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"Such attacks defame the people of Kashmir and only result in more force being used here in the name of terrorism," PDP president Mehbooba Mufti said.(File Photo)

PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti condemns Sopore attack, says guns won’t resolve issues

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 10:01 PM IST
“We condemn such attacks. They will not resolve the issue of Jammu and Kashmir,” PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti said.
A deserted view of Hosur Road during the Janata curfew amid the rise in coronavirus cases in Bengaluru.(File Photo)
A deserted view of Hosur Road during the Janata curfew amid the rise in coronavirus cases in Bengaluru.(File Photo)

Karnataka govt eases curbs on economic, other activities. All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 09:59 PM IST
  • Night curfew would also be in force each night on remaining days between 7pm to 5am during the aforementioned period, the Karnataka government said.
A healthcare worker examines a child during a door-to-door surveillance to safeguard children amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a village on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. (REUTERS)
A healthcare worker examines a child during a door-to-door surveillance to safeguard children amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a village on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. (REUTERS)

No evidence of severe illness among children in third wave: Report

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 09:47 PM IST
  • The report said data of approximately 2,600 hospitalised children, below the age of 10 years (which excluded neonates) from 10 public and private hospitals in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra and the Delhi-NCR region were taken for collection and analysis.
Adar Poonawalla posts his father Cyrus Poonawalla's photo on Twitter as Serum Institute of India completes 55 years. (REUTERS)
Adar Poonawalla posts his father Cyrus Poonawalla's photo on Twitter as Serum Institute of India completes 55 years. (REUTERS)

Produced over 30 cr Covid vaccine doses: Poonawalla as company completes 55 yrs

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 09:20 PM IST
Adar Poonawalla says affordability has always remained a key focus of Serum Institute of India's vaccines.
Bharat Biotech said that the complete data of Phase I and Phase II trials of Covaxin along with the partial data for Phase III trials have been scrutinised by the regulatory authorities.(HT Photo)
Bharat Biotech said that the complete data of Phase I and Phase II trials of Covaxin along with the partial data for Phase III trials have been scrutinised by the regulatory authorities.(HT Photo)

News updates from HT: Covaxin's phase 3 trial data to be made public soon

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 08:57 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
BJP’s Rajib Banerjee on Saturday met Trinamool Congress’ state general secretary Kunal Ghosh at the latter’s residence. Both Ghosh and Banerjee, however, said that it was a courtesy visit. (PTI PHOTO.)
BJP’s Rajib Banerjee on Saturday met Trinamool Congress’ state general secretary Kunal Ghosh at the latter’s residence. Both Ghosh and Banerjee, however, said that it was a courtesy visit. (PTI PHOTO.)

Day after Mukul Roy’s return, BJP’s Rajib Banerjee meets TMC leader

PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 08:51 PM IST
The fact that Banerjee, a few days ago, had criticized the BJP in a social media post after the party’s debacle in the recently held assembly polls also added to the speculation. The TMC had won 213 seats while the BJP had won 77.
Mukesh Sharma has melded rigorous research with policy engagement, the communique from IIT Kanpur said.
Mukesh Sharma has melded rigorous research with policy engagement, the communique from IIT Kanpur said.

IIT Kanpur professor Mukesh Sharma appointed honorary member of WHO body

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 08:24 PM IST
Mukesh Sharma will be part of the WHO advisory group on interventions/policies for air pollution control in 194 member states, the announcement from IIT Kanpur said.
A health worker writes the date on a vial as she prepares to administer the COVAXIN coronavirus vaccine for people arriving to get their second dose at a public health center in Hyderabad. (AP Photo)
A health worker writes the date on a vial as she prepares to administer the COVAXIN coronavirus vaccine for people arriving to get their second dose at a public health center in Hyderabad. (AP Photo)

‘Final analysis to be public soon’: Bharat Biotech on Phase III trial data

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 09:13 PM IST
  • Bharat Biotech also said that the complete data of Phase I and Phase II trials of Covaxin along with the partial data for Phase III trials have been scrutinised by the regulatory authorities.
The GST Council is chaired by Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman and finance ministers of states are its members. (RAJ K RAJ/HT PHOTO.)
The GST Council is chaired by Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman and finance ministers of states are its members. (RAJ K RAJ/HT PHOTO.)

