SII

Usain Bolt loses USD 12.7 million to financial scam

Attorney Gordon said Bolt's account once had USD 12.8 million but now reflects a balance of only USD 12,000.

published on : 19th January 2023

Ukrainian player wants Australian Open ban for Russian flag-wavers

Organiser Tennis Australia has banned Russian and Belarusian flags at the Grand Slam after Ukraine's ambassador demanded action when they were seen among the crowd at Melbourne Park.

published on : 17th January 2023

SII stopped Covishield production in Dec 2021; Poonawalla; claims are no takers for booster shots 

The SII had announced its partnership with Oxford University to manufacture the vaccine in April 2020.

published on : 20th October 2022

SIIMA Awards: 'Pushpa', 'Karnan', 'Akhanda', 'Minnal Murali' get many nominations

Director Nelson Dilipkumar's action-comedy entertainer 'Doctor', featuring Sivakarthikeyan in the lead, got nine nominations.

published on : 17th August 2022

Nodi Swami Ivanu Irodu Heege movie: Not too black a comedy

The film opens with a conversation between Vinutha (Apoorva Bharadwaj) and Sai Kumar (Rishi) where the former explains her commitment issues.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Deficiencies in industry operation: CAG

Audit reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), tabled in the Delhi Assembly on Tuesday, also pointed to low spending on welfare activities.

published on : 6th July 2022

Government panel recommends emergency approval for SII's Covovax for 7-11 year olds

The DCGI had approved Covovax for restricted use in emergency situations in adults on December 28 and in the 12 to 17 years age group subject to certain conditions on March 9.

published on : 24th June 2022

More turn to UK food banks as food and fuel bills soar

While the virus threat has faded, the need for food banks in Britain has soared. Skyrocketing energy and food bills are pushing millions deeper into financial hardship.

published on : 24th May 2022

SII lowers each dose of Covovax jab from Rs 900 to Rs 225 excluding taxes

In addition, a private hospital can charge up to Rs 150 as service charge for Covovax. Also, at private centres a dose of Covaxin costs Rs 386, including GST, while Corbevax costs Rs 990.

published on : 3rd May 2022

SII's COVID vaccine Covovax now available for 12-17 age group at private centres

Children aged 12 to 17 years can now get the Serum Institute's coronavirus vaccine Covovax at private centres with a provision for it being made on the CoWIN portal.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Putin’s Butchers

Russian invaders in Ukraine are massacring civilians, including children in schools and hospitals,  and raping and carpet-bombing cities. The Ukrainians refuse to be cowed by the genocide.

published on : 24th April 2022

Serum Institute to give free Covishield vials to private vaccination centres to compensate for price difference

India began administering the precaution dose of COVID-19 vaccines to all beneficiaries aged above 18 years at private vaccination centres from Sunday.

published on : 10th April 2022

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages to set up second factory in Telangana with Rs 600 crore

HCCB and the State government have entered into an MoU for long-term strategic partnerships for capacity building in water and solid waste management and for skill-building to promote employment.

published on : 7th April 2022

HC asks Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech to disclose capacity to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines

The high court also asked the Centre to explain in affidavit the rationale behind keeping strict control over class of persons who can be vaccinated against COVID-19 currently.

published on : 4th March 2021