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Nov 20, 2020 09:03 AM IST Daybreak

Oxford Covid-19 Vaccine to Cost Maximum Rs 1,000 for 2 Doses, Says Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla

Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India's CEO Adar Poonawalla has said the Oxford Covid-19 vaccine should be available for healthcare workers and elderly people by around February 2021 and by April for the general public, and will be priced at a maximum of Rs 1,000 for two necessary doses for the public, depending on the final trial results and regulatory approvals.

CBI Takes Over Investigation into Illegal Sale of Waqf Properties in UP, Books Shia Waqf Board Chief

The state government had last year referred two FIRs registered by the Uttar Pradesh police -- a 2016 case registered in Allahabad and a 2017 case registered in Lucknow -- against Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chief Wasim Rizvi and others in connection with the case.

Ahmedabad to Impose Total Weekend Curfew from Friday Night as Covid-19 Cases Spike

To stem the Covid-19 spread in Ahmedabad city after a spike in cases, authorities have decided to impose a 57-hour weekend curfew in municipal limits from Friday night, said officials on Thursday. Meanwhile, in the wake of the prevailing situation, the Gujarat government has put on hold its earlier decision to open secondary schools and colleges in the state from November 23.

India and China Will Hold Another Round of Talks Soon to Resolve Ladakh Border Standoff, Says Centre

India said it will continue dialogue and communication through military and diplomatic channels with China on the border standoff in eastern Ladakh and that both sides have agreed to hold another round of talks soon. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the objective of the military talks is to ensure complete disengagement and full restoration of peace and tranquillity along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the western sector.

Bihar's 'Tainted' Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary Resigns Within Hours of Assuming Office

Bihar's Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary, mired in corruption charges, submitted his resignation three days after taking oath as part of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Cabinet. Chaudhary, who belongs to the JD(U) had been named an accused in a five-year-old case relating to alleged irregularities in appointment of teachers and technicians.

Aakash Chopra Makes Bold Prediction for Mumbai Indians for Next IPL Season

While Mumbai had managed to retain the core team in the auction the year, it will be interesting to see if they can do it for the next year too. But there will be a certain set of players that the team might not be able to retain. Former India opener Aakash Chopra talked about the same in his latest Youtube video.

Krishna Shroff Mocks Brother Tiger Shroff After He Misses 3/4 Targets

Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff is known to be one of the fittest people in the entertainment industry. However, in a recent Instagram video that he has shared from gym, one can watch him miss three out of four targets. Reacting to the clip his sister Krishna Shroff has called him “weeeak”.