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Brothers hacked to death in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool

PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 03:30 PM IST
Police cited the initial probe and said the brothers were going to a crematorium to collect the ashes of their cousin, who died three days ago, when a group of five to six men waylaid them. The assailants first knocked the brothers down and then attacked them with sharp weapons including sickles
The attacker Vineesh is in police custody and further investigation in the case is on. (Shutterstock image/Representative use)
The attacker Vineesh is in police custody and further investigation in the case is on. (Shutterstock image/Representative use)

Kerala woman stabbed to death by stalker, sister injured

PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 03:28 PM IST
Malappuram police superintendent Sujith Das said quoting local residents that the accused was the victim’s senior in school and used to stalk her.
Peta has now urged the Drug Controller of India to find an alternative to calf serum for vaccine production. (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Peta has now urged the Drug Controller of India to find an alternative to calf serum for vaccine production. (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Now, PETA urges govt to not use calf serum in Covaxin production

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 03:26 PM IST
Covaxin does not contain calf serum, but the serum is used in the labs to boost the growth of Vero cells, both the government and Bharat Biotech clarified
The recording of the conversation was shared on a social messaging platform (Picture used only for representative purpose)
The recording of the conversation was shared on a social messaging platform (Picture used only for representative purpose)

MP IAS officer records conversation with official, shares it on messaging app

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 03:20 PM IST
Lokesh Kumar Jangid, the IAS officer, has been issued a show-cause notice and has been asked to reply to it in seven days.
Urdu poet and lyricist Akhlaq Mohammed Khan 'Shahryar'. (HT Archive)
Urdu poet and lyricist Akhlaq Mohammed Khan 'Shahryar'. (HT Archive)

Review: Shahryar by Asim Siddiqui

By Shafey Kidwai
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2021 03:19 PM IST
The author examines how Shahryar went beyond the worn-out romanticism of Urdu poetry to fashion a new idiom of visionary lyricism
File image of VVS Laxman.(Getty Images)
File image of VVS Laxman.(Getty Images)

'It's a blessing for India that these two are playing in the same generation'

UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2021 03:19 PM IST
Ahead of the World Test Championship Final between India and New Zealand on Friday, former Indian batsman VVS Laxman has named his choice of bowlers for the much-awaited encounter.
Karnataka government's decision to intervene in the procurement of Covid-19 vaccines for private hospitals comes after the Karnataka High Court observations. (PTI Photo)
Karnataka government's decision to intervene in the procurement of Covid-19 vaccines for private hospitals comes after the Karnataka High Court observations. (PTI Photo)

Karnataka to procure vaccines for private hospitals as well: Report

PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 03:02 PM IST
Karnataka government data shows only 20.33 per cent of the state's residents have been given the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine and merely 4.33 per cent have got both doses.
Nurul Haque with his ‘Lamborghini’. (Sourced)
Nurul Haque with his ‘Lamborghini’. (Sourced)

Assam mechanic turns own car into Lamborghini replica

By Biswa Kalyan Purkayastha
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 03:00 PM IST
“It took nearly eight months to develop it,” said Nurul Haque, who fixes cars in his own garage in Bhanga Bazaar area of the district
The image shows a region covered in spider web in Australia.(Reddit)
The image shows a region covered in spider web in Australia.(Reddit)

Spiders cover bushland in Australia’s Victoria in webs. Watch

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 03:00 PM IST
Many took to social media to share images and videos of the spider webs in Australia’s Victoria.
The woman had been coaxed into peddling marijuana by her "drug supplier lover", said the police. (Reuters Photo/Representative image)
The woman had been coaxed into peddling marijuana by her "drug supplier lover", said the police. (Reuters Photo/Representative image)

Andhra woman, pushed into drug peddling by lover, held in Bengaluru

PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 02:59 PM IST
The woman confessed to the police that she came to Bengaluru city to deliver a package of marijuana during the lockdown.
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