The Centre is conducting the second dry run for the proposed COVID vaccination programme in 737 districts across the country on Friday (January 8). The exercise is aimed at ironing out deficiencies in the process and logistics for the vaccination drive and also to fix glitches, if any, in the CoWIN app that will be used for it.
The new year came in without much noise as celebrations across the world remained subdued and muted due to the pandemic. The iconic places of the world too welcomed the new year like everytime but large gatherings and bustling crowds were absent.
In his victory speech in his hometown, Wilmington, Delaware on Saturday, US President-elect Joe Biden reached out to Donald Trump voters, saying he would act as their president as much as he would for those who voted for him.
More than 1,000 people protesting US President Donald Trump descended on Black Lives Matter Plaza on Tuesday night, just a block from the White House, while hundreds more marched through parts of downtown Washington, sometimes blocking traffic and setting off fireworks.
Hip-hop has given voice to the voiceless in Mangaluru. Born out of pain and suffering through discrimination and marginalisation, millennials have found an outlet to express their mind through music. Sudipto Mondal digs deep into the coastal town’s subculture, to find how music has helped those on the fringes to be the voice of a movement fighting for justice and equality.