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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT File Photo)

Singapore extends life-line to India in oxygen crisis

By Shishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:43 AM IST
The Island nation has truly played the role of a comprehensive partner of India by acting as a logistics hub for supplying oxygen cryogenic tanks and cylinders to bridge the oxygen shortfall in the country.
So far, 23,170,964 samples have been tested for the coronavirus disease in Karnataka. In picture - Health worker directs arriving passengers towards Covid-19 testing counter outside a train station in Bengaluru.(AP)
So far, 23,170,964 samples have been tested for the coronavirus disease in Karnataka. In picture - Health worker directs arriving passengers towards Covid-19 testing counter outside a train station in Bengaluru.(AP)

India's Covid-19 tally crosses 24 million-mark with 343,144 fresh cases

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:38 AM IST
  • The country has tested a total of 31,13,24,100 samples as of May 13. Out of this, 18,75,515 samples were tested for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Twitter.
Covid-19 vaccines: The tentative list presented by the government comprises eight vaccines, including Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik V.
Covid-19 vaccines: The tentative list presented by the government comprises eight vaccines, including Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik V.

Centre pins hopes on 5 Covid vaccines apart from Covishield, Covaxin, Sputnik

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:38 AM IST
By December 2021, the government estimates to have over two billion doses of eight Covid-19 vaccines, out of which 5 are made in India.
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said Covid-19 was spreading to some villages as a result of the farmers' protest.
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said Covid-19 was spreading to some villages as a result of the farmers' protest.

'Farmers' protest turned a few villages into Covid-19 hotspots ': Haryana CM

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:35 AM IST
To curb the spread of Covid-19 pandemic, the Haryana government on May 10 announced a lockdown in the state till May 17.
Representational Image. (HT file photo)
Representational Image. (HT file photo)

Low pressure area over Arabian Sea may turn into cyclone Tauktae on Sunday

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:38 AM IST
It is then likely to intensify further and move north-northwestwards towards Gujarat and adjoining Pakistan coasts and reach near Gujarat coast around May 18 evening
File image of former India captain Sunil Gavaskar.(Getty Images)
File image of former India captain Sunil Gavaskar.(Getty Images)

They would have been relieved that IPL 2021 had to be suspended: Sunil Gavaskar

UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:40 AM IST
  • Not only Warner was removed as the captain but was also dropped from the playing XI in the fixture against Rajasthan Royals.
Kangana Ranaut was recently banned from Twitter.
Kangana Ranaut was recently banned from Twitter.

Irfan Pathan takes a dig at Kangana Ranaut, says her posts are 'only about hate'

UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:50 AM IST
  • Actor Kangana Ranaut was criticised for her social media presence by former cricketer Irfan Pathan, who defended his intentions in a tweet on Thursday.

Overall Statistics - India

Active Cases 3,710,525
Recovered 19,734,823
Deaths 258,317
Total Vaccination 17,72,14,256
Source: MOHFW
  Last Updated : 13 May 2021, 10:10 AM IST
Total Vaccinated 17,60,93,611
Vaccinated Today 83,773
Source: COWIN
UPDATED ON 13 May 2021, 10:10 AM IST
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Ram Gopal Varma gave Aamir Khan a free hand to experiment with his look in Rangeela (1995), and this is how he looked finally.
Ram Gopal Varma gave Aamir Khan a free hand to experiment with his look in Rangeela (1995), and this is how he looked finally.

Ram Gopal Varma says Aamir Khan felt 'betrayed' by him after Rangeela

PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:40 AM IST
  • Director Ram Gopal Varma has spoken about the 'misunderstanding' that he had with actor Aamir Khan after he was quoted in an interview as saying that a supporting actor gave a better performance than Aamir in Rangeela.
Sugandha Garg and Raghu Ram divorced in 2018.(Twitter)
Sugandha Garg and Raghu Ram divorced in 2018.(Twitter)

Raghu wishes ex-wife on birthday, asks if son Rhythm can call her 'aunty'

UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:51 AM IST
  • Raghu Ram on Thursday took to social media to wish his ex-wife Sugandha Garg a happy birthday. He joking asked if his son Rhythm can address her as 'aunty' now.
When the teams returned to the field for the final session, Bell walked out, much to the delight of the spectators. It was later learned that Dhoni withdrew his appeal after discussions between the two sides.(Getty Images)
When the teams returned to the field for the final session, Bell walked out, much to the delight of the spectators. It was later learned that Dhoni withdrew his appeal after discussions between the two sides.(Getty Images)

