All stories by Sahil Pandey
Declare 'black fungus' as notifiable disease: Centre to statesRediff.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 productionRediff.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 vaccineRediff.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 seatRediff.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: RJDRediff.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: TejashwiRediff.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 borderRediff.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 saintsRediff.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.