Day: March 17, 2021

EU chief says AstraZeneca shortfalls slow vaccine campaign

BRUSSELS — The European Union’s chief executive criticized Anglo-Swedish vaccine-maker AstraZeneca on Wednesday, accusing the embattled pharmaceutical company of delaying Europe’s coronavirus vaccination campaign and warning that the EU is weighing export bans to ensure supplies. “AstraZeneca has unfortunately under-produced and under-delivered, and this painfully, of course, reduced […]

India says it has no concern about AstraZeneca vaccine side effects

India has no concern about possible side effects of the AstraZeneca (AZN.L) COVID-19 vaccine being used in its immunisation campaign, government health official Vinod Kumar Paul told a news conference on Wednesday. Reuters March 17, 2021 Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. https://www.reuters.com/world/india/india-says-it-has-no-concern-about-astrazeneca-vaccine-side-effects-2021-03-17/

EXCLUSIVE TikTok considers introducing group chat feature this year -sources

Video-sharing platform TikTok may launch a group messaging feature this year, people with knowledge of the discussions told Reuters, putting the Chinese-owned app in more direct competition with social media rivals such as Facebook (FB.O). Group messaging is part of owner ByteDance’s plan to develop TikTok into more of […]

UNESCO chief set for new term, eyes U.S. return – official

The head of UNESCO, the United Nations’ cultural agency, is expected to win a second term later this year after nobody else submitted their candidacy for the position by the deadline on March 16, a UNESCO official said on Wednesday. Outgoing Director General Audrey Azoulay was appointed in […]

SPECIAL REPORT Suit over deadly crash renews spotlight on GM safety practices

On a clear afternoon in November 2014, Glenda Marie Buchanan set off in her silver Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV from her home in rural Georgia. Several minutes into the drive, she started veering off the road. Buchanan swerved left and lost control, and the vehicle rolled onto its side […]

DAE plans to rope in private agencies for Nuclear Medicine: Dr Jitendra Singh

DELHI, MARCH 17: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr.Jitendra Singh said that Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), plans of sharing one of its facilities partially with private agencies for the weekly […]

Oobjectives of the Chandrayaan-2 mission significantly attained: Dr Jitendra Singh

DELHI, MARCH 17: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr.Jitendra Singh said that Chandrayaan-2 was a highly complex mission to develop and demonstrate the key technologies for end-to-end lunar mission capability, including […]

PM interacts with the Chief Ministers on Covid-19 situation

Increase the number of vaccination centers and Scale up RT-PCR tests : PM Calls for avoiding vaccine doses wastage Stresses micro containment zones and ‘Test, Track and Treat’ DELHI, MARCH 17: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi interacted with the Chief Ministers of various states today regarding the COVID-19 […]

Union Education Minister’s reply to the discussion on demand for Grants of Ministry of Education for Year 2021-22

DELHI, MARCH 17: Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal‘Nishank’ replied to the discussion on the demand for Grants of Ministry of Education for Year 2021-22, in LokSabha on 16th March, 2021. Speaking on National Education Policy 2020, Union Minister said NEP will build strong foundations for an Atmanirbhar Bharat and […]

SAG Infotech is Emerging as Key Player in Tax Industry

(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PRNewswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) JAIPUR, India, March 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — SAG Infotech has achieved boundless feet in organizing the tax software companies and also made a worthy name in […]

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