COVID-19 variant behind India’s second wave doubles the risk of hospitalisation, says study

The Delta variant also reduces the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines compared to the Alpha variant. But two doses still offer strong protection. Read More | Source: DNA…

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Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent Illegal coal mining despite repeated tragedies

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26 trains cancelled by Indian Railways, FULL LIST

Indian Railways has cancelled 26 passenger trains and diverted routes of many due to non-interlocking work. The Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor shared the list of trains that will be cancelled on certain dates. These trains primarily run along routes between New Jalpaiguri, Amritsar, Bhagalpur, Jammu Tawi, Jainagar, Darbhanga among others. New Jalpaiguri-Amritsar…

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Illegal coal mining: Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent unlawful practice despite repeated tragedies

Illegal coal mining: Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent unlawful practice despite repeated tragedies …

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Serum Institute to manufacture Novavax’s Covid vaccine, govt eyes 20 crore doses by December

The US-based biotechnology company Novavax has tied up with the Serum Institute of India (SII) to manufacture its Covid-19 vaccine, namely Covovax. According to the company's claim, its nano-particle protein-based vaccine has demonstrated an overall 90.4 per cent efficacy in phase 3 clinical trials. …

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2021: 73% of elderly faced abuse during lockdown; history and significance of day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2021: 73% of elderly faced abuse during lockdown; history and significance of day …

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