Good response for campaign: Collector

Kanniyakumari Collector M Arvind, Commissioner Asha Ajit and civic authorities visited the Vadaserry government primary health centre where vaccination was in progress on Sunday. They told reporters that 625 centres reported a brisk turnout of people to get the vaccine shots. So far, eight lakh people in the district had received the first dose and […]


TSEWIDC site engineer in ACB net

A site engineer who allegedly demanded and accepted bribe of ₹ 7,000 to process and hand over payment order related to construction of toilets at a government school was caught by Telangana Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials on Wednesday. P Vinod Yadav, the site engineer at TS Education and Welfare Infrastructure Development Corporation (TSEWIDC), Rangareddy, demanded […]


WB govt thinking about vaccinating children: Mamata

“Everyone will be vaccinated. Do not be worried.” West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said the government is thinking whether children will be required to be vaccinated in view of the COVID-19 third wave and assured that everyone in the state will be given their jabs. If required the government will carry out inoculation […]


Thierry Henry commits to permanent Belgium role

The former France striker returned to the team’s coaching staff in May after he was an assistant coach for Belgium from 2016-18. Thierry Henry has committed to a permanent role with Belgium’s coaching staff until after the 2022 World Cup, its soccer federation said on Monday. The former France striker returned to the team’s coaching […]


LPG turns dearer, household cooking gas refills cost ₹912

Price of 19 kg commercial cylinders reduced by Rs. 5 Cooking gas refills or the cylinders with 14.2 kg liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) that households use now cost  ₹912 in the city. The price moved past the  ₹900 mark after national oil marketing companies Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum increased the cost of […]


Union Territory reports 60 new COVID-19 cases

No deaths recorded in Union Territory While no COVID-19 death was reported in the Union Territory, 60 new cases were detected on Tuesday. Puducherry accounted for 36 of the new cases, which were confirmed from 3,269 tests, followed by Karaikal (2), Yanam (2) and Mahe (20). The test positivity rate was 1.84%, case fatality rate […]


Iran will impose 6-day ‘general lockdown’ over coronavirus

The national coronavirus taskforce, which issued the decision, also ordered a travel ban between all Iranian cities from Sunday to Friday. Iran says it will impose a six-day-long “general lockdown” in cities across the country after being hit by what it describes as its fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, state media reported on Saturday. […]