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TNQ-Janelia India seminars to focus on latest research on COVID-19

TNQ and Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Research Campus will jointly host the “TNQ-Janelia India COVID-19 Seminars” in October. The set of three seminars, which will be online, aim at bringing the current research on SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 to Indian clinicians, scientists and students. It has been conceived as a live platform for presentation and […]

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NCLAT may reconsider its 5-member bench ruling on debt acknowledgement for insolvency plea

Appellate tribunal NCLAT may reconsider its own judgement passed by a five-member bench on the acceptability of debt entered in the balance sheet of a company for deciding the time frame for initiating insolvency proceedings. The issue pertains to whether entries in the balance sheet can be treated as an acknowledgement of debt for the […]

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Government will review all vaccines before inking purchase pacts: Official

Mumbai | New Delhi: The Indian government will review efficacy data from all companies working on vaccines before offering a purchase contract, said an official aware of vaccine distribution discussions. The government will purchase vaccines at least for essential workers, the official said. This comes after chief executive of Serum Institute of India (SII) Adar […]

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Tagore stirs enthusiasm in party men

New AICC incharge for Telangana Congress Manickam Tagore seems to have brought a lot of enthusiasm given the participation of party leaders in the meetings and the response to the serious day-long business. During a series of meetings with senior party leaders and later District Congress Committee (DCC) presidents, Mr. Tagore instilled some kind of […]

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Invisible killer threatens India’s sandalwood forests

Dreaded Sandalwood Spike Disease has resurfaced, seriously infecting natural habitats in Karnataka, Kerala, say scientists. India’s sandalwood trees, the country’s pride — particularly of Karnataka — are facing a serious threat with the return of the destructive Sandalwood Spike Disease (SSD). The infection has resurfaced in the aromatic tree’s natural habitats in Karnataka and Kerala. […]

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Companies adapting biz models to align with Aatmanirbhar Bharat reality

NEW DELHI: With the pitch for an Aatmanirbhar Bharat along with the compulsions of a pandemic-stricken economy becoming a reality, many companies are adapting and re-aligning business models. Organisations across sectors like manufacturing, healthcare, technology and others are working towards adapting and realigning their business models. Sharad Malhotra, President (Automotive Refinishes and Wood Coatings) at […]

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Coronavirus | Kerala’s curve unchanged with 7,445 more cases

9,543 new cases in Karnataka, 6,923 in A.P.; Telangana reports less than 2,000 cases, testing level falls in State. Kerala’s COVID-19 case graph pointed north on Sunday, with 7,445 new cases. The State tested 54,493 samples. The test positivity rate jumped from 11.9% to 13.6%. The number of critically ill patients in ICUs was 380, […]

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Rashtriya Janata Dal to provide 10 lakh government jobs if voted to power: Tejashwi Yadav

PATNA: Seeking to lure voters in poll- bound Bihar, the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Sunday promised to provide “10 lakh permanent government jobs” if voted to power. The populistic announcement was made at a press conference here by Tejashwi Yadav, the party’s chief ministerial candidate who is faced with the uphill task of […]