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Isolation for ‘Mahajot’ candidates to continue; Congress says ‘orientation’

After a week-long stay in Rajasthan, the Assam Assembly Election candidates of the Congress-AIUDF alliance returned to Assam on Friday.  The ‘Mahajot’ candidates, however, differ in their statements as to why they had to leave for Jaipur.  While some claim they were holidaying after weeks of campaigning, others say they went to seek blessings at […]


The Mauritanian: Occasionally gripping drama uplifted by Rahim’s stellar performance

Release Date: 09/04/2021 Cast: Tahar Rahim, Jodie Foster, Benedict Cumberbatch, Shailene Woodley Director: Kevin Macdonald Rating: 3/5 (3 out of 5 Stars) The Mauritanian is the story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi (Tahar Rahim), a Mauritanian national who was literally kidnapped by the United States post 9/11 from his country using their local law enforcement authorities and was subsequently held […]


Pharma companies cut remdesivir injection prices

New Delhi: Prices of remdesivir injection have been voluntarily curtailed by various drug companies on the intervention of the government, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) said on Saturday. Drug companies like Cadila Healthcare, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories and Cipla have cut the prices of their respective brands of remdesivir injection (100 mg/vial). The antiviral drug is used […]


Cong attacks Centre on COVID handling, ‘unprecedented catastrophe’

New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee on Saturday accused the Central government of “colossal mismanagement” in the war against the COVID pandemic and cautioned of an “unprecedented catastrophe” unless urgent corrective measures are taken. The highest decision-making body of the Congress, chaired by party chief Sonia Gandhi, met here virtually to discuss the COVID-19 situation in […]