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86 seamen dead: Unions to protest outside ONGC today

June 9, 2021
Newsdesk

The Forward Seamen’s Union of India (FSUI) and Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) will protest outside the Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) headquarters on Wednesday between 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm against the ONGC management, whom they allege is responsible for the death of the 86 people who died when barge P305 a | Read more|

Covishield At 780, Covaxin At 1,410: Maximum Price For Private Hospitals

June 9, 2021
Newsdesk

The Centre today fixed the maximum price that private hospitals can charge for Covid vaccines amid opposition allegations of profiteering. The price of Covishield has been fixed at Rs. 780 a dose, Russian vaccine Sputnik V at Rs. 1,145 a dose and indigenously made Covaxin, at a steep Rs. 1,410 a dose. This includes tax | Read more|

Myanmar: The mysterious deaths of the NLD party officials

June 8, 2021
Newsdesk

The violence used by Myanmar's armed forces against unarmed opponents since the coup in February has shocked the world; more than 800 people have been killed, most by military gunfire. But the deaths in custody of two officials from the National League of Democracy - the party led by Aung San Suu Kyi - have cast an eve | Read more|