Day: June 21, 2020

India gives Hetero Labs approval to make Gilead’s COVID-19 drug

India’s drug regulator has given Hetero Labs the green light to manufacture and market its generic version of Gilead Science’s experimental COVID-19 treatment remdesivir, the Indian pharmaceutical company said on Sunday. The drug, which will be marketed under the brand name Covifor, will likely be priced at 5,000 […]

Trump suggests US slow virus testing to avoid bad statistics

TULSA, Okla. — President Donald Trump said Saturday he’s asked his administration to slow down coronavirus testing because robust testing turns up too many cases of COVID-19. Trump told supporters at his campaign rally that the U.S. has tested 25 million people, far more than any other country. […]

Trump comeback rally features empty seats, staff infections

TULSA, Okla. — President Donald Trump launched his comeback rally Saturday by defining the upcoming election as a stark choice between national heritage and left-wing radicalism. But his intended show of political force amid a pandemic featured thousands of empty seats and new coronavirus cases on his own […]

Hong Kong lawyers alarmed at plans for judges in national security trials

HONG KONG – Senior Hong Kong lawyers expressed alarm on Sunday at plans for the city’s leader to select judges for national security cases, calling it the most serious challenge to the territory’s vaunted judicial independence since the 1997 handover to Chinese rule. The move was among details […]

China likely lost at least 40 soldiers in border clash – Indian minister

MUMBAI – China lost at least 40 soldiers in a clash with India at their disputed border this week, a government minister has said, as the nuclear-armed countries remained locked in confrontation on the frontline on Sunday. China has not said anything about any losses in the hand-to-hand […]

Children, women, scientists & employees watched the solar eclipse from DST campus

NCSTC, DST in association with Vigyan Prasar organized watching of Solar Eclipse live with solar filter spectacles in the campus open view newsd desk NEW DELHI, JUNE 21:The National Council for Science & Technology Communication (NCSTC), Department of Science & Technology (DST) in association with Vigyan Prasar organized […]

Punjab SC commission member suspended

Chandigarh, Jun 21:  Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has approved the suspension of Poonam Kangra as a non-official member of the state commission for Scheduled Castes following the registration of an abetment to suicide case against her. Following the CM’s clearance, the state government has placed Kangra’s membership […]

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