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Healthcare & Wellbeing

STIP akin to national STI observatory: Dr. Akhilesh Gupta

Recommendations of the STIP is like a National STI observatory as a central repository for all kinds of data related to and generated from the STI ecosystem, said Dr Akhilesh Gupta Head STIP Secretariat at the first post-draft consultation...

MFine raises $16M in funding

India’s health tech startup MFine raises $16M in latest funding round led by Heritas Capital Health tech AI startup MFine that has presence in over 1,000 towns in India looks to reinforce its position in AI-driven healthcare service with new...

India lowest in Covid vaccination related adverse events in the world

According to government data, adverse event following immunisation (AEFI) is one of the lowest in the world in the past five days. “No case of serious or severe AEFI is attributable to vaccination to date,” said Manohar Agnani, additional secretary,...

Bharat Biotech clarifies who shouldn’t take Covaxin

Hyderabad: Amid raising concerns on who can take Covaxin, Bharat Biotech has come out with a fact sheet about the process involved. The company urged people to disclose health-related issues to their vaccination officer. According to the fact sheet posted...

Vaccine won’t kill you, assures AIIMS Director

New Delhi: Allaying all fears of side-effects, AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria on Monday said the coronavirus vaccines will not result in death and that there would be no side effects. The nationwide Covid vaccination drive had commenced on January 16...

Four more vaccines on way: Serum Institute

New Delhi: Even as the countrywide vaccination is underway in India, the Serum Institute of India (SII) is working on four more vaccines against the novel coronavirus, said Suresh Jadhav, executive director, SII during a webinar. Jadhav informed that...

India Starts Vaccination Drive Today, PM Urges Not to Fall For Rumours Over Vaccines

New Delhi: The nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has been launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today morning. The vaccination drive has sett off India on the path towards overcoming the pandemic that has upended lives, ravaged the economy and...

India’s Active Caseload further contracts to 2.13 Lakh

New Delhi: India’s total Active Caseload continues to manifest a sustained downward movement. It has dropped to 2.13 lakh (2,13,027) on Friday. India’s present active caseload now consists of just 2.03% of India’s Total Positive Cases. The daily new cases...

1.65 Cr Doses of Covishield & Covaxin Vaccines Allocated to All States/UTs in First Phase

New Delhi: The country is geared up for the massive COVID-19 vaccination drive beginning from 16th January 2021. The full initial procurement amount of 1.65 crore doses of Covishield and Covaxin vaccines against Covid-19 have been allocated to all...

India Readies for World’s Biggest Vaccination Drive, Vaccines out for Delivery

New Delhi: Much anticipated delivery starts. The first batch of Covid-19 vaccine has started reaching cities in India. Three trucks rolled out of Serum Institute of India's Pune factory early this morning carrying the first batches of its COVID-19 vaccines, Covishield,...
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Dignitaries unveil APAC Smart & Sustainable City Conclave brochure

Thiruvananthapuram: Key dignitaries from Kerala State Government including Chief Secretary, Govt of Kerala Dr Vishwas Mehta, Thiruvananthapuram Municipal Corporation...
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Opportunities Explored: Utarakhand-Netherlands Collaboration for Sustainable Water Management

New Delhi: The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, New Delhi and APAC News Network organised a virtual panel discussion on Friday. Marten ven...

AIC-CCMB gets NIDHI-Seed Support System from DST for its start-ups

New Delhi: The Atal Incubation Centre–Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (AIC-CCMB), Hyderabad has been awarded the NIDHI-Seed Support System (NIDHI-SSS) grant of INR...

Indian diaspora in the Gulf region deliberate on open science policy

New Delhi: The Indians from the Gulf region deliberated on the open science policy, fellowships and opportunities for innovators at the post-draft STIP consultation...

Wheels of change: Sanitary workers in Warangal given cycles

Warangal: Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation (GWMC) introduces an eco-friendly trend ‘Cycle for Change’ that would not only help the corporation workers and staff keep...