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More contagious subvariant of Covid-19 Omicron strain detected in Russia

A more contagious subvariant of the Covid-19 Omicron strain has been detected in Russia, the country’s senior official at the national consumer health watchdog Rospotrebnadzor said. According to the TASS news agency, the BA.4 sub-lineage of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant has been found in Russia. Russian scientist Kamil Khafizov said, “The genome of the BA.4 Read More…

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Home Ministry issues advisory to States as protests over Prophet remarks continue

As protests mounted in several parts of the country over the recent controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad by suspended Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma and expelled leader Naveen Kumar Jindal, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said it was monitoring the situation. A senior MHA official told The Hindu that an advisory has Read More…

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Delhi Police files FIR in connection with protests outside Jama Masjid over Prophet remarks

Police have registered a case in connection with Friday’s protest outside Jama Masjid to demand the arrest of suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma for her controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammed, officials said on Saturday. After the Friday prayers, a large crowd of people had gathered on the steps of the famous mosque, carrying placards and Read More…