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Updated: June 16, 2021 7:36:29 am
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A new scientific analysis, published by Public Health England, has found that two doses of Covid-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalisation due to B.1.617.2, now known as the Delta variant. Importantly, it showed no deaths among those vaccinated.

June 16, 2021 7:36:16 am
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Vidya Balan's upcoming film Sherni will begin streaming from June 18 on Amazon Prime Video.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:35:39 am

The monsoon hit the Kerala coast two days behind schedule, but has already covered two-thirds of the country. What explains its progress so far, and what can be expected in terms of rainfall and agriculture?

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:35:31 am

Prajval Shastri writes: Gender disparity is an outcome of a flawed meritocracy and is everybody’s responsibility, not just that of women chairs, to fix

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:34:58 am

India’s javelin coach Uwe Hohn minces no words in a broadside at the Sports Authority of India and the Athletics Federation of India.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:34:53 am

A timeless classic from Lionel Messi and an intricately designed web of passes borne from a set-piece by Colombia are a reminder of the quality on display at the Copa America in Brazil.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:34:51 am

By creating width on field, Italy coach Mancini has mobilised wingers into action.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:34:49 am

Cristiano Ronaldo set the record for most goals at the European Championship with two of them in Portugal's 3-0 victory over Hungary at a packed Puskas Arena.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:33:28 am
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As on June 14, of the total 11,340 Covid deaths in Kerala, 2,401 deaths were reported from Thiruvananthapuram.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:32:49 am

Mayur Lata Jeevan Kamble writes: In the absence of a place to stay or a support system, many orphan children end up making wrong choices, or are drawn into a path that leads to poverty and worse.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:31:56 am
Israel-Gaza violence erupts for first time since end of last month's fighting

The flare-up, a first test for Israel's new government, followed a march in East Jerusalem on Tuesday by Jewish nationalists that had drawn threats of action by Hamas, the ruling militant group in Gaza.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:30:59 am
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The official said the company was producing about 25 million doses of Covaxin every month at its Hyderabad-based facility, and manufacturing at other centres, including the newly-acquired one in Ankleshwar, Gujarat, was likely to begin in a “few months”.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:30:53 am

Pratiksha Baxi writes: India’s penal policy must change such that jail is an exception, rather than increasing mass incarceration of pre-trial prisoners.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:28:48 am
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Cloudphysician, the start-up firm founded by the two doctors in 2017, uses IT to relay visuals and data from the ICU to a manned command centre, where intensivists and other specialists make swift decisions on treatment protocol.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:14:50 am

Formed in 1984 by Kanshi Ram, the BSP has faced many splits over the years, each coinciding with a shift of power in the state, and marked by breakaway leaders accusing the leadership of arrogance and lack of connect.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:14:33 am

The three orders by the Delhi High Court are perhaps the first instance of a court calling out alleged misuse of the UAPA against individuals in cases that do not necessarily fall in the category of "terrorism" cases.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:13:34 am

The Muskurata Mandsaur initiative, launched with the help of private donors, will offer Rs 2,000 monthly for such children for the next two years, as well as ensure free education in both government and private schools.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:09:29 am

Nareshbhai Narola (44) and his wife Rekha (42) died of Covid-19 on April 29 and April 14 respectively, leaving both Smit and Madhavi orphaned.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:07:56 am

The data shows that 3.28 per cent of the cases in the first wave were in the 1-10 age group, compared to 3.05 per cent this time.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:07:45 am

The 58-year-old German, who is the only man to throw the javelin over 100 metres and the coach behind Indian star Neeraj Chopra's rise, said training for the Olympics was unplanned and diet not fit for elite athletes.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:06:58 am

Analysts estimate that non-performing assets (NPAs) will jump from a little under 8 per cent in the previous fiscal year — helped by restructuring, write-offs and regulatory relaxations including a loan moratorium — to 13-15 per cent in 2021-22.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:06:29 am

On Monday, Paras, himself an MP, had claimed support of four of the five remaining MPs of the LJP barring Chirag, and removed Chirag as the parliamentary party leader. Paras claimed he was "not breaking the party", but "saving it".

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:05:07 am

Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha were arrested in May 2020 for their alleged role in the Northeast Delhi riots conspiracy case and were later booked under the UAPA. While JNU students Narwal and Kalita are in Tihar Jail, Tanha, a Jamia Millia Islamia student, is out on a two-week interim custody bail to take his examinations.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:02:40 am

Police have invoked IPC sections 153 (provocation for rioting), 153A (promoting enmity between different groups), 295A (acts intended to outrage religious feelings), 505 (mischief), 120B (criminal conspiracy) and 34 (common intention) against them.

Updated: June 16, 2021 7:01:53 am

Police had written to WhatsApp and Google, asking for details of messages, photos and videos shared by the 33 students and members of the two WhatsApp groups — ‘Unity Against Left’ and ‘Friends of RSS’.