Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicCovid19

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.