‘Repeal farm laws, or else…govt will fall’: Farmer leaders set December 3 ultimatum as protest intensifies

Thousands of farmers continued to camp at Delhi's Singhu border against the Centre's agriculture reform laws on Wednesday. Blocking key entrances to the city for the seventh day on the trot, farmers vowed to intensify the stir if the contentious farm bills were not repealed by the government on December…

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What is Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for coronavirus, its efficacy, dosage and more

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for coronavirus on Wednesday was approved by UK, becoming the first country to approve it against COVID-19, paving the way for mass vaccinations against the deadly novel coronavirus from as early as next week. The British regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency’s (MHRA), says the jab,…

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UK becomes first country to approve Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine, first shots roll out next week

The United Kingdom has become the first Western nation to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, a landmark moment in the coronavirus pandemic that paves the way for the first doses to be rolled out across the country next week. Read More | Source: CNN…

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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong sentenced to 13 months in prison over 2019 protest

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been sentenced to 13.5 months in prison after pleading guilty to inciting and organizing an unauthorized protest outside the city’s police headquarters last year, during months of unrest over a proposed extradition bill with China. Read More | Source: CNN…

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UK becomes first country to authorise Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, to be rolled out next week

UK on Wednesday became the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use against COVID-19 and said that it will be rolled out from next week. The vaccine has been authorised for emergency use by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA), ahead of decisions by the…

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‘Adverse event’ won’t halt Oxford vaccine trial: Health Ministry

The initial findings into an 'adverse event' allegedly suffered by an Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trial participant in Chennai did not necessitate halting of the trials, the Centre said on Tuesday while clarifying that the 'adverse event' will not affect the timelines of vaccine rollout in any manner. The Union Health…

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Farmers to intensify stir, unions call meeting to chalk out strategy; security beefed up at Delhi borders

A day after talks with the government failed to end the standoff over the new farm laws, the agitating farmers have called meeting on Wednesday to chalk out the future strategy. Thousands of farmers from Punjab and Haryana are currently camping on Delhi border to press for their demand to including MSP…

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Farmers protest: Chandigarh Police use water cannons as Youth Congress workers jump barricades

Heavy police force was deployed on the national capital's border points on Wednesday as the standoff between the Centre and farmers continued, with commuters facing a harrowing time after the protestors blocked key entrances to the city for the seventh day on the trot. While the police have kept the…

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Farmers, govt fail to break deadlock after 3-hour-long meeting; next meet on Dec 3 – Top Points

The impasse between farmers and government continued over the new farm laws on Tuesday as representatives of 35 agitating organisations vowed to intensify the stir. A marathon meeting of farmer leaders and three union ministers, held at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi, ended without any resolution. Meanwhile, the government has called…

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GHMC election: Low turnout as polling concludes, ban on exit polls till Dec 3 due to re-polling in Old Malaket

The Greater Hyderabad Municipality Corporation (GHMC) election concluded on Tuesday with a voter turnout of nearly 36 per cent till 5 pm. The State Election Commission has banned the broadcast of exit polls till December 3, 6 pm in view of the re-polling that has been scheduled for Old Malaket (Ward No. 26). …

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AUS vs IND, 3rd ODI: Team India looks to avoid an unwanted first in 21 years of international cricket

There wasn't any considerable chatter about the ODI series as there was about the Test series or even for that matter, the T20Is. Probably owing to the lack of importance of the format with the next 50-over World Cup still a distant thought, as pointed out by Indian skipper Virat…

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‘May not have to vaccinate entire population if…’: Govt talks about inoculation plan

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday said that there would be no need to administer vaccine to the entire population if a critical mass of people is inoculated and the virus transmission is broken. Read More | Source: IndiaTV…

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Alert! After Nivar, Cyclone Burevi to hit Tamil Nadu, heavy rains likely

Nearly a week after Cyclone Nivar battered southern India, another storm is very likely to hit Tamil Nadu on December 4, the second time in a week, the Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday.  Read More | Source: IndiaTV…

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