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Telangana chief minister K. Chandrashekar shows medicines being distributed to people to fight coronavirus, at Pragathi Bhavan in Hyderabad on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Telangana chief minister K. Chandrashekar shows medicines being distributed to people to fight coronavirus, at Pragathi Bhavan in Hyderabad on Friday. (ANI Photo)

Telangana announces 10-day Covid-19 lockdown, all activities allowed from 6-10am

PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:23 PM IST
Telangana lockdown news: The statewide curbs will be implemented from tomorrow (i.e. May 12) till May 22. All activities will remain permissible across Telangana from 6am to 10am daily, following which only essential activities will be allowed for the remainder of the lockdown.
A man rests on a footpath under a Covid-19 coronavirus awareness painting in New Delhi on May 11, 2021.(AFP)
A man rests on a footpath under a Covid-19 coronavirus awareness painting in New Delhi on May 11, 2021.(AFP)

India's Covid-19 cases decline by 30K for first time after 2 months: Govt

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:59 PM IST
Covid-19 update: Also, after 61 days, the new recoveries outnumber the new cases seen in the last 24 hours.
Tom Frieden. (Photo: Sourced) Exclusive
Tom Frieden. (Photo: Sourced)

‘Vaccine is not 100% protective, but it’s highly effective’: Former CDC director

By Sunetra Choudhury
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:52 PM IST
Tom Frieden, a former director of US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), runs Resolve to Save Lives, a global public health organisation. He talks about the second Covid wave in India
Construction work underway as part of the Central Vista Redevelopment Project, at Rajpath in New Delhi.
Construction work underway as part of the Central Vista Redevelopment Project, at Rajpath in New Delhi.

Labourers at Central Vista project follow Covid protocols: Centre tells Delhi HC

By Richa Banka, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:46 PM IST
  • The contractor has provided for health insurance of all the workers against Covid-19 and a separate facility for conducting the RT-PCR test, and has made arrangements for isolation area and medical aid at the site, the government told the court.
Agencies reported that two people had opened fire at School No. 175 in Kazan, the capital of Russia's republic of Tatarstan.(Getty / Representational Image)
Agencies reported that two people had opened fire at School No. 175 in Kazan, the capital of Russia's republic of Tatarstan.(Getty / Representational Image)

Second gunman in Russian school shooting killed: Report

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:13 PM IST
  • Images broadcast on state television from the scene showed dozens of people outside the school with fire services and police vehicles lining nearby streets.
Spot gold was steady at $1,836.01 an ounce by 10:09 a.m. in London after climbing as much as 0.8% to $1,845.51 on Monday, the highest since Feb. 11.(Reuters)
Spot gold was steady at $1,836.01 an ounce by 10:09 a.m. in London after climbing as much as 0.8% to $1,845.51 on Monday, the highest since Feb. 11.(Reuters)

Gold holds near 3-month high as inflation expectations rise

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:50 PM IST
  • Bond market expectations for the pace of inflation over the coming half decade surged on Monday to the highest level since 2006.
Pakistan cricket team pose with the trophy after winning the series.(AP)
Pakistan cricket team pose with the trophy after winning the series.(AP)

'Already not playing against India & only 5, 6 other teams that we should play'

UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:56 PM IST
Pakistan registered a comfortable 2-0 clean sweep against Zimbabwe with the matches ending in three days. But former captain Rashid Latif did not mince his words when talking about the series.
Amitabh Bachchan has spoken about his personal contribution during the coronavirus pandemic.
Amitabh Bachchan has spoken about his personal contribution during the coronavirus pandemic.

Amitabh says 'personal contribution' towards Covid-19 relief is 15 crore

UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:04 PM IST
  • Actor Amitabh Bachchan has said that his contribution towards Covid-19 relief will be in the vicinity of 15 crore, when all is said and done.

Overall Statistics - India

Active Cases 3,715,221
Recovered 19,027,304
Deaths 249,992
Total Vaccination 17,27,10,066
Source: MOHFW
  Last Updated : 11 May 2021, 11:10 AM IST
Total Vaccinated 17,11,55,301
Vaccinated Today 3,85,220
Source: COWIN
UPDATED ON 11 May 2021, 11:10 AM IST
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Dia Mirza is known for her career in acting as well as winning the Miss Asia Pacific crown in 2000.
Dia Mirza is known for her career in acting as well as winning the Miss Asia Pacific crown in 2000.

