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Lunar Eclipse 2021: Day-By-Day Moon Guide In The Run-up To The Blood Moon

Lunar Eclipse 2021: Day-By-Day Moon Guide In The Run-up To The Blood Moon

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Monday May 17, 2021

Total Lunar Eclipse 2021: A total Lunar Eclipse will occur on May 26th. People living in the western parts of the United States, New Zealand, Australia and East Asia will enjoy the best view. Here is all you need to know about the Blood Moon

WHO Donates 100 Oxygen Concentrators To Rajasthan Government To Fight Against Covid

WHO Donates 100 Oxygen Concentrators To Rajasthan Government To Fight Against Covid

Press Trust of India | Monday May 17, 2021, Jaipur

The Jaipur unit of the World Health Organisation (WHO) donated 100 oxygen concentrators to the Rajasthan government on Monday.

Cyclone Tauktae: Helpline Numbers For Emergency Services

Cyclone Tauktae: Helpline Numbers For Emergency Services

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Monday May 17, 2021

With several parts of Mumbai reporting waterlogging and heavy rainfall, the Maharashtra government has advised citizens to refrain from stepping out

"I Drink Cow Urine Every Day, So Don't Have Covid": BJP MP Pragya Thakur

"I Drink Cow Urine Every Day, So Don't Have Covid": BJP MP Pragya Thakur

Reported by Anurag Dwary | Monday May 17, 2021, Bhopal

Cow urine can cure lung infection caused by Covid, BJP MP Pragya Thakur has said, once again shooting her mouth off as the country fights to keep the pandemic in check. She also reveals that she takes cow urine every day and it has protected her from

Rajinikanth Donates Rs 50 Lakh To Chief Minister's Relief Fund To Fight Covid

Rajinikanth Donates Rs 50 Lakh To Chief Minister's Relief Fund To Fight Covid

ANI | Monday May 17, 2021, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

Actor Rajinikanth on Monday met Chief Minister MK Stalin and donated Rs 50 lakh to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Relief Fund as the state battles the second wave of coronavirus.

WhatsApp Privacy Policy Not Conforming To Indian IT Laws: Centre To Court

WhatsApp Privacy Policy Not Conforming To Indian IT Laws: Centre To Court

Press Trust of India | Monday May 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Centre on Monday told the Delhi High Court that it views the new privacy policy of WhatsApp as a violation of the Indian Information Technology (IT) law and rules, and sought directions to the social media platform to make it clear whether it was

Bleeding, Clotting Cases After Covishield Jab "Minuscule": Centre's Panel

Bleeding, Clotting Cases After Covishield Jab "Minuscule": Centre's Panel

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Monday May 17, 2021, New Delhi

Coronavirus: Bleeding and clotting events following a vaccine injection in India are "miniscule" and "in line with the expected number of diagnoses of these conditions", a panel on AEFI (adverse events following immunisation) told the Health Ministry

Political Leaders Have No Business To Hoard Covid Medicines: Delhi High Court

Political Leaders Have No Business To Hoard Covid Medicines: Delhi High Court

Press Trust of India | Monday May 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Monday said political leaders have no business to hoard stocks of COVID-19 medicines that are already in shortage and they are expected to surrender these drugs.

Union Minister Breaks From Yogi Adityanath Over Punjab's Newest District

Union Minister Breaks From Yogi Adityanath Over Punjab's Newest District

Written by Mohammed Ghazali | Monday May 17, 2021

Amarinder Singh on Friday announced Punjab's newest and its 23rd district named Malerkotla, some 131 km

Over 2 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Available With States: Centre

Over 2 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Available With States: Centre

Press Trust of India | Monday May 17, 2021, New Delhi

More than two crore COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and Union territories, while nearly three lakh doses are in the pipeline and will be received by them within the next three days, the Union health ministry said on Monday.

Rebel Andhra MP Claims Torture In Sedition Case, Goes To Supreme Court

Rebel Andhra MP Claims Torture In Sedition Case, Goes To Supreme Court

Written by Uma Sudhir | Monday May 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court has ordered the medical examination of Andhra Pradesh MP Raghuram Krishnam Raju, who had filed a petition alleging that he was assaulted by the state's Criminal Investigation Department. The Narsapuram MP was arrested last week by t

Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA's Sedition Charge Worry If He "Speaks Too Much"

Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA's Sedition Charge Worry If He "Speaks Too Much"

Written by Alok Pandey | Monday May 17, 2021, Lucknow

A BJP legislator in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district has hit out at his own party's government in the state, saying lawmakers like him do not have any stature and too many statements to the media may lead to a 'sedition' case against him.

Cyclone Tauktae: Origin Of Name, Correct Pronunciation

Cyclone Tauktae: Origin Of Name, Correct Pronunciation

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Monday May 17, 2021

The cyclone gets its name from the Burmese word meaning ‘gecko’

Cancel FIRs Over Posters Against PM: Plea In Supreme Court After Arrests

Cancel FIRs Over Posters Against PM: Plea In Supreme Court After Arrests

Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Monday May 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court has been petitioned to cancel Delhi Police FIRs against those accused of putting up posters criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government over the handling of the Covid pandemic and the vaccination policy

Decide Representation For Isolation Centre For Poor: Delhi High Court

Decide Representation For Isolation Centre For Poor: Delhi High Court

Press Trust of India | Monday May 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the Centre and Delhi government to decide the representation of a trust seeking to set up isolation centres equipped with medical facilities for the poor and children at government schools.