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Covid vaccines for children likely by Sept: AIIMS chief

Covid vaccines for children likely by Sept: AIIMS chief

Rediff.com9 minutes ago

The trial is being conducted in three phases by segregating children into categories according to their age. The first trial was started in the age group of 12 to 18 years followed by the age group of 6 to 12. Trials for children between the ages of and 2-6 years are currently undergoing trials.

Congratulate Mirabai Chanu on winning silver at Tokyo Olympics

Congratulate Mirabai Chanu on winning silver at Tokyo Olympics

Rediff.com34 minutes ago

With this, Chanu became only the second Indian weightlifter to win an Olympic medal after Karnam Malleswari bagged bronze in the 69kg category at the 2000 Sydney Games.

I'm very proud of myself: Mirabai Chanu on winning Olympic silver

I'm very proud of myself: Mirabai Chanu on winning Olympic silver

Rediff.com34 minutes ago

'I am very happy to win the first medal for India at these Games. I don't just belong to Manipur, I belong to the whole country'

Pakistan moves up the power ladder on world stage

Pakistan moves up the power ladder on world stage

Rediff.com48 minutes ago

Pakistan is once again becoming a frontline State in big-power rivalry. But this time around, Pakistan stands to gain out of its geography, observes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.

Lifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver medal at Tokyo Olympics

Lifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver medal at Tokyo Olympics

Rediff.com52 minutes ago

The gold went to China's Hou Zhihui with an effort of 210kg (94kg+116kg), who created Olympic records in all three categories (snatch, clean and jerk and Total).

Tokyo Olympics: Medal Table

Tokyo Olympics: Medal Table

Rediff.com1 hour ago

The medal tally at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Why Bob Dylan's music mattered to India

Why Bob Dylan's music mattered to India

Rediff.com1 hour ago

The unconventional music of the Nobel Laureate might have nothing connecting Indians to it, but there is a reason he has a following here, notes T C A Srinivasa Raghavan.

Olympics: Saurabh finishes 7th in 10m air pistol final

Olympics: Saurabh finishes 7th in 10m air pistol final

Rediff.com1 hour ago

Chaudhary did not get off to the best of starts and, with a score of 47.7, was placed eighth in the standings after the first five shots.

76 dead, 38 injured, 30 missing in floods in Maha

76 dead, 38 injured, 30 missing in floods in Maha

Rediff.com1 hour ago

Parts of Raigad, Ratnagiri districts in the coastal Konkan region and Kolhapur district in western Maharashtra, have been worst affected by the floods. Besides that, heavy rains have been pounding parts of Satara district.

'Photography is to capture the times we live in'

'Photography is to capture the times we live in'

Rediff.com1 hour ago

'If journalism is the first draft of history, then photojournalism is the first draft of its evidence,' Raghu Rai, arguably India's finest living photojournalist, tells Pavan Lall.

Nagal downs Istomin to advance at Tokyo Olympics

Nagal downs Istomin to advance at Tokyo Olympics

Rediff.com1 hour ago

Becomes only third Indian to win a singles match at the Games.

Praneeth loses opening match on Olympic debut

Praneeth loses opening match on Olympic debut

Rediff.com1 hour ago

The 13th seeded Indian will next face World No 29 Mark Caljouw of the Netherlands.

Outlook for kharif crop brightens with monsoon's revival

Outlook for kharif crop brightens with monsoon's revival

Rediff.com1 hour ago

According to latest data, crops have been sown in around 72.13 million hectares, which is 8.90 per cent less than the same period last year.

'Covid has made Ayurveda mainstream'

'Covid has made Ayurveda mainstream'

Rediff.com1 hour ago

'The spurt in demand for Ayurvedic products has exhausted our production capacity.'

Zomato's blockbuster listing boosts start-up ecosystem

Zomato's blockbuster listing boosts start-up ecosystem

Rediff.com2 hours ago

For large start-ups the US market is considered to be a preferred destination, as Indian investors were seen as hesitant to pay the kind of valuation private equity investors or the US markets pay. However, Zomato's listing has quashed these notions.

'Surekhaji never intimidated you'

'Surekhaji never intimidated you'

Rediff.com2 hours ago

'She made you feel relaxed so that you can do the scenes best.'

Brazil suspends Bharat Biotech's Covaxin clinical trials

Brazil suspends Bharat Biotech's Covaxin clinical trials

Rediff.com2 hours ago

The termination of the pact comes after the deal with the Brazilian government for supply of 20 million doses of the vaccine landed in controversy and attracted investigation by authorities in that country.

Why Modi is HARSH on NGOs

Why Modi is HARSH on NGOs

Rediff.com2 hours ago

It should stop what it is deliberately doing to the NGO sector and let it operate as freely as the rest of the private sector, asserts Aakar Patel.

'Is there anything Mohanlal can't do?'

'Is there anything Mohanlal can't do?'

Rediff.com2 hours ago

'Mohanlal and I have done all kinds of films together but we have never done a sports film.'

Tokyo Olympics: Deepika-Jadhav lose to Korea in quarters

Tokyo Olympics: Deepika-Jadhav lose to Korea in quarters

Rediff.com2 hours ago

The Indians failed to shoot even a single 10 in the first set as the top seed Korean duo of An San and Kim Je Deok took the first set 35-32 in a low-scoring affair.

