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Intensity of third Covid wave would be lesser: ICMR’s top scientist

Intensity of third Covid wave would be lesser: ICMR’s top scientist

🕔13:03, 6.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 6  It is too early to call the two new variants, “C. 1.2 and MU” of Covid-19, a variant of concern, claims top scientist of Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR), Dr Samiran Panda. In an exclusive

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Vietnam begins new school year amid worst Covid wave

Vietnam begins new school year amid worst Covid wave

🕔17:22, 5.Sep 2021

Hanoi, Sep 5 (IANS) Over two-thirds of Vietnam’s 63 provincial-level localities started their new school year on Sunday amid the worst ever wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country. The school opening ceremonies were simplified due to Covid-19 restrictions, as

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Abu Dhabi has lifted quarantine measures starting September 5, 2021

Abu Dhabi has lifted quarantine measures starting September 5, 2021

🕔13:35, 5.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANSlife) Following the updated international entry guidelines recently announced by the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee, the Department of Culture and Tourism — Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) announced Abu Dhabi is set to

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India supplies oxygen concentrators to Thailand

India supplies oxygen concentrators to Thailand

🕔07:38, 4.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 4  India supplied oxygen concentrators to Thailand on Friday to help it its fight against the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Indian Navy said. Indian Naval Ship Airavat reached at Sattahip in Thailand with Covid relief material and delivered

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Surgical masks more effective at curbing Covid spread than cloth: Study

Surgical masks more effective at curbing Covid spread than cloth: Study

🕔07:35, 4.Sep 2021

New York, Sep 4  Widespread wearing of surgical masks can limit the spread of coronavirus in communities, more than masks made of cloth, finds a large study. Researchers from Yale University, US, tracked more than 340,000 adults across 600 villages

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Biological E gets DCGI nod to conduct phase 2/3 trials on children

Biological E gets DCGI nod to conduct phase 2/3 trials on children

🕔12:56, 2.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 2  The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has granted permission to Hyderabad-based Biological E Limited to conduct Phase 2 and 3 clinical trials for its anti-Covid shots called Corbevax on children. The trial will be on

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Covid virus can change shape to improve survival: Study

Covid virus can change shape to improve survival: Study

🕔18:44, 27.Aug 2021

Singapore, Aug 27  The genetic material of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19, can change shape and structure to boost its survival, say researchers noting that the finding can help produce more effective drugs to treat the infectious disease. The study

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Schools to partially resume in Delhi from September 1

Schools to partially resume in Delhi from September 1

🕔18:39, 27.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 27  Schools in the national capital will reopen in a phased manner from September 1 for classes 9 to 12 while those for classes 6 to 8 will resume from September 8, according to a Delhi Disaster

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Genomics to play key role in fighting Covid: Rajnath Singh

Genomics to play key role in fighting Covid: Rajnath Singh

🕔07:36, 27.Aug 2021

Hyderabad, Aug 27 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said genomics will play a key role in fighting Covid-19 and improving healthcare. Genomic sequencing of coronavirus can help understand the factors leading to its mutation and also developing an effective vaccine,

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Australia records worst day of pandemic

Australia records worst day of pandemic

🕔15:35, 25.Aug 2021

Canberra, Aug 25  Australia on Wednesday reported a new record number of coronavirus cases for the third time in a week. There were 973 new locally acquired cases of Covid-19 reported across Australia on Wednesday, taking the total number of

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‘Covaxin for children may get DGCI nod before trial period’

‘Covaxin for children may get DGCI nod before trial period’

🕔06:53, 23.Aug 2021

Bengaluru, Aug 23  The Central government and the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) may give approval to the Covaxin vaccines for children soon for emergency use, sources said. The administration of two doses of vaccination has been completed among

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India’s ‘Shakti’ reaches Colombo with oxygen to battle Covid

India’s ‘Shakti’ reaches Colombo with oxygen to battle Covid

🕔06:52, 23.Aug 2021

Colombo, Aug 23  Indian Navy’s fleet tanker ‘Shakti’ has arrived here with 100 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) to fight the fast spreading Covid-19 pandemic in the island-nation. The Indian High Commission stated that along with the shipment of

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Pharma companies lead topline growth in Q1FY22

Pharma companies lead topline growth in Q1FY22

🕔06:45, 23.Aug 2021

Mumbai, Aug 23  Corporate earnings for April-June were robust despite the second wave of Covid-19 and a report by ICICI Direct Research showed that the topline growth during the quarter was led by pharmaceutical companies. The report noted that the

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Olympians, corona warriors to be part of I-Day celebration at Red Fort

Olympians, corona warriors to be part of I-Day celebration at Red Fort

🕔19:42, 14.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 14  Olympians and corona warriors, who played a vital role in fighting the invisible enemy — Covid 19, would be part of the 75th Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort in the national Capital on Sunday.

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Glenmark to make, market SaNOtize’s nasal spray against Covid-19

Glenmark to make, market SaNOtize’s nasal spray against Covid-19

🕔16:09, 2.Aug 2021

Chennai, Aug 2  Pharma major Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd on Monday said it has signed a long term partnership with Canandian company SaNOtize Research & Development Corp., to manufacture, market and distribute Nitric Oxide Nasal Spray (NONS) for Covid-19 treatment. According

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High fuel prices pose additional risk to India’s demand recovery: Fitch

High fuel prices pose additional risk to India’s demand recovery: Fitch

🕔09:30, 1.Aug 2021

New Delhi [India], July 31 –– A resurgence of coronavirus (Covid-19) triggered sharp declines in India’s domestic oil demand over the second quarter. However, experts say demand should rebound in H2, supported by the normalisation of economic activity and population

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 45.60 Cr

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 45.60 Cr

🕔19:07, 30.Jul 2021

Recovery Rate stands at 97.38% 44,230Daily New Cases reported in last 24 hours India’s Active Caseload (4,05,155) presently constitutes 1.28% of total cases Daily Positivity Rate (2.44%) less than 5% for 53 consecutive days 30 JUL 2021 : India’s COVID-19 vaccination

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By 2025, Covid will have cost world between $16 tn and $35 tn

By 2025, Covid will have cost world between $16 tn and $35 tn

🕔16:19, 26.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 26  By 2025, Covid-19 will have cost the world between $16 trillion and $35 trillion, as per McKinsey. The world is unlikely to ever reach global herd immunity, but it can contain the virus with a combination

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161st Income Tax Day: A journey towards Nation Building

161st Income Tax Day: A journey towards Nation Building

🕔12:20, 24.Jul 2021

The 161st anniversary of Income Tax Day was observed by Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and all its field offices across India here today. As part of the observance, the field formations held a range of activities. Reflecting the

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crossed landmark milestone of 42 Cr

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crossed landmark milestone of 42 Cr

🕔15:36, 23.Jul 2021

Recovery Rate stands at 97.36% 35,342 Daily New Cases reported in last 24 hours India’s Active Caseload (4,05,513) presently constitutes 1.30% of total cases Daily Positivity Rate (2.12%) less than 3% for 32 consecutive days 23 JUL 2021: India’s COVID-19 vaccination

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