Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicAdar Poonawalla

Topic: Adar Poonawalla

ThePrint’s Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta recognised with ‘Lifetime Contribution to Media’ award

Thirteen other noted personalities including Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla and Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran were also awarded under various categories by AIMA.

Didn’t suit global narrative that Indian firm could deliver quality, says SII’s Poonawalla

CEO of world’s largest vaccine maker says India is better equipped to deal with pandemics now, adds a global treaty is important to allow resource-sharing across borders.

Serum Institute plans to launch Covid vaccine for children in next 6 months

Speaking at a conference Tuesday, Serum Institute of India's CEO Adar Poonawalla said the Covovax vaccine is under trial & would offer protection to children as young as 3 years.

Modi on Time 100 list for ‘Hindu nationalism, eroding Muslims’ rights, mishandling Covid’

Modi is one of three Indians on Time’s 100 Most Influential list. The only other Indian politician on the list is West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Biocon partners SII to make vaccine, drug manufacturing accessible to developing nations

Under the deal, Biocon Biologics Ltd (BBL) will offer approximately 15% stake to Serum Institute Life Sciences at a post-money valuation of about Rs 35,000 crore.

Adar Poonawalla sets aside fund of Rs 10 cr to support Indian students travelling abroad

Poonawalla said a few countries are yet to approve Covishield as an acceptable vaccine for travel so he will be supporting students abroad who may have to incur costs on quarantine.

‘Taken this up at highest levels’, Poonawalla assures India as EU Green Pass excludes Covishield

EU's Green Pass, which will be available for use from July 1, includes 4 vaccines approved by the European Medicines Agency.

Serum Institute manufacturing 1st batch of Covovax Covid vaccine this week, says Poonawalla

SII CEO Poonawalla said the vaccine, developed by US company Novavax, has great potential to protect those below the age of 18 and trials are ongoing.

Adar Poonawalla thanks Biden, Jaishankar for policy change to boost Covid vaccine production

Confident of the availability of Covid vaccines in the US, the Biden administration has removed Defense Production Act priority ratings on AstraZeneca, Novavax and Sanofi vaccines.

Bombay HC seeks Maharashtra govt’s reply on plea seeking Z+ security for Adar Poonawalla

The petitioner also sought direction to carry out a probe into alleged threat to Serum Institute CEO Poonawalla, who already has Y category security, over the supply of vaccines.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

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Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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