After the government made registration on the CoWin app mandatory for those who want to get inoculated, many are finding it difficult to book a slot. To aid people overcome this problem, Cantonmentbased social activist G Shravan prepared a Covid vaccination registration card.
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Sangli Covid unit sealed, owner held after 77 deaths
Mumbai: The Sangli police on Friday sealed a private Covid care center and arrested its owner following the death of 77 persons there over a period of one month owing to medical negligence and lack of infrastructure. Sangli is the hometown of NCP member and water resources minister Jayant Patil.
AZ backs India's 12-16 week Covishield gap
New Delhi: Backing the 12-16 weeks gap between the two doses of Covishield in the country, the chief investigator of the AstraZeneca vaccine clinical trials on Friday said that the level of protection provided by one dose of the preventive significantly increases in the second and third months after the jab.
Top US firms file amicus brief to support OPT for foreign students
Nearly sixty prominent companies and trade associations have filed an amicus brief in support of the Optional Practical Training (OPT) programme, which allows foreign students to stay in the US post their studies to gain work experience for a specific period of time. The move came following an appeal made by the Washington Alliance of Technology Workers’ challenging the OPT programme in the circuit court of appeals in the district of Columbia.
IMU-Vizag, IIT-Roorkee develop fuel-efficient transport
Visakhapatnam: A collaborative research effort by the Vizag-based Indian Maritime University and IIT-Roorkee on the design and experimental validation of short-endurance marine vessels has found a fuel-efficient and environment-friendly maritime transport solution. According to the researchers, the methodologies used yielded significant results, providing fuel savings up to 29.86%.
At one point I decided to quit acting, but a call changed it all, says Aishwarya Khare
TV actress Aishwarya Khare, who hails from Bhopal, made her acting debut in2014 with Yeh Shaadi Hai Ya Sauda. Incidentally, Aishwarya never planned on becoming an actress. “I wanted to be an air hostess initially, but life had other plans. I saw an advertisement in a newspaper about a beauty contest in Madhya Pradesh and along with a friend, applied on a whim. I ended up winning and the judges told me that I have an expressive face and should try acting. During my college days, I also did theatre and that is how I developed an interest in acting,” she says.
Shafali, rain bring hope
17-Yr-Old Opener Hits Another 50 As India Women Follow On
Wake Up, Grand Old Party
Regional parties do not add up to a pan-Indian whole. Opposition desperately needs a Congress revamp
China nears a billion Covid vaccinations
After a slow start, China’svaccination drive is infull swing as the authorities chase the ambitious target of fully vaccinating 40% of the country’s nearly 1.4 billion people by the end of this month.
Cipla to tap foreign cos for large-scale vax play
Mumbai: Cipla, one of India’s top 3 drug firms, is readying a larger play in the Covid therapies space, buoyed by the growth it has witnessed in this segment.
53% Of Jabs During May-June Were In Rural Areas, Says Govt
‘70% Of Govt Centres Are In Those Areas’
Deliberations with Devdutt
Food and Fasting
श्रावण अपने भीतर जाने का माह
श्रावण मास, निवृत्ति काल है, जहाँ शक्ति, अस्तित्व की गतिशील अभिव्यक्ति, भी भीतर की ओर जाती है। आत्मा की व्याकुलता इस तप से बुझती है।
THE DIVINE ROAD TRIP
IN HIS NEW BOOK, MYTHOLOGIST DEVDUTT PATTANAIK SETS OUT TO MAP INDIA’S SACRED GEOGRAPHY
The Slytherin Wizard
“COMElet’s release this fellow in the bushes,” says Shravan as he led me into the forested tracts of the sprawling Theosophical Society campus in Chennai.
Shunali Khullar Shroff: Mom's The Word
Her debut non-fiction novel 'Battle Hymn of a Bewildered Mother' hilariously explores the challenges of parenting in the 21st century. One-time journalist, now blogger and full-time mom Shunali Khullar Shroff talks to Hi! Blitz about the role of gay marriages in parenting, how much of a hands-on dad Shravan Shroff is and the bias that exists about pretty women being taken seriously.