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As per the terms of the agreement, the company has reserved manufacturing capacity to allow for the supply of multiple vaccines to the UK government in its fight against Covid-19, including AZD1222, the vaccine co-invented by the University of Oxford and its spin-out company, Vaccitech and licensed by AstraZeneca.
The court had, on July 15, ruled that there should be no protests or demonstrations in the state till July 31, as these would violate the Covid-19 guidelines of the Centre.
The revised dates for the lockdown would be on August 5, 8, 20, 21, 27, 28 and 31. The lockdown is being enforced to curb the spread of Covid-19 across the state.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual press conference that for now, stopping Covid-19 outbreaks come down to the basics of public health and disease control, including testing, isolating and treating patients, and tracing and quarantining their contacts, Xinhua reported.
The micro-blogging platform hinted last month it is planning a paid subscription platform that can be reused by other teams in the future. Twitter is building a subscription platform with a team codenamed "Gryphon".
Acharya Satyendra Das, said, "As one of my assistants, Pradeep Das, tested COVID positive on July 30, the trust has asked me not to enter Ram temple premises for three days. I will not be performing 'bhumi pujan' as other priests have been engaged for that ceremony."
Yoga institutes and gymnasiums are slated to open from August 5. The guidelines aim to minimize possible physical contacts between staff, members and visitors and maintain social distancing, other preventive and safety measures in context of COVID-19.
A district administration official said that Cachar District Magistrate Keerthi Jalli apprehending breach of peace and tranquility, promulgated curfew in the areas under Malugram police outpost of Silchar town prohibiting the movement of individuals with immediate effect.
He stated that he is presently in-home quarantine as his symptoms are mild. He, however, advised people who had come in contact with him over the past few days to follow prescribed COVID protocols.
"Pinarayi Vijayan is the Modi of Kerala. The voice of Kerala is going to get stronger and none can crush it, even though Vijayan will try to do it. The gold smuggling case and numerous other corruption scandals that have surfaced under Vijayan's watch have brought shame to the state," said Wasnik.
Describing the three-language formula as "saddening and painful" the Chief Minister urged the Prime Minister to reconsider it and let the states handle it according to their policy. "Our state has implemented the two-language policy for decades, and will continue. I request the Prime Minister to listen to the sentiments of people of Tamil Nadu," the statement read.
The lockdown was imposed till August 5 across the province ahead of Eid-ul-Adha in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus, reports The Express Tribune.
"Release will continue until the total reaches 5,100," TOLO News quoted the Council as saying in a tweet on Sunday.
Heavy selling in banking and finance stocks weighed on the indices.
The SII received approval by India's top drug regulator on Sunday after a thorough evaluation based on the recommendations of the Subject Expert Committee on COVID-19.
Speaking to CBS News on Sunday, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said the President was only raising concerns about mail-in ballots when he floated the idea of delaying election in a tweet last week.
"Microsoft is prepared to continue discussions to explore a purchase of TikTok in the United States," the tech giant said in a blog post late on Monday.
Hamilton extended his Formula One world championship lead to 30 points after he limped to the finish line in an astonishing climax to a race he had dominated from pole position.
Apple saw a very strong double-digit growth for Mac in its June quarter globally despite early supply constraints and India is no exception.
As the number of COVID-19 patients in critical condition has not increased sharply, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently approved the resumption of international flights, reports Xinhua news agency.
A total of 853 deaths were also reported in this period.
The milestone achievement was announced through a tweet by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE prime minister on Saturday, Xinhua news agency reported.
On July 4, Rao had announced on social media that he had tested Covid-19 positive. A week ago, he was shifted to a private hospital in Vijayawada. For the past few days, he was on ventilator support.
He rues the fact that seasoned politicians did not guide the younger lot and that is exactly why this situation arose in the first place.
Also, the Indian Consulate in Dubai will accept passport applications from expats living across the UAE, irrespective of their place of residence or the emirate that issued their visas, he announced, Puri told Gulf News on Friday.
Accordingly, the airline is expected to operate close to 700 flights between India and at least 53 countries during this phase, airline sources said.
An IAS officer of the Maharashtra cadre who served in Gujarat, Maharashtra, at the Centre and global positions, Pradhan was one of the architects of drafting the peace accords in Punjab, Assam and Mizoram.
According to The Verge, the tech giant is planning a "hybrid workplace" for a six-phase reopening of its offices.
Health Ministry spokesperson Mohammed Abdulaali told a press briefing on Friday that health services would continue all throughout the Haj rituals, reports Xinhua news agency.
"In two weeks' time, the NEP and a state policy would be merged to bring out a separate policy for Karnataka," said Primary and Secondary Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar.
The state government issued a gazette notification in the name of Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, reinstating the retired IAS officer as SEC.
A bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy and M R Shah had in a June 9 order directed all states/UTs to transport all stranded workers by trains or other modes of transportation to their native places within 15 days.
Her comments during an earnings call with investors on Thursday as the company discussed its second quarter results came after advertisers responded to an ad boycott call by civil rights organisations for failing to remove hate speech.