Bell admits mistake during 'Spirit of Cricket' incident involving Dhoni

UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:39 AM IST
"They obviously got Dhoni a 'Spirit of the Game' award for the decade or something like that. But yeah [it was] a mistake on my behalf, should never do that," Bell added.
Mira Rajput is fresh as a daisy in new pic(Instagram/mira.kapoor )
Mira Rajput is fresh as a daisy in new pic(Instagram/mira.kapoor )

Mira Kapoor is as fresh as a daisy in organza jacket with traditional embroidery

By Nishtha Grover, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:31 AM IST
  • Mira Kapoor took to Instagram to share a new image of herself looking absolutely breathtaking in a delicate jacket featuring traditional embroidery and left her fans swooning.
Indian player Shivam Dube during a practice session.(PTI)
Indian player Shivam Dube during a practice session.(PTI)

You have Hardik but you one more: Dube explains how India can win more matches

UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:45 AM IST
  • The all-rounder made his India debut under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, to fill the shoes of a seam-bowling all-rounder. However, Dube was released by RCB ahead of the 14th season and was bought by Rajasthan Royals.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (File photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (File photo)

For the PM, it is time to course-correct

By Makarand R Paranjape
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2021 05:48 PM IST
The almost universal criticism of the country’s leadership in handling the pandemic, much of it especially targeting Modi, might have also punctured the aura of invincibility that the BJP enjoyed. The national leadership must display more humility, care and compassion
Software professionals assist municipal authorities inside a "war room" focused on tracking the spread of Covid-19 at the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike office in Bengaluru. (File photo) Exclusive
Software professionals assist municipal authorities inside a "war room" focused on tracking the spread of Covid-19 at the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike office in Bengaluru. (File photo)

Enable the Covid-19 task force to take decisions

By Yashovardhan Azad
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2021 05:24 PM IST
The 12-member task force, comprising domain experts, inspires confidence. However, its advisory nature will leave the decisions again in the hands of the central bureaucracy, which is in the eye of the storm. Citizens want a professional, unbiased body to take decisions for which NTF is suitable
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends during the 15th India-EU (virtual) summit via video conferencing, in New Delhi on July 15,2020. (File photo) Exclusive
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends during the 15th India-EU (virtual) summit via video conferencing, in New Delhi on July 15,2020. (File photo)

Can India and the EU operationalise their natural partnership?

By Harsh V Pant
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2021 04:39 PM IST
With the EU being India’s largest trading partner and the second-largest export destination, the economic logic of strong India-EU economic relations is self-evident. The two sides have also agreed to commence talks for a standalone investment protection pact and an accord on geographical indications
Family members mourn the death of a Covid-19 victim at Patna Medical College and Hospital, in Patna on Wednesday, May 12. (ANI) Exclusive
Family members mourn the death of a Covid-19 victim at Patna Medical College and Hospital, in Patna on Wednesday, May 12. (ANI)

Scientifically Speaking | All that we know about the B.1.617 variant

By Anirban Mahapatra
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2021 04:40 PM IST
Right now, there is reason to believe that B.1.617 is more infectious that the ancestral virus identified in Wuhan, and roughly similar to that of the B.1.1.7 variant. This assumption is based on the increase in cases, and the recent elevation of a particular type of this virus to a “variant of concern”
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Sanjay Manjrekar.(ICC/Getty)
Sanjay Manjrekar.(ICC/Getty)

India's batting technique will be the key in WTC final vs New Zealand

By Sanjay Manjrekar
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:31 AM IST
  • Cricketing conditions in England are similar to those in NZ. Even if Australia is a neighbouring country, pitches in NZ are nothing like in Australia, where the ball does not swing and seam much and there is just pace and bounce.
Australia's Steve Smith and Tim Paine during nets.(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Steve Smith and Tim Paine during nets.(Action Images via Reuters)

‘As captain he was excellent, I’d support him getting that job again’: Tim Paine

PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:00 AM IST
  • Smith had to step down from his post and face a year ban following his involvement in the Sandpaper Gate fiasco in the Cape Town Test against South Africa in March 2018.
Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard in IPL 2012. (Getty Images)
Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard in IPL 2012. (Getty Images)

