The modus operandi of these gangs are simple: they pose as bank executives and call customers to tell them their bank accounts may be suspended or their ATM cards would be blocked because of lack of KYC (Know Your Customer) verification.
How a middle class family member narrated her ordeal when she found that her 17-year-old son had been converted to Islam by a lady, who used to stay in their neighbourhood in Noida.
More than 5 million residents in Greater Sydney are under a two-week lockdown till July 9. The virus is spreading in New South Wales.
It is now an open secret that whenever India starts peace initiatives in the Kashmir valley, terror groups and their Pakistani masterminds sitting across the border, become active and carry out indiscriminate attacks to foil the peace bid.
Sunita Devi, who hails from Sisar Khas village of Rohtak district in Haryana, won the gold medal for India in World Strength Lifting Championship in Bangkok last year. She also won the gold medal in National Strength Lifting Championship held in Chhattisgarh in 2019 and the silver medal in the national championship held in West Bengal this year.
The interim findings of the ongoing sero survey say that there is no statistical evidence to show that children in the 2-17 years age group are especially vulnerable to a potential third wave.
I was surprised when I read news about Covaxin vaccine in the media on Wednesday. The news was sure to create fear and confusion in the minds of people who wanted to get themselves vaccinated.
The video surfaced ten days later on Tuesday on Twitter. Those who posted the video alleged that some Hindus had beaten up and cut off the beard of the elderly Muslim. Some alleged that he was forced to chant ‘Jai Sri Ram’.
It was alleged that the piece of land was first registered for purchase at Rs 2 crore, and within ten minutes, the plot was resold to the Trust at Rs 18.5 crore.
The fulcrum of all discussions that Yogi had with Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP chief J P Nadda in Delhi was how to prepare the road map and gear up the party organisation for the polls.
The scale of operation clearly indicates it was like a deadly Chinese financial virus that was trying to rob Indians of their money, at a time when the deadly Chinese Coronavirus was sweeping the subcontinent.
Today I want to salute the family members of a 46-year-old woman Kamini Patel from Surat, who was declared brain dead after a severe brain haemorrhage. In a benevolent act of humanity, the family members allowed organ harvesting from her body.
The adulterators had done proper spade work in advance. Kaushal Vora and Puneet Shah wanted to make a quick buck. At that time, Remdesivir was being sold to only those who had Covid-19 positive test reports with them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement on Monday to procure and distribute free Covid vaccines to all state governments has been welcomed by almost all the chief ministers. Modi has announced free vaccines to all Indians above the age of 18 years and this will come into effect from June 21.
In Jammu and Kashmir, 2.57 lakh people in the 18-44 age group have already taken the first dose, while 48 lakh people remain to be inoculated. Only 29 lakh people in 45-plus group remain to be inoculated.
Already, the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has told his Rajasthan counterpart to ensure that vaccine wastage is curbed immediately. He pointed to media reports of more than 500 vaccine vials found dumped in 35 Covid vaccination centres in eight districts of Rajasthan.
National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has told the Supreme Court that the pandemic has orphaned 1,742 children, out of which at least 140 children have been left abandoned, while 7,464 children have lost at least one of their parents.
On Tuesday, 30 lakh Sputnik V doses from Russia landed in Hyderabad. Serum Institute of India has promised to deliver 10 crore Covishield doses in June.
To prevent the spread of pandemic, both the Centre and states are now focusing on vaccination drive. But are villagers living across the great Indian hinterland ready to take Covid vaccines?
On Friday night, in my prime time show ‘Aaj Ki Baat’, I had a long interview with Law, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad about the present controversy involving social media platforms. Prasad was emphatic in asserting that any foreign company, doing business inside India, will have to follow Indian laws.