Ashok Gehlot-led Rajasthan Government appears to be in a bit of a spot as state Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot is in Delhi and, if sources are to be believed, 16 MLAs are with him. Amid all this, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot has called a meeting of all MLAs at 9 pm tonight (July 12, 2020). Gehlot has already alleged that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was resorting to horse-trading and trying to breach Congress majority in Rajasthan Assembly. The government is keeping a close watch on state borde
Wendy Barclay, chairwoman in influenza virology at Imperial College London, has said that coronavirus particles can remain infectious in the air for more than an hour. Speaking to the BBC on Sunday, Barclay said: It...
TheUniversity Grants Commission (UGC) in wake of states canceling final year university exams has said that states are not permissible to do this and commission does have the power to take action. Asking state universities to follow the revised guidelines, UGC has said that states are legally bound to follow its guidelines.
Maharashtra Education minister Uday Samant on Sunday urged HRD ministry and UGC to cancel all varsity examination after Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan test positive for coronavirus. Samant also cited that Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari went into self-isolation after 16 staffers of Raj Bhavan have tested COVID-19 positive.
A recent experiment in mice suggested that immune checkpoint therapies can get a boost if combined with other drugs targeting myeloid-derived suppressor cells, or MDSCs. These cells reach unusually high levels in people with cancer. Checkpoint therapies have helped thousands of people with some incurable cancers. In these therapies, the selected drugs release brakes on the immune system. However, these therapies have failed in many patients and work poorly for some cancers as the body's defense
Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher's mother Dulari, his brother and sister-in-law have tested COVID-19 positive. The actor took to his Twitter to share a video and informed his fans about the same. He also shared that BMC has been informed about it and his mother has been admitted to Mumbai's Kokilaben Hospital. He also revealed that he also tested for coronavirus and his report is negative.
Space seekers and those who share a keen interest in discovering comets will be getting an opportunity to witness Comet NEOWISEfor a period of almost 20 days. Starting from July 14, C/2020 F3 (also called NEOWISE), a comet discovered on March 27, will be clearly visible in the north-western sky. It will be visible after sunset for around 20 minutes for the next 20 days. People can observe it from naked eyes, Deputy Director, Pathani Samanta Planetarium in Odisha has informed.
India coronavirus cases have crossed 8.49 lakh-mark taking confirmed cases toll to 8,49,553 including 2,92,258 active cases, 5,34,621 recovered and 22,674 deaths, according to health ministry's figures released on Sunday. With 1,781 new coronavirus cases and...
The Netaji Subhash University of Technology (NSUT) formerly known as Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology (NSIT) announced on Saturday that it will continue with the ongoing Open Book Examinations (OBE). This comes hours after Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's announcement that all Delhi state university exams will be canceled.
Two key accused in the sensational gold smuggling case in Kerala, Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair, were taken into custody by the NIA from Bengaluru on Saturday, official sources said. Highly placed sources in the multiple investigation agencies involved in the case confirmed to PTI about the National Investigation Agency (NIA) taking the duo into custody.
Bengaluru will undergo a strict lockdown from July 14 till July 22 in light of a sudden surge in COVID-19 cases. Authorities announced the week-long lockdown on Saturday which will be imposed at 8 pm on July 14 and will last till 5 am on July 22.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwalhas wished Bollywood actorAmitabh Bachchan, who informed on Saturday night that he has tested positive for coronavirus, a speedy recovery for the actor. Taking it to Twitter, Arvind Kejriwal said, Sir, we wish you a speedy recovery. The power of a billion prayers is with you.
President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel coronavirus.
Delhiites have woken up to a pleasant morning after overnight rains changed the weather in the national capital.Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted that thunderstorms would occur in Delhi and surrounding areas in the next...