'Come and sign him now': How Dwayne Bravo convinced MI to sign Kieron Pollard

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:05 AM IST
  • All-rounder Dwayne Bravo revealed a fascinating story about Mumbai Indians and Kieron Pollard and how it was him who played a role in the franchise acquiring the big-hitting West Indies all-rounder.
Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill during the ODIs against Australia last year. (Getty Images)
Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill during the ODIs against Australia last year. (Getty Images)

'He always loses to me...': Gill names one thing he can teach Kohli

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:05 AM IST
  • Shubman Gill was asked what is the one thing he would teach Virat Kohli, and he did not take long to come up with a reply.
Zaheer Abbas considers Virat Kohli and Babar Azam as his two favourite modern-day batsmen. (Getty Images)
Zaheer Abbas considers Virat Kohli and Babar Azam as his two favourite modern-day batsmen. (Getty Images)

'Their styles are being copied': Abbas picks Kohli, Babar as favourite batsmen

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:06 AM IST
Zaheer Abbas was asked about his top three batsmen in world cricket, out of which the Pakistan great picked only two.
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Pippin and Kate playing together. (Reddit, YouTube/isobel springett)
Pippin and Kate playing together. (Reddit, YouTube/isobel springett)

Video of dog and deer’s unique friendship is winning hearts. Watch

PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 07:31 PM IST
Pippin was a helpless little fawn when Great Dane, Kate, adopted her.
The image shows the doggo staring at the ball.(Reddit)
The image shows the doggo staring at the ball.(Reddit)

Patient doggo waits eagerly for human to throw ball. Clip is a giggle-fest

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 06:51 PM IST
“’Is this a test? I know this is a test...’,” wrote a Reddit user while voicing the doggo’s possible thoughts.
The image shows the asteroid Bennu taken by OSIRISRex spacecraft.(Instagram/@nasa)
The image shows the asteroid Bennu taken by OSIRISRex spacecraft.(Instagram/@nasa)

Nasa’s post about 4.5-billion-year-old asteroid may leave you intrigued

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 04:41 PM IST
The post by Nasa goes on to detail how the spacecraft is returning to Earth after five years of collecting samples from the ancient asteroid.
The image shows the butter chicken cake by Natalie Sideserf.(YouTube/sideserf cakes)
The image shows the butter chicken cake by Natalie Sideserf.(YouTube/sideserf cakes)

Butter chicken cake leaves netizens impressed. Seen it yet?

PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 03:01 PM IST
  • The video not only shows the special butter chicken cake but also how the artist Natalie Sideserf put it together.
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Radhe Your Most Wanted Bhai movie review: Salman Khan plays an affable encounter specialist.
Radhe Your Most Wanted Bhai movie review: Salman Khan plays an affable encounter specialist.

Radhe review: Salman Khan's film will make you cringe, test your patience

UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:16 AM IST
  • Radhe Your Most Wanted Bhai movie review: Salman Khan and Prabhudeva have teamed up for yet another cringeworthy watch.
Bhavya Gandhi says his father was proud of his acting and the manner in which he conducted his career in the last 13 years.
Bhavya Gandhi says his father was proud of his acting and the manner in which he conducted his career in the last 13 years.

Covid is real and it is bad, says Bhavya Gandhi on losing his father

PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:41 AM IST
Actor Bhavya Gandhi, aka Tapu of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma fame, lost his dad due to Covid-19 . He talks about his father and hopes no one else has to go through it and urges people to get vaccinated
Ram Gopal Varma gave Aamir Khan a free hand to experiment with his look in Rangeela (1995), and this is how he looked finally.
Ram Gopal Varma gave Aamir Khan a free hand to experiment with his look in Rangeela (1995), and this is how he looked finally.

Ram Gopal Varma says Aamir Khan felt 'betrayed' by him after Rangeela

PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:40 AM IST
  • Director Ram Gopal Varma has spoken about the 'misunderstanding' that he had with actor Aamir Khan after he was quoted in an interview as saying that a supporting actor gave a better performance than Aamir in Rangeela.
Bhavya Gandhi with his father Vinod Gandhi.
Bhavya Gandhi with his father Vinod Gandhi.

