Pfizer Covid-19 shot safely bolsters antibodies in kids aged 5 to 11

Pfizer begins study of oral drug for prevention of Covid-19

Pfizer Inc said on Monday it has started a large study testing its investigational oral antiviral drug for the prevention of COVID-19 infection among those who have been exposed to the virus. The drugmaker and its rivals, including US-based Merck & Co Inc and Swiss pharmaceutical Roche Holding AG, have been racing to develop an […]

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US court sets aside proposed Trump-era rule on H-1B visa selection

US court sets aside proposed Trump-era rule on H-1B visa selection

A US federal judge has struck down a proposed Trump-era rule that aimed to replace the current H-1B Visa cap lottery system with a wage-level-based selection process. Judge Jeffrey S White of the US District Court for the Northern District of California vacated a Trump-era H-1B cap selection regulation on the grounds that then-Acting Homeland […]

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‘This time, nobody had to tell us what to do’: What is behind quick control of Nipah in Kerala

‘This time, nobody had to tell us what to do’: What is behind quick control of Nipah in Kerala

On the night of September 4, Sheena KP, a staff nurse at the Kozhikode Government Medical College Hospital (MCH), was on duty in the Covid ward when murmurs began on her WhatsApp account and those of her colleagues. A potential case of Nipah virus infection had surfaced at a private hospital in the city. By […]

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Rival Koreas test missiles hours apart, raising tensions

Rival Koreas test missiles hours apart, raising tensions

North and South Korea tested ballistic missiles hours apart Wednesday in a display of military might that is sure to exacerbate tensions between the rivals at a time when talks aimed at stripping the North of its nuclear program are stalled. South Korea’s presidential office said the country conducted its first submarine-launched ballistic missile test. […]

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Who is Bhupendra Patel, the next Chief Minister of Gujarat?

Who is Bhupendra Patel, the next Chief Minister of Gujarat?

An MLA from Ghatlodiya assembly, Bhupendra Patel, 59, has held the positions of president of Memnagar Municipality in Ahmedabad, and the standing committee chairman of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation and Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority. He won the 2017 Gujarat Legislative Assembly elections from Ghatlodia constituency, defeating Congress candidate Shashikant Patel by over one lakh vote margin, […]

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Japan detects suspected China submarine near southern island

Japan detects suspected China submarine near southern island

Japan detected a submarine believed to be Chinese off a southern Japanese island, the defense ministry said Sunday, heightening Japan’s caution levels in the East China Sea as China increases its military activities. The submarine remained submerged, but the ministry said in a statement that it believes the submarine is Chinese because a Chinese Luyang […]

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Sportswoman found strangled in Bijnor, family alleges rape

Sportswoman found strangled in Bijnor, family alleges rape

A 24-year-old kho kho player was allegedly choked and dumped near a railway track in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor city where she died, the police said on Saturday. According to police, the woman, a Dalit, was found in a semi-conscious state with a dupatta wound around her neck. She was bleeding, with injuries to her neck […]

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Jharkhand: Irate mob thrashes 4 police personnel mistaking them as forest officials; 3 detained

An irate mob has allegedly thrashed four police personnel, including an officer, mistaking them as forest officials in Jharkhand’s Palamu district, police said on Saturday. The residents of Semri village were angry as a local was injured in an accident involving a Forest Department vehicle. The police personnel led by Manatu police station officer-in-charge Pankaj […]

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Taliban flag flies at Afghan presidential palace

The Taliban flag waved over the Afghan presidential palace the same day the U.S. and the world marked the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. The milestone anniversary Saturday takes place just weeks after the chaotic U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and the return to power of the Taliban, the faction that sheltered the Muslim […]

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Kozhikode plane crash: AAIB report says pilot’s non-adherence to SOP probable cause

Kozhikode plane crash: AAIB report says pilot’s non-adherence to SOP probable cause

The Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) on Saturday released its probe report into the plane crash at Kozhikode airport in August last year that killed at least 20 people and injured several others. The probable cause of the accident was non-adherence to the standard operating procedure by the pilot flying the aircraft but the role […]

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