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchanconfirmed that he has tested COVID-19 positive on Saturday. Hewas admitted to Nanavati Hospital on Saturday evening later which he tweeted and gave the information about his health.Soon after Big Btweeted to confirm that he has been hospitalized with COVID-19 infection, the Bollywood icon's son, actor Abhishek Bachchan, also took to social media on Saturday night to state that he has tested positive to the novel coronavirus.The COVID-19 antigen test reports
England eked out a lead of 170 runs heading into the final day of the first test against the West Indies, with all outcomes still possible in the first match since the resumption of international cricket.
Amitabh Bachchan has tested positive for the coronavirus. The legendary actor was admitted to Mumbais Nanavati hospital on Saturday.The actor took to Twitter to share the news with his fans, saying: I have tested CoviD positive .. shifted to Hospital .. hospital informing authorities .. family and staff undergone tests , results awaited .. All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested!
With the shadow of coronavirus pandemic looming, the Maharashtra government on Saturday decided to restrict the height of idols installed by Ganpati Mandals to only four feet during the coming Ganesh festival. Even the Ganesh idols installed at home can not be taller than two feet, said a notification issued by the Home Department.
Swapna Suresh, a key suspect in the Kerala gold smuggling has been taken into custody by the National Investigative Agency (NIA). Swapna along with her family members is under NIA custody and will be produced before the NIA office in Kochi on Sunday.
Complete lockdown in Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts from 8 pm on 14th July to 5 am on July 23 in view rising COVID-19 cases, Karnataka Chief Minister's Office (CMO) informed on Saturday. Essential services have been exempted from the lockdown. Earlier it was decided thatBengaluru will go under a complete lockdown on Sunday, July 11 a weekly ritual that will go on till August 2.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and his wife Kalpana tested negative for COVID-19 on Saturday, an official statement said. Earlier in the day, health workers had collected swab samples of Soren and his wife, and some officials working in the Chief Minister's Office (CMO). The chief minister has been in home quarantine since July 8 after he came in contact with Drinking and Sanitation Minister Mithilesh Thakur and JMM MLA Mathura Mahato, who have been found infected with COVID-19.
The next two working days (Monday and Tuesday) will be observed as total lockdown in Shillong City agglomeration. Meghalaya CM Comrad Sangma has taken this decision as a measure to curb the COVID-19 outbreak.
A day after Vikas Dubey was killed in police encounter in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur, the state government has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to look into the crimes committed by the dreaded gangster. The...
A lot of people measure the age of their dogs in human years. And to do so they multiply the dog's age by 7. This method has been discarded by the researchers who have come up with a new way to determine the age of your dog in human years.
Students of Christ (deemed-to-be-university), Bangalore, have opposed its decision to conduct examinations amid coronavirus concerns. Earlier on Friday, the Karnataka government announced its decision to conduct final semester exams before the end of September. It, however, said that the intermediate semester students pursuing degree and post-graduation courses including engineering, and diploma courses for the academic year 2019-2020 will be promoted without examinations.
The city of Pune has been struggling with rising COVID-19 cases in recent weeks. The recovery rate in the city is way below 50 per cent and deaths are reaching 1,000. In light of this grim situation, the government has decided to implement a 10-day lockdown in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad starting July 13. The lockdown will also be implemented in some parts of Rural Pune.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking cancellation of final year examinations in all universities including DU. Kejriwal's letter comes as several students continue to press for the scrapping of final year exams amid coronavirus crisis.
CBSE Class 10, 12 Results 2020: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is set to release Class 10 and 12 board examination results by Wednesday, July 15. It is nerve-wracking for students as the results could be declared any day before July 16. Even though the board has not fixed any date yet, the wait for students will end in a few days. It is for the first time that the board has canceled Class 10 and Class 12 Board examinations, courtesy the coronavirus crisis. The results, whenever
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday directed for real-time monitoring of novel coronavirus pandemic at the national level, stressing on guidance to all affected states that have a high test-positivity rate. The Prime Minister gave the direction during a COVID-19 review meeting he chaired to take stock of the coronavirus situation across the country and the preparedness of different states.
Gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter on Friday, however, it also kicked up a controversy with many raising suspicion and calling it fake. India TV spoke to UP ADG (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar who rejected doubts raised on Vikas Dubey's encounter.
