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'Untenable': India's top health experts on WHO report on Covid deaths

The country's top health experts on Thursday questioned the modelling methodology used by the World Health Organisation to estimate 4.7 million deaths in India due to COVID-19 or its impact, saying......

Governor Caught In Centre-Tamil Nadu Crossfire

The DMK feels its genuine gestures have had no bearing on the governor's politico-administrative conduct, which is 'more political and politicised than administrative and Constitutional', observes......

Modi, WHO chief lay the ground for traditional medicine centre in Jamnagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the establishment of the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine (WHO GCTM) in Jamnagar will usher in a new era of traditional medicine globally.......

New Covid XE variant not more severe than Omicron: Dr Kang of CMC Vellore

The new XE variant of COVID-19 is not a matter of concern as it is not likely to cause any more severity than other sub-variants of Omicron (BA.1 and BA.2) did, Dr Gagandeep Kang, professor at......

Experts downplay apprehensions centred around Covid XE

Health experts on Wednesday sought to downplay apprehensions centred around XE, a new coronavirus variant deemed more transmissible, and said despite being around since January, the strain has not......

Auto Expo to be held from January 13-18 next year

The next edition of the country's leading automobile show, the Auto Expo, will be held from January 13-18 next year, having been cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. IMAGE: Toyota's......

Why India's exports are likely to fly high in New Year

After staging a strong recovery from COVID-induced slowdown in 2021, India's exports are likely to extend the growth story to the New Year also on increased demand in the global markets, boost in......

Modi to meet 15 global funds as India seeks investment to lift economy

The main purpose of the meeting is to assess their views on reforms that are required to attract long-term capital into the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet 15 of the......

Biological E ties up with US-based Baylor for Covid vaccine

In the race to find a cure for the coronavirus infection, Texas-based Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) has entered into a licensing agreement with Indian pharmaceutical company Biological E Limited......

Every 3rd tablet in the US market is from India

India lost its competitive advantage as China gave fiscal benefits to its local manufacturers. Besides, recent policy flip-flops have, however, dented India’s image as the ‘pharmacy of......

Djokovic to defend Australian Open title after exemption from vaccination

'I'm heading Down Under with an exemption permission. Let's go 2022.' IMAGE: Tennis Australia said Novak Djokovic had applied for a medical exemption which was granted after a "rigorous review......

French Open organisers defend Osaka handling, say 'can do better' on mental health

Photograph: Kind courtesy Naomi Osaka/Instagram French Open organisers defended their handling of the Naomi Osaka situation on Sunday but accepted that the governing bodies need to do better......

Football: Real Madrid's Kroos isolating after COVID-19 contact

IMAGE: Toni Kroos will miss Real Madrid's away match at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. Photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has gone into self-isolation following......

Sports Shorts: Speed skating world champ dies aged 27

IMAGE: Van Ruijven won the 500 metres title at the world championships in Sofia last year, and an Olympic bronze medal in the 3,000m relay at 2018 Pyeongchang Games. Photograph: Stoyan......

Tennis: Will top players play Wuhan tournament?

The tournament's co-director Brenda Perry Perry said she had been in touch with the local organising team on a daily basis as they prepare to start the tournament on October 19, pending......

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