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Prior to Delhi, Aiims Patna started paediatric trials for Covaxin on 12-18 years from June 3.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file photo)

AIIMS Delhi to begin screening children between 6 and 12 yrs for Covaxin trials

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Avik Roy, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 04:04 PM IST
“The selection process for the clinical trial of Covaxin among children in the age group of 6-12 years will begin from Tuesday,” Dr Sanjay Rai, professor at the Centre for Community Medicine at Aiims Delhi, told news agency PTI on Monday.
The Taj Mahal along with other ASI-protected monuments and sites are set to reopen from June 16, (PTI)
The Taj Mahal along with other ASI-protected monuments and sites are set to reopen from June 16, (PTI)

ASI protected monuments to reopen on June 16; tickets to be available online

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 03:54 PM IST
  • The Taj Mahal and other ASI-protected monuments, sites and museums were declared shut till May 15 by the Union ministry of culture due to the onset of the second wave of Covid-19 in the country.
As many as 68,535 samples were tested for Covid-19 on Sunday in Odisha. In picture - A health worker takes a nasal sample for Covid-19 testing in Bhubaneswar.(ANI)
As many as 68,535 samples were tested for Covid-19 on Sunday in Odisha. In picture - A health worker takes a nasal sample for Covid-19 testing in Bhubaneswar.(ANI)

Odisha reports 4,339 new Covid-19 cases, 44 more deaths in last 24 hours

PTI | , Bhubaneswar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 03:52 PM IST
In the last 24 hours, 7,733 people recovered from the disease in the state and total recoveries reached 796,799.
The active cases came down by 53,001 cases in the last 24 hours to reach 9,73,158, according to the Union health ministry.(PTI)
The active cases came down by 53,001 cases in the last 24 hours to reach 9,73,158, according to the Union health ministry.(PTI)

Active Covid-19 cases fall below 1-million mark after 66 days: Govt

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 03:38 PM IST
Currently, there are 973,158 active cases of Covid-19 which accounts for 3.30% of the total positive cases, according to Union health ministry.
Representational image. (Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
Representational image. (Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)

Monsoon progress over rest of northwest India likely to be slow

PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 03:05 PM IST
Monsoon has so far advanced into entire peninsular India; east central; east and northeast India and some parts of northwest India
Gujarat's senior journalist Isudan Gadhvi joins AAP in the presence of party convener and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. (PTI)
Gujarat's senior journalist Isudan Gadhvi joins AAP in the presence of party convener and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. (PTI)

AAP to contest all seats in 2022 Gujarat assembly elections: Arvind Kejriwal

By Darshan Desai
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2021 03:03 PM IST
In Ahmedabad to inaugurate AAP’s state headquarters, Kejriwal said the people of the state needed an alternative to the BJP, and the Opposition Congress, which his party would offer. “BJP and Congress are two sides of the same coin,” he claimed
Representational image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Journalist found dead in UP’s Prayagraj, probe on

UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2021 03:00 PM IST
Sulabh Srivastava had written to the ADG only a day earlier, stating that his and his family’s lives were under threat from certain persons who were unhappy with his coverage of the illicit liquor trade in the district
A woman gets her Covid vaccine at a polyclinic in Sector 31 in Gurugram on Thursday, June 10. (HT file)
A woman gets her Covid vaccine at a polyclinic in Sector 31 in Gurugram on Thursday, June 10. (HT file)

States, UTs have been given 260 million Covid vaccine doses till now

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 02:25 PM IST
The states and UTs have over 153 million doses in stock while another 400,000 doses are in the pipeline and will reach them in another three days
Kedarnath Temple all set for reopening of its portals on May 17. (File photo)
Kedarnath Temple all set for reopening of its portals on May 17. (File photo)

Uttarakhand to open Char Dham yatra for locals from tomorrow

UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2021 02:11 PM IST
Cabinet minister and government spokesperson Subodh Uniyal said, “Kedarnath will be open for people in Rudraprayag district, Badrinath will be open for people in Chamoli district, and Yamunotri and Gangotri shrines will be open for people in Uttarkashi district
Filmmaker Aisha Sultana made the controversial remarks in a TV debate.(Hindustan Photo)
Filmmaker Aisha Sultana made the controversial remarks in a TV debate.(Hindustan Photo)

