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3 held over illegal sales of Covid drug

Gurugram, April 18 -- Three persons, including two workers of a private medical store, were arrested on Saturday for allegedly black marketing vials of Remdesivir, an injectable used by many hospitals... Read More


light rain brings mercury down by five degrees

Gurugram, April 18 -- The city on Saturday received light rain in some parts, leading to the maximum temperature dropping by almost five degrees to settle at 35.7 degrees Celsius. The minimum temperat... Read More


Saving the economy from the second wave

India, April 18 -- India imposed one of the strictest lockdowns in the world when the Covid-19 pandemic struck last year. This took a heavy toll on the economy. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted... Read More


From 1977, a tale of a prince and a wink

India, April 18 -- At the time, I wondered if the wink was deliberate. Later, I began to question whether I'd imagined or even made it up. But when it supposedly happened, it was hard to miss. It also... Read More


The science behind super-spreader events

India, April 18 -- Chris Moore, an expert in virus-spread modelling at the Santa Fe Institute, New Mexico, recently wrote that a virus's ability to infect is not entirely a property of that virus or i... Read More


My phone is being tapped: Mamata

Galsi (WB), April 18 -- A day after a purported audio tape - in which she is heard proposing a rally with the bodies of Cooch Behar firing victims-surfaced, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read More


Fresh vegetables, sips of warm waterhelped him recover from Covid-19

LUCKNOW, April 18 -- The nearly two-week home quarantine after he tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of Holi gave businessman Amit Goel, 48, ample time to pursue some activities that he was otherwise ... Read More


Making learning fun at govt primary schools

Lucknow, April 18 -- The state basic education department has launched an Uttar Pradesh Open Education Resources (UPOER) platform to enable teachers to develop student-friendly pedagogy and make learn... Read More


Maa Vindhyavasini temple to remain closed till Apr 21

VARANASI, April 18 -- Vindhya Panda Samaj has decided to keep the Maa Vindhyavasini temple closed for devotees from Saturday 8pm till April 21 in view of surge in Covid cases. However, sringar and pu... Read More


Energy minister to spend Rs.1 crore from MLA fund

Lucknow, April 18 -- Mathura MLA and energy minister Shrikant Sharma will spend Rs 1 crore from his Vidhayak Nidhi (MLA fund) to bolster the health infrastructure in his assembly constituency in view ... Read More