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Resignations galore as India’s Modi rejigs Cabinet
- July 08, 2021 11:26 AM AEST | Furquan Moharkan
As many as 13 ministers of the current Indian government resigned on Wednesday, as the country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi went for a reshuffle of his cabinet – a move which many see as a bid to set the house in order with an eye on up...Read More...
COVID-19 loosens grip on India, shifts wrath towards other nations
- June 14, 2021 12:27 AM AEST | Furquan Moharkan
As the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in India seems to be tapering off, many middle-income nations across the world have started seeing a massive spike in the number of cases. India, for the past four consecutive days, has reported less than ...Read More...
Crackdown on fake medicines trade: Thousands of counterfeit online pharmacies shut worldwide
- June 12, 2021 12:48 AM AEST | Tripti Joshi
Summary A record number of web links, including websites and online pharmacies, have been closed under an Interpol-led Operation. Fake COVID-19 tests, face masks and sanitizers made a significant proportion of the counterfeit products. The cou...Read More...
COVID-19: Are Intranasal vaccines better than the traditional vaccine shots?
- June 11, 2021 10:47 AM AEST | Tripti Joshi
Summary The intranasal route of vaccine administration has enormous potential because of the organized immune system of the nasal mucosa, high compliance, and low cost. Scientists believe that intranasal vaccines will reduce the virus load in t...Read More...
COVID-19 vaccine booster shots: do we really need them?
- June 09, 2021 03:00 PM AEST | Tripti Joshi
Summary There’s been a lot of discussion around COVID-19 booster shots, considering the emergence of new variants in recent months. Experts highlight that people will likely need a third dose, or a booster shot, of the COVID-19 vaccine af...Read More...
US revises travel ratings for 110 nations; eases restrictions
- June 09, 2021 11:43 AM AEST | Furquan Moharkan
In a major sigh of relief for the sports lovers across the world, the US has eased travel restrictions on over 110 countries including Japan, just before the start of the Olympics. The new ratings by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...Read More...
India offers free COVID-19 vaccines to all as daily cases hit 68-day low
- June 08, 2021 11:12 AM AEST | Furquan Moharkan
Summary India has declared to offer free vaccines to all adults. The move comes a week after the top court lashed out at the central government for botched-up vaccine rollout. The daily cases in the country have slipped to a 68-day low. I...Read More...
The new economy: 6 ways how the coronavirus has changed the global economy
- June 03, 2021 11:25 AM AEST | Team Kalkine Media
Summary The lockdown period has brought about many necessary innovations and realizations pertaining to better and more efficient ways to conduct business. The COVID-19-led lockdowns have accelerated this trend as companies have been forced to ...Read More...
Zoom posts blockbuster earnings but cautious of slowdown
- June 02, 2021 10:48 AM AEST | Furquan Moharkan
Summary Revenue almost triples; earnings up 9x The company expects slowdown going forth. Shares zoom in the aftermarket. The revenues of Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZM) multiplied about three-times in the first quarter of curr...Read More...
Are smokers at higher risk from COVID-19? Here’s what WHO Chief says
- May 30, 2021 06:07 PM AEST | Chitranjan Kumar
Summary Tobacco smokers are more vulnerable to contracting COVID-19. Smokers face up to a 50% higher risk of developing severe disease and death from the coronavirus. The risk of developing cancers, heart disease and respiratory illnesses are ...Read More...