Top News 8 May 2021

‘New coronavirus variant detected by NIV may cause severe symptoms’


The National Institute of Virology, Pune, has detected a new Covid-19 variant — B.1.1.28.2 — through genome sequencing of samples from international travelers from the United Kingdom and Brazil to India. The new variant is likely to cause severe symptoms. The findings of the pathogenicity evaluation show increased disease severity and point towards the need for screening of vaccine efficacy.

 

Free Covid vaccine for 18+, Centre to procure doses for states: PM


PM Modi on Monday announced free Covid-19 vaccination for those above 18 from June 21 and said the Centre was reverting to procuring shots for distribution to states and UTs even as 25% of domestic production will remain available to private hospitals with a service charge cap of Rs 150 per jab.

 

Took Him 4 Months To Listen To Us: Mamata Banerjee On PM’s Vaccine Announcement

Bengal Issuing Vaccine Certificate With Mamata Banerjee Photo: Report

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday that the decision on vaccinating all above the age of 18 for free should have been taken long back and the delay has cost many lives.

 

iOS 15 Announced With New FaceTime, iMessage, Sharing, Focus, and Privacy Features

iOS 15 Announced With New FaceTime, iMessage, Sharing, Focus, and Privacy Features

Apple’s iPhone operating system is optimised around sharing experiences with tweaks to FaceTime calling and iMessage, plus a sweeping new notification management system and improvements to core apps.

 

IPL 2021 To Resume On September 19 In UAE, Final On October 15: Report

 

Indian Premier League 2021 will resume in the United Arab Emirates on September 19, a BCCI official was quoted as saying.

 

Anonymous Warns Elon Musk Over Bitcoin Manipulation

Did Anonymous Really Threaten Elon Musk Over Bitcoin Manipulation?

The group said Musk’s tweets ‘show a clear disregard for the average working person’.

 

PUBG’s UAZ Jeep Seen in Battlegrounds Mobile India Teaser, Erangel Map Also Mentioned

PUBG Mobile Update: DON'T MISS this IMPORTANT UPDATE from the latest teaser of Battlegrounds Mobile India

 

Battlegrounds Mobile India was announced in the first week of May and went up for pre-registrations on May 18.

 

Juhi Chawla’s 5G Lawsuit Dismissed, Delhi High Court Says Case Filed for Publicity, Slaps Rs. 20 Lakh Fine

Twitter Meme Fest Over Juhi Chawla's 5G Plea As Court Says Pay Rs 20 Lakh

Juhi Chawla had shared a live link to the hearing, which was disrupted three times by singing fans.

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