Day: January 12, 2022

India’s Bharat Biotech says Covaxin booster shot neutralises Omicron

NEW DELHI, Jan 12 – India’s Bharat Biotech said on Wednesday a booster shot of its Covaxin COVID-19 vaccine administered six months after the last of two doses neutralises both the Omicron and Delta variants of the coronavirus. The study was conducted at the Emory Vaccine Center in […]

UK’s Johnson apologizes for attending party during lockdown

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologized Wednesday for attending a garden party during Britain’s first coronavirus lockdown, but brushed aside opposition demands that he resign for breaching the rules his own government had imposed on the nation. The apology, which stopped short of admitting wrongdoing, was Johnson’s […]

Omicron may be headed for a rapid drop in Britain, US

Scientists are seeing signals that COVID-19′s alarming omicron wave may have peaked in Britain and is about to do the same in the U.S., at which point cases may start dropping off dramatically. The reason: The variant has proved so wildly contagious that it may already be running out of […]

Putin: Russia on the verge of a new virus surge

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Russia is facing a new surge of coronavirus infections because of the highly contagious omicron variant. “It’s obvious that we are in a very difficult situation today, in a situation on the verge of possible new surges (of the virus),” […]

CS reviews public health response to COVID surge in J&K

H&ME Deptt asked to keep sufficient stock of medicines, activate war rooms and isolation facilities CS appeals to J&K’s public to responsibly respond to signs of infections and avoid crowded places JAMMU, JANUARY 12: The Covid task force met under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Jammu & Kashmir, […]

Create dashboard for continuous monitoring of removal of encroachments: Bhatnagar to Revenue deptt

JAMMU, JANUARY 12: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar, today directed the Revenue department to create a dashboard for continuous and effective monitoring of removal of encroachments on government land. He asked them to devise a mechanism under which no retrieved patch of land is re-encroached advising […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh today proposed a Common , Grants and Scholarships

Minister says, there will be a single web interface to facilitate all scholarship and fellowships in Ministry of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences The move will provide a level playing field for all the students and help achieve “Ease of Science”: Dr Jitendra Singh DELHI, JANUARY 12: […]

PM inaugurates 11 new medical colleges and a new campus of CICT in Tamil Nadu

The districts in which the new Medical Colleges are being established are Virudhunagar, Namakkal, The Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Thiruvallur, Nagapattinam, Dindigul, Kallakurichi, Ariyalur, Ramanathapuram and Krishnagiri. In the last seven years, the number of medical colleges has gone up to 596, an increase of 54%Medical Under Graduate and Post […]

NATO, Russia in high-level talks as Ukraine tensions simmer

BRUSSELS — U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman reaffirmed Wednesday that any European country should have the right to join NATO if it wants to, despite Russia’s insistence that the military organization stop inviting new members in, particularly Ukraine. “I reaffirmed the fundamental principles of the international […]


DELHI, JANUARY 12: 153.80 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive India’s Active caseload currently stands at 9,55,319 Active cases stands at 2.65% Recovery Rate currently at 96.01% 60,405 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,46,30,536 1,94,720 new cases […]

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