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European green pass with effect from July 1 and Indians travel problems

As Covishield awaits European Medicines Agency (EMA) approval and Covaxin is waiting for approval from the World Health Organization,  Few  European countries have started recognising these two vaccines so that when the countries withdraw the travel ban on India, Indians vaccinated with either of these two vaccines do not face any problem.    As on Read More…

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Norwegian pension fund KLP pulls out of Adani Ports

In a major set back to Adani conglomerate Norwegian pension fund KLP is divesting from Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited on the grounds the company’s links with the Myanmar military breach the fund’s responsible investment policy, KLP told Reuters on Tuesday. “Adani’s operations in Myanmar and its business partnership with that country’s armed forces Read More…

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SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant Delta plus study is essential for future wave : Experts

In May, the WHO tagged B.1.617.2 strain as the ‘Delta’ variant of SARS-CoV-2. The variant was identified as one of the drivers of the second wave of coronavirus infections that devastated parts of the country earlier this year.   The ‘Delta’ variant has further mutated to form the ‘Delta plus’ or ‘AY.1’ variant.   Initial Read More…

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Scientists says 2 doses of vaccines effective in preventing delta variant of Corona

Two doses of Covid-19 vaccines are “highly effective” in preventing hospital admission with the Delta variant, Public Health England said on Monday.   Scientists said two jabs of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine stopped the need for in-patient treatment in 96 percent of cases.   With a double dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca shot, the rate was 92 Read More…

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British Scientists claim “unique fingerprints” in Covid-19 manipulation in a laboratory

Two European scientists have claimed that the pandemic-causing SARS-CoV-2 was artificially created in a laboratory by Chinese scientists, who later covered their tracks by reverse engineering virus to give it an appearance of a natural pathogen.   Scientists also in their study stated “deliberate destruction, concealment or containment” of data at Chinese labs and notes Read More…

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Actress Ambani Ex French president Indian link arouses uneasy questions to PM Modi in Rafale deal

French prosecutors sat over allegations of influence peddling, favouritism and money laundering in the controversial Rafale deal, claims Mediapart in the second part of its investigation.   In the first part it had exposed how an Indian middleman, Sushen Gupta of Defsys Solutions in Gurugram ( with offices in Bangalore and Hyderabad) had been paid Read More…

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Dassault 1 million euros to Indian middleman as gift a tip of iceberg in Rafale scam ..

On Sunday, Mediapart, a French investigative news publication, reported what it claimed to be a “scandal” associated with the sale of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France’s Dassault to India.   The deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets, first announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015, had led to questions by the opposition about Read More…

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In pursuit BMJ report of increase in efficacy Centre amends 2nd dose time interval to 8 weeks

The government has increased the time interval between the two doses of Covishield the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19, being manufactured locally by Serum Institute of India from four-six weeks to four-eight weeks in view of the “emerging scientific evidence”.   The recommendation came from the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation, which revised its view Read More…

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Happiness index India was way behind Pakistan , Srilanka and Bangladesh : UN report

United Nations General Assembly officially founded the International Day of Happiness in June 2012 and recognised that the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal.   The first iteration was subsequently celebrated in March 2013. It also recognised the need for “a more inclusive, equitable, and balanced approach to economic growth that promotes sustainable Read More…

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House of Commons 19 out of 20 British MPs expressed concern at freedom supression in India

In House of Commons British MPs voice concern at India suppressing freedom and peaceful protests   On a debate in the House of Commons on ‘ Press Freedom and the safety of Protestors in India’, 19 of the 20 Members who spoke came up with scathing criticism of the Indian Government   Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi Read More…