Sedition case over 'bio-weapon' remark: Aisha Sultana moves Kerala HC

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2021 02:31 PM IST
Aisha Sultana, facing sedition charge, said she used the word but did not attack the country or the Union government. Many BJP leaders in Lakshadweep protested against the slapping of sedition charge against Sultana.
The luxury cars were flagged off by transport minister Puvvada Ajay Kumar in the presence of chief secretary Somesh Kumar and deputy transport commissioner Papa Rao. HT Photo
The luxury cars were flagged off by transport minister Puvvada Ajay Kumar in the presence of chief secretary Somesh Kumar and deputy transport commissioner Papa Rao. HT Photo

Telangana CM gifts luxury cars to 32 additional collectors, invites criticism

UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2021 01:38 PM IST
The Telangana government introduced the post of additional collectors into the bureaucratic structure of the state in February 2020 positioning it as an administrative reform and part of an overhaul of the revenue department.
Pashupati Kumar Paras said that Chirag Paswan can continue to remain a member of the LJP.(ANI Photo)
Pashupati Kumar Paras said that Chirag Paswan can continue to remain a member of the LJP.(ANI Photo)

Pashupati Kumar Paras elected as LJP leader in Lok Sabha

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2021 01:36 PM IST
The decision comes after five of the six MPs of the LJP joined hands against Chirag Paswan and rallied behind Paras. These MPs will be meeting Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla at 3pm today in Delhi.
Lok Janshakti Party national president Chirag Paswan. (File Photo)
Lok Janshakti Party national president Chirag Paswan. (File Photo)

LJP MPs, seeking to replace Chirag Paswan, to meet Lok Sabha Speaker today

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 01:24 PM IST
As many as five out of six LJP members at the Lok Sabha have joined hands intending to replace Chirag Paswan with his uncle, Pashupati Kumar Paras, as the party's leader in the upper house of the Parliament.
Former minister E Rajender joins the BJP in New Delhi on Monday, June 14. (Photo: ANI)
Former minister E Rajender joins the BJP in New Delhi on Monday, June 14. (Photo: ANI)

Days after quitting as TRS MLA, former Telangana minister E Rajender joins BJP

PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 12:59 PM IST
The former TRS leader, along with six other party colleagues, joined the BJP in the presence of Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, G Kishen Reddy, and party general secretaries Dushyant Gautam and Tarun Chugh
LJP MPs claim to have removed Chirag Paswan as the leader of the Parlimentary party in Lok Sabha and his uncle Paras is likely to replace him, said party leaders. (PTI Photo/File)
LJP MPs claim to have removed Chirag Paswan as the leader of the Parlimentary party in Lok Sabha and his uncle Paras is likely to replace him, said party leaders. (PTI Photo/File)

‘LJP pushed to brink’: Pashupati Kr Paras explains ‘coup’ against Chirag Paswan

PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 12:56 PM IST
Chirag Paswan-led LJP won only one assembly seat and his clout further eroded when the party’s lone MLC Nutan Singh joined BJP in February this year and in April, the lone party MLA Raj Kumar Singh joined the JD (U) in the presence of chief minister Nitish Kumar.
LJP's Chirag Paswan has not commented on the development so far.(HT file photo)
LJP's Chirag Paswan has not commented on the development so far.(HT file photo)

News updates from HT: Chirag sidelined from LJP, reaches out to rebel uncle

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 12:52 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Representational Image. (HT file)
Representational Image. (HT file)

Tribals refuse to take Covid vaccine, MP turns to community leaders, activists

PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 12:38 PM IST
The worst affected district is Alirajpur where only 11 % have received the jab followed by Mandla (12%), Dindori and Umaria (14 %)
Earlier in the day, Gujarat's senior journalist Isudan Gadhvi joined the AAP, in the presence of Kejriwal.(ANI/Twitter)
Earlier in the day, Gujarat's senior journalist Isudan Gadhvi joined the AAP, in the presence of Kejriwal.(ANI/Twitter)

AAP to contest 2022 Gujarat polls, announces Kejriwal

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2021 01:59 PM IST
  • This is Kejriwal’s second visit to Gujarat after his party won 27 out of 120 seats in the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) elections in 2021.
Mamata Banerjee has been supporting farmers' agitation against three farm laws passed by Parliament last year.(PTI File Photo)
Mamata Banerjee has been supporting farmers' agitation against three farm laws passed by Parliament last year.(PTI File Photo)

On Singur land law anniversary, Mamata Banerjee vows to fight for farmer rights

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindudtan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 12:34 PM IST
The Singur land law, which was passed by the West Bengal assembly on June 14, 2011, was among Mamata Banerjee's signature triumphs after coming to power for the first time in May 2011.
LJP's Chirag Paswan has not commented on the development so far. (Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)
LJP's Chirag Paswan has not commented on the development so far. (Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)

