Congress steps up attack on govt on labour codes, says it has removed security net for workers

The Congress on Saturday upped the ante against the government over the three labour codes passed by Parliament on Wednesday, alleging that the legislations have weakened trade unions and removed the security net for workers. Senior Congress leader and former Union labour minister Mallikarjun Kharge told reporters that the government’s […]

Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine produces strong immune response in early trial

A single dose of Johnson & Johnson’s experimental COVID-19 vaccine produced a strong immune response against the novel coronavirus in an early-to-mid stage clinical trial, according to interim results published on Friday. The vaccine, called Ad26.COV2.S, was equally well-tolerated at two different doses, the results showed. A single shot, versus […]

Delhi to appoint consultant for 24X7 water supply, to cut leakages: Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), the city’s unified water utility, has initiated the process of appointing a consultant that would give recommendations on 24×7 water supply to every household. Addressing a digital press conference, Kejriwal said Delhi consumes 930 million gallons (MGD) […]