Maharastra Police arrested Dr. Mahesh Jadhav, who serves at 'Apex Cares Hospital' in Sangli, under the charges of over-charging patients and culpable homicide. Several complaints were registered and people claim lack of equipments & other facilities needed to treat COVID-19 patients. The 36-year-old doctor has been remanded by the Magistrate Court and sent to police custody for 7 days.
The shooting for John Abraham's Satyamev Jayate 2 is now completed, and the film's post-production work is underway. For the first time in his career, John Abraham will be playing a double role in this film. The film's release date was previously postponed from May 13, due to COVID concerns, but the producers are now eyeing a theatrical release when theatres reopen.… read-more
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Tapu Mishra, the popular Odia playback singer passed away on June 19, at a private hospital after suffering from major COVID-19 complications. The 36-year-old singer had contributed her voice to more than 150 films. In the wake of raising funds for her treatment, Odisha's Cultural Department had funded Rs 1 lakh to her family. Reportedly, her family was supposed to shift her to Kolkata for the ECMO treatment.
After the US, Brazil surpassed half a million deaths due to COVID-19 according to Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga's tweet. The third wave of COVID-19 has hit the country into a frenzy as more than 80% of the intensive care unit beds still remain occupied. Although in the cities, life has come back to normal, and 19 out of 27 states of the country are in critical condition.
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Bollywood never fails to be on the "trend mill" and with Father's Day being celebrated on June 20 this year, many celebrities took to social media to express their appreciation towards their fathers. Yami Gautam, Janhvi Kapoor, Ayushmann Khurrana and more posted sweet throwback pictures with their Dads. Genelia Deshmukh posted a video of her husband Riteish Deshmukh with their sons thanking him for being the best "Baba".
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The Taliban, on June 20, said that they will engage in peace talks and they want peace which will come through the enforcement of an Islamic system. Furthermore, this system is the only way to ensure women's rights and an end to the wars. The Taliban claims commitment to peace, despite the rise in violence after the US military's departure. Talks between Taliban and Afghanistan government have reached an impasse.
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Production of vaccination has been ramped up to make 13.5 crore doses available by July. Top sources in the government have said that 75% of these doses will go to state governments for free vaccinations. These vaccine doses will be administered to patrons above the age of 18. States will consolidate demand for private hospitals under the new rules, with an eye towards equal distribution among big and small private hospitals.
India's National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and Pakistani NSA Moeed Yusuf are expected to attend an in-person SCO meeting in Tajikistan, on June 23. In the presence of NSAs of other countries, Tajikistan will serve as group chair. Although there is no confirmation of a formal meeting between the Indian and Pakistani NSAs, the development has come at a time when New Delhi and Islamabad are being cautious in relations.
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In a response to a plea of paying Rs 4 lakh as compensation to all families with a deceased member, the Ministry of Home Affairs told Supreme Court that "Government resources have limits". Furthermore it stated that, paying lakhs to each of the families would deplete the disaster relief fund and do more harm than good. "It will affect the pandemic response on other aspects," said the Ministry.
In order to create awareness about the COVID vaccination, restaurants and pubs in Gurugram are offering a discount of 50% who are fully vaccinated and 25% for first dose. However, such schemes which offers discount & rebate will spread a positive message towards COVID-19 vaccinations. "Special offers will not only cater to more business but also ensure safety," said Yudhvir Singh, a pub and bar owner.