Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicSerum Institute of India

Topic: Serum Institute of India

SII & Bharat Biotech could see profits on low costs as India rolls out Covid vaccination

Analysts say supply to government amid low distribution, marketing and R&D costs could aid profits. Bharat Biotech vaccine is priced at Rs 206 per dose while SII’s is at Rs 200.

Brazil to be first country to get Covid vaccine from India, SII will supply 2 million doses

Covishield will reach Brazil next week. Modi govt had earlier this month authorised a deal between Brazilian govt & Serum Institute to supply the vaccine at a ‘special rate’.

India plans to offer 20 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine to its neighbours

Govt firm will buy vaccines from Serum Institute of India & Bharat Biotech and supply them to Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Seychelles and Mauritius.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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