TMKOC's Bhavya pays tribute to father: 'Thank you for teaching everything'

PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:19 AM IST
  • Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah's former child actor Bhavya Gandhi has shared a note paying tribute to his father Vinod Gandhi, days after he lost him to Covid-19.
Sugandha Garg and Raghu Ram divorced in 2018.(Twitter)
Sugandha Garg and Raghu Ram divorced in 2018.(Twitter)

Raghu wishes ex-wife on birthday, asks if son Rhythm can call her 'aunty'

UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:51 AM IST
  • Raghu Ram on Thursday took to social media to wish his ex-wife Sugandha Garg a happy birthday. He joking asked if his son Rhythm can address her as 'aunty' now.
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Picasso painting sells for $103 mn in New York: auction house(AFP)
Picasso painting sells for $103 mn in New York: auction house(AFP)

Picasso's 'Woman sitting by a window' painting sells for USD 103 mn in New York

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UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:59 AM IST
  • Pablo Picasso's famous painting - 'Woman sitting by a window' was sold at an auction, on Thursday, for USD 103 million. This is the Spanish painter's fifth painting to cross the USD 100 million mark.
Mira Rajput is fresh as a daisy in new pic(Instagram/mira.kapoor )
Mira Rajput is fresh as a daisy in new pic(Instagram/mira.kapoor )

Mira Kapoor is as fresh as a daisy in organza jacket with traditional embroidery

By Nishtha Grover, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:31 AM IST
  • Mira Kapoor took to Instagram to share a new image of herself looking absolutely breathtaking in a delicate jacket featuring traditional embroidery and left her fans swooning.
British tourists in limbo as Portugal hesitates over reopening(Unsplash)
British tourists in limbo as Portugal hesitates over reopening(Unsplash)

Portugal still hesitating over lifting travel restrictions for British tourists

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 07:35 AM IST
Britain has opened doors for travellers from Portugal, however, they are still hesitant to lift travel restrictions for British tourists. There is still work to be done before a decision is made, Mariana Vieira da Silva, Portugal’s presidency minister, said on Thursday.
Akshaya Tritiya 2021: Date, history, puja time, celebration of Akha Teej or Akti(Twitter/streetgains)
Akshaya Tritiya 2021: Date, history, puja time, celebration of Akha Teej or Akti(Twitter/streetgains)

Akshaya Tritiya 2021: Date, history, puja time, celebration of Akha Teej or Akti

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2021 09:53 PM IST
  • Akshaya Tritiya 2021: Also called as Akha Teej, Parasurama Jayanti or Akti, here's all you need to know about the date, history, puja timings and celebrations of the 'third day of unending prosperity' in India and Nepal
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Representational Image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Govt’s telemedicine service crosses 5 million consultations

PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:40 AM IST
The ministry had begun online out patient department (OPD) consultations in April last year during the nationwide lockdown announced by the Centre in March to manage coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak in the country
Covid-19 vaccines: The tentative list presented by the government comprises eight vaccines, including Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik V.
Covid-19 vaccines: The tentative list presented by the government comprises eight vaccines, including Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik V.

Centre pins hopes on 5 Covid vaccines apart from Covishield, Covaxin, Sputnik

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:38 AM IST
By December 2021, the government estimates to have over two billion doses of eight Covid-19 vaccines, out of which 5 are made in India.
So far, 23,170,964 samples have been tested for the coronavirus disease in Karnataka. In picture - Health worker directs arriving passengers towards Covid-19 testing counter outside a train station in Bengaluru.(AP)
So far, 23,170,964 samples have been tested for the coronavirus disease in Karnataka. In picture - Health worker directs arriving passengers towards Covid-19 testing counter outside a train station in Bengaluru.(AP)

India's Covid-19 tally crosses 24 million-mark with 343,144 fresh cases

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:38 AM IST
  • The country has tested a total of 31,13,24,100 samples as of May 13. Out of this, 18,75,515 samples were tested for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Twitter.
The word 'Akshaya' means 'one that never diminishes' or 'the unending one'. On this day, people make donations, do good deeds and buy precious metals and jewels.
The word 'Akshaya' means 'one that never diminishes' or 'the unending one'. On this day, people make donations, do good deeds and buy precious metals and jewels.

