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"Remember With Pride 1998 Pokhran Tests": PM On National Technology Day

"Remember With Pride 1998 Pokhran Tests": PM On National Technology Day

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Tuesday May 11, 2021

National Technology Day 2021: PM Modi wrote on Twitter: We remember with pride the 1998 Pokhran Tests, which demonstrated India's scientific and technological prowess. India celebrates National Technology Day on May 11th every year

"Kerala Rallies Caused Covid Spike": BJP Chief Hits Back At Sonia Gandhi

"Kerala Rallies Caused Covid Spike": BJP Chief Hits Back At Sonia Gandhi

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday May 11, 2021, New Delhi

Stung by Sonia Gandhi's broadside on the government's handling of the Covid crisis, BJP chief JP Nadda today wrote to the Congress president alleging "consistent negativity", duplicity and pettiness.

Akshaya Tritiya 2021: Date, Time, Significance And All You Need To Know

Akshaya Tritiya 2021: Date, Time, Significance And All You Need To Know

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Tuesday May 11, 2021

Akshaya Tritiya 2021: This year Akshaya Tritiya is on May 14th. The day, also known as Akha Teej, is believed to be extremely auspicious and holy. On Akshaya Tritiya, people prefer to start new work and also pay respect to their forefathers

Delhi High Court To Hear Plea On Central Vista Construction Activity Tomorrow

Delhi High Court To Hear Plea On Central Vista Construction Activity Tomorrow

ANI | Tuesday May 11, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that it will hear tomorrowa petition seeking to stop construction activity in the Central Vista Project in compliance with orders issued by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority during the subsistence of the pe

WHO Warns Against Use Of Ivermectin For COVID-19 Treatment

WHO Warns Against Use Of Ivermectin For COVID-19 Treatment

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Tuesday May 11, 2021, New Delhi

The World Health Organization on Tuesday recommended against the general use of 'ivermectin' - an orally-administered drug used to treat parasitic infections - for treatment of COVID-19 patients

Regular Ivermectin Use May Cut Risk Of Contracting Covid: Study

Regular Ivermectin Use May Cut Risk Of Contracting Covid: Study

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 11, 2021, New Delhi

Regular use of the oral antiparasitic drug ivermectin may significantly reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19, according to a review of available data by researchers who claim the medicine can help end the pandemic.

3.29 Lakh Fresh Covid Cases In India, 3,876 Deaths In 24 Hours: 10 Points

3.29 Lakh Fresh Covid Cases In India, 3,876 Deaths In 24 Hours: 10 Points

Reported by Parimal Kumar, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Tuesday May 11, 2021, New Delhi

Covid has infected 2.29 crore people in India, with 3.29 lakh fresh cases in the last 24 hour amid growing concerns of patients contracting a deadly fungal infection. The death count has touched 2,49,992 with 3,876 more people dying of the infection.

Encounter Breaks Out At Anantnag In Jammu And Kashmir

Encounter Breaks Out At Anantnag In Jammu And Kashmir

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 11, 2021

An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said.

Foxconn iPhone India Output Drops 50% Amid COVID Surge: Report

Foxconn iPhone India Output Drops 50% Amid COVID Surge: Report

Reuters | Tuesday May 11, 2021, Taipei

Production of the Apple iPhone 12 at a Foxconn factory in India has slumped by more than 50% because workers infected with COVID-19 have had to leave their posts, two sources told Reuters.

All 77 BJP MLAs In Bengal To Have Central Security Cover: Report

All 77 BJP MLAs In Bengal To Have Central Security Cover: Report

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 11, 2021, New Delhi

All the newly elected 77 BJP MLAs in West Bengal are being provided a cover of central security forces in view of potential threats to them, official sources said on Monday.

On National Technology Day Today, Quotes Of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam To Share

On National Technology Day Today, Quotes Of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam To Share

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Tuesday May 11, 2021

2021 National Technology Day: Today is National Technology Day. On this day in 1998, India carried out the Pokhran nuclear tests - a series of five explosions at the Indian Army's Pokhran Test Range. Dr APJ Abdul Kalam spearheaded the programme

'No Water For Husband... My <i>Dupatta</i> Yanked': Woman's Hospital Ordeal

'No Water For Husband... My Dupatta Yanked': Woman's Hospital Ordeal

Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Tuesday May 11, 2021, Patna

A woman trying to get her husband treated for COVID-19 at a private hospital in Bihar's Bhagalpur has accused a staff of harassment and doctors at the city's Glocal Hospital and two others - in Mayaganj and Patna - of negligence leading to his death

Mumbai Plans To Import Millions Of Vaccines To Avert Third Covid Wave

Mumbai Plans To Import Millions Of Vaccines To Avert Third Covid Wave

Dhwani Pandya, Bloomberg | Tuesday May 11, 2021

Authorities inMumbai are seeking to import millions of vaccine doses to help avert a third potential coronavirus wave.

Twitter Donates $15 Million For COVID-19 Relief In India

Twitter Donates $15 Million For COVID-19 Relief In India

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 11, 2021, Washington

Microblogging giant Twitter has donated USD 15 million to help address the COVID-19 crisis in India which is battling the unprecedented second wave of the deadly pandemic.

India Covid Latest News LIVE Updates: India Records 3,29,942 New Infections, 3,876 Deaths In 24 Hours

India Covid Latest News LIVE Updates: India Records 3,29,942 New Infections, 3,876 Deaths In 24 Hours

Tuesday May 11, 2021, New Delhi

The single-day rise in new coronavirus infections in India fell to 3.29 lakh after 14 days taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,29,92,517, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.