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Next Covid-19 variant will be more infectious than Omicron, possibly deadlier, warns WHO

By | February 9, 2022

Even as the world limps back to normalcy with the Omicron wave subsiding, experts have warned that the next Covid-19 variant will be more transmissible, and perhaps, more deadly than its predecessors. In a recent press briefing, World Health Organization (WHO) epidemiologist and technical lead on Covid-19 Dr Maria Van Kerkhove stressed that the pandemic is far from… Read More »

After two days, trekker trapped in hill cleft in Kerala rescued by Army | Watch

By | February 9, 2022

After two days without food and water, a 23-year-old man who got trapped in a hill cleft in Kerala’s Palakkad district was rescued by the Indian Army. The youth got stuck in a cavity on a hill in Kerala’s Palakkad. (screengrab) After two days without food and water, a 23-year-old man who got trapped in a hill cleft… Read More »

Karnataka Hijab row spreads to Puducherry, student reportedly told to remove headscarf

By | February 9, 2022

Several activists gathered outside a government school in Puducherry, on Monday, February 7, and held protests after a Muslim girl was allegedly not allowed to wear a hijab inside the class. Representatives of the Student Federation of India (SFI), Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam, along with DMK functionary Mohan, visited the school in Ariyankuppam to enquire about the incident.… Read More »

Man stripped naked, thrashed with burning stick on suspicion of theft in Madhya Pradesh’s Guna

By | February 9, 2022

A man was allegedly stripped naked and thrashed with a burning stick on suspicion of theft in Madhya Pradesh’s Guna district earlier this week. A man was allegedly stripped naked and thrashed with burning stick on suspicion of theft in Madhya Pradesh’s Guna district (Image for representation: PTI) A man was allegedly stripped naked and thrashed with a… Read More »

ICICIdirect faces unprecedented network issue, services temporarily shut

By | February 9, 2022

Investment platform ICICIdirect’s website ICICIdirect.com was shut to consumers till 10 am, February 9. The message on the company’s website initially read that services would not be available till February 11. The message that greeted investors on the ICICIdirect website on Wednesday morning. Investment platform Icicidirect’s website ICICIdirect.com will not be available to consumers till 10 am, February… Read More »

Drone drops bombs in Amritsar, flees to Pakistan after BSF opens fire

By | February 9, 2022

Alert BSF jawans opened fire at a drone that dropped bombs in Amritsar. However, it managed to fly away towards Pakistan. One of the neatly packed bombs recovered by the BSF. Border Security Force jawans in Amritsar, Punjab, thwarted a terror attempt late on Tuesday when a drone dropped explosives at the Panjgrahian border outpost in Ajnala Tehsil.… Read More »

Karnataka hijab row: Kamal Haasan says issue creating communal divide, shouldn’t happen in Tamil Nadu

By | February 9, 2022

Speaking about the ongoing hijab controversy in Karnataka, Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief Kamal Haasan said the issue is creating a “communal divide among innocent students”. Karnataka hijab row news: Kamal Haasan said that Tamil Nadu “must be more careful in times like these.” (Image: PTI) Actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan tweeted on Wednesday about the ongoing hijab row… Read More »

UP: Nail driven through eye, child’s naked body found in Kanpur

By | February 9, 2022

The Kanpur Police have found the body of a 10-year-old boy who had been missing since Monday. A nail had been driven through one of his eyes and his face bore marks of burns caused by cigarette stubs. The Kanpur Police have found the body of a 10-year-old boy who had been missing since Monday. A nail had… Read More »

Assembly Elections 2022 LIVE Updates: UP to begin voting tomorrow

By | February 9, 2022

Assembly Elections 2022 LIVE Updates: UP to begin voting tomorrow

Karnataka hijab row LIVE Updates | Hijab row news | Hijab vs saffron shawls | Karnataka protest updates

By | February 9, 2022

Karnataka hijab news LIVE updates: The Karnataka HC began to hear petitions in the hijab row on Tuesday, February 8. The HC appealed to all students and people to maintain peace and tranquillity. The protests escalated in parts of the state today. “This court has full faith in the wisdom and virtue of public at large and it… Read More »