Dia says there is 'rampant sexism' in Bollywood: 'RHTDM has sexism in it'

PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 12:16 PM IST
  • Dia Mirza has opened up about being a part of sexist films. The actor also acknowledged that her 2001 movie Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein has sexist elements.
Huma Qureshi in Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead.
Huma Qureshi in Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead.

Snyder on working with Huma: 'Only want Indian actors in my movies from now on'

UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:53 PM IST
  • Filmmaker Zack Snyder said that after working with Huma Qureshi on Army of the Dead, he only wants to work with Indian actors in his movies.
New Zealand's Tim Seifert.(File)
New Zealand's Tim Seifert.(File)

'He's in that difficult situation': NZ coach gives update on KKR's Tim Seifert

UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:55 PM IST
  • Speaking at a press conference in New Zealand, Stead said that despite the difficult situation, Seifert is in a better space as there is a plan around him.
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Natasa Stankovic looks stunning in dress worth 3k(Instagram/ natasastankovic__ )

Natasa Stankovic paints the town red in stunning camisole dress worth 3k

By Nishtha Grover, Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:04 PM IST
  • Natasa Stankovic opted to wear a beautiful bright red spaghetti strap camisole dress during one of her old outings. The mommy-of-one is a true fashionista.
File image of Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Ishant Sharma.(Twitter/Mohammed Shami)
File image of Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Ishant Sharma.(Twitter/Mohammed Shami)

'Hard to believe': Shami reveals success mantra of Team India's pace attack

UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:02 PM IST
  • After a long phase of subdued pace bowling-- when selectors were seeking raw pace--Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, and Jasprit Bumrah came to the side's rescue.
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Climate crisis: Be the Indian elephant

By Arunabha Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2021 06:47 PM IST
Like the virus, the climate crisis doesn’t recognise borders, occurs in waves, and affects some more than others. Draw up a plan
The idea of TRIPS waiver proposal was that it would allow countries to ramp up the production of medical products, including vaccines, therapeutics and equipment required to treat Covid-19. (File photo) Exclusive
The idea of TRIPS waiver proposal was that it would allow countries to ramp up the production of medical products, including vaccines, therapeutics and equipment required to treat Covid-19. (File photo)

A new chapter for the TRIPS waiver proposal

By Syed Akbaruddin
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2021 06:32 PM IST
Last year, on October 2, India paired with South Africa and submitted to the WTO a proposal for a waiver so that, while responding to the pandemic, members do not have to implement, apply and enforce certain provisions of the Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement
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Representational Image. (File photo)

Covid-19: For the BJP sangathan, it is time to deliver on seva

UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2021 06:41 PM IST
State units of the party, even where the BJP is not in power, competed with each other as they set about distributing food, medicines and essentials to those in need, especially the vulnerable who were left to fend for themselves during the lockdown
TMC supporters celebrate their party's lead in the West Bengal state legislative assembly elections on May 2. (File photo) Exclusive
TMC supporters celebrate their party's lead in the West Bengal state legislative assembly elections on May 2. (File photo)

In Bengal, the story of BJP, TMC and the Dalit and tribal vote

UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2021 12:37 PM IST
Bengal has 66 seats reserved for SC, which form roughly a quarter of the state’s population and 16 for ST, which make up about 6% of the population. SC seats are spread across the southwest, north and southern parts of the state while the ST seats are mainly in the north and western parts of the state
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File image of Rahul Dravid.(Getty Images)
File image of Rahul Dravid.(Getty Images)

Dravid comments on Ashwin and Jadeja's chances of playing in England Tests

UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 10:35 AM IST
  • Rahul Dravid said that both the spinners, one who is returning to the Test side after an injury and the other being in great form, could be the team’s first-choice spinners during the Test series against England.
Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer.(IPL/Twitter)
Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer.(IPL/Twitter)

Will England players be available for a rescheduled IPL 2021? ECB gives update

UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 12:36 PM IST
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said that the chances of IPL taking place in India are very less. However, if a rescheduled IPL 2021 does take place, the availability of English players would be a doubt.
File Photo of Indian Test team in action against England(REUTERS)
File Photo of Indian Test team in action against England(REUTERS)

