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WHO advises against blood plasma treatment for Covid-19

PARIS: Covid treatments using plasma taken from the blood of recovered coronavirus patients should not be given to people with mild or moderate illness, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. Convalescent plasma showed some early…

Opposition blocks price rise talks, ministers slam it for hypocrisy | India News

NEW DELHI: Union ministers – Nirmala Sitharaman and Piyush Goyal – on Monday slammed the opposition for “hypocrisy” and “double standards” after the latter blocked a short-duration discussion on price hike it had sought by…

Cardinal rule for courts is not to interfere in govt policies: Supreme Court | India News

NEW DELHI: Less than a week after the President and the Prime Minister expressed anguish over frequent interference in policy decisions by the judiciary, the Supreme Court on Monday said the cardinal rule for the…

Flyers deferring leisure trips but cancellations not high | India News

NEW DELHI: Delta delayed the wedding of Mayank and Khushi Bansal (names changed on request) from March to last week. And now Omicron has forced this Delhi-based couple to defer their dream honeymoon in Switzerland…

Supreme Court sees chances of bias, restrains Mumbai police from filing charges against Param Bir Singh | India News

NEW DELHI: Pointing out “likelihood of bias” in the ongoing investigation by the Maarashtra police in criminal cases it has registered against Param Bir Singh, the Supreme Court on Monday said that it is prima…

38 inducted through lateral entry since 2018, says government | India News

NEW DELHI: Stating that 38 candidates had been inducted on lateral entry basis into the central government since 2018, minister of state for PMO and personnel Jitendra Singh on Monday said the lateral recruitment process…

ssc: Apex court grants permanent commission to 12 women SSC officers released from service | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday took the unprecedented step of granting permanent commission to 14 women short service commission (SSC) officers, 12 of whom had already been released from service without grant of…

Madhya Pradesh: Activists of right-wing organisations create ruckus in school over ‘religious conversion’; rioting case filed | Bhopal News

VIDISHA: Activists of right-wing organisations allegedly created a ruckus and indulged in vandalism at a missionary school in a town in Madhya Pradesh‘s Vidisha district. They claimed religious conversion of eight students, a charge denied…

WhatsApp is adding this new functionality to disappearing messages feature

WhatsApp is giving users more control for its disappearing messages feature. Facebook-owned WhatsApp says that users will now have the option to turn on disappearing messages automatically for all their new one-on-one chats. Once set,…

India Russia ink 10-year defence cooperation pact; Rajnath raises China’s unprovoked aggression in talks | India News

Defence minister Rajnath Singh and Russian defence minister Sergey Shoygu signing the agreements during the bilateral discussion on the Defence Cooperation at the 20th meeting of India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military and Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-M&MTC),…