Sumi Sukanaya Dutta

Uptick in Covid cases in India part of the global pandemic wave: Govt

Officials said the rise in the cases could go on to become “significant” and may not be mild necessarily, as is being speculated.

30 Dec 2021

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine expanded nationwide under Centre's immunisation programme

Thus far, the PCV vaccine through government hospitals was available only in five states — Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh.

29 Oct 2021

3% packaged food items crossed permissible limit of trans fat, shows survey

About 90% of the 196 samples that exceeded 2% trans-fat were oils, vanaspati, shortenings, and margarine.

22 Sep 2021

Only those fully vaccinated should attend mass gatherings if essential: Centre ahead of festive season

As per the data, a total of 18.38 crore vaccine doses were administered in August while in the last week of the month, the average daily vaccination had been over 80 lakh.

02 Sep 2021

Proposal making PhD must for fresh university teachers put off citing COVID-19 pandemic

As of now, for direct recruitment in universities, PhD is not mandatory and one can get recruited in several universities after a master’s degree and clearing the National Eligibility Test. 

13 Aug 2021

Mild, moderate Covid-19 patients won't be tested for virus before discharge from hospitals: Centre

The changes in discharge policy come days after the Centre allowed patients with mild symptoms to stay at home under certain conditions.

10 May 2020

Burari deaths: Psychiatrists say family could be under spell of charismatic spiritual leader

A family of 11 had been found dead in a house in Burari on Sunday, with 10 members blindfolded and hanging from a ceiling while another strangled to death.

03 Jul 2018

Internal inquiry into CBSE leaks, new system from Monday: Prakash Javadekar

The government will, with the help of technology, put in place a system "which is so foolproof that there is no leak", Javadekar said, adding that his ministry is also conducting an internal probe.

30 Mar 2018

NEET 2018: Same question paper in vernacular languages will ensure uniformity, end discrimination, say students, experts

CBSE has said that question papers in vernacular languages will be mere translation of the English paper has brought relief for medical aspirants.

25 Jan 2018