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Isro to attempt solar mission by end of 2021

NEW DELHI, March 16 -- India is likely to attempt its first solar mission at the end of the year after the Covid-19 pandemic delayed the launch of the Aditya L-1 mission, earlier slated for the first ... Read More


Covid-19: Feluda test kit tweaked to detect mutated variants quickly

India, March 15 -- Researchers from the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, New Delhi, have modified their gene-editing technology-based Feluda paper-strip diagnostic kit in such a manner t... Read More


This test can detect mutant covid strains in mere hours, and it's named after Satyajit Ray

New Delhi, March 15 -- Researchers from the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology have modified their gene-editing technology-based FELUDA paper-strip diagnostic kit in such a manner that a si... Read More


Only around 3% in Delhi have got at least 1 dose: Govt data

New Delhi, March 15 -- Just over 3% of Delhi's population has received at least a single dose of the coronavirus vaccine so far, government records show, with experts calling for the government to exp... Read More


'Only 3% in delhi have got at least 1 shot'

New Delhi, March 15 -- Just over 3% of Delhi's population has received at least a single dose of the coronavirus vaccine so far, government records show, with experts calling for the government to exp... Read More


'Warning signs for another spike in Delhi': Experts say vaccines key

New Delhi, March 13 -- The Covid-19 outbreak in Delhi may now be at a crucial stage when urgent steps could help fend off a full-fledged new wave of infections, experts have said, underscoring the nee... Read More


Delhi govt allocates rRs.r50 crore in budget for free Covid jab in govt hospitals

India, March 9 -- Free vaccination against coronavirus disease (Covid-19) for Delhi residents in government hospitals and the start of 100 new mahila mohalla clinics specialising in the treatment of w... Read More


Proportion of men donating organs improved in past 2 decades in India: Data

India, March 8 -- Over the past two decades, the proportion of men donating organs has increased in India. While between 1998 to 2007, just 26% of the livers for children were donated by men, the perc... Read More


Arthritis drug cuts death risk by half in severe Covid-19 patients: Study

India, March 8 -- The use of the immunosuppressive rheumatoid arthritis drug tocilizumab when given to only those with severe Covid-19 can halve the number of deaths, showed a subset analysis of the s... Read More


Vaccination needs to pick up sixfold: Experts

New Delhi, March 7 -- The national capital has immunised over 86,700 persons in the five days since the Covid-19 vaccination drive was opened up to those above the age of 60 years and those above 45 w... Read More