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Sunday, March 07, 2021



Satish Shah receives COVID-19 vaccine, says stood for three hours in the sun

March 03, 2021 8:15 am

Satish Shah, who is the latest Indian celebrity to receive COVID-19 vaccine, detailed his experience in a tweet, writing, that while there was commotion outside the vaccination centre, people inside followed discipline.

After e-challan and FIR, Vivek Oberoi thanks Mumbai Police for making him 'realise safety is most important'

February 21, 2021 7:58 am

On Friday, an e-challan was issued against actor Vivek Oberoi, for helmetless driving. Today, an FIR has been filed against him for not wearing a mask in public.

Actor Ranvir Shorey tests positive for COVID-19

February 17, 2021 12:24 pm

Ranvir Shorey has confirmed that he has quarantined himself after testing positive for the coronavirus.

0000000000 is also the cellphone number of those tested for Covid in Bihar

February 17, 2021 6:05 pm

Data entry staff at the district headquarters blame PHC staff at the ground level, claiming that they “have to enter 10 zeroes to upload and validate the data in the system in cases where PHCs do not fill in mobile numbers”.

NITI governing council to meet, discuss vaccine management

January 29, 2021 2:09 am

The governing council is chaired by the Prime Minister and has Chief Ministers and Lt Governors as its members. The Council last met on June 15, 2019, soon after Prime Minister Modi returned to power.

Spends on Covid vaccine campaigns to count as CSR

January 14, 2021 11:51 pm

All companies with a net worth of Rs 500 crore or more, a turnover of Rs 1,000 crore or more, or net profit of Rs 5 crore or more are required to spend 2 per cent of their average profit of the previous three years on CSR activities every year.

Amid Covid, an NREGS first: 10 crore people used scheme

January 12, 2021 7:09 am

Latest data available on the NREGS portal shows that till January 10 in the current financial year, over 10 crore individuals across the country worked under the scheme, which is 21 per cent higher than the 7.89 crore figure for 2019-2020.

Are Covid norms in place at protest sites, SC asks Centre

January 08, 2021 2:02 am

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde was hearing a plea which sought action against authorities for allowing the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at the Nizamuddin Markaz amidst the pandemic last year.

As Kerala reels under case load, Centre says will send expert team

January 07, 2021 2:12 am

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said the decision to send a team to Kerala came after the state logged 35,038 new cases over the last seven days.

Surat return of migrants: ‘Salary same as before lockdown... Will buy phone for children’

January 01, 2021 6:10 pm

Following the lockdown in the early days of the pandemic, Surat’s powerloom units had shut shop, and nearly 25,000 migrant workers from Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar were out of jobs.