GST on Remdesivir, medical oxygen, Covid-19 essentials slashed till Sept 30

By Rajeev Jayaswal
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 07:53 PM IST
The 43rd meeting of the council on May 28 had decided to form a group of ministers (GoM) to consider tax-waivers on individual Covid-19 essentials such as vaccines, testing kits, drugs, medical oxygen, oxygen concentrators, ventilators, alcohol-based sanitizer and hand wash.
A man in PPE coveralls walks past funeral pyres of Covid-19 victims, at Sarai Kale Khan crematorium, in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. (Photo by Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)
A man in PPE coveralls walks past funeral pyres of Covid-19 victims, at Sarai Kale Khan crematorium, in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. (Photo by Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)

India did not see 5-7 times excess Covid-19 deaths. Govt explains why

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 06:58 PM IST
In an official release, the ministry slammed a renowned international magazine for publishing an article that claimed that "India has suffered perhaps five to seven times 'excess deaths' than the official number of Covid-19 fatalities".
The Twitter logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City.(Reuters)
The Twitter logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City.(Reuters)

Twitter sends notices to cartoonist Manjul, other users

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 06:52 PM IST
Meanwhile, the screenshot shared by Manjul showed Twitter as saying: "In the interest of transparency, we are writing to inform you that Twitter has received a request from Indian law enforcement regarding your Twitter account @MANJULtoons, that claims the ... content violates the law(s) of India".
Mehul Choksi is taken to a police van in a wheelchair by a police officer after attending a court hearing, in Roseau, Dominica, earlier this week. (AP PHOTO.)
Mehul Choksi is taken to a police van in a wheelchair by a police officer after attending a court hearing, in Roseau, Dominica, earlier this week. (AP PHOTO.)

Choksi a fugitive from justice, CBI tells Dominican court

By Neeraj Chauhan
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 06:29 PM IST
The affidavit, filed by deputy inspector general Sharda Raut, explains the procedures of investigations and criminal trials in India. It says Choksi, according to the Criminal Procedure Code, cannot be tried in absentia. It is only after an accused is produced in court or appears in court that charges can be framed for a trial to begin.
IMA highlighted that several doctors on Covid frontlines have been assaulted by kin of patients. (ANI Photo)
IMA highlighted that several doctors on Covid frontlines have been assaulted by kin of patients. (ANI Photo)

IMA to hold nationwide protest against assault on doctors

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 06:20 PM IST
  • Earlier in June, a doctor at a Covid care centre (CCC) in Assam was assaulted by a mob. In a separate incident, family members of a child thrashed a doctor in Karnataka following her death.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday approved a new policy to declassify war histories and records of other military operations in a time-bound manner to give the country an accurate version of events. (PTI PHOTO.)
Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday approved a new policy to declassify war histories and records of other military operations in a time-bound manner to give the country an accurate version of events. (PTI PHOTO.)

Defence minister clears policy on declassifying war records

PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 06:18 PM IST
The development is significant as the military has faced uncomfortable questions about several events including the sinking of an Indian warship in the 1971 Indo-Pak war, the 1999 Kargil war and contentious war accounts authored by veterans.
Covid-19 vaccination will have no impact on normal allergies, (Photo by Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
Covid-19 vaccination will have no impact on normal allergies, (Photo by Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)

What to do after Covid-19 vaccination if you have allergies? Govt replies

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 06:14 PM IST
Medication for allergy, if any, should not be stopped after taking Covid-19 vaccination, experts have said.
The fourth national serosurvey will also include children aged six years and above. (Satish Bate/HT file)
The fourth national serosurvey will also include children aged six years and above. (Satish Bate/HT file)

4th national serosurvey ‘will tell us about antibodies in vaccinated people'

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 05:49 PM IST
  • The fourth survey will be the first one to be conducted after vaccination has been rolled out for the general population.
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a bilateral meeting during G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain.(REUTERS)
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a bilateral meeting during G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain.(REUTERS)

News updates from HT: G7 leaders to sign Carbis Bay Declaration

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 04:53 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The number of Covid-19 deaths in India recently shot up with Bihar revising its toll. (PTI)
The number of Covid-19 deaths in India recently shot up with Bihar revising its toll. (PTI)

'No, India not hiding Covid-19 toll,' Centre replies to criticism in 4 points

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 04:40 PM IST
The Centre has written to Bihar to provide detailed date and district wise break-up of the reconciled number of deaths, the health ministry said on Saturday.
A devotee cheers while standing near an idol of 'Corona Mata' (Mother Corona), amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, at a temple in Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India June 11, 2021, in this still image taken from video.(ANI / REUTERS TV/ VIA REUTERS)
A devotee cheers while standing near an idol of 'Corona Mata' (Mother Corona), amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, at a temple in Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India June 11, 2021, in this still image taken from video.(ANI / REUTERS TV/ VIA REUTERS)

UP village prays to 'Corona Mata' to fend off Covid-19 threat

PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 03:59 PM IST
Villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Shuklapur have started praying to a local deity, 'Corona Mata' or 'Goddess Corona' in the hopes of a divine intervention against the deadly coronavirus disease (Covid-19) threat.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati. (PTI PHOTO.)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati. (PTI PHOTO.)

