Biden mandarins twit India on human rights even as they talk up broader ties
Apprehensions in New Delhi that human rights and civil liberties issues will come to the fore in a Biden administration was vindicated this week when a senior US administration official expressed concern about recent actions of the Modi government that he said do not conform to the country's democratic values.
West Bengal FM says his voice 'muzzled' in GST Council meet, dissent not heard
The 44th GST Council meeting, chaired by Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman and comprising state ministers, on Saturday slashed tax rate on Covid drugs such as Remdesivir and Tocilizumab as well as on medical oxygen, and oxygen concentrators but ignored demands for a reduction in taxes on vaccines.
1st Test: Rabada rips through West Indies as South Africa seal innings win
South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada took five wickets as the tourists cruised to victory over West Indies by an innings and 63 runs before lunch on day three of the first Test in Saint Lucia on Saturday.
Euro 2020: Denmark-Finland match suspended after Eriksen collapses on pitch
Denmark star Christian Eriksen collapsed on the pitch in Saturday's Euro 2020 game against Finland in Copenhagen, causing the suspension of the match in the first half. Danish players were in tears as medical staff tried to revive the Inter Milan player, who suddenly collapsed near the touchline. "The UEFA EURO 2020 match in Copenhagen has been suspended due to a medical emergency," UEFA said in a statement.
Sushmita turns hairstylist for her daughter
Actress Sushmita Sen is often seen sharing happy memories and noteworthy moments from her life on her social media handle letting her fans and well wishers be a part of them. Speaking of which, the actress shared a picture of her younger daughter getting her hair done. In the pic, we can see Susmita herself nurturing her daughter’s hair.
Changes in the skincare industry
The skincare industry is ever-evolving and there are new trends that we see every day. Prior to the pandemic, people were more focused on applying products to their skin without much research. But now, consumers are trying to be well-versed about the ingredient/product before using any of it. This has got a lot to do with the fact that we all are inside our homes at all times and taking care of ourselves because why not?
Extrapolation sans epidemiological evidence: Government trashes report on higher Covid deaths
India Saturday refuted a report which claimed that its Covid deaths could be "five to seven times" higher than the official number, saying the assessment is based on extrapolation of data without any epidemiological evidence. The ministry termed the article, published by The Economist, speculative, without any basis and misinformed.
Copa America: 12 Covid cases among Venezuela players, staff
Twelve people from the Venezuelan national football team, including players and staff, have tested positive for Covid-19, officials said Saturday, a day before they play the opening match of the Copa America against hosts Brazil.
Barbora Krejcikova wins French Open, dedicates victory to Jana Novotna
Barbora Krejcikova won her maiden Grand Slam singles title at the French Open on Saturday, beating Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to become the first Czech woman in 40 years to conquer Roland Garros. Krejcikova, ranked 33 in the world and playing just her fifth main draw in a Slams singles event, triumphed 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 for a second career title.