Little Hope For Giveaways In Budget After Net Zero Plan
Rishi Sunak has been a chancellor defined by crisis. Now he must show what an economy taken off life support will look like in next week’s Budget.
Allow Migrant NHS Staff To Remain In The UK, Say MPs
Ministers are being urged to grant migrant NHS workers the indefinite right to remain as the health service braces for what could be one of the most difficult winters it has ever faced. Cross-party MPs, along with medical bodies including the British Medical Association (BMA), have backed calls to change the law so that foreign health and social care staff are given the right to stay in the UK in honour of their commitment during the pandemic.
Fries Make You Chipper
The meal-good factor
Prepare For Plan B Now, Advisers Warn Government
Senior scientific advisers to the government have told ministers to start preparing for the “rapid deployment” of basic Covid measures amid rising infections and hospitalisation rates, as local councils and authorities urged Downing Street to “act now, rather than later”.
Struggling Food Banks Set For ‘Nightmarish' Winter
Squeeze on supply as demand soars after benefits cut
UK Push On Security Tie-Ups With India
FOREIGN Secretary Liz Truss is to underline the growing importance of defence ties with India on a visit of the Royal Navy’s carrier strike group to Mumbai.
Let The Nation Roar With Pride For Our Indomitable Queen
News that the Queen has been in hospital has caused the nation to take a collective gulp. For a start, we aren’t used to it – the last time it happened was in 2013 when she contracted a stomach bug.
It's Important To Get 3rd Jab As Soon As Possible, PM Says
Boris Johnson has backed the Government’s vaccine advisers in assessing the potential benefits of rushing forward Covid booster jabs.
US Warns Of Efforts By China To Collect Genetic Data
CHINESE FIRMS ARE collecting genetic data from around the world, part of an effort by the Chinese government and companies to develop the world's largest bio-database, American intelligence officials reported on Friday.
Shield For Children Pfizer Says Covid Vaccine 91% Effective In Kids Ages 5 To 11
The efficacy result is based on a trial of about 2,250 kids and the child dose of the vaccine is one-third of the amount given to adults
Petrol To Hit Record High
Petrol prices are expected to hit a record high by the end of next week.
A Matter Of Politics - No 10 In Mind As BBC Replaces Kuenssberg
Officially, the person who replaces Laura Kuenssberg as BBC political editor will be picked by a team of senior managers and director-general Tim Davie on the basis of which journalist is best placed to explain the workings of Westminster to tens of millions of Britons on a daily basis.
Adele Smashes Record As New Single Streamed 24m Times
Adele has smashed the record for the most-streamed song in a week in the UK, earning 24m streams for her new single Easy on Me – over 7m more than the previous record-holder.
Long-Haul Flights Set To Cost More As Sunak Plans Air Tax Rise
Travellers to destinations including Australia, Japan and South Africa can expect to pay more to fly, as Rishi Sunak prepares to overhaul air passenger duty in next week’s budget to reflect the environmental damage wrought by long-haul flights.
Here Are A Few Things You Can Do To Improve Your Eyesight
Regular exercise, reduced screen time and healthy diet
UK Sleepwalking Into Winter Of Covid Chaos, Unions Warn
Trade union leaders representing 3 million frontline workers have warned that the government risks “another winter of chaos ”, without urgent action to curb the spread of Covid, including mandatory mask wearing in shops and on public transport.
On Hitman's Hit List, T20I & ODI World Cups
Five IPL Titles May Be Worth Their Weight In Gold, But Rohit Sharma Knows In His Heart That What He Does While Wearing India Colours Will Eventually Matter...
Covid Has Cut Life Expectancy By 2 Years In India: IIPS Study
Toll On Men In The 35-69 Age Group Was The Highest, It Says
Sisodia: Tackling Job, Education Crises Biggest Form Of Patriotism
Deputy CM Manish Sisodia Friday said unemployment, lack of quality education, and slow economic growth were the three key challenges being faced by the country and tackling them would be the "biggest form of patriotism”.
Good News For Now: Pollution Low, Winter Starting On Cleaner Note
METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS causing an extended period of rainfall this year have meant that the 2021 winter is beginning with a "cleaner threshold" compared to previous years, according to an analysis by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).
100 Cr Jabs A Symbol Of India's Potential, Will Boost Economy: PM
A DAY after India notched up 100 crore doses in one of the world's largest vaccination campaigns after months of despair caused by the second Covid wave, Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the milestone as a “ray of hope", and said that the festival season and the country's policy of self-reliance would revive its economy and boost the confidence of its people.
‘Ananya Has Denied She Supplied Drugs To Aryan'
There are WhatsApp chats between actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan and actor Ananya Panday discussing procurement and consumption of drugs, which is being investigated as part of the probe into the seizure of drugs on the cruise liner, NCB sources told TOI on Friday.
Don't Let Guard Down In Festive Season, Warns PM
‘Enthusiasm & Joy Over 100Cr Jabs Success’
Biden Backs Down On Corporate Tax Hikes, Open To Altering Filibuster
US President Joe Biden on Thursday backed away from pledged tax increases to fund planned infrastructure and social spending, and also said he was open to reforming Senate voting rights by “fundamentally altering" its filibuster custom.
WhatsApp Can't Dispute Indian Laws: Govt To HC
Says foreign firm can't avail of fundamental rights
RBI Remains Laser-Focused To Bring Back Inflation To 4%: Guv
The retail inflation, which was above 6 per cent during May and June, has started moving down and stood at 4.35 per cent in September
Crucial Yogi-Bhagwat Meet To Discuss UP Poll Strategy
WITH the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election drawing near, the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) ramped up its activities in the state, with the volunteer organisation’s chief Mohan Bhagwat holding a crucial meeting with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
Rahul Focuses On Consensus Candidate, Guj Cong Revamp
AHEAD of major organisational changes in the Congress party in Gujarat, party leader Rahul Gandhi Friday held discussion on leadership issues with a group of leaders from the state and a decision on the matter is likely soon.
India Registers 15,786 New Covid Cases, 231 Fatalities
Over 101.2 crore Covid vaccine doses administered so far
Brexit Gets Kielty Back On The Road
Comedian Patrick Kielty will be back on the road with a stand-up tour next year when he hopes to "make some sense of a post-Brexit landscape.