Mumbai: Senior citizens wait for hours as officials try to work around software glitches

A common thread in the complaints was difficulty in online registration, sluggish processing on the Co-WIN portal and absolute shutdown of software in some centres until noon. (Representational/Express Photo by Arul Horizon) The dependence on Co-WIN — the registration software for getting the Covid-19 vaccine — led to chaos at …...Read More

IIMC announces winners of 5th IFFCO IIMCAA Awards; Saroj Singh bags highest winning amount

IIMC Alumni Association felicitated winners of IFFCO IIMCAA Awards on Sunday at IIMC, New Delhi. The alumni association of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication Sunday announced the winners of the 5th IFFCO IIMCAA Awards during its annual meet, Connections 2021, held at the IIMC HQ in New Delhi. Nitendra …...Read More

Novak Djokovic: 310 weeks as No.1, level with Roger Federer

Novak Djokovic has spent most of his career chasing after the other members of the Big 3 – Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. The 18-time Grand Slam champion still trails his older competitors’ tally of 20 Majors each, but on Monday he leveled Federer’s record for most weeks spent as …...Read More

Pep Guardiola congratulates Mumbai City for topping ISL

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola congratulated sister club Mumbai City FC on Monday for their feat of topping the Indian Super League (ISL) points table and booking a spot in the AFC Champions League (ACL). On Sunday, Mumbai City beat ATK Mohun Bagan 2-0 in the final league encounter of …...Read More

13-year-old continues winning streak, clinches U-14 tennis tournament title in Pune

The matches, organised by the Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA), in association with the Pune Metropolitan District Tennis Association (PMDTA), were held at MSLTA School of Tennis, Mhalunge Balewadi. (Representational) Shrawni Deshmukh, 13, struck a winning streak after consecutive triumphs in qualifying, quarter, semi-final and final matches. Her recent …...Read More

Army recruitment exam paper leak: Police send teams to various locations for further probe, more arrests likely

Considering the expanse of the criminal activity, the probe is being monitored by top officials of Pune City Police. (Representational Image) Multiple police teams have been sent to various locations to probe the case of Army recruitment exam paper leak and more arrests are likely in the case, in addition …...Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman’s remarks on KIIFB ‘utter foolishness’, says Kerala minister TM Thomas Isaac

Kerala Finance Minister TM Thomas Isaac on Monday took exception to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s comments on the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB), saying what she said about the institution was “utter foolishness”. Isaac said the union minister has “no understanding” of the issues mentioned and people expect …...Read More

‘He was that rare writer whose personality matched his work’

Writer-humourist Shovon Chowdhury’s grandfather had run away from Dhaka to escape the Japanese bombing in 1945, “not realising that the war was about to end”, and arrived in Calcutta just in time for the Great Calcutta Killings of 1946. “These shared family experiences have left him deeply averse to sudden …...Read More

Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: Vaccination phase 2 begins; now 7 covid clusters in Bengaluru

Karnataka on Monday started the second phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive across the state. In Bengaluru, five government and 18 private centres today gave the Covid vaccine jab. For the first time since India began its vaccination programme against COVID-19 on January 16, the general population is now eligible for …...Read More

Covid-19 vaccination drive Phase 2: PM Modi leads from the front; several ministers take jab

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday kick-started the second phase of the Covid inoculation drive, getting administered with the first dose of the vaccine (Bharat Biotech’s COVAXIN) at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. After taking the shot, Modi appealed to all those who are eligible …...Read More