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 Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari during the inspection of a bridge built across the Narmada river near Bharuch, Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. (Twitter)

Nitin Gadkari earns Rs 4 lakh royalty per month from YouTube

Gadkari's YouTube channel began in 2015 but has become more active during the pandemic

The other two women judges, except Justice Nagarathna  are Justice Hima Kohli, chief justice of the Telangana high court, and Justice Bela Trivedi of the Gujarat high court. (Twitter)

Nagarathna may become India’s first woman CJI

Justice Nagarathna has been elevated from the Karnataka high court

Hoshang Merchant (Image credit: Facebook)

Words of a gay poet, as old as India’s Independence, heal

Hoshang Merchant – a midnight’s child, as old as our independence – reflects on the coinciding evolution of the life of a poet and a nation

Marzia Babakarkhail.

‘Afghanistan has changed, women will fight back’

Marzia Babakarkhail has zero regrets for taking on the Taliban and is planning her return

World

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Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid (AP)

Taliban appoint deputy ministers, no woman representation in government

The list of deputy ministers signals that the Taliban have not been swayed by the international criticism

In this Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 file photo, Barbie H. leads a protest against the six-week abortion ban at the Capitol in Austin, Texas. Dozens of people protested the abortion restriction law that went into effect Wednesday. (Photo: AP)

Texas doctor who defied state’s new abortion ban is sued

Former attorneys in Arkansas and Illinois filed separate state lawsuits Monday against Dr. Alan Braid

Once the protocol is in place, passengers from several countries, including the UK, India and Brazil and Europe would be allowed to enter the US with proof of vaccination. (Representational image: PTI)

COVID: Vaccinated passengers from India, other nations can travel to US from November

The US announced that strict protocols will be in place from early November to curb the spread of COVID-19 from international passengers

Business

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Cities like Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad as well as the Delhi NCR market are the prominent cities. (Photo: PTI/File)

Demand for 3BHK, 4BHK goes up in metro cities

The preference for 3BHK apartments was 25 per cent in Q1 2020

China Evergrande Group’s debt crisis could lead to the rupee depreciating to the 75 level against the dollar. (Photo: PTI/File)

Chinese risk to Rupee not over yet

The lesser than expected correction in Chinese shares is a short term breather for the markets

Analysts expect real  estate sales to pick up pace in the festive season (Photo: AFP/File)

Realty stocks jump on short covering

The BSE Realty Index closed 8.39 per cent up

Sports

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Ravi Shastri (AP file photo)

No regrets on book launch, no-one got COVID from that party: Ravi Shastri

The book launch got even more attention after the fifth Test was cancelled with the outcome of the series yet to be decided

Taliban soldiers stand guard in Panjshir province, northeastern of Afghanistan, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021. (AP /Mohammad Asif Khan)

Report: Taliban has banned women's sports in Afghanistan

Australia's Sport Minister Richard Colbeck said earlier that the Taliban's decision on women's sport was 'deeply concerning'

 Devendra Jhajharia (Wikipedia)

Devendra Jhajharia, Venkatesh Prasad named in National Sports Awards selection panel

Retired Supreme Court judge Justice Mukundakum Sharma has been picked as the chairperson of the committee

Science

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People get inoculated with the dose of the Covaxin Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at a temporary vaccination camp inside a school in Mumbai. (Photo: AFP/File)

COVID-19 pandemic had psychosocial impact on healthcare workers, study says

The study findings point to the challenges at the organisational level which is reflected in major changes in the working culture of HCWs

The clinical trial, to be conducted in two phases, will evaluate the safety and efficacy of Mesocel for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe COVID-19, it added. (AP Photo)

LifeCell gets DCGI nod for clinical trial of cell therapy to treat COVID patients

The company has set up a manufacturing facility at its Chennai campus that will further bolster its biologics manufacturing capabilities

Space technology has come very handy in the area of disaster management, the minister said, adding that space medicine is also deeply connected in the endeavour to send three Indians to space. (Photo: PTI)

Gaganyaan mission likely to be launched by 2022 end or early 2023: Jitendra Singh

The mission, originally scheduled for a launch by 2022, was delayed due to coronavirus pandemic

Life

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For elementary school-aged kids, Pfizer tested a much lower dose -- a third of the amount that's in each shot given now. (AFP Photo)

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

The vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech already is available for anyone 12 and older

Tourists take pictures at Ramakrishna beach on the Bay of Bengal coast in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. (Photo: AP)

AIIMS study observes long term effect of COVID-19 on lifestyle

The study made the observation that physicians should classify patients

Alexandria's message received mixed reactions from the social media users. (Photo: Twitter)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Met Gala 2021 look comes with a political message

The Democratic Congresswoman from New York opened up about her outfit, hoping her dress can be a conversation starter

Relationship

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A recent study revealed that acquiring more knowledge about your partner and their actions influences how quickly and optimally they learn to collaborate. (Photo: ANI)

Knowing your colleagues better can avoid workplace conflict

Know your work partner more to avoid conflict.

Anushka Sharma

Plea for peace

Amidst the pandemic, the public figures of the country urge their fans and followers to put an end to domestic violence

Considering all the pros and cons in your relationship, the new year could be a great start to refresh. (Photo: ANI)

Will your relationship end this Christmas?

Christmas alert: Will your relationship end these holidays?

Metros

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Antibodies were found in 90.26 per cent of people who are fully or partially vaccinated, antibodies were present in 79.86 per cent of unvaccinated citizens. (AP file photo)

86.64 pc of Mumbaikars developed antibodies against COVID-19: Sero survey

This is the fifth survey which was conducted between August 12 and September 8 and collected samples from 8,674 candidates

Nearly 10,000 cases of crimes against women were registered in the national capital last year. (Representational image: PTI)

Delhi remains most unsafe for women irrespective of drop in crime rate

According to the NCRB data, the number of cases registered under the IPC in Delhi saw a sharp dip by 18 per cent between 2019 and 2020

Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will jointly inaugurate the corridor. (PTI file photo)

Delhi Metro's Najafgarh-Dhansa Bus Stand corridor to open on Sep 18

The nearly one-kilometre-long (891 m) Najafgarh-Dhansa Bus Stand section will take the metro further into interior areas of Najafgarh

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