PM Modi extends greetings on occassion of Akshaya Tritiya

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:55 AM IST
  • Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated every year in the month of April/May and is considered auspicious from beginning to end.
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A man wears a face masks inside of a shopping mall in Manhattan on May 13 in New York City. The CDC announced that people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks or practice social distancing indoors or outdoors any longer. (AFP)
A man wears a face masks inside of a shopping mall in Manhattan on May 13 in New York City. The CDC announced that people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks or practice social distancing indoors or outdoors any longer. (AFP)

US ends masks, social distancing for those fully vaccinated

By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:52 AM IST
The US president and the Senators are among the 35.8% of Americans who have been fully vaccinated, a stage reached two weeks after the second dose of the two-shot Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines and the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine
Dr Fauci, who is the Director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), is also the chief medical advisor to President Joe Biden.
Dr Fauci, who is the Director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), is also the chief medical advisor to President Joe Biden.

Imperative for India to collaborate with other countries on Covid vaccine: Fauci

ANI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:01 AM IST
The Union Health Ministry on Thursday informed that 17.72 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in India till now.
Kintor's lack of transparency, along with inconsistencies in the company's statements, raise a "red flag" about the company's claims, said Stephen Ostroff, a former U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) chief scientist and two-time acting FDA commissioner.(Reuters)
Kintor's lack of transparency, along with inconsistencies in the company's statements, raise a "red flag" about the company's claims, said Stephen Ostroff, a former U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) chief scientist and two-time acting FDA commissioner.(Reuters)

Chinese firm's Covid-19 drug claims draw scientists' skepticism

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PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 07:59 AM IST
Kintor Pharmaceutical Limited's stock price has nearly quadrupled since March 1 as some analysts wrote about the big sales potential for a Covid-19 treatment.
The quake logged 4 in some parts of Fukushima Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.(File Photo)
The quake logged 4 in some parts of Fukushima Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.(File Photo)

6 magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture

ANI | , Tokyo
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 07:20 AM IST
The temblor occurred at around 8:58 a.m. local time, with its epicenter at a latitude of 37.7 degrees north and a longitude of 141.8 degrees east, and at depth of 40 km.
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Liverpool's Roberto Firmino scores their second goal.(Pool via REUTERS)
Liverpool's Roberto Firmino scores their second goal.(Pool via REUTERS)

Protests outside, struggles inside: Man U loses to Liverpool

AP | , Manchester, England
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:41 AM IST
  • United might have wished it hadn't, losing 4-2 for its first home defeat against its fiercest rival since Jürgen Klopp took charge of Liverpool six years ago after Diogo Jota scored twice.
Manchester United fans protest again outside Old Trafford(Twitter)
Manchester United fans protest again outside Old Trafford(Twitter)

Manchester United fans protest again outside Old Trafford

AP | , Manchester
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 11:25 PM IST
Fans setting off flares are protesting against the owning Glazer family following the club's part in a failed attempt to launch a European Super League last month.
Paris Saint-Germain's captain Marquinhos(Twitter)
Paris Saint-Germain's captain Marquinhos(Twitter)

Captain Marquinhos: No excuses for PSG's poor title campaign

AP | , Paris
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 10:52 PM IST
Eight defeats, leads carelessly thrown away, too many red cards and a recurring lack of composure have left PSG trailing Lille by three points heading into Sunday's penultimate round of games.
Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his third-round match against Canada's Denis Shapovalov(REUTERS)
Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his third-round match against Canada's Denis Shapovalov(REUTERS)

Never count him out: Nadal rallies past Shapovalov in Rome

AP | , Rome
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 10:31 PM IST
Nadal roared back from 3-0 down in the second set and then saved two match points on his serve at 6-5 in the third.
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Sensex opens flat on global cues; Nifty above 14,700(Reuters)
Sensex opens flat on global cues; Nifty above 14,700(Reuters)

Sensex opens flat on global cues; Nifty above 14,700

By hindustantimes.com, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:21 AM IST
Sensex opens flat on global cues; Nifty above 14,700
Billionaire Jack Ma’s fintech giant contributed nearly 7.2 billion yuan to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s earnings, a company filing showed Thursday.(REUTERS)
Billionaire Jack Ma’s fintech giant contributed nearly 7.2 billion yuan to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s earnings, a company filing showed Thursday.(REUTERS)

