Two Men Allegedly Rape 17-Year-Old In UP, Share Video Online: Police

<!– –> The incident came to light after the video was circulated on the internet. (Representational) Muzaffarnagar: Two men allegedly raped a 17-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar, recorded a video of the crime and shared it on social media websites, the police said today. The incident took place on Sunday in a village under Bhopa Police Station, police official Subhash Babu said, adding a case was registered against the accused, Shubham and Ashish, who are on the run. According to a complaint filed by the girl’s mother, the accused…

Over 34,000 Idols Immersed On Last Day As Mumbaikars Bid Adieu To Lord Ganesh

<!– –> 34,452 idols immersed on Sunday and 13,442 were immersed in artificial lakes. (File) Mumbai: A total of 34,452 idols of Lord Ganesh and Goddess Gauri were immersed in water bodies across Mumbai on the last day of the Ganpati festival held under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic for the second year in a row, civic officials said on Monday. Three boys, who were swept away in the sea waters at Versova jetty here during the Ganesh idol immersion on the culmination of the 10-day festivities on Sunday…

Over 79.58 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses Provided To States: Health Ministry

<!– –> More than 15 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses will be sent soon, the ministry said. (File) New Delhi: More than 79.58 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to states and union territories so far, the Union Health Ministry said today. Further, more than 15 lakh doses are in the pipeline. Over 5.43 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered, the ministry said. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of…

Nearly 81 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses Administered In India So Far

<!– –> India recorded 30,256 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. (File) New Delhi: India has administered over 80.85 crore vaccine doses under the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive, according to a press release from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. At 0.95 per cent, the active COVID-19 cases are the lowest in the country since March 2020. India’s active cases stand at 3,18,181, which is the lowest in 183 days. The country recorded 30,256 new cases in the last 24 hours. As many as 43,938 patients…

“Smacks Of Racism”: Congress’ Jairam Ramesh On UK’s Covid Travel Rules

<!– –> A new travel advisory by the United Kingdom – which says people arriving from India and a few other countries will be considered “unvaccinated” even if they have had two doses of Covishield – has renewed controversy over freedom of international travel during the pandemic. Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has slammed the rules, which were announced by the UK government Friday and will come into effect on October 4, as “racist” and “absolutely bizarre”. “Absolutely bizarre considering Covishield was originally developed in the UK and The Serum Institute,…

Charanjit Channi’s Oath As Chief Minister Shortly, Rahul Gandhi To Attend

<!– –> Charanjit Singh Channi’s will be sworn in as Punjab Chief Minister today. New Delhi: Charanjit Singh Channi, a Dalit Sikh, will be sworn in as Punjab’s new Chief Minister today after Amarinder Singh’s weekend resignation just months before polls in the state. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will attend the oath ceremony. Earlier reports had said Rahul Gandhi would not attend the oath– likely to be a restricted ceremony because of Covid — but sources say the Congress leader has decided to make an exception, given the tumultuous circumstances…

Actor Sonu Sood Tweets After Tax Raids: “Every Rupee In My Foundation…”

<!– –> Actor Sonu Sood responded in a tweet to the tax raids. (File) New Delhi/ Mumbai: Actor Sonu Sood, speaking for the first time since tax raids last week and allegations of tax evasion, said in a message today that “every rupee” in his foundation was “awaiting its turn to save a life.” He also took a swipe at the Income Tax department, commenting that he had been “busy attending to guests” for four days. “You don’t always have to tell your side of the story. Time will,” the…