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India’s first COVID-19 vaccine may be launched by Aug. 15

Shri Narendra Modi

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is likely to launch the first COVID-19 vaccine by Aug. 15 in partnership with Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturing company Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL), a letter said on Friday, July 3, 2020. Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India “It is envisaged to launch the vaccine for public health use latest by 15th August 2020 ...

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World Environment Day: CSE unveils eight-point charter for blue skies, clean lungs

New Delhi pollution

During the pandemic-induced lockdown period, PM 2.5 levels across six major Indian cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru – dropped a phenomenal 45-88 per cent. The drop in Delhi-NCR was of about 66-79 per cent. New Delhi is ranked as among the most polluted cities in the world However, with the nation opening up in lockdown 4, ...

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Monkeys steal coronavirus blood samples in India

monkeys

A troop of monkeys in India attacked a medical official and snatched away blood samples of patients who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, authorities said on Friday, May 29, 2020. Monkeys in captivity The attack occurred this week when a laboratory technician was walking in the campus of a state-run medical college in Meerut, 460 km (285 miles) ...

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Cyclone Amphan lashes Bangladesh, killing 16

Cyclone Amphan

At least 16 people were killed as Cyclone Amphan slammed the Bangladesh coastlines after making landfall in the country onthe night of Wednesday, May 20, 2020, an official said on Thursday. Locals flee their homes to avoid the super cyclone Ayesha Akhter, Assistant Director at the Health Emergency Operations Centre, told Xinhua that the cyclone killed 16 people in about ...

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Indian, Bangladeshi Cyclone Amphan concern amidst coronavirus lockdown

Cyclone Amphan

As Cyclone Amphan makes landfall in India and Bangladesh around 16:00 local time on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, it is expected to bring heavy winds and severe flooding that threatens lives and property. Locals flee their homes to avoid the super cyclone Preparations are in place to shelter large numbers of people even as both countries grapple with the coronavirus ...

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Mumbai short of beds as COVID-19 patients flood hospitals

Shri Narendra Modi

India’s financial hub Mumbai, the epicentre of coronavirus infections in the country, is facing an acute shortage of hospital beds for severely ill patients and is grappling to scale up capacity, officials said on Monday, May 18, 2020. Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India Mumbai reported 1,571 new infections on Sunday, of which 44 are from Dharavi slum area, ...

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Coronavirus spreads among Indian Police enforcing world’s largest lockdown

Shri Narendra Modi

Hundreds of Indian Police have tested positive for the coronavirus in recent days, raising alarm among an over-stretched force as it attempts to enforce the world’s largest lockdown to contain the pandemic. Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India Some three million police are trying to ensure that the vast majority of India’s 1.3 billion people stay home. TV footage ...

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China, India lead global renewable energy transition

wind power

To reach the Paris Agreement climate goal, and stay under 2°C warming, emissions will need to peak in the coming years and be reduced to zero by 2050. China, India and the US play a key role in achieving this target as they emit over 50% of the global CO2emissions and are by far the largest markets for renewable energies. ...

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Doubts over story of girl living with monkeys

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The “Jungle Book”-like tale of a young girl said to have been found living with monkeys in an Indian forest was shocking, disturbing and fascinating. It might also have been untrue. The story of the girl circulated among news outlets around the world in recent days, including The Washington Post, after reports by the Associated Press and the New Indian ...

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Indian girl discovered living in forest with monkeys

girl-india-monkey

Indian police are reviewing reports of missing children to try to identify a girl who was found living in a forest with a group of monkeys. The girl, believed to be 10 to 12 years old, was unable to speak, was wearing no clothes and was emaciated when she was discovered in January and taken to a hospital in Bahraich, ...

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