Deepika Padukone quits as MAMI Chairperson

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone on Monday announced that she has stepped down as the Chairperson of Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), citing her assignments commitments. 
The 35-year-old actor, who took over the position in 2019, took to her Instagram sto

India approves Russia’s Sputnik V Covid vaccine

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) A Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of central government on Monday gave its nod for the emergency use authorization of the Russia's COVID-19 vaccine SPUTNIK V, sources said.
The Sputnik V will be the third vaccine approved by India after SII's

Kejriwal holds review meet on COVID-19 situation, says to increase beds in both pvt, govt sectors

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday held a review meeting on Novel Coronavirus situation in Delhi and said the city government is taking several steps to increase beds in both private and government sectors.

In a tweet after the review

SC judges to work from home after staff test COVID +ve

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday decided that all judges will hold sittings via video conferences from home after many of its staff tested positive for the COVID-19.

All the judges will hold video hearings from their respective residences and all

Madan confident of victory from Kamarhati

Kolkata, Apr 12 (UNI) Senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader and former state transport minister Madan Mitra is confident to win the Kamarhati Assembly seat this time as he is pitted against BJP candidate Anindya (Raju) Banerjee and CPI(M) nominee Sayandeep Mitra.

Helicopter removed from swamp, Yusuff Ali, his wife returns to Abu Dhabi in a special flight

Kochi, Apr 12 (UNI) The helicopter belonging to Lulu Group was removed from the swamp where it crash-landed following a technical snag on Sunday.

The helicopter, carrying Lulu Group Chairman M A Yusuff Ali, his wife and five others, crash-landed in a swamp near Ker

Aadhaar card not compulsory for Covid vaccine : LG

Puducherry, Apr 12 (UNI) Lt.Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Monday said that Aadhaar card is not compulsory to get Covid Vaccine in the Union Territory.

Talking to news persons after visiting the Lakshminarayana Medical college and inspecting the Covid vaccine

Militants misused mosques for attacks, people should condemn such acts: IGP

Srinagar, Apr 12 (UNI) Asserting that militants have misused mosques for attacks, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir, Vijay Kumar on Monday said that general public, civil societies, Masjid committees and media should condemn such acts.

“Militants have mis

Rahul calls for vaccination of all

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday exhorted the people to demand for COVID-19 vaccination saying everyone has the right to a safe life.

He said this as part of “SpeakUpForVaccinesForAll” campaign launched by the party on soci

India reports 1,68,912 fresh Covid-19 cases in last 24 hrs

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) With 1,68,912 fresh infections in the past 24 hours, India's COVID-19 tally has surged to 1,35,27,717, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said here on Monday.

Also, the 904 deaths were reported in the same period taking the death toll