Monday, May 17, 2021

Politics

Pragya Thakur claims she was not infected by Covid because she regularly consumes cow urines

Thakur’s statement comes at a time when the Indian Medical Association has clearly specified that there is no scientific evidence to prove that cow dung or urine helps with the treatment or prevention of Covid-19.

Rahul Gandhi likens PM Modi to nonfunctional PM Cares Fund ventilators

However, it is unclear if the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) will conduct the audit, since the Prime Minister's Office has made it clear PM CARES do not come under CAG purview.

Delhi Police arrests absconding businessman Navneet Kalra in oxygen concentrators hoarding case

The police had been looking Kalra since he found over 500 oxygen concentrators from his three restaurants in and near the upscale Khan Market complex - Khan Chacha, Nege and Ju and Town Hall -- earlier this month.

Weeks after criticizing Centre’s Covid handling, top virologist Shahid Jameel quits Covid panel

The B.1.617 variant is one of the reasons India is currently battling the world's worst surge in Covid-19. Jameel had also told Reuters that authorities were not paying enough attention to the evidence as they set policy.

Amid high positivity rate, Punjab extends Covid-19 restrictions till May 31

Singh directed the Health and Medical Education departments to continue to ensure that there is no problem at any point with respect to hospital capacity, especially with regard to L-3 beds.

Amid rise in cases, Maharashtra reports shortage of black fungus treatment drug Amphotericin B

Reports suggested that the doctors are admitting five to seven patients per day at a multispecialty hospital for the treatment which has led to an acute shortage of this expensive drug used to treat the rare fungal infection.

Sports

SRH replace David Warner, Kane Williamson to lead

Having won just one game so far, the SRH is languishing at the bottom of the points table. The Sunrisers are currently at the bottom of the points table with just one win from six games.

MS Dhoni highlights reason behind CSK’s resurgence in IPL 2021, throws light on what went wrong in IPL 2020

When asked about what has changed between now and the last year at the post-match presentation ceremony, CSK skipper MS Dhoni said it was because they have addressed the problems that led to their worst-ever IPL season.

Pat Cummins donates 50,000 USD to PM Cares Fund to buy oxygen supplies in Indian hospitals

The KKR pacer is hopeful that the amount he has donated will make a difference to someone amid the rising COVID-19 cases in India.

RCB’s Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson, RR’s Andrew Tye pull out of IPL amid Covid surge

On Sunday, Delhi Capitals off spinner Ravichandran Ashwin decided to take a break from the IPL to help his family who are putting up a fight against Covid-19.

RCB vs RR preview: RCB hope to continue winning momentum against Rajasthan Royals

The RCB edged past defending champions Mumbai Indians in the tournament opener before getting the better of Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders to jump to the top of the points table.

CSK vs KKR preview: Chennai aim for another win against struggling Kolkata, patchy KKR seek fresh start at new venue

After two comprehensive wins in two games, Chennai Super Kings will hope to ride the momentum when it takes on Kolkata Knight Riders at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday.

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Blogs

EMIL And Adani Coal Project Lead The Way As India’s Coal Industry Adopts MDO Model

The Mine Developer and Operator (MDO) model will assume greater relevance because of upcoming projects like EMIL’s Madanpur South mine, Dilip Buildcon’s operations in Rajmahal Coalfield, Adani coal project in Gare Pelma-III coal block and VPR coal pits, among others.

MTV ‘Girls on Top’ fame Ritwika Gupta Wants to Act in an Espionage Next

Actress Ritwika Gupta who is best known for her roles in MTV’s youth-based show Girls on Top, NDTV Imagine’s superhit serial, Sawaare Sabke Sapne Preeto and Channel V’s Gumraah says she is eager to now explore the world of web.

Meet Prince Yadav, taking the niche of PR and online reputation management to the next level.

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Entertainment

MTV ‘Girls on Top’ fame Ritwika Gupta Wants to Act in an Espionage Next

Actress Ritwika Gupta who is best known for her roles in MTV’s youth-based show Girls on Top, NDTV Imagine’s superhit serial, Sawaare Sabke Sapne Preeto and Channel V’s Gumraah says she is eager to now explore the world of web.

Eid Mubarak: From Abhishek Bachchan to Sara Ali Khan, Bollywood celebs extend warm greetings

As the nation commemorates the occasion of Eid, a slew of Bollywood celebrities including Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra among others, have extended their warm greetings to people on social media.

Superstar Rajinikanth wraps shooting for Annaatthe, returns to Chennai

Actor Rajinikanth has wrapped the shooting for his much-awaited film Annaatthe and the makers of the film are planning to release it in theatres this year.

Shaktiman actor Mukesh Khanna quashes rumours of his death due to Covid, says this is problem with social media

Shaktiman actor Mukesh Khanna on Tuesday quashed rumours about his death due to Covid-19. The actor posted a video on Facebook in which he talked about his health and slammed people spreading false news about his death.

Waheeda Rehman, Helen, Asha Parekh on holiday in retro Dil Chahta Hai moment

The photos of the veteran actors Waheeda Rehman, Asha Parekh and Helen from their Andaman vacations have gone viral. In the pictures, the trio are seen recreating moments from Farhan Akhtar’s film Dil Chahta Hai.

Stung by nasty charity trolling, Amitabh Bachchan reveals his contribution to treat Covid-hit

Actor Amitabh Bachchan has recently addressed the slew of negative comments that celebrities are being subjected to over not publishing their contributions during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. The actor has contributed Rs 2 crore towards a Covid-19 facility in Delhi.

Opinion

Covid-19 is a novel coronavirus that has no history of detection in humans before, and the death rate for it is much higher in comparison to swine flu. Covid-19 affects older people, however, swine flu majorly affects adults and children.

Lifestyle

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Videos

Trending Top 10 News: OYO introduce new working model, YouTube to launch $100 ML fund for creators

Hospitality firm Oyo on Wednesday rolled out a slew of initiatives for its employees to alleviate their stress levels amid the coronavirus pandemic. The startup has announced four-day working in a week and flexible infinite paid leaves.

Trending Top 10 News: Gold price drop, Vehicle registration drop by 30 %, Zomato invest in groffers

Gold price at Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) dipped ₹311 after closing at ₹47,640 per 10 gm mark on Tuesday. Multi-billionaire American businessman Jeff Bezos seems to be investing in some ultra-luxurious items these days.

Trending Top 10 News: Is 5G causing 2nd Covid-19 wave in India?, Fuel prices hiked again

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Trending Top 10 News: Ola giving free oxygen concentrators, Flipkart Apple sales, Delhi lockdown

Ola, the ride-hailing company will now help users with oxygen concentrators. Ola app users will soon be able to request for free oxygen concentrators by providing a few basic details.