Unvaccinated players unlikely to get visa to play Australian Open: Official

Andrews made the comments after men’s world number one and defending champion Novak Djokovic declined to reveal his vaccination status and said he was unsure if he would defend his title

WHO advisory group to meet on Oct 26 to decide on Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin


WHO had earlier said that Bharat Biotech has been submitting data to it on a rolling basis and had submitted additional information on 27 September after the global health body sought more data. “The technical advisory group will meet on Oct 26th to consider EUL for Covaxin,” WHO’s chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said.

How COVID-19 could bring adverse complications for pregnant women

Assessing 2,471 women in the third trimester of their pregnancy, close to their delivery, researchers found "significant differences" for symptomatic covid positive patients including higher rates of gestational diabetes, lower white blood cell counts, and heavier bleeding during delivery, whilst respiratory complications were witnessed in their babies.

US Senator Warren Seeks Amazon breakup. India retailers seek government probe

US Senator Elizabeth Warren called for breaking up Inc and Indian retailers demanded a government probe of the company after a Reuters investigation showed the e-commerce giant had copied products and rigged search results in India.

Amazon India allegedly rigged search results and copied sellers’ products

Amazon allegedly used its search system and user data to gain an edge over sellers in India, according to a new report from Reuters. The report — based on internal emails, strategy plans, and other documents — outlines an ambitious plan to dominate the platform with its in-house brands. According to the documents, that plan included strategies that Amazon has vehemently denied using amid antitrust scrutiny.

US set to rejoin UN Human Rights Council after walk-out

The US under previous president Donald Trump quit the council in 2018, accusing it of hypocrisy and obsession with haranguing Israel.

If there is women's IPL, we'll definitely improve as a team, says Harmanpreet Kaur

India women's T20I team skipper Harmanpreet Kaur feels the reason the Australian side is doing well at the international level is due to the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL).

China orders coal mines to increase production amid its 'worst electricity crisis' in decades

With China facing a big power crisis, the country has ordered its coal mines to ramp up production in a bid to mitigate the crisis, a media report said.

Taliban, US delegations hold first talks since Afghanistan withdrawal

The delegations of the Taliban and the United States on held their first meeting in Qatar's capital Doha, in a bid to turn the "new page on their relationship".

Kim Davy extradition figured in India-Denmark talks

The issue of Kim Davy extradition did come up in talks between India and Denmark led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen.

WHO to decide on Bharat Biotech's Covaxin clearance in October

Bharat Biotech recently said it submitted all data pertaining to Covaxin to the World Health Organisation for emergency use listing and is awaiting feedback from the global health watchdog.

World Heart Day

Did you know that even as you sleep, your heart works harder than your legs do when you go for a run! So it’s about time we pay heed to the needs of the most important organ in your body, especially since all it asks for is a few healthy habits. This world heart day we share 6 things that are must-dos to keep your heart happy.

International Emmy Awards 2021: Aarya, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vir Das bag noms; Sushmita Sen reacts

Netflix'sVir Das For India, Ram Madhvani's Aarya and Sudhir Mishra's Serious Men have been nominated at the International Emmy Awards 2021.

US will not add India or Japan to security alliance with Australia and UK

The US has ruled out adding India or Japan to the new trilateral security partnership with Australia and Britain to meet the challenges of the 21st century in the strategic Indo-Pacific region. On September 15, US President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson jointly announced the formation of the trilateral security alliance AUKUS under which Australia would get a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines for the first time.

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