Jack Ma’s Ant posted $3.4 billion profit after IPO halt

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 06:46 AM IST
The company’s affiliate Alibaba reported its first loss in nine years, vowing to hike spending for expansion next year in technology and community commerce.
Vitalik Buterin, the 27-year-old founder of Ethereum, made the donation to the India Covid Crypto Relief Fund.(Bloomberg)
Vitalik Buterin, the 27-year-old founder of Ethereum, made the donation to the India Covid Crypto Relief Fund.(Bloomberg)

Ethereum founder donates $1 billion to help Covid-hit India

Livemint | By Prasid Banerjee, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 04:12 AM IST
  • Buterin, who founded the second-largest cryptocurrency in the world after Bitcoin, made the donation to the India Covid Crypto Relief Fund, run by Indian crypto entrepreneur Sandeep Nailwal.
West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra(HT_PRINT)
West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra(HT_PRINT)

GST shortfall may cross 1.6 lakh cr: Amit Mitra

By Rajeev Jayaswal, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 04:09 AM IST
  • Mitra added that due to the second wave and lockdowns, the compensation would be much higher than what was projected earlier.
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JNU administrative building.(HT file)
JNU administrative building.(HT file)

Delhi HC directs JNU to set up `Covid Care Centre' inside premises

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:46 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration to provide for immediate isolation to residents who have been tested Covid positive and a 'Covid Care Centre' to be set up inside the JNU.
Maharashtra: Medical college proposes course in COVID-19 management
Maharashtra: Medical college proposes course in COVID-19 management

Maharashtra: Medical college proposes course in COVID-19 management

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:31 AM IST
The government medical college in Aurangabad, one of the biggest health facilities in the Marathwada region, has proposed a certificate course in COVID-19 prevention and management for state-run medical colleges, an official said on Thursday.
Action against two coaching centres for physical attendance of students
Action against two coaching centres for physical attendance of students

Action against two coaching centres for physical attendance of students

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:17 AM IST
Police took action against two coaching centres in Nagpur city on Thursday after they found students physically attending classes despite the ban on doing so due to the coronavirus pandemic, an official said.
Chhattisgarh govt to pay for education of children orphaned due to COVID-19(Hindustan Times Media)
Chhattisgarh govt to pay for education of children orphaned due to COVID-19(Hindustan Times Media)

Chhattisgarh govt to pay for education of children orphaned due to COVID-19

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:03 AM IST
Chhattisgarh government on Thursday decided that it will pay for education for those children who lost their parents due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Singh was suspended from the AAP last year after he posted a blasphemous post disrespecting Hindu Gods on Facebook.(HT File Photo)
Singh was suspended from the AAP last year after he posted a blasphemous post disrespecting Hindu Gods on Facebook.(HT File Photo)

Jarnail Singh will be remembered for his contributions to society: Kejriwal

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:11 AM IST
  • The decision to suspend Singh was taken in the meeting of the party's Political Affairs Committee (PAC).
Representational Image. (File photo)
Representational Image. (File photo)

Cloudy sky today, Delhi could see light rain as well

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:25 AM IST
Delhi’s air quality was in the satisfactory category on Friday morning. Data from Central Pollution Control Board showed that the hourly air quality index (AQI) at 7am stood at 100
The plots, officials said, will be licensed for six months on subsidised charges.(HT Photo)
The plots, officials said, will be licensed for six months on subsidised charges.(HT Photo)

DDA to allot vacant plots to pvt hospitals, medical facilities for Covid-19 care

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 05:11 AM IST
  • DDA officials said that while the allotment will be done on a first-come first-served basis, priority will be given to government and local bodies in the event of multiple requests for a site.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses the media on Covid-19 situation, in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses the media on Covid-19 situation, in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

Centre, not states, should import vaccines: Kejriwal

By Sweta Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 02:34 AM IST
  • Reiterating the Delhi government’s demand for “one nation, one tender” policy on Covid-19 vaccine procurement, Kejriwal tweeted, “Indian states have been left to compete/fight with each other in the international market.
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Reconsider rule of negative Covid report for drivers: Transporters body to Maharashtra govt

By Aroosa Ahmed, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 12:47 AM IST
Transporters have written to Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray asking to reconsider the guidelines of a compulsory negative RT-PCR report for drivers travelling from outside the state
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Second Covid vaccine dose: Maharashtra govt’s first priority

