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Centre clears advance payment of Rs 4,500 crore to Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech

Apr 20, 2021
Out of the total advance payment amount, Rs 3000 crore has been cleared for Serum Institute, while Rs 1500 crore has been cleared for Bharat Biotech. 

Flipkart acquires Cleartrip for $40 million, why Indian e-commerce players are diversifying into travel sector?

Apr 17, 2021
The acquisition move on the part of Flipkart comes during a time when the company was looking into new areas of growth and ways to foray into travel and hotel bookings on its platform.

Mumbai's Haffkine Institute given go-ahead to produce Covaxin

Apr 16, 2021
The central government has given Maharashtra one year to carry out the production of the vaccine in the Haffkine Institute.

US pauses Johnson & Johnson vaccine over blood clot concerns

Apr 14, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said in a joint statement on April 13, 2021 that they are investigating clots in six women that occurred in the days after vaccination.

India approves Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 Vaccine, third vaccine to get emergency use nod

Apr 12, 2021
Russia's Sputnik V is the third vaccine to receive emergency use approval in India after the two locally manufactured vaccines- Bharat Biotech's Covaxin and Oxford-Astrazeneca's Covishield.

Forbes Billionaires List 2021: Jeff Bezos retains top position, Elon Musk ranks 2nd

Apr 7, 2021
Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos continued to top the list with a net worth of $177 billion, making him the world's richest person for the fourth year running.

What are Non-Fungible Tokens? All you need to know

Apr 6, 2021
Non-Fungible Tokens, the latest multi-million-dollar cryptocurrency phenomenon, suddenly has captured the world’s attention. NFTs are not exactly new, they have been here around for a decade. Know more about them here. 

Carnivac-Cov: World's first COVID-19 vaccine for animals registered in Russia

Apr 6, 2021
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Competition Commission of India orders investigation into WhatsApp's New Privacy Policy

Mar 25, 2021
The order is based on prima facie finding that WhatsApp contravened the provisions of the competition law through its "exploitative and exclusionary conduct" in the pretense of the policy update.

No evidence of increased risk of blood clots from vaccine: AstraZeneca

Mar 14, 2021
The European Medicines Agency defended AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine, saying that the preliminary probe showed that the batch of AstraZeneca vaccines used in Austria was likely not to blame for the nurse's death.

WHO grants emergency use authorization to Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine

Mar 13, 2021
Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine is the first single-dose vaccine to be listed by WHO. 

Bharat Biotech's Covaxin out of clinical trial mode, granted restricted emergency use authorisation

Mar 12, 2021
NITI Aayog member (Health) Dr V K Paul confirmed that both Covid-19 vaccines - Covishield manufactured by Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin have the same licensure status now.

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