Revenue Deficit Grant of Rs 9,871 cr released to 17 states: Finance Ministry

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): The Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance on Thursday released the second monthly installment of Post Devolution Revenue Deficit (PDRD) Grant of Rs 9,871 crore for the year 2021-22 to 17 States.

Updated: May 06, 2021 20:27 IST

SAI approaches Malaysian govt to allow Indian shuttlers to travel for Malaysian Open

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): The Sports Ministry, through the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), has approached the Malaysian government requesting for permission to the Indian Badminton team to travel to participate in the Malaysian Open scheduled from May 25 to May 30.

Updated: May 06, 2021 20:27 IST

Jennifer Lopez's co-star Josh Duhamel shares update on how she's doing

Washington [US], May 6 (ANI): American actor Josh Duhamel who recently wrapped up the shooting for the upcoming rom-com 'Shotgun Wedding' with Jennifer Lopez, in the Dominican Republic, appeared on a talk show in which Duhamel provided details regarding JLO.

Updated: May 06, 2021 20:20 IST

COVID-19: Medical equipment worth Rs 100 cr deployed under Mission Vayu across India

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], May 6 (ANI): Pune Platform for COVID-19 Response (PPCR), anchored at Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA), supported by ACT Grants and the Swasth Alliance have successfully implemented 2 phases of Mission Vayu by donating 7800 oxygen concentrators, 875 BiPaP ventilators, and 50,000 pulse oximeters across India.

Updated: May 06, 2021 20:01 IST

Loan applications processed around midday more likely to be rejected

Washington [US], May 6 (ANI): According to a new study, bank credit officers are more likely to approve loan applications earlier and later in the day, while 'decision fatigue' around midday is associated with defaulting to the safer option of saying no.

Updated: May 06, 2021 20:00 IST

Epilepsy research reveals why sleep increases risk of sudden death

Washington [US], May 6 (ANI): New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine reveals why sleep can put people with epilepsy at increased risk of sudden death.

Updated: May 06, 2021 19:59 IST

Achieving high COVID-19 vaccine coverage levels by summer can prevent millions of cases: US study

New York [US], May 6 (ANI): A new study finds if the United States vaccinates half its population by the summer vs fall, 6.8 million cases could be prevented and USD 9.8 billion in societal costs could be saved.

Updated: May 06, 2021 19:59 IST

IPL 2021: Shakib Al Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman arrive in Bangladesh

Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 6 (ANI): Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and Rajasthan Royals pacer Mustafizur Rahman arrived in Bangladesh on Thursday.

Updated: May 06, 2021 19:47 IST

G7 warns China not to 'escalate' tension with Taiwan

London [UK], May 6 (ANI): The Group of Seven (G7) nations have called for a greater engagement with Taiwan and warned China not to escalate cross-strait tensions following a spike in military manoeuvres around the self-ruled island.

Updated: May 06, 2021 19:43 IST

Tokyo Olympics: Pfizer, BioNTech to supply vaccines for athletes

Tokyo [Japan], May 6 (ANI): As part of the plans to ensure safe and secure Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pfizer Inc. and its partner BioNTech SE to donate doses of their COVID-19 vaccine to Games participants from National Olympic and Paralympic Committees around the world.

Updated: May 06, 2021 19:42 IST