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Novavax pushes timeline to hit production

Owing to supply shortages, Novavax has pushed back the timeline to start production with a target of 150 million Covid-19 vaccine doses per month. Previously, the company said that it would hit production by mid May. Novavax communications director Amy...

M G George Muthoot Cancer Centre to help lesser privileged in Kerala

In fond memory of M. G. George Muthoot (1949-2021), Group Chairman of the Muthoot Group of Companies, the Muthoot Group is launching the M. G. George Muthoot Cancer Centre in Kozhencherry, Kerala for the treatment of poor and lesser...

India reports close to 1.70 lakh cases

  India’s COVID-19 death toll reached 1.69 lakh on April 11 with 839 more deaths being added in the last 24 hours. India added 1,52,879 fresh coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, setting yet another one-day record as the...

INYAS launches campaign to bust myths around Covid-19 vaccination

Secretary Department of Science & Technology (DST) Prof Ashutosh Sharma launched a multipronged nationwide mass awareness campaign on April 6 with information packages to bust myths about COVID 19 vaccination in 11 languages, including English and Hindi, make the...

Covid cases in Punjab due to the UK variant

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said that 80% of cases in Punjab are due to the UK variant of COVID-19. This has been confirmed by genome sequencing. "The increase in cases is event-driven like large...

Zydus Cadila seeks regulatory approval for Covid-19 drug

Riding high on the promising results in treating Covid-19 patients, Zydus Cadila on Monday announced it has sought national drugs controller’s approval for use of its viral hepatitis drug as its phase 3 clinical trials showed good results. In a...

No fresh registrations of HCWs and FLWs says Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

New Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided that no fresh registrations in categories of Healthcare workers (HCWs) and (Frontline Workers) FLWs would be allowed and that registrations of persons aged 45 years and above would...

ICMR study suggests new re-infection criteria

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) suggested that people with a second bout of Covid-19 should be considered cases of reinfection if their first bout was at least 102 days prior to their latest positive test result and they...

Low-calorie diet coupled with exercise may improve survival for leukemia adolescents: Study

Obese young people with leukemia are 50% more likely to relapse after treatment than their lean counterparts, says a latest study. In some cancers, including leukemia in children and adolescents, obesity can negatively affect survival outcomes. The study was supported...

Ward war room only for allotment to Covid-19 patients in Mumbai

Mumbai: With a growing number of Covid-19 cases, the Mumbai civic authorities sought to avoid chaos over allotment of beds and issued strict instructions to all government, municipal, private hospitals and nursing homes to admit Covid-19 positive patients through...
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Punjab Agricultural University comes up with vegetables of high nutritional value

• Developed two carotene rich cherry tomato varieties called Punjab Sona and Punjab Kesar and two anthocyanin rich brinjal...
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Novavax pushes timeline to hit production

Owing to supply shortages, Novavax has pushed back the timeline to start production with a target of 150 million Covid-19 vaccine doses per month....

India’s first floating LNG storage and regasification unit at H-Energy’s Jaigarh Terminal in Maharashtra

Ratnagiri: In a first, the JSW Jaigarh Port in Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra has received the first Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU). The...

CBSE postpones Class 12 exams, cancels Class X exams

New Delhi: The CBSE has decided to postpone Class 12 exams and cancelled Class 10 exams, the Education Ministry said on Wednesday. The...

Uttarakhand Govt elevates Anand Bardhan IAS to ACS Grade

The Uttarakhand Government has elevated Anand Bardhan, IAS to the Grade of Additional Chief Secretary. An order to this effect was released by the...