India’s first Covid-19 vaccine will be at least 60% effective: Bharat Biotech

India’s first coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine candidate Covaxin, which is being developed by Bharat Biotech, is likely to be at least 60% effective. Late Thursday, the company received approval from the drugs controller general of India (DCGI) to conduct a Phase 3 clinical trial to establish the efficacy of their […]

Surgical, N-95 masks can reduce Covid-19 cough-cloud by 7, 23 times: IIT-Bombay study

Surgical and N-95 masks can reduce the volume of a coronavirus disease (Covid-19)–laden cough-cloud by seven and 23 times, respectively, according to a recent study conducted by two scientists from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – Bombay. The study, which was published in a journal by the American Institute of […]

Two terrorists surrender after families brought to encounter site in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla

In a rare incident, two terrorists surrendered after their families were brought to the encounter site in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, said IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar on Thursday. After the newly recruited terrorists were encircled by security forces in Tujjar area of Sopore town, they surrendered. The Al-Badr […]

Two more cases registered against Dehradun-based builder, wife for defrauding homebuyers

Two more cases have been registered against Pushpanjali Builders Managing Director Deepak Mittal and his wife for allegedly defrauding several homebuyers in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun, police said on Friday. According to the police, a total of five cases have been registered against the Dehradun-based builder and his wife at Dalanwala Police Station for taking money from homebuyers and not […]