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Details of Ayurvedic therapies for COVID-19 in India

New Delhi, March 16, 2021: Ministry of AYUSH has formed an Inter-disciplinary AYUSH R&D Task Force chaired by Prof. Bhushan Patwardhan and having representation from scientists including Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Department of Biotechnology(DBT), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and AYUSH Institutions. The Interdisciplinary […]

COVID,Remdesivir , Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, India,

Phase 3 Clinical Trial of COVAXIN, developed by ICMR & Bharat Biotech, shows 81% efficacy

New Delhi, March 4, 2021: Phase 3 results of the COVAXIN, developed by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)in partnership with Bharat BiotechInternational Limited (BBIL),has shown an interim vaccine efficacy of 81% in preventing Covid-19. The Phase 3 trial,jointly initiated by ICMR and BBIL in mid-November 2020,was conducted in a total of 25,800 individualsacross 21 […]

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Study: Reduction of heavy metal pollution during COVID-19 pandemic in the Ganga water

New Delhi, February 11, 2021: Efforts to minimize industrial wastewater can substantially reduce heavy metal pollution in the Ganga water in a short time span of a few months, a study carried out during the COVID-19 pandemic has shown. The COVID-19 pandemic lockdown provided a team of scientists from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur a rare […]

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India to train Jordan medical experts in Covid management and emergency care

New Delhi, December 17, 2020: The third round of Foreign Office Consultations between India and Jordan was co-chaired by Sanjay Bhattacharyya, Secretary (CPV & OIA) and Yousef Bataineh, Secretary General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan through video conference on 16 December 2020. Both sides underscored that the historically […]

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Tamannaah Bhatia tests positive for COVID-19

New Delhi, October 6, 2020: Actor Tamannaah Bhatia has tested positive for COVID-19 and was admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad after testing positive for coronavirus. In a statement on her social media account Tamannah Bhatia wrote: “Although my team and I have been very disciplined on set, I, unfortunately, succumbed to a mild […]

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DBT-THSTI recognized as a Global Bioassay Laboratory to assess COVID 19 Vaccine by CEPI

New Delhi, October 6, 2020: Translational Health Science And Technology Institute (THSTI), an autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, has now been recognized by CEPI as one of the Global network of Laboratories for centralized assessment of COVID 19 Vaccines. The CEPI network will initially involve six labs, one each in Canada, Britain, Italy, the […]

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Disinfectant Sprays to protect fruits and vegetables from microbial infections

New Delhi, September 13, 2020: At a time when COVID pandemic has created havoc globally, Institute of Pesticide Formulation Technology- IPFT an autonomous Institution under the Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers has successfully developed two new technologies namely “Disinfectant spray for surface application” and “Disinfectant spray for Vegetables & fruits.” […]