Former cricketer explains how India can win the World Test Championship final

UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 08:07 AM IST
  • Former Indian cricketer Reetinder Singh Sodhi has opined that Kohli’s Team India can defeat New Zealand in the finale of the World Test Championship as it has players who can adapt to any conditions.
Mumbai Indians' fielding coach James Pamment.(Mumbai Indians)
Mumbai Indians' fielding coach James Pamment.(Mumbai Indians)

'Not like you're in a war-zone': Pamment felt safe inside IPL 2021 bio-bubble

PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 09:40 AM IST
IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians' fielding coach James Pamment gave details about what it was like being inside the team's bio-secure environment during a raging pandemic in the country.
File photo of Sachin Tendulkar(Road Safety World Series / Twitter)
File photo of Sachin Tendulkar(Road Safety World Series / Twitter)

It's heartbreaking to know about the demise of Piyush's father: Tendulkar

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 10:30 AM IST
Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar has been left "heartbroken" following the demise of leg-spinner Piyush Chawla's father Pramod Kumar Chawla. Piyush's father passed away on Monday due to COVID-19 complications.
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The image shows the crib in Professor Troy Littleton's office.(Twitter@JTroyLittleton)
The image shows the crib in Professor Troy Littleton's office.(Twitter@JTroyLittleton)

Professor’s gesture for graduate student and her baby wins hearts on Twitter

PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:10 PM IST
  • MIT Professor Troy Littleton shared a picture of the crib inside his office.
The image shows the elderly couple dancing.(Twitter@fred035schultz)
The image shows the elderly couple dancing.(Twitter@fred035schultz)

Elderly couple steals hearts with their energetic dance moves. Watch

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 11:00 AM IST
The video shows an elderly couple breaking into some enviable dance moves that have already stolen netizens’ hearts and may do the same to you.
The image shows the mama dog with her 'yellow puppy'(Reddit/CommonSchemeForYou)
The image shows the mama dog with her 'yellow puppy'(Reddit/CommonSchemeForYou)

Mama dog seems to have a problem with her ‘yellow puppy’. Watch

PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2021 06:25 PM IST
“’How is this one so much faster than the rest?!’ - momma dog,” reacted a Reddit user.
The image is a screengrab from the video shared by PIB Tamil Nadu showing the Chennai Railway station.(Twitter/@pibchennai)
The image is a screengrab from the video shared by PIB Tamil Nadu showing the Chennai Railway station.(Twitter/@pibchennai)

Cops dance to Enjaai Enjaami at Chennai station, get thumbs up from tweeple

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2021 05:36 PM IST
The video shared by PIB Tamil Nadu, shows a group of RPF personnel dancing to a popular song while wearing masks and gloves.
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Fans were upset with Munmun Dutta's use of an offensive word.
Fans were upset with Munmun Dutta's use of an offensive word.

Munmun Dutta apologises for using casteist slur, blames 'language barrier'

PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2021 06:14 PM IST
  • Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah actor Munmun Dutta has issued an apology after several people complained that she used a casteist slur in a recent social media post.
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's fundraiser has surpassed <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5 crore mark.
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's fundraiser has surpassed 5 crore mark.

Anushka and Virat's Covid-19 relief fundraiser raises 5 crore

PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:43 PM IST
  • Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli launched a fundraiser on Friday. Within five days, the initiative has collected 5 crore.
Salman Khan on the sets of Radhe.
Salman Khan on the sets of Radhe.

Co-star makes Salman Khan break character while filming Radhe. Watch here

PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:43 PM IST
  • Salman Khan once broke character on set, while filming a scene in Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai, a new behind-the-scenes video has revealed. Watch here.
Anup Jalota and Jasleen Matharu claim to have a teacher-student relationship, after initially declaring that they were in a relationship.
Anup Jalota and Jasleen Matharu claim to have a teacher-student relationship, after initially declaring that they were in a relationship.

Jasleen Matharu reacts to kissing Anup Jalota on Bigg Boss 12, calls it ‘mazaak’

PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:01 PM IST
  • Jasleen Matharu said that her peck on Anup Jalota’s cheek during Bigg Boss 12 was a joke. She maintained that it is no big deal for them.
Neha Kakkar and Rohanpreet Singh get into a fake fight.
Neha Kakkar and Rohanpreet Singh get into a fake fight.

