The other side of capping prices of Covid essentials

The Tamilnadu government recently announced the fixing of MRP of 15 Covid essential medical products including hand sanitisers, PPE kits, N95 masks and surgical gowns. Continue Reading

AIIMS confirms efficacy of Phytorelief to combat Covid

AIIMS Patna has confirmed the efficacy of AlchemLife’s Phytorelief in the management of mild and moderate cases of Covid-19 by acting as a natural anti-viral agent which helps in limiting Covid-19 spread in initial stages of the disease. Continue Reading

‘Car prices may be fairly stable in short term’

Prices of cars are likely to remain fairly stable in the short term as the second Covid-19 wave has more or less balanced the demand-supply situation in the past two months, according to a senior official at Volkswagen Passenger Cars India. Continue Reading

Covid-19 variants to be given Greek alphabet names: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that Covid-19 variants of concern will be known by letters of the Greek alphabet, saying it will help avoid stigmatising countries where they first appear. Continue Reading

Covid: KSPP sets aside 30% revenue for scholarships

Amidst the perils of the second wave of Covid-19, in a bid to support aspiring public policy talent in the country, Kautilya School of Public policy has set aside about 30 percent of its cohort revenue as scholarships for its first incoming batch which commences in July 2021. Continue Reading

New guidelines for vaccinating Covid-recovered, lactating women

The National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for Covid-19 (NEGVAC) has recommended inoculation for Covid-affected patients three months post-recovery. Continue Reading

‘Covid cases in TN to reach peak in 2 weeks’

States like Tamilnadu, Assam and Punjab may see the peak of second wave of coronavirus cases in the next two weeks, the SUTRA model that charts the trajectory of Covid-19 suggests. Continue Reading