On Tuesday, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) technical advisory group requested “further clarifications” from Bharat Biotech for its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin to undertake a final “risk-benefit assessment” for the vaccine’s Emergency Use Listing. Continue reading The World Health Organisation is seeking “more clarification” on the Covaxin nod
Sala Budha Ra Badla won the national cinema award for best Odia film this year in Bhubaneswar. At the 67th National Film Awards ceremony in Delhi on Monday, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presented the award to internationally recognised Odia director-writer Sabyasachi Mohapatra and producer Kumar C Dev. Continue reading Odia filmmaker Sabyasachi Mohapatra is missing his protagonist as ‘Sala Budha Ra Badla’ wins a national award
Pakistan successfully broke the monkey from their backs by defeating India in a World Cup match after 12 fruitless efforts across all formats. Continue reading Pakistan breaks India’s jinx with a 10-wicket victory in the T20 World Cup
When the teams square off in a desert shootout that will resemble their encounters in the 1980s and 1990s, but with roles reversed, India can cement their status as major title contenders and reassert their World Cup dominance over Pakistan.
A more liberalised policy on the Forest Rights Act is also being developed to assure forest development and protection.
This is the third day of price increases in a row. On October 18 and 19, there was no change in rates, after which prices were raised by 35 paise per litre for four days in a row.
Years of progress in controlling age-old ailments like malaria, dengue fever, and cholera are on the line unless governments agree to more aggressive climate policies, according to a study released Wednesday by the Lancet.
With last week’s devastating landslides in Idukki and Kottayam districts in mind, the Kerala government has started evacuating people living in landslide-prone areas in the state’s eastern hills, while district administrations have prepared the fishermen with boats to evacuate people from low-lying areas. Continue reading Kerala is bracing for further rain, warnings have been issued in landslide-prone districts
Although the monsoon season finishes in September, significant rains have continued falling in some states due to a delayed withdrawal and other factors. A look at the latest trends and predictions in Delhi, Kerala, and other cities.
Continue reading Why has October been so wet?
Following allegations from numerous industries, Coal India Limited (CIL) reaffirmed on Sunday that dry fuel supply to the non-power sector has been restricted but not stopped entirely. Continue reading Coal supply is regulated but not halted in non-power sectors, says Coal India
Sourav Ganguly, former India captain and current BCCI President, advised the Indian team ahead of the T20 World Cup to concentrate on the process and take each game one at a time. India will be trying to win their first T20 World Cup trophy since 2007. Continue reading You don’t become a champion so easily: Ganguly’s advice to India before the T20 World Cup
Doctors at the Massachusetts General Hospital in the United States demonstrated the use of diethyl ether anaesthesia on a patient for the first time on October 16, 1846. This day is celebrated as World Anaesthesia Day. Continue reading What is the significance of World Anaesthesia Day? Here’s how ether revolutionised surgery
In IPL 2021, Dhoni and his teammates earned atonement by reaching the final, and they are currently one game away from winning their fourth IPL trophy. Continue reading How MS Dhoni’s CSK bounced back this season
An increase in COVID positive cases in Odisha during the festival season, particularly in Bhubaneswar is concerning. Continue reading Is Bhubaneswar’s puja festivities resulting in an increase in COVID-19 cases
Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin is said to have gotten approval from the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) on COVID-19 for emergency usage in children above the age of two in India. Continue reading Covaxin has been approved for emergency use in children over the age of 2