LJP's Chirag Paswan sidelined, reaches out to uncle

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 12:34 PM IST
LJP's Chirag Paswan is not their leader, the rebel party leaders have said.
As per the weather department, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh will witness normal monsoon rains this season. (ANI Photo)
As per the weather department, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh will witness normal monsoon rains this season. (ANI Photo)

Monsoon arrives in Jammu and Kashmir, 17-18 days ahead of normal schedule: IMD

PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 11:41 AM IST
Monsoon has entered almost all parts of the country at least a fortnight in advance due to a low-pressure system over the northern Bay of Bengal.
LJP leader Pashupati Paras addresses the mediapersons on Monday.(ANI Photo)
LJP leader Pashupati Paras addresses the mediapersons on Monday.(ANI Photo)

Jolt to Chirag Paswan as 5 LJP MPs break away, rally behind his uncle

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 11:33 AM IST
The five LJP MPs were unhappy with Chirag Paswan's style of functioning. Chirag took over the party after the death of his father Ram Vilas Paswan in 2020.
The chief minister also said that he would himself adopt a district and personally participate in the Palle and Pattana Pragathi programmes.(PTI FILE)
The chief minister also said that he would himself adopt a district and personally participate in the Palle and Pattana Pragathi programmes.(PTI FILE)

Perform or face action: Telangana CM KCR warns officials

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 11:18 AM IST
  • K Chandrashekhar Rao said in the backdrop of coronavirus pandemic and other diseases, the basic infrastructure of the medical and health sector would be strengthened in the state.
When USFDA finds that a manufacturer has significantly violated FDA regulations, it notifies the manufacturer. This notification is often in the form of a warning letter.(REUTERS)
When USFDA finds that a manufacturer has significantly violated FDA regulations, it notifies the manufacturer. This notification is often in the form of a warning letter.(REUTERS)

Lupin gets warning letter from US health regulator for Somerset facility

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 10:45 AM IST
Lupin is committed to addressing the concerns raised by the USFDA and will work with the FDA and the New Jersey district to resolve these issues at the earliest, the filing said.
In his tweets, Modi also conveyed his "profound gratitude" to Benjamin Netanyahu, whose long tenure as Israeli prime minister ended on Sunday.(ANI)
In his tweets, Modi also conveyed his "profound gratitude" to Benjamin Netanyahu, whose long tenure as Israeli prime minister ended on Sunday.(ANI)

PM Modi congratulates new Israel PM Naftali Bennett

PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2021 10:36 AM IST
Bennett was on Sunday sworn in as Israel's new prime minister, ending Netanyahu's 12-year hold on power and the political uncertainty that gripped the Jewish nation for months after inconclusive elections.
The state closed its borders for tourists in April due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases during the second wave of the pandemic.(Instagram/rakesh_tk56)
The state closed its borders for tourists in April due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases during the second wave of the pandemic.(Instagram/rakesh_tk56)

RT-PCR report not required to enter Himachal Pradesh from today

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 10:04 AM IST
  • According to the guidelines, intra-state movement of public transport will be allowed with 50% occupancy.
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson.(AP)
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson.(AP)

UK PM upset he couldn't welcome PM Modi at G7 Summit: India

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 10:02 AM IST
  • PM Modi attended the outreach sessions at the G7 summit virtually from India where he made a pitch for a coordinated global response against coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and future pandemics with the mantra of “One earth, one health”.
Bangladesh decided to extend border closure with India at a high-level inter-ministerial meeting on June 13. (File Photo)
Bangladesh decided to extend border closure with India at a high-level inter-ministerial meeting on June 13. (File Photo)

Bangladesh extends border closure with India in view of Covid-19 situation

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 10:02 AM IST
Bangladesh reported its highest single-day spike in the death toll in over a month on Sunday with 47 new fatalities, as authorities take note of the alarming rise in cases. The Delta variant of the coronavirus disease, which is highly contagious, is reportedly more prevalent in Bangladesh.
Offices and educational institutions, except emergency services, were shut down across Assam since May 13. (PTI Photo)
Offices and educational institutions, except emergency services, were shut down across Assam since May 13. (PTI Photo)

Assam govt employees who got both Covid-19 vaccine doses, told to return to work

PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 09:59 AM IST
On Sunday, Assam recorded 2,167 new infections and 36 deaths-a big drop from nearly 6,000 cases and 80-90 daily deaths on an average a month ago.
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