Covid vaccination: India's total doses per 100 is 19.6 against UK’s 108.7
India's vaccination record till date has been middling among the world's 30 most populous countries with a rank 16 among them in terms of doses per 100 population. At 19.6 as of June 19, India's level is less than a fifth of what the UK has achieved but several times what many Asian and African countries have.
Optional Class 12 board exams from Aug 15-Sept 15: CBSE to SC
CBSE on Monday told the Supreme Court that optional Class 12 board examinations for students not satisfied with their assessment would be held any time between August 15 and September 15, subject to the situation being conducive. It, however, said the examination will be conducted only in the main subjects and "the marks obtained by a candidate in this examination will be treated as final".
Euro 2020: Austria advance to last 16 with win over Ukraine
Christoph Baumgartner’s first half goal sealed a slice of history for Austria as they defeated dismal Ukraine 1-0 on Monday to finish runners-up in Group C and seal a first ever place in the last 16 of the European Championship.
Govt eases listing norms for cos having over Rs 1L cr m-cap
Companies that have a market capitalisation of more than Rs 1 lakh crore at the time of listing can now sell just five per cent of their shares, with the latest amendment in rules, a move that will be beneficial for the government during the proposed initial public offer of LIC.
England players Chilwell, Mount in isolation after contact with Gilmour
England players Ben Chilwell and Mason Mount are self-isolating after coming into contact with Scotland midfielder Billy Gilmour, who tested positive for COVID-19 earlier on Monday, the Football Association said in a statement. "The pair will be kept away from the rest of the England players and wider support team," the statement added.
I don't think I would be alive if I grew up in UK: Michael Holding
The fieriness in his youth would have cost him his life if he grew up in England, feels fast bowling great Michael Holding who has also become a leading voice against racism. "I don't think I would be alive today. As a young man I was a bit fiery. I kicked a stump out of the ground in New Zealand (1980) so can you imagine me going through what Ebony went through?" he said.
India registers record single-day vaccinations; PM Modi says 'gladdening'
India's vaccination efforts got a huge boost on Monday, the first day of the free centralized inoculation drive under revised guidelines, as nearly 83 lakh people got jabs against Covid-19 across the country. This is the highest single-day number of vaccinations so far. The previous high of single-day vaccinations was over 48 lakh doses administered on April 1.