Aiming for herd immunity without pharma interventions may have disastrous consequences: Choubey

The minister was responding to a question on whether state governments are following herd immunity measures. Trying to develop herd immunity against COVID-19 in the absence of established pharmaceutical interventions may have disastrous consequences in terms of morbidity and mortality, Rajya Sabha was told. Minister of State for Health Ashwini …

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Kejriwal urges non-BJP parties to vote against farm bills in Rajya Sabha

Earlier, Mr. Kejriwal had said his party will vote against the three bills and termed them “anti-farmer”. National convener of AAP and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday appealed to all non-BJP parties to vote against three agriculture-related bills in the Rajya Sabha, saying farmers in the country wished …

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IPL 2020 | Bravo to miss another couple of games, says CSK coach Fleming

Bravo picked a niggle during the recently-concluded Caribbean Premier League and didn’t bowl in the final due to a knee injury Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming has confirmed that their star all-rounder Dwayne Bravo will miss another couple of matches of the IPL. Despite missing the seasoned West …

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Coronavirus India lockdown Day 179 | Chalk out a plan to reduce virus cases in containment zones: Delhi L-G

India has overtaken the U.S. and become the top country in terms of global COVID-19 recoveries, said the Union Health Ministry on Saturday, adding that the country has reported the highest number of total recoveries, with more than 42 lakh (42,08,431) COVID-19 patients having recovered. Of the new recovered cases, …

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Large quantity of narcotics seized along International Border in Jammu

The infiltration bid by suspected smugglers was scuttled in Arnia area of R.S. Pura sector The Border Security Force (BSF) has recovered 58 packets of narcotics and two pistols after foiling an infiltration attempt from Pakistan along the International Border (IB) here, officials said on Sunday. The infiltration bid by …

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Parliament proceedings live: Rajya Sabha takes up Agriculture Bills

On day seven of the monsoon session of the Parliament, the Rajya Sabha is likely to take up the contentious agri Bills that were passed in the Lok Sabha amid widespread protest. Also read: Why are the Agriculture Bills being opposed The monsoon session of the Parliament, which was scheduled …

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Explained: U.S. says U.N. sanctions on Iran have now been reimposed. What does that mean?

The remaining parties to the nuclear deal have said they are committed to maintaining the agreement. U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration said late Saturday all United Nations sanctions on Iran have been restored and a conventional arms embargo on the country will no longer expire in mid-October. But 13 of …

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Anti-government demonstrations in Thailand, protesters reinstall plaque symbolising democracy

“At the dawn of September 20, here is where the people proclaim that this country belongs to the people,” read part of the inscription on the plaque. Anti-government demonstrators occupying a historic field in the Thai capital on Sunday installed a plaque symbolising the country’s transition to democracy to replace …

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U.S. will delay TikTok U.S. app store ban by one week

The U.S. Commerce Department on Saturday announced a one-week delay until September 27 in an order issued Friday that was set to require Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google to remove the TikTok app for download. The order said in “light of recent positive developments” and at U.S. President Donald …

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