandal.
#TrinamoolMPs #MonsoonSession #RajyaSabha
Today, the first indigenously designed and built aircraft carrier of India began its sea trials off the coast of Kochi. It will be named INS Vikrant after being commissioned.
#INSVikrant #IndianNavy #IAC
Explosive charges have been made against NY governor Andrew Cuomo. An indepedent investigation has found that he sexually harassed at least 11 women including employees.
#AndrewCuomo #ResignCuomo #JoeBiden
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will invite India's Olympic contingent to the Red Fort as special guests on August 15 when he will deliver his eighth straight independence day speech.
#PMModi #IndependenceDay #IndiainOlymics2020
Noted journalist and anti-corruption activist, Vineet Narain said that the Bengal Governor should resign on moral grounds; India has the highest fuel rates among its neighbouring nations and the prices are likely to climb further as global oil rates consolidate; Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is reported to be around 90% effective against the Delta variant; Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut Uddhav Thackeray still shares a very strong bond with the PM that is separate from politics.
#VineetNarain #HawalaScam #JagdeepDhankar
A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi capped the service charge of vaccines administered by private hospitals at Rs 150, the Centre on Tuesday fixed the maximum price for Covid vaccines to be given by private players. Under the new circular, the price of Covishield has been fixed at Rs 780, Covaxin at Rs 1,410, and Sputnik V at Rs 1,145.
#Vaccines #Covidshield #Covaxin
The weather department said today that the onset of the annual monsoon over the Indian subcontinent has been delayed by two days; India has sent the deportation documents to Dominica for Mehul Choksi;..