Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicGagandeep Kang

Topic: Gagandeep Kang

List of Indian ministers, politicians, public figures ‘snooped on’ by Pegasus

Latest Pegasus 'hacking' list includes names of top scientist and virologist Gagandeep Kang, besides former election commissioner Ashok Lavasa and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

HIV, polio, now Covid — How CMC Vellore has been leading healthcare & research for 121 yrs

First open heart surgery, first detection of HIV in blood sample, first reconstructive surgery for leprosy, first bone marrow transplant — CMC Vellore has long list of firsts in medical health.

India’s Covid-19 surge may decline by middle to end May, says vaccinologist Gagandeep Kang

Kang said there could be one or two more peaks of Covid-19 cases but they may not be as bad as the current one. She also expressed concern over the declining number of tests.

Absolutely no compromise in clinical testing of Covid vaccines, says Gagandeep Kang

Kang explained that the approach in testing had changed as the phases in between clinical trials had been cut out. And regulators were working much longer & harder than before.

Covid pandemic has shown India the utility of smaller facilities over mega hospitals

In 'Till We Win', public health expert Chadrakant Lahariya, scientist Gagandeep Kang and AIIMS director Randeep Guleria write that Covid has shown the link between India’s health and economy.

Re-infections will decide how many Covid shots India needs — vaccine expert Gagandeep Kang

Gagandeep Kang described as ‘feasible’ a suggestion made by AIIMS director that herd immunity may come before a Covid vaccine becomes available for all.

Resignation not linked to fast-tracking of Covid vaccine, says top scientist Gagandeep Kang

Gagandeep Kang, who has resigned from Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, says she wants to move to Vellore to be close to her husband.

Meet Gagandeep Kang, Shimla scientist who’s helping save lives of thousands of Indian kids

Gagandeep Kang, the first Indian woman scientist to join London's Royal Society, says there isn’t enough investment in research in India to match international standards.

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TV news is busy finding Pakistan and Muslim angle everywhere in polls

Akhilesh Yadav and Amarinder Singh gave Indian news channels the opportunity to feature ‘Pakistan’ in their headlines and debates. But not after a Top Gun moment.

Fed’s hawkish pivot sends sovereign yields soaring to highs across Asia, Australia, NZ

With growing expectations that the Fed stance will spur rapid tightening from central banks all over, yields rose across regions including in Asia.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.