Thursday, December 9, 2021


Japan to declare virus emergency lasting through Olympics

Tokyo is currently under less-stringent measures that focus on shortened hours for bars and restaurants but have proven less effective at slowing the spread of the coronavirus.

US FDA denies emergency use approval for Covaxin

The FDA recommended Ocugen to "pursue a Biologics Licence Application (BLA) submission instead of an EUA application" and "requested additional information and data".

DronaHQ extends tech support in Covid battle

In a statement, the company said that it helps corporates, healthcare providers, businesses, housing officials build vaccination management apps to safely and efficiently manage vaccine programs at scale.

Sangareddy: Industries donate oxygen concentrators

Neuland Laboratories presented 30 Oxygen Concentrators to Sangareddy district administration while Coca Cola Company donated five Oxygen Concentrators

Japan shuts stores, bars, theatres to slow virus surge

There's doubt about the effectiveness of the effort, which focuses on eateries and theme parks staying closed or limiting hours.

Japan PM vows no virus rebound as emergency measures end

The lifting of the measure comes just days before the Olympic torch relay starts from Fukushima, northeast of Tokyo.

Rahul’s claim that Cong did not try to capture institutions during Emergency ‘laughable’: BJP

Union minister Prakash Javadekar said it will take Gandhi a long time to understand Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindutva organisation and ideological fountainhead of the ruling BJP.

‘Emergency’ during Indira Gandhi’s rule was wrong: Rahul

Gandhi, who was participating in a webinar organised by US university Cornell also hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

Why we should amend Article 356

Imposing President’s rule in a State is an exclusive purview of the executive and not of the judiciary

India expresses deep concern over coup in Myanmar; monitoring situation closely

The Myanmarese military staged the coup amid its rising friction with the ruling NLD government over the results of the November 8 general election.

New Mexico declares state of emergency due to riot threat

According to the report published on Thursday by the Albuquerque Journal, the executive order referenced the events of January 6 when supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building in Washington D.C., reports Xinhua news agency.

Fadnavis likens curbs on Maratha quota protests to ‘Emergency’

Fadnavis alleged the state government has not offered help of "even a single penny" to farmers hit by floods and cyclone earlier this year, despite making promises about it.

For likes of India, Pfizer is on vax version requiring simple refrigeration

Pfizer's mRNA technology-based vaccine has an efficacy of over 90 per cent with a double dose and 67 per cent with a single dose. It, however, requires minus 70 degrees Celsius, which does not match India's cold storage facilities.

Delhi-NCR’s air quality on brink of ’emergency’

The smog reduced the visibility to merely 300 meters in the morning affecting traffic, an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Malaysia’s king rejects PM’s proposal to declare emergency

The king can declare a state of emergency that allows the country to be governed through ordinances that cannot be challenged in court.

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