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Without herd immunity as a shared goal, some might skip the vaccine, influenced by scare stories about side effects and rare allergic reactions, especially if they are young and face only a small chance of dying from the virus.(Pixabay)

Herd immunity could be closer than we think

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:55 AM IST
The evidence is compelling that a strong, rapid vaccination campaign could render SARS-CoV-2 less of a threat than seasonal flu through building herd immunity.
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PM Modi wished people of Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura and said that these three states have contributed immensely to India's growth. (ANI Photo)
PM Modi wished people of Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura and said that these three states have contributed immensely to India's growth. (ANI Photo)

PM Modi wishes people of Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura on their Statehood Day

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:51 AM IST
Under the North-Eastern Areas (Re-organisation) Act, 1971, Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya attained statehood on January 21, 1972.
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Farmers protesting against new farm laws near Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border) in New Delhi.(Sakib Ali /HT Photo)
Farmers protesting against new farm laws near Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border) in New Delhi.(Sakib Ali /HT Photo)

Maharashtra varsity teachers’ unions to march against new farm and labour laws

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:48 AM IST
  • The state unions are also opposing the introduction of the National Education Policy (NEP), saying it violates the Constitutional mandates of reservation and free and compulsory education.
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Ragini was arrested in the drug case for her alleged involvement on September 7.(ANI file photo)
Ragini was arrested in the drug case for her alleged involvement on September 7.(ANI file photo)
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Assembling personal Covid 19 experiences in a quirky music video, four artistic minds have collaborated to create ‘When It’s All Over’ the lockdown anthem.
Assembling personal Covid 19 experiences in a quirky music video, four artistic minds have collaborated to create ‘When It’s All Over’ the lockdown anthem.

Abhishek Sharma & Zee Music present Ramzing’s lockdown anthem

By HT Brand Studio
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:42 AM IST
Renowned Filmmaker Abhishek Sharma of Parmanu and Tere Bin Laden fame has produced this video, ‘When It’s All Over’, sung and composed by Ramzing.
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Farmers protest at Singhu border in New Delhi on January 20. (PTI)
Farmers protest at Singhu border in New Delhi on January 20. (PTI)

Govt proposes putting farm laws on hold for 18 months: All you need to know

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:41 AM IST
The government also told farm unions that it proposed to set up a committee of representatives as well as experts who should be nominated both by the protesters and the government to examine “all agitation-related issues”
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Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal will marry on January 24.
Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal will marry on January 24.

This is where Varun Dhawan, Natasha Dalal plan to tie the knot. See pics

PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:39 AM IST
Varun Dhawan and his long-time girlfriend Natasha Dalal are all set to marry on January 24. Latest reports suggest that the wedding will take place at a beach resort in Alibaug.
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Sasikala is serving a four-year jail term in the disproportionate assets case.(PTI File Photo)
Sasikala is serving a four-year jail term in the disproportionate assets case.(PTI File Photo)

Sasikala's health stable, needs oxygen due to secondary infections: Dhinakaran

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:37 AM IST
Sasikala was taken to hospital in Bengaluru after she complained of fever and breathlessness on Wednesday evening.
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A study clarifies which gene may raise breast cancer risk(AP)
A study clarifies which gene may raise breast cancer risk(AP)

New studies clarify which genes may raise breast cancer risk

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:34 AM IST
Two large studies give a much sharper picture of which inherited mutations raise the risk of breast cancer for women without a family history of the disease, and how common these flawed genes are in the general population.
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Former India captain Rahul Dravid(Twitter)
Former India captain Rahul Dravid(Twitter)

Rahul Dravid's hand in the rocking rookies

By Rasesh Mandani
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:33 AM IST
The game-changing performance was also the result of Mohammed Siraj, Shubman Gill, Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur coming through an astute systemic platform laid by the low-profile Rahul Dravid.
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