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Young, Indian, unvaccinated: the world’s largest inoculation drive falters

Healthcare, frontline workers and the elderly were the first eligible, followed by people aged over 45 in April and then adults aged 18-45 in May. That last extension, covering around 43% of the population, proved to be a crunch point. Following a surge in COVID-19 infections across the country in April, Prime Minister Narendra Modi… Read More »

Test and Trace error fuelled Indian variant’s spread in hotspot Blackburn

Test and Trace error ‘fuelled Indian variant’s spread in hotspot Blackburn’: Technical glitch in £37billion system meant hundreds of close contacts were not reached as strain gained foothold in UK Centralised system failed to notify local contact tracers of 164 positive cases Close contacts weren’t reached in timely manner, potentially fuelling spread The Indian strain… Read More »

Garima Arora: Exceptionally Talented First Indian Female Michelin star Chef Talks about her success story

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Garima Arora is the Chef and Owner of Restaurant Gaa and the all-day modern Indian eatery & bar, HERE, in Bangkok. Her cuisine is focused on applying traditional Indian cooking techniques onto locally sourced ingredients. In 2018, Arora became the first Indian female chef to earn a Michelin star at… Read More »

Indian court clears journalist of defamation claim in #MeToo case

Akbar said the accusations of the journalist, Priya Ramani, amounted to criminal defamation. But the court found that Akbar failed to prove his case, saying Ramani’s disclosure was in the interest of preventing sexual harassment in the workplace. The court said in its order that the “right of reputation can’t be protected at the cost… Read More »