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New Covid strain named 'Omicron', listed as 'Variant of Concern'

The new COVID-19 variant B.1.1.529, first detected from South Africa, was on Friday designated as a 'Variant of Concern' by the World Health Organisation, which named it 'Omicron'. IMAGE: A......

'India and China don't want to go to war'

'China is unwilling to restore the status quo ante of April 2020.''India will have to weigh its options based on this premise.' IMAGE: An Indian Army convoy moving towards the border with China.......

Coronavirus spread likely to continue for a very long time: WHO

Stressing that the coronavirus may continue to transmit for a 'very long time,' senior World Health Organisation official Poonam Khetrapal Singh says the level of immunity in a community, through......

NHRC notices to Centre, 4 states over farmers' protest

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued notice to the central government, Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh governments and other authorities asking for reports of farmers'......

BJP's pro-OBC agenda comes up against caste census demand

A BJP source admitted that a census will inevitably reconfirm the numerical majority of the OBCs. 'That will overturn social equations and consign the upper castes to a twilight zone of......

'Adopt stock-specific, not sector, approach'

'Today, there is no easy money to be made after the run-up in equities.' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Global brokerages have raised concerns about India's record valuation premium to......

RBI stresses on need to mainstream green finance

There is a need to mainstream green finance and devise ways for incorporating environment impact into commercial lending decisions, RBI Deputy Governor M Rajeshwar Rao has said. Addressing climate......

India Inc expects swifter recovery from 2nd wave

The CII survey said vaccination holds the key to mitigating the impact of the second wave on economic activity and boosting consumer sentiment. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Recovery......

Sitharaman meets Infosys officials, reviews I-T portal's tech glitches

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday reviewed with Infosys officials the technical glitches that continue to mar the new income tax e-filing portal. Sitharaman, along with Minister of......

Glitches in new I-T portal: FinMin, Infy to meet on June 22

Two weeks since the much talked about new income tax return filing portal was launched, technical glitches continue to mar the site, an issue finance ministry officials will take up in a meeting......

'Cinema has to come back to theatres'

'That will happen and we shall overcome sooner than we expect.' IMAGE: Mohanlal, movie superstar, actor extraordinaire.   Covid has affected life all over the world and that includes the......

Dhoni illustration of new India: PM Modi

‘Rising from humble beginnings in a small town, you burst onto the national scene, made a name for yourself and most importantly, made India proud’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi has......

Safety from coronavirus first, then Olympics, says wrestler Bajrang

IMAGE: Bajrang Punia remarks came after the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) decision to not send their athletes to the forthcoming 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Photograph: Shahbaz Khan/PTI......

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