Even successful COVID vaccine may not give lasting protection, don't lower guard: CCMB Director

Dr Rakesh Mishra also said it might take a couple of years for a successful vaccine candidate to prove its efficacy among people of all ages

published on : 22nd October 2020

China, Pakistan and Russia win seats on UN human rights council, Saudis lose

Russia and Cuba were running unopposed, but China and Saudi Arabia were in a five-way race in the only contested race for seats on the Human Rights Council.

published on : 14th October 2020

Catch them young

At least 21 women entrepreneurs were also part of the first cohort.

published on : 15th September 2020

COVID-19: BITS-Hyderabad develops smart mask, can relay info of user's vitals to officials

The cloud-based app feature eases the way in which Covid warriors can reach patients who are in home quarantine, and makes for an efficient health monitoring system.

published on : 7th September 2020

Sambalpur girl is Odisha’s youngest scuba diver

The 10-year-old received her certification after clearing the Junior Open Water Scuba Diver’s Course, conducted by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors.

published on : 25th August 2020

Usthi Foundation finds timely support from Embassy of Switzerland in India

“India, with its contradictions, with the power of unlimited human capital and the glory of its people has become my second home", says Usthi Foundation founder Kurt Bürki 

published on : 16th August 2020

AIC-IIITH to incubate 10 startups for its flagship Akash Incubation Programme

The selected startups will be supported through their entrepreneurial journey by business coaching, bootcamps and workshops on various topics.

published on : 13th August 2020

Rejig HydStartups handpicks 100 startups for mega mentorship project

The programme decodes the right approach, strategy and the pitch one has to adopt take to lead the startup towards success.

published on : 4th August 2020

Rendered jobless, survival a struggle for 16 Malayali scuba instructors stuck in Andamans

Faced with insurmountable difficulties, they are pleading to the authorities to facilitate their return to Kerala.

published on : 18th May 2020

Stranded in Andamans, 16 scuba divers from Kerala awaiting repatriation

Rakesh N, who hails from Thiruvananthapuram district, said the diving companies were owned by the locals, who are least bothered about the well being of their staff.

published on : 15th May 2020

T-Hub, Wadhwani Foundation to train 30 startups in India

T-Hub, along with Wadhwani Foundation, will lead the programme to provide continued support and mentorship.

published on : 19th February 2020

A look at major plane crashes in Cuba in recent years

A Boeing 737 operated by state airline Cubana crashes on takeoff from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana with 104 passengers on board.

published on : 19th May 2018

Cuba plane tragedy: More than 100 passengers dead as Boeing 737 crashes on takeoff in Havana

A Cuban state airways passenger plane with 104 passengers on board crashed shortly after taking off today from Havana's Jose Marti airport, state media reported.

published on : 18th May 2018

Cuba sets date for new leadership elections

More than eight million Cubans will be eligible to vote for the members of their provincial assemblies and the National Assembly on March 11.

published on : 7th January 2018
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