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Topic: covid19

We can’t ‘boost’ our way out of the Covid pandemic for the long term

While the vaccine is effective at preventing severe disease, it is likely that boosters will become an annual shot. Here's the science behind it.

Maharashtra district uses drones to send vaccines to remote village with rugged terrain

The experiment, which was successfully carried out Thursday, is probably the first of its kind in the state, Palghar district collector Dr Manik Gursal says.

At least 25 per cent new diabetics have Covid history, says Indraprastha Apollo in Delhi

Authorities said that in people with a confirmed history of moderate to severe coronavirus infection, various recurring and new health ailments have been reported.

Off The Cuff with Srinivas BV

In this edition of Off The Cuff or #ThePrintOTC, Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta is in conversation with Indian Youth Congress president Srinivas B.V., who has...

Off The Cuff with Dr Randeep Guleria

Randeep Guleria, Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, was the guest at this edition of ThePrint's Off the Cuff. In a conversation...

This country is the real winner of the WFH economy

Gross domestic product figures are encouraging in this country neighboring China. The economy expanded 1.9% in the third quarter from the prior three months, official figures show.

Delhi HC ends its blanket order extending bails, interim stays, in effect after 31 October

All undertrials whose bail period was extended have to surrender in a phased manner between 2 November and 13 November, the high court said.

IIMC asked to revisit its admission criteria based on marks after Supreme Court ruling 

I&B Secretary Amit Khare says IIMC has been asked to revisit admission norms after SC ruling that said states can’t promote final-year students without holding exams as ordered by UGC.

August begins on a solemn note for India’s politicians — 6 test positive for Covid, one dies

Congress MP Karti Chidambaram tested positive Monday. Five politicians, including Amit Shah, were diagnosed with Covid Sunday, while UP minister Kamla Rani Varun died.

Superstar Amitabh Bachchan is also a superspreader of fake news on Twitter

Amitabh Bachchan's one of those active uncles on WhatsApp groups--the compulsive text 'forwarders' who shrug off all responsibility from what they share.

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The LIC way or the Air India way — that is the multi-crore disinvestment question

The real argument against disinvestment is that any sale of a large firm is likely to fall into an oligarch’s lap. No one would want to make them more powerful than they already are.
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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