Neha storms off after a reel fight with Rohanpreet, fans find it cute. Watch

PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:59 PM IST
  • Neha Kakkar and Rohanpreet Singh shared a video in which the singers are seen involved in a fake fight. The couple shared the video to tease their upcoming song Khad Tainu Main Dassa.
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Here's how city people get health boost from nature

ANI | , Washington Dc
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:06 PM IST
It's widely understood that physical activity improves human health, but how parks, lakes, trees and other urban green spaces boost physical activity and overall wellbeing is an unsolved piece of the puzzle.
(Image for representational purposed only )Muslims across the world are observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan, where they refrain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to dusk. Traditional drummers -- known as Sehar Khans in Srinagar -- have been carrying on with the ritual of waking up people by beating drums for Sehri, the pre-dawn meal before the fasting day.(AP)
(Image for representational purposed only )Muslims across the world are observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan, where they refrain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to dusk. Traditional drummers -- known as Sehar Khans in Srinagar -- have been carrying on with the ritual of waking up people by beating drums for Sehri, the pre-dawn meal before the fasting day.(AP)

Srinagar's Sehar Khans: Traditional Ramadan drum beaters go on amid Covid-19

ANI | , Srinagar, Jammu And Kashmir
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:04 PM IST
One such drummer, Tufail Ahmad said, "Sehar Khani was performed by our fathers and grandfathers and we continue to do this. There are several Sahar Khans in various districts."
New hydrogel can protect against resistant bacteria, may treat wounds: Study(Photo by Diana Polekhina on Unsplash)
New hydrogel can protect against resistant bacteria, may treat wounds: Study(Photo by Diana Polekhina on Unsplash)

New hydrogel can protect against resistant bacteria, may treat wounds: Study

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:55 PM IST
Researchers develop a new material that prevents infections in wounds and works against all types of bacteria with a high level of effectiveness, including against those which have become resistant to antibiotics
A woman walks past a graffiti on a street, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai, India, May 10, 2021.(Reuters)
A woman walks past a graffiti on a street, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai, India, May 10, 2021.(Reuters)

Covid-19: What we know about the Indian variant as coronavirus sweeps South Asia

Reuters | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:53 PM IST
Scientists are studying what led to the unexpected surge, and particularly whether a variant of the novel coronavirus first detected in India is to blame. The variant, named B.1.617, has been reported in 17 countries, raising global concern.
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A man rests on a footpath under a Covid-19 coronavirus awareness painting in New Delhi on May 11, 2021.(AFP)
A man rests on a footpath under a Covid-19 coronavirus awareness painting in New Delhi on May 11, 2021.(AFP)

India's Covid-19 cases decline by 30K for first time after 2 months: Govt

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:59 PM IST
Covid-19 update: Also, after 61 days, the new recoveries outnumber the new cases seen in the last 24 hours.
Nagaland on Monday administered 225,361 doses of Covid-19 vaccines including 51,690 doses to frontline workers. Lockdown SOPs will be released on Thursday.
Nagaland on Monday administered 225,361 doses of Covid-19 vaccines including 51,690 doses to frontline workers. Lockdown SOPs will be released on Thursday.

Nagaland announces total lockdown from May 14 to May 21 to contain Covid-19

By Alice Yhoshü
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:56 PM IST
Nagaland has seen 28 Covid-19 related deaths in the last six days, while the 133 fresh cases reported on Monday have taken the number of active cases to 2,884.
India on Tuesday reported 329,942 fresh Covid-19 cases. With this spike, the total infection tally went up to over 22.9 million.(AFP)
India on Tuesday reported 329,942 fresh Covid-19 cases. With this spike, the total infection tally went up to over 22.9 million.(AFP)

Covid-19 restrictions: Mapping curbs across states as cases in India rise

Edited by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:59 PM IST
Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases across the country, several states have clamped down restrictions to curb the spread of the disease.
Telangana chief minister K. Chandrashekar shows medicines being distributed to people to fight coronavirus, at Pragathi Bhavan in Hyderabad on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Telangana chief minister K. Chandrashekar shows medicines being distributed to people to fight coronavirus, at Pragathi Bhavan in Hyderabad on Friday. (ANI Photo)

Telangana announces 10-day Covid-19 lockdown, all activities allowed from 6-10am

PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:23 PM IST
Telangana lockdown news: The statewide curbs will be implemented from tomorrow (i.e. May 12) till May 22. All activities will remain permissible across Telangana from 6am to 10am daily, following which only essential activities will be allowed for the remainder of the lockdown.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey in London.(AFP)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey in London.(AFP)