By Surendra P Gangan, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 12:45 AM IST
A day after announcing the suspension of the Covid-19 vaccination drive for the 18-44 age group, Maharashtra inoculated 338,400 people above 45 years on Thursday, as it prioritised administering the second doses for beneficiaries
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Protect doctors, staff from assault by kin of Covid patients: HC tells Maharashtra govt

By KAY Dodhiya, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 12:44 AM IST
The Bombay high court (HC) on Thursday directed the state to furnish details of first information reports (FIR) registered against persons who were guilty of assaulting doctors and other staff amid the ongoing pandemic
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Mumbai civic body plans to allot ward wise jab centres to residents

By Rupsa Chakraborty, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 12:42 AM IST
To smoothen the vaccination process, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has planned to allot vaccination centres to potential beneficiaries, as per their respective civic wards
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Bhavya Gandhi says his father was proud of his acting and the manner in which he conducted his career in the last 13 years.
Bhavya Gandhi says his father was proud of his acting and the manner in which he conducted his career in the last 13 years.

Covid is real and it is bad, says Bhavya Gandhi on losing his father

PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:41 AM IST
Actor Bhavya Gandhi, aka Tapu of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma fame, lost his dad due to Covid-19 . He talks about his father and hopes no one else has to go through it and urges people to get vaccinated
Bhavya Gandhi with his father Vinod Gandhi.
Bhavya Gandhi with his father Vinod Gandhi.

TMKOC's Bhavya pays tribute to father: 'Thank you for teaching everything'

PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 09:19 AM IST
  • Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah's former child actor Bhavya Gandhi has shared a note paying tribute to his father Vinod Gandhi, days after he lost him to Covid-19.
Sugandha Garg and Raghu Ram divorced in 2018.(Twitter)
Sugandha Garg and Raghu Ram divorced in 2018.(Twitter)

Raghu wishes ex-wife on birthday, asks if son Rhythm can call her 'aunty'

UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2021 08:51 AM IST
  • Raghu Ram on Thursday took to social media to wish his ex-wife Sugandha Garg a happy birthday. He joking asked if his son Rhythm can address her as 'aunty' now.
Legends of the Hidden Temple was an American TV show, aired on Nickelodeon.
Legends of the Hidden Temple was an American TV show, aired on Nickelodeon.

Legends of the Hidden Temple set for a reboot, to feature adults not kids

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PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 09:02 PM IST
  • In a new interview, show's long-time host Kirk Fogg revealed that action-adventure game show - Legends of the Hidden Temple - is being revived.
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A health worker inoculates a young woman with a dose of Covishield vaccine at a school used as a vaccination centre in New Delhi on May 11. (AFP) Exclusive
A health worker inoculates a young woman with a dose of Covishield vaccine at a school used as a vaccination centre in New Delhi on May 11. (AFP)

How to vaccinate 10 million people a day

By Neeraj Aggarwal
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2021 05:26 PM IST
It is an ambitious, but not unachievable, goal which requires coordination and partnership at various levels. Operate on a war-footing
A man speaks on the phone as a doctor tries to revive his wife inside an emergency ward of a government-run hospital, amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Bijnor district, Uttar Pradesh, India, May 11, 2021. (Representational purposed only)(REUTERS)
A man speaks on the phone as a doctor tries to revive his wife inside an emergency ward of a government-run hospital, amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Bijnor district, Uttar Pradesh, India, May 11, 2021. (Representational purposed only)(REUTERS)

The Taste With Vir | Coronavirus Pandemic India: Telling lies about vaccines

By Vir Sanghvi, Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2021 04:54 PM IST
  • In this week's The Taste, Vir Sanghvi writes, "We messed up our vaccine program so lies are now being told to explain away the deaths this led to."
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (File photo)
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (File photo)

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and the Night of Power

By Mahesh Sachdev
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2021 05:24 PM IST
Nearly four decades later, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, facing a similar cold-shoulder from Saudi Arabia, has followed General Zia’s footsteps to Mecca on the Lailat al-Qadr last Friday, albeit with mixed results
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The race to get vaccinated – Fastest finger first

By Prabal Basu Roy
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2021 02:24 PM IST
Due to the fast disappearing vaccine stock at various outlets and the policies decreed by the Government, there is a tremendous sense of insecurity over the shortage of this key commodity even as the pandemic rages and continues to ravage everyone and everything
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