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Posts published in “Day: September 12, 2020”

Delhi: 94% HC lawyers opt out of physical hearings

Courts across the city are prepared for physical hearings, although on a limited scale, but the overwhelming majority of lawyers continue to prefer virtual appearances…

Live: More than 15L students to take NEET today

National Testing Agency (NTA) has implemented a comprehensive plan to hold NEET UG examination in a hassle-free manner. Over 15 lakh candidates have registered for…

Weeks after discharge, Shah re-admitted to AIIMS

Two weeks after his discharge, home minister Amit Shah has been re-admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after complaining of breathing issues…

Sena men held for attack on ex-Navyman get bail

Six Shiv Sena party workers, arrested in connection with the assault on retired navyman Madan Sharma, were released on bail on Saturday. After their release…

Covid live: NEET to be conducted today

With 95,249 fresh cases reported on Saturday, India’s case count so far in September is 10,65,796, as per data collated by TOI from state governments.…

Naomi Osaka beats Azarenka to win US Open

Osaka, the fourth seed, overcame her unseeded opponent 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 in 1hr 53min inside a near-empty Arthur Ashe Stadium at Flushing Meadows. It brought…

Restrained, judges are now soft targets: CJI

CJI Bobde said constitutional limitations on free speech restrains judges, as it should others, from speaking whatever they feel. But Justice Ramana did the plain…

Govt to woo poll-bound Bihar with PSU projects

Power minister R K Singh inaugurated a slew of community-focused projects of power major NTPC on Saturday. The Prime Minister will unveil two LPG bottling…

India added 1m cases, 13k deaths in 12 days

With 95,249 fresh cases reported on Saturday, India’s case count so far in September is 10,65,796, as per data collated by TOI from state governments.…

Kangana Ranaut to meet Maha governor today

After the BMC demolished parts of the actor Kangana Ranaut’s Bandra bungalow on Thursday, the governor had expressed his displeasure over the hurry shown by…

India backs Taliban-Afghanistan govt peace talks

As Taliban sat down in Doha for its direct engagement with Afghan government for peace, India participated in the inaugural session of negotiations with foreign…

Masks can help build immunity: Journal

In a commentary in New England Journal of Medicine, Monica Gandhi and George W Rutherford of University of California in San Francisco said face masks…

Covid-somnia messing with sleep cycles

The pandemic-induced stay-at-home order has tossed people’s schedules out of the window and along with that a good night’s sleep, creating a massive new population…

Oxford’s Covid vaccine trial resumes in UK

Drugs giant AstraZeneca on Saturday said it had resumed a Covid-19 vaccine trial after getting the all-clear from British regulators, following a pause caused by…

Corsican police free UFC star McGregor: Lawyer

Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor taken into police custody in Corsica on suspicion of attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure, was released on…

Why there are no takers for gold despite discounts

Physical gold dealers in India were forced to offer discounts for a fourth straight week as bullion remained unattractive for most retail consumers. In India,…

NEET: Guidelines on dress code, barred items

National Testing Agency will conduct the medical entrance exam NEET tomorrow amid strict precautions in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here:: India News…

Covaxin generates ‘immune response’ in animal trial

Hyderabad-based vaccine major Bharat Biotech has announced that its Covid-19 vaccine candidate Covaxin, during its testing on animal rhesus macaques, has develop a “robust immune…

Hungry for 6 days, jobless labourer attempts suicide

An unemployed man, allegedly hungry for six days, attempted suicide in Gadimalehara town of Chhatarpur district. To stop him from taking the ultimate step, villagers…

India’s Covaxin shows good results in animal trial

Bharat Biotech International Limited has announced that its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, Covaxin, has shown positive efficacy in animal studies and generated robust immune responses.Covaxin, developed…

Liberia declares rape a national emergency

Liberian President George Weah has declared rape a national emergency and has ordered new measures to tackle the problem after a recent spike of cases…

‘Judges becoming victims of juicy gossips’

Supreme Court judge N V Ramana on Saturday said that judges are now becoming victims of “juicy gossips” and “slanderous social media postings” as they…

Contempt cases: Bhushan seeks right to appeal

Activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan, convicted and awarded one rupee fine for his contemptuous tweets against the judiciary, on Saturday moved the Supreme Court seeking the right…

Contempt cases: Bhushan seeks right to appeal

Activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan, convicted and awarded one rupee fine for his contemptuous tweets against the judiciary, on Saturday moved the Supreme Court seeking the right…

Uddhav must apologise: Ex-Navyman after attack

A day after he was assaulted by suspected Shiv Sainiks for allegedly forwarding a cartoon lampooning Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, the retired Navy officer…

IOC ‘shocked’ by execution of Iranian wrestler

The International Olympic Committee said it was “shocked” by Saturday’s execution of a young Iranian wrestler over the murder of a public sector worker during…