Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin is one of the three vaccines which are currently being used in India. The phase III data of its vaccine have been questioned various times and that is what makes the data crucial which will ascertain the efficacy of the vaccine.
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Australia to challenge UNESCO downgrade of Great Barrier Reef
The UN body released a draft report on Monday recommending the reef’s World Heritage status be downgraded because of its dramatic coral decline, after years of public threats to do so.
Petrol & diesel prices in Delhi at Rs 97.50 per litre and Rs 88.23 per litre respectively today
- Rs 103.63 & Rs 95.72 in Mumbai
- Rs 98.65 & 92.83 in Chennai
- Rs 97.38 & Rs 91.08 in Kolkata
Djokovic ready to be first among equals at Wimbledon
The world number one has already won a ninth Australian Open and second French Open this season. That has put him halfway to emulating Don Budge (1937) and Rod Laver (1962 and 1969) in sweeping all four majors in the same year.
EU-India’s joint naval exercise
European Union & India conducted a joint naval exercise in the Gulf of Aden on 18-19 June The exercise was based o… https://t.co/k1rCCQvpHr
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US Chambers seeks to double H-1B quota
The powerful US Chambers of Commerce has launched a massive campaign to address the acute shortage of skilled and professional workforce in America, prominent among which includes urging the Biden administration and Congress to double the number of H-1B visas and eliminate per-country quota for the Green Card.
AICC panel to meet today to discuss pointers of report with Amarinder Singh
According to senior party leader Harish Rawat, interim president Sonia Gandhi has expressed interest in discussing certain pointers and the committee will discuss them with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.
Paid in full? Biden, GOP struggle over infrastructure costs
Biden wants to increase taxes for corporations and those households making more than $400,000 a year. Republicans have ruled that out, putting forward alternatives that Democrats find unacceptable. Both sides have said the infrastructure spending should be paid for and not add to the national debt.
Bharat Biotech has submitted Covaxin’s Phase III trial data to DCGI: Govt sources
The Hyderabad-based COVID vaccine manufacturing company Bharat Biotech submitted data from the Phase III clinical trials of Covaxin to Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) over the weekend, according to government sources. “We have received the data from the phase III trials,” a senior government official confirmed.-
Trump’s company sues NYC for cancelling golf course deal
The lawsuit, filed in state court, says nothing in the 566-page contract gave New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio the right to terminate the deal after the president’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol earlier this year.
Odisha becomes only state to have all three species of crocodiles
For the first time since they were introduced in its rivers back in 1975, Odisha has seen the natural nesting of Ghadials, a critically endangered species. As many as 28 hatchlings were spotted towards the end of May in the Mahanadi, in the Baladamara area near the Satkosia range.
Britain begins negotiations to join trans-Pacific trade deal
Britain will begin negotiations on Tuesday to join a trans-Pacific trade deal that it sees as crucial to its post-Brexit pivot away from Europe and towards geographically more distant but faster-growing economies.
UN warns of worst ‘cascade of human rights setbacks in our lifetimes’
“To recover from the most wide-reaching and severe cascade of human rights setbacks in our lifetimes, we need a life-changing vision, and concerted action,” Michelle Bachelet told the opening of the UN Human Rights Council’s 47th session.