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415 mn Indians exited poverty in 2005-21, UN calls it historic

The number of poor people in India fell by about 415 million between 2005-06 and 2019-21, a ”historic change” and a demonstration that the Sustainable Development Goal target of......

AstraZeneca finds small clot risk after 1st Covid shot

But no extra risk after second dose, shows study led and funded by drug maker, reports Sohini Das. IMAGE: Syringes containing the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine sit on a metal tray before being......

Zydus Cadila to begin vaccine trials for kids above 5 yrs soon

So far, no other vaccine has been approved globally for children below 12 years.Sohini Das reports.  IMAGE: A beneficiary receives a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination centre in......

India's Sputnik V decision a win for Russia's soft power diplomacy

The Russian vaccine has been registered in more than 55 countries and is gaining recognition in the virtual world -- being the only to have its own Facebook page, YouTube channel and a Twitter......

Recovered people showing faster response to Covishield: Study

Those who have recovered from COVID-19 respond faster to the Covishield vaccine and reach high antibody levels, says a study, leading to hopes that they may not need a second dose and therefore......

Noted economist Abhijit Sen, advocate of MSP, passes away

Economist Abhijit Sen, a former Planning Commission member and one of the country's foremost experts on rural economy, died on Monday night. He was 72. IMAGE: Economist Abhijit Sen. Photograph:......

Will India's Covaxin be world's first COVID-19 drug?

'We need to prove to the world that quality vaccines and R&D are possible in India.' *Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters. Dr Krishna Ella, chairman and MD, Bharat Biotech, is the man of the moment.......

Serum Institute's race to produce COVID-19 vaccine

'People are already sending congratulatory messages. But I have said, "Please don't until the trials are over".'Ritwik Sharma reports. IMAGE: A quality control test conducted at the Serum......

271 mn Indians came out of poverty between 2006 and 2016

India lifted 271 million people out of poverty between 2006 and 2016, recording the fastest reductions in the multi-dimensional poverty index values during the period with strong improvements in......

How India can meet its job creation challenge

Job creation will require skill development for productivity enhancement in what is today the unorganised sector, says Nitin Desai. Job creation is considered to be the most serious development......

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