India’s vaccine coverage nears 100 crore mark

Posted on   2:20 pm

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandaviya today said the cumulative vaccine doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive, which was launched in January this year, has exceeded 990 million.

Ex-US secy Powell dies of Covid complications

Posted on   1:20 pm

Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in war and peace but whose sterling reputation was forever stained when he went before the UN and made faulty claims to justify the US war in Iraq, died of Covid-19 complications.

Arsonists torch 29 Hindu homes in Bangladesh

Posted on   1:15 pm

A group of assailants has set on fire at least 29 homes of Hindus in Bangladesh over an alleged blasphemous social media post amidst protests by the minority community against temple vandalism incidents during the Durga Puja celebrations last week, media reports said on Monday.