Mayawati reacts to SAD-BSP alliance in Punjab, calls it a 'historic step'

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 03:56 PM IST
  • Mayawati echoed the words of her new political ally SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal, as she said the alliance is a " historic step".
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses the press after the 44th meeting of GST Council. (ANI Photo)
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses the press after the 44th meeting of GST Council. (ANI Photo)

GST Council meet: No tax on Black Fungus medicine

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 03:47 PM IST
  • Finance minister Sitharaman announces tax cut on mucormycosis medicine, other Covid essentials at GST Council meet.
Priyanka Gandhi alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose not to listen to the recommendations of the Empowered Group, which was set up by his own government to tackle the pandemic and also ignored the recommendations of the parliamentary committee on health.(HT Photo)
Priyanka Gandhi alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose not to listen to the recommendations of the Empowered Group, which was set up by his own government to tackle the pandemic and also ignored the recommendations of the parliamentary committee on health.(HT Photo)

Priyanka Gandhi harshly criticises PM Modi over handling of Covid crisis

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 03:17 PM IST
  • Priyanka also said that PM Modi concentrated on building image when he decided to export vaccines to other countries and did not bother to think about his own countrymen.
BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said that if cops have been visiting the protest site frequently contact should have been established with the protestors. (ANI Photo)
BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said that if cops have been visiting the protest site frequently contact should have been established with the protestors. (ANI Photo)

We don’t engage in violence: Rakesh Tikait defends protesting farmers

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 02:46 PM IST
  • Rakesh Tikait alleged that both the police and the government want to instigate farmers
Digvijaya Singh was a speaker in a Clubhouse chatroom on where he talked in details about Article 370.
Digvijaya Singh was a speaker in a Clubhouse chatroom on where he talked in details about Article 370.

On Digvijaya Singh's J&K comment, BJP equates Congress with Pakistan

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 02:45 PM IST
Digvijaya Singh said there was no Kashmiriyat, insaniyat in Jammu and Kashmir when Article 370 was revoked and the Congress "would have to relook the decision of revoking Article 370 in J&K".
India has the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world after the United States. REUTERS/Amit Dave(REUTERS)
India has the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world after the United States. REUTERS/Amit Dave(REUTERS)

DGCI gives nod for clinical trials of Colchicine to treat Covid-19 patients

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 02:09 PM IST
  • Colchicine when administered in combination with standard care has the potential to act as an important therapeutic intervention for Covid patients with cardiac comorbidities
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to expand his cabinet by the end of this month or early next month, ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, Live Hindustan reported on Saturday.(Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to expand his cabinet by the end of this month or early next month, ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, Live Hindustan reported on Saturday.(Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times File Photo)

News updates from HT: PM Modi likely to expand cabinet ahead of next session

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 01:22 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Civilian injured in terrorist attack brought to local hospital for treatment. (Photo by Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)
Civilian injured in terrorist attack brought to local hospital for treatment. (Photo by Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)

2 security personnel, 2 civilians killed in terrorist attack in Kashmir's Sopore

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 01:47 PM IST
The terrorists opened fire targeting security forces in the Sopore town of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
Akali Dal on Saturday announced alliance with BSP for Punjab Assembly elections next year. (HT Photo)
Akali Dal on Saturday announced alliance with BSP for Punjab Assembly elections next year. (HT Photo)

Akali Dal's Badal announces alliance with BSP for Punjab assembly elections

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 01:58 PM IST
SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal said the coming together of both parties was a "new day in politics of Punjab".
File photo: A resident gets the Covid-19 vaccine shot. (Ravi Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
File photo: A resident gets the Covid-19 vaccine shot. (Ravi Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

Centre asks states to ensure equitable distribution of vaccines to pvt sector

By Rhythma Kaul, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 08:09 PM IST
As per the CoWIN dashboard, of the total 36,116 sites conducting Covid vaccination, 1,587 are in the private sector.
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