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  08 Dec 2021

In focus, 08 Dec 2021

We are committed to the Nation & Constitution to uphold basic rights to every Indian – Anis Ahmed

He answers the questions on activism, controversies, and future course of action

08 Dec 2021 11:17 PM

Olaf Scholz appointed as Germany's new chancellor, replacing Angela Merkel

Scholz, the leader of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), won the secret vote in the Parliament

08 Dec 2021 4:51 PM

Bill seeking clarity on enhanced pension for retired judges gets Lok Sabha nod

The High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021 seeks to amend two laws for this purpose

08 Dec 2021 4:38 PM

Coonoor IAF chopper crash: 13 out of 14 on-board dead, CDS Rawat's condition unclear

TV visuals showed the badly damaged chopper in flames, possibly under the impact of the crash

08 Dec 2021 1:47 PM

Pfizer Covid vaccine provides partial protection against Omicron: Study

The research finding indicated that ACE2 is required for Omicron entry

08 Dec 2021 12:39 PM


Top WHO, US scientists say Omicron no worse than other virus variants

US scientist Anthony Fauci echoed the WHO's view, saying Omicron did not appear worse than prior strains based on early indications

08 Dec 2021 12:06 PM

Actor Jacqueline Fernandez appears before ED in Delhi

The agency will record the statement of the 36-year-old actor under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)

08 Dec 2021 11:59 AM

Retail inflation expected to be around 5.3 per cent in current fiscal: RBI

The inflation trajectory is likely to be in line with our earlier projections, Das said

08 Dec 2021 11:48 AM

Google introduces voice, video call features in Gmail app

The call feature is rolling out for everyone with Google Workspace, G Suite or personal Google accounts

08 Dec 2021 11:37 AM

CPP meet: Sonia Gandhi slams govt on farmers' issue, condemns suspension of RS MPs

Sonia Gandhi said that the government's regret over the Nagaland incident was not enough

08 Dec 2021 11:29 AM


AA Edit | Got a suggestion? Keep it

No one is willing to listen to suggestions because everyone knows they are perfect, absolutely correct, and that you are wrong

08 Dec 2021 11:22 AM

RBI maintains status quo for 9th consecutive time; retains repo rate at 4 pc

The inflation projection has been retained at 5.3 per cent for the current financial year

08 Dec 2021 10:41 AM

India records 8,439 new Covid cases, 195 fresh deaths

The 195 new fatalities include 134 from Kerala and 19 from Maharashtra

08 Dec 2021 10:12 AM

Thailand, finally, opens up to Indian tourists

An RT-PCR test needs to be taken 72 hours before departure, and this certificate needs to be produced on arrival at Bangkok

08 Dec 2021 10:05 AM

SKM seeks clarification, amendments from Centre on proposal for ending farmers' stir

Samyukt Kisan Morcha, an aegis of farmer unions, had formed a five-member committee and is awaiting the government's response on the matter

08 Dec 2021 9:52 AM


India among most unequal nations; top 1% of population holds 22% of national income

The report pointed out that the average national income of the Indian adult population is Rs 204,200

08 Dec 2021 9:38 AM

Major outage hits Amazon Web Services; many sites affected

The company said in a post on the AWS status page that it had 'mitigated' the underlying problem responsible for the outage

08 Dec 2021 9:18 AM

Nagaland cabinet will write to Centre seeking repeal of AFSPA

The cabinet also decided to call off the Hornbill Festival, an annual event that draws thousands of domestic and foreign tourists

08 Dec 2021 7:37 AM

Farmers' stir: Government agrees to all demands, protest may end

The Center is believed to have said that it will form a committee to look into the demand for a legal guarantee on MSP

08 Dec 2021 6:40 AM

Devi Kar | Going back to ‘normal’ in the classroom sets off fresh fears

With every fresh discovery of a new variant, a frisson of fear is now felt across the world

08 Dec 2021 3:03 AM