Of Vaccines, Data, And The Future: A Perspective On COVID-19 Pandemic

On the eve of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, the World Health Organization (WHO) granted an emergency use license to India’s homegrown Covaxin. United Nations (UN) backed COVAX is an initiative to distribute COVID vaccine aimed at reducing vaccine inequity, a project now in desperate need of more vaccines after failing to meet its […]

G20 Summit ‘Fruitful’, Says PM Modi; A Look At The Key Issues Discussed At The 2-Day Conference

ROME: Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed the outcome of the G20 Summit here as “fruitful” and said leaders had elaborate deliberations on issues of global importance such as fighting the pandemic, improving health infrastructure, boosting economic cooperation and furthering innovation. READ: Had A “Very Warm Meeting” With Pope Francis, Says PM Modi As He “Invites” […]

100 Cr Covid Jabs: Indians Embrace Science, While Millions In The West Don’t

A couple of months ago, US based medical researcher Dr. Faheem Younus tweeted on the spread of black fungus in India. “Use of cow dung as a ‘COVID Cure’ could be causing deadly black fungus disease  (mucormycosis) in India,” he said, before adding, “I can’t prove it but it’s highly likely.” A scientist at the […]

CCPA Orders Immediate Action Against Companies Fiddling With Industrial Standards

NEW DELHI: With the onset of the festive season, The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA), which is part of the Department of Consumer Affairs in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, has taken firm action against infringement of consumer rights. Secretary of Consumer Affairs, Leena Nandan, mentioned in a Press Conference that […]

Ton-Up India Raises Bat To 100-Crore Shots

NEW DELHI: Last time when India burst into joy may have been when cricketers Sachin Tendulkar or Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma or Mahendra Singh Dhoni raised their bat over a century. On Thursday, when India clocked the 100 crore vaccination, the frenzy was almost the same. At least that’s what The New Indian found at […]