Now, All Private Hospitals Can Operate as Covid-19 Vaccination Centres, Govt Tells States

The Centre on Tuesday permitted all private hospitals to give Covid-19 vaccine if they adhere to the laid down norms and also asked the states and union territories to utilise the optimum capacity of private medical facilities empanelled under three categories. The states and Union territories were also urged not to store, reserve, conserve or create a buffer stock of the COVID-19 vaccines, the Union Health ministry said. 

Another Mumbai-Like Blackout? Telangana Power Utilities Dodge Chinese Hacking Attempt After Alert

An alert by the Computer Emergency Response Team of India has averted a hacking attempt of the power systems in Telangana’s TS Transco and TS Genco by a China-based group. TS Transco and TS Genco are power utilities of the state. The hackers were reportedly trying to steal data and disrupt power supply.

Another Sex Scandal Set to Rock BSY Govt after Clip of Karnataka Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi Surfaces

Karnataka Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi was embroiled in a controversy on Tuesday as a police complaint was registered against him alleging sexual harassment of a ‘job aspirant’ and issuing threats to her and family of dire consequences.

‘Intimidation’: Hours After Issuing Notice to Talk Show Under New IT Rules, Manipur Govt Withdraws it

Hours after the Manipur government sent a notice to a digital news platform ‘Frontier Manipur’ under the Centre’s new media rules, it was withdrawn with “immediate effect”, reported NewsLaundry. Reportedly the first digital news platform to be sent a notice under the new laws which were introduced recently by the government, a notice was issued on Tuesday morning to the “publisher or intermediary” of Khanasi Neinasi, a weekly online show hosted by Frontier Manipur on their Facebook page, said Hindustan Times in its report.

BJP Sweeps Local Body Elections in Gujarat, Congress Leaders Resign After Dismal Show

The ruling BJP recorded a massive victory in the local body polls in Gujarat on Tuesday by winning a clear majority in all 31 district panchayats as well as in 196 out of 231 taluka panchayats and 74 out of 81 municipalities. The Congress, the main opposition party in the state, won a clear majority in only one municipality and 18 taluka panchayats, while AIMIM and AAP also made their presence felt.

Chhattisgarh Police Recruits 13 Transgenders as Constables for the First Time

Chhattisgarh government on Monday recruited 13 transgenders policemen as constables during the recent recruitment. The candidates had a pleasant surprise after the recruitment results for 2019-20 were announced on Monday. Out of 13 candidates, nine came from the state capital Raipur.

Denim Ad Starring Deepika Padukone Accused of Copying Netflix Film Yeh Ballet’s Studio Set-up

A new denim brand advertisement starring Deepika Padukone has been accused of plagiarism. It has been claimed that the backdrop of the new Levi’s ad, featuring the actress, is similar to that of Netflix film Yeh Ballet. The film’s director Sooni Taraporevala posted a long note on Instagram, saying she was shocked to see the same studio set up in the ad.

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