Delhi: ‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign to be launched again amid rising pollution levels

With pollution levels rising in the national capital once again, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday said the ‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign launched last year to encourage people to turn off their engines at signals will be reintroduced from October 18 this year. The CM also said that…

Covaxin gets emergency use recommendation for children aged 2-18 years

The subject expert committee on Covid-19 vaccines has recommended the national drug regulator to grant an emergency use authorisation to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin for the age group of 2 to 18 years, health ministry sources said. The development is significant as India is just one step away from a Covid-19 vaccine…

Kajol is vibrant in pink at Durga Puja pandal, poses with family. See pics

Every year, Bollywood actor Kajol celebrates the festival of Durga Puja with her family and friends. This year too, she made sure to ring in the festival with full vigour. The actor was spotted in Mumbai as she visited a Durga Puja Pandal where her cousin and actor, Sharbani Mukherjee was also present. She was also…

BMC to spend Rs 104 crore on operation and maintenance of Covid-19 jumbo centers

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will spend Rs 104.89 crore on operation and maintenance of newly set up Covid-19 jumbo centers. In anticipation of third wave of Covid-19, the civic body has made arrangements of 5,908 beds including 738 ICU beds and 200 for pediatric patients in five jumbo centers. While…

Virat Kohli is a leader, RCB will celebrate his contributions: Harshal Patel

Virat Kohli’s tenure as captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore may have ended without an IPL triumph but the franchise will nonetheless “celebrate” his contributions over the years, said the team’s pacer Harshal Patel. Harshal though did not specify how exactly the team plans to celebrate Kohli’s…

Arms licensing case: CBI raids residence of former advisor to J&K L-G

The CBI raided the residence of Baseer Khan, the former advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha, on Tuesday in connection with the arms licensing case, officials said. The agency also conducted searches at 40 locations in other parts of the country, including New Delhi and Madhya Pradesh. Khan, a promoted…

Kashmera Shah takes a dig at Rubina Dilaik-Abhinav Shukla’s Bigg Boss 14 journey, here’s how the Shakti actor replied

Bigg Boss is one show where contestants fight to survive inside the house, while viewers continuously indulge in social media wars. With everyone having different favourites, the clash of choices kickstarts many many raging wars. Former Bigg Boss contestant Kashmera Shah in a recent tweet took a dig at last season’s…

As e-scooters and e-bikes proliferate in New York, safety challenges grow

The coronavirus pandemic has upended many of the familiar routines that make up everyday urban life, bringing tectonic shifts in office culture, classroom learning and online shopping. Now it is transforming the way people move around the nation’s largest city. A boom in electric-powered mobile devices is bringing…

Telangana SSC syllabus to be same as last year, students to take only 6 papers

The Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Telangana, has decided to go ahead with the same syllabus as last year for class 10 or SSC. The students who have entered class 10 this year will study the same syllabus prescribed for students who enrolled in the academic session 2020-21. Telangana SSC students appearing for…

HP’s new AMD-powered Chromebook x360 14a targets students and educators

HP on Tuesday launched a new Chromebook in India, which it says will help students learn more efficiently in the classroom or at home. Its Chromebook x360 14a – the first AMD-powered Chromebook – will set parents back Rs 32,999. It’s available to buy immediately from Amazon India. As its name suggests, it…