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Plasma From Recovered Patients Shows Little Benefit In Those Hospitalized With COVID-19

Using blood plasma from COVID-19 survivors to treat patients with severe pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus showed little benefit, according to data released on Tuesday from a clinical trial in Argentina. The therapy know as convalescent plasma, which delivers antibodies from COVID-19 survivors to infected people, did not significantly improve patients’ health status or …

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Anti-cow Slaughter Bill to Be Introduced in Winter Session: Karnataka Minister Prabhu Chavan

Karnataka Animal Husbandry Minister Prabhu Chavan on Tuesday said that the anti-cow slaughter bill will be introduced during the winter session of the state legislature starting from December 7. “It has been a desire to implement anti-cow slaughter law in Karnataka since I took over the responsibility of this ministry and the time for it …

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Hansa Hid Info on Commercial Interests with TV Channels, Says Mumbai Police’s Charge Sheet in TRP Scam

The holding company of Hansa Research has commercial interests with various TV channels, but it did not share this information with Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), said the Mumbai police charge sheet in the TRP scam which was filed in a court here on Tuesday. The 1,400-page charge sheet was submitted before a magistrate’s court …

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Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi’s Cremation at Navagraha Crematorium in Guwahati

File photo of Tarun Gogoi “As per wishes of family and @INCAssam late Tarun Gogoi will be cremated in Navagraha Smashan (crematorium) on Thursday, November 26, 2020. Prayers”, Sarma tweeted. PTI Guwahati Last Updated: November 25, 2020, 12:06 IST FOLLOW US ON: Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi will be cremated at the Navagraha crematorium …

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Will Take Legal Action Against Farmers Coming to Delhi, Says Police

File photo of farmers protesting against the recently passed farm laws. The farmers, who are protesting against the Centre’s three new farm laws, will reach Delhi on November 26 through five highways connecting the national capital as part of the ‘Delhi Chalo’ march call. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: November 24, 2020, 23:50 IST FOLLOW …

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‘Delhi Crime’ A Turning Point In My Life, My Career: Shefali Shah

New Delhi: The win for Netflix’s “Delhi Crime” at the International Emmy Awards will reinforce the credibility of talent from India, says the show’s lead star Shefali Shah. The Netflix India Original bagged the best drama series honour at the 48th International Emmy Awards on Monday night. The show, directed by Richie Mehta, deconstructs the …

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Mumbai Police File 1,400-page Charge Sheet in TRP Rigging Scam

Nearly 50 days after the Mumbai police unearthed a racket related to alleged rigging of television rating points (TRPs), they filed a charge sheet in a court on Tuesday in the case in which 12 people, including senior executives of Republic TV and two other channels, have been arrested so far. The charge sheet was …

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Uttarakhand Proposes Denotification of Shivalik Elephant Reserve, Says it’s Hindering Development Work

Uttarakhand wildlife board on Tuesday recommended denotification of 14 elephant divisions in state which fall under the Shivalik Elephant Reserve. Forest Minister Harak Singh Rawat said the move is aimed at paving way for development activities and assured it “won’t affect” the movement to protect elephants and their habitat. Sources said the move was particularly …

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B-Town Lauds ‘Delhi Crime’ Team On International Emmy Win

Mumbai: Indian actors Priyanka Chopra, Rajkummar Rao, Hrithik Roshan and Abhishek Bachchan have congratulated the team behind the Netflix series “Delhi Crime” over the show’s International Emmy win. The Netflix India Original series bagged the best drama series honour at the 48th International Emmy Awards on Monday night. Taking to Twitter, Priyanka, Rajkummar, Hrithik and …

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Honest Docu-series, Not Puff Piece: Abhishek Bachchan On ‘Sons Of The Soil: Jaipur Pink Panthers

Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan says the upcoming Amazon Prime Video sports documentary “Sons of the Soil: Jaipur Pink Panthers”, about his Kabaddi team, is an in-depth take on the functioning of a sports unit. Produced by BBC Studios India and directed by two-time BAFTA Scotland winner Alex Gale, the series follows the journey of Jaipur …

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Kremlin Says Healthcare Under Heavy Strain As COVID-19 Deaths Hit New High

MOSCOW: The Kremlin said on Tuesday Russia’s healthcare system was under heavy strain as authorities reported a record 491 deaths linked to COVID-19 and infections surged. Russia has resisted imposing national lockdown restrictions, as it did earlier this year, preferring targeted regional measures, even as thousands of cases are reported each day, with 24,326 new …

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Pulkit Samrat Starts Prep For His Next ‘Suswagatam Khushamadeed’

Mumbai: Actor Pulkit Samrat on Tuesday began reading sessions for his upcoming “Suswagatam Khushamadeed”. Written by Manish Kishore, the film will be directed by Dhiraj Kumar. It is billed as a movie which places the importance of “social harmony” as its central theme. Samrat took to Instagram and shared a picture with the team of …

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Covid-19 Vaccine Needs Scientific Approval Before Being Administered to People, Telangana CM Tells PM

File photo of Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao. During a video-conference of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with all the chief ministers, Rao discussed the method regarding distribution and administering of the vaccine. News18 Hyderabad Last Updated: November 24, 2020, 15:28 IST FOLLOW US ON: PV Ramana Kumar Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Tuesday …

Cyclone Nivar LIVE Updates: Near Chennai, Madras Power Station Activates Storm Fighting Machinery; Sec 144 in Puducherry for Next 3 Days

Near Chennai, Madras Power Station Activates Storm Fighting Machinery; Sec 144 in Puducherry for Next 3 Days

Cyclone Nivar LIVE Updates: As cyclonic storm Nivar is approaching India triggering heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, the authorities of the state and UT have swing into action. While the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Tamil Nadu, section 144 has been imposed in Puducherry for the next three …

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Director Richie Mehta On International Emmy Win

Mumbai: Fresh from the International Emmy win for his series “Delhi Crime”, director-writer Richie Mehta on Tuesday said the award is the collective victory of the cast and crew who worked tirelessly to make the show a reality. The Netflix India Original series bagged the best drama series honour at the 48th International Emmy Awards …