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Top 10 headlines of the day: July 21, 2020

·2-min read

Much excitement over the new Oxford COVID-19 vaccine, Rahul Gandhi’s stinging attack on the Modi government and more in today’s news wrap. Do scroll through:

(Photo by MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP via Getty Images)
(Photo by MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Indian firm assures 1 billion doses of promising Oxford vaccine

After promising results from the early trials of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca, the Serum Institute of India has announced a manufacturing partnership with the company for the vaccine. The Institute has said in a recent statement that it will manufacture 1 billion doses of the vaccine, after getting the required regulatory approvals to do so. Read More

Gehlot may call assembly session as HC grants Pilot relief till Friday

However, the session may not necessarily be called for a trust vote or for proving majority on the floor of the house. Read More

No lockdown in Bengaluru from tomorrow, CM Yediyurappa confirms

Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, on Tuesday, urged citizens to allow routine life to progress by following strict social distancing norms and use of masks. Read More

Five Rafale aircraft to be inducted in IAF on July 29

The Rafale fighter aircraft will be armed with beyond visual range missiles like Meteor, SCALP and MICA, increasing their ability to take on incoming targets from a distance. Read More

'Attempt to topple' Rajasthan govt Modi govt's 'achievement': Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday launched yet another scathing attack on the Central Government over its "achievements" in the past few months amid the COVID-19 crisis. VIDEO

IPL 2020: Governing Council to meet within a week, plan is for full-fledged IPL

With the ICC T20 World Cup's postponement clearing the decks for a full-fledged IPL 2020, the glitzy event's Governing Council will meet in a week or 10 days' time to plan its next course of action, eyeing UAE as the host this year. Read More

Karan Johar to take legal action against online trolls

Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt, Salman Khan, Sonam Kapoor and others have been the target of a lot of hatred online. Read More

Netizens blame Rajeev Masand for Sushant Singh Rajput's demise

A number of people on social media have pointed that Masand constantly humiliated and berated the talented actor through his ‘blinds’ in a weekly column. Read More

QUIZ: How well do you know these Indian political dynasties?

If Bollywood nepotism comes, can political dynasties be far behind. Here is a special quiz, for your consideration. Click To Participate

Convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, Nalini attempts suicide in jail

She has been lodged in prison for the past 29 years. Read More


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