Queen Elizabeth to set out UK government's post-pandemic agenda

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:44 PM IST
  • In a ceremony stripped back because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the queen will list the government's areas of focus, which media reports say will include legislation on the environment, job creation and health and social care.
The plan for mandatory vaccinations was dropped after officials assessed public health needs and the potential legal issues, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said. (Unsplash. Representative image)
The plan for mandatory vaccinations was dropped after officials assessed public health needs and the potential legal issues, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said. (Unsplash. Representative image)

Hong Kong won't mandate vaccination against Covid for foreign domestic workers

AP | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Hong Kong
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:21 PM IST
Hong Kong officials initially proposed the mandate after a foreign domestic worker tested positive for a coronavirus variant in April, with an unknown source of infection.
Agencies reported that two people had opened fire at School No. 175 in Kazan, the capital of Russia's republic of Tatarstan.(Getty / Representational Image)
Agencies reported that two people had opened fire at School No. 175 in Kazan, the capital of Russia's republic of Tatarstan.(Getty / Representational Image)

Second gunman in Russian school shooting killed: Report

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:13 PM IST
  • Images broadcast on state television from the scene showed dozens of people outside the school with fire services and police vehicles lining nearby streets.
A satellite view of the Russian city of Kazan (Photo via Google Maps)
A satellite view of the Russian city of Kazan (Photo via Google Maps)

At least 11 killed in school shooting in Russia, several injured

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:59 PM IST
Two children could be seen leaping from the third floor of the four-storeyed school number 175 as gunshots sounded, in a video filmed by an onlooker that was circulated by RIA.
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File Photo of Jannik Sinner.(AP)

Italy's new group of male tennis stars are all-court players

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:17 PM IST
The Italian men that are starting to crowd the ATP's Top 100 — there are currently 10 ranked that high, a national record that arrives just in time for this week's Italian Open — are all-court players.
FILE PHOTO: Kei Nishikori(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Kei Nishikori(REUTERS)

Japan's Nishikori adds voice to Olympic concerns

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:04 PM IST
Japan's top-ranked men's tennis player Kei Nishikori added his voice to concerns about staging the Olympic Games in Tokyo in July, as the country battles a surge in COVID-19 cases.
File Photo of Naomi Osaka. (REUTERS)
File Photo of Naomi Osaka. (REUTERS)

COVID-19: Naomi Osaka 'not sure' if it's appropriate to stage Tokyo Olympics

ANI | , Tokyo
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:00 PM IST
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka wants to play in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics but she isn't "sure" whether the quadrennial event would go ahead as planned.
FILE PHOTO: Vissel Kobe's Andres Iniesta during the warm-up. (REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Vissel Kobe's Andres Iniesta during the warm-up. (REUTERS)

Iniesta extends Vissel Kobe contract by two years

Reuters | , Tokyo
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:48 PM IST
Spanish World Cup winner Iniesta, who also celebrated his 37th birthday on Tuesday, signed a three-year contract with Kobe in 2018 after leaving Barcelona, where he won nine La Liga and four Champions Leagues titles.
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Spot gold was steady at $1,836.01 an ounce by 10:09 a.m. in London after climbing as much as 0.8% to $1,845.51 on Monday, the highest since Feb. 11.(Reuters)
Spot gold was steady at $1,836.01 an ounce by 10:09 a.m. in London after climbing as much as 0.8% to $1,845.51 on Monday, the highest since Feb. 11.(Reuters)

Gold holds near 3-month high as inflation expectations rise

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:50 PM IST
  • Bond market expectations for the pace of inflation over the coming half decade surged on Monday to the highest level since 2006.
In the eurozone, the Paris CAC 40 dropped 1.5 percent to 6,287.47 and Frankfurt's DAX 30 lost 1.6 percent to 15,150.34 points.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
In the eurozone, the Paris CAC 40 dropped 1.5 percent to 6,287.47 and Frankfurt's DAX 30 lost 1.6 percent to 15,150.34 points.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)

European stocks sink at open in global selloff

AFP | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:28 PM IST
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of top blue-chip companies sank 1.8 percent to 6,999.21 points compared with Monday's closing level.
At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic unit opened lower at 73.47 against the dollar, and lost further ground and touched 73.53, registering a fall of 18 paise over its previous close.
At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic unit opened lower at 73.47 against the dollar, and lost further ground and touched 73.53, registering a fall of 18 paise over its previous close.

