Saturday, December 5, 2020
Serum Institute to coach for emergency employ of Covid vaccine in next 2 weeks

Serum Institute to coach for emergency employ of Covid vaccine in next 2 weeks

The company is the world's largest vaccine manufacturer. TopicsCoronavirus Vaccine | Serum Institute of India | Coronavirus Tests Reuters  |  Mumbai  Last Updated at November 28, 2020 20:27 IST Adar Poonawalla, CEO, Serum Institute Serum Institute of India (SII), the world's largest vaccine producer, is in active discussions with the Indian government on pricing and distribution of potential COVID-19…
Cyclone Nivar takes 3 lives as Tamil Nadu starts returning to plain

Cyclone Nivar takes 3 lives as Tamil Nadu starts returning to plain

Many factories, offices and commercial establishments that were closed on Thursday started opening partially late Thursday evening after the rain and heavy winds subsided TopicsCyclone | IMD | heavy rains T E Narasimhan  |  Chennai  Last Updated at November 27, 2020 01:24 IST Cyclone Nivar crossed the coast near Puducherry early Thursday morning as a severe storm that is…
Delhi govt denies permission to convert stadiums into non everlasting jails

Delhi govt denies permission to convert stadiums into non everlasting jails

The Delhi government on Friday denied the request of the police to convert the stadiums into temporary jails for the agitating farmers marching towards the national capital. Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain in an order said, "The demands of the farmers are genuine. The Central government should accept the demands of farmers immediately." He said…
Stubble burning rose by over 20% this twelve months: Air quality price unswerving

Stubble burning rose by over 20% this twelve months: Air quality price unswerving

Stubble burning incidents saw a steep rise of more than 20 per cent this year in comparison to the last two years, a factor which plays a significant role in spiking pollution levels in the Delhi-NCR TopicsStubble burning | Air quality | air pollution Stubble burning incidents saw a steep rise of more than 20 per cent this year…
High headlines: Tata sons to procure interaction stake in AirAsia; Serum seeks damages

High headlines: Tata sons to procure interaction stake in AirAsia; Serum seeks damages

From Tata Sons raising stakes in AirAsia to putting off artillery import embargo, here are top headlines this morning TopicsTop Business Headlines | Top business stories | Tata Sons BS Web Team  |  New Delhi  Last Updated at November 30, 2020 07:40 IST Tata Sons may raise stake to over 76% in AirAsia India by 2020-21 end Tata Sons…
India recorded supreme reductions in malaria cases between 2000-2019: WHO

India recorded supreme reductions in malaria cases between 2000-2019: WHO

India made impressive gains in the global fight against malaria, recording the largest reduction in cases in South-East Asia from 20 million in 2000 to about 5.6 million TopicsWorld Health Organisation | WHO | United Nations India made impressive gains in the global fight against malaria, recording the largest reduction in cases in South-East Asia from 20 million in…
59% Indians sceptical about Covid-19 vaccine, couldn’t inch to eradicate it: Detect

59% Indians sceptical about Covid-19 vaccine, couldn’t inch to eradicate it: Detect

The survey received more than 25,000 responses from citizens across 262 districts of India. TopicsCoronavirus Vaccine | Coronavirus | Coronavirus Tests IANS  |  New Delhi  Last Updated at December 2, 2020 14:47 IST With chances of affordable Covid-19 vaccine likely to be available by February 2021, 59 per cent Indians divulged that they will not rush to take it,…
Delhi’s air quality inches closer to ‘excessive’ zone, AQI stands at 381

Delhi’s air quality inches closer to ‘excessive’ zone, AQI stands at 381

Delhi's air quality was in the upper end of the very poor category, while pollution levels have already entered the severe zone in the neighbouring cities of Ghaziabad and Greater Noida TopicsDelhi air quality | Air Quality Index | air pollution in India Delhi's air quality was in the upper end of the very poor category Wednesday morning, while…
Artillery import embargo postpone, doorways start for Rs 23,700 cr Israeli guns

Artillery import embargo postpone, doorways start for Rs 23,700 cr Israeli guns

With the ATAGS priced at about Rs 15 crore per gun, an order for 1,580 ATAGS would generate business worth Rs 23,700 crore for the Indian defence production eco-system Topicsartillery gun system | India Israel ties | Atmanirbhar Bharat Mission Ajai Shukla  |  New Delhi  Last Updated at November 30, 2020 06:09 IST On August 9, the Ministry of…
Recent Zealand symbolically declares native weather emergency, joins 30 various nations

Recent Zealand symbolically declares native weather emergency, joins 30 various nations

Joining more than 30 countries, New Zealand took the symbolic step of declaring a climate emergency TopicsNew Zealand | Climate Change AP  |  Wellington  Last Updated at December 2, 2020 11:53 IST Joining more than 30 countries, New Zealand on Wednesday took the symbolic step of declaring a climate emergency. Lawmakers voted 76-43 in favour of the…