Tag: development

J&J says booster greatly improves COVID-19 vaccine efficacy as experts await FDA decision

Johnson & Johnson became the latest COVID-19 vaccine maker to offer an update on booster doses Tuesday, when it said data from a Phase 3...

Opinion: After spending trillions of dollars on wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Libya, the U.S. has nothing to show for its efforts but blood in the sand

NEW YORK (Project Syndicate)—The magnitude of the United States’ failure in Afghanistan is breathtaking. It is not a failure of Democrats or Republicans, but an...

Opinion: If you want to fix climate change, you need to fix this flaw in conventional economic thought

BRUSSELS, Belgium (Project Syndicate)—Nowhere are the limitations of neoclassical economic thinking—the DNA of economics as it is currently taught and practiced—more apparent than in the...

Ethiopia Declares Cease-Fire After Rebels Take Tigray Capital

Ethiopia declared a unilateral cease-fire in its eight-month war in the northern Tigray region on Monday, hours after separatist fighters entered the provincial capital in...

Rethinking your career during the COVID-19 pandemic? You’re not alone

The pandemic has made many Americans reassess what they want out of their jobs, a new report suggests — and some are ready to pursue...

‘Dear Intern: it gets better.’ Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter users backing the HBO Max intern behind the ‘Integration Test Email’ fail

Dear Intern: We’ve all been there.  HBO Max subscribers received a baffling email on Thursday night with the subject line “Integration Test Email # 1,”...

Israel-Hamas Cease-Fire Holds as Aid Trickles Into Gaza Strip

A cease-fire between Israel and militant group Hamas was holding for a second day on Saturday, as more residents in Gaza emerged from their homes...

Neurodiversity: What Is It?

There’s a growing push to focus on our brain differences, not deficits. This wider view of “normal” is a big part of something called neurodiversity. Advocates...

Vibrant Kolkata can lead eastern India’s development: Modi | India News

NEW DELHI: Noting that India historically enjoyed its golden era when its eastern part led the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that...

PM Modi sets target of Rs 2.5 lakh crore from asset monetisation | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that the planned privatisation of state-run enterprises will help free up resources for spending on welfare,...

India’s growth engine to be powered by Assam, North East: PM Modi | India News

GUWAHATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India’s growth engine would be further boosted with the development of Assam and the northeastern region....

Suffering of J&K people ended on August 5, 2019, Lt Gen tells foreign envoys | India News

JAMMU/ SRINAGAR: A delegation of envoys of as many as 24 countries met J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha in Jammu on Thursday. The envoys were...

Pharma industry warns against interfering with COVID vaccine shot intervals

U.S. and European pharmaceutical industry organizations on Wednesday urged governments not to extend the delays prescribed by COVID-19 vaccine developers between the first and second...

Halving of development premiums in Mumbai to help revive stalled projects, avoid delays

MUMBAI: The proposed halving of premiums, levies and cess on real estate development in Mumbai, the country’s biggest property market, as recommended by the Deepak...

World watches as first person receives Pfizer-BioNTech COVID shot

Manufacturing delays mean just 4 million doses of the vaccine candidate being developed by drugmaker AstraZeneca AZN, +0.97% and the University of Oxford will be...

I’m already trying out a COVID vaccine. But can I get another one injected, in case it was a placebo?

A sign calling for participants on the Research Centers of America vaccine study during the Phase 3 COVID-19 trial of the Moderna vaccine in Hollywood,...

When can I get a COVID-19 vaccine? Will the shots be free? Your vaccine questions, answered

Pfizer and Moderna are both developing a messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) vaccine, a new kind of vaccine that teaches cells to create proteins that generate...

This is why I volunteered for the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine trial, and am still cheering for the underdog

Novavax, headquartered in Rockville, Md., was the second company to enter into a late-stage trial of a COVID vaccine in the U.K. AFP via Getty...

Older people, Black and Latinx Americans say they would be hesitant about getting a coronavirus vaccine

Some 46% of Americans ages 50 to 80 would rather wait for others to get vaccinated first before doing it themselves, according to a recent...

Is upbeat COVID-vaccine news priced into the market?

A growing list of vaccine candidates have rolled out in recent weeks, offering the world a potential exit from a global pandemic nightmare that has...

Dow, S&P 500 surge by at least 3% to records early Monday on coronavirus vaccine report

U.S. stocks soared in early trading Monday, sending major equity benchmarks to record highs after Germany-based BioNTech SE and Pfizer Inc. said their COVID-19 vaccine...

Not just ‘Missile Man’: Here are five scientific contributions of APJ Abdul Kalam on his 89th birth anniversary | India News

NEW DELHI: From being the people’s President to spearheading the development of the most significant Indian missiles, late President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam has contributed...

There are four coronavirus vaccines in late-stage studies — here’s how they differ

Johnson & Johnson’s investigational COVID-19 vaccine entered Phase 3 clinical trials this week, making it the fourth vaccine candidate in the U.S. to do so...

Most panchayats in Bihar connected with high-speed broadband: Ravi Shankar Prasad | India News

NEW DELHI: All 8,743 panchayats in Bihar, except a few, have been connected with the high-speed broadband network under BharatNet, Union IT minister Ravi Shankar...

Empowering panchayati raj institutions our biggest dream: J-K Lieutenant Governor | India News

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir administration will focus on strengthening and empowering panchayati raj institutions in the coming days to address issues of misgovernance and...