Exclusive

Publication

Byline

About 300 sequenced Covid-19 samples found to be of UK, SA, Brazilian variants

India, March 23 -- At least 284 samples that tested positive for Sars-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19, across the country have been found to be of the UK variant, officials aware of the matter said. Anot... Read More


Isro demonstrates technology for quantum encrypted data transmission

India, March 23 -- The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Monday demonstrated quantum key sharing in free space over a distance of 300 metres for the first time in the country. The demonstra... Read More


120mn doses ordered as vaccine urgency rises

New Delhi, March 22 -- The Union government has placed orders for 120 million more doses of coronavirus vaccines with Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech, moving to secure more stocks at... Read More


120 million doses ordered as vaccine urgency rises

New Delhi, March 22 -- The Union government has placed orders for 120 million more doses of coronavirus vaccines with Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech, moving to secure more stocks at... Read More


120mn doses ordered as vaccine urgency deepens

New Delhi, March 21 -- The Union government has placed orders for 120 million more doses of coronavirus vaccines with Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech, moving to secure more stocks at... Read More


GOVT ORDERS 120MN DOSES AT NEW PRICE OF Rs.150 APIECE

NEW DELHI, March 21 -- The Union government has placed orders for 120 million more doses of coronavirus vaccines with Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech, moving to secure more stocks at... Read More


Staff allocation, ambulance mapping a challenge as vaccination timings increase

India, March 20 -- As the Delhi government gets ready to increase the number of centres and the timings of the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination drive from Monday onwards, hospitals and district officials ... Read More


Bihar to promote Kesari dal variants with lower levels of neurotoxin

India, March 19 -- The Bihar government is trying to revive cultivation of grass pea or Kesari dal in two variants, years after the country lifted ban on the cheap and hardy pulse. Kesari dal's produ... Read More


Covid-19 hospitalisations up; Delhi adds 425 cases

New Delhi, March 17 -- Hospitalisations due to the coronavirus disease in the Delhi have increased over the past few weeks, concurrent with the rise in the number of daily infections in the city, with... Read More


Covid-19: First patient with S Africa variant confirmed in Delhi

India, March 16 -- A 33-year-old man from Kerala has become the first person with the South African variant of the Sars-CoV-2 virus, which causes Covid-19, to be admitted to a city hospital. He is cur... Read More