It came as a Diwali gift to millions of the Covaxin recipients, whose international travel plans were held up for want of WHO’s stamp. WHO’s approval allows countries to expedite their own regulatory approval for import.
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‘A is for Acting'
Sanya Malhotra, with five new films during the pandemic and two more up for release in 2022, opens up about acting workshops to tricks to ace the curly girlie look.
TAXING THE RICH TO FIGHT INEQUALITY BACK IN FASHION
AT the recent virtual World Economic Forum (WEF), there was a breathtaking admission and an amazing offer from a group of billionaires.
More than 300 seats, says Shah as he hits the ground running in Kairana
UNION Home Minister and senior BJP poll strategist Amit Shah on Saturday hit the ground in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh by launching a door-to-door campaign in Kairana. Canvassing votes for party candidate Mriganka Singh, Shah reiterated the slogan of ‘abki baar 300 paar’ (this time beyond 300 seats).
Time for winless India to refresh batting template
WHEN Rishabh Pant said that South Africa batted well in the middle overs after the seven-wicket defeat in the second ODI, it wasn’t an understatement.
Using Religion to Garner Votes is Commonplace Now
In India, saffron is the colour traditionally associated with renunciation and self-sacrificing valour.
Towering inferno kills six
THE early morning calm at Tardeo in central Mumbai was shattered around 7 a.m. following a massive fire at an upscale 20-storey building that left six persons dead and 29 injured on Saturday.
Russian govt toughens its posture amid Ukraine crisis
WITH tens of thousands of Russian troops positioned near Ukraine, the Kremlin has kept the US and its allies guessing about its next moves in the worst security crisis to emerge between Moscow and the West since the Cold War.
Kabir for all Reasons
The chatter settles down when a voice booms out from the stage, “Kabira khada bazaar main, liye lukhati haath. Jo ghar phoonke apna, chale hamare saath (Kabira stands in the market, flaming torch in hand. Burn down your home, then walk with me.)” It goes on to explain, “Am not asking you to burn your houses, but your egos.”
Post Covid setback & period of lull, Bengaluru face FC Goa challenge
THE Covid-19 situation has crippled teams in the Indian Super League and Bengaluru FC are no exception.
J&K PARTIES MISLEAD YOUTH: SHAH
ATTACKING opposition parties for “misleading” the people of Jammu and Kashmir, home minister Amit Shah on Saturday said the Narendra Modi government had brought down violence, brought more investments, improved tourism, created new jobs and established more educational institutions than the ‘families’ that had ruled the erstwhile state for decades did.
Health staff, elderly to get 3rd vaccine jab from today
NEW DELHI: High-risk heath and front line workers, and senior citizens with co-morbidities can from today walk into any vaccination centre for inoculation with a third precautionary dose, provided the second dose was taken nine months ago. They can also book a slot online through the government's COWIN portal.
To boost fight, ‘precaution dose' of vax begins today
‘SMSes Sent to Over 1 Crore Beneficiaries’
The shelf life of vaccines
How long does a vaccine stay potent? This depends on stability tests, and can be extended based on data, as has happened with Covishield and Covaxin. What data are analysed, and how is shelf life determined?
Expect a slow but steady start to teen vaccination
Day1 to see a few hundred shots administered at each site
Experts to get cracking, now
To decide which vaccine is to be given to kids; which vaccine will be the booster dose; and what will be the gap between the last dose and the 'precautionary shot for elderly
Vaccine for 15-17 age group, booster for frontline staff
Additional shots also for 60+; regulator clears Covaxin for 12+ group
PM Modi announces vaccine for children, ‘precaution' dose for health staff, elderly
India logs 415 Omicron cases; Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin gets emergency nod for children aged 12-18
NO KIDDING, JAB FOR 12+
Covaxin allowed for emergency use in children above 12 years; decision will go a long way in bringing kids back into the classroom and the playfield. Two more vaccines for children are in the making
Young women flag vax 'effects on menstruation
While docs in city dismiss links with Covid vaccines, research finally begins abroad
Covaxin 50% effective against Covid: Lancet
Authors say vaccine effectiveness of Covaxin estimated in this study is lower than the efficacy reported by recently published phase 3 trial