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9:21 PM

Rare Thrombosis Syndrome linked to vaccines: WHO and medical experts

TTS is thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome, which is basically a clot in blood vessels of the brain or elsewhere, along with a low platelet count. It is known to occur in very rare instances following certain types of vaccines and also from other causes. According to the WHO, adenovirus vector vaccines in particular have been rarely associated with this condition. Although COVID vaccines have prevented numerous deaths, reports of these extremely rare but potentially serious immune-mediated events have also been published in reputed journals: Dr Rajeev Jayadevan, Co-Chairman National IMA COVID Task Force, Kerala

8:40 PM

5 killed in a bomb attack in northern Kenya near the Somalia border

Five people have been killed in a bomb attack in northern Kenya, the interior ministry said Monday. The bomb exploded in El Wak town in Mandera County near the border with Somalia and wounded five other people. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the area has had other attacks carried out by Somalia-based al-Shabab militants affiliated with al-Qaida. The bomb had been placed on a donkey cart to avoid detection, the interior ministry said.

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Delhi court issues fresh summons to BBC at UK address

Delhi court has issued fresh summons to BBC at UK address. Summons issued earlier were not served. The matter is listed in August for further hearing.

8:15 PM

Kolkata airport receives second bomb threat in three days

Authorities at the Kolkata airport on Monday received a bomb threat by email, three days after a similar communication, triggering a frantic search across the facility, officials said.


However, the mail, which threatened to blow up the airport, turned out to be a hoax, they said.


The threat mail was sent to all airports in the country on Monday, said Aishwariya Sagar, the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Airport Division of Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate.


Security agencies at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (NSCBIA) conducted a thorough search operation after receiving the email, she said.


The CISF conducted the search in the airport’s terminal building and operational area, while police personnel carried out checks in the city side area. Sniffer dogs were also deployed during the operation, airport sources said.

7:53 PM

Khalistan slogans at event attended by Trudeau, India summons Canada envoy

New Delhi on Monday summoned Canadian Deputy High Commissioner over raising of separatist slogans on ‘Khalistan’ at an event attended by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, underlining that it impacts the relations between the two countries and encourages “climate of violence”. “The Government of India’s deep concern and strong protest was conveyed at such disturbing actions being allowed to continue unchecked at the event. This illustrates once again the political space that has been given in Canada to separatism, extremism and violence,” said the Ministry of External Affairs in a statement.

5:51 PM

Supreme Court to review validity of Article 370 abrogation on May 1

Pleas seeking review of the Supreme Court judgment where it upheld the validity of the Union government’s 2019 decision to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution which conferred the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, listed before it on May 1.

5:50 PM

Security at Goa’s Dabolim Airport on alert after bomb threat

Airport Director SVT Dhanamjaya Rao said, “We received a mail. We have alerted our security agencies and airlines. We are taking necessary action on this. As of now, there is no panic. (Flight) operations are normal…We are doing general additional security checks…”

5:50 PM

FDA investigates complaints against McDonald’s and Theobroma bakery in Noida

Assistant Commissioner (Food) FDA, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Archana Dheeran said, “…We got a complaint on the portal against McDonald’s. The customer fell ill after consuming aloo tikki and french fries. We have taken action in this regard and taken samples of palm oil, cheese and mayonnaise…In another case, a complaint came against Theobroma bakery where someone fell ill (in Noida) after consuming stale cake from the bakery…We took a sample of the pineapple cake and sent it to the laboratory…If the product fails in the report then a case will be registered…”

5:22 PM

Manipal Hospitals acquires majority stake in Medica Synergie

India’s Manipal Hospitals has agreed to acquire 87% stake in Medica Synergie and will integrate Medica Synergie into its portfolio and rebrand it, Manipal said on Monday.

4:59 PM

UGC-NET rescheduled, to be conducted on June 18

UGC chief Jagadesh Kumar announced on Monday that UGC-NET  exam will now be conducted on June 18, in order to avoid clash with UPSC prelims. 


4:34 PM

West Bengal teachers’ recruitment case news update: Supreme Court stays probe against government officials

 The Supreme Court today stayed  the Calcutta High Court order directing CBI to investigate West Bengal government officials’ role in the teacher recruitment scam.

4:27 PM

PMLA court extends Shajahan’s judicial custody in money laundering case till May 13

A special PMLA court on Monday extended the judicial custody of the now-suspended Trinamool Congress leader, Shajahan Sheikh, till May 13 in connection with a money laundering case over alleged siphoning of cash in the garb of pisciculture business. Sheikh was taken into custody by the ED on March 30 in connection with a mob assault on the agency’s officials when they had gone to search his premises in Sandeshkhali in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district on January 5 in relation to another money laundering case.

4:26 PM

Kejriwal bail hearing: Supreme Court to continue hearing Delhi CM Kejriwal’s plea against ED arrest tomorrow

 The Supreme Court will continue hearing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s plea against his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) tomorrow. 

4:01 PM

Kejriwal bail hearing in SC: Justice Khanna asks if Delhi CM was named in the charge sheet

Senior Advocate Singhvi said, “I’m not named, charge-sheeted,” referring to Delhi chief minister during the hearing in the Supreme Court against his arrest by ED in connection with the liquor policy case. “Sarath Reddy made no allegations in his 9 statements. These were put in unrelied documents. Fairness of a prosecutor is the uppermost consideration. Obligation of prosecutor is to bring exculpatory material to light,” Singhvi added.

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