Review of Covaxin by WHO underway; expect a recommendation within 24 hours: Spokesperson

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United Nations/Geneva: A technical advisory group of the World Health Organisation was Tuesday reviewing data on Covaxin for the emergency use listing of India's indigenously-made vaccine and it could pronounce its decision within the next 24 hours or so, a spokesperson said. Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, which has developed Covaxin, had submitted EOI (Expression of Interest) to the WHO on April 19 for the vaccine's Emergency Use Listing (EUL). “On COVAXIN, the...

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Over 5 crore unorganised workers registered on e-Shram portal in 2 months: Govt

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New Delhi: The government Tuesday said over five crore people have registered in two months on the e-Shram portal, which is India's first national database on unorganised sector workers. "In exactly two months, more than 5 crores (or 50 million) workers have registered at the e-Shram portal," the Ministry of Labour and Employment said in a statement. Workers in diverse occupations such as construction, apparel manufacturing, fishing, gig and platform work,...

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China deploys new type of vehicles on border

New Delhi: The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Xinjiang Military Command has received a new type of all-terrain vehicle, which is expected to ensure logistics support to plateau border defence troops as winter draws close and as China-India border tensions again risk rising after the latest military talks failed to reach an agreement due to "unrealistic Indian demands", Global Times reported. The delivery of the vehicle comes at a time when...

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Relief for consumers as fuel rates unchanged for 2nd day

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New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged for a second consecutive day Tuesday, providing relief to consumers after the rates spiked to historic highs almost everyday for the past couple of months. With no change in the prices, the pump price of petrol in Delhi stood at Rs 107.59 a litre, while diesel rates also remained at Sunday's level of Rs 96.32 a litre, according to a price notification of...

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Fishing ban around olive ridley nesting sites from November

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government will ban fishing for seven months from November around the sites where the endangered olive ridley turtles congregate for mass nesting. Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra directed various departments to ensure concerted efforts at the ground level in conservation and nurturing of the olive ridleys, according to an official release Tuesday. During a...

Odisha to set up 34 child-friendly police stations

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government Tuesday decided to set up 34 child-friendly police stations across the state in a bid to reduce mental pressure on children who need to visit police stations for some reason, an official statement said. A proposal to set up 34 such police stations - one in each police district - was approved by...

Naveen releases Rs 1.5 crore for ‘Mo College’ campaign

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday released the first tranche of matching grant of Rs. 1.5 crore to 12 colleges and two unsiversities for the development of institutions under the 'Mo College' campaign. The chief minister said that as per the mandate of 'Mo College' (My College) campaign, this is double the amount made by various...

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Banks sanction Rs 11,168 crore under credit outreach initiative

New Delhi: Banks have sanctioned loans worth Rs 11,168 crore to about 2 lakh borrowers under the credit outreach programme, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Tuesday. Under this programme, banks have been holding special camps across various parts of the country to sanction loans to eligible borrowers as per the prudential norms. Most of the banks have...

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Lawyer shot dead in Noida over property dispute

Noida: A lawyer was shot dead allegedly by an unidentified assailant in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida, police officials said Tuesday. They suspected a familial property rivalry as trigger for the killing. The incident took place Monday night when the lawyer, who has been identified as Ilahabas village resident Nishant Singh, aged around 30 years, was returning home, the...

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Wild elephant wreaks havoc in Jajpur district

Jajpur: A wild elephant has strayed into some villages in Jajpur district and destroyed acres of sugarcane crops, locals said. Residents of six villages in Rasulpur block said they had spotted the wild elephant in the early hours of Tuesday. The elephant from the Mahavinayak Reserve Forest in Jajpur apparently ventured into the human habitat in search...

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150 people arrested in US-Europe darknet drug probe

Washington: Law enforcement officials in the US And Europe have arrested 150 people and seized more than $31 million in an international drug trafficking investigation stemming from sales on the darknet, the Justice Department said Tuesday. The arrests are connected to a 10-month investigation between federal law enforcement officials in the U.S. And Europol in Europe. Prosecutors...

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Headmaster held for raping lady cook in Mayurbhanj district

Baripada: Thakurmunda police arrested Tuesday the headmaster of a Sevashram school in Mayurbhanj district on charge of raping a female cook, officials said. The accused headmaster has been identified as Bishnu Charan Senapati. Police conducted a medical examination on the accused and the survivor before producing the former in court. A case was registered in this connection...

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Bharat Biotech rubbishes criticism, says its vaccine is safe    

New Delhi/Hyderabad: Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech rejected Monday criticism over the grant of emergency use authorisation by India’s drug regulator to ...

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