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Covid-19: What you need to know today – india news

The Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine may well be effective – as the developers claimed earlier this week – but enough questions have been asked about the trials and the reporting for drug regulators around the world to think long, and hard, and perhaps wait for more trial data – after all, trials are also on in the US and India – before ...

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Covid-19: What you need to know today – india news

Next week is an important one for India in its fight against the coronavirus disease. There are clear signs of a second wave — there have been, for some time — but the week starting November 30 will decide how rapidly this gathers momentum. For, this is when we will know whether the crowded markets seen just ahead of Diwali ...

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Covid-19: What you need to know today – india news

On Wednesday, New York City decided to shut its public schools from Thursday after the city reached a positivity rate (seven-day average) of 3%. This is among the lowest bars anywhere in the US, but given New York’s debilitating first brush with the pandemic back in March and April, it is one that is perhaps justified. New York moved quickly ...

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As HTLS 2020 starts today, leaders to talk about defining a new era – htls

Political leaders, business executives, medical experts, sports icons, a Bollywood star and singer will be among the speakers at the 18th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, which will start from Thursday, to talk about what the future holds for India and the world. The theme of this year’s edition, which will be held virtually, is ‘Defining a New ...

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Covid-19: What you need to know today – india news

The world’s first at-home Covid-19 test was approved (for emergency use) by the US Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday. Made by Lucira Health, this is a molecular test which is relatively inexpensive — according to the company’s website, it will cost under $50 — and quick (30 minutes). The company also claims that the product was 94% as accurate ...

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Assam: AASU 4-day general conference begins today; to give final shape to new political party – india news

All eyes are on the four-day general conference of All Assam Students Union (AASU) which will start on Wednesday as the state’s premier student body gives final shape to a new political party ahead of next year’s assembly polls. In September, AASU and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad (AJYCP), another influential student body, had joined hands and announced formation of ...

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Bihar, bypolls: What ails the Congress today? – india news

The National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) victory after what many believed was a spirited campaign by the Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Tejashwi Yadav has once again reignited the debate on the ability, or the lack of it, of the Congress in stopping the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) juggernaut. While the Congress’s performance isn’t entirely to blame for the NDA’s victory in Bihar, ...

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‘Electricity model’: AAP’s Raghav Chadha to arrive in Goa today for debate with BJP minister – india news

After Goa Power Minister Nilesh Cabral challenged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s model of electricity, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Raghav Chadha on Tuesday will arrive in the coastal state, hoping that the former would let him know the time and venue for the debate. Also Read | Not interested in debate with one who’s not connected with power issue: ...

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Amid war of words among party leaders, Congress’ Special Committee to meet today – india news

After facing defeat in Bihar assembly elections and by-elections, a meeting of the special committee to assist Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi is going to take place on Tuesday. According to information received from sources, there will be a meeting at 5 pm through video conferencing but its agenda is not clear. This meeting is taking place at a time ...

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Covid-19: What you need to know today – india news

Just how bad is the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Delhi? And how does it compare with what the US and Europe are going through right now? The trajectory of Covid-19 in Delhi is different from that of any other Indian state or Union territory. No other Indian region has seen a clear second wave (many have just ...

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