Biden urges G-7 leaders to call out and compete with China
Leaders of the world's largest economies unveiled an infrastructure plan Saturday for the developing world to compete with China's global initiatives, but they were searching for a consensus on how to forcefully to call out Beijing over human rights abuses.
Covid: Daily cases hit 73-day low, zero deaths in Jharkhand
Jharkhand became the first state in the country outside the northeast to report zero daily deaths from Covid-19 in at least the last 50 days, even as the country on Saturday recorded the lowest number of fresh cases since March 31.
Covid, steroid use for treatment likely cause for rise in diabetes cases: Doctors
Gujarat, the diabetes capital of India, seems poised for a jump in the number of diabetics post Covid-19 as experts report a perceptible rise either triggered by or detected during the Covid episode. “A global analysis published in Journal of Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism last year demonstrated that 14.4% of patients hospitalised with severe Covid developed diabetes,” says endocrinologist Dr Sanjeev Phatak
‘Courtesy call’ stirs rumours of BJP neta’s return to TMC
Ex- state minister turned-BJP leader Rajib Banerjee made an hour-long “courtesy call” to TMC general secretary Kunal Ghosh on Saturday, kicking off speculation of a second blow to the saffron camp in Bengal after Mukul Roy’s ‘ghar wapsi’.
Lakshadweep: BJP netas quit over Aisha sedition case
A day after 12 senior BJP members in Lakshadweep, including party state secretary Abdul Hameed, resigned in protest against the slapping of a sedition case against filmmaker-activist Aisha Sultana, few more saffron party leaders in the island quit on Saturday.
2 civilians, cop duo killed in J&K terror attack
Two civilians and as many cops were killed in indiscriminate firing by Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists at Arampora in Sopore town of north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Saturday. Two other civilians and three police personnel, including an ASI, were injured in the ambush, which started with grenades being hurled in the direction of the cops on duty before a pair of terrorists emerged from their hiding place to fire several rounds, witnesses said.
Turmoil in Rajasthan as Pilot camp fires fresh ‘phone tap’ salvo
Phone-tapping charges have come back to haunt the Ashok Gehlot government in Rajasthan. Congress MLA from Jaipur district’s Chaksu seat, Ved Prakash Solanki, a vocal supporter of Sachin Pilot, claimed on Saturday that some legislators had told him about their phones being tapped.
ARMY celebrate 8 Years Of BTS
The biggest Korean boy band BTS marked their 8 years today. This gives reason to their fans, who are called ARMY to celebrate the big day. The young boy band consisting of Jim, Jimin, Suga, RM, Jungkook, J-Hope, V are being showered with heartfelt wishes and love from them. Millions of well wishers have shared happy pictures and penned gratitude notes for the artists.