Thursday, 19 May, 2022

Topic: Vaccinations

Lakhs of Indian kids may have missed routine vaccinations in 2020 due to Covid, WHO says

Globally, 230 lakh children missed out on basic vaccines through routine immunisation services in 2020 — 37 lakh more than in 2019 — according to data released by WHO and UNICEF.

Telegram to Instagram — India’s anti-vaxxer group is growing for the first time. That’s bad

India — the country that defeated polio — now has a thriving Covid anti-vaxxer group.

Why compulsory Covid vaccination may not be such a bad idea

The benefit is too great, and the risk and sacrifice asked of citizens too small, to ignore.

Off The Cuff with Dr Ashish K. Jha

In a conversation with ThePrint’s Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Ashish Kumar Jha said India’s Covid testing is inadequate and the number of people infected in...

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.


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.

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.