Rupee falls 18 paise to 73.53 against US dollar in early trade

PTI | , Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 11:04 AM IST
Forex traders said concerns over rising Covid-19 cases also weighed on investors' sentiment.
The 30-share BSE index was trading 470.10 points or 0.95 per cent lower at 49,032.31 in initial deals.(Reuters)
The 30-share BSE index was trading 470.10 points or 0.95 per cent lower at 49,032.31 in initial deals.(Reuters)

Sensex tanks over 450 points in early trade; Nifty slips below 14,800

By hindustantimes.com, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 09:22 AM IST
Kotak Bank was the top loser in the Sensex pack, shedding over 2 per cent, followed by HDFC, TCS, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Auto, Tech Mahindra, M&M and Maruti.
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Rajasthan Police Constable Recruitment 2019 answer key: Candidates who have appeared in the recruitment examination can check the answer key on the official website of Rajasthan police.(HT file)
Rajasthan Police Constable Recruitment 2019 answer key: Candidates who have appeared in the recruitment examination can check the answer key on the official website of Rajasthan police.(HT file)

Rajasthan Police Constable Recruitment 2019 answer keys released, direct link

PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:57 PM IST
  • Rajasthan police has released the answer keys for Rajasthan police constable recruitment 2019 exam on its official website.
Interested candidates who have not yet registered for the entrance examination can apply on the official website of IIM Rohtak .(Getty Images)
Interested candidates who have not yet registered for the entrance examination can apply on the official website of IIM Rohtak .(Getty Images)

IIM Rohtak IPM aptitude test 2021 : Today is the last day to apply, know details

PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:34 PM IST
  • The online registration for IIM Rohtak's Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) Aptitude Test will close on Tuesday, May 11.
Indian Railways(HT File)
Indian Railways(HT File)

Central Railways Recruitment 2021: Apply for Medical Practitioners posts

PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:02 PM IST
Central Railways will recruit candidates for Medical Practitioners posts. Eligible candidates can apply for the posts by appearing for walk in interview.
Indian Army Common Entrance Exam scheduled on May 30 postponed
Indian Army Common Entrance Exam scheduled on May 30 postponed

Indian Army Common Entrance Exam scheduled on May 30 postponed

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 12:57 PM IST
In view of the current COVID-19 situation, the Common Entrance Examination (CEE) scheduled on 30 May been postponed till further orders.
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The Aam Aadmi Party chief also said that the Delhi government has increased the number of hospital beds with oxygen facilities in the past few days. (ANI Photo)
The Aam Aadmi Party chief also said that the Delhi government has increased the number of hospital beds with oxygen facilities in the past few days. (ANI Photo)

Corona numbers on the decline in Delhi, lockdown was successful: Arvind Kejriwal

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:57 PM IST
  • “Corona cases are going down in Delhi, so is the second wave. With your cooperation lockdown was successful,” Arvind Kejriwal said during his live broadcast.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (File photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (File photo)

Allow more pharma companies to manufacture Covid vaccine: Delhi CM to Centre

By Abhishek Dey
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:39 PM IST
Kejriwal said while the Delhi government aims vaccinate the entire adult population of the Capital in three months, they have only a few days’ stock of vaccine left. The entire country is facing a shortage of vaccines
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed the people of Delhi through a virtual conference on Tuesday.(ANI)
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed the people of Delhi through a virtual conference on Tuesday.(ANI)

Enable more firms to produce Covid-19 vaccines, Kejriwal urges Centre

Written by Prashasti Singh | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 12:33 PM IST
Chief minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal said there was a need to allow firms other than the SII and Bharat Biotech to manufacture Covid-19 vaccines.
Representational Image. (HT archive)
Representational Image. (HT archive)

Partly cloudy sky with a chance of thunder, lightning in Delhi today

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 08:33 AM IST
The minimum temperature on Tuesday is likely to be at 24 degrees Celsius (°C) while the maximum temperature is predicted to reach 39°C. The minimum temperature on Monday was 25°C, and the maximum temperature was 37°C
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Internal, entrance exam surveys: FYJC aspirants remain confused

