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Delhi lowers legal age of drinking to 21 years
The Delhi Cabinet on Monday approved a new excise policy lowering the minimum age for consumption of liquor to 21 years from 25 years, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced.
National Capital Territory of Delhi amendment bill passed in Lok Sabha
Centre writes to states to increase the gap between 2 doses of Covishield to 6-8 weeks based on experts’ recommendation
AstraZeneca’s US Phase III trial finds ‘no increased risk of thrombosis’
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat tests positive for Covid-19
मेरी कोरोना टेस्ट रिपोर्ट पॉजिटिव आई है। मैं ठीक हूँ और मुझे कोई परेशानी नहीं है । डॉक्टर्स की निगरानी में मैंने स्वयं को आइसोलेट कर लिया है ।आप में से जो भी लोग गत कुछ दिनों में मेरे निकट संपर्क में आयें हैं, कृपया सावधानी बरतें और अपनी जाँच करवाएं।
— Tirath Singh Rawat (@TIRATHSRAWAT) March 22, 2021
Veteran writer-director Sagar Sarhadi passes away in Mumbai
Veteran writer-director Sagar Sarhadi, who has been scriptwriter for iconic films like ‘Noorie’, ‘Bazaar’, ‘Kabhi Kabhie’, ‘Silsila’, ‘Chandni’, ‘Deewana’ and ‘Kaho Na Pyar Hai’ passed away on Monday morning in Mumbai, he was 88.
India reported 47,009 fresh Covid-19 cases today pushing the overall tally to 11,645,719, according to Worldometer. With this, India has registered its highest daily spike of 2021. The death toll from the infection jumped to 160,003.
Doctors at a private hospital removed a 16-kg tumour from the abdomen of a woman after a 6-hour-long surgery in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Hospital Manager Devendra Chandolia said, “Chances of her survival would have diminished if it was not removed in time. She is out of danger.”
Bharathi Kannama, a Transgender woman, who is contesting in the upcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly elections from the Madurai South constituency has promised to make Madurai a model city. She is contesting from New Generation People’s Party. Bharathi speaking to ANI said, “I am proud to be contesting in the election as a transgender for the first time in India.”
This has been passed (by the Parliament). There is no question of stepping back, this is an ideological commitment of BJP. CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) is not going to cause any harm. We will definitely implement it, rules will be formed, said Ranjeet Kumar Dass, Assam BJP chief.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief JP Nadda will begin his two-day visit to Assam today and hold rallies in Dibrugarh, Jorhat and Biswanath Charali ahead of the upcoming assembly elections.