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Declare 'black fungus' as notifiable disease: Centre to states

Declare 'black fungus' as notifiable disease: Centre to states

Rediff.com21 May 2021

As cases of 'black fungus' among COVID-19 patients in the country rise to cross 7,000, the Centre on Thursday urged all states and union territories to declare it as a notifiable disease under the Epidemic Diseases Act to ensure mandatory surveillance to tackle the 'new challenge'.

Govt, Bharat Biotech willing to invite other cos for Covaxin production

Govt, Bharat Biotech willing to invite other cos for Covaxin production

Rediff.com13 May 2021

Amid the reports of coronavirus vaccine shortage from various states, the central government and Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech are willing to invite other companies which want to produce COVAXIN in a bid to scale up the vaccine production, said NITI Aayog member Dr VK Paul, on Thursday.

Serum seeks emergency use for its COVID-19 vaccine

Serum seeks emergency use for its COVID-19 vaccine

Rediff.com7 Dec 2020

SII is the first indigenous company that has sought emergency approval for the vaccine developed along with global pharma giant AstraZeneca and Oxford University.

'Vote katua' Chirag Paswan's LJP wins only 1 seat

'Vote katua' Chirag Paswan's LJP wins only 1 seat

Rediff.com11 Nov 2020

LJP candidate from Matihani constituency, Raj Kumar Singh defeated Janata Dal-United's Narendra Kumar Singh aka Bogo Singh by a slender margin of 333 votes.

Confident of forming Mahagathbandan govt in Bihar: RJD

Confident of forming Mahagathbandan govt in Bihar: RJD

Rediff.com10 Nov 2020

The 243-member assembly is witnessing a fierce competition for the chief minister's post, and as per current trends, the NDA is comfortably ahead of the Opposition camp.

Nitish's behaviour has been unfair towards Chirag: Tejashwi

Nitish's behaviour has been unfair towards Chirag: Tejashwi

Rediff.com19 Oct 2020

Yadav scion also threw a challenge to Nitish Kumar for a debate on any achievement by the Janata Dal- United government in the past 15 years.

Double hump camel to help Army patrol China border

Double hump camel to help Army patrol China border

Rediff.com21 Sep 2020

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in Leh has conducted research on the double hump or Bactrian camels which can carry load of 170 kilogrammes at an elevation of 17,000 feet height in the Eastern Ladakh region.

This Ayodhya Muslim family makes 'Khadaus' for saints

This Ayodhya Muslim family makes 'Khadaus' for saints

Rediff.com5 Aug 2020

In the epic mythology Ramayana, Bharat, Lord Ram's younger brother, placed 'Khadaus' of Rama on the throne as a symbol of the latter's authority over the kingdom.