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The BMC serosurvey report showed that female citizens have 88.29 per cent of Covid-19 antibodies while their male counterparts have 85.07 per cent. (Bhushan_Koyande/HT Photo)

Nearly 90% of Mumbai citizens have antibodies against Covid-19: Fifth serosurvey

Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2021 10:47 PM IST
The survey showed that 90.26 per cent of people who were either partially or fully vaccinated against Covid-19 have antibodies, while 79.86 per cent of unvaccinated people were found to have the same.
Nitin Gadkari earns <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>4 lakh per month from YouTube.&nbsp;
Nitin Gadkari earns 4 lakh per month from YouTube. 

How Nitin Gadkari earns 4 lakh from YouTube? What is there in his channel?

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2021 10:36 PM IST
Nitin Gadkari's YouTube channel was set up in 2015 but he has become active in the last two years. With 206K subscribers, now his YouTube channel has all his speeches, press conferences and media bytes garnering thousands of views. 
Indian batswoman Shafali Verma. File(PTI)
Indian batswoman Shafali Verma. File(PTI)

Shafali Verma's role will be crucial in Pink Ball Test, says Hemlata Kala

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2021 10:34 PM IST
The 17-year-old Rohtak-born Shafali, scored a total of 159 (96 and 63) runs on her Test debut against England earlier this year and was the 'Player-of-the-match'. She is now part of the Test team for Australia.
BJP has demanded an audit of all road works at the hands of an external auditor under the BMC. (HT PHOTO)
BJP has demanded an audit of all road works at the hands of an external auditor under the BMC. (HT PHOTO)

Submit white paper on road works done in Mumbai in 25 years, BJP demands

By Eeshanpriya MS, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2021 10:30 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the civic standing committee has demanded a white paper detailing the work done on roads and the maintenance of roads in the past 25 years, at the hands of contractors.
Afghan women and children sit in front of a bakery waiting for bread donations in Kabul’s Old City. The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously extended the mandate of the UN assistance mission in Afghanistan for six months. (AP)
Afghan women and children sit in front of a bakery waiting for bread donations in Kabul’s Old City. The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously extended the mandate of the UN assistance mission in Afghanistan for six months. (AP)

UNSC extends mandate of aid mission in Afghanistan by 6 months

By Yashwant Raj I Edited by Amit Chanda
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2021 10:41 PM IST
India and other nations have repeatedly called for the Taliban to provide unhindered access to all humanitarian aid workers stressing the dire situation the country faces.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi&nbsp;(File Photo / PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File Photo / PTI)

PM Modi ‘humbled beyond words’ after birthday wishes, record vaccinations

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2021 10:22 PM IST
  • The BJP's plan to boost the inoculation drive led to a record-breaking feat of administering two crore Covid-19 vaccine shots in a single day.
As summits go, India is in an anomalous position wherein PM Modi attended a virtual summit of China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on September 17 — a week before the US-led Quad summit in Washington (PTI)
As summits go, India is in an anomalous position wherein PM Modi attended a virtual summit of China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on September 17 — a week before the US-led Quad summit in Washington (PTI)

September: The month for geopolitical summitry

By C Uday Bhaskar
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2021 10:21 PM IST
While security-related tensions simmer and can be regulated by astute political choice, the more serious global challenges are the yet-to-be-contained Covid-19 pandemic and the climate crisis
This was the first meeting between external affairs minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi since July 14, when they had held talks on the sidelines of a meeting of SCO foreign ministers in Dushanbe. After several rounds of military and diplomatic talks, India and China withdrew frontline troops and armoured units from the north and south banks of Pangong Lake in February. (TWITTER/@DrSJaishankar.)
This was the first meeting between external affairs minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi since July 14, when they had held talks on the sidelines of a meeting of SCO foreign ministers in Dushanbe. After several rounds of military and diplomatic talks, India and China withdrew frontline troops and armoured units from the north and south banks of Pangong Lake in February. (TWITTER/@DrSJaishankar.)

Indian, Chinese officials to meet again soon to discuss remaining issues of LAC standoff

By Rezaul H Laskar and Sutirtho Patranobis
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2021 10:18 PM IST
This was the first meeting between the two ministers since July 14, when they had held talks on the sidelines of a meeting of SCO foreign ministers in Dushanbe. After several rounds of military and diplomatic talks, India and China withdrew frontline troops and armoured units from the north and south banks of Pangong Lake in February.
Kashmera Shah says Raqesh Bapat doesn't stand up for Shamita Shetty on Bigg Boss OTT.&nbsp;
Kashmera Shah says Raqesh Bapat doesn't stand up for Shamita Shetty on Bigg Boss OTT. 

Bigg Boss OTT: Kashmera, Gauahar call out Raqesh for not standing up for Shamita

PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2021 10:14 PM IST
Bigg Boss OTT: Kashmera Shah and Gauahar Khan have pulled up Raqesh Bapat for not standing up for Shamita Shetty. 
The fifth sero survey was started by BMC on August 12 across all 24 administrative wards in Mumbai. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT PHOTO)
The fifth sero survey was started by BMC on August 12 across all 24 administrative wards in Mumbai. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT PHOTO)

86.64% Mumbaiites have Covid antibodies, 5th sero survey of 8,674 samples reveals

By Eeshanpriya MS, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2021 10:14 PM IST
Of the 8,674 samples collected for the Covid antibody sero survey, approximately 50% Mumbaiites were from slum areas and 50% were from non-slum areas
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