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India

How conditional market authorisation to Covishield and Covaxin will change India’s COVID-19 vaccine drive

Highly-placed sources have said that the conditional market authorisation will now allow the two vaccines to be made available at private hospitals and clinics at pre-decided costs

Entertainment

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Gangubai Kathiawadi, starring Alia Bhatt, to have theatrical release on 25 February

Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Gangubai Kathiawadi is adapted from Hussain Zaidi's book, Mafia Queens of Mumbai.

India

‘Bihar Bandh’ declared today in protest of new Railways recruitment process: What the row is all about

The All India Students Association (AISA) called for a Bihar bandh on Friday to protest against alleged irregularities in the Railway Recruitment Board's examination process

Business

Petrol, diesel prices today: Rates unchanged on 28 January, check here what you need to pay in your city

Petrol and diesel prices on 28 January 2022: Petrol price in Delhi stands at Rs 95.41 per litre while diesel is available for Rs 86.67. In Mumbai, petrol is retailing at Rs 109.98 while diesel costs Rs 94.14

World

Ukraine crisis: Continual military build-up from Russia raises fears of geopolitical risk amid border tension

Moscow has criticised the NATO and the US allies for providing weapons to Ukraine and holding joint military drills, saying it may encourage Ukraine to try to force its entry into rebel-held areas

Entertainment

‘Absolute nonsense’: Nagarjuna denies commenting on Samantha, Naga Chaitanya's divorce

A few reports quoted Nagarjuna Akkineni saying that Naga Chaitanya was "worried about him and his family reputation" when he and Samantha decided to end their nearly four-year-long marriage.

India

India-Central Asia Summit: Concern about Afghanistan makes cooperation important, says PM Modi

The virtual summit saw the participation of the presidents of the five Central Asian nations-Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan

Entertainment

Sanjay Dutt and Suniel Shetty are all set to join hands for a comedy film; details inside

"Both Sanjay and Suniel will be seen playing the role of a Punjabi whereas the details of Esha Gupta, Zayed Khan, Saurabh Shukla, and Jaaved Jaaferi’s characters have been kept under wraps for now,” revealed a source close to the development.

India

COVID-19: MHA extends containment measures till 28 Feb, stresses need to 'excercise caution and viligance'

As many as 9,672 Omicron samples were found in January in genome sequencing constituting 75 per cent of the total sequenced samples of COVID-19, a huge rise from the December figure of 1,292, the government said on Thursday

Politics

Hamid Ansari comments on human rights irk BJP: What you need to know about controversy

The former vice-president expressed his concern over the rising trend of Hindu nationalism at a panel discussion organised by the Indian American Muslim Council, which in the past has raised issues pertaining to the safety of Muslims in India

India

Republic Day 2022: 1,000 ‘Make in India’ drones to light up sky at Beating Retreat; what you need to know

With this, India will be the fourth country to put up an indigenously designed and conceptualised drone show of this size after China, Russia and the United States

India

Delhi gang-rape case: 20-year-old paraded through streets; seven women among nine held

Terming it shameful, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal requested Centre to direct police to take strict action and pay attention to the law and order situation

Entertainment

FIR registered against Shweta Tiwari in Bhopal after controversy over remarks on 'God'

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra accused Shweta Tiwari of hurting religious sentiments.

Business

Fynd launches India's first immersive real money social gaming app 'Frolic'

Reliance-backed technology company Fynd has launched a competitive play-to-earn gaming app with live battle mode, immersive social community & 25+ games

Entertainment

‘I found him at last’: Mouni Roy shares wedding photos with husband Suraj Nambiar

After getting married, Mouni Roy has shared photos from her wedding with Suraj Nambiar

World

Explained: Why Sri Lanka is on brink of bankruptcy and what the government is doing

According to the World Bank, five lakh people in Sri Lanka have fallen below the poverty line since the COVID-19 pandemic struck, food inflation has also hit a record 21.5 per cent

Photos

35 hrs, 50 stitches: Shanghai Grannies knit 'perfect' bouquets for Beijing Winter Olympics medalists

Around 150 pensioners have been working tirelessly for the past three months to create these one-of-a-kind woolen bouquets that will be presented to the winners of the 2022 Winter Games

Entertainment

Anil Kapoor's blockbuster Ram Lakhan turns 33 today

As Lakhan- a street-smart Tapori and over-ambitious young man, Anil Kapoor played various shades. The actor beautifully aced his character arch and lit the screen with his infectious chemistry with Madhuri Dixit.

India

Delhi: DDMA lifts weekend curfew; theatres, restaurants to operate at 50% capacity

According to sources, Cinema halls, bars and restaurants can also operate at 50 per cent capacity. Sources added that Delhi government offices will also operate with 50 per cent capacity

Politics

How Ghulam Nabi Azad's Padma award reignited Congress vs Congress fight

The BJP-ruled Centre’s decision to give Padma Bhushan to Congress veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad has once again stirred troubles in the party as some leaders favoured the honour while others took veiled digs at the senior leader for accepting the award