India must prepare for the Taliban threat

India must prepare for the Taliban threat

Rediff.com2 hours ago

The Taliban will view India through the eyes of the ISI and can be relied upon to undertake hostile actions against this country, warns Virendra Kapoor.

Tokyo Olympics: India beat New Zealand 3-2

Tokyo Olympics: India beat New Zealand 3-2

Rediff.com2 hours ago

India will next play mighty Australia on Sunday.

Blinken to raise human rights issue during India visit

Blinken to raise human rights issue during India visit

Rediff.com3 hours ago

Blinken is scheduled to arrive in New Delhi late on July 27. He is scheduled to attend a full slate of engagements on July 28. During his stay in the country, he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.

Who will replace Paresh Rawal in OMG 2?

Who will replace Paresh Rawal in OMG 2?

Rediff.com3 hours ago

In the proposed sequel to the 2012 film Oh My God, Pankaj Tripathi will play the lead while Akshay Kumar will reprise his cameo appearance as Lord Krishna.

Sharmila has made KCR her target

Sharmila has made KCR her target

Rediff.com3 hours ago

She is criticising what is perceived to be KCR's strongest point -- welfare -- by charging the government with corruption.

Olympics: Sharath-Manika knocked out in opener

Olympics: Sharath-Manika knocked out in opener

Rediff.com3 hours ago

The Indians had to make the 5-1 lead count in the first game to have any chance in the match but Lin and Cheng won eight points in a row to gain control.

Xi's Tibet visit: Bad Signal for India?

Xi's Tibet visit: Bad Signal for India?

Rediff.com4 hours ago

Xi's visit to Nyingchi, bordering Arunachal Pradesh, signals China's opening of another front to India in the eastern sector, observes Srikanth Kondapalli, the leading China expert.

India records 39,097 new Covid cases, 546 deaths

India records 39,097 new Covid cases, 546 deaths

Rediff.com4 hours ago

The number of active cases in the country has increased to 4,08,977, accounting for 1.34 per cent of the total caseload while the national COVID-19 recovery rate stood at 97.35 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed.

Tokyo Olympics: Indian judoka Sushila's campaign ends early

Tokyo Olympics: Indian judoka Sushila's campaign ends early

Rediff.com4 hours ago

Competing in the 48kg category, Sushila fought hard for a major part of the bout until she committed a small error, which proved to be disastrous and cost her the match.

Olympics: Indian rowers move to repechage round

Olympics: Indian rowers move to repechage round

Rediff.com5 hours ago

Finish 5th in heats.

China's Yang wins first gold medal of Tokyo Olympics

China's Yang wins first gold medal of Tokyo Olympics

Rediff.com5 hours ago

Yang responded to the pressure by firing 9.8 to snatch the gold with an Olympic record of 251.8.

Punjab Cong crisis far from over: Jakhar questions Sidhu's elevation

Punjab Cong crisis far from over: Jakhar questions Sidhu's elevation

Rediff.com6 hours ago

Directly questioning the party's high command's decision on the appointment of Sidhu as the new Punjab Congress chief, Jakhar said that the person who was trying to patch up the rift between Captain Amarinder Singh and Sidhu was forgotten by the Congress party.

Olympic organisers announce 17 new Games-related COVID cases

Olympic organisers announce 17 new Games-related COVID cases

Rediff.com6 hours ago

The athlete, who has tested positive most recently was not staying at the Games village.

Why India lost the 3rd ODI against Sri Lanka...

Why India lost the 3rd ODI against Sri Lanka...

Rediff.com6 hours ago

'We had a good start but lost too many wickets in the middle overs'

Disappointment for India as Apurvi, Elavenil fail to qualify for 10m air rifle final

Disappointment for India as Apurvi, Elavenil fail to qualify for 10m air rifle final

Rediff.com7 hours ago

Elavanil finished 16th while the more experienced Apurvi settled for the 36th place

India sail into quarters in archery mixed pair

India sail into quarters in archery mixed pair

Rediff.com7 hours ago

Team India showed perfect coordination to seal the issue 5-3 in style.

Indians in action at Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, July 24

Indians in action at Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, July 24

Rediff.com14 hours ago

Following is India's schedule at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, July 24.

PIX: Sri Lanka score consolation win over India in 3rd ODI

PIX: Sri Lanka score consolation win over India in 3rd ODI

Rediff.com14 hours ago

Images from the third One-Day International between India and Sri Lanka, in Colombo, on Friday.

COVID: 'Treatment gets very challenging'

COVID: 'Treatment gets very challenging'

Rediff.com14 hours ago

'When you are on these drugs, there is a possibility that you come to the hospital late, just by virtue of the fact that you believe that things are going to turn around, because you are on all these medicines.'

Govt set to overshoot FY22 tax collection target

Govt set to overshoot FY22 tax collection target

Rediff.com15 hours ago

With the first quarter gross tax mop-up reaching Rs 5.6 lakh crore, Icra Ratings on Friday said the government is set to exceed the budgeted tax collection target of Rs 22.2 lakh crore for 2021-22, led by indirect taxes. The government has budgeted a modest 9.5 per cent growth in tax collections at Rs 22.2 lakh crore for FY22, over FY21 collections of Rs 20.2 lakh crore. However, despite the second wave of the pandemic, the April-June quarter tax collections rose to Rs 5.6 lakh crore, which is 39 per cent higher than Q1 of FY20.

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