Author: Navneet Mendiratta

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A journalist with a career spanning over two decades, Navneet Mendiratta has held senior editorial positions in news as well as features with leading Indian publications, namely, The Times of India, The Indian Express, Business Standard, MetroNow and The Pioneer. A consultant editor with The New Indian, she is in charge of re-write desk and features division.

‘COVAXIN Shows Better Antibody Response In Children Aged Between 2-18 Years Than Adults’

NEW DELHI: Bharat Biotech International Limited confirms that COVAXIN successfully conducted the stage II/III study on children. The trials have proven to be safe, well tolerated and immunogenic among children. COVAXIN trails show even better response in children aged between 2-18 years than adults. Bharat Biotech conducted the phase II/III multicenter studies to evaluate the […]

Rising Covid Infections A Concern For States, Is The Third Wave Inevitable?

NEW DELHI: Amid new variants like Omicron and Delmicron, COVID cases have increased sharply this past week. India daily COVID cases have seen a sharp 45% spike on Wednesday. Especially in major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata. COVID restrictions have also been imposed in some of the states. A total of 9,195 new cases were […]

Covid Infections Likely To Peak By February, Warn Docs; Delhi Govt Sounds Yellow Alert

DELHI: Yellow alert has been sounded in the national capital under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) as COVID-19 infections are on a rise in Delhi. The capital city recorded over 331 new COVID cases on Monday, which is the highest single day spike in COVID-19 cases in Delhi. With this the COVID positivity rate […]

‘INDIA’S SONS’: A Docu That Seeks To Stop Misuse Of Rape Laws

43% of the rape cases filed in 2018 were found false during investigation: Rajasthan police India’s Sons is a documentary film that traces the journey, ordeals and escape of men who were falsely accused of a rape charge in India. It’s a first person account of men and families who bore the brunt of being called […]

Eyes On Winning Over Purvanchal, PM Narendra Modi Makes His Second Visit To Varanasi In Ten Days

VARANASI: You know how important a region is to a political party when its prominent leaders clear all their schedules to spend time with the electorate of that region, especially close to the elections. In Uttar Pradesh (UP), Purvanchal appears to be that region for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The Purvanchal region has stood […]

Local To International, Foods From Chhattisgarh You Didn’t Know About

RAIPUR:As a country rich in local produce, India offers a wide variety of indigenous food produce that is consumed in myriad ways. Every state, every region has its own cuisine and a food culture that is exclusive in preparation and palate. And yet, there is a unifying thread that runs through the country that indicates […]

Tribal Beats Draw Crowds At National Tribal Dance Festival In Raipur

CHHATTISGARH: The second edition of the annual National Tribal Dance Festival, being held in Chhattisgarh from October 28-October 30 concluded on Monday with the commemoration of the Foundation Day of the state. Chhattisgarh was declared an independent state on November 1 in 2000. The three-day event included performances by tribal dancers from 27 Indian states […]

Post-COVID, Travel Is Back, Tier 2-3 Fliers Pushing Traffic: Thomas Cook India Senior VP

NEW DELHI: Travel is back and how! Lockdown fatigue and pent-up demand have emerged as the biggest drivers for Indians to pack their bags and set out to travel, as soon as the last Covid wave subsided. A recent survey conducted by Thomas Cook India indicates that the travel demand is back at 65% of […]

Chhattisgarh Launches Its Own Ramayana Trail To Push Religious Tourism In The State

Chandkhuri( Raipur, Chhatisgarh): In a bid to push tourism when COVID-induced pandemic has derailed economic activity in most states of India and worldwide, the Chhattisgarh government has drawn up an ambitious plan of setting up tourism circuit covering nine spots along the legendary forested path once traversed by Lord Ram, Sita and Lakshman during their exile. […]

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