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  13 Aug 2021

In focus, 13 Aug 2021

"Travel to keep yourself sane in this online world!", says biker Harish Rossi

Harish Kumar who's born and brought up in Chennai, has been nicknamed globally as "The Indian Valentino Rossi" thanks to his biking skills

13 Aug 2021 10:20 PM

How To Protect Your Credit Card Information

You may feel nice to share the excitement of acquiring a new credit card with your followers, but you can do without adding a pic of it

13 Aug 2021 10:16 PM

Should You Consider the Claim Settlement Ratio of an Insurer?

Many policy buyers may overlook claim settlement percentage when considering other crucial variables such as the plan's price and advantages

13 Aug 2021 10:14 PM

Windows 11 getting revamped snipping tool, calculator, mail apps

Microsoft is also updating its mail and calendar apps in Windows 11 to match the operating system's new visual style

13 Aug 2021 4:28 PM

Flipkart expands grocery shops to Tamil Nadu, Kerala

Flipkart has sharpened its focus on scaling up this category with sellers, brands and farmers

13 Aug 2021 4:02 PM


Facebook delays return to office for employees until January

Tech giants including Alphabet Inc's Google, Uber Tech Inc have also said all their US employees have to be vaccinated before returning

13 Aug 2021 1:47 PM

US approves extra COVID vaccine for those with weak immune systems

FDA determined that transplant recipients and others with a similar level of compromised immunity can receive a third dose of the vaccine

13 Aug 2021 12:38 PM

COVID-19: Mumbai reports first death due to Delta Plus variant

It is the second death due to this variant in the state as it had claimed the life of an 80-year-old woman from Ratnagiri district

13 Aug 2021 12:14 PM

Boy killed, 7 family members injured in grenade blast at BJP leader’s house in J&K

The sources said that it could be a grenade attack by separatist militants but added that the investigations were underway

13 Aug 2021 11:48 AM

Twitter 'biased platform', follows what govt's says: Rahul Gandhi

A Twitter spokesperson said the microblogging site it will continue to take proactive action if its rules are violated

13 Aug 2021 11:41 AM


US, UK to launch evacuation flights as Taliban advance across Afghanistan

Washington and London announced plans late on Thursday to quickly pull out their embassy staff and other citizens from the capital

13 Aug 2021 11:29 AM

Instagram announces new features to protect users from online abuse

These features include the ability for people to limit comments and DM (direct message) requests during spikes of increased attention

13 Aug 2021 10:41 AM

COVID-19: India reports 40,120 fresh infections, active cases lowest since March 2020

The daily positivity rate is at 2.04 per cent also remains less than 3 per cent for the last 19 days

13 Aug 2021 10:32 AM

Sonia Gandhi takes the lead, invites Opposition to virtual meeting on August 20

The online interaction will likely set the stage for another lunch or dinner meet the Congress is planning in Delhi

13 Aug 2021 9:13 AM

Feel like losing a lion, CJI on Nariman’s retirement

There exists a misconception in the minds of people that judges stay in big bungalows, work only from 10 to 4, Chief Justice Ramana said

13 Aug 2021 7:45 AM


Eight ministers target Opposition, ask it to 'apologise' for Parliament ruckus

The government rebutted the allegations by NCP chief Sharad Pawar that 'outsiders' had been called in to 'manhandle' Opposition members

13 Aug 2021 7:21 AM

Indranil Banerjie | A hotter, wetter planet to trigger new world order?

This calamitous warning comes from the latest report released earlier this week by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

13 Aug 2021 2:52 AM

Saeed Naqvi | From Warsaw to Kanpur: A tale of 2 cities

Parallels between the two episodes in Warsaw and Kanpur have risks

13 Aug 2021 2:14 AM

AA Edit | Speed up judges’ appointments

The court made a sharp observations on the practice and cited it as the prime reason why justice is often served with delay in this country

13 Aug 2021 1:44 AM

AA Edit | Expediency behind unity of govt & Opp. on OBC quotas

The amendment to the Constitution allows states to determine which of the OBC groups are eligible to get the benefits of reservation

13 Aug 2021 1:13 AM