Friday, 30 September, 2022

Topic: pandemics

One Health: Mission to prevent diseases will be key focus area of new PSA Sood

One Health, PSA Sood said, will look at humans, wildlife & environment to address gaps in India’s disease surveillance, adding that 6 ministries are already working on it.

New book looks at the ‘Age of Pandemics’ to draw lessons for Covid battle

Chinmay Tumbe's 'The Age of Pandemics', published by Harper Collins India, is due to be released on 22 December on ThePrint's ‘SoftCover’.

How to prevent future pandemics? 22 leading scientists tell us

There are 1.7 million ‘undiscovered’ viruses in mammals and birds, 827,000 of which could infect humans.

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File photo of man walking past RBI logo in its Mumbai headquarters | Reuters

India’s current account deficit widens to 2.8% of GDP in Q1, highest in nearly 4 years

RBI data shows that India's CAD was around $23.90 billion in the first quarter of FY-22/23. Following the rising prices of commodities globally, the trade deficit also has been affected.


Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.