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UK’s top medical officers had recommended a single dose of the vaccine to all children in the age group 12 to 15.(AFP)

English official warns of ‘substantial transmission’ of Covid in children

Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 08:41 PM IST
“There is definitely substantial transmission happening in this age group. In fact, the age group we are talking about is the one in which the highest rate of transmission is currently occurring, as far as we can tell,” England’s chief medical officer Chris Whitty said.
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Organ donations give new life to five, fourth heart transplant in the city

By Steffy Thevar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 08:40 PM IST
Pune: On September 21, the relatives of a 46-year-old Pune resident, who consented to donate the organs which gave a new lease of life to four patients
Kartik Tyagi defended 4 runs off the final over. (RR/Twitter)
Kartik Tyagi defended 4 runs off the final over. (RR/Twitter)

Kartik Tyagi joins India's growing rank of rising pacers with the perfect over

By Somshuvra Laha, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 08:38 PM IST
  • When everyone from Jasprit Bumrah to Dale Steyn is impressed, you have the makings of a new fast bowling star.
According to NHAI figures, more than 50,000 vehicles use the 49-metre Versova bridge, set to undergo repairs, built over the Versova creek daily. (HT PHOTO)
According to NHAI figures, more than 50,000 vehicles use the 49-metre Versova bridge, set to undergo repairs, built over the Versova creek daily. (HT PHOTO)

Versova bridge to be closed for repairs for 3 days

By Ram Parmar, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 08:36 PM IST
The 50-year-old Versova bridge was first repaired in May 2017 and periodically inspected for further wear and tear. In March 2020, the bridge had undergone repairs and was shut for vehicles for a few hours.
India currently has 132 non-attainment cities under its NCAP program, which aims to reduce particulate matter (PM) air pollution by 20 to 30% by 2024 (the base year 2017).
India currently has 132 non-attainment cities under its NCAP program, which aims to reduce particulate matter (PM) air pollution by 20 to 30% by 2024 (the base year 2017).

India’s indigenous air quality forecasting model gets international peer-review

By Prayag Arora-Desai, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 08:35 PM IST
Experts say this could give a significant boost for installing this framework other non-attainment cities under the Centre’s National Clean Air Program (NCAP), which itself mandates that cities in India have a pre-emptive air quality forecasting mechanism
Technical team of Servizzy in Gurugram center
Technical team of Servizzy in Gurugram center

How an auto tech start-up Servizzy has standardized the local garages

By HT Brand Studio
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 08:35 PM IST
  • To solve all such problems and provide a pocket friendly, transparent, and reliable car care experience Himanshu Arora and Muskan Kakkar two auto enthusiasts who believed in their vision of making car care affordable and easy by launching their own tech based car care solution.
The Union government appointed interlocutor for Naga peace talks since 2014 – R N Ravi, with whom Naga groups had refused to hold any discussions, on Wednesday stepped down from the post. (PTI PHOTO.)
The Union government appointed interlocutor for Naga peace talks since 2014 – R N Ravi, with whom Naga groups had refused to hold any discussions, on Wednesday stepped down from the post. (PTI PHOTO.)

R N Ravi resigns as Naga peace talks interlocutor

By Neeraj Chauhan
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 08:31 PM IST
R N Ravi’s removal on September 9 from Nagaland is being seen as a positive step towards finalising the peace deal, especially at a time when all the members of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly have agreed to come together to push for settlement and pave the way for it.
Despite the international ban on rhino horn trade since 1977, extensive illegal trade persists through Asia (AP)
Despite the international ban on rhino horn trade since 1977, extensive illegal trade persists through Asia (AP)

Assam’s quest for rhino conservation

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 08:31 PM IST
In the face of the poaching challenge, the Assam government’s decision to publicly burn horns sends out a strong message that the body part has no commercial and medicinal value, and that India values its wildlife heritage
DRDO SAG recruitment 2021: Apply for 9 positions of JRF, check details here
DRDO SAG recruitment 2021: Apply for 9 positions of JRF, check details here

DRDO SAG recruitment 2021: Apply for 9 positions of Junior Research Fellow

PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 08:26 PM IST
  • DRDO SAG recruitment 2021: Apply for 9 positions of JRF, check details here
Prem Chopra is awaiting release of Bunty Aur Babli 2
Prem Chopra is awaiting release of Bunty Aur Babli 2

Prem Chopra on turning 86: At this age, I don’t want to step outside unnecessary

By Sugandha Rawal
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 08:23 PM IST
At 86, actor Prem Chopra wants to take it slow and easy when it comes to work, and doesn’t really want to step on a film set amid the pandemic just for the sake of being busy
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