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Vaccinated people may still spread Covid: UK expert

Vaccinated people may still spread Covid: UK expert

London: People who have received Covid-19 jabs could still pass the virus on to others, UK's Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jonathan Van-Tam has warned.According to Van-Tam, people should still continue following lockdown rules.Van-Tam stressed that scientists "do not yet know the impact of the vaccin...

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Mere groping is not sexual assault: Bombay HC

Mere groping is not sexual assault: Bombay HC

Nagpur (Maharashtra): The Bombay High Court acquitted an appellant under the POCSO Act ruling that pressing of the breast of a child without "skin to skin contact with sexual intent" does not constitute "sexual assault" under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.It, however, c...

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India, China Corps Commanders talks last for over 15 hrs

India, China Corps Commanders talks last for over 15 hrs

New Delhi: The ninth round of Corps Commander Level talks between India and China ended at 2:30 am on Monday.The meeting lasted for more than 15 hours after starting at 11 am on Sunday at Moldo opposite Chushul in the Eastern Ladakh sector to address the ongoing military standoff.The two countries h...

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'Historical mistake' was corrected with demolition of Babri Mosque: Javadekar

'Historical mistake' was corrected with demolition of Babri Mosque: Javadekar

New Delhi: Foreign invaders choose Ram temple for demolition because they knew that the soul of India resides in there, said Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday.Speaking at a felicitation event for donors of Shri Ram Janam Bhoomi Mandir Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan in Delhi, the Union Minister said...

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Israel to be shut down hermetically: PM Netanyahu

Israel to be shut down hermetically: PM Netanyahu

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel is going to be "shut down hermetically" for about a week, citing fears for the arrival of new coronavirus variants."We are closing the country hermetically," Netanyahu said at the start of his weekly cabinet meeting, acc...

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5 killed in Brazil in aircraft crash

5 killed in Brazil in aircraft crash

Brasilia: Five people, including four footballers, died after their light aircraft crashed to the ground in the state of Tocantins, the Palmas FR football club said Sunday."A plane carrying Lucas [Meira, club president], pilot Wagner and footballers Lucas Praxedes, Guilherme Noe, Ranule and Marcus M...

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PM salutes 'nation's daughters' on National Girl Child Day

PM salutes 'nation's daughters' on National Girl Child Day

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday saluted the 'daughters of the nation' on the occasion of the National Girl Child Day and praised all those working towards the empowerment of the girl child and ensure them a life of dignity and opportunity.In a series of tweets, Modi said: "On the N...

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PM Modi likely to address World Economic Forum on Jan 28

PM Modi likely to address World Economic Forum on Jan 28

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address the World Economic Forum (WEF) on January 28th, via video conference.Chinese President Xi Jinping will also address the forum.The WEF 2021 will be held virtually from January 26 to 29 at Davos in Switzerland, on the theme "The Great Rese...

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Mamata again falls in BJP trap over 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans?

Mamata again falls in BJP trap over 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans?

New Delhi: The BJP's 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans seem to have once again politically trapped West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as the former is linking her anger on the issue as one of "minority appeasement" in the eastern state slated to go to Assembly elections this year.The BJP has made a hug...

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National Girl Child Day: Playing CM's part, 24-year Uttarakhand girl to review govt functioning

National Girl Child Day: Playing CM's part, 24-year Uttarakhand girl to review govt functioning

Dehradun (Uttarakhand): On National Girl Child Day, 24-year-old Srishti Goswami, a resident of Daulatpur village in Haridwar district, will review schemes run by various departments as she has been designated as the state Chief Minister at the Uttarakhand Bal Vidhan Sabha on Sunday.Srishti will revi...

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