With the WHO lauding the efforts taken to contain the spread of the COVID-19 in Mumbai's Dharavi, one of the world's largest slums, the local civic body said proactive screening with the assistance of private doctors and community support helped it in the fight against the disease.
Day after the encounter of dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey, two close aides of the criminal has been arrested from Maharashtra's Thane. Two suspects who have been arrested identified are Arvind urf Guddan Trivedi and SonuTiwari. As per reports, Dubey's close aides have been arrested by encounter specialist Daya Nayak.
All Delhi state university exams have been cancelled in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. In light of the major disruptions caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, Delhi govt has decided to cancel all Delhi state university exams including final exams, tweeted Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia.
A strict 10-day long lockdown has been announced in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad area in light of the rising number of COVID-19 cases. Ahead of this lockdown, 20 areas in Pune have been demarked as containment zones.
HBSE Class 10 Result 2020: Haryana's Rishita, Class 10 student, scored 100 per cent marks in her high school exams. Haryana Board of School Education (HBSE) declared 10thClass 2020 result on July 10 (Friday) evening.
Rohit Sharma and David Warner are two of the most destructive openers in the limited-overs format. The duo had been reigning the opening spot for their respective sides for years. Both the players continue to be the mainstays for their countries in all the three formats of the game.
As coronavirus pandemic has affected academic sessions in 2020-2021, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma has said that UP Board syllabus in the state would be reduced. The Deputy Chief Minister has informed that discussionswere being held on reducing the syllabus for the current academic session, as studies have been hampered due to coronavirus outbreak.
The postmortem report of Vikas Dubeyon Saturday confirmed that the gangster had received three bullet injuries during the shootout. According to the report, Vikas Dubey had received two bullet injuries on his chest, while one on his waist. He had died of excessive blood loss, the report said.Vikas Dubey was shot dead Friday by police, who claim he was trying to flee after the car carrying him from Ujjain overturned on an isolated stretch of the highway on the outskirts of the city.
US President Donald Trump has for the time being ruled out a second phase trade deal with China, saying the relationship between the two countries has been severely damaged with Beijing's handling of the coronavirus outbreak. The relationship with China has been severely damaged. I don't think about it now, Trump told reporters on Friday from Air Force One when asked about the trade deal.
India's drug regulator has approved Itolizumab, used to cure skin ailment psoriasis, for restricted emergency use on COVID-19 patients with moderate to severe acute respiratory distress, officials said.
The People's Action Party (PAP) has won the general elections of Singapore on Friday.Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has returned to power, winning 83 of the 93 seats contested in Friday's General Election, even as the Opposition registered minor gains.
Maruti may have stopped production of the all-weather SUV, Gypsy, but it seems like the Indian Army's trust in the vehicle is unshaken. Maruti has supplied the Indian Army over 700 units of Gypsyin the month of June.
In wake of the rising number of COVId-19 cases in the city, lockdown has been extended Thiruvananthapuram. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced the lockdown earlier today. Lockdown in Thiruvananthapuram has been extended for a week....
Maharashtra Board HSC, SSC Results 2020 Date: Though there has not been any official confirmation on the exact dates of 10th and 12 std results of Maharashtra boards. However, media reports are suggesting that the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHE) is likely to declare results of HSE (12th standard) exams by next week. Earlier reports had suggested that MSBSHE was likely to declare HSE results on July 15 while SSC (10th standard) results were to be decla
The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) today canceled NIOS Board Class 10 and NIOS Board Class 12 exams. The examinations were scheduled to begin July 17 onward. The results will now be declared based...
Final-year students in the country have expressed apprehensions about appearing for their examinations which are expected to take place in the coming months. Citing health and safety issues amid coronavirus pandemic, students have been pressing for cancellation of the final year exams. Unleashing their concerns on social media, students are also voicing other challenges like anxiety and stress that they continue to face. Raising similar concerns, the India Wide Parents' Association wrote a l