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n the UK’s vaccination effort, the supply of vaccines is the rate-limiting factor and not distribution by the National Health Service, Matt Hancock said(Reuters)

Vaccines may work less well on Covid-19 variants, UK's heath minister warns

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:46 PM IST
  • Hancock’s warning came as the UK reported it had vaccinated more than 5 million people, including three-quarters of over 80s. Hancock said the government is conducting a vaccine trial on the South African variant to study its response to the inoculation.
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New Delhi: Tableau of Ladakh during the full dress rehearsal for the upcoming Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath in New Delhi, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (PTI Photo/Atul Yadav)(PTI01_23_2021_000103B)(PTI)
New Delhi: Tableau of Ladakh during the full dress rehearsal for the upcoming Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath in New Delhi, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (PTI Photo/Atul Yadav)(PTI01_23_2021_000103B)(PTI)

In a first, Ladakh tableau to be part of Republic Day parade

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:45 PM IST
Ladakh's tableau will depict the iconic Thiksey Monastery located on top of a hill in Thikse in Leh district, and is one of the most-visited tourist sites in the region.
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A Living Museum where the BBC filmed a hit drama series ‘Peaky Blinders’ based on the notorious Birmingham gang in the 1920s is among the new vaccine sites.(AFP)
A Living Museum where the BBC filmed a hit drama series ‘Peaky Blinders’ based on the notorious Birmingham gang in the 1920s is among the new vaccine sites.(AFP)

Vaccinated people may still transmit Covid-19, warns England’s chief medic

PTI, London
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:44 PM IST
The NHS said its new Vaccination Centres will kick off by jabbing mainly health and social care staff from Monday before opening their doors to more patients on Tuesday.
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The 'Special Assistance to States for capital expenditure' scheme was announced by the Centre in October last year as part of Aatmanirbhar Bharat package.(HT Photo)
The 'Special Assistance to States for capital expenditure' scheme was announced by the Centre in October last year as part of Aatmanirbhar Bharat package.(HT Photo)

FM allocates 660 crore additional funds to MP for citizen-centric reforms

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:44 PM IST
"Fifty per cent of the approved amount has also been released to the state as first installment for the approved projects," the finance ministry said in a statement.
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A new study has found that deep sleep has an ancient, restorative power to clear waste from the brain which potentially includes toxic proteins that may lead to neurodegenerative disease.(ANI)
A new study has found that deep sleep has an ancient, restorative power to clear waste from the brain which potentially includes toxic proteins that may lead to neurodegenerative disease.(ANI)

Neurodegenerative diseases can be prevented by deep sleep

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:44 PM IST
A new study has found that deep sleep has an ancient, restorative power to clear waste from the brain which potentially includes toxic proteins that may lead to neurodegenerative disease.
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Retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin answers questions during his confirmation before the Senate Armed Services Committee on January 19, 2021.(REUTERS)
Retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin answers questions during his confirmation before the Senate Armed Services Committee on January 19, 2021.(REUTERS)

New US defence secretary reaffirms commitment to defending Senkaku islands

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:44 PM IST
Austin and Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi confirmed that Article 5 of the US-Japan security treaty, which stipulates US defence obligations to Japan, covers the Senkaku Islands, Jiji said. The islets are known as the Diaoyu in China.
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Lisa Haydon bakes rainbow cake for son's first birthday(Instagram/lisahaydon)
Lisa Haydon bakes rainbow cake for son's first birthday(Instagram/lisahaydon)

Lisa Haydon bakes rainbow cake for son's first birthday, simple recipe

By Nishtha Grover, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:44 PM IST
  • Lisa Haydon recently baked a rainbow cake at home and shared snippets with her followers. The clips made us crave for a cake and we are sure that after looking at these videos, you will want to gorge on one too.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses during an event at Police Headquarters in New Delhi, on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses during an event at Police Headquarters in New Delhi, on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

Bodo accord has brought peace to BTR, says Amit Shah in Kokrajhar, Assam

By Utpal Parashar, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:39 PM IST
  • Shah mentioned how the Bodo accord was crucial in ensuring a peaceful election to the Bodo Territorial Council (BTC) held last month. He lambasted the opposition Congress for failing to fulfil promises.
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Tractor trolleys of farmers parked at Kundli border during their ongoing agitation against the new farm laws, on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
Tractor trolleys of farmers parked at Kundli border during their ongoing agitation against the new farm laws, on Sunday.(PTI Photo)

UP govt orders no diesel for tractors as farmers gear up for Jan 26 rally

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:35 PM IST
The farmers want to take out the rally on Outer Ring Road, while the police have suggested alternate routes.
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The officials said a thick layer of security has been thrown around the venue – a few kilometres away from the Lal Chowk city centre here – and the area has been sanitised. (Representative Image)(AFP PHOTO.)
The officials said a thick layer of security has been thrown around the venue – a few kilometres away from the Lal Chowk city centre here – and the area has been sanitised. (Representative Image)(AFP PHOTO.)

Security tightened in Kashmir Valley ahead of Republic Day

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:32 PM IST
The presence of security forces around vital installations in and around the city as well as other district headquarters has been increased, the officials said.
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