"Accordingly, finding no merit in the present petition, the same is accordingly, dismissed with no order as to costs. The trial court shall not get influenced by the observations made by this Court while passing the order," said a single judge bench of the high court presided by Justice Suresh Kumar Kait.
"The Government has decided to extend the suspension on the Scheduled International Commercial Passenger Services to or from India upto 2359 hours IST of 31st August," an official statement said.
Her view was contrary to the party's official stance on the policy.
An order issued by Principal Secretary, Home, Shaleen Kabra, said that in order to prevent her from acting in any manner prejudicial to maintenance of public order, the government directs that the period of detention of Mehbooba Mufti under the PSA be extended for a further period of three months and she may be lodged in subsidiary jail, Fairview, on Gupkar Road here.
Five more deaths were reported on Friday in Batala. One person was admitted to the hospital in a critical condition.
The man works as a contract worker in Kozhikode. According to the health department officials, he was unwell for the last few days. Thereafter, he had given a swab sample for a Covid-19 test, the report of which was awaited.
Lone was among the 50-odd mainstream leaders arrested at the time of abrogation of Article 370 and 35A of the Indian Constitution on August 5 last year, including three former Chief Ministers.
The government said on Thursday that temperature screening stations have been set up at Montreal's Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, Toronto's Pearson International Airport, Calgary International Airport, and Vancouver International Airport, reports Xinhua news agency.
Perez was absent from the circuit on Thursday after self-isolating following what his team called an "inconclusive" test. But after being re-tested later in the day, it was confirmed he had registered positive for the virus.
Gehlot on Thursday met the MLAs camping in Fairmont Hotel and said that they will have to stay in the hotel till August 14 as the Governor has given his nod to call a special assembly session from the said date.
"The state Minority Welfare Department has permitted namaz inside mosques after the Board's Hilal committee announced Eid celebration on August 1 across the southern state," the Board chief executive Islahuddin Gadyal said here.
"In accordance with the unlock 3.0 guidelines from the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, Sunday lockdown on August 2 has been lifted along with night curfew from August 1 between 9pm and 5am," state Chief Secretary T.M. Vijay Bhaskar said in an order.
Kolkata: The suspension of domestic flight operations to Kolkata from six major cities has been extended till August 15.Accordingly, flight services to West Bengal's capital from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Chennai, and Ahmedabad will be...
Trump, who will be seeking re-election against Democrat rival Joe Biden, alleged increased postal voting, due to the ongoing Covid pandemic, could lead to fraud and inaccurate results.
An official statement quoting Singh said he has directed authorities to strictly ensure Covid patients are not charged for plasma therapy and that nobody is allowed to buy or sell plasma.
"We have LIFTOFF to Mars! The @ulalaunch Atlas V takes flight with our @NASAPersevererover. The #CountdownToMars continues as Perseverance begins her 7-month journey to the Red Planet," NASA said in a tweet.
Besides, 16 policemen on duty at Ayodhya, where the 'bhoomi pujan' ceremony for the Ram temple is scheduled to be held on August 5, have also tested positive for Covid-19.
The federal government, under the Presidential Ordinance, has appointed a legal representative for Jadhav, who will be presenting his case before the IHC. Chief Justice Athar Minallah, who will be hearing the petition on Jadhav's case, heads the bench.
The orders were passed by a single judge bench of the high court presided over by Justice Suresh Kumar Kait on Thursday after he admitted the appeal filed by Jaitly through senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi seeking suspension of her conviction and the sentence awarded later.
"The other side must also complete the process of releasing the pledged 5,000 detainees in accordance with the Doha Agreement, and the list, in order to facilitate the start of intra-Afghan talks after Eid," TOLO News quoted Suhail Shaheen, a spokesman for the Taliban's Qatar office, as saying in a tweet on Wednesday.
A top source close to Priyanka said that she has vacated the house at Lodhi Estate.
"Let nothing be done in the above mentioned matter without prior notice to the undersigned," said the caveat by advocate Nitin Saluja on behalf of Sushant's father. The apex court also declined to entertain a plea seeking a CBI investigation into the death of Sushant.
In her letter to the UP Chief Minister, she said that she wanted to raise the issue of Kafeel Khan who has spent around 450 days in jail. Khan has selflessly served the people in tough times.
The seats were left vacant due to the deaths of Beni Prasad Verma from Uttar Pradesh and M.P. Veerendra Kumar from Kerala on March 27 and May 28, respectively. Verma's term was upto April 7, 2022, while Kumar's tenure was upto April 2, 2022.
Two other convicts and Jaitley's former party colleague Gopal Pacherwal and Major General (Rtd) S.P. Murgai have also been awarded a similar jail term by the court.
Meanwhile, the government is claiming relief and rescue work is on.
"Millions have lost their jobs or livelihood in the last 12 months. The collapse of two major industries - telecom and aviation - will cost many more thousands of direct and indirect jobs," Chidambaram said in a statement.