By Ankita Bhatkhande
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:08 AM IST
The state education department’s move to conduct surveys asking students and schools for feasibility of internal assessments and entrance exams for Class 10, and first-year junior college (FYJC) admissions has created confusion in the absence of clear guidelines from the department
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Mumbaiites say they’re being sent back sans shot, portal shows they got 1st dose

By Rupsa Chakraborty
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:05 AM IST
In the midst of vaccine shortage, there’s a new hassle
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1,100-crore Mission Oxygen to add 1,000 MT in six months

By Surendra P Gangan, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:01 AM IST
To prepare for the third wave and take the state to self-sustainability in terms of oxygen supply for medical purposes, the Maharashtra government has planned a 1,100-crore Mission Oxygen
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How Mumbai NGOs are helping spread the vaccine safety net

By Mehul R Thakkar, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 12:59 AM IST
As the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has made it compulsory for citizens across all age groups to have a prior online appointment for vaccination, several non-government organisations (NGO) and corporators have stepped forward to help slum dwellers who have no access to smartphones and internet or don’t know how to use the booking app or portal
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Anup Jalota and Jasleen Matharu claim to have a teacher-student relationship, after initially declaring that they were in a relationship.
Anup Jalota and Jasleen Matharu claim to have a teacher-student relationship, after initially declaring that they were in a relationship.

Jasleen Matharu reacts to kissing Anup Jalota on Bigg Boss 12, calls it ‘mazaak’

PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 02:01 PM IST
  • Jasleen Matharu said that her peck on Anup Jalota’s cheek during Bigg Boss 12 was a joke. She maintained that it is no big deal for them.
Anita Hassanandani has showed her fans a new way to workout.
Anita Hassanandani has showed her fans a new way to workout.

Anita shows new way to workout with son: 'As long as you are active and happy'

PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 11:22 AM IST
  • Anita Hassanandani has showed her fans a new way to have a 'happy' workout that also involved her baby Aaravv. The actor shared a video in which she is seen doing different moves and at one point also jogs along with her baby's stroller.
Amit Kumar on Indian Idol 12.
Amit Kumar on Indian Idol 12.

Amit Kumar admits he ‘did not enjoy’ Kishore Kumar tribute on Indian Idol 12

UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 11:02 AM IST
Kishore Kumar’s son Amit Kumar admitted that he ‘did not enjoy’ the recent Indian Idol 12 episode he was a part of. He said that he was asked to praise everyone, no matter how they sang, and he did so.
Nikki Tamboli lost her brother to Covid-19.
Nikki Tamboli lost her brother to Covid-19.

Nikki Tamboli deletes emotional note on brother’s death, shares new post

PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 08:34 AM IST
  • Nikki Tamboli deleted an Instagram post in which she talked about struggling emotionally after losing her brother to Covid-19 earlier this month. See her new post here.
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Climate crisis: Be the Indian elephant

By Arunabha Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2021 06:47 PM IST
Like the virus, the climate crisis doesn’t recognise borders, occurs in waves, and affects some more than others. Draw up a plan
The idea of TRIPS waiver proposal was that it would allow countries to ramp up the production of medical products, including vaccines, therapeutics and equipment required to treat Covid-19. (File photo) Exclusive
The idea of TRIPS waiver proposal was that it would allow countries to ramp up the production of medical products, including vaccines, therapeutics and equipment required to treat Covid-19. (File photo)

A new chapter for the TRIPS waiver proposal

By Syed Akbaruddin
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2021 06:32 PM IST
Last year, on October 2, India paired with South Africa and submitted to the WTO a proposal for a waiver so that, while responding to the pandemic, members do not have to implement, apply and enforce certain provisions of the Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement
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Covid-19: For the BJP sangathan, it is time to deliver on seva

UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2021 06:41 PM IST
State units of the party, even where the BJP is not in power, competed with each other as they set about distributing food, medicines and essentials to those in need, especially the vulnerable who were left to fend for themselves during the lockdown
We need a hospital policy; a human resource policy; transparent data on oxygen requirement, allocation and supply processes; war-rooms to help citizens find beds, oxygen, medicines and tele-consultation (PTI)
We need a hospital policy; a human resource policy; transparent data on oxygen requirement, allocation and supply processes; war-rooms to help citizens find beds, oxygen, medicines and tele-consultation (PTI)

The second wave and the Indian State

By Yamini Aiyar
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2021 10:32 PM IST
The Centre and states are at war, but India urgently needs a coordinated response. It’s not too late. But soon it will be
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