The World Health Organisation is seeking “more clarification” on the Covaxin nod

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

Odia filmmaker Sabyasachi Mohapatra is missing his protagonist as ‘Sala Budha Ra Badla’ wins a national award

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

Temperature rises in the desert as India-Pakistan face-off 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.

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Kerala is bracing for further rain, warnings have been issued in landslide-prone districts

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

You don’t become a champion so easily: Ganguly’s advice to India before the T20 World Cup

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