AstraZeneca Vaccine’s Chief Investigator Backs India’s 12-16 Week Covishield Dose Gap

As Row Over Raising Gap Between Covishield Doses Surfaces, Here's Why Jab Interval Matters

Backing the 12-16 weeks gap between the two doses of Covishield in the country, the chief investigator of the AstraZeneca vaccine clinical trials on Friday said that the level of protection provided by one dose of the preventive significantly increases in the second and third months after the jab. In an interview with The Wire, … Read more

As Covid funeral pyres burn, India’s rural economy goes up in smoke – Times of India

As Covid funeral pyres burn, India's rural economy goes up in smoke - Times of India

SATARA: Having watched his father’s funeral pyre burn by a river bank close to their farm last month, Indian sugarcane grower Dattatray Bagal and his brothers had to set aside grief to count the financial cost of the coronavirus’s impact on their family. They had hoped to buy a tractor for the small farm in … Read more

This Gujarat-Origin Woman, 20, is Part of Israel’s Defence Forces Team That is Attacking Gaza; From Vaccine Delivery to Medical Supplies, India’s First Drone Trial Begins Today

This Gujarat-Origin Woman, 20, is Part of Israel’s Defence Forces Team That is Attacking Gaza

This Gujarat-Origin Woman, 20, is Part of Israel’s Defence Forces Team That is Attacking Gaza The Israeli army bombed the Gaza Strip in the early hours of Wednesday, nearly a month after a ceasefire was declared between Palestinian militia group Hamas and the IDF (Israel Defence Forces). The IDF team involved in carrying out the … Read more

From Vaccine Delivery to Medical Supplies, India’s First Drone Trial Begins Today

From Vaccine Delivery to Medical Supplies, India's First Drone Trial Begins Today

India’s first medical drone delivery trial is set to begin today in Gauribidanur, around 80 km from Bengaluru. The trial led by a consortium of firms led by Bengaluru’s Throttle Aerospaces Systems had got the approval from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for object delivery experiments as early as March 2020. However, the … Read more

Top Army Commanders Review India’s Overall Security Challenges; Situation Along LAC

Army Chief Gen Naravane Reviews Security Situation Along LoC in Kashmir

New Delhi: Top commanders of the Army on Thursday carried out a comprehensive review of India’s overall security challenges including in eastern Ladakh as well as other sensitive areas along the Line of Actual Control with China on the first day of a two-day conference, people familiar with the development said. The commanders also deliberated … Read more

Why 240-Yr-Old Ordnance Factory Board Got The Axe, And What It Means For India’s Defence Production

Why 240-Yr-Old Ordnance Factory Board Got The Axe, And What It Means For India's Defence Production

It was a plan that was 20 years in the making to overhaul a close to 250-year-old system that provided much of the Indian armed forces’ basic fighting needs. So, what had held up the move to corporatise the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) and how will it help the cause of improved defence production? What … Read more

England Women vs India Women, Only Test Day 1: Spinners Script India’s Fightback, England End On 269/6 | Cricket News

Spinners Sneh Rana and Deepti Sharma fashioned India’s comeback by triggering a batting collapse in the final session but England Women still managed a decent 269 for 6 on the opening day of the one-off Test in Bristol on Wednesday. Playing a Test match after nearly seven years, India Women were struggling badly but … Read more

India’s WTC triumph can do to Test cricket what T20 World Cup did in 2007: Cheteshwar Pujara | Cricket News – Times of India

India's WTC triumph can do to Test cricket what T20 World Cup did in 2007: Cheteshwar Pujara | Cricket News - Times of India

SOUTHAMPTON: If India goes on to win the inaugural World Test Championship title, it could prove to be the watershed moment for the revival of the longest format just like the 2007 World T20 triumph did for the popularity of the shortest format, feels Cheteshwar Pujara. One of the shining products of the traditional format, … Read more

More Efficacy Than Covishield, Covaxin. What Is The Novavax Jab And How It Can Boost India’s Covid-19 Fight

India Raises Concerns Over Demand for Re-vaccination of US-bound Students as Covaxin Not Approved

It will be called Covovax in India and the Centre expects 200 million doses of the vaccine to be available for use in India by the end of 2021. Here’s all you need to know about Covid-19 vaccine being produced by the US-based Novovax, and why it has raised hopes of countries bringing about a … Read more

Novavax to Add Ammo to India’s Vaccine Arsenal, SC Closes Case Against Italian Marines Accused of Killing 2 Fishermen

Novavax Joins Vaccine Armour Against Covid. All You Need to Know About Efficacy, Price

With 90% Efficacy, Novavax to Add Ammo to India’s Vaccine Arsenal, Centre Looking to Fast-track Rollout India is likely to proceed with the rollout of Novavax soon with Serum Institute as manufacturing partner on the basis of strong interim data. Overall, the efficacy of the vaccine was 90.4 per cent — that is, it showed … Read more

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