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It is not yet known if current vaccines would be effective against the new variant, though several studies are ongoing to find out.
2020, year of the pandemic: TN family of farmers accuse govt official of abusive and violent behaviour
Semaliyappan, Samiyatha and Shanti have submitted multiple petitions to the police and district administration demanding that action be taken for the casteism, verbal violence and public humiliation to which they were subjected
As many as 26,000 parents were wrongly accused by the Dutch tax authorities of fraudulently claiming child allowance over several years from 2012, with as many as 10,000 families forced to repay tens of thousands of euros
Creator Stephen Knight said the series may end with season six, but the Peaky Blinders story will continue in "another form".
As national COVID-19 vaccination drives expand, independent probe criticises WHO's, Beijing's response
Nationwide rollouts began in Brazil and Azerbaijan, while Britain and France widened inoculations to all elderly people.
The situation was vastly different some years ago, when water was scarce, farming was not an option and the community was forced to venture into the forest to earn a living. They encountered elephants, leopards and other wild animals in the reserve.
The researchers found a decline in the virus neutralising antibody activity with time, but the number of memory B cells remained unchanged.
The apex court had on 11 January stayed the implementation of the three laws, against which farmers are protesting at Delhi borders for over 50 days now
'Age a state of mind': Chris Froome targets fifth Tour de France in new season with Israel Start Up Nation
Froome has won four Tour de France races and switched from Ineos to ISN, backed by Israeli-Canadian billionaire Sylvan Adams, in his bid to join an elite clique led by Eddy Merckx who have won five.
The case was reported two weeks after the Lakshadweep administration revised SOPs by doing away with mandatory quarantine guidelines for those arriving from Kochi
The win took Sindhu's head-to-head count against Busanan to 11-1. The only time the Indian lost to the Thai player was at the Hong Kong Open in 2019.
US Capitol temporarily locked down during rehearsal for Joe Biden’s inauguration due to fire at nearby homeless camp
Officials said the fire, which was reported two weeks after Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the US Capitol in an attempt to overturn the electoral results, was not a threat to the public
In good news for players in lockdown, there were suggestions that some may be allowed to leave their rooms for practice before the 14-day hard quarantine period.
The last time these two sides met early in the season, Hyderabad got the better of an injury-marred Odisha, thanks to Aridane Santana's penalty.
Trump's average approval rating during his one-term presidency was 41 percent, four points lower than any of his predecessors
In its Global Transfer Market Report, world football's governing body said that the total amount spent on transfer fees of $5.63 billion was down by $1.7 billion on 2019, a fall of nearly a quarter to the lowest cumulative amount since 2016.
While 12 persons died on the spot on the Kim-Mandvi road, three of the eight injured died in a nearby hospital
Kyrgios joined a wave of criticism of the Serb for reportedly issuing a list of demands for quarantined players who have arrived in Melbourne and Adelaide on chartered flights.
Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma set to return as new selection committee meets to pick squad for England series
The new selection committee, led by Chetan Sharma, aren't expected to spring too many surprises as most of the fit and available players currently in Australia are automatic picks.
Ibrahimovic proved he has returned to his best after injury, with the club set to sign former Juventus and Bayern Munich